Alex Telkowski

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A Better, Truer, More Southern Way to Make Grits

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: You're doing grits wrong. Here's how to do them right. (Hint: It will involve some coddling.)</i><p>I’d be wise to trust a chef with three restaurants, a marquis spot on an …

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Slow Cooker Shrimp Gumbo Recipe

Tip<p>How to Store Shrimp<p>Shrimp like to breathe, otherwise they start to get smelly. To avoid foul seafood, you’ll first want to store your shrimp in …

21 Romantic Hotels Perfect For A Couple's Weekend

Consider your Valentine's Day planned.<p>Looking for a lovely place to spend the Valentine's Day weekend? These hotels won't disappoint.

How to Build a Better Six-Pack

Use these principles in real life to build your abs up to new levels.<p>Building up an impressive, shredded set of abs will always be a top fitness goal for many guys, but there are so many disparate plans to get a six-pack it's nearly impossible to know which one to follow.<p>There are thousands of …

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Rotisserie Chicken Round-Up: 4 Gourmet Upgrades

When you need a quick family-pleasing dinner, the rotisserie chicken is an obvious choice. But can you really "wow" your crew with this easy ingredient? Yes! Try these four fast chicken fixer-uppers.<p><b>1. Chipotle Chicken Quesadillas</b><p>These crisp tortillas filed with gooey melted cheddar and chicken in …

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Different Solutions

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23 Places You Should Visit In 2015

We looked at major developments, cultural trends, and global festivals to find the hottest places to travel around the world in 2015.<p>From the Philippines to Peru, here are the best places to travel next year.

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30 Great Kitchen Design Ideas

Fabulous ideas for any kitchen.<p>If you're ready to design a kitchen but don't know where to start, we've got just the thing to help. From the simple to the sublime, our collection of 30 fabulous kitchen ideas — gathered from some of the nation's best designers — is sure to inspire. Plus: 60 …

10 Apps To Download Before A DIY Project

These days, the most invaluable tool for inspiring and organizing any home design project fits in your back pocket. Whether you want to compare and contrast new potential paint colors for your den, find a coffee table that fits in your living room <i>and</i> your budget, or plan a complete kitchen …

Why We Travel Slowly

We travel rather slowly, almost at a tortoise's pace, as compared to others who squeeze in five European countries in a two-week vacation or four Central American countries in a ten-day cruise. We're not in the business of tour busing and picture taking. We're traveling and living as slowly as …

Restaurant review: Bowled over by the Bashu fish at Fang's Kitchen

Water-boiled fish is one of the most impressive dishes in the Sichuan repertoire: an enormous bowl of vegetables and broth bloodied with a half-inch of vivid chile oil. At Fang's Kitchen, the sleek new Chengdu-style Sichuan restaurant in Monterey Park, the fish, called here Bashu fish fillet, lies …

7 Whiskey Drinks That Could Help Cure Your Cold

Here, seven whiskey cocktails to help dilate your blood vessels and put you on the path to recovery.<p>When you’re stuffed up and sick, there’s nothing …

Games Publishers Need To Change Their Big Budget Focus This Console Generation

One of the many things the gaming public doesn’t get to really see is how much games cost to develop and bring to market. Much of this is to do with people in publishing trying to avoid responsibility over questionable decisions they make. As when big bets on games don’t pay off, they don’t want …

Articles about 7 dream kitchens inspire your renovation on Dwell.com - Dwell

We're sharing a few useful projects from DIY Home Repairs: 100 Fix-It Yourself Projects, a book by Sarah Beeny, that will help...<p>Add some glamour and warmth to any space with these small, simple touches of metallic finishes.<p>If you're looking for some fresh "floral" ideas, turn to Instagram.<p>In this …

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The Quietest Place In America Is One Square Inch In Olympic National Park

As travelers, we're always looking for places to unplug, unwind and totally disconnect from the hectic world we live in. Away from human buzz, we're able to get in touch with ourselves while truly getting away.<p>So apparently, <b>we should head to this single square inch of land in Olympic National Park</b> …

Solo Travel: What to Know Before Traveling By Yourself

<i>by Lilit Marcus, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Photo by Dougal Waters/Getty Images<p><b>If you've booked a trip by yourself, keep these tips in mind before and during your journey--they'll help you have a safer, happier solo trip.</b><p>Solo travel used to be an anomaly, but now it's so common that some hotels even have …

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Brussels Sprouts: Hate Them No More!

For the last half of the century, brussels sprouts have represented everything we despise about vegetables. We envision their mugshot is at the top of the FBI's most NOT wanted list as the mere mention of the vegetable invokes a physical reaction of disgust for many people.<p>Unfortunately, the hatred …

The most romantic Marrakech hotels

An insider's guide to the most romantic hotels in Marrakech, featuring the best for authentic style, lavish décor, tranquil courtyards, lush gardens and traditional hammams, in locations close to the Djemaa el-Fna, Koutoubia Mosque and the city's many souks.<p>Riad Al Moussika<p>Marrakech, Morocco<p>9 …

5 Madly Delicious Ways to Make Meatballs

<b>1. Swedish Meatballs</b><p>Delicate, bite-sized and covered in a light cream gravy -- what's not to love about Swedish meatballs? Spear them with toothpicks for a party or spoon them over lightly buttered egg noodles for dinner. Either way, make extra -- they disappear quickly! <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Chicken</b> …

5 Cooking Techniques You Should Know By Now

Five amazing travel deals to Europe, including a $144 flight. Really.

If you've always wanted to visit Europe, then this could be the year. Take your once-in-a-lifetime trip with our five best travel deals: We've found …

22 Hot Sandwiches You Need to Make to Get Through Winter

For those days when all you want is a sandwich stuffed with fixin's and toasted or grilled to hot, melty perfection.<p><b>Sometimes all you want on a frigid winter day</b> is a sandwich stuffed with fixin's and toasted or grilled to hot, melty perfection. Beware: There's a lot of cheese ahead.

The 2015 Food Lover's Cleanse Guidelines

Here's all the guidelines you need to know for the 2015 Food Lover's Cleanse<p>Happy New Year! Champagne-filled revelry and holiday excess has hit hard the past few weeks, but the official start of the 2015 Food Lover’s Cleanse is upon us (January 2). I would imagine that most of us are ready for a …

8 Food and Drink Trends to Try in 2015

Here, eight culinary pros predict the trends that will be big next year.<p>F&W editors predict that 2015 will be year of house-made tortillas, …

Easy Vol au Vent Appetizers with Brie and Jam

Vol au Vent appetizers with brie and jam are quick, simple, but oh so elegant and perfect for your holiday party. Just be sure to make a double batch because these little goodies are going to disappear fast.<p>The hustle and bustle of the holidays is upon us. Big time. This year, my family’s …

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Somebody Made A Champagne Pizza That You'll Want To Eat Immediately

"I wanted to try it and I wanted to be over the top" Andris Lagsdin, founder of the Kickstarted Baking Steel explained to The Huffington Post about his $50 pizza doughs.<p>Apparently Lagsdin was just having a casual conversation in his kitchen with a friend, The Seattle Food Geek writer Scott …

The Ultimate Wine Party Snack

Here's an easy, wine-friendly snack strategy for parties.<p>Here's an easy, wine-friendly snack strategy for parties: Buy ricotta or make your own with …