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How to Cook Steak

• Take the steak out of the refrigerator 30 minutes before cooking to bring it to room temperature. It will brown better and cook faster and more …

The Easiest Oreo Microwave Mug Cake Ever!

Throw out what you know about baking. This Oreo mug cake is so simple, you don't need to be an expert baker to make this rich and chocolaty dessert. Plus, this recipe only requires five ingredients — four if you want to skip the extra calories in the whipped cream. Quick, easy, and sure to satisfy …

Dessert

How to Use Phyllo Dough

Banana Bread Tiramisu

Two dessert classics combined!<p>Serves: 8<p><b><br>Banana Bread</b><p>4 ripe bananas<p>200 grams (1 cup) sugar<p>2 eggs<p>115 grams (½ cup) butter, softened<p>1 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>200 grams (1 ½ cups) flour<p>1 teaspoon baking soda<p>½ teaspoon salt<p>100 grams (1 cup) crushed walnuts<p><b>Tiramisu Filling</b><p>700 milliliters (3 cups) heavy …

The Death Star Would Cost $7.8 Octillion a Day to Run

The British energy supplier Ovo has put some very well-spent hours into a comprehensive calculation of the operating costs of the Death Star, which …

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie for 2 Recipe

"I love making this smoothie. Sometimes I add chia seeds for a bit of texture."<p>Ingredients<p>8 ice cubes, or as desired<p>1 banana<p>1/4 cup yogurt<p>1/4 cup …

Butterscotch pie, always second fiddle, is a secret crowd pleaser

Recently, over wedges of homemade pie, my sisters shared that they love butterscotch. Turns out the nieces do too. Then, my father, a self-confessed chocoholic, capitulated. We spoke of butterscotch sundaes, candies, warm sauce, boxed pudding and restaurant desserts layered in fancy glasses. Mom …

Baking

How to Make Ice Cream Pumpkin Pie

This crowd-pleasing make-ahead dessert is perfect for Thanksgiving. But it will also be a hit on a hot summer's day.<p>Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Stir together the sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl.<br>• In a food processor, pulse the graham crackers to form fine crumbs. Add the melted butter and 1 …

Oreo Peanut Butter Dessert | shopswell

So who doesn't love Double Stuffed Oreos? I have made so many desserts with Oreos and with the way my family loves peanut butter and Oreos together I …

Want to build muscle? It’s not what you eat, but when

Studying the human body isn't rocket science – in some cases, it's much harder.<p>"I tell my grad students that we can put a man on the moon, but we still can't come to a consensus on how much protein to give him here on earth," says Dr. Rajavel Elango, a researcher at the University of British …

How to eat to bulk up

You want to be in a permanent state of Hulking out, but chances are, if you’re reading this article, building bulk doesn’t come naturally. “There is …

50 incredible bars to drink at in your lifetime

From world's highest bar to one that's underwater, we've found 50 unforgettable bars worth traveling the globe for.<p>Here's your boozy bucket list.

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The Top Foods For Building Muscle - How to Become Ripped Quickly

Eating the right foods at the right time may help you build your muscles the natural way. Eating too much of something in between may end up in …

Rugby nutrition: the top ten anti-inflammatory foods

Sports nutritionist Matt Lovell explains what you should eat to ease swelling and soreness<p><b>By Matt Lovell</b><p>To help you understand the reasons behind …

Nutrition

Your Corner Wrench: Why you should keep your engine clean

Most of us like to drive in a clean vehicle. After all, who wants to get dirt and grime on their clothes or pick up some strange odour when heading …

What to eat before and after every kind of workout

Whether you're eating for endurance or snacking for strength training, it’s not always clear what is best to put into your body. Moreover, “what’s healthy on a regular basis is not necessarily a good choice for the race course, or even for a workout,” explained Barbara Lewin, RD, a sports …

This Tropical Resort Can Be Yours for $49

Dream of owning your own tropical paradise, but don’t have the cash? Well, do you think you could scrounge up $49? That’s exactly how much one person …

This Is the Best Exercise to Erase Your Belly Pooch, Says Science

Start planning a goodbye party for your tummy.<p>In the weight-loss game, not all fat is created equal. And if you're trying to lose that belly pooch you just <i>know</i> is hiding a six pack, stomach fat is a particularly stubborn beast.<p>But never fear: A recent study just found that one workout is …

Exercise

9 Tricks That Will Change How You Use Your iPhone

Forget hammers and screwdrivers — iPhones are the most important tool of our times. But do you wield yours like a pro, or do your thumbs fumble its …

Comics on Film: The Reason for 'Batman v Superman''s Shocking Ending

<b>WARNING: This article makes direct, repeated mention of the manner in which Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ends. If you haven't yet seen the film</b> …

Spike Your Sweets With Boozy Baileys Brownies

St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner, folks. And guess what? We're about to (sham)rock your world with layered boozy brownies... spiked with Baileys! Say what now? Read on for the recipe.<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>4 sticks salted butter, softened<br>• 10 ounces bittersweet chocolate chips<br>• 2 cups granulated …

German Beer Bread With Rosemary Butter

This German Beer Bread is "knock-your-socks-off" delicious and is the perfect companion for almost any meal. Made with organic ingredients, this German Pilsner made by Pinkus, is cool light and crisp, the perfect base for this divine bread. Over the years I have found, the lighter the beer (in …

9 Brilliant Ways to Use Canned Tuna

Go beyond the classic tuna salad.<p>From pasta to pizza, here are nine terrific ways to use the pantry staple.<p>Canned tuna is excellent for quick, …

Bacon-Chocolate Shot Glasses Are Real, And You Can Make Them

Did we mention there's chocolate, too?<p>Shot glasses come in all shapes and sizes -- some are even edible. They're all good for getting the booze from glass to mouth, but none of them compare to these bacon-chocolate shot glasses created by the clever mind behind the food blog Through The Eyes Of My …

This 2-Ingredient Banana Pancake Recipe Is The Healthy Answer

Healthy and easy.<p>Two-ingredient recipes are a godsend for busy schedules. They can usually be made up with items already stocked in our kitchen. They are easy to make, and even easier to clean up after. And sometimes -- if we're lucky -- they happen to help us start our day off with a healthy …

Cardio Week 2015! Low-Impact Leanout

Send your calorie burn and heart rate through the roof—without moving your feet. And check back every day this week for a new heart-pumping workout<p>For Cardio Week 2015 at <i>Men’s Health</i>, we’ll feature a brand-new, equipment-free workout every day. These routines are fast, they’re hard, and they’re a …

Exercise

How To Train Like An MMA Badass

Successful MMA fighters are some of the toughest athletes in the world. To win fights, or even make it through one or two rounds, fighters must …

6 Fascinating Things You Didn't Know About Liquor Brands

We've all witnessed the heroic wit of the Most Interesting Man in the World. But have you ever wondered about the real-life tales associated with some of the world's biggest alcohol makers? Behind every great liquor brand is a great story.<p><b>1. Jack Daniel's</b><p><i>Image: bridgeandtunnelclub.com</i><p>Everyone knows …

Do Old People Know Who Kanye West Is?

The results of our survey found that none of them know much about his music, but a few remember him as the guy married to the lady with the big butt.<p>Kids these days don't know <i>anything</i>. "What's VHS?" they ask. "How did you Google things before the internet?" they wonder. "Who's this Paul McCartney …

The Paradox of Letting Go: 5 Things We Continuously Hold On To

I read once in a yoga magazine, which sat in my own waiting room, that in order to let go we must set up the circumstances in our lives that allow us to let go.<p>In other words, as I always tell my clients, letting go is more of an art than a science. And, if I had the power to make it a science, or …