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Chocolate & Sea Salt-Covered, Super-Sized Pocky Sticks (You're Welcome.)

You don't have to live in Japan to fall for Pocky sticks—crunchy sticks coated in chocolate (or strawberry, or matcha, or... you get the idea), but that's exactly what happened to me during my time there. They're officially described as "pretzel sticks," but I'd say they're more like crunchy …

Dessert

A Guide to Chores for Every Age

You and your partner are a team, and you want to raise your kids to be part of that team. (Not to mention there’s too much to do and not enough time for the two of you to do everything.) If you’re looking to get your kids to start helping around the house, these suggestions break down chores that …

Parenting

The Best Way to Store Any Fruit or Vegetable

Fact: CSAs can be amazing. In just one week, you can end up with a dozen tomatoes, six or seven ears of corn, crisp greens, and a pound of peaches. …

8 National Parks Where You Can Have an Unforgettable Summer Vacation

Natural beauty, history, education, and relaxation await at our country’s national parks. This year, many have enhanced their tours, lodging, dining, …

National Parks

How to clean a washing machine – to banish mould, bad smells and residues

Have you given your washing machine an MOT?<p>Try our top tips on how to clean a washing machine. If your washing machine is looking a bit worse for …

Best beaches in Portugal from the Algarve to Lisbon that you'll want to bookmark for your next holiday

Portugal has long been a firm favourite with Brits for a family holiday thanks to its hot and sunny weather, the plethora of activities on offer and, …

You Can See America's Most Stunning Sights By Purchasing a Single Amtrak Ticket

A little while ago college friends rented a house in Montana for the summer and invited my family and me to visit. In an e-mail containing …

National Parks

25 of the best beaches in Europe

PORTUGAL<p><b>by Celia Pedroso</b><p><b>Tróia Galé, near Lisbon</b><p><b>Type</b> Sandy<b><br>Lifeguard</b> Yes<b><br>Cafe/kiosk</b> Yes<br>About an hour south of Lisbon, the Tróia peninsula stretches for mile upon white sand mile. It is easiest to take a ferry from Setúbal town, with the chance of seeing dolphins, but it’s also possible to drive in …

Amalfi Coast

17 Cheat Sheets That'll Help You Work Smarter, Not Harder, Around The House

Learn how to decorate, repair, and maintain your house or apartment.

Make This Creamy Chicken Soup in the Instant Pot

January, am I right? We all want the comfort that winter foods provide, while pretending that we're sticking to our food resolutions. The struggle …

Pomegranate Stars in This Homey, Vibrant Bean Soup

Every time I eat pomegranate soup, I remember the first time I tasted it. I was in Irvine, CA, at Wholesome Choice Market, a veritable hall of Middle Eastern wonders with a resplendent food court featuring classic Persian dishes. I chose the molten red clay–hued pomegranate soup, which was brimming …

The 15 Recipes That Make Me Excited About Going Vegan

One of the best things about going vegan has been experimenting with new recipes. Even before switching to a vegan diet, my husband and I often ate …

Sticky Spicy Cauliflower [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Recipes

You Haven't Met a (Chocolate!) Banana Bread Like This Yet

Does anyone really <i>need</i> another recipe for banana bread? (There are 230 versions, and counting, on this site alone.) Make room in the recipe box, because you need this one: banana bread made with dark chocolate in two forms, sea salt, <b>olive oil</b>, and tangy sour cream. It’s a pretty great thing, …

Tuna Is the Secret to Cheap, Easy Dinners

Growing up, we always had a few cans of tuna tucked in the back of our pantry. They were leaned on for easy brown-bag lunch sandwiches, yes, but also …

Foodie guide to Devon

From a rustic café doing a piping-hot trade in pulled pork baps to the offshore restaurant dispensing local gin and scallops to kite surfers, this …

Surprising Indoor Plant Trends for 2018

Plants have exploded in popularity in the past couple of years, and monstera and sansevieria are now household names. At various times we've anointed …

An Addictive Brioche-Like Carrot Bread (With a Twist!)

<i>Every so often, we scour the site for cool recipes from our community that we then test, photograph, and feature. This one comes from Mariya Yufest, who was inspired by a similar recipe in the Soviet cookbook, The Book of Tasty and Healthy Food.</i><p>If you’re looking for a carrot bread that isn’t a …

The 60 greatest train journeys for 2018

The best train journey I’ve ever done? Tricky. In terms of sheer pinch-me-is-this-for-real wow-factor, it has to be the Trans-Mongolian, a journey of truly epic proportions. In my case it involved four days of travelling between Moscow and Lake Baikal on the traditional Trans-Siberian before …

Trains

Crispy fried fingers of halloumi meet creamy aubergine and the pop-up taste of pomegranate seeds<p>Set the oven at 220C/gas mark 8. Place 2 medium-sized aubergines and half a head of garlic (about 6 cloves) in a roasting tin and bake for about 45 minutes, until the skin of the aubergines is black and …

Recipes

7 smart methods to remember most everything

<b>Alarms, notifications, and digital lists can only go so far; instead, use these tricks and your own brain power to learn things by heart.</b><p>I hate to …

The Brain

These Are the Chores Your Child Should Be Doing This Year Based on Their Age

If you're a mama who feels like she's doing literally everything around the house, including picking up after your very capable kids, we know how you …

Thai Lettuce Wraps with Beef and Fresh Basil (Fun to Eat!)

Crisp, crunchy, savory, with just the right amount of spice, these fresh Thai lettuce wraps make dinner into something you'll look forward to. …

9 Most Breathtaking Europe Train Journeys

It’s a heady experience to take on a Europe train journey – you travel through spectacular landscapes and glorious architecture in luxury and style. …

I Tried KFC's Leaked Secret Recipe and Here's How It Went

If there was a magical list of secret recipes that everyone on the internet has attempted to make before, KFC's fried chicken is pretty much at the …

20 Slow Cooker Dinners to Add to Your Meal Plan

If a slow cooker night isn't already slotted in at least once in your upcoming week's meal plan, it should be. That's because utilizing it makes …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Slow Cooker Hoisin & Ginger Pork Makes the Best Leftovers

<b>Make the pork:</b> Season the pork shoulder all over with the salt and pepper. Place it in a 5-quart or larger slow cooker, cutting it into pieces to fit …

Portugal’s top 10 hidden beaches

Beach map<p><b>NEAR PORTO</b><p>1. Praia Forte do Paço<b>,</b> Viana do Castelo<p>In Portugal’s north-western district of Viana do Castelo, an hour north of Porto, wooded hills give way to a coastline of coves, dunes and secret beaches, of which Praia Forte do Paço is the best. The 800-metre stretch of sand gets its name …

European Travel

Chocolate Doughnuts With Damson Fool Recipe - Great British Chefs

A dessert of warm chocolate doughnuts, dusted liberally in sugar, is always going to be a winner, but Adam Gray gives these decadent treats an …