Zach Smith

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Modern-Day Canning: Everything You Need to Know, Step by Step

With the abundance of grocery stores and fresh markets today, I never fully understood why anyone would choose to spend hours toiling over the …

Quick-Pickled Vegetables

Makes about 1 cup<p>You can use any thinly shaved or sliced vegetable you like for this recipe. We love quick pickles on sandwiches because they add acidity and crunch. And you don't have to be someone who's "into canning" to make your own. Keep them in the fridge for days and put them on …

Our 30 Favorite Cooking Tips of 2017

The more you know... the more delicious food you can cook.<p>No matter how skillful you are in the kitchen, there is always, <i>always</i> more to learn. Call them hacks, tips, or tricks of the trade, but what matters is that they'll make cooking easier and more delicious than ever. Some are building blocks …

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The 10 Most Essential Winter Slow Cooker Recipes

While the slow cooker is really an all-season tool in the kitchen, it shines most in the cold winter months, when it can work overtime churning out …

Luxembourg ~ Perfect Getaway in the Heart of Europe

LUXEMBOURG ~ PERFECT GETAWAY IN THE HEART OF EUROPE<p>The World’s only remaining Grand Duchy is a fascinating little gem to visit!<p>View of <b>Luxembourg City</b> …

Potato Salad from Swabia - Schwäbische Kartoffelsalat

A Southern German recipe for potato salad which uses broth, vinegar, onions and mustard for flavoring and is often served lukewarm. It tastes even …

Potatoes

Make berry season count with a fresh blueberry banana bread snack

Berry season is in full swing and my fridge is stocked. Fresh blueberries and a major highlight of the summer in my house, so when cases of …

Scotch Eggs for Normal People

While I’ll never turn down the opportunity to order a Scotch egg, it disappoints me so when a gastropub serves me a comically large softball of …

Recipes

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Recipe: Farmers Market Pasta Dinner

The minute you get home from the farmers market, get a pot of boiling water going because tonight's dinner is going to feature whatever's in your …

Top 10 free things to do in Hamburg

Cosmopolitan, posh, naughty…Hamburg is many things, but one thing it’s not: cheap. To help you stretch your euros further, we’ve ferreted out some delicious bargains that have the bonus of letting you experience the city like a local. Skip the tourist traps and tourist tat and let us help you to …

Germany

Europe's best wild swimming

Forget paying to go to the pool – plunge in at the deep end with these European al-fresco aquatic adventures from <i>The Best Things in Life are Free.</i><p>Lake Bohinj – Slovenia<p>The Julian Alps offer top-class swimming, including the lovely-but-costly Lake Bled lido. However, travel down the road to Triglav …

European Travel

Europe's best tours by public transport

Skip pricey tours – instead, embrace the trams, buses and boats that give a more authentic (and cheaper) perspective of a city, with this extract from <i>The Best Things in Life are Free.</i><p>Tram 28 – Lisbon, Portugal<p>Clatter into Lisbon’s steep, tight-packed Alfama aboard a classic yellow tram. The …

European Travel

Rhubarb Daiquiri

Makes 1<p>This syrup isn’t just for cocktails. Feel free to stir an ounce into club soda for easy drinking.<p>May 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup sugar<p>1½ cups coarsely grated rhubarb, divided<p>1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice<p>Pinch of kosher salt<p>1¾ ounces white rum<p>¾ ounce fresh lime juice<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Bring …

35 Cinco de Mayo Recipes That Aren't All Tacos

Mexican food is so much more than tacos.<p>Mexican food might be the most crave-inducing cuisine out there. There's cheese, spice, crunch, rich sauces, delicate herbs, fresh vegetables. Oh, and avocado. So much avocado. Cinco de Mayo is the perfect occasion to expand out of your taco truck state of …

Cooking

This 5-Ingredient Chocolate Cookie Butter Pie Recipe Will Satisfy Your Biggest Chocolate Craving

The best kinds of recipes are the ones that look a whole lot more complicated to make than they actually are, and this chocolate cookie butter pie fits that description exactly. A chocolate chip cookie crust, filled with cookie butter, caramel, and chocolate — who’d have thought you could make such …

The best hotels in Budapest city centre

An expert guide to the top hotels in Budapest city centre, including best for rooftop bars, sweeping city views, opulent suites and fine dining, in locations including downtown Budapest, the Castle District, the Jewish Quarter and Theresa Town.<p>Corinthia Hotel Budapest<p>Budapest, Hungary<p>8 Telegraph …

11 Slow-Cooker Meals You Can Prep and Freeze Ahead of Time

Belarus in five days

Belarus is off the radar of most travellers, but this rarely explored corner of eastern Europe has just given them the legislative equivalent of a come-hither glance: loosening entry requirements to allow citizens of 80 countries to visit visa-free for up to five days, as long as you arrive and …

6 Foods a Nutritionist Eats Every Single Day

From energy healers to thyroid doctors, we're surrounded by a wealth of experts who provide relevant information that can improve our health and …

A guide to Copenhagen's neighbourhoods

The image most often associated with Copenhagen is that of the colourful buildings and tall ships lining the sparkling waters of Nyhavn. This beautiful and beloved spot in the the aptly named Indre By (inner city) is undoubtedly the most familiar area for visitors to the city. But look a bit …

European Travel

Bread Baking 101 for Beginners | The Art of Manliness

My bread-baking hobby all started with a Netflix documentary. <i>Cooked</i>, based on Michael Pollan’s book of the same name, explores the origins of food in …

Baking

The 10 coolest bars to drink at in Porto

At first glance, Porto’s appeal may be in its old-school character, but interspersed between the city’s timeworn buildings is a scattering of hip and happening bars. These watering holes serve everything from Porto’s namesake drink, port, to speciality beer and cocktails, and make the ideal spot to …

European Travel

Tasting Bucharest: new trends for foodies

Bucharest is an increasingly popular travel destination in Eastern Europe, with a definite hipster vibe for its bohemian outdoor drinking gardens. The city may be better known for its hearty Balkan fare and vigorous gut-reviving <i>ţuica</i> (Romanian plum brandy), but the traditional tastes have changed. …

European Travel

15 Things You NEED to Learn to Cook Before You Turn 25

By the time you turn 25, you’ve *hopefully* gotten good enough at adulting that you can at least keep yourself fed throughout the workweek. But WELL-fed? That’s a different story. When you’re halfway through your 20s, it’s not so unreasonable to expect more out of your culinary experience than …

20 Cheap and Easy Slow-Cooker Recipes You Need in Your Life

Utilizing your slow cooker is one of the easiest ways to not only cook more at home, but also to stick to your budget. You can throw just about anything — from pantry staples to affordable cuts of meat — into a slow cooker and let it simmer for hours, and you'll get a hearty, flavorful meal that …

How To Make Naan at Home

<b>Proof the yeast:</b> Combine the water and sugar in a small measuring cup. Sprinkle with the yeast and set aside for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, combine the …

Your 15 Favorite Recipes From 2016

The year is coming to a close, and while we’re still mourning the end of summer, we’re ready for this year to be o-v-e-r. One thing we’re not done …

Staff Favorites: The 106 Best Recipes of 2016

While all Cooking Light recipes have to meet high standards, nutritionally and taste-wise, a few stand out in each issue. These favorites are …

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