The most charming small-town restaurant in every state

Worlds away from the hustle and bustle of America’s biggest cities and their buzzy food joints, small-town restaurants typically offer cozy digs and a more relaxed vibe. Here we've chosen our favorite in every state, from country pubs to riverside bistros – perfect for when you need to get away from it all.

35 Food Prep Hacks to Save Time in the Kitchen

Here are all the handy tricks you never thought of to save you time in the kitchen.

Healthy Lifestyle Habits Meghan Markle Swears By

The way she sneaks veggies into her pasta is pure genius, just sayin'.

Brilliant flour-free bakes

It’s not as difficult as you might think to create a sweet treat if you've run out of plain (all-purpose) flour and can’t get to the supermarket during lockdown, or there's none on the shelves. We’ve got great ideas for bakes that don't require the white stuff, from pavlovas and pies to cookies and crumble.

Healthy, Low-Carb Blondies Recipe

Blondies are all about that brown sugar—and our healthy recipe won't disappoint. We keep these low-carb by substituting flour for almond flour.

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All the books and albums you've seen on TODAY.

The best hidden-gem restaurant in every state

Best Under-the-Radar Restaurants

Martha Stewart's Vegetarian Slow-Cooker Soup is Surprisingly Hearty

We don’t know about you, but we’re pretty much living in a stew and soup bliss this winter season. After busy, busy days, we’re happiest when we’ve got a belly full of hearty, warming food. If that food happens to be healthy, too? Oh, and an easy, slow-cooker recipe that we can pretty much set

Chinese restaurant's brutally honest menu goes viral: 'Not THAT good'

The owner of Aunt Dai said the detailed descriptions started as a way to give customers a better idea of what they were ordering.

I fed my dog fresh food from Spot and Tango for 2 weeks, and he loved the recipes specially formulated by animal nutritionists

Spot and Tango offers fresh dog food, shipped to your home monthly. Each diet is customized to your dog's needs and packaged in daily portions.

How Long Will It Take Las Vegas to Recover from COVID?

Reduced travel due to the pandemic has hit the city hard.

I Committed a Cast-Iron Sin And This $7 Rust Eraser Saved My Favorite Skillet

Works like a charm.

21 'Healthy' Habits Secretly Making You Gain Weight

Even if you think you're adopting healthy habits like working out more and opting for sugar-free snacks, you could be (accidentally) gaining weight.

The Best Aprons for Men From BBQ to Bolognese

Whether you’re getting a simple dinner ready on the stove or grilling a weekend feast for your friends, these are the aprons to consider.

Scrambled egg secrets and other tips from chef Anthony Bourdain

From hosting to the recipes you really should know, here are late chef Anthony Bourdain's best cooking tips.

Things to Do in Las Vegas This Weekend

Photo courtesy of Canyon Ranch Spa If you feel like Las Vegas is running in place like a hamster on a wheel, there's probably a few reasons for that. This is the week the annual CES trade show would usually be in town, showing off the latest gadgets and pumping tons of money into the local economy. But the tech showcase is following a virtual format this year and barely making headlines. Meanwhile, Nevada's governor just extended his statewide...

55 much-loved products that are still made in the US

'Do you need help?': Florida restaurant manager's note helps child escape 'torture,' police say

Flaviane Carvalho, a Florida restaurant manager, wrote a note asking a child if he needed help when she noticed injuries on his arms and face.

This High-Protein Salmon Curry Salad Is the Perfect Make-Ahead Dinner for Busy Weeknights

Who's hungry?

We Tried KFC’s New & Improved Chicken Sandwich to See if It’s as Good as Popeyes’

When Popeyes first debuted its now-famous chicken sandwich back in early 2019, few could have predicted the fried poultry arms race that quickly ensued. To this day, other fast food chains—from Church’s Chicken to McDonald’s—have been attempting to topple the reigning champ with upgraded chicken sandwiches of their own, but with little success. That is, until KFC threw its hat in the ring. KFC recently announced that it’s finally rolling out an...

National Bagel Day Is Here And These Are The Places Honoring The Occasion With Free Breakfast Sandwiches

BaconEggAndCheeseSaltPepperKetchup, PLZ!

The 9 Best Non-Alcoholic Beer, Wine, and Spirit Options for Dry January and Beyond


The Most Dangerous Soda Habits You Need to Kick, Say Doctors

It's time to reconsider that daily soda fix!

Why You Should Eat More Beans And Rice

Basic cooking is a great way to de-stress, and preparing rice and beans is as basic as it gets. But what makes this humble dish a global staple, especially in the Americas and Africa, is its inherent nutritive value for its low cost. Just one cup of beans and rice provides 12 grams of complete protein, 10 grams of fiber and loads of essential vitamins and minerals recommended by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, including B-6, vitamin E,...

This Under-$20 Sliding Tray Makes Moving Kitchen Appliances a Breeze

And it even prevents countertop scratches.

7 Actually Fun Things to Do in LA This Weekend

Employees Only LA 2021 began by throwing us back-to-back curveballs that had us double-checking our calendar because there’s no way all of that happened and we’re still only halfway through the first month of the year. But we’re clinging to whatever silver linings that we can, and this week it’s that single-term President Trump was impeached for a second time! We know we shouldn’t relish in schadenfreude, but can you blame us? That and we’ve got...

People Are Making Charcuterie Boards for Easter—and We Love the Egg-Stravaganza

Your Easter charcuterie board can be made with fruit and cheese—or Peeps and jelly beans. The post People Are Making Charcuterie Boards for Easter—and We Love the Egg-Stravaganza appeared first on Taste of Home.

19 bad excuses for not eating your fruits & veggies

10 ways to eat healthier without going on a fad diet

Your freezer's ice cube trays aren't just for summer

Here are 30 inspirational ideas for using an ice cube tray, from frozen coffee ice cubes to using up leftover avocado.

Beyond Cheddar: comforting cheese recipes everyone will love

You'd be hard pressed to find someone who doesn't like cheese. We all have our preferences: stringy, melted mozzarella, the tang of a sharp blue cheese or the salty kick from Parmesan. From cheesy classics to some new ideas, plus a few desserts too, these are some of our favorite cheese recipes.

Here’s How Much Restaurants Mark Up Your Food

You can always make a dish at home for less than you pay at a restaurant — that’s a given. A restaurant has to factor in overhead costs when they price out a menu to remain solvent, but...

The most popular cocktail in each of the United States (plus D.C.)

The most popular cocktail in each of the United States (plus D.C.)

Air frying turns sad frozen vegetables into the best thing you’ll eat this year

I absolutely, positively, indubitably love Brussels sprouts—except frozen ones. I have serious trust issues with frozen Brussels sprouts, because they were one of the most traumatic side dishes of my childhood, the kind where if you go back into your memory enough, you can still taste them. Why are fresh so much better than frozen? Because frozen Brussels sprouts are first steamed or blanched in hot water and then flash frozen. Just as with...

Healthy Low-Carb Burger Bowls Recipe

So ditch the guilt you may associate with a burger on your weight loss diet, and cook up this healthy burger salad recipe—it even comes with special sauce!

Here’s What to Cook Every Night This Week (January 18 – 24)

You can never have too many one-pot dinners for lazy nights up your sleeve. Here are seven to cook this week, from cauliflower chili to mac and cheese.

Off-the-radar mountain towns across America

Off-the-Radar Mountain Towns

Healthy Individual 7-Layer Dip Snack Recipe

While it may seem like an indulgence, 7-layer dip is actually very healthy when you reconsider that it has avocados, beans, and tomato-based salsa.

The best value meal deals at across the country

Best Value Meal Deals

Low-Sugar Pomegranate Margarita Recipe

Put those days of sipping on slushy, sugary margaritas and opt for this naturally-sweetened version. We use real, antioxidant-rich pomegranate juice!

Angry Rockets fans flooded James Harden's unopened Houston restaurant with 1-star Google reviews after his trade to the Nets

At one point, someone even changed the image featured on the resturant's Google profile to a picture of a burning toilet.

Examining the price of eating at home vs eating out

The Best Healthy Breakfast Enchiladas Recipes

Enchiladas aren't just for dinner. We use the classic Mexican dish as inspiration for a veggie-rich version of your first meal of the day.

Cretzels and cruffins: fabulous food fusions not to miss

After the popularity and success of the famous cronut (a croissant-donut cross), the trend of hybrid bakes caught on and, over the years, many others were invented in bakeries across the world. While some were trademarked and became highly contested battles, others can now be found everywhere from coffee houses to grocery stores.

Low-Calorie, Healthy Cajun Sausage and Apple Skillet Recipe

Say goodbye to sad desk lunches and say hello to bright and colorful skillet lunch featuring turkey sausage, cabbage, apples, and apple cider vinegar.

Beef Dishes that will Make You Look Forward to Dinner

Beef up your culinary repertoire with some of our favorite unconventional beef dinners!

Ginger Jasmine Rice

This recipe for ginger jasmine rice is vegan, ready in 30 minutes and comes together in one pot—a dinner (or breakfast) win.

Cardiologists Say These Are The Worst Foods For Your Heart, And There Goes My Whole Diet

Man, there are some shockers in here.

Frozen vegetables are just as healthy as fresh, and can be cheaper and more convenient

Frozen vegetables and fruits can be a healthy, convenient, and affordable substitute for fresh, since no nutrients are lost in the freezing process.

Slow cooker mistakes you'll never want to make again

The slow cooker is a fantastic kitchen tool. Add ingredients to the pot in the morning, press a few buttons and by the evening, you'll have a warm, comforting dish. It's ideal for dinners on colder nights, when you want hot soups, hearty casseroles and meaty meals. Although it's a relatively straightforward piece of kit, you could be making some common mistakes. To ensure you're getting the most out of your slow cooker, here's how to avoid these errors.