Elisa Prado

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Salted Caramel Cupcakes

So, hey.<p>We’re still redoing our kitchen.<p>There is an end in sight, at this point…however…sometimes projects lead to more projects.<p>So while the kitchen …

How to Patch a Hole, Mend a Seam, and Fix a Hem

With only a few sewing supplies and the most basic stitches, you can repair holes, seams, and hems on your garments and extend the life of your clothes.<p><i>For more home keeping fixes sign up for our newsletter.</i>

16 Awesome Ice Cream Shops in NYC

The best places to get a scoop right now<p>Summer is the ideal time for ice cream whether it's regal vanilla, black sesame, or the mayhem of a blueberry with buttermilk and honey scoop. For old-school parlors, innovative gelato shops, vegan options, and modern creameries, read on for where to go for …

Ice Cream

Flourless Almond & Coconut Cake Recipe on Food52

• 3/4 cup butter<br>• 1 cup sugar<br>• 3 eggs<br>• 1/2 cup milk<br>• 1 teaspoon vanilla<br>• 1 1/2 cups almond meal<br>• 1/2 cup coconut flour<br>• 2 teaspoons baking powder<p>Preheat your oven to 350° F. Grease a 9-inch round cake pan and line the bottom with parchment.<br>• Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs …

The Best Three-Ingredient Cookies aka Peanut Butter Cookies

The Easiest and Best Peanut Butter CookiesOK so I didn’t make this recipe up. It is all over the place in various guises and I have to say, it is a …

Oven Roasted Balsamic Carrots

This carrot recipe is so good! The vinegar makes naturally sweet carrots, even sweeter. I love them so much, I've been making them several times a week. Each ¾ cup serving has just 57 calories, 2 grams of fat and 1 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS. Such a simple and delicious vegetable dish to serve …

10 Amazing Day Trips You Can Take From London

<b>By Alex Mathews, Davidson College</b><p><b>It's important (and easy) to travel around England when studying abroad in London.</b><p>Studying abroad in London is great: there are an infinite number of possibilities in such a massive city. It can be amazing but it can also be overwhelming, and sometimes you just need …

England

Daniel Boulud's 4 Secrets To The Perfect Roast Chicken

You don't need to know anything about cooking to make roast chicken. It can be one of the world's easiest dishes. The ultimate "weeknight dinner," to use a phrase cherished by cookbook writers. Making it can be as simple as buying a chicken, putting it in a roasting dish with some salt and pepper, …

One Girl Cookies' Chocolate Whoopie Pies

Makes 12 assembled whoopie pies<p>If you don't have a large pastry tip, simply cut off the tip of the pastry bag and pipe through the opening. The finished pies might not be quite as perfect, but they'll still taste good.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Whoopie Pies<p>1¾ cups all-purpose flour, plus more<p>½ cup cocoa powder<p>…

Angel Food Cake

There's a reason angel food cake is a favorite dessert -- it's tender, light as air, and tastes, well, divine. What's more, it's virtually fat-free and uses just six ingredients.

Europe's 8 Most Picturesque Towns

From the islands of the Mediterranean to the peaks of the Alps, Europe's postcard-perfect towns continue to inspire travelers with distinct architecture preserved from 1,000 years ago. Filled with plenty of charm, many of these treasured areas contain historic ruins, cobblestone streets, and …

How to Make Key Lime Pie

<i>Every other Friday, Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co. shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today: Beat the winter blues with a blast of bright, sunny citrus.</i><p>In New York, we are experiencing weather the forecasters …

Oat Tuiles (Crispy Cookies) - Easy Recipe

These thin crispy cookies are super tasty and really easy to make. No mixer required, little cleaning up. Cheap, basic ingredients - butter, oats, …

Recipes

Sky High Lemon Meringue Pie

Lemon meringue pie is probably one of my favorite desserts. I just love it! And although it might seem like a spring/summer thing, I totally think a …

Top 10 alternative city breaks in Europe

Photograph: Prochasson Frederic/Alamy<p>Musee des Confluences, Lyon.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/27/1425055405150/b9048c18-9711-4d60-b857-31d33a772037-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Prochasson Frederic/Alamy<p>Musee des Confluences, …

Photography

Eight Hostels for When You're Too Old to Stay at a Hostel

Sure, college students and party animals may seek out hostels as an ideal way to meet other young travelers and save money on the road, but there comes a point in every traveler's life when showering with flip-flops and playing drinking games with strangers becomes less appealing, and clean bedding …

Hospitality

How to Make Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies

Because bacon + chocolate = heaven, amirite?<p>January 28, 2013<p>You can’t get more classic than chocolate chip cookies. But while the traditional …

Dessert

The 21 Best Fried Chicken Spots in America

<i>By: Kevin Alexander and Liz Childers</i><p>Fried chicken just might be the world's most versatile food. It makes just as much sense at the dinner table or in your car or at breakfast with waffles, as it does at 3 a.m. out of the fridge or during the seventh-inning stretch of an intramural, co-ed softball …

10 Vacation Rentals That Are Way Cooler Than Hotels

You can find anything on the Internet these days--including some totally awesome places to stay on vacation. Skip the hotel and book a stay in one of these ten unconventional vacation rentals around the world.<p><b>A Seashell in Isla Mujeres, Mexico</b><p>Gaudí-esque architecture? Sweeping ocean views? Private …

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Grenada, The Caribbean's Prettiest Place

It isn't warming up anytime soon, which means we’re still in need of a mid-winter Caribbean vacation to keep us sane. Barbados, Barbuda, the Bahamas -- there are too many beautiful places to choose from!<p>So why not pick a wild card and head to Grenada?<p>Grenada is an island country in the Caribbean …

Red Velvet Cupcakes

With its distinct look, the popular red velvet cupcake is a top contender for favorite flavor. These red velvet cupcakes are easy to whip up for your next get-together. Top them off with a cream cheese frosting that's just as tasty as the red velvet cupcake itself.

7 Most Romantic Caribbean Resorts

<i>By Dalia Colon for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Vacation is meant to be an escape -- from the kids, from errands, from that irritating guy at work who's really into gratuitous lunchtime meetings. So if you're thinking of booking a Valentine's Day getaway this year, a carefree, all-inclusive resort makes a …

Beyond the Cronut: 15 Frankenpastries to Make at Home

Cupcakes are old news. The newest sugary sensation to sweep our fair city is the Cronut -- the croissant-doughnut hybrid created by Dominque Ansel at his SoHo bakery last month. With production of the pastry limited to 300 a day, Cronut mania has created long lines and even given rise to a seedy …