Giovanni Zavala

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Artist Turns Fried Eggs Into Delicious Works of Art

Mexican artist Michele Baldini has created <i>The Eggs-hibit</i>, a series of photos that feature fried eggs on a skillet that he turned into delicious works …

Beef It Up: Our Top 10 Beef Recipes of 2017

If you ever need some convincing to add beef to your meal plan, these recipes are sure to do the trick. From ground beef casseroles to stir-fries to …

The 7 Best Whiskies for Guys Who Love Beer

One of the hottest trends in the world of craft brewing is aging beer—specifically porters and stouts—in bourbon and rye whiskey barrels. But the …

Tip: How to Improve Upper Back Mobility

Boost thoracic mobility, improve your squat and overhead press, and keep your shoulders healthy. Here's the warm-up you need.<p>If you want healthy …

Texas Brisket

Special equipment: 6 cups hickory wood chips, soaked in water for 30 minutes<p>Rinse brisket thoroughly under cold water and pat dry with paper towels. …

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The Fat-Burning Jump Rope Workout You Should Add to Your Routine

Except for running, there’s no cardio workout with equipment more minimal than jumping rope. It’s affordable, too—even high-end ones will set you …

Try this 20-minute HIIT workout to tone your total body—and boost your brain power

<i>The holidays might be the most wonderful time of the year, but they’re also the point where you’re most likely to get out of your regular fitness and</i> …

153 Genius Cooking Tips Straight From Restaurant Chefs

The ultimate guide to cooking like a pro.

I Did a 10-Minute Ab Workout Every Day For 2 Weeks — This Happened to My Belly

I've never been the type of lady who effortlessly has a six pack. In fact, I'm a little suspicious about the ones that do have a chiseled midsection. Still, after recently penning an open letter to my hidden abs (I know they're in there somewhere), I had a moment of pause. If I were to spend some …

This Boxing Exercise Is More Effective At Sculpting Your Core Than Regular Crunches

And it'll have you feeling the burn in no time<p>If you want to get the most out of your core, skip out on regular crunches.<p>Crunches tend to be the default when it comes to building up abs. And though they do help target your abdominal muscles, the fact of the matter is that they aren’t the most …

Here's the Trick to Making Golden, Juicy Chicken Breast

<b>Pat the chicken dry and season with salt and pepper.</b> Thoroughly dry the chicken on all sides with paper towels. Season with the salt and pepper on …

This CrossFit HIIT Workout Is Just 12 Minutes, but You'll Be Toast Afterward

Many experts talk about how effective HIIT (high-intensity interval training) workouts are when it comes to weight loss, which is why so many people have found success with CrossFit. A big part of the CrossFit WODs (workouts of the day) include short, intense, fast-paced, heart-pumping interval …

Tip: Open Up Your Hips

Neurologically locked hips can limit your lifting and athletic performance. Try these drills to feel better fast.<p>The hip complex consists of multiple …

I Wish Someone Had Told Me These 5 Tips Before I Started Lifting Weights

When I first started lifting weights a couple years ago, I would've laughed if you told me it was about to become my favorite form of exercise. I had always associated weightlifting with big, bulky dudes who were so inflexible they couldn't touch their toes, but I quickly learned how rewarding (and …

Exercise

These 3-Ingredient Skillet Tarts Will Make You a Hero

If you love egg and cheese sandwiches (and who doesn't?), you're going to love these breakfast tartlets. While they may <i>look</i> fancy, they are super …

How to Lose Fat and Gain Muscle at the Same Time

There are a lot of reasons to work out, including improving health, burning fat, gaining muscle, and just simply feeling better. Many of us have …

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5 Gym Hacks That Actually Work

We live in a Golden Age of fitness science. Studies come out every month that confirm one or another fundamental truth about how to get in shape — …

11 Foil Pack Dinners for Your Easiest Summer Meal Ever

During the summer, I spend a lot of time trying to find ways to eat that don't involve any actual cooking. In my stuffy, AC-less apartment, the heat …

The secret ingredient for perfectly fried eggs, every time

If you don’t know this trick for the greatest fried eggs, let us help you crack the code: Carefully basting your whites with oil from the pan ensures that they set all the way through as the edges crackle and crisp away, and the yolk is left gloriously runny.<p>But what if we told you there was an …

30-Minute Summer Dinners, 20 Ways

There is a lot of lounging by the pool and the beach that needs to happen over the summer, which sometimes makes finding the time to cook up dinner a …

An Avocado Sandwich With Triple The Flavor (Thanks, Mayo)

In college, I was a member of the Peruvian Student Forum. We had gathered one day to plan an upcoming event, and the discussion quickly turned to food. The group reacted enthusiastically as each member announced the dish he or she was going to bring to this function, until someone mentioned the …

The 4-Ingredient Sauce Your Cobbler Is Missing

The Ultimate Sauce for Crisps, Crumbles, and Cobblers<p>Makes 1 cup, about 8 servings<p>1/2 cup heavy cream <br>1/2 vanilla bean, split lengthwise and seeds …

Garlic Bread-Grilled Cheese Combines Two Beautiful Things

When two classics become one.<p>Back when Dominique Ansel shot to fame over his Cronut, I couldn’t help but think I had missed a marketing opportunity. Not long before, I invented my own wildly delicious hybrid carb: <b>the garlic bread grilled cheese.</b> (Is “invented” an appropriate word for something that …

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Don't go to seed on your break: 10 ways to stay fit on holiday

It’s almost holiday season – hallelujah. But if you were looking forward to poolside dozing punctuated by piles of pappardelle, afternoon ice creams and rosé on tap, the news that just 14 days of lounging in the sun can wreak havoc upon your health will come as a cruel blow. Yes, according to a new …

The complete guide to grilling without a grill in your sad apartment kitchen

For many of us, the start of summer in the US conjures up nostalgic thoughts of a great American pastime: backyard barbecues.<p>But what if you have neither?<p>Urban areas have limited outdoor access, and even if you have the space, grilling equipment can be prohibitively expensive. Here’s how you can …

9 High-Protein Breakfasts You Can Make in a Muffin Tin

If there's one thing I've learned from Pinterest, it's that you can make just about anything in a muffin tin. And it was a pretty amazing discovery …

A showstopping chocolate cake recipe | King of puddings

There is something of the Scarlet Pimpernel about this luscious chocolate cake: an aristocratic Gallic gateau that takes the breath away<p>It happens every time. Nothing quiets the din of a great gathering, albeit briefly, like the appearance of chocolate cake. What music does to soothe a savage …

Recipes

Here's 7 Pancakes From Around The World That Will Change The Way You Think About Pancakes

Which one would you eat?

Breakfast