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The 15 Best Netflix Documentaries You Need To Stop Skipping Over

You always see them on Netflix, now it's time to watch them.


These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

The 11 Best Ina Garten Recipes of All Time

Let’s face it: We can never get enough of our idol in all things cooking and life, Ina Garten. So put on your chambray button-down, grab a wooden …

This Amazing Map Depicts The 13,000 Hidden Wonders Of The World That You Need To Visit

Consider this your source of travel inspo for life.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>


Why You Should Definitely Pan-Sear Steak for a Weeknight Dinner

When we think of steak, we usually associate this big, hearty piece of meat with eating out, or at least, some sort of special occasion. But...why? …


15 Ways to Make Magic with Your Food Processor

If you, as a child or as an adult, read Calvin and Hobbes, you'll remember Calvin's transmogrifier. Ostensibly, the transmogrifier was a cardboard box—but we know that it was magic, capable of transforming one thing into another thing almost instantaneously (though only Calvin and Hobbes could see …

11 Pro Chefs Weigh In On What Dish Every Beginner Cook Should Master

Novice cooks, take notes✏️

Delicioso Adobo Grilled Chicken

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:25 minPrep:5 minCook:20 min<p>Yield:about 1/2 cup adobo, 6 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer …


The Beginner's Guide to Making Juice

Whether you received a juicer over the holidays, are in the midst of a New Year's resolution kick, or simply want to get more fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet (who doesn’t?), you may be curious about juicing.<p>But shopping for a home juicer and finding juicing recipes that work for you can be …

Ina Garten’s Parmesan

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> In November 2008, Adam Roberts published a blog post with the headline “The Best …

A Formula for Any Stir-Fry (& a Beef One to Start With)

On a visit to San Francisco several years ago, I tried to grab lunch at The Slanted Door, Charles Phan’s adored Vietnamese restaurant in the Ferry Building. When the hostess told me there was an hour wait for a table for one, I grabbed a pork bun at Out the Door, their take-out spot, and called it …

10 Slimming Foods to Eat If You Sit All Day

“Wanna take a sit break?” said no desk-bound employee, ever. Most of corporate America is already sitting for eight to 10 hours daily, so instead, we …


The Only Thing to Put on Your Steak

<i>Published in the February 2013 issue</i><p><i>Chef Adam Sobel, Bourbon Steak, Washington, D.C.</i><p><b>Making a sauce in the pan</b> you just used to cook whatever the sauce will cover — in this case, a beautiful steak — is all about perception. It looks (and tastes) like it takes more time and training than it actually …


Things To Do In Mauritius

Do you really need persuading to visit Mauritius? Do I? Does anyone? Not really. The Indian Ocean island is already famed as the place to go for a taste of the tropical promised land. The turquoise sea, the opulent flowers, and the (seemingly) never ending sunshine also make great Instagram fodder …


16 Once-In-A-Lifetime Restaurants Everyone Should Eat At

Visual and gastronomic delights for your next vacation.

27 Beautiful Infographics that teach you how to cook

The magic of making dinner every night in a single pan

I clearly had three children because I love to cook so much and needed somebody to do the dishes. One or two kids wouldn’t suffice considering the volume of pots and pans I employ. Yet even with three helpers, life is perpetually hectic, which means we are always looking for ways to cut corners …

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Skip the Wooden Sticks, Skewer Your Kebabs on Rosemary Sprigs

Why rosemary sprigs will be your go-to grilling accessory.<p>Easy to assemble and quick to cook—kebabs are excellent for outdoor entertaining. This …


These Eggs Benedict Cups Are The Cutest Thing For Breakfast

Serve 'em up!<p>* 6 slices of Ham (Canadian-style Bacon)<p>* 6 eggs<p>* 3 egg yolks<p>* 1/2 tsp white vinegar<p>* 1/2 cup melted butter<p>* 4 Tbsp. lemon juice<p>* A pinch of salt<p>* A pinch of black pepper<p>* 3 English muffins (6 halves)<p><b>Hollandaise sauce:</b><p>1. Fill the bottom of a double boiler part-way with water. Make sure …


The World's 5 Most Inspiring Destinations Will Give You a Whole New Outlook On Life

The benefits of traveling are extensive -- and often surprising. Traveling has been accredited with the ability to heal, educate, and expand our horizons. The feeling of inspiration many of us get after traveling is undoubtedly one of the best consequences of a trip away. Plus, after taking on …

Swimming Pools

An Action-Packed Weekend in New York on $25 a Day

Who says you need to blow your budget on a trip to New York City? Sure, there are plenty of luxury hotels and splurge-worthy restaurants, but the city that never sleeps also provides plenty of free things to do, and affordable drinking and dining for budget-conscious travelers.<p>Saturday: Getting …

Greenwich Village

How to Make Baked Apples Without a Recipe

<i>All you need are a bunch of apples and some kitchen staples to make the coziest dessert of orchard season. That's why we're revisiting this baked apples post—because you can serve them for breakfast, serve baked apples for dessert, and hope that autumn never ends.</i><p>The concept of food-cum-serving …

Gesamteindruck: So wird die Bewerbung rund

Worauf achten Personaler eigentlich bei der Bewerbung, und wovon hängt die positive Entscheidung ab? Bewerber machen sich darüber viele Gedanken. Die …

Strawberry Vanilla Pudding Cake

Today I embark on my first weekend alone with the kids. This morning, before my husband hit the road, I had an hour reprieve to grocery shop sans children. To those without kids, a trip to the grocery store can sound rather mundane. If you are a parent with little ones however, a grocery store …


Was es für mich bedeutet, mich selbst zu verwirklichen

In diesemArtikel stelle ich meine Definition von wahrer Selbstverwirklichung dar. Sie ist für mich ein stetiger Wachstumsprozess. Im Prinzip besteht …

The crazy story of why there are almost no Germans in New York's East Village anymore

While New York is home to an abundance of unique ethnic enclaves, Kleindeutschland, or Little Germany, was literally a German town in the middle of New York, which retained its language and customs.<p>At its peak, around the mid-1800s, Little Germany was home to 60,000 Germans and encompassed 400 …


20 stunning tennis courts to play in your lifetime

We found the most beautiful tennis courts in the world that are open to the public.<p>Every tennis player should add these 20 courts to their bucket list.

Rafael Nadal

Vacationing in Iran: To Go or Not to Go?

<i>Photo Credit: Shutterstock/Borna_Mirahmadian</i><p><b>By Nicolle Monico</b><p>Last week, <i>NPR</i> broadcast a story entitled <i>'You Are Invited': Isolated Iran Seeks Foreign Tourists</i>, which juxtaposed the revolution's slogan, "Death to America," with its current international tourism campaign inviting foreigners (even …

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