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Vietnamese Grilled Pork and Cold Rice Noodles: A Perfect Summer Dish

<i>Thit heo nuong xa</i>—grilled pork chops—are a staple in Vietnamese restaurants. But they're so easy to make that there's no reason they shouldn't be a staple at home, too, especially during grilling season. Kenji has written about this type of pork chop before, but whereas he serves his over hot rice, …

You Should Make One Of These Seven Brunch Recipes This Weekend

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Breakfast

15 Brunch Recipes Perfect for Rainy Spring Days

You had these amazing plans for a sunny patio brunch this weekend when, lo and behold, rain showed up in the forecast. It’s a bummer; we get it — but don’t cancel that shindig! There are plenty of ways to enjoy a spring-themed brunch indoors, and you could easily consider that rain smacking against …

Homemade Coffee Creamer

If you're like us, our morning routine involves waking up, making coffee and heading straight for the store-bought creamer. Turns out, you can make …

Chill with the Pie, Here are 5 New Desserts You Should Try for Thanksgiving This Year

<i>This piece originally appeared on MyRecipes.com.</i><p>Okay, hear me out: Pie is wonderful. While pumpkin, pecan, and apple pie can certainly have a place …

The greatest train journey on Earth

Photo: Alamy<p>The Trans-Siberian is more than just a railway. It’s a journey into the psyche of modern Russia; a triumph of engineering; a movable feast through the largest – and, perhaps, most mysterious – nation on Earth<p><i>By Gavin Haines, Wednesday 5 October 2016</i><p>Crossing seven time zones, between …

Trains

Homemade Ramen Recipes That'll Hug You From The Inside Out

These are not your instant soups.<p>If the mention of ramen brings to mind the packets of Maruchan ready-to-make soup that you can get for less than a dollar, then the introduction to a proper bowl of this soup is going to rock your mind. Ramen is one of the best gifts Asia has ever given the world ― …

Cooking

15 Ways to DIY With Wine Crates

I am a reluctant DIYer. There are stacks of empty jars and patterned paper and rustic wood sitting around my house just waiting for the perfect …

Christmas Trees

25 Make-Ahead Summer Breakfasts

Breakfast is a great way to start the day off right, but there isn't always time to put together a whole spread in the morning. Rather than skipping …

Use Your Cast Iron Pan and a Tortilla for Extra-Crispy Pizza in Just 12 Minutes

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>I've gotta tell you: In the catalog of easy, cheaty pizza recipes that start with some form of pre-baked bread base, flour tortilla–based pizzas have historically ranked pretty low on my list. Certainly lower than French bread pizza, lower than English muffin …

23 images of Canada we can’t stop looking at

HOW DO YOU PUT TOGETHER a single collection of photos to represent a nation? It would be a tall order for any country, but particularly one as …

30 iconic American hotel bars everyone should have a drink at

All the major hospitality groups are filling their portfolios with new projects inside buzzy and beloved hotels. Hoteliers, too, are answering the bar-hopping public's call: multiple cocktail concepts within a single hotel are becoming the standard at big city hotels, especially those that stand on …

Where to stay in the 10 most popular US national parks

Great Smoky Mountains<b>,</b> North Carolina<p>On the border between North Carolina and Tennessee, this is the most visited park in the country, attracting more than 10 million visitors in 2015. Rough it for free in one of the 12 primitive Appalachian Trail backpacker shelters or relax in an Almost Heaven …

National Parks

Recipe: Flank steak is a great grilling option for beginners and experts alike

Cottage Country Grilled Flank Steak<p>1 1.5-lb (750 g) flank steak<p>Marinade<p>1 tbsp Dijon mustard<p>1 tbsp chopped garlic<p>3 tbsp balsamic vinegar<p>1 tbsp fresh herbs of choice (I like tarragon)<p>3 tbsp olive oil<p>Salt and freshly ground pepper<p>Spicy Mustard Butter<p>1/2 cup butter, softened<p>1 tbsp grainy mustard<p>1 tsp …

5 pork tenderloin recipes for grilling the forgotten cut

You've got the grill hot. The burgers are ready. Or maybe some marinated flank steak. After all, beef is the meat most of us reach for when we grill. Way down the list: pork tenderloin. The forgotten cut?<p>As a change-up from burgers, steaks and hot dogs, pork tenderloins offer a lot: a flexible …

17 Agua Fresca Recipes for Your Next BBQ

No barbecue is complete without a cooler full of icy bevs nearby. But instead of filling said cooler with sodas and wine spritzers, why not switch it up and include some light, refreshing aguas frescas in the mix? These healthy fruit waters add serious flavor that all ages can enjoy, and will …

A Guide to Buying the Best Cocktail Spirits

If you're buying booze to sip neat or with ice, you're probably looking for the best you can afford—you're willing to spend a bit more money on it. What you're paying for, in that circumstance, is <i>nuance</i>, says Shannon Healy, the owner of the Durham, North Carolina bar Alley Twenty Six. But, says …

Whiskey

How to Make Homemade Pizza, Grandma Pie-Style

A chewy-crisp crust, endless topping ideas, and do-ahead ease. Pizza made in a sheet pan is the simplest, tastiest way to feed a crowd.<p><b>Those supremely thin, hearth-blistered pizzas</b> coming out of upscale pizzerias these days? We love ‘em, but trying to replicate the conditions of an 800-degree …

Cooking

Chunky Woven Bath Mat DIY

Shopping for bath mats isn't the most glamorous way to spend an afternoon, but spending a few hours enjoying your new favorite hobby with the outcome …

Knitting

42 Recipes That Are a Zillion Times Better Because of Fish Sauce

Basically instant umami—and one of the most unexpectedly versatile condiments on earth.<p>If you look up umami in the dictionary, we bet you'll find a big ol' bottle of fish sauce (usually made from anchovies, salt, and water) as the entry. A staple in Southeast Asian cooking, fish sauce adds a hit of …

Cooking

Adventures in Wonderland: Road Tripping the American West

A National Geographic photographer tours the U.S. Southwest with his six-year-old Instagram rock star.<p>Long ago my wife, Kristin, and I came up with some simple rules for road trips: Avoid interstates whenever possible, no chain restaurants, try new roads, and stop driving before dark (to find a …

National Parks

Fresh Corn Fritters

• 6 ounces extra-firm silken tofu (1/2 package of the vacuum-packed kind)<br>• 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup<br>• 2 tablespoons unsweetened almond milk (or …

Cast Iron Skillet

How to Concoct, Savour and Serve Four Classic Cocktails

Rising mixologist Sean Blake reveals the best way to create and serve his very favourite beverages<p>“Being in the particular the elucidation of the …

Art Deco

6 Quick High-Protein Breakfast Recipes

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24 Valentine's Day Desserts That Are Better Than A Date

All the chocolate.<p>Unless you're one of the lucky few, Valentine's Day sucks. It either makes you feel like you're all alone (don't worry, you're not) or it convinces you that the romance from your relationship has simmered to a neutral (not true, either). The expectations of love for this one …

Dessert

The 50 Most Delicious Brownie Recipes

21 Recipes We're Bookmarking Just for the Marinades

These recipes all have one thing in common: Awesome, versatile mariandes.<p>These recipes are perfect as-is—but we'll be honest: Most of the time, we just use them for the versatile, crazy-flavorful marinades.

Cooking

Whisky Cocktails For Colds

When you’re drowning in a den of snotty tissues with a stuffy cold or relentless flu, alcohol is most probably the last thing on your mind, but it …

Slow Cooker Revolution: One Test Kitchen. 30 Slow Cookers. 200 Amazing Recipes.

<b>The 200 recipes in this family-friendly collection deliver a revolution in slow cooking like only America's Test Kitchen can!</b><p>Who doesn't like the …