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How to Make Bagels at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Making your own bagels takes some time, but it's easy once you get over your fears. Thankfully, Kenzi holds our hand throughout the whole</i> …

Baking

How Many Of These Young Adult Books Have You Read?

So little time, so much to read.

Secrets to Making Restaurant Pizza at Home

If you’re serious about pizza, it may seem impossible to create really good pizza at home. While there’s definitely a ceiling to what you can do …

Italian Food

17 Pieces of Map Wall Art to Satisfy Your Wanderlust

We’re craving an adventure. From following fearless women travelers on Instagram to drooling over pretty passport covers, we’re ready to start booking flights to our favorite destinations. Unfortunately, for some of us that vacation is a ways off. So in the meantime, why not bring the world to you …

Wall Art

Spring's Almost Here: the Most Amazing Cherry Blossom Viewing Around the World

In the fall you peep the changing leaves and fall foiliage, and in spring, you go see the beautiful pink cherry blossoms. And we could all use some …

The Five Mother Sauces Every Cook Should Know

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: The five sauces every home cook should know how to make and customize.</i><p>In the 19th century, Marie-Antoine Carême anointed Béchamel, Velouté, Espagnole, …

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

Workplace Wellness

The Forgiveness Boost

Making amends with those who trespass against us yields a number of physical and mental benefits. Sometimes even victims of the worst crimes can find solace in letting go.<p>On New Year’s Eve in 1995, Frances McNeill, a 78-year-old woman who lived alone in Knoxville, Tennessee, went to bed early. …

Psychology

Expert guide to Barcelona

Local laws and etiquette<p>Tipping is a pretty relaxed affair in Spain, and people tend to round up to the nearest euro in a bar, café or taxi, and leave just a few euros in all but the smartest restaurants.<p>Drivers are required to keep a fluorescent gilet inside the car, to be worn if they break down …

Barcelona

Why flatbreads are worth making from scratch

Baking bread for a low-histamine diet led Bee Wilson to try her hand at chapati. Pittas and parathas quickly followed...<p>It’s strange how we cooks divide food into things that we make and things that we buy, often quite arbitrarily. It isn’t to do with the actual trouble involved, but some kind of …

Bread

Why we've all fallen head-over-heels for the 36 questions that promise true love

A simple questionnaire, which claims it can make two strangers fall in love, has taken the world by storm. Claire Cohen explains why we're so drawn to the idea of eliminating risk where our fragile hearts are concerned<p>When <b>Mandy Len Catron</b> fell in love, she probably hoped for a few well wishers – …

Relationships

43 Essential Kitchen Secrets

These helpful tips and tricks will save you time and money.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money.

Recipes

Sweden's 25th Icehotel Stuns with Enchanting Frozen Rooms

The 25th installation of Sweden's Icehotel has opened, letting guests once again experience life in an enchanting frozen kingdom. The hotel, newly designed each year by artists and architects and built in the town of Jukkasjrvi, will be open for guests from December through April. The hotel rooms …

Sweden

The best new tourist attractions on earth, according to Lonely Planet

If globe-trotting is on your bucket list this year, travel guide company Lonely Planet wants to tell you where to go. Its list of the world’s best travel experiences of 2015, part of its latest ebook, “New in Travel,” will take you off the beaten track from Ireland to Panama to South Africa. Here’s …

Travel

Our Readers' Favorite Bon Appétit Recipes of All Time

We asked Bon Appétit readers which of our recipes they can't live without, and their answers ranged from sticky buns to Thai larb to braised short ribs. Here are 48 of your favorites.

Cooking

Holiday hotspots: where to go in 2015

Looking for inspiration for this year’s holiday? We’ve selected 40 hot destinations for 2015, each with a fresh reason to visit, from new budget flights, hotels, arts events and festivals to a solar eclipse …<p>Málaga, Spain<p>Málaga’s credentials as a cultural city-break destination will get a serious …

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

10 Great Cooking Classes Around the World

Want to explore local culture in a new way on your next trip? Sign up for a cooking class.<p><i>Here are our recommendations for ten of the best culinary workshops in the world:</i><p><b>1. The Madrones (Philo, California)</b><p>The workshops at the Madrones pay homage to tried-and-true locals who’ve been at it for a …

Madhya Pradesh

7 Hawaii Destinations The Obamas Should Escape To

Dear Obama family,<p>By now, we know you have your annual holiday vacation down to a science. After all, you've stayed in the same neighborhood for the past seven years -- and we don't blame you. Those digs in Kailua aren't too shabby.<p>But Mr. President, we think you should mix it up a little. That's …

From stunning landscapes to medieval castles, your favorite things about Serbia

Situated on the crossroads of eastern and central Europe, Serbia has seen tumultuous history unfold in its centuries-old cities, mountains and plains. After years of turmoil since the breakup of Yugoslavia, the country is emerging as the region's innovation hub and a tourist destination.<p>Last week …

20 destinations for 2015: Vietnam

<b>Why?</b><p>2015 will mark the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon – and Vietnam has come a very long way since then, emerging as an increasingly popular destination for British visitors.<p>Its cities are absurdly in-your-face, driven by the buzz of a million motorbikes and the palpable thrust of energy …

Vietnam

The world's best places to get a 'yes'

Once you’ve chosen to spend the rest of your life with that special someone, you’re faced with what can feel like an even greater decision. Where do I pop the question?<p>1. Bagan, Myanmar (Burma)<p>Sunrises are inherently romantic, but those in Bagan are truly surreal. The capital of the Kingdom of …

Cut Paper Illustrations by Maude White | Colossal

<p>New York-based artist Maude White (previously) continues to create beautifully rendered illustrations with cut paper, creating dozens of new pieces …