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12 Easy Fall Crockpot Recipes That Will Have You Begging for Seconds

It’s no secret that fall is the time of year when cooking becomes more of a welcome endeavor. Once summer’s temperatures have subsided and ovens are …

Cooking

These Sticky Sesame Cauliflower Wings Are Better than the Real Thing — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Recipes

Flipboard

The 9 Best Beachfront Hotels in California to Book in 2018

California: the very name calls to mind beautiful beaches, salty air, and sunny vistas. Whether in Northern California, Southern California or …

California

18 Kirkland Products You Should Buy at Costco

Costco has turned on its head the notion that a store brand is a notch below a national brand. How? By using its coast-to-coast strength to …

Shopping

Recipe: Frijoles de la Olla — The Tex-Mex Slow Cooker

When I was growing up, my mami made a batch of frijoles de la olla every Monday to use in meals all throughout the week. The smell of beans slowly …

Slow Cookers

10 Ways To Take Stuffed Peppers To a New Level

Here’s how to pack even more flavor into your stuffed peppers!<p><b>Turn up the heat</b><p>Why not add a Tex-Mex twist to your standard stuffed peppers recipe? …

20 of the best group trips for solo travellers

<b>Sailing and socialising in the</b> Mediterranean<p>Med Sailors runs skippered sailing holidays for 20- to 35-year-olds, many of whom travel solo. Everyone shares a bunkbed cabin with someone else of the same gender; each yacht sleeps eight and travels in a flotilla of up to eight boats, so there is plenty …

Travel

15 Foil-Packet Dinner Recipes That Make Cleanup a Breeze

We’re all about a cooking technique that will help us get dinner on the table quickly with no dishes. Turns out, you’ve had the answer in your …

This Balsamic Chicken Cobb Salad Is Perfect for Summer — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Pea greens with garlic flowers

Garlic with pea shoots is a combination worth exploring. It’s hardly a secret, especially in Asia where pea greens are widely consumed. In many …

Thin Spaghetti with Garlic, Red Pepper and Olive Oil Recipe

"Thin spaghetti tossed with garlic, olive oil, red pepper flakes and grated cheese makes a quick and easy weeknight meal."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (16 ounce) box …

This Pesto Chicken Pasta Salad Could Not Be Easier to Make — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

This Secret Corner of California Is a Paradise for Lovers of Great Food and Top-notch Wines

Seemingly everyone you meet in Anderson Valley can tell you a migration story that has the flavor of myth — a tale that casts their arrival in this …

South America’s Most Luxurious Train Just Got a Little More Lavish

No mode of transportation is as romanticized as train travel, and there’s good reason why. Taking in breathtaking scenery while enjoying all of the …

Grilled Shrimp Satay with Shiitake Mushrooms, Baby Bok Choy, and Udon Noodles

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Soak wooden skewers in water 1 hour. Preheat grill to high (450°F to 550°F).<p>Step 2<p>Meanwhile, cook noodles according to package …

Italian Recipes

Find crowd-pleasing and easy-to-prepare Italian dishes like pasta, pizza, bruschetta and more.<p>Transport your table to Italy with meatball subs, …

Chicken With Cacciatore Sauce

Recipe courtesy of<p>From:<p>Total:40 minPrep:5 minCook:35 min<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories499Total Fat32 …

Caribbean-Inspired Grilled Chicken Kabobs Recipe

"Caribbean-inspired chicken kabobs. You can substitute green pepper for the red pepper, if desired."<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup cream of coconut<p>1 cup lemon juice<p>…

I've Been to 26 Countries in Europe—These Are the 5 I Always Recommend

My first trip to Europe was a heady mix of excitement, nerves, and total awe. At 19, I wandered the streets of Le Marais wide-eyed, marveled at the …

These Vibrant, Futuristic Mansions Are Popping Up in Bolivia

TravelPicture Stories<p>Known as the “King of Andean Architecture,” Freddy Mamani’s colorful designs are changing El Alto and inspiring other architects.<p>The air is thin in El Alto, a sprawling, dusty, cliff top conurbation of a million people, perched 13,000 feet above sea level. But that’s not the …

South America

You Need These Quick Pasta Recipes For Busy Weeknight Dinners — Recipes from The Kitchn

Busy weeknights seem like the norm these days, which means fast and easy dinners are more important than ever. Pasta is always a good option since it …

Recipe: Instant Pot Barbacoa — Recipes from The Kitchn

Potluck parties are full of dips, deli trays, and desserts. While you can try to make that a meal, why not be the one to bring the dish everyone …

10 Slow Cooker Recipes for Two People (Who Like Leftovers)

While slow cookers are a boon for big-batch meals, I take mine out at least once a week when cooking dinner for my small family of two (twice if you …

Cooking

America's Best All-Inclusive Resorts

“I just love having everything paid for up front,” says Renee Pagnani, who has vacationed at the same all-inclusive resort for six years in a row. …

Beverages

Peppercorn Steak Recipe

"A twist on the usual steak with peppercorn sauce, this steak is first encrusted in crushed peppercorns and pan-fried, then finished with a creamy …

Pat's Broccoli and Chicken Stir-Fry

Cooked broccoli makes the Neelys' recipe come together in a snap. If you don't have cooked broccoli on hand already, boil your broccoli in the wok …

The Pasta Sauce That Will Make You a Ground Turkey Believer

Step away from any thoughts you have of bland and boring ground turkey right now, because that is not the case here. Not even close.

7 Chefs on Their Favorite Way to Cook Asparagus

Chef Suzanne Cupps likes it charred with goat cheese, salsa verde, or a fried egg.<p>When spring rolls around and the weather finally shifts from cold …

11 No-Sugar Snacks That Skip the Refined Stuff but Not the Flavor

Snacking becomes infinitely more important once you start watching your sugar intake. When the munchies suddenly hit, finding something to hit the …