Sandra Kolka

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The Best Rome Travel Tips From Our Readers

Rome wasn’t toured in a day. “Remember you cannot possibly do it all,” says reader neededaname. “Living there full time for about a year and a half …

The beautiful Italian island you've probably never heard of

The local paper was breathless with excitement: “Rihanna, sirena sexy, a Ponza!” it shrieked. And me too! I was in Ponza as well! Though 24 hours ago I hadn’t even known the place existed. (Mind you, I am pretty shaky on the exact status of Rihanna.)<p>The Pontine islands are a dragon-backed …

Long before the toast craze in the U.S., the French were making tartines

Mention the avocado-toast craze to a French person and you’ll get a Gallic shrug. Although that shrug is generally a nuanced gesture with myriad meanings, the translation of the toast shrug is: What’s the big deal?<p>Long before hip, small-plates restaurants and hole-in-the-wall diners were topping …

The Traditional French Crepe Gets A Rustic Twist

Buckwheat lends rustic flavor to a traditional French crepe, but this one, filled with ham, egg, and cheese, is served with a twist<p>When Americans think of crepes, they think of the sweet version of these French pancakes—paper-thin and layered with butter and sugar or Nutella, then folded and …

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Obama Compares Progressive Opposition to Trade Deal to “˜Death Panels’ as the Left Ramps Up Opposition

With Con­gress mov­ing le­gis­la­tion to give the White House more au­thor­ity on trade le­gis­la­tion, Pres­id­ent Obama is look­ing to al­lay the …

Middle-class

Learn 48 Languages Online for Free: Spanish, Chinese, English & More

<i>How to learn languages for free? This collection features lessons in 48 languages, including Spanish</i><i>, French</i><i>, English</i><i>, Mandarin</i><i>, Italian</i><i>, Russian</i> <i>and</i> …

On the Red Couch with Food52’s Amanda Hesser

Tis the season to be eating—so what better person to, ahem, grill than Amanda Hesser, a founder of the mouth-watering site Food52 (that’s “52” as in …

'Amang' weakens as it heads to N. Luzon

<i>What's the weather like in your area? Tweet us the situation: Use #weatheralert and tag @rapplerdotcom</i><p>MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Storm Amang …

41 Sneaky Ways to Add Protein Powder Into Every Meal

Protein powder is a popular go-to after a workout: Put in a shaker cup, add water, shake, and you have a portable drink to revitalize your muscles …

Chicken Soup and Stew Recipes

Begin with homemade chicken stock to make a marvelous chicken noodle soup. Dill and parsley add fresh notes.

50 Recipe Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Epic moussaka, layers of lasagna, tamales, soup dumplings, and more recipes that are worth the work.<p>Are you counting down to the weekend and/or a nice long break from work? You're probably planning on going to a museum, cleaning your house, or catching up on your favorite TV shows. But why not …

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5 Regional Italian Comfort Foods

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat</i> <b>Emiko Davies</b> <i>is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: The Italians have mastered the art of comfort food. Here are five favorites to carry you through fall.</i><p>It might seem strange, but there is no word or …

The Food Lab

Unraveling the mysteries of home cooking through science with J. Kenji López-Alt.<p>Videos<p>Serious Eats<p>Get the Recipe Replay<p>How to Make Easy Oven-Cooked Pulled Pork<p>Yes, you can make indoor pulled pork that's moist, tender, and perfectly shreddable, with a flavor that balances sweet molasses, bright …

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CulinaryLocal

Sept 13-20 | <b>Cobb Restaurant Week</b><p>Mon. Sept 15 | <b>Spanish Wine Tasting</b> | Campagnolo<p>Thurs. Sept 18 | <b>Belgian Beer Dinner</b> | Eleven Restaurant in Loews Hotel …

Now Serving

Inside Flipboard / May 19, 2014<p>After Ariane and Michael Batterberry got married in 1968, they set out to create a culinary magazine that felt more …

Discover

Discover the collection of small appliances, now available on Smeg’s dedicated online store: Sicily is my Love.<p>Welcome to Beijing, the city that …

The Most Innovative Women in Food and Drink

<i>Fortune</i> and our Time Inc. sister publication <i>Food & Wine</i> spent months searching for the most groundbreaking women in the food and drink world. And we …

Four rare white lion cubs born at circus in Germany

<b>Four rare white lion cubs - three males and one female - have been born at a circus in eastern Germany.</b><p>The cubs are healthy, eating well and playing in the straw at Munich-based Circus Krone, which is currently on tour in Magdeburg.<p>They are not albinos. Their mother Princess (aged seven) and father …

Olive Oil Quatre Quarts with Chopped Fruit

Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Butter and flour a 9-inch cake pan, preferably one with a removable bottom.<p>Make the batter: First, weigh your eggs in …

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Geeked-Out Beers

Regular readers here will know that I’m a bit of a nerd. Mainly, I love video games, MST3K, Star Trek, and comics. So it’s always a lot of fun when …

St. John's, and It's Sunny

EatingAsia

We're just back from Turkey and Australia. In the former, we formally (ie. with contract in hand) began work on our cookbook. In Oz, Dave and I spoke …

11 delicious maps made from iconic national foods

A love of food is universal. As is, unfortunately, the need to photograph it. But these food maps of your favorite countries (created by stylist …