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The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

Diets

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Exercise

How to Buy Groceries: Supermarket Shopping 101

We take you from the front door to the checkout aisle of the typical supermarket to help you buy (and not buy) food the right way<p><i>This is the second part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discussed how supermarkets try to get you to spend</i> …

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

So This Is How Julia Child Roasts a Turkey

When Julia Child makes turkey, she really, really, really goes all out. But if you try to replicate it, there might be tears<p>When was the last time you cried while attempting to cook a recipe?<p>If the answer is never, it's time to try <b>Julia Child</b>'s Stuffed Turkey with Farce Pitchounaise.<p>The year was …

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Thanksgiving might be over, but that doesn't mean you have to stop celebrating. Invite your friends over this weekend for Thanksgiving Part II (or just …

The Mid-Winter Margarita

<i>We’re strong proponents of having a good home bar. Welcome to Cocktail Hour, where we’ll show you the best ways to put your liquor cabinet to use. This cocktail is brought to you by thebar.com.</i><p><i>Today: The quickest -- and most delicious -- way to make it</i> not <i>feel like November.</i><p>Margaritas -- like fried …

Banana Bread How I Love Thee: Let Me Count the 15 Recipes

Banana bread is one of the most versatile snacks: You can have it toasted with butter for breakfast, or frost it with cream cheese and bake it in a …

Watch This Badass 'Mother Shucker' Show You How To Shuck An Oyster

Grant Lee Crilly is a real mother shucker. At least, that's how Crilly is introduced in the latest ChefSteps YouTube video, called the "Best Way To Shuck An Oyster."<p>"Shucking oysters sounds difficult, but the concept's pretty basic," says Crilly before diving into the delicious mollusks' shell. …

Recipes from Charleston's Pop-Up Party Specialists

The duo behind Charleston's best pop-up shop hosts a fantastic dinner with shrimp toasts and gingery snapper.<p>In the middle of Charleston, South …

Plum and Ricotta Tart (Torta di Susine)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: A simple cake from Italy's far north makes beautiful use of summer's stone fruit.</i><p>So, you have an excess of plums -- perhaps from your neighbor's …

Homemade Ranch Dressing Mix Recipe

Nutrition Facts<p>Serving Size 3 Tablespoons<p>Servings Per Recipe 2<p><b>Amount Per Serving</b><p>Calories from Fat 0<p><b>Calories</b> 39<p>% Daily Value*<p>0%<p><b>Total Fat</b> 0g<p>0%<p>Saturated …

Food

A Hard-To-Find Cookbook That’s Worth a Search

It took Sean Brock nearly eight years to track down this book.<p><i>Getting a chef to pick a favorite cookbook is like asking a parent to choose her</i> …

Cool Down with Wild Mint (+ A Wild Spearmint Chocolate Pear Cake)

<i>Foraged vegetables are always more fun to cook. So our resident forager, Tama Matsuoka Wong, is introducing us to the seasonal wild plants we should be looking for, and the recipes that will make our kitchens feel a little more wild.</i><p><i>Today: Let wild mint wander into your kitchen and you'll stay cool</i> …

Coconut Lime Birthday Cake

My German grandmother's 100th birthday is coming up in a few weeks. Naturally, I have been tasked with making the birthday cake for the big day! My grandmother is not a chocolate fan, which I try not to hold against her. I suppose, even if I think she's missing out, at nearly 100 years old she's …

Dessert

The Blueberry Blossom Pancake

4 Servings<p>This recipe proves that streusel makes everything better.<p>August 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Blueberry Syrup<p>3/4 cup pure maple syrup<p>1/4 cup blueberries<p>Streusel<p>1/2 cup old-fashioned oats<p>1/4 cup all-purpose flour<p>2 tablespoons light brown sugar<p>1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted<p>Pancakes<p>1 cup …

10 Pancake Common Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

How to make pancakes like a short order cook. Just avoid these common mistakes!<p>For many Americans, pancakes evoke a certain kind of nostalgia. People make pancakes because they're delicious, crowd-pleasing, and easy. Well, sort of easy. There are a few crucial mistakes that home chefs commonly make …

Homemade Yellow Mustard Recipe

<i>Homemade yellow mustard is deceptively simple to make. You just may never go back to store-bought after trying this little number that you can make</i> …

Kitchen Makeover - The Reveal - frou•fru•gal: [froo-froo-'GAL]

Hi! I’m off to Haven tomorrow to meet fellow bloggers and brand sponsors. If you are a fellow Haven Maven, then welcome to my blog.<p>Today I am finally …

Call Him ‘Poprah’: Pope Francis’s 10 Commandments for a Happy Life

The world may already be swimming with self-help advice, but it’s not every day the Pope himself shares his life-hacking tips.<p>Pope Francis—who …

Summer Buyer's Guide: The Best Tents of 2014

Sierra Designs Flash 3UL<p><b>BEST FOR</b>: Backpacking any time rain is in the forecast.<p><b>THE TEST</b>: At first it might seem crazy that the Flash ($499) doesn’t have vestibules over its two waterproof doors. But testers quickly realized that this apparent weakness is actually the three-person tent’s most …

7 Things Living In France Taught Me About Style

There is truth in the fact that French women seem to always get it right!<p>When I was 18 I lived in the South of France, in a town called Limoux in the Languedoc region, for an entire summer. I worked as an Au Pair for a chic and elegant French mother and adored taking care of her equally stylish …

9 DIY Jams to Make Now

Right now we’re in the midst of a bounty of summer fruits. Sadly, it won’t last forever. Here are nine sweet and tart jams to make now.<p>Right now …

Bush's legacy is partly his father's

NEWS ANALYSIS<p>Bush's legacy is partly his father's<p>The 43rd president went into office determined to do things differently from the 41st. But he'll be judged by the same standard.<p>January 12, 2009|Jill Zuckman<p>WASHINGTON — The son watched his father, vowing not to repeat his mistakes.<p>The weekend before …

The secret George W. Bush book project

George W. Bush worked on the book in secret for two years, without a book deal, without dribbling a word out to Bush alums or other Republicans who would have leaked it in a second. As far as the outside world knew, he was just spending all of that time working on his paintings.<p>Only his family and …

Oh, Brother

The psychodrama of George v. Jeb.<p>George W. Bush owns what he calls a “treasured” picture that depicts him being sworn in as governor of Texas for the first time—the image also shows what he says is his “pensive” brother Jeb in the background. George W. has studied the picture and come to a …