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Tips for riding Germany's trains and trams

<b>(CNN) —</b> Germans are known to gripe about many things: taxes, politics, Oktoberfest -- and trains.<p>While we're sometimes justified in moaning about pay packet deductions, drab elections and the annual invasion of beer monsters, trains are a different matter.<p>German Rail, or Deutsche Bahn (DB), has a …

The 50 Best Sandwiches We've Ever Made

From South African braaibroodjie to Turkish kumru, our best sandwich recipes showcase a world of innovation between two slices of bread<p>Updated:<p>Great …

Guacamole recipe: Chipotle finally shares their secrets

Guac and roll<p>While the summer sunshine’s been a little spotty recently, once it really gets going you’ll want to up your picnic basket arsenal. We’re …

Recipes

20 Super Sandwich Recipes to Make You Love Lunch Again

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>Sandwiches are one of the most infinitely versatile foods in the world. Basics like the PB&J or ham and cheese are a starting point, but there are so many more ingredients that you can stick between two pieces of bread. We went to …

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Milk bread: How to make the addictive, iconic bread

Bread: it’s one of life’s most simple but greatest pleasures. Bread is always there for you, whether sandwiching together delicious fillings or just …

Recipes

Cream, wine and nutmeg in a carbonara? 10 other classic dishes you've been making all wrong

As any home cook worth his or her (Maldon sea) salt knows, many a dish is improved immeasurably with the addition of a dollop of double cream. But as Nigella Lawson found out this week, the downside to dabbling with dairy products is that you run the risk of upsetting traditionalists.<p>Nigella has …

Dinner Tonight: Smoked Trout and Avocado Salad Toasts

Canned fish is all about shortcuts: no smoking needed on your part in order to get smoky flavor, and you can keep it in your pantry for whenever you have a hankering for fish. But this Smoked Trout and Avocado Salad Toasts has <b>a balanced blend of fresh and preserved ingredients</b>. The bite from the …

Bourbon and vanilla French toast

French toast always feels a bit naughty. It must have something to do with the act of frying bread – one of the more transgressive kitchen practices.<p>Eggy bread is a nursery classic, of course, but this version is a childhood staple gone bad. It’s as if the kids have run away from home and joined a …

14 Healthy Recipes for Grilled Fish to Kick Off Warm Weather

It might seem like you were just grocery shopping for winter salads, but now it’s time to break out the grill for healthy warm-weather noms. This is where fish comes into play. It’s nutritious, versatile and pretty much begs to be thrown on the grill. You already have plenty of grilled skewer …

6 Delicious Dinners You Can Make With Salmon Fillets

Whether grilled, pan-seared, or broiled, salmon fillets make an easy (and healthy) weeknight dinner. From Cedar Planked Salmon with Lemon, Garlic & Herbs to Thai Chili-Glazed Salmon, these recipes are all serious family-pleasers.<p><b>1. Cedar Planked Salmon with Lemon, Garlic & Herbs</b><p>Cedar planked salmon …

This Village Without Roads Is Straight Out Of A Fairytale Book

If you ever wanted to live your own fairy-tale, you may want to consider moving to the village Giethoorn. Also known as “Venice of the Netherlands”, …

10 Sushi Burgers That Are a Foodie’s Dream Come True

Be honest — sushi night is usually the highlight of your week. Although it’s really easy to roll your own sushi, it’s even easier to turn your favorite sushi ingredients into a burger. Sure, there are plenty of summer burger recipes you could throw on the grill for dinner, but none of them will …

Europe's Rising Stars: Three Cities to Visit Now

A seven-day itinerary tracks the locals in Budapest, Zagreb, and Sarajevo.<p>Venture from the well-worn Prague and Vienna circuit to explore lands where prices are cheaper and flea markets plentiful. This insider-inspired European itinerary starts in Budapest to soak alongside locals at thermal baths, …

20th Century

10 most charming European towns

We're delighted to report that America has not cornered the market on amazing little towns that deliver big travel experiences. From pristine Alpine …

Authentic guacamole recipe, approved by Wahaca experts

This wonderful guacamole recipe comes from chef Thomasina Miers, the co-founder of Wahaca, the chain of Mexican restaurants.<p>Guacamole is the Aztec for 'avocado’ (guac) and 'sauce’ (mole). The secret is to use ripe avocados, and masses of fresh coriander and lime. Season well and eat, knowing that …

The right way to eat sausage in Prague

As Prague’s modern-day butchers strive to make higher-quality sausages than their communist-rule predecessors, David Farley discovers that there’s still a time and place for the old.<p>I had just hopped off the metro and was standing at the bottom of Prague’s Wenceslas Square, the late morning sun …

Walking in Austria

Wild flower-strewn meadows, untamed waterfalls, and long sunny days in the mountains... If you think that Austria is only a winter destination, …

Hiking

Cacio e Pepe

Servings<p>Literally "cheese and pepper", this minimalist cacio e pepe recipe is like a stripped-down mac and cheese.<p>May 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Kosher salt<p>6 oz. pasta (such as egg tagliolini, bucatini, or spaghetti)<p>3 Tbsp. unsalted butter, cubed, divided<p>1 tsp. freshly cracked black pepper<p>3/4 cup finely …

London's 10 best afternoon teas

The ritual of afternoon tea owes its origins to Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford. As a young women in the early 1800s she lived during a time when it was common to eat only two main meals a day, with breakfast scheduled early in the morning and dinner occurring late in the evening. Routinely …

30 Healthy Breakfast Ideas To Start Your Morning Off Right

Eat well all month long.<p>There's no denying the allure of French toast, pancakes and waffles, but more often than not those breakfast options will weigh you down rather than fill you with good energy to tackle the day ahead (though we have found one or two exceptions to that rule). Smoothies, oats …

How to have a budget break in Iceland

‘Iceland is too expensive to visit if you’re on a budget’. Along with ‘don’t eat the street food – it will make you ill’<i>,</i> this is one of the great travel myths. And it could lead you to miss out on some amazing experiences.<p>True, Iceland can be eye-wateringly pricey, but with some planning it is …

European Travel

A guide to Budapest’s thermal baths

Budapest sits on a patchwork of almost 125 thermal springs, and ‘taking the waters’ has been a part of everyday life here since people walked in togas. No baths still operating date back to Roman times but some are a legacy of the Turkish occupation, others are Art Nouveau marvels and there are …

Swimwear

7 Recipes That Unlock the Flavor Potential of Pesto

Basil, garlic, pine nuts, olive oil, a dash of salt and pepper, and a bit of cheese — what is there not to like about pesto? The creamy, green …

10 Sandwiches Hearty Enough For Dinner

Stuck on what to make for dinner tonight? Forget fussy recipes and assemble a sandwich! There's something for everyone between two slices of hearty …

Cooking

Chocolate Chip Cookies | ChefSteps | PBS Food

A lot of us grow up baking chocolate chip cookies—often following instructions found on a bright yellow Tollhouse bag. But despite decades spent …

Our Favorite Pasta Recipes

There is nothing better than pasta for dinner. Nothing.<p>We've published more than a few pasta recipes over the years. We've whittled down all of them to our 30 favorites—this was hard work.

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Gluten-Free Breakfast Recipes That Will Make You Forget All About Bread

Going gluten-free at breakfast doesn't have to be a compromise. Sure most bread is off-limits, and muffins or pastries made with wheat flour are a no-go, but cutting these items out shouldn't feel like a sacrifice when there are so many wonderful foods to eat instead.<p>Many favorite breakfast foods, …

12 Easy Meals You Can Make on a Cookie Sheet

Move over, one-pot pasta, ’cause there’s a new streamlined cooking approach making the rounds: sheet pan meals. Requiring hardly any time to prepare or bake, this collection of 12 recipes is perfect for time-strapped folks. They not only help you get food on the table fast, but also make cleanup …

10 Avocado Recipes for Brain Health

<i>As Alzheimer’s disease progresses and threatens to become a global epidemic, many researchers are focused on finding prevention methods. Because</i> …

Healthy Eating

Peanut Butter-Chocolate No-Bake Cookies

What could be better than an indulgent dessert made from ingredients you have sitting in your pantry and that never needs to go into the oven? These …