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Southern Holiday Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Did Mama teach you these yet?<p>Being able to eat and cook Southern food is a blessing that Southerners should never take for granted. You don’t need …

Can Working as a Bartender Make You Smarter?

Lessons from a night serving Rusty Nails at Coup, Manhattan's anti-Trump pop-up bar.<p>"Making drinks is easy," Max Green told me. "I can teach anyone to make a drink."<p>Green is, along with Ravi DeRossi and Sother Teague, one of the partners in Coup, a pop-up bar in downtown Manhattan that sprouted up …

The 7 Most Amazing Skyscraping Bars Around the World

Touristy as it may be, a trip up to a skyscraper's observation deck in a new city is irresistible. But we don't always love shelling out hard-earned …

Chicago

Foolproof New York Cheesecake | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

Baking

8 Healthy Cooking Hacks Everyone Should Know

I came. I slawed. I concasséd (that’s chef speak for a fancy method of dicing a tomato). And now that I’ve graduated from New York City’s …

Nutrition

11 Fantastic Sights You Have To See In New Orleans, USA

New Orleans is something of an assault and a delight to the senses! Colourful streets, delicious food, amazing street parties and brilliant music are …

Coconut Tres Leches Sheet Cake Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl; set aside.<p>Step 2<p>Combine egg yolks and 3/4 cup of …

Cheaper, crazier and cooler than ever: The ultimate guide to Las Vegas

<b>Why go now?</b><p>Seeing as a visit to Vegas traditionally means frittering away wads of cash (the house always wins, people), Norwegian’s (norwegian.com) …

These Were the Biggest Cocktail Trends of 2016

How many have you tried?<p>This may go down as the year everybody needed a drink or three, which may not be such a bad thing considering the number of exciting trends that hit the bar scene this year. There's still a little time left before the ball drops in Times Square, so if you still haven't …

The 30 Cheapest Places To Travel In 2017

Time to start packing your bags: 2017 is shaping up to be a banner year for budget travel. The dollar is enjoying historic highs — meaning your money goes much further in many destinations around the globe — and according to an American Express Global Business Travel report, airfares are expected …

Central America

Build Lean Muscle with Intermittent Fasting, Carb and Calorie Cycling

<b>So, you want to get leaner and build some muscle?</b> This is the ultimate goal. Surprisingly, it is easier to reach the ultimate goal than you think. …

Have the courage to drop everything and travel

When I decided to leave a great job and a wonderful San Francisco apartment last year to travel solo around the world, the first reaction I got from …

Tyler Florence's Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Make Mashed Potatoes

Food Network chef Tyler Florence shared his mashed potatoes recipe with us, and I immediately had to try it. Traditionally, potatoes are cooked in water before being mashed together with butter and cream (or milk). However, Tyler suggests cooking the potatoes in the cream itself, so no potato-y …

Recipes

The 12 Most Underrated National Parks in the U.S.

The Great Smoky Mountains is America's most popular national park, welcoming more than nine million visitors every year, followed by the Grand …

Napflix Is a Netflix for People Who Need to Go to Sleep, Like, Right Now

We are all overstimulated automatons making our way through the day, just moving from one screen to the next in a sleep-deprived stupor. And even …

Star Trek

Basic Strength and Muscle Weight Training Program

This is one in a series of regular weight training programs. Each program is optimized for a specific outcome including general fitness, weight loss, …

19 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

That means they're susceptible to the same psychological preferences and cognitive biases that affect the rest of us. Simple tweaks to the way you speak and hold yourself can make you seem much more likeable, competent, and hireable in their eyes.<p>With that in mind, we rounded up a list of easy …

What’s New on Netflix in November—and What to Watch Before It Disappears

Have you heard about a little show called Gilmore Girls?<p>Where Netflix leads, we will follow—and November is full of new streaming options to cheer about, from arty indies to captivating costume dramas to some revival of an old WB show about a hyper-verbal mother-daughter pair. (Ever heard of it?) …

Here’s What A Perfect 30-Minute Workout Looks Like

When life gets insanely busy (y'know, as life does), even an hour-long workout can seem like a luxury that you just don't have the time for. But even …

Workouts

18 Insanely Easy Microwave Mug Desserts

When you have a sweet tooth but don't feel like bothering with all the ingredients for a baking project, these microwave mug desserts are exactly what you need. It doesn't get much easier than mixing ingredients in a mug and having a finished sweet treat a few minutes later, and thankfully, these …

40 trips you should take before you turn 30

You're not young and free forever.<p>Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.<p>Chances are you'll end up having …

Meet Todd Rider, the Man Who Maybe, Probably Cured Most of the Viruses on Earth

"I believe that DRACO has the potential to completely revolutionize the treatment and prevention of viral infections in the 21st century."<p>Todd Rider, …

Research

Genius, 5-Ingredient Fried Chicken—Without the Frying

Judy Hesser doesn’t mince words. “I used to pan-fry chicken, but it's a pain in the neck to clean up all that grease.”<p>She’s right! So she doesn’t do it anymore—because decades ago, Judy (you might know her as Amanda’s mom) learned a better way, though it came without measurements, through word of …

Fresh Asparagus and Chicken Casserole Recipe

"Great in the spring when asparagus first comes in and you can get it fresh."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (8 ounce) package egg noodles<p>1 1/3 tablespoons olive oil<p>1 …

16 Elderflower Liqueur Cocktails Perfect for Summer

St. Germain liqueur: It's dangerously tasty, what with it's bright and fragrant flavor. If you've never tried it, this summer is the time to give it …

Liqueurs

Chianti Classico: Characterful Wines at Value Prices

<i>Tuscan olive grove surrounded by vines at Castello di Ama</i><p>This post highlights characterful wines from a fabled part of the world long known for its natural beauty, fabulous food and great wines. I'm talking about Tuscany, in the heart of Central Italy.<p>Brunello and so-called Super Tuscans from this …

Why You Should Be Drinking Port as a Digestif

Make port your go-to digestif for 2016.<p>Until fairly recently, digestifs were the types of beverages drunk by old Italian men alongside a cup of …