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How to Make Creamy Soup with No Cream at All

The Ginger-Scallion Sauce I Put On Everything

Warning: it's addictive.<p>If I starred on an MTV show, it'd be <i>True Life: I'm Addicted to Ginger-Scallion Sauce</i>. This obsession started when I first tried it at Momofuku Ssäm Bar in New York City, but didn't fully bloom until I made it at home recently. The salty, tangy, just-oniony-enough (official …

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10 gin cocktails you can make in minutes

Gin is more popular than ever, so it’s a good time to learn some simple serving options to take it to another dimension altogether. You don’t need …

Keep it simple with this 3-ingredient spaghetti recipe

Why clutter pasta with sauces and too many add-ins? Sometimes you just want to keep it simple. A little fresh cracked pepper and grated cheese is all it takes to turn basic noodles into a tempting dish. Dinner is ready in minutes.<p><b>SPAGHETTI WITH CRUSHED BLACK PEPPER AND PECORINO</b><p>Total time: About 25 …

5 Taco Bar Recipes That'll Make Hosting a Last-Minute Party a Piece of Cake

Having people over for dinner is the best! Except when you're left to clean up piles of pots and pans and actually not enjoying the meal at all because someone has to keep going back and forth into the kitchen to get more dishes. We're here to tell you that the perfect solution is a taco bar and …

Here's a great all-in-one Martini recipe for the holidays

There's never a bad time for a good Martini, and with the holidays upon us, it's the perfect opportunity for me to showcase my perfect method for mixing the legendary drink.<p>Why perfect? Because over more than a decade of making Martinis, I've resolved every major debate about the cocktail. And the …

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35 Christmas Cookie Recipes That Make This The Best Time Of Year

'Tis the season.<p>There are many reasons to love the holidays, but Christmas cookies are definitely on the top of that list. With that in mind, we gathered together all the important Christmas cookie recipes you need to get through this season — we’re talking shortbread, sugar cookies and lots of …

15 Sous Vide Recipes to Up Your Weeknight Dinner Game

When it comes to making weeknight dinners more exciting, there are times when no amount of Pinterest scrolling can get your creative juices flowing. When the slow cooker regained crazy popularity, everyone rejoiced at the fact that there were thousands of new recipes to play with (even slow cooker …

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5 New York Bartenders Share Their Recipes for the Best 3-Ingredient Fall Cocktails to Make at Home

As fall descends on us, so does the temperature outside. I’m going to help you justify the temptation to stay in with tipples to keep you company. The good news is, not all great cocktails are complicated nor difficult to make. I’ve enlisted the help of five of New York City’s top bartenders to …

How To Manage Your Finances When You Retire Overseas

If you're thinking about retiring overseas, but you're worried about how you'll navigate your financial world, don't be. It's not as difficult as you may think. The internet has made once-complicated money-management functions very easy.<p>Colorful Buildings in Guanajuato, Mexico<p>The best advice is …

4 Blow-Your-Mind Brussels Sprouts Recipes

If you're not a Brussels sprouts fan, you will be soon. From Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Maple Syrup to a creamy, cheesy Brussels Sprouts Gratin, these recipes prove that this super-green can be addictively delicious.<p>If you're not a Brussels sprouts fan, you will be soon. From Roasted …

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DIY Scotch Tasting Party

Plenty of blended Scotch can be enjoyed casually, whether on the rocks or in cocktails. Some well-to-do heretics might even use particular single …

Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce Recipe

"This peanut sauce is very flavorful, with lemon, ginger, and quite a bit of heat. It's good with satays, stir-frys, rice bowls, or good as a dip. …

Front Porch Eats: Food for Sharing on Porches, Patios, and Stoops

The patio, the porch, and the front stoop all become the most-used "rooms" in the house when the warm weather finally rolls in and our meals — …

A Cocktail That Lives in the Space Between Summer and Fall

A drink perfect for hot days and slightly cooler nights.<p>Temperatures inside and outside the office have started to approach equilibrium. You’ve started packing a sweater “just in case.” Bottles of rosé are getting pushed to the back of the fridge as almost-imperceptible whiffs of pumpkin-spice …

20 Tequila Cocktail Recipes to Have in Your Party Arsenal

Do not go gentle into that good night.<p>Because we've never heard of anyone having a quiet evening at home after a round of hearty tequila cocktails, we say that if you're going to rage against the dying of the light, you might as well do it with drinks that go down easy, too. Below, delicious and …

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What Makes a Good Life: Revelatory Learnings from Harvard’s 75-Year Study of Human Happiness

“The clearest message that we get from this 75-year study is this: Good relationships keep us happier and healthier.”<p><i>“The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge,”</i> Bertrand Russell wrote in his 1925 treatise on the nature of the good life and how we limit our happiness. For the …

Chef John's Brie with Ripe Pear and Black Pepper Recipe

"This simple and delicious appetizer was inspired by a favorite sandwich I occasionally make--baguette, butter, brie, pear, and pepper. Here we're …

How to make a caipirinha, the Brazilian cocktail that could unseat the margarita

This popular drink isn’t far removed from its warm-weather buddies, and it’s all you’ll want to drink during the Rio Olympic Games<p>The most-ordered cocktail in the United States is the margarita. But during the run of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, which continues until 21 August, it may be …

How to Make LBJ's Barbecued Chicken

<b>President 36- Lyndon B. Johnson</b><p><b>November 22, 1963 – January 20, 1969</b><p>Everything I have ever learned about the lone star state has come from football …

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5 Amazing Tips To A Clutter-Free Home

Now, I know it's easier said than done, especially if you're not the most meticulous person out there and you have your hands exceptionally full already, but having a clutter free home is a very real possibility for you!<p>Credit<p>Many human beings tend to have a lot of clutter, especially in today's …

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13 Delectable Tequila Cocktails to Celebrate National Tequila Day

You’ve mastered the margarita day party, and you were the first of your friends to try an avocado margarita this summer, so you’re no stranger to the delicious tequila-based drink. But if you’ve never gone beyond the classic margarita, you’re missing out on a LOT. It doesn’t <i>have</i> to be National …

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BBQ drinks: the best cocktails and spirits to pair with a grill

The great British barbecue survives any weather. An amusing apron is key kit for flippin’ burgers in the garden, as is a sou’wester for those inevitable rain showers which will add that extra bit of smoke-and-flames to the sizzling grill.<p>But as the weather eventually heats up there are plenty of …

The Salty Dog Is an Effortless Summer Cocktail

In the early 1960s, a Massachusetts company called Ocean Spray orchestrated a marketing push to make American consumers think of cranberries beyond …

10 Whiskey Drinks That Will Become Your New Go-To Cocktails

Whiskey sour, who?<p>Because there's a wide world beyond your knee-jerk college drink orders (ahem, whiskey sours and whiskey gingers), it's a better time than ever to study up on these 10 whiskey cocktails that you can easily taste-test at home. Plus, they're just as delicious as your faithful bar …

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Secret cocktail James Bond and Jackie Kennedy reportedly enjoyed

It's summertime, which means it is time to kick back and enjoy a lovely, refreshing cocktail.<p>If you've ever wanted to channel Jackie Kennedy as a lady or you had dreams of having the panache and sophistication of James Bond, it won't be too difficult this summer -- all you need to do is whip up a …

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Watch a Michelin-Starred Sushi Chef Make His Favorite Summer Cocktail

Summer is officially here, so it’s time to brush up on how to make some warm weather-appropriate cocktails to take the edge off after a long day of …

Summer Cocktail Recipes

Sangria, lemonade, and cocktail recipes for your summer parties, Memorial Day to Labor Day and every sunny day in between.<p>Mezcal and Tequila Cocktails<p>Mezcal Domo Arigato (Mezcal and Ginger Cocktail)A slightly savory mezcal drink made with a few drops of sesame oil.<p>Mezcal Sassy Flower …

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6 Cocktails You Need To Make This Weekend

Time to make every hour a happy hour. Courtesy of our favorite W Hotels in Austin, Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, and Miami, we’re giving you the …

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