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Is This the Most Romantic Restaurant in the World?

<i>Originally published by Travel + Leisure</i><p>There are few experiences more memorable (or romantic) than eating a delicious meal while surrounded by a …

Make a Quick and Simple Gravy With a Few Kitchen Staples

Real gravy usually calls for your own stock and the drippings of whatever meat you’re roasting. If time is short and that’s not an option, you can …

Melt-in-your-mouth orange vanilla cookies recipe

One secret ingredient makes these orange vanilla cookies simply melt in your mouth! Packed with freshly grated orange zest and vanilla bean paste, …

Dessert

Oven-Roasted Tomato Bruschetta Recipe

When fresh tomatoes are out of season, this should be your go-to bruschetta recipe. By gently oven-roasting canned tomatoes (which are packed when truly ripe), you end up with a deeply flavored, jammy, and delicious topping. You won't even miss the fresh tomatoes—guaranteed.<p>Why It Works<p>Canned …

Tomatoes

Sheet Cake Recipes Worthy Of The Biggest Celebrations

Sheet cakes might be thought of by some bakers as the lazy man’s cake, but we’re here to refute that misconception. Sure, with a sheet cake there are no fancy layers, no ombré colors, and very seldom, if any, intricate decorations. And yes, they are easy to bake. But sheet cakes are the right fit …

Dessert

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Design

This Pico De Gallo Recipe Is The Perfect Use For All Those Summer Tomatoes (And Will Distract You From The Crushing Void)

It seems like every time I go to a summer barbecue, someone shows up with store-bought salsa. Really, people? The host is about to spend two hours smoking ribs and you’re going to show up with a suicide note in a plastic tub? A glass jar full of years-old tomatoes and citric acid? And you call that</i> …

A Professional Baker's Tips for Baking Pies Smarter, Not Harder

The way I see it, there are two major differences between professional and home bakers.<p>The first is practice. I bake a dozen pies on a daily basis and, for weddings and holidays (hi, Thanksgiving and July 4th) up to <i>hundreds</i> (for Thanksgiving last year, three of us made about 400 pies in total, and …

Family life: My devoted grandparents, Gone Fishing by Chris Rea and honey cake

Readers’ favourite photographs, songs and recipes<p>Snapshot: My loving, devoted grandparents<p>This picture of my grandparents, she wearing her trademark floral sari and he a white kurta pyjama, was recently found in the house of one of my great-aunts. No one in the family knows for sure when the …

Dessert

The Rules of White Bedding

Out, Damned Spot has long provided general tips to keep your fashions looking amazing, but now, twice a month, I'll also be answering questions about the very specific problems your new (or old!) purchases may present. Do you have questions for me? Ask away!<p><b>Serious question: How do you keep white</b> …

Setup

Tossed & Stir Fried: 5 Asian Style Recipes You can Make in 20 Minutes or Less

Some days I don't feel like cooking. Of course it's easy to fire up the laptop, click around on Seamless and order dinner the modern way. Pour a glass of vino, stream half an episode of <i>Better Call Saul</i> and a plastic bag full of food you don't have to cook suddenly appears at your front door. It's …

Cooking

How to make the French staple boeuf bourguignon

For those of you who didn't grow up in rural Burgundy or don't have a deep love for Julia Child, boeuf bourguignon (see the recipe) is the classic …

Nana's Chocolate Vinegar Cake Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

A thrifty Depression-era hack just happens to make one of the fluffiest cakes around.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax poetic about them. Today, senior designer</i> …

Dessert

We Cooked Jennifer Aniston's 'Not That Bad For You' Pasta Carbonara Recipe (and Loved It)

There is one thing we know to be true in this crazy world: <b>Jennifer Aniston</b> and her husband <b>Justin Theroux</b> <i>really</i> love <i></i>pasta carbonara.<p>“Justin and I make …

Alex Guarnaschelli's Chopped Salad Recipe - Great Ideas : People.com

<i>Alex Guarnaschelli is an Iron Chef, Food Network celebrity chef, author of</i> Old-auchool Comfort Food <i>and the executive chef at New York City’s Butter</i> …

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14 Refreshing Cocktail Recipes to Enjoy Before Five O’Clock

Whoever decided that alcohol consumption should be deferred to a post-five o’clock glass of Chardonnay was a <i>serious</i> underachiever. There are so many light and refreshing cocktails that just beg to be enjoyed on a lunch (or breakfast) date. Plus, no brunch party or Sunday Funday is complete without …

The Great Gatsby

How To Get Smooth AF Body Skin Without Spending A Lot Of Money

I have devoted my life to the pursuit of soft skin. Life, love and soft skin: It's all anyone could ever want.<p>OK, I'm being hella dramatic, but you …

Skin Care

The Best Skin Routine for Your Wedding Day

It's the day of a big event and you (and your skin) are freaking out — kind of like our girl <i>Cher</i> from <i>Clueless</i> getting perfect for her date with Christian. As if! This is your wedding day! There has to be a better way than powder and blotting; so we've asked beauty experts what the best day-before …

Feel Like a Spring Chicken — and Feast on One, Too

A whole roast chicken is one the easiest weekend meals to prepare; it's pretty hands-off, requires minimal cleanup, and usually yields plenty of leftovers for the rest of the work week. During the Winter, I keep this recipe pretty simple with potatoes and onions but once Spring has sprung, I love …

No timeouts, reward charts or taking their toys away. So how do we get our kids to behave?

As most of us have taken spanking and other forms of corporal punishment out of our parenting tool box, time outs have become the go-to for parents struggling to manage unruly behaviour.<p>But, says the author of a new book on what brain science tells us about how to discipline our children, even that …

Parenting

Greek Lemon Chicken and Potatoes Recipe

"I don't have the energy or courage to cater for a living but, if I did, this Greek lemon chicken and potatoes would be one of my go-to entrees, and …

Potatoes

One Pot Creamy Parmesan Garlic Risotto with Lemon Pepper Chicken

4.8 from 34 votes<p>Print<p>One Pot Creamy Parmesan Garlic Risotto with Lemon Pepper Chicken<p>Prep Time<p>10 mins<p>Cook Time<p>50 mins<p>Total Time<p>1 hr<p>Two dishes made …

This 1-Pot Baked Greek Chicken Orzo Is a Perfect Weeknight Meal

<i>The following post was originally featured on RecipeTin Eats, which is part of POPSUGAR Select Food.</i><p>Loaded with yummy Greek flavors and all made in ONE POT, this baked Greek chicken orzo is a fabulous midweek meal! And you can see for yourself how easy this is to make in this video!<p>I've been …

My Personal Approach to Sun Protection

As a dermatologist and a former Allure editor, I am wildly fickle when it comes to skin-care products. I dabble and stray with the latest creams and potions, and I work hard to stay informed for my patients. But there's one area where I'm utterly faithful to my routine: sun protection. Here's what …

Spices

The Salad From a Can I'd Eat Every Day

When you come across a dish you find to be the ultimate, how can you say it so without it sinking into the pool of "perfect," "best," "best ever" recipes? Let’s try reason:<p>-A perfect recipe would be be totally unfussy. One pan. Few minutes.<br>-It’d be made from the pantry. And adaptable to what isn’t …

Chicken in Red Wine Vinegar

When I moved to France, Romain dubbed me “chicken man,” because I was always ordering, or buying, chicken. It’s not that the French don’t eat or like …

A Tender, Melting Cookie with Bright Australian Flavor

Inspired by an old <i>Australian Women's Weekly</i> magazine recipe (the sort of recipe that my mother might have cut out), the classic Melting Moments are soft and delicate cookies sandwiching a simple buttercream flavored with some lemon juice and zest.<p>But it's common to find other typically Australian …