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This Is the Best Caribbean Island for You

Are you more a lie-a-white-sand-beach kind of traveler, or someone who wants to hike and dive in the same day? Do you travel for food, to shop, or to just escape the crowds? Think about your preferences, and then think of us as your matchmakers: With this guide, we'll help you choose the perfect …

This Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken Is Better than Takeout

When a craving for cashew chicken hits, you probably call for takeout from your favorite Chinese restaurant. But ordering in all the time can get …

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The 1-Pot Pasta Recipe You'll Make on Repeat From Ina Garten

Ina Garten, aka The Barefoot Contessa, can do no wrong. Any time I see a recipe of hers that looks promising for dinner, I pounce. Such was the case when I spotted her weeknight bolognese, a recipe that gives you al dente orecchiette topped with homemade tomato sauce in fewer than 45 minutes. This …

Use the Grill to Host a Weeknight Dinner Party

Weeknight get-togethers are always a bright spot in a regular week, which makes them even more charming and fun. Looking forward to hosting friends …

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Pork Chops with Radishes and Charred Scallions

4 servings<p>Rule for straightforward summer grilling: Pair rich, smoky charred meats with crisp, acidic vegetables. This helps refresh the palate between bites. This recipe was reader-requested from The Durham in Durham, NC.<p>July 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon aniseed or fennel seeds<p>4 1-inch-thick …

A Healthy Pasta Salad You Won't Be Embarrassed to Serve Your Friends

Repeat after us: Pasta salad doesn't need mayo.<p>The term pasta salad can, frankly, make the heart sink. Images spring to mind of bowtie noodles prepared hours before serving, thick with mayonnaise, home to all sorts of unseasoned raw veg. This dish has been brought along by one too many well-meaning …

Grilled Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches

4 servings<p>Give your knife a few swipes on the sharpener and try to slice the grilled tenderloin as thinly as possible (think roast beef from the deli). It’ll make these open-faced pork sandwiches a lot easier to eat and such a difference in texture.<p>June 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>Basil-Chive Aioli<p>1 …

Recipes

Pumpkin Pound Cake With Maple Pecan Glaze

Serve this great tasting pumpkin pound cake with the included maple pecan glaze or simply dust it with powdered sugar. I've also included …

Scuba Diving Sipadan Island: Behind The Scenes + Video

Sipadan Island in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo, is one of those legendary places that every diver has heard of but few have visited. Scuba diving Sipadan …

Scuba Diving

(Re)Consider the Lobster: How to Grill the World's Most Regal Crustacean

Skip the special occasion. And the pot of boiling water, for that matter. Buy and kill your own, then cook it the way our ancestors did: over hot …

New England

Milk bread: How to make the addictive, iconic bread

Bread: it’s one of life’s most simple but greatest pleasures. Bread is always there for you, whether sandwiching together delicious fillings or just …

The 13 Best Places to Eat Crab in Maryland This Summer

Finding good crab in Maryland is kind of like sourcing a decent taco in Texas: You know you can throw a stone and find a spot, but there are just so …

Recipe: A Saucy Chicken Dish to Add to Your Repertoire

In 2006, I was working for a small bakery-cafe chain with a chef named Claudia. Affable and quick to laugh, she was revered by all of the cooks, a group of mostly men, who called her <i>la jefa</i>, the big boss lady. I looked forward to the days she made staff meal because her food was so, so good. …

Take a peek at the secret lives of giant tortoises in the Galapagos Islands

A British conservationist has captured amazing images of giant tortoises in the Galapagos Islands – including pictures where tourists show just how large the animals are.<p>As well as showcasing the sheer size of these magnificent creatures, other stunning photos reveal the beautiful landscape where …

4 classic pastas every Roman knows how to make

Rome may be the capital of a united Italy, but at heart it's a bustling provincial town — and like every provincial town in Italy, there are certain …

This Is the Top Salad Recipe on Pinterest

Long gone are the days of the boring lunch salad. Sad iceberg lettuce with watery tomatoes and shredded carrots are an insult to the medium. You …

One-Skillet Dinners That Keep Dishwashing to a Minimum

Steak. Chicken. Squash. It's all coming together in just one cast-iron skillet.<p>Unfortunate facts of life: You can't drink an after-dinner beer on your back porch when you're inside scrubbing cutting boards, skillets, plates, and sheet trays at the sink.<p>That's why senior food editor <b>Claire Saffitz</b> …

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Taste Beyond The Tongue

Supersize Your Morning With These Giant Pancakes

Can't get enough pancakes in the morning? This recipe will fix that! We supersized your favorite weekend breakfast with these gigantic pancakes. They're fluffy, sweet, and as big as a pizza. What more could you want from your breakfast? For more giant treats, check out our doughnut the size of your …

This Small-Batch Matcha Tiramisu Perfectly Serves Two

Sometimes I have a hankering to bake or make a special treat, but I really don't want to whip up a batch of two-dozen cookies for just my little …

This Simple Trick Makes Box Cake Mix 1,000 Times Better

It's life-changing.<p>I consider myself a baker—which to me means, I bake at least once a week, if not more. And more often than not, I'd rather go the extra mile and make things from scratch than use a mix, a refrigerated dough, or a pre-made batter. I just feel like mixing a few ingredients makes a …

Vanilla Bean Cheesecake with Walnut Crust

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Chile's Marble Caves Might Just Be the Most Beautiful Natural Wonder

Being inside these caves is like being inside the Aurora Borealis.<p>On Lake General Carrera, the body of water that spans the Chile-Argentina border, a peninsula of solid rock juts out towards the lake's center. The rock's exterior — warped, unimpressive stone, cut with ugly foliage — is perversely …

Fidel Castro's Private Chef Tells You Where to Eat in Havana

Add these restaurants to your travel itinerary, stat.<p>Getting to Cuba used to be hard. But now you can fly nonstop to Havana, and when you'll land …

12 Lesser Known National Parks in America to fall in love with

For every well-known national park there are numerous lesser known national parks that are just as breath-taking and beautiful. Check out some of our …

National Parks

Top Five Remote Island Getaways

It is not uncommon to feel a certain melancholy in the grip of the winter months. Morning frost clinging to car windscreens, perpetual colds and …

Beaches

Claire Ptak’s recipe for Lady Baltimore cake | Baking

This southern belle hides a delicate, pale crumb and layers of figgy filling beneath a frilly bonnet of marshmallow-like icing<p>When I was in training, every chef in the kitchen became known for something they did well. Apple-peeling knife skills, or perfectly balanced vinaigrettes; filigree crepes …

10 under-the-radar destinations to visit, according to the youngest person to travel to every country in the world

Planning a trip is an opportunity to see something unique, and to discover people, places, cuisines, and scenery you didn't know existed.<p>We asked James Asquith, the youngest person to visit all 196 countries, which places around the world are being overlooked — and which ones people should be …

South America

7 Amazing Cruises for Food & Wine Enthusiasts

Wine