Krystyna Pawlowska

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Accidentally Vegan: Fresh and Light Lemon-Blueberry Scones

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>I'm passionate about a lot of high-end ingredients, but I've never been a butter snob. My favorite brand is whatever's on sale at the supermarket, and I never shell out for expensive European-style butter. In …

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After visa on arrival, tourists traveling to India will get a local SIM card too

As the holiday season nears, India is fixing one of the most annoying problems that tourists visiting the country face - getting a local SIM …

10 Reasons Why Japan is Awesome for Solo Female Travel

I didn't go to Japan looking to test out its safety or to see if it was or wasn't a good place for solo female travel. I'm so used to traveling on my own these days that it seems normal to me, however I have to say, I was especially blown away by my solo experience in Japan.<p>Not only did I feel …

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10 Mistakes You Make When Booking Airfare

If you're wondering why you never manage to bag a flight for quite as cheap as the next guy, or you're pining for a getaway but really need to keep the cost down, or you're simply super-interested in all the intricacies of airfare pricing (OK, well, at Hopper, we are!), then this list of 10 …

The Coconut Bar of Your Dreams

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and each week we'll share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: A coconut-topped shortbread bar that's dreamier than George Clooney, circa 1990.</i><p>You go to the grocery store for ingredients to <i>make</i> …

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How to Make Hummus Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: All you need to turn a can of chickpeas into the most versatile dip around is a food processor and a little</i> …

14 Beliefs About Indian Women and Sex That Need to Die

One woman speaks up about a cultural problem.<p>ScoopWhoop is an Indian website that frequently speaks up for women in a country where women's rights are very far behind men's, and where rape and sexual oppression are pervasive. This week, ScoopWhoop staff writer Swetambara Chaudhary published a …

20 Must-Try Street Foods Around the World

Can you imagine visiting Paris without having a crêpe? Strolling through Hong Kong and not eating an egg waffle? Passing up authentic jerk chicken in Jamaica? Trying street food is an integral of traveling to new places, and it's a delicious window into new cultures, a taste of human history. In …

Porridge could be key to a long and healthy life, says Harvard University

Eating porridge, brown rice or corn each day could protect the heart against disease, Harvard University has found<p>A small bowl of porridge each day could be the key to a long and healthy life, after a major study by Harvard University found that whole grains reduce the risk of dying from heart …

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20 Signs You're Having Bad Sex

Also known as "signs you're boning a guy you may as well replace with a vibrator." Life's too short, ladies!<p><b>1. He expects you to blow him, but won't return the favor.</b> Giving another person pleasure can itself be pleasurable, sure. However! This entirely changes when the person is a douche who's …

Melomakarona: Greek Christmas Cookies With Olive Oil

This is a fantastic traditional recipe for Greek Christmas cookies with olive oil, honey, walnuts and cinnamon.<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>500 grams of flour for all purpose<p>250 grams of olive oil<p>½ cup sugar<p>½ glass orange juice<p>2 tablespoons of cognac (brandy)<p>½ teaspoon baking soda<p>1 teaspoon baking powder<p>1 teaspoon …

5 Mouth-Watering Reasons to Make Garlic Bread Now

Turn simple garlic bread into the star of your dinner table with these fun twists on the classic.<p>The wintry cold weather outside begs for something …

In Panama, Ex-Gang Members Lead Tours of Former Danger Zones

Jafet Glissant was 14 years old when he joined Ciudad de Dios, a gang named after Cidade de Deus, the Brazilian film about street gangs in Rio de Janeiro. Today, he's a tour guide with Fortaleza Tours, a Panama tour operator that offers excursions into the real-life, dangerous side of Panama City …

What They Don’t Tell You About the Galápagos

Sea lions were the first to welcome me to the Galápagos Islands. There they were, lounging next to parked motorcycles and cars on the island of Santa Cruz, splayed out like they were at a luxe beach resort.<p>I knew before embarking on this National Geographic Expedition that animals were not afraid …

Are These Christmas Cookies the Fig Newton's Ancestor?

This is one of those recipes that changes in form and flavor with the whims of the hands that make it. It's a recipe that's made with several generations in the kitchen at once, mixing, rolling, and shaping together.<p>It's also a recipe associated entirely with Christmas—and like other recipes that …

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Apple Spice Cupcakes Just Make Us Happy

Apple spice cupcakes are all about Fall! These sweet treats are exactly what you need to celebrate today.<p>I have always loved apple flavored anything! As much as I’m crazy about pumpkin in the Fall, I’m even crazier about apple. There are so many ways to bake it, simmer it, and dip it in caramel – …

Whole Plant Eating: Squash Seeds

We've all been there before -- an evening spent peeling away and finally we have sheets of spiced, cubed squash roasting away in the oven. The kitchen is starting to warm up with the savory smell of garlic and herbs, with a bowl of salad greens just waiting for the timer to go off, and then you see …

5 health benefits of cinnamon

Cinnamon is one of my feel-good foods. The scent reminds me of fall, my favorite time of year, and brings back memories of making apple pies with my mom, and celebrating the holidays.<p>While I’ve always been a fan of its flavor and aroma, as a nutritionist, I’m also thrilled to spread the news about …

Trunkster's No-Zipper Suitcase Has A Surprise Feature You Have To See

Looking for a sleeker, more efficient suitcase? Check out Trunkster.<p>The company, which makes zipper-free luggage with "intelligent features," launched a Kickstarter campaign on Tuesday and far surpassed its goal of $50,000. As of Thursday afternoon, Trunkster had raised over $120,000. Once you see …

The 19 best drone photos of 2014

The sky is the limit when it comes to creative uses of drones for photography — see for example Dronestagram or the <i>National Geographic</i> magazine …

6 Hearty Soups to Keep You Warm This Winter

When winter begins to blow icy Northern blasts and CNN strives to perfect their graphics for 'Polar Vortex 2015', I start craving hearty, fragrant soups to bring warmth, comfort and flavor in to the picture. Combat the cold - or re-fuel after skating at the ice rink - with these six soups that …

Father Photoshops Three Daughters into Fantastical Scenes

Just by looking at these photos, it's hard to tell who's having more fun..the father or his three girls! About three years ago, John Wilhelm felt as though something was missing with his photography. Bored with just straight out of the camera shooting, he entered the world of digital manipulation. …

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9 Pro Tips on How to Buy and Use Good Olive Oil

Choosing an olive oil from a shelf of bottles at wildly varied price points can be challenging. Here are some easy things to remember from olive oil …

What Am I Entitled To When My Flight Goes Wrong?

<i>A:</i><p>As airlines pack more passengers than ever onto each plane, a single storm can reverberate through the system—leaving flyers stranded as agents scramble to find ever-rarer empty seats on later flights. But you aren't entirely at the mercy of the airlines. Should your itinerary be delayed, …

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The Unexpected Origins Of Chopsticks, And How You're Really Supposed To Use Them

The wooden set of paper-tucked utensils that are hastily shoved into a greasy Chinese food takeout bag have much more of a sophisticated history. The first-known chopsticks were found in tombs in the Henan province, located in a central part of China. They were initially used for cooking -- made of …

6 things you should know about Diwali

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Hindu holiday of Diwali is India's biggest and brightest national holiday. But Indians around the world come together to celebrate the festival of lights.<p>The five-day celebration of good over evil is as important to Hindus as Christmas is to Christians, and it marks the start of a new …

5 Ways to Use a Spent Vanilla Bean Pod

<i>Today, Guest Editor Dorie Greenspan is sharing</i> <i>five ways to capture every last drop of flavor from vanilla bean pods.</i><p>Vanilla is earthy. It's ethereal. It's exotic. It's indispensable in some recipes and, when added to others on a whim, seems essential. And it's <b>expensive</b>. At least the good stuff is, …

Dessert

16 Delicious Things You Can Make from a Pumpkin

Canned is cool, but cooking with actual pumpkins, from scratch, is better. Maybe you went pumpkin picking and ended up with a few too many. Or you …

Get to Know These 11 Winter Squashes

We all love a good butternut squash soup, and it would be a pretty sad fall without pumpkin pie, but there are plenty of other squashes that rarely …