Mel Frazier

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Anti-Inflammatory Diet: 9 Recipes to Get You Started

Chronic inflammation may negatively affect some of your body's systems and organs, including your heart.<p>But some studies suggest that a diet rich in …

Food

Joe Trivelli’s Italian Christmas recipes

Traditional escarole pizza pie, fragrant slow-roast duck and boozy coffee sorbet: Italian flavours in a festive setting, from the River Café’s Joe Trivelli<p>There is in my family a deep appreciation for Christmas. We begin with a trip across town to buy a tree and, from then on, all surfaces are …

12 Vegan Breakfast Ideas To Start Your Day Off Right

Because plant power doesn't have to be boring.<p><i>Recipes originally appeared on Spoon University.</i>

3 Under-the-Radar Healthcare Stocks You've Never Heard of

Do upstarts Exact Sciences, Portola Pharmaceuticals, and Abiomed deserve a place in portfolios?<p>When it comes to finding winning investments, it can …

Tools to Help You Paint Like a Pro

Tons of new painting tools hit the market every year, but many are unnecessary or don't work as advertised, so they quickly fade from stores shelves. The products here offer real benefits and can make your next painting or staining project faster and easier.<p>Graco TrueCoat 360DS paint sprayer<p><b>Price</b>: …

Best and Worst Carbs for a Balanced Diet

They can power you up or slow you down. Here's how to pick the best and avoid the worst carbs for a balanced diet and lasting energy.<p>1 of 5<p>Spike Zone …

10 Genius Ways to Use Pastrami Rub

Pastrami isn't just the best thing you can shove between two pieces of bread—it's a flavor, a philosophy, and a rub that you need in your kitchen, stat.<p>You don't need to wait in line at Katz's to get your pastrami fix. If you make your own jar of the peppery rub that gives the meat its flavor, you …

BBQ

Brandy’s Southern Return

More than a century after brandy fell out of favor, Southern distillers are turning their attention back to grapes<p>French-style brandy sounds about as Texan as escargot. But last year, the Ironroot Republic Distillery, located in the North Texas town of Denison, released its first bottles of muscat …

Brandy

Chili Gumbo Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This recipe had been percolating in my head, and then on my stove, since last May. Leo and I went to the Bayou Boogaloo in New Orleans, and the first night Cyril Neville and Tribe 13 played. They told a story about how after the storm they were displaced to Austin and lived here for …

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5 Best Healthy Holiday Soups

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

How to Make Flank Steak - Chowhound

<i>Original story by Chow Food Team, updated by Miki Kawasaki</i><p>You’d think that once our prehistoric ancestors figured out that meat + fire = good, the …

BBQ

This Pour-Over Coffee Method Makes the Best Coffee

Ditch your swanky coffeemaker. This no-tech, pour-over brewing method makes the best coffee.<p>Chemex in Action | Photo by MaFernandaTj, via Wikimedia …

17 Grooming Products You Should Steal From Your Wife

Don’t avoid her side of the medicine cabinet<p>During the ’70s and ’80s, there was a popular TV commercial that featured a guy trying to use his girlfriend’s deodorant, and she was like, “Whoa, whoa, whoa. That’s made for a <i>woman</i>.<i>”</i><p>These days, however, we <i>encourage</i> you to borrow products from her side of …

Molten Peanut Butter Mini-Cakes

A peanut lover’s take on the molten cake<p>Chef Katie Button trained at some of the world’s top restaurants, spinning through the kitchens of El Bulli in Spain, Jean-Georges in New York, and José Andrés’s Washington, D.C., mainstays. Which is why it’s all the more delightful that the Conway, South …

Dessert

Want A Financial Adviser? Here Are Some Things To Look For

The first thing to realize about financial advice is that it's not free — and it often costs more than you think. That's what Morra Aarons-Mele found when she decided to find a financial adviser after she inherited an IRA from her father.<p>"I felt like I wanted an adviser because I was uncertain …

Today, I wish I was blind. Truly. So I could not see as I do.

She stooped down to look her toddler daughter in the eyes and handed her a long stick to use as a way to feel her way around the park as her blind …

Global Perspectives

10 Easy Ways To Sneak Greek Yogurt Into Your Diet

Love Greek yogurt? You're not alone. In 2012, retail sales of the creamy treat increased more than 50 percent to reach $1.6 billion, according to one report -- all while non-Greek yogurt sales have decreased. Even Pinkberry has gone Greek.<p>And this is one food trend with some health benefits behind …

Buy - Banana Trees - Banana Plants - NOW on Sale

<b>All plants shipped with leaves, a 4" root ball, fertilizer spikes and we guarantee nice undamaged plants when you get them. Banana Plants also work</b> …

Gardening

3 Workouts That Are Better Than Running

Push your limits with these fat-destroying routines<p>Exercising outside is a great way to get some fresh air and Vitamin D, and it seems to be generally good for your health. (According to science.)<p>But that doesn’t mean you have to log lots of miles running or lug your dumbbells outside.<p>“You can get …

Top Nutritionist Reveals the Ultimate Breakfast—and You’ll Be Shocked at What He Says

This morning meal is not only highly nutritious, but easy to make<p>At <i>Men’s Health,</i> we receive a lot of good questions from readers. How do I banish my man boobs? What’s the best sex position to get my wife pregnant? Should I take supplements? But the one that we get more than any other: What should I …

Style Your Hair Perfectly—No Tools Required

A master stylist reveals how to achieve perfect hair with nothing but your bare hands<p>Men's Health<p>We once knew a bald guy who was a happy to brag that he could comb his hair with a washcloth. (There’s <i>one</i> perk!) But getting a great look doesn’t require much more effort than that, even if you have a …

Browned Butter Banana Bread

Very few people get excited about banana bread and I happen to be one of those people. Whenever I am at a potluck and I see poor old banana bread sitting in a corner by itself, I kind of feel sorry for it. What did it ever do to me? Well, nothing-and I suppose that's the problem.<p>Perhaps I am not a …

8 Secrets to the Perfect Brisket

<i>Photo by Richard Dallett.</i><p>Brisket is the <i>summum</i> of Texas barbecue and its popularity extends far beyond the Lone Star State. Food writers and pit masters like to mystify the process, making smoking a brisket sound as difficult as quantum physics.<p>Well, I'm going to let you in on a little secret: …

Everything You Need to Know About Rib Eye

<i>Each week this summer on Food52, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: This summer, forget the usual suspects -- rib eye is</i> …

Bloody Good Steak Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I have experimented with Balsamic vinegars of varying age and viscosity. 12 year old (or thereabouts) is a good choice, it is luscious and syrupy, but won't cause financial hardship. —connoisseur<p><b>Serves: 3 to 4 (depending on size of slab and ferocity of appetites)</b><p>1 slab of flank steak<br>• 2 …

Sia Gives Folk Classic "California Dreamin'" a Modern

From reggae-tinged torch songs to Broadway classics, Sia's emotive vocals can really handle any kind of music. We were floored to hear the singer …

Music

Keep The Beer, Lose The Belly

Alcohol is more than liquid calories—it's a saboteur that zaps your metabolism. Our guy changed up his drinking habits and lost 10 pounds. We'll drink to that!<p>Moderation. It's one of those loaded words that Puritans threw around and that we all still shake, stir, and muddle to make more palatable. …

Crab, Spinach, and Artichoke Dip

1 1⁄2 oz. pepperoni, minced<p>2 tbsp. olive oil<p>4 cloves garlic, minced<p>1 leek, thinly sliced<p>1 medium shallot, minced<p>1⁄2 jalapeno, seeded and minced<p>7 oz. …