Hannah Crocker

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How To Cook Perfect, Fluffy Rice Every Single Time

Rice is trouble.<p>Yes, it's delicious, and rice cookers are an appliance bestowed upon the home cook by the food gods. But it's far too easy to end up with grains that are globby, mushy and sticky (not in a good way).<p>The fine folks over at America's Test Kitchen have some wizardry for wannabe rice …

28 Underrated Musical Artists You Should Be Listening To Right Now

Add these talented guys and gals to your playlists ASAP.

You'll Never Forget These Images of the "Golden Hour" Around the World

It may be the most beautiful time of day: The "golden hour" just after dawn and just before sunset, when the light turns, well, y'know... Here, some …

Photography

Chili Colorado Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Chili Colorado is the greatest recipe of all time.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to wax poetic about them. Recipe developer Rick Martinez's mom's chili Colorado, to be</i> …

Chili

Double Chocolate Pudding with Caramelized Cocoa Nibs

43<p>16<p>Shares 59<p>I’ve been a bit out of sorts recently, getting a little buried under things that are less-fun than cooking and baking. Fortunately, I …

Dessert

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

European Travel

This Drink Will Make You Love Endless Winter

Cure your post-ski chills with this ghost pepper-infused margarita<p>There is only so much snow that a person should have to face sober. Which is perhaps why National Margarita Day is February 22—and why you shouldn’t wait until it’s porch-sitting weather to throw a few ounces of tequila (and maybe a …

Tequila

How to Make Restaurant Quality Pomme Rosti (AKA Hash Browns) at Home

Here's the great thing about hashbrowns: they're crispy, they're greasy, and they can be eaten with eggs for breakfast or steaks for dinner. And if you're feeling fancy, you can call them <i>pomme rosti</i>. Check out the precise 10-step recipe on how to make them perfect over at ChefSteps.

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Gung Hay Fat Choy! Yesterday marked the start of the Chinese Lunar New Year, and we're celebrating with dumplings, mochi cakes, steak kow, fried rice, …

Your European Vacation Just Got Cheaper: 8 Ways to Explore a Now-Cheaper Europe

<i>Enjoy Europe for less now!</i><p>You know what's the best thing when you're a budget-conscious traveler? When something happens that makes your entire trip cheaper, without you having to change a single thing on your itinerary. That something, in this case, is a steep drop in the value of the euro, making …

The Best Caribbean Island For Every Type Of Traveler

We recently ranked the Best Caribbean Islands, but it can still be difficult to determine which island is best for you.<p>From family-friendly locales to romantic island getaways, here are the best Caribbean islands for every type of traveler.

Start the New Year Off Right: 7 Healthy, Fast Weeknight Dinners

<b>1. Blackened Tilapia</b><p>This is one of my favorite fish recipes, and it's super quick and easy. Mild tilapia fillets are dusted with a bold Cajun spice rub, then sautéed in olive oil until crisp and flavorful on the exterior and tender and flaky within. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. White Chicken Chili</b><p>Made with …

21 Photos That Will Make You Want To Visit Cuba

These changes will make it easier for Americans to travel to Cuba, and that's great news for Americans, because Cuba is full of gorgeous beaches, historic architecture, and incredible natural landscapes teeming with wildlife.

The Most Dangerous Islands In The World

Sweet summer has passed, and now, fall is leaving us as well. The temperature drops, and the snowy storms are getting ready to freeze our toes and our hearts as we long for the summer heat.<p>Thankfully, holiday season is just the time to get out and explore, go to a relaxing and rejuvenating island …

Travel Nirvana: 22 Tips to Bring the Joy Back to Air Travel

<i>Can you really get to heaven in economy class? Photo: LatinFlyer.com</i><p>Yeah, I know. Air travel isn't fun. And nearly every traveler loves to complain about it. I already did so with my earlier post, "The 7 Most Annoying Things that Airlines & Airports Do in Latin America," for which I got a lot of …

8 Safety Tips for Solo Travelers

<i>kokorowashinjin / Flickr</i><p>Traveling alone may seem daunting, but its appeal is undeniable. Suddenly your schedule is just that -- yours. Feel free to take as long as you want in the markets. Splurge (or don't) on shopping excursions or fancy restaurants. Breeze through museums, or spend hours …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Why Travel Makes You An Awesome Person

People always ask how travel has changed me. If I look back at who I was before I began traveling and compare that to who I am now, I would have to say that travel has made me a better and more well-rounded person. I'm way cooler now than I was at 25 when I first left to explore the world.<p>Simply …

50 Of The Best Dessert Recipes Of All Time

Dig in.<p>When it comes to dessert, the HuffPost Taste editors have got you covered. Between chocolate brownies, homemade ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, layer cakes and fruit pies, we got dessert on our minds all day long. (And this is not an overstatement.) You could even say that we’re somewhat …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

Europe's Most Beautifully Precarious Villages

Europe is home to some of the world's most enchanting villages; small, rustic towns where time seems to slow down and travelers can explore narrow streets, ancient buildings, and farm-fresh country taverns to really soak up the local flavor. Europe is also home to some of the most unusual villages …

The 7 fundamentals of documenting your travels

One of the biggest mistakes in travel is assuming you’ll “never forget” a particular moment or feeling. From launching out of a plane for a skydive, …

Top 10 Travel Mistakes and How Not to Make Them

Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Jamie Beckman, contributor to Budget Travel.<p>Even the most meticulously planned trip is subject to snafus, but with a little insider know-how, you can avoid making the common mistakes that can derail a vacation. Stick to the guidelines below, and you're more …

How to Enjoy Being Rich … Without Having Any Money

This year, my boyfriend and I took the dog, the cat, and walked away from our home and our jobs. We moved into a tiny Rialta RV, relinquished our …

Know Before You Go: Paris

If Paris is a croissant, crafted with immeasurable pride, kneaded by the hands of many, some visitors only get a taste of the flaky exterior. Whether you’re traveling for a long weekend or coming back for more, here’s a quick primer on getting to, from, and around this iconic city with ease.<p><b>>> When</b> …

The perfect trip: The Seychelles

There is much more to the Seychelles than meets the eye – beyond the paradisaical beaches, discover wild national parks, laidback local life and extraordinary flora and fauna.<p>Splendidly isolated in mid-ocean between Africa and India, the Seychelles are perfect island-hopping territory; hop aboard a …

Nature