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Stress-Free Back-to-School: Tips, Tricks & Recipes for a Smooth Return

Back-to-school time is a tumultuous one: emotions are running high and often conflicted; the physical preparations required can get frenetic; logistical nightmares loom. But with the right gear, recipes, guidelines,

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11 Canned Cocktails That’ll Make This Summer Lit

From bloody marys to gin and tonics, spiked Arnold Palmers and more, these are the best canned cocktails to take to the beach, picnic or any other place summer 2019 leads you.  While

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The Best Red Wines to Chill for Summer

Should you chill red wine? Yes! But there are some more specific guidelines to keep in mind. Poor wine. Beloved as you are, you never can seem to completely shake

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10 Tips and Tricks for Saving Money at Whole Foods

Whole Foods has long been notorious for its high prices, earning it that well-worn nickname “Whole Paycheck” (do people still call it that?). Looking for deals at Whole Foods may

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Stupendous Spuds: The Very Best of Potatoes

Potatoes: humble, historic, and transcendent in the right hands. We’re here to tell you everything you need to know about making perfect potatoes. A potato is an unassuming thing, yet

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A Bite-Size Stop in Seoul, South Korea

Planning a stop in Seoul, South Korea? Here’s where to eat, drink, and stay, and what to see and do. Seoul truly is the city that never sleeps. It’s a

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The Ultimate Guide to Peppers

Chowhound's visual guide to chile peppers.

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5 Foolproof Tips for the Best, Fudgiest Brownies Every Time

Five rules and one recipe for the moistest, fudgiest brownies you’ll ever make. Trust us.  Brownies might seem like one of the more easily executed desserts in the pastry pantheon—and to

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How to Make Cocktails While Camping

Eating well in the great outdoors just requires a little planning, and drinking well while off the grid is the same. It might be slightly trickier if you’re backpacking, but

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5 Ways to Keep Your Energy Up Without Caffeine

If you’re trying to cut back on caffeine but aren’t sure how you’ll function without it, here are 5 all-natural ways to boost your energy without coffee, tea, or caffeine.

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Pinot, Ribs, and the Country’s Freshest Produce: Your Perfect Weekend in Sonoma County

“What grows together, goes together,” quotes Karissa Kruse, president of Sonoma County Winegrowers. The saying—widespread among the region’s farmers—applies to the abundance of local produce that can actually take on

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The Best New Whole Foods Ice Cream Flavors

We tried Whole Foods’ newest ice cream flavors and ranked them from “not really worth the calories” to “definitely not sharing this pint.” Here’s how they stack up.

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A Handy and Helpful Guide to Cooking While Camping

The best camping food and drink means different things to different people (and varies greatly depending on whether you’re car camping or backpacking), but here are some pointers on how

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Back-to-School Burrito Tips & Recipes to Fuel the Year Ahead

Burritos are perfect back-to-school food. Easy to assemble, protein-packed, and hand-held for those on-the-go moments. Check out these burrito hacks and recipes to keep your Mexican wrap routine exciting all semester long. It’s

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Tips to Guarantee Clean Water While Camping or Hiking

Clean water is a necessity when camping, hiking, or backpacking, but can be hard to come by in some situations. Here’s how to ensure you always have potable water on

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Perfecting the Pulled Pork Sandwich

Pulled pork sandwiches are sublime—if you construct them properly and cook the pork to tender perfection. Luckily, we have the perfect pulled pork sandwich recipe to see you through all

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A Bite-Size Stop in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Planning a stop in Portsmouth, New Hampshire? Here’s where to eat, drink, and stay, and what to see and do. When my friend proposed the idea spending a few days

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How to Make a Lighter, Brighter Bloody Mary Perfect for Summertime

A fresh, light Bloody Mary recipe is perfect for summer, and starts with fresh tomatoes, but doesn’t have to stop there. The Bloody Mary may be the ultimate brunch cocktail,

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Do Double Duty with Lunches Both You and Your Kids Will Enjoy

It is possible to make a school lunch that you can also pack to work; just make some minor adjustments to these easy lunch ideas and you’ll have healthy meals

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The Ultimate Guide to Pulled Pork

Pulled pork seems easy—and it is!—but there are certain guidelines to follow for truly perfect pulled pork. We break down the art and science of the best pulled pork for

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9 Bake Sale Tips for Easy and Impressive Goodies

Whether it’s for a fundraiser, a child’s school event, or just to make a couple bucks, you’ve signed up for a bake sale, and now you’re stressing over decorating your

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