Priya Devan Nair

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How to Make Homemade Pizza, Grandma Pie-Style

A chewy-crisp crust, endless topping ideas, and do-ahead ease. Pizza made in a sheet pan is the simplest, tastiest way to feed a crowd.<p><b>Those supremely thin, hearth-blistered pizzas</b> coming out of upscale pizzerias these days? We love ‘em, but trying to replicate the conditions of an 800-degree …

18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …

Meet the World's Puffiest Pancake

<i>Would you like a piece of cake right now? For Goodness Cake is here for you. Every week, we'll be sharing recipes that prove why cake should be its own food group.</i><p><i>Today: A way to put the "cake" back in pancake, along with a very good reason to invest in egg rings.</i><p>French toast is not toast, tuna …

Johnny Cash is author of the 'greatest love letter of all time'

A note from the singer to his wife, June Carter Cash, has topped a poll of great love letters<p>A note from singer-songwriter Johnny Cash to his wife, June Carter Cash, has topped a poll of the greatest love letters of all time.<p>The letter, written in 1994 to mark June's 65th birthday, speaks about how …

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

The 9 Best Soups for Weight Loss

Because science says it’s great for dropping pounds

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16 Stuffed Breads to Make You Feel All Warm Inside

You heard it here first: Merely topping bread is <i>so</i> 2014. Ring in the new year with a hot out of the oven trend — stuffed bread. While pizza and fancy toast will always have a special place in our hearts, it’s time to show these 16 yum-stuffed creations a little love. From breakfast to dessert, …

Chocolate Cupcake for Two

This could be a dangerous recipe to have, but I love the idea of only making two cupcakes at one time. This is perfect for those chocolate cravings …

10 3-Minute DIY Salad Dressings You'll LOVE

These are so simple, we're not sure you could even call them recipes.<p>Sure, you like the <i>idea</i> of homemade salad dressing. Who wouldn't want to top their salads with a French or Asian dressing that tastes amazing and is free of scary ingredients? The only problem is that some dressing recipes are so …

15 Healthier Cookies to Enjoy This Holiday Season

Santa is watching his waistline this year, but that doesn’t mean you should skip the traditional cookie plate. Simply make a few of these 15 healthier holiday cookies instead and you’ll definitely set yourself up for getting on the nice list again next year. And there’s no need to worry about …

A vegan tea party: Ruby’s vegan raspberry cookies and chocolate cake recipes

Whether you’re vegan or not, these soft, jam-filled biscuits and moist, tender chocolate cake will put paid to the myth that vegan food is joyless. And if you’re concerned that I’ve duplicitously slipped health food into this baking column, you needn’t worry: these recipes are every bit as …

Sunset, Girona, Spain

Strasbourg, France

Santorini, Greece

11 Ways to Use Honey to Get More Gorgeous Skin, Hair, and Nails

This all-natural ingredient is good for so much more than sweetening up your tea or coffee.<p>Honey's often thought of as a healthier sweetener, but you might be surprised to learn that this ingredient has tons of skin and hair benefits, too. Made by the alchemy of bees collecting nectar, pollen, and …

Bohol, Philippines

Cocoa Island Resort, Maldives

Äscher Cliff, Switzerland

25 Gorgeous Hikes You Have to Do in Your Lifetime

Allow us to introduce you to your hiking bucket list<p>Research shows that spending time outside is vital to our health—and that exercising outdoors is more satisfying and can burn more calories. Luckily, you can get a workout and a hefty dose of vitamin N at the same time by hiking. These 25 …

Baked Ziti

Before I begin with this recipe tutorial, I must make an important disclosure:<p><i>I did not use ziti to make this Baked Ziti.</i><p>I used Mostaciolli.<p>I’m truly …

From Banana Muffins to Banana Pancakes: 8 Delicious Ways to Use Up Old Bananas

<b>1. Chai Spiced Banana Bread</b><p>This sophisticated banana bread is subtly infused with warm chai spices like cardamom, cinnamon, ginger and allspice. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Banana Pudding Parfaits</b><p>Banana Pudding is an old-fashioned Southern dessert traditionally made with layers of Nilla wafers, vanilla pudding …

Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken Recipe

Hello summer and cooking chicken on a grill! I don’t know about you, but sometimes I struggle with grilling chicken breasts.<p>The meat can very easily …

Recipe: Iced Green Tea with Mint & Ginger

In a medium-sized pot, combine the water and ginger slices. Bring to a boil. Once the water boils, remove from heat and add the tea bags and mint …

Classic Garlic Bread

12 Servings<p>Active Time: 10 min<p>Total Time: 25 min<p>For this classic garlic bread, you can cut and butter the bread well in advance, but don’t bake it until guests arrive. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<p>¼ …

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6 Salad Ingredients That Help You Drop Pounds Faster

Boost flavor and slim down at the same time with these surprising salad add-ins.<p>Ever wonder why loading up on salad doesn't always help you slim down? Despite their rep as a diet standby, salads aren't synonymous with weight loss. In fact, many of the usual add-ins don't actually offer much in the …

Tomato Grilled-Cheese Soup

8 Servings<p>Try pouring the soup directly over the sliced sandwich for an irresistible cheesy bread soup.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 tablespoons (½ stick) unsalted butter, plus ½ cup (1 stick) at room temperature, divided<p>1 medium red onion, chopped<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>2 tablespoons tomato paste<p>2 …

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Baked Alaska with hot chocolate sauce<p>Preparation time<p>30 mins to 1 hour<p>Cooking time<p>30 mins to 1 hour<p>Serves<p>Serves 8-10<p>Dietary<p>Vegetarian<p>A simple chocolate cake topped with your choice of ice cream – which is then smothered with soft meringue and lashings of chocolate sauce. Surely this 70s classic is …

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