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17 Indoor Herb Garden Ideas That'll Perk Up Your Kitchen

Click and grow? Don't mind if we do!<p>A lack of outdoor space shouldn't stop a green thumb. Grow your basil and parsley right by the stove using one of these inventive solutions.

Gardening

Creamed Swiss Chard with Lemony Breadcrumbs

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 40 min<p>Total Time: 40 min<p>Unlike a heavy béchamel, this streamlined cream sauce won’t mask the earthy-sweet flavor of the greens.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup torn fresh breadcrumbs<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest<p>Kosher salt<p>2 large bunches Swiss …

Recipes

8 Super-Specific Steps To Dealing With Gmail Overload

Next time you're checking your Gmail for new messages, ask yourself this: Is my inbox a free-for-all where Amazon daily deals are jumbled with important memos from my boss? If you answered yes, you're probably wasting valuable time sifting through junk to get to the information you really …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

@NatGeoTravel Staff Picks: Best Fall Trips

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>With the changing of the seasons comes a change in where we as travelers set our sights on going. Inspired by our l<b>atest list of best fall trips</b>l<b>atest list of best fall trips</b>, Nat Geo Travel staffers shared their own favorite autumn escapes.<p><b>Here’s a dozen to get you dreaming</b> …

The Best Wines to Pair with Mac and Cheese

Like mushrooms and roast chicken, mac and cheese is a promiscuous food: It can happily pair with lots of different wines. Here are three to try<p>Like …

Apple Dutch Baby

4 Servings<p>Summon your family to the table while this dutch baby bakes; it will be fabulously puffed when it comes out, and you’ll enjoy hearing the oohs and aahs before it deflates.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>apple cider syrup<p>4 cups apple cider<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter<p>1 tablespoon light brown …

Breakfast

How to Roast Your Hard Lemonade

Roasting citrus makes it more intense and fragrant. The inspiration for this roasted citrus drink is an incredible cocktail at Monica Pope’s Sparrow …

20 Ways to Cook With Fresh Ginger

Not simply wasabi’s partner in crime at the sushi bar, ginger has a whole lot more to offer. Simply use a spoon to peel away the thin skin of this unassuming rhizome to reveal a fragrant bouquet of warm, invigorating scents just below the surface. But what comes next? No sweat. These 20 fantastic …

Recipes

Spending Two Perfect Days In Montreal

According to many movie industry blogs, <i>X-Men: Apocalypse</i> is slated to start filming in Montreal in early 2015. Those same posts say that set construction will begin as early as this December. This wouldn’t be the first time the Marvel universe stormed down on Canada’s second-largest city, of …

20 Pasta Recipes to Make this Fall

So long, fresh tomatoes and super ripe zucchini. We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more<p><b>So long, fresh tomatoes and super-ripe zucchini.</b> We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more. …

Cooking

13 Savory Hand Pies to Make STAT

Pop Tarts and other sweet treats may be the first things that come to mind when you hear the phrase hand pie, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Here we’ve gathered up 13 personal-size that shake things up and skew toward the savory end of the spectrum. Because of their portability, each is ideal …

Bottoms Up! 16 Recipes Made With Beer

If you’re looking to spike dinner a bit, but don’t feel like opening a whole bottle of wine, reach for a brewski instead. Because YOLO, we’re certainly not shy about sharing all of the ways a little beer action can be incorporated into meal time. Enjoy these 16 all-new, beer-boosted recipes worthy …

Cooking

Farmers’ Market Find: 15 Superb Squash Blossom Recipes

There’s something about nibbling on edible flowers that just feels fancy, indulgent — who doesn’t love that? We’ve gathered together 15 dazzling recipes for one of the most popular esculent blooms out there: squash blossoms. Whether you’ve spotted packs of the bright orange and green flowers at …

Farmers' Markets

Vegetable Soup

8 Servings<p>The pasta will continue to absorb the broth as it sits, so use a small noodle like ditalini, stars, or alphabet shapes.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more<p>2 ounces pancetta, chopped<p>1 medium onion, chopped<p>1 carrot, chopped<p>1 celery stalk, chopped<p>1 large Yukon Gold potato, …

Recipes

Seamus Mullen's Raw Squash Salad with Radishes, Manchego, and Lemon Vinaigrette

<i>All week long, the GrowNYC team will be sharing recipes from The Greenmarket Cookbook -- and giving away one copy each day. Now get to the market, and make the most of summer's brightest produce before the season is over.</i><p><i>Today: With flavors as bright as its colors, this salad is summer on a …

Recipes

15 Minute Workout: Sculpt a Knockout Body

The new way to rev your metabolism, burn fat, and build lean muscle—stat!<p>The new way to rev your metabolism, burn fat, and build lean muscle—stat!<p>You may have zero desire to step inside a cage and brawl like a UFC fighter, but it couldn't hurt to train like one. These guys (women, too!) are lean, …

Workouts

summer squash gratin with salsa verde

For someone who has, at best, only moderate interest in eating all things zucchini and summer squash, this site’s archives tell different story. I …

bourbon slush punch

Nothing to see here, guys.<p>Really, you wouldn’t like this. Who’d want to drink a half-frozen blend of strong tea, lemonade, orange juice and bourbon …

cold noodles with miso, lime and ginger

Because we did not move this past weekend after all, we ended up with a bit of free time which we used to do some overdue purging. I’m sorry if this …

15 Cozy Fireplaces That Will Keep You Warm All Year Long

It's the heart of a room — and a savior on chilly nights.<p>The hearth is the center of the home. From detailed stonework to stunning marble, these fireplaces will turn any living space — a study, bedroom, you name it — into a relaxing oasis.

Seven 5-Minute Vinaigrettes

Here, seven fantastic vinaigrettes that take just five minutes to prepare.<p>Now that you’ve learned the perfect basic vinaigrette technique from …

Set the Mood With These 18 Votive Candle DIYs

Whether you’re entertaining or just enjoying a romantic evening at home, candles are the perfect way to set a relaxing mood. But before you go burning your house down, you best contain that open flame. And if we know you, we’re guessing you’d rather DIY than buy. So let’s do that. Whether you feel …

Candles

Desk, Paper, Scissors: 44 Office Organization Hacks

Was your workspace a little neglected this summer? If things at your home office or desk are starting to look a little cluttered, it’s time to whip out some DIY projects and get re-inspired for a productive fall! Whether you’re looking for more ways to store paper and magazines or just need a …

Hacking

20 Low Buns to Make You Forget the Topknot

We know everyone loves a good topknot: It’s quick, easy and makes your fourth day hair look damn good. But let’s face it: You don’t always want to look like a ballerina, and after 12 hours of a high bun, your scalp is just dying for a bit of relief. So why not switch things up a little and try out …

21 Super Simple 3-Ingredient Recipes

You know how it goes; you’re sitting around scrolling through Pinterest, and you see a recipe that looks so delicious you just <i>have</i> to make it for dinner tonight… until you see the long list of ingredients. Your pantry is probably stocked with the basics like olive oil, garlic and salt + pepper, but …

Salt-and-Pepper Biscuits

Makes 8 Servings<p>Adding sour cream to the dough imparts richness and a bit of tang, and doesn’t thin it out too much.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup sour cream<p>4 tablespoons heavy cream, divided<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 teaspoon sugar<p>½ teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper …

The Most Beautiful Wedding Tablescapes From Instagram

Beautiful blooms and bright hues make for chic table settings that are sure to inspire.<p>1. Garden hues dress the table at the wedding of Vogue's Editor-in-Chief, Anna Wintour's son. Seen here.<p>2.Bright pinks and fuschia stand out against black stemware in this tablesetting.<p>3. A Crystal-inspired table …

Anna Wintour

Oh La La! 20 Creative Croissant Recipes

The classic French pastry can bring to mind images of berets, bicycles and the Eiffel Tower. And if you’re ready to say, “oui” to creating your own, you just need to channel your inner Parisian baker. So grab your apron, rolling pin and a whole lotta butter, and check out these 20 creative ways to …

Breakfast

15 Creative Sign Ideas for the Bar

Point guests to the bar with a custom sign that complements your reception décor. Hint: This is one of those easy ways to display your personal style …