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Master the Classics: 22 Recipes That Will Transport You to Italy

When it comes to comfort food, it doesn't get much better than the Italian classics. If your idea of a perfect meal comes from an Italian restaurant, you'll want to learn how to master all the must-have recipes at home so you can become your own chef. From basic tomato sauce to risotto and pasta …

Cooking

The Best Oven-Fried Chicken Recipes You'll Ever Make

When you love fried chicken but just aren't feeling the mess (or the worry of splattering hot oil), try one of these delicious alternatives.

5 Noodle Dishes to Fall in Love With

Noodles are one of the most flexible ingredients in cooking. From Japanese soba to Vietnamese bun rieu and pho, here are five noodle dishes that you can make for the fall.<p>Mutsuko Soma, Chef at the Kamonegi Pop-Up in Seattle<p>"Kamonegi is named after a sacred Japanese culinary pairing of duck (<i>kamo</i>) …

Granola Bar Recipes to Fuel Busy Mornings

Though we’d love to spend every morning feasting on homemade pancakes and soft-scrambled eggs, the reality is that weekdays are usually just too …

Dessert

Apples and Cheddar Chicken Salad Recipe

Yum! <b>Apples and Cheddar Chicken Salad Recipe</b> – Apples, cheddar cheese and walnuts pack a delicious crunchy bite in this Chicken Salad with Honey …

4 Creative, Crustless Pizza Recipes That Are Perfect For a Low-Carb Diet

<i>These recipes originally appeared on PaleoHacks.</i><p>Pizza is a timeless classic that is at the top of everyone's favorite foods list. But what about when you don't want to fill up on a starchy crust? Enter the veggie pizza. You will look at vegetables in a whole new light once you pair them with your …

Food

Stephen Harris: how to make soup like a restaurant chef

Soup is one of the simplest foods – which sadly means it is often the dumping ground for sub-standard ingredients.<p>I briefly worked in a pub which served the most outrageous example of the waste-not-want-not school of cookery.<p>On Sundays it had a carvery which was incredibly popular with the locals …

Cloud Bread — Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Bread That Tastes Heavenly

Whether you are gluten intolerant or avoiding grains or carbs, if you are like me, you miss bread. And pizza. And hamburger buns. Sure, there are gluten-free breads available in stores, but they have long lists of strange-sounding ingredients that we can’t pronounce and don’t feel like researching. …

The Surefire Way to Get Crispy Fish Skin That Doesn't Stick to the Pan

Crispy skin on a fish fillet is a beautiful, beautiful thing.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Brandon Collins confesses his soggy fish skin to associate food editor Rick Martinez.</i> …

Seafood

A Glass of Wine Before Bed Could Be the Secret to Losing Weight

There are certain miracles we really wish for in life. We’d love to finally get that acceptance to Hogwarts (even if it’s over 10 years late). We’d love to be gifted an endless supply of tacos. But what we really, <i>really</i> want is for our love of vino to magically act as a secret weight loss elixir. …

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Hidden Facebook tricks you need to know

More than 1 billion people use Facebook every day. Here are a few tricks that most people don't know when it comes to privacy protection.<p><i>Produced by Eames Yates</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

These Mushroom Recipes Are So Good, They're *Magic*

Mushrooms: Not just for vegetarian cooking! These recipes prove it.<p>Mushrooms! They're so versatile! They're just as at home in an Italian pasta dish as they are in a Japanese-inspired soup, and they're delicious every time. Here are some of our favorite shroom-forward recipes.

37 photos from my stay at the Tanzanian hotel that was just voted the world's best

Condé Nast Traveler just released its list of the top 100 hotels and resorts in the world, as voted upon by its readers. Singita Grumeti, located on the western corridor of Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, earned the top spot.<p>Singita Grumeti is a 340,000-acre concession in the Grumeti Reserve …

25 roads that everyone should drive in their lifetime

Some provide incredible views and others are works of art in their own right.<p>From an oceanside cruise in Hawaii to treacherous hairpin turns in the Swiss Alps, these roads prove that sometimes the journey is much more captivating than the destination.<p><i>An earlier version of this post was written by</i> …

Dream Job Alert: Live in a Haunted Ghost Town — for Free!

Talk about having interesting neighbors.<p>It may not be tops on your bucket list, but admit it: The idea of staying, even just for a night, in a ghost town sounds intriguing. Well, now you can — and all for free. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is looking for volunteers to help manage Garnet Ghost …

Ghost Towns

I Still Can't Believe How We Recovered A Lost iPhone From A Taxi In Only 25 Minutes

While she searched her purse and jacket again, I signed into her account on iCloud.com and activated the Find My iPhone app. Immediately, GPS data showed that the phone was around 71st and Amsterdam, a mile north of our Manhattan apartment at 58th and 9th Ave. The phone was in the backseat of the …

Things You Never Knew You Needed: A Life-Saving Toilet

(Image credit: History Weird)<p>The second item in our list of things you never knew you needed is the "toilet snorkel," a device that, in the case of a …

Biz Ladies Profile: Erin Loechner

<i>Photo by Betsy King</i><p>Today’s Biz Ladies Profile comes to us from blogger and Executive Editor of Clementine Daily, Erin Loechner. Erin has been a …

Biz Ladies: 5 Signs Your Biz is Ready for an App

Today’s Biz Ladies post comes to us from Kate Hash, a blogger, web designer and creator of Grow Baby Grow! a new app that lets parents easily add …

Podcasts to Get You Through Thanksgiving Travel

Today is the biggest travel day of the year. Chances are, you’re about to get a car, plane or travel. I’m hoping to beat the traffic down to Virginia …

Biz Ladies Profile: Issa Dixon of Hollow & Ridge

<i>Photos by Dixon Photography</i><p>Today’s Biz Ladies profile comes to us from Issa Dixon of Hollow & Ridge, an essential oils company. Issa was raised using …

2013 Gift Guide: 15 Books to Give & Get

I have a habit of going a bit wild with the book gift guides (It must be the librarian in me!) But this year, I challenged myself to keep the list on …

After the Jump: 14 Ways to Financially Support an Online Publication

This week I had a rough couple of days at the office where I found myself reminded of that old expression, “You can get hit with the carrot or you …

Biz Ladies: How to Use Pinterest to Grow Your Business, Part II

Today’s Biz Ladies post is the second part to Katrina Padron’s Pinterest post from last week. In this post, Katrina continues the discussion of …

Biz Ladies: How to Use Pinterest to Grow Your Business, Part I

Today’s Biz Ladies post comes to us from previous contributor and social media maven, Katrina Padron. As the founder of Padron Social Marketing, an …

Biz Ladies: How to Get Featured in Local Media (For Free)

Today’s Biz Ladies post comes to us from previous contributor, Mariah Danielsen. Mariah is an award-winning graphic designer and marketer who …

5 Great Ebooks for Fireside Reading + Top Sites to Download Free Ebooks

Here in New York, it feels like it’s never going to stop snowing. I’m trying to stop complaining and instead settle in with something hot to drink …

Winners of the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest 2013

The winners have just been announced in the 3rd edition of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest photo competition. The overall winner, top 10 category winners and top 50 finalists were unveiled at a ceremony in Hong Kong earlier today. The contest invited photographers to submit images of the world of …

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