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40 Sausage Recipes to Keep You Full Every Month of the Year

Sausage is there for you in every season, whether it is grilled in the summer or slow-cooked in the winter.<p><b>We speak a lot about eating seasonally</b> at <i>BA</i>. You know what goes great with that winter kale? Sausage. And those summer campfire beans? Sausage. That's right—sausage is pretty much the perfect …

Cooking

How to Make All-Natural Barbecue Sauce, from Scratch

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Fire up the smoker -- Phoebe Lapine of Feed Me Phoebe is sharing a wholesome barbecue sauce for ribs, chicken, and everything in between.</i><p>My friend …

Food Preservation

Do You Juice? 17 Easy Recipes to Get You Started

We like to “shake” things up around here. And we’ve gone on some smooth…ie rides with sips that span mojito mmms to Almond Joy yums. Now it’s time to go healthy and optimize your nutrients with good-for-you fresh fruit and veggie selections. If you don’t own a juicer, this handy buying guide will …

Lea Michele's Debloating Juice

Ingredients<p>1 glass of water<br>• Juice of 2 lemons<br>• 1/2 cucumber, chopped<p>6 cubes of watermelon<br>• Handful of fresh ginger shavings<p>Directions<p>Blend ingredients and …

Lea Michele

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7 Exercises for Better Sex

Master these moves, and an orgasm is practically in the bag<p>Exercise doesn’t just help you tone up and slim down—it can also make sex so much hotter. Try any (or all!) of these moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Sex</i> during your next workout for a more intense orgasm—no kegels necessary!<p>For …

Why Scotch Eggs Are The Perfect Drunk Food

The British have mastered the art of drinking. They prioritize a pint come 5 p.m. every day, they let pub-goers drink outside and they understand the importance of drunk food. The best kind of drunk food is hearty, filling but easy to eat (you're drunk, after all), salty and greasy enough to …

How to Make Frangipane Tarts

<i>Every other Friday, Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co. shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today: Make a crust and some filling, top it with your favorite seasonal fruit, and you've got fancy-looking frangipane …

Dessert

How to Make Nutella Swirl Cream Cheese Pound Cake (Marble Chocolate Cake Recipe) ヌテラマーブル パウンドケーキ

The 9 Best Butt Exercises

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush<p>Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all …

25 Amazing Ways to Use Epsom Salt

My grandma was a huge fan of Epsom salt—she used it for <i>everything</i>! People of her generation knew the many health benefits of Epsom salt and I’ve …

Alternative Medicine

How to Make Perfect Paella Every Time

<b>By Martha Rose Shulman</b><p>I was so saddened by the recent death of food writer Penelope Casas. I never met her, but I've long depended on her work for my own research. Her first cookbook, <i>The Foods & Wines of Spain</i>, was published in 1979 and was for decades the only act in town if you wanted to know …

Sense of Taste: Coconut Mousse Cake (Recipe)

Last week, I blogged about being naughty and not conforming to a post-New Year's diet. Eating more healthfully year-round has always been my approach, so an occasional slice of cake won't lead me into a downward spiral of gluttony.<p>I've been thinking about how the texture of food can change your …

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A Simple Blast of Laser Could Help Your Teeth Grow Back

Teeth don't grow back, as your dentist might like to remind you while revving up the drill for a root canal. But scientists have now found a way to …

Your Perfect Crawfish Boil Is 9 Steps Away

A long winter delayed crawfish season, but it's finally here. Here's how to cook 'em.<p><b>Friday begins</b> the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (colloquially known as Jazz Fest), the two-weekend music festival that showcases the likes of Clapton, Springsteen, and The Arcade Fire. More importantly, it …

Festivals

The Sam Adams Guy Has an Amazing Antidote to Drunkenness

Does it really work?<p>Last week, we published an interview with Boston Beer Company co-founder Jim Koch in which he laid bare his secret for drinking all night without getting drunk. It's fairly simple — a teaspoon of active yeast per beer — and the science behind it seems solid enough. But we had to …

Smith Island Cake

Make the cake: Heat oven to 350°. Butter and flour four 9″ cake pans; set aside. Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl; set …

Dessert