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6 ways to save money on your trip to Paris

Although the latest Economist ranking places Paris in the top spot for the most expensive city in the European Union, sticker shock does not deter …

Best Football Dip Ever Recipe

Recipe by: DICE40OUNCE<p>"This dip is made for 3 to 6 men, sitting together on a Sunday, enjoying football and eating every manly thing possible. Of …

Cooking

15 Potato Hacks You'll Wish You'd Learned A Whole Lot Sooner

Never met a potato I didn't like.

Recipes

A Satisfying Soup From the Italian Pantry

Some soups are delicate, light and refreshing, served as the prelude to a meal. Others, like this one, are hearty and nourishing meals in themselves. It is not precisely a soup, but a soupy concoction of potatoes and pasta, known throughout Italy as pasta e patate.<p>This is an example of the …

Extreme Sports

Discovering the magic of Edinburgh

The doors of the Airlink 100 bus from Edinburgh airport hissed open at what we thought was the stop nearest to our hotel. The desk clerk I’d emailed said the stop was directly in front of the hotel, which was supposed to be close to the city center. As the bus pulled away, we did not appear to be …

Scotland

Chicken Paprikash with Buttered Egg Noodles

What’s more comforting than saucy chicken over buttered egg noodles?? Nothing. To ensure the silkiest, noodle-coating sauce, make sure the sour cream is room temperature so it blends seamlessly into the hot tomato sauce (otherwise, it might separate and give the sauce a curdled look).<p>Ingredients<p>½ …

10 Most Effective Ways To Get Rid Of Ants From Your Home & Garden

There’s nothing like walking into your kitchen first thing in the morning, bleary eyed and ready for your morning cup of coffee only to find that …

Recipe: Creamy Cheesecake Cookies

Creamy Cheesecake Cookies<p>Makes 24 cookies<p>1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour <br>1/2 teaspoon baking powder <br>1/2 teaspoon baking soda <br>1/4 teaspoon salt <br>1/2 cup …

Overnight Eggnog French Toast Recipe

Beat together eggs, eggnog, rum, sugar,nutmeg, cinnamon,salt& vanilla.<p>Dip both sides of each slice of bread in this mixture and place them side by …

10 Awesome Bloggers Share Their Cheesiest Recipes

I'm from the Midwest, where cheese isn't just an afterthought — it's something you base your whole meals around. Soup is an excuse to eat hot cheese, …

Eggnog Spice Cake with Bourbon Custard Filling and Eggnog Buttercream Recipe

Eggnog Spice Cake with Bourbon Custard Filling and Eggnog Buttercream Recipe<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Bourbon Custard Filling: Whisk together …

Recipe: Make-Ahead Pumpkin French Toast Casserole

Pumpkin French Toast Casserole<p>Serves 8<p><i>For the casserole:</i> <br>Unsalted butter<p>1 day-old loaf brioche (about 1 pound), cut into 1-inch pieces <br>6 large eggs <br>1 …

Breakfast

How To Make Any Fruit Crisp in 4 Easy Steps

Crisps are quintessential dessert fare, with many of us having fond memories of spring rhubarb or fall apple crisps in the memory banks of our …

The Best Small Town to Visit in All 50 States

The paradox of big-city travel is that you never really get a break. You ditch work in New York, LA, or Chicago to go visit your buddies in New York, …

New England

This feral 'grandpa' cat may not care for humans, but oh, does he love kittens

When volunteers at a cat rescue group in British Columbia heard about a feral cat colony on a large, rural property, they began trapping the animals …

Pets

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 …

As Seen on TV (Dinner): How to Make Really Good Salisbury Steak

My parents never fed me much junk food. Soda was rarely in the fridge, Golden Grahams were about as sweet as cereal was allowed to get, and meals were homemade from basic ingredients. But there were a few glorious months when my dad was renovating his kitchen and all we could eat were microwave TV …

Recipe: Shrimp Pasta with White Wine Sauce

Remove the shrimp and heavy cream from the refrigerator and place on the counter to allow them to come to room temperature while you prepare the rest …

Italian Food

Recipe: Easy Sheet Pan Chili Garlic Roasted Shrimp and Broccoli

Easy Sheet Pan Chili Garlic Roasted Shrimp and Broccoli<p>Serves 4<p>1 pound broccoli, cut into bite-sized florets <br>1 tablespoon vegetable oil<p>3 tablespoons …

37 Of The Most Heartbreakingly Beautiful Lines In Literature

"Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt."<p><b>2.</b> "We accept the love we think we deserve."<p>– Stephen Chbosky, <i>The Perks of Being a Wallflower</i><p>Submitted by Carly Black, Facebook<p><b>3.</b> "Till I die and after I die, and when I find my way out of the land of the dead, I'll drift about forever, all my atoms, till …

9 Great American Train Journeys too Epic to miss

There’s no need to get on an anti-septic flight or a tiring driving trip to get an amazing travel experience. Why not make the most of the best kept …

Trains

Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray an 17 by 12-inch rimmed baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.<p>For the seasoning:<p>In a small mixing bowl whisk …

Recipes

Chicken Bog Recipe

Chicken Bog Recipe<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high. Add onion and carrots, and cook, stirring occasionally, until …

The Best Make-Ahead Appetizer Recipes For Your Super Bowl Party

After Thanksgiving, the Super Bowl is the greatest food holiday of the year. Of course, the game is important, but the food is crucial. It’s the one day of the year when not only is it allowed, but it’s in fact encouraged, to consume all of the best gameday foods in existence. Sliders, cheesy dips, …

How to Make Tomato Sauce in the Crockpot

Enjoy homemade tomato sauce without all the work. This crockpot recipe requires no peeling, seeding or coring, and tastes better than anything you …

Recipes

5 Day Scotland Itinerary - A wee Road Trip.

My main reason for wanting to go to Scotland was Outlander. There – I said it! But if you have read the books or watched the series, you will know …

Scotland

Double-Crusted Buttermilk Pie Recipe

This take on the classic buttermilk pie features the addition of a top crust, for those of you who like extra crispy textures with your creamy, nutmeg-scented, buttermilk filling. Checking to make sure the pie has set can feel a bit like guesswork if you don't trust your ability to feel for jigging …

Cranberry Apple Slab Pie Recipe

If you're baking for a crowd, slab pies are a delicious and practical way to go. For this fall-forward recipe, apples and cranberries simmer in their own juices beneath a sweet and savory oatmeal crumble.<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a …

The most breathtaking natural wonder in every state

Picking 50 wasn't easy, but here are the most beautiful natural attractions in each state.<p><i>Melissa Stanger contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>

National Parks

Morning Glory Baked Oatmeal

This scrumptious Morning Glory Baked Oatmeal is a delicious and healthy way to start the day, packed with apples, carrots, pecans, coconut and dried …

Breakfast