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Guide to Hiking in The Great Smoky Mountains

Great Smoky Mountain Insider’s Hiking Guide<p>With over 9 million visitors each year The Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP) is the most visited …

Make This Tangy Cider Fizz Your Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner Sip

Many seem to think that fall drinking means heavy cocktails dosed with bourbon. And there's nothing wrong with those. But bourbon isn't actually the flavor that comes to mind when you picture being eight years old, curling up by the window to watch the orange and red leaves fluttering down. In …

The Food Lab: How to Make Pull-Apart Stuffing-Flavored Rolls

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>It's no question that stuffing is the best thing on the Thanksgiving table. It's also no question that these Easy Pull-Apart Pepperoni Garlic Knots are the most stupidly delicious easy recipe I've come up with so far this year.<p>So what happens when you take the …

Just 1 Bottle: 10 Cocktails to Make With Bourbon and a Trip to the Grocery Store

More Bourbon<p><i>10 Bourbon Terms You Should Know »<br>The Serious Eats Guide to Bourbon »<br>The 10 Best Budget Bourbons »<br>5 Lesser-Known Bourbons You Should Be Drinking »<br>10 Bourbon Cocktail Recipes We Love »</i><p>We always recommend stocking your home bar slowly. Going out to buy one of everything is likely to lead …

Use Your Waffle Iron to Make Extra-Crispy Churros Without a Deep Fryer

<b>Editor's Note:</b> Please welcome Daniel Shumski, author of the Will It Waffle? blog (one of our favorites), and also the new <i>Will It Waffle?</i> cookbook. In the coming weeks, Daniel will be sharing some of his favorite waffle-iron recipes.<p>Churros—those deep-fried, sugar-coated sticks of dough—are made …

Use the Waffle Iron to Make the Best Hash Browns of Your Life

<b>Editor's Note:</b> Please welcome Daniel Shumski, author of the Will It Waffle? blog (one of our favorites), and also the new <i>Will It Waffle?</i> cookbook. In the coming weeks, Daniel will be sharing some of his favorite waffle-iron recipes.<p>More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of …

Fall Cookbook-Palooza: Our Favorite Titles + A Giveaway

<i>You know how some people are obsessed with stamp collections or fantasy football teams? Well, we're obsessed with cookbooks. Here, in Books We Love, we'll talk about our favorites.</i><p><i>Today: A whole slew of cookbooks we're excited about this fall. BONUS: We're giving away cookbook packages to two lucky</i> …

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How to Make the Best Chicken Parm Sandwiches? Start With Great Chicken Parm

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>That whole expression about making lemonade with the lemons life gives you has always baffled me a bit. Why wouldn't you make a vinaigrette? Or perhaps chop them into wedges to spritz onto that crispy pan-seared halibut life also …

Meatloaf Meets Buffalo Chicken: Blue Cheese-Stuffed, Hot-Sauce Glazed Chicken Meatloaf

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>What happens when buffalo chicken wings meet meatloaf? You end up with these: individual, blue cheese and butter-stuffed chicken meatloaves, baked in a muffin tin and glazed with a hot and garlicky homemade wing …

The Complete List of American Whiskey Distilleries & Brands

<i>Last Updated: May 6, 2017 - THIS LIST IS NO LONGER BEING UPDATED</i><p>This list is an attempt to catalog all current American whiskey distilleries and …

Death & Co: The Book Behind the Bar + a Giveaway!

<i>You know how some people are obsessed with stamp collections or fantasy football teams? Well, we're obsessed with cookbooks. Here, in Books We Love, we'll talk about our favorites.</i><p><i>Today: The cocktail book to end all cocktail books, from an inimitable New York City bar. (And we're giving away a</i> …

The Trick To Making The Juiciest Burger? Baking It.

For being such a simple food, there are many theories about the best way to cook a burger. There have been multiple articles about mistakes you might be making with your burgers, and even more written on what kind of beef makes the best burgers. But, none of that matters anymore because today we've …

These Twists On Chicken Parmesan Are What Dreams Are Made Of

Of all the Italian-American foods that we love, chicken Parmesan is by far the loveliest. Not only is it is the best representation of what happens when Italian culture meets American food -- where red sauce and tons of melted cheese is served on top of a piece of perfectly fried chicken -- but …