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Eggnog Sandwich Cookies Recipe

<i>If you’re never been to the Ovenly bakery in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, put it on your culinary bucket list and prepare for pastry nirvana. The</i> …

Dessert

In the Dominican Republic, the Most Photogenic Town You’ve Never Heard Of

All roads in the Dominican town of Miches lead to the ocean.<p>One ends at Esmeralda, a white sand beach with clear blue water under which sits a coral reef visible from the shore. When you stand there, it feels as if you’ve leapt into a Caribbean travel poster — for a getaway to a place unspoiled by …

Dominican Republic

26 DIY Projects That Make Your Kids Say, "Whoa!"

Making dreams come true.

Crochet

7 Brutal CrossFit Workouts that Are Worth the Pain

Workout 7: 100 burpees for time<p>100 Burpees for time<p>Every minute on the minute:<p>5 Thrusters (135lbs)<p>This is the simplest workout by design, but it's …

CrossFit

I Never Pay Full Price for Flights—This Is Where I Book

The first time I ventured overseas I was 18 and worked two jobs to buy a return ticket to Phuket, Thailand. Determined to pay my own way, I spent …

Air Travel

Yarn Stash Series - V Stitch Blanket Crochet pattern by Hannah Cross

Presenting the first blanket in my free Yarn Stash Series - the V Stitch Blanket!<p>This blanket really is a classic that anyone can tackle. All you …

21 Cauliflower Recipes For Anyone Trying To Eat Fewer Carbs

Cauliflower pizza was just the beginning.

Why picky eaters are the new normal

From fear of anchovies to loathing of beetroot, robust tastes seem to be on the way out. It’s time to fight back<p>Puntarelle is a variety of chicory that is much loved in Rome, and pretty hard to come by everywhere else. I’ve only ever seen it on one menu in this country – you used sometimes to be …

Time I

Everyone Is Freaking Out About These Downright Magical Airbnbs

Treehouses, green houses, mushroom lofts, and more!

A Month-by-Month Guide to the Best Places to Travel in 2016

12 places to visit this …

Scotland

50 KitchenAid Recipes That Stand, Mix, and Deliver

Monkey bread, pretzels, easy cakes, and more ways to let the stand mixer do the work. Your arms deserve a break.<p>Did you order a KitchenAid stand mixer that’s perfectly color-coordinated with the rest of your appliances? That’s nice. (Same.) But now it’s time to get even more use out of it, with …

Homemade Irish Cream

Irish cream isn't always considered the most sophisticated spirit, but there's no shame in the occasional after-dinner tipple of the sweet, creamy …

New Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Watch your sugar, but enjoy the eggs and coffee

For all you health-conscious eaters who have your eggs and coffee with a side order of guilt, get ready to celebrate the latest government advice: It's OK to eat foods rich in cholesterol, drink as many as five cups of joe daily and enjoy a range of long-disparaged fats.<p>That pronouncement is part …

8 Coming Travel Trends for 2016

<i>"Trends, like horses, are easier to ride in the direction they are going</i>." -- John Naisbitt<p>We live in unsettling times. Frankly, who really knows what is going on -- <i>let alone what will be</i> -- and the world of travel is no different. No one has a proverbial crystal ball.<p>Over the years, I have …

Gingerbread French Toast: Your Go-To Holiday Breakfast

<i>Posie Harwood, who finds the best back-of-the-box recipes in the grocery store, finds a way to eat gingerbread for breakfast.</i><p>Breakfast is easily overlooked come holiday season. Up against pot roasts, peppermint bark, and all manner of Christmas cookies, breakfast doesn't stand much of a chance.<p>It's …

10 Easy Brunch Recipes To Impress Your Guests

The Thanksgiving feast may be over, but your houseguests will still be hungry. Don't stress yourself out by being a short order cook. Most of these brunch recipes can be made in advance, and <i>all</i> of them have some serious "wow-factor."<p><b>1. Drunken Caramel French Toast</b><p>Golden caramel, buttery challah and …

Breakfast

5-day dinner plan: Use 1 shopping list for these healthy, tasty meals all week

Sometimes the hardest part of accomplishing a task is the “thinking it through” part, the idea, the creative inspiration. Once you know what you’re doing, the execution seems to fall into place. This is certainly true when it comes to meal planning. Wouldn’t it be great if you had someone to figure …

Food

10 'Dump Recipes' For Slow Cookers That Make Cooking Stupid Easy

The slow cooker is heralded for making dinner a breeze, but sometimes the recipes are not as easy as they seem. We want slow cooker meals so we don’t have to spend a whole lot of time in the kitchen, so in our minds, recipes that require a lot of chopping, the making of rubs, searing of meat and …

Cooking

7 Easy Dinners For People Who 'Don't Cook'

You can be a complete stranger to the kitchen and still pull off an amazing meal. Here are seven foolproof recipes that will wow your entire family.<p><b>1. Crispy Tandoori Chicken with Mango Chutney</b><p>Chicken tandoori is easy to make, and this is my favorite version: the chicken is deliciously spiced with …

Cooking

Is This the Best Recipe for Beef Stew Ever? | Men's Health

And making beef bourguignon is easy. Or, at least this recipe from Chef Daniel Davey makes it so.<p>You take a hearty portion of beef and combine it with onions, mushrooms, carrots, and red wine. Then you slow-cook everything until the meat turns incredibly tender.<p>Davey’s version is so straightforward …

17 Classic Italian Street Foods That Everyone Should Try Once

Image: The Huffington Post Creative Labs<p>It’s no secret that Italy has America beat when it comes to homegrown cuisine. From creamy <i>carbonara</i> to melt-in-your-mouth <i>burrata</i>, Italian fare boasts some of the most drool-worthy dishes to ever grace our dinner tables (and our stomachs). Try as we might to …

Italy

You Can Eat a Salad Tomorrow. Tonight, It's All Meat and Potatoes

Cozy up with these hearty, unfussy meat-and-potatoes recipes.<p><b>When the mercury drops</b>, get cozy with these hearty meat-and-potatoes recipes. They're classic, simple, and unfussy: Just the way dinner should be.

Cooking