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From cereal and waffles to cottage cheese, we found retooled takes on the morning classics

After years of making dinner for my wife and in-laws, I embarked on a DIY crusade to become a better gardener and plant-based cook. With help from expert chefs, technology, and a massive online collection of classic recipes, I just might get the hang of this.

The buzziest supplement on the market might just live up to the hype. Here are our favorite new products.

Forget your Weber for a weekend. Here's a low-tech option for cooking whole legs, shoulders, rib racks, and more.

Forget your Weber for a weekend. Here's a low-tech option for cooking whole legs, shoulders, rib racks, and more.

When President Biden needs a break from Putin and Mitch McConnell, he vacations on the Delmarva Peninsula, a blend of mid-Atlantic beauty, quirky accents, and tasty treasures from soil and sea. I grew up in the heart of it. Hear my song to this glorious land.

Blessed with rich soil, abundant rain, and a long growing season, the Delmarva peninsula—a tri-state area sandwiched between the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay—was known as the breadbasket of the American Revolution. Later it rapidly grew into one of the wealthiest agricultural areas in the country, as farmers and watermen…

Everything you need to know to keep your Traeger in excellent working condition

“This stainless-steel injector looks like an industrial-grade hypodermic needle designed to insert deliciousness into whatever you’re grilling,” wrote contributor John Brandon. “Forgot to marinade in advance? No worries, this device is equipped to pass ‘herb solids’ and other thick marinades and juices.”…

Contributor Amy Marturana Winderl called the Roadtrip 285 the best portable grill for a crowd: “We tested this 20,000-BTU propane grill when we had family visiting and were able to cook enough chicken thighs and legs for six people,” she wrote. “Two foldout side tables were convenient…

Our Gear Guy loves the 32-ounce version of this tumbler. With one of these suckers, he can “nurse a single pour for hours without having to worry about lukewarm beer.” The same goes for hot drinks—a fresh cup of coffee will stay warm for up to six…

Contributor Bryan Rogala tested the Grill Armor gloves in his roundup of grilling accessories. “These gloves are made with a blend of extremely strong, fire-resistant fibers, so they won’t ignite or melt when exposed to an open flame—they’re rated to withstand temperatures up to 932 degrees,” he…

The serving bowl’s stainless steel, double-wall insulated construction keeps potluck meals hot or cold at the camp kitchen. “I use these bowls and serving spoons in the kitchen at home, and it’s nice to know they’re burly enough to throw in my camping bin for a weekend trip spent in…

Columnist Jakob Schiller thinks the Readywares apron is a great gift for Dad: “Made from 20-ounce waxed canvas, it’s designed to protect his clothes and keep his most important tools at hand,” he wrote. “I’ve also used the apron for summer grilling.” This tool apron has about…

“Every grill chef should have the proper tools, period. This set includes the fundamentals: spatula, tongs, knife, fork, skewers, corn holders, and cleaning brush,” wrote our grill accessories tester. “Grill-specific tools are important: You should never flip grill foods with a fork or knife if you can…

This bag is where our camp kitchen gear lives. It stands up on its own, is built with a burly fabric that’s easy to wash, and has three big mesh outer pockets to stash wet utensils and plates. Bonus: an interior mesh zip pocket is handy for storing spices, lighters,…

How to level up your camp coffee game, no matter your brew method

Sustaining and delicious whole-food meals and snacks to pack for your next mission

Elevate your next ­outdoor sleepover with these genius tricks

Wes gets schooled on camp coffee techniques

Sometimes all you need is a basic brew. After testing eight, we identified the the ones you should keep on hand.

A DIY almond—or cashew, or sunflower—spread should be a staple in any kitchen

A handy sack for gardening, foraging, and holding weekend sundries, the Harvesting and Gathering Bag has a removable waterproof liner, so cleaning it out after a day of heavy use is a breeze.

Tips from a pro on how to keep your outdoor kitchen operating flawlessly

Fuel up for your next adventure with these deliciously portable bento boxes

Instead of hanging a bear bag to store food in the backcountry, columnist Andrew Skurka recommends using a hard-sided bear canister, like the BV500. He called bear hangs “less reliable, less efficient, and less safe than other food-protection techniques, notably hard-sided canisters.”…

You deserve better than freeze-dried stroganoff

The newest collection of recipes from James Beard–nominated chef Sarah Glover is geared toward parents looking to improve their outdoor cooking game. We’ve included two of our favorite recipes from the book.

It’s a fun, easy DIY project that will help elevate any meal or snack

The MiniMo is a newer version of the original Flash model: it has a “wider, shorter pot that still holds a liter of water and boils it in just a few minutes,” wrote tester Graham Averill. “Also cool: the stove and pot click together into one apparatus,…

You can run these off of gas, pellets, or wood. We tested each kind to see which worked best.

Gourmet meals on the road start with the right ingredients and prep

Cook naturally with these open-flame barbecues

Essentials for creating the home patio bar of your dreams

For two years, I logged nearly 70 snack varieties in a spreadsheet on my search for the perfect adventure snack

“These sweet performance morsels are so delicious (and not filled with creepy additives) that I find myself using them as both run fuel for myself and dessert for my family,” wrote our Gear Guy, Joe Jackson. “Unlike some bars, they’re light, easy to munch on the move,…

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