This recipe is excerpted from The Outdoor Cook by America’s Test Kitchen. Click here for more information and to purchase the book. Why This Recipe Works: There’s one surefire way to get a burger with a craggy charred crust, a rich beefy taste, and an interior so juicy and tender that it practically falls apart at the [...]
Ants, crickets, and mealworms, oh my! Even the bravest outdoors enthusiasts often don’t consider chowing down on insects on the daily, but perhaps they should. In the United States, entomophagy, or the practice of eating insects, is still largely relegated to the world of reality television, including the survivalist show I Survived Bear Grylls, but [...]
A Delaware family garden has become the delicious vegetable buffet for a coterie of groundhogs lovingly nicknamed the Chunks. Originally thought to be one groundhog (Chunk), the group has been making frequent visits to the Middletown, Delaware family since 2019. The Chunks have been an on-and-off internet sensation for the past four years, with an [...]
Fall is the perfect time for heading out to the woods to forage for nutritious wild food. Certain foods reach their peak of nutritional value in autumn, making this the best time to pick them. Before you forage in any area, know the rules and regulations, including whether foraging is allowed. Some U.S. National Parks [...]
We’ve seen Bear Grylls do some pretty cool stuff in his TV shows, but we’ve also seen some pretty nasty things too.
You’ve heard of poison ivy and poison oak, but these are just two of many harmful plants in North America. Here are some more.
Another day closer to Labor Day, another deal to jump on before it’s gone, and today we’re talking about SoloStove. SoloStove is known for making high-quality, smoke-free fire pits and pizza ovens. With a variety of gear to choose from, SoloStove is all about making dinner easier than ever while camping. Even after you get [...]
You just never know when survival skills may come in handy, and foraging for edible wild plants is one of the most important survival skills you can learn. Knowing which berries and plants you can eat in the wild is especially critical, so you don’t accidentally eat something that’s toxic. The universal edibility test is [...]