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Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Top 10 alternative city breaks in Europe

Photograph: Prochasson Frederic/Alamy<p>Musee des Confluences, Lyon.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/27/1425055405150/b9048c18-9711-4d60-b857-31d33a772037-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Prochasson Frederic/Alamy<p>Musee des Confluences, …

Photography

Clean-Eating Recipes That Will Get You Through January

The word <i>detox</i> tends to bring to mind scary-intense juice cleanses or a gluten-dairy-meat-grain-sugar-caffeine-free diet that will make you run away …

Healthy Eating

8 Quick Ways To Create A Comfortable Guest Room

Is your guest room still in shambles with visitors on the way? Here are 8 fast and easy ways to make it feel like home.<p><i>House Beautiful</i><p><b>1. Put out a welcome basket</b><p>Nothing makes guests feel more at home than a selection of treats and goodies. Fill up a basket with everything from travel-sized soaps to …

Digital Age

Spicy tomato & sweet potato soup

Spicy Tomato and Sweet Potato Soup<p>Print Recipe<p>A colorful and healthy spicy tomato and sweet potato soup packed with nutrients to make your skin …

6 Hearty Soups to Keep You Warm This Winter

When winter begins to blow icy Northern blasts and CNN strives to perfect their graphics for 'Polar Vortex 2015', I start craving hearty, fragrant soups to bring warmth, comfort and flavor in to the picture. Combat the cold - or re-fuel after skating at the ice rink - with these six soups that …

Holiday Dinner Wines for Any Budget From a NW Resort Sommelier

The Olympic Peninsula is wild, spectacularly beautiful and, to those in the know, a major food and wine destination. We asked The Resort at Port Ludlow's sommelier Anne Sackett -- known for hosting highly-informed wine dinners -- to step out of her award-wining cellar and offer her best holiday …

Homemade Marinara Sauce Is Easy to Make—If You Avoid These Common Mistakes

Jarred marinara sauce can't hold a candle to the homemade version. Avoid these common mistakes and whip up a batch tonight.<p>Is there any dinner that's easier to make and more satisfying than pasta and marinara sauce covered in a flurry of shredded Parmesan? We think not. But before you reach for a …

Top 10 Ski Runs & Lodges

Travel<p>Whether you want to hit the slopes or just drink some hot chocolate by the fire, these are the places to be this winter.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything</i><p><b>Whistler/Blackcomb</b><br>British Columbia, Canada <br>www.whistlerblackcomb.com <br>These two towering mountains provide excellent …

Skiing

The Wines of Veneto

I'll grant that feasting on fish caught that morning in Lake Garda, Italy, and served at the delightful Trattoria Pompiere in Verona can have a powerful effect on one's objectivity. But I was also able to overcome such distractions to focus on the fact that the wines of the region, Veneto, get …

All About Pork Chops

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: What meat should you be eating this season? Pork chops.</i><p>There are …

8 Super-Garlicky Shrimp Dishes

Shrimp goes with garlic like peanut butter goes with jelly. Don’t believe us? Try the duo for yourself with these delicious recipes—all of which are …

Popcorn Crunch Sundae

6 Servings<p>When adding the caramel to the popcorn and peanuts, work quickly and thoroughly to coat the other ingredients before it hardens.<p>August 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Popcorn Crunch<p>6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into ½-inch pieces, plus more for pan<p>3 cups popped popcorn<p>½ cup salted roasted peanuts<p>…

Recipes

Curtis Stone's Blueberry Pancake Recipe

Sexy chef Curtis Stone shares his recipe for a brunch favorite: blueberry pancakes.<p>HOTCAKES WITH DELICIOUS BLUEBERRY COMPOTE<p><b>Serves 4</b><p><b>BLUEBERRY COMPOTE</b><p>18 ounces fresh blueberries1/4 cup sugarGrated zest and juice of 1 lemon1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh mint leaves (optional)<p><b>HOTCAKES</b><p>1 cup fresh …

Five reasons to visit Rotterdam

Rotterdam is your typical second city. While second cities might often be disregarded in favour of just checking out their popular counterparts (Amsterdam, we’re looking at you), to do so is a travel faux pas. Second cities are generally self-assured – existing for themselves and not just for …

European Travel

You Don't Need A Magical Wardrobe To Get To Narni

Friends, we have found the real-life Narnia... and you don't need a magical wardrobe to get there.<p>Narni -- yes, just one letter off from C.S. Lewis' beloved fantasyland -- sits tucked away in the hills of Umbria, the "green heart" of Italy. The town looks like it was plucked from a storybook with …

How to Charm Your Way Into Milan's Coolest Speakeasy

Are you on the list? Photo courtesy of Flavio Angiolillo.<p><i>By Erica Firpo for Fathom</i> | <i>Milan's coolest speakeasy is also its most closely guarded secret. To get in, you have to know who (and how) to ask. Contributing editor Erica Firpo got the hook-up.</i><p>MILAN – I was in Milan, looking for a giggle. I …

Ten of the best food and drink secrets in Europe

With its momentous history, cutting-edge culture, and breathtaking landscapes, Europe comprises an extraordinary wealth of sights, sounds, peoples and parties. But it’s the endlessly varied cuisine that makes us reach for our passports again and again. Whether you’ve been to Europe once or 100 …

European Travel

Eat like a local in the Algarve

Alongside sun-drenched beaches and historical villages, the Algarve region of Portugal is packed with choices for anyone with a passion for simple, lovingly prepared local food. The Algarve's busy hotels and resorts offer an abundance of dining options, and the destination is dotted with …

European Travel

Black Bean & Corn Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette

Servings: 6 (as a side dish)<p>Total Time: 30 Minutes, plus at least one hour to chill<p>Ingredients<p>For the Salad<p>2 ears fresh corn<br>• 1 cup chopped red onion<br>• 1 …

Rice Salad with Fava Beans and Pistachios

6 Servings<p>Not your ordinary side of rice. Two types means more textures to layer with crunchy nuts and tender beans.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup wild rice<p>Kosher salt<p>1 cup basmati rice<p>1 dried Iranian lime (optional)<p>1 cup fresh shelled fava beans (from about 1 lb. pods) or frozen, thawed<p>½ cup …

Recipes

Spicy Eggplant Pasta + Gin Spritz

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: A weeknight pasta dish that doesn't need any new friends and will proudly stand alone as your entire dinner (though a drink couldn't</i> …

Corsica

I finally got to Corsica. I’d heard so much about it. But somehow, I’d never made it there. Corsica is a large island off the Mediterranean coast of …

Almond Milk Recipes To Fall In Love With

There's been a lot of discussion about almond milk lately. Food writer Tom Philpott of Mother Jones pissed off a lot of people when he told "ignorant hipsters" to "lay off the almond milk" in an article published on July 16. Philpott took issue with the environmental impact -- specifically the …

A Real Mom's 13 Shortcuts to Feeding Her Family Well

13 helpful tips for feeding your family well, even when you (and everybody else) are on a tight schedule.<p>Our food and features editor, <b>Carla Lalli Music</b>, has two boys—10 and 4—and a serious work schedule. We noticed she Instagrams a lot of the family-friendly recipes she cooks at home—as well as a …