Mike Edwards

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10 Unbeatable Brisket Recipes

Brisket was meant to be grilled. Whether marinated or dry rubbed, brisket cooked over smoking wood or charcoal develops a gorgeous crust and juicy, …

BBQ

Bikepacking.com Is Revolutionizing the Sport

When Logan Watts started getting into long mountain bike rides in the mid-2000s, he didn’t call it bikepacking. That term hadn’t really taken hold yet. But now, little more than a decade later, bikepacking is a thriving segment in cycling, with major manufacturers building bikes (like the Salsa …

New Mexico

Seven awe-inspiring bikepacking routes

Sponsored by<p>Bikepacking is booming. You can tell just by the number of super-sized seatpacks appearing on commuter bikes all over the UK’s cities, in …

Bikepacking

Bikepacking the Great Allegheny Passage / C & O Canal

Seven years ago, I passed through Harpers Ferry, WV for the first time, just after graduating high school. I was on a five-day bike tour with a …

Pennsylvania

10 of Our Best Chicken Skillet Recipes — Recipes from The Kitchn

I am not sure which is more tried and true when it comes to weeknight cooking: a trusty skillet dinner or crowd-pleasing chicken. It really doesn't …

Cooking

10 Cocktails to Help You Join the Gin-Crowd

It's the time of year for picnics and sunshine, and there's no better way to celebrate than with a refreshing gin drink. Think you're not a fan of …

Cape Cod

Don't Make This Mistake When Cooking Chicken Thighs

Wanna know who deserves an apology: chicken thighs. As if it isn’t enough to be upstaged by a less flavorful chunk of meat (*ahem* chicken breasts), …

Cooking

Cave Loop and Slot Canyon Trail Moderate

If you’re hiking in New Mexico and you’re looking for a taste of adventure in spectacular, otherworldly scenery, the Cave Loop and Slot Trail in the …

Hiking

50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …

Wine

25 Simple Recipes to Memorize For Countless Meal Options

This is how pros cook on-the-fly.<p>The mark of any experienced chef is the ability to easily create delectable dishes off the top of their head, …

12 Hiking Destinations You'll Want to Add to Your Bucket List

The best travel advice always comes from people with firsthand experience—and that's especially true when it comes to hiking trips. When you're going …

Hiking

This Udon Stir-Fry Is My Ultimate Clean-Out-the-Fridge Friday Meal

By Alyse Whitney<p>When udon know what to make for dinner, these noodles are the answer. (Sorry.)<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down.</i><p>As a once-a-week grocery shopper, Fridays are the days I have to get the most creative in the …

The 7 Best Day Hikes in the World

Where can you go to find that perfect day hike? The hike that leaves you breathless as you climb the summit of the mountain. The hike with the …

The 7-Day Mediterranean Diet Meal Plan Experts Think Everyone Should Follow

It's praised as one of the best diets you can follow, so here's a go-to guide to help you get started.<p>The keto diet and Whole30 may be getting their …

The 10 Best Margaritas in America, According to Yelp Reviewers

From California to Tennessee.<p>Nothing pairs better with warm weather and delicious Mexican food like an ice-cold margarita with a salted rim.<p>This …

Mexico

10 of North Carolina's Best Campsites

In the mood for a leisurely car camping adventure at the beach? Maybe you're chasing a sunrise over sprawling mountains or waking up lakeside and …

Top 20 Most Beautiful Day Hikes In America

Spring is here and if you haven’t dusted off your hiking shoes you better have a good excuse-like a broken leg or recent ACL surgery. The whole …

13 Hiking Trails That Are Some Of The Most Dangerous In America

<b>Hiking is a pastime which is suitable for almost anyone, and it’s good exercise! From gentle walks to dangerous trails, people with all levels of</b> …

The 6 Best Day Hikes in Grand Canyon (South Rim)

Grand Canyon National Park tops our list for the number of times we’ve visited a park. At last count, between the North Rim, South Rim, and Toroweap …

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you either need to nail, or it’s a total disappointment. <i>Almost</i> crispy chickpeas just don’t cut it. In my …

Recipes

Top 10 north america’s best hiking trails

After a decade sampling the wilderness of the western US and Canada, it’s time to offer my list of America’s best day hikes. It’s a mixed bag. Over …

14 fabulous loop hikes in America

<b>2. Four Pass Loop, Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area, Colorado – 26 miles (2-3 days)</b><p>Colorado has an abundance of awesome mountains, but the …

5 Dinner Salad Recipes Better than Your Restaurant Favorites

Slotting salad night into my family's weekly meal plan did not come easy in my house. It was a slow-won battle, and the key was showing my husband …

Cooking

15 Chicken Thigh Recipes for Busy Weeknights

Everything I want in my perfect weeknight dinner can be found in a pack of chicken thighs. No matter how I cook it (the options are endless), I know …

Cooking

18 OF THE BEST MOUNTAINS TO HIKE IN NORTH AMERICA

Nothing beats the sense of accomplishment from hiking to the top of mountains. Here are some of the best:<p>1. Mount Whitney, Sequoia National Park, …

This Healthy Kung Pao Chicken Comes Together in 20 Minutes

Looking for an easy dinner that really packs a punch? Kung pao chicken is your best bet. But before you place an order at your local takeout joint, …

Reinvented: Deviled Eggs Many Ways

Start with a classic deviled egg recipe, then try fun takes on the classic hand-held bite. Not only are the majority of the ingredients already in …

13 High-Protein Meal Prep Recipes to Make This Sunday

Because we all want to save time during the busy week.<p>March 30, 2018<p>Meal prep and I have a love-hate relationship. I really enjoy it throughout the …

A Smart and Simple Way to Get Guaranteed Income in Retirement

And retain control of most of your nest egg.<p>People have long been conflicted about annuities. On the one hand, they like the guaranteed lifetime …

23 One-Pan Meals You Can Make in Under an Hour

Sometimes called <i>miracle meals</i> (because they are), these one-pan dinners are a busy person's dream come true. Quick to assemble, quick to cook, and …