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10 Camping Accessories Worth Packing

Solar Lantern<p><i>Luci Outdoor 2.0, $20</i><p>Bring some ambiance to the campsite with this handy—and elegant!—inflatable solar lantern. It charges up fully in …

Outdoors

Badger's Pacific Crest Trail SOBO Thru-Hike Gear List

I‘m leaving for Seattle in three days. If all goes according to plan, I will be back sometime around Halloween. Here’s my full list of possessions …

Chicken Breast

Kit list: The 10 essentials for walking and hiking

The '10 essentials' list was originally penned in the 1974 edition of Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills and has since evolved into a systems …

Your Dinner Is Not Complete Without These Easy Roasted Garlic Parmesan Potatoes

So filling and delicious.<p>Serves 4–6<p>3 russet potatoes, sliced<p>4 tablespoons olive oil<p>Salt, to taste<p>Pepper, to taste<p>2 teaspoons garlic powder<p>2 teaspoons Italian seasoning<p>1 teaspoon paprika<p>½ cup parmesan cheese, shredded<p>Parsley, chopped<p>1. Preheat the oven to 400˚F/200˚C.<p>2. Place the potatoes in a large …

The Truth About These Major GMO Myths

When it comes to diet decisions, there are few things more divisive than the issue of genetically modified organisms, a.k.a. GMOs. These crops, which …

Die Hard

7 fruit trees you can grow in your living room

There are decorative house plants and then there are edible plants that you tend to in a tiny kitchen garden. But what about in between?<p>If you're …

Lentil Coconut Curry With Pesto Cucumber Noodles [Vegan] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Curries

Greenbo Railing Planter

The Greenbo Railing Planter is a creation by industrial designer Miki Ganor. Simply put, it’s a pot that rides a railing without wobbling or toppling …

8 Gardening Apps Every Green Thumb Should Know

They'll make your time in the garden so much easier.<p>Gardening is supposed to be a time to unplug from the tech-heavy world we live in. And while that may be true to an extent, putting your phone to work for you and your garden can actually make the experience less stressful and your greenery more …

Turn Down Your Oven for Perfect Roasted Vegetables

Tossing veggies with olive oil, salt, and pepper, then throwing them in a 400 degree Fahrenheit oven is often the go-to way to roast them, but …

Flavors

This grilled cauliflower recipe will actually make you forget about steak

There's no shortage of cauliflower dishes on Los Angeles restaurant menus. Perhaps you've had the cauliflower and raisins at Otium, or the porridge of cauliflower and millet at Odys & Penelope on La Brea Avenue. Or maybe you've had the cauliflower tacos at Colonia Tacos in Whittier.<p>But do you have …

Grilling

25 Healthy Dinner Recipes for Two

One might be the loneliest number, but two is pretty difficult too—at least when it comes to making dinner. Whether you’re wooing a significant …

Cooking

Best Ever White Bean Mushroom Soup (Vegan, Gluten-Free) | Bites of Wellness

In a large pot or stock pot, add coconut oil and allow it to melt. Add diced onions and allow to cook 4 minutes<p>While onions are cooking, chop …

5 Houseplants You Can't Kill

1. Philodendron<p>What's not to love about this guy? The name means "Tree Lover," and it's a type of vine, so it cascades down as it grows. I have one on my desk, and the bright green against the white of the room really pops. The experts recommend letting to get dry between waterings, and I honestly …

Plants

Chef Puts Eggs In A Ziploc And Shows A Unique Way To Cook A Breakfast Favorite

The omelet is perhaps the most versatile breakfast item out there. It's a simple enough recipe to master and you can fill it with just about anything …

5 Hearty Salads That Are Outrageously Delicious

Salads don't always need to be starters or sides. These crave-worthy salads will take center stage at meal time -- and no one will leave the table hungry, I assure you.<p><b>1. French Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese</b><p>Earthy French green lentils, creamy goat cheese, and crunchy vegetables make a hearty and …

Garlic growing: 5 tips for growing in October from a Vancouver urban farmer

It's easy and you don't need much space — but don't plant the garlic you get from the supermarket<p>Garlic — it's one of the easiest plants to grow, and …

Gun debate? What gun debate?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Gun debate? What gun debate? Americans seem to have this settled.<p>Yes, we witnessed on our TV screens this week yet another parade of children being evacuated from their school — this time in Oregon -- their arms held high to show they were not armed as they fled a 15-year-old shooter who …

Explore the PNW: Sunrise hike to Snow Lake

This was my first time out on a hike in quite some time and my first time venturing out to Snow Lake, so I have to admit I was a little nervous about …

Don't Waste a Whole Carton of Eggs: How to Avoid Common Poaching Mistakes

Poached eggs are easy…as long as you don't make any of these common mistakes. Here's how to poach like a pro.<p>An expertly poached egg is a real thing of beauty. Get it right, and you've got a delicate, trembling yolk just barely shrouded in a cloak of thin egg whites—ready to be broken and get all …

Eggs

10 Next-Level BBQ Ideas: Drinks, Decorations, Dessert, and More

Bowl over your guests with an eye-popping punch that lets nothing go to waste.

Stunning Potluck Sides That Might Just Steal the Show

<b>"Oh-wow" main dishes and photogenic desserts are often the stars at the potluck. The side dish is an afterthought. Just bring green beans, they say. A casserole, perhaps. But the side dish is far more than just the sidekick that is only useful for palate-cleansing or nutritional heft. The side dish</b> …

GOP presidential candidates lash out at illegal immigration

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's presidential class called for aggressive steps to curb illegal immigration as more than a dozen White …

Easy Egg Suppers

Put this farm-fresh staple to work long past breakfast, and set the table for fast, inexpensive dinners by the dozen.

Black Bean & Quinoa Soup | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Preheat a 4 quart pot over medium heat. Saute onion in olive oil with a pinch of salt for about 5 minutes, until translucent. Add garlic and saute …