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Best Beaches in Crete

From the mountainous terrain to the smooth white sand beaches along the shore, Crete has left visitors yearning to return year after year.<p>As the …

European Travel

These Will Be The Top 10 U.S. Travel Destinations In 2016, According To TripAdvisor

It's time to start planning your next vacation!<p>As 2015 comes to an end, we've been creating a bucket list of everything we'd like to accomplish in 2016, which mainly includes beautiful places we'd like to travel to. Luckily, TripAdvisor just released their list of the top destinations on the rise, …

Blue Ridge Mountains

3 Ways to Bake Better Pizza at Home

Looking to up your pizza game? With a very hot oven or grill, you can!<p><b>1.</b> <b>The oven-only method</b><br>If you can crank your oven to 500°F without setting off a …

Cooking

Six reasons to visit Slovenia, a gem at the heart of Europe

Despite its breathtaking natural beauty, the central European nation of Slovenia remains off the radar for many travellers. Yet in an area less than a tenth the size of the United Kingdom you can find towering mountains, picture-perfect lakes, vast caves, elegant cities and fast-running rivers.<p>With …

European Travel

24 Hours in Ljubljana, Slovenia

A university city best known for its lush, green spaces and myriad museums, Ljubljana is conveniently nestled in otahe very center of Slovenia, …

A Wonderful One Day Trip to Patsos Gorge - Spili Village - Crete – Tales from Greece

The island of Crete has a majestic, wild mountainous side that will definitely enchant you. Not only in summer, but also in winter, there are several …

Think Tank: Crete's New Modern Coffee Shop

It’s mid-morning in Heraklion, Crete. Nestled along a leafy, pedestrianized alleyway on the edge of the old town of Crete’s capital, Think Tank cuts …

Coffee

Trusty Ingredient Combinations You Should Keep On Hand For Easy Dinners

Cooking dinner night after night can be a chore. No matter how much you love to cook, thinking up and putting together dinner recipes every night can feel like a burden. But it doesn't have to be this way. If you arm yourself with some essential ingredient combinations, making dinner can be almost …

Cooking

5 Ways to Use Avocados Besides Guacamole

We're not ragging on guacamole; we're just hardcore crushing on avocado. Here's how to sneak it into everything you make.<p>So you've perfected your guacamole game, you're Instagramming expertly-crafted avocado toast, and you'll never eat a brown rice bowl without a few slices on top. You're now ready …

Breakfast

Tracking Winter 2015 Boston Restaurant Openings

Want to know every little detail about what's opening this winter? Bookmark this page. Starting with our 2015 Ultimate Guide to Winter Restaurant Openings, we'll be keeping track of all updates right here.

How-To's

9 Easy Holiday Cakes and Quick Breads

<b>1. Gingerbread</b><p>Old-fashioned gingerbread is the perfect treat to keep on hand during the holidays. There are many different kinds -- from the darkest, densest cakes made with robust molasses and stout beer to the lightest, most delicate cakes flavored only with brown sugar and a hint of ground …

Dessert

Sunrise in the snowy woods

The Only Banana Recipes You'll Ever Need

<i>Lauren Salkeld, photo by Lara Ferroni</i><p>There are so many reasons for banana bread's popularity. As a quick bread, it's not only easy to make, but fast. Banana bread is also one of the best possible uses for browning bananas -- you can even freeze your fruit and bake the bread later. There's also the …

Breakfast

Why Americans and Europeans may soon start dying of infections like it’s 1905 again

Antibiotics aren’t doing what they’re supposed to do anymore. You know, kill infections. Since Alexander Fleming invented penicillin 75 years ago, nearly all bacteria have mutated into strains impervious to antibiotics. Those souped up bacteria now kill hundreds of thousands of people, at a …

Microbiology

Skillet Brussels Sprouts and Bacon Mac and Cheese

Fontina and White Cheddar Skillet Brussels Bacon Mac.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 8, 2013 92<p>I figured it was time to eat some bacon. I mean it’s been a …

The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

Oatmeal Beauty Benefits: 5 Amazing Uses Besides A Hot And Hearty Meal

Oatmeal and winter go hand in hand. Whenever we jumpstart our mornings with a warm bowl of oatmeal topped with fresh figs, sesame seeds or chocolate, we feel more energetic and ready to take on the day. But did you know this breakfast superfood also boasts beauty benefits?<p>The use of oats in …

Healthy Breakfast Recipe: Suzanne Goin's Mushroom and Sausage Frittata - Great Ideas : People.com

<i>Maxwell Ryan is the founder of Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, a web magazine about home cooking and kitchen design. Visit PEOPLE.com Wednesdays</i> …

Braising Recipes Slideshow

Cooking

11 Recipes That Will Change How You Cook Forever

You might think you make these 11 basic recipes well, but we have some game-changing tips that will make them even better<p>We admit it: There are some things we still don't know how to make. But there are also things that people think they make well that they actually completely ruin. Like scrambled …

Cooking

Genius Pimento Cheese (+ Grilled Pimento Cheese and Bacon Sandwiches)

<i>Every week on Food52, Senior Editor Kristen Miglore digs up Genius Recipes -- the ones that make us rethink cooking myths, get us talking, and change the way we cook.</i><p><i>Today: Cheese, mayonnaise, and pimentos shouldn't be this good together.</i><p>Pimento cheese is, at its core, nothing but tufts of unmelted …

Cooking

German Winter Stew

3-Ingredient Crockpot Chicken Tacos

<b>Crockpot Chicken Tacos</b><br>Recipe from Tasty Kitchen <br>Serves: ~12 people<p>1 1oz Envelope Taco Seasoning*<br>6 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts, thawed<br>1 16oz …

Epicurious – Recipes, Menu Ideas, Videos & Cooking Tips

Cook This Now<p>Now’s the time to be on the lookout for real baby carrots instead of those imposters wilting in plastic bags across America. Here, …

Spices

Cider-Dijon Pork Chops with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Apples

Sautéing is another fast way to make a meal, especially when the pan juices are turned into a sweet and savory sauce, as they are here. This …

Spinach Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwich

<b>Prep Time</b>:<p>5 minutes <b>Cook Time</b>:<p>10 minutes <b>Total Time</b>:<p>15 minutes <b>Servings</b>: 1<p>A tasty spinach pesto smothered in ooey gooey melted cheese and wrapped in …