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9 Space-Saving Kitchen Storage Ideas

Guaranteed to keep your kitchen clutter-free and easy to navigate.<p>The kitchen is undoubtedly the epicenter of the home. It’s where company …

Kitchens

Parchment Paper or Foil? The Ultimate Guide for Every Cooking Scenario

Dropping cookie dough on a baking sheet. Roasting a pan of root vegetables. Should you use parchment paper or aluminum foil for the (delicious) task …

Dessert

A 30-Minute Beginner Workout For Anyone Just Starting Their Fitness Journey

The gym can be an intimidating place, especially if you have no clue what you're doing. But we've all got to start somewhere, even if it's at the most basic level. Whether you're just beginning your fitness journey or you're seeking some extra guidance, we've got the perfect routine for you. Brian …

Workouts

Beef stir-fry with ginger and scallion (with 9 important tips)

<b>Beef stir-fry with ginger and scallion</b> <b>(姜葱牛肉)</b> takes only fifteen minutes to prepare. Follow the recipe below which rivals any ginger and scallions …

Food & Dining

26 of Our Favorite Thai Recipes

Skip the pricey takeout bill and learn to make your favorite Thai recipes right at home.<p>Thai Peanut Chicken and Noodles<p>This versatile chicken recipe …

Recipes

How to Cook Perfect Baby Back Ribs

Forget burgers and hot dogs—baby back ribs are easily the star of any summer cookout. They’re versatile, crowd-pleasing, and stick-to-your-bones …

BBQ

Pan-Seared Halibut with Cherry Tomatoes Basil

Fresh Pacific halibut is a seasonal splurge. It needs very little to enhance its flavor—in fact, it’s almost a sin to fuss too much with it. I like …

Recipes

Basic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

"If you love good, old fashioned mashed potatoes this is the perfect recipe. Simple and delicious."<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds baking potatoes, peeled and …

Recipes

Watermelon granita | Fruit recipes

Cut off the watermelon rind, then chop the flesh into chunks, picking out any seeds. Roughly chop the ginger and place in a large sealable freezer …

Recipes

The Best Ramen in Tokyo

Suzuran<p>1-7-12 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku<p><b>Order:</b> Kakuni Tanmen<p>If there’s a New York-born Jewish guy who knows his Tokyo ramen, it’s Ivan Orkin. He lived in the …

Japan

25 Easy Breakfast Recipes with Eggs — Recipes from The Kitchn

Eggs are tiny miracle workers in the kitchen. They can be stored in the fridge for a long time and they are cheap, hard to mess up, and one of the …

Breakfast

Palaces, Gelato, and David Himself: The 4-day Weekend in Florence

Chawanmushi Recipe: How to Make this SavouryJapanese Egg Custard

Discover the hidden depths of this savoury egg custard dish and how to master making it at home, it's umami twist will have you hooked.

Onions

25 of the best places to visit in the UK

<b>(CNN) —</b> From vibrant, culture-laden cities to peaceful areas of outstanding natural beauty, the UK is an incredibly diverse destination for travelers.<p>Here's our pick of 25 of the best places to visit in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland:<p>Isles of Scilly<p>Situated 40 kilometers off the tip …

Scotland

16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

Cooking

Korean Pan-fried Tofu 韓式豆腐

Add oil in hot pan, then add in tofu, cook under medium heat until both sides are golden. (Each side take about 5-7 minutes)

Recipes

After Traveling to 25 Countries, I Can Tell You These Are the Only 11 Phrases You Need to Get By

<i>This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>There are more than 6,000 languages in the world, but the vast majority of people won't learn …

Language

10 Surprising Ways You Should Be Using Bleach in the Kitchen

Bleach has a spot in most people's bathrooms, but it's actually quite handy in the kitchen as well. While people tend to avoid it in that space, …

Cleaning

How to Actually Use Your Refrigerator's Crisper Drawers

Do you actually know how to set the crisper or humidity drawers in your fridge? Or do you just bump the notches towards the middle and hope for the …

Vegetables

Cooking for comfort? Anthony Bourdain's rich lasagna Bolognese is one of our favorites

Like many fellow cooks, I came of age reading Anthony Bourdain’s “Kitchen Confidential” while studying in culinary school in 2003 and planning for a career around food. Bourdain’s book was a glimpse into the down-and-dirty-world of real kitchens. While the newly formed Food Network revolved around …

Italian Food

How To Make Lemonade from Scratch — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Sipping icy-cold sweet lemonade on a blazing-hot summer day is one of life's finest pleasures, which is why we think making lemonade from scratch …

Recipes

Why I Love My Food Processor, and 20 Recipes to Prove It

A stand mixer may be the workhorse of my kitchen, but the food processor could be its unsung hero. Though useless for aeration, perhaps the most common technique for making cakes and cookies (think creaming butter and sugar until it's fluffy and light, or foaming eggs and sugar), a food processor …

Ice Cream

Club king Peter Stringfellow who 'bedded 2,000 women' has died at the age of 77

THE King of Clubs is dead.<p>Britain’s most famous nightclub owner Peter Stringfellow lost a decade-long battle with lung cancer yesterday, aged 77.<p>Last …

Stephen Hawking

How Much Money Do You Need to Quit Your Job and Travel for a Year?

We run the numbers.<p><i>This article is supported by NAB’s Platinum Visa Debit card, which can elevate your overseas experience. In this series, we look at the interconnection between travel and money.</i><p>You’re reading this at your desk, aren’t you? We know why you clicked—we get it. Literally everybody in …

Personal Finance

Ultralight Backpacking: Lighten Up Your Next Overnight Adventure

<i><br>Article presented by:</i><p>Here's a not-so-well-kept secret: we're <i>obsessed</i> with pack weight.<p>Unless you're a surefooted Sherpa, we're going to guess that …

Backpacking

Recipes Everyone Is Making this Summer, According to Pinterest

It feels safe to say that we've finally made it to summer. And now that the dark clouds and cool days have made way for beach trips and non-stop …

Cooking

Escape the noise with Patagonia’s best alternative experiences

In Patagonia it’s the silence that hits you first. Then the landscapes – the snow-dusted mountains rising up like dollops of whipped cream; the shimmering lakes; the aquamarine icebergs that float past giant, jagged glaciers, crashing and calving their way into the milky blue water below.<p>These …

Hiking

Avenue of the Giants: Northern California's Most Spectacular 39 Miles

Driving on the Avenue of the Giants<p>The Avenue of the Giants runs parallel to U.S. Highway 101 between Exit 672 near Pepperwood and Exit 645. Driving …

Hiking

18 Basic Cooking Skills You Should Learn in Your Twenties

Master these, and you're well on your way to becoming a kitchen boss.<p>So, you’ve moved into your first apartment, bought your very own set of pots and …

Cooking

Explore the Stunning Lofoten Islands of Norway

<i>*This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you purchase through a link, I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. I</i> …

European Travel