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The 10 Best Chocolatiers in the World

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 truffle, fudge, or some other sinfully delicious treat. You will never regret indulging yourself with …

7 signs you’ve made it in a foreign language

Learning a foreign language as an adult is undeniably more challenging than growing up bilingual. Since we’re no longer human sponges, the task …

How To Get A Better Seat Next Time You Fly

Everyone gripes about economy-class air travel, and sometimes with good reason. But here are ten strategies to fly in a bit more comfort.<p><b>1. Don't fall for the "only premium economy seats are available" ploy.</b><p>So you booked a fare on American, Delta, United or some other airline that has economy as …

The Top 10 Travel Quirks of 2013

Last year I traveled an average of twice a month, mostly with groups of strangers: other writers and PR reps who I'd be meeting for the first time in an airport lounge or at a Caribbean resort cocktail reception. One of my favorite ways to break the ice is to ask my companions to share their …

Here's The Secret To Making Amazing Double-Strength Cold Brew Coffee With Next To No Effort

The Business Insider office recently got into cold brew coffee and the simple recipe will help you make some of the best, most aromatic and caffeinated joe you've ever tasted.<p>Never heard of cold brew coffee? It's basically what you're getting out of your office coffee contraption, only the caffeine …

It's National Coffee Day — Here Are The Most Popular Coffee Shops In America

It's National Coffee Day, which means that coffee lovers are proudly proclaiming their favorite spots for a cup of joe.<p>Foursquare, a location-based app that allows users to check into certain places, released a list of the most popular coffee shops in the U.S., based on the number of people who …

Toasted Pecan and Blueberry Couscous Salad

Hey hey pretty friend!<p>One of life’s great pleasures is sharing a salad over lunch. You know… one of those leisurely lunches that involve pink wine …

Blueberry Pizza with Whipped Ricotta + Caramelized Shallots

Blueberry Pizza with Whipped Ricotta + Caramelized Shallots.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 26, 2013 88<p>Don’t freak out.<p>This isn’t weird. I swear.<p>But this pizza? …

How to Clean, Prep, and Grill Fish + Shellfish

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: We're rounding up all the how-tos needed to get your fill of seafood, while the summer lasts.</i><p>There's something about eating seafood in the summer that …

Embarrassingly Easy Grilled Sourdough with Buttery Herbs, Heirloom Tomatoes + a Honey Drizzle.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 29, 2013 49<p>Who am I?<p>There is NO cheese in this recipe. I repeat: there is no cheese in this recipe.<p>Bread, tomatoes and no cheese. …

Tomato, Allioli, and Chive Tartine Recipe

Fat slices of heirloom tomatoes with garlicky mayonnaise, olive oil, chives, and sea salt on toasted sourdough bread.<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients4 …

Kale, Parmesan, and Fried Egg Tartine Recipe

Toasted bread with sweet and nutty broiled kale, topped with a fried egg and Parmesan cheese.<p>Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole …

Cashew Ambrosia Salad

Sour Cream Coffee Cake with Walnut Streusel Recipe

<b>Makes 1 (9-inch) tube cake</b><p>Ingredients<p>For the cake batter:<p>14 Tbsp. unsalted butter, softened, plus more for greasing the pan<br>• 3/4 cup granulated …

Close-Up: Rolex GMT-Master II "Batman" (With Video)

Black for the night sky, blue for day — these colors just make sense, but if you expected to find them on the bezel of one of the world’s most famous …

The 7 Best Vacation Spots For Nature Lovers

And even though it can get your blood pumpin', there is nothing more relaxing than some quality time with Mother Nature, whether you're hiking, fishing, or whitewater rafting — or simply kicking back and taking in the views after a day filled with activity.<p>Our seven favorite spots in the U.S. for …

A French Caribbean: St Barthélemy and Guanahani Resort & Spa

If you have to explain to a US customs inspector what St. Bart's is, you might cause some confusion. You see, St. Bart's uses euros, calls are long-distance, the language spoken is French, the culture is decidedly French - and so is the food (which is mostly imported). It's no surprise then that …