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25 remote islands you should visit in your lifetime

But it's hard to relax when you're surrounded by thousands of other tourists. So instead of visiting a well-known island, try something a little more remote.<p>We've compiled a list of 25 out-of-the-way islands that are perfect for travelers seeking a peaceful trip.<p>From a sleepy village in Belize to a …

Beaches

How to Make a Whole Roasted Fish

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>If you’ve ever been to a restaurant and been brave enough to order a whole fish, complete with head and tail, you know that you are …

Restaurants

Wines and accessories to celebrate summer at the beach, backyard or pool

Whether you're drinking red, white or rose wine this summer, sip on it in style! Ray Isle, executive wine editor for Food & Wine magazine, shares his picks for wines and accoutrement for drinking it in style at the beach, backyard or at the pool.<p>Beach<p><b>UncommonGoods Wine Sack,</b> $69.95<p>This is the …

4 Crazy-Good Kebab Recipes

Summer and skewers go hand-in-hand, so put one of these crowd-pleasing kebab recipes on your next party menu. Food is just more fun when it's served on a stick.<p><b>1. Honey, Lime & Sriracha Chicken Skewers</b><p>These chicken skewers marinated in honey, lime juice and Sriracha are every bit as good as they …

Start Your Day With This Breakfast Parfait and Make Every Morning Better

Start your mornings with macerated fruit, the nuttiest granola, and creamy yogurt. C'est parfait.<p>The <b>granola parfait</b> at The Line Hotel in Los Angeles is not your average hotel breakfast. “We push our parfait even further,” pastry chef <b>Marian Mar</b> says. “Acid, creaminess, sweetness, crunch—it’s all in …

Healthy Weeknight Dinner Recipes

Boring food just isn't our thing.<p>See the full list of healthy weeknight dinner recipes here.<p><b>Falafel Salad With Spicy Yogurt Sauce</b><p>Conventional? Snooze. If we're going to eat a platefull of vegetables, you bet we're gonna make every last bite interesting. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Citrus, Fennel and Avocado Salad</b><p>…

How to Make a Killer Fully Loaded Iceberg Wedge Salad

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>The other day I looked at the thermometer outside my New York City kitchen window and it read 105°F. Clearly, I need a new thermometer. And yet, even if it isn't <i>that</i> hot out, it's definitely been getting warm enough …

Blue Cheese

The Difference Between Baking Powder And Baking Soda, In One Simple Chart

The difference between baking powder and baking soda is an enigma that has plagued the home baker since the dawn of time -- or at least since the introduction of these two chemical leaveners. They both make things rise without the need for persnickety yeast. They show up in a lot of recipes -- …

Dessert

17 Cobblers, Crumbles, Crisps, and Buckles That Make Us Want to Eat All the Berries and Crumbs

With so many berries to choose from, why not make a cobbler, crisp, crumble, or buckle? Here are 18 so good you'll want to dig well below the crumbly top layer and polish off the whole thing.<p><b>When someone shows up to a party with a truly beautiful berry cobbler,</b> crumble, buckle, or crisp, our jaws …

Baking

What's for Dinner: Qualified Quesadillas

<i>Not feeling inspired by your usual dishes? Here's what's for dinner.</i><p>Bread products and cheese is one of the world's great combinations, and …

15 Foods that Taste Better on the Beach

There are limited food options when you're surrounded by sand and ocean. Unless you plan on harpooning yourself some fish or trepidatiously hitting up the concession stand, you'll be left hungry and hot. The hungry, of course, being worse than the hot. Which is why you should pack your own beach …

Teriyaki Pineapple Salmon With Just 4 Ingredients

Such a delicious way to eat salmon. The flavors of teriyaki, pineapple juice and lemon work really well together and create an easy marinade and glaze for this recipe. You could make extra and pan fry sliced Brussels sprouts, broccoli or greens beans to serve with this salmon. Or drizzle some glaze …

How to Turn a Prickly Plant Into a Snack So Good, You'll Forget About Kale Chips

Stinging nettles are prickly when raw—but turn them into chips, and you'll forget all about baked kale.<p>"Stinging nettles" isn't exactly a phrase that inspires grumbling stomachs and voracious appetites. After all, this potent green is covered in prickly miniature thorns that cause irritation and …

All the Essential Barware You Need at Home

While going out for a perfectly crafted cocktail can be fun, multiple $15 drinks can have an unwanted effect on your wallet. You were going to go on a nice weekend getaway? Sorry, you spent all your disposable income on those happy hour Daiquiris made with hand-squeezed lime juice, organic rum and …

Pitcher Perfect

We can do better by iced tea. It's refreshing, endlessly sippable and pairs well with just about any warm-weather meal, but it often gets short …

White Pants & Cocktails: What to Drink After Memorial Day

Okay, okay, "no white pants after Labor Day" is most definitely a silly--and dated--"rule."<p>But in the spirit of Memorial Day--and as a way to cope with the end of a long weekend--why not get in the spirit of the season? It's a fine time to sport those white pants and drink all the white cocktails …

Memorial Day Weekend

Pot Cocktails Are as Crazy as You Imagine

From gravity bongs to blueberry blunt wraps and, of course, brownies, industrious stoners have been tinkering with new ways to get high since time immemorial. Now they're adding cocktails to that mellowed-out list.<p>With the decline of marijuana prohibition, there is an increasing array of intriguing …

The 6 Essential Tequilas and Mezcals for Your Home Bar

At some point, a long time ago, someone somewhere designated clear spirits as the right stuff to drink during the summer months. Sure, the clean, crisp flavors of vodka and gin make ultra-refreshing cocktails, but the rich, bold flavors of unaged tequila and mezcal likely had something to do with …

Flavors

The 12 Best Views in America To Drink From

From the Atlantic to the Pacific, from Appalachia to the Rockies, the best places in the US to drink with a view.<p>The view from the top of the new One World Trade is a good one. But the line for it is a bummer. The top of Pike's Peak has a <i>really</i> good view, too, but there's that whole climbing part. …

These Are the World's 50 Best Restaurants for 2015

Spain's <b>El Celler de Can Roca</b> has again unseated Noma, Rene Redzepi's New Nordic establishment, for the coveted (if controversial) title of <b>World's Best Restaurant 2015</b>. The award, sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna, was announced tonight at a ceremony in London. The modernist El Celler, in …

7 Iconic Beach Eats You Need to Try

Forget the picnic basket. Here's where to grab a bite at the beach.<p>Break out the sunscreen and towels–Beach season is here. Before you rush out and jump in the frigid water, though, don't forget about food. A trip to the beach is wasted without the right snack to savor, and why bother making food …

Ocean City

Watch Andrew Zimmern Pick Out a Porcupine for Dinner

How to Give Your Kids the World

I have heard it all. Seriously, I have heard every single excuse people have for not traveling with their children. The children are too young. There are too many of them. They're just not good travelers. How about, you don't have enough money or too few vacation days. Well, I have a secret. Not …

Family Travel

Roadtrip Through the Sweet South

When our family took a seven city road trip around the South last summer two cities definitely caught my attention; Savannah, Georgia and Charleston, South Carolina.<p>Both cities are filled with so much Southern charm, American history, and beautiful coastal living. Trying to decide which one I liked …

Travel

Costa Rica Family Adventures

Most travel stories of Costa Rica consist of young, adventurous backpackers excited to discover the natural beauty of the one of the world's most eco-friendly travel destinations.<p>What is not often talked about is how much this Central American country has to offer outdoor-loving traveling families …

Central America

Family-friendly Costa Rica

Puntarenas, Costa Rica<p>One of the things I often hear from families…<p>Puntarenas, Costa Rica<p>So many people question the safety of Costa Rica…<p>San Carlos, …

Amusement Park Fun!

Kemah Boardwalk Kemah, Texas, United States<p>We are ready for rides...we look forward to the…<p>Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa<p>Crosswinds Amusement …

Exotic Bali

Ubud, Bali, Indonesia<p>Don't leave Bali without some inexpensive…<p>Kabupaten Karangasem, Indonesia<p>Bali Asli is an amazing restaurant by an…<p>Kuta Utara, …

Bali

In and Around Washington, D.C.

Lamond Riggs, Washington, District of Columbia, United States<p>Small batches of handmade gelati from Dolci…<p>Union Market Northeast Washington, …