Kristina Soprano

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The Breakfast Tacos That’ll Get Anyone Out of Bed at 5 a.m.

When you smell these cooking, it's impossible to sleep in.<p><i>It's Road Trip Week at Bon Appétit! Which means every day, we'll be sharing stories about food on the long and lonely highway. Or not so lonely if you grew up traveling across the country in a minivan packed with six of your closest</i> …

Cooking

"25 Potential Culture Shocks from around the World" infographic offers tidbits of travel wisdom

What could be hard about taking a pee in Poland? Where are you likely to see camel racing with robotic jockeys? Answers to these and more below!<p>As …

4AM

19 of America's most surreal travel destinations

From massive underground caves to rainbow-clad natural formations, the country is teeming with breathtaking spots that leave travelers in awe.<p>We've put together a collection of 19 such sights to visit in the US, from the world's largest gypsium dunefield to shimmering ice caves hidden within a …

National Parks

WOW Air offers $99 and $199 airfares from California to Europe, promising 'more in the future'

Traveling to Europe in the spring or summer can be pricey, making it difficult for many people to visit during peak season. So when one budget Icelandic airline announced its latest travel deal to several hot spots on the continent, it caught our attention.<p>After offering $99 flights from the East …

San Francisco

Shanghai Disney is Opening This Summer—and Will Put Other Disney Parks to Shame

Watch out, Orlando: Shanghai Disneyland is almost here. The Walt Disney Company announced yesterday that the much-anticipated Shanghai Disney Resort …

Walt Disney Company

10 Easy Christmas Cookies to Make This Week

A mix of classics and new riffs, these cookies are all easy to pull together in time for Christmas.<p>The most complicated part about making these …

Dessert

25 Gifts for The Cook Who (You Think!) Has Everything

<b>We know the type:</b> The friend who has every pan imaginable—organized in order from largest to smallest—<i>and</i> silicone spatulas that are color-coded by use.<p>We're here to back up. <b>Here is our most unique selection of kitchen goods—so you can get something new for the cook in your life who (you think) has</b> …

This Muffuletta Dip Is The One Recipe You Need To Make This Weekend

Mortadella, salami, mozzarella, ham and provolone are just some of the reasons we love the classic New Orleans sandwich, the Muffuletta. The olive salad and sheer size of the thing give us even more reason to dream about this beast of a sandwich. But sometimes, a sandwich is just too much. And when …

Cooking

Three-Ingredient Fettuccine Alfredo Is Your New Favorite Dinner Recipe

<i>By Angel Chang, writer at LittleThings.com</i><p>One of the greatest dilemmas I've faced when cooking pasta is whether to mix in sauce from a can, or to whip it up myself.<p>Sure, it's tempting to grab the pre-made sauce off the grocery shelf and be done with it. But you'll find that there are countless <i>easy</i> …

Cooking

Slow Cooker Chocolate Dessert Recipes, Because Life Is Beautiful

If there's one thing we are always thankful for in life, it's chocolate. Chocolate -- in just about any form, at any time of day -- makes us swoon. Chocolate brownies, chocolate cookies, chocolate cakes, chocolate to drink, we want it. The only thing better than chocolate wrapped up into a decadent …

Cooking

The best place to travel every month of the year

We teamed up with Kayak to find the best international destination to visit each month of the year.<p>Kayak calculated the median monthly airfare and median hotel rates for four-star properties in multiple destinations around the world. Activities and weather were also taken into consideration.<p>Here is …

Air Travel

30 awesome Turkish expressions to know before you go

TURKS HAVE A SAYING FOR EVERY OCCASION. These expressions serve as bookends to each conversation, providing a handy and automatic beginning and end …

Love Songs

11 Sweet and Savory Peach Recipes

<i>Header image: Peaches n Cream Ice Pops from CHOW</i>We’re all about sweet peach pie and peach cobbler, but there’s so much more to make with season’s …

Recipes

9 Easy-to-Make Pitcher Cocktail Recipes

Company's coming: Why not make the night easy by forgoing the bar in favor of a pitcher cocktail?<p>Here, nine large-batch recipes you can whip up in a flash.<p><b>Red Sangria</b><p>The original pitcher cocktail, made zippier with Lillet Rouge and Grand Marnier. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Ginger Shandies</b><p>This beer-on-ginger …

10 travel essentials to always pack in your carry-on for when plans go awry

Most of the time I’m a pretty buttoned-up traveler, but a few weeks ago I was off to Santa Fe, New Mexico, and I got a little cocky. It was a domestic flight and I convinced myself (read: too lazy) that it was a short trip and I didn’t need to worry about my normal prep.<p>I threw nearly everything …

Santa Fe

Your kids will love these homemade chicken tenders with sweet and sour sauce

<i>Need a fun, kid-friendly recipe? Look no further. Roger Mooking, chef and owner of Twist restaurant and co-host of Food Network's "Heat Seekers," shares his recipe for homemade chicken tenders made with just a few ingredients as well as a yummy sweet and sour sauce for dipping.</i><p>Sweet & Sour Scratch …

Cooking

These Food Combinations Are Totally Weird (But Strangely Delicious)

A peanut butter and… <i>pickle</i> sandwich? The combination may sound positively disgusting, but as this viral video shows, you might just love it.<p>Buzzfeed recently fed several bizarre food mashups, including cheese pizza with Nutella and Goldfish crackers in milk, to a group of understandably wary eaters.<p>…

Nutella

Your Shot: Berries Are in Season and on the Menu

In summer, when many varieties of berries are ripe, you can eat them all day. Who would scoff at blueberries with yogurt or pancakes in the morning, raspberries in a salad at lunch, a berry smoothie for a snack, and strawberries with ice cream after dinner? Some of those meals might be good for …

Zucchini recipes and tips: How to use this versatile vegetable all summer long

Zucchini is as versatile as it is popular. Enjoy it raw in salads, sautéed, grilled, baked or fried. Zucchini can even be shredded and used to make muffins, cakes or breads. Read on for advice on shopping, prepping and cooking zucchini.<p>How to shop for zucchini<p>Zucchini comes in different colors, …

Food

5 Boozy Brines for Weekend Grilling

When it comes to grilling, chef Adam Sappington of The Country Cat in Portland, Oregon, is a big-time fan of brining—especially using boozy brines. …

BBQ

DIY FroYo: 7 Must-Try Frozen Yogurt Recipes for Summer

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Frozen yogurt is one of summer’s greatest pleasures – smooth, creamy, and arguably a little less of a guilty pleasure than ice …

Ice Cream

The Difference Between Baking Powder And Baking Soda, In One Simple Chart

The difference between baking powder and baking soda is an enigma that has plagued the home baker since the dawn of time -- or at least since the introduction of these two chemical leaveners. They both make things rise without the need for persnickety yeast. They show up in a lot of recipes -- …

Dessert

9 Things You're Doing Wrong With Chopsticks

<i>By Patty Lee</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock.com/Doan Buu/Thrillist</i><p>As if just using chopsticks -- the utensils, not the song from <i>Big</i> -- weren't hard enough, it turns out there's a whole code of conduct that comes along with them. Use them incorrectly and you've performed the Eastern equivalent of putting your …

Food & Dining

This easy recipe for baked eggs in ramekins will transform your breakfast

Omelets? So over them. Fried eggs? Forget about it. When it comes to breakfast, baked eggs are the best invention since, well, sliced bread. These individual ramekins are filled with a deluxe blend of savory vegetables and rich, creamy eggs; give them 20 minutes in the oven and get your spoons …

Breakfast

Shakshuka Up Your Morning Routine With Eggs in Tomato Sauce

Shakshuka only looks complicated—these eggs poached in tomato sauce are perfect for a weekday breakfast.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the</i> …

Breakfast