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Zucchini Noodle Recipes That'll Make You Forget All About Pasta

It's time to get out the spiralizer.<p>Move over spaghetti squash, there’s a whole new pasta-shaped veggie on the market. Actually, there’s an array of new options thanks to a small, affordable kitchen appliance called the spiralizer.<p>The spiralizer can take just about any vegetable ― our favorite …

Cooking

Ask A Porn Star: What Was Your Grossest On-Set Experience?

I was with Lee Roy Myers when he was shooting for Woodrocket’s Ask A Porn Star series back in January (always free and uncensored on Woodrocket!), and I believe one of the questions I suggested was “what’s the weirdest thing you’ve seen on a porn set?” Or it may have been “what’s the worst thing …

Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

Every month, we ask a group of public radio hosts to turn us on to songs they haven't been able to turn off. This month, our esteemed panelists picked an unforgettable cut with touches of gospel and folk from the Atlanta hip-hop scene, a moving jazz tribute to a Cuban bassist, a horn-laden stomp …

Music

Ask a Somm: What is the Best Wine Under $12?

In two and a half short years, Los Angeles restaurant <b>Bestia</b> has skyrocketed into the spotlight on both the local and national levels, garnering a devout following for chef <b>Ori Menashe</b>'s inspired, seasonal Italian plates. And not to be outdone by smoked sea urchin salads and 'nduja pizzas, wine …

Strathberry Of Scotland's Amazing Video Proves Meticulously Made Handbags Don't Have To Cost $4,000

One look at this video, and it's clear that Strathberry of Scotland handbags are very special. The attention to detail and meticulous craftsmanship are captivating.<p>But on the other hand, it also looks strangely familiar. That's because we've seen this footage before -- except it was capturing the …

A Brutally Honest Review Of What It's Like To Shop At Anthropologie

Anthropologie: Home of beautifully crafted window displays, sophisticated-yet-bohemian garb and failed dreams.<p>For whatever reason, you call it "one of your favorite stores," even though you can count the number of things you've actually purchased there on one hand. You probably don't ever <i>plan</i> to …

Rose Gold

Here's How To Make A Classic Margarita, Because It's A Fundamental Life Skill

Margaritas are like opinions. Everyone has one that they consider to be the best.<p>To truly find your favorite, there's a whole ridiculous world of margaritas to be guzzled. You can try tame flavors like strawberry or mango, or you can go batsh*t crazy with a chocolate marg or even -- <i>shudder</i> -- one …

2 Awesome Homemade Vegetarian Burgers Even a Carnivore Will Crave

Vegans and vegetarians often get the short end of the stick when it comes to backyard grilling season. Sure, there are a couple of decent frozen veggie burger brands, but let's face it: Frozen pre-packaged food is <i>never</i> going to be as good as fresh, homemade food prepared with quality ingredients. …

How to Make the Absolute Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

By Bon Appétit<p>These scrambled eggs are super soft and just a little runny, aka exactly how they should be.<p>We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny …

The doomsday vault: the seeds that could save a post-apocalyptic world | Suzanne Goldenberg

Photograph: Images Group/REX_Shutterstock<p>The seeds are stored in boxes labelled alphabetically, in a room that looks like a warehouse.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/5/19/1432047805342/2ecc97a4-1992-407c-b411-fc27448eef94-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Images …

How To Grill Fish Like A Boss, In 5 Easy Steps

Photo credit: Shutterstock<p>Grilling is the most basic of cooking methods -- open fire, al fresco -- but that doesn't mean it's the simplest. Some meals cook up easily on the grill, such as sausages and chicken, but others require a little more thought, consideration and careful handling. We're …

Cooking

Tips and Tricks for the Best Scrambled Eggs, Your Way

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>My girlfriend, Kate, and I have an ongoing disagreement about scrambled eggs. She's in the crack-'em-into-a-hot-pan-and-stir-until-well-done camp, which produces firm eggs that have visible striations of white and yolk. …

10 Essential BBQ Sauce Recipes for Summer

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>With the official start of grill season - easily our favorite season - it’s FINALLY time for some good ole fashioned barbecue. And …

Barbecue Recipes

How To Grow Every Single Herb You've Ever Wanted, Indoors

Great news, everyone. The days of throwing down $4 for a sprig of thyme are behind you. Never again will you have to fork over your last bills for some wilting basil to make a pesto, because you can grow those herbs <i>at home</i> -- yes, even if you don't have one square foot of yard to call your own. …

Gardening

How to Make Your Own Chia Pudding

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Jessica Murnane of One Part Plant shares her recipe for homemade chia pudding that will make you forget all about those grocery store pods.</i><p>Not …

Watch R/C drift kings shred scale-model tires

Upstairs at a Japanese body shop, a gaggle of racers get gloriously sideways with beautifully detailed R/C drift cars.<p>Expertly executed drifting is fantastic to watch at any scale. Most of the time, that involves going to a racetrack and inhaling billowing plumes of vaporized tire during an …

Soup Recipes Hearty Enough To Call Dinner

Jay Leno put it best when he said, "Soup is just a way of screwing you out of a meal." This often feels true in the case of tomato soup when it's not accompanied with a grilled cheese. And it is definitely true in the case of a pureed butternut squash soup, which leaves you hungry just an hour …

Jay Leno

For a dad stung by stereotypes, 'Fresh Off the Boat' is point of pride

"Fresh Off the Boat" is finally here, and even though I've been privileged to watch it develop for months, seeing it actually air on TV has been a mind-bending, time-twisting experience — one that I, that many of us, have been waiting a lifetime to arrive.<p>Because even the rise of the Internet …

Why You Should Holiday With Baby

Shouldn't you wait until kids are older and can remember family holidays before you "waste" your money on taking them traveling with you? As a travel writer and founder of online family travel website Suitcases and Strollers, this is a question I get asked a lot, and I have one response. No.<p>Don't …

Your Ultimate Guide To No-Bake Energy Bites & Bars

<i>(For quick, healthy recipes & insider nutrition tips, sign up for my newsletter & follow me on Twitter!)</i><p>Trying to eat healthier in the new year? Looking to liven up your child's school lunch box? Need energy for a workout? If you want to eat something healthy and homemade, but have little time to …

Dessert

Barbuda Is The Best Caribbean Island You're Not Going To

We like to think we're experts in relaxation and dreamy, beachy islands the world over. And we've seen some doozies. But let us just drop a new little nugget of knowledge on you that will hopefully blow your mind on this wintery day.<p><b>Barbuda is the best little Caribbean island you're not visiting.</b><p>In …

Watch for These Top 5 Sky Events of 2015: Eclipses, Comets, and Planets

Starstruck<p>Lunar eclipses and the innermost planets will take center stage in the heavens.<p>Stay tuned, stargazers—the year ahead offers many heavenly delights, including a pair of lunar disappearing acts and a potentially surprising comet.<p>While scores of amazing astronomical phenomena are in the …

7 Reasons to Visit Puerto Rico with Kids

Located in the Caribbean between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, Puerto Rico is a tropical family vacation destination with year-round sunshine, picturesque beaches and an array of family-friendly activities. The capital of San Juan is a bustling port city steeped in history that …

Puerto Rico

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

11 Disney Treats That Are Totally Worth A Trip To The Park

We're just a <i>little</i> bit in love with Disneyland -- and with uncovering every hush-hush secret hidden within the Happiest Place on Earth.<p>And many of those secrets, we've learned, are foods. From fine dining offerings (like layered sandwiches and pie à la mode) to guilty-pleasure classics (bring on …

Starwatch: The January night sky

With some of the best starry skies of the year, a meteor shower, all the planets and a surprising comet, January should be a fascinating month in astronomy.<p>Orion climbs from the E horizon at nightfall to rule our S sky for much of the night. Jupiter rises in the ENE 90 minutes before our chart …

Top 10 films of 2014: complete US chart

10. The Lego Movie<p>What we say: Everything is awesome. And forever compromised. The Lego Movie is a $60m (£38m) advert that’s clever, smart and extremely funny. It’s marketing as art, art as commerce, and commerce as fun. It’s also an attack on corporate mono-culture. And a deconstruction of stupid …

The One Place In Asia You're Overlooking But Shouldn't

Jamie Metzl is a modern day renaissance man -- a novelist, extreme endurance athlete, senior U.S. policy aide, and also a bonafide Asia expert.<p>Metzl has traveled extensively in the region, earned a Ph.D. in Asian history from Oxford, served as executive vice president of the prestigious Asia …