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11 things you should know before traveling to Bangkok

1/<p>Avoid booking your stay through a third-party website.<p>I have a group of friends who used a third-party website to book their stay in Bangkok.<br>Upon …

Where to Feast on Greek Food in NYC

To satiate a serious Greek craving in New York City, Astoria is usually the move. While the Queens neighborhood has some of the city’s finest Grecian fare, be it for ultra-fresh whole grilled fish or juicy lamb prepared myriad ways, there’s also a smattering of excellent options around the city for …

The 5 Best Websites For Last-Minute Hotel Deals

The allure of staying at a hotel doesn't fade with age: No matter how many countries you've been to, having your bed made for you — and your room …

Thousands await rescue amid 'catastrophic' flooding in Texas – as it happened

• Former Hurricane-turned-Tropical storm Harvey is regaining strength and continues to batter south-eastern Texas, with life-threatening floods surging through Houston.<br>• Many homes have been flooded and thousands of people have sought emergency shelter from the wind and rains. Officials estimate that …

Extreme Weather

Governor declares state of emergency for NYC transit system

NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that he has declared a state of emergency over New York City's troubled public transit system and has …

Montestigliano Holiday Farm, A Special Place Under the Tuscan Sun

The deep-throated cooing of pigeons in the rafters roused me from a delicious sleep. I stretched and yawned before climbing out of bed to watch the …

Travel

Why Oh Why Is There Phlegm?

Struggling through a nasty round of bronchitis with little better to do than binge watch Netflix and feel epically sorry for myself, I pondered the ageless cold-and-flu-season question: Phlegm. Why?<p>It begs an answer. The human body is capable of such constant wonder, so much to awe and inspire. And …

These 5 Hormones Control Weight and Mood—Here's How an Expert Balances Them

When you hear the word "hormones," PMS, puberty, and menopause most likely come to mind. But these so-called "chemical messengers" do more than guide …

Wellness

Yotam Ottolenghi’s winter soup recipes

January can be a confusing time, but the general resolve is to eat less and move more. After a month of potatoes roasted in duck fat, wedges of stilton and brandy-soaked cake, we somehow convince ourselves that a diet of blitzed green things, sprouted seeds and not a drop of wine is what our body …

Recipes

Wild Rice and Mushroom Soup | 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> …

Tomato Salad with Red Onion, Dill and Feta: The Video

Finely slice the red onion and put the slices in a bowl of cold water while cutting up the rest of the vegetables, 10 to 15 minutes. Cut the tomatoes …

Feta

Make This Creamy Lemon Shrimp Zoodle One-Pot Dish in 15 Minutes!

One-pot dishes are the new microwave meal alternative for convenience. And this pan of creamy lemon shrimp with zucchini noodles is most definitely convenient. If you’ve got a skillet, a spiralizer and 15 minutes to spare, you can have a healthy-but-comforting dinner on the table that will make you …

Recipes

Nike Free RN Flyknit "Oreo"

A dependable sneaker for both the track and high street.<p>Nike’s newest additions to its Free family of running and training silhouettes have dropped today, and with it, news of the Free RN Flyknit in the popular “Oreo” colorway. Featuring simple Flyknit construction with an inoffensive mottled grey …

Amazing Benefits Of Cinnamon (+5 Refreshing Recipes)

Do you like cinnamon? Do you know the amazing benefits of cinnamon? Here are 10 of its benefits (plus some great recipes!).

Rigatoni with Brussels Sprouts, Parmesan, Lemon, and Leek

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>If your largest skillet isn’t large enough to hold 12 oz. pasta and toss everything together, dump the mixture back into the pot from cooking the rigatoni and toss.<p>February 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound brussels sprouts<p>1 large leek, white and pale-green …

Recipes

My Favorite Simple Roast Chicken

<i>Editors' Note: We love Thomas Keller's roast chicken recipe so much that we asked him to share his favorite roast turkey recipe as well. Check out My</i> …

Viva vagus: Wandering nerve could lead to range of therapies

With outposts in nearly every organ and a direct line into the brain stem, the vagus nerve is the nervous system’s superhighway. About 80 percent of …

20 DIYs to Tackle While Your Office is Still Closed

A few days into the holidays—that season of to-do lists that run longer than lines at the mall and barely enough time for all the wrapping, cooking, and greeting that needs to be done—the busiest season of the year grows abruptly quiet. Bodies migrate from the kitchen to the TV room, teenagers are …

Naples: what to see, plus the best restaurants, bars and hotels

As fascinating as it is contradictory, ravishingly beautiful yet dilapidated and chaotic, Naples makes a brilliant winter break destination. It enjoys a mild, southern climate and a matchless natural setting on a wide azure bay, with the brooding bulk of Vesuvius, the Sorrentine peninsula and Capri …

Italy

The best of Naples: readers’ travel tips

<b>Winning tip: A relic of Maradona</b><p>There are different ways of expressing personal spiritual beliefs. In Naples there’s football. On Sundays Neapolitan streets fall silent when the city football team plays. Still, nothing compares to the late 1980s team, the one that won Serie A twice thanks mainly to …

Italy

Spiced Buttermilk Roast Chicken Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is my take on Smitten Kitchen's take on Nigella Lawson's buttermilk roast chicken. Marinating the chicken in buttermilk makes the meat incredibly moist and juicy; the longer this marinates—up to 2 days—the better it gets. I flavor the marinade with honey, cinnamon, cloves, and …

Spicy Beans and Wilted Greens

6 Servings<p>Two humble ingredients have big impact here: The Parmesan rind adds richness; the dried beans deliver creaminess.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup plus 1 Tbsp. olive oil, plus more for drizzling<p>4 anchovy fillets packed in oil, drained (optional)<p>4 chiles de árbol or 1 tsp. crushed red …

Recipes

9 Awesome Frittata Ideas to Make for Breakfast (or Right Now!)

Frittatas are so easy and healthy, why wouldn't you make one for a weekday breakfast?<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot. It’s a</i> …

Breakfast

This Quinoa Greek Salad From Simply Recipes Is the Smartest Idea for Summer Tomatoes

When fresh summer tomatoes and cucumbers are in season, I love finding new recipes that spotlight those flavors, and this Quinoa Greek Salad from …

Our Favorite Pasta Recipes

There is nothing better than pasta for dinner. Nothing.<p>We've published more than a few pasta recipes over the years. We've whittled down all of them to our 30 favorites—this was hard work.

Cooking

The Surprising Beauty Ingredient You Already Have In Your Fridge

Don’t toss the peel when you're done eating that orange.<p>There may be a dearth of fresh berries and other delicious, warm-weather fruits, but citrus …

Banana Muffins

We love banana muffins, banana bread, smoothies with bananas, banana pancakes, updated banana pudding (and this traditional version), banana ice …

One Simple Chart Shows 72 Uses For Common Household Products

People have been using common substances like citrus juices, oils and vinegars for cooking, as household cleaners and personal grooming products, for …