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7 Easy, Healthy Dinners to Cook This Week

Cooking is simple (once you've mastered a few basics), but planning meals isn't always so easy. In fact, coming up with a meal plan that you know …

Cooking

What's the Difference Between Pastrami and Corned Beef?

Here in Chicago on the near South Side there is a steam table delicatessen called Manny's. I’ve been going there all my life. My dad used to take me …

Cooking

These 7 Pioneer Woman Recipes Are Too Easy Not to Make This Week

Ree Drummond, otherwise known as The Pioneer Woman, has a knack for creating simple, mouthwatering recipes that resonate with scores of people. She's …

Cooking

10 Fancy Foods Worth Trying to Make at Home

If you think dishes like paella, risotto, and lobster are best enjoyed at fancy restaurants, guess again. What if we told that you could easily cook …

Recipes

5 healthy ways with lemons - Jamie Oliver | Features

Sometimes referred to as the third seasoning (along with salt and pepper) lemons are a fantastic way to add zing to your food. Plus, they’re really …

Recipes

15 Chinese Food Recipes That Taste Better Than Takeout

Ditch the kung pao with these easy recipes.<p>February 05, 2018<p>Sometimes I just want to sit in front of Netflix and eat boxes of takeout while I …

Food & Dining

Our Favorite Rib Recipes of All-Time

We’re not saying these ribs are required at your summer party, but they’re highly recommended for happy guests.<p>These rib recipes cover all areas of …

BBQ

11 Actually Easy Bread Recipes to Try at Home

Making bread at home for the first time? Super intimidating. But with a little practice and the right recipe, you can easily make some of your …

Breakfast

Make the Best Pizza

Good morning. There are more than 2,500 five-star ratings on our best recipe for pizza dough (above), but I’m here this morning with a couple of notes about it all the same. (Some night soon you can use the result to make a plain pizza pie, or a pizza that is green and white.)<p>The first is, if you …

Homemade jam that uses berries to sweeten, instead of sugar

My grandmother used to make jam every year out of the summer bounty of berries. It was a multi-day project involving scorching-hot vats of berries, thickened by pectin and pounds of white sugar, which she balanced with the tang of lemon or lime juice. A simple slab of toasted country bread …

Recipes

The Best Farm-to-Table Restaurant in Every State

<i>This content originally appeared on Travel + Leisure</i><p>The farm-to-table movement may be decades old, but recent heightened attention towards issues …

Restaurants

16 Big Batch Slow Cooker Recipes That Freeze Well For Leftovers

Just reheat and enjoy.

36 Taco Recipes So Good You’ll Never Want to Make Anything Else

Need a standout “Taco Tuesday” recipe? With these cheesy, meat- and veggie-packed tacos on the menu, you’ll want to have one (or three) every night.<p>1 …

Cooking

The Best Place to Camp in Each Western State

Ready, set, camp<p>Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing, and …

The Best Italian Restaurant In Portland

What's better than Portland's lush, natural landscape? The fresh and authentic Italian food that it produces, of course.<p>Nestled between running …

Yule Love These Holiday Cocktails

The lights are up, the presents are all wrapped (or if you still need them, you can find inspiration in our gift guides right now), and the family is …

New Orleans Beignets

New Orleans Beignets<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Make the yeast mixture: Combine yeast, 1/2 cup warm water, and 1 tsp. granulated sugar in bowl of a …

The Most Popular Instant Pot Recipes from 2017

I'm calling it now: 2017 was officially the year of the Instant Pot. While I've been singing the praises of this seven-in-one multi-cooker for a …

Foodies Call These "the Best Chicken Crockpot Recipes"

Who said chicken was boring? Sure, it's the go-to meat that's graced our plates ad nauseam, and it's our flavor reference when trying frog legs—but …

Recipes

We tried San Francisco's legendary sourdough from the best local bakeries — and the winner was clear

It's not just hometown pride either — the special flavor in San Francisco sourdough comes from the lactic acids produced by bacteria that gets into the bread.<p>I recently set out on a mission to find the best sourdough bread San Francisco has to offer. To choose the bakeries I'd visit, I consulted …

Baking

Instant hot cocoa is awful, and it's starch's fault. Here's how to make your own.

Swiss Miss is a miss.<p>There is a time and a place for instant hot cocoa. It’s called “when you want it right this second and have nothing better on hand.” Hot chocolate mix is fine in a pinch, but the reality is that the homemade variety is far tastier, and surprisingly easy to make. Plus, you can …

35 Hidden Bars Around the World and How to Find Them

Some of the world's most intriguing bars are in locations you might not expect, hidden in taco joints and noodle shops, or disguised as everything …

Comforting Holiday Cocktails

We’ve been on a bit of a scotch whisky kick this winter—something about the slightly smoky flavor is extremely comforting on a cold night. Since we …

Cocktails

Sick of traffic? See the Bay Area cities with great (and not so great) walkability

Traffic keeps getting worse around the Bay Area. It's so bad that we now we have the fourth-worst congestion in the world. And if we keep adding more people to the region and our roads, we may catch Los Angeles, Moscow and New York before we know it.<p>No wonder many people want to drive around the …

21 Stellar Thanksgiving Side Dishes You Can Make Ahead Of Time

The early bird gets to relax!<p>Thanksgiving can quickly turn from an enjoyable holiday into a hectic cooking marathon if you don’t prepare ahead.<p>Thankfully, these savory side dishes keep well in the fridge, so you can prepare them beforehand and save yourself a headache on the big day. You’ll breeze …

42 Best cabin getaways

When you're looking to unplug from the world and be with family and friends, a relaxing trip into nature can be just what you need.<p>Not everyone is up to the task of roughing it outdoors à la Bear Grylls, however. Some travellers want pampering via a warm and cozy lodge, others like the feel of a …

Coi Is America’s Newest 3-Michelin-Starred Restaurant

After being delayed by the wine country wildfires, Michelin announces San Francisco’s star winners.<p>On October 12, Michelin readied to announce which …

Family Favorites: 10 Dinner Recipes You'll Make Again And Again

Here are some dishes primed to become staples in your household.<p>“My Favorite!” That’s what you’ll hear every time you whip up one of these tried-and-true recipes. From chicken pot pies to Sloppy Joes, these family favorites never get old.<p>1. Chicken Pot Pie<p>These easy (yes, I said easy) chicken pot …

Cooking

Portland vs. Seattle Food Fight

Northwest Smackdown<p><b>Arguing for Portland: Food blogger/cookbook author Ivy Manning (she writes for national magazines).</b> Small, funky, adventurous, and …

Oregon

The Martinez Is the Cocktail You Need to Be Drinking This Weekend

Just seasonally appropriate enough without veering into "holiday kitsch" territory.<p>Before long, the rest of the year will be owned by prescribed holiday drinks: Sticky-sweet "witch’s brew" (probably just some gelatin and vodka) fuming with dry ice at a Halloween party. The cheap scotch your uncle …