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Hands Down the Best Way to Roast Potatoes

Toss potato chunks with olive oil and salt and roast at a high temperature and you'll have a pretty good side; satisfying, but nothing to write home about. The problem: it's tough to coax the potatoes to a perfect crisp-tender texture through this method. For potatoes to be both fluffy and tender …

Recipes

Off the beaten track: 10 hidden gems in Southern Italy

There are seriously underrated wines in Italy’s hot south if you know where to look, says Susan Hulme MW, who selects a few examples from 10 of her …

Italy

12 Keto Crockpot Recipes That Won't Make You Feel Like You're Dieting

As much as we tout the trendy keto diet—which, as you know by now, is a low-carb regimen that relies on high-fat foods for energy—we also know that …

Cooking

This New Travel Pack Has Us Booking Last Minute Trips

We go through a lot of backpacks here at <i>Gear Patrol</i> — afterall, we love to pack light, and that means investing in a carry-on that holds a …

Boots

12 Epic Hotels That Take Glamping to the Next Level

When you really want to go camping, but you really don’t have a clue.<p>Have you ever wanted to go on a camping trip but (a) you have no gear, and (b) you’d have no idea what to do with it even if you did? It’s a dilemma faced by many urbanites. The idea of camping sounds utterly magical: beans for …

National Parks

6 Essential Mobility Exercises for Men Over 40

Warm up with these moves for a pain-free back, hips, and knees.<p>Remember the days when you could just walk into the gym, do a couple of leg swings, crack your knuckles, and start squatting? They were nice while they lasted.<p>If you haven’t realized it already, neglecting to warm up properly is one of …

Workouts

Recipe: 2-Ingredient Sweet Potato Pancakes — Recipes from The Kitchn

You're probably in disbelief at this recipe title, but yes, you can make tasty pancakes with just two ingredients: baked sweet potato and eggs. (And, …

Recipes

Sebastian Steudtner Created a Fully Functional Gym That You Can Carry In a Backpack

<b>Working out can be a difficult thing.</b> Not just physically, either. There are a million excuses one gives themselves to flop around on a couch, but …

Exercise

8 Ways to Spend a Day in an Opulent Castle

A dream that lasts from dawn to dusk.<p>There are hotels that get the job done. You check in, drop off your bags and then head out into the world. Then …

17 Under-the-Radar Things to Do in Berlin

Skip the crowds and go where the locals go.<p>When Berlin beat out Rome nearly five years ago as Europe’s third most popular tourist destination behind …

The Exact Kettlebell and Bodyweight Workout That Left My Abs Sore For Days

Anyone who knows me or follows me on Instagram knows I'm a fiend for kettlebells. I love the versatility of this fitness tool, and I especially love that you can mix it up with other kinds of workouts for a comprehensive sweat session.<p>I recently had the chance to work out with Francheska Martinez, …

The Top 14 Gorgeous Towns and Cities to Visit in France

Who hasn’t heard the famous Audrey Hepburn quote, “Paris is always a good idea”? Well, let’s go a bit further with this and say France, as a whole, …

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The Yeti Hopper Is Currently On Sale for 30% Off

The portable cooler has scored rave reviews.<p>YETI Hopper Two 20 Portable Cooler<p>BUY IT HERE<p>To put it bluntly, a lot of people are kind of obsessed with Yeti's Hopper Two 20 portable cooler. Reviewers have called it "the best" and "amazing" and we've even declared it the "God of coolers." Matt Damon …

AirPlay 2 makes Sonos the best audio option for most iPhone owners

For a long time, Sonos was only capable of streaming music to its speakers through a proprietary app, but that's changed in the last few years. After working with music services like Spotify and Pandora, users can stay in those apps and stream music straight to your Sonos setup. That hasn't been …

10 Fat Burning Crossfit Workouts to Improve your Engine!

Pick from the following fat burning Crossfit workouts and start achieving your goals!<p>ANNA HULDA WORKOUT<p>Scale the HW for 20 second handstand hold …

Grilled Chili-Garlic Flank Steak with Avocado Butter

Preparation<p>In a medium bowl, combine the butter, avocado, cilantro, lime juice, serrano, coriander, and 1/2 tsp. salt, and mix well. Cover with …

Simone De La Rue's 3 Strengthening Moves Will Fire Up Your Core Like Crazy

Celebrity trainer Simone De La Rue is known for her chiseled abs, so we're game to try any exercise she recommends for a stronger core. In her Fitness Friday video on Instagram, the woman behind Body By Simone shared "three exercises targeted to build core strength:" oblique V-crunches, Pilates …

Our 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

7 Ways to Explore Russia on a Viking River Cruise

Reach for the tsars!<p>A 13-day visit couldn’t possibly do a country the size of Russia justice. However, on a river cruise, you’re able to get a …

29 Bite-Size Apps That Prove Everything Is Better Smaller

We are sort of obsessed with bite-size foods. First of all, you can try a little bit of everything. Secondly, they’re the easiest way to feed a …

18 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, …

Slow Cookers

Mark Wahlberg Showed Off His Workout On Instagram—And It Is Insane

The star posted a video of himself firing through an impressive gym circuit<p>Former <i>Men's Health</i> cover guy Mark Wahlberg has worn many hats in his career, and by now we're pretty sure there isn't <i>anything</i> the man can't do. And his latest Instagram video is a hilarious and damn impressive testament to …

'Fortnite' Season 4, Week 8 Challenges Revealed And How To Solve Them

It’s Thursday, and that means it’s time for new challenges in <i>Fortnite: Battle Royale.</i> Week 8 is upon us, and anyone who’s missing a week on the Blockbuster Challenges will want to grab this one in order to earn Season 4′s ultimate prize. The week 8 challenges just went live, and Epic has us …

Here's How to Make Delicious Ice Cream at Home Without an Ice Cream Maker

When I was a kid, making homemade ice cream was never an option. "We don't have an ice cream maker," my mom would remind me all of the many times I'd …

15 Foil-Packet Dinner Recipes That Make Cleanup a Breeze

We’re all about a cooking technique that will help us get dinner on the table quickly with no dishes. Turns out, you’ve had the answer in your …

The 25 Best Places for Barbecue in the U.S.

It’s barbecue season: Step away from the grill, and leave it to the professionals to deliver smoked meat the way it’s meant to be.<p>The Oxford …

25 Cast Iron Skillet Recipes — Recipes from The Kitchn

Not a week goes by that I don't reach for my trusty cast iron skillet. The simple tool helps get meals on the table easily and efficiently (plus, I …

Best Croatia places: 20 stunning spots to explore

European Travel

Daddy Eddie's Roast Pork (Pernil), Puerto Rican-Style Recipe

"Pernil is roasted pork shoulder, seasoned to the max. It is served with rice and beans, salad, or sweet plantains."<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup olive oil<p>3 …