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Taco-Tot Casserole

Taco-Tot Casserole<p>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; …

Sausage, Egg, and Biscuits Casserole

Sausage, Egg, and Biscuits Casserole<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cut biscuits into six pieces and place in a lightly greased 8x8 pan.<p>Step 2<p>Brown sausage on …

The Best Appointment-Only Tasting Experiences in Napa and Sonoma Wine Country

Now's the time to come back to wine country to show support for some of the best wineries in the world.<p>Some of the best experiences in Napa or Sonoma …

CHICKEN-BISCUIT BAKE

<b>Ingredients:</b>6 slices bacon, chopped1 large red onion, chopped1 cup chopped carrots2 celery stalks, chopped3 cups chopped deli-roasted chicken1 cup …

Recipe: Thanksgiving Deviled Eggs

Thanksgiving Deviled Eggs<p>Makes 24 pieces<p>12 large eggs <br>1 tablespoon unsalted butter <br>1 small shallot, minced <br>1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh sage …

This Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken Is Better than Takeout

When a craving for cashew chicken hits, you probably call for takeout from your favorite Chinese restaurant. But ordering in all the time can get …

The List: The Top 50 Barbecue Joints in Texas

The List: The Top 50 Barbecue Joints in Texas<p>Welcome to the golden age of Texas barbecue.<p>Photographs by Jody Horton<p><b>Texas barbecue has no peer on</b> …

BBQ

40 places every California kid must visit before growing up

As families start taking off for spring break holidays and planning summer vacations, it's the perfect time for SFGATE to bring out its list of 40 spots around California that every kid should visit before growing up.<p>This travel bucket list for the California family takes you all over the Golden …

Death Valley

A Guide to Visiting the Hawaiian Islands

It's not just about the white sand beaches and luaus.<p>Few places on Earth more clearly embody the spirit of paradise than Hawaii, which is famous for …

Hawaii

Dinner for Two: Braised Short Ribs With Honey, Soy, and Orange

As a cooking couple, we're aware of a lot of the clichés that link food with romance. The way to a man's heart is through his stomach. The couple that braises together...<i>stayses</i> together. You know, the classics.<p>It is true that if you can work together and communicate well in the kitchen, if you can …

Fan Favorite Super Bowl Party Appetizers

If you are gearing up to host a Super Bowl party this weekend, surprise your crowd with one of these five game-changing party appetizers, guaranteed …

Meet Adaptogens, the Powerful Herbs That Changed My Body

Thanks to a healthy obsession with all things alternative wellness, I've always had a passing fascination with herbal and plant-based remedies. But …

Wellness

The Best of Glacier National Park and Whitefish Montana

Today I’m excited to welcome guest authors Logan and Morgan Greenhaw from Trail Mix for Newlyweds. Logan and Morgan have taken a little break from …

National Parks

Sevenhugs Smart Remote Takes Home Automation To The Next Level (video)

Wouldn’t it be great to have a single remote control for all your home automation needs. If you have been searching for a single remote control …

The 15 most scenic bike trails across America

The best hiking trails in America may take you trekking past some of nature’s magnificent vistas, but biking is the way to go if you’re looking to …

Hiking

This Company Will Make You Fall in Love with Camping

Photo by Ezekiel Gonzalez<p>Sleeping under the stars has never been easier.<p>Or, for some, fall in love all over again<p>No more excuses. No more “I’m just …

Camping

26 Gorgeous NorCal Camping Spots Within 100 Miles of SF

The Big Sur River runs adjacent to the campground(Photo by Aron Bosworth)<p><b>PFEIFFER BIG SUR STATE PARK CAMPGROUND</b><p>If Big Sur redwoods, riverside …

Hiking

12 incredible experiences you need to have in Canada

PARTYING AT THE LARGEST comedy festival on Earth and kayaking in the world’s highest tides, drinking Iceberg Vodka — while looking out at icebergs — …

Canada

These 1-Pot Pasta Recipes Are the Answer to Quick and Easy Dinner

Does dinner get any easier than one-pot pasta? When you need to throw dinner together in a matter of minutes, turn to any of these 27 recipes where every single thing is cooked in the same pot as the pasta. There's sure to be a recipe that speaks to you, from one-pot tomato basil pasta to one-pot …

[Photo] Mount Everest in the Eyes of the Galaxy S7 & Gear 360

The Korean climber and explorer Young-Ho Heo has tackled Mount Everest once again, but this time he brought along a Galaxy S7 and Gear 360 to record …

One Pot Chicken and Mexican Rice #Recipe

<b>Ingredients</b><p>4 boneless, skinless, Chicken thighs ( you can use breasts if you prefer)<br>1 tsp Salt<br>½ tsp Pepper<br>1 Tbsp + ½ tsp Cumin<br>1 Tbsp + 1 tsp Chili …

30 Must-Do Adventures in California

It's no secret that California is home to some incredible outdoor destinations. From the serrated ridge lines of the High Sierra to the gargantuan …

Hiking

The Essential Napa Valley Restaurants

The phrase "Napa Valley" conjures images of premium, sun-drenched relaxation. But it's not all sparkling wine and caviar; Napa is an agricultural region, with a significant population of locals who aren't always enjoying a 16-course tasting menu at The French Laundry. From taquerias that cater to …

Chicken Meatballs with Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce

<b>Sun-dried tomato cream sauce that is a touch sweet, pairs perfectly with chicken meatballs.</b><p>Oh man you guys this sauce. It’s pretty much the best …

Recipes

10 Reasons To Live, Retire, And Invest In English-Speaking Belize

Belize is a little country with a population of fewer than 350,000 people, most all of whom speak English. Part Caribbean, part Central American, it's mostly wide-open spaces with a long coast and a sprinkling of small islands just offshore fringed by white sand and swaying palms.<p>This is one of the …

#Recipe : Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Chicken Skillet

Recipes<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast (3-4 breasts)<br>1 tablespoon butter<br>1/4 cup diced onion<br>2 garlic cloves, minced<br>12 ounce jar …

Google's OnHub is the first Wi-Fi router to support IFTTT

Google's "smart" OnHub wireless router now supports IFTTT, the web service that automates actions between apps. IFTTT can be triggered when devices connect and disconnect from OnHub — and, in the spirit of IFTTT, what you do based on that information is up to you. OnHub's smart features let users …

Wi-Fi

5 Chiles Valley Wineries Are a Chill Antidote to Touristy Napa

Should you find yourself sitting in bumper to bumper on Napa's Highway 29 and feeling like a schmuck—this parade of tour buses isn't for a savvy …

SF Guide