Kristin Chand

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45 Ground Meat Recipes for Simple, Comforting Dinners

These 45 ground meat recipes will take you all through fall, so break out your favorite wooden spoon and get to it.

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Lamb-Bacon Burgers with Spicy Aioli

At Rioja, in Denver, half of the bacon is replaced with ground fatback, a step that makes this excellent burger even better.<p>Ingredients<p>aioli<p>1 large egg yolk*<p>2 teaspoons Dijon mustard<p>½ cup vegetable oil<p>1 canned chipotle chile in adobo, finely chopped<p>1 garlic clove, finely grated<p>2 teaspoons finely …

Dijon Mustard

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

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Intoxicating Puerto Vallarta

The brilliance of stunning emerald waters lapping sugar-soft beaches and welcoming hospitality create an energy you'll long treasure!<p>Romance is in the air! Welcome to Puerto Vallarta! The sizzling contrast of gold sand, verdant jungle-covered mountains and traditional Mexican architecture continues …

Seven Perfect Days in Belize

I have been traveling to <b>Belize</b> every year for more than a decade and am already planning my next trip.<p>Why? As the only English-speaking country in Central America, as well as one of its smallest (it’s about the size of New Jersey), Belize is surprisingly easy to navigate. Local residents are …

Central America

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

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48 hours in Downtown LA

Think of Los Angeles and you probably think of Hollywood, Santa Monica, Venice and Beverly Hills, with Downtown barely registering on the where-to-go radar. And until about a decade ago, you'd have been right - back then this area of the city was a ghost town nights and weekends after office …

Top 10 stops for Central America first-timers

The green cufflinks between North and South America, these seven compact countries would be easy to skip on a map. Yet they represent a complex web of cultures, ancient ruins, tropical wildlife and adventure.<p>For starters, try climbing lava-gurgling volcanoes with perfect cones that poke above the …

Central America

13 Reasons To Get To Nicaragua Before Everyone Discovers It

Ahh, Central America. While most travelers spend their time plotting escapes to Europe or Southeast Asia, this little nugget sits unassumingly right under their noses (literally -- it's pretty much directly south, and a shorter flight than you'd think).<p>And Nicaragua may just be the best nation in …

Guatemala. Who Knew?

Lake Atitlan in Guatemala was a place I had always longed to visit. In images, majestic volcanoes rise from the edge of inky waters; the lake appears mysterious, haunting. The deepest lake in Central America, Atitlan had been described by friends as a vortex, a portal, the bellybutton of Mayan …

Central America

Forget everything you thought you knew about your “skin type”

If you took a magazine quiz as a teenager and determined your shiny T-zone and breakouts meant you had “oily skin,” chances are you’ve been avoiding …

beauty from the grocery store

DIY skin-care recipes with ingredients you can eat!<p>Here’s a fun fact: The FDA doesn’t approve cosmetics. Meaning… that $200 tincture that promises to turn your face into an eternally youthful, forever luminous flower petal might have some real weird things in it. Not to mention the fact that it …