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White Chicken Quinoa Chili

White Chicken Quinoa Chili.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> October 3, 2013 81<p>This makes no sense.<p>How about I make some chili this week? says me.<p>How about I warm up to …

20 Quirky Ways To Use Wine Corks

Once you’ve poured yourself a glass (or two) of wine from your favorite bottle, we assume the last thing on your mind is what to do with the cork. But next time you pop some bubbly or uncork a robust red, stash the corks somewhere safe. The reason? DIY projects, of course! Whether you’ve got one on …

Wall Art

Peanut Butter Skillet Cookie Sundae

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. In a small bowl, stir together the flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside.<p>In a large bowl, whisk together the …

5 Reasons to Run Tomorrow Morning

I made the switch to early morning runs after a recent job change, and I discovered some surprising benefits to running before the sun comes up.<p>Has earning a living ever interfered with your training schedule? As nice as it would be to focus on just running, most of us do not have that luxury. I …

9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Take veggies, add cheese and your favorite starch (pasta, polenta, rice), and you're in one-dish dinner heaven.<p>Another Reason to Love the Tiny Little …

Vegetables

Botanical wizards of Oz: exploring Australia's best gardens

Australia is a nation that appreciates its native flora – but still has a place in its heart for old world gardening<p>"Victoria – On the Move" reads the state slogan imprinted on Melbourne's older car registration plates.<p>"But where are we going? They never tell us," laughed Steve Davidson, my guide, …

I Survived a Weekend at Canyon Ranch

Swap cocktails for detoxifying drinks, lounging on the beach for workouts, and shopping for herbal purification treatments? I wasn’t sure what to …

The world's best sunrises

Kicking back on a beach, cold beer in hand while watching the sun go down is one of travel’s finest pleasures. But there’s something far more rewarding about heaving yourself from bed in the pitch black and blearily traipsing to the top of a mountain or the edge of a cliff to see the sun rise in …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Cool Off At These Hot Mountain Hotels This Summer

As much as we were wishing for warm weather throughout the long and frigid winter, summer has roared in and temperatures have soared. Whether you’re the outdoorsy type or your kind of adventure is finding the shortest route to the spa, relaxing in a temperate climate is appealing to just about …

Your Iceland Photos

Utah’s astonishing wild side

From a salt lake island roamed by buffalo to a majestic canyon named Zion, the state’s national and state parks harbour some of the most extraordinary landforms on Earth.<p>Utah’s national parks and state parks harbour some of the most extraordinary landforms on Earth, and embody the spirit of the …

Scotland Tour, Day 1: First-Night Excitement

Each year we organize and lead about 500 bus tours, and each year I take one of them. This year, Scotland's up. Taking one of my own tours as a participant (rather than as a guide) is very helpful for many reasons.<p>I signed up as "Rick Romstad" (by grandfather's surname, which I think would have …

Travel Writing

Edinburgh -- Half of Scotland's Wonder in One Urban Bundle

Sure, there's plenty more to Scotland. But Edinburgh is one of Europe's most entertaining cities. It seems to hold half of the country's tourists -- and for good reason. The Royal Mile, a leisurely and fascination-filled stroll gradually downhill from the castle to the palace, is one of Europe's …

National Portrait Gallery

Fiji for first-timers: how to choose an island

Fiji is blessed with so much turquoise water, white sand beaches, jungle rivers and authentic culture that it almost seems unfair. Whether you're looking for a decadent resort, family getaway or backpacker adventure, these islands have it all.<p>Wherever you go, expect the warmest welcomes the world …