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How to Boil an Egg: It's Simple—and Complicated!

The ultimate guide to boiling an egg, whether you want it soft and runny or hard-cooked and ready to be deviled<p>It used to be so simple. How do you boil an egg? Easy. Place large eggs (older eggs will be easier to peel) in a medium heavy saucepan. Add water to cover by 1 1/2 inches. Bring to a boil; …

Breakfast

Why Carved Pumpkins Are Called "Jack O' Lanterns"

The name “Jack O’ Lantern” was originally one of the numerous names given to ignis fatuus (Medieval Latin for “foolish fire”), another of which is …

Abandoned Mansions

• <b>The Charles M.Sublett House on Millionaire Row in Danville, Virginia. This Victorian Gothic style home was built in 1874 by Mr. Sublett for his bride Jennie Cosby. It has 3 ½ stories and is supposedly haunted in this historic district.</b>• <b><br>This fabulous mansion is an example of George F. Barber’s design no. 37 from “New Model Dwellings” in Fleischmanns, New York.</b>• <b><br>Abandoned home in Paris, Texas, reportedly built and occupied by one of it’s former mayors. The front porch slightly warms what is</b> …

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

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How to carve a pumpkin for Halloween - in pictures

It's important to have your pumpkin carving pattern ready before you start - you might find some inspiration here and there are plenty more ideas online. To produce something attractive safely you need a little saw, a "pointer" so you can trace a pattern across your pumpkin and quite possibly a …

These Amazing Pumpkin Carvings Are The Best You'll See This Halloween

[<b>Click here to go directly to the pumpkin carving photos</b>]<p>He's become well known as a master pumpkin carver and has been featured on NPR, Wired, and a number of local news organizations.<p>In years past, he's created a to-scale replica of R2-D2 and the Death Star, which was named Wired's Geekiest …

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Savory Tomato Pork Stew Recipe

<b>Note:</b> This pork stew takes a few hours to cook, so it's a great candidate for a weekend supper or preparing in a slow cooker (cook on the low setting for 6 to 8 hours). Super rich and tart, I recommend serving it with a loaf of crusty bread to sop up whatever's left at the bottom of the bowl. If …

Sweet Potato and Pear Soup Recipe by Robin Runner on Honest Cooking

<b>This soup is the perfect, delicate celebration of the changing seasons for the first week of fall.</b><br>By Robin Runner<p>Sweet Potato and Pear Soup<p>Print<p>Prep …

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french onion soup

I’m firmly of the belief that no matter what ails you in the realm of the kitchen, onion soup can cure it. Never cooked before? Don’t think you’ll be …

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Secret O’ahu: sights only the locals know about

Most people think of O’ahu strictly as a beach vacation interspersed with hiking and awash with cocktails. But what they don't realise is that there is a lot going on that has nothing to do with the island’s sandy beaches, flip-flopped feet, or the big, sugary, impossibly coloured drinks of …

Tattoo tourism: where ink and travel meet

Art and travel go hand-in-hand. Local galleries can capture the history and creative culture of a destination, but if you're looking for a gallery with a difference next time you hit the road, why not check out the local tattoo culture instead? Lonely Planet staffer and tattoo aficionado Jess gets …

2 Buddies From California Quit Their Jobs To Take An Epic Road Trip Across 13 Countries

Sahakian, who worked in music production and multimedia, and Moghbel, who had a venture capital job working with early-stage startups, departed Los Angeles last August and headed to Alaska. They then roadtripped across the U.S. before visiting Africa and South and Central America.<p><b>Click here to jump</b> …

Best places to have a cathartic breakdown

My flight to Romania was suddenly cancelled, leaving me stranded in New York’s JFK airport at midnight, without access to my luggage and 24 hours before the next flight. After an unproductive call with an unhelpful customer service agent, I hung up the phone with the kind of force used to drive a …

Britain's Ugly Animal Preservation Society In Search Of ... The World's Ugliest Animal - Vagabondish

Dolphins, pandas, sea turtles. It’s easy to save the <i>cute</i> animals. But what of the world’s <i>ugliest</i> critters?<p>That’s the very question the Ugly Animal …

Travel Etiquette: How to Pack Your Suitcase Like a Pro

Whether your fall travel plans include business meetings, leaf peeping in New England or a seasonal trip to visit family, a few easy packing tips will get your trip started off on the right foot:<p>1. <b>Write it down.</b> Start the packing process by making a list of scheduled meetings, lunch and learn …

12 Must-Try Street Foods Around the World

"Street food, I believe, is the salvation of the human race."<p>So proclaimed Anthony Bourdain, passionate street food advocate and consumer, at the …

Meals worth crossing the world for

Good food always makes for a good trip, and some gastronomically minded Quora.com users have journeyed more than 6,000km to taste the perfect dish.<p>Good food always makes for a good trip – but is it ever worth travelling halfway across the world for a single meal? Some gastronomically minded …

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Eating at Sea

A big part of travel is eating. We all know that. And a big part of cruising is eating, too. For some cruisers, it's all about quantity. (And cruises play to that crowd brilliantly, with abundantly stocked cafeteria lines open all hours.) But for more and more of us, it's about quality. I noticed …

How to Celebrate Arthur’s Day in Dublin

Every March, travelers plan trips to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on the streets of Dublin. While many come home with green-and-Guinness filled …

Are Those "Free" United Tickets Part of a Broken System?

When it comes to air travel, there's a growing rift between informed and uninformed passengers.<p>I see it every day. A reader contacts me asking for help with a refund on a nonrefundable airline ticket or to change the name on an unchangeable reservation or to get their expired airline miles …

14 Favorite Fall Destinations

The world turns and seasons change—summer has passed and led us into gentler autumn with its changing leaves and more rigid schedule. The kids are back in school, and work is revving back up again, but there is no such thing as a bad time to go wandering.<p>Next month, National Geographic will release …

Washington state alfalfa crop may be contaminated with genetic modification

Farmer in Washington state reports his alfalfa shipment was rejected after testing positive for genetic modification<p>Authorities were investigating a new suspected case of crop contamination on Thursday – the second in the Pacific north-west in five months – after samples of hay tested positive for …

Big Measles Outbreaks Worry Federal Health Officials

Federal health officials are worried about an unusually high number of measles cases occurring in the United States this year.<p>There have been at least eight outbreaks so far this year involving 159 cases, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday in its Morbidity and …