Michele Rowell

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This Slow Cooker Chicken & Rice Is the Easy Meal You Crave

Well, spring has technically arrived, but based on some of the weather in parts of the country, you wouldn't know it. That's fine, though, because we …

Cooking

The Most-Saved Slow Cooker Recipes to Make Right Now

There's not a week that goes by where my slow cooker isn't put to work. It's the hero that helps me get dinner on the table when busy nights hit and …

Cooking

12 things I wish I knew before visiting Paris

Paris draws over 80 million visitors every year. In order to be able to enjoy and experience Paris to the fullest, without becoming overwhelmed by …

How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

20 Healthy Chicken Casserole Recipes to Keep in Heavy Rotation

When it comes to planning weeknight dinners, meal-prepping and one-pan meals can be your best friends. For a filling dinner option packed with healthy carbs and protein, you really can't go wrong with chicken casseroles. From flavorful Mexican-inspired dishes to various combinations of chicken, …

Cooking

These 14 Instant Pot Recipes Will Knock Your Family's Socks Off — and Won't Cost You More Than $20

Let's be honest, the Instant Pot is a busy parent's BFF. You can make pretty much anything your little heart desires — from rice to seafood to yogurt and beyond — and you don't have to sit around waiting for water to boil or an oven to preheat. So what could be better for moms and dads who have to …

Cooking

Crunchy Roasted Parmesan Potatoes: This is the right way to do it

I often wonder if my son may have been switched at birth because he tends to turn up his nose at mashed potatoes, instead of diving in face first …

10 Essential Southern and Soul Food Restaurants in LA

There is much to love about soul and Southern food. A plate of pork chops or chicken smothered in salty, thick gravy. Impeccable regional barbecue. The soft, chewy bread on a New Orlean’s po’ boy. Or the comfort of a bowl of jambalaya. Southern and soul food have a special place in the American …

Our Best Budget-Friendly Beef Recipes

When it's time to set a dinner game plan, most days, we all want the same thing: We want to make a meal that’s fast, easy, and most importantly, …

Cooking

The SF Bucket List: Everything You Need to Do Before You Die

If you do life right, you'll live and die in San Francisco. In which case you've hopefully got some time to cross all of these must-do, only-in-SF …

14 Free Things to Do in San Diego

When you mention San Diego, everyone has a different image and reaction. Some people picture the beaches, and some start craving the Mexican food. …

California

These Are the 100 Best Restaurants in America, According to OpenTable

OpenTable, the online restaurant reservation service, released its year-end list of the 100 best restaurants in America today. The list—which is …

29 places in San Francisco to take your out-of-town relatives - Curbed SF

<i>Editor’s note: This map originally appeared in November 2016, and now we've updated and expanded it for the new holiday season.</i><p>The holiday weekend is here folks. Passover begins tonight. Easter Sunday is, well, Sunday. And spring break has already swung into action. For many this means distant …

San Francisco

Crock Pot Chicken Enchilada Casserole

The word "enchilada" is a Spanish word that means "in chili." The typical enchilada is a corn tortilla stuffed with meat, cheese, and other …

Rare 1915 Film Shows Claude Monet at Work in His Famous Garden at Giverny

Long ago, we showed you some startling footage of an elderly, arthritic Pierre-Auguste Renoir, painting with horribly deformed hands. Today we offer …

Pumpkin Spice Slow Cooker Oatmeal Will Make Mornings Magical

Slow Cooker Creamy Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal<p>Serves 6<p>Cooking spray, olive oil, or coconut oil <br>2 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided <br>1 1/2 cups steel-cut …

Slow Cookers

36 Dump-And-Cook Crockpot Recipes You Need To Try

Make chicken tetrazzini the easy way with this breezy recipe. The only thing you have to do when you get home at the end of the day is add cream …

These 5 Easy Dinners Will Give You the Coziest Fall Feels

Now that we are squarely settled into fall, there is nothing I want more than a meal plan full of dinners that are hearty, warming, and above all …

Cooking

From fishing to climbing: The best California state parks for all types

Nearly 300 state park units dot the varied landscape of California – that translates to about 1.6 million acres of protected land and the wildlife contained therein.<p>From the granite spires of Castle Crags to the pink and purple hills of Anza-Borrego, each state park offers unique natural delights, …

National Parks

27 Dump Dinners That Basically Cook Themselves

Winner, winner, slow-cooked dinner.

10 Things Incredibly Likable People Never, Ever Do (and Why You Love Them for It) | Inc.com

Some people are incredibly likable because of the things they do. Some people are incredibly charismatic because of the things they do.<p>And some people are incredibly likable because of the things they <i>don't</i> do.<p>If you know someone who possesses the following qualities, share this with them -- and …

Self-improvement

Heading up the 395? Stopping to scope out the sights is time well spent

We've all probably done it. We load up the car and head north for Mammoth Lakes as quickly as possible.<p>I've finally learned that the 300-plus-miles drive mostly on U.S. Highway 395 can be as enjoyable, informative and enlightening as the time spent in that great mountain community.<p>And this time of …

Hiking

5 Must-Try Foods When Visiting San Francisco

Stepping foot into a new city can feel overwhelming, with so many sites to see, places to explore and things to do. Sometimes the easiest way to …

San Francisco

The 19 best things to do in San Francisco, according to people who live there

San Francisco tourism is in a bit of a slump, though over 25 million people visit every year.<p>Visitors might be drawn to the obvious attractions like the Golden Gate Bridge and the "Full House" home, but San Francisco has more to offer than tourist traps and trolley cars.<p>To help you experience the …

San Francisco

The Ten Best Restaurants on the Drive from LA to Vegas

With Sin City such a short drive from Los Angeles, there’s little reason not to make the trek to the land of penny slot machines and gluttonous buffets. But with so much of the drive taking place in a restaurant wasteland, it’s important to plan the dining experience to maximize the road trip. …

Los Angeles

10 Lessons I’ve Learned After Traveling For 10 Years

Dear friend, There is no right or wrong way to travel— but I will just share with you how I travel: First of all, I never fly first class or …

Street Photography

17 Cheat Sheets Every Home Cook Should Know About

From baking hacks, to perfect pastas, to slow cooker shortcuts.

50 of the Most Stunning Historic Hotels in America

Travel back in time on your next vacation.<p>These historic properties make uninspired travel a thing of the past.

The best fried chicken in America

American cuisine is a mutt through-and-through, with the best Italian restaurants in America and the best Mexican restaurants defining the genre as …

5 Easy, No-Cook Breakfasts

Fresh Fruit and Greek Yogurt<p>This one couldn't be easier. Just spoon a 5.3-oz. container of fat-free vanilla Greek yogurt into a bowl, and top with …