Nicole Olympia

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Good Morning from New Orleans! Let's start this Friday off with breakfast done right! Eggs Fauteux, Poached eggs house-smoked fresh Gulf pompano on English muffins with dill-infused Hollandaise Sauce, yum!

Recipe of the Day: http://ow.ly/kxHmf Very Berry Summer Pudding! Take the heat off entertaining with this fresh & easy tiramisu twist.

Recipe of the Day: Get out and grill our Buttermilk-and-Honey Chicken Kabobs today! They're amazing on their own but even better served with Toasted Pecan Pesto or Romesco Sauce! http://ow.ly/lBVTV

Ice cream and cake, do the ice cream and cake! Our favorite ice cream cake recipes, including this red, white, and blue beauty >> http://epi.us/19qeVIw

Sunday Brunch: Bacon, Onion, and Cheddar Beer Bread

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Everyone should have a couple of quick bread recipes in their repertoire. And …

Grilled Cheese With Guacamole Might Be The Best Thing Ever

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>I admit it: I was a hot avocado snob. Look around you, I'm sure you know one. I'm talking about people who scoff at the idea of serving avocado at any temperature other than cool. People who hear of tempura-fried …

Ready to up your brunch game? Look no further than this Peach Dutch Baby Pancake with Cherry Compote >> http://epi.us/12g5V7n

Nothing like a good ole plate of BBQ Shrimp!

I hope this looks good. I try to make this every weekend since going to Spain in June 2012. I made this with rice from La Tienda.

It's a one pan lamb dish kind of night! Try this Greek Lamb Tray Bake, http://bit.ly/11CZvdA

10 Chocolate Chip Cookies to Travel For

The chocolate chip cookie is about as American as it gets.<p>Surprisingly, the cookie as we know it today didn’t exist until the 1930s, when a happy accident led Ruth Wakefield to create the recipe as she was preparing homemade goods for her guests at the Toll House Inn — the legacy of which lives on …

The 10 Best Chocolatiers in the World

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Who doesn’t love chocolate? Here are ten of the best chocolatiers in the world.<p>Each chocolatier on our list produces signature melt-in-your-mouth chocolates, be it a single-source dark chocolate bar, a cream- or liqueur-filled bonbon, a praline, fruit dipped in chocolate, a …

15 Signature Sandwiches in Cities Around the World

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Last week, our <b>Food Fridays</b> story was all about the Cuban sandwich and its roots in Tampa, Florida. Inspired by the idea of the “signature sandwich,” we started itching for more. We asked you to share the sandwich that makes your city sing, and you answered (and made us drool …

The World’s Best Pâtisseries

Are you salivating yet? Wait for it….<p><b>1. Sweet Lady Jane</b><i><br>8360 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, California, USA</i><p>This upscale bakery makes some of the best lemon meringue tarts, flourless chocolate cake, and cheesebread in the U.S. The decorated cakes are both visual and culinary masterpieces. Grab a seat …

Farm-to-Fork Fabulous

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>Everybody knows about the farm-to-fork movement. But what about restaurants where farmers do the cooking?<p>Farmers turned chefs (and chefs turned farmers) are hoeing, harvesting, and sauteing across the United States. For a new generation of independent farmers who sell their …

Holy Mole in Mexico

Mole poblano — a complex mixture of chocolate, chilies, nuts, and spices — is among the most revered dishes in Mexican cooking. Nearly every grandmother in Puebla, the dish’s hometown, has her own rendition of the semisweet, earthy sauce, typically made with more than 20 ingredients.<p>Mole poblano’s …

Swiss, Please: Raclette

Along with watches and chocolate, cheese is one of Switzerland’s great treasures, and raclette—both a semifirm cheese and a stick-to-your-ribs dish—is an Alpine gem that remains little known outside this country’s borders.<p>Raclette comes from cows that munch on short blades of high-altitude grass. …

Reader Recs: America’s Best BBQ Joints

A <b>post on the best BBQ joints in the U.S.</b> elicited a surprisingly dramatic response. From coast to coast (and beyond), readers wrote in with alternating approval and admonishment. And no one seemed shy when it came to pointing out what should have made the list.<p>We learned a lot from the feedback, …

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Top 10 Beach Drinks

Travel<p>Top 10 Beach Drinks from National Geographic.<p><b>Piña Colada, Puerto Rico</b> <br>The pineapple, coconut, and rum slurry known as piña colada had been popular in the Caribbean for at least a hundred years before Ramon "Monchito" Marrero, a bartender at the Caribe Hilton’s Beachcomber Bar (now called …

Must-Do Trip: Dive Caves in the Yucatán

Ultimate Adventure Bucket List: Cave diver Kenny Broad's dream trip is to cave dive the Yucatan, Mexico. See all our Adventure Bucket List trips.<p>Caves are the sunken pirate treasure of diving. They hide untold underwater secrets—wild stalactites and stalagmites, fossils, and otherworldly light …

Aurora Borealis, Svalbard

Three Sisters Springs, Florida

Australia Meets Asia in the Bowen Mountain House

Designed by CplusC Architecture the Bowen Mountain House began as a simple pavilion-style weekend house.<p>In its New South Wales setting of towering …

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