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Essential Road Trip Wisdom

A good road trip involves a certain amount of improvisation. But the best ones require the right strategy and a few essentials. These eight pieces of advice will start you on the right path.<p>1. Arm your phone<p>The best app for a long haul is Roadtrippers, which will plan your route, estimate fuel …

RVs

Yes, You Can Pickle That

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Pickling is so hot right now. And when done at home, it's</i> …

Food Preservation

Rack of Lamb with Tian of Zucchini, Tomato, and Ricotta Recipe

From Daniel's Dish:Elegant Rack of Lamb<p>Rack of Lamb<p><b>Ingredients</b><p><b>Crust</b>• 1 bunch basil, thick stems removed• ¼ cup olive oil• Finely grated zest of two lemons• ½ cup plus 2 T white bread crumbs• ½ cup toasted pine nuts• ½ tsp. cayenne pepper<p><b>Lamb</b>• 1 rack of lamb, trimmed (about 1½ pounds)• 2 T vegetable …

Daniel Boulud's Grilled Mahi Mahi Tacos

Spice up your summer grilling with this fresh and fiery variation on the Mexican fish taco—as flavorful as it is simple to prepare<p>Spice up your summer grilling with this fresh and fiery variation on the Mexican fish taco—as flavorful as it is simple to prepare<p>Some of the best tacos I've ever tasted …

The Layered Dessert To Serve At Your Next Dinner Party

With its rich pistachio cake, white-chocolate cream, and lush ripe cherries, this sumptuous layered dessert by Daniel Boulud is no mere trifle<p>One of my favorite summer desserts is a verrine. The word comes from <i>verre,</i> French for "glass," and with this recipe the medium is indeed the message: The …

Nat Geo Travel Staff's Favorite Canada Places

Finding favorite places to visit in Canada wasn't hard for our National Geographic Travel editors. Here are some of their picks for don't-miss spots.<p><b>God’s Pocket Marine Provincial Park, British Columbia</b><p>To get to God's Pocket, one of <b>Canada's</b> newest and least known provincial parks, I had to take …

Hiking

12 Jobs You Can Do Anywhere in the World

The traditional 9-5 office job isn't your only option. Did you know that? Sure, it works for plenty of people. In at 9 a.m., out the door as the bells chime 5p.m., lather, rinse, repeat. Monday through Friday, 52 weeks per year for 40 years or more. <i>It works for plenty of people.</i><p>If you are not in …

Camping

Take the Plunge: 11 Swimming Holes Around the World

Lounging poolside is one thing, but nothing beats the childlike allure of splashing around in a swimming hole. The lake near your parent's home may top your typical list, but there are plenty of other swimming holes around the world that will capture your heart.<p>So, pack your swimsuit (and a sense …

How to make an outdoor brick oven from recycled materials

My husband had wanted to build a pizza oven ever since he saw one at River Cottage, so we decided we would build one in as part of the permaculture …

Permaculture

Making homemade cream cheese

Making homemade cream cheese came about because this year I decided to cook a dish every week that included one specific ingredient, and for that …

The Backpack Wall

<i>** Updated with measurements** **Kinda**</i><p>Our backpacks needed a home. Aka, not the floor. Lemme just look around on Pinterest for a minute (emerges 7 …

Fluffy Brown Sugar Icing {Pat's Recipes}

In this small quaint town, there are few people that you don’t run into on a daily basis. It’s been a culture shock, a climate shock, and <i>definitely</i> a …

My Cherished Canadian Recipe: Flapper Pie

My Grandma’s classic Canadian prairie flapper pie recipe was the first recipe that came to mind for the latest installment of the Canadian Food …

Baking

101 Almost Free Things to Do With Your Kids This Summer.

Ayurveda

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Organize Your Home Office {Day 11}

<i>This is the eleventh day of my 31 Days of Living Well & Spending Zero challenge. To read all the posts in order, start with Day One or visit the</i> …

How To: Make Summery Sun Print Pillows

We are in the height of summer, or at least the rest of the country is, but here in Seattle the sun is playing a nasty little game of hide and seek. …

Sewing

Ornamental Edibles – Dan330

Eggshells as Organic Pest Control

Shares 257K<p>The flea beetles have been worse than ever this summer, and the Japanese beetles are no fun either. On top of that, the slugs have been …

Gardening

5 Perennial Veggies to Plant Once and Enjoy... Forever

Most of the foods we grow are annuals: Each winter, they disappear and must be replanted in the spring. A bountiful garden of delicious organic food …

Gardens: herbs

In pots, as a formal parterre or a permaculture spiral – the best ways to fit tasty and fine-looking herbs into your garden<p>Herbs are givers. Not only do they boast the greatest flavour-to-effort ratio, but they are almost without exception fine-looking plants that you'd be happy to give space to …

How To Set Up A Rain Barrel

Spring has finally sprung here in Minnesota, and it’s the perfect time to set up my rain barrels. My rain barrels have been in storage all winter, …

Easter: top tasks in the veg garden this weekend

With Easter upon us, garden specialist Liz Dobbs takes a look at the tasks we could do this weekend and advises on the seeds, plants and accessories that can help make this a special year<p><b>ON THE ALLOTMENT</b><p><b>Potatoes</b><p>Easter is the traditional time to get the maincrop potatoes planted. Any early varieties …