Tanya Allan Johnson

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Snuggle Up to the 26 Coziest Fall Pasta Recipes

The only thing cozier than a big bowl of pasta is a big bowl of Fall pasta. Something about the combination of carbs and butternut squash, sage, brussels sprouts, and more autumnal ingredients makes you want to curl up on the couch and indulge in a helping (or two) of comfort food. From butternut …

7 Freaking Good Books That I Just Need Everyone To Read, Okay

I tried to think of an appealing common theme as an excuse to recommend all of these books but I failed. I just need you to read them because they’re …

Books

31 Incredible Books You Simply Must Read This Summer

Brilliant reads from July to September (UK release dates).

Books

5 Reasons to Visit Panama Now

How To Make the Lightest, Crispiest Waffles: The Video

<b>Mix the dry ingredients:</b> In a large mixing bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.<p><b>Prepare the batter:</b> In a medium-sized mixing …

Breakfast

7 Delicious Ways to Make a Sidecar, the Too-Often Forgotten Classic Cocktail

Add this drink to your repertoire.<p>When you hear <i>classic cocktail</i>, which drink comes to mind? Unless you're a mixology buff, you probably think <i>martini</i> …

27 Tasty Crock Pot Recipes You'll Make Again And Again

Cooked slowly; eaten quickly.

Spring Crock Pot Recipes for an Easy Dinner

All the signs of spring are here — daffodils are breaking ground, forsythia are in full bloom and cherry trees are starting to bud. So, it’s time for us to shed our cold-weather comfort foods, too. Just looking at spring recipes has us excited about food again. But if you were thinking about …

Reader Requests: How to Make Schmidt's Meatloaf

In which we hunt down beloved recipes on behalf of F&W readers.<p>Last November, Food & Wine reader Barbara Haggerty was en route to St. Louis, …

mashed potatoes

25 books that will stick with you and blow your mind

The best books have the potential to stick with you long after you've finished them. Some can even affect how you look at the world.<p>We've put …

How To Practice Mindfulness When You Don’t Have The Time

This hack or that routine may not be the best thing for everyone, but you can still become more reflective on your own terms.<p>As I write this, I’m sitting by myself, watching the blanket of white snow covering everything outside my window. I’m not really thinking about anything specific. Millions of …

11 Storage Tricks That Will Keep Your Counters Clear

Reclaim your counter space.<p>Reclaim your counter space.

The Cake Recipe You'll Never Forget

Here's a cake recipe that is impossible to forget. One of Italy's best loved cakes is an extremely simple, moist, and fluffy pound cake, or as they like to incorrectly call it, “plum cake.” It's as simple as can be: no icing or strong flavorings; perhaps just a shower of confectioners' sugar over …

Baking

Road Trip in Tuscany - Perfect Pienza

On the road again … next stop Pienza, just a stone’s throw away! This is one town in Tuscany where I would love to live. Pienza has it all … history, …

The Disappearance of Self in Japan

You're drifting in a rowboat on a quiet pond. Another boat bumps against your own and jolts you out of your self-forgetfulness.<p>You stand up in a rage, and start berating the negligent rower in the other boat. Then you notice that it's empty. There's no one to blame (save circumstance or the current …

7 Healthy Lunches That'll Keep You Full All Day

We've all had that feeling of disappointment. You know when you're at work or school and it's time to eat your packed lunch and you wolf it down in 5 minutes and you're sad and still hungry? That's the worst. Avoid having that moment ever again by whipping up one of these meals the night before and …

5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Recipes For Those Busy Weeknights

So easy.<p>We love the slow cooker for how much easier it makes our lives. Not only does it cook us dinner and dessert, but we can hack it into a steamer when needed. Plus, it turns out, it's pretty easy to clean, too.<p>In the name of ease and simplicity, we set out to find the easiest, simplest slow …

Cooking

Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Pat the beef dry with paper towels and sprinkle well on all sides with salt and pepper. Heat the oil in a large deep skillet or Dutch oven over …

A Sun-Drenched Cottage That Will Have You Longing for a Lake House

This brand-new home has a been-around-forever feel thanks to timeless picks and antique finds.<p>This brand-new home has a been-around-forever feel thanks to timeless picks, antique finds, and Sarah Richardson's decorating expertise.

Look We Love: The Old New Kitchen

Here's a kitchen look that we can't get enough of: new kitchens that look old. If you love Shaker cabinets and soapstone counters and weathered woods …

Kitchens

The 2 Minutes A Day That Save Me

It’s a bright, unseasonably springlike January afternoon. The house is freshly cleaned, and I’ve thrown the curtains open in the bedroom. The sunlight’s streaming in, and I’m feeling gung-ho for the task at hand. I’m going to meditate and observe the session carefully so I can then sit down and …

'Waking Up', by SAM HARRIS: A Book Review

I approached Sam Harris' <i>Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion</i> with some advance resistance, knowing its author's reputation as something of a crusader (forgive the term!) against all religions. Even though I share his skepticism about conventional religion, I'm not enough of a …

35 Books Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime

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8 Ideas Worth Stealing from Vintage Kitchens

(Image credit: Kitschy Living)<p>I can't get enough of vintage interiors, especially vintage kitchens. And although these spaces may look a little …

Food & Dining

15 Ideas for Decorating Above Kitchen Cabinets

1 of 17<p>Novel Nook<p>Add interesting architectural structure to your kitchen cabinets to create beautiful forms with fine-tuned function. A mantel-like …

The Ingredient You Should Leave Out of Margaritas

For a cocktail more associated with Club Med than craft cocktail bars, the margarita seems to inspire a lot of debate.<p>Some people think that a …

14 Scrumptious Summer Crock Pot Recipes

There’s seriously nothing better coming home to the sweet smell of dinner waiting for you. No, you don’t have to hire a butler to make this a reality. We’re talking crock pots, the ultimate kitchen appliance when it comes to stress-free meals. If you can chop an onion and open a few cans, you can …