Shannon Bagley Hilson

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5 Fixes for Vegetarian Sandwich Fatigue

At the new Madcapra sandwich stand in L.A.’s Grand Central Market, chefs Sara Kramer and Sarah Hymanson serve four vegetarian sandwiches each day. …

4 Dreamy Options for Eating Your Takeout Al Fresco

Four ways to upgrade your typical takeout dinner plan—inspired by some of our favorite dining experiences.<p>Chefs all over the country are helping …

28 Essential Summer Pasta Recipes to Carb-Load Through the Heat

Twirl your way to happiness with our bright, fresh summer pasta recipes<p>Updated:<p>Pasta may be our go-to comfort food in cold-weather months, but it …

5 Ways to Give the Fast-Food Breakfast Sandwich a Makeover

Homemade egg sandwiches can be so much better.<p>Picture your basic fast-food breakfast sandwich: There’s the flimsy approximation of an English muffin, …

5 Unexpected Foods You Should Definitely Be Buttering

Here, five foods you probably never considered buttering, but definitely should.<p>Tonight at the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, chefs, F&W editors and …

California Restaurant Serving a Foodbeast Ramen Pizza on Secret Menu

There's a fondness in my heart for pizzerias. Having spent a good chunk of my high school experience working in one, I've come to appreciate the simple menu of a family-owned pizza shop. Every so often, however, it's pretty cool to see one taking an innovative turn with their menu. Case in point, a …

6 Ways to Perfect Your Quesadilla

The quesadilla burst onto America's culinary landscape in the 1990s. It was love at first bite. We loved the earthy-flavored, chewy-crisp tortillas, the gooey filling of melted cheese, the sting of the jalapeños. In true American fashion, we made Mexico's "grilled cheese sandwich" our own, piling …

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Recipes from a Swedish Midsummer Celebration

All the best tools, techniques, and recipes you need for flame-kissed glory this …

Spicy Beans and Greens to Keep Out the Cold

A spicy stew of beans and greens is a hearty and healthy midday meal.<p>Brunch is all well and good on a Saturday a.m., but whatever happened to that glorious midday meal called dinner? We have the Parisians to blame for sometime around the 17th century pushing the once traditional noontime "dinner" …

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Ingredients<p>25 frozen ravioli- thawed<br>• 1 c. Italian breadcrumbs<br>• 2 eggs<br>• 1/2 c. fat-free evaporated milk (or milk/buttermilk)<br>• Canola oil as needed<br>• 1 jar …

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The Best Recipes for Binge-Watching Netflix (or Hulu or Whatever)

These snacks and cooking projects are perfect for binge watching your way through that entire Netflix queue.<p>We don't condone binge eating (although sometimes, desperate times call). Binge <i>watching</i>, on the other hand? Now we're talking. It's going to take endurance to get through every episode and …

There’s Nothing Wrong—and a Lot That’s Right—About Copying Other Artists

We are taught that copying other people’s art is bad and that self-expression is great. Good advice for great artists. For the rest of us, not so …

17 Places You Have To Visit To Truly Understand

Some places are portrayed just perfectly in photos-- in fact, they look even better in photos, because their real-life versions are polluted with crowds and chaos (cough, Eiffel Tower, cough).<p>Other wonders, however, are not so overrated. A picture could never do justice to their majesty, because …

10 Places Every American Should See

California's Pacific Highway 1 runs 135 miles between San Luis Obispo and Monterey.<p><i>Photo Courtesy Wangkun Jia / Dreamstime.com. Article by Sean O'Neill, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Think you know America's essential sights? Compare your past trips with our picks for domestic destinations every …

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Top 10 Sailing Cruises

Travel<p>Top 10 Sailing Cruises from National Geographic.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Journeys of a Lifetime</i><p><b>Nova Scotia and Labrador Tall Ships, Canada</b><br>On voyages lasting up to a week, the exhilaration of the wind through the ship’s sails will put you in touch with eastern Canada’s seafaring …

Cook Yourself Damn-Good Stew This Season

Or daube, or whatever you want to call it, because thanks to the polar vortex, we need it now<p><i>>> RELATED: A Delicious Beef Stew With Ale Recipe</i><p><b>It being cold,</b> me being fat, and meat being as good as it is, the thought has occurred to me more than once lately that I ought to make a heavy stew. After …

A New Oreo Rises! And It Will Probably Be As Addictive As Cocaine

The new cookies are real, and they're definitely not an absurdly stupid marketing gaffe<p><b>It's not like sales of Oreo cookies are lagging.</b><p>They have long been and still are the best-selling cookies in America: more than 345 billion have been sold since first appearing in 1912 and still selling 7.5 …

Dessert

In Season: Olive-Oil-Poached Local Squid With Roasted Leeks

Local squid is plentiful, affordable, and sustainable—a rare hat trick in today’s precarious seafood market. And even though you’ll most often …

Cauliflower or Broccoli Rabe and Sausage

Sugo con cavoli o broccoletti e salsicce<p>Yes, cavoli means "cabbages," but yes, the sauce uses cauliflower. In Italian the Brassica family terminology …

Manhattan Clam Chowder Recipe

4.5<p>4.5 / 5 ()<p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> About 8 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>30 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>45 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour 15 minutes<p>The red, brothy cousin of New …

A Better Way to Roast Sweet Potatoes

<i>Every other Thursday,</i> <b>Gena Hamshaw</b> <i>of the blog</i> <b>Choosing Raw</b> <i>shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: If you're not roasting your sweet potatoes in coconut oil, you should start. Tonight.</i><p>I don’t think I need to sell anyone on sweet potatoes. They’re nature’s idea of …

The Obsessivore's Quest to Master His Wood-Burning Grill

Two years in the making and dozens of blueprints later, Adam Sachs finally has his dream kitchen—including, most triumphantly, a wood-burning grill…that he has no idea how to work. Can he master the fire, or will he go up in flames?<p></head>There is a fire in my kitchen. Not the tame blue flicker of …

Brian Boitano's Italian Adventure

Pantry: Italian Essentials<p>A well-stocked pantry makes whipping up delicious Italian meals a snap. Countless dishes can be made from ingredients on …

Travel Reveals 10 Ways America Is Different From the Rest of the World

After traveling around the world for two years we've noticed many differences between America and the rest of the world. From the proper way to eat pizza to how to tell time, here are a few of our favorites:<p><b>Metric system:</b> As an eager middle-schooler in the 1970s I was told that the United States …