Matt Coumans

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A Make-Ahead Halloween Feast

After storming the streets for all sorts of treats, bring the gang home to a ready-to-go meal both kids and parents can enjoy.<p>1 of 5<p>Honey Cider-Beer …

Panasonic's home of the future will blow your mind

The high-tech home of the Jetsons just got a little closer to reality.<p>Demonstrated at this year's CEATEC 2016, Panasonic unveiled a full range of IoT (Internet of Things) smart home products at its "Unique Interface/Unique Experience" exhibition. Its exhibition used existing and in-development …

The Pans That French Mamas Use Instead of Cast Iron

You might know the French brand Mauviel for its top-of-the-line copper cookware, the stuff of wedding registries and shiny, rose-colored, dream-kitchen dreams.<p>But one of their lesser-known lines, called M'steel, deserves a foot in that spotlight, too: The French-made, commercial-grade pans are made …

27 of the Most Beautiful Places In America

From sea to shining sea and everything in between.<p>Narrowing down the list of America's most scenic spots is clearly an impossible task, but these stunning places are totally worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list.

A 67-Mile Hiking Trail Just Opened Through LA's Urban Mountains

Los Angeles is a special place, geologically speaking: It’s one of a handful of large metropolitan areas that’s bifurcated by mountains. Not just a …

15 Grilled Burger Recipes for Memorial Day

Walk into any Memorial Day cookout and you're likely to find burgers on the grill—few foods are as synonymous with grilling. At its heart, a great burger is an exercise in simplicity. All you really need is beef, salt, pepper, and fire. Once you've got the base down it's time to start experimenting …

Add Cilantro, Citrus, and Smoke for a Killer Summery Steak

Want to start turning out better steaks? Then it's time to start thinking beyond just salt, pepper, meat, and fire. While that combo undoubtedly makes for one fine piece of beef, try looking to barbecue—both for seasoning and for technique—to bring more nuance and flavor to your steaks.<p>For this …

Smoked Beef Top Round

To make a large smoked beef top round in the 5-7 lb range like the one I recommend below, you’ll probably have to speak to the butcher and get them …

Jamaican Jerked Grilled Chicken Wings

Jerked Grilled Chicken Wings – Jamaican Jerk Marinade<p>Wings are the classic grilled appetizer. The usual flavor combination applied to wings is some …

How to Season (and Clean!) Your Cast Iron Skillet for Real

By Rochelle Bilow<p>Food sticking to your skillet? We thought so. Here's how to season cast iron right, once and for all.<p>No piece of kitchen equipment incites such feelings of fear and anxiety (but also love and obsession) as the cast iron pan. If you haven’t mastered the art of cooking with—and …

10 Places You Have to See to Believe

Are you ready for your daily dose of wanderlust (and then some)? These wonders around the world—from Seussian flower fields to seas that shine like stars—simply must been seen to be believed.

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Best Honeymoon Hotels in the South Pacific

<i>Picking the perfect honeymoon location is no easy feat — countless destinations, endless hotel options, and finding the ideal spot to suit both you and your new spouse's needs... how do you choose? Well, we've got you covered. Whether you're looking for inexpensive honeymoon ideas, ultra-romantic</i> …

The 10 world landmarks that have to be on your bucket list

There are some landmarks so iconic they appear on almost every traveler's bucket list.<p>From the Taj Mahal to Machu Picchu, a visit to these sites is …

'The King of Capital' earned $734 million last year

Here's why.<p>Schwarzman made $734 million in 2015, according to Devin Banerjee at Bloomberg, who crunched the numbers on Blackstone's annual report filed on Friday.<p>That includes his cut of deal profits, dividends on his stock ownership, salary, and other compensation.<p>Schwarzman, the subject of a book …

Venture Capital

The Christmas Cookie Recipes That Will Make This Holiday Sweeter

30 of them, to be exact.<p>Before we even eat our Thanksgiving feast, the bakers in us start thinking about Christmas cookies. It's not that we can't and don't bake cookies other times of the year -- we never stop making cookies. It's that there's nothing quite as special as the cookies made for the …

Dessert

Never Overcook Roast Beef Again

Next time you roast beef in the oven or your slow cooker, you'll know with complete confidence that it'll come out right.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Linda Buckmaster confesses to</i> …

Cooking

Top EU court rules Bitcoin transactions tax-free

The European Union's highest court said Bitcoin, as well as other virtual currencies, can be exchanged tax-free within the EU.<p>In a Thursday ruling, …

Google-backed startup Magic Leap could be raising $1 billion in funding — one of the biggest deals ever

According to that report, such a deal would value Magic Leap at $4.5 billion. South Florida Business Journal is Magic Leap's hometown newspaper of record, theoretically placing it close to the source.<p>The only other tech companies to ever raise $1 billion in a single round were Uber, which managed …