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This Sheet Pan Salmon Recipe Is Everything We Crave in a Weeknight Dinner

Sheet pan dinners are the quickest way to layers of texture and flavor—on a weeknight, no less.<p>When done right, sheet pan dinners are a dream come true: Your whole dinner goes into the oven on one pan and comes out ready to eat. But it takes a little finesse and a few rules to get everything done …

Pantry Pasta

4 servings<p>This dish is for when a 3 p.m. hang turns into a dinner party or when you’ve had too long of a day at work. But just because it’s comfort food doesn’t mean there aren’t techniques. They’re the same ones that go into every restaurant pasta you’ve ever loved: Salt the boiling water; cook …

Cast-Iron Pizza with Fennel and Sausage

2 servings<p>Pizza dough is usually sold as a 1-lb. ball. You only need 12 oz. for this cast-iron pizza recipe; tear off 4 oz. for making garlic knots. We used a 10" pan, so if yours is bigger, use a bit more dough. Cooking sausage in the pan before adding the dough infuses the crust with porky flavor.<p>…

8 Lean Crockpot Recipes You Should Make For Weight Loss

If you’re trying to lose weight and are frustrated with eating the same foods day in and day out, it’s time to spice up your life (and your plate). …

3 Lisbon Insiders Share Tips on What to Do in the Portuguese Capital

From secret walks to artworks, here’s where to find the best that the city has to offer<p>By Nancy A. Ruhling<p>Lisbon, which is a center of commerce, …

It's So Simple: How to Be the Most Liked Person in the Room

If you want to get ahead in business and life, just make sure you don't behave this way.<p>If you want to get ahead in business and life, inquisitiveness is an essential character trait.<p>Think about the last time someone asked you good questions about your life to get to know you better. Chances are, …

Wall Street

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Self-improvement

Best Wineries to Visit in Tuscany

Few wine regions have the instant name recognition of Tuscany’s Chianti, first legally defined in 1716 (but recognized as a wine region as early as …

Piedmont's Damilano Family Takes Its Time Making Great Barolo Wines

I wouldn't call it a raging debate, but in Italy's Piedmont region there are two schools of thought as to how to make one of its two most famous wines, Barolo, made from the Nebbiolo grape. (The other is Barbaresco, made from the same grape.)<p>On one side are the traditional Barolo makers, like …

Blue Cheese

A Guide to Italy's Wine Regions

We get it. With more than 350 official wine varieties and 20 different wine-producing regions, the world of Italian wine can be confusing and overwhelming. But before you make a beeline straight for Tuscany, it’s worth learning what else is out there besides Chianti and Brunello. To help, we’ve put …

Italy

What to Do in Modena, Home of the World’s Greatest Restaurant

So you want to go to the best restaurant in the world? You’re in good company. Though it’s long been an established spot on the culinary bucket list, …

Italy

Italy: Food Lover’s Bologna

Even in Italy, a country that takes food very seriously, Bologna stands out. Its chamber of commerce preserves centuries-old recipes, and the city’s …

Italy

Dining Alone at the Best Restaurant in the World

Technically, at the time of my solo visit to Osteria Francescana, a three-Michelin-starred restaurant, it was ranked number two on The World’s 50 …

Country Walk in Turin - Urban Walks

The Piemontese hills may provide a picturesque backdrop, but it is in the flat countryside where the city’s lifeblood flows<p>To the casual observer, it …

Why Piedmont is the New Burgundy

The vineyards of Piedmont in northwestern Italy are home to some of the country’s most individual and charismatic wines<p>CORKS POPPED and wine flowed earlier this month, as the “hillsides, houses and cellars” of Champagne and the vineyards of the Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune in Burgundy were …

France

Piedmont, Italy: Foodie’s One-Day Tasting Tour

Piedmont is a paradise for culinary hedonists, especially those who admire the Italian life. This region is home to some of the world’s most sought …

7 tips for visiting Piedmont, Italy

<i>Seven tips for visiting Piedmont, Italy, is a guest post by Valerie Quintanilla,</i> <i>an American expat living in the Langhe. While marketing is her</i> …

Drunken Spaghetti (Spaghetti All'Ubriaco)

Welcome to the Italian city that loves meaty sandwiches, truffles, and drunken spaghetti<p>Bring a large pot of water to a boil.<p>In a large, high-sided …

Italian Food

Spaghettoni with Jasmine, Saffron, and Chamomile

Make the jasmine broth: In a medium saucepan, bring 1 3⁄4 cups water to boil. Add the jasmine; let steep 10 minutes. Strain out the jasmine, then …

The Best Refried Beans

From the Saveur archives: Unearthing the legendary refritos from Austin's Las Manitas<p>In a large pot, combine the beans, all but 1 tablespoons of the …

Le Creuset Releases a Line of Millennial Pink Cookware

Meet the most Instagrammable pots and pans in history.<p>Kitchens everywhere are about to get a whole lot more photogenic thanks to Le Creuset's newest line of millennial pink cookware.<p>The company is adding "Sugar Pink Matte" to its rainbow of pots and pans, which is pretty much identical to the pale …

I Don't Even Like Pasta and I'm Obsessed with This Tomato Pasta Recipe

By Amanda Shapiro<p>The never-fail, no-cook tomato pasta recipe that turned a noodle-skeptic into a spaghetti craving fiend.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the no-cook tomato pasta recipe that Healthyish editor</i> …

9 Smart Things You Can Do With an Old iPhone

If your aging iPhone is too old or damaged to trade in for whatever you think it’s worth, here’s some good news: As long as it can still connect to a …

A great day trip from Lisbon: Sintra, Cabo da Roca and Cascais in one day

<i>The most popular day trip from Lisbon includes the beautiful castles Sintra, Cabo da Roca and Cascais. This is our review and best tips to plan this</i> …

The Best Museums in Lisbon

Museums are some of the most popular cultural attractions in Lisbon, and the city has a wide range o ...

Bairro de Alfama – Old and picturesque

Image by Nuno Lopes de PaulaAlfama comes from the Arabic word Al-hamma, meaning hot fountains or baths. Of all the districts of Lisbon, Alfama is one …

The 10 Most Beautiful Towns in Portugal

Angra do Heroísmo<p>Angra do Heroísmo is one of the principal settlements of the Azores, a group of nine volcanic islands located in the Atlantic Ocean …

Want a Cool, Beautiful, Affordable Beach Vacation? Go to Portugal

There's no better place to lounge on the beach after a lazy lunch of wine and fresh seafood.<p>Everyone you know is probably going to Portugal, or at least talking about going to Portugal, the same way they went to Tulum, and Cartagena, and Iceland. It’s affordable, and full of exceptional wine and …

Why You Should Visit Alentejo, Portugal's Underrated Wine Region

Dreamy scenery and world-class vineyards make Alentejo a wine-lover’s paradise—and it’s all just a short drive from the Portuguese capital.<p>Porto and Douro might get most of the attention, but Alentejo, a 1.5-hour drive southwest of Lisbon, is quietly becoming one of the best destinations in Europe …

Wine

Lisbon Travel: Portuguese Food and Drink Experiences You Can’t Miss

Just a quick flight away (and no time change!) from my current home in London is Lisbon. The capitol of Portugal is a fun weekend spot for an easy …