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The 1-Ingredient Trick for the Easiest French Toast

I pretty much learned how to cook by trying to make the things I love to eat, which means I've been making pancakes, scrambled eggs, and French toast …

The Fastest Way to Make Your House Smell Amazing

You probably have the ingredients in your pantry.<p>The holiday season means lots of things, namely food, celebrations and the arrival of guests. We bet …

Holiday Recipes

Bitcoin hits new high above $11,500 as the Winklevoss twins become the first bitcoin billionaires

LONDON — Bitcoin is back to its winning ways, posting a record high on Sunday and making billionaires of the twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss.<p>Bitcoin suffered big price falls last week but recovered over the weekend. The digital currency hit a new high of $11,826.76 a coin on Sunday, according to …

New York's 20 coolest out-of-town spots

Coolest out-of-town spots<p>1<p>Catskill Animal Sanctuary<p>Get your fix of critter cuteness at Catskill Animal Sanctuary, where you can meet nearly 300 …

Farm-to-table

Yes, you can actually go shark diving in New York and here's how

When people talk about sharks in New York, they’re usually referring to a back-stabbing coworkers, not great whites. But, believe it or not, it’s …

Deep Blue

10 Make-Ahead Cocktails for Holiday Entertaining

Serve these big-batch cocktails at your holiday party and ease your hosting-related stress.<p>At F&W, one of our keys to simplifying entertaining is …

Blu seeks to redefine the entry-level Android with Life One X

Phonemaker Blu Products wants to take out better-known Motorola's Moto G with its own budget model. The Blu Life One X generally sells for $150 unlocked, but is on sale through December 12 for $100.<p>US-based Blu has been among the more prolific unlocked-phone vendors in the last few years, releasing …

The Most Addictive Bread You'll Ever Eat

<i>We partnered with Jet.com so you can browse their (digital) shelves while you're searching for ingredients or supplies. (Seriously, they have everything!) Get almost every ingredient for this recipe here.</i><p>"Dickinson? Denison? Dawson?"<br>"No, Davidson."<p>This is how the conversation normally starts when I …

Bread

4 Breakfast Joints Worth Setting an Alarm For

We’re seeing dishes on breakfast menus that are as inventive as anything being served up for dinner. These are our 4 favorite spots worth setting an alarm for.<p>We’re seeing dishes on breakfast menus that are as inventive as anything being served up for dinner. Below, four spots worth setting an …

Nextbit's Robin Android phone is a glimpse of a cloud-first future

A long time ago – so long in fact that I worked elsewhere – I wrote about how increasing mobile network speeds could be the beginning of the end of the smartphone as we know it.<p>With increasingly capable hardware, fast networks and some additional infrastructure in place, the idea of a cloud-first, …

5 Wine Myths That Should be Put to Rest

One of the benefits of having a sommelier in your circle of friends is that you can ask all the wine questions that seem silly, strange, or obvious to ask without getting embarrassed. (That, and they usually bring pretty tasty wines to dinner parties.)<p>But we love getting these questions. Wine …

Flavors

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pots

<b>Ingredients</b><p>6 ramekins, approximately 8 centimeter diameter x 4 1/2 centimeter deep<br>• 1 cup plain flour<br>• 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt<br>• 1/2 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 1 stick soft unsalted butter<br>• 1/3 cup, plus 1 tablespoon soft light brown sugar<br>• 1 teaspoon vanilla paste or extract<br>• 1 extra-large egg<br>• 3/4 cup dark …

The funniest animal photos of 2015 revealed

The above image of a wild hamster, cheeks filled with food, expression of quiet determination writ large across its furry brow, has been named the funniest animal photo of the year at the inaugural Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.<p>The hamster, or rather Julian Rad, the Austrian who captured it, …

7 Ways to Make Shepherd's Pie

There’s a reason shepherd’s pie is a pub staple. Topped with creamy mashed potatoes, the cozy, comforting, meaty casserole is perfect with beer, easy …

The Spices You Really Need in Your Pantry

We asked the Bon Appétit test kitchen cooks to name their top 5 favorite spices. Here's what they said.<p>It's way too easy to go down the rabbit hole when stocking your spice rack—especially if you like to try new recipes and explore different cuisines. From Aleppo pepper to za'atar, there are so …

Recipes

The best dive bars in NYC

Best dive bars in NYC<p>1<p>Bars, Sports Bars<p>Rudy’s Bar & Grill<p>Hell's Kitchen<p>This bustling haven for native New Yorkers is just a stone’s throw from Times …

East Village

Oreos and toothpaste: Strange pregnancy cravings go gourmet in stunning cookbook

We’ve all heard of strange pregnancy cravings (pickles and ice cream, anyone?), and now two intrepid bloggers have turned them into stunning gourmet meals.<p>Inspired by a friend’s hankerings, Vicky Jacob-Ebbinghaus and Juarez Rodrigues embarked on a mission to find out what other weird cravings have …

Shark Whisperer Ocean Ramsey revealed

Ramsey

15 Ways to Celebrate the Fact That September Is National Bourbon Heritage Month

September is a month-long celebration of bourbon as America's native spirit.<p>September is a month-long celebration of bourbon as America's native …

5 Thirst-Quenching Watermelon Cocktails Perfect For Summer

The award for summer's most popular fruit? Watermelon -- by a landslide. The trick to ingesting more watermelon all season long? Spike, scoop and juice it into blush-pink cocktails.<p>It's time for Endless Summer. Get the most out of the season while it's still here.<p>The award for summer's most popular …

Watermelon

Video: How to Make Refreshing Strawberry Soda

Our fresh strawberry soda is made with a tart mineral acid that gives it an old-time flavor—and an invigorating pang.<p><i>We've partnered with the mad</i> …

Drinking Five Cups of Coffee a Day Might Be Good For You After All

Good news for people who drink a crap ton of coffee: It may actually be good for you. According to the <i>Washington Post</i>, a new report just released by the federal government's Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee says consumption of between three and five cups of coffee per day "is tied to several …

6 Fascinating Things You Didn't Know About Liquor Brands

Behind every great liquor brand is a great story.<p>We've all witnessed the heroic wit of the Most Interesting Man in the World. But have you ever wondered about the real-life tales associated with some of the world's biggest alcohol makers? Behind every great liquor brand is a great story.<p><b>1. Jack</b> …

Wine & Spirits

Blizzard Cuisine: 12 Recipes to Make With the Random Stuff in Your Pantry

This is it. The blizzard is here. The grocery-store shelves are stripped bare. Restaurants and bars all over town are closing early. And even the …

Homemade Throat Lozenges Recipe

Whether you’ve got a frog in your throat, or are just taking precautions to keep one out of there, this handy homemade cold and flu remedy from the indispensable DaveHax ought to help ward off those proverbial amphibians from the vicinity of your esophagus all winter long!<p>This is a great recipe for …

12 must-have Super Bowl party dishes to serve this year

Hosting a Super-Bowl party is as much about the delicious snacks than watching the game itself. From cheesy dips, to sliders, to decadent sweets, the options are seemingly endless. In honor of the game, we've rounded up some of the most popular recipes from Pinterest, and they are insanely …