Steve McCown

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This easy dough recipe creates the perfect pie crust.

<i>Julia Gartland</i><p><i>This post originally appeared in Genius Recipes on Food52.</i><p>Whether you’ve made zero pies in your life or hundreds—or thousands!—this …

Sausage Cheddar Biscuits

Nothing beats a freshly baked, hot biscuit on a Saturday morning. Biscuits are even better when they are loaded with breakfast sausage and sharp …

7-Day Meal Plan: Our Best Fall Dinners

As the weather begins to cool down, it's the perfect time to fire up the oven, take out your trusty slow-cooker, and get the soup pot ready to go. In …

The 10 Most Essential Slow Cooker Recipes for Fall

That little chill in the air can only mean one thing: It's time to dust off your favorite fall slow-cooking comfort foods. From steaming ladles of …

10 One-Pot Chicken Dinners for Your Meal Plan

When your top meal plan criteria is dinner that comes together with no fuss, grab a pack of chicken and look no further than these one-pot meals. For …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

25 Secret European Villages

The charm of Ticino, the Italian-speaking canton of southern Switzerland, is the not-quite-here, not-quite-there, lost-in-time feel of the place. To …

European Travel

Taste Beyond The Tongue

14 Easy Keto Dinner Recipes That’ll Make Your Life *Way* Easier

If you’re unfamiliar with the ketogenic diet, it’s basically the modern-day answer to the Atkins diet. You’ll follow a regimen of low carbohydrate and high protein meals to help promote fat burning and *hopefully* gain more energy. To take the guesswork out of meal planning, we found 14 quick keto …

Cooking

Taste Beyond The Tongue

All Hail “Rough Puff,” Puff Pastry for Cheaters

Shortcut puff pastry means cheese straws, all the time.<p>When you think of puff pastry, you probably think of that box in the freezer. Which is fair, but…what if we told you that you could <b>make your puff pastry from scratch</b>? But that sounds <i>so</i> complicated, you say. Guess what, Avril Lavigne? It's …

Baking

Snickers Chex Mix Recipe

This is the kind of Chex Mix you'll want to sneak into movie theaters since it's got all the components of everyone's favorite candy bar. Adding</b> …

Seven Layer Cookies

The colors may have been meant to represent the Italian flag, but their palette is just right for Christmastime. To make sure they're vibrant, …

Forget the Eiffel Tower, These Are the World’s Best Places to Propose

There’s one proposal story that I’ll never forget, aside from my own.<p>A good friend was planning to propose in Rome—arguably one of the most romantic …

The 12 Best Travel Sites And Apps You Need Right Now

Planning just got WAY easier.<p>It’s a new year, which means it’s time to start planning your next life-changing trip. But with so many options to choose from and so little time to plan, you’re gonna need some assistance.<p>Behold 12 of our favorite travel sites, popular with travel bloggers and …

16 Iron-Boosting Recipes for Meatless Monday and Beyond

<i>For many of us, 2016 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2017! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>When it comes to nutrients, folks are quick to talk …

Vegan

How to Make Roasted Chicken Stock in a Slow Cooker

If you’ve ever wondered why restaurant dishes taste so much richer than what you make at home, a roasted, concentrated chicken stock is the likely …

Drinks

The 13 biggest nutrition discoveries of 2016

The truth about nutrition is always in flux. One day coffee is a carcinogen, the next it’s a potent antioxidant. Carbs used to be the devil, now (the right kinds) are the staple of a well-balanced diet.<p>What’s healthy seems to change regularly, and 2016 was no exception, which is why we’re looking …

Bourbon, Almond and Pecan Pie

Almonds, pecans and bourbon are winter staples. The ingredients for this pie will fill your home with quintessential baking-and-holiday-spice …

Potato Casserole with Bacon and Caramelized Onion | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

Recipes

Definitive Proof That No Place in the World Does Christmas as Well as London

Prepare to be stunned.<p>If you were under the impression that we are more than a little obsessed with Christmas, then you would be right. And while we, of course, ooh and aah over the Christmas offerings in the U.S., we're here today to say something that might be a little controversial: We think …

Christmas Trees

Where to Stay Cheap in Europe: Budget Hotel and Hostel Reviews

As soon as we walked into our room in Munich, I had to say it. “I hate to admit this,” I told my blogging partner Yoshke, who was in charge of …

15 Christmas Movies For Kids To Watch On Netflix In December

Christmas movies are all over TV during the month of December, but that doesn’t mean there will always be a family-friendly movie available for …

Here Are A Bunch Of Christmas Movies You Can Watch On Netflix In December

'Tis the season!<p>With Christmas only a few weeks away, it’s time to get in the spirit by watching all your favorite holiday movies.<p>Luckily, Netflix has a ton of both new and classic films to keep you covered for the rest of the month. You can watch the classic “White Christmas,” starring Bing …

It's Not a Dream: $69 Flights From the U.S. to Europe Will Be a Thing in 2017

Originally published by Travel + Leisure<p>Any day with an insane airfare deal is a good day.<p>Norwegian Air made an announcement last year that has us …

The Midwest's Most Charming Small Towns

Small towns in the Midwest are marked by their community feel: a zest for life, a love of their neighbors and a hankering for some good ol' fun. …

The 50 Most Scenic Drives Across the Country

When you want to hit the open road, here's where to set your GPS.<p>Here are 50 drives—one in every state—where you'll lose yourself in the surroundings, stumble upon the unexpected, and possibly blank on where you're ultimately headed. Do final destinations really matter?

17 Christmas Candy Recipes That Will Kick Cookies to the Curb

It seems like Christmas cookies take center stage around the holidays, but they’re not the ONLY sweet treat you should be having this time of year. Sure, there’s some adorable bite-sized holiday sweets you can make with the kiddies and there’s always no-bake holiday desserts for the lazy hostess …

Dessert

18 Warm Salads to Keep It Healthy This Winter

Chilly weather is always followed by comfort food; it’s how we manage to get through those months of endless gloom. Though we love comfort food, it catches up to us after a while and leaves us feeling rather sluggish. The best way to bounce back is with some good old-fashioned clean eating, and …

Healthy Eating