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23 Crowd-Pleasing Dips

1 of 23<p>Pepper-Pepper Cheese Dip<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 23<p>Shrimp-and-Andouille Gumbo Dip<p>3 of 23<p>Avocado–Black Bean Salsa<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 23<p>Hot Caramelized …

Onions

7 Critical Public Speaking Tips (Source: The 'World Champion of Public Speaking,' Who Beat 30,000 People for the Title)

There's a teacher in Houston who started going to Toastmasters events a few years ago.<p>Her name is Ramona J. Smith, and it turns out she has a knack for public speaking.<p>So much so that she beat out 30,000 other public speakers in a competition to be named "World Champion of Public Speaking," at the …

Public Speaking

Why Is College in America So Expensive?

The outrageous price of a U.S. degree is unique in the world.<p>Before the automobile, before the Statue of Liberty, before the vast majority of contemporary colleges existed, the rising cost of higher education was shocking the American conscience: “Gentlemen have to pay for their sons in one year …

Higher Education

Canned coconut milk is a secret weapon in savory cooking. Here are six smart ways to use it.

Canned coconut milk is like a secret weapon: It adds creaminess and thickness to a dish without relying on cream, and its lack of lactose means it’s a useful ingredient for those sensitive to or avoiding dairy. It can have a strong coconut flavor, sure, but when combined with other ingredients, it …

Food

Make Slow Cooker Basil Chicken in Coconut Curry Tonight

Kitchn's Delicious Links column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

6 Overlooked but Superb French Wine Regions Worth Exploring

France’s wine country isn’t all sprawling châteaux and rolling hills—venture off the beaten track to find the country’s most rewarding tasting …

Wine

7 Traditional Foods You Have to Try in Malaga

Malaga’s culinary scene is one of the most exciting and inventive in southern Spain, but sometimes you can’t beat the classics. This is especially …

Malaga

Rachael Ray's Fresh 30-Minute Meals for Late-Summer

Make the most of awesome end-of-summer produce (corn, tomatoes, and peppers, oh my!) with these super-easy recipes.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Rachael Ray's …

Cooking

Where to Eat in Paris’ Saint-Germain-des-Prés Neighborhood

Saint-Germain-des-Prés, in Paris’ Sixth Arrondissement, remains just as popular as ever today, and a focal point of most visitors’ trips …

France

25 Recipes Where Cabbage Is King — Recipes from The Kitchn

Cabbage is one of those unsung heroes in the kitchen. You might not think too much about it, but it can be one of the most versatile veggies in your …

Cabbage

Easy White Chocolate Limoncello Truffles – Italian Dessert

Easy White Chocolate Limoncello Truffles – Italian Dessert<br>These delicious white chocolate Limoncello truffles look amazing and taste refreshing! A …

Dessert

40 Cozy Fall Dinner Recipes to Make All Season Long

Crisp Fall days are meant for comfort food, and there are so many ways to make that happen with Fall produce. Pumpkin pastas, butternut squash soups, and more hearty Autumn dinners will warm your soul and fill you up on chilly nights. Consider this your ultimate guide to Fall dinner recipes that …

Butternut

The 16 Most Epic Running Races in Europe

From races in huge metropolitan cities (Brussels, Paris, Rome) to ultra marathons in scenic terrain (Tenerife, Menorca, Lake Balaton) to races …

Marathons

Boozy French Marathon Has 23 Wines to Taste, Oysters, Ice Cream and More

The route winds through vineyards, past chateaux, and allows “runners” time to sample cheese, ice cream, and oysters as they race through all 26 …

Ice Cream

50 Easy Eggplant Recipes

There are many ways to cook with eggplant: fried, baked, grilled and even as a substitute for meat. Explore some of our favorite techniques to use on …

Cooking

The 10 Most Popular Instagram Recipes From August 2018

We're glad to see such a priority is being placed on chocolate chip cookies.<p>It’s impossible to keep up with everything posted to Instagram, but it’d be a shame to miss out on all the delicious recipes flooding the feeds. We’ve done the heavy lifting for you by finding the 10 most-liked recipes from …

Cooking

Fresh Apple Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Bake pecans in a single layer in a shallow pan 5 to 7 minutes or until lightly toasted and fragrant, …

Dessert

Why You Should Check Out These 6 Awesome Italian And French Wine Towns

If you’re planning a vacation in European wine country and are looking for that perfect combo of beautiful town, gorgeous landscapes and excellent vintages, head to any–or all–of these six destinations in Italy and France.<p><b>MONTEPULCIANO (TUSCANY)</b><p>In addition to being the epicenter for one of Italy’s …

Wine

Review: Wine tasting in Paris’s Latin Quarter

We all know France boasts some of the world’s best bottles of wine, but to an inexperienced wine drinker, a French wine list can seem intimidating. …

Wine Tasting

The 40 Best-Ever Recipes from Food & Wine

Of the more than 24,000 recipes we've published since 1978, these are the ones that were so memorable, so revelatory, and so delicious that we're …

Cooking

Skillet Pork Chops with Apples and Onions

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 450°. Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper. Cook in hot oil in a 12-inch cast-iron skillet over medium heat 5 to 6 …

Recipes

How To Plan A Fabulous Wine Holiday In Italy

With numerous wine regions and <i>strade dei vini</i>, Italy offers countless options for a memorable wine holiday, a fast-growing type of vacation that generates billions of euros for the country each year. But with such a wide range of choices—from Alpine vineyards in the far north to the volcanic …

Wineries

Burmese mango, peanut and lime salad (Tayat thi toke) recipe | The New Vegan

Food,Life and style,Vegetables,Vegan food and drink,Vegetarian food and drink<p>Rethink salads with this punchy and fruity dish from Myanmar<p>This week’s recipe is inspired by a dish I ate at Burma Burma, one of my favourite restaurants in Mumbai. Since Burmese food has been relatively hidden from the …

Vegetarian Food

Where Coco Chanel Spent Her Time in Paris

LIFESTYLE TRAVEL<p>Coco Chanel may not have been a Paris native (in fact, she hailed from Saumur, France), but her name has forever been connected to …

Almond Cupcake with Salted Caramel Buttercream Frosting Recipe

"A delicious cupcake with a to-die-for frosting! I came up with this for my friend's wedding--she wanted something different for her wedding cake …

17 Spanish-Inspired Recipes to Try at Home

Move over, Italian—it’s time for Spanish cuisine to become a regular at the dinner table. Like its Mediterranean relative, Spain’s culinary …

Tone Every Inch of Your Body With These 100 Effective Bodyweight Moves

Here it is! The ultimate guide to the best bodyweight moves. Bookmark this for later so you can create your own workout by mixing and matching these badass moves, and watch your body transform. Maybe you want an all-butt workout with squats and lunges. Maybe you want to focus on toning your arms …

10 Sandwiches That Are Worth Flying to France for

French sandwich culture is a thing of glory.<p><i>This story originally appeared on FoodandWine.com.</i><p>France has a proud, centuries-old food culture that is …

The Summer Bucket List: 25 Recipes We Want to Make Before September Hits

The BA staff sounds out on the recipes we’ve got to make before the clock strikes fall and we all turn into pumpkin bread. Check out the recipes here.

Guide to Wine and Bubbly Tasting in France's Champagne Wine Region

When it comes to celebrations, there’s no sound more satisfying—or festive—than the dramatic pop of a Champagne cork. Bubbles are often the drink of choice used to toast milestone moments from marriages to big birthdays. The tradition dates back to the coronation of French kings in the Champagne …