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Level Up Your Plank Workout: 11 Planks to Build Core Strength

When you were a kid, you probably did sit-ups at school for an ab workout. But is the sit-up the best ab exercise? That’s actually a simple question. …

Workouts

Make Crispier, Fluffier Waffles With Perfectly Whipped Egg Whites

Some people think you can just toss some pancake batter into a waffle iron and call it good. Not so. If you really want a great waffle, the secret is …

Maria's Paella Recipe

"This is the paella all your family and friends will beg you to make again. It has the true flavor of Spain and has been made by my family in …

Everything You Need to Build Your Own Bodyweight Workout

An effective bodyweight training program can whip you into shape and even pack on muscle, but “effective” doesn’t look the same for everyone. Some …

Diana's Hummus Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Designer Alex Tatusian reminisces on his mother's short-lived hummus business, and what it taught him about cooking for himself.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

Orange County

Gingery Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce

In this ingenious version of an Indonesian classic, the gingery, lemongrass-scented satay paste is the base for the chicken marinade as well as for …

Hawaiian Rib-Eye Steak

4 Servings<p>Now you can make one of Hillstone’s most popular dishes at home, a decision you will never regret.<p>April 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>Steak<p>2 cups pineapple juice<p>½ cup soy sauce<p>½ cup sugar<p>5 tablespoons apple cider vinegar<p>2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil<p>⅓ cup chopped white onion<p>1 1-inch piece ginger, …

BBQ

1 Chart Every Middle-Class American Needs to See

Image source: Pixabay.<p>The middle class may be the foundation upon which the United States was built, but a number of recent studies suggest the working class is being left in the dust.<p>A study from the Pew Research Center in December showed that middle-class Americans are no longer in the majority. …

Income Inequality

3 Takeaways From Costco Wholesale Corporation's Latest Earnings

Source: Costco<p><b>Costco</b> reported second quarter 2016 earnings on March 2. The wholesale retailer makes up one of my largest positions, and these are three takeaways from the press release and management call that make me comfortable holding my shares for the long haul.<p><b>Net new warehouses</b>At first …

Investing

Video: How to Make Amazing Everything Bagels at Home

Never wait in line for a bagel again.<p>These bagels are ridiculously tasty—their chewy texture, soft, springy interiors, and malty-yeasty flavor are …

Spaghetti With Cacio e Pepe Is the Ultimate Roman-Style Midnight Snack

When I get home after a late night out, with a craving for something starch- and fat-heavy to help put me to sleep and stave off the inevitable morning-after hangover, my go-to used to be to raid the fridge and shove whatever I could find into corn tortillas for some impromptu tacos. Since I …

Chicken Chile Verde Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>How to Store Chicken<p>Raw or cooked chicken can be stored in a refrigerator for a few days, though it’s important to prevent raw chicken juices from …

Cooking

NFL Playoff Musings: The matchup that will decide each divisional game

Can the Tom Brady's line hold off the Chiefs? Can Green Bay's DBs slow Arizona's aerial attack? Who wins Greg Olsen vs. Kam Chancellor? Or Chris …

NFL

NFL Picks and Predictions Week 17: The Ultimate Bettor's Guide

Link to Media<p>Well, we survived the weirdest week of the NFL season yet. When the Pittsburgh Steelers blow a must-win game against a freshly awakened Ryan Mallett and Bill Belichick's Patriots seemingly make a horrible decision at an overtime coin toss, you have to throw out the entire slate.<p>We went …

Football (U.S.)

Fantasy Football Week 15 Rankings: Updated Positional Breakdown for Flex and PPR

Going into Week 15's main course, it seems the Thursday appetizer has once again provided fantasy football owners with proof of just how important the flex position can be.<p>The Tampa Bay Buccaneers-St. Louis Rams showdown might have looked like an odd war of condiments thanks to interesting jersey …

Fantasy Football

Hokkaido Milk Bread Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Milk bread is a staple in Asian bakeries and one of my all-time favorite breads. It's a pillowy-soft, sweet, and fragrant enriched bread made with cream and a special roux-like paste called tangzhong, which adds structure to the crumb to yield an especially fluffy, cloud-like texture. …

Baking

Everything You Should Do at the End of the Year to Optimize Your 2015 Taxes

It’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, so taxes are probably the last thing you want to think about. It’s not the most exciting …

Fantasy football waiver wire: 5 wide receivers to target for Week 14

It's playoff time for some of the deeper fantasy leagues out there.<p>The fantasy football season is nearing its conclusion and the playoffs are starting this week for many deeper leagues. With the bye weeks over, rosters should be at more-or-less full strength, so owners who made it this far …

Fantasy Football

Fantasy Football Week 10: Advanced Stats, Trends to Maximize Your Lineup

Link to Media<p>Week 10 of the fantasy football season has arrived, which means we're hitting the home stretch before the playoffs begin. It’s time to once again look at some of the advanced stats, metrics and trends you can use to maximize your lineup potential and win out to secure a spot in the …

Fantasy Football

Make Your Gas Grill into a Pizza Oven on the Cheap

We’ve told you before how to turn your charcoal grill into pizza oven, but it’s tough to beat the convenience of gas. If you have a gas grill, here’s …

This 15-Minute Pumpkin Soup Recipe Is A Dinnertime Hero

Bow down to the bowl.<p>It's <i>hard</i> to get your act together during the week to put a home-cooked dinner on the table. We're no strangers to that struggle. No matter how skilled (or not) you might be in the kitchen, energy is running low at the end of the workday. That's why we all need super easy, super …

Food

Week 8 Fantasy Football Rankings: Positional Overview, Guide and Advice

Numerous NFL teams will already be halfway through the 2015 season once Week 8 concludes. Contenders are truly beginning to distinguish themselves, as are dependable fantasy commodities.<p>Certain players have been roto bosses all year long as expected, but there have been a fair amount of surprise …

Fantasy Football

Early Fantasy Football Surprises Most Likely to Continue Strong Starts

Link to Media<p>With four weeks already in the books, the NFL season has given us plenty of the surprises and unpredictability that make it fun to watch but maddening to deal with if you're trying to manage a fantasy roster (or five).<p>Plenty has been written about overreaction and why it's not …

Fantasy Football

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Dolphins coach losing his team; will he lose job next?

It is hard to imagine a day going much worse for fans of an NFL team than the way Sunday went for Dolphins fans. But after a woeful performance on the field on Sunday -- followed by perhaps an even more woeful performance in the media room after it -- help could be on the way for the good people in …

How to Do 20 Perfect Pullups

But we look at it a different way: The term “chinup” implies that all you have to do is pull yourself high enough that your chin barely squeaks over the bar.<p>That’s not high enough.<p>To get the most out of the movement (and for a rep to “count"), we require that you pull yourself all the way up until …

NFL Week 3 Picks: Odds, Prop Bets and Predictions Before Thursday Night

It's Week 3 of the 2015 NFL season, so there little fans and bettors can feel fairly secure in at this early stage.<p>One thing that's become abundantly clear is that it's silly to count out the New England Patriots. Things might've been different had Tom Brady's Deflategate suspension held, but …

NFL

NFL Week 3 Picks: Latest Odds, Spreads and Updated Midweek Predictions

Link to Media<p>An important note for bettors diving into Week 3 picks—don't chase last week's results.<p>Last weekend was a wonky affair and entertaining to those without coin on the line. For those who did bet and plan to throw down more this week, it's important not to alter the overall outlook just …

Football (U.S.)

Casserole Recipes That Are Worth Getting Excited About

These ones are worth a second chance.<p>Casseroles have a bad reputation -- and unjustly so. They're often meet with moans and groans, when really, most of the time, they're actually delicious. The problem with casserole recipes is that no matter how tasty they are, they always look like, well, a …

Cooking