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Secrets of a Successful Organic Garden

This little YouTube gem is loaded with succinct advice you can apply to your garden – whether you are just beginning, or have already established …

10 Tips for a Sustainable Garden and Yard - Organic Gardening

If you are wanting to be more sustainable in your home, don’t forget the yard and garden.<p>10 Tips for a More Sustainable Garden and Yard<p><b>1. Go organic.</b> …

Here's Why You Should Bother With Making Your Own Fresh-Milled Flours

It's all about the flour.<p>When it comes to food, fresh is almost always better than canned, frozen or packaged. This is true when it comes to soup. It's doubly true when it comes to vegetables. And in the case of flour, it makes a surprisingly big difference.<p>There are some items that we only think …

Farmers Market

29 Recipes to Get You Really Excited for Spring

These are our 29 very best springtime recipes—bring on the peas!<p><b>Nothing tastes better than the first few springtime meals.</b> Light, bright, lemony, and packed with peas; these are our favorite ways to celebrate the season.

11 Popcorn Recipes to Take Your Movie Night to the Next Level

Here are 11 great ways to eat your popcorn, from buffalo-style to on a sundae.<p><b>Buttered popcorn is an amazing thing.</b> But when you really want to go crazy with your popcorn, we've got you covered. From dried-shrimp salt to various popcorn desserts, we're confident that these 11 recipes are going to …

Crispy Thai Pork with Cucumber Salad

4 Servings<p>The crispy bits are the key to this pork’s deliciousness. Use a wide, flat spatula for the best effect.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 English hothouse cucumber, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced crosswise<p>1 shallot, thinly sliced<p>2 red or green Thai chiles, with seeds, thinly sliced, divided<p>1/2 cup …

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8 Amazing Bread Loaves From Across the Country You Should Seek Out

We went to the top bakeries to find loaves so good you might finish them in one sitting (whoops!)<p>We might be living in the age of gluten-free everything, but the quality of artisanal bread baking in America has never been higher. So we went to the top bakeries to find loaves so good you might …

Bread

@alasully's dinner of pork ragu over creamy polenta reminds us how much we love this recipe from our March issue. Grab some coarse polenta and Boston butt, get the details in our profile link, and get cooking!

19 Banana Recipes for Breakfast and (Mostly) Dessert

Bananas are good for so much more than banana bread (which we also love). Here's what to do with them.<p><b>We love a good banana bread</b>, but sometimes we forget about all the <i>other</i> great recipes derived from this humble fruit. No more. Check out these 19 banana recipes—which run the gamut from breads to …

35 Books That Will Teach You A Damn Thing About Your Food

Spoiler Alert: No cookbooks.

Books

Bodacious Botany: Vaguely Tropical

Back where I grew up, “evergreens” were generally conifers. We didn’t seem to have many plants that would remain alive and vibrant during the winter …

7 Smart Ways To Use Unexpected Free Time

Your meeting just got canceled. Now what? Schedule that time for yourself in the following ways.<p>Anyone can plan something for an open slot on the calendar. What really separates the time management masters from everyone is else the ability to seize time they didn’t know would be there.<p>A client …

A Blueprint for Middle-Class Economics

America's resurgence is real. With a growing economy, shrinking deficits, bustling industry, and booming energy production, we have risen from recession freer to write our own future than any other nation on Earth.<p>Now we have to choose what we want that future to look like. Will we accept an …

What to Eat for an Upset Stomach

Got an upset stomach? Quit your bellyaching and eat one of these healing foods, like fennel and peppermint.<p>We've all been guilty—at least once or a dozen times—of overindulging. Whether it was one too many saucy Buffalo wings, a slice of chocolate cake that was a <i>little</i> too big, or we overdid it …

Digestion

Braving Kilimanjaro: The Senior Class Trip of a Lifetime

<b>Basecamp</b><p>Shoving 100 wet wipes into a skinny bag with 3 liters of water, rain-proof pants, and the day's lunch isn't easy. Though my work "uniform" often calls for a back-bending pack of gear, I felt like a fumbling mess trying to make this little daypack of mine close. Tucked under the awning from …

10 of the best long-distance trails for hikers around the world | CNN Travel

The Secrets of the Juiciest, Most Tender and Flavorful Italian-American Meatballs

This week at Serious Eats is all about meatballs in all of their glorious forms. We'll share some of our favorite restaurant meatballs (from all different cuisines), and we'll feature recipes for great ones to make at home. Kicking it off this week is none other than the Italian-American meatball, …

17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

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Fresh Turmeric and Why You Should Be Eating More of It

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: The vibrant root (well technically, rhizome) you should be eating more of.</i><p>If you have a jar of ground turmeric in your spice rack, it’s probably for one of two reasons. One: You …

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14 Foods Nutritionists Never Eat

Some are in line with what you would expect—but others are pretty shocking.<p>Many nutritionists will tell you that they're big advocates of the "all foods fit" approach to healthy eating—the idea that even things like cookies, cakes, and candies have a place (albeit in moderation) in an overall …

Nutrition

'Tasty': How Flavor Helped Make Us Human

Our current cultural obsession with food is undeniable. But, while the advent of the foodie may be a 21st century phenomenon, from an evolutionary standpoint, flavor has long helped define who we are as a species, a new book argues.<p>In <i>Tasty: the Art and Science of What We Eat</i>, Pulitzer Prize-winning …

Best Winter Trips 2015

Travel<p>There’s no reason to hibernate when new adventures await on every continent. From fat snow biking in the Tetons to rumbling across Aruba by Jeep, our editor’s list of 10 best winter trip destinations—plus a bonus “Reader’s Choice”—includes unexpected ideas for both snowbound and sun-splashed …

National Parks

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

Adventure<p>These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

National Parks

10 remote national parks you should visit

IT'S NOT SURPRISING that more accessible national parks get a lot more attention. But with around 36,000km of coastline and a whole of land in …

Adventure Dreams: 10 Classic Adventures

Adventure<p>These are the quintessential adventure experiences you organize your year around because they require fitness, specialized gear, and maybe a large chunk of time off work. Our top ten cover life-list terrain in the mountains, ocean, and the desert and include the expert advice, gear tips, …

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3 Food Combos That Lead to Bloating (And What to Eat Instead!)

It's not just what you eat—it's what you eat together.<p>You know that certain foods can lead to bloating, like super salty stuff and carbonated drinks (we're looking at you, Diet Coke). But it turns out that certain food <i>combinations</i> have a similar effect. Nadya Andreeva, a certified wellness coach …

Nutrition