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Red, White and Blue Dessert | Taste of Home

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Sarah Paulson Debuts a Chic Bob on the SAG Red Carpet

It's only January, but we're already ready to call bobs the official haircut of 2014!<p>First Kristen Wiig, then Zosia Mamet, and now Sarah Paulson have …

12 Fall Nail Art Trends to Start Wearing Now

When temperatures started to rise, we shared our favorite summer nail art tutorials. And now that we’re headed into fall, we’re gushing over trends for the upcoming season that you have to check out. While the colors are getting predictably richer in tone, the designs are as creative as ever. So …

Citrus Angel Food Cake with Peaches

At this time of year, when juicy ripe peaches are plentiful, I try to come up with creative ways to make use of the sweet fruit. This month, my local …

24 free things to do in San Francisco

Contrary to what you might expect from such a well known, tourist-heavy city, San Francisco quietly delivers a lot for the money. Many of its hotels offer comfort and location for a third of the cost of a comparable New York or London hotel; public transit is part of the fun (cheaper Market Street …

San Francisco

10 Things You Should Pack (But Probably Won't)

Yes, your passport and wallet (and probably some clean underwear) deserve to be at the top of your packing list. But in the rush to remember the essentials, travelers sometimes underestimate the power of the nice-to-haves. Humble objects, ranging from an empty reusable water bottle to bandages, can …

Long Weekend in Seattle, Rain or Shine

Seattle is one of the West Coast’s most appealing destinations, with restaurants, nightlife, a fabulous aquarium, and top museums to please families, …

Viva Las Vegas (on a low-roller's budget)

Hey, big spender - think a weekend in Vegas means blowing your life savings at the blackjack table? The glittering Strip may conjure up images of slick card dealers, Dom Perignon, and Demi Moore rolling around on a hotel bed covered with hundred-dollar bills, but you can live it up in Sin City on a …

Travel

How to Photograph Kids

TravelTraveler Magazine<p><b>Reader Question</b> (this time, from <i>Traveler</i> Associate Editor Amy Alipio): How do you best photograph kids on location? I find it impossible to get all my children in the shot, in focus, and not making goofy faces.<p><b>My Answer</b>: Getting really great photos of your kids — especially …

How To Make Chicken Stock in a Stovetop Pressure Cooker

<b>Brown the chicken (optional):</b> Heat the oil in the pot of your pressure cooker over medium heat. Add the raw chicken in a single layer and cook until …

8 Recipes Kids Can Bake

8 recipes that kids can bake, from cakes to brownies to cookies<p>Yesterday, we gave you recipes that your kids would love to cook (and eat). And they're awesome—not too hard, not too involved. But you know what kids love doing more than cooking? Baking. All the precise scooping, carefully …

Recipe: Peach, Plum, and Ginger Jam

You may remember our last attempt at this jam, when it turned out a wee bit hard. But because the flavor was so good, and because we were determined …

Cooking by Feel: Strawberry Refrigerator Jam

To answer Elizabeth's question, here in California we are blissfully deep in the middle of strawberry season. My Mystery Box provider has been …

Recipe: 3-Day Apricot Jam

For many of us, spending the whole day in the kitchen canning is a realm in heaven. Others just scoff and roll their eyes: who has that kind of time …

Quick Pickled Berries

<i>Summer means fresh garden produce, and fresh garden produced needs preserving as much as possible. So we turned to Tigress for a summer series on</i> …

Cool Recipe: Easy Japanese Pickled Cucumber

This recipe is a great way to use up cucumbers. Pickled cucumbers are traditionally served as an accompaniment with rice or sushi, but feel free to …

20 Delicious Summer Salads

Whether you're looking for light and healthy summer meals or new ideas for your next barbecue, these 20 delicious summer salads have you covered. They're quick, require minimal or no cooking, and are a great way to enjoy all the colorful produce that's in season right now.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Summer Salads

Chocolate Oatmeal Pie Recipe

This recipe is my attempt to re-create the original version of this pie from the Brooklyn pie shop, Four and Twenty Blackbirds. It comes pretty darn close to replicating the original, which features a flaky all-butter crust, a layer of rich ganache, and a layer of gooey oatmeal that gets all …

Eleven Madison Park's Granola Recipe

This addictively salty-sweet granola includes cherries, pistachios, and coconut flakes.<p>Adapted from the EMP recipe in the New York Times.<p><b>Read more: Wake and Bake: Eleven Madison Park's Granola</b><p>Ingredients2 3/4 cups rolled oats1 cup shelled pistachios1/3 cup raw pumpkin seeds1 cup unsweetened coconut …

Kenji's Sticky Buns From 'Serious Eats'

A good sticky bun (and we're not talking about the mall variety) can be a transcendent experience, just ask our own <b>Ed Levine</b> who had his mind blown by a roadside bun at Knaus Berry Farm in Homestead, Florida. It's pretty much impossible to read Ed's tale of this incredible sticky bun in the <i>Serious</i> …

Pancakes, Crepes, Waffles, and More Sweet Breakfasts To Make For Mother's Day

GalleryPancakes, Crepes, Waffles, and More Sweet Breakfasts To Make For Mother's Day<p>Sunday is Mother's Day. Show your love with pancakes. Or crepes covered in caramel sauce. Or maybe some French toast stuffed with Nutella and bananas then fried. We've got 13 sweet ways to say I love you Mom. Click …

Monkey Bread Recipe

This recipe is adapted from <i>America's Best Lost Recipes by the Editors of Cook's Country Magazine.</i><p>Notes: The recipe can be adjusted for an overnight rise: just complete the first rise and prepare the dough as described through Step 5 then wrap the pan tightly in plastic wrap and refrigerate …

Lemon Bars - Easy Lemon Meringue Bars Recipe

How To Make a Chocolate & Vanilla Swirled Marble Cake

<b>Prep.</b> Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease and flour the loaf pan.<p><b>Cream the butter and sugar.</b> Using a stand mixer with a paddle attachment, beat the …

Recipe: No-Bake Nutella Peanut Butter Cookies

In a medium to large saucepan, melt the butter over medium to medium-low heat. Add the sugar, milk, and cocoa powder and mix until combined. Stir in …

Honey Dipped Doughnut Waffles

Homemade Granola Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Recently, I started craving something nutty, spicy and quick to prepare in the mornings. So, I ventured into the misrepresented world of granola and discovered homemade granola. I stumbled upon this recipe adapted by Nigella Lawson and Molly Wizenburg, which I adapted once again to …