Mark Kawamoto

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Whittle Your Middle and Sculpt Your Waist With These Powerful Oblique Exercises

If you've been trying to work your waistline to no avail, we've got you covered. These oblique-targeting exercises are going to help you sculpt that midsection and create powerful muscles that'll help with all areas of mobility and functional movement. So not only will you get some great …

40 Essential Instant Pot Links

Because I've been experimenting with the Instant Pot quite a bit lately, I've been getting a lot of questions. Many times my answer is a link. A link …

Nigel Slater’s short ribs recipes

Marinated and slow cooked, a row of thick beef short ribs and mash will add cheer to the grimmest of winter days<p>It’s wet and cold, and the wind is rattling down the chimneys. I need meat on the bone. Flesh to usher towards tenderness in stock and aromatics or maybe something to roast slowly and …

6 Morning Routines That Are Hard to Adopt But Will Pay Off For Life

To start your day right, you've got to get into some good habits.<p>The early birds will inherit the earth.<p>At least that’s what a 2009 University of …

Time Management

Build muscle with the pushup challenge

The pushup is a classic move and one of the best things you can do to hit your chest, shoulders, arms, and core in one swoop.<p>If you get your pushup …

The 1-Pot Pasta Recipe You'll Make on Repeat From Ina Garten

Ina Garten, aka The Barefoot Contessa, can do no wrong. Any time I see a recipe of hers that looks promising for dinner, I pounce. Such was the case when I spotted her weeknight bolognese, a recipe that gives you al dente orecchiette topped with homemade tomato sauce in fewer than 45 minutes. This …

Last Night's Dinner, Today's Croquetas (Oh, and No Recipe!)

I’d love to tell you about the first time I tried a croqueta—how I bit into the crisp, lightly fried exterior (with flamenco music playing in the background, obviously), savored the béchamel-creamy filling and had never tasted something so delicious. The truth is: I lived in Spain for years, have …

Recipes

Roast Chicken Recipes for Every Night of the Week

An easy supper to feed your whole family.<p>Classic roast chicken is a great foolproof meal to feed a hungry crowd for dinner. It is also good to cook …

22 Delicious Salads That Are Actually Filling Enough To Eat For Dinner

Salads can be way tastier than you'd think.

Today's Workout 71: The no-frills circuit to incinerate excess fat

There are plenty of complicated exercises and strict diet plans you can follow to drop extra weight. But you can also stick to something ridiculously …

The Summer Shred Workout

<i>The key to burning fat? Not with maximum weight or intensity, but minimal rest. This workout keeps you moving nonstop. Get the sweat pouring and the</i> …

Health

Thai Stir-Fried Noodles With Beef Recipe

If you're a fan of Asian noodles, be sure to try these Chinese-inspired Thai Beef Stir-Fried Noodles! This dish is super delicious and also very …

Cardio 101: Mountain Climbers

Ready for a classic bodyweight move that every fitness-lover should have in their arsenal? It's time for mountain climbers — drop and give us 20!<p>This move is about to blast calories with intense cardio while also targeting your abdominal muscles and upper body (yay!). Here's how to do it:<p>Start in a …

These Six Brazilian Desserts Are Gonna Blow Your Mind

If you've never heard of brigadeiros, your life is about to change forever.

6 Do’s and 2 Don’ts of Cooking Ribs

Gone are the days that men ruled the grill and women, the kitchen. It’s the 21st century, and ladies can be grill masters *just* as much as guys can. Yes, that even goes for the always intimidating rack of ribs. With the proper grilling tools and an arsenal of tips and hacks, you’ll be teaching …

BBQ

You'll Get a Cardio High From This 60-Minute Epic Boxing Workout

• POPSUGAR<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Bodyweight Workouts<p>60-Minute At-Home Cardio Boxing Workout<p>You'll Get a Cardio High From This 60-Minute Epic Boxing …

What to Cook This Week

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>.</i><p>Good morning. Dorie Greenspan has a new column in The New York Times Magazine this weekend, on the creation of a more perfect cream …

Baking

Make it Yourself: Barbecue Sauce

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium- high. Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring often, until soft but not brown, about 5 …

You'll Want to Pour This Avocado Dressing Over Every Salad You Eat — and You Should!

[1]<p>Creamy Avocado Dressing<p>Sprinkle of Green [2]<p>Notes<p>This sauce is also great to use as a dip. Sweet potato chips go perfectly with this, and it's a nice variation from the usual guacamole.<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 ripe avocado<br>• 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard<br>• 1 cup water<br>• Handful of coriander (cilantro) leaves<br>• 1 …

Recipes

Try this renowned steakhouse marinade recipe for the ultimate steak

Most steak gurus will tell you that a dry rub is best. But when you are feeling bold, try this marinade recipe from Quality Meats Steakhouse of NYC. It is the perfect tangy mixture that explodes with flavor.<p>The Quality Meats steak marinade works best with bavette, skirt, flank and flatiron steaks. …

Cooking

You Haven’t Lived Until You’ve Tried These 26 Desserts

Sugar makes the world go 'round.

17 Classic Appetizers Everyone Will Love

Here's a well-known truth that we tend to ignore anyway: There's no better way to please a crowd and keep your cool than with a spread of …

Trader Joe's Is Now Selling 'Teeny Tiny' Avocados

Avocuties!<p>As if your avocado obsession could not grow any deeper, Trader Joe’s is here to make you fall even more in love.<p>Everyone’s favorite grocer now sells itty bitty avocados, which they actually call “Teeny Tiny Avocados.”<p>Trader Joe’s describes the little cuties as “personal, single-serve, …

WATCH: Every Cut of Steak, Explained

From filet to brisket to Denver steak, this is how to butcher a cow to get to the cuts you love.<p>Have you ever broken down a cow? Right. Probably not. After all, we're not all butchers. But that beef we love throwing on the grill, griddle, or cast iron doesn't just fall off the bone as a beautifully …

BBQ

Chicken and Andouille Sausage Gumbo

Beloved around the world, filé and molokhia add a slick, soothing texture to soups and stews worth adding to your repertoire<p>Preheat the oven to 350°. …