Shirley Udhwani

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Lavo's Chocolate Cake is a 20-Layer Behemoth

I initially visited <b>Lavo Italian Restaurant</b> after receiving a tip about their oreo zeppoles ($12), but as it happens I ended up getting bowled over by their monster <b>20-Layer Chocolate Cake</b> ($14) with peanut butter mascarpone.<p>Over the years, quite a few meat-centric midtown restaurants have adopted …

Steal This Look: Susie Tompkins Buell’s San Francisco Kitchen

Yesterday we visited the San Francisco home of Esprit cofounder Susie Tompkins Buell whose retro kitchen is peppered in bright green. One thing we’ve …

Coffeemakers

Ravishing Luxury Home in Coral Gables Overlooking the Biscayne Bay

<b>Coral Gables House</b> is an exciting residential project completed by Touzet Studio, an award-winning architecture and design firm based in Miami, CA. …

Mise en Place: Kitchen Tool Drawer Organizers

Whenever we peruse the sites of high-end European specialist kitchen makers, we find ourselves obsessing over the elaborate built-in drawer storage …

Recipes That Demand A Poached Egg To Be Brilliant (PHOTOS)

In case you missed it, our Senior Editor Kristen Aiken took some time out of her busy schedule to drop some straight up culinary school knowledge bombs on everyone about perfect poached eggs. It was awesome, and it made us think about how a well-poached egg can make a great recipe a <i>brilliant recipe</i> …

Every Way With Mac And Cheese Burgers (PHOTOS)

Over the last year alone, we've encountered food inventions that have, quite literally, blown our minds. We met the cronut, and then were subsequently confused by its overwhelming popularity (guys, it's just a croissant in the shape of a donut), the ramen burger, and a bacon soda that we then …

3 Tips for Chocolate Ganache Success

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Don't let grainy ganache sink you. Get Alice Medrich's 3 tips on choosing the right chocolate, the right recipe, and the best tool for the job.</i><p>Ganache would appear to be …

Dessert

19 Easy Packed Lunches

Gallery19 Easy Packed Lunches<p>There's no reason to settle for a subpar paper bag lunch, haphazardly thrown together between drinking your coffee and rushing out the door. These travel-friendly recipes can all be made the day (or night) before, allowing you to sleep in a little later and to start out …

Behind the Scenes: How Prosciutto di Parma is Made

GalleryBehind the Scenes: How Prosciutto di Parma is Made<p>It can be sweet, meaty, buttery, salty; nutty or funky—the nuance of flavor in prosciutto di Parma is remarkable. But the process of making it couldn't be simpler: ham, salt, and air.<p>Well, maybe <i>simple</i> isn't the best term.<p>The Parma Ham …

19 Ways To Give Cheetos A More Meaningful Presence In Your Life

Because they deserve it.

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