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11 'Hunger Games' Power Breakfasts for the Girl on Fire

Surviving the Hunger Games is no easy feat—especially if you haven't eaten a good breakfast. Here's 11 recipes to keep the odds ever in your favor<p><b>Katniss Everdeen</b> is back, and in <i>The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,</i> premiering today, she is offered the worst kind of do-over: a second chance in the …

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16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Watch the Thai Ad That Has Half the World Sobbing Uncontrollably

Looking for a tear-jerker today? Thai mobile company TrueMove has got you covered with this story of a noodle seller whose generous act toward a …

The Real Cinnamon Challenge: 5 Unexpected Uses For The Spice (PHOTOS)

Doctors are warning people against taking the cinnamon challenge, a new craze which entails swallowing a spoonful of the spice without water and posting videos of the attempt on YouTube.<p>Ridiculous fads aside, there are many other uses for cinnamon around the house that don't involve eating it (and …

The Ultimate Guide To Spices

Pepper may be the only one you're used to, but we've got the specifics on more spices, and spice blends, to flavor healthy meals from breakfast to dessert.<p>Read more on Greatist

7 Unusual Culinary Herbs You May Never Have Cooked With...Yet

<i>There’s a world of unusual culinary herbs out there waiting to be explored that goes far beyond rosemary and thyme. This summer, try out a few new</i> …

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A-Z of unusual ingredients: juniper

Rachel Smith continues her world tour of exotic ingredients. This week: J is for juniper, a bitter, bold spice that will liven up autumn dishes.<p>Now is the time of year to bid farewell to summery green herbs. Goodbye to the mint which lifted a Mediterranean salad, to the basil leaves nestled amongst …

Coffee Grinders

Foodily Blog

How to Use Fresh Herbs, from Chervil and Chives to Mint and Tarragon

From chervil and chives to tarragon and mint, a primer on the most flavorful little leaves you'll eat all summer<p>Come summer, when mint takes over the garden and basil is piled high at farmers' markets, fresh herbs are more than a garnish, they're the star of many of our meals. They add dimension to …

Gardening

This Week's Top Restaurant and Food News

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

30 Minutes or less“I like to experiment with cooking,” says contest winner Kayla Capper. “I came up with the idea for these dessert wontons as a way …

Food

Top 10 US travel destinations for 2013

Every year our US-based editors team up with Lonely Planet’s expert authors to compile a list of US destinations that are prime for the next year. <i>Best in Travel 2013</i> already covered two places we think the world should be looking at – San Francisco and the Gulf Coast – but here we wanted to dig …

Associated Press News

5 Resorts in Colombia for Broke and Fancy Travelers

Treat yourself to a hint of luxury, without shelling out the big bucks, at these five backpacker resorts in Colombia.<p>Design/Photo Editing: Nick Ross<p>Even the strongest backpacker renegades need to put down the pack, throw back a few cold ones, and stretch those weary legs now and then. F*ck Sandals …

What cookbooks have you bought recently, or are you lusting after? http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/918697

No one can resist these chocolate cupcakes with peanut butter frosting! http://www.chow.com/recipes/30830-chocolate-cupcakes-with-peanut-butter-frosting

This Pasta with Roasted Chicken, Raisins, Pine Nuts, and Parsley makes a great weeknight dinner! http://www.chow.com/recipes/28433-pasta-with-roasted-chicken-raisins-pine-nuts-and-parsley

These Spiced Pumpkin-Oatmeal Cookies with a Maple Syrup Glaze are a crowd pleaser! http://www.chow.com/recipes/30456-spiced-pumpkin-oatmeal-cookies

This Apple Quick Bread with Pecan Streusel is a nice alternative to a morning muffin http://www.chow.com/recipes/30497-apple-quick-bread-with-pecan-streusel

Roast Butternut Squash Soup. You will love it! http://www.chow.com/recipes/30466-roasted-butternut-squash-soup

A simple and comforting Beefy Macaroni Casserole that's guaranteed to satisfy both kids and adults http://www.chow.com/recipes/30861-beefy-macaroni-casserole

TOMS Shoes rethinks its 'buy one, give one' model of helping the needy

The "buy one, give one" business model of TOMS Shoes - buy a pair and the California-based company will give a pair to a child in need - has spawned many copy-cats.<p>These days, you can buy an array of products - from solar panels, to baby goods, to soccer balls - and the manufacturer will give a …

Zagat

Everyone’s Cooking with Greek Yogurt

It’s popularity only seems to be increasing – on grocery shelves and in your kitchen.<p>Sweet & savory, people are getting creative cooking with Greek …

Lewis Black Rants About Coffee (NSFW) – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

Some coffee guy who you’ve most likely never heard of is running for NYC Mayor. Well not actually, but it was a good way to get his coffee company’s …

Counter Culture Opens New York Training Mecca – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

On October 1, Counter Culture Coffee’s new world class, state-of-the art training facility will officially open in New York City. The fully renovated …

The Freshest Cup of Coffee in the World! – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

In this amazing episode of Sesame Street, Grover works at a café called The Coffee Plant and takes a customer through the process of where coffee …

An Illustrated World of Coffee – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

Mr. Porter, an online retailer of high-end menswear, published a lovely interactive map of global coffee trends this summer in the journal section of …

Coffee

The Minimalist New Cold Bruer – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

Bruer, a new start up in California, launched a new cold brew coffee maker on Kickstarter last month called the Cold Bruer. This isn’t the first cold …

Coffee