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Recipe: Takeout-Style Chicken Lo Mein — Recipes from The Kitchn

Lo mein is a popular Chinese-American dish for good reason — it's got savory noodles, crisp veggies, and your choice of protein all packed into one …

Recipes

This Stretch of California Coast Is Pure Underrated Paradise

This is what 20 minutes of driving the Sonoma Coast is like: You're in a dense stand of coast redwoods, your road a twisty black ribbon, and it's …

Sonoma

What’s the Difference Between Shrimp and Prawns?

<b>How to Tell the Difference Between Shrimp and Prawns</b><p>When it comes down to their biology, both shrimp and prawns are decapods, meaning they’re …

Seafood

Here's why everyone is brining their fried chicken in pickle juice

Fried chicken has been an inescapable part of the American culinary scene for well over a century now. The practice of frying chicken may have first …

Celebrities are flocking to these Italian destinations this summer

When people imagine what a quintessential vacation might look like, the chances are they are imagining Italy. Nothing shouts ‘summer’ louder than an Italian holiday, with the country’s blue waters, beaches, art cities, and <i>gelato</i>.<p>More and more celebrities seem to think that as well because quite a …

The ultimate Californian road trip: where to go, what to see

LIFESTYLE TRAVEL<p>Vogue contributor and Moda Operandi communications director Hayley Bloomingdale, a California native, shares her top tips - where to …

How to make perfect fried rice (and I mean perfect)

Food & Dining

10 Popular Mushroom Recipes to Make Right Now

Mushrooms are a severely underrated vegetable. They're often hiding in the background, playing the supporting role instead of having their time in …

Cooking

Make This Firecracker Chicken in Your Slow Cooker

This winter has been particularly cold in the Midwest. To help warm things up, I plan on making every spicy dish I know. This recipe brings the heat, …

9 trails that every Bay Area hiker needs to check off the to-do list

While many head to San Francisco to visit its top-notch restaurants and cocktail lounges, others who live in the city are eager to get out of town on weekends to enjoy nature.<p>The beauty of living in this area is that you don't have to travel to all the way to the mountains of Tahoe or Yosemite to …

The 60 greatest train journeys for 2018

The best train journey I’ve ever done? Tricky. In terms of sheer pinch-me-is-this-for-real wow-factor, it has to be the Trans-Mongolian, a journey of truly epic proportions. In my case it involved four days of travelling between Moscow and Lake Baikal on the traditional Trans-Siberian before …

Trains

Our Best Chicken Slow Cooker Recipes of 2017

If there's one thing better than chicken dinner, it's when that chicken dinner is made in the slow cooker. Whether my meal plan includes lean chicken …

A Different Kind of Christmas Dinner: Spicy Shrimp Stir-Fry

I did not grow up with the New York Jewish tradition of Chinese food and a movie on Christmas Day, a popular custom that purportedly harks back to the beginning of the 20th century (well, maybe not the movie part).<p>As the story goes, on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, where immigrants of all …

Recipes

Egg Foo Young

Preheat a griddle over medium heat and brush it with some oil.<p>Whisk the eggs in a large mixing bowl. Stir in the chicken, mushrooms, bean sprouts, …

Chuck E. Cheeses for adults? SF's activity bars are all the rage

With the opening of the game-packed Emporium Bar Arcade this month in San Francisco, the Bay Area is getting yet another bar where drinks and conversation are just a small part of the experience.<p>Emporium will feature over 50 arcade games, plus tabletop games like foosball, Skee-Ball and air hockey …

Best Ever Baked Firecracker Chicken

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Heat the hot sauce, sugar, soy sauce, vinegar, garlic and chili pepper flakes in a small sauce pan until the sugar has melted into the …

A Brief Guide To Whitehaven Beach, Queensland

With more than 85 percent of all Australians living along the coast, there is no surprise that the nation’s beaches are among some of the best in the …

Beaches

10 best places to go in Africa (and what to do there)

With 54 countries calling it home, Africa’s topography, landscape and activities vary drastically by region. I’ve been to the continent 26 times, yet each time I go I’m surprised at just how many new things there are to see and do.<p>To make it easier for you to plan a trip, I’ve highlighted some of …

South Africa

The Best Slow Cooker Chicken Recipe Is Dairy-Free

<b>Brown the chicken under the broiler.</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat the broiler to high. Place the chicken on a rimmed baking …

Slow Cookers

100 Lunch Ideas on What the Heck to Pack for Work

Lunch ideas for what to pack for work, including salads, sandwiches, soups, and things that reheat well.

Recipes

25 Top Podcasts That Will Spark Your Entrepreneurial Vision

Listening to a podcast while going to and from work is a rare example of successful multitasking.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever heard anyone say that the trend is your friend? Sure, if something is getting a lot of attention, you probably should examine it …

These Zucchini Chips Are Going to Be Your New Favorite Snack

If you're staring at a pile of zucchini wondering how in the world you're going to use it all up, I've got just the recipe for you. These pan-fried …

Weekend getaways every Bay Area resident must do at least once

Sick of spending your days with your eyes glued to your phone on Muni or cursing bumper-to-bumper traffic along your commute? The Bay Area is lucky enough to be surrounded by all sorts of places, warranting a weekend getaway.<p>Missing out on a visit to one of these scenic gems while you have access …

San Francisco

Esquire names this San Francisco bar one of the best in the country

There are dozens of critically lauded, extremely popular bars in San Francisco, so it's especially an honor when a publication dedicated to all things cool — Esquire Magazine — plucks just one and adds it to the ranks of their Best Bars in America.<p>This week, two editors, Jeff Gordinier and Kevin …

11 remote luxury resorts in the Philippines worth the journey | CNN Travel

Editor's Note — CNN Travel's series often carries sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Read the policy.<p>(CNN) — Whether you're in search of an all-inclusive luxury resort or a chilled-out beach villa, …

Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers

I love stuffed peppers. I’ve prided myself on having the <i>best</i> stuffed peppers recipe in the world, but this recipe developed by my mom is a close …

Cooking

Gluten, Grain, and Garbage-Free Chick-fil-A Nuggets

<i>Update: Please note that I’ve improved upon this recipe – check out the new version here. They are also featured in my second cookbook, Paleo Takeout</i>.<p>…

3 Ingredient 'Baby Bella' Chicken Slow Cooker Recipe

Have more things piled on your to-do list this spring? Hope you’re out and about having more fun and enjoying at least a tiny bit of warmth. As with …

Slow Cookers

Baked Orange Chicken

Step aside, 30-Minute Mongolian Beef. Take a seat, Pad Thai with Chicken. And move on out, Chicken Pot Stickers. There is a new takeout-fakeout …