Kimberly Bondad

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The 100 Best Burgers in America, Ranked by Our National Burger Critic

<i>We sent our National Burger Critic Kevin Alexander on a year-long Burger Quest, which took him to 30 cities and saw him consuming 330 burgers. Read</i> …

Burgers

10 Super Foods to Help You Quickly Build Muscle and Lose Weight

In order to build muscle and lose weight you need a variety of veggies, carbs, fruits, proteins, and healthy fats. In order to quickly build muscle …

38 Healthy Things To Eat If You Absolutely Hate Salad

You never have to settle for limp lettuce again.<p>Wait, you can be healthy without eating a salad? Our friends at Spoon University have proved that you never have to settle for limp lettuce again.

Healthy Eating

14 Warming Vegan Main Dishes for Chilly Nights

While many of us (myself included) associate winter with meat- and dairy-rich comfort food—slow-cooked meat sauces, cheesy casseroles, thick beef stews—you don't have to load yourself with animal protein to enjoy a hearty meal. Whether you're full-on committing yourself to animal-free eating or …

The 15 Recipes That Make Me Excited About Going Vegan

One of the best things about going vegan has been experimenting with new recipes. Even before switching to a vegan diet, my husband and I often ate …

Healthy Eating

19 Recipes to Make the Most Out of Your Cast Iron Skillet

I've spent my whole adult life living in apartments, which means I've never had the space to amass as many pans as I'd like. Practicality dictates that I only buy what I'm really going to use. There are just a couple pans I own that I have no trouble justifying: a carbon steel wok, an eight-inch …

26 Complete Proteins to Lose Weight and Build Muscle

There’s no denying that our culture is <i>obsessed</i> with eating protein. So it should come as no surprise that vegans and vegetarians are constantly …

Nutrition

World’s Best Éclairs

From luscious chocolate éclairs to savory éclairs made with foie gras and fig jam, here are the world’s best éclairs.—Maisie Wilhelm

21st Century Authoratative Classical French Vegan Cookbook

The Classical Vegetarian Cookbook For Professional Chefs and Inspired Cooks<p>This cookbook was written for novice vegetarian cooks seeking to learn learn vegetarian cuisine and the seasoned veteran chefs looking to raise the bar on their vegan cooking skills. This is the first ever cookbook to …

20 Places Every American Should See Before They Die

Looking for an epic summer road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious adventure, look to these national parks and small towns.<p>Looking for an epic road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious …

27 Underrated U.S. Vacation Spots You Should Visit Before You Die

Did your favorite hidden gem make the list?<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

How to Start Managing Your Money, For Those Who Never Learned Growing Up

How you manage, spend, and invest your money can have a profound impact on your life, yet very few schools teach these important skills. Learning …

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

Where to Find the Best Food Trucks in New Orleans

New Orleans is renowned for its restaurants, some of which are well over a century old. But in today’s culinary landscape, you don’t need a historic …

New Orleans

39 Crock-Pot Recipes That’ll Last You All Week

Cooking for one means dinner can easily become yet another turkey sandwich or bowl of cereal. Yawn. Instead of letting the single life rob you of …

Cooking

29 Ways To Eat Vegetables That Are Actually Delicious

Eat yer veggies, no salads necessary.

World's Best Ecolodges

Crispy Fried Eggs on Garlic Fried Rice Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Although most Filipinos ate this for breakfast, it was dinner for us, and we groaningly called it "Tomorrow Must Be Payday Rice." Our freezer always contained many packets of leftover rice wrapped in foil, which is one of the secrets of this dish: fried rice can be "gluey" when made …

16 hearty crockpot recipes to keep you warm

Slow down, you're not going anywhere for a while.<p>The blizzard outside has you cooped up for a lazy snow day. Whether you're stuck on shovel duty or …

37 Roast Chicken Recipes to Learn, Make, and Master

A good roast chicken is one of the most important recipes you can master—here are some of our favorite versions of the classic.<p><b>Is there anything better than a roasted chicken?</b> It's doubtful. One of the most versatile dinner (and lunch!) staples there is, we like to roast whole chickens and use the …

Five favorite fall drives in the Midwest

Though it's time to roll out the crock pots, wool socks and hoodies, there’s time enough to enjoy the autumn splendor before construction season falls into winter. Midwestern forests make for great scenic driving on uncrowded roads undulating through bluffs and dells, past single-light small towns …

What Nutritionists Eat When They Only Have 5 Minutes to Prep a Meal

Hear that? It's the sound of all your healthy-eating excuses going out the window.

The Essential Techniques That Every Home Cook Should Know

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: We're going back to basics with the essential cooking techniques -- think of this as Cooking 101.</i><p>The problem with cooking basics is that people often …

Kitchens

Back to School: 10 Easy Weeknight Dinners Your Family Will Love

<b>1. Broiled Asian-Style Flat Iron Steak</b><p>Flat iron steak is one of my favorite cuts of beef for home cooking. It's similar to flank or skirt steak, only much more tender -- in fact, after the tenderloin, it's the second most tender cut. Plus, it's cheap. Here, I've broiled it and topped it with a rich …

Cooking

15 30-Minute Vegetarian Meals

Anyone can be a vegetarian for one night, especially when there are so many perfect vegetables in season. But whether you’re vegetarian for life or just trying it out, these quick recipes demystify the vegetarian diet (lettuce? again?), add color and variety to your meals and give you more time to …

Road tripping through Lonely Planet's top US destinations

Buckle up: it's time to hit the road! Our travel experts have rounded up the Top 10 US travel destinations for 2014, giving you brand new reasons to visit long-time favorites and also less-touristed places that are ripe for exploring, right now.<p>Is getting there half the fun? Find out for yourself …

Visit Honest Abe's Illinois Haunts

We love Lincoln and you should, too. Illinois, of course, is "The Land of Lincoln" and our state includes a variety of historical sites and tourist attractions. To satisfy your Lincoln craving, we've put together our Trail of Lincoln, covering everything from the Lincoln-Douglas debate sites to the …

Abraham Lincoln

Where To Find Incredible Biscuits in New Orleans

Biscuits and gravy is a Southern breakfast and brunch classic, and there are many restaurants in town that serve a variation of the dish. Just in time for your weekend brunch, here now is a map of the most intriguing and drool-worthy versions of biscuit-based dishes in New Orleans. Plan accordingly.<p>…

A race against the clock: Budapest’s live escape games

Rattling a key in a padlock in a locked, windowless room and desperately wishing the next five minutes would last longer than scientifically possible, I paused to consider whether this was the right way to spend a long weekend in Budapest.<p>I was taking part in a <i>szabadulós játék</i>, a live escape game, …

Agatha Christie