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10 One-Pan Chicken Recipes That Take 15 Minutes Or Less to Prep

The only thing more satisfying than preparing a delicious meal in no time at all is having minimal cleanup to do when the cooking is done. That's …

Recipes

These 10 Bean Recipes Are Meal Prep Miracles — Recipes from The Kitchn

We've touted the benefits of keeping a few cans of beans stashed in the pantry and working this humble, protein-rich staple into your meal plan. But …

Slow Cookers

Wall's T-Bone Steak Marinade Recipe

"This was one of my grandfather's favorite recipes. It's so simple, the family loves it, and it's a wonderful recipe for a great barbeque …

Food

Backpacking Food Basics

Second only to gear, food is the most difficult thing for backpackers to get right. Follow these recommendations on amounts, types, and overnight storage to avoid learning the hard way.<p><b>How much food does a backpacker need?</b><p>My experience is that most backpackers will be satisfied with 2,250 to 2,750 …

Backpacking

Make Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp for Dinner — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Recipes

We Tested The Lightest, Most Compact Sleep System Ever

It’s not often that I get to test a new product that genuinely changes my life. But that's the case with Therm-A-Rest’s new UberLite sleeping pad. Weighing just 8.8 ounces in its six-foot long, regular-length configuration, this pad offers just as much comfort as the rest of the brand's NeoAir line …

Backpacking

Recipe: 3-Ingredient Yogurt Marinated Chicken — Recipes from The Kitchn

Most marinades are essentially salad dressings masquerading for a part in the main course. Salad-style marinades thin as they pull moisture from the …

Master This All-Purpose Sauce and Never Waste Herbs Again

No more wilted basil on your watch<p>When gardeners tell me that there is no such thing as a black thumb and of course I could grow things if I wanted, …

Recipes

Crispy Roast Pork Belly Recipe

pork to fit snugly in a large pot. Add onions, bay leaf, and peppercorns. Cover with stock or water. Bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer for 1 …

The Best Hiking Socks Money Can Buy

A quality pair of hiking socks can make or break a day on the trail. Your feet are your most important tool when hiking. They’re your means of …

Trekking

The Hardshell Jacket of Your Ultralight Dreams

Weighing just 5.6 ounces in size medium, packing down to the size of an apple, and totally impervious to rain while also breathing tremendously well, the Sitka Vapor SD jacket ($299) is the best ultralight hardshell jacket available for 2018.<p>It’s the Gore-Tex ShakeDry fabric that makes all that …

How to Re-Waterproof Your Jacket

If you haven’t washed or treated your waterproof-breathable jacket, and it’s seen a few seasons of use, you’ve probably noticed that it doesn’t keep …

Washing Machines

This Four-Ingredient Topping Will Enhance the Flavor of (Almost) Anything

This nut and seed crumble is packed with good-for-you omega-3s.<p>Sometimes all you need is a little sprinkle of something truly transformative to …

Top 10 Treks Around the World

One of the best ways to discover a foreign country is to walk the land, sleep under the stars, admire the natural beauty and swap smiles with locals …

What’s In My Pack? The Kitchen Edition

To carry a stove or go stoveless? I don’t see why you should have to commit to one or the other. There have been times when a warm meal was great …

Gear List: Appalachian Trail vs. Pacific Crest Trail

When I began my gear research for the PCT, it only made sense to begin with taking inventory of what I already had in my possession. In 2013, I …

12 of Britain's best long distance footpaths

<b>In the UK it is generally accepted that to be classed as a long distance footpath a way has to be over 20 miles. Each part of the country has</b> …

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How to cook the perfect vindaloo | Felicity Cloake

Vindaloo is a tangy Goan dish with sweet spices, not the familiar British chilli-eating contest. If you want the real version, here’s how to make it<p>The peculiar place of vindaloo, a fierily fragrant speciality of Goa in popular culture can be summed up by the 1998 World Cup football anthem of the …

Xenophobia

Charred Cauliflower with Garlic Tahini Sauce

1. Place a few inches of water in a large saucepot, then insert a steamer basket. Bring to a boil and then add the whole cauliflower head. Reduce …

Recipe: Slow Cooker Boeuf Bourguignon — Recipes from The Kitchn

Boeuf bourguignon is so much more than just another beef stew. This classic French dish, made so popular by a certain Ms. Julia Child, is the kind of …

Slow Cookers

I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

These crispy, spicy Brussels sprouts are crazy addictive—and easy to make at home.<p>Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned …

A Five-Month Adventure - How Am I Preparing?

If you know me in any capacity, you’re already aware that I’m a bit of a strategist. I truly enjoy organizing and planning events, especially when it …

Everything you need to know to improve your skiing or snowboarding this season

Nobody likes to be left behind on the slopes. Fortunately there are a number of ways to make sure your skiing or snowboarding is up to scratch this winter - from watching technique tutorials and following fitness regimes to practising at your local slope - so make this the season you become a …

Roasted Gulf Shrimp with Romesco Sauce | MyRecipes

Roasted Gulf Shrimp with Romesco Sauce Recipe<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 425°. Toss together shrimp and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl. …

Hiking the Other John Muir Trail in Scotland

I’d been hiking across Scotland for days, and yet long after my ears should’ve acclimated, I could barely make out a word of what most people were …

Primer: How to Clean A Hydration Pack

Outdoor adventuring 101: stay hydrated. We’re all quite aware of this necessity while traversing the fine national parks and backcountry badlands of …

Cleaning

Sweet Potato Vegetable Bake

<b>Ingredients:</b><p>1 large head of broccoli, with stem (about 1 ¾ pounds)<br>1 large or two medium zucchini, (about 1 pound total)<br>1 medium sweet potato (about …

When to Call it Quits on the Pacific Crest Trail

“With disturbing frequency, backpackers die in the mountains during the first snows of the season. Avalanche danger, hypothermia and obliterated …

How to Take Care of Your Feet

Adventure<p>Use these tried-and-true tips from a professional adventure athlete to keep your feet healthy.<p>Our mistake was textbook. A few miles before our first camp, Gerry mentioned to me that he might have some blisters coming on. We should have known to address them immediately, especially since …

National Parks