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Ditch the Carton: How to Make Amazing, Easy Egg Nog

The first time I set out to make egg nog from scratch I was prepared for it to be an undertaking. I assumed people relied on the pre-mix for the same reason they bought ready-made pie crust - it's just that much less work. But I could not have been more wrong. Making egg nog was not only …

Cuba's Tourism Gain Will Be Puerto Rico's Loss Says Analyst

Puerto Rico’s economy will suffer when more U.S. travelers are allowed to visit Cuba as economic barriers are loosened, according to Belle Haven …

The 7 Best Spots on Earth for Stargazing

By Teresa Bitler for ShermansTravel<p>Remember when it seemed like you could reach up and touch the Milky Way, the ribbon of stars that make up our galaxy? Thanks to light pollution, it's becoming harder and harder to see -- unless you get yourself out to dark and remote locales. Here are seven …

John Besh Wants You to Age Your Eggnog

During the holidays at Domenica in New Orleans, chef Lisa White serves up this delicious aged Creole eggnog. Try this recipe now, and pop it open on …

Busting Wine Myths That Are 100% Wrong

<b>Myth 1: Want To Get Healthy? You MUST Cut Wine Out Of Your Diet!</b><p>It never ceases to amaze me when I hear of someone turning down a glass of wine because of the carbs.<p>It has been well-reported that wine consumed in moderation has a multitude of health benefits. A glass a day for women (two for men, …

Ain't No Mountain High Enough: 7 Romantic Mountaintop Hotels

We've all heard the song, but these seven gorgeous properties imbue it with new meaning. Rather than traversing mountains, rivers, and valleys to get to your sweetheart, we heartily recommend making that journey <i>together</i> -- because it's really hard to top a romantic getaway snuggled up in a cozy …

Video of R2-D2 and C-3PO Visiting Sesame Street in 1979

James Cameron on His Big Contribution to TERMINATOR GENISYS

Meet the Empanadas of Latin America

"Live rabbits hopped out of some of the large empanadas; birds fluttered from others." That's how food historian Rachel Laudan, in her book <i>Cuisine and Empire</i>, describes a feast eaten by Hernán Cortés and the Spanish Viceroy in Mexico City in 1538. Among the myriad dishes at the three-day feast were …

This Genius Put Candy In His Ice Machine, Creating A Frozen Candy Dispenser

Frozen sweets are better treats.<p>Just ask Redditor dericpeace, who knocked the Internet out cold with a stroke of genius this week when he decided to fill his ice machine with lots and lots of candy.<p>He turned off the ice-making function, waited for the sugary confections to freeze a little -- and …

Texas vs. Everyone Else: The Great Beef vs. Pork BBQ Debate

By: Dan Gentile<p>Barbecue is a controversial food, but nothing in the canon of smoked-meat history lights the fires quite like the age-old question of beef vs. pork. Although "combination plate" is always a good answer, we asked a panel of barbecue luminaries to weigh in on which is the superior …

The Lost Art of Making Popcorn From Scratch

I never quite took to the whole microwave popcorn thing. Sure, it's easy, but making popcorn from scratch is easy, too--and it tastes so freaking delicious! Even better with real butter! Hmmm, it's better with butter...isn't that some sort of ad slogan? If it isn't yet, it should be. Butter is key. …

Tangy Teriyaki Salmon + Pad Thai Redux

<i>This post is brought to you by our friends at Weight Watchers, who celebrate gathering together around the table to enjoy wholesome, beautiful food.</i><p>For dinner tonight, let's savor the flavors of the globe without hopping on a flight (unless you can -- in which case, take us with you). This menu …

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9 Ways to Make Apple Cake

Apple pie gets all the love, but apple cakes are homier and (often) less fussy. Here are nine takes on an apple cake to try this weekend.<p>Apple pie …

8 Grilled Meats That Belong at Your Next Tailgate

Tailgating can mean simply grilling up a few hot dogs and burgers. Or tailgating can mean meat heaven. For those who want to appease the tailgating …

Spiced Apple Cider

12 Servings<p>Reducing the cider intensifies its flavor, Sean Rembold, chef at Marlow & Sons, in Brooklyn, says, adding, “There’s also the aromatherapy you get from simmering cider.”<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 gallon apple cider, preferably fresh (the darker the better)<p>1 tablespoon whole allspice<p>1 teaspoon …

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The Secret to Paul Kahan's Sweet-Spicy Chicken

The grilled chicken at hole-in-the-wall Portuguese spot, Montreal's Chez Doval, inspired this amazing recipe.<p>Before Paul Kahan opened his remarkable …

Firecracker Shrimp with Blue Cheese Dressing

Andrew Zimmern tosses crispy shrimp in a buttery hot sauce for the ultimate Sunday football snack.<p>Spicy. Buttery. Crispy. Sometimes I even butterfly …

8 Super-Garlicky Shrimp Dishes

Shrimp goes with garlic like peanut butter goes with jelly. Don’t believe us? Try the duo for yourself with these delicious recipes—all of which are …

10 Best-Ever Blueberry Dishes for Brunch

From fluffy muffins to refreshing lemonade, these 10 brunch recipes all take advantage of sweet summer blueberries.<p>From fluffy muffins to refreshing …

Barbecued Chicken

4 Servings<p>Avoid rookie mistakes when it comes to barbecuing chicken. If you apply the sauce too early, it will scorch. And most bottled sauces are too sweet, which is where this vinegary version comes in.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Barbecue Sauce<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>¼ cup tomato paste<p>2 teaspoons …

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How to Buy and Use Beef Ribs

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: Beef ribs sub in for the usual pork, and the results are</i> …

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20 Tips for Ordering Wine in Restaurants

F&W's Megan Krigbaum reveals simple strategies for choosing wisely from wine lists and talking to somms.<p><i>F&W's Megan Krigbaum reveals simple</i> …

Where to Find 90-Year-Old Wine in Australia's Barossa Valley

F&W's editor-in-chief Dana Cowin takes in Australia's beautiful Barossa Valley and all it has to offer—from amazing Vietnamese food to an excellent …

13 Cheesecake Recipes, from Chocolate to Pumpkin to Greek Yogurt

13 of our best cheesecake recipes, from classic to pumpkin to s'mores to peach.<p><b>Cheesecake is an all-seasons treat</b>—berries in the summer, pumpkin in the fall, chocolate ALL THE TIME. You can even give it an Italian accent (we're looking at you, ricotta and mascarpone). But, most importantly, it's …

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9 DIY Jams to Make Now

Right now we’re in the midst of a bounty of summer fruits. Sadly, it won’t last forever. Here are nine sweet and tart jams to make now.<p>Right now …

Frozen Yogurt with Poached Peaches

8 Servings<p>No ice cream maker? Use store-bought frozen yogurt, or serve this over lightly sweetened Greek yogurt.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Frozen Yogurt<p>1 cup heavy cream<p>1 cup plain whole-milk Greek yogurt<p>1 cup whole milk<p>½ cup honey<p>2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>Pinch of kosher salt<p>Peaches and …

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Raspberry and Blackberry Recipes

SAVEUR<p>https://www.saveur.com/article/-/Raspberry-and-Blackberry-Recipes<p>article<p>When raspberries or blackberries are on our shopping list, we always …

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Drink This: Cachaca

Mix up the official spirit of Brazil during your World Cup party<p>Cachaça: Weird to say <i>(kah-SHAH-sah</i>), fun to drink.<p>Distillers have made this exotic Brazilian elixir by hand in single pot stills for more thn 500 years. Although cachaça has been around for half a millennium, few in United States are …