Food Culture

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‘The Road Less Eaten’ on Outside Watch uncovers outdoorsmanship and culture in the unlikeliest of places

For years, these Rocky Mountain states have squared off on a spicy subject: Who grows the best chile peppers, an indispensable ingredient in southwestern cuisine? Our man hit the road to find out.

To eat, or not to eat – that is the angler’s question

An outdoor excursion through the Colorado Rockies to celebrate the new venison burger

Chef and butcher Elias Cairo of Portland’s Olympia Provisions is launching a six-episode cooking series about the unique thrill of cooking wild game in the outdoors

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OXO partnered with outdoor experts to curate a collection of must-have cooking and cleaning tools that deserve a spot in every camp kit

These tiny speckled eggs pack a powerful punch of nutrients, but is it worth making the swap?

This drinkable tomato elixir is the ultimate post-workout thirst quencher

What word better describes the perfect camping meal than "instant?"

New York woman hosts soup-erb stew events in the park so everyone can get a taste

Taquitos are the best trail snack, according to a dietician

A lot of what thru-hikers eat on the trail is far from good for you. But some nutrition-minded backpackers are trying to buck the trend.

Heed the experts’ advice and do these things when cooking outdoors

Tested and approved on-the-go snacks for all your outdoor adventures

With more than six million views on TikTok, this cookie recipe might just be the dessert of the summer

These days, meat lovers and vegans alike have seriously delicious grillout options. We asked experts on both sides how to do it right.

From a summer camp party to a national trend, people are bringing a little holiday joy to the dog days of summer – and you can too

A photo collage of cycling journalist’s lunches throughout his coverage of Tour de France

We speak to WorldTour chefs and nutritionists to reveal the mega-carb menus that power the race for the yellow jersey

How eight-time Nathan’s Famous winner trains for her ninth attempt at Coney Island

In a pinch, these on-the-go eats are nutritious fuel

Although Instant Brands is seeing a decline in interest, we think these Instant Pot cookout recipes will always be priceless

The delicious and nutritious seafood is notoriously easy to fumble

Where do you fall on the grilled clams vs. grilled oysters debate? To settle which bivalve is better over the coals (or direct flame) and why, one seafood-loving writer asked the pros.

Firing up the barbecue? This is the only sauce you’ll ever need.

The effort to reseed mollusks along Maine’s shorelines

L.A. chef and cookbook author Bricia Lopez gives us the tips and tricks to a Mexican-style grilling

Learning how to buy, cook, and eat meat after eight years of vegetarianism

Learning how to buy, cook, and eat meat after eight years of vegetarianism

Fast-food veggie burgers are hit-or-miss, but Shake Shack’s might be a winner

Though Andover Village Square is small, it houses a massive name in the Boston sandwich game: D’Agostino’s Delicatessen

Outside editors debate: Is “pancake” a flavor? Is syrup absolutely necessary? Are crepes just European pancakes?

If you’re sneezing, itching, and dodging pollen at every turn, it may be time to shift your focus to what’s on your plate

In desperate situations, is living off of wine a “pour” decision? We asked an expert.

Who is responsible? Without any real leads or suspects, the pastabilites are endless.

When the commercial crabber faced racism and bullying on the Chesapeake Bay, it fueled his willingness to take even bigger risks

Our editors share their best multitasking tips for fueling on the go

The more time you spend outdoors, the more nutritious your food choices may be

Adventure bound with your family? Don’t forget the kid-friendly snacks.

Strange but ridiculously tasty food combinations to eat while high

Finding the best deli sandwiches near beloved bike rides

There’s a delicious thrill in chasing down the best of the best. In this case, we’ve rounded up the sweetest mountain town bakeries. Get your checklist ready, because you’ll want to sample something at each of these treasures.

We may never look at a peel the same way again

New research shows a keto diet may indeed have benefits for older sedentary individuals - but for endurance athletes, not so much

Whether it’s boiling hot dogs, caramelizing vegetables, or cooking chicken, your favorite six-pack makes everything better

Why dieting can lead endurance athletes down an unsustainable path, and what to do in the face of diet-related pressure

Switching out my daily pre-run ritual for its distant relative

In 2021 the ‘About Damn Time’ singer made headlines for her take on nature’s oatmeal. Today she’s at it again with a chocolatey variation.

Plus, how to pick the best fish (and general seafood) for you and the environment

ChatGPT told me what to eat all day and I listened with an open mind and mouth

From "light your face on fire" to "mild-mannered comfort accent"

In a new National Geographic show, the Top Chef winner explores some of the world's most remote places and cuisines

Step aside, protein – new research shows that eating leafy greens holds a whole lot of potential for strengthening muscles

A tour of Island Creek Oysters gave me the insight on how microclimate affects the taste of these aquatic delicacies

An expert gives us an insight on cordyceps, and it turns out we have no reason to fear

Researchers look into how robotic bees encourage queens to optimize egg laying and assist with agricultural disasters

Is it healthy? Not so much. Is it vegetarian? Not exactly. Is it good? Well, actually…

These meals are a worthy option for overnight climbers and campers who want to eat real, delicious food with a finite life span

The ketchup conglomerate wants to celebrate the happy homecoming of Elvis Francois

A short ride outside Brindisi, in Italy’s Puglian countryside, reveals groves of olive trees as ancient as this region’s history

Mike Gabler appreciates food more than ever after 26 days of brutal challenges, coconuts, and pinching crabs

The Rodale Institute has moved from the family farmhouse to one of the single largest advocates and drivers of regenerative farming in the United States

Three-time world champion holder Jaan Roose is an expert at balance on the slackline and in the kitchen

Thaw out with this easy plant-based soup

Endurance athlete Mallory Arnold was struggling with extreme fatigue when her coach made an unexpected suggestion: start eating meat again

Regan's new memoir, ‘Fieldwork,’ documents her childhood in northern Indiana and her adult quest for the comforts and familiarity of home

We’ve found seven tourism operators to help you dine off the eaten path, at home and abroad

If you’ve ever seen a skier pull a hot dog out of a jacket pocket while on a chairlift or devour a towering plate of nachos back at the lodge, you know that few athletes chase calories harder than skiers

Why it’s important to have uncomfortable conversations at the dinner table – even with Great Uncle Dave

We explore one tasty reindeer game Rudolph doesn’t want to be part of

Whether you’re taking the holiday meal outdoors or need some recipe inspiration, we’ve got your Thanksgiving hosting needs covered

Baking your desserts and breads outdoors is not as intimidating as it sounds

Alleviate stress and free up space by using your grill as a second oven this holiday season

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