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Candied Jalapeño Mayo

In this recipe from Christine Cikowski and Josh Kulp of Chicago's Honey Butter Fried Chicken, jalapeños and Fresnos are candied before getting …

How to Clean and Care for a Wooden Cutting Board So You Can Use It Forever

Get your mineral oil ready. A wooden cutting board could potentially last your whole life.<p>“Whoever invented the glass or ceramic cutting board, I’d, uh, like to have have a little <i>conversation</i> with them,” <b>Brad Leone</b> said, fuming. Leone, our test kitchen manager, is all about the <i>wooden</i> cutting board. …

Woodworking

Recipe: Romesco Is One of the World’s Great Sauces

This sauce is the one-hit wonder your fish or lamb — or chicken, steak, vegetables, or even eggs — needs. Romesco hails from Catalonia, along the Northeastern coast of Spain, and not only is it a lovely shade of red, it’s extremely flavorful and warming, but not hot, with a hint of sweetness and a …

Castle hotels: 15 of the best places to stay around the world | CNN Travel

(CNN) — You don't have to be royalty to vacation like a king or queen.<p>Turreted spires, moats, drawbridges and centuries-old charm are all within reach -- and more affordable than you might think.<p>Here, we've handpicked 15 of the world's best castle stays, where your very own "Beauty and the Beast" …

European Travel

Paris' 7 best dishes and the restaurants that serve them | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Culinary hipsters may disagree, but fine dining doesn't get much finer than in Paris. The capital of France was where legendary names in the world of cuisine such as Carême and Escoffier honed their craft.<p>Centuries on, their legacy remains in an astonishing array of creative talent cooking …

France

Game-Changing Guacamole Recipes

POMEGRANATE & MANGO<p>This zesty dip is a fruit-lover’s dream. And with feta cheese and just a hint of garlic, it’s bursting with flavor.<p>CAJUN SHRIMP<p>Who …

Healthy Eating

How to Make and Flavor Your Own Homemade Butter

Butter is the golden child of the food world. Irresistibly creamy and smooth, it improves everything it touches, from crusty slices of bread to …

The 7 Most Beautiful European Villages Accessible Only by Car Photos

Photo: Christian Horan<p>Planes and trains are well and good, but if you love the open road, few pleasures compare to the thrill of a road trip. Guests of Four Seasons Hotels can now borrow a classic car for a journey between Cap-Ferrat in the South of France, Milan, and Florence. With coastal roads …

Women Are Becoming More Adventurous Travelers—and Doing It Alone

Women are choosing mountaineering over pampering, and they don't mind going solo.<p>In the travel game, we hear words like staycation, glamping, and the latest, <i>bleisure</i> (a combo of business and leisure travel that sounds a bit like a wound) a lot. But there’s one far more interesting trend that’s been …

Grand Canyon

Haunted Inns and Desert Dreams: The Seductive Charms of Santa Fe

Tucked in the ink-blue mountains of Northern New Mexico, Santa Fe is an inimitably striking city. Spanish for Holy Faith, the city is small — just 70,000 — with adobe buildings, phantasmagoric skies, and strings of titian-colored Chile ristras that hang from wooden doors.<p>It's also an old city — the …

The 6 Best Small Towns in France Photos

Those heading to France for an upcoming vacation will likely have their sights set on the country’s big-name cities: Paris, Nice, Bordeaux, Marseille. While taking in the history and sights of these well-trodden destinations is undoubtedly a richly satisfying way to spend that PTO, there’s a lot to …

How to get rid of blackheads

Have you ever googled blackhead extraction? Be warned, you need a strong stomach. But with more than two million people subscribing to the YouTube channel of Dr Pimple Popper, a US dermatologist who specialises in blemishes, it’s safe to say that I’m not the only person eager to unclog my pores.<p>My …

How to Make Spicy Sauerkraut Soup

This hearty, spicy sauerkraut soup is traditionally served during Christmas in Slovakia, but we think it makes for a simple, delicious warm-up all …

Food Preservation

Japanese Shakshuka

If you love <i>shakshuka</i> as much as we do, pay attention. In this recipe from Bessou in NYC, Japanese curry powder and roast kabocha squash add spice and …

Weather

5 Healthy Pasta Recipes That Are 100% Vegan (and Totally Delicious)

Pasta is perhaps the single most important dish a cook can have in their repertoire. Comforting, filling, easy to toss together—let's be honest, we …

These Are the Tastiest Vegetarian Recipes We've Ever Made—Try Them Today

So you've gone to the office holiday party, dressed up your home with festive décor, done all the necessary shopping for everyone on your list, and …

11 Wine Regions You Have To Visit In Europe

There are so many reasons why we all travel – to see the sights, to spend time with loved ones, for work, to relax… the list goes on and on. One of …

European Travel

18 Amazing Things In NYC That Will Give Your Friends FOMO

There’s a whole world outside your apartment to explore, so get out there and #SeeYourCity.

Ice Cream

Top New York Restaurants of 2016

No one person can review every new restaurant in New York, but not long ago, I felt confident that I could hit all the ones where a customer who had a full dinner and no drinks would spend, say, $125 or more. I didn’t always choose to weigh in, but those cases were rare.<p>Over the last year or so, I …

Dining Rooms

Croissant Bread Pudding Is the Ultimate Brunch Win

If you're hosting brunch this weekend, promise me you'll stop at your local bakery and pick up some croissants today. Leave them out to get a little …

Breakfast

French Onion Soup

This gluten-free and vegan thin mints recipe is an actual dream come true

We were scrolling through Instagram when we saw something that made our jaws just *drop* because, honestly, we never expected to be so #blessed that …

Meat Free Mondays - 7 Recipes for the Week Ahead (5 December 2016)

Happy Monday! How are you? I'm tired after a busy day at work, but I'm sitting down now and gazing through some gorgeous recipes this week.<br>So what …

Food

Warm up with this rich potato green chile soup recipe for Meatless Monday

Sometimes dinner doesn't get any better than a bowl of soup. This recipe, from La Casa Sena in Santa Fe, N.M., combines tender potatoes that are puréed with heavy cream to form the base for this rich and satisfying soup, with roasted diced chiles folded in for subtle heat. It's perfect for Meatless …

Food Preservation

30 Healthy Christmas Recipes That Still Have a Little Bit of Cheese

How to lighten up the holidays—with less butter and more vegetables.<p>Dieting during the holidays makes you feel like a Grinch at the dinner table, but don't worry—there's a happy medium between putting yourself into a food coma with buttery carbs and eating like a rabbit. Prepare for New Year's …

Cooking

4 simple cauliflower bites recipes that will seriously make your mouth water

Cauliflower, we feel confident saying, is the new kale. The white, cabbagey-brocolli-esque veggie is incredibly versatile and packed with vitamin C, …

Discover the thirteen towns that have been deemed the most beautiful in Spain

Thirteen lucky towns have been picked as Spain’s prettiest. There are already 44 “pueblos más bonitos” on the list compiled by the Association of the Most Beautiful Towns in Spain, but that list is set to grow next year with some similarly photogenic new additions.<p>The association was started in …

51 Quick and Healthy 3-Ingredient Meals

A common barrier to cooking is seeing a mouthwatering recipe, only to click and discover it requires double-digit ingredients, two of which you’ve …

Breakfast

World's Best Stargazing Sites

Explore seven incredible destinations for sky-watchers, from the top of a crater to a star-studded desert sky.<p>Today most city skies are free of stars. About 80 percent of North Americans live under light-polluted skies, not dark enough to see the Milky Way. But a growing number of preserved dark …

National Parks