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Happy Campers: How to Eat & Drink (Very) Well in the Great Outdoors

The smell of bacon sizzling, a mug of (truly good) coffee as you roll out of your sleeping bag. It’s not just romantic, it’s our birthright as Americans. Oh, and it’s delicious, too. Pack up the wagon, we’re going camping.<p>Here at <i>Bon Appétit</i>, we’re tote-baggers, not backpackers. So when we do strike …

Bread

Rhubarb: Our Best Sweet and Savory Recipes for This Spring Treat

<b>In Season:</b> Rhubarb can be found from late winter to early spring with a peak season from April to June.<p><b>What to Look For:</b> Thin, red, crisp stalks have the best texture. If stalks are floppy, it indicates they were picked too long ago.<p><b>How to Store:</b> Wrap in plastic and refrigerate for up to one</b> …

Food Preservation

17 Cobblers, Crumbles, Crisps, and Buckles That Make Us Want to Eat All the Berries and Crumbs

With so many berries to choose from, why not make a cobbler, crisp, crumble, or buckle? Here are 18 so good you'll want to dig well below the crumbly top layer and polish off the whole thing.<p><b>When someone shows up to a party with a truly beautiful berry cobbler,</b> crumble, buckle, or crisp, our jaws …

Baking

Eliminate Excuses and Boost Your Metabolism With This 15-Minute Workout

Exercise 1 Marching Glute Bridge<p>Lie faceup with your knees bent, feet flat on the floor, arms by your sides. Press through your heels to raise your hips so your body forms a straight line from shoulders to knees <b>(A)</b>. Raise your right foot, knee bent at 90 degrees, until your shin is parallel to the …

6 Moves for 6-Pack Abs from Personal Trainers

If you want a lean, flaunt-worthy stomach, you need to eat a six-pack friendly diet and perform exercises that not only engage the core, but also …

Workouts

Hydrangeas: How To Change Color from Pink to Blue

Hydrangeas that are blue are not necessarily better than pink ones. But the color is so rare–”hydrangea blue” is not a hue that belongs to any other …

Gardening

The Gardenista 100: Best Mini Potting Tables

We can’t help admiring how Scandinavian gardeners have it all figured out. No matter how small their living space or how short their growing season, …

Gardening

10 Easy Pieces: Wooden Potting Benches

Is a stylish potting bench a luxury or a necessity? We think both. It’s a way to avoid an aching back from squatting to pot plants, a means to …

Gardening

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

8 Unusual Uses For Bananas

Nothing ticks me off more than having to trash bananas that I bought four days earlier. I love the tropical fruit just as much as Baby Bop, but I shouldn't have to force feed myself bananas before they become overripe. But it turns out the old yellow fruit can be made new in the form of homemade …

Grilled Salmon with Lemon Dill Butter

August 19, 2013 by Laurie McNamara<p><i>This grilled salmon is topped with a lemon dill butter that melts and instantly coats the tender salmon in so much</i> …

Cheat Sheet: How to Keep Vegetables Fresh Longer

Some people shop impulsively for shoes. I shop impulsively for vegetables. I wander through the Union Square Greenmarket at lunchtime and find myself …

15 Reasons To Build a Herb Spiral For Your Permaculture Garden

Whether you’re a city mouse or a country mouse — with a high-rise patio or 1000 acres — building an herb spiral near your kitchen allows you to …

15 Hair Hacks that Take Less Than 5 Minutes

During those occasional mornings when the snooze button gets the best of you, don’t worry about being a bed head the rest of the day. If you don’t have time to do our favorite DIY hairstyles, try these 15 hair hacks that all take <i>less than five minutes</i> to do! It’s a go-to guide for looking fabulous …

25 Ways to Win With Watermelon

There’s something about watermelon—it just isn’t summer without it. But you can do more than just serve it in wedges or in a fruit salad. Paired with basil and feta, it becomes a savory salad, and paired with vodka it becomes…well, the best cocktail to round out the summer months. So, for National …

Miranda Kerr's Inexpensive Secret to Avoiding Stretch Marks During Pregnancy

I have babies on the brain this afternoon, with the news that Kate Middleton has given birth!<p>Maybe Miranda Kerr feels the same way; she just shared her secret to avoiding stretch marks while pregnant.<p>"... I used the rose-hip oil throughout my entire pregnancy and I don't have a single stretch …

How To Make Healthy Flavored Water At Home

<i>Full disclosure: sometimes, we're lazy girls. So, whether it's seven ways to simplify our morning routine or how to make our time at the gym actually</i> …

Simple Springtime Dishes

Ultimate Post-Run Recovery Smoothie

Runner's World Nutrition Editor Joanna Golub shows you how to make the ultimate post-run recovery smoothie.

16 Things You Can Turn Into Pesto

Move out the way, basil. Cheese + nuts + olive oil + garlic + whatever the hell you want = awesome pesto.<p>O Pesto, Prince of Pasta Sauces, Holy Anointer of Chicken, Most Herbacious Condiment! Italian grandmothers + everyone else have been making this stuff with basil since the world was born. But …

Food

People Style

After years of tangled necklaces, missing studs and forgetting which bracelets and rings we even own since half of them are buried under each other, editors here have finally found a solution to storing our jewelry.<p>Oh, and did we mention yet that it doubles as a mirror and takes up zero surface …

How To Make Homemade (Healthy) Granola Bars

<i>Here at R29, we’re genuine suckers for great style, fierce beauty, and, well...butter. So, it’s no surprise that we’re completely hooked on Spoon</i> …

4 Lower-Calorie Mojito Recipes (It's National Mojito Day!)

July 11 is more than just free Slurpee day at 7-Eleven—it's also National Mojito Day. Clearly, it's practically our <i>duty</i> to sip a mojito.<p>Minty and refreshing, mojitos go well with hot summer days. But, as with other cocktails, the calories in mojitos can stack up (especially if you have more than …

#TheLIST: Hair For Hot Days

It was only a matter of time before heat and humidity became the new normal. Here, 10 summer-ready hairstyles that will make the transition a little chicer.<p>Think outside the top knot. These ten easy hairstyles will carry you through every possible outdoor barbecue, beach jaunt, and humid wedding …

The Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2013

At the end of every quarter the Sifter will highlight the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘, culminating in an epic <i>Top 100</i> at the end of the year (check …

13 Refreshing and Fruity Sangria Recipes

What’s one of the best ways to celebrate summer? If you ask us, it’s with a glass of sangria in hand. First introduced to the United States at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York, the punch has been around for centuries. And with all that history (you can read more about it here), come hundreds of …