Linda Chan

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Bitcoin’s Price Has Soared. What Comes Next?

SAN FRANCISCO — Bitcoin has been in a bull market like few the world has ever seen.<p>At the beginning of the year, the price of a Bitcoin was below $1,000. It hit $5,000 in October, then doubled by late November. And on Thursday, less than two weeks later, the price of a single Bitcoin rose above …

How Wagamama changed the way we eat

It’s 25 years since Wagamama opened its first branch. Sophie Wilkinson reveals how the chain stays fresh<p>A waiter scribbles on my placemat, asking: “Have you eaten here before?” Yes, of course, because I’m at Wagamama, the 128-strong chain which has been feeding hungover, shopping-weary and other …

Crowd-Pleasing Mac and Cheese for Thanksgiving and Beyond

When deciding what to bring to Friendsgiving, I never even toy with the idea of a well-decorated pie or dish of roasted brussels sprouts: my fate is already sealed. I must bring the macaroni and cheese. I brought this genius version to my first ever Friendsgiving many years ago, only to watch it …

Cooking

Snow Flurries Recipe

Snow Flurries Recipe<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Beat butter and shortening at medium speed with an electric mixer until soft and creamy; gradually add 1 cup …

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

The world's best cake - delicious. magazine

This cake is traditionally served as is, but you could add sliced banana or fresh berries on top of the filling.<p>Good quality shop-bought vanilla …

US sees spike in Canadian homebuyers

<b>Canadians reeling from high prices at home helped fuel an increase foreign home purchases in the US, according to a survey of US property agents.</b><p>Canadians spent $19bn, more than double the previous year, much of it in the sunny southern state of Florida, the National Association of Realtors …

Real Estate

The Five Basic Sauces

Knowing the five basic “mother sauces” is as helpful to the food lover as it is to the chef. Understanding these sauces will help you read menus, …

Recipe: How to Make Portuguese Custard Tarts

Lisbon is a city with a sweet tooth, and its most iconic pastry is the palm-size <i>pastel de nata,</i> or egg tart, a creamy custard tart available in <i>pastelarias</i> across the city. The recipe dates back to the 16th century, when the confections, like many other Portuguese sweets, were made by nuns in …

California is about to explode with a spectacular wildflower display

California's parched, drought-stricken landscape was soaked this winter by ceaseless storms, creating the perfect conditions for a spectacular floral display.<p>In coming weeks, wildflowers will bloom in colorful profusion, carpeting the state's undulating hills and grassy valleys, especially in …

Nature

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

Don’t forget your camera!<p>Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week—who are we to limit you) staring …

Party Food

This foodie creates gorgeous coconut milk bowls, and they're just as yummy as they look

By now, you probably know about ~the healing wonders of coconut oil~ but do you know about the nutritional benefits of eating coconut milk? If you …

35 Christmas Cookie Recipes That Make This The Best Time Of Year

'Tis the season.<p>There are many reasons to love the holidays, but Christmas cookies are definitely on the top of that list. With that in mind, we gathered together all the important Christmas cookie recipes you need to get through this season — we’re talking shortbread, sugar cookies and lots of …

Holiday Cookie Contest winners prove every recipe tells a story

A near-miss, an underdog and a bit of cookie controversy were among the many behind-the-scenes stories during judging of the 2016 Chicago Tribune Holiday Cookie Contest.<p>In the annual contest in which we invite readers to submit their favorite cookie recipes, we again received earnest entries — some …

Dessert

Chef John's Minestrone Soup Recipe

Recipe by: Chef John<p>"This is the type of dish I never make the same way twice, but I hope you give this amazing minestrone recipe a try soon, but …

Get the Cheeseburger Recipe That Won Rachael Ray's Burger Bash 6 Times

<i>This football season, we’ve partnered with Taste of the NFL and their favorite tailgating experts to share great game-day recipes for an even greater</i> …

Recipes

For beginners, a guide to cooking all types of meat

As with many parents of teens, I am on a mission to teach my boys life skills. They are incredibly capable of catching a baseball, landing a flip on a trampoline and riding a bike without hands, but in five and six years, when they head off to college, will they have the broader skills they need to …

BBQ

3 Day Trips From Seattle Perfect for Fall

The Emerald City sits in between salt water and fresh water, as well as two mountain ranges, the Cascades and the Olympics. Heading just a few miles …

How to make pasta salad that's unique and delicious

You know what nobody cares for at a party? A bowl of limp, mayo-slicked noodles masquerading as pasta salad. So give them what they really want …

10 Healthy Reasons You Should Be Eating Moringa Leaves

Moringa leaves, a native plant of North India, have many health benefits. This article shares just 10 reasons everyone should consume Moringa.

North India

11 Fruit Boats That Are *Almost* Too Pretty to Eat

Summertime means fresh produce, and whether served savory or sweet, fruit will always be a go-to warm-weather treat. We love finding creative uses for our summer fruit bounty (watermelon ice cubes, anyone?), especially when the end product looks almost as good as it tastes. So head to your farmers’ …

Healthy Eating

15 Incredible Swimming Holes in Northern California

With global warming going the way it is, temperatures this summer might even get into the 90s! There are so many great rivers, lakes, and ponds to …

Hiking

This CEO was a millionaire at 22, went nearly bankrupt, and now runs a $100 million business

Tomas Gorny's life is a true rags-to-riches story that should serve as an inspiration for any budding entrepreneur.<p>He arrived in the US from Poland in the '90s when he was only 20. Barely speaking any English, Gorny had to work part-time valet-parking and carpet-cleaning jobs during his first …

Entrepreneurship

Nestor focuses on delivering lunch for office workers in Paris

French startup Nestor just raised $1 million (€900,000) from business angels through Anaxago, and TheFamily. The startup competes in the incredibly fierce market of food delivery startups in Paris. Compared to its competitors, Nestor has a full stack approach and focuses on weekday lunches for …