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America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

Hiking

The 25 Most-Visited Tourist Attractions In The World

Well, the gates have opened, and tourists are pouring in to see it all for themselves. Attendance is up by 2.5 million since 2010.<p>The Forbidden City is a dream destination for some Americans, but most have never researched a trip to Everland or Lotte World. Yet these South Korean theme parks also …

San Francisco

The World of Garlic

27 varieties to try in your home kitchen<p>There are two main types of garlic: softneck and hardneck. <b>Softneck garlics,</b> with their spongy central stalks, …

Ice Cream

Hawaiian Air Wins Again as Most On-Time U.S. Airline

Here are the government’s rankings of the leading airlines and their on-time performance for September. Some airlines, including Spirit and …

This Map Shows The Most Famous Book Set In Every State

Local literature can be a surprising source of home state pride, no matter where you're from.<p>We found the most famous book set in each state. How many have you read? Check out the annotated map below.

7 Things You Absolutely Must Try in a National Park

<i>By Dalia Colon for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>President Franklin Roosevelt once said, "There is nothing so American as our national parks.... The fundamental idea behind the parks...is that the country belongs to the people." If you have yet to explore "your" parks -- there are 401 of them -- then …

4 Reasons to Visit Idaho Now

Potatoes and skiing summarize the majority of America’s perception of Idaho’s attributes. Although frequently confused with residents of pancake-flat …

Fairy Tale Attractions to See with Kids in Europe

Hercules monument on the Fairy Tale Route (Photo Credit: MalteRuhnke via WikiMedia)<p>Travel through time and explore a fairy tale world stretching from Snow White to Harry Potter. Try learning to ride a broomstick, see the original Little Mermaid and discover Snow White's home deep in a German forest.<p>…

6 of America's most romantic small towns | CNN Travel

The Best Under-the-Radar Destinations of 2015

It's definitely reassuring when your best friend, mom and neighbor collectively endorse your vacation. (They hear Istanbul is "absolutely fabulous" this time of year.) But we at PureWow think it's way more fun to explore a place that's yet to be affected by mass tourism.<p>From the Italian beach …

5 Easy and Delicious Curries You Can Make at Home

<b>1. Beef Miso Curry</b><p>This beef miso curry is light compared to the classic Japanese curry but packs a punch with flavors ranging from sweet, sour and savory. This is one curry with plenty of umami! <b>Total Cooking Time:</b> 1 hour - <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Jungle Curry</b><p>The strong aromatics coming from the kaffir lime …

Easy, Healthy Food-Processor-Friendly Dips and Spreads

Dips are my favorite food. They are the reason I attend sports-watching get-togethers. I love their variety, from hot and cheesy to cool and minty, …

Copycat Panera Bread Cinnamon Crunch Bagels

This Panera Bread cinnamon crunch bagels recipe tastes just like what you get at the restaurant, only better for you. Plus, there's nothing like a fresh-baked bagel on a cool, crisp morning.<p>This bagel. It needs no introduction.<p>Anyone who is anyone has eaten the infamous cinnamon crunch bagel from …

The Best Foods for Men

We sampled and reviewed thousands of products to separate the dietary duds from the nutritional heroes<p>Edited By Paul Kita<p>Mitch Mandel/Matt Rainey<p>Here’s your list<p>Every summer, food companies converge in New York City for the Fancy Food Show. Attendees walking the floor this year heard vendors …

Warm Kimchi Rice Bowl with Sriracha Broccoli

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: Not all kimchi is vegan -- but the vegan kind is amazing, indeed.</i><p>When I first learned that kimchi isn’t typically vegan, I was surprised: What’s not vegan about …

Sriracha Sauce

What to Bake for New Neighbors

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Food52 Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Love your neighbor as yourself -- with boxes and bags of baked goods.</i><p>As …

You're Slicing Cheese All Wrong. Here's How To Cut Every Shape Of Wedge, Wheel And Chunk.

The facts are straightforward: Serve cheese plate, improve situation. No matter the occasion, cheese is bound to make it better.<p>Figuring out how to neatly present said cheese plate, however, is the tricky part. Sure, you can place the cheeses all nice and pretty on a board, but how does one know …

How We Cook Weeknight Chicken Dinners Without Recipes

Weeknights are all about easy chicken dinners. Here's how we improvise our birds, from a coconut-milk-and-soy-sauce braise to a roast that lasts all week<p>Earlier this month, we shared our staff's favorite Back Pocket Pasta ideas: non-recipe recipes (it's totally a Thing™) for quick and easy dishes …

Cooking

My 102-Year-Old Grandma's Chicken Broth Recipe

My grandma who is just about to turn 103 is as sharp as a tack and can still sniff out a stock cube at one hundred paces. Her cooking is very traditional and one of her mainstays in the kitchen is home-made broth. When I was healing my gut I ate this recipe constantly and still do.<p>Many supermarket …

21 Ways To See America For Cheap

The night is warm, the sun is setting, the PBR is flowing, and suddenly you find yourself with a burning and insatiable urge to explore the great United States before summer runs out.<p>Trust us: The classic cross-country trip of your dreams -- whether you've got a week in the car or a couple days by …

Best Places to See Baby Animals (PHOTOS)

In Kaikoura, New Zealand, a forest trail begins along a crystal-clear stream that feeds into the Pacific Ocean. But it doesn't take long before you realize you're not on any old hike.<p>Are those dogs barking? <i>Splash!</i> What was <i>that</i> big, black creature that just swam by? Ten minutes into your hike, the …

Kansas City-Style Spareribs with Barbecue Sauce

Make the rub: Mix sugar, paprika, pepper, salt, chili, garlic, and onion powders, and cayenne in a bowl. Rub onto ribs. Let sit at room temperature …

BBQ

The Best Stuff to Bring to the Beach

Our sun-loving staff's beach-pick essentials, from a great rosé to the perfect picnic blanket.<p><b>What do you pack for a trip to the shore?</b> From a comfy chair to the right wine, our staffers share their beach-picnic essentials.

Swimwear

The Kitchen Tools You Actually Need on Your Wedding Registry

Don't fill your wedding registry with stuff you'll never use—here's what you actually need<p>Yay! You're getting married! Or, you have a friend that's getting married! Registering for a wedding should be a pleasant and smartly-planned experience. But if you've ever found yourself inside a Crate & …

Weddings

14 Wild Salmon Recipes that Bring Out the Best in the Local Catch

Wild salmon isn't cheap, but it's worth it. It's a fish you can feel good about eating, and not just because it's delicious.<p>Wild salmon is to farmed what fine wine is to grape juice. Richer, more complex, deliciously nuanced. Here are 14 of our favorite to cook it.<p>Also, in case we haven’t made …

Seafood

5 Ways to Make Your Own Pesto

Here are five ways to play with the pesto formula to create your own version for tossing with pasta or spooning over anything from the grill.<p>The …

15 Non-Kitchen Tools to Use in the Kitchen

Dental floss just may be our new favorite kitchen tool—here are our favorite surprising and useful kitchen hacks.<p>In the midst of cooking, have you ever realized you were missing the necessary tools for the job? Hey, it's happened to the best of us. If you're scrappy, you've no doubt hacked a …

Sausages

10 Healthy Food Blogs That Make Eating Well Extremely Easy

For many people, eating healthy is a chore. When the world is filled with glorious pastas, the cheesiest of pizzas, and layers of cake, why in the world would we ever bother eating a salad? Well, fellow gluttons, it's because not only is it a good idea for us to eat a vegetable every now in then, …

Pfeiffer Beach Is California's Best-Hidden Escape

As spring sets in, we just can't get enough of California. Or of Big Sur, the state's crown jewel, best explored on a drive down the famous Highway 1.<p>But off the beaten Big Sur route, past some innocent-looking mailboxes and down a narrow, steep, one-way road, you'll find Pfeiffer Beach. It's …

Microgarden : Indoor Farming Becomes Easier

After cella pods, we want to introduce you to <b>Microgarden</b>. It’s a design submission from Tomorrow Machine, a Swedish design studio that has partnered …

Farming