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10 cool things to do in Amsterdam at night

1. PLAY IT BY EAR WITH VAN GOGH<p>The Van Gogh Museum is one of the busiest attractions in Amsterdam, for obvious reasons, but on certain Friday …

European Travel

Valentine's Day 2018: Solo travellers should visit these cities to avoid romantic couples

For those who approach Valentine’s Day with a sense of dread, 14 February is a date to avoid. A combination of loved-up couples, amorous advertising …

European Travel

It's Official: These are the 10 Best Places in the World to Travel Alone as a Woman

Ahhh resolutions. We set them every year, telling ourselves that this time we <i>will</i> change. That gym membership won't remain unused, the smoothie …

European Travel

The 20 Highest-Rated Documentaries On Netflix

These are the highest-rated documentaries on Netflix.<p>Photos: NETFLIX ; Illustration: Dillen Phelps<p><i>Alive and Kicking</i><b><br>Rotten Tomatoes Score:</b> 100%<br>A …

French Toast Croque Madame Casserole

Finding just the right balance of sweet and savory can be tricky, but we've totally mastered it here. Each bite achieves a perfect combo of French …

The Surprising Ingredient You Should Be Adding to Your Eggs

No matter how you’re cooking them (some prefer runny, others very well-done) scrambled eggs need little more than butter for the pan and a dash of …

How to Sneak as Much Bourbon as Possible Into Your Holiday Meals

There’s something about bourbon that just screams “holiday party.” Whether in an Old Fashioned or rolled into some bourbon balls, the dark, sweet …

Alton Brown

These 10 beautiful hikes will transport you to another world

Don't forget your camera at home. Norway's best hikes lead to views akin to any description of paradise: cliffs rising from the ocean, waterfalls …

Hiking

Simple Bolognese

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:55 minPrep:10 minCook:45 min<p>Yield:6 servings<p>Level:Intermediate<p>More from:<p>Best of Food Network 4 Videos

How to Make Hummus That Tastes Better Than Store-Bought

These tasty hummus recipes feature good-for-you ingredients and tons of flavor.

The best island you’ll ever visit requires mittens

To Newfoundlanders and other denizens of Atlantic Canada, I’m a “come from away.”<p>The term — popularized as the title of this year’s hit Broadway …

Norway to New Zealand: Travel to The World’s 10 Happiest Countries

Do you live in one of the world’s happiest countries? Have you been to any of these and realised why they are considered among the happiest countries …

The Best Products at Trader Joe's (According to the Employees Who Know Them Best) - Chowhound

Before I had witnessed its majesty firsthand, I couldn’t understand the intense enthusiasm surrounding Trader Joe’s. What was it that made people …

Trader Joe's

The best-selling album the year you were born

Times have changed, though. In the 2010s, pop stars like Adele and Taylor Swift have dominated the charts, while in the 1950s and early 1960s, musical soundtracks and Broadway cast recordings tended to top the list.<p>Billboard has been tracking the top album of the year since 1956. From 1992 onward, …

New Music

Taste Beyond The Tongue

14 Protein-Packed Dinners Made With A Can Of Chickpeas

Did you know chickpeas have 15 grams of protein PER CUP?! That's about 30% of your daily intake!

Recipes

Nigel Slater’s chicken salad recipes

Early summer, late morning, time to make lunch. Mix a dressing, select cold cuts and greens, get the big bowl out<p>There is a moment in early summer, late on a Monday morning, that I have grown to love. The kitchen is quiet, calm and mercifully cool. I take the remains of yesterday’s roast chicken …

Mt Fuji in Fuji Five Lakes

Trails below the fifth stations are now used mainly as short hiking routes, but you might consider the challenging but rewarding 19km hike from base to summit on the historic Old Yoshidaguchi Trail, which starts at Fuji Sengen-jinja in the town of Fuji-Yoshida. You can start from the station or …

How To Grill Juicy, Flavorful Shrimp

Here's why you need to learn how to grill shrimp: This affordable crustacean is the fastest-cooking protein you can throw on the grill, it feels …

How to Caramelize Onions Like the Lazy Badass You Are

It's wild, exciting onion time<p>Caramelized onions have a way of making the laziest possible food look like you gave half a crap about making it. You …

10 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do in Kyoto

No traveler’s stay in Japan is complete without a stop in Kyoto. World-famous for its many shrines and temples built during the 1,000 years it served …

How-To Reverse Sear A Steak

Arguably one of the best ways to cook a steak.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 2-inch thick rib eye steak, preferably USDA Prime<br>Salt<br>Pepper<br>3 tablespoons canola oil<br>2 tablespoons butter<br>2 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed<br>2 sprigs fresh rosemary<br>3 sprigs fresh thyme<p><b>INSTRUCTIONS</b><p>1. Preheat oven to 200°F/95°C.<p>2. Pat the steak …

It’s International Hummus Day on 13 May 2017: 14 ways to make the dip great

Today, 13 May 2017, is International Hummus Day.<p>Now you may wonder whether the world really needs an entire day dedicated to hummus, but I say why …

Katsuyama Historical Preservation District | Hello Japan - Japan Travel Guide

Jeremy @ProphetOfAsh - 2018-02-16<p>@GKsoldOut @BabyManiwa @nickmaniwa @Jessbeesknees Baby Maniwa takes the 'put a pretty girl at the table to sling me… …

Japan

This Apple Pie From Scratch Will Take You Back To Memories Of Home

Comfort food = nostalgia.<p>Pie Dough:<p>2½ cups flour<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>1½ sticks butter, cold and cut in cubes<p>4-8 tablespoons ice water<p>Filling:<p>2½ pounds Granny Smith apples, cored and sliced<p>¾ cup sugar<p>2 tablespoons flour<p>½ teaspoon salt<p>1 teaspoon cinnamon<p>¼ teaspoon nutmeg<p>½ lemon<p>1 egg, beaten<p>1 tablespoon …

Kendrick Lamar's First Interview After Releasing 'DAMN.' Is A Doozy

Kendrick Lamar has spoken. In his first interview since the debut of his (soon-to-be) chart-topping cultural phenomenon-of-an-album, <i>DAMN.</i>, the rapper sat down for the now-requisite interview with Zane Lowe of Apple's Beats 1 Radio.<p>If, like so much of the general listening public, you have found …

How to bake the perfect salted caramel brownies

Some have reservations, but there are few things that aren’t improved by a dollop of salted caramel – and adding it to a squidgy, dark brownie is a no brainer<p>Some of you, I know, have had your fill of salted caramel. You’re sick of finding it in everything from green tea to cider, still unconvinced …

Dessert

Sweet Potatoes Four Ways

It's a sweet potato party!

Taste Beyond The Tongue

What's the best 10-year old sports car to buy?

Analog cars are gone. There really is just no such thing as a purely analog car on the market anymore. Even cars like the BMW M4 GTS and Porsche …