Ashley Wright

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The Giant Buddha

Extra Info!<p>I don’t usually get all wikipedia-ish on the blog… but I did look up more things about this most fascinating statue.<p>Maybe the coolest …

Pretend It’s Still Summer at These Island Escapes (Photos)

Summer Lovin’<p>A little depressed that summer’s winding down? Distract yourself with one of these 10 sunny islands escapes.<p>09.10.13 4:45 AM ET

39 Places to Have a Great Long Weekend

Master the three-day weekend getaway in one of these vibrant adventure towns across the United States. With the advice of a trusted local, discover the best spots to hike, bike, paddle, eat, drink, and sleep.

Top 10 experiences on Hawaii's Big Island

Island fever may happen elsewhere, but it's almost unheard of on Hawai'i. The aptly named Big Island is fantastically diverse, with miles of highways and - better yet - byways to explore. From age-old fishing villages to modern mega resorts, from snow-capped peaks to sandy beaches, you'll …

National Parks

Beginner vocabulary for navigating Singapore’s street food scene

Eating is a national pastime in Singapore, but the complex terminology can be daunting for visitors. Here’s a cheat sheet to navigating Singapore’s</i> …

Travel Writing

Top Travel Tips: Your Survival Guide

You wouldn't go tramping off into the Adirondacks without your all-weather Hilleberg tent, REI Igneo sleeping bag, and Asolo hiking books. Likewise, you wouldn't dream of jetting to St. Barths without your Céline sunglasses and Etro caftans. Essentials are just that -- essential, and usually quite …

Top adventures in Laos

With its dense forests, limestone caves and endless waterways, Laos is a dream destination for intrepid travellers seeking an off-the-beaten-track corner of Asia.<p>Whether it's kayaking, cycling, rock climbing, ziplining between tree houses or exploring temple ruins – you can choose your own …

Laos

Las Vegas' New High Roller Ferris Wheel Is the World's Largest

The Las Vegas Strip is getting the world’s largest Ferris wheel.<p>The outer wheel of the 55-story High Roller ride is scheduled to be hoisted into …

Jamaican marijuana tours draw travellers

Napa and Sonoma have their wine tours, and travellers flock to Scotland to sample single malt whiskies. But in Jamaica, farmers are offering a different kind of trip for a different type of connoisseur.<p>Call them ganja tours: smoky, mystical - and technically illegal - journeys to some of the …

Ultimate Chicken Curry (Tamatar Murghi) from 'Indian Cooking Unfolded'

Chicken curry is an obvious choice when assembling an Indian menu: it is often fairly simple, the subtle flavors of the poultry take Indian spice well, and it's generally a crowd pleaser. But obvious doesn't have to mean dull or predictable. In fact, chicken curry is a good place to show off …

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Grilled Flank Steak with Pistachio-Mint Pesto and Roasted Beets Recipe

Offering an update on traditional pesto, this minty rendition finishes marinated, grilled flank steak and is served with roasted golden beets.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Grilled Flank Steak with Pistachio-Mint Pesto and Roasted Beets</b><p>Ingredients<b>For the Steak:</b>2 pounds flank steak2 tablespoons red wine …

New England Clambake Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p><i>Here’s how to make a New England clambake in the comfort of your own kitchen. No sand or surf required.</i><p>Adapted from Valerie …

The Art of Honest Fried Chicken (A Lifestyle Choice)

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

Dinner Tonight: Dad's Favorite Seafood Stew + Grilled Corn with Basil Butter

Surreal as it may seem, it is officially the final week of summer. The season has flown and hopefully you were able to take advantage of all the lovely ingredients summer has to offer. And if not, you still have time. This week's Dinner Tonight takes advantage of summer's favorite offerings, …

Goan Fish Curry Recipe: Curry Nights In

Quick Korean Flavored Barbecue Sauce Recipe

To balance the sweetness of bottled sauce, fermented Korean chili condiments lend a strong earthy heat. Salty soy sauce, a splash of fish sauce, and a tiny amount of sesame oil round out the flavor.<p><b>Read more: Pantry Essentials: All About Ssämjang</b><p>Ingredients18 ounces bottled barbecue sauce (1 1/2 …

Octopus Salad (Ensalada de Pulpo) Recipe

Have you ever tried octopus? It tastes a lot like calamari, just meatier, which makes sense given that octopus is sort of like a giant squid.<p>One of …

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Thai Peanut Cabbage Slaw

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> About 10 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>20 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour 20 minutes<p>An easy recipe for a delicious Thai-inspired cole slaw side …

Buffalo Chicken Macaroni Salad

First of all, we need to announce the winner from our giveaway! The winner is #1334, Kelly! Congrats, girl!<p>So as many of you noticed last week, we’re …

Grilled Vegetables with Za’atar Vinaigrette

216<p>9<p>There’s a big difference between lucky and fortunate. Luck is a winning lottery ticket blowing in your window. Fortunate means that you’ve taken …

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I can’t even begin to express how happy I am that August is almost gone. It has been a month full of bad news for us, so a fresh new month is …

Risotto Patty

Beef & Green Bean Stir-Fry

<b>Beef & Green Bean Stir Fry <br>Recipe by Our Best Bites</b><p>Ingredients:<p>1 1/2 pounds flank steak<br>3 tablespoons cornstarch, divided<br>1 pound green beans<br>5-7 green …

Taco Night on the Grill

<i>In our new weekly series On the Grill, our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld shows us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today: 7 tips for a taco night on the grill, complete with Grilled Salsa.</i><p>I can't get enough of taco night. Neither can my wife Amy or …

A Rosh Hashanah Smorgasbord

Rosh Hashanah rolls in early this year, and with Labor Day beach weekends and back-to-school sales, you've got your plates full. We want to help you welcome 5774 and autumn with a variety of recipes, whether you're setting a traditional or modern table, are Ashkenazi or Sephardi, serving dairy or …

Caramelized Peaches + Cream with a Toasted Crumble

Caramelized Peaches + Cream with a Toasted Crumble.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 30, 2013 68<p>You know my stance on peaches.<p>I firmly believe that you really only …

Slow-Cooker Filipino Pork With Garlic Fried Rice Recipe

<b>Note</b>: You can substitute apple cider vinegar for white wine vinegar, but the results will be sweeter. If you use distilled white vinegar reduce the amount by 1- to 1-1/2 teaspoons.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Slow Cooker Filipino Pork With Garlic Fried Rice</b><p>Ingredients<b>For the Pork:</b>1 large onion, thinly …

Salted Peanut Butter Pretzel M&M'S Cookies

I don’t know about everyone else, but 
summer vacation in this house went by way
too fast. We’re suddenly approaching the 
start to a new school year …