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25 Products For People Who Love To Eat, But Suck At Cooking

Less stress, less mess, more eating. The products in this post were updated in March 2018.

23 incredible travel destinations you probably didn't know existed

Inspired by a Quora thread about the best unknown travel destinations, we've found 23 lesser-known gems around the globe.<p>From a hidden beach to one of the only places in the world where you can swim between two continents, here's your off-the-beaten-path bucket list.<p><i>An earlier version of this post</i> …

The Cake Recipe You'll Never Forget

Here's a cake recipe that is impossible to forget. One of Italy's best loved cakes is an extremely simple, moist, and fluffy pound cake, or as they like to incorrectly call it, “plum cake.” It's as simple as can be: no icing or strong flavorings; perhaps just a shower of confectioners' sugar over …

8 Crisp and Crunchy Fall Salads

Now that chilly fall weather is here, you’re probably tempted to indulge in hearty stews and creamy casseroles. Our suggestion? Go with it. But on …

How to Make Authentic Shakshuka at Home

<i>Photo by Ashley Manning</i><p>Everyone loves breakfast food disguised as lunch or dinner. But fried eggs can get old fast, despite racking up insane amounts of likes on Instagram. That's why there's shakshuka--a spicy, Middle Eastern take on "throw everything in your fridge into a pan and voila."<p>It's …

Homemade Tonic Water

403<p>1K<p>1<p>Shares 2K<p>Jennifer McLagan always seems to know what we want to read about, and cook, before even we do. She wrote a slew of popular and …

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 …

10 Insanely Gorgeous, Under-The-Radar European Destinations

The value of the dollar against the euro is the highest it has been in years, making now the perfect time to take that trip you've been meaning to plan. But instead of the usual suspects (lookin' at you, London and Paris), why not try one of these under-the-radar spots that are far less crowded but …

14 of the Best Cookie Recipes Ever... Seriously

Do we need a reason?<p><b>Nutella Sandwich Cookies</b><p>Because everything is better with a little chocolate-hazelnut spread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Gingerbread Lattice Cookies</b><p>Weave dough instead of decorating it. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Whoopie Pies</b><p>Little red velvet cakes sandwiched together with cream cheese and …

Dressing up Roasted Brussels Sprouts for the Thanksgiving Table

Every year around Thanksgiving time I start jumping up and down about one of my favorite cooking techniques--quick-roasting vegetables. I love it because the veggies can conveniently cook after the turkey comes out of the oven and while the bird is resting. (And of course, this easy method yields …

The Italian Cookbook for Beginners: Over 100 Classic Recipes with Everyday Ingredients

• <b>Author:</b> Salinas Press<p>Italian food is the ultimate comforting home-cooked cuisine. Full of rich, robust flavors, enticing aromas, and exuberant colors, homemade Italian cuisine is a celebration of love for both food and family. With The Italian Cookbook for Beginners, you won't need to travel far …

summer dreaming: the world's most beautiful private pools when it's too hot to even move and the only water in sight comes out of a tap, what else is there to do but daydream the heat away? we dove into our archives to bring you a personal tour of the world's most inviting private pools, so jump on in! http://www.designboom.com/architecture/best-pools-in-the-world/

Mhmmm, your eyes do you not fool you, this bowl = Peach Pie Ice Cream + Pie Crust Cookie Chunks. Could anything be more summery and beautiful? Summer Recipe: Peach Pie Ice Cream - http://bit.ly/12oz62y

Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

No-Bake Cheesecake Recipes (PHOTOS)

Just because our kitchens get hot during the summer, that doesn't mean that we want to stop baking. But it definitely gets harder and harder to turn the oven on when the heat inside our homes is already stifling. What's a baker to do? We suggest no-bake recipes -- and in particular these no-bake …

Fruit Recipes (PHOTOS)

We love chocolate as much as the next person. But sometimes, only fruit will do the trick. Now that doesn't mean we have to settle for a bowl of plain ol' strawberries -- though that can be pretty great. If you have sugar and flour on hand, you can make some truly amazing desserts thanks to your …

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

14 Hipster-Friendly Hotels Around The World

But what if your tastes aren't so easily defined? What if you're just as interested in brown-bagging it on a rooftop as you are in a five-star meal? Dive-bar environments with mint Danish design? What if you're a hip/ster creative-minded millennial?<p>With more and more of us wanting something that's …