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5 Bucket-List Upgrades to Make a Killer Overland Truck

I’ve owned a 2005 four-door Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport for a decade, and it’s easily been the most reliable, adventure-worthy vehicle I’ve ever driven. The thing was bone stock for years, but I’ve recently started to explore the aftermarket options to see if I could make it more capable for long …

Best Grilled Chicken Breast

Grilled chicken breasts can be the epitome of boring. Too often they're dried out or rubbery. But when soaked in a super-quick marinade — with …

Cooking

Boreas Pass: The Complete Guide

Boreas Pass is a scenic road near Breckenridge, Colorado. It used to be a railroad pass between Denver and the mining mountain town of Leadville …

The 8 Best Fire Starters to Buy in 2018

When you’re camping, grilling or using your backyard firepit, you might be able to get a fire started by just using some matches or a lighter. But …

Instant Pot Honey-Glazed Ham Is Fast, Fancy & Foolproof

Are you planning on picking up a HoneyBaked Ham for Easter this year? What if I told you that you don't have to? With this Instant Pot version you …

Cooking

Road Trip Diaries: 6 spectacular places on the drive from Denver to Rocky Mountain National Park

With its soaring mountains, scenic byways, swanky ski resorts, laid back mountain towns and independent, pioneering spirit, Colorado is the perfect …

Streams Map USA for iPhone and iPad

A new stream mapping app has been just released by Gogal Publishing designed to help outdoor enthusiasts better enjoy our regional waterways. Streams …

Apps

This Tangy-Sweet Marinated Chicken Is a New Favorite Weeknight Dinner

Chef Josef Centeno uses a simple fish technique on chicken and it's nothing short of brilliant.<p>The first time I read about the technique “escabeche” was in the “Encyclopedia of Fish Cookery” by <b>A.J. McClane</b> & <b>Arie deZanger</b>. I was obsessed with this book, and I learned so many classic techniques of …

Chicken Gyro Salad With Tzatziki Dressing

• Calories 463<br>• Fat 22g<br>• Sat fat 5g<br>• Cholesterol 224mg<br>• Fiber 3g<br>• Protein 49g<br>• Carbohydrate 17g<br>• Sodium 1350mg<br>• Sugar 5g<p>Calories 463<br>• Fat 22g<br>• Sat fat 5g<br>• Cholesterol …

A One-Pan Pasta Dinner That's an Ode to Philly Cheeseteaks

As a child of the 1980s, one night a week was reserved for Hamburger Helper — a quick sauté of ground beef, some noodles, and sauce and you've got …

My Favorite Healthy Recipes | Kitchn

Welcome to Kitchn's new series My Favorite Healthy Recipes, where we show you how real people around the country (and even world) eat "healthy," …

Healthy Recipes

Molly Wizenberg's Slow

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is the single most genius thing you can do to a tomato. They’re best and most outrageous when made with ripe Romas or other meaty types, but as Wizenberg points out, slow-roasting will bring out the tomato in even the pale and off-season, if you feel the need. Make a lot. They …

This is the least visited European country and it's absolutely breathtaking

It's only 23.6 square miles.<p>With distinctive food, architecture and natural wonders it's no wonder Europe was the most-visited continent in 2016.<p>It's …

European Travel

This Slow Cooker Apricot Chicken Is Salty-Sweet Perfection

Sometimes slow cooker food has a reputation of being a bit bland. I mean, it makes sense when you think about it. Using a slow cooker is convenient …

These private pools will make you want to go travelling immediately

RIP annual leave days<p>Is there anything that makes you feel more #blessed than feeling the sun on your shoulders while you’re propping yourself up on …

Romantic Caribbean hotels with 24-hour room service

Picture this: You’re on your honeymoon, or celebrating your anniversary, or you just want some alone time with your partner. That means spending days on end pretending like the rest of the world doesn’t exist. And what better way to do that than to post up in your ultra-romantic room without ever …

Dominican Republic

Thai Steak Salad w/ Sweet + Spicy Tahini Dressing

<b>Cashews</b><p>1 tsp sesame oil<br>• 1/2 tsp chili powder<br>• 1 1/3 cups raw cashews<br>• 1-2 tsp honey<br>• 1 lime, zested<p><b>Steak +Dressing</b><p>1 pound flank steak<br>• 2 limes, juiced + the …

Recipes

This Ridiculously Beautiful Resort Is the Best in Jamaica

While Rockhouse has garden villas, studios, and standard rooms in a traditional hotel-style block, travelers will want to book one of the 34 …

This 23-year-old Travels the World on Weekends for Under $1,000 a Trip

Proving you don't need much time or money to travel.<p><i>This story originally appeared on Businessinsider.com.</i><p>When Elona Karafin was a child, she was …

This BLT Pasta Salad Mash-Up Is the Secret to Having It All

Make the salad:<p>Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil, then arrange the bacon in a single …

Mediterranean Cauliflower Rice with Smoky Red Pepper Sauce Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This dish, with its smoky flavors and spices, epitomizes how complex and delicious cauliflower "rice"—and raw food—can be. Rice leftovers will keep, stored in an airtight container in the fridge, for 2 days. If stored separately, the red pepper sauce will keep for up to 5 days. Be …

Creamy Basil Parmesan Soup

This is a simple soup to have that’s really tasty, cheesy, filling and heavenly by itself. In it lies all our favourite ingredients – macaroni and …

Grilled Chicken with Dijon and Meyer Lemon

Combine the lemon juice, zest, mustard, rosemary and crushed red pepper in a small bowl. Add 1 to 2 tablespoons of olive oil to the mustard mixture …

New York City’s 15 Best Hidden Bars and Restaurants

Of all the hidden bars in the city, the Back Room is one of the few that actually served as a speakeasy during Prohibition. (It was run by notorious …

42 Best Cabin Getaways

Far Meadow, Sierra National Forest, CA<p><i>Related:</i> <i>Pitch your tent at the best Yosemite campgrounds</i><p>Yosemite may be only 12 miles away, but Far Meadow’s …

Hands Down the Best Way to Roast Potatoes

Mustard Roasted Potatoes<p>From Nicole Perry, POPSUGAR Food<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds small Yukon Gold potatoes, scrubbed and quartered<br>• 1 tablespoon plus 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt<br>• 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 2 tablespoons whole-grain mustard<br>• 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black …

These Are the Only 3 Websites You Should Use to Score Cheap Flights

As we near the end of summer, flight flash sales are becoming more frequent, but according to travel experts, you don't have to sign up to every …

4 Bucket List Road Trips

Conde Nast Traveler editors call out their ultimate driving adventures that everyone must experience at least once in their lifetime.<p><b>THE MIGHTY FIVE</b><p>No road trip in America is more visually mind-blowing than a tour of the Mighty Five—the tight cluster of national parks in Utah that include Zion, …