Lauren Donnell

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7 Spectacular Hotel Breakfasts

Breakfast is known as the most important meal of the day. But while its pragmatic benefits aren't lost on most, what of its more indulgent possibilities? Thankfully, the best hotels in the world guarantee morning spreads that are meant to impress as much as sustain.<p>From brioche French toast with …

Breakfast

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CH Gift Guide: Cheeky Goods

Add a little humor to the holiday season by presenting friends and loved ones with a reason to laugh in the form of a useful object. From Perks and Mini's Carefree Willy keychain to Muffin Top muffin cups, or the gift everyone can get involved in—Cards Against Humanity—here are 10 items culled from …

Living Rooms

5 Stupidest Things Americans Do Overseas

<i>Photo Courtesy of Steers. Article by Jamie Beckman, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Don't get us wrong: We're darn proud to be Americans, and we don't mind saying so -- whether we're here at our New York City headquarters or standing on foreign soil. But unfortunately, we've all seen the embarrassing …

Dining Trends Survey: Tipping, Pet Peeves and More

Food & Dining

One-Pot Chicken Recipes

Delicious dinners with minimal dish washing<p>As winter approaches, we find comfort in chicken. The only thing more comforting than a chicken dinner is …

Cooking

Zagat

Getting Lost in the Pages of 'Di Bruno Bros. House of Cheese'

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>The past few years have seen a lot of new cheese books in bookstores. As Americans, we're finally waking up to an idea that the rest of the world has been keen on for hundreds (maybe thousands) of years. Cheese is an …

To make these classic seven layer bars gift-worthy — and even more amazing — they are shrunk down into irresistible chocolate truffle form. RECIPE - "Seven Layer" Chocolate Truffles: http://thekitc.hn/IJsLgu

Gift Guide: For Cookie Monsters

Hello, it's your own Cookie Monster here. Do you have someone in your life who just loves cookies? Maybe they like baking them (lucky you), the kind of person who's always ready to whip up a quick batch and keeps a log of dough at the ready. Or maybe they like eating them (hi, Dad), someone who …

Amanda Seyfried Has The Hair Of A Mythological Greek Goddess

If we could click our heels and get one beauty wish, it would probably be to get Amanda Seyfried's hair on our own heads. (Sounds creepy, but we're being dead serious.) It's luscious and shiny, thick but not frizzy and always bounces in just the right way.<p>Basically, this actress has the hair of a …

Charges possible for Boy Scouts leaders who toppled Utah rock formation

A group of Boy Scouts leaders may face criminal charges after purposely knocking over an ancient Utah desert rock formation and posting a video of the incident online, authorities say<p>The men were leading a group of 14 to 16-year-old Boy Scouts on a trip to Goblin Valley State Park when they said …

US debt: 'Your shutdown is not an 'epic battle', it is bad governance'

The Republican Party has completely lost the public relations war over who was primarily responsible for Washington's latest damaging budget stand-off, writes Peter Foster<p>With cracked voice and snow-white goatee, the veteran of six Second World War naval clashes narrows his eyes towards a distant …

It's time to get seasonal with your mac and cheese. 5 Fall Must-Make Mac and Cheese Recipes - http://bit.ly/1g9FDei

6 Bewitching Spots to Dine in Salem

Lemon Layer Cake >> http://bit.ly/LemonLayerCakeGourmet If any cake could be called refreshing, this would be the one. Rich but light, it loses absolutely nothing from the absence of white flour.

5 Ingredients You Shouldn't Skimp On

Let's face it: Cooking on a budget can be frustrating. That carton of beautifully packaged, artisanal crème fraîche calls to you in the dairy aisle, …

Breakfast

6 Beers That Blew Our Minds at the Great American Beer Festival 2013

Denver, Colorado's Great American Beer Festival has evolved over the past few years. With an increasing number of events occurring outside of the festival itself, you might have the best beer of your life at just about any good Denver beer bar if your timing's right. Between the Denver Rare Beer …

Fried Halloumi Cheese

559<p>88<p>2<p>Shares 649<p>When I was in Beirut, I stayed at a hotel with amazing breakfasts. Although I’m not one that likes to inflict myself on the public in …

The Most Adorable (And Creepy) Food Halloween Costumes For Babies (PHOTOS)

Babies are no strangers to the cliche "so cute I could eat you right up!," usually accompanied by some cheek pinching and cooing. But when Halloween rolls around, some parents choose to make this phrase a reality -- well, kind of.<p>When it comes to choosing a Halloween costume for the littlest member …

9 Food Lies People Are Telling You, From Casual Myths To Straight Up Betrayal

Sometimes, someone will tell you something about food that just doesn't sound right. You'll think, "That doesn't totally jive with me, but maybe they're right." We're here to break the news to you: people are telling you food lies, and some of them are your family and friends. Sorry to be the ones …

It's National Dessert Day! 5 Perfect Recipes to Make Right Now

<b>From Zester Daily contributors</b><p>This <b>Frozen Mineola Soufflé</b> from <b>Elaine Corn</b> is a make-ahead dish that's easy to store in the freezer, then withdraw at the end of a dinner party, ready to go. Decorate with optional whipped cream flowers and candied pieces of minneola peel, remove the collar and -- …

Dessert

Chain of Thought - Citrus Blueberry Thyme Cake

My favorite season arrived, but Mama Nature threw a curve -- for the first time, I got Fall allergies.<p>It took me a week to realize I was suffering from allergies. First a sniffle here and there, then the faucet opened. Since I'm a veteran of spring allergies, all I could do was sigh and turn to my …

Dessert

8 Twisted Comfort Dishes for Fall

19 Brilliant Ways To Dress Like Food For Halloween

BONUS: Some of these require food wrappers, which means you get to eat stuff.

Bring on the cold weather, because this recipe will definitely keep you warm. RECIPE: Beer Cheese Soup: http://bit.ly/1hQPAJd