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7 Easy Back-to-School Breakfasts

We all want to start off on the right foot when starting a new school year. I know cereal and frozen waffles are often a necessity, but here are a few other easy options that will make parents and kids happy.<p>We all want to start off on the right foot when starting a new school year. I know cereal …

Savory Muffins Will Make You Question Your Usual Breakfast Pastry

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Falling for savory muffins, one cheesy, herby bite at a time.</i><p>This week, I had a rather steamy encounter …

Muffins

Undercover Republican Goes Hillary-Hunting in Clinton Library

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas — He arrives at the large glass building each day at 9 a.m. on the dot, walks past two giant animatronic dinosaurs, and goes …

Government

Boaters mapping Pacific garbage arrive in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Far away from California's coast, where the Pacific Ocean currents swirl, the blue of the sea was replaced by fishing nets, …

Cuba's warming relations with the US may undermine its agroecological city farms

Centralised, large scale production systems still exist. But while peri-urban agriculture in other countries may bring conventional agriculture …

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

Meet Me in ZT.9Z3

To get to All Stars, a barbershop in Accra, Ghana, you go to the Chicken Republic opposite the Shell station, continue to the next intersection, then turn left and walk until you see the sign. “We don’t have street numbers,” the owner of the shop told me. A bald customer elaborated: “If you get a …

21 US destinations where it's legal to drink outside

But most of America is missing out on this prime social outdoor drinking with its pesky container laws.<p>We've found 21 places in the US where it's legal to drink outdoors.

The First Kitchen

Eleanor Roosevelt’s austerity drive.<p>The meal started abruptly, with a main course of stuffed eggs, prepared as plainly as possible by mashing five hard-cooked yolks with a teaspoon of vinegar and half a teaspoon of minced onion. A thin coat of tomato sauce covered the eggs, which were served hot, …

14 Places to Swim Before You Die

One of the best things about a warm-weather getaway is the thrill of throwing on a bathing suit and going for a swim. In putting together this list, we chose places, pools, and locales that created truly incredible, one-of-a-kind swimming experiences.<p>One of the best things about a warm-weather …

Hot Springs

You'll Be Making This Negroni Granita All Summer Long

Negroni Granita is a cooling, fun way to serve this classic Italian aperitif. Serve it with cheese and crackers for an outdoor party!<p>Negroni Granita is a cooling, fun way to serve this classic Italian aperitif. Serve it with cheese and crackers for an outdoor party!<p>Cooking, baking and …

Farming Without Water

In late June, Mike Cirone began harvesting the apricot trees on his farm set in the dry hills of narrow See Canyon, a short, windy drive from San …

9 Corn Salads for Summer

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Bushels upon bushels of corn waiting to be husked are a sure sign that summer is here. While a good old straight up cob is a …

Six American Hotels Pushing the Envelope with Letter-Writing Amenities

In an increasingly digital age, the art of letter writing has all but disappeared from American culture. Simply look to the struggles of the U.S. …

20 Must-See Art Museums In America

There's much more to the world's great art museums than just the Louvre and the Prado. In fact, you can skip the jaunt across the Atlantic altogether and set your sights on some world-class art collections right here in the U.S.<p>There's much more to the world's great art museums than just the Louvre …

Museums

11 Crazy Cool Luxury Hotels That Will Give You Insane Wanderlust

Ever wanted to sleep in a tree house? What about an igloo? It’s pretty clear that travel these days can get a bit monotonous — land, arrive at hotel, unpack, go to the beach, eat at said hotel, sleep and repeat. That’s why we’ve rounded up some extravagant travel accommodations that will scare, …

Luxury Lifestyle

6 Easy Baking Hacks For Healthier Cookies

Why do we make ourselves crazy trying to get kids to eat their peas, carrots and now...kale? Heck, do <i>we</i> even like kale? Instead of fighting a battle we can't win, it's time we rethink something our little ones already enjoy--the cookie.<p>Because kids love anything called a "cookie," here are 6 easy …

Recipes

McDonald's Calls Report on Foreign Workers 'Bullshit'

After the CBC reported that <b>McDonald's Canada</b> has been abusing the country's Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) program — designed to allow employers to legally import employees from other countries to fill jobs Canadians do not want — Employment Minister Jason Kenney temporarily suspended the program …

First Look: Block + Tackle, A Modern Fish House in Portland, Oregon

GalleryFirst Look: Block + Tackle, A Modern Fish House in Portland, Oregon<p>Portland blinked and a ramen hub became a fish house. Chef <b>Trent Pierce</b>'s ramen spot Wafu was incredibly popular in its SE Division Street home, but Pierce was aching to try something different. "My heart just wasn't in Wafu," …

Oregon Prepares to Launch the West Coast's First Offshore Wind Farm

The Pacific Northwest state of Oregon is already home to America’s second largest land-based wind farm — the 845 megawatt (MW) Shepherds Flat Wind …

Four Pacific Northwest Cheeses Fit for a King (or Queen)

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>When most people think of Washington and Oregon, they think of rain. The West Coast's moderate winter temperatures combined with about 60 inches of precipitation a year make for perfect grass-growing conditions, and …

Cowboy up at Brasada Ranch Resort in Central Oregon

Oregon was made for cowboys. With the high desert, wide open ranges and multitude of ranches, you can't help but want to strap on your boots, put on …

Travel Guide: Oregon Coast

Drive down Highway 101 along the Oregon coast for some of the best seafood in the country. For help planning your journey, contact the Oregon Coast …

12 Ways to Spend the Day on the Oregon Coast this Spring - Oregon’s Adventure Coast

The spring and summer months are always a special time on the Southern Oregon Coast. It is the perfect time to get outdoors and soak in the natural …