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8 Kid-Friendly Slow-Cooker Meals

Brian Kennedy, 2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved<p>When it comes to family meals, I’m always looking for three things: wholesome …

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The eight ultimate North American road trips handpicked by car experts revealed

If you’re planning on hitting the road in North America, an illustrated guide has been created to show eight ultimate road trips that you can take.<p>The trip routes have been personally researched, hand-picked and collated by WeBuyAnyCar.com, the UK’s largest car buying service.<p>The idea behind the …

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork<p>This slow cooker pulled pork is incredibly juicy, tender and the perfect blend of spices. It's an easy "set it and forget it" …

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7 Books That Every Middle-Aged Person Should Read This Fall

Shake the sand out of your summer books and get started on these now.<p>While we still have beach sand in the pages of our summer reading books, we wanted to get a jump on our fall must-read list. Here's what our Facebook followers suggested, including a few oldies-but-goodies we might have missed on …

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The best cookbooks of all time, as chosen by the experts

Writer and chef Prue Leith made waves last week when she said that contemporary cookbooks are now destined almost exclusively for the coffee table: we drool over them, then either order takeaway or Google our way into the kitchen. “We don’t need cookbooks,” she said, “except to feed the internet.” …

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Upgrade Your Kitchen: How to Choose New Countertops, Cabinets, and Floors

The kitchen is the heart of your home and the most important room for most homebuyers. It’s also the most stressful room to try to upgrade or …

National Parks Road Trip: Northern Rockies

Travel<p>Grand Teton > Yellowstone > Glacier<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> Jackson, Wyoming<p>Explore the three crown jewels of the Northern Rockies on this tour spanning some of the continent’s most stunning alpine scenery and explosive geologic wonders. This trip takes you into the beating heart of wild America, …

10 Ways to Get Cheap Vacation Deals and Save on Travel

It’s official: Americans have the travel bug. According to the U.S. Travel Association (USTA), Americans logged 1.7 billion “person trips” for the …

The best potato salad recipes

Why settle for stodgy supermarket potato salads when you can make you own? Here are our favourite versions of the classic summer side<p>There are some foods that are always worth making from scratch. Pesto, coleslaw, tomato sauce.. all of these taste a million times better when homemade.<p>But the dish …

Quick dinner ideas: 6 recipes, 7 ingredients or less, 30 minutes or less

Looking to fix dinner fast tonight? Each of these ideas uses seven or fewer ingredients and can be made in 30 minutes or less. Think of it as a kind of quick dinner matrix. Fix the recipes as they are, mix and match, or use them as templates to create your own dishes, adding additional flavorings …

How to Make a Cheesy, Crispy, Perfect Batch of Homemade Nachos

Homemade nachos are a thing of beauty—unless they turn into a soggy mess. Here's how to make the most of any chips-and-melted-cheese situation.<p>When it comes to homemade versions of our favorite bar food, nachos are pretty easy to whip up. But there's a world of difference between …

Insider Tips for Visiting U.S. National Parks

<i>Kyla Duhamel / Flickr</i><p>There are few places in the world that offer the breathtaking landscapes, endless activities and awe-inspiring architecture of the U.S. national parks. From whitewater rafting through the Grand Canyon to exploring the elegant monuments on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., …

Tom Kha Gai (Chicken Coconut Soup)

6 Servings<p>This silky, aromatic soup is a complete meal in a bowl.<p>September 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1” piece ginger, peeled<p>10 kaffir lime leaves or 1 Tbsp. lime zest and ¼ cup lime juice<p>6 cups low-sodium chicken broth<p>1½ lb. skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into 1” pieces<p>8 oz. shiitake, oyster, …

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London for Kids

Travel<p>Discover five great London activities that the whole family will enjoy.<p>London Guide<p>United Kingdom Guide<p>More Family Trips<p><b>Rain Forest Romp</b><p>From beefeaters to ravenmasters, unexpected eccentricities will delight young visitors in London. You can find life-size plaster dinosaurs in Crystal Palace …

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13 Affordable Trips to Europe

For a storybook-worthy vacation to Europe, head straight to Bavaria. Book a room at Burg Colmberg (a 14th-century castle rising from a rocky crag …

8 places to cool off at U.S. national parks this summer

Don't let the summer heat deter you from hitting the road this summer.<p>Though much of the western U.S. has experienced record temperatures this year, …

Best books for summer 2015: what to read

We asked novelists and historians to tell us which new book and which classic they’re packing this year. From Ishiguro to Napoleon, here are their selections:<p><b>Alan Johnson</b> <br>A new Kazuo Ishiguro novel is always worth waiting for, which is just as well because The Buried Giant (Faber) is his first in a …

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Martin Salisbury’s 100 Great Children’s Picture Books is a selection of work selected for stand-out artwork and design.

Martin Salisbury’s new coffee table book, <i>100 Great Children’s Picture Books</i>, is an eccentric survey of works from around the world that are …

27 Insanely Delicious Pieces Of Meat

To be clear, this is straight meat porn.

Have a Great Hotel Stay in Berlin With the Kids

When most people think of Berlin, it's of the city's legendary club scene, or its culture and history - not that it's a great place to take children. …

29 Awesome Books With Strong Female Protagonists

Celebrate National Women's History Month with these 29 great books.

20 Legendary Day Hikes in the National Parks

Adventure<p>The greatest hikes in U.S. national parks aren't necessarily the longest. Here are 20 treks that get hikers into the best a park has to offer in just a day.

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5 Things to Do Outside Paris With Kids

<i>Château de Fontainebleau (Courtesy Château de Fontainebleau)</i><p>There's plenty to do in Paris, but sometimes it's nice to get out of the city and explore a little further afield. We've picked five day trips the kids will love, from a fabulous zoo and a unique aerospace museum to the must-visit …

Pot Roast Recipes To Feed Everyone You Know This Winter

Could there be a more appropriate dish for winter than a pot roast? We're all for seasonal eating here at HuffPost Taste, and in the seemingly endless winter months when all we want to do is consume copious amounts of comfort food, a slow-cooked braised meat dish fits in perfectly.<p>If you haven't …

Exposure Triangle Explained: The relation between aperture, shutter speed and ISO - Digital Photography Tutorials

The exposure determines how bright or dark an image will look like when you take a picture. If the picture is too bright, we call it <i>overexposed</i>. If …

10 Apps To Download Before A DIY Project

These days, the most invaluable tool for inspiring and organizing any home design project fits in your back pocket. Whether you want to compare and contrast new potential paint colors for your den, find a coffee table that fits in your living room <i>and</i> your budget, or plan a complete kitchen …

The science behind the perfect cookie

It doesn't have to be trial and error. Learn how to manipulate ingredients to make the perfect cookie time and time again<p>Whether you like them soft and chewy, thin and crisp, oozing with melted chocolate, or thick and cakey, the perfect cookie remains an elusive beast that many have yet to …