Barbara Stall

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How To Make Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes With Marshmallows For Friendsgiving

Assign the making of these to any friend who knows what a "star tip" is and might actually own one. This recipe is part of our Friendsgiving potluck party menu.<p>Adapted from this recipe on the Spoon Fork Bacon blog.<p><i>Makes 12</i><p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>8 medium sweet potatoes<p>⅓ cup unsalted butter, cut in ½-inch cubes<p>½ …

25 Delicious Dishes You Can Make With Leftover Wine

You don't have to be a hero. Make some drunken spaghetti.

30 Delicious Things To Cook In November

Because these root vegetables aren't going to just eat themselves.

43 Gorgeous Desserts That Will Win Your Thanksgiving

Turkey's alright, but I always hold out for pie.

This Discovery Brings Us One Step Closer to Harry Potter's Invisibility Cloak

Researchers at the University of Rochester seem to be taking the words of science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke’s to heart: “any sufficiently …

Harry Potter

Assassin's Kittens Unity is deadly with cuteness

Few creatures are as deadly — or as adorable — as kittens in full assassin gear.<p>YouTube user Mr.TVCow posted a video dubbed "Assassin's Kittens Unity" in which a group of fluffy, hooded kittens perform graceful leaps, sneak through the wild and carry out merciless executions. Watch the video above …

It's one thing to expertly direct a string of cutscenes that set everything up and make us anxious to get stuck in, but what of those titles that …

Gaming

Welcome to the Toy Box: The 5 wackiest items in Warcraft (guide)

Toy lovers in World of Warcraft, it’s time to collect ’em all.<p>When WOW patch 6.0.2 releases in the next couple of weeks in preparation for Nov. 13’s Warlords of Draenor expansion, the Toy Box feature will launch with it.<p>Players of the massively multiplayer online role-playing game will finally be …

Mesopotamia

15 Ways Video Games Make You Smarter And Healthier

Video games are a huge industry and a big part of our society — take a look at Microsoft's recent purchase of a game studio for $2.5 billion — but games get a bad rap.<p>They're often portrayed as antisocial, violent, and as an addictive waste of time that encourages obesity.<p>But that's not necessarily …

University of Washington

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor – First PC Footage – 30 Minute Live-Demo | DSOGaming | The Dark Side Of Gaming

As promised, Monolith has showcased the PC version of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor during NVIDIA’s GAME24 event. Below you can find the 30-minute …

TGS 2014: The Best Games of Tokyo Game Show

A strong reminder that Japanese gaming is alive and thriving.<p>At this year's Tokyo Game Show, we saw a ton of fantastic Japanese role-playing games, a …

Why People Love -- and Love to Hate -- Pumpkin Beers

I've yet to meet a beer style that has more people either lovin' or hatin' on it than pumpkin beer.<p>This delicious and seasonally-based style is so well liked that in the month of October it rivals the popularity of India pale ale (IPA), the top-selling craft beer style in supermarkets across …

Beer

Where to Go When You Have a Craving for Fried Twinkies

Las Vegas is now home to a county fair-themed restaurant called, creatively, <b>The County Fair Las Vegas</b>. Because fast food restaurants and in-pool bars haven't been excessive enough for America's playground, The County Fair offers all of America's deep fried favorites. Menu options include "funnel …

How To Drink Craft Apple Cider With Everything

Pumpkin spice isn't the only flavor that signifies the start of the fall. Apple cider equally supports the season's unofficial curtain-raising.<p>Sweet, tart apple cider -- served either hot or chilled -- has a distinctive, simplistic crispness that tastes wonderful on its own, in a cocktail and …

Disneyland is Now Serving Mickey-shaped Pumpkin Beignets

'Tis the season for everything pumpkin-flavored, so why should Disneyland be any different?<p>While usually available plain or with powdered sugar, for a limited time the happiest place on God's green Earth will be serving Pumpkin Beignets. A 3 pack will set you back $4.19 and a 6 pack (obviously) …

Mickey Mouse

Memphis-Style Barbecue Nachos, and Some Thoughts on Sauce

<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: Rethink your nachos with a tangy-sweet barbecue sauce straight out of Memphis.</i><p>Great barbecue is about the cut of meat, the …

A Trick for Better Lunch Sandwiches

<i>As a defiant respone to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: The trick to better lunch sandwiches is hiding in your office vending machine.</i><p>A week's …

Healthy Eating

Don't Touch Our Bacon! (PHOTOS)

I am one of the co-hosts of the <i>Grannies on Safari</i> internationally syndicated travel show, and I have traveled the world. There is a food item I look for wherever we travel - bacon! And in most places I have found it or a variation of bacon that hits the spot. Some say I am addicted to this meat and …

Ice Cream

Watch a Trailer for Beer Documentary Brewland

Here's the trailer for yet-another beer-focused documentary: According to its Indiegogo page (which is currently seeking $65,000 in funds), <b>Brewland</b> specifically seeks to define <b>how people define craft beer</b> in America today, plus, as one interview subject says, "what the long-term implications" of …

10 Great Bachelorette Destinations That Don’t Involve Strip Clubs

If riding a mechanical bull while wearing a veil and a tiara isn’t your style, here are a few alternative bachelorette-party activities that will be …

San Diego Zoo

In Venezuela, nature’s most electrifying lightning show

Storm chasers flock to remote Catatumbo, where most experts estimate that lightning strikes roughly 140 to 160 nights a year, with flashes often visible seven to 10 hours per night.<p>Almost anywhere else, we would have been happy to see so many bright, twinkling stars filling the sky. But here on the …

Weather

America's Best Oktoberfests

Celebrating Oktoberfest in Munich is a cherished memory for many, but you're mistaken if you think you need to head to Germany to partake in this annual beer-soaked festival. If you look closer to home, you'll find no shortage of Oktoberfests right here in the U.S, so get ready for a weekend of …

Beer

The 10 Best Fall Foliage Trips In The U.S.

You don't have to travel far to take in the phenomenon of fall foliage. All across the U.S., from New England to the Pacific Northwest, deciduous trees put on their dazzling display of color. In fact, leaf viewing is one of the easiest (and least expensive) ways to experience America's …

Hiking

Stunning Time-Lapse Video: Elemental Iceland

Incredible Natural Infinity Pools Around the World

<i>By Lauren Kilberg, CNTraveler.com</i><p>These natural infinity pools make swimming pools look tame.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Natural Infinity Pools<p>The 10 Best Small Cities in the U.S.<p>12 Travel Mistakes We All Think We're Too Smart to Make -- but Do Anyway<p>How Not to Look Like a Tourist in Paris<p>Follow Conde Nast …

Condé Nast

Planning a European Winter Getaway on the Cheap

Instead of hibernating when the colder climates arrive, book a European vacation between November and March to save big bucks and explore without the swell of summer crowds.<p><b>Off-Peak Savings</b><p>The months surrounding the holiday season are considered off-season throughout Europe. Flight prices are …

Northern Lights

National Geographic Travel

The Hottest Pool Parties in Las Vegas

Las Vegas needs no introduction. There's gambling, clubs and dubious nighttime activities. But there are also some fantastic swimming pools, some of which hold parties that can rival the best clubs in Las Vegas. There are lots of hotels and lots of amazing hotel pools in Vegas, but some are bigger …

Las Vegas