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5 Recipes That Prove Oatmeal Has Amazing Secret Talents

So you thought you and your oats were pretty close. After all those mornings waking up together, you knew everything about each other … right? Turns …

Weekend Recipe: Deep-Dish Apple Pie

Photo: Courtesy of America's Test Kitchen<p>This one's for those of you who prefer a higher filling-to-crust ratio. America's Test Kitchen says to …

Southern Bread Pudding With Bourbon Sauce

Bread Pudding with Ice Cream, Pecans and Powdered Sugar<p>Bread pudding is one of those dishes that conjures up good memories with every bite. Here’s a …

37 Books With Plot Twists That Will Blow Your Mind

Whaaaaaaat?!

6 Architectural Museums Worth Traveling the World For Photos

It’s no easy feat creating a museum about architecture. After all, how can you possibly fit a discipline that brokers in buildings into one single building? It turns out there are quite a few ways, actually, each seemingly more inventive than the next. When news hit this summer that Tokyo’s new …

Architecture

19 Beautiful Bookstores You Need To Visit In America

Bookshop road trip, anyone?

How container gardeners can get the best out of their bulbs this spring

In Maida Vale, West London, there is a garden centre that looks like a wedding venue. Clifton Nurseries has swoon-inducing greenhouses brimming with houseplants of a size suitable only for very large houses and, outside, neat parades of annuals leading to a chic cafe. Needless to say, it’s a bit …

13 Cookies You Can Make With 5 Ingredients or Fewer

Dilemma: you want homemade dessert but you don't have the time or patience for an elaborate baking recipe. Solution: these cookie recipes made with five ingredients or fewer. We guarantee you already have the ingredients for at least one of these easy recipes, and you'll soon be on your way to …

Dessert

A Ranking Of The 22 Foods You MUST Eat This Fall

Not all foods are created equal.<p>It’s always hard to say goodbye to summer. All those long days, fruity cocktails and backyard cookouts will be sorely missed. But then we remember what fall brings and we realize that the end of summer means the beginning of our favorite season of the year ― …

25 Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes You Can Enjoy For Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Making dinner after a long day at work sucks. Cooking breakfast when you have sleep in your eyes and barely have time to make it to work also sucks. You know what doesn't suck? These slow cooker recipes. All of these recipes are simple to make and ensure you always have a healthy meal on hand.

Healthy Eating

8 Things You Didn't Know Your Kindle Could Do

Including how to download books for free.<p><b>1. You can get books for free — lots of 'em.</b><p>There's no need to spend money on new reads. Amazon offers many …

Kindle

In pictures: the best gardens to visit this spring

Christmas Eve

Just back from: Edinburgh

Louise, happy as Larry to have made it up Salisbury Crag © Louise Bastock<p>Louise Bastock, Assistant Editor at Lonely Planet, is just back from being a big kid in Edinburgh.<p><b>Tell us more…</b> I was up in Scotland checking out the Edinburgh Science Festival (sciencefestival.co.uk) for Lonely Planet Kids. …

Forget big names such as Kew and Versailles, these almost-secret gardens around the world are worth tracking down, for lovers of horticulture, sculpture – and the bizarre<p>This year marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of English landscape gardener Lancelot “Capability” Brown, who created lakes, …

Plantations

A Long Love Affair With the Scottish Isles, in Pictures

For photographer Jim Richardson the remote islands of northwest Scotland have become like home.<p>From the deck of the boat, the cloud-raked island of Boreray beckoned me, flanked by fanged stacks rising out of the sea. Odd, perhaps, that I should find this welcoming. But I do.<p>Boreray is part of the …

Scotland

21 Party Themes for All Your Spring Get-Togethers

Whether you’re planning a bangin’ bachelorette bash or revving up for a bridal shower, springtime is prime time when it comes to throwing parties. With so many opportunities for events, it doesn’t hurt to have a few choices for party themes on hand. The fun + unique ideas below will make yours the …

8 Herbs and Veggies You Can Regrow From Kitchen Scraps

<i>by Shelbi Stoneback, associate director of customer experience at Rodale</i><p>Did you know that you only need a jar and some water to get start growing more food from your very own kitchen scraps that you might otherwise toss?<p>When I told a coworker about this story, her response was, "Wait--that's like …

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A Mediterranean native herb, "Tuscan Blue" rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis "Tuscan Blue") thrives as a perennial in United States Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 6 through 11. "Tuscan Blue" is an upright rosemary cultivar that can grow up to 6 feet tall. Named for its intense blue …

The 4 Rituals That Will Make You an Expert at Anything

We hear a lot about “10,000 hours” being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …

Corned Beef, Guinness And ... Blaa? The Irish Bread You Never Knew About

Want to mark this St. Patrick's Day with something beyond the usual corned beef and cabbage (which aren't so traditionally Irish anyway)? Why not mix up your menu with a tasty tray of blaas?<p>Not blaa as in boring. Blaa is actually the name of a treasured bread from the town of Waterford, Ireland, …

Baking

24 Valentine's Day Desserts That Are Better Than A Date

All the chocolate.<p>Unless you're one of the lucky few, Valentine's Day sucks. It either makes you feel like you're all alone (don't worry, you're not) or it convinces you that the romance from your relationship has simmered to a neutral (not true, either). The expectations of love for this one …

Make Your St. Patty Day Delicious With This 5-Ingredient Irish Colcannon

It’s nearly St. Patrick’s Day, and you know what that means — all things Irish and all things green! This easy five-ingredient colcannon ticks both boxes. It’s a traditional Irish recipe that’s basically a simple mashed potato with added kale (or other green cabbage) and spring onions. It’s creamy, …

Recipes

Tuna Melt

Makes 4 sandwiches<p>In search of a classic tuna melt? This is the best we’ve tried. Palace Diner makes its own pickles, but of course you can start with store-bought.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>bread-and-butter pickles<p>1 English hothouse cucumber, sliced ⅛” thick<p>1 habanero chile or 2 jalapeños, …

Recipes

Photo Friday: How to Edit Photos on Your Phone

Ever uploaded a photo to Instagram and got zero likes? It could mean anything: your focus is off, lighting’s flat, or the subject’s not interesting. But allow us to present you with a fourth possibility: you don’t really know how to edit photos on your phone.<p>Many photographers think of a photo as …

15 Awesome Things You Can Do With Oatmeal

What if we told you that you could lose weight, lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes for as little as 13 <i>cents</i> per day? You …

Dark Chocolate Bread Pudding

6 to 8 Servings<p>So easy a kid could do it. No, really, let your kid do it.<p>December 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Unsalted butter, room temperature (for baking dish)<p>1 pound day-old loaf brioche or challah, sliced ½” thick<p>3 cups whole milk<p>10 ounces semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped<p>½ cup sugar<p>1 teaspoon …

Baking

How to DIY Your Very Own (+ Very Portable) Cornhole Game!

If you haven’t been paying attention, JUNE IS TODAY! You know what that means: An endless summer of BBQs, sunscreen and sundresses. I’m sure you’ve got at least four graduation parties, two Father’s Day get-togethers and one big 4th of July plan already in your iCal, and we’ve got the perfect way …

Lip Plumpers — to Buy or DIY

From Angelina Jolie to Kerry Washington to seemingly all the Kardashian/Jenner sisters, our fave celebs are sporting gorgeous full lips these days. Short of seeing a plastic surgeon for lip filler injections, as Kylie Jenner recently admitted doing, how can we get that full-lip look we love?<p>Most …

Chicken Noodle Soup Is Back — It’s Granny Chic

You don’t need to have a cold to enjoy a bowl of chicken soup . But if you do have a cold or just feel one coming on, know that there may be some truth to Granny’s go-to.<p>According to Osteopathic Physician Dr. Joseph Mercola , chicken soup has been used to treat the common cold since the 12th …

Slow Cookers

Carbon emissions 'postpone ice age'

<b>The next ice age may have been delayed by over 50,000 years because of the greenhouse gases put in the atmosphere by humans, scientists in Germany say.</b><p>They analysed the trigger conditions for a glaciation, like the one that gripped Earth over 12,000 years ago.<p>The shape of the planet's orbit around …