Jessica Gillespie

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Sopapilla Cheesecake Pie

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat an oven to 350°F. Spray a 9x13 inch baking dish with PAM cooking spray.<p>Step 2<p>Beat the cream cheese with 1 cup of sugar …

Recipes

Figure Out Where You Are With Nothing But a Watch and Protractor

In a recent episode of MacGyver, Angus (yes, that's his first name) finds his location in the desert using only a string, a protractor, and a watch. …

5 Easy Ways to Deal With Your Period in the Backcountry

So you’re planning to hike a long trail and wondering what to do about your period. If you’re hoping to avoid packing in pads and tampons and packing …

18 Documentaries That Have Shocking Endings

"I'm thinking the allegations are clearly false, and then...bam!"<p><i>Warning: Some spoilers ahead. Continue at your own risk.</i>

13 Young Adult Books Perfect for Spring

Soft Sugar Cookie Trees

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Cookies: Beat butter with an electric mixer on medium-low speed until creamy. Add powdered sugar, egg, egg yolk, and …

The Ultimate Meat Lasagna Recipe

I know everyone thinks theirs is the ultimate lasagna recipe, but with twice the meat and cheese filling as most recipes, this lasagna really is the …

Food

White Cake with Cranberry Filling and Orange Buttercream Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare Filling: Bring first 3 ingredients and 3 cups cranberries to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Boil, …

Cheesy Chicken Pasta with Broccoli and Bacon

Cooking

14 Quick Bread Recipes, From Scones and Muffins to Soda Bread

Getting into breadmaking is a serious endeavor—recipes are often multi-hour processes and require a bunch of measuring, kneading, and waiting for dough to rise. I love eating bread, but baking it is just a little beyond my patience. Quick breads, on the other hand, are much more approachable. Made …

Breakfast

How to Lighten Your Backpacking Kit

<b>Steven Shattuck has hiked more than 12,000 miles in the last decade. Here’s how he keeps his pack light.</b>From thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail to …

You’re nuts if you buy a GoPro over this $64 4K action camera

No one is denying that GoPro is a pioneer. The company completely changed the game by popularizing high-quality action cameras for the masses. But as …

Individual Chicken Pot Pies for the Freezer | The Complete Make-Ahead Cookbook

Chicken pot pie is the ultimate comfort food, so we sought a way to streamline this classic dish and make individual pot pies that we could pull out …

Corn Cheese

Learn how to make a popular side dish and drinking snack, Korean corn cheese! A few months back, I got a recipe request for a Korean corn cheese …

Recipes

The 9 Best Rooftop Cargo Carriers

When your trunk is not enough, a cargo carrier can be a camper's best friend.<p>Adventuring through life takes lots of gear and apparel, and sometimes it's more than one trunk can handle, especially if you're prone to driving a more compact vehicle. Luckily, there are tons of rooftop carriers to …

These 6 Microwaveable Desserts Are Genius For When Sugar Cravings Strike

These will change. your. life.<p>View this post on Facebook<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2 tablespoons butter<p>1 tablespoon brown sugar<p>1 tablespoon granulated sugar<p>⅛ teaspoon salt<p>¼ teaspoon baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon vanilla<p>3 tablespoons flour<p>2 tablespoons chocolate chips<p><b>PREPARATION</b><p>1. Add butter, sugars, baking powder, salt, …

Guide to Peru adventure travel and action sports

Located in the west of South America, Peru offers adventures as varied as its climate and regions. With arid coastal deserts, cooler Andean highlands …

South America

7 of Urban Fantasy’s Great Occult Detectives

<b>Harper Blaine</b><p>Seattle PI Harper Blaine survived a near-death experience and gained the ability to pass through the Grey: a shadowy world between not …

Fantasy

14 Most-Pinned High-Protein Recipes on Pinterest

If you're looking for some exciting, new, high-protein recipes, Pinterest has you covered. In addition to housing many healthy breakfast, lunch, …

Healthy Eating

Tested: Hiker Trailer, the World’s Most Affordable Teardrop Trailer

I, like many of you, dream about owning a tricked-out Sprinter or Tacoma and living on the road. But that’s not possible with a full-time job and limited funds. So I’ve been exploring alternative options for weekend adventuring.<p>Most recently, I came across Hiker Trailer, a company that makes …

15+ Chewy Cookie Recipes to Live For

If you live for a chewy cookie, preferably one that is practically still dough, it's understandable. It might be considered a sin in some households (um, definitely mine) to overcook a batch of dough to jaw-breaking crispness. Thankfully, with these recipes, there's none of that — only ultragooey …

Short Stories With Twist Endings: A Ghost Story

Short Stories With Twist Endings: A Ghost Story<p>Updated on October 7, 2016<p><b>A Free Story to Read Online</b><p><i>In this short ghost story with a twist ending, a</i> …

Literature

22 Books ‘Harry Potter’ Fans Are Reading Today

With the release of <i>Cursed Child</i> and the upcoming <i>Fantastic Beasts</i> movies, the <i>Harry Potter</i> series continues to live on. But if you’re a Potterhead …

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 …

Camping

How to start backpacking even though it is a dumb idea

I know who you are.<p>You’ve imagined yourself in romantic photos of happy hikers with scenic mountain backdrops.<p>Or maybe you’ve seen <i>Wild</i>, or <i>A Walk in the Woods</i>, and pictured your own life-affirming adventure on the trail.<p>Now you’re ready to make the jump from day hiking to overnight trips, maybe even …

Everything You Need for Your First Backpacking Trip

With these 12 items in your pack, you’ll be ready for anything on the trail.<p>Nature lovers of every stripe can get their fix of foliage, mountain …

Backpacking

Camp Gourmet? Meet The 'Skottle'

Easy to clean, fun to use, and viable for big groups, the Skottle may quickly become a camp kitchen staple.<p><b>Originally popularized in Africa,</b> the …

Off-roading

We're flipping out over this “Harry Potter” theory that explains a totally different reason why Harry survived!

Ever since the Harry Potter books and movies ended, fans have been raking through the books and coming up with some of the most amazing theories — …

Camp gear 101: What to pack and how to use it

“ESSENTIAL” MEANS MANY THINGS to many people. What’s essential to camping for me could well be frivolous to you. Acknowledging the basic absurdity of …

Outdoors

13 Illuminating Books That Should Be Required Reading

Getting ready to go back to school? Looking to start a book club? Here are 13 timeless books to read this fall.<p>Good morning, class. Raise your hand if you actually read your summer assignments, <i>Great Expectations</i> and <i>Nineteen Eighty-Four</i>. Yes, raise your hand if you <i>did</i> read those books. <i>Did</i> read, yes. …