Amanda Stromecki

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Sweet Potato Quesadillas + Classic Guacamole

<i>At Food52 we're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: For all of you who have been tempted to make guacamole into a meal, here's how.</i><p>Guacamole is too often pigeon-holed as just …

Witness the First Ever Successful Snow Leopard Kill Caught on Camera

Wildlife<p><b>This incredible set of photographs is, to my knowledge, the first snow leopard kill to be documented on camera.</b><p>These images were taken by Adam Riley deep in the Himalayas in the Hemis National Park while hosting a snow leopard tour through the area.<p>Known as the “gray ghost of the …

22 Easy One-Pot Meals With No Meat

Because doing dishes SUCKS.

Photographer Reveals Beautiful Landscapes and Rich Cultures

After getting a glimpse of medical professional-turned-photographer Weerapong Chaipuck‘s stunning series of travel and landscape photography, we knew we had to share a little bit more from his growing collection–ones that have more of a personal touch, featuring the wonderful people he's met along …

Photography

26 Ways To Cook Dinner For Your Favorite Vegetarian

Roses are red, violets are blue, your vegetarian partner doesn't eat meat, and tonight, neither do you!

Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …

Eyewitness: Sony world photography awards

Slow Cooker Recipes: 20 Warming Soups for a Frosty Day

Ah, winter. It's bliss-sparkling ice-covered trees abound, making us long for warm places to curl up inside, and sip on warm liquids. It's time to grab your slow cooker and pour in the ingredients to craft a steamy slow cooked concoction that will warm up your dinner table tonight. Try one of our …

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15 Of The Most Majestic Caves In The World

These stunning caves aren’t part of some fairy-tale world or horror movie – they can be found in some of the world’s most remote places in Asia, …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

30 Ways to Eat All of the Quinoa!

Yes, it is entirely acceptable to eat quinoa for every meal—these recipes are proof (there are cookies).<p>This little seed is super versatile. Simmer it with coconut milk for breakfast or pack it into a veggie burger for dinner—with this collection of recipes, it's impossible to get bored of quinoa.

Healthy Eating

Denali National Park Photos

National Parks

Beautiful winter frost patterns - Telegraph

Too Many Cooks: Our Favorite Dishes of 2013

<i>You'll be hearing from the staff at Food52 in Too Many Cooks, our group column in which we pool our answers to questions about food, cooking, life, and more.</i><p>2013 was a good year. We worked hard, we aimed high, we cooked our socks off, and we ate well. Really well. So, naturally, we've rounded up …

Quick and Comforting Winter Meals

Warm up your weeknights with quick and comforting winter meals, like golden spiced chicken and skillet-fried sausages with seared apples<p>Warm up your weeknights with quick and comforting winter meals, like golden spiced chicken and skillet-fried sausages with seared apples.

Biotech boom brings new medicines and biofuels but fears about GM remain

For scientist Jack Newman, creating a new life form has become as simple as this: he types out a DNA sequence on his laptop. Clicks "send". And a few metres away in the laboratory, robotic arms mix together some compounds to produce the desired cells.<p>Newman's biotech company is creating new …

Autumn Sunrise in the Smokies

47 Pie Recipes for Every Season

From classic apple to blueberry—we've got a pie for every season.<p>No matter what the season, pie is one of our favorite desserts. There's not much you can't put into a flaky, buttery crust. From fruity fillings piled high (high pie!) with meringue to rich, velvety chocolate delights, here are our …

Watch These 13 Amazing Documentaries On Netflix Instant And Abandon All Hope Of Productivity

By Ted Pillow,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1aPdssL<p>1. Man on Wire<p>I avoided Man on Wire for a few years – something about an Oscar-winning …

30 Homemade Candy Recipes To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Candy is awesome. Homemade candy is better—here are 30 recipes we love.<p><b>Is there anything better than eating handfuls of candy</b> until you teeter on the edge of sheer bliss and belly-aching agony? We say no. There's only one way to make this time-honored pastime better, and that's indulging in …

Dessert

37 Delicious Vegetarian Recipes For Thanksgiving

Your oven can do some pretty great things when it doesn't have to spend four hours roasting a giant bird. Great, vegetable-y, cheesy things.

How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

I am what you might call a recovering junk food addict—and one that had an especially strong penchant for candy.<p>And while I’ve managed to get my sweet tooth under control in recent years, I still have quite a weakness for homemade versions of classic treats.<p>Being able to create them without …

Observing the Earth: Incredible Satellite Photos of Earth from the European Space Agency | Colossal

<p>Though I don’t have a homepage set, the first page in my daily rounds is always the Astronomy Picture of the Day (site currently down), a website …

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, founded in 1964, is an annual international showcase of the very best in nature photography. Owned by the Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide, the contest includes 18 individual categories, ranging from birds and mammals to "Creative Visions" …

Timelapse Photography of a Rare Night Sky

There is no surprise photographers have been drawn to capturing some of the natural phenomenons that occurs in the sky during the night hours such as …

Photography

9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Take veggies, add cheese and your favorite starch (pasta, polenta, rice), and you're in one-dish dinner heaven.<p>Another Reason to Love the Tiny Little …

Cooking