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The 60 Most Scenic Drives in America

Plan the road trip of the lifetime with these spectacular journeys that highlight all the beauty America has to offer. From shorelines to mountain …

Hiking

50 Productive Things You Can Do Right This Minute

"I have nothing to do!!!" Bitch, you thought.<p>2. Back up your phone and computer so you can stop clicking "Remind me tomorrow" when they remind you that it's been 152 days since you last did it.<p>3. Watch an inspiring TED Talk. Like this one. Or this one. Or this one.<p>4. Make a wishlist on Amazon.<p>5. …

The Super-Versatile Spring Jacket That's a Genuine Style Icon

Wait, you don't have a Baracuta G9 yet?<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>A brief list of the men who have worn the Baracuta G9 jacket over the years: Steve McQueen, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, …

These ridiculously delicious chicken wings taste even better in Amazon’s most popular Instant Pot

Slow cookers and multi-cookers don’t have a king, but if they did, the Instant Pot DUO60 6 Qt 7-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker would …

50 Easy Mediterranean Diet Recipes and Meal Ideas

Consider this your Mediterranean diet menu: These lunch and dinner ideas make following the Mediterranean diet easier (and tastier) than ever.<p>The …

The First 10 Recipes to Make in Your Dutch Oven

I like to think of the day I brought home a Dutch oven as the day my kitchen changed forever. That may sound dramatic, but seriously — there really …

Cooking

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, …

Cue the Comfort Food: 5 Moroccan Recipes to Keep You Warm This Winter

We'll admit it: We've had our fill of classic comfort foods (think: tomato basil soup and stuffed pasta shells). Don't get us wrong, we love these …

Crispy Peppered Pork Ribs and Sauerkraut Recipe on Food52

• 1 1/2 pounds baby back pork ribs<br>• Freshly ground black pepper<br>• 32 ounces sauerkraut<br>• 12 ounces lager-style beer (I use Stella or Tecate)<p>Salt and heavily pepper the ribs on both sides.<br>• Brown the ribs in the oven on broil for 10 minutes on each side so that the surface becomes crispy and caramelized.<br>• Add the …

Our Favorite Rib Recipes of All-Time

We’re not saying these ribs are required at your summer party, but they’re highly recommended for happy guests.<p>These rib recipes cover all areas of …

Danner Mountain 600 Enduroweave

Portland based brand Danner, have presented a new integration of their popular Mountain 600, a hiking boot designed for versatility. Built with a …

Shoes

This DIY seat belt key holder is for the ultimate car fan

This is the ultimate way to store your car keys. Eamon Walsh breathes new life into some old car parts. For this project, he uses a seat belt buckle and some wood. Here's how it's made.<p>First, he cuts the old seat belt buckle from the car. He traces the buckle on wood. Then cuts the wood to fit the …

Watch: Insane 4-story go-kart track feels like Mario Kart

If you’re like us, you spent countless hours in the 1990’s playing Mario Kart 64 in your parents’ basement. Day-long battle mode duels and 150cc …

Mario Kart

Filipino Chicken Adobo by America's Test Kitchen

What Is Adobo? While many Americans think of “adobo” as the tomato-based sauce packed in cans with chipotle chiles, the most basic definition of the …

Recipes

Slow Cooker Baby Back Ribs That Taste Like Real-Deal BBQ

You could easily take a rack of ribs, drown them with a bottle of your favorite barbecue sauce, set the slow cooker to low, and come back to tender, …

Greek Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner with Green Beans and Feta Recipe on Food52

• 1 pound baby Dutch yellow potatoes<br>• 1 pound green beans<br>• 1 15-ounce can petite diced tomatoes<br>• 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts<br>• 2 1/2 lemons (1 1/2 juiced, and 1 sliced)<br>• 8 cloves garlic (4 minced, and 4 sliced)<br>• 4 ounces feta cheese (sheep or goat's milk preferred!)<br>• 1 large onion<br>• 2 teaspoons salt …

Nephew Of Colonel Sanders Revealed The Secret Ingredients Of KFC's Fried Chicken

<i>By: Evan Jankens</i> <br>@kingofthekc<p>Whether it’s original or extra crispy, KFC is phenomenal. There are things in this world we may never know like how many …

Curry Hummus

Curry Hummus!And Gluten Free May!So here’s the deal. I am not gluten free. I am not an expert on gluten free. I acknowledge that gluten free diets …

300-Calorie Iced Coffee Protein Smoothie (Tastes Like Melted Coffee Ice Cream!)

What would happen if an iced coffee went on a date with a protein smoothie? And they got married, bought a house, and had a baby? It'd look just like this — an iced coffee protein smoothie. A deliciously creamy, slightly sweet breakfast with a strong coffee flavor. This is one cool way to enjoy …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipes for New Orleans gumbo and banana and cardamom tart

New Orleans has never played by the rules, so it’s no surprise the city has as many gumbo recipes as people<p>Nowhere is the complex, almost cryptic nature of the food of New Orleans more apparent than in gumbo, the dish most associated with the city and most loved by its people. For one thing, there …

New Orleans

5-Ingredient Make-Ahead Breakfasts for the Person Who Always Hits Snooze

Mornings can be a struggle. And waking up with enough time to make a healthy breakfast is a level of difficulty that's off the charts. This week's …

18 Copycat Appetizers From Your Favorite Restaurants

When you can't decide if you'd rather go out to eat or stay in, restaurant copycat appetizers offer the perfect solution. You can have Chili's famous queso, Outback Steakhouse's Bloomin' Onion, The Cheesecake Factory's fried mac and cheese, and more of your favorite appetizers from the comfort of …

The Food Lab: How to Make Japanese Katsu at Home

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Fried Chicken<p>Digging into the cluckin' awesome world of our favorite fried food.<p>If you weren't familiar with Japanese cuisine, you might not think there was anything particularly Japanese about <i>katsu</i>, a simple dish of breaded and fried cutlets. But if you've …

White Bean and Kale Soup with Sausage Recipe on Food52

• Olive oil<br>• 2 shallots, chopped<br>• 2 minced cloves of garlic<br>• 1/2 cup chopped carrots<br>• 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms<br>• 1/2 cup white wine<br>• 3 cups vegetable stock<br>• One 15-ounce can white beans (like Great Northern), drained and rinsed<br>• 2 tablespoons chopped rosemary<br>• 2 to 3 cups chopped kale<br>• 1 pound sausage (like kielbasa or …

Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 pound unsalted butter, softened<br>• 2 cups dark brown sugar, packed<br>• 3/4 cup sugar<br>• 1 tablespoon vanilla extract<br>• 4 large eggs, at room temperature<br>• 4¼ cups all-purpose flour<br>• 1 tablespoon salt<br>• 2 teaspoons baking soda<br>• 18 ounces (2 bags) semi-sweet chocolate chips<p><b>Preparation</b><p>1. In a stand mixer with a …

Dessert

Every Chicken Soup Recipe You Could Possibly Need

Feed your soul.<p>Here’s the thing with chicken soup: we don’t eat enough of it. There are so many soups out there, it’s easy to forgot about the standard chicken. That’s a mistake, because chicken soup is a really satisfying meal during the frigid months of winter, and it’s also proven to help ward …

The secret to great fried chicken: Dunk in brine before dunking in oil

<i>In How Do You Take Yours?,</i> The Takeout <i>solicits staff and outside expertise for secret tips on improving one dish.</i><p>Of all the pain-in-the-ass dishes to …

The Food Lab: Easy Weeknight One-Pot Salmon Chowder

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>As a born-and-bred Boston kid, chowder holds a special place in my heart, and fish-based chowders doubly so, as a fish chowder was the very first dish I ever got to stick on a real restaurant menu. It was early on in my career, when I was working the lunch shift …

Chicken Fried Steak Bites

Steak never tasted so good.<p>Servings: 24<p>1 pound cubed steak<p>Pinch of salt, per steak<p>Pinch of pepper, per steak<p><b>Batter</b><p>1 egg<p>1 tablespoon hot sauce<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>1 teaspoon pepper<p>1 teaspoon baking soda<p>1 teaspoon baking powder<p>1½ cups buttermilk<p><b>Drege</b><p>1 cup flour<p>1 teaspoon salt<p><b>Gravy</b><p>1 tablespoon flour<p>2 …

Perfect Potatoes au Gratin