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The One Must-Try Food in 47 European Countries

There’s always one -- that one inimitable treat your trip to Europe wouldn’t be complete without sampling. It's the one dish your friends waste no …

European Travel

The Shepherd's Pie Recipes You'll Be Making For St. Patrick's Day

We all deserve more mashed potatoes in our lives.<p>Here’s the thing with shepherd’s pie: we don’t eat it nearly enough. Shepherd’s pie is basically the excuse we’ve all been looking for to eat more mashed potatoes. It’s just a layer of savory ingredients blanketed in our favorite spuds.<p>Considering …

Vegan

12 Yogurt Curry Recipes for a Warm + Energizing Dinner

Curry is one of the healthiest meals you can eat, thanks to nutrient-rich ingredients like fresh vegetables, meats, coconut milk, and anti-inflammatory spices. And that’s not the only reason we <i>love</i> curries. Curries that include yogurt offer extra protein <i>and</i> a super-authentic flavor profile that’s …

Ultimate Shrimp and Grits

For the grits:<p>3 cups milk<br>• 3 cups heavy cream<br>• 1 cup stone-ground white cornmeal<br>• 2 tablespoons unsalted butter<br>• Kosher salt<br>• Freshly ground black pepper<p>For …

Seafood

Foolproof New York Cheesecake | 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> …

15 Stirring Book Recommendations For Women Who #Persist

These real and fictional heroines were warned. They were given an explanation. Nevertheless, they persisted.<p>“She was warned. She was given an explanation,” Senate Majority Leader<p>Mitch McConnell<p>(R-Ky.) stated. “Nevertheless, she persisted.”<p>He may now be regretting those unintentionally inspiring …

Books

Taste Beyond The Tongue

23 Meatloaf Recipes That Are Way Better Than Mom's

Let’s talk meatloaf. Whether served for lunch at the school cafeteria or as Sunday night dinner, you've likely had more than your fair share. And …

The Brownie Recipe to Make When You're Desperate

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 325°F. Coat a 9-inch square baking pan with cooking spray, dust with flour, tapping out the …

Dessert

7 Recipes to Make Using Store Bought Rotisserie Chicken

We all have that one day a <b>week</b> where maybe cooking is not on the agenda so we go to the grocery store and pick up a tasty rotisserie chicken. And hey I'm not judgin cause I do the same thing. However instead of just eating a boring chicken I have come up with 7 Ways You Can Use Up That Chicken to …

18 Recipes to Spice Up Boring Baked Chicken Breast

If you’ve done it once, you’ve done it a million times. You come home late from work, throw some salt and pepper on a chicken breast and pop it in the oven. BORING! You <i>could</i> plan ahead and make slow cooker chicken in the morning, but what are the chances you’re going to remember that? It’s time for …

Mid-Winter Care For Your Yard, Garden, and Lawn

It seems as if winter has been here forever, but we’re barely halfway to spring. Whether it’s been snow, rain, or just colder temperatures where you …

The Post

Classic Sourdough Bread (Pain au Levain)

For a classic sourdough bread recipe, we used a mixture of bread flour and whole-wheat flour for complex flavor. Sifting the whole-wheat flour …

Bread

60,000 Visitors and Counting: How to Double Your Traffic With Infographics

According to WebDAM, the human brain processes visual data <i>60,000 times faster than text</i>. And, there’s more: <i>65% of your audience are visual learners</i>. …

10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Rumi

There's more to this Sufi mystic than meets the eye.<p>More than seven centuries after his death, Rumi’s poetry still has the capacity to fascinate his readers.<p>The 13th century Sufi theologian and poet Jalal al-Din Mohammad Rumi is one America’s best-selling poets. His work is read at weddings, …

Spirituality

The 7 most incredible train trips to take in Europe

If you care more about the journey than the destination, take the scenic route on a luxe European train tour. Get sweeping views of the mountians and hills while you travel in style on these breathtaking train routes.

European Travel

23 Healthier Recipes That Feed Your Fast-Food Addiction

No matter how well you eat on a regular basis, it’s only human to get slammed with a serious urge for some good old-fashioned fast food once in a …

Pancreatic cancer is four different diseases, study finds

A new study which has shown that pancreatic cancer is four separate diseases has been hailed as "incredibly exciting."<p>The team at the University of …

This artist’s amazing sketchbooks could be the inspiration you need to start a travel journal

While posting snaps on Instagram is a great way to share your travel adventures with friends and family, there could be a more interesting way to document your trips and help you take in every detail along the way.<p>Dina Brodsky, a Minsk-born New Yorker who works as an artist and curator, records her …

Chocolate Sour Cream Cake with Chocolate Frosting

Everyone needs a go-to recipe for chocolate cake. Maybe you volunteered to bring dessert for a dinner with friends, or you’ve got weekend guests, or …

Dessert

How One Man’s Pirate Game Shows the Intricacies of Great Game Art & Design

Gergõ Gilicze is a graphic designer in Hungary. In an article on Analog Games, Gilicze chronicled the design of a game for his master’s degree …

Board Games

12 Easy Ways to Embrace Creativity in 2017

<i>For many of us, 2016 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2017! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>It’s a brand new year. Thank goodness, right? While many …

15+ Chewy Cookie Recipes to Live For

If you live for a chewy cookie, preferably one that is practically still dough, it's understandable. It might be considered a sin in some households (um, definitely mine) to overcook a batch of dough to jaw-breaking crispness. Thankfully, with these recipes, there's none of that — only ultragooey …

15 Things You NEED to Learn to Cook Before You Turn 25

By the time you turn 25, you’ve *hopefully* gotten good enough at adulting that you can at least keep yourself fed throughout the workweek. But WELL-fed? That’s a different story. When you’re halfway through your 20s, it’s not so unreasonable to expect more out of your culinary experience than …

7 Ways to Be Calmer, More Mature… and More Productive

I was recently in a business meeting with two men who disagreed on a plan of action. Is this uncommon in the workplace? Nope. Can it be …

Reality TV

30 Indulgent Vegan Desserts That Will Be the Star of Your Next Celebration

It can be daunting to those who have taken up a vegan lifestyle to find recipes that are as equally tasty as they are wholesome. Especially when it comes to dessert, a staple among parties and celebrations, but also perhaps the trickiest dish to find a vegan-alternative recipe. These egg-free, …

Dessert

This photographer captured "lonely houses" in Portugal, and they're so stunning

It’s all too easy to forget that the world around us true is beautiful, which is exactly why we have so much appreciation for the travel …

14 Meatless Monday Ravioli You’ll Fall in Love With Over and Over Again

When we think of meatless ravioli, our minds seem to go straight to a simple cheese-filled pocket. Cheese-filled <i>anything</i> is delicious, but when it comes to stuffing goodies into pasta, we should be more inventive, especially when there are countless seasonal ingredients and flavors to play with, …

Succulent Gardening ~ My Succulent Garden

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San Diego