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We're Not Kidding — These 30 Stylish Vacation Clothes Are All Under $30 on Amazon!

There's no worse feeling than being stuck on vacation in uncomfortable clothes you're sick of. This Summer, as you plan your next getaway, treat yourself to comfortable and cute pieces you'll actually be exited to wear. You can save your money for vacation too, because we shopped on Amazon and it's …

Clothing

The Best Baking Cookbooks, According to Pastry Chefs and Professional Bakers

<i>Welcome to</i> <i>Reading Lists</i><i>, comprehensive book guides from the Strategist designed to make you an expert (or at least a fascinating dinner-party</i> …

Baking

7 Air-Purifying Shower Plants That Keep Your Bathroom Fresh

Imagine starting off every day in an oasis filled with lush greens and clean air. Thanks to this new decorating trend, you can. People all over the Internet are now placing plants in their showers or bathrooms to purify the air, liven up a space, and even improve the health of their potted friends. …

Plants

13 High-Protein Meal Prep Recipes to Make This Sunday

13 meals in only four hours.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Spoon U and was written by Jennifer Wilcox. It has been given minor edits before re-posting.</i><p>Meal prep and I have a love-hate relationship. I really enjoy it throughout the week, because it makes my life easier. It allows me to sleep a …

Have We Been Poaching Eggs All Wrong?

I’ve been poaching eggs at least once, if not four or five times, a week for decades. That’s how I know there’s way too much overthinking, and just plain silly thinking, around poaching eggs. They are the easiest (and best) eggs you can make!<p>An old boyfriend taught me to make poached eggs. Rather, …

Eggs

26 Romantic Recipes to Make for Someone You Love (Including Yourself) — Recipes from The Kitchn

Skip the fuss of making a fancy dinner reservation this weekend and spend the night in making a delicious meal for the ones you love.Whether it's …

Cooking

Salted-Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Epi associate editor Emily Johnson liked her family cookie recipe, but thought it could be even better. So she started making it with butter instead …

Dessert

Instant Pot Beef Stew

For a comforting cold-weather meal, nothing can beat an old-fashioned beef stew, preferably served with a wedge of freshly baked bread. In this version, using the pressure cook function of an Instant Pot shaves about an hour off the usual cooking time. Serve atop a spoonful of mashed potatoes, or …

Instant Pot

Here are the top US places to see in 2018

A full month of 2018 is already behind us. With temperatures beginning to ease up as spring creeps closer, it's time to think about future travel plans.<p>The expert team at Lonely Planet, the travel guide publisher, just announced their 10 favorite U.S. destinations to visit in 2018.<p>“We aimed to pick …

Make-Ahead Christmas Morning Pancakes

Christmas Morning Pancakes<p>Serves 4 to 6; makes about 20 (3-inch pancakes) and 1/2 cup orange-honey butter<p><i>For the pancakes:</i> <br>2 cups milk, warm to the …

Breakfast

17 Rotisserie Chicken Recipes That Make for Fast and Easy Meals

There’s something special about rotisserie chicken. Perhaps it’s the fact that it’s always perfectly moist. Or perhaps it’s the fact that obtaining …

A Mother’s Right To Sanity: Starting The Movement To Just Be A Mom And Not A Family Management Exec

Moms need a break from it all so we can be good moms, the caregivers we long to be, not stressed executives at home too.<p>My psychiatrist told me this week that even working moms today spend more time with their kids than stay-at-home moms did in the 1950s. To be honest, I could use a little dose of …

5 Mexican Crockpot Recipes That Are Half the Work With Twice the Flavor

When preparing meals for the week ahead, it can be easy to get into a recipe rut. We all have our fallbacks, and when energy is low and time is …

Cooking

100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America, According to OpenTable

The restaurant reservations website's users helped compile this list of eateries with the best views.<p>Today, OpenTable released their list of the most …

Salt Lake City

Behold apple cider doughnuts, the surest sign of fall

Thirty-five miles northwest of Chicago is Long Grove, a town that’s earned considerable renown for its apple cider doughnuts. Of all the things your …

Slicing Through Myths

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>. Download the</i> <i>NYT Cooking app here</i><i>.</i><p>Good morning. Tejal Rao is just back from Bellevue, Wash., where she spent time with Nathan …

Baking

Taste Beyond The Tongue

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

This Genius Idea Will Make Wine Lovers Want to Cut a Hole in Their Floor

When it's wine o'clock, easy access to your favorite bottles is key.<p>Installing a window or door in the floor might seem ridiculous, but if that window or door leads to wine? Brilliant. So if your collections of reds and whites mean infinitely more to you than your shoes and handbags, maybe you …

Skinny Steak Stew in the Crockpot

This is an easy and healthy stew recipe that will be gracing our Crockpot all season long and hopefully yours too. We added it to our short list of simple recipes for those busy school nights that don't seem to allow us enough time for home cooked meals. It also makes for a comforting Sunday dinner …

Toasted Coconut Waffles

4 Servings<p>Coconut oil adds a rich sweetness to this waffle batter; shredded coconut and a quick toast deliver the crunch.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1½ cups unsweetened shredded coconut<p>1½ cups all-purpose flour<p>½ cup cornstarch<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 teaspoon baking powder<p>½ teaspoon baking soda<p>2 …

Breakfast

The Best Doughnuts. Ever.

<i>Every week on Food52, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Adrienne Kane of Nosheteria gives us the best doughnuts, ever.</i><p>Growing up, my grandma had a pot that was simply known as "the doughnut pot.” Grandma used this …

40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.<p><b>Chicken breast may be everyone's go-to lean protein</b>—but, man, can it be <i>boring</i>. Too often it's an overcooked afterthought, sautéed and tossed into pasta or tumbled over some greens. Nobody likes …

Cooking

Here Are 7 Days Worth Of Healthy, Trophy-Worthy Breakfasts

Sure, Wheaties cereal may be the original "breakfast of champions," but its nutrition label doesn't appear to be very trophy-worthy. You'll find mostly carbohydrates with a measly two grams of protein in a serving of the stuff.<p>Whether breakfast is the day's most important meal is up for debate …

Harry Potter park expands as Universal adds Diagon Alley – in pictures

Diagon Alley officially opens to the public on Tuesday, an addition to Universal Orlando Resort's already popular Wizarding World of Harry Potter. It joins Hogsmeade Village and as real-life versions of the locations made popular in the Harry Potter books and films – well, as real as you can get in …

20 Desserts to Fulfill All Your Chocolate and Vanilla Desires

Let's be honest, when it comes to dessert we usually just want something with chocolate or vanilla—like one of these 20 sweet treats, for example<p><b>The preference of chocolate or vanilla is often a very polarizing topic</b>. But whether you like a rich, fudgy cake on a cold night or a big scoop of ice …

Dessert

cherry almond dutch baby

If I were forced, because it was my job or something <i>terrible</i> like that, to come up with some sort of World Cup of Pancakes ranking system, it would …

This is the Easiest, Tastiest Summer Drink Ever

Andrew Zimmerman of Chicago's Sepia is a major proponent of a proper daiquiri.<p><i>After a night on the line, most chefs have a go-to drink, from cheap</i> …

12 Things Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set aside their first hours of the day to invest in their top-priority activities before other people's priorities come rushing in.<p>Science supports this strategy. Vanderkam …