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Why Leaving Your Comfort Zone Can Be So Rewarding

You’ll lead a more fulfilled life<p>Comfort can lead to laziness, and as we’ve already touched on stepping outside of our comfort zone can lead to heightened activity and optimal performance.<p>Comfort may feel good in the short term, but as Ran Zilca, explains on Psychology Today, sacrificing …

9 Southern Snacks for Binge-Watching House of Cards

From juicy ribs to spicy hush puppies, here are nine Southern foods to make for a weekend with the new President of the United States.<p>South Carolina …

Expert guide to Yorkshire

Where to go<p>Yorkshire’s national parks are a must visit: the Dales, the Peaks and the Moors. Its coastline is similarly breathtaking, in particular the cluster of craggy stone-built villages north of Scarborough.<p>For shopping, visit Leeds; for history, visit York; for culture, visit Hull; and for …

The 25 best European city breaks for summer 2018 and where to stay

Our experts offer a guide to the top 25 destinations for a city break in 2018, including what to do and where to stay in Venice, Amsterdam, Florence, Lisbon, London, Barcelona and Reykjavik.<p>Italy<p>Rome<p>Rome's mild Mediterranean climate is a persuasive draw for visitors from the cool north, but the …

European Travel

The 33 best jazz albums of 2014

CDs from Herbie Hancock, Jamie Cullum and Dr John are among the best jazz albums of 2014. Updated weekly<p><b>See best jazz albums of 2016</b><p><b>BEST JAZZ ALBUMS OF 2014</b><p><b>Herbie Hancock: The Warner Bros Years [1969-1972] (Warner)</b><p>A boxed-set that covers an extraordinary creative three years, a little island of …

Music

Parker House Rolls

Makes 36 Servings<p>A top coat of melted butter and salt makes this Parker House rolls recipe irresistible. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>November 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 envelope active dry yeast<p>1 cup whole milk<p>¼ cup vegetable shortening<p>3 tablespoons sugar<p>1½ teaspoons …

Recipes

PEANUT BUTTER CHEESECAKE BROWNIE BARS WITH GANACHE

MY LATEST RECIPES<p>You’ll Need:<p><b>This brownie recipe wold be spectacular even on its own!</b><p><b>Brownies:</b> <b><br>3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter</b> <b><br>4 ounces bittersweet</b> …

47 Fall Soup Recipes That Are Cozy & Warming

Fall is PSL and pretty leaves season, sure, but it's also the start of soup season—and here are 47 of our favorite recipes for autumn.<p><b>Soups, stews, bisques, chilis</b>—now's the time to make them in the chunky knit sweater you've been storing in the back of your closet since this time last year. It's …

Cooking

The Perfect Breakfast Wine

This bright and slightly fizzy wine is a favorite of chef Zak Pelaccio.<p><i>After a night on the line, most chefs have a go-to drink, from cheap beer to a</i> …

Road Trip: Amalfi Coast, Italy

Wind your way through the villages, beaches, and mountains of Italy's most scenic stretch of coastline.<p>The Costiera Amalfitana, or Amalfi Coast, is widely considered Italy's most scenic stretch of coastline, a landscape of towering bluffs, pastel-hued villages terraced into hillsides, precipitous …

Italy

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

Caribbean travel guide

When to go<p>There are three factors to consider when choosing your Caribbean holiday: weather, cost and crowds.<p>The weather in the Caribbean is generally best – namely driest, with low humidity and pleasantly cool nights – December through to April. Summer and autumn are stickier, a few degrees warmer …

Tomato and coconut cassoulet recipe

The vegetarian food writer Anna Jones shares a delicious recipe for a tomato and coconut bean dish from her new book<p>“This delicious recipe brings together so many of my favourite things,” says Anna Jones, the vegetarian food writer. “Sticky roasted tomatoes, the soothing creaminess of coconut milk …

Recipes

7 Summery Brunch Cocktails

Since it’s a glorious summer weekend, try making one of these glorious, summery brunch cocktails.<p>There’s nothing wrong with a classic, peachy bellini …

75 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

Master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September.<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, there are <i>definitely</i> some classics that just …

Cooking

Dessert Upgrade! How to Flavor Your Sugar

We’re big fans of sweet treats, and easy hacks or upgrades here at Brit HQ. What better way to combine them than by making infused or flavored sugars?<p>No matter what you prefer to call them, these sugars can easily take your dessert recipe from boring to brilliant. Just imagine sugar cookies topped …

Recipes

Spanish rice pudding (arroz con leche) recipe

Spanish rice pudding, or 'arroz con leche' is a sweet creamy dessert served at Brindisa Tapas Kitchens.<p>Serves 4-6<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>1 litre whole milk<p>the rind of ½ a lemon and ½ an orange, cut into large strips<p>1 cinnamon stick<p>125g calasparra (or other medium-grain) rice<p>50g caster sugar<p>ground cinnamon, for …

68 Chocolate Desserts for Valentine's Day (or Any Day, Really)

From cookies to cakes to mousse, these rich, melty, chocolaty desserts are way better than anything from a box.<p>It's hard to think of a Valentine's Day plan that doesn't involve food. Specifically, dessert. Even more specifically, a <b>chocolate dessert</b>. Give it to us in a cookie, a layered cake, a …

Reader Recs: Romantic Destinations

Planning a trip with that special someone? We asked our Facebook fans to share their favorite romantic destinations, and they came through in a big way.<p><b>Whether you’re looking for a tried-and-true classic or something more off the grid, our travel community has got you covered:</b><p>Not surprisingly …

Fiji for first-timers: how to choose an island

Fiji is blessed with so much turquoise water, white sand beaches, jungle rivers and authentic culture that it almost seems unfair. Whether you're looking for a decadent resort, family getaway or backpacker adventure, these islands have it all.<p>Wherever you go, expect the warmest welcomes the world …

Balsamic-Brown Sugar Short Ribs With Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

<b>Note</b>: This dish can be made up to two days ahead. Store the potatoes, meat and sauce separately and reheat before serving. It can all also be frozen, if you prefer. Be sure to thaw everything in the refrigerator before trying to reheat anything, though.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Balsamic-Brown Sugar</b> …

Soy roast chicken with butternut squash

This is one of my favourite after-work meals. Colourful and full of flavour, it takes hardly any time to prepare and is made of easy to find ingredients you might already have in the fridge or cupboard.<p>It's one of those combinations that hits all of your taste buds at once. The sticky garlic and …

16 Drink Recipes That Don't Need Booze to Taste Great

Austrian recipes: apple strudel

Nothing chases away the winter blues like apple strudel<p><i>6 sheets of filo pastry</i><p><i>2 large cooking apples</i><p><i>150g Demerara sugar</i><p><i>50g raisins that have been</i> soaked in stroh rum overnight<p>50g melted butter<p>1 tsp cinnamon<p>1 tbsp of breadcrumbs<p>Leave the filo pastry sealed until ready to use.<p>Peel and slice the …

Baking

Our Best Finger-Lickin' Chicken Wing Recipes

From bourbon-glazed to Korean-style, these chicken wing recipes—including our very best Buffalo wings—will satisfy your every gnawing desire.<p>We're making wings for the Super Bowl this year, and so are you. Because a Super Bowl party without wings is like a birthday party without a cake: it still …

Cooking

Pint to pint: The Salamander, Bath

Our guide to the best British pubs. This week: The Salamander, Bath<p>Even though Bath is usually associated with Jane Austen, the author who springs to mind on first discovering The Salamander is Thomas Hardy. Far From the Madding Crowd to be precise, as it’s hidden away down a sparsely populated …

Baked Camembert pie for sharing

Baked cheese gets even more indulgent. A layer of quince or cranberry jelly adds an extra dimension to this group-sized starter<p>Ingredients<p>375g pack …

Cape Verde: songs under a winter sun

Tall, dark and film-star handsome with something of the X factor about him, Edson Oliveira is not your typical tour guide. “I’ll show you my poster,” he says, dancing into the traffic on Avenida 5 de Julho, the main drag in Mindelo, the capital of São Vicente island in the Cape Verde archipelago, …

The 60 best holidays in France for 2018

France summer booking guide<p>Planning a holiday to France? Read our guide to the best regions, including expert advice on where to go on the Côte-d'Azur and Aquitaine Coast, in Provence, Languedoc-Roussillon, Brittany, Normandy, Burgundy and the Dordogne as well as the best operators and booking …