Stephanie Schlichter

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I Think We Can All Agree This Is Better Than Apple’s iOS 7 Redesign, Right?

Lisa Frank. Dayglo Barbie. Rainbow unicorn. Fisher Price. A mess, trouble, confusing. Marketing department. What are, <i>“words used to describe the iOS 7 redesign</i>,” Alex? Now that the Apple keynote beer goggles have worn off, the polarizing makeover of Apple’s iOS 7 operating system is starting to …

New for accessory makers in iOS 7: Open AirPlay audio, Apple-designed hearing aid tech, device management, much more

We already told you about a few big new features in terms of improvements to Bluetooth coming in iOS 7: Developers will now have a standardized controller framework for hardware game controllers and new features for BLE devices that will bring Notification Center support and always-connected apps. …

Apple website mistake reveals alternative iOS 7 icons, with tweaks to Weather, Passbook, and more (Update: removed)

<b>UPDATE: Apple’s site has reverted to the current icons present in iOS 7 beta.</b><p>Apple has quietly changed some of the icons on its official iOS 7 website, making notable changes to the Weather, Passbook, and Reminders apps. iOS 7’s icons, which have been subject to much scrutiny and disapproval from …

TweetDeck for Mac Updated with New Sidebar Design

Twitter's <i>TweetDeck</i> for Mac has been updated to version 3.0.2, adding a new sidebar on the lefthand side of the application that allows for simpler navigation across columns. The columns can be arranged using new drag and drop options.<p>The update also brings new filter search parameters plus new …

Gear & Gadgets

Search for "travel apps" - Vagabondish

From travel booking, to staying connected, to keeping your social networks up-to-date, Mike Richard reveals eight mobile apps no traveler should be …

Travelers

Carnival Triumph returns as cruise fares plunge

The <i>Carnival Triumph</i> returned to service yesterday, four months after its infamous Western Caribbean sailing that left more than 4,200 passengers …

Top 10 City Beaches Around the World

Summer is finally in full swing, and many find themselves facing the tough decision of a city break or a beach escape as they start planning a vacation. But for visitors looking for the best of both worlds, check out Cheapflights.com's top 10 city beaches where travelers are guaranteed some summer …

Top 10

Orlando posts record visitor count for third consecutive year

The year after the Great Recession, the number of visitors to Orlando hit an all-time high. And the country’s No. 1 travel destination hasn’t looked …

Summer Cocktail Recipe: Campari Mojito

What do you collect when you travel? I have an acquisitive soul; linens and tiny ceramics and jewelry get squirreled away in my bags on every trip. …

Mashups

It's Official: Caffeine Withdrawal Is a Mental Health Disorder

If you've ever tried to kick the coffee habit, you are familiar with the symptoms of caffeine withdrawal: headaches, fatigue, irritability, and …

Mental Health

Decaf vs. Regular Coffee: Can You Taste The Difference?

Coffee drinkers, there is this thing we've all done: someone asks us "Regular or decaf?" We crinkle our noses up. "UGH, regular, thank you." But would we really even be able to tell the difference between the two? To the taste-testing cave! (Just kidding, we do not really have a taste-testing cave. …

Should Cocktails Get Simple Again?

As the craft cocktail scene has grown, so too has the urge to create new and unique drinks, ones that show off the bartender's skills. Drinks have become, in many bars, ever more baroque and complex. Everyone, in all walks of life, wants to stand out, to make a name for themselves in their careers. …

Chocolate Malt Ball Dessert Recipes (PHOTOS)

If you're looking to take your dessert making to the next level, if you're trying to find a way to make your baked goods insanely decadent, we've got just the trick for you. Consider the classic chocolate candy, Whoppers. These malt chocolate balls will definitely make your sweets sweeter -- in …

No-Bake Dessert Recipes Because It's Just Too Damn Hot

Half Baked Harvest<p>The last thing you want to do in the heat of summer is turn on your oven. Even if you think you can handle the heat -- that baking your special pan of brownies is more than worth it -- you'll soon regret your foolish decision. No matter how much you love your sweets, no dessert is …

Faith Durand's S'Mores Pudding Cake

<i>This week,</i> <i>Faith Durand</i> <i>from The Kitchn is serving as a Guest Editor at Food52. She chose a Wildcard winner, answered your questions on the Hotline, and is continuing to</i> <i>share recipes from her new book, Bakeless Sweets -- because during summer, dessert shouldn't require an oven.</i><p>This was the first …

LA Weekly Critic Boldly Reviews Outback Steakhouse

Hooray for Bloomin Onions: <i>LA Weekly's</i> restaurant critic <b>Besha Rodell</b> filed a review of <b>Outback Steakhouse</b>, the Australian-themed cheating hotspot and corporate chain restaurant. Surprisingly, Rodell doesn't totally hate everything and awards Outback a "Fair" single star. Though the Australian-born …

What's the Deal with Butter in Coffee?

While foraging for lunch last week, I stumbled into a quaint gluten-free, grain-free, worry-free restaurant, built from a repurposed storage …

Coffee

The Super Hero (Sandwiches) of Summer

We crafted some supersized sandwiches, inspired by this summer's big superhero blockbuster movies, like <i>Man of Steel</i> (Super Grilled Ham and Cheese …

Pie of the Week: Cottage Cheese Pie

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>You'd be hard pressed to find a bigger champion of cottage cheese than yours truly. The bad wrap this dairy aisle staple has gotten over the years as a texturally unappealing, slimy, antiquated diet food ensures that …

3 Summer Cocktails Straight Off the Grill

Grilling season is well underway and it's gonna be amazing...just as soon as it stops raining. All day. For all the days. Soon enough the faucet will turn off, and when it does, we will all be looking to grill anything and everything that isn't nailed down in an effort to make up for lost time. …

The Best Summer Ice Cream Flavors: Our Editors' Picks, 2013 (PHOTOS)

Even the most modest food markets carry more flavors of ice cream than any of us have the attention span to properly vet. The process of finding the right flavor takes you through a range of emotions that goes somewhat like this: 1) Overwhelmed, 2) Excited, 3) Doubtful, 4) Paranoid that fellow …

Grilled Spice-Rubbed Beef Tenderloin Filets With Chimichurri

A specialty of Argentina, chimichurri is a tangy, zesty condiment traditionally served with grilled meats. Emerald in color and packed with loads of fresh herbs, olive oil, vinegar and garlic, it's like a cross between vinaigrette and pesto. This version -- adapted from Bon Appétit and made from a …

Seafood

10 Fresh Takes on Pasta

Everyone knows how to make pasta. Boil water, pour in dry pasta, follow the instructions on the back of the box, and voilà: a heaping plate of spaghetti, penne, or farfalle. But just because pasta is simple doesn't mean it has to be boring. Here are 10 recipes to help you turn up the flavor on your …

Too Many Cooks: Bakeless Desserts

<i>You'll be hearing from the staff at FOOD52 every week in Too Many Cooks, our group column in which we pool our answers to questions about food, cooking, life, and more.</i><p>Haven't you heard? It's Bakeless Sweets week on Food52! So naturally, the hottest topic in our office this week was this:<p><b>What's</b> …

4 No-Bake Desserts from Faith Durand to Get You Through Summer

<i>All week long Faith Durand, mastermind behind The Kitchn, has served as our guest editor: she chose</i> <i>a Wildcard winner, answered your questions on the Hotline, and shared low-maintenance, oven-free desserts</i> <i>from her new book, Bakeless Sweets. For this last installment, prepare for a sugar rush.</i><p>Rather …