Maria Morin

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Chopped Parsley Salad with Quinoa, Comte + Pumpkin Seeds

<i>Every week, Caroline Wright creates simple, civilized recipes for Food52 that feed four -- for under $20, in under 20 minutes.</i><p><i>Today: A game-changing trick for quinoa salad.</i><p>Take it from a cook who’s made her fair share of grain salads: this one’s a little bit different, maybe a bit more special, …

In Darwin: Beer Can Boats Race Through Croc-Infested Waters

In the lead up to Darwin's fortieth Lions Beer Can Regatta, locals around town encouraged their party guests to set aside the stubbies and chug tinnies. While trading glass bottles for aluminum cans does nothing for environmental impact, this slightly odd behavior came with a reasonable rationale: …

Delicious world foods that won't win beauty pageants

I was feeling exceptionally cavalier many years ago when I first ordered steak tartare in a restaurant. This mood evaporated quickly when the plate arrived, looking all pink and juicy, with bits of onion, parsley and capers mixed in there. It looked like a tiger had neatly barfed up a diseased …

Best places to get naked

It's not news to point out that the human body has been fetishized by advertising, consumerism, cinema, etc. There is, however, no better way to realize the folly of this fetishism than to get naked with others (in some non-sexual way) and see how quickly the symbolic becomes hyperbolic. Here are …

Book a Vacation at a Divorce Hotel and End Your Marriage in Luxury

Book a room at a divorce hotel for a long weekend of luxury...and finalizing your split. Nina Strochlic reports.<p>What isn’t included in a vacation …

Five Things Most Chicago Visitors Never Do

Sure, the guidebooks can point out some of the best things to do in Chicago, but there’s a whole hidden side to the city beyond the touristy lure of Millennium Park and Navy Pier. So here you have it: secret Chicago restaurants, tours and attractions with locals-only flavor, from Kendall College’s …

Mountains for Mortals: 7 of America's Best Summits for Beginners

Anyone who's spent even a little time in the mountains has pictured it: You're a couple hours into your hike; panoramas of sweeping valleys and jagged cliff lines consume your gaze. You wipe a bead of sweat off your brow as you climb higher and higher, each step bringing you closer to the …