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Here's what wine you should be drinking, according to how you take your coffee

The way you drink your coffee can say a lot about your preference for fragrance, aroma, body, and acidity.<p>You can take those preferences and apply them to lots of other foods and drinks, including wine.<p>We asked Paolo Meregalli, owner of popular New York restaurant Mulino a Vino, to give us his wine …

Flavors

8 Reasons To Explore Washington's North Cascades National Park

<i>Just one of what seems like a million waterfalls that can be found in and around North Cascades National Park. Photo credit: Jonathan Irish</i><p>North Cascades National Park is a confluence of many of our favorite naturally occurring exquisite things--brilliantly colored alpine lakes, evergreen expanses, …

Pompeii Italy

Mount Vesuvius. Pompeii Italy<p>Pompeii was an ancient Roman town-city near modern Naples, in the Campaniaregion of Italy, in the territory of the …

17 restaurants you must eat at before you die

Mexico City

The Best Restaurants in Paris Near the Louvre

From the Palais-Royal to the Place Vendôme, we've rounded up the best places to grab a bite (and a drink) around the historic monument.<p>The Louvre is the world’s largest museum, attracting visitors from around the globe. And yet, despite its gold status and prime city-center location, it can be hard …

Bordeaux Châteaus to Visit Now

In France’s most legendary wine region, gorgeous châteaus are opening their gates and even welcoming guests. What are you waiting for?<p>In the past, my …

9 Situations in Which It Is Totally Fine to Put Ice in Your Wine

Are you at the airport? Are you a grandma? Is it just really hot outside? All of these and more are great reasons to ice that wine.<p>I’ve never received more hate than I did for posting a picture of ice in wine. “Sacrilegious!” they screamed into emails and “UNFOLLOW!” they chanted in the comments …

Witch Finger, Teardrop, Cotton Candy? These Are Grapes?!

Plus, find out why grocery store grapes are so blah.<p>Here is an entire article about grapes.<p>Usually we see bags of grapes at the store and we’re like, “aw cute, but I’ll take the wine part instead,” because grapes are just little punching bags of sugar and you might as well be eating circus peanuts. …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Cruise along the re-opened Nile route

The much-missed Nile route between Luxor and Cairo has finally reopened – and a long cruise via its ancient tombs and winding souks shows Middle …

Ptolemy's Letter to Flora

Although many Christians, theologians, and denominations have advocated for the idea that all biblical texts within the canon are one in spirit, …

Surya

Surya (also known as Aditya) is the Hindu god of the Sun. He is considered the creator of the universe and the source of all life. He is the supreme …

10 Clever Ways to Use Up Almost-Empty Condiment Jars

Are the bottles and jars lining your refrigerator door more half-empty than half-full? It's time to do some cleanup.<p>Open your refrigerator. Pull out all the nearly-empty jars, bottles, and containers of ketchup, mayo, fish sauce, yogurt, tahini. Spend a few minutes turning all those dregs into one …

Best Food Delivery Meal Kit Service - Pictures - Chowhound

Perhaps the most well-known out of all these meal-kit delivery services, Blue Apron sends over 3 million meals a month nationwide. Founded in 2012, …

Minty Gin Rickey

I can’t think of many things that I’d rather be doing on a hot summer day than lounging around by a pool. There’s nothing more comforting than …

Wall Street

A California Home Built to be Sustainable & Energy Efficient

Spanning three levels and built on a hillside, this Mill Valley, California house was designed by Zack | de Vito Architecture + Construction to be …

It’s Settled, This Is the Tastiest Trail Mix You’ll Ever Eat

Gorp or trail mix — whatever you call it, some variation of the nuts, fruits and oats mixture has been a mainstay in daypacks and thru-hiking packs …

Cheese Lover's Crock Pot Shells

Have you had a rough week? Want to treat yourself with an adult version of a childhood favorite? Then come with me my friends and try out this Cheese …

The Best Virginia Wines and Their Classic-Region Counterparts

Sommelier Erin Barbour Scala of Charlottesville's Fleurie and Petit Pois Restaurants shares six side-by-side pairings that prove Virginia makes …

Katharine Hepburn's Legendary Brownie Recipe

Katharine Hepburn once said, "If you want to give up the admiration of thousands of men for the disdain of one, go ahead, get married." Famous for her wit, beauty, intelligence, strength and four "best actress" Oscars; her feminist persona overshadowed most other attributes. Notorious for wearing …

Dessert

20 Low Carb Recipes

Carbs' rep is always changing. Either they're the most adaptive macronutrient or scientists can't seem to get it right.<p>The truth is carbohydrates are …

Nutrition

Salted Caramel Custard Recipe

"These easy 'pots de crèmes' are just sweet enough, just salty enough, and just drop-dead gorgeous enough to be my favorite dessert."<p>Ingredients<p>9 …

This Dutch Town Will Grow Its Own Food, Live Off-Grid, And Handle Its Own Waste

Meet the "Tesla of eco-villages".<p>It's no secret that today's aggressive agricultural techniques can take a heavy toll on the environment, both on the …

21 Paris bistros and brasseries for an amazing dinner you can afford

Paris, with its Old World charms, had begun to look old hat as a dining destination in recent years after London, New York and other cities grabbed …

France

10 Things to See and Do in London

"He who tires of London tires of life." <i>Samuel Johnson</i><p>"There's nowhere else like London. Nothing at all, anywhere." <i>Vivienne Westwood</i><p>London is an eternal city with modern roots; a city of pure power and industry, that rose and grew in times not so far from today through exploration, exploitation, and …

Here's The Ultimate Thin-And-Crispy Cookie Recipe

If you regularly house a whole bag of Tate's cookies, then step right up...<p>They're the ones with just the right amount of crunch, no chew, and, most importantly, a LOT of butter and sugar. When you break into this type of cookie, there's no bend, just a satisfying snap. Think: Tate's Bake Shop …

The artisanal coffee movement has arrived in Paris — but with a French twist

By Emma Jacobs<p>“People would walk in and be, like, ‘What are you?’ ” David Flynn recalls of the early days after he opened a coffee shop called Télescope in Paris. “Vous êtes quoi exactement?”<p>Four years ago, customers were confused not just by the spare decor, nothing like a traditional Parisian …

How to Eat Like a Local in Venice

100 best places in the U.S. for brunch, including 16 in California

Just in time for Mother's Day, OpenTable has come out with its crowd-sourced list of what its users say are the 100 best brunch places in America.<p>New York topped the list of brunchable spots with 20 restaurants, and California came in second with these 16 (many of which have Mother's Day menus, in …

New York City