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Our 47 Favorite Egg Recipes Ever

Eggs are, hands down, the most versatile food on earth. You can make them scrambled, poached or fried and eat them for every meal of the day (come …

The Biggest Mistake Americans Make When Cooking Pasta

You've been making pasta for yourself since college or maybe even high school or earlier, right? You probably have a million (or at least a dozen) …

10 travel tips for Lisbon

Traditional singing, old town alleys, trams and cream cakes: Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, is not only beautiful, but also varied - so let's check …

42 Vegetarian Mexican Recipes So Good You Won't Even Miss the Carnitas

From fried avocado tacos to elote-style corn salad and black bean burritos you'll want every night of the week.<p><b>When you think of Mexican cooking</b>, it's hard not to conjure up images of carnitas, carne asada, beef-filled enchiladas, tacos al pastor ... but finding a Mexican vegetarian recipe is a lot …

Cooking

How to Ride the Tram in Lisbon

Lisbon’s trams are a backdrop to any visit to the Portuguese capital, their distinctive squeaks and rattles alerting to their presence throughout the …

Things to Do in Marrakech Morocco - A Marrakech Travel Guide

219 Shares<p><b>Marrakech is one of my favourite destinations for a short break. It’s so easy to access, yet when you step off the plane you are plunged</b> …

A local’s guide to Lisbon: 10 top tips

Before I moved to Lisbon, almost a quarter of a century ago, someone told me: “From afar, it looks like a queen. But from closer you see that the old empress’s make-up is smudged and flaking, and that the ornaments fluttering in the wind are not lace, but someone’s laundry drying at the windows. …

European Travel

Here’s Why the Mediterranean Diet Is So Good for Your Heart

The Mediterranean diet consistently finds its way to the top of national diet rankings (including <i>U.S. News & World Report</i>’s Best Diets of 2018). Some would argue it’s not even really a diet — at least not in the conventional sense of following prescribed point systems like Weight Watchers or …

Holistic Medicine

This Flaky Bread Is the Best Recipe I've Ever Found in a Random Google Search

By Elaheh Nozari<p>It's buttery, flaky, and tastes like my childhood.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the flaky bread recipe that e-commerce editor Elaheh Nozari just couldn't live without.</i><p>My love for flaky bread …

Six Ingredients That Take Banana Bread to a Whole New Level

These six ingredients make all the difference in Pittman's homemade quick bread.<p>Quick-Cooking Oats<p>Oats add some bulk without making the bread dense. …

How to Buy the Best Chicken at the Grocery Store

By Alex Delany<p>Organic? Cage-free? Air-chilled? What does it all MEAN?! Let's break it down.<p>There you are again: standing slack-jawed and confused in the chicken section of the grocery store, squinting under fluorescent lights and shivering from the cold. How is it possible that there could be <i>so</i> …

Agriculture

Starting April Travel by Rail from London to Amsterdam in Under 4 Hours

The United Kingdom doesn't exactly have a large land mass when you compare it to the likes of North America, but you may be surprised to hear that a …

Trains

This Is Exactly How a Nutritionist Uses Turmeric For Health, So You Can Do the Same

Ever since kale was revealed to be the most super of all leafy greens, health-savvy eaters have been keeping an eye out for the next big thing in nutritious eating. Avocados were the leader in the category for some time, but there's a new hero in the superfood sect that's been around for centuries …

Turmeric

Ways You're Getting Ripped Off When You Travel Abroad

People go to extraordinary lengths to save up for a Big Trip. There are the small things -- like taking a miserable ham sandwich to work every day …

Personal Finance

How to Make a Frittata on Your Stovetop

By Alex Delany<p>Do you know how to make a frittata? You don't need to use an oven. All you need is a skillet, a burner, and spatula.<p>Once you realize that a frittata isn’t the same as an omelet, they aren’t really that hard to comprehend: Eggs for a crowd, made in a skillet. If you know how to make a …

Breakfast

7 Fun Things to Do in The Picturesque City of Sintra, Portugal

<b>There are so many things to do in Sintra, a picturesque city located just 45 minutes north of Lisbon Portugal.</b><p>The history of the area dates back to …

How to Cook Brisket for the First Time

Five tips that will get you started.<p>The bigger a cut of meat, the more intimidating it is to cook. But I was ready to tackle my fears when I saw the new brisket recipe from 2017 Top 50 Restaurant Mamaleh's in our December issue. Even though I've braised many pounds of pork shoulder and cook the …

Cooking

Eggs Benedict for a Crowd

12 servings<p>We tackled every element of the classic eggs Benedict recipe to optimize it for a crowd. Poaching eggs in advance. A hollandaise that will stay luscious for hours. A tray of perfectly toasted, buttery muffins. Yep—it’s all here. This recipe comes together in under an hour and much of it …

Breakfast

This Roast Chicken Recipe Is Literally Impossible to Mess Up

By Emily Eisen<p>It's lemony, garlicky, and you'll never have to wonder whether or not it's done.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the roast chicken recipe that associate photo editor Emily Eisen just couldn't</i> …

Cooking

A former White House pastry chef reveals the low-sugar desserts the Obamas requested all the time

As the White House’s head pastry chef, Bill Yosses was charged by Michelle Obama with making desserts that were if not quite healthy, at least</i> …

7 Tips for the Best Mashed Potatoes of Your Life

By Alex Delany<p>Everything you need to reach mashed potato nirvana.<p>Mashed potatoes are a simple food. But you might need tips for making the best mashed potatoes. Because if you’ve ever made a simple food before, you know that simple is anything but, especially when that food creates such strong …

Cooking

The disease that could change how we drink coffee

For years, researchers in Colombia have been engaged in a little-known battle against a disease that could disrupt coffee drinking everywhere.<p><i>This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2017” collection. Discover more of our picks.</i><p>If you landed in Bogota in the 1960s, one of the first things …

Coffee

Passports for purchase: Open citizenship doors around the world

<b>(CNN) —</b> Turns out money doesn't just buy a glamorous vacation in the Caribbean or a killer suite in Quebec -- it can buy residency too.<p>While British citizens are rushing to claim Irish passports post-Brexit vote, the world's most elite travelers don't bother standing in line at immigration counters.<p>…

Immigration

25 Things Solo Travelers Must Do on a Trip

No matter where you’re setting off, here’s the ultimate checklist for a party of one.<p>Traveling alone is a one-of-a-kind experience. Ask anyone who …

This Country Has The Best Quality of Life in the World for Expats

You've always wanted to move abroad - but how do you choose where to go? Do you make your decision based on the beauty of the place, on its …

9 High-Protein Dinners With 5 Ingredients or Less

Dinner is my favorite meal to eat, but not my favorite meal to cook. Nothing brings me more comfort at the end of a long day than curling up with …

15 Castles in Portugal to Add to Your Bucket List

You could plan an entire vacation around visiting these castles.<p>There’s something romantic about castles that perfectly embodies the idea of …

Here’s Where You Can See Every Total Solar Eclipse for the Next 50 Years

A total solar eclipse will obscure the sun in parts of 14 states across the U.S. on Aug. 21, a rare event that’s been called the “Great American …

Beautiful Latin American Destinations That Are Better Than Europe

For Americans who want to take a trip, Europe has long held the big glamour spots. The beaches of the French Riviera, the ski chalets of the Swiss …

Chicken Escabèche

4 servings<p>You know what your Tuesday-night chicken wants? An irresistible tangy-sweet bath.<p>September 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon cumin seeds<p>1 tablespoon coriander seeds<p>⅓ cup plus 2 Tbsp. olive oil<p>1 medium onion, chopped<p>1 medium carrot, peeled, chopped<p>6 garlic cloves, smashed<p>1 bay leaf<p>⅔ cup …

Recipes