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Recipe: Spicy Pineapple Chicken Packets — Recipes from The Kitchn

Even on busy weeknights, I don't mind taking time to put a homemade dinner on the table. What I don't want to spend all evening doing? Cleaning the …

Recipes

Best Blueberry Muffins | America's Test Kitchen

If buttermilk is unavailable, substitute 3/4 cup plain whole-milk or low-fat yogurt thinned with 1/4 cup milk.<p><b>1. FOR THE TOPPING:</b> Stir together sugar …

Recipes

How To Make the Easiest Pasta Salad — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Is there a more quintessential summer side dish than pasta salad? This cool salad keeps well for picnics and potlucks, you can make a big batch to …

Recipes

My Lip-Smacking BBQ Ribs & the Secret Spice Blend That Makes Them Sing

Some people like to meal prep; I don't. Or rather, I don't know that I have the dexterity or mental wherewithal to plan a week's worth of groceries for myself. I'm much too disorganized, much too lazy, and—living in New York City without a car—<i>much</i> too weak to carry more than a single eggplant home.<p>…

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Dip Into Strawberry Habanero Guacamole

It's time to raise your guac game<p>There are worse ways to eat through a Sunday's worth of football than turning to a bowl of guacamole. Real guacamole—the kind made from avocados, not the weird green sludge of lesser packaged brands—has healthy fats, antioxidants, and far less calories than a jar of …

Best Grilled Chicken Breast

Grilled chicken breasts can be the epitome of boring. Too often they're dried out or rubbery. But when soaked in a super-quick marinade — with …

Cooking

50 Surprising Ways to Cook Shrimp

Shrimp is underrated. It's the quickest, most versatile protein in your kitchen. You can smother it in cheese sauce and pasta, or toss it on the …

Everything You Need To Know To Perfectly Cook Steak

There's more than one way to achieve perfection.<p>Steak is the champion of meats. He's big and he's proud and he want to be cooked correctly because …

Grilled Pesto Chicken Couscous Bowls

Juicy grilled chicken, zucchini and tomatoes topped with a light spinach-arugula basil pesto served over couscous.There’s nothing better than making …

How To Make Pistachio Rose Vegan Cheesecake Bars

Learn to make these vegan cheesecake squares from the celeb-adored vegan chef behind Yvonne's Vegan Kitchen and then serve 'em up all summer. They're …

Northern lights hotels: where to watch the aurora borealis

Northern Lights

The most underrated coastal towns in Europe to go to before they become touristy

The vertiginous houses of Positano, the white settlements of Santorini and the poetic villages of Cinque Terre might still be some of the most …

Easy Dinner Recipes for Busy Weeknights

Everybody understands the stuggle of getting dinner on the table after a long day. For an easy weeknight dinner that you can depend on, we picked out …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> …

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Secrets For A Perfectly Problem-Free EuroTrip, Courtesy Of Reddit

Nobody wants a travel disaster -- especially when maneuvering Europe, that mystical continent full of over-hyped attractions and over-priced water bottles.<p>Reddit user Gspence314 recently asked fellow travelers for their pro tips on making it through Europe without a hiccup.<p>Their answers cover …

6 ways Google Alerts can help you land a job

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>When it comes to cracking the hidden job market (where openings aren’t advertised), …

Employment

10 National Parks to See Before You Die

Originally Published on on CNTraveler.com<p>Our national parks are overwhelming in every way -- in number, in size, in their capacity to inspire wonder. And the question remains: Which one will you see next? For the following introduction to, and celebration of, our nation's greatest natural …

Historic (and Hip) Atlanta in Just 24 Hours

<b>From an old mill that's become an arts community to a historic home that became a setting for the Hunger Games movie, follow our guide to experience a mix of Atlanta's history (and trendy destinations) in just one day.</b><p><i>By Jessica Hoffman for Where</i><p>Behind the cranes, the sky-reaching modern office …

10 Earth Landscapes That Look Like They're From Another Planet

Believe it or not, these photos were all taken right here on Earth.<p>The Earth is filled with amazing natural wonders, but some of them are so extraordinary you'd think you landed on another world.

Denver: The Men's Health City Guide

Get mile-high—literally—in one of America's top towns<p>Great microbrews, legal weed, gorgeous mountains, and authentic Mexican food: Is Denver the perfect city?<p><b>WHERE TO EAT</b><p><b>Acorn</b>This River North eatery has an eye on sustainable/seasonal ingredients and a top-notch beer and wine selection.<p><b>Frasca Food &</b> …

47 Fall Soup Recipes That Are Cozy & Warming

Fall is PSL and pretty leaves season, sure, but it's also the start of soup season—and here are 47 of our favorite recipes for autumn.<p><b>Soups, stews, bisques, chilis</b>—now's the time to make them in the chunky knit sweater you've been storing in the back of your closet since this time last year. It's …

The Bear Crawl Blitz

Light up your legs, core, and shoulders with this crawling challenge<p>If you want to test your strength and coordination, start crawling.<p>"Bear crawl variations work your core, shoulders, and quads in ways you typically don’t challenge them,” says Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., author of <b>The IMPACT! Body …

Ditch Your Dad Belly

Just because your clan is expanding, doesn't mean your waistline has to<p>When you're a dad, carpool duty, playdates, and dance recitals fill your free time. So it's no surprise that as your schedule fills up, your waistline may fill out.<p>"Carving out a designated workout time can seem next to …

16 Detoxing Cleanse Foods

Get a jump-start on losing extra pounds with these essential cleanse foods<p>As a nutritionist, I always suggest that my clients get a jump-start on weight loss and a new way of eating with a short "cleanse," to help eliminate cravings, wake up the digestive system, and prepare the body for a new …

The 10 Best All-Inclusive Resorts In The World

There's nothing we love more than an all-inclusive resort. The boundless beverages, the boundless beaches, the boundless beauty... and the boundless food (because let's be honest, that's the whole reason we're on vacation in the first place).<p>And thanks to TripAdvisor's 2014 Travelers' Choice …

Burn Up to 14 Calories a Minute with This CrossFit Workout

It takes just 20 minutes, but it will leave you SPENT<p>CrossFit might be best known for heavy barbells and iron sleds pushed by six people at a time. You'll do plenty of tough exercises if you go Inside the Cult of Crossfit. One popular Workout of the Day (WOD) is much simpler—but you can still burn …

Workouts

3 Fat-Destroying Finishers That You Can Do At the End Of Every Workout

Pick one of these options as your workout’s grand finale<p>No one ever tells you to end your workout on a “low” note. That’s because you want to leave the gym feeling better than when you walked in. You want a finale that floods your brain with endorphins and makes you crave more.<p>So we asked Bruce …

7 Hot Sex Positions in 60 Seconds

Learn a week's worth of moves in a minute flat<p>If your go-to bedroom moves have gotten a little boring lately, it's time to add to your hot sex arsenal. Here are seven hot sex positions you've probably never tried before—and how to perform each one—presented in less than a minute. (But feel free to …

The Simple Secret to Maximizing Your Calorie Burn

This interval workout only takes 4 minutes, but you'll torch fat long after you leave the gym<p>Want to maximize your calorie burn? Then try shortening your workout. This interval routine from BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., creator of <b>Men's Health StreamFIT</b>, takes only four minutes to complete, but it’ll torch …