Natalia

162 Flips | 5 Magazines | 1 Like | 8 Following | @dkkn | Keep up with Natalia on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Natalia”

Salt-and-Pepper Shrimp

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 15 min<p>Crunchy shrimp (thanks for the help, cornstarch!) gets its zesty, floral heat from Sichuan peppercorns. It's hard to believe that a main course this complex comes together so quickly.<p>December 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1½ pound shell-on large shrimp<p>3 …

Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts

6 Servings<p>A vegetarian twist on a Chinese take-out standard, these sprouts deliver crunch, spice, and zing.<p>February 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds Brussels sprouts, halved<p>5 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>1 tablespoon cornstarch<p>3 garlic cloves, finely …

Bacon Cheddar Deviled Eggs Recipe

"These deviled eggs include bacon and shredded cheddar cheese. Better than your ordinary deviled eggs."<p>Ingredients<p>12 eggs<p>1/2 cup mayonnaise<p>4 slices …

BA's Best Hash Browns

4 Servings<p>There are two kinds of hash browns: The chunky, floury, vaguely brown but not crisp kind, and the lacy, crunchy, shredded version here. Guess which one we prefer? This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter or 6 …

The Intel

Your next trip, only way better<p>What You Need to Know Now<p>Deal of the Day<p>Subscribe<p>Never miss a deal again, get travel tips and hacks<p>Will be used in …

Why You Should Visit U.S. National Parks in Winter

America’s National Parks return to a more natural state in winter. No more traffic jams, tourist buses, or Clark Griswold—just nature and lots of it. While every national park has something unique to offer during the winter season, these eight are the best of the best.

The 15 Best Things About Norway

<b>Norway is factually one of the per-capita richest countries</b> in the world, and subjectively one of the most per-capita beautiful: fjords, glacial …

Treasures of California’s Central Coast along Highway 1

More by Jeryl<p>Remember what poet Robert Frost said about taking the road less traveled?<p>“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—<br>I took the one less …

Siblings

The Midnight Sun: Places Where the Sun Never Sets

While December brings the shortest days and earliest sunsets to the Northern Hemisphere, the summer solstice, which falls on June 21 in 2015—with one exception!—is the day when the sun never sets. From Sweden to Canada, here's how eight towns and cities celebrate the endless twilight.<p>Paris, France

The Best Hotel In Every State

We found these hotels by looking at expert reviews, local recommendations, and our own list of the Best Hotels In America.<p><i>Did we get your state right? Let us know in the comments.</i>

10 Remarkable Road Trips in the U.S.A.

<i>Planes allow you to travel quickly around the U.S., but if your journey is the destination, take to the roads to explore the country’s dazzling array</i> …

Ain't No Mountain High Enough: 7 Romantic Hotels in the Mountains

We've all heard the song, but these seven gorgeous properties imbue it with new meaning. Rather than traversing mountains, rivers, and valleys to get …

6 of America's most romantic small towns | CNN Travel

Lemon-Anchovy Vinaigrette

Makes about ⅔ cup Servings<p>Active Time: 5 min<p>Total Time: 5 min<p>A lighter, brighter option for all you Caesar salad lovers.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 lemons<p>4 anchovy fillets packed in oil, drained, finely chopped<p>½ cup olive oil<p>¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black …

Recipes

How to Make Rice Pilaf Fluffy, Fragrant, and Perfect Every Time

By Claire Saffitz<p>The ingredients might change, but the fundamentals of how to make rice pilaf stay the same. Here's how to nail one of our favorite sides every single time.<p>Rice pilaf can seem sad. Plain. Boring. But if you know how to make rice pilaf, yours will be quite the opposite. You just need …

7 Apples to Use for Pie

The best apple pies are usually made with a mixture of apples, because each type adds different textures and flavors.<p>The best apple pies are usually …

The 13 Greatest Destination Food Towns In America

Eating is probably the greatest excuse we've ever heard for planning a trip. But as a responsible foodie traveler, you want to make sure you're visiting a town with a local culture as rich as the jambalaya on the table.<p>We were thus ecstatic when Saveur released its annual Culinary Travel Awards, …

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake with Chocolate Sour Cream Frosting Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This recipe is slightly adapted from WinneAb’s Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cupcakes with Chocolate Sour Cream Frosting. I use a mix of all-purpose and whole-wheat flour, and I swap out some of the white sugar for brown sugar and maple syrup. A couple tips: First, make sure your sour …

Dessert

Yogurt Bread with Molasses Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This recipe is adapted from Mark Bittman's How to Cook Everything Vegetarian (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2007). It is hearty, healthy, moist, and just barely sweet. Be sure not to overmix.<br>A few notes:<br>- Use any flour you'd like; I like a mix of rye and white whole wheat, but you could …

Beef and Bean Chili

6 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>2 large red onions, chopped<p>5 tablespoons chopped jalapeño chilies with seeds<p>8 garlic cloves, chopped<p>2 1/3 pounds ground beef (15% fat)<p>1/4 cup chili powder<p>2 tablespoons ground cumin<p>1 teaspoon sweet paprika<p>1 28-ounce can diced tomatoes in juice<p>2 15 …

America’s Best Car-Touring Roads

The American road trip is a longstanding rite of passage. We're drawn to movement and freedom and experience unchained from the morass of daily obligation. The open road— fiery leaves, frosty mountains, sunny coasts, big open desert—offers all that when you've got an open mind and a penchant for …

Driving California's Sierra Nevada

Drive up into the lofty Sierra Nevada, which conservationist John Muir called ‘The Range of Light.’ Here you can witness earth-shaking waterfalls, hug towering trees, clamber up granite domes and camp out in high-country meadows where wildflowers bloom.<p>This article is an excerpt from the thorough …

National Parks

A Cruise for Non-Cruisers: Five Pleasant Surprises in Norway

Last year I was walking with a friend along the water in my hometown of San Francisco and I stopped mid-conversation, gobsmacked to see a towering behemoth of a ship docked near Pier 39. At 10 stories high and hundreds of feet long, it looked more like a horizontal skyscraper than a seaworthy …

Aleppo Pepper–Roasted Pork with Shallot Vinaigrette

12 Servings<p>This slow-roasted pork shoulder comes out of the oven before it collapses into a shreddable texture; it will be succulent and tender but easy to slice.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>pork<p>4 large garlic cloves, finely grated<p>¼ cup Aleppo pepper or 2 Tbsp. crushed red pepper flakes<p>¼ cup kosher …

Travel Guide: South Louisiana

The best places to eat and stay from New Orleans to Lafayette<p><i>701 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans (504-524-4114; herbsaint.com)</i><br>Chef de cuisine Rebecca …

New Orleans

Weekend Getaway: St. Augustine

Columbus Day weekend is upon us, so we're recommending you take the extra day off to get to know one of our state's underrated historical cities.<p>In …

Lamb Pilau with Lentils, Currants and Almonds

This fragrant and fluffy pilau (also known as <i>polow</i>, <i>pulao</i> and pilaf) is studded with chunks of lamb, crunchy almonds and an array of spices that meld …

Road Trip: Dalton Highway, Alaska

Travel<p>A mostly gravel road does not do justice to the vastly dramatic scenery that lies along its winding path.<p>The 414-mile (666-kilometer) road from Livengood to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, carves a path through forest and tundra, crosses the Yukon River, traverses the towering Brooks Range, and passes …

RVs

Surreal Beauty and Strong Rum on St. John

The ferry chugs out of Red Hook harbor on St. Thomas, and I settle into a bench on the top deck as the sun sinks below the jagged outline of Thatch Cay in the distance. As far as I’m concerned, a boat is the only way to arrive on an island, which is why I’m so intrigued by my destination. St. John …