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Here Are Alton Brown's Most Nerdy (And Brilliant) Cooking Hacks

From pasta to coffee to meatballs.

14 Bread Recipes, From Focaccia and Challah to Dinner Rolls and Bagels

You've had a few weeks to practice your quick breads by now, so I assume you're an expert. If you feel like you've conquered the world of tea brack and scones, it's time to move on to yeasted breads. Breadmaking gets more intense when yeast enters the picture—you have to deal with kneading, rising, …

3 Hours North of New York, a Historic Little City Made for Strolling

I drive a minivan outfitted with 4 car seats, each of which is often occupied, the oldest passenger 6, the youngest 18 months. But even when my spaceship is at maximum capacity, <b>I have no fear</b>—no matter the time of day, no matter the time of year, be it race season or July Fourth weekend—<b>of cruising</b> …

New England

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …

20 Fall Festivals in Canada to Get You Excited for Sweater Weather

Enjoy autumn with our neighbors to the North.<p>A chill in the air means pumpkins, apple cider, and watching the leaves change into beautiful colors of …

The Most Popular Mac and Cheese Recipe on Pinterest

I never tire of juicy tomatoes or seasonal stone fruit pies, but there is part of me that is secretly excited for fall and, dare I say — gasp! — even …

Cooking

French President Emmanuel Macron's fall from grace, explained

French President Macron won with 65 percent of the vote. Now his approval rating is a dismal 36 percent.<p>When centrist Emmanuel Macron trounced far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in France's presidential election, Europe was simultaneously relieved and excited by the possible emergence of a new and …

The ten most overrated streets in Paris to avoid

<b>1. Boulevard Saint-Germain</b><p>No one would fault you for enjoying some upper-class window shopping along this avenue, or even overpaying for a cup of …

France

What to Do in Paris’s Marais Neighborhood

In the 1300’s, King Charles V held court in Paris’s Marais neighborhood, where for the next three centuries French nobility built ornate limestone …

Ask A Concierge: Tips for Visiting Popular Sights in Paris

<i>Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Ask A Concierge: Tips for Visiting Popular Sights in Paris</i>Paris is an evergreen destination. It …

France

The Perfect Day in Paris

Whether you're here for a week, a layover, or a lifetime, here's how to get a real feel for Paris in a single day instead of just touring the …

This could be the best guide to taking the Paris Metro you'll ever read

There are many advice guides online for how to navigate the Paris Metro but a new one posted on the popular content sharing site Reddit could be one …

France

10 Best Things to Do in Paris (And What Not to Do)

Paris's seductive charms are legendary, and for good reason. Inviting sidewalk cafes, gleaming boutiques, world-class museums, and a fabled restaurant scene make Paris the runway model of cities—beautiful, fashionable, confident, and inspiring envy at every turn. But with expectations running so …

The ten Paris streets you just have to walk down

Yes, Paris is an amazing city for a stroll, but some streets simply stand out more than the others. From charming walkways to extravagant roads - …

How to Instantly Spot a Good Restaurant in Paris

With thousands of restaurants, cafés, and brasseries in Paris, it’s hard to know where to stop for lunch or dinner. There are several questions you …

Visiting Paris for the First Time: Paris Travel Planner

<i>Paris Travel Blog 2018. Last update: April 2018</i><p>X<p><b>1. PLANNING A TRIP TO PARIS</b><p>Visiting Paris for the First Time? Does travel planning take so much of …

Layover in Paris: things to do, Paris Airport hotels and other tips

<i>Paris Travel Blog 2018. Last update: March 2018</i><p>Planning a long flight with a layover in Paris? The City of Light has so much to offer that Paris is …

An expert’s guide: the best area to stay in Paris | Travel Feature

Best for luxury: around the Champs-Elysées<p>You’ll find some of the city’s most famous landmarks around the Champs-Elysées, including the place de la …

Exploring The Saint-Michel Neighborhood in Paris: Our Tips

Winding cobblestone streets, flower-adorned balconies and arthouse cinemas: these are only some of the features that contribute to the Saint-Michel …

What to See in Paris by Arrondissement (District)

In 1860, the Emperor Napoleon III redivided Paris into twenty <i>arrondissements</i> (municipal districts), with the 1st arrondissement located in the …

France

How to Skip the Line at Notre Dame Cathedral

These tips will help you check out the famous Parisian cathedral, hassle-free.<p>While its nearby neighbor, the Eiffel Tower, might attract a few more visitors, Notre Dame, the medieval Catholic cathedral with a a fairy-tale inspiring history, has free admission—meaning huge crowds and long waits to …

France

Paris Restaurants Open on Sunday

Did you know that at least half of Paris restaurants are closed on Sunday? We’ve put together this list to help you find a great meal on this very …

France

Which Paris Neighborhood Fits Your Personality Best?

Travel time is precious, so find out if you're better suited to a few days spent in Saint-Germain-des-Prés or in the Eighth Arrondissement<p>Paris is a city known for its timeless architecture, culinary escapades that delight every type of palate, and an eternal quest to discover secrets that locals …

Choux, Confitures, and Caviar: The Best Specialty Food Shops in Paris

Paris is undoubtedly a culinary destination when it comes to restaurants and cafés, but for gourmands, the draw of the City of Light goes far beyond a seated meal. While restaurants may be the talk of the town, plenty of unique experiences are to be found in the specialty food shops that fly a …

Merci’s Summer Pop-Up Is Your Source for Quirky Paris Keepsakes

“Paris is the greatest temple ever built to material joys and the lust of the eyes,” Henry James once opined. And though James is hardly your idea of a fun guy to go shopping with—those novels are dense!—even he noticed that the City of Light has for centuries been full of incredible things to buy, …

Come Explore the Relaxed, Unfussy Side of French Cuisine With Us

<i>It's Bastille Day! Come celebrate the best of French culture by revisiting some of our favorite posts that ran during France Week.</i><p>Earlier this year, we saw London, and now we're seeing France: Not just by armchair, but by oven, stove, crockery, and Google map. From now until Friday, we'll be …

France

21 No-Bake Cookies So You Don't Have to Turn On the Oven

When it’s summer and it’s hot and you want cookies, you have a few options: 1) Turn on your oven for baking and risk your kitchen turning into the …

Here's 7 Pancakes From Around The World That Will Change The Way You Think About Pancakes

Which one would you eat?

Breakfast

Why This Small Town of 882 People Attracts 22,000 Visitors a Day

It's hard to miss Wall Drug Store. Part of the reason the South Dakota pit stop off Route 16A is so legendary is because of its clever marketing: …