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Dinner Tonight: Smoky Minestrone with Tortellini and Basil or Parsley Pesto

It's the most wonderful time of the year—for rich foods and lots of sweets, that is. Sometimes it feels like December is one long food coma, punctuated by a few sugar highs. Sometimes, it makes you crave vegetables. You start to fantasize about giant tomatoes, and leafy greens, and pants without …

15 Thanksgiving Salads to Brighten Up Your Meal

On a table sagging under the weight of turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, and who knows what other dishes, it's easy for a salad to go ignored. It's especially easy to ignore it if the salad is an afterthought, something thrown together in a couple minutes right before people …

Healthy Eating

The 16 Best Desserts From All Over The World

Sure doctors and nutritionists and pretty much the whole Internet say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but we beg to differ: It's definitely dessert. Here, 16 desserts from around the world that every sugar lover has got to try (or at least dream about).<p><b>Go to Argentina for</b> …

Butterscotch Caramel Blondies

148<p>19<p>Shares 167<p>I’ve been in San Francisco this week, doing some events – which is actually an excuse for eating my way around town. San Francisco is …

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

Winner of Your Best Vegan Recipe

<i>A big congratulations to feastingathome, whose Lentil Meatballs with Indian Fenugreek Sauce was voted Your Best Vegan Recipe.</i><p><b>Describe an early food experience that has influenced the way you think about food and/or cooking.</b><p>Both my parents liked to cook when I was growing up. It was always quite …

Vegan Recipes

Australia's 13 Most Beautiful Islands

Thanks to the drop in the Australian dollar and the beginning of summer in the southern hemisphere, now is the time to plan travel to the exotic islands around Australia. Here are a few of our favorites.<p>Kangaroo Island, South Australia<p>Cocos Keeling Islands, Indian Ocean<p>Shark Island, New South Wales

50 incredible bars you should drink at in your lifetime

From the world's oldest bar to one housed inside of a massive tree in South Africa, we've found 50 unforgettable bars worth traveling the globe for.<p>Here's your boozy bucket list.

8 Homemade Veggie Burger Recipes

Master the grill with your own mouth-watering, meat-free burgers. Find out how

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How Natalie Morales cuts carbs, not flavor: Try her zucchini pasta with pesto

<i>As part of TODAY's "At Home with Natalie" series, Natalie Morales shares one of her favorite healthy recipes: zucchini pasta with pesto. Watch the video to learn more about why Natalie loves this dish.</i><p>Like most other people, I try to maintain a healthy diet. This dish came about as a way to satisfy …

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Feast your way around Sydney's global cuisines

In multicultural Sydney, you can dip your tastebuds in other shores without ever leaving the city. The best dishes here were raised in migrant neighbourhoods where locals won’t put up with flavours less than authentic. Ready your tastebuds for steaming Malaysian pancakes, Korean barbecues, and a …

Australia

Stir Fried Green Mung

There are so many different ways to include mung beans into a meal; they are such a diverse ingredient. This is one of my favorite ways to eat Green Mung, sprouted and stir fried and eaten with a serving of yogurt. The easiest of all beans to digest and with endless nutrition benefits, mung beans …

35 Weeknight Vegetarian Recipes to Embrace #MeatlessMonday

These hearty vegetarian mains prove going meatless isn't all salads.<p><b>With so many tasty, hearty vegetarian</b> options, it's never been easier to skip the meat for a day or two. These vegetarian mains are filling and fast enough to get on the table tonight.

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8 Starchy Side Dishes That are Naturally Gluten-Free

Forget pasta and grains: some of the tastiest, most satisfying sides are naturally gluten-free.<p><b>1. Black Bean & Corn Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>This is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. The dressing is smoky and sweet -- similar to the vinaigrette served …

13 Protein-Packed Quinoa Recipes

Quinoa is more than just a superseed that you hear about from people at the gym or in health magazines. It is a nutrient-dense ingredient that can be …

Make This Easy, Impressive Valentine's Day Dish

Screw the restaurant reservation. Cook this memorable meal instead<p>For whatever reason, some people think of Valentine’s Day as a time to tackle complicated recipes—grand, lavish dishes such as stuffed leg of lamb or chocolate soufflé. Ultimately (and predictably) these dishes often end in date …

Vegetarian Cooking Hacks Every Herbivore Should Know

If you're a fan of cooking hacks, chances are you've come across all the best ones. From the right way to eat a cupcake to how to get the best sear on your steak, the hacks are many and varied. If you're a vegetarian, not many of them will pertain to you -- chances are you'll probably never need to …

6 Fempreneurs Who Built a Business From Their Backpack

Frustrated that the only opportunity you have to travel is during your daily commute to work? Bored of your monotonous 9-to-5? There's a new wave of female entrepreneurs proving that it is possible to combine a successful career with full time travel.<p>I caught up with six of these savvy women to …

Shakshuka: Cradle Your Eggs In A Cozy Blanket Of Tomatoes And Spices

There are many great ways to cook eggs. Poached, soft boiled, or scrambled -- we love them all. But there's one egg-cooking technique that often gets snubbed in home kitchens, and we're looking to change that here today. Baked eggs. If you've never had them, you'll love them. If you've never cooked …

6 Dynamic Tofu Recipes That Might Just Change Your Mind on Bean Curd

Poor tofu. It's all too easy to dismiss tofu as tasteless blocks of bean curd for health nuts -- as something to be merely consumed for sustenance. But cooking and eating tofu doesn't have to be a joyless exercise. Aside from the obvious health benefits, it can be prepared a number of inventive …

5 Documentaries to Sink Your Teeth Into for Food Day

No matter who we are socially, culturally, or economically -- snappily-dressed professionals savoring the latest culinary innovation at that new experimental joint downtown or a college student taking their first stab at budget cooking in a cramped kitchen -- we all eat. Food matters to all of us; …

Super-Simple Broccolini Salad

A tangy Asian dressing is a superb (and quick) way to dress up Broccolini and mushrooms.<p><i>A tangy Asian dressing is a superb (and quick) way to dress</i> …

7 Fail-Proof Veggie Burgers

Here, seven seriously tasty veggie burgers to make now.<p>In today’s Chefs in Conversation video, Michael Chiarello and Sang Yoon talk about crimes …

Sydney's top 10 hotel bars

Melbourne may be known for its rooftop and laneway bars, but when it comes to hotel bars Sydney has the standouts. From popular stalwarts to hip new arrivals, we’ve rounded up 10 city hotels that offer travellers more than just a place to sleep.<p><b>Gilt Lounge, QT,</b> <b>49 Market Street, Sydney</b><p>Overlooking …

Australia

Quinoa and Kale, Meet the Portobello

What happens when you combine the vegetarian ingredient of the ’90s with two of the healthy ingredients of the 21st century?<p><i>These healthy recipes are</i> …

Veggie Burger

4 Servings<p>Refrigerated resting is key to these burgers’ success. Air-chilling helps dry the burgers out slightly so they stick together in the skillet.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup wheat berries<p>Kosher salt<p>½ ounce dried porcini mushrooms<p>4 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 shallot, finely chopped<p>8 ounces …

Recipes

Lentils and Chickpeas with Greens

2 Servings<p>A power lunch for grown-ups and kids alike.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup green lentils<p>3 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>½ bunch greens, such as spinach, kale, or Swiss chard, bottom stems trimmed<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>1 15-oz. can chickpeas, rinsed<p>4 cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered …

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