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Best Bordeaux hotels: Where to stay

Wine lovers choosing to visit Bordeaux are increasingly spoiled for choice. Sophie Kevany uses her local knowledge to select the very best boutique …

France

Make Room for Balsamic Grilled Mushrooms Tonight — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

These Easy Grilled Fish Tacos Are the Best You'll Ever Eat

Don't forget the hot sauce.<p>Want to try the best fish tacos you've ever had? Then, make this recipe inspired by Coni’'Seafood in Cali­fornia, where you'’ll taste the grill­ing traditions of Nayarit, a small state southeast of Baja along the Pacific coast of Mexico. The local Pescado Zarandeado dish …

Seafood

Easy Grilled Shell-On Shrimp with Herbs

Just peel and eat this easy and delicious shrimp recipe.<p>Head­-on shrimp can be a hard sell for some, so it’s important to make them irresistibly delicious. Here’s how.<p>What you'll need:<p>1 lb shell-on shrimp (16 to 20 per pound), preferably with heads on2 Tbsp olive oil, plus ¼ cup½ cup fresh herbs*1 …

Lifestyle

Easy Grilled Octopus Recipe

Think grilling octopus is too difficult? Don't worry, it's easier than you think.<p>The secret to cooking octopus is that there is no secret: no cork, no massage, no ride in the laundry machine to tenderize it. Cook it well, slice it thin, win friends.<p>What you'll need:<p>Octopus1 Bay leaf2 Tbsp of olive …

Grilling

Easy Soft Shell Crab Sliders

Yes, you eat them shell and all.<p>There's one thing you need to know about eating soft shell crab: yes, you eat the whole dang thing, shell and all. These sliders are a crunchy appetizer that beats the heck out of a bowl of Ruffles.<p>What you'll need:<p>4 live soft-shell crabs, cleaned*2 tsp canola oil1 …

Food

Best of Porto, Portugal in 3 days

Long overlooked for <b>Lisbon</b>, Porto, Portugal’s best-kept secret, is slowly emerging as a promising destination for travelers. Known for its wine bars …

Pork and Mushroom Skewers with Basil Sauce

I have loved posting recipes, but I must say this one is SO good. If you only try one recipe, this is the one to try!! So much flavor and easy to …

Pearl Barley Salad with Chickpeas, Feta, and Lemon

<i>posted on</i> January 7, 2015<p><i>Pearl Barley Salad with Chickpeas, Feta, and Lemon is a simple, hearty salad packed with fresh lemony flavor. It’s perfect</i> …

Greek Farro Salad

Sometimes recipe concepts sit on my list for months, waiting to be made. Sometimes a craving strikes and a corresponding recipe materializes out of …

Chicken Piccata

Super simple and delicious! Next time I will slice the breasts in half vs pounding them.<p>Hey can i use dry vemouth instead of the white wine?. Will it …

Asparagus, Artichoke and Herb Farrotto

Farrotto is the name for risotto made with farro, a delicious and nutritious grain. First, the farro is toasted in a skillet and then warmed broth is added in increments until the mixture is creamy. Farrotto is best served fresh from the pot, but if you want to rewarm it, you can add warmed broth …

Swordfish Puttanesca

6 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil<p>6 swordfish steaks (about 6 oz. each and 1⁄2″ thick), skin removed<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

14 Classic Bistros in Paris Worth Visiting

The traditional bistro, with its hearty fare, is an archetype of Paris dining, but a new wave of chefs is bringing a fresh, modern flair to the …

Curried Red Lentil and Swiss Chard Stew with Garbanzo Beans

I really love this soup, and here's how I embellished it. I used 5 stalks of celery and I sautéed the chard in with the onions and celery and then …

Chickpeas

Chicken Red Curry Stir-Fry with Green Beans Recipe

<b>Note:</b> Adjust the amount of red curry paste according to your taste and heat tolerance. In general, the red curry paste that comes in a plastic tub is spicier than one that comes in a can. A handful of Thai basil leaves can be stirred into the stir-fry at the last minute before serving.<p>Every recipe …

If You Suffer From Tight Hips, Find a Wall ASAP, and Do This Amazing Stretch

Tight hips are a common affliction among us desk dwellers. They can lead to lower back pain and tightness in our legs and just make us feel all around uncomfortable. Free your tight hips by finding a wall and doing this life-changing stretch (no really, it's <i>that</i> good!).<p>Known as figure four, you can …

Yoga

30 Outstanding Ways to Cook Beans

Simple Pot-Cooked Beans (<i>Frijoles de la Olla</i>)<p>Basic but delicious, this is how beans are cooked all over Mexico. The fresher your dried beans, the …

Pan-Roasted Duck Breast with Truffled Polenta and Lingonberry Sauce

6 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>SAUCE<p>2 cups dry red wine<p>1 14-ounce can low-salt chicken broth<p>1 14-ounce can low-salt beef broth<p>2 fresh thyme sprigs<p>1 bay leaf<p>1 1/2 teaspoons butter, room temperature<p>1 1/2 teaspoons all purpose flour<p>1/2 cup lingonberry preserves<p>POLENTA<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2 …

Recipes

Seared Duck Breast with Fig Sauce

For the duck breasts: Sprinkle each duck breast liberally with salt and pepper. Heat the vegetable oil in a large cast-iron skillet over medium-low …

Chicken Scarpariello

• 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast<br>• Salt and pepper<br>• 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning<br>• 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, 2 turns of the pan<br>• 2 …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Sicilian Grilled Swordfish

Asian-style Grilled Fish Tacos

This post contains affiliate links.<p>Thank you to NAKANO for sponsoring this post!<p>Our Summer here has been a hot one! It’s been a record low for rain …

Food

Grilled Lobster with Garlic-Parsley Butter

Combine butter, parsley, chile flakes, garlic, lemon zest, salt, and pepper in a bowl; set aside. Using a cleaver, split lobster in half lengthwise …

Halibut Tacos with Spicy Radicchio-Avocado Slaw

These tacos have a wonderful blend of flavors. The halibut lends a buttery flavor to the natural bitterness of the radicchio, while being rounded out …

Dinner Tonight: Seared Duck Breast with Red Wine and Figs Recipe

I have a seriously soft spot for Creole cuisine, which is unfortunately completely underrepresented in this column. Most recipes require long simmers and dozens of ingredients, a fact that is even more pronounced as I flip through John Besh's gorgeous new cookbook, <i>My New Orleans.</i> I can't wait to …

Crostini with ricotta, truffle honey and smoked salts Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Four ingredients: bread, ricotta, honey and salt - the essence of simplicity.<p>I tend to prefer white truffle honey because it has more flavor than honey infused with black truffles. Favorite brands include Gourmet Attitude and Da Rosario. As for the smoked salts, I use the …

Ricotta

These Roasted Chickpea Recipes Are A Dream Come True

Make these roasted chickpeas 4 ways for a tasty, high-protein snack<p>View this post on Facebook

The Four Rules of Defense

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE<p>Junior Volleyball Association, Inc., is a nonprofit association whose mission is to promote the growth of youth and junior …