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7 Amazing Soups for Avocado Addicts

Avocados are the best, but there’s only so much guacamole and avocado toast one person can eat in a day. So here’s another idea: avocado …

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A Taste of Local Flavor in Asheville

When I experienced my first taste of <b>Asheville, North Carolina</b>, five years ago, I remember noting the power of the “Love Asheville, Go Local” posters I saw in nearly every store or restaurant window I passed. At the time, I hoped the trend would catch on in D.C., where I lived, and elsewhere.<p>Wow, …

VANS Mountain Edition - Holiday 2014 Expanded Collection

Author:<p>Freshness<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>0<p>0<p>SHARES<p>Back in September, VANS Classics debuted a six-piece Mountain Edition Collection, built to endure …

Butternut Squash Soup Recipe (with Video)

It’s the season for butternut squash! The workhorse of the winter squashes, butternut squash is perfect for cooking up into a hearty soup, so welcome …

First time Los Angeles: discover the best of the City of Angels

People think they know Los Angeles, even, sometimes especially, if they’ve never been: a land of starstruck dreamers, Tinseltown magic, traffic-numbed freeways, silicone-inflated bimbos and jacked-up himbos.<p>But dig deeper and your first trip will be a lot more surprising – and rewarding. America’s …

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Garlic Butter Salmon with Caramelized Shallot Relish

Garlic Butter Salmon with Caramelized Shallot Relish.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 18, 2014 75<p>GUYS! This is the best summer meal of my life.<p>Not even …

8 Easy Thai-Style Dishes You Can Make at Home

Believe it or not, you don't need a kitchen full of exotic, hard-to-find ingredients to make delicious Thai food at home. Most large supermarkets carry all of the Thai pantry staples -- like fish sauce, coconut milk, sweet red chili sauce and curry paste -- in the Asian foods aisle. Fresh …

Grilling

Summer Chickpea Salad with Honey Garlic Lime Vinaigrette

The Simple Chickpea Salad I’m Losing My Mind Over.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 23, 2014 167<p>I feel ridiculous.<p>This is so easy. But it tastes SO FAB. I’m …

Avocado and Lime Shrimp Cocktail

I think we’re obligated to treat ourselves to some proper summer days this season. Lazy days with sunshine, iced tea, and a cool breeze if we can get …

Ginger Garlic Steak Tacos with Pineapple Pico de Gallo

Season the steak with the salt and pepper. In a bowl, whisk together the olive oil, brown sugar, soy sauce, worcestershire sauce, garlic and ginger. …

Ubisoft Releases 9-Minute Watch Dogs Multiplayer Demo

Ubisoft’s upcoming open-world stealth/action title <i>Watch Dogs</i> will be released on Tuesday, May 27th for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox …

Mojo-Marinated Skirt Steak

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>For my money, there's no better cut for marinating and grilling than skirt steak. It has a deep grain that sops up flavors nicely, and a rich, buttery texture that becomes meltingly tender when grilled …

Lamb Pitas with Cucumbers and Yogurt Sauce Recipe

Ingredients (17)<p>For the yogurt sauce:<p>8 ounces whole-milk plain yogurt<br>• 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh cilantro<br>• 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh mint …

Onions

18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …

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14 Places In France That Aren't Paris

Photo credit: Paul Bica/Flickr<p>Paris: you either love it or hate it. But don't let your feelings for Paris color your view of the rest of France... it's a wonderful country with lots to see and do.<p>If you're a fan of the City of Lights, venture beyond the metropolis. If you're not a Paris person, …

Quick Tortilla Soup With Chicken and Avocado Recipe

<b>Note:</b> If you're short on time, then you can buy some good-quality tortilla chips and loosely break those into the soup. Alternatively, fry your own by frying strips of fresh corn tortillas in 350°F oil until crisp and golden brown. Crispy strips can also be made under the broiler: brush tortillas …

Carrot Coconut Soup

I made this soup twice in one week. That’s how good it is. It wasn’t because I had a ton of carrots to use up. Nope. I’m just clearly obsessed. Make …

Manhattan Clam Chowder Recipe

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> About 8 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>30 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>45 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour 15 minutes<p>The red, brothy cousin of New England clam …

Peanut-Sesame Slaw with Soba Noodles

• Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 20 mins<br>• Cook Time: 5 mins<br>• Total Time: 25 minutes<br>• Yield: 4 to 8<br>• Category: Salad<br>• Cuisine: Asian<p>★★★★★<p>4.8 from 55 reviews<p>A …

Baked Cauliflower Wings with Black and Bleu Dressing

Wings: we love 'em. Problem is, they're usually chicken. Coming up with a suitable non-processed substitute has been tough, to say the least. Today, …

22 Reasons You Should Visit Nashville Now

There's a reason that Nashville has been named one of the 52 places to go in 2014 by the New York Times.<p>Nashville is, increasingly, the perfect blend of its historic country roots and its hipster and rock & roll present. It's a strange juxtaposition, certainly, that the land of Elvis and Dolly is …

The Soup That Heals (Vegan Recipe)

pin it!pin it!<p>Happy new year to you! Sending all of my big hugs. The time for personal betterment is upon us (as always). But first, some soup.<p>A snow …

sweet potato-coconut soup recipe

We are a family of soup lovers, which is great since soup is generally easy to prepare and I can put leftovers into a stainless thermos the next day …

Carrot Apple Ginger Soup

Sometimes I just want to eat a color.<p>…Does that make sense? Does that ever happen in your brain?<p>Usually I want to eat things that are green (kale), …

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