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Cure Your Cabin Fever With Cuban Chicken & Rice

This recipe from Anya von Bremzen’s recent book, ‘Paladares,’ will transport you to Havana.<p>Ever since New Year’s Eve, I’ve felt a bit off. No, it’s …

James Beard

The most beautiful fall train trip in the US is only $53

When it comes to seeing fall foliage, it's hard to beat the yearly show New York's Adirondack Mountains put on come September. And while you could rent a car, squint your eyes over Google Maps and hope Justin Bieber doesn't come on the radio yet again, we have a better solution: Amtrak's famous …

Trains

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Microsoft issues urgent Windows XP updates to block US spy tools

Microsoft has backtracked on its decision to stop providing security updates for Windows XP and issued an urgent patch to prevent spying attacks.<p>The company urged customers running the 2001 software and everything later to update their software to prevent state-sponsored hacks such as the WannaCry …

22 Delicious Salads That Are Actually Filling Enough To Eat For Dinner

Salads can be way tastier than you'd think.

David's Favorite Carrot Cake with Pineapple Cream Cheese Frosting

For the cake: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease two 9-inch cake pans with the butter.<p>In a large bowl, add the granulated sugar, oil, brown …

The Rise and Fall and Rise of Remy Ma

For six years, four months, and five days, Reminisce Smith sat in the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for Women, a 45-minute drive north from the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Taste Beyond The Tongue

A Heineken commercial puts Pepsi's 'protest' ad to shame

The ad, titled "Worlds Apart," pairs people who hold opposing views on hot-button social issues like feminism, climate change, and transgender rights.<p>The pairs, who initially aren't privy to each other's views, go through a bonding activity before the big reveal. They're then given a choice to chat …

Feminism

Where to Celebrate the Solar Eclipse This Summer

From Oregon to South Carolina, the solar eclipse taking place on Aug. 21 will track southeast, inspiring travel operators along its route to celebrate the nearly two-minute syzygy — or alignment of the sun, moon and earth.<p>In the Willamette Valley of Oregon, Brooks Winery plans to hold a Solar …

Solar Eclipse

If You Make This Homemade Sourdough Bread, You'll Never Want Store-Bought Again

Homemade bread is everything.<p>Starter:<p>2 cups warm water<p>1¼ teaspoon (1 packet) dry yeast<p>3½ cups flour<p>1 tablespoon sugar<p>Bread:<p>4 cups flour<p>2 teaspoon salt<p>1¼ cup water<p>1 cup starter, stir before using<p>1. In a glass bowl, add water and yeast. Mix the yeast into the water and let it sit for a couple minutes.<p>…

Bacteria May be Reason Some Foods Cause Heart Disease, Stroke

Researchers trying to figure out how meat causes heart disease came up with another possible explanation Monday: an essential nutrient found in meat and eggs might be a culprit.<p>They found evidence that choline may feed gut bacteria that in turn produce a compound that makes blood sticky and prone …

Holistic Medicine

What’s for dinner? #MeatlessMonday pasta will do nicely.

For a quick #MeatlessMonday dinner, give one of these Recipe Finder pasta dishes a go.<p>Lemony Green Bean Pasta Salad, pictured above. Full of bright textures and flavors.<p>Pasta With Garlicky Greens and Fried Eggs. A reminder that almost anything is extra tasty when you put an egg on it.<p>Pasta With …

Bow Ties
Europe

Taste Beyond The Tongue

From Perfect Grilled Chicken To Brownies: 17 Essential Recipes Everyone Should Know

You don’t need to be a gourmet cook with legions of cookbooks to please your friends and family. So long as you have tried and true recipes for the basics — grilled chicken, deviled eggs, tomato sauce, chocolate chip cookies, and so on — you’ll be able to whip up a crowd-pleasing meal with ease.<p>1. …

Cooking

This Is What a Dietitian Eats to Banish Inflammation and Get in Shape

We know that inflammation can lead to bloating and digestive issues, but dietitian and nutritionist Alex Caspero just enlightened us to its role in …

These Incredible Wave Paintings Are Sublimely Lit

These stunning wave paintings look so real you could probably surf on them.<p>From small ripples to surfable swells, ocean waves are rarely disappointing in their calming beauty. Although well depicted throughout art history (best exemplified by Japan's most iconic ukiyo-e woodblock painting), few …

Art

21 Cruises Everyone Should Go On Before They Die

Ready for a getaway?<p>A cruise can be so much more than just a trip for hard partying spring breakers. It can also be one of the best ways to immerse yourself in an array of gorgeous destinations—if you choose the right cruise line and venture, that is. These river and ocean voyages chosen by <i>National</i> …

Cruise Ships

Pasta alla Norma Recipe by Tony Mantuano | Panna

Get unlimited access to 500+ video recipes and 20+ cooking classes, from more than 65 award-winning chefs. Plus, we’re adding new premium recipes …

Southern Banana Pudding

Not-too-sweet vanilla custard gets a blanket of soft toasted meringue in this Southern-style banana pudding. We let the pudding base sit overnight so …

Dessert

16 Cheat Sheets For If You're A Foodie But Also Lazy AF

Easy and foolproof.

Cooking

Taste Beyond The Tongue

17 Best Low-Calorie Hunger-Satiating Snacks

You finished breakfast or lunch a few hours ago and you know you won't eat your next meal for another few hours. Enter: snacktime! You want to nosh on a snack that will satiate your hunger without going overboard on calories.<p>Certified dietitian Leslie Langevin, MS, RD, CD, of Whole Health Nutrition …

‘King of Queens’ Stars Leah Remini and Kevin James’ Reunion Photos Are Adorable

A post shared by Leah Remini (@leahremini) on Mar 29, 2017 at 6:06pm PDT<p>Together again! <b>Leah Remini</b> and <b>Kevin James</b>, who played husband and wife on the …

Celebrity News

How Dry Brushing Can Transform Your Body in Five Minutes or Less

Bare leg (and arm and ab) season is fast approaching. So how best to prepare our bodies, which have been enshrouded under puffy parkas, knit turtlenecks, and thermal leggings, for the light of day? Enter dry brushing—a wellness phenomenon touted for its benefits ranging from lymphatic drainage and …

Skin Care

100 Best Pie Recipes

Add one of our best pie recipes to your must-try list this year. Luscious lemon pies, sinfully delicious chocolate pies, fresh apple pies, and …

Baking

The Radical Future Of Branding

Designers predict the major branding trends of 2017.<p>At a time of tremendous political and cultural upheaval, one thing remains certain: Companies will keep trying to sell you stuff, and they’ll keep coming up with new ways to do it. Design is, of course, a major part of that pitch. We spoke with …

McDonald's

How to Get a $52,000 Trip Around the World for $400

In business class, no less.<p>Flying around the world on the cheap can be a ton of work. Between signing up for the right credit cards to collect free …

Travel