Leah Shapuras

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9 Best Beach Resorts Under $200 a Night

1 of 9<p>The Chequit, Shelter Island, New York<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 9<p>The Dean, Rhode Island<p>3 of 9<p>Rockhouse, Jamaica<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 9<p>Hotel La Semilla, …

Miami Beach

Traditional Gyro Meat Recipe

"This Greek/Lebanese style meatloaf is sliced and served with pita bread, tzatziki, and tomatoes for a delicious gyro that is the closest I've come …

Recipes

Treat Yourself to Garlic Butter Steak Bites Tonight — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

Peach and Brown Butter Skillet Pie

The brown butter is really what makes this skillet pie so inviting. After scooping out a warm piece of pie, be sure to spoon the brown butter sauce …

This Is the Most Popular Make-Ahead Breakfast on Pinterest — Popular on Pinterest

Breakfast is too often the meal that gets forgotten, skipped, or phoned in. People say it's the most important meal of the day, but it tends to take …

8 Excellent Make-Ahead Meals

Savor now and later<p>Everyone likes to have a great few make-ahead meals in their cooking repertoire. After a long day of work or play, it’s nice to …

This Chicken Scarpariello Has a Sauce We Want to Lick Off the Plate

When you can't decide between chicken or sausage and peppers—so you have both.<p>Even after working in kitchens for years, I'm still a sucker for food porn. I was watching an old episode of <i>Lidia's Italy</i> recently and she was making one of her mom's chicken recipes. The close-ups of the golden, browned …

How to Make Rice Pilaf Fluffy, Fragrant, and Perfect Every Time

By Claire Saffitz<p>The ingredients might change, but the fundamentals of how to make rice pilaf stay the same. Here's how to nail one of our favorite sides every single time.<p>Rice pilaf can seem sad. Plain. Boring. But if you know how to make rice pilaf, yours will be quite the opposite. You just need …

11 Underrated World Cities You Have to Visit for the Food

The pleasures of eating turn downright mysterious when you combine them with world travel. Why should a cup of coffee taste like angel tears just …

Bacon Fried Rice Will Get You Up in the Morning

On Sunday mornings my first meal can often not happen after noon, when some civilized folks might say breakfast time is over. While I think any time …

13 Ways to Actually Use a Head of Cabbage

Every now and then, I wind up with a head of cabbage in my fridge. I always have the best of intentions when I buy it. I'll plan to use it for a …

The Easiest, Most Delicious Slow Cooker Recipe To Make While You're Out Running

You don’t need to slave over the stove to have a healthy and filling comfort food dinner. This recipe calls for a slow cooker to cook up a delicious …

A 5-Day Asian-Inspired Meal Plan That Is Better Than Takeout

Once I get home from work, all I want to do is lie down, watch TV and relax. Oh, you too? Making dinner is the last thing we feel like doing at the …

Technique: How to make perfect deviled eggs, from Twain's Savannah Haseler

Deviled is a cooking term that’s been around since the 1700s, referring to boiled or fried foods that have been heavily seasoned with cayenne and …

15 Tips on How to Boost Your Metabolism Naturally

Long gone are the days of crazy, chemical-laden “magic” metabolism-boosting supplements. (Well, they’re probably still around, but hopefully people …

Wellness

The best whisky cocktail recipes

When one thinks of a whisky cocktail, odds are one thinks of a drink made with rye or bourbon. But the whiskies of the British Isles work just as brilliantly.<p>While I’d usually use a blended spirit, many barsmiths will mix with single malts, and they are very specific about their choices. Most of …

Cook Dinner in Six Minutes

This miso-marinated fish is simple to prepare.<p>If you'd rather be running than prepping your dinner, and you dig Japanese food, you'll appreciate this recipe from New York City's Blue Ribbon Sushi Izakaya.<p>You do have to let the fish marinate at least overnight, so prep it while you're cooking …

The Science of Baking, In One Graphic

Baking is a science as well an art, and the key to better baking is understanding the chemical forces at play. Thankfully this graphic explains all …

Infographics

People are going crazy comparing baby arms to bread

There’s a new meme making its way around Japan that compares baby arms to bread, and it’s the most accurate thing we’ve seen all day. We’d never …

19 Healthy Fruit Desserts That Are As Pretty As They Are Sweet

Fruit, in all its dewy goodness, is Mother Nature's original dessert.<p>If your idea of a fruit dessert is a sad-looking loaf of fruit cake, back away from the canned fruit ~ very ~ slowly ~ and prepare to take some notes.<p>Fruits are perfection in a pie; they're the fresh and juicy crunch tucked away …

The Best Oils to Care for Your Wooden Cutting Board

When I first got my wooden cutting board, I was excited to use it, but also very sure I was going to ruin everything. I got over it, but I would have …

Woodworking

This Is the Most Pinned Pie Recipe on Pinterest

No one can resist this savory maple bacon breakfast pie!<p>The pie gods have smiled down upon us and graced us with this savory, cheesy, bacony treat just in time for March 14, also known as "Pi Day" (because it's 3.14 — get it?). Praise be!<p>Not only is this breakfast pie crazy-out-of-this-world-good, …

18 Addictive Snack Recipes for Movie Night at Home

With the Oscars right around the corner, a good portion of your evenings these days might be spent catching up on the films you didn't see in theaters in 2015. Though movie-viewing at home may not be the ideal cinematic experience, it does have one major upside: the food. Instead of forking over a …

Stir-Fried Ginger Shrimp

These are wonderfully messy shrimp that were meant to be eaten with fingers, chopsticks or forks. Since this stir fry is so good cold on a salad of …

The Most Romantic Islands in the World: Readers' Choice Awards

When it comes to romantic getaways, there's something infinitely appealing about the isolation and untouched beauty of an island. Whether you want a luxury resort for your honeymoon or a pristine beach for a last-minute Valentine's Day escape, you can't go wrong with these 20 destinations, voted …

This Stunning and Secluded Utah Resort is the Ultimate Desert Getaway

It has been dubbed "the most secluded hotel in the country" and counts Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie and celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay among its …

Winter Vacation Ideas: Ice Hotels around the World

If you're looking for some new winter vacation ideas, forget snowboarding and skiing and get into something really wild: ice hotels. They're cropping up everywhere (well, where it's cold) these days, but they're not all, ahem, carved from the same mold: some stand out from the tray with their …

European Travel

8 Forgotten Pie Recipes We Should Bring Back

Sometimes simpler is better. That’s certainly the case with these old-fashioned pies, which have been unjustly relegated to the back of the recipe …

38 Healthy One-Skillet Meals

There’s a lot that can go wrong when cooking. Maybe you miss an ingredient and now your meal tastes weirdly salty, or you make such a steamy dish …

Cooking