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The best method for cooking asparagus is 2,000 years old

I used to think I didn’t like asparagus, but it turned out to be—as these aversions often are—a textural problem. Their stalks would remain fibrous …

Asparagus

Melt - In - Your - Mouth Shortbread Recipe

"This quick and easy shortbread will literally melt when you take a bite. Great for Christmas parties with a little bit of decorating."<p>Ingredients<p>1 …

Dessert

A Brilliant Way To Cook Sweet Potatoes In Half The Time

The great taste of a perfectly roasted sweet potato is hard to beat. It’s sweet, it’s hearty and it doesn’t even need any seasoning to taste great (though it is always welcome). The problem is, sweet potatoes take a long time to cook. Sometimes, we don’t have the hour it takes to roast one of those …

Sweet Potatoes

Gochujang-Ranch Crispy Chicken Bowl

6 servings<p>Make the chicken ahead for the most substantial lunch of your life. Together with avocado and toasted cashews, this bowl will keep you full for hours. Bonus: the spicy ranch dressing is also a great dip or a dressing on nearly anything.<p>September 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup mayonnaise<p>½ cup …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Fix Those Hips: Progressive Posture Alignment, Part 2

<b>Welcome to week two of my four-week program for better posture and alignment.</b> This week we are going to focus on hip alignment. But we are not …

The Squat Conundrum: Front to Back

Theodore Sloan, Antonio Squillante, and Giulio Palau are three up and coming young coaches, part of a vanguard of new minds coming into the industry. …

Exercise

This Bundt Cake Is Stuffed With Cheesecake And Glazed With Chocolate

DAMN.<p>16 ounces cream cheese, softened<p>½ cup powdered sugar<p>1 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>1 box chocolate cake mix, prepared accordingly to box instructions<p>10 chocolate sandwich cookies<p>8 ounces high quality chocolate, chopped finely (60% cocoa content or higher)<p>2 cups heavy cream<p>1. Preheat the oven to …

Dessert

New charcoal grilling techniques from America's Test Kitchen

A charcoal grill can cook almost anything you can think of – meat, vegetables, seafood, even dessert. John "Doc" Willoughby knows all about it. He …

BBQ

​ 6 Kettlebell Moves That Will Melt Your Fat Away | Men’s Health

2. The kettlebell high pull requires more knee bend, and thus more leg power. You should explode from the bottom so that the kettlebell pops up and reaches a point of weightlessness at the top, and use your arms to control its descent without pausing.<p>3. The kettlebell extended ROM goblet reverse …

The 6-week Model Body workout plan

Everyone has snapped a few shots only later to go back and delete a bunch of them. "My eyes are closed." "I'm not standing up straight." "Do my arms …

Exercise

21 One-Pot Pastas for Those Nights You *Can't Even* With Cooking

There’s really never a bad time for pasta. Need a simple weeknight dinner? Toss together some noodles in garlic and oil. Cooking for a special …

3 Alternatives to the Pistol for Single Leg Strength

While single-leg squat variations have been around for hundreds of years, many of them have been resurrected due to the recent increased interest in …

Workouts

Tip: Tri-Set for Rear Delts, Triceps, and Lats

Combine the face pull, triceps extension and straight-arm pulldown into one set when you're pressed for time or looking for a new challenge. Here's …

Tip: 3 Drills to Prime Your Body for Squats

Add these drills to your warm-up on leg day for smoother, safer squats and lunges.<p>Lower body training is all about the interplay between stability …

Muscle

​We Hope No One Wins the McGregor-Mayweather Fight After Conor McGregor's Latest Comments | Men’s Health

So, yes, McGregor decided to double down on his racist remarks by displaying even more prejudice. Both of his comments play into the historical sexualization and fetishization of black bodies. He’s reduced both black women and men into sexual objects, attributing the supposed size of his penis to …

5 Best Squat Variations for Building Leg Muscle

No one wants to be that guy.<p>The dude wearing the stringer tank to show off his huge upper body, but sweat pants to hide the pair of toothpicks he …

Muscle

Tip: The Romanian Deadlift, Improved

The RDL is a staple lift, but not if you suck at it. Here's how to make it work for you.<p>Do you suck at Romanian deadlifts? Does your lower back hurt? …

The Ultimate Upper Body Warmup | Men’s Health

And that makes the plank position a unique way to warm up your shoulders. By doing three shoulder warmup exercises from a one-arm extended plank position, you can work on refining your the mechanics of three key shoulder motions. While doing them, be sure to keep your supporting hand out in front …

Tip: Kettlebell Dead Walk, Lunges, and RDL Superset

Perform these three exercises as one superset to really nail your glutes and hamstrings while strengthening your lower back.<p>For kettlebell dead walk, …

Today's Workout 93: 4 quick-hit moves to build a stronger chest and back

Why take two separate days for your chest and back when you can easily combine them into one monster circuit and achieve equally massive gains?<p>This …

Workouts

Protein-Packed Trail Mix

Makes about 4½ cups<p>If you don’t want to go all out with a big variety of dried fruits and nuts (they can get expensive), you can limit yourself to two of each. Just be sure to include the salted roasted chickpeas; they’re addictive and provide a little hit of protein in this mix as well.<p>July …

Food

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Chocolate Whoopie Pie Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Cake<p>Preheat oven to 350°<p>Grease 2 9x13 sized pans with butter and dust with cocoa powder, set aside.<p>Prepare cake according to package …

Today's Workout 80: The barbell complex to build your entire body

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 3<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>This is the workout you do first thing in the morning if you want to attack the rest of the day. It's loaded up …

Health

The 10 Cakes You Should Bake This Summer

If there is one time it's worth heating up the oven during summer, it's for the promise of cake — especially one that highlights the season's fresh …

Dessert

Taste Beyond The Tongue

21 No-Bake Cookies So You Don't Have to Turn On the Oven

When it’s summer and it’s hot and you want cookies, you have a few options: 1) Turn on your oven for baking and risk your kitchen turning into the …

Dessert

Grilled Mexican-Style Street Corn

Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet celebrates the joy and possibilities of al fresco cooking<p>Once the coals on the grill have burned down to strong embers, …

Cooking