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37 Pasta Salads That Will Be The Hit Of Your Next Cookout

Because you always need more ideas for this party pleaser.<p>Amp up your regular pasta salad with one of these fun and easy recipes.

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Improve Your Flexibility With These Yoga Poses

If you ask people why they exercise, most will say to stay healthy, keep fit, or because it makes them feel good. Not a lot will mention flexibility …

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These 5 Exercises Are the Secret to Kayla Itsines's Insanely Sculpted Abs

Whether you're a gym newbie or a seasoned regular, chances are you've been in the following (somewhat awkward) situation: you make your way to the floor exercises area of your gym, ready to dominate some core work, but then you're suddenly overwhelmed by all of the options. <i>Do I grab a medicine ball</i> …

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8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

No fancy equipment required.<p>Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of …

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10 supersizing workouts to do on back day

To supersize your back—build wider proportions, denser, more sizeable muscle mass, and greater functional strength that enables you to lift more—you …

How to make perfect ice cream at home: the ultimate guide

We all scream for ice cream. When homemade, it is the best of all puddings. You can slave away at a Bake Off-worthy multi-tiered mousse for that smart dinner party – but, in the end, what guests choose is the ice cream.<p>And sure, ready-made, gourmet-style ice cream in a cardboard pint pot is pretty …

Garlic Is Banned at Buckingham Palace

A former chef shares dos and don'ts when cooking for the Queen.<p>If, by chance, you meet a chef and he tells you that he's cooked a certain dish for …

3 Ways to Make an Iced Turmeric Latte, from Easy to Advanced

How to make a healthy turmeric latté at home, from basic to baller.<p>If you're not seeing turmeric everywhere, you're either living under a rock or are <i>very</i> good at getting out stains (seriously, that stuff makes everything yellow). We're fans of the vibrant, healthful spice, and the evidence is in …

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9 Knife Care Tips We Learned from a Master Bladesmith

Confession: I've never sharpened my knives. Not my two-year-old IKEA chef's knife, not my who-knows-how-old paring knife. None of 'em. But last week, I found myself on the New York City subway with a purse-full of my dullest kitchen knives and the promise that these glorified pestles they could …

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Comparing the Latte Macchiato and the Flat White

The difference is in the details<p>Our new Latte Macchiato and signature Flat White are pure, simple espresso creations with two simple ingredients. The …

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Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spread quinoa out on a baking sheet and toast in the oven until fragrant, 8 to 10 minutes. Let cool. In a medium saucepan, …

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15 Valentine's Day Desserts To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

It will be love at first bite.<p>Whether you're looking to satisfy your craving for chocolate, or you prefer something more unexpected, it's sure to be love at first bite with these treats.

25 Delicious Super Bowl Party Dips

Dips might just be the perfect Super Bowl party food: They're satisfying but not overly filling, simple to make in large quantities, and easy to eat with eyes glued to the screen. Though we have a bunch of other snacks and finger foods to suit all your game-day needs, you could do worse than to …

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27 Healthy Desserts You Can Make in a Blender

Soups, sauces, and smoothies are pretty standard fare for a blender. Now, expand the handy kitchen appliance’s repertoire to include dessert! Yep—you …

What to Eat on the Paleo Diet

Is your diet old school? The Paleo diet centers on eating whole, unprocessed foods in an attempt to replicate the diets of our ancestors of the …

This Instagram Account of a Naked Girl Doing Yoga Manages to Not Get Shut Down While Still Being Very Naked

Instagram's notorious anti-nudity guidelines, which many a brave warrior has tried to battle against (Chrissy Teigen, Chelsea Handler), have not …

15 Yoga Poses for Stress Relief

How can you integrate yoga into your daily life to reduce stress levels?<p>Yoga can help you cope with stress and improve overall health and satisfaction with life. In a national survey, over 85 percent of people who did yoga reported that it helped them relieve stress. Exercise is a very useful way …

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Ingredients:<p>1 1/4 cup lemonade<br>• 1 1/4 cup unsweetened green or black tea<p>Method:<p>Pour lemonade into an ice cube tray and freeze until solid, 2 to 3 hours.<p>…

16 Crowd-Pleasing Recipes for Your Independence Day Grill

Can't decide what to make for the biggest cook-out holiday of the year? We've got you covered. From smoky ribs to spiced kebabs, juicy pork chops, and spicy chicken wings, we have 16 great excuses to fire up your grill this Fourth of July.<p>Before you get started, make sure you know how to these …

How to Buy, Store, and Cook With Green Beans, in Season in July

Here's how to buy, store, and cook with green beans, in season in July.<p>Despite their instance on gracing our Thanksgiving Day tables, green beans are actually in season in the height of summer. They're crisp and crunchy, tasty raw, excellent stir-fried or sautéed, delicious steamed, and great …

How to Buy, Store, and Cook With Eggplant, in Season in July

Here's how to buy, store, and cook with eggplant, in season in July.<p>From baba ghanoush to cheese-smothered eggplant parm, there are many reasons to love this summer nightshade. Eggplant has typically been considered to be very bitter, but that's largely a misconception. Only gigantic eggplant boats …

How to Buy, Store, and Cook with Cucumbers, in Season in July

Here's how to buy, store, and cook with cucumbers, in season in July.<p>Crunchy, crisp, and impossibly cool—cucumbers just taste better in the summer. There are many different varieties, from the long and slender thin-skinned Hot House to the small and squat Kirby. Thicker-skinned varieties can taste …

Let This Flowchart Predict Your Coffee Order

<i>Follow this flowchart to see if baristas really can guess your coffee order.</i><p>I have a theory that baristas can read minds. Let me preface this by saying my go-to "coffee" order is something along the lines of a "caramel latte with extra sugar; hold the coffee." But when I'm with coffee-minded people …

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30 Zucchini Recipes for Using Up All Your Darn Zucchini

These zucchini recipes will help you make the most of one of summer's most abundant veggies.<p><b>The first sight of zucchini in your garden is a beautiful thing.</b> But then: It just keeps growing. Soon, half your fridge is taken up by zucchini. What can you do? Make these recipes, of course.

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Giada De Laurentiis Shares Her Holiday Recipes

Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis shares her holiday recipes that will surely be a hit at your Christmas gathering<p>Giada: A Digital Weekly<p>Serves …

Lemon-Vanilla Pound Cake

For a tantalizing tea-time treat, try this heavenly lemon pound cake.<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>1/4 cup(s) unsalted butter, melted1 cup(s) milk1/2 cup(s) unsalted butter, cut up2 cup(s) all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon(s) salt4 large eggs, at room temperature2 1/4 cup(s) sugar1 tablespoon(s) vanilla extract1/2 …