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Our Favorite Recipes From Each of Our 2014 Issues

All of our recipes are wonderful, but these are a little extra wonderful<p><b>We love all the recipes</b> that appear in <i>Bon Appétit</i>. But there are some recipes that we routinely circle back to, both as weeknight favorites and dinner party showstoppers. So we combed through all 12 issues published this year …

Cooking

How to Spatchcock a Turkey

It sure doesn’t look like Norman Rockwell’s version. But spatchcocking is the secret to making the best turkey you’ve ever had—in half the time<p>If you’re looking for reasons to <b>spatchcock a turkey this Thanksgiving</b>, ask yourself these simple questions: Do you want the bird to actually taste good? And …

Cooking

12 Cocktails to Help You Get Through Thanksgiving

If, like us, you get sick of beer and wine at during the holidays, try one of these Thanksgiving cocktail and drink recipes for a special cocktail …

The 15 Best Beers to Drink This Winter

By: Zach Mack<p>It's hardly been 10 minutes since you finished your last pumpkin beer of the season and already people are busting out the tinsel and lawn decorations. As you slide from the dark, spicy beers of fall into the... even <i>darker, spicier</i> beers of winter, I have a few recommendations you …

11 Reasons People Are Obsessed With Shake Shack

The fast-expanding company is preparing an initial public offering that could be worth up to $1 billion.<p>Shake Shack is known for long lines at its 34 locations in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Florida, and Massachusetts. The brand has also been expanding internationally.<p>Here's …

Failing To Negotiate Your First Salary Could Cost You Half A Million Dollars

In an exclusive survey of 548 millennials in the U.S., 82% said they did not negotiate their first salaries because they either didn't feel comfortable (38%) or didn't know they were allowed to do so (44%).<p>Since your first salary is the baseline for all future raises, the impact of starting out …

Employment

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12 Major Manicure Mistakes You're Probably Making

Giving yourself a manicure may seem harmless enough, but there are some key techniques that, if done incorrectly, can not only ruin your entire paint job but also risk your health (does clipping your cuticles ring a bell?). We tapped Simcha Whitehill, a.k.a. Miss Pop, one of the top nail artists in …

Does Race or Gender Matter More to Your Paycheck?

In 2013, American women made 82 cents to every dollar a man made and 80 cents to every dollar made by a white male; up from 79 cents and 77 cents, respectively, in 2012, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, white and Asian people, regardless of their gender, make more than blacks …

Cruises of a Lifetime You Can Actually Afford

Glaciers in Alaska! The glittering capitals of the Mediterranean! The Caribbean’s most alluring islands! A new generation of mega-ship—and …

Mediterranean

8 Items You Never Pack... But Should!

Budget Travel

10 Most Family-Friendly Cities in Europe

From peerless parks to hands-on-museums and refreshingly affordable food, these major European cities all say "welcome!" to families with children.

Latin American Travelers Help Tampa Reach Visitor Record in 2013

2012 was Pinellas County’s best year ever for tourism. But it didn’t get to hold the record for long.<p>That’s because 2013 results are in, and now it …

'Spring Forward' With These 12 Quick Brunch Recipes

These 12 quick brunch recipes are perfect to make when you've lost an hour of sleep (thanks Daylight Savings!).<p>For those of us who like sleep (that is, everyone) it's the most dreaded morning of the year: The day we "spring forward" into Daylight Savings Time. The bad news: We've lost an hour. The …

Breakfast

Road Trip: California's Pacific Coast Highway

Strap in and get ready for an exhilarating driving experience along this twisting, cliff-hugging route.<p>An exhilarating driving experience, this twisting, cliff-hugging, 123-mile (198-kilometer) route along the central California coast takes about five hours to complete at a leisurely pace. …

California

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Zagat

I'm Flying to Europe for $300 and You Can Too -- It's Pissing Some People Off

The rumors are true. You can get from North America to Europe (or vice versa) for under $600 round trip! Or for $300, one way, including taxes.<p>This isn't some travel writer/blogger exclusive. Acclaimed as a new airline, Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA has been around for over 10 years, but recently …

Mexico City Travel Guide

Mexico City

The Secrets of Good Fondue, According to Cheesemonger Anne Saxelby

When it came to food, the 1970s got a lot of things wrong. Fondue wasn’t one of them. Cheesemonger Anne Saxelby explains.<p>My husband, Patrick, turned 41 last year. For his birthday, he wanted a dinner party with fondue. I said, “Okay, if we’re going to do this, we’ve got to do it right.” So we …

Cooking

Budget Luxury: Practicing for the Family Vacation

Travel, like our home and our haircuts, is an expression of ourselves. So, what better way to bring our personal skills and family values to the fore than by booking travel where the destinations, transportation and activities reflect who we are? As a new wife, and an expecting mother, this year's …

Zagat

Road Trip: Los Angeles

Explore the back roads and ocean drives of Los Angeles and beyond.<p>Los Angeles is far too sprawling a metropolis to visit like a traditional city, and its notorious traffic can make even short distances seem oceans apart. (Remember “Carmageddon”? Last July, a planned weekend shutdown of a ten-mile …

California

Where to Eat in Mexico City Now

The largest city in North America, Mexico City touts a fittingly robust culinary scene. While this culinary destination has always been a street food …

Mexico