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Spiced Shrimp with Avocado Oil Recipe

Step 2<p>Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 teaspoon oil and half of shrimp; sauté 4 minutes or until done. Remove from pan. …

Seafood

A local’s guide to Lisbon: 10 top tips

Before I moved to Lisbon, almost a quarter of a century ago, someone told me: “From afar, it looks like a queen. But from closer you see that the old empress’s make-up is smudged and flaking, and that the ornaments fluttering in the wind are not lace, but someone’s laundry drying at the windows. …

European Travel

9x13 Classics That You'll See At Every Southern Family Reunion

It’s just not a true Southern shindig without these creamy, cheesy creations.<p>Nothing brings a Southern family together quite like a delicious spread …

The Best Songs For People Who Love Face-Melting Guitar Solos

Guitar solos can really go either way. If placed or executed poorly, they can kill the emotion and momentum of a song. This is especially true of long, boring solos, devoid of any kind of intention, forethought or passion. On the other hand, a well-done guitar solo can make for the perfect …

14 Gorgeous Islands in Europe That Americans Always Overlook

Europe is chock-full of islands -- big ones, little ones, hot ones, cold ones, and hell, even one confusingly called “Ireland.” Most tourists stick …

5 cheap, stress-free holiday destinations

There’s no shame in admitting you’d rather be nowhere close to home when Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and New Year’s come around. However, unless …

The 15 most popular Instant Pot recipes of 2017

Pinterest is a treasure trove of delicious recipes, including everything from basic dinner meals to specialty desserts, drinks and snacks. It’s easy …

Cooking

Instant Pot Chickpea Cauliflower Korma

Today's recipe is a fantastic mash-up of sorts. It's an Insta-friendly riff on the Chickpea Cauliflower Korma recipe in Jennifer Iserloh's The …

Cooking

30 Easy Breakfasts Fit for a Crowd

These irresistible breakfast recipes will make your crowd go wild.<p>Cooking for a crowd? We’ve got the best big breakfasts for your bulk baking. We’ve …

Slow-Cooker Short Ribs With Rosemary Potatoes

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together broth, tomato paste, parsley stems, 1 teaspoon salt, and pepper in a 6-quart slow cooker. Add short ribs, onions, …

36 Taco Recipes So Good You’ll Never Want to Make Anything Else

Need a standout “Taco Tuesday” recipe? With these cheesy, meat- and veggie-packed tacos on the menu, you’ll want to have one (or three) every …

31 Homemade Salad Dressings That Are Way Better Than Store-Bought

I'm a big fan of salad, but that hasn't always been the case. In the last couple years, I've gone from someone who'd maybe eat a dozen salads a year …

Healthy Eating

Monajean's Almond Crescents

Monajean's cookies are made with a mixture of vanilla and almond extract, along with coarsely chopped almonds. These are nice cookies to bake for …

18 Classic Japanese Dishes You Can Make At Home

Drop the instant ramen and bookmark this right now.

Deep Frying

The Best Homemade Ramen Soup Recipes

Chicken noodle soup has got nothing on these ramen recipes.<p>Traditional Japanese ramen ― the broth-y noodle soup loaded with umami flavors and often times topped with a soft boiled egg ― can take a long time to perfect. Ramen masters spend years honing their craft. But most of us living stateside …

Cooking

13 Ramen Recipes to Build a Perfect Bowl at Home

These days, a growing number of Americans realize there's a lot more to ramen than the dried bricks you can buy with loose change at the supermarket. Ramen restaurants are popping up all over the country and serving traditional styles, and thanks to Sun Noodle, you can even make instant ramen …

How to Make Earthy, Smoky Penne Boscaiola (Pasta With Mushrooms and Bacon)

Recipe names don't always make much sense. Take <i>cacciatore</i>, for instance, which is named for a hunter, yet, in all its many forms, it almost never includes ingredients you'd expect someone to bring home from the hunt. The pasta sauce known as <i>boscaiola</i>, however, has the perfect epithet.<p>"Boscaiola" …

What's For Dinner: Broccoli Has Never Tasted This Good

It's charred, roasted and loaded with peanuts.<p><b>Need more ideas? Check out What’s For Dinner</b><p>Here’s the thing with broccoli. We know it’s good for us. We know adding it to our meals is a good idea. We actually really like it, too. Roasted, covered with cheese, pureed into soups, it holds its own. But …

Cooking

11 Cheap Recipes To Make Now - Pictures - Chowhound

You’ve already paid your rent this month and your bank account has taken a major hit—but don’t worry, you’re not relegated to an entire month of …

Best Books of February 2017: George Saunders to Joyce Carol Oates

A Novel<p>Set in England in Fall 2016, <i>Autumn</i> is the first installment of Ali Smith’s new Seasonal Quartet, which is broken up—you guessed it—according to the seasons. After a historic summer, the United Kingdom is in pieces, and the transition into fall is bittersweet. In a world becoming increasingly …

Books

Mushroom Pasta Recipe, How to Make the Best Mushroom Pasta in the World

Mushroom Pasta with Italian Sausage<p>Mushroom pasta mixed with sausage mince is a hearty dish full of rich flavours and country aromas. The intensity of porcini mushrooms will take you direct to Italy and when mixed with tasty sausage and a drizzle of truffle oil, no one will be able to resist.<p>This …

7 Salad Recipes For Anyone Who Can't Stand Lettuce

Sure, salads are a great go-to healthy lunch option - but admittedly, every time I eat one, I sort of feel like I'm eating a tree. Try as I might, …

Your ultimate guide to Helmut Newton

Nobody has made quite the lasting impression on fashion imagery as Helmut Newton. Hired by <i>French Vogue</i> in the 1950s before being propelled to fame in the 1970s, Newton came to be renowned for his controversial scenarios, hypersexualised imagery and striking compositions. With elements of his work …

Yves Saint-Laurent

Recipe: Creamy Asparagus and Shrimp Pasta

Fill a sink with cold water and submerge asparagus to dislodge any sand. Break off pale, woody ends (approximately the bottom third of the stalk), …

Seafood

Put Down the Pad Thai and Try These Dishes Instead

It's time to branch out from your takeout Pad Thai addiction. These are the dishes you should be ordering instead—according to some of our favorite Thai food chefs.<p>Sixty percent of the time, we want Thai takeout all the time. Thai food masterfully walks a delicate line between salty, spicy, sour, …

Thai Food

These 6 New Recipes Come from Some of Our Favorite Cooks—You!

For our third annual Readers' Choice Week, we asked for your best recipes. Boy, did you deliver.<p>As our third annual Readers' Choice Week wraps up, we've got one thing on our minds: All of the incredible recipe submissions we received from you, our readers. We knew you were creative cooks and this …

Cooking

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Coconut Curry Brussels Sprouts, and More on the Food Lover's Cleanse Day 12 Menu

Here's the complete menu for the Food Lover’s Cleanse Day 12. Just tuning in? Our two-week cleanse is designed so you can get started anytime you need to give your body a break from a less-than-virtuous eating streak.<p>Doing the full two-week Cleanse with us? Find everything you need at …

Healthy Eating

The Only Carrot Recipe You'll Ever Need

Guys. Forget everything you know about cooked carrots. Forget cutting them into little pieces. Forget boiling them. Because from now on, this is the only carrot recipe you'll ever need.<p>We keep the carrots whole, season them with a dash of red-wine vinegar and a sprinkle of cumin, and then roast …

Demystifying Tempura Batter

I've gone tempura crazy! Why, because I LOVE it. Tempura is a great way of frying seafood and vegetables, without the oil that frying them would add. Both get cooked perfectly on the inside, while being encased in a crunchy, crispy outer layer, while the flavor of each vegetable is enhanced. I …