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5 Tips to Help You Save Money While Traveling

Before I quit my job to take my first trip to Europe, I had no idea what I was doing. The only traveling I had done before was the 'vacation' type of traveling -- booking when I had the money to spend or the days off, and I didn't take much time to investigate how to travel smarter, better and …

Personal Finance

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

You may be missing out on some of the iPhone's most powerful features.<p><b>1. Take Siri to School</b>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another try, and offer you a few options …

How to Make Skewers for Pork, Chicken, Steak, and More

Skewers are quick, use few ingredients, and are so versatile you'll never get bored. Here's how to make skewers right every time<p>Kebabs are quick, use few ingredients, and are so versatile you'll never get bored. Here's how to make skewers right every time.<p><b>1. Give 'em a soak.</b><p>If you’re using bamboo …

BBQ

Anyone Can Master This Genius Way To Cut A Watermelon Into Cubes

There are only a few weeks of summer left, but that's more than enough time to learn the right way to cut watermelon before the sunny season is over.<p>Let's be honest: Watermelon can be tricky. Its round shape causes it to roll around on the cutting board and makes it difficult to slice angular …

9 Speedy Zucchini Pastas

Thanks to this week’s episode of Mad Genius Tips, you know how to core and seed zucchini in no time flat. Here, nine speedy recipes for …

47 Shrimp Recipes for Grilling, Roasting, Boiling, and More

From shrimp and grits to jambalaya, here are 47 great shrimp recipes.<p><b>There are two chief reasons we really love shrimp</b>. First, it cooks in a flash. Second, shrimp can take on so many different flavors like a pro. From something spicy like chiles to something cooling like mint, shrimp loves it all. …

Seafood

Chinese Velveting 101: Stir-Fried Sweet and Sour Pork

Yesterday, I explained water-velveting: a meat-tenderizing technique I prefer to use when stir-frying at home instead of the more traditional oil-heavy method. In my side-by-side tests, I saw almost no differences between stir-fries made with the water method and the made with the oil …

Vatican Turns the Table on the UN: It’s Abortion That’s Torture, Not Our Pro-Life Views

“The Holy See condemns the torture of anyone, including those tortured and killed before they are born,” said Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, Apostolic …

Pope Francis Calls Exploitation Of Nature Sin Of Our Time

CAMPOBASSO, Italy, July 5 (Reuters) - Pope Francis called for more respect for nature on Saturday, branding the destruction of South America's rain forests and other forms of environmental exploitation a sin of modern times.<p>In an address at the university of Molise, an agricultural and industrial …

40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.<p><b>Chicken breast may be everyone's go-to lean protein</b>—but, man, can it be <i>boring</i>. Too often it's an overcooked afterthought, sautéed and tossed into pasta or tumbled over some greens. Nobody likes …

Cooking

How to Grill Vegetables

By grilling one or two vegetables with your main course, you can cook an entire meal on the grill. Who doesn't love that kind of efficiency? And you won't have pans to wash, either. If you grill several kinds of vegetables--and serve them with a few cheeses, some olives, and good bread--you'll have …

BBQ

10 Ice Cream Recipes to Make with a Food Processor and a Mad Genius Tip

Here, 10 delicious ice creams to make this summer.<p>In this week’s episode of Mad Genius Tips, F&W’s Justin Chapple proves that you don’t need special …

Thai Mango Cabbage Wraps

Thai Mango Cabbage Wraps with Crispy Tofu and Peanut Sauce<p>Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 30 mins<br>• Cook Time: 30 mins<br>• Total Time: 1 hour<br>• Yield: 4 to …