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83 Egg Recipes That We Always Crave

83 egg recipes is a lot of egg recipes. But is it enough?<p>Shockingly enough, Americans once ate twice as many eggs as they do today. Bring back the glory days with these 83 egg recipes, prepared every way you could imagine (baked! fried! poached! more!).

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Brunch Fare That Won't Give You a Food Hangover

Sometimes after a night out, all you want is a big, greasy brunch—preferably something involving cheese, bacon, and heavily buttered bread, which you'll inhale right before diving back into bed for the afternoon. Well, these Portuguese baked eggs are for the <i>other</i> days, when you're feeling …

30 Indulgent Winter Recipes to Help You Add that 'Extra Layer'

As the temperature drops, you *could* buy a new winter coat to stay warm—but it'd be much more fun to add on layers with these mega-indulgent recipes.<p>With bathing suit season months away and nothing stretching before us but a cold, gray, blustery, and desolate winter (ugh), we're setting aside the …

How to to Get the Best Out of Your Knives at Home

Here's how to select and care for your kitchen knives at home—according to two expert knifemakers.<p><i>Welcome to Out of the Kitchen, our ongoing exploration of America’s coolest food artisans. Over the next few months, we’re apprenticing with the best knife forgers, cider brewers, and spice blenders,</i> …

Lemon-Ginger Brew

Makes about 3½ cups<p>No it's not green juice. It's Lemon-Ginger Brew, a creation of food director Carla Lalli Music.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 oz. ginger, peeled, chopped<p>½ cup fresh lemon juice<p>⅓ cup agave syrup (nectar) or pure maple syrup<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Pulse ginger in a food processor to a coarse …

Prosciutto, Watercress, and Fontina Toasties

8 Servings<p>The keys to achieving razor-edged triangles: Let the sandwiches cool slightly, then slice with a serrated knife.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 slices thin prosciutto (about 3 oz.)<p>8 slices ½”-thick Pullman bread<p>8 ounces Fontina cheese, thinly sliced<p>¾ cup trimmed chopped watercress<p>¼ cup …

Better Than Nutella (Chocolate-Hazelnut Spread)

Makes about 4 cups<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups (heaping) hazelnuts, preferably skinned (about 10 ounces)<p>1/4 cup sugar<p>1 pound semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped<p>1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into 1-inch pieces, room temperature<p>1 cup heavy cream<p>3/4 teaspoon kosher salt<p>Special …

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What You Should Always Keep In Your Pantry (and Fridge, and Freezer)

From quinoa to eggs, here's what you actually need in your pantry, fridge, and freezer at all times<p>It's the age-old, seven-word question that plagues nearly every home cook at some point, no matter how skilled he or she is: "What should I make for dinner tonight?"<p>Despite the neverending number of …

Bourbon–Brown Butter Pecan Pie

10 Servings<p>Shortening makes for the flakiest pie crust. But you won’t miss the buttery flavor—there’s plenty in the filling.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>crust<p>1½ cups all-purpose flour, plus more<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>¾ cup vegetable shortening<p>assembly<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<p>3 large eggs<p>1 cup …

How to Make Dinner Faster, Simpler, and Better—with 4 Tips from Mark Bittman

Mark Bittman of the New York Times knows how to get dinner on the table in a hurry—here are his tips for cooking everything fast<p>It's late. You've been awake since <i>before</i> sunrise, and now that you've finally arrived home, it's dark and you're tired. You've been through the ringer at work, shuffled …

Croque-Monsieur

Makes 4 Servings<p>Grilled ham and cheese: nothing to scoff at. Baked ham and cheese with velvety béchamel oozing out all over the place: mind-altering.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>béchamel<p>¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted butter<p>¼ cup all-purpose flour<p>1½ cups whole milk<p>2 tablespoons whole grain mustard<p>½ teaspoon …

The Best Ultimate Classic Perfect Recipes (We're Not Joking)

These 36 dishes—from sticky buns to steamed lobster—have earned the adjectives "perfect," "ultimate," "best-ever," and "classic"<p><b>Here at BA, we like to think that every recipe is perfect</b> in its own way. ____ But only those recipes that really, truly encapsulate perfection—like this perfectly steamed …

9 Gooey, Cheesy, Comforting Lasagna Recipes

From Bolognese-style to gluten-free to vegetarian, here are 9 awesome recipes for everyone's favorite Italian comfort food, lasagna<p>Garfield was onto something: Lasagna might be one of the single best foods ever. It's the ultimate comfort concoction, with its saucy layers of cheese and pasta, …

How to Make Homemade Pizza, Grandma Pie-Style

A chewy-crisp crust, endless topping ideas, and do-ahead ease. Pizza made in a sheet pan is the simplest, tastiest way to feed a crowd.<p><b>Those supremely thin, hearth-blistered pizzas</b> coming out of upscale pizzerias these days? We love ‘em, but trying to replicate the conditions of an 800-degree …

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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 …

Spend the Night in the Sky: Rent a Fire Tower

Jack Kerouac spent the summer of 1956 manning a fire tower on Washington’s Desolation Peak, in the northern Cascades. He didn’t do much writing there, apparently, despite being alone with pencil and paper. But he stayed for 63 days. The views were good.<p>Over the following decades, as new …

​Can One Knife Handle Every Bushcraft Job?

This new Vulture Equipment Works Cholera is described as an, "all mountain" blade. A knife you can use for everything from making a fire to …

Best Trips 2014

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

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The 35-Piece Ultimate Survival Kit

What's the price of safety? $9,340! Whether you're bugging out, sheltering in place, or just stocking up your bunker, these tools will help you ride out any emergency in style.<p>1. Pack the bomb-proof North Face Base Camp XL duffel with food, cash, batteries, and warm clothes, and stash it in your …

@NatGeoTravel Staff Picks: Best Islands

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>On the lookout for a great escape? There’s nothing quite like an island to transport you to an alternate reality—one where days seem to stretch on forever and troubles fall away like an ebbing tide.<p><b>Here are a few of the @NatGeoTravel team’s favorite islands to get you in</b> …

Montana by Dirt: Hiking Into the Wild in Glacier National Park

Even the insects in their silence seemed to know that 4 a.m. was not the time to be up and about, but there we were waking up again before the sun had even blinked an eye. As the morning stars flickered through the pine forest canopy over our campsite, we quickly made breakfast, packed up the car …

Outside's Best Travel Photography: August

Photo: Andy Best<p>With the effects of the 1980 Mt. St. Helens eruption still lingering on the landscape, photographer Andy Best snapped this photo on an eerie, fog-filled night.<p>Photo: Scott Rogers<p>Climbing the picturesque Fisher Towers is tricky, but slacklining between the two takes it to another …

What Are the Best National Parks Without Waiting Lines?

<i>A:</i><p>Everyone has heard of the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and Yosemite—and for good reason. These national parks are American treasures. But their red ravines, spewing geysers, and endless valleys attract countless visitors, especially come summer. If you want a dose of natural beauty sans crazy …

The Best Tents of 2014

Sierra Designs Flash 3UL<p><b>BEST FOR</b>: Backpacking any time rain is in the forecast.<p><b>THE TEST</b>: At first it might seem crazy that the Flash ($499) doesn’t have vestibules over its two waterproof doors. But testers quickly realized that this apparent weakness is actually the three-person tent’s most …

The Outdoor Exchange: Never Buy Gear Again

If your friends’ lack of kayaks keeps spoiling your dreams of organizing flotillas in nearby lakes, weep no more: last week, a small group of New Jersey men formally quit their jobs to focus on The Outdoor Exchange (OX), a subscription-based gear closet.<p>The brainchild of outdoor enthusiast and …

Exploring Canada’s Extremes

Want to get off the tourist-beaten track? Then look no farther than our northern neighbor, where a string of five national parks—with shifting ice and steep-walled fjords—peer over North America’s 49th parallel.<p>These Canadian preserves stretch from Newfoundland to high above the magnetic North …

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11 Worst Travel Nightmares (And How to Make Them Go Away)

For a few unlucky travelers, vacation can feel a little like that bad dream where you're walking the halls of your old high school with no clothes …

Travel 101: Flight Attendant Secrets

Over the years, Budget Travel editors have spoken to plenty of chatty flight attendants—on condition of anonymity—to deliver the 411 on how to enjoy …