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Mysterious light pillars light up Canada's night sky

At 1:30 in the morning, while most of Ontario, Canada was asleep, Timothy Joseph Elzinga was tending to his crying toddler. Then he looked out the …

Feel small under North America's tallest falls

<b>Why:</b> North America's tallest waterfall, splashing down in one of its most gorgeous valleys.<p><b>What:</b> The essence of Yosemite Valley is soaring granite and falling water. So if you’re a park beginner, get yourself to the base of Lower Yosemite Fall. Preferably in spring.<p>This is the bottom of a …

See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

Elusive 'ghost shark' captured on camera in the ocean depths

A bizarre and elusive creature has been captured in deep-ocean waters off the coast of central California for the first time.<p>The unusual fish is …

Zoology

Chicken and Herbed Cornmeal Dumplings Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter in a Dutch oven over medium-high. Add carrots, celery, and onion; cook, stirring occasionally, …

These Are All the Ways Alton Brown Makes (Perfect) Eggs

It's no secret that Alton Brown has amazing recipes. And when it comes to cooking eggs, he's your go-to source for mastering the perfect techniques for scrambled, poached, over easy — you name it. If you've long been searching for a comprehensive guide to all things eggs, consider this breakdown of …

Grandmommie's corn pudding: A treasured recipe for N.O. woman | NOLA.com

Danielle Stallworth is the keeper of the flame. Her grandmother's recipes, along with the family matriarch's tips and advice for turning a dish into …

Chicken Pot Shepherd's Pie

In a 4-qt. saucepan, cook potatoes in generously salted water until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and pass in a potato ricer back into the pan. Add …

This Mac & Cheese Taco With a Bacon Shell Might Eliminate Tortillas Forever

Tacos make people happy, whether you're literally taking a bite out of one or soothing your soul by watching this on repeat for hours on end. So it …

Pepper-Crusted Prime Rib Roast with Mushroom-Armagnac Sauce

To keep this prime rib extra juicy, "ask your butcher to leave the fat cap on before tying the beef," says Melissa Perello, an F&W Best New Chef 2004 …

Man who ate potatoes for a year reports dramatic weight loss

A man who set out to eat nothing but potatoes for an entire year has said that in addition to shaving off more than 100 pounds, he’s come off antidepressants and his cholesterol levels have lowered. Andrew Taylor, of Melbourne, Australia, said that while he was criticized for his diet at first, it …

Special Butterscotch Chip Cookies in a Jar Recipe

"This is a cookie mix with an attached tag which gives the directions on how to prepare the mix and bake the cookies. Seasonal fabric or a particular …

The (Surprising) Spices This Top Chef Says Every Cook Should Have at Home

For the home cook, the creation of a spice cabinet is arguably an exercise in happenstance. A dish calls for said spice; said spice is dutifully purchased. That’s to say, most of us don’t stock a spice pantry pragmatically: We create it haphazardly, spontaneously, and rather thoughtlessly—often …

Pernil Asado Recipe - Chowhound

Pork is easiest to thaw when placed in the refrigerator in its original wrapping. Small roasts will take three to five hours per pound, while larger …

13 Protein-Packed Salads Under 500 Calories

Salads may seem like a safe mealtime bet, but they're pretty easy to either over- or under-do. Throw too many toppings on, and you may accidentally …

Healthy Eating

The Best Horror Movie Every Year Since 'Psycho'

In 1960, Alfred Hitchcock adorned the poster for his latest movie with a very clear message: “It is <i>required</i> that you see <i>Psycho</i> from the very …

Horror

Aunt Ruth's Crab Cakes Recipe

"Down home crab cakes are heavy on the crab, light on the filler."<p>Ingredients<p>16 saltine crackers, finely crushed<p>2 tablespoons water<p>1 pound flaked …

Tips for homemade turkey stock, plus recipe ideas to spice up your Thanksgiving gravy game

Just because Thanksgiving mostly is about tradition doesn’t mean that we aren’t open to going off script when it comes to side dishes and exactly how …

The 8 Essential Crystals You Need For Better Energy | goop

From cell phones to satellites, crystals are critical elements of practically every tech-y item in the modern world. At the same time, their …

Spirituality

Maple Pumpkin Flan

2K<p>2K<p>8<p>Shares 4K<p>Like many others, I’m a fan of Ina Garten. Growing up, her mother didn’t want her in the kitchen and she never considered cooking as a …

These mashed potatoes are so good they’ll be the star of Thanksgiving dinner

<i>Editor’s note: This year, our Thanksgiving meal is a virtual potluck. Writers and editors signed up to provide one of 11 dishes, then tested recipes and brought contenders to a final taste-off for a vote. Here are the winning mashed potatoes.</i><p>True to stereotype, my mother’s side of the family — …

9 Dairy-Free Breakfast Ideas That Are Under 300 Calories

Butterscotch pie, always second fiddle, is a secret crowd pleaser

Recently, over wedges of homemade pie, my sisters shared that they love butterscotch. Turns out the nieces do too. Then, my father, a self-confessed chocoholic, capitulated. We spoke of butterscotch sundaes, candies, warm sauce, boxed pudding and restaurant desserts layered in fancy glasses. Mom …

Show off your superhero pride with Marvel fashion

Wear your love for Marvel superheroes on your sleeve. A new fashion line from Australian geek clothing line Black Milk lets Marvel fans celebrate their favorite comic book characters such as the Avengers, Doctor Strange, Spider-Man, Black Widow and others.<p>The Marvel New York collection has …

14 Celebrity Chefs’ Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

There are celebrities who cook, and then there are celebrity chefs. You know, the winners of <i>Top Chef</i>, the stars of Food Network, the food writers who’ve been given their own shows on the Travel Channel. If you’re a die-hard celebrity chef fan, no doubt you’ll want these pros’ advice for preparing …

Chicken, bacon and spinach sausage rolls

Perfect hold-in-your-hand food. This is what picnics were made for.<p>MAKES<p>6 large or 12 small rolls<p>INGREDIENTS<p>400g spinach, coarse stalks removed<br>• ½ tbsp olive oil<br>• 200g bacon lardons<br>• 1 medium onion, finely chopped<br>• 3 cloves garlic, very finely chopped<br>• 600g minced chicken thigh mea<br>• t 40g dried …

Clarified butter and blue-green algae: 5 superfoods you've probably never heard of

From goji berries to oily fish, there are a whole host of superfoods that have hit the supermarket shelves. But there are a whole bunch of other …

Creamy Corn Dip

• Fiber 0.98g<br>• Calories 241.51<br>• Sugar 2.36g<br>• Fat 19.18g<br>• Cholesterol 31.03mg<br>• Sat fat 7.06g<br>• Iron 0.71mg<br>• Sodium 396.64mg<br>• Protein 8.20g<br>• Calcium 217.67mg<br>• Carbohydrate …

Food

6 Ways to Get Rid of a Cold Overnight

We know that moment all too well: Our throat starts to get scratchy, our nasal cavities tingle, a throbbing pain takes up residence in between our …

Red Wine Brownies Are as Perfect as They Sound

Trust us, you'll be hooked after one bite.<p>One of the many perks of working at Delish is the connection we share with our readers. Whether it's a craft or a recipe, you're quick to let us know what you think about it — and we take notice.<p>That's what happened earlier this month when we shared our …