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Best destinations in USA for 2017

Asheville, North Carolina 2017 sees one of the USA’s most eclectic and innovative small cities step firmly into the national spotlight. Asheville welcomes everyone with open arms and has been quietly emerging as a haven for creative spirits for decades. More than 200 artists showcase their wares in the River Arts District and the astonishing number of craft […]

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Where to go in February

The holidays are officially over, New Year’s resolutions have slowly begun to wane, and that relaxed-vacation feeling is all but a distant memory—welcome to February. But don’t underestimate the value of travel during the shortest month of the year. With low-season rates, fewer crowds, and plenty of celebrations, February is the ideal time to sneak […]

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What It’s Like to Travel on the Most Romantic Destinations Alone

The sun is setting over the ocean. As I admire the orange glow and cotton candy-pink clouds on the horizon from my private pool, waves gently lapping at the stilts of my overwater bungalow, and cup of Champagne in hand, I can’t help but think to myself, “Wouldn’t it be nice to share with someone?” Alas, my fate […]

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SPAGHETTI CARBONARA

Put a large saucepan of water on to boil. Finely chop the pancetta, having first removed any rind. Finely grate both cheeses and mix them together. Beat the eggs in a medium bowl, season with a little freshly grated black pepper and set everything aside. Add 1 tsp salt to the boiling water, add the […]

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ULTIMATE CHOCOLATE CAKE

Serious chocolate lover? Well, get ready, sweet stuff. You’re going to love this one. Our signature take on the classic chocolate cake is light and spongy yet devilishly decadent, and—thanks to Dutch cocoa—dark as a moonless midnight. If you want to stick to the basics, however, skip the GMS. You’ll still wind up with a […]

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MEATBALL SANDWICH

You can eat them as-is, the way I presented them in my Italian-American meatball piece. You could toss the sauce with spaghetti and set the meatballs. You could follow Nidzos  approach and make smaller meatballs that are perfect for pizza. Or you could construct one hell of a meatball sandwich. Mix together the beef, onion, breadcrumbs, […]

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HOW TO MAKE SUSHI AT HOME

Place the rice into a mixing bowl and cover with cool water. Swirl the rice in the water, pour off and repeat 2 to 3 times or until the water is clear. Place the rice and 2 cups of water into a medium saucepan and place over high heat. Bring to a boil, uncovered. Once […]

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UNSANITY TASTY BACON BURGER

I couldn’t possibly leave the great American burger . Sadly, the classic burger has gone from humble beginnings (as something brought over by German immigrants) to become a symbol of fast food and junk. But when made at home with quality ingredients, it’s an absolute joy. So, introducing my great American burger, and its little […]

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15 NATURAL WONDERS THAT WILL TAKE YOUR BREATH AWAY

There are places on earth that are so beautiful that you will look at them open-mouthed. For you we have selected 15 such sites from which simply breathtaking. Hotel in the Swiss Alps The hotel is tucked away in the Alps, a view that from it a maybe more spectacular than the other locations mentioned […]

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PERFECT CHEESECAKE

As the name implies, the recipe for Junior’s famous original cheesecake has been baked the very same way since the 1950s. And for good reason. It’s simply The Best cheesecake you can find. “There will never be a better cheesecake than the cheesecake they serve as Junior’s on Flatbush Avenue… it’s the best cheesecake in New York,” […]