Matthew Lam

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The Best (and Worst) Foods for Your Gut

"I pooped three times today and feel great!" maybe isn't something you shout from the mountaintops, but gut health is popping up more and more often …

Nutrition

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

Travel

5 Experts on the Best Wine You Can Buy at Trader Joe’s — Shopping

Trader Joe's is one of my favorite resources for everyday wines. Good, inexpensive wines are hard not to love. But I never would have guessed that …

Wine

How To Use Histograms

As photographers, we rely so much on our eyes that it’s almost second nature to decide whether a picture is too bright, too dark or just right simply …

Tutorials

The Best Pastries in Paris, According to Top Chefs

It’s been the world’s favorite destination for luscious baked goods since forever. Now the French capital is outperforming even itself.<p>By Kate …

14 Secret Menu Items You Should Order at These Restaurant Chains

You won't be disappointed.<p>Buffalo Wild Wings’ ‘El Loco’<p>Guess it’s not so secret anymore since B-Dubs announced three ways to hack their menu, but …

Why Oat Milk Is Suddenly All the Rage

Over the last few months, you may have noticed a new vegan milk option at your local coffee shop: oat milk. I’ll be honest; when I first heard I could turn my cappuccino into a capp-OAT-ccino, I rolled my eyes. Could LA <i>be</i> anymore, LA? Turns out, oat milk isn’t an LA thing. It’s a Swedish thing …

Breakfast

Make This Slow-Cooker Beef Stroganoff With Just 4 Ingredients

Beef stroganoff is the ultimate comfort food. Creamy and filling, thclassic beef dinner has been around since the mid-1800s and is popular around the globe — from Russia to Japan. Inspired by a recipe from my childhood, I’ve made this simple, four-ingredient recipe even easier by adapting it for a …

Cooking

Here's what it's like to stay at New York City's No. 1 ranked hotel, which has a dynamite cocktail bar and beautiful decor

Step into The Beekman in New York City's Financial District and you will no doubt feel transported to a different era.<p>First opened in 1881, the Temple Court building that houses The Beekman was one of the city's first skyscrapers. The stunning atrium that centers the building housed offices for …

KitchenAid helps you kick-start your morning with new products at IHHS

If you’re already thinking about your spring cleaning to-do list, nothing will encourage you to donate your existing possessions quite like an influx …

Kitchens

Slow Cooker Bean and Barley Stew

Slow Cookers

Chick fil-A’s Secret Menu Will Blow Your Mind

Think Chick fil-A couldn’t possibly get any better? Think again.<p>In addition to a menu of old favorites, Chick fil-A super fans have been shedding …

8 Slow Cooker Recipes To Get Rid Of Belly Fat

We love a solid one-and-done meal. That’s why our slow cooker gets a ton of use. It’s a lot less tempting to order take-out when you can so easily …

Cooking

Easy Crock Pot Chicken and Rice With Green Beans

This easy crock pot chicken and rice recipe is a snap to prepare and cook in the slow cooker, and it makes a good everyday family dinner.<p>We used …

Cooking

Visiting Paris in Two Days: What To See

Paris in Two Days - Introduction and Overview of the Itinerary<p>A Flexible, Fun, and Self-Guided Itinerary<p>A week or more in Paris is absolutely ideal …

France

Readers’ 23 All-Time Favorite Real Simple Recipes

We asked, and thousands of you answered. Here are the dishes most bookmarked, dog-eared, clipped, shared, and enjoyed—from once-a-week slow-cooker …

The 10 Most Essential Winter Slow Cooker Recipes

While the slow cooker is really an all-season tool in the kitchen, it shines most in the cold winter months, when it can work overtime churning out …

10 Chefs' Tips for Upgrading Slow Cooker Recipes

Your slow cooker food doesn't need to be bland and boring. These tips will transform the way you think about Crock Pots.<p>Slow cooker recipes can be mushy bombs sometimes, but they don't have to. We've all had a watery, bland soup or an overcooked chicken "casserole"—and those dishes were victims of …

Cooking

The 6 Healthiest Alcohols You Can Be Drinking

Getting drunk isn't the only thing alcohol does for you.<p>September 19, 2017<p>People usually refer to the act of drinking as "unhealthy," but it doesn’t …

13 Things You Can Send Someone You Love That Are Better Than Flowers

Sure, flowers are pretty but can you eat them?

Dessert

Don’t Make These 4 Photo Composition Mistakes: Watch This Video & Avoid “Eyeball Confusion”

Whether you shoot landscapes, portraits, sports, or other types of images, sloppy composition can ruin an otherwise great shot. In this quick …

Tutorials

We spill the beans on coffee culture, plus the best kit to buy

The British have a complicated relationship with coffee. On the one hand, we love a caffeine fix: two thirds of us visited a coffee shop in the past three months, according to Mintel. Coffee shop sales hit a record £3.4 billion last year (a 10 per cent rise on 2015) and are predicted to rise a …

Coffee

Hamburger and Pasta Skillet

Make this hamburger and pasta skillet dish with egg noodles or pasta. Macaroni or penne pasta -- as pictured -- are both good choices. Tomatoes, …

What’s the Story? 5 Ways to Make Better Street Photos

Street photography is an addictive calling—the more you do it, the more you want to do it. You crave more people, more places, more action. Plus, …

Street Photography

3 Smartphone Camera Settings You Should Try Out

It wasn’t all that long ago that simply having a phone with a camera in it was relatively rare. Not so today!Now, the cameras on our smartphones are …

Peanut Butter Lasagna?! Before You Say "Nope," You've Got to Try This Crazy-Good Dessert Hack

Forget every other dessert lasagna you've seen: This easy 5-ingredient version is a game-changer.<p>Sure, dessert lasagnas are having a moment, but …

Dessert

Give Your Sangria a Fall Makeover by Using Cider Instead of Wine

Summer is over, but that’s no reason to quit drinking cold, fruity sangria. To give this tasty pitcher of boozy goodness a fall makeover, just swap …