Each season offers different ways to be active outside, and so we picked unique gifts that will inspire your friends and family to be active outdoors and enjoy nature, whether it's sweather weather, planting time, or picnic season.
Make fitness fun for your family and friends by giving them quality gifts that encourage being active indoors and out. Below, there's something for everyone—beginners and experienced exercisers alike.
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This story originally appeared on Foodandwine.com by Adam Campbell-Schmitt.
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This story originally appeared on Foodandwine.com by Caitlin Petreycik.
It's the fall routine you remember as a kid: After picking the perfect pumpkins at a local farm, you'd spread crinkly newspapers on the kitchen table. Scraping the pumpkin seeds (and separating out the goop) led to the perfect jack-o'-lantern... and the perfect supply for making roasted pumpkin seeds.
Prepping this classic fall snack isn't hard. Here's how to roast pumpkin seeds:
The holidays can be, well, stressful.
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The food tables at holiday parties are flooded with holiday favorites—basically, cheese and carbs. Which we love as much as the next person, but by holiday season's end it leaves us feeling a little bloated. Plus, we love vegetables too, and are always looking for new ways to eat more of them. Enter: Veggie-taining AKA entertaining with vegetables.
Since eating seafood like lobster, crab and peel-and-eat shrimp is both a deluxe food experience and a hands-on activity, it's great for a party—especially in the summer. Boiling up a large pot of shellfish with all the fixings of a classic low-country boil—potatoes, smoked sausage, Old Bay seasoning and plenty of melted butter for dipping—is one of the easiest ways to feed a crowd. The benefits are endless: