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Utah: Hiking Zion and Bryce Canyons, and the Narrows

Everything You Need to Know to Hike Bryce Canyon: TIP! Rent the Gear for the Virgin River!<p>By Laura Ferguson<p>I wasn’t sure what to expect on my first …

Hiking

Get a taste of summer with tequila grilled shrimp and mango skewers

If we told you that the best use of tequila is to make shrimp, you’d probably say we’re lying. And, well, you’d be totally right. Tequila belongs in …

Seafood

10 Dump Cake Recipes You Can Practically Bake in Your Sleep

Funny to say and even easier to make: a dump cake. This is the ultimate semi-homemade dessert, and anyone — seriously, anyone — can bake a perfect one with minimal effort. Made by dumping boxed cake mix and fruit into a dish, dump cakes are quite possibly the easiest baking project you'll ever …

Dessert

The Untamed Heart of Lake Jocassee

Cool Blue Ridge waters feed this secluded lake—and the soul<p><b>LAKE:</b> Jocasse <b><br>LOCATION:</b> Oconee and Pickens Counties, South Carolina <b><br>SIZE:</b> 9,000 acres <b><br>SHORELINE:</b> 75 miles <b><br>ELEVATION:</b> 1,100 feet<p><b>WHY WE LOVE IT:</b> The kayak settles on a pebble-sand beach, with the sound of a contented sigh. Behind you lies Lake …

Hiking

Bacon-Wrapped Tots with Chipotle Mayo

How do you make a food invented in Idaho feel Southern? Wrap it in bacon and dip it in mayo<p>Last year, Americans consumed 3.5 billion tater tots, those crispy-on-the-outside, potato-pillowy-on-the-inside fried nibbles of nostalgia. Although tots are rooted in the potato history of Idaho, they’ve …

Cooking

21 Family-Friendly Dinners to Make All Summer Long

Summer dining is great. The tastiest fruits and veggies are in season, the weather is perfect for eating outdoors, and mealtime just gets a lot more casual. It's the ideal time to cook for and with your family! Bestow this once-a-year greatness upon your own household with one of these …

Cooking

Incredibly Easy 9x13 Icebox Cakes Made for Summer Cookouts

And the crowd goes wild.<p>There’s nothing more refreshing than a chilled dessert on a hot summer afternoon, and these icebox cake recipes should be …

Dessert

This self-sustaining Australian home harvests its own food, energy, and water

Building a self-sustaining home can involve a higher upfront investment, but it usually pays off in the long run thanks to increased efficiency and …

These Healthy Sweet Potato Brownies Are Magical

You can thank Ella Mills for the recipe.<p>Here’s a common baking conundrum: You want to bake brownies, but you dread the temptation of eating the entire batch. Oh, and one other thing: You don’t want to share.<p>We’ve found a healthy compromise.<p>In case you didn’t know, Ella Mills is the queen of healthy …

Dessert

Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken Recipe

"This is a nice change from plain chicken tacos. The cilantro really adds a burst of flavor to this recipe."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (16 ounce) jar salsa<p>1 (1.25 …

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Our chocolate hummus recipe will satisfy any chocolate craving, and it's rich in protein (a total bonus).<p>Not going to lie, when I first heard …

Dessert

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Forget Mug Cakes: Trader Joe’s Just Released a Microwavable Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookie

Family-sized skillet cookies are finally getting the love they deserve. Though we’ve known about the beauty of a giant cookie for years, it seems …

How to Make the Best Banana Bread, No Matter What - Chowhound

Unripe bananas, food allergies, a lack of eggs—there are lots of things that can get between you and banana bread, but no obstacle need stop you. …

Dulce De Leche White Chocolate Cheesecake

Dulce de leche white chocolate cheesecake is a silky, smooth, and creamy dessert experience that you will love! So simple and easy to prepare, but …

Earthquake Cake Recipe (Watch Out: It’s So Delicious!)

Earthquake cake is one of my favorite desserts this season! So chocolatey, moist, and creamy! It is easy to prepare and the final product is a real …

Taco-Tot Casserole

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°F. Heat a large skillet over medium-high. Add ground beef, onion, taco seasoning, and salt; cook, stirring to …

27 underrated US destinations everyone should visit in their lifetime

Peek Inside These Cozy Backyard "Escape Pods"

Not everyone is cut out to be a permanent member of tiny house club. However, the thought of being holed up in one of these cozy rotating "Escape …

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Next Week's Meal Plan: 5 Most-Requested Family Meals

Some weeks the meal plan just flows out. Monday through Friday gets filled out in about 10 minutes. But other weeks, like this one, when I feel …

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 …

Bourbon Salted Caramel Cheesecake with Pralines

A truly decadent dessert from Charleston’s WildFlour Pastry<p>When Lauren Mitterer learned <i>New Charleston Cuisine</i> was supposed to capture the Charleston food scene at this particular moment, a few ingredients immediately sprang to her mind. Mitterer, who operates two bakery locations and supplies the …

Dessert

Pineapple, lime & coconut delicious pudding

Preheat oven to 180°C. Lightly grease 6 x 1 cup capacity ovenproof ramekins or bowls, then place into a deep oven tray. Evenly divide pineapple …

S’mores Pie Recipe

From the Back in the Day Bakery in Savannah, Georgia<p>Juliette Gordon Low founded the Girl Scouts of America in Savannah, and every year thousands of green-sashed girls make their way to our city to see where it all began. I loved everything about being a Girl Scout, from toasting marshmallows to …

Sleek tiny house raises the roof for airy style

Windows all around<p>It takes a lot for a tiny house to stand out these days, but the new Roadhaus model from turn-key cabin builder Wheelhaus does just that with tons of glazing and a minimalist-meets-industrial style.<p>Sporting wraparound clerestory windows and a sloped ceiling, the Roadhaus is a …

Architecture

42 Best cabin getaways

When you're looking to unplug from the world and be with family and friends, a relaxing trip into nature can be just what you need.<p>Not everyone is up to the task of roughing it outdoors à la Bear Grylls, however. Some travellers want pampering via a warm and cozy lodge, others like the feel of a …