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National Geographic Travel

Ten things you need to know before visiting Transylvania

Transylvania is best known as the mysterious land of bloodthirsty vampires and howling wolves. Some may think it’s fictional, but this central Romanian region <i>is</i> a real place. And it’s pretty special, too. Bordered to the east by the Carpathian Mountains, ‘the land beyond the forest’ still feels …

European Travel

Shellfish Paella (Paella de Marisco) From 'Spain'

<b>Jeff Koehler</b> wrote the cookbook on paella. Literally. So I was keen to try out the paella recipes in his new cookbook, <i>Spain</i>. His shellfish paella is based on a recipe from his mother-in-law, who has been making this particular pan of rice every weekend for close to 50 years. For a paella newbie …

Celebrity Meat

A bizarre art project/thingy called <b>BiteLabs</b> wants to create "artisanal salami" using <b>celebrity DNA samples</b>. It's all ostensibly to get people to think about celebrity culture and the "future of meat," or something, but its official website is entertaining enough: Ever wonder what <b>Jennifer Lawrence</b> …

What to Cook in Your Pressure Cooker

<i>At Food52 there are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Plunk in your ingredients, seal the lid, apply pressure, produce</i> …

4 Tips for Rolling the Perfect Spring Roll

Nothing is sadder than a poorly-rolled spring or summer roll, but judging the right amount of filling to put in each roll can be difficult. Too …

Kitchens

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

Preheat oven to 350° with racks in the upper and lower thirds. Line two rimmed baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside. In a medium mixing …

Santa Monica's Throwdown Sandwich

We’re just two months into 2014, but one Chowhound has already declared this the sandwich of the year: porchetta on toasted rye, made at A Cut Above …

Santa Monica

Crispy Cuban Croquetas North of SF

“Old school Miami Cuban,” says one admirer of San Rafael’s new El Chevere. Skip the line at nearby Sol Food and sink your teeth into El Chevere’s …

Sandwiches

24 Delicious Foods You Can Make Using Soda

Soda in a can is OK, but soda in a steak? That's awesome.

Food writers are always trying to find the "new" cupcake, but when it comes down to it, there just isn't a dessert that can match cupcakes' adorable package and sweet satisfaction. - Cathy Chaplin Food writers share their secret favorite under-appreciated recipes of the 2000s: http://thekitc.hn/1cfWzPf

A Guide To Every Type Of Potato You Need To Know

Potatoes are the all-star of the vegetable world in our opinion. Mashed, fried, or just as skins, potatoes rock our world in so many ways. And preparing a great potato dish doesn't have to be difficult -- it can be has simple as throwing them in the oven with some butter and salt. The hardest part, …

38 Tofu Recipes: Stir-Fries, Stews, Dips, and More

A collection of great tofu recipes, from stews and stir-fries to dips, on the grill, and in beignets<p><b>We love tofu. There, we said it.</b> (Again.) Bean curd—whether bouncy firm, dribblingly soft, or somewhere in between—is a versatile, healthy, and, dare we say, flavorful ingredient. Make the most of it …

Cooking