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14 Fall Soups, Because Salads Are So Last Season

Now is the perfect time to cozy up with a bowl of pumpkin soup or, better yet, classic tomato. If those two don't cut it, does butternut squash, beet, or chicken noodle entice your palate? Whether you're looking for a light lunch or a warm way to start your dinner, spoon through our recipes to find …

Food & Dining

15 Finger Foods for Every Summer BBQ

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9 Brunch Appetizers for a Blow-Out Weekend Bash

Make your next brunch party memorably by cooking up an eggy, bacon-y, mimosa-drenched feast starting with mouthwatering appetizers.<p>Pro brunch party …

Your Weekend Project: Our Best Fried Chicken Sandwich

You're making our crunchy, juicy, best-ever fried chicken sandwich this weekend. Here's the step-by-step.<p>We'll admit: Our double-dredged, extra-crispy fried chicken sandwich isn't exactly the kind of thing you make after work on a weeknight. This sandwich makes you work for it, but you're going to …

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Chocolate Waffles with Cheesecake Mousse, Mixed Berries and Strawberry Sauce

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Chocolate Waffles<p>5 eggs, separated<br>• 3 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 3/4 cup cocoa powder<br>• 1/3 cup brown sugar<br>• 3 teaspoons baking powder<br>• 1½ teaspoons salt<br>• 3 cups buttermilk<br>• 3/4 teaspoon vegetable oil<br>• 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract<br>• 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips<p>Cheesecake Mousse<p>8 ounces cream cheese, …

24 Valentine's Day Desserts That Are Better Than A Date

All the chocolate.<p>Unless you're one of the lucky few, Valentine's Day sucks. It either makes you feel like you're all alone (don't worry, you're not) or it convinces you that the romance from your relationship has simmered to a neutral (not true, either). The expectations of love for this one …

The ultimate travel bucket list: 31 things to do in your lifetime

Ice Cube's Unconventional Pizza Topping Sounds Amazing

The star of Ride Along 2 on where he draws the line with fancy food, how to eat just half a bag of chips, and the best pizza in California.<p>After N.W.A. and Straight Outta Compton, <b>Ice Cube</b> struck out on his own with hit singles like “It Was a Good Day.” Set against a sluggish beat and a slow-burning</b> …

The 11 Most Spectacular Cities to See in the Winter

1 of 11<p>Tallinn, Estonia<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 11<p>Banff National Park, Canada<p>3 of 11<p>Gobi Desert, Mongolia<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 11<p>Tromso, Norway<p>Advertisement<p>5 of …

Gingerbread pancakes make the weekend even sweeter

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 cup all-purpose flour<br>• 1 cup whole wheat flour<br>• 1/4 cup granulated sugar<br>• 2 teaspoons baking powder<br>• 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon<br>• 1 teaspoon ground ginger<br>• 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice<br>• 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves<br>• 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg, plus more for garnish if desired<br>• 1/4 teaspoon salt<br>• 1 …

28 Tropical Fruit Recipes that are (Almost) as Good as the Beach

So you can't hop a flight to the Caribbean. At least you can pretend with these recipes for mangoes, pineapples, papayas, and more.<p>Pineapples! Papayas! Mangoes! Lychee! These juicy, sweet-as-candy fruits make us wish we were soaking up rays on the beach. BRB, booking a plane ticket…

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Where to go in 2016: Start making your travel plans for the new year now

The places you'll go<p>Start making your 2016 travel plans right now<p>The places you'll go<p>Start making your 2016 travel plans right now<p>A few years ago, a …

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Eat Your Veggies: 9 Deliciously Different Recipes

Vegetables don't have to be boring or relegated to a side dish. From roasted broccoli with chipotle honey butter to balsamic glazed roasted beets, these recipes are so flavorful and satisfying, they could carry an entire meal.<p>Vegetables don't have to be boring or relegated to a side dish. From …

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24 Awesome Food Events Worth Traveling to This Year

This year, expand your cultural horizons—and eat some amazing food while you're at it. Here's how to make 2016 the year you travel the world in …

5 Best Holiday Side Dishes to Make with Ginger

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

11 Starters and Sweets for Your New Year's Bash

Now that Hanukkah and Christmas are over, it's time to focus on the next party! The great thing about entertaining on New Year's Eve is that your "meal" can be made up of fun finger foods.<p>Now that Hanukkah and Christmas are over, it's time to focus on the next party! The great thing about …

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The Best Appetizer Recipes In The Universe

Appetizer recipes. 70 of them, from savory to sweet to everything in between. Enjoy!<p>Appetizer recipes. 70 of them, from savory to sweet to everything in between.<p><b>See the full list here.</b><p><b>Italian Pinwheels</b><p>Warning--these Italian-inspired apps won't last long. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><i>More puff-pastry</b> …

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The Best Places to Spend Christmas

Even the greatest of grinches has to admit: These 19 cities, with their sparkle and cheer, can make the heart grow three sizes larger. Here, the best places to spend Christmas, from Cologne to Cape Town. This gallery was originally published in 2015. It has been updated with new information.<p>New …

The Strangest Places on Earth (Are Also the Most Sublime)

Technicolor mountains, otherworldly forests, and glow-in-the-dark beaches: These unusual places around the world prove that weird can also be wonderful.<p>Rakotzbrücke (Rakotz Bridge): Kromlau, Germany<p>Salar de Uyuni: Bolivia<p>Valle de Cocora: Quindío, Colombia<p>Mendenhall Ice Caves: Juneau, Alaska<p>Angel …

5 Amazing Breakfasts To Make Christmas Morning

Once the gifts have been torn open and the stockings unstuffed, it's a glorious, indulgent breakfast -- think cornmeal biscuits bathed in chorizo-studded gravy -- that makes the day. Hey, Santa came and went, you can be a little bit naughty.<p><i>BY BON APPᅢノTIT</i><p>Credit: Nicole Franzen<p>Once the gifts have …

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Soar Above One of the Most Awe-Inspiring Waterfalls on Earth

TravelVideo<p>Victoria Falls is among the most impressive natural wonders in the world.<p>TravelVideo<p>This legendary waterfall is among the biggest, and most awe-inspiring, on the planet.<p>The Zambezi River is more than 1.25 miles (2 kilometers) wide when it cascades over the lip of a large basalt plateau …

Gingerbread French Toast: Your Go-To Holiday Breakfast

<i>Posie Harwood, who finds the best back-of-the-box recipes in the grocery store, finds a way to eat gingerbread for breakfast.</i><p>Breakfast is easily overlooked come holiday season. Up against pot roasts, peppermint bark, and all manner of Christmas cookies, breakfast doesn't stand much of a chance.<p>It's …

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10 Easy Brunch Recipes To Impress Your Guests

The Thanksgiving feast may be over, but your houseguests will still be hungry. Don't stress yourself out by being a short order cook. Most of these brunch recipes can be made in advance, and all of them have some serious "wow-factor."<p>The Thanksgiving feast may be over, but your houseguests will …

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The 50 Most Beautiful Places in the World

Pinpointing all of the most beautiful places in the world could take a lifetime, but we think that these 50 otherworldly landscapes and awe-inspiring natural wonders need to move to the very top of your travel bucket list. This piece was originally published in 2015 and has been updated.<p>Cliffs of …

Stunning Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes That Aren’t Pie

Bring. It. On.<p>Clearly, here at HuffPost Taste, we’re big fans of pie. We all believe that pumpkin and pecan pie should be had in some form come Thanksgiving. But pie is not the only Thanksgiving dessert recipe that you should be making this year. Especially when your holiday cake and tart options …

Hey Chef, What Can I Do With Coffee?

For many of us, a strongly brewed cup of coffee is the water of life, but there's more to those beans than our daily jolt. Our fresh new panel of chefs weighs in on how to get the most of your grounds, from nutty, bittersweet glazes to toasty rubs, infused oils, and java-scented baked goods.<p>Intense …

5 Christmas Cookies That No One Will Guess Are Actually Healthy

Watching your waist should NEVER hold you back from doing the things you love most! In fact, it should do exactly the opposite: empower you to live life out loud. Here are five of my favorite cookie recipes that you'll be proud to show up with.<p>'Tis the season to eat cookies, and for many that means …

Healthy Recipes

The Christmas Cookie Recipes That Will Make This Holiday Sweeter

30 of them, to be exact.<p>Before we even eat our Thanksgiving feast, the bakers in us start thinking about Christmas cookies. It's not that we can't and don't bake cookies other times of the year -- we never stop making cookies. It's that there's nothing quite as special as the cookies made for the …

The Best All-Inclusive Resorts In The World For 2015

They literally do it all.<p>Many savvy travelers will tell you that all-inclusive resorts are THE way to travel -- not only because all-inclusives handle the room, food, drinks and fun for one (typically) low price, but also because they're also located in some of the most stunning places on Earth.<p>As …

Nine Far-Flung, Completely Outrageous Destination Wedding Ideas

Bored with beach weddings? Consider getting hitched in an underwater chapel.<p>Destination weddings have become so common that couples now have to think …