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Allow Us to Add These 45 Hidden Wonders of the World to Your Bucket List

We all have travel wishlists that include famous hot spots like the Maldives, Santorini, Bora Bora, and Marrakech. But if you're a seasoned …

Wonders of the World

Blackberry Buttercream Frosting (5-Minute Recipe)

This blackberry buttercream frosting is so delicious! Plus, it has a very nice texture so you can decorate your favorite desserts and make them look …

9 Fall Meal-Prep Lunches That Will Be the Prettiest Things to Hit Your Desk

Alright, guys, it's time to clean up our acts, and meal prep is the easiest way to start. Summer seems to have gone by in an endless blur of …

Healthy Eating

How to Make Immunity Soup

This easy soup is full of immunity-boosting foods: vitamin C–rich kale, vitamin D–enhanced mushrooms, zinc-containing chicken and chickpeas, and …

20 Make-Ahead Family Recipes

Feeling the dinner crunch? Turn to these make-ahead and freezer-friendly recipes to get a delicious meal on the table in no time.<p>Lemony Chicken …

This coffee-avocado smoothie recipe might be the best thing to happen to your mornings

The mornings that allow for sitting and savoring a hot cup of coffee <i>and</i> a plate of avocado toast are to be treasured. But the reality is that the …

How To Make French Toast: The Video

<b>Dry out the bread:</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 285°F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Place a wire rack on …

Tykes on a plane: a survival guide to flying with young children

We've all done it. A parent boards the airplane with a child in arms, and all the other passengers on the aircraft hold their breath, hoping that the family does not sit near them.<p>But now that parent is you: how can you avoid fulfilling the other passengers' worst fears - and your own? Here are a …

Please Stop Making Margaritas Wrong - Here's How to Do It Right, Just in Time for Summer

Have you hit 90 degrees yet where you live? We have (yep - 92 on May 6 in Minneapolis, crazy), and I loved it. After months of snow and cold and …

Flavors

Upgrade Your Grilling Game with These 8 Amazing Homemade BBQ Sauces

With grilling season in full force, I thought it was time to expand a bit from my well-used staple tomato/vinegar/brown-sugar BBQ sauce. <br>With a list …

These coffee doughnut muffins are everything you want for breakfast, and more

Think of these coffee doughnut muffins as your favorite breakfast hits all rolled into one. First, there's the cake, rich with butter, a hint of freshly brewed coffee and the subtle tang of buttermilk. The muffins are basted with more butter while they're still warm, then rolled in a mixture of …

Breakfast

Korean Braised Short Ribs Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Associate editor Christina Chaey finally learns the secret to the braised short ribs her grandma only makes her once a year.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

10 Toasty Drinks to Beat the Winter Chill

We're still battling the chill of winter, which is why were consoling ourselves with one of the best things about the season: hot cocktails. Most …

Spices

Slow-Roasted Bacon-Wrapped-Pineapple Tacos Recipe

You know those actors who seem to spend their entire careers in supporting roles, yet manage to steal every scene they're in? I think about that every time I get a really great <i>al pastor</i> taco. Sure, the crisp-edged marinated pork is the star, but an al pastor taco would be nothing without that sweet …

Arugula, Sweet Potato, and Walnut Salad With Dashi "Vinaigrette" Recipe

Conventional wisdom says that salads should be dressed with vinaigrettes, which, by definition, balance an acid with a fat. Turns out you can break that rule by dropping the acid entirely. In this salad, we make a "vinaigrette" with shoyu-dashi—soy sauce mixed with dashi—for an easy, deeply …

The Key to Perfect Corn Tortillas

There's nothing like fresh, warm tortillas—unless they're dry and crackly. Here's how to fix 'em.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, Becky Soloman laments her dry, crumbly tortilla dough to</i> …

Radiant Floor Heating 101

Radiant floor heating, popular in new construction, has become a viable retrofit option.<p>Photo: Sun Climate<p>Radiant floor heating is arguably the ideal …

The Dinner Roll Recipes You'll Actually Want To Bake

It's time to pull out the flour.<p>For many people, baking bread to go along with a dinner they've already put so much effort into is just not going to happen. No matter how easy the recipe might be, how much better fresh-baked bread is than store-bought, it's just one step too many.<p>But what if we …

Cooking

Techniques and Tricks for the Perfect Pecan Pie

Pie enthusiasts all have their special tricks for a perfect pie crust. Maybe it's cider vinegar or vodka or lard or the temperature of the butter. The team over at culinary lab Chef Steps lets the stand mixer and the fridge do a lot of the work for them. The rest is all precise measurement of …

Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Shallots

Every year I consider it my civic duty to create a brussels sprouts recipe that my father will actually eat. Every family has one, right? A …

Brussels Sprouts

10 Stress-Free Suppers for the Entire Family

Planning family meals shouldn't make you want to pull your hair out. Here are ten easy recipes that don't require any hard-to-find ingredients or too much advance planning. And the best part about these stress-free suppers: even picky eaters will polish off their plates.<p><b>1. Grilled Moroccan …

Coconut, Peanut Butter, Oatmeal Protein Bars

We eat on the go a lot at our house. Field trips, early morning runs, music lessons, dance lessons, 2 services at church on Sunday. You know the …

Grilled Sweet Potato Baba Ghanoush

4 (makes about 2 cups) Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>There’s a method to making baba ghanoush. And it applies to way more than eggplant.<p>July 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil, plus more<p>2 pounds sweet potatoes (about 2 medium)<p>3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>2 tablespoons tahini<p>½ …

How To: Make Homemade Nutella (That's Better Than the Real Stuff)

It is a universal truth that Nutella is the nectar of the gods. It takes the already delicious (e.g., sandwiches, cupcakes, or even bacon), and turns …

Here's How To Make The Perfect Homemade Salad Dressing

Let's be honest here, the only thing many of us really care about when it comes to salad is the dressing. That's where all the flavor is, and that's what makes a salad memorable. Heck, that's often what makes salads edible.<p>But if you don't make your own dressings, you're stuck with the store-bought …

Healthy Eating

Orange Chile Salmon with Mache Citrus Salad

Well, it’s true. I’ve jumped on the Whole30 bandwagon. After months of struggling to find a way to feel healthier I have chosen the Whole30 program …

Food

10 Easy, Delicious Recipes for Homemade Bread

Have you ever noticed that healthier bread is way more expensive than its white, fluffy counterparts? It makes sense, as quality ingredients come at …