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Irresistibly Sweet Italian Dessert Recipes

Pasta isn’t the only dish that Italy has perfected. It has also mastered the sweetest meal of the day: dessert. Using these seven recipes, you can …

16 Mouthwatering Nutella Desserts to Gobble Up Right Now

February 5 marks World Nutella Day, a 24-hour celebration of everyone’s favorite creamy dessert spread. The holiday may date back only nine years, …

Darkest Chocolate Crepe Cake

The decorative nuts are dipped in caramelized sugar and hung in bat fashion -- upside down -- so the sugar streams and hardens into the best candy on the block.

Pumpkin Bavarian Crepe Cake

I just love a good Bavarian cream. Remember this cake I made two years ago? Yeah. That's still one of my favorite recipes of all time. I usually make …

How-To: Cookie Shot Glasses

Milk and cookies in shot glass form, now that’s something I can get behind! This recipe is kid friendly (no alcohol), and perfect for a fancy get together, like a bridal shower. And that’s just what Rachel from The Stay At Home Chef made them for.<p>Be aware that you will need to purchase a special …

Our top chocolate cake recipes

Everyone loves a wedge of chocolate cake. Here are our all-time favourite recipes, from chefs such as Mark Hix, Diana Henry and Deliciously Ella.<p><b>Chocolate cake recipes</b><p><b>Mark Hix: Ronnie's chocolate cake</b><p><b>Chocolate cake to have with a glass of milk</b><p><b>Kitchen scales: 8 of the best</b><p><b>Chocolate blackout cake</b> …

Romantic Cake Recipes

A homemade cake is a labor of love. Choose from 16 of our most romantic cakes, including a mini heart-shaped cake, Sacher torte heart with a truffle top, or an irresistible triple-chocolate cheesecake, perfect for Valentine's Day, an anniversary, or just as a sweet way to say "I love you."

43 Essential Kitchen Secrets

These helpful tips and tricks will save you time and money.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money.

Food Preservation

Single-Serve Snickerdoodle Cookies | Work It, Mom!

Baking for one or just want a single treat for yourself that you don’t have to share? This recipe for single-serve snickerdoodle cookies is perfect …


These Flourless Cake Recipes Make Gluten-Free Desserts Real Easy To Love

With so much attention on gluten-free diets and recipes these days, flour's been getting a bad rap. We'll defend flour any day -- we're just not going to do that here today. No, today we're going flourless all the way, and that's because sometimes flourless chocolate cakes can be even better than …


12 of Our Most Beautiful Bundt Cakes—They’re Easy to Make Too!

Three flavor bombs come together to create this crowd-pleaser: nutty brown butter and tangy buttermilk in the batter, and spicy Kentucky bourbon in the glaze.

Favorite Pound Cake Recipes

<b>Pound cake gets its name from a traditional recipe that includes a pound each of flour, butter, eggs, and sugar. Check out our collection of recipes -- from the classic vanilla to ones spiced with cinnamon, cardamom, flavored with berries, and yes we have several super chocolatey loaves here.</b>

20 Casserole Recipes That Are Actually Delicious

Hello, weeknight dinner.

Easy dinner recipes: Mac 'n' cheese ideas for Meatless Monday

Could it possibly get any better than mac 'n' cheese for dinner? Probably not. Which is why we've included not one, but three mac 'n' cheese recipe options for your dining pleasure. You're welcome.<p><b>Best ever mac 'n' cheese:</b> We ran this recipe for "really the best-ever mac 'n' cheese" a few years ago …

Baked French Toast with Caramelized Pears and Hazelnuts

In France, French toast is called <i>pain perdu</i>, which literally means “lost bread”. The unused, leftover and stale bits of bread are soaked in a batter …

Carrot Cake Recipe

A scrumptious, <b>moist carrot cake</b>, topped with the most delicious layer of cream cheese frosting. How yummy does this sound? Very mouth-watering …


These made-from-scratch snickerdoodles are easy to pull together. The dough can also be frozen for up to 2 months. <b>Slideshow:</b> Christmas Cookie Recipes

Christmas Cookies

10 Genius New Uses for Dish Soap

It helps with so much more than just cleaning greasy pots and pans.<p>Dish detergent might be a sink-side staple, but its cleaning power is incredibly helpful all over the house. Because the liquid is mild, it's often a great choice over harsher chemicals (plus, we bet you've got an ever-ready …

How To Remodel Your Bathroom: A Beginner's Guide

5 things to know before starting any bathroom reno<p>When the time comes for you to update a bathroom, you've got some of the basics down. Below are five bathroom remodeling tips for beginners:<p><i>Design by Barrie Benson; Photography by Simon Watson</i><p><b>1. Plumbing is expensive to move.</b><p>Yes, there are times …

Is It Time to Move Out? Ask Yourself These 6 Questions to Find Out --> Is it time to consider the horrible-of-all-horrible four letter words? Is it time to move?

Today's Design Secret

ELLE DECOR design experts reveal the tricks and tips behind the most beautiful rooms.<p>ELLE DECOR design experts reveal the tricks and tips behind the most beautiful rooms.

15 Cozy Fireplaces That Will Keep You Warm All Year Long

It's the heart of a room — and a savior on chilly nights.<p>The hearth is the center of the home. From detailed stonework to stunning marble, these fireplaces will turn any living space — a study, bedroom, you name it — into a relaxing oasis.

Coconut Crunch-Topped Chocolate Cake

My husband just turned 40. It’s kind of a big deal, and, being 33 and not 40, it’s is weird for me (but weirder for him). He did not go willingly, …

Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake Bars

June 23, 2014<p>I’ve been on a little bit of a cheesecake kick the past week or so.<p>It started with these Cookies and Cream Cheesecake Bars that I made …

Creamy Herb Dressing

Makes about ½ cup<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 large egg yolk<p>1 garlic clove, finely chopped<p>2 tablespoons Sherry vinegar<p>½ cup olive oil<p>½ cup (packed) fresh dill leaves<p>½ cup (packed) fennel fronds<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Pulse egg yolk, garlic, and vinegar in a food processor until …


75+ Fabulous Designer Foyers

What a way to welcome your guests...<p>You know what they say about first impressions. Make sure the entryway furniture, paint color and seating you choose send the right message (as in, "Wow, you live <i>here</i>?").

Teriyaki Mushroom Sauce with Grilled Salmon • Steamy Kitchen Recipes

posted by on<p>The people who sell you ready-made teriyaki sauce are ripping you off! Not only is it expensive, but the taste of the bottled stuff is …

Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Skewers With Pineapple and Teriyaki Sauce Recipe

The cure for the common skewer: brined chicken is wrapped in bacon, threaded on skewers with pineapple, grilled, and finished with a brush of teriyaki for a sweet, salty, fruity, smoky, and meaty treat.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients<b>For the Brine:</b>7 cups cold water1 1/2 cups soy sauce1/4 cup …

Jagerbomb Jell-O Shots Recipe To Make For Your Next Party (PHOTO)

We know most people cringe with not-so-fond memories of bright red, green and yellow Jell-O shots scraped from little plastic cups in college. The kind that we ate way too many of in a single night and instantly regretted the next day. But guys, it's time to reconsider this college classic. Jell-O …

Apple Dumplings Recipe

1. Make the Pastry Dough: In a large bowl, whisk together the flour and salt. Using a pastry blender or two knives, cut in the shortening until the …