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This Is the Best Park in Every U.S. State

And how much it costs to visit.<p>This summer, get yourself, your family, or even your pet outdoors and explore the hidden natural wonders in your own …

National Parks

Colorful Paper-Cut Sculpture Captures the Diversity of a Coral Reef

French paper designer and illustrator Mlle Hipolyte creates colorful sculptures out of intricately cut paper shapes. Previously mentioned for her three-dimensional animal masks, the artist’s latest piece of paper art is a magnificent, three-dimensional representation of a vibrant coral reef. Titled</i> …

Paper Craft

Pictures Capture the Invisible Glow of Flowers

Picture Stories<p>Ultraviolet light reveals alien-like colors and fairy sparkles in seemingly normal plants.<p>Take a look at some of the flowers photographed by Craig Burrows and you might feel as if you’ve suddenly been transported into the alien world of Pandora from James Cameron’s <i>Avatar</i>. Brightly …

James Cameron

Made Nice Is Fast and Casual. But Is It Good?

New Yorkers will have more idle hours on their hands, or at least more time to watch otter videos at work, if Made Nice turns out to be the future of dining in New York.<p>The food appears within 10 minutes from the moment you walk through the door on West 28th Street. Before that happens, you choose …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

10 Decadent Stuffed Potato Recipes

A baked potato is good, but a stuffed potato is so much better.<p>Stuffed potatoes are fluffier, they're usually cheesier, and they're more flavorful …

How Katz's Deli Makes Their Perfect Pastrami

We've peeked behind the scenes at many a celebrated foodstuff over the years, but none have quite the gravitas of what may be New York's most iconic dish: the pastrami sandwich at 125-year-old <b>Katz's Deli</b>.<p>Katz's is nothing less than a keeper of the Jewish culinary flame, thanks in no small part to …

10 Recipes that Prove Dried Beans are Worth It

A confession: When a recipe calls for soaking dried beans overnight, I nearly never do it. I go to the store, buy a can of beans, open it, and proceed from there. <i>I’ve just saved myself 12 hours</i>, I think. <i>Just the model of efficiency.</i><p>But my self-congratulation is misguided for a couple of reasons. …

The Classic French Dish That's Perfect for Snowy Days

In the south of France is the historical Languedoc region, home to vineyards, rolling mountains dotted with cliffs (and sheep), and one of the most comforting dishes in the world.<p>A cassoulet, traditionally made with white beans and some sort of sausage, is covered and cooked <i>slowly</i> so that all of …

How to Make a Healthy Breakfast Smoothie Bowl

Eating a healthy breakfast in the New Year doesn't have to mean a boring bowl of oatmeal. In this video, watch how to make a hearty banana-nut …

5 Fluffy, Crispy Focaccia Pizza Recipes

This year, upgrade your pizza game with fluffy, crispy focaccia bread.<p>From sweet-salty fig-and-prosciutto to a healthful spelt flour–spiked pizza, …

Video: Fried Chicken That's Impossible to F*** Up

We've partnered with the mad food scientists at ChefSteps to bring their hyper-inventive cooking videos to F&W readers.<p>Fried chicken: everybody loves …

How to Make Carbonara Like a Pro

Carbonara is a creamy, intensely satisfying Italian dish of pasta, eggs, bacon and black pepper. Here are seven reasons to add it to your weekly …

Italian Food

7 Ways to Transform Butter Into an Amazing Sauce

That humble stick of butter sitting in your fridge has a lot of potential. It's the beginnings of the best sauce of your life.<p>From a quick tomato …

Healthy One-Pot Meals to Start the Year Off Right

Here are five hearty one-pot meals for winter that will not derail your healthy eating plans.<p>It’s 2016—the beginning of a brand-new year. The gyms …

5 Ultra-Cozy Goulash Recipes

Goulash, the warming eastern European stew, is a deliciously cozy winter meal.<p>From juicy short rib to a vegetarian version, here are five excellent …

7 Ways to Use Olive Oil in Desserts

Olive oil and dessert might not be an obvious combination, but the duo are actually delicious together.<p>"Some people are like, 'Whoa…olive oil and …

Get Your Omega 3s from These Salmon Pasta Recipes

New ideas for delicious weeknight pastas.<p>Whether it’s smoked, baked or seared, salmon is delicious and so good for you. Though it's great in salads …

11 Monday Brunch Recipes

Three-day weekends mean one thing: Monday brunch!<p>Take advantage of your bonus weekend day with an extra-luxe, extra-indulgent brunch spread with …

How to Make the Perfect Soufflé

Inspired by her cookbook, Mastering My Mistakes in the Kitchen, F&W editor in chief Dana Cowin takes a cooking lesson from a chef. This month, …

THE SELECTS: Seeing Double