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Maple-Cinnamon Toast with Citrus and Crème Fraîche

4 Servings<p>The cinnamon butter will saturate the bread while it bakes, almost like an eggless French toast.<p>December 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 small blood orange or navel orange, very thinly sliced, seeds removed<p>2 tablespoons sugar<p>½ vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room …

Chewy Vanilla Spice Cookies with Chocolate Chunks (Vegan, too!) Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is a recipe I created for our Food52 Holiday Cookie Truck, inspired by Ovenly's Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie. I wanted a cookie that merged the benefits of a chewy chocolate chip cookie with the fragrance of a holiday spice cookie. Using their cookie base, I infused it with the …

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Thanksgiving Crock Pot Recipes

Free up more space in your oven!<p>The hottest commodity in your kitchen on Thanksgiving Day is always the oven. No matter how much you try to figure out the timing, there are only so many dishes you can fit in there.<p>Over the years we’ve mastered re-heating mashed potatoes on the stove top and just …

The Thanksgiving Pie Recipes You've Been Waiting For All Year

Pumpkin, pecan and apple are just the beginning.<p>There’s a lot of debate about what makes Thanksgiving food so special. Is it the turkey or the sides, the stuffing or the sweet potato casserole, the meal itself or the leftovers the next day? These are tough questions that we’re not yet prepared to …

20 Delicious Meals To Make With English Muffins

Pizza, for one.<p>The greatest thing about English muffin recipes -- aside from the fact that it means you get to eat English muffins -- is that they are downright simple to make. Because when we say English muffin recipes, we don't mean whipping up these griddled breads from scratch. Nope, we're …

The One Recipe You Need To Make This Weekend: Buffalo Nachos

If you make nothing else, make this dish.<p>The world is full of incredible foods. We know this. But some dishes stop us in our tracks with our jaws dropped, and involuntarily make us whisper, "<i>ohmygawd</i>." That's the kind of recipe we have for you today. It's a recipe that makes you throw caution to …

Cook These Dishes On Sunday, And Eat Healthy Meals All Week Long

This week is going to be better.<p>Resolving to eat healthy, home-cooked meals for a whole week is easy to do on Saturday or Sunday when you’re rested and energy is high. But come Tuesday or Wednesday, once you’ve worked a couple of long days and fought to get home during rush hour, that resolve …

Dinner Recipes You Can Make With A Slow Cooker And A Can Of Soda

Trust.<p>Every day we're more and more in love with the slow cooker. And now we're just convinced that it's a gift from the gods because not only can it whip up a lovely batch of fall cocktails, but it can turn a can of soda (and a few other ingredients) into a meal you'll want to eat for days.<p>Now, …

Healthier Comfort Food Recipes

Dig in.<p>When it’s cold outside and we feel the chill in our bones, or when something traumatic happens in the news, all we want to do is warm our body and soul with warm, hearty, cheese-filled comfort food recipes. Give us the mac and cheese, the ziti and the lasagna. Two servings of them if we can. …

The Cheese Dip Recipes That Make Life Worth Living

So much glorious cheese.<p>The hierarchy of dips is a simple one. Cheese is number one -- queso included -- next in line is spinach artichoke and everything else is pretty much forgettable. Today, we're going to concentrate on the No. 1 kind of dip, cheese, because we all deserve the best.<p>Cheese dips …

There Are No Roads in This Town, Just Waterways

Giethoorn, Holland is the kind of city that storybook scenes are made of. Here's why: There are no roads. Instead, the entire city is linked by a …

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5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Recipes For Those Busy Weeknights

So easy.<p>We love the slow cooker for how much easier it makes our lives. Not only does it cook us dinner and dessert, but we can hack it into a steamer when needed. Plus, it turns out, it's pretty easy to clean, too.<p>In the name of ease and simplicity, we set out to find the easiest, simplest slow …

The 30 best places to travel alone

In fact, there are many reasons to travel alone. Solo travel allows for more self-reflection, and chances are, you'll take in more of the culture.<p>We've put together a list of 30 places that are ideal for traveling alone, from an adventure in New Zealand to a relaxing getaway in Cinque Terre, …

31 Thirst-Quenching Drinks for Labor Day

If you're throwing a Labor Day bash this year, your guests will need a few beverages to cool off with after all those smoky, charred dishes from the grill. Beer and wine are probably necessary—see our picks here for great, affordable summer wines—but a good cocktail or two, like a lemony …

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Blades of Glory: How to Make Your Knives the Sharpest in the Drawer

The most important tool in your kitchen requires a little TLC for top-notch cuts.<p>If you've never sliced something with a truly sharp knife, it's a revelation, turning an arduous task into a pleasure. We called upon the nation's expert knife makers, knife-store owners, and the ultimate knife …

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Amazing Places You Can Stay Around The World For Less Than $50 A Night

You live to travel. But damn, it's expensive. And since you'll probably bust your budget on overpriced airfare and some kind of Fiat rental, that doesn't leave much to spare for a killer suite.<p>Thankfully, there are places all around the world you can stay for about $50 a night. We've rounded up the …

9 Ways to Dress Up Grilled Chicken Breast

Grilled chicken breast isn't really about the meat itself but the way it's seasoned or sauced. Here are nine ways to flavor your chicken so it's …

8 Lazy Dinner Ideas For Those Nights When We Just Can't

So easy, but so good.<p>Some evenings we get home and we're fired up, ready to take on life. Those nights are perfect for whipping up complex meals with multiple courses. But most nights, after a long day out, dinner is the last thing we want to tackle. Unfortunately, we still have to eat.<p>For these …

7 Fish Dinners That Take 30 Minutes or Less

We've done the research for you and rounded up the best ways to get your Omega-3s and fatty acids in less time than a Seinfeld rerun. Here, the most delicious--and fastest--fish recipes.<p><b>Black Bass with Scallion Chile Relish (15 minutes). Get the recipe.</b><p><b>Arctic Char with Tangy Yogurt Sauce (30</b> …

All 30 Recipes from the Hot 10 Best New Restaurants 2015

Want to cook like a chef in the Hot 10? Try one of these straight-off-the-menu recipes.<p><b>Want to cook like a chef</b> at one of the Hot 10 best new restaurants in America? Try one of these straight-off-the-menu recipes from the pages of the September issue of <i>Bon Appétit</i> (and catch our 2016 list here!).

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15 Ways To Make Quick, Healthy Summer Lunches

Yum.<p>Lunch is one of those meals you often forget about until you're starving. And once that point of hunger desperation has been reached, the idea of making the meal a healthy one gets overtaken by the need to get food into your belly <i>fast</i>. Pizza, burgers, whatever's quick. Unfortunately, this is …

18 Gorgeous Beach Camping Spots You Can't Miss

Photo by Karyna Wilkerson, an Explorer for The Outbound<p>You can't beat a day at the beach in the summertime. Actually, you can. Spend the night at one of these beautiful beaches, wake up to sound of crashing waves, and you'll know exactly what we mean.<p>1. Assateague Island<p>Maryland | Car Camping | …

8 Tested and Perfected Summer Grilling Recipes

Summer grilling season is in full swing. Branch out from the usual hot dogs and burgers with these delicious and foolproof recipes.<p><b>1. Grilled Honey, Lime & Sriracha Chicken</b><p>These chicken skewers marinated in honey, lime juice and Sriracha are every bit as good as they look -- and if you haven't …

Here's How To Make The Perfect Homemade Salad Dressing

Let's be honest here, the only thing many of us really care about when it comes to salad is the dressing. That's where all the flavor is, and that's what makes a salad memorable. Heck, that's often what makes salads edible.<p>But if you don't make your own dressings, you're stuck with the store-bought …

25 Best Personal Finance Books for Your Summer Reading List

<i>By Laura Woods, Contributor</i><p>While you relax in the sun by the pool this summer, make the most of your free time by checking out 25 of the hottest, newest and best-selling personal finance books. Learn how to catapult yourself to success and better manage your funds so that you can have even more …

Cook Spicy Drunken Noodles

They’re fast. They’re fiery. They’re fantastic.<p>When a restaurant breaks up with you, it hurts. You know the feeling. Your favorite taco truck tweets that it’s wheeling to another town. Your go-to pizza joint changes ownership and the pies miss that certain something.<p>What did you do wrong? Was it …

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A Visual Guide To How Long All Of Your Produce Lasts

Late spring is the time of year when it's really hard to pass by the farmers market without scooping up far more produce than you can actually fit in your tote bag. Between the rhubarb, ramps and radishes, it's easy to get carried away. Inevitably, vegetables end up going to waste. Spinach wilts, …

The Best Recipes To Cook, Mix And Bake This May

It's over. Winter is long behind us, taking with it the potatoes, rutabagas, turnips and butternut squash we couldn't possibly have eaten one more serving of. Say it with us now folks: <i>AMEN</i>. At this point, not even macaroni and cheese sounds tempting. Comfort food season is officially done.<p>Lucky for …

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. …

U.S. Wine Regions With a Unique Claim to Fame

<i>© The Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau</i><p>This Mother's Day, hotel search trivago.com guides you (and your mom) on a tour of five local wine counties renowned for more than just their award-winning wines. These wine regions take you beyond the grapes, letting you taste, smell, and …