Pam Decker

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40 Of The Best Small Town Vacation Spots

Hit the roads less traveled.<p>When it comes to your vacation, most people seek out places they've seen on TV or have heard about from friends and family. Fair enough. Now, let us introduce you to 40 unsung hot spots. These unheard-of towns across the U.S. might not have made it onto your bucket list</i> …

New England

Diana Henry: How to cook perfect steak

Mine is a steak-eating family. My mum thought it was one of the healthiest things you could consume – all that iron – and the best ‘husband food’ available.<p>Memories of family holidays now make me wince when I think that all four children often ordered steak in restaurants. My father would sometimes …

BBQ

Zucchini Beef Skillet

<i>A large skillet full of comfort food: zucchini, potatoes, ground beef and herbs. Easy, quick and completely satisfying.</i><p>This is one of those meals put …

The Very Specific Way to Make an Excellent Iced Espresso

Our editor in chief has a lot of opinions. Especially about espresso.<p>I drink iced coffee year round. Doesn't matter the temperature outside. Even when the thermometer plunged to 5 degrees in York City a few weeks ago, I walked to Cafe Grumpy, my local joint in Chelsea, and ordered an iced redeye …

Coffee

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

Top 10 Holiday Gift ideas For campers and outdoor enthusiasts - Camping Gear, Gift Ideas

Today we bring you the coolest gear to take with you on your next outdoor adventure. Whether hiking through rugged mountains or camping on a lake – …

Instagram Spotlight: On the Move

“I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.”<p>So wrote Robert Louis Stevenson in his 1879 memoir, <i>Travels With a Donkey in the Cevennes</i>. It’s true—as long as there has been a Point A and a Point B, humans have invented some pretty creative methods …

South Dakota

Signs of spring about to bloom at Outdoor Living & Landscape Show

Can gardening — of all things — get more natural? Yes, it can.<p>It’s one of the trends in growing that is growing, along with the popularity of …

Barbecue goes upscale at Yoder Smokers

Don Cary thinks your grill is probably junk. Your smoker, too.<p>And he built a business – and has grilled cheesecake – to prove it.<p>Cary spent most of …

Plenty to explore among readers’ favorite south-of-Kellogg restaurants

Restaurants in Wichita tend to pop up in one of three places.<p>They’re out east, adding to congestion on Rock Road or gobbling up prime real estate at …

Pay No Interest Until 2019 with These Credit Cards

<b>Updated: April 10, 2018</b><p>If you’re carrying a balance on a credit card (or cards), it’s likely you’re wasting your hard-earned money on interest fees. …

The Rise And Fall Of Great Civilizations: From Apathy to Dependence to Slavery

THE RISE AND FALL OF GREAT CIVILIZATIONS<br>From Apathy to Dependence to Slavery<p>In 1776, Representatives of the original thirteen colonies assembled and …

In 1787 Alexander Tyler, a Scottish history professor at the University of Edinburgh, said this

The Gazette Opinion Staff<p>In 1787 Alexander Tyler, a Scottish history professor at the University of Edinburgh, said this:<p>“A democracy is always …

The 13 Greatest Destination Food Towns In America

Eating is probably the greatest excuse we've ever heard for planning a trip. But as a responsible foodie traveler, you want to make sure you're visiting a town with a local culture as rich as the jambalaya on the table.<p>We were thus ecstatic when Saveur released its annual Culinary Travel Awards, …

How to Brew Coffee: 8 Step-by-Step Videos from Stumptown Coffee & Bon Appétit

We got a major lesson on how to brew coffee—eight different ways—with these videos from java experts Stumptown Coffee Roasters<p>Coffee. Any way you look at it, it's become way easier to get a decent cup in the past decade or so. The rise of good coffee (and the attendant coffee nerdery) has made us …

Coffee

11 Things You Can Freeze in an Ice Cube Tray

Once you make ice cubes with more than just water, you'll never go back to basic cubes again.<p>You can use ice cubes for way more than cooling your …