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Squid and Fennel Pasta with Lemon and Herbs

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 35 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>This squid pasta with fennel recipe is made for breezy summer evenings. All that's missing is the beach house.<p>May 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>5 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 pound squid (bodies and tentacles), bodies sliced ¼ inch thick<p>Kosher salt and …

Cheap Flights: How To Find Affordable Airline Tickets

How To Find Cheap FlightsTravel TipsWhile I love to tell people that travel doesn’t have to be expensive, airline tickets often are. Here’s how you …

Air Travel

How to Find First-Class Airfare for Under $1,000

Until recently, if you wanted to travel in first or business class you needed to have a stash of frequent flier miles, pay three to five times the coach fare, or deal with opaque consolidators who buy cheap fares in bulk.<p>But these days, the number of discounted first- and business-class fares is on …

Luxury Travel

Know Your Seafood

All the best tools, techniques, and recipes you need for flame-kissed glory this …

Whole Fish Recipes

Cooking whole fish is easy and delicious<p>Cooking fish—head, tail, and all—can be an intimidating prospect. But with a little help from your …

Green Beans with Sesame Sauce

In a spice grinder or a mortar, finely grind 6 tbsp. sesame seeds. Transfer to a small food processor. Add remaining sesame seeds, soy sauce, and …

Stir-Fried Rice Noodles (Char Kuey Teow)

1 tbsp. dried shrimp paste<p>3 dried chiles de árbol, stemmed, torn into pieces, and soaked in boiling water for 5 minutes, drained<p>3 tbsp. peanut oil<p>2 …

Recipes

Iraqi Stuffed Onions (Dolma Mahshi)

Make the stuffing: Combine rice, parsley, oil, cilantro, pomegranate molasses, tomato paste, cumin, coriander, curry powder, salt and pepper, and 1 …

Marinated Flank Steak

Toast peppercorns, coriander, fennel, chiles de àrbol, and bay leaves in a small skillet over high heat, stirring occasionally, until fragrant, 2 to …

Hearty Soups and Stews Perfect for Chilly Days

There's a recipe in here with your name on it.<p><b>There's nothing like a bowl of hearty, hot soup or stew</b> to warm you up from the inside-out. Whether you go vegetarian (Italian veggie soup) or meaty (hello, braised oxtail), there's a recipe here with your name on it.

55 Lamb Recipes, from Chops to Roasts to Kebabs

Change up your dinner routine with dozens of lamb recipes.<p>Sure, lamb is a great main to serve for a holiday like Passover or Easter, but why save it for special occasions? It also deserves a spot on your table any night, as quick-cooking chops, easy stir-fries, grilled kebabs, and juicy burgers. …

Cooking

38 Tofu Recipes: Stir-Fries, Stews, Dips, and More

A collection of great tofu recipes, from stews and stir-fries to dips, on the grill, and in beignets<p><b>We love tofu. There, we said it.</b> (Again.) Bean curd—whether bouncy firm, dribblingly soft, or somewhere in between—is a versatile, healthy, and, dare we say, flavorful ingredient. Make the most of it …

Cooking

Sunday Best: 6 Comforting Recipes for a Weekend Afternoon

Whether it's spicy kimchi stew or Nonna's red sauce, these are the 6 recipes our editors love to serve to their families on a long, slow weekend afternoon<p>A comforting, delicious <b>Sunday supper</b> has an almost mystical ability to make the weekend feel longer. Though, in reality, we crave this kind of …

26 Light, Fresh Seafood Recipes for Spring

Delicate, green, springy flavors pair particularly well with seafood, so check out these 26 light recipes for ocean-dwellers like shrimp, clams, salmon, halibut, and more.<p>It's only the second week of March, but we're already looking toward spring produce—and those delicate, green flavors pair …

Cooking

21 Mediterranean-Inspired Recipes We Love

Steps Toward Diversity: Youth America Grand Prix

At last year's Dance/USA conference, arts leaders from across the country engaged in conversations about diversity in the field of dance. As a community, we asked ourselves a simple question: How do we engage more artists, administrators, board leaders, and volunteers of color?<p><i>Backstage at Youth</i> …

53 Seriously Life-Changing Clothing Organization Tips

Yoga for Great Abs

Eight yoga moves to tighten your torso

Yes-You-Can Yoga Poses

Master intimidating (and awe-inducing) advanced yoga poses with this step-by-step guide<p>Certain fitness feats—like finishing a 10-K in less than an hour or busting out 20 real-deal pushups—earn you instant respect. In yoga, holding a handstand (without the help of a wall) or bending your body in …

6 Ways to Improve Your Yoga Practice

Feeling more like a distracted dog than a downward-facing dog? These tips from yoga instructor Drisana Carey will help keep you in the moment next time you hit the mat<p>For many people, it’s hard to imagine finding peace in your local yoga studio—much less in the middle of a bustling metropolis. But …

The 13 Best Albums of 2013: Lorde, Kanye West, David Bowie, and More

Listen Up<p>From Kanye West’s ‘Yeezus’ to Lorde’s ‘Pure Heroine,’ there were many fine music albums released this year. See our picks for the best of …

7 Endangered NYC Foods You Should Eat Before They Disappear Forever

Hurry, eat everything now, before it's too late. Especially the bagels.<p>Robin Raisfeld and Rob Patronite issue a sobering reminder in the latest issue of <i>New York</i> magazine that "Today's Cronut could be tomorrow's Charlotte Russe." No food, no matter how traditional or locally beloved, is ever really …

What We Eat and Drink to Kill Our Hangovers (Before They Kill Us)

Hangover got you down? Here's what we like to cook and eat to feel better: egg sandwiches, milkshakes, miso soup, and more<p>Whoever dreamed up the Grim Reaper—the cloak, the scythe, the cold and bony hand—probably had a wicked hangover. Because that's what being hungover is like. After a long night …

Cannoli Stuffed French Toast

Call me old fashioned or a traditionalist, but I think breakfast in bed is the perfect way to start Valentine’s Day. And no, I am not just dropping …

Breakfast

Yoga for Bedtime

Need a little extra help relaxing before going to sleep?<p>Short Meditation<p>Sit up in bed comfortably, either with your legs folded or straight in front of you; whatever you can do with the most ease. Sit up and lean slightly back on your pillows or backboard. Close your eyes and rest your hands on …

From Butternut Squash to Faux Pho, Soups to Make This Season

From butternut squash to ramen to Thai chicken, here are over 30 soups that will keep you warm this winter<p>We have a remedy for your inevitable cold-weather depression: make soup. You might be thinking, <i>nothing will cure my Seasonal Affective Disorder, not even chicken soup.</i> But have you tried our …

Sicilian Cauliflower

A whole cauliflower is quite a presence on the table, especially when you've scattered over it a sauté of yellow peppers, red tomatoes and bright …

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