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This Healthy Snack Idea Is a Gamechanger

While you can use this trick with your standard berries-and-Greek yogurt parfait (or even just a single-serve tub of flavored yogurt if you want to go the easy route), we didn't stop there. We came up with some fresh topping ideas, too. And let us tell you: They. Are. So. Good. (Anyone who tuned …

How to sound like an expert next time you order a martini at the bar

But when the bartender asks for specifics, suddenly you're fumbling — vodka or gin? Shaken or stirred? And what in the world is a dry martini?<p>Does it even matter?<p>It does, according to Allen Katz, the director of Mixology and Spirits Education for Southern Wine & Spirits of New York. He helped us …

Cocktails

30 Cocktails Perfect For Warm Weather

The prettiest and most delicious cocktails to try this season. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com<p>Warm weather! IT'S FINALLY HERE ALL OVER THE COUNTRY! After you shove your puffy coats in suitcases and hide them away in a dark corner never to be seen until the cold returns, go sit …

DIY Microwave Popcorn Is Way Easier Than You Know

<i>The post below entitled, “DIY Microwave Popcorn Is Way Easier Than You Know,”</i> <i>originally appeared on FWx.</i><p>Store-bought microwave popcorn is such an …

Popcorn

17 Rainy Day Soup Recipes to Make in 20 Minutes or Less

It’s raining and you forgot your umbrella. And your rain boots. This evening you’re going to need something warm and incredibly easy that you can whip up in less than half an hour. We know the feeling, so we’ve come up with 17 amazing quick and easy soup recipes for a tasty and speedy dinner that …

Cooking

7 Brilliant Forgotten American Cocktails to Drink Right Now

Like a soap opera character slowly recovering from amnesia, we’re slowly but surely remembering the drinks of our past.<p>Like a soap opera character …

Cocktails

5 White Lies about Chardonnay, Plus 25 Excellent Bottles to Try

No wine has ever been so unfairly maligned as Chardonnay. F&W’s Ray Isle debunks the myths and extols the magnificence of great bottlings at every …

Wine & Spirits

How to Grind Coffee Like a Pro

To preview some of the single origin coffees they’ll be serving at their forthcoming Brooklyn roastery, slated to open in Red Hook in April, the good …

Coffee

This Clever Duvet Cover Trick is Going to Change Your Life

The "duvet burrito" makes changing your cover SO much easier.<p>Nothing says frustrating like trying to put on a duvet cover by yourself. In a world of iPhones, robo-vacuums, and all sorts of tech gadgets, you'd think we would have found a simpler solution to this cumbersome housekeeping task by now. …

Cold-Brew Iced Coffee Concentrate

Makes 5 cups concentrate<p>Cold brew goes down easy, but watch out: This is high-octane stuff. For a clear liquid, use coarsely ground coffee. (Finely ground beans make for a cloudier drink.)<p>July 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>12 ounces coarsely ground fresh coffee beans<p>Milk (optional)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Place …

Coffee

Traveling Internationally? Do These 20 Things First

Credit: Flickr<p>So you're ready to put that first stamp in your passport? Or it has been years since your last big vacation? Here's a list of 20 tips you should do or bring before your trip if this is your first time traveling abroad or if you need a refresher.<p><b>Security & Health</b><p>• <b>Check in with your</b> …

Guide Books

ITA Matrix Is The Magic Cheap Flights Site You've Never Heard Of

When shopping for plane tickets, we won't settle for anything but the cheapest deal. We've got our usual lineup of fare-finding sites to check, yet a nagging feeling always leaves us wondering if we <i>really</i> found the lowest price possible. Is there any way to know for sure?<p>Yes, there is. <b>ITA Matrix is</b> …

Air Travel

6 Mistakes You Make When Making Your Bed

A few key fixes can make a difference.<p>Making your bed certainly isn't rocket science, but the difference between a messy display and an especially smooth (and super-inviting) mattress is actually all in the details.<p><b>1. You lay your top sheet pattern-up.</b><p>Placing it pattern-side down is actually the …

Ten Best Wines From 2014

It is probably safe to say that I drink more wine than the average person; it’s part of my job (of all the darn luck) to open countless bottles of wine and compare and contrast them. Unfortunately, I do taste a lot of uninspired plonk. This annual column celebrates those wines that made me do a …

The 50 Most Essential Kitchen Secrets

Helpful tips and tricks.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money. This article originally appeared on countryliving.com.

Three Must-Try Winter Cocktails from Lifestyle Blogger Camille Styles's New Book

Tens of thousands follow lifestyle blogger Camille Styles’s Instagram account, and now she’s taken her creative party-planning expertise to new …

55 Ways to Get a Little Nautical on Your Wedding Day

If the open sea is your favorite place to be, a nautical wedding may be the perfect way to spend your big day. From anchors to boats and seersucker to seashells, there are so many fun ways to incorporate your love for the sea into your wedding day. No matter what the venue, your guests will surely …

Weddings

How To Cook With Fresh Pumpkin

From pies to lattes, pumpkin is a staple of all our fall favorites. It's also a powerful superfood, known to aid weight loss and boost immunity, among other benefits.<p>But as crazy as we all get for pumpkin this time of year, it's a little intimidating to actually <i>cook</i> with it. Sure, you could take a …

9 Cocktails Every Host or Hostess Needs to Master

Even at the most streamlined party, you’ll still always get a guest who asks for something specific. Be prepared for those rebel guests by mastering …

10 Pumpkin Smoothies to Kick Off Fall RIGHT

Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of what it takes to make this beauty: fresh pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, ginger, honey, ice, and vanilla almond milk.<p>This refreshing delight is perfect for those random, why-is-it-hot early fall days. All you need is pumpkin purée, pumpkin spice, unsweetened …

Breakfast