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The 30 Best Summer Road Trips

Get ready to hit the road.<p>Summer is almost here, which means it’s time to pack the car and hit the road. This year, in particular, is a great time to …

Eight incredible American road trips you must experience in your lifetime

The mythology of the American highway is as deep and long as the Grand Canyon – which you can, incidentally, drive along. Books, music and films have added glamour, ghosts and grit to what in other countries would be merely a long, even boring, drive.<p>Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, Bob Dylan’s Highway …

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15 Indulgent Desserts That Won't Kill Your Diet

It's often one of the first things to go when someone embarks on a diet, so it's no surprise that desserts have a bit of a bad rep when it comes to healthy eating.<p>But Cheat Day and dessert have become a bit synonymous, meaning it's only right to celebrate the best part of a meal. Even certified …

The Do's And Don'ts Of Rainy Day Dressing

Suggestions for staying chic in a storm ☔️<p>There's nothing worse than getting caught in the rain unprepared. Slogging around in wet socks, windswept hair and a totally drenched ensemble is no way to spend your day. It's just downright unpleasant.<p>The problem is, rain is incredibly difficult to dress …

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Photo Friday: Camera-Buying Guide

Is buying a camera any less stressful than buying a car? There are a dizzying number of options, buttons and knobs to consider. But unlike an automobile, most cameras look pretty similar from afar.<p>So forget looks: consider how you’ll actually use a camera. Whether you’re only taking photos of the …

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Eight low calorie backstage snacks

In health terms, there can't be many things worse than feeling hungry. Except perhaps, for when self-deprivation leads to 'giving in' and reaching …

Nutrition

Artist's Illustrations Remind Us Love Is The Little Things

Love is cooking dinner on a Tuesday night; lazing on a Sunday afternoon; riding bikes through the park. Love is the little things.<p>Korean artist Puuung captures this in illustrations for the "Love is.." series showcased on Grafolio, an online forum featuring works from various artists, and updated …

8 Luxury Camping Trips That Are Worth It

Camping is great...except for the bug bites, sleeping on the ground and the constant fear of wild animals. The alternative? Glamping. These luxurious vacations allow you to experience nature and gorgeous scenery but without the tent-pitching and fire building. Here, eight amazing glamping trips …

Blurring: The Korean Beauty Trick That'll Give You the Best Skin Ever

It's like putting a filter on your face.<p>As anyone who's done a little bit of selfie-enhancing knows (which, let's be honest, is all of us), the power of the "blur" tool cannot be underestimated. Blemish? Blur it. Fine line? Blend it out. Uneven skin tone? Buff that sh*t into submission.<p>So wouldn't …

9 Ways To Wear A Silk Scarf Like A Boss, As Told Through 5 GIFs

The silk scarf is one of those style staples that people revere, but rarely rock. Maybe it's because the classic accessory has a prim-and-proper reputation and seems to only be worn by ladies of a certain age. Or maybe folks just don't know how to incorporate scarves into their personal style. …

National Parks Road Trip: Utah

Discover the Road to Mighty: Zion > Bryce Canyon > Capitol Reef > Arches > Canyonlands<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> McCarran International, Las Vegas<p>This multiday adventure on remote byways is a journey through the slickrock heart of the American West, linking Utah’s "Mighty Five" national parks—Zion, Bryce …

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Top 10 Things to Do in Utah Parks

National Parks

Couples Married 50+ Years Show Beauty of Everlasting Love

Now here's a photo series that will soften the hearts of love's most stubborn cynics. Inspired by her own parents' marriage, which lasted for 46 years, Saratoga Springs, New York-based photographer Tracey Buyce started a photo series last year showing couples that have been married for 40 years or …

Flash Drives

6 Best-Ever Banana Breads

In this week’s episode of Mad Genius Tips, F&W’s Justin Chapple reveals the easy way to transform green bananas into uber-ripe, bread-ready bananas. …

Stop Cooking Boring Salmon

Trust in these simple sidekicks<p>Sorry, tuna: Salmon is the new chicken of the sea. Americans now consume more salmon than they do canned tuna, according to 2013 data from the National Marine Fisheries Service.<p>That’s good for America because salmon offers a great source of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty …

9 Cozy Cocktails to Cuddle Up to This Valentine’s Day

Men of the world, do yourself a favor this Valentine’s Day: Leave the champagne on the shelf. Even dry champagnes give you a killer hangover, and …

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10 DIY Flavored Syrups

While simple syrup is certainly the most useful syrup (and the easiest to make thanks to this quick video) it isn’t the only one you need to know. …

Gone Girl’s Rosamund Pike Celebrates Her Birthday!

Happy birthday, Rosamund Pike! The blonde beauty, who took Hollywood by storm, celebrates her 36th birthday today. Born into an English performing …

29 Savory Pies to Make for Dinner Tonight

From an outrageously tender beef bourguignon pot pie to a root vegetable tarte tatin, these 29 savory dinner pies take the cake.<p><b>When it comes to one-dish dinners,</b> savory pies take the cake in our book. We guarantee there's a pie in here that should be on your dinner table tonight. So go ahead—stick …

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8 Chicken Dinners That Are Anything but Boring

<b>1. Thai Minced Chicken Lettuce Cups</b><p>If you like Thai food, you'll love these minced chicken lettuce cups boldly flavored with fresh ginger, lime, chili pepper, fish sauce and brown sugar. The recipe is easy to make with ingredients found at your regular supermarket. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Middle Eastern</b> …

The Perfect Winter Dish: Butternut Gratin

Mimi Thorisson, a big-city girl from Hong Kong, becomes an accidental blogger and chatelaine in rural France and falls head over heels in love with cooking in the process. Take a look at a comforting and delicious recipe from her new book, A Kitchen in France.<p>Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons unsalted …

Tex-Mex Crockpot Quinoa

Crockpot quinoa with a Mexican twist. This delicious meal comes together in a snap and cooks low and slow all day.<p>You know that saying “a dog is a man’s best friend?”<p>Well, I think that’s false.<p>After much ponder-age, I have decided that a slow cooker really is a man’s best friend.<p>Let’s look at the …

Top 5 Cameras Of 2014 | Editor’s Award & Reader’s Choice Poll

2014 has been a crazy year in terms of awesome cameras coming out. Canon finally updated the 7D series, Sony released the A7s and introduced the …

The 14 Deepest Whiskey Lists in America

With the holiday season now in full swing, chances are drinkers out there are cold-hardened, travel-weary, and family-wary — which makes it the ideal time to pour yourself a glass of whiskey. Whether the preferred drink is <b>whiskey</b> (usually refers to American or Irish varieties) or <b>whisky</b> (the …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Happy Christmakwanzakkah! Yes, that's right -- we're celebrating Christmas, Kwanzaa, and Hanukkah all in one fell swoop this week, and we've got plenty …

Dessert

The Boo Radley: A Drink for Recluses and Socialites Alike

<i>We’re strong proponents of having a good home bar. Welcome to Cocktail Hour, where we’ll show you the best ways to put your liquor cabinet to use. This cocktail is brought to you by thebar.com.</i><p><i>Today: A warming, bittersweet cousin of the boulevardier to keep you company all winter.</i><p>My father might be …

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Toast the season with these five excellent ways to drink — and eat — eggnog

Move over pumpkin spice. There’s a new holiday flavor in town. Eggnog, once considered a drink of the European aristocracy (hey, who else could afford milk, eggs, spices and brandy before the 18th century?), is a sure sign the festive season has arrived. Celebrate with a glass of this classic …

Make This Recipe Before Thanksgiving: Kale and Sweet Potato Detox Soup

While you're busy planning your menu for the actual Thanksgiving feast, don't forget to nourish your bod with healthy ingredients in the days leading up to it.<p>Kimberly Snyder—nutritionist, author of <i>The Beauty Detox Foods,</i> and preparer of healthy foods for celebs such as Drew Barrymore, Hilary Duff, …

How to Braise Meat without a Recipe (Seriously!)

By Bon Appétit<p>Learn the basics of braising and you can transform even the toughest cut of meat into a tender, succulent masterpiece. Here's how to braise meat—no recipe necessary.<p>Real talk: You don't need a recipe to make the braise of your dreams. Not that there's anything wrong with following a …

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