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I Just Made Copycat Trader Joe’s Tottins (Tater Tot Muffins), and They’re the Best Thing Ever

When Trader Joe’s posted a recipe for tottins, I knew I had to make my own version. The result is an entirely new way to enjoy potatoes and eggs, …

Breakfast

The Plot to Loot America’s Wilderness

Adam FedermanA little-known bureaucrat named James Cason is reshaping the Department of the Interior.The post The Plot to Loot America’s Wilderness …

Obama Administration

PUBLIC LANDS: New BLM regime shifts energy landscape in Colo.

There aren't a lot of places to plant a pad in the North Fork Valley — and that's the way it should be, Sanford said.<p>But at the end of the day, the …

79 Airbnbs That Will Blow Your Mind (Not Your Budget)

There are holiday rentals, and then there are holiday rentals so unique, they’ll make you laugh and squeal with excitement. And, while Airbnb has …

How to Make Perfect Shortcrust by Hand or Machine

There really is no need to be afraid of making shortcrust pastry. The pastry can be made either by hand or with a food processor. Shortcrust pastry …

Baking

A Practical Guide to Travel in Myanmar

I read a lot of things before heading to Myanmar, especially about the practicalities of trip planning and what to expect in country. In reality, …

Asia Travel

8 Meat-Free Mains For the Vegans and Vegetarians at Your Feast

If you're planning a big Christmas feast, you've probably got a few meaty and poultry mains in mind. While you plan, don't forget any possible vegans …

Blueberry Biscuits

<b>You’ll need</b><p>6 Tbsp butter<br>3c flour<br>2 Tbsp sugar<br>5 tsp baking powder<br>½ tsp salt<br>1½c blueberries<br>1¼c buttermilk<br>1 eggs<br>1½c blueberries (don’t thaw if using …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Picada is the Catalan-Style Pesto You Can Use on Everything

It’s a rite of fall: I’ve started my list of “must make” seasonal dishes. I’ve saved recipes in my Food52 collections; clipped sections of magazines and newspapers; bookmarked cookbooks stacked high on my bedside table. Chances are good that most of us have similar lists, even if the recipes in …

10 Easy Dinners That Are Mostly Vegetables

I try to make vegetables the star of the show most of the time when I am thinking about what to make for dinner. I definitely do eat meat, but by …

Cooking

Kickstarter’s most successful app campaign ever is this language learning app

When it comes to learning a foreign language, there’s no doubt that some are just more gifted than others. However, with a tried and tested new approach and the help of a fully funded app, learning a new language might become a whole lot easier.<p>Gabriel Wyner is an opera singer and polyglot based in …

Language Learning

Thailand's best scenic journeys

One of the greatest thrills of travel is to be on the move, observing and absorbing a country as you go. By train, bus or motorbike, Thailand’s scenic journeys are to be savoured.<p>Each adventure is packed with opportunities to sample the wares of hawkers and roadside food trucks or chat with fellow …

Asia Travel

The 10 Slow Cooker Recipes I Always Make on Mondays

I think we can all agree that no matter how you slice it, Mondays are tough. That's why earlier this year I followed Associate Editor Meghan's lead …

Cooking

6 Things I Prep on Sunday for a Week of Easy Vegetarian Meals

Working from home means that theoretically I <i>could</i> make all my meals from scratch whenever hunger strikes, but the reality is that I often stare at my …

Vegan

A Beginner's Guide to Sake - Chowhound

Well, this is embarrassing. I’ve spent the better part of the last five years building a career as a sommelier, studying wine as well as key …

Beautiful Latin American Destinations That Are Better Than Europe

For Americans who want to take a trip, Europe has long held the big glamour spots. The beaches of the French Riviera, the ski chalets of the Swiss …

Buenos Aires

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from English Conservatories

It took four years to build Joseph Paxton’s Great Conservatory at Chatsworth in Derbyshire and when it was completed in 1840 it was the largest …

Want to Become the Best at What You Do? Read This | Inc.com

It doesn't matter how good your strategy is, if you're not skilled at what you do, that strategy won't take you very far.<p>As Jason Fried and DHH have said: <i>"Many amateur golfers think they need expensive clubs. But it's the swing that matters, not the club. Give Tiger Woods a set of cheap clubs and</i> …

Self-improvement

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Best Ever Chocolate Chip Pound Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 350°F and spray an 8 x 4-inch loaf pan with nonstick spray. Combine cream cheese, yogurt, sugar, and vanilla in a food …

These Insanely Soft Sugar Cookies Taste Just Like Childhood

These will take you back.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>Cookies<p>3½ cups flour<p>1½ teaspoons baking soda<p>¼ teaspoon salt<p>¾ cup sugar<p>1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature<p>1 egg<p>½ cup sour cream<p>1 teaspoon vanilla<p>Frosting<p>½ cup unsalted butter, at room temperature<p>2 cups powdered sugar<p>2 tablespoons milk<p>1. …

This App Is Leading The Revolution in Free Access to Scientific Papers

Boycott the paywall.<p>A perfect storm of technology and the public's demand for knowledge are driving a surge towards open access (OA) science and …

10 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Glacier National Park

It's not as frequented as the Grand Canyon or Great Smoky Mountains, but Glacier National Park is one of the most spectacular spots in the United …

Where to Stay in Every Tokyo Neighborhood

The Best Hotels in Tokyo<p>From luxurious towers within Tokyo's most iconic — and frenetic — districts to Japanese-style <i>ryokan</i> rooms in quiet …

Homemade Vegan Naan Recipe

A homemade dairy-free vegan naan bread recipe. Naan, Indian flatbread, is served with many Indian meals, but in Indian restaurants, naan often …

Jim Carrey Is Now an Amazing Painter and His Art Documentary Is Going Viral — Watch

Jim Carrey's disappearance from the big screen has left fans wondering what he's been up to. The answer is here, and it's pretty amazing.<p>Jim Carrey …

This Is the Only Recipe for Peanut Butter Cookies You Need

Of all the iconic cookies — chocolate chip, sugar, snickerdoodle — a really reliable, chewy peanut butter cookie has always eluded me. Some recipes …

Dessert

20 Spectacular Game Of Thrones Locations You Can Actually Visit

Gaztelugatxe, Basque Country, Spain<p>Itzurun Beach, Zumaia, Spain<p>Dubrovnik, Croatia<p>Aït Benhaddou, Morocco<p>The Dark Hedges, County Antrim, Northen Ireland<p>…

Game of Thrones