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Skillet Blueberry Cobbler with a Cheddar Crust

Skillet Blueberry Cobbler with a Cheddar Biscuit Crust.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 14, 2013 103<p>Sooooo I have a thing for fruit and cheese.<p>I just LOVE it. …

How to travel in Europe

Fifty sovereign states. 10,180,000 sq km. 738,200,000 people. The word ‘Europe’ does little to convey the diversity found within, which can make it a bewildering place to travel. So here’s a handy guide to your transport options:<p>Car<p><b>Budget:</b> medium-high (London-Prague petrol from EUR360 return, plus …

First time Ireland: unmissable Emerald Isle experiences

Ireland’s reputation precedes itself, so first-time visitors might think they know what to expect – rolling green fields, chatty locals and a pint for each hand – but there’s so much more to Ireland than its stereotypical charms. Skip the bus tours stopping at leprechaun-filled souvenir shops and …

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How I Lasted Five Months In South America On $14 A Day

We were just beginning to feel the heat of the Great Recession, and journalism jobs were few and far between. The flagship paper in my home state just laid off half its staff, and the entire business looked like one big dead-end.<p>Somehow, I wound up with an offer from a local newspaper anyway. It …

16 Digital Travel Trends We're Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends. We’re now highlighting the …

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Museum Hack Shows the Met’s Whacky Side in Alternative Tours

Have you ever gone on a guided museum tour, only to find yourself struggling to stay awake, even amidst the hundreds of historical artworks?<p>Museum …

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Best Free Attractions in Las Vegas

We know, we know: What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. But if you're not savvy, this can include the contents of your wallet, checking account, and 401(k).<p>While accommodations come cheap in Sin City, expensive attractions ($14 to ride a roller coaster) and overpriced shows ($200 a pop) can eat up …

Watch Yelp's CEO Explain How it Was All a Big Mistake

Yelp CEO <b>Jeremy Stoppelman</b> goes on an ice-cream date with <i>Businessweek</i> to chat about the crowd-sourced site's <b>very accidental origins</b>. According to Stoppelman, the original Yelp model aimed to re-create the Yellow Pages online: "The question at the time was, 'How do you capture that word-of mouth? …

Strawberry Vanilla Coconut Ice Cream

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog</i> <i>Choosing Raw</i> <i>shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: A vegan ice cream so creamy and rich, it'll bring a smile to the face of even the most die-hard ice cream enthusiast.</i><p>I’ve been on the hunt for a perfect vegan ice cream …

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Is It Ok to Ask for Cash Instead of Gifts?

Let's put this question to rest. It's totally fine to prefer cash over gifts. Maybe you feel like you have plenty for the kitchen. Or maybe the one …

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New Gear at Outdoor Retailer – Deuter, Vasque, Big Agnes, Eagle Creek, More

Spring 2014 gear is ready to check out at Outdoor Retailer with sweet products from Deuter, Big Agnes, Power Trekk, Evolv, Trango, Fits Socks, BOA Systems, Vasque, and Eagle Creek.

How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

Roasted Apricot and Almond Ice Cream Recipe

The perfect thing to do with less than perfect apricots. The ice cream gets a double dose of almonds: some chopped up into the final scoop, but also some steeped into cream, which adds a deep, nutty flavor to the base.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients4 ounces roasted, unsalted almonds, divided2 cups …

Frosty Coconut Mojitos

Combine all ingredients in a blender and pulse until ice is crushed and mixture is combined. Add more ice if needed, then taste and add a little …

Five Summer Meals I Almost Forgot About.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> July 13, 2013 32<p>It happens. This is a reminder to myself to MAKE THESE NOW. I need dinner help!<p>This grilled blackberry basil smash …

How To Turn A Match Into A Tiny Rocket [VIDEO]

Blast off!<p>The swift strike of a match on July 4 typically precedes sky-high spectacles. But matches themselves can be fireworks. When ignited, the bulb of fuel on a match's tip combusts into space-hogging gases. By containing the gas in aluminum foil and directing it downward, you can create a …

The 5 Smartest Ways To Make Extra Money

Hey, who here wants extra money? (Oh, hi there, <i>everyone</i>.) But, unless you're willing to take on a second (or third!) gig, producing those surplus …

15 Refreshing Drinks to Keep You Cool by the Pool This Summer

Summer is all about spending time outside. When the weather gets really hot, nothing beats a day lounging by the pool, drink in hand. Whether you have a yard full of guests or you're enjoying a relaxing solo sesh—or you're really on someone's roof or fire escape—you can't go wrong with one of these …

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No-Bake Chocolate Kahlua Pie Recipe

<b>Notes:</b> I used Nabisco Famous Wafers for the wafers. If you'd like to measure by crumbs, I used about 8 ounces for the crust and about 3 ounces for the pie. For the coffee liquor, I used Kahlua. Chilling mixing bowl with beater will make it whip faster. Use a hot wet knife to slice the pie.<p><b>About the</b> …

Smoke-Roasted Salmon

This fish, with its haunting edge of smoke, is a showcase recipe for a beautiful piece of salmon, or other oil-rich fish. Smoke-roasted slowly on a …

Seafood

Skillet Halibut With Charred Corn Salad Recipe

In addition to embracing light and healthy fish, this recipe takes advantage of fresh summer vegetables in the form of a simple charred corn salad.<p><b>About the Author</b>: Yasmin Fahr is a food lover, writer, and cook. Follow her @yasminfahr for more updates on her eating adventures and discoveries, which …

How to Cook on a Wood Plank

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: All you need to achieve tender, smoky fish is a wood plank.</i><p>We've been helping you to whittle down your list of foods you never dreamed of making at …

Kitchens

The Best Lemonade You've Ever Had

A deeply ingrained love of lemonade starts in childhood. Something about scrawling “Lemonade” on a poster board, throwing together a makeshift stand, and pestering each passing car to buy a cup of hand-squeezed lemonade carves out a special place in our hearts for this beverage. There’s nothing …

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Red, White & Blue Berry Trifle

4.5<p>4.5 / 5 ()<p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p>Berry Trifle<p><b>Yield:</b> 8 to 10 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>30 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>30 minutes<p>A festive and colorful triple with layers of …

Wines to Drink with Grilled Meat

<i>We may have food down cold, but wine? This is where we'll conquer it. Join us; we don't want to drink alone.</i><p><i>Today: What to drink when you light up the grill today (!), and this holiday weekend.</i><p>There are people who grill in the summertime only, and then there are people who grill year-round even …

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breakfast friday >> roasted strawberry + coconut cream pancakes

Eggs Baked on Grits With Bacon and Tomatoes Recipe

Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients6 strips bacon1 medium onion, finely chopped (about 1 cup)2 medium tomatoes, finely chopped (about 1 cup)Kosher salt …

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