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How Long to Marinate Chicken (and All Meat) for Maximum Flavor

By Alex Delany<p>You're probably marinating your meat for too long. This is how long to marinate chicken, beef, and pork so that you get the most bang for your buck.<p>Marinating meat is like stretching. Stretching is important. You know, before going for a run or playing in your coed rec soccer league …

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The 10 Most Filling Foods for Weight Loss

If you were to describe The Perfect Food, it might go something like this: healthful, delicious, bigger than a morsel and filling enough to fight …

36 Taco Recipes So Good You’ll Never Want to Make Anything Else

Need a standout “Taco Tuesday” recipe? With these cheesy, meat- and veggie-packed tacos on the menu, you’ll want to have one (or three) every …

Pumpkin Muffins

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly coat a standard 12-cup muffin tin with nonstick spray or line with paper liners.<p>Step 2<p>Whisk flour, …

13 Slow Cooker Sides That’ll Go Perfectly With Any Main Dish

We’ve all had those moments where you thoughtfully plan out every aspect of your main dish, and then leave the sides to the very last minute. Maybe you’ll quickly steam some broccoli and boil instant rice, but the slow-cooked flavor just won’t be there. Don’t let the accompaniments be an …

10 Vegetarian Soup Recipes So Good Even Staunch Carnivores Will Want Seconds

We've already professed our love of soup on multiple occasions this season (see decadent cauliflower soup recipes and low-carb soup recipes for …

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The best under-the-radar museums in NYC

Whether you’ve already visited the top art museums in NYC or just want to see a cool exhibit that’s far, far away from tourists, these …

Taco Bell

How to visit nearly every national park in one epic road trip

This month, the National Park Service marks its 100th anniversary. One of Wonkblog's favorite data scientists, a guy named Randal Olson who's a researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, decided to mark the occasion by creating a map of the shortest possible road trip through all 47 national …

National Parks

5 strategies for conquering fear and anxiety, from one of the most successful self-help authors in history

His 1948 book, "How to Stop Worrying and Start Living," deals with tactics for liberating yourself from nagging anxieties that make you less happy and less productive.<p>The book grew out of Carnegie's experiences teaching adult education courses at the YMCA in New York City. Carnegie realized that …

13 Unexpected Ways to Use Lemon Around The House

<b>When life gives you lemons, skip the lemonade. Try one of these homekeeping tips instead. With a single lemon, you can banish odors, lighten the stains in your laundry, and clean your home from top to bottom!</b><p>Freshen the Air<p>Put down the spray can! Despite their convenience, many commercial air …

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How to Make a Salad You'll Actually Want to Eat for Breakfast

There's always a place for pancakes, but salads should become your new weekday workhorse breakfast. Here's how to build a salad you'll actually want to eat first thing in the morning.<p>At <i>Bon Appétit</i>, we all agree: Salad is awesome. We eat it for lunch. We eat it for dinner. We'll happily call it a …

Healthy Eating

Travel + Leisure's world's best islands

Bioluminescent plankton create stunning glowing colors in the Maldives.Shutterstock/PawelG Photo<p>Travel + Leisure just released its World's Best Awards, ranking the top hotels, airports, airlines, cities, and islands from around the world.<p>To create their list of the world's best islands, the company …

The very best cheesecake recipes

From a classic baked cheesecake to blueberry or rose flavour, we've got all the cheesecake recipes you'll ever need<p>Here at Telegraph Food, we firmly believe that cheesecake might just be the world's best dessert.<p>Whether it's a classic baked number topped with berries, or an easy no-bake chocolate …

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10 Houseplants That Actually Clean the Air You Breathe

Probably just about every interior designer will preach it to you: If you want your home to have a friendly, outdoorsy, calm, elegant and homey feel, simply add a plant. Need to fill an empty corner? Add a plant. Got a bare spot on your bookshelf? Add a plant. And we’re pretty sure this “Put a …

How to Do Your Hair for Every Wedding You Attend This Year

If you’re getting hitched this season, in a wedding or attending one, (um, did you all just nod? Us too. #YayWeddingSeason!) chances are that finding the perfect hairstyle is high on your to-do list. As a makeup artist who regularly does beauty and hair for brides and their wedding parties, I am …

Where to Eat in Berlin If You're Traveling on a Budget by Freddy Rodriguez

<b>5 Inexpensive restaurants in Berlin on a Travelers Budget</b><p>Berlin is known for being one of the least expensive cities in Europe. Making it one of …

Best Tours in Europe 2014

From Traveler Magazine's 2014 Tours of a Lifetime<p><b>Iceland: Winter Wonderland</b><p>Forget hibernation; Icelanders enthusiastically embrace winter. Here’s your chance to see why: Hike the rugged coast of the Snaefellsnes Peninsula, snowshoe over the Blue Mountain lava fields, watch for orcas, and scan the …

European Travel

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

European Travel

18 Wholesome Ways to #Win at Cooking for One

Cooking for one needn’t be a hassle. With these 18 delicious recipes, featuring everything from breakfast to dinner to dessert, you’ll be eating well (and well balanced) for days and days. And if time is of the essence, be sure to check out all the different ways you can put a mug and your …

The Top 5 Countries To Visit in 2015

Luxury travel consortium Virtuoso has unveiled their 2015 travel report of the year's top destinations. Here, the five countries that ranked as the best places to vacation next.<p><b>1) Italy</b><p>With destinations such as Rome, Venice, Florence, Milan and the Amalfi Coast, it's no wonder that Italy is the top …

5 helpful IFTTT LinkedIn recipes for job seekers

Job hunting is hard work. You need all the help you can get to keep up-to-date with not just vacancies, but activity within the industry you're …

Unpleasantly plump? Try these 11 natural weight-loss tips

Grab your tape measure: If your waist size is greater than 35 inches (40 for men) you’re at a higher risk for heart disease and type 2 diabetes. (To get the right number, measure around your belly button just above your hip bones.)<p>Though “pleasantly plump” was once a compliment, attitudes have …

Fast, Easy, Fresh: 4 Weeknight Dinners to Make in February

Crowd-pleasing sausages, spicy blistered edamame, and the easiest risotto to add to your weeknight dinner roster.<p><b>When you're strapped for time</b> but still craving fast, easy, fresh meals, turn to one of our new favorite quick-comfort dinners made for busy weeknights. Our favorite? A hands-off risotto …

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Euro slump: 13 destinations where you'll have a cheaper holiday

10 Great National Parks You’ve Never Heard Of

Tucked away in Colorado’s southwestern corner, the sheer scale of this 48-mile-long canyon takes most visitors by surprise. Sculpted by the Gunnison …

National Parks

Fake 8 Hours Of Sleep In 8 Minutes

When life gets in the way of solid snooze time, the first place it shows is on your dial for everybody to see. Want to avoid all that stress? It's important to know the best ways to trick everyone into thinking you switched off the lights well before those a.m. hours rolled around.<p>Ahead, we've …

11 Soup Recipes to Keep You Warm and Kick the Winter Blues

Winter can be a depressing time, especially if we aren’t spending it at the ski resort. Bitter cold and a lack of daylight can really get you down in …

Recipes

The Best Brunch Recipes in the History of Everything

Things you are good at: gathering friends and pouring mimosas. Things we can make you better at: your brunch spread. Here are the top 10 dishes you need to be the boss of breakfast. Fair warning, make a double batch of the candied bacon. It goes fast.<p><b>Eggs In A Basket</b><p>Egg in a hole, egg in a basket, …

11 Best Hangover Foods

Don’t let a night out on the town lead to a bad (or missed) day on the bike. Here are 11 easy ways to cure—or even prevent—a hangover.<p>Holiday season means family, friends, parties, and drinks. All of which can lead to uncomfortable mornings spent hiding in dark rooms eating greasy food and …