Casey Wiesman

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Oven-Roasted Tomato Caprese Salad

It's hard to find fault with a caprese salad. Unfortunately, in many parts of the country, tomatoes aren't at their best for much of the year. To make up for that inferior flavor, I like to give them a toss in maple syrup and balsamic vinegar and them in the oven. They emerge sweetened, flavorful, …

10 Delicious Snow Day Recipes to Make With Kids

When the kids are home on a snow day, they need fun indoor activities to keep busy after sledding. Keep them happy and warm in the kitchen with these simple and delicious recipes.<p><b>1. Soft Pretzels</b><p>These soft pretzels taste just like Auntie Anne's, and they're as much fun to make as they are to eat.</b> …

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10 Little-known Historical Facts About American Chinese Food

If you've ever been to a Chinese restaurant in any suburb in America, you know the joys of crab rangoon, chicken fingers, and sweet & sour everything. But where do they come from? Turns out it's definitely not China: most of what we eat today from paper takeout boxes would confuse the living hell …

How to Crack and Use a Whole Coconut

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Get out your hammer -- it's time to crack open some coconuts.</i><p>When it comes to cooking with coconut, it’s difficult to persuade cooks not to use the …

37 Super Bowl Snacks Better Than Hot Wings

Eating wings until you feel satisfied is hard and annoying. You know it's true. Here's how to better feed your buffalo sauce addiction.

Homemade Pizza Recipes

SAVEUR<p>https://www.saveur.com/gallery/Homemade-Pizza-Recipes<p>article<p>The best part about making pizza at home is choosing the toppings. We've collected …

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Seasonal Sweets: How to Bake With Winter Vegetables

Around this time of year (i.e. past the holidays but still the dead of winter), it's easy to start getting antsy for all the produce that is still months away. But instead of pine over blueberries, strawberries, and all their juicy cousins, I like to turn to what is available. And right now, that …

23 Essential Snacks Every Super Bowl Party Should Have

Some people watch football. Everyone else, just keep dipping.

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14 Books Every Food Lover Should Read

Food and books: two great tastes that taste great together.

Books

Cooking With Fresh Herbs

It is not unheard of these days that our beauty products are laden with what is more conventionally considered food. Some ingredients are nourishing to both our insides and outer appearance. Margo Marrone knows this better than most of us. A foodie, but also a herbal pharmacist specializing in …

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It's Winter, So It's Time to Cook with Carrots—Here's How

Why you should stock up on carrots at the farmers' market, and 22 recipes for using them<p>Right now, your local farmers' market might be looking a little...thin. All you can find are carrots and potatoes. But that's not a bad thing! Carrots are an incredibly flexible staple, lending sweetness to …

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Game Day Eats: 13 Guacamole Recipes We Love

GalleryGame Day Eats: 13 Guacamole Recipes We Love<p>Guacamole is a staple party food that's practically mandatory at game day gatherings. We've been to a fair number of fêtes where a sad, browning tub of store-bought guac languishes amidst the celebration spread. There are really few excuses for not …

I Hate Salmon! What Are Some Recipes That Disguise Its Taste?

<b>Q:</b> I am trying to eat a healthier diet these days and of course, wild salmon is always recommended as one of the best foods you can eat for good …

First Time to Peru? 10 Best Things to Do and See

<i>Photo courtesy of Mark Adams</i><p>1.<b>Read Turn Right at Machu Picchu</b> by Mark Adams for an historic overview of the fabled Machu Picchu, Cusco, the Sacred Valley, and Lima, amusing takes on local characters, and a heavy dose of self-deprecating humor. With the wit of Bill Bryson and scholarly research of a …

8 Lessons Learned While Traveling The World

I'm from Barranquilla, Colombia. I've lived in Buenos Aires, Auckland, Los Angeles and now currently, Vancouver. I like to travel and experience cultures and situations that are out of my comfort zone [but not too much]. I lived out of my luggage for seven months last year (2013). I've ticked 20 …

7 Places Where You Can Still Go Off the Grid

<i>This post was authored by Lauren Hunter (Vayable.com).</i><p>I banned Christmas in 2013. I know what you're thinking: <i>How could you do that to Santa?!</i><p>After last year's battle of overanxious crowds and snappy sales clerks, I couldn't look at one more overcrowded shopping mall or department store sales …

Top things to do in Rome

Few cities evoke the sheer wonder and amazement of Rome. Ancient history, outstanding art and religious icons are around every corner and when it all gets too much you can just join the locals in sipping espresso in one of the city's many squares. With so much to see and do, the real test will be …

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

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 …

What Are the Best Travel Hacks?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><i>Answer by Thomas Snerdley,</i><p>Here is 44 years of travel advice from a military brat and a military veteran who's been around the world a time or three.<p>The Two Bag System. Every pro traveler I've ever met travels light using some variation of this …

How to Pick a Destination When Traveling With Kids

The two of us have always loved to travel and we were determined that bringing kids into our life will not change that. But it did. I was so scared when having to decide where we should go, with our then eight-month-old daughter. How can I pack the entire nursery and take it along, and where's the …