Karen

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Your New Go-To Brownie Recipe

Dense and chocolatey, gooey in the center and crisp around the edges. Not sure if you were thinking about making brownies this weekend, but it's the right thing to do.<p><b>These brownies were a popular order for me at the Barefoot Contessa Store in East Hampton when I was growing up because they're</b> …

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Gaby’s Savannah

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p>Photojournalist <b>Gaby Varela</b> is currently based in Boston, but before that the former <i>Traveler</i> photo intern lived in Savannah off and on for six years. She says Savannah offers the best of city living and small town charm all in one package with its vibrant art scene, …

Top 10 US travel destinations for 2013

Every year our US-based editors team up with Lonely Planet’s expert authors to compile a list of US destinations that are prime for the next year. <i>Best in Travel 2013</i> already covered two places we think the world should be looking at – San Francisco and the Gulf Coast – but here we wanted to dig …

April 22 (4/22/2013) - Charles Spurgeon's Morning and Evening

Morning<p>"Him hath God exalted."<br>Acts 5:31<p>Jesus, our Lord, once crucified, dead and buried, now sits upon the throne of glory. The highest place that …

Lonely Planet's top 10 USA fall trips

Roadtripping in Autumn can be an especially photogenic time, and the US affords some lush landscape to motor through. Here are 10 trips for fall across the USA from Lonely Planet's <i>USA's Best Trips: 99 Themed Itineraries Across America</i>:<p><b>1. Weird Vermont</b><p>If the Department of Tourism has convinced you …

Top 5 day trips from Miami

Just a short hop away from Miami are some of Florida's most alluring, charismatic and well-known attractions. So, if you're tired of clubbing and celebrity-watching, take a break and head for the some of the most exciting sights that lie around the city.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Everglades National Park</b><p>An easy day trip …

Three leaders, one road trip: presidential places in Illinois

One of the best ways to brush up on US presidential history is with a leisurely Illinois road trip. Why Illinois? For American history buffs, the state offers insights into some of the country’s past and present leaders. Stop in the Obamas’ neighborhood from before their D.C. days and check out …

Top 10 scenic drives

They don't call it America the Beautiful for nothing. Roll down that car window and feast your eyes.<p>A road trip is nothing without roads. Here are some doozies, although any mere Top 10 list will inevitably leave out some of the best. See the Itineraries chapter in our new <i>USA</i> guide for more, and …

Colorado's best scenic drives

Colorado has 25 nationally designated Scenic & Historic Byways, and a number of mind-blowing drives that didn’t make the list, but should definitely make yours. Some will take all day and have you discussing the blows of history and time; others are short hops to lonely mountain passes that are …

The USA's 10 best motorcycle roads

A great road is a great road, but if you’re riding a motorcycle, you’re looking for something special: twisties, vistas, turnouts, that perfect stretch of smooth tarmac, and biker-friendly stops that make getting there most of the fun. Here are 10 of the best roads across America for an …

Rise-and-Shine Breakfast Recipes

Try some of these filling breakfast recipes to start your day. The aroma of fresh-basked biscuits and cheese grits is reason enough to rise early and …

Brighten Up Your Plate

Spring vegetables are here! So hit the market and use the season's bounty to cook five colorful weeknight meals short on prep time and full of …

14 Festive Mini Appetizers

We turned 14 classic Southern dishes into adorable finger foods fit for company.<p>Mini appetizers put the party in the palm of your hand. They make …