Christopher J Lackamp

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How to Rent an RV This Summer for Only $1 a Day

Recreational vehicle (RV) rentals tend to be expensive, yet I recently managed to rent a five-person RV in Las Vegas for only $1 per day. In addition …

RVs

White Brownies II Recipe

"White brownies using cake mix & powered sugar."<p>Ingredients<p>Brownie Layer:<p>1 egg, beaten<p>1/2 cup butter, softened<p>1 (18.25 ounce) package yellow cake …

10 Homemade Pesto Recipes That Go Way Beyond Basil and Pine Nuts

These aren't your Nonna's recipes.<p>Pesto will always be the best pasta topper known to man kind; it's the perfect blend of herbs and nuts, and …

This Asian and BBQ-style beef jerky is shockingly easy to make

Beef jerky is kind of like pizza – even when it’s bad, it’s still pretty good. Overly salted, preserved, tough gas station jerky is one of the better …

You Can Carve Ina Garten's Zucchini Pancakes Recipe Onto My Tombstone

By Alyse Whitney<p>The world needs to know about these 5-ingredient veggie-packed pancakes.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the zucchini pancakes recipe that associate web editor Alyse Whitney just couldn't live</i> …

Cooking

A Massachusetts company claims to be close to a solid-state battery

New Investments<p>According to <i>Axios,</i> technology giants like Samsung and Dyson have collectively invested $65 million in Massachusetts-based Ionic …

Clean Energy

Don't ignore this gap when signing up for Medicare

If you recently signed up for Medicare and are considering a supplemental policy to reduce what you shell out for health care, don't dilly-dally.<p>When you first enroll, you get six months to purchase what's known as a Medigap policy — which helps cover the cost of deductibles, copays and coinsurance …

Health Care

These 2 Words Are the Trick to Scoring a Flight Upgrade

British writer Tilly Bagshawe is the <i>New York Times</i> best-selling author of more than a dozen novels. Her first, Adored, was a Jackie Collins-style …

Jamie's Feast - Welcome to Jamie's World

How to Earn Passive Income: 15 Ways to Consider

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might …

You Haven't Met a (Chocolate!) Banana Bread Like This Yet

Does anyone really <i>need</i> another recipe for banana bread? (There are 230 versions, and counting, on this site alone.) Make room in the recipe box, because you need this one: banana bread made with dark chocolate in two forms, sea salt, <b>olive oil</b>, and tangy sour cream. It’s a pretty great thing, …

Tasty Baileys Dream Pie Dessert

This is a 15-minute creamy, yummy dessert that you will love it! No-bake plus chocolatey – what can be better, right? Baileys Dream pie is all you …

Mark Zuckerberg & Bill Gates Think Everyone Should Read These 14 Books

As the world’s most powerful begin to think about travel plans and what to pack for the annual World Economic Forum in Davos later this month, they …

Very Merry Cranberry Christmas Crepes

These beautiful, festive crepes make a joyous Christmas morning breakfast. They are stuffed with cream cheese filling and served with a generous …

Breakfast

22 Cheap Dinner Ideas That Start With A Pound Of Ground Beef

Think beyond burgers.

3 Stocks the Smartest Investors Are Buying Right Now

If you want a not-so-conventional investment today that could pay off down the road, take a look at Cheniere Energy Partners, First Solar, and Kraft …

Your DNA doesn’t write your destiny

There are now several companies offering to read your genes: 23andMe, Ancestry DNA, and Family Tree DNA are a few of the most prominent. You send them a saliva swab and cross their palm with silver, and back comes an analysis of your DNA.<p>There are plenty of grounds for skepticism about the new …

You're Only Using 10% of Your Crockpot's Potential—Here's What Else It Does

Crockpots tend to fall into the same category as KitchenAids and Vitamixes: They have a dedicated cult following of users who swear they're the …

Cooking

Mulvaney: WH won't sign onto a bill that raises middle-class taxes

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> White House budget director Mick Mulvaney pledged Wednesday night that President Donald Trump would reject a tax proposal that raised taxes for the middle class.<p>"If our numbers here at the White House actually show the same thing, if they show that taxes are going up on the …

Egg Custard Pie Recipe

This recipe is a favorite dairy-free pie recipe for the holidays, flavored with and vanilla. This recipe calls for half of this Basic Dairy-Free Pie …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Scientific breakthrough may stop post-antibiotic apocalypse

British scientists have found the best way to overcome antibiotic resistance.<p>Bugs rely on an enzyme to destroy common antibiotics known as …

Microbiology

14 classic American drive-in restaurants that are still in operation

Drive-ins have been around for decades, serving up burgers, shakes and fries to any hungry customer who pulls in for a bite to eat.<p>But while chains like Sonic and Checkers have put a modern spin on things, nothing can replace the iconic feel of a classic 1950s-style drive-in. And lucky for us, many …

Pumpkin Muffins

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly coat a standard 12-cup muffin tin with nonstick spray or line with paper liners.<p>Step 2<p>Whisk flour, …

Take a Fall Foliage Train Trip Across the U.S. For Just $58

There's something about changing colours that's absolutely fascinating. Perhaps it's that subtle nod towards change being a fact of life, or perhaps …

CRISPR is on the cusp of eradicating a host of diseases

Using CRISPR<p>The CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing tool has had a busy year. It recently removed genetic disorders from human embryos, targeted the “command …

A Cake You Can Take With You Anywhere

Over the years, and almost without meaning to, I have become an obsessive collector — not of objects but of recipes. I have accumulated boxes’ and files’ worth. I search for them casually in print and online, and relentlessly, determinedly and often shamelessly when I’m out, whether close to home …

Dessert