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5 Yoga Poses That'll Do So Much More For Your Core Than Any Waist Trainer Could

When you're trying to get into a fitness routine and adopt a healthier lifestyle, it can be challenging as all hell at first. Consistency is key, and …

What's the Difference Between Bread Flour, All-Purpose Flour, Cake Flour, and Pastry Flour? (Phew!)

By Claire Saffitz<p>Yeah, it's kind of a lot. Wondering which of the gazillion flours out there you're supposed to use for what? Let's break it down.<p><i>It's OK: We all make mistakes. But you know what's less OK? Not learning from them. Welcome to Effed It Up, a semi-regular column where you, the</i> …

Dessert

The One Summer Dish My Friends Keep Asking Me to Make Again

It started a few years ago: I was hosting a group of friends at my family's lake house, and I made some grilled flatbread to go with gazpacho for …

Cooking

Caramelized Onions

August 2017<p>Makes about ½ cup<p>Learning how to properly caramelize onions is key. Once you've mastered the basic technique, you’ll use them for everything from French onion soup to onion dip to topping burgers. Here, we break down the process step by step.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 large yellow onions, peeled …

Onions

35 Absolutely Essential Recipes You Should Know Before You Turn 35

Everyday healthy meals, quick and easy snacks, decadent treats—learn to make these essential recipes and you'll be equipped for any occasion.<p>By your …

3 Stocks to Hold for the Next 50 Years

Which companies will even be around in 50 years? We have three picks.<p>The world will change a lot in the next 50 years. But there will be companies …

You Don't Need an Entree With This Caramelized Eggplant Appetizer

Earlier this week while flipping through magazines at my parents’ house, I came across a striking photo in the June <i>Bon Appétit</i>: a yogurt-smeared platter piled with vegetables. For its unlikely assembly of ingredients—fresh tomatoes with caramelized eggplant and crispy kale chips all atop a …

Eggplant

Spiced Banana Bread with Pecans

It’s midwinter and although sunny outside today, very cold here in the NSW Southern Highlands of Australia. The wood-fired oven is preheated almost …

Breakfast

Yes, You Can Cook Cucumbers, And They Are Delicious

Trust us.<p>We eat a lot of cucumbers stateside, most often served raw and crunchy to impart a refreshing quality to a meal. Does “cool as a cucumber” ring a bell?<p>Hardly do we ever cook them ― but we can, and we should.<p>Cooked cucumbers are more common in Asian cuisines, where they work wonders in stir …

Side Dishes

Best Ever Mom's Chocolate Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat the oven to 350°. Butter and flour two 8-by-1 1/2-inch round cake pans. Line the bottoms with wax paper. In a medium bowl, sift …

Pick of the zingiest zinnias and how to grow them as cut flowers

‘The popularity of zinnias grows with each successive season.” So said the great Roy Hay, founder of Britain in Bloom and instigator of the National Gardens Scheme, back in 1937. What happened?<p>Well, there seems to have been a divergence of opinion - Gertrude Jekyll wrote that the zinnia was …

Gardening

Individual Chicken Pot Pies for the Freezer | The Complete Make-Ahead Cookbook

Chicken pot pie is the ultimate comfort food, so we sought a way to streamline this classic dish and make individual pot pies that we could pull out …

Baking

Smart weekend rituals to make your workweek less anxious

A classic weekend spent lounging around the house and meeting with family can be the gift we all deserve after a long week. But it always feels like …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Set yourself up to get the most out of retirement

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Some people approaching retirement may be asking with trepidation: What’s it going to be …

Could This New Money App Be Better Than Mint?

Saving money can be a challenge, which is why many people rely on apps to help them be more money-conscious. It makes sense—your phone is almost …

Personal Finance

This HIIT-Yoga Hybrid Makes You Feel Like You Actually Got a Good Workout

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

New leak shows iPhone 8 performance that completely crushes every Android

Something fairly astonishing happened late last month. For the first time ever, an Android-powered smartphone managed to outperform Apple’s latest …

The 7 Biggest Retirement Planning Mistakes

It's no surprise we're not saving enough for the future - but unfortunately our retirement saving status is getting worse.<p>Natixis, the financial …

This Calorie-Torching Move Will Tone Your Butt And Legs Like Crazy

What more could you ask for?<p>Emily Tiberio<p><i>Check out Women's Health's FitGIF Friday every week for fun and challenging new moves to make your sweat sesh really count. Here's this week's exercise:</i><p><b>Squat jump</b>: This move is the ultimate two for one. A cardio/strength-training combo, squat jacks burn …

9 paid iPhone apps on sale for free today

Congrats on surviving another long week. Your participation trophy comes in the form of a roundup of all the best paid iPhone and iPad apps that are …

My favorite app gets me access to hundreds of thousands of books — and it's only $9

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Scribd<p>When I was 20 and planning on studying abroad, I needed to make the most money I could the summer before.<p>I was self-aware enough to …

Books

Why Stickers, Pizza Parties, and Tickets Didn’t Work in My Classroom

It was towards the middle of my first year teaching (8th grade) when it hit me: My class was spinning out of control, and it was all my fault. I was …

Teaching

How to activate the iPhone’s hidden pedometer

Your iPhone isn’t slacking off when it sits in your pocket. No, it’s industriously counting your every step, ready to tell you the total so you can celebrate by buying cake if you hit your daily goal. The good news is that the iPhone pedometer comes built-in, and requires no third-party apps to do …

Interesting NY Times Interactive Shows What Occupations Share Similar Skills With Teaching

Switching Careers Doesn’t Have to Be Hard: Charting Jobs That Are Similar to Yours is the headline of an interesting NY Times interactive that lets …

3 ETFs to Keep You Invested After Retirement

Diversification, low fees, and a host of investment choices make ETFs a great alternative after retirement.<p>Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) offer …

25 Raised Garden Beds That Will Inspire You to Actually Grow Veggies This Year

Blueberries are good for you. Don’t be afraid to grow them.

Loaded with vitamins, antioxidants and other good things, blueberries are the trendy health fruit of summer. This isn’t hype: Have you ever seen a sick catbird?<p>If you don’t net your blueberry bushes, the catbird will clean you out, taking fruit once the berries start turning from pink to blue, a …

Gardening

9 Mistakes You Must Avoid To Survive Retirement

People have been telling you for years now that retirement is a state of mind. You might just now be figuring out what that means. The thought of not …

Retirement

Memo: Make Jamie Oliver’s Crazy, Genius One-Pot Chicken ASAP

Jamie Oliver has been known to do otherworldly things with chicken, given a few strident ingredients and enough time in a single pot. But this time, somehow, you have to do even less to get there.<p>This summery chicken-tomato-mélange's miraculous qualities have all the hallmarks of a braise—the …

Cooking