Michelle Poon

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This Crepe Suzette Cake May Be The Most Stunning Dessert You See All Winter

It might be the most beautiful cake you'll see all winter.<p>Crepe cakes are gorgeous by nature. Layer upon layer of cream or mousse spread between layer upon layer of silky crepes, the very construction of a crepe cake is enough to make our hearts melt. Biting through the stacks of the final product …

Books for Wine and Spirits Lovers: A Holiday Gift Guide

In all seriousness, these are the best wine and spirits books that came our way in 2014.<p>Possibly the most difficult thing about finding the perfect gift for the wine or spirits lover on your list is that you can never be quite sure that you are buying the perfect bottle. Even if you nail the brand …

Wine & Spirits

How to Make Infused Whipped Cream, Two Ways

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich is going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Make your whipped cream fancier -- and your ganache, ice cream, and panna cotta too.</i><p>Infusing is simply steeping or soaking a flavorful ingredient into another substance, often …

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How to Make the Perfect Angel Food Cake

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell -- alongside photographer Sarah Stone, who both blog at The Shutter Oven -- is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today:</i> …

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25 Fictional Places You Can Actually Visit In Real Life

Longing to escape into your favorite films or books? Now you <i>actually</i> can! From Middle Earth to Jurassic Park—we rounded up the real-life locations …

13-Year-Old Kazakh Girl Trained To Become Eagle Hunter

“<i>I wanted to document the ‘Future Generation’ – boys who take their first steps in learning the hunting skills, boys who hold the tradition’s future</i> …

30 Cocktails Perfect For Warm Weather

The prettiest and most delicious cocktails to try this season. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com<p>Warm weather! IT'S FINALLY HERE ALL OVER THE COUNTRY! After you shove your puffy coats in suitcases and hide them away in a dark corner never to be seen until the cold returns, go sit …

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How to Make Vegetable Stock Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Food52's Assistant Editor, Marian Bull, shows you how to make soups and stews more flavorful with whatever</i> …

Spices

How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

How to Make Bakery-Style Apple Danish at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Heather Hands from Flourishing Foodie is sharing a recipe for a delicious -- and jaw-dropping -- danish braid that will give you a reason to get</i> …

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Touching Portraits of Couples Who’ve Been Together Over 50 Years

For all you cynics out there who don't believe in everlasting love, you must check out this series called <i>Love Ever After</i> by Lauren Fleishman. The New York-based photographer captures beautifully intimate moments between New York City couples that have been together over 50 years. She accompanies …

10 Favorites: Built-in Reading Nooks

The coziest spot in the house? We vote for the reading nook; here are 10 we’re liking right now.<p>Above: A window nook in Scandinavia by Denis …

Meet Paddle, The Incredible Shapeshifting Smartphone Of The Future

The mobile device can assume the shape of an armband, a phone, a tablet, and more. Welcome to the future.<p>How many gadgets do you tote around at any given time? Your smartphone, of course. But also maybe a tablet or an e-reader or a fitness band or a second smartphone. (Or perhaps all of the above.) …

Little Black Book From the Eloise of Venice

Her family owns the legendary Bauers Hotels in Venice and her mother may as well be the city's godmother. We've known Olimpia for a decade, since she was a teenager, and have hung out with her in New York and in Venice. We can't think of a more chic and lovely guide than the real-life Eloise of …

Venice

Shh! Have you tried London's top secret dining joints? - London Business News

The capital offers meals with a bit more mystery<p>Put your Zagats down, chuck that Hardens in the bin, you need to find the secret gems of London’s …

London for One

Here are four suggestions for some different activities you can enjoy in London all by yourself.<p><b>Four Things To Do When Alone In London</b><p>If you find yourself in London on business with an extra day before you have to catch your flight, or if you are visiting this great city alone, here are four …

East London

Yi Peng Festival

The Coolest Places On Earth To Read A Book

Between museum visits and sightseeing, traveling can be a tiring sport. What better way to take a break than settle down somewhere beautiful and historic with a book?<p>Whether it's your vacation book, a travel guide or your handy map, take a time out with your reading material and enjoy your …

25+ Sad Stories That Will Break Your Heart (And Make You Think About Life)

Sad stories will make you cry, but they will also make you contemplate life in a way that can be very rewarding. A strong sad story will make you …

12 Most Valuable Home Improvements You Can Make this Year

Do you fantasize about a cedar-lined sauna for your new house? Or is your partner pushing for hardwood floors instead? How do you figure out if it …

How to Make a Perfect Green Smoothie

Tightly pack 2 cups of leafy greens in a measuring cup and then toss into blender.<p>Add water and blend together until all leafy chunks are gone.<p>Add …

citrus & green tea detox smoothie

When I think of summer, so many thoughts come to mind;<p><i>refreshing drinks</i><p>picnics<p>being outdoors<p>lots of SPF (have to keep my skin healthy …

A London vacation for under $1,000

London is one of the most-visited cities on earth, and it’s also one of the most expensive. But thanks to several new discount flight options, the …

24 Best New Color Combinations for 2018

Is dusty rose and charcoal grey not the happiest palette for spring?<p>If you mastered the blue-and-white palette long ago and are ready for the next crop of bold, fabulous, and truly inspiring color pairings, get excited: We asked our go-to designers which pairs they love the most, when someone's …

50 Of The Best Dessert Recipes Of All Time

We're warning you: these recipes are epic.<p>When it comes to dessert, the HuffPost Taste editors have got you covered. Between chocolate brownies, homemade ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, layer cakes and fruit pies, we got dessert on our minds all day long. (And this is not an overstatement.) You …

How to Make Any Caramel Corn in 5 Steps

Take back caramel corn from the state fair<p><i>Here at Food5, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Take back caramel corn from the state fair. With 5 simple steps and</i> …

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