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Canadiens tickets are most expensive in NHL; Vegas outselling other 30 teams

Want a cheap ticket to see an NHL game? Head to Calgary ... or South Florida<p>The arrival of the 2017-18 NHL season means the return of regular-season …

7 Office Microwave Etiquette Rules to Follow So Your Co-Workers Don't Hate You

Thou shall not microwave fish. Ever.<p>There's a special place in hell for people who microwave fish at the office. Recently I saw a three-fold disaster: microwaved shrimp curry that exploded <i>everywhere</i>, left a scent that lingered for almost 24 hours, and was abandoned with 0:04 seconds left on the …

The Best Cheese for Pizza Is Cheaper Than You Think

By Alex Delany<p>How to avoid a sad, soggy situation when you're making pizza at home—and save a few bucks at the same time.<p>"I don't like big stupid puddles on my pizza," shouted test kitchen manager <b>Brad Leone</b>, bringing up an excellent point. Soggy pizza is the worst, especially when you're taking the …

How to Make Crispy Baked Chicken Wings

By Alyse Whitney<p>We believe you can oven-fry. We believe you can touch the sky.<p>When I was 11 years old, I had the best baked chicken wings of my life. They were coated in spices (give me that onion powder), arranged on a cooling rack over a sheet tray, and blasted with heat for almost an hour until …

The Secret to Throwing a Dinner Party with Zero Stress

Adam Rapoport's first piece of dinner party advice? Don't plan. His second? Pork chops. And a grill. And nuoc cham. And tons of wine.<p>“It’s not entertaining—it’s having people over.”<p>When senior editor Meryl Rothstein proposed that as the headline for <b>Alison Roman</b>’s feature story in our October issue, …

The 10 Most Popular Recipes in September

You really loved one-skillet chicken dinners, quirky PB&J sandwiches, and loaded tot waffles.<p>Sometimes we're creatures of habit who cook the same thing over and over again. But in September, none of our readers were in cooking ruts—our 10 most popular recipes were mostly all new twists on familiar …

4 Quick and Braise-y Recipes to Cook This Week

Short ribs, chicken curry, and more hearty weeknight dinners in under an hour.<p>When we were looking for what to cook for dinner this week, we asked test kitchen manager <b>Brad Leone</b>. When he isn't busy carving his own knives, or fishing, or camping, or filming his hit series It's Alive, he's cooking. …

Why I Love Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone Even Though I Eat Meat

It's the book our food director pulls off the shelf again and again.<p><i>This cookbook is one of our all-time favorites. In fact, it's on the list of 13 Healthyish Cookbooks That Changed the Way We Eat.</i><p>I purchased my copy of <b>Deborah Madison</b>’s <i>Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone</i> in 1999, which I know for a …

How Nopalito Helped Me Rediscover My Family's Food

Cooking with Nopalito was like cooking with Abuelita again.<p><i>This cookbook is one of our all-time favorites. In fact, it's on the list of 13 Healthyish Cookbooks That Changed the Way We Eat.</i><p>To explain to you why I love <i>Nopalito</i>, I have to start with mis abuelos. My brother and I would descend upon …

13 Healthy Cookbooks That Changed the Way We Eat

Bacon-y Carnitas Tacos

October 2017<p>Makes about 8<p>It’s a cliché that bacon makes everything better, but in the case of these carnitas, it’s definitely true. The added fat and smokiness you get from the bacon gives the pork even more flavor and texture—and when you realize that all it takes to make these carnitas is pork, …

How to Find the Best Corn Tortillas at the Store

By Alex Delany<p>Buying corn tortillas is tough. Here's everything to look for to ensure your tacos end up with the best ones possible.<p>There are far more bad tortillas out there than good ones. Seriously, finding a package of decent corn tortillas is basically the toughest part of making awesome tacos …

10 Chefs' Tips for Upgrading Slow Cooker Recipes

Your slow cooker food doesn't need to be bland and boring. These tips will transform the way you think about Crock Pots.<p>Slow cooker recipes can be mushy bombs sometimes, but they don't have to. We've all had a watery, bland soup or an overcooked chicken "casserole"—and those dishes were victims of …

Slow Cooker Pot Roast

6 servings<p>Make this recipe your own depending on what you’ve got in the house. You could substitute beer for the wine, and a grainy/spicy mustard for the tomato paste, or use pork shoulder instead of beef chuck. Read more slow cooker tips here.<p>September 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 4-pound boneless beef …

Garlicky Cherry Tomato Pasta to Soothe Your Rent Week Woes

By Alex Delany<p>Cherry tomato pasta is the cheap rent week dinner that enables irrational spending and budgetary disregard.<p>When I was in second grade, my teacher Miss Krott sent a note home to my mom that read, “Alex needs to work on his self-control.” I’m sorry to say that even though I’m not …

Which Deli Sandwich Is the Healthiest?

Over 50 Romantic Country Songs For Your First Dance

In a wedding music rut? We can certainly help you with that! We have tons of suggestions for what to play on your big day, but if you're a country gal (or guy), you know there's only one genre that will do. We already gave you the greatest country songs for a father-daughter dance, but what about …

A History of The American Milkman

<i>When milk’s involved, magic happens. We’re partnering with Milk Life to learn all about the essential role the farm-fresh beverage plays in elevating everyday recipes—and sharing recipes, tools, and tips for incorporating milk’s rich and smooth texture into wholesome at-home cooking. Read up …

The best vegan restaurants in every state for plant-based pit stops

Long gone are the days when asking for vegan menu options yielded twisted faces and maybe a plate of tomatoes, if you were lucky. Today, vegan …

The Best Books Based in Every State

We’re taking you on a page-by-page book tour of the United States.<p>An extraordinary book has been written about, or set in, every single state in the …

16 Sweet Potato Salads That Will Spice Up Any BBQ

We're dipping a toe into fall.<p>Plus, get more easy sweet potato recipes and delicious desserts made with sweet potatoes!

Best Breakfast Sandwiches in the U.S.

Sandwiches are perfect for breakfast--whether you prefer a classic bacon, egg and cheese or an insane waffle concoction. Here, F&W editors name their …

This panoramic photo technique captures the full breadth of Italy’s incredible architecture

There’s no denying the dramatic and old-worldly beauty of Italian architecture like the Old Palace in Florence or Banchi Square in Genoa. These stunning feats of design are iconic and beloved landmarks, often acting as focal points in a city’s architectural landscape. Unsurprisingly, they’re on …

On The Eve of Destruction: Music Of The Vietnam War

At the dawn of the new documentary age ushered in by Ken Burns’ <i>Civil War</i> series in 1990, America was coming to the end of the heavily jingoistic era, …

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017

As we contemplate our critical role in the Earth’s future, photography has the power to show the astonishing diversity of life on our planet and remind us of the crucial need to shape a more sustainable co-existence between humanity and the natural world.<p>The long-running competition “The Wildlife …

Recipes with Apple Cider

Both apple cider and apple cider vinegar impart delicious fall flavor to soups, desserts, drinks, dressings, and entrées. View some of our favorite …

We're Living in the Golden Age of American Pasta

Peter Meehan on the world's second greatest pasta empire<p>America did not become the world’s second greatest pasta culture—a place where al dente is de …

Fall Chills and Thrills: 10 Heart-Pounding YA Thrillers to Read This Fall

As temperatures outside cool off, I start craving thrillers and spooky books that make my heart pound and blood run cold. I love stories that keep me …

51 Regional American Breakfast Foods You Should Know

It's morning in America, and all across the country people are rising, shining, and settling into the first meal of the day. It's breakfast, so it's …

Our Favorite Food Trucks in Every State

A true melting pot of world cuisine, food truck operators deliver mobile eats to the people on city streets, at universities, in business parks …

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