Victor Moruzzi

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The digital nomad's guide to flying cheap every single time

Every time I board a plane, I’m probably the one that paid the least for his ticket. Not because of luck, but thanks to careful planning and booking.<p>Last year, I flew from Amsterdam to Tokyo for only $370.<p>Shocked? Jealous? Don’t be — I’m going to show you exactly how to do it, too.<p>Airfare might …

Travel Deals

This 25-person startup just raised $9 million using these 9 slides

Vettery is a hiring marketplace startup that helps match a job seeker with the best possible employer.<p>Last week, it raised $9 million in series A funding led by Greycroft Partners and Raine Ventures.<p>Business Insider was able to obtain a copy of the actual slide deck Vettery used to pitch its …

User stories

The Best Ice Cream Desserts in Every State

For every Spoon reader with a sweet tooth—which is most likely all of you—this list is for you. If you’re like me, you can’t decide which you love …

Dessert

An Italian Chef Reveals The Perfect Tiramisu Recipe

It is the most overused, copied and varied of all Italian desserts, present at all latitudes worldwide. So if you live outside Italy, how can you be sure that that you’ve tried the real one at least once in your life? The light, wonderfully scented, fluffy, melt-in-your-mouth original? If you’re …

Italian Food

15 Meyer Lemon Recipes To Try

This post first appeared on Glitter Guide.Pucker up for these tasty and tart lemon recipes…The post 15 Meyer Lemon Recipes To Try appeared first on …

Recipes

Eggplant and Country Ham Ragù

If you look up umami in the dictionary, there’s a picture of this dish. Between the eggplant, tomato, fish sauce, and cured meat, that savory depth of flavor hits you from all sides.<p>Heat 3 Tbsp. oil in a large heavy pot over medium-high. Add half of eggplant, season with salt and pepper, and cook, …

Eggplant

The 12 Best Places for Pasta Around the U.S.

Pasta: The Newest Health Food<p>In case you haven’t heard, pasta has officially been declared a health food. OK, it’s not exactly on par with kale or …

Gnocchi

5 Tips for Storing Your Spices — Spice Intelligence

(Image credit: Rachel Jacks)<p>If you're not thinking about your spices as perishable ingredients, it's time to start. That jar of garam masala that's …

Intelligence

14 Genius Tricks for Making Fresh Produce Last Longer

Because you didn't pay $4 for a basket of moldy strawberries.<p><b>1. Put paper towels in the salad drawer</b><p>Lining your crisper with a few sheets of paper …

Celery

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The 10 Best Burgers in America: Burger Quest's Running List

First off, deep breaths, friends. This is by no means the definitive list, just merely the start of my journey to find the greatest burger in …

Burgers

15 Daily Habits That Will Help You Get a Raise

As the cost of living rises, your current salary will seem to shrink, especially if you’re forced to go several years without a bump in pay. Businesses can go through economic slumps and if that’s the reason for your salary stagnation, it’s up to you whether you choose to wait it out. Maybe you’re …

Entrepreneurship

11 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Tapping your productivity in ways you never have before takes unconventional thinking.<p>Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.<p><b>Adam Grant's 'The surprising habits of original</b> …

TED Talks

Iced Coffee Shakerato

Ingredients<p>1 1/2 ounces espresso or 3 ounces very strong coffee, cooled slightly<br>• 1 tablespoon sweetened condensed milk<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoons simple …

Coffee

The Baker's Secret to Perfect, Juicy Pies

There's more than one way to thicken a pie.<p>The natural pectin in fruit is one way. They help the fruit juices congeal when long simmered, like in …

Cornstarch

The Best Ice Cream Makers: Cuisinart, KitchenAid and More

Even the beastliest of summers is a bit more tolerable with a scoop of freshly made ice cream. With an ice cream maker and a recipe for basic ice …

Ice Cream

Hone Your Skills: What your knife honer is really for

Photo: elenghan via FlickrNews flash: That steel rod in your kitchen isn't for sharpening your knives. It's meant for honing, and, yes, there's a …

Knives

How to Outfit Your Ultimate Home Bar

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>If you’re starting a home bar from scratch, you might be tempted to go ahead and buy one of those all-in-one bar kits that usually …

The Best Knives According to Chefs

Carbon-steel slicers, poultry shears, and sashimi knives picked by the hottest names in the restaurant scene — including one who loves his blade so …

Cooking

7 Thai Desserts You Didn’t Know Existed

Thai people love their sweets, and if you rely on the options that your local take-out place offers, you’re missing out. Usually, ending a meal with …

Food

The best ice cream in NYC

1<p>Plain-Jane flavors get their due at this soda-shop throwback from pastry-bag-wielding restaurateur Nicholas Morgenstern (Goat Town, El Rey): Scoop …

Ice Cream

The Cult of the Chopped-Cheese Sandwich, New York's Most Enigmatic Icon

“The chopped cheese is probably a drug-dealer sandwich,” says Harlem-born rapper Bodega Bamz. “It hasn’t really [spread its wings] yet, unlike the …

Cheese

Best Burgers

New Orleans might be the town known for its beignets, boudin, and boils. But that’s no reason to discredit the good old American hamburger (or …

Food

7 Top Tiki Bartenders Share Their Favorite Rums

National Rum Day is upon us soon! Alright, we’ll be honest with you, we know most of these “National Whatever Days” are pretty much bullshit, but …

But is it finger lickin' good? Taste test for Colonel Sander's secret recipe

The ultimate culinary Holy Grail, Colonel Sanders' secret recipe for the 11 herb and spices that made his Kentucky fried chicken a world-beater has, …

Recipes

RX_1605 Potato Recipes

35 Delicious Potato RecipesWhether you like your potatoes mashed, baked, or fried, we have the perfect recipe for any occasion. Potatoes are great to …

Food

The Coolest New Boston Ice Cream Shops - Eater Boston

Eating ice cream is a year-round sport in New England, but we're right in the thick of its prime season now. While the Boston area boasts a large number of essential ice cream destinations that have been around for years, here's a round-up of the newest spots where you can satisfy that cold, sweet …

Boston

Cafe by Day, Restaurant by Night - Eater Boston

Ever wonder what happens at your favorite bar before it opens for the evening? For some Boston-area venues, you don’t have to wonder anymore.<p>A bevy of joints that have opened in the last year or so have decided to do more than 5:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. They are operating as cafes during the day before …

Café

Two Easy (but Crucial) Steps for Making the Best Burgers at Home

As I flipped the pancake-thin patties at my son’s school picnic, I knew they embodied everything that can go wrong with a burger–chewy, dense, and …

Food

Dark Chocolate Cream Pie Recipe

<i>This dark chocolate cream pie recipe was carefully concocted to rely on less sugar than the typical milk chocolate cream pie of our childhood,</i> …

Dessert