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Summer Pasta Recipes That Will Be The Most Popular Dish On the Table, Guaranteed

FYI, your sister-in-law is going to want the recipe.<p>When the summer months hit we’re always game to lighten up. Whether we’re talking our hair color, …

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4 ETFs To Park Your Money When You Want To Cut Market Exposure

From time to time investors look at reducing their market exposure and “parking” their money safely. Some choose plain cash, but cash has a negative real rate – it does not grow, and inflation eats away at its value.<p>Some ETFs can provide stability and a moderate return with very low exposure to …

Investing

Healthy 4th of July Recipes to Eat Outdoors (With Lots of SPF On)

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From Novice to Pitmaster, the Best Grills for Every Home Cook

Budget gas grills, high-end charcoal smokers, and even a portable option.<p>Buying a grill is kind of like saving for retirement—you want to reap the benefits of both (burgers and ribs for the former, a life of leisure for the latter) but you’re not entirely sure how to do it. While we can’t give you …

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Chorizo Potato Salad With Arugula: A Mayo-Free Spin by Way of Spain

My wife, Kate, has a small list of foods she's convinced she doesn't like. An astute reader will have noticed that I've already revealed my bias: <i>She's convinced.</i> But I'm not. I have long lived by the conviction that if there's a food I don't like, it usually just means I haven't had a good version …

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30 Classic Southern Recipes Everyone Needs to Make This Summer

These sensational summer favorites are ripe for the picking.<p>In the South, summertime is best spent with classic Southern comfort food that makes the …

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14 Weeknight Chicken Dinners That Are Anything But Boring

Weeknight dinners should be nourishing and healthy, but most importantly, they should be simple, quick, and delicious. Chicken—versatile enough to …

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The Best Asian Food in North America? Try British Columbia

On a steamy Friday evening, early last summer, I exited a Korean-made metro train with a crowd of teenagers and parents with young children, who filled the elevated platform at Bridgeport Road with a congenial babble of Cantonese, English, Tagalog and Mandarin. Crossing an expansive parking lot, we …

Food & Dining

70 Favorite Shrimp Recipes

1 of 70<p>Miso Shrimp Burgers<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 70<p>Harissa Shrimp Fra Diavolo<p>3 of 70<p>Crispy Salt-and-Pepper Shrimp over Green Grits<p>Advertisement<p>4 of …

Seafood

5 Household Items That Work Better on Stainless Steel Than Spray Cleaners

Commercial cleaners are full of harsh chemicals—try these non-toxic methods instead.<p>If you’ve ever cringed at the first fingerprint on your new oven …

Stainless Steel

Why Have So Many South Asian-Americans Won the Spelling Bee?

Balu Natarajan correctly spelled the word “milieu” to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee in 1985. He was the first South Asian-American to do so. Three years later, Rageshree Ramachandran seized the title with the word “elegiacal.” And this week, Karthik Nemmani became the 11th straight South …

Spelling Bees

Did Science Miss Its Best Shot at an AIDS Vaccine?

In the late 1980s, Burt Dorman was ready to get out of the vaccination game. A biophysical chemist, he’d spent years running a successful company …

Public Health

The Best Equipment for Charcoal Grills

Including everything from the best grills to the best charcoal grill tool holder.<p>Whether you swear by charcoal or are a lifelong gas griller, there …

BBQ

How to Make General Tso's Chicken on the Grill

This fun twist on barbecue chicken borrows flavors from a Chinese takeout favorite. We grill the chicken without any of the glazy sauce brushed on …

Food & Dining

20 Side Dishes to Rely on All Summer Long

Whether you spend a lot of time in front of the grill or in the comfort of your air conditioned kitchen over the next few months, cooking should be …

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A Spicy Pork Tenderloin Bowl That's So Easy You Hardly Need This Recipe

Finally, a weeknight pork tenderloin recipe we can get behind.<p>Most weeknights, recipes are banned in my kitchen. My dinner game plan is blessedly bare-bones: Take whatever vegetables are currently hanging out in my fridge, add some spicy tofu or smoked salmon, and lay the whole thing over cooked …

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We’re All Addicts Here

NASHVILLE — In 2009, my husband had an emergency spinal-fusion operation to prevent permanent nerve damage caused by a ruptured disk. I was rolling the I.V. pole while he pushed a walker around the hospital corridor when I got an urgent call from a friend: “Don’t let them give him pain pills,” she …

Medicine

Fidelity, Bruised From Crises, Searches for Life After Mutual Funds

BOSTON — Few star fund managers have shone brighter than Steven S. Wymer, who runs a portfolio of stocks at Fidelity Investments, the mutual-fund giant.<p>His $42 billion fund, Fidelity Growth Company, has outpaced 97 percent of its rivals since 2008, making it one of the best performers in what is …

Investing

12 Things Costco Employees Won’t Tell You

Warehouse clubs are a fantastic way to save money, and brands like Costco have revolutionized the way that consumers shop, both in person and online. …

Shopping

70 Memorial Day Side Dishes That Eclipse the Mains

Crunchy slaws, salads, pickles, and more sides that might outshine those juicy burgers you've got on the menu.<p>Memorial Day is around the corner, and we've got one thing on the mind: GRILLED MEAT. But in the excitement for a juicy burger or a charred-to-perfection chicken, sometimes the sides are an …

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Easy Gomae (Japanese-Style Spinach Salad)

10 servings<p>This simple Japanese side dish recipe is usually made with fresh mature spinach, but you have to buy so many bunches in order to get a substantial yield—that’s where the frozen stuff comes in handy. Just make sure to buy whole-leaf frozen spinach instead of chopped.<p>May …

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Grilled Pork Ribs with Gochujang Barbecue Sauce

4 servings<p>These grilled pork ribs are all about the sauce. This stir-together gochujang situation has everything you want—heat, sweetness, and palate-gripping acid—but with extra tang. Try this glaze on: Boneless chicken thighs, pork shoulder steaks, or skirt steak.<p>June 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>⅔ cup …

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Spicy Kimchi Slaw

8 servings<p>We traded the goopy sweet mayo dressing in your typical cabbage cole slaw for a whipped, airy kimchi dressing. Cabbage two ways! If you prefer something less spicy, replace the kimchi juice with water.<p>June 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 scallions<p>½ cup kimchi, plus 1 Tbsp. juice from jar<p>2 Tbsp. …

Recipes

Spicy Grilled Chicken with Crunchy Fennel Salad

4 servings<p>This chicken recipe packs some heat, which is why we paired it with a superclean and cooling crisp fennel salad. If fennel is not your thing, any shaved crunchy veg will do. Try radishes, carrots, or cucumbers instead.<p>June 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>Chicken<p>1½ lb. skinless, boneless chicken thighs<p>…

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Hanger Steak with Charred Scallion Sauce

4 servings<p>This sauce is an ode to the classic French dish of leeks in vinaigrette, swapping out the leeks for tender charred scallions. It acts as a bright, addictive condiment for this quick-cooking cut of steak. If you can’t find hanger steak, skirt steak works for this recipe—adjust cook time …

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Grilled Short Ribs with Pickled Daikon

4 servings<p>If you’ve ever had kalbi at a Korean barbecue restaurant, you’ve had grilled flanken-style short ribs. For this recipe, look for them prepackaged in the meat case, or ask your butcher. This concentrated, aromatic, spicy-sweet chile paste seasons the ribs robustly in as little as 15 …

Recipes

A Better Way to Cook Chicken on the Grill

In his new cookbook, How to Grill Everything, Mark Bittman suggests another use for your grill's top shelf.<p>Grilling season is here, and with it …

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‘Arrested Development’: We Sat Down With the Cast. It Got Raw.

Perhaps no moment better defines “Arrested Development” than a recent attempt by Tony Hale, who plays the high-strung, blissfully immature (and one-handed) Buster Bluth, to set up a promotional clip on “Conan.”<p>“I don’t even know how to explain this,” Mr. Hale said.<p>The show, created by Mitchell …

Comedy

20 Vegetarian Memorial Day Recipes You'll Want to Make All Summer

Memorial Day weekend may be the celebratory moment you’ve been waiting for to fire up the grill, but it doesn’t have to be all about hot dogs and …

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