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28 Easy Summer Campfire Recipes (That Aren't S'mores!)

Your camping trip is about to get a lot more exciting.<p>Behold the great outdoors! S'mores aren't the only thing you can enjoy while camping. These …

38 Labor Day Recipes For A Perfect End-of-Summer Party

It's been real, summer.<p>1 of 38<p>Chelsea Lupkin<p>Pickle Dogs<p>Yes we went there, and yes, it's delicious.<p>Get the recipe from Delish.<p>Advertisement - Continue …

30 Labor Day Recipes You'll Want to Be Perfecting All Summer Long

Because every party needs a platter of fried green tomatoes.<p>There's no need to be sad about the end of summer. Why? Because Labor Day weekend is an …

Food

The Best Fish Tacos in America

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Tacos

30 Low-Maintenance Dinners to Make for Each Night in September

After a long day of work that started with rushing the kiddos out the door at dawn, the last thing you need to worry about is dinner. Here, 30 …

Cooking

Foil Packet Dinners You Need to Try Tonight

No cleanup? We’re in.<p>Get dinner on the table in a flash with almost zero cleanup thanks to these nifty foil pack recipe ideas. Start with a protein …

6 No-Recipe Formulas You Can Use To Become A Packed Lunch Pro

We are big fans of lunch recipes at Refinery29 — heck, we even came up with a whole month's worth of them. But sometimes, when you're in a rush, …

10 Soups to Keep You Warm This Fall

Fall is upon us! Keep warm this season with these ten comforting soup recipes. Combat the chilly air outside (or inside) the office with seasonal …

The 4 Things You Need to Bake Better Chicken Breasts

Although a wildly popular go-to dinner protein, chicken breasts often get a bad rap. There's so little fat in a boneless, skinless chicken breast …

Italian Main Dishes

Get inspired by the flavors of Italy with these delicious main dishes, from light and creamy spinach and ricotta gnudi to osso buco with citrus …

The 25 Greatest Kitchen Hacks Every Cook Should Know

Genius ideas from the Cooking Light brain trust show you how to save time, minimize effort, make do deliciously, and not let anything get in your way …

15 Soups to Make in the Slow Cooker and Eat All Week Long

After a steamy summer of living without soup (besides the occasional gazpacho), the cooler days of September immediately bring a serious craving for …

14 Even MORE Make-Ahead Camping Recipes

Planning a camping trip? If you’re new to the game, remember that fireside nosh goes WAY beyond s’mores and hot dogs. You need substantial food that’s going to fuel you, and that can take some planning! But don’t fret. Snacks like energizing bliss balls and hearty camping meals are easy to prep and …

Cooking

Trail Companion: 20 Best Hiking Boots For Men

Merrell Moab Ventilator<p>If desert hiking is your idea of fun, this pair of boots from Merrell are for you. Featuring an upper with breathable mesh …

4 life hacks from ancient philosophers that will make you happier

You’ve probably heard about Stoics or Stoicism — and most of what you know is wrong.<p>They weren’t joyless bores. The ancient Stoics were the first …

Happiness

Freeze Dried vs. Dehydrated Backpacking Meals and Ingredients

Freeze-dried Berries from Harmony House make a great addition to one-pot backpacking meals. You can also eat them dry as a snack without rehydrating …

The Joys of Backpacking With Appropriate Undergarments

Early last summer I was the victim of a cruel bit of public shaming that nevertheless became a crucial turning point in my life as an backpacking …

The 2017 trail shoe guide

NEW BALANCE MINIMUS TRAIL 10V1<p>COLUMBIA MONTRAIL CALDORADO II<p>MERRELL AGILITY PEAK FLEX<p>HOKA ONE ONE CHALLENGER ATR 3<p>SAUCONY PEREGRINE 7<p>UNDER ARMOUR …

How to Clean and Store Your Gear

Fall is a great time to take stock of your hiking and camping gear, especially if you don't plan on hiking quite as much in the winter season. Before …

Play Outside? You Need to Read This Book.

Want to learn how to maximize your enjoyment of the outdoors? How to go farther, hike faster, and be more comfortable in a wider variety of weather conditions? Want to give someone else that ability? Andrew Skurka’s second edition of The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guidewill do just that.<p>In 2011, <i>Outside</i> …

Infographic: 12 Amazing Backpacking Hacks You Can Bag For Your Next Trip

<b>The appeal</b> of backpacking is that you can discover the road less traveled on a shoestring budget—so how can you get even more bang for your</b> …

4 Books Sure to Inspire a Backpacking Adventure!

<i>13 Little Blue Envelopes</i>by Maureen Johnson<p>This was one of the first backpacking adventures I read. This one follows Ginny after her Aunt leaves her …

Books

Packing Tips: 8 Things You Definitely Don't Need To Bring Backpacking

<i>*For optimum backpacking & reading experience press ‘play’ on this video, and scroll on downwards*</i><p>One of the most common mistakes of those …

Camping

Tune In to the Best Backpacking Podcasts

Backpacking 101 is in session—whether you’re a freshman on the trails or ready for an advanced degree in thru-hiking<p>Whether you’re still knee-deep in …

The beginner’s guide to backpacking

Spring has arrived and with it, the inevitable urge to get out into the wilderness. One of the burning questions a lot of weekend warriors tend to …

Backpacking

The 7 Best Tents for Camping and Backpacking

It's your mobile home away from home, so make sure it's a good one.<p><i>Technically</i>, you can camp any time of year. But if you're looking to avoid some of the more unsavory seasons, then your wait is almost over—and you're going to need a tent.<p>Below, we've rounded up seven popular tents to consider …

Camping

The angler who lost all his fish to otters – only to fall in love with them

Looking back, all the signs that Simon Cooper was sharing his home with one of Britain’s most secretive mammals were right in front of him: the paw prints down by the river bank, the half-eaten rainbow trout, the brown patches of grass.<p>But the professional fly fisherman supposed a cat was …

Fly Fishing