Jessica Ann Leif

13 Added | 1 Magazine | @jessicaaleif | Keep up with Jessica Ann Leif on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Jessica Ann Leif”

10 delicious ways to use a bunch of basil – including in this chicken pesto tart! http://bit.ly/16upuXD

True Vanilla Ice Cream

Makes about 3 1/2 cups Servings<p>There's nothing, um, vanilla about our homemade version of the classic. Of course, it also makes a great base for your favorite flavor upgrades. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup whole milk<p>1/4 cup …

How To Make The Most Of A Salad Bar

Brought to you by China.

The Best Picnic Spots & Provisions in Paris

by Catherine Down<p><i>Image via MartinBleek on Flickr</i><p>To Dejeuner sur l'herbe is a fine art, and Paris is packed with ideal picnic locations. But where to buy the food and wine? Here's Paris by Mouth's selection of the best stops for portable picnic provisions (cheese, charcuterie, breads, sweets, …

France

Top 10 US travel destinations for 2013

Every year our US-based editors team up with Lonely Planet’s expert authors to compile a list of US destinations that are prime for the next year. <i>Best in Travel 2013</i> already covered two places we think the world should be looking at – San Francisco and the Gulf Coast – but here we wanted to dig …

Travel

The 10 Best Hotels In The World

To compile these awards, the magazine asked its readers to vote on the best hotels they've traveled to, factoring in everything from rooms and food to service and location.<p>This year, Botswana's Mombo Camp and Little Mombo Camp took the top spot, ousting last year's winner, Tanzania's Singita …

South Africa

14 Road Trip Essentials to Pack Before You Hit the Gas

For a foolproof vacation. *crosses fingers*<p>The road trip that everyone envisions is all fun and camaraderie, racing down the highway with your friends—music blasting out the open windows. But snack and car emergencies are bound to happen when you're trapped in a hot vehicle for hours, so we've …

Advertisers can learn your health conditions from your web activity, study claims

Of all the things the internet is good for, it's clear that looking up medical information is among the most popular activities. But while WebMD and other health-focused sites may seem like a godsend to those of us frantically trying to figure out if our nausea is just due to the bad takeout we had …

Apple Releases OS X Mavericks Developer Preview 3

After releasing the third beta of iOS 7 this morning, Apple has seeded the third Developer Preview of OS X Mavericks to developers.<p>The third iteration of the OS X Mavericks beta comes two weeks after Apple seeded the second version to developers, focusing on performance enhancements and bug …

Facebook Slowly Making Home More Livable With Customizable Launcher Dock And Now Folders

When Facebook Home launched, its launcher was awful. No dock, no folders, no widgets — basically none of the personalization Androiders know and love. Even if they wanted their friends to come first, few were willing to sacrifice their customized home screen. But with last month’s new favorites …

6 years after the iPhone launched, just 4 big carriers are left standing

<i>Jon Metzler is president of San Francisco consultancy Blue Field Strategies.</i><p>It’s amazing to think it’s been just six years and seven versions since the iPhone launched in June, 2007.<p>A lot has changed in those six years, and perhaps one of the most significant changes has been wireless carrier …

Twitter for iOS Gets Cross-Platform Read State for Direct Messages

Twitter today updated its social network apps with a synced “read” status for direct messages, and also bundled in a decent spread of other new features. The first to receive the new additions were the iOS and Mac apps; you can download the new versions now directly from Apple’s App Store and Mac …