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Sorry, Hot Dogs: These Grilled Carrots With Avocado Are My Perfect Summer Food

Hunks of avocado and fresh mint? I'm in love.<p>Each summer, I divide food into two categories: picnic food and everything else. If I can’t eat it outdoors, surrounded by friends with an Aperol spritz in hand, I’m not interested.<p>These grilled carrots with avocado are the epitome of picnic food: fresh …

Recipes

Thin Spaghetti with Garlic, Red Pepper and Olive Oil Recipe

"Thin spaghetti tossed with garlic, olive oil, red pepper flakes and grated cheese makes a quick and easy weeknight meal."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (16 ounce) box …

Recipes

Shikanji, aka Salty Limeade, Gets Me Through Scorching Dallas Summers

My dad calls it “Indian Gatorade” for a reason.<p>The first time I heard about putting salt and pepper in limeade, I was skeptical.<p>It was a scorching summer in Dallas, I was about 7, and my dad and I were doing our usual routine of going to the local library, and then picking up the famous homemade …

Ice Cream

5 Energy Bite Recipes For When You Need A Pick Me Up

A new snack fad<p>A New Snack<p>As college students, we are always on the run. We grab granola bars, bananas, and goldfish from our dorm or apartment to …

Healthy Eating

The Tin Mill Helic Bolt Action Pen - Copper Plated

OVERVIEW<p>Uncompromising Everyday Carry<p>DETAILS An everyday carry pen is an extremely useful tool to have in your arsenal. But cheap plastic ones are …

Customer Service

Shaheen Peerbhai & Jennie Levitt's Cold

<b>Author Notes:</b> This recipe is a boon in warm weather, because you don’t preheat the oven at a ripping 500° F. In fact, you don’t preheat the oven at all. The technique they spun together is one that they now use for every gently cooked chicken salad and sandwich, for picnics and beyond—and it’s …

Recipes

Let This Hanger Steak with Scallion Sauce Be Your Life Coach

We have a new recipe that swaps your usual chimichurri with a charred scallion sauce instead, and is easy enough to pull off on a weeknight.<p>You know when you get back from vacation and you’re like “I’m going to eat so healthy and treat my body right and even go to the gym in the morning”? Well good …

BBQ

Shrimp and Grits with Grits Crust and Shrimp Butter

An elevated take on battered shrimp<p>“Utilizing grits as a coating for the shrimp speaks to the grain’s versatility,” writes Todd Richards, Atlanta, Georgia chef and author of <i>Soul: A Chef’s Culinary Evolution in 150 Recipes</i>. “Grits used in this manner are a great coarse substitute for cornmeal in …

Seafood

If Your Omelet Isn’t Oozing Butter, You Are Wasting Your Life

When I was nine, I was fortunate enough to take a school trip to France for a brief exchange program. The family I stayed with was a typical …

Breakfast

The Ultimate Slow Cooker Recipe for Beach Days

Make vacations easier, and give yourself a break from the hassle of a kitchen with this do-it-all slow cooker recipe.<p>The best slow cooker dish for …

Cooking

Screw Charcoal Briquettes. Grill with These Fuels Instead.

While guest writing for <i>Barbecue Bible</i>, Francis Mallman spelled out the beauty of cooking outdoors: “Whatever weather the gods hurl my way, as long as …

Memorial Day Weekend

What Makes This Coffee Maker One of the Best? More Than You Might Think.

The Moccamaster, introduced by Technivorm in 1968, was the first coffee maker to earn SCA certification.<p>Though he still likes to think of himself as …

How Angie Mar Cooks Vegetables She Actually Wants to Eat

The "first lady of meat" says this is the right (and only) way to cook vegetables.<p>When I ask Angie Mar — executive chef at NYC's Beatrice Inn and a …

Cooking

Why Hanger Steak Should Be Your Go-To Cut of Meat This Summer, Plus How to Cook It

If you like Rib Eye but are looking for something more affordable, this marbled cut is a great alternative to rely on for grilling season.<p>When Angie …

Cooking

When and Where You Should Travel By Train Domestically

When’s the last time you’ve heard somebody say they’re going to travel by train in the United States? These days, traveling by train seems like something you only see in other countries. Although planes and automobiles are the two most common travel methods, it can still make sense to travel by …

Trains

Tis the Season for Julia Child’s Trademark Vinaigrette

This salad dressing is possibly the best complement to fresh, seasonal greens.<p>Julia Child once said: “The perfect vinaigrette is so easy to make that …

Food

Chris Shepherd's 4 Must-Visit Houston Restaurants

The UB Preserv chef had trouble narrowing down his list, but here are a few of his favorites.<p>Earlier this year, David Chang deemed Houston the most …

Make This Risi e Bisi Just So You Can Say It Over and Over Again

Like risotto, but lighter, brighter, and topped with sizzled scallions.<p>Risi e Bisi. Risi e Bisi. Risi e Bisi. Isn’t that more fun to say than “risotto”? Say it three more times to make sure and then wipe the spittle from the screen. We were craving a risi e bisi recipe—at this point you’re just …

The #1 Food You Should Eat for Breakfast

<b>Pictured Recipe:</b> Chocolate Banana Oatmeal<p>Oatmeal is as close to perfect as you can get for a breakfast food. It's a whole food with one …

Lumos Helmet

Lumos is the world's first smart bike helmet that beautifully integrates lights, hard brake, turn signals, and helmet into a single cohesive …

10 Homemade Pesto Recipes That Go Way Beyond Basil and Pine Nuts

These aren't your Nonna's recipes.<p>Pesto will always be the best pasta topper known to man kind; it's the perfect blend of herbs and nuts, and …

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

People Are Losing It Over This $70 Pasta Maker on Amazon

This is not a drill: Amazon's best-selling pasta maker is under $100. If you've ever been tempted to channel your inner Giada de Laurentiis (guilty), …

Greek-Style Flounder

Great day gigging? Make a great dinner to match: fresh fish sautéed in olive oil, lemon, and oregano<p>Surprisingly enough, baklava is nearly as common as barbecue in and around Birmingham, Alabama, thanks to a wave of Greek immigrants who arrived in the early 1900s and brought the bright, sunny …

Recipes

Here’s Your Toolkit for Mobile Mixology

Posted in Bar Ware and Host<p>Rabbit’s Compact Bar Tools give you 6 bar-keeper essentials all stored in a pocketable hard-case. The tools are made of …

A major climate boundary in the central U.S. has shifted 140 miles due to global warming

A boundary that divides the humid eastern U.S. and the dry western Plains appears to have shifted 140 miles to the east over the past century due to global warming, new research suggests.<p>Scientists say it will almost certainly continue shifting in coming decades, expanding the arid climate of the …

Climate Change

This Famous Luxury Train Has Announced Amazing New Vacation Packages for 2019

Looking to visit Canada on an upcoming vacation? Our vote is to see the country's majestic landscapes by train, aboard the Rocky Mountaineer. The …

How To Purge Everything You Don't Need From Your Home

Out with the old, in with the new — that’s what ringing in the new year is about, right? And, while that is a good motto for many areas of your life, …

The Absolute Best Places to Travel by Train

Between TSA horror stories, epic security lines and massive delays, we’re pretty wary of flying lately. And considering gas prices and traffic, it’s …

The Best Beginner Road Bikes Under $1,000

<i>This guide to the best road bikes under $1,000 provides eight awesome bikes and also offers tips and advice to know before you buy.</i><p><b>Table of Contents</b> …