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10 Popular Mushroom Recipes to Make Right Now

Mushrooms are a severely underrated vegetable. They're often hiding in the background, playing the supporting role instead of having their time in …

Cooking

Delicious Creamy Asparagus Soup

<b>Delicious Creamy Asparagus Soup</b> is a delicious way to make everyone in your family think you’re a gourmet cook even if you’re not. It’s simple to …

Recipes

Walk on the wild side in the Faroe Islands

As the plane descended over the Faroes, I got my powerful first glimpse of these enduring islands: colourful towns perched on clifftops with …

European Travel

Balsamic-Baked Onions and Potatoes with Roast Pork

This dish has attitude - it uses a lot of balsamic vinegar but, trust me, it works really well! The onions and potatoes are baked in the vinegar, …

Best French Fries In The US

Everyone can agree on the greatness of french fries, but nobody can agree on its platonic ideal: some like them thin and shattery, some like them …

Apple Jack Stack Cake

A perfectly imperfect dessert that brings people together<p>Appalachian Apple Stack Cake is communal cooking at its finest. Originally, each layer was baked at home by individual cooks, likely in cast-iron skillets, then brought together and assembled for church suppers and gatherings. Instead of the …

Banana-Cardamom Upside-Down Cake with Salty Caramel

Banana bread was always a staple in my mom’s kitchen when I was growing up. Over the years, I have riffed on her recipe in dozens of ways: adding …

Dessert

Georgia Peanut Pie with Peanut Butter Crust and Brown Sugar-Bourbon Whipped Cream

Georgia Peanut Pie with Peanut Butter Crust and Brown Sugar-Bourbon Whipped Cream<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Peanut Butter Crust: Combine flour, …

Butterfinger Ecstasy Cake

If you are looking to be taken to another world of deliciousness, you should definitely try this butterfinger cake. It’s so amazing you won’t believe …

This Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Ruins Every Other Cookie Recipe

Really, though. These brown butter chocolate chip cookies are insane.<p>Without a doubt, the BA recipe that I make the most, (this probably speaks more to my sweet tooth than anything else) is the Brown Butter and Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies from one of our readers, Kate Davis. This is truly the …

Dessert

Make Your Own Sour Cream in 3 Easy Steps

Sure you can buy sour cream at the store, but you'll just be settling, if you do. Because homemade sour cream tastes a million times better. And you …

Magic Key Lime Pie

Homemade graham crackers and stovetop condensed milk give my Key lime pie a freshness you won’t find in other recipes, and a more balanced sweetness. …

Autumn perks: Jeremy Lee’s lush hazelnut cake recipe

New season hazelnuts, and a kitchen equipped for baking, provide a welcome distraction from the changeable weather. This hazelnut cake is a remedy for all autumnal anguish ...<p>One perk that autumn delivers with great panache is an excuse to stay indoors. Outside of late, with each passing day, the …

The Joys of Eating Humble (Tomato) Pie

Our new improved version of the modern classic will be the star of your next brunch.<p>The first step in making a tomato pie is to stop thinking about …

Baking

14 Quick Bread Recipes, From Scones and Muffins to Soda Bread

Getting into breadmaking is a serious endeavor—recipes are often multi-hour processes and require a bunch of measuring, kneading, and waiting for dough to rise. I love eating bread, but baking it is just a little beyond my patience. Quick breads, on the other hand, are much more approachable. Made …

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever

Crispy on the outside, soft and gooey in the middle--the way a good chocolate chip cookie should be.<p>Makes about 12<p>Prep: 10 minutes<p>Total: 1 hour 30 minutes<p>Ingredients<p>4 1/4 cups|685 grams all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons baking soda<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 1/2 cups|340 grams unsalted butter, softened, …

Dessert

The Best Travel Websites You've Never Heard Of

In the old days, vacation planning was practically a workout. To land a good deal, you had to keep your eyes peeled for newspaper ads and hit up …

Travel

This Tropical Island is the Least-Visited Country in the World

Do you consider yourself to be well-traveled? Perhaps you've been lucky enough to visit tropical destinations like Fiji, Hawaii, and Bali. But …

Recipe: Tangy Carrot Slaw

Tangy Carrot Slaw<p>Serves 6 as a side dish<p>1/4 cup Dijon mustard <br>1/4 cup olive oil <br>3 tablespoons red wine vinegar or freshly squeezed lemon juice <br>1 …

Recipes

Melanzane al cioccolato (Chocolate Eggplant)

Chocolate Eggplant? It sounds like a culinary joke or some newfangled fusion dish. In reality, <i>melanzane al cioccolato</i> is a perfectly orthodox if …

Italian Food

6 Travel Apps That Industry Experts Swear By to Save Money

Industry experts swear by them<p>The last thing anyone wants to do is spend more money than necessary when planning a vacation. But luckily, there are …

Apps

10 things to do in Edinburgh

With a dramatically beautiful Old Town and stylishly modern New Town, it’s little wonder Edinburgh is enticing increasing numbers of visitors each …

Blueberry Pie

<i>Blueberry pie. The mere mention of it sorta makes you wanna stop everything and sprint to the kitchen, doesn't it? This pie is soooooooooo worth the</i> …

Baking

Easy Pumpkin Gnocchi with Sage Butter Sauce

4.93 from 13 votes<p>Print<p>Easy Pumpkin Gnocchi with Sage Butter Sauce<p>Prep Time<p>20 mins<p>Cook Time<p>10 mins<p>Total Time<p>30 mins<p>This is a super easy way to make …

Yes, You Can Now Zip Line Off the Eiffel Tower

Already the most visited monument in the world with over 7 million visitors per year, the Eiffel Tower is taking things one step further. As of now, …

World’s Best Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

<i>Learn how to make the world’s best carrot cake! This recipe is so simple but has the absolute best flavor and perfectly moist texture, piled high</i> …

Dessert

I Baked Nearly 400 Cookies to Crack the Code Behind The Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Lyndsey Matthews<p>This is what a fraction of roughly 360 cookies looks like.<p>Not pictured: Me figuring out how to get them all to the office without …

Dessert

The 25 best pies in America, ranked

We asked Yelp to help us find the tastiest slices across the country.<p>To create this list, Yelp took several things into consideration:<p>• A restaurant's number of reviews and its star rating.<br>• Reviews and photos that mention pie.<p>From coconut cream pie in Pennsylvania to blueberry peach pie in Texas, …

Baking

Pizza Rut: Are Neopolitan Masters Losing Ground?

For most people outside Italy, it was not so long ago that a slick of red sauce on a spongy dough covered with a sprinkle of cheese and a topping or …

Ultimate chocolate chip cookies

Cream cheese is the secret ingredient in this ultimate chocolate chip cookie recipe.<p>We now get firmly into the "GREAT" category of chocolate chip …