Michelle Nonis

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All Pie, All the Time: Our Guide to the Best-Ever Crust, Filling, and More

That phrase "easy as pie"? It's about to make sense.<p>There are two types of people in this world: pie people, and…okay, let’s just pretend there are only pie people. Because if there’s anything more perfect in its simplicity than <b>gloriously ripe, juicy fruit</b> baked in a <b>golden, buttery pastry shell</b>, we …

Baking

Vegan Chocolate Tart with Salted Oat Crust

8 Servings<p>You don’t have to use a vegan chocolate to make this decadent tart—any bittersweet baking bar will be great.<p>October 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Crust<p>1¼ cups old-fashioned oats<p>¾ cup whole wheat flour<p>⅓ cup virgin coconut oil, melted, slightly cooled<p>¼ cup light agave syrup (nectar)<p>2 tablespoons …

Holiday Gift Ideas for Travel Tech Lovers

1<p>Wink HUB<p>Gift peace of mind this holiday season with the Wink HUB ($120)—a device that links all of your smart devices, allowing them to communicate. …

Skirt Steak with Shallot Pan Sauce

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 35 min<p>Total Time: 35 min<p>A seared piece of meat might sound boring. But when it’s drizzled with a silky reduction? Always exciting.<p>January 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon vegetable oil<p>1 12–14-oz. skirt steak, halved crosswise<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>1 small …

Best Trips 2016

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. Whether it’s Botswana's Okavango Delta or Brazil's beaches, these 20 go-now destinations will get you packing.

Apocalypse Pig: The Last Antibiotic Begins to Fail

Science & InnovationGermination<p>I mentioned on Monday that this past week was intended by the CDC, WHO and other health authorities to be a global awareness week for antibiotic resistance. Alarming news that came out of China at the end of the week certainly created new awareness of resistance, but …

Your Breakfast Called, and It Wants to Be This Smoothie Bowl

If you're drinking your morning smoothie out of a glass, you're doing it wrong.<p>It's a scientific fact: Food just tastes better in bowls (just ask us about our favorite lunchtime staple). But even we bowl enthusiasts were skeptical of smoothie bowls—we love smoothies, and we love bowls, so why mess …

Healthy Snacks That Won't Spoil Dinner (and That Your Kids Will Actually Eat)

Making healthy, balanced snacks that won't spoil dinner can be a challenge. These ideas are here to save the day.<p></head>It's a constant battle: How to make an afternoon snack that's easy and quick, healthy, filling, and appealing to your kiddos—all without spoiling dinner. Oreos dunked in milk are …

Renowned Tattoo Artist Inked Clients Through a Hole in the Wall Without Ever Meeting Them

Normally, a lot of careful planning goes into getting a tattoo. Or, at the very least, people looking to get a tattoo become familiar with their design of choice. Tattoo artist Scott Campbell, however, has added an element of surprise to this process with his performance project called <i>Whole Glory</i>. …

Inked

Reader Recs: The Best of South America

As a chill descends upon the northern hemisphere, tropical temperatures tempt tourists south of the Equator.<p>From the spectacular wildlife of the Galápagos to the pulsating nightlife of Lima, South America offers a tremendous diversity of experiences. That’s why we asked our fans on Facebook to …

How to Make Your Caramel 100x More Exciting: Replace Cream with Fruit

It feels like we've known about caramel since the beginning of time.<p>But the Romans, the Byzantines, the members of the Ming dynasty, the dinosaurs (!) did <i>not</i> spoon caramel sauce over their ice cream. Because <b>in 1993, its existence was still news</b> (in the U.S., at least).<p>In a <i>New York Times</i> article, …

Make Overnight Oats That Actually Taste Good by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Faster, faster, faster! Make a better breakfast in a hurry by perfecting the art of overnight oats.<p>When it comes to fast, healthy breakfast options, it's hard to beat overnight oats. They're the ultimate big-batch food, meaning they easily double, triple, and quadruple in scale—and they get better …

Breakfast

From ravioli to truffles, check out 15 creative ways to cook with pumpkin puree

Classic pumpkin pie rocks. No dispute there. But that's not the only fantastic dish that you can make with a can of pumpkin puree—we're talking pillowy pumpkin ravioli, delicate pumpkin spice truffles and an over-the-top pumpkin spice cake with gooey salted caramel. Here are 15 creative recipes …

Dessert

13 Breads For Your Thanksgiving Table

Thanksgiving is basically the Starch Family reunion. Everyone's accounted for, with stuffing, mashed potatoes, and pie crust all making an appearance at the big meal. But amidst the din and the chatter, the bread—the root of this family tree—is often pushed aside for another scoop of something more …

Spiced Pear Upside-Down Cake

8 Servings<p>Make sure the cake pan you’re using is at least 2" deep; the batter will rise to the very top while baking and will overflow in a shallow pan.<p>October 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus more for pan<p>1½ cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pan<p>3 tablespoons fresh orange …

Baking

Simple Two-Layer Chocolate Birthday Cake with Milk Chocolate Ganache

12 Servings<p>Icing on top and in the middle, sides left bare: This modern-looking style shows off the cake’s decadent (and perfectly even) chocolate layers.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan<p>2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pan<p>6 ounces …

Our Favorite Local Bakeries Around the World

Our picks for where to get your cakes, pies, pastries, cookies, bread, and more in these local favorites around the world.<p>Every city has its beloved …

What to Know About Meat and Cancer

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

The 3 Kinds of Caramelized Onions Every Home Cook Should Know

Not all caramelized onions are created equal. Here are the three types you should know, and how to use them.<p>When caramelizing onions, there is a right color for the right job—you just have to learn how far to take ’em. No matter if you’re using yellow, white, or sweet onions, be sure to <b>use a large,</b> …

75 of Our Best Cake Recipes (Yep... 75!)

If it's not clear from these 75 recipes, we just really like cake... a lot.<p><b>Sometimes you just need a slice of cake.</b> Or...75 of 'em. We rounded up some of our favorite cake recipes, and then kept finding more that we loved, and well, here we are. Happy baking!

Dessert

36 Tahini Recipes for Hummus, Cookies, Noodles, Meat, and More

We love tahini—from thickening spreads to adding heft to sauces, is there anything this ground sesame paste can't do?<p><b>We love tahini.</b> This creamy sesame seed paste is genius in just about everything, from classic hummus to chicken salad. Make one of these recipes tonight, and get to know this …

10 Best Pumpkin Soups

Nothing says #thisisfall like creamy, velvety pumpkin soup. Here, F&W’s top ten best pumpkin soups to make during the crisp, cool autumn …

7 Best Fall Casseroles

From sweet butternut squash strata to healthy cauliflower casserole, here are seven amazing casseroles to make this fall.<p>From sweet butternut squash …

Celebrated stones

JEWELRY SEE<p><b>From the Hope Diamond, to the Star of the East, the Taylor-Burton Diamond, to the Wittelsbach Diamond, history has been marked by the</b> …

The 54 Best Romantic Comedies of All Time

There is no “best” romantic comedy. Something is funny when someone laughs, or romantic when their heart swells, for better or for worse, and we have no right to say why one of these should top another. Your uncle, or cube-mate might say, “That’s stupid. <i>Breakfast at Tiffany’s</i> is obviously the best …

How to Make Your Own Italian Grandma-Style Pasta Without a Recipe

<i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, in an effort for you to create your own spin. Today…roasted eggplant gemelli!</i><p>It's a Wednesday night and our October issue is closing. Editors, …

15 Bucket List Recipes for Fall

How many can you make?<p>Don’t mourn the end of summer—celebrate the start of fall by planning out all the seasonal parties you can host, tailgates you …