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America's Best All-Inclusive Resorts

“I just love having everything paid for up front,” says Renee Pagnani, who has vacationed at the same all-inclusive resort for six years in a row. …

Country Lifestyle

The Body-Type "Diet" May Be the Easiest and Best Diet For You to Follow — Here's Why

You may think you've heard about every diet out there — Atkins, ketogenic, Whole30 — but have you ever heard of body-type eating? If not, don't worry; you're not alone. The first time I came across body-type eating was when I was studying to become a Precision Nutrition nutrition coach. I liked the …

Nutrition

7 Best Foodie Spots for Your Next Europe Trip

Food travel is fun, exotic, and delicious. However, trying to plan a food travel experience can be daunting and confusing. From deciding which dishes …

European Travel

Steak Masters Dish About Their Favorite Cuts of Steak

Like coffee orders, the way you have your eggs, or your opinion on cilantro, your steak preferences are individual to your palate. Where some might …

BBQ

Tis the Season for Julia Child’s Trademark Vinaigrette

Julia Child once said: “The perfect vinaigrette is so easy to make that I see no reason whatsoever for bottled dressings.”<p>Once again, we can’t help …

Country Lifestyle

16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

Cooking

Chef John's Croissants Recipe

"I wouldn't describe making homemade croissants as easy since there are multiple steps, and it does take at least half a day. But it's really not …

Baking

Futuristic new device lets you talk, text, even use maps with no cell service

If you enjoy hiking, climbing, skiing, or any other activity that generally takes place in a remote area, we found something you definitely need to …

Apps

I Refuse to Spend Sunday Doing Meal Prep—Here Are My Time-Saving Secrets for Cooking on Weeknights

A food writer shares her best hacks.<p>If you want to cook more, consider your expenditure of energy. That includes every sort of energy: yours and that …

Cooking

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Nutrition

21 Family-Friendly Dinners to Make All Summer Long

Summer dining is great. The tastiest fruits and veggies are in season, the weather is perfect for eating outdoors, and mealtime just gets a lot more casual. It's the ideal time to cook for and with your family! Bestow this once-a-year greatness upon your own household with one of these …

Cooking

ruffled milk pie

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Brush a 9-inch round cake pan lightly with butter, then use a large sheet of parchment paper to fit into the bottom and …

Baking

Polish Meat and Potatoes Recipe

"This is an old recipe from my grandmother. 'Good Polish-Slovak food!' She would always say. 'Eat more!'"<p>Ingredients<p>4 potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 …

Food

The 4 Essential Tools for Home Cooks, According to Marcus Samuelsson

You don't need much to outfit your kitchen like a pro.<p>With so many kitchen appliances out there—from food processors to rice cookers—picking out …

Kitchens

Grandby’s Sour Cream Pound Cake Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 325˚F. In a medium bowl, mix together all-purpose flour, baking soda, and salt.<p>Step 2<p>In large bowl, cream butter …

Dessert

The evolutionary paradox of homosexuality

Being gay no longer holds the stigma it once did, but in evolution, why does a non-reproductive trait persist?<p>In 1913 George Levick, an explorer, …

LGBTQI

How to Pan Sear Steak Like a Complete Badass

Pan Seared Thick-Cut Strip Steaks<p>Notes<p><b>Rib-Eye Steaks:</b> Buy two thick steaks, and cut each in half.<p><b>Filet Mignon:</b> Cut 2-pound roast into four steaks and press each piece to flatten.<p><b>Strip Steaks:</b> Buy two thick steaks and cut each in half.<p>Rib-eye or filet mignon of similar thickness can be substituted …

Cooking

5 Mindsets That Make It Impossible to Be Happy (Even When Good Things Happen)

Happiness is less about your circumstances and more about your mindset.<p>As a therapist, I often work with people who are struggling to deal with tragic circumstances or traumatic events. But, I've also worked with many individuals who struggled to feel good even when good things happened to them. …

Happiness

Why are kids so bored, impatient, and fragile these days?

<b>Kids' social, emotional, and academic functioning has been declining for years, which suggests we need a new approach to parenting.</b><p>A friend of mine, …

Parenting

11 No-Fuss Party Platters That Will Make Guests Think You Got It Catered

Who doesn’t love a good party? Party prep, on the other hand… can be less of a blast. From cooking countless dishes to mixing pitchers of cocktails …

Food

In Spain, Many Travelers Fall Victim to These Common Schemes

Three days into a recent road trip along the Costa Brava region of northeastern Spain, my boyfriend and I stopped in the seaside town of Sant Feliu …

Credit Cards

Baci di Dama - Italian Hazelnut Cookies Recipe

The term, <b></b><i>Baci di dama</i> or <b>lady’s kisses</b>, comes from the cookie’s similarity to 2 lips bent on giving a kiss.<p>Italian hazelnut cookies (Baci di Dama): 2 …

Dessert

Here Are 19 Tips On How To Eat And Drink Like An Italian

Italy’s passion for the table has created some of the world’s most popular dishes, and along the way the rituals for best enjoying them. While Italians are enthusiastic and accepting hosts, they also admire those who “fare la bella figura”—make a good impression— by learning how to navigate their …

Italy

Michelle Obama is tired of seeing men 'fail up'

When Michelle Obama walked onto the stage of Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium Saturday evening, the crowd let loose screams of joy usually reserved for …

Michelle Obama

The portable home theater projector the size of a soda can is back down to its lowest price

There are a bunch of different portable projectors you can use to beam a nice big picture from your smartphone, tablet, or computer, and plenty of …

Gear & Gadgets

10 Best Things To Do On Your First Visit To Florence

Shares 61<p>Florence is one of Italy’s most popular cities to visit, especially for first-timers. Not only is Florence the art capital of the world, …

Italy

20 Game-Changing Spring Drugstore Beauty Products

It's that time of year again! The time when all of our favorite drugstore brands prepare to showcase their most innovative products in order for us to achieve our boldest, most refreshing, Insta-worthy Spring and Summer yet — and boy, did they live up to the challenge. We're talking lightweight, …

Skin Care

Chocolate Lover Dream Pound Cake Recipe

This chocolate lover dream pound cake with creamy chocolate ganache is the best pound cake that I ever tried! Rich, chocolatey, well moist chocolate …

Dessert

Ikea Summer 2018: 10 Best Products for Outdoor Living on a Budget

As if the soft-serve ice cream cones ($1) weren’t enough to lure me into braving the crowds at my nearest Ikea store: Ikea’s newest collection of …

Food & Dining

Perfect chocolate chip cookies!

3 weeks ago<p>I bake a lot as it's my "love language" and yet, making the "perfect" chocolate chip cookie is HARD. Here are some tips on how to do it! …

Chocolate Chip Cookies