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How to Master Your Grill

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Grilling season is upon us -- let's review our favorite tips and tricks for a superior barbecue.</i><p>There's nothing more fun than a summer barbecue, …

3 Ways To Light Your Grill: Charcoal Briquettes vs. Lump Charcoal vs. Wood

In the world of backyard grilling, no group is as swift and merciless as the charcoal lobby. Whisper the word “propane” enough times and your own …

A Fancy Picnic Menu, from Potted Pork to Chicken Salad

This fancy picnic menu is full of delights like potted pork, little chicken salad sandwiches, and mint juleps. White gloves optional.<p><i>It's almost summer—the season of eating alfresco. That's why we're going to give you a picnic menu full of tote-able dishes each week to inspire you to spread out</i> …

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27 Genius Recipes for the Grill

It's official now: we've hit the season where all we want to do is cook and eat (and swim and cannonball) outside. And—nothing against burgers and steaks—but with the whole hot yawn of summer stretched out ahead, we could use a few more genius ways to work our grills. Here are 27.<p>Because, on your …

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5 Crazy-Easy Steps To The Perfect Roast Chicken

<i>Have a minute? That’s all it took us to get hooked on Leaf.tv, an addictive new YouTube series from content queens Erin Falconer and Geri Hirsch.</i> …

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Chinese New Year: do-it-yourself dim sum

Jake Wallis Simons meets Fuchsia Dunlop, Chinese cooking expert, and learns the art of making a Chinese New Year feast.<p>This week, a billion and a half people around the world will celebrate the dawn of the Chinese Year of the Water Snake. There will be fireworks, lion dances, and – most importantly …

Coffee Maker Cooking: Brew Up Your Next Dinner

A few months ago, we introduced you to the wild world of dishwasher cooking. Poach salmon while cleaning dirty plates? No problem.<p>But some of you expressed concerns about having your sockeye sit so close to soapy water and the high energy cost of running a dishwasher.<p>Well, we've stumbled upon …

How to make sushi at home

It's easier than you think, says Yuki Gomi. And don't forget your hairdryer<p>"They love the precision." But sushi isn't too tricky to make at home, says Yuki, "if you have a few essential tools and ingredients. I buy everything in UK supermarkets."<p>For OFM, she is making ura hosomaki, small sushi …

5 Stability Moves That Tone Your Abs and Legs

Exercise 1 Kickstand single-leg squats<p>Balance on one foot with your hovering leg bent, toe pointing toward the ground <b>(A)</b>. Lean forward slightly, then bend your standing leg as deeply as you can, but so you can still see your toes beyond your knee; the back leg can come down so your toe touches the …

7 Signs You Have Too Many Toxins In Your Life

You think you’re healthy, but you don’t feel vibrant. You struggle to find the energy to get through the day. You’re irritable. Your stomach isn’t …

What's So Great About Tart Cherry Juice?

<i>A:</i><p>A favorite beverage of many athletes, trainers, and nutritionists, juice made from tart or "sour" cherries (the kind you use to make cherry pie) has been shown to reduce inflammation and ease muscles soreness after strenuous workouts. But that's not the only reason you might want to consider …

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What 'Clean Eating' Means to 12 Different Women

"To me, clean eating is about not only eating healthy, but also eating organic. It's about putting foods in your body that supply it with great energy and fuel while being health-conscious at the same time. Lots of grilled chicken, leafy greens, fruits, quinoa, rice, etc., and the occasional …

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Wellness Calendar: June 2014 (free printable) - Wholefully

Shares 0<p>Holy cow, guys, it’s almost June. June is going to be a big month in the Johnston family! I’m going to birth a human in June (well, …

11 Healthy Alternatives To Potato Chips

Fact: Potato chips are delicious (even more so if you put them on a sandwich). Less awesome fact: potato chips are not great for you. Fortunately, …

10 Healthy Food Blogs That Make Eating Well Extremely Easy

For many people, eating healthy is a chore. When the world is filled with glorious pastas, the cheesiest of pizzas, and layers of cake, why in the world would we ever bother eating a salad? Well, fellow gluttons, it's because not only is it a good idea for us to eat a vegetable every now in then, …

13 Mental Health Benefits Of Exercise

<i>By Sophia Breene</i><p>Many people hit the gym or pound the pavement to improve cardiovascular health, build muscle, and of course, get a rockin’ bod, but working out has above-the-neck benefits, too. For the past decade or so, scientists have pondered how exercising can boost brain function. Regardless …

10 Awesome Weight-Loss Tips From Women Who've Transformed Their Bodies

9 Awesome Weight-Loss Tips From Women Who've Transformed Their Bodies<p>Because they know exactly what you're going through<p>Jennifer Tallman<p>Slimming down isn't easy—it takes time and commitment to reach your weight-loss goals. That said, it's definitely not <i>impossible</i>. But don't take our word for it. …

24 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

It's summertime, and the cookin's easy—master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer, doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, …

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The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

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Chai Milkshakes Are Amazing

Was it Starbucks? Sometime over the past decade chai became just another beverage flavor, like vanilla, or pumpkin. But spiced tea, masala chai, has …

14 Beautiful Fruit-Infused Waters To Drink Instead Of Soda

Healthy, hydrating, and homemade.

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