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The Best Steak Marinade Recipe

"We use this marinade for rib steaks, but can be used for almost any cut of beef."<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup olive oil<p>1/4 cup balsamic vinegar<p>1/4 cup …

50 don't-miss new restaurants to try this summer in Chicago

Inspired by the summer reading lists that burdened my childhood summers, I present my annual Summer Eating List, a compilation of recently opened, soon-to-open and hoping-to-open restaurants that will brighten Chicago's dining scene in the coming months.<p>Your assignment: Visit at as many of these …

Five of the best meditation apps

Boost your mindfulness and try to rise above digital distractions with these apps to carve out time for peaceful reflection<p>The first rule of mindfulness might be to switch your smartphone off. From checking emails at bedtime to constant, needy push notifications from mobile games, our phones can …

Hawaii: Dirt trails by day, luxury by night on this hiking tour of Maui and Lanai

Want to do more than hang around the pool on your next Hawaiian vacation? A new hiking tour of stunning landscapes on Maui and Lanai means you'll be walking rather than lounging.<p>Travel company Backroads has created a six-day, five-night Maui and Lanai Walking and Hiking itinerary. The first of …

Netflix: What's coming and going in November

November is just around the corner, and the show that everyone is talking about is only weeks away from premiering.<p><i>Jessica Jones</i>, Netflix's second original series in partnership with Marvel, is set to debut its entire season on Nov. 20, and although it's one of the later titles to join the …

5 Keys to Real Happiness From 5 Must-Read Books

Fairytales feed our minds with the enchanted thoughts about finding a situation where our wishes are fulfilled and we live "happily ever after." Contrary to this belief, happiness is not something to go out and find.<p>Fairytales feed our minds with the enchanted thoughts about finding a situation …

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Anthony Bourdain Has Become The Future Of Cable News, And He Couldn’t Care Less

The host of CNN’s Parts Unknown (starting again on Sunday) wants to make a great show–and challenge some cultural assumptions.<p>“Ready to eat well?” asks Anthony Bourdain.<p>The chef turned TV star is leading the way toward a pair of narrow seats at the New York outpost of a Michelin-rated Tokyo …

25 Books That Changed The Course Of History

But what about the lives of an entire generation? Can a book change the future?<p>Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us come up with a list of 25 books that changed the course of history.<p>From the Torah to Orwell's "1984," these 25 …

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12 Must-Read Books For Fall

From the true story of a woman's 15 months in captivity to Oprah's Super Soulful Book of the Month, these reads will amaze you.<p><b>Enon by Paul Harding</b><p>Paul Harding’s novel <i>Tinkers</i> won the Pulitzer Prize; its stunning successor, <i>Enon</i> (Random House), only raises the bar. In this strangely beguiling story, …

The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

The Dark: An Illustrated Meditation on Overcoming Fear from Lemony Snicket and Jon Klassen

<b>Daniel Handler</b> — beloved author, timelessly heartening literary jukeboxer — is perhaps better-known by his pen name <b>Lemony Snicket</b>, under which he pens his endlessly delightful children’s books. In fact, they owe much of their charisma to the remarkable creative collaborations Snicket spawns, from <i>13</i> …

The 6 Most Brutal CrossFit WODs

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Training Secrets from the Fittest Woman on Earth

After three days of grueling physical tests at the 2013 CrossFit Games in Carson, California, at the end of July, Samantha Briggs stood atop the podium as women's champion. For the 31-year-old from Manchester, England, that crowning achievement capped a long hard journey back to the upper echelons …

Leg Training for Weak Knees

Too often, a set of lousy knees can get in the way of a “good performance” in the gym on leg day. I always hear the classic line, “My muscles are …

Skillet Suppers: Shrimp with Orzo, Feta and Asparagus

I have to admit that I probably ate two-thirds of this recipe by myself, then sat there for a few minutes trying to figure out if this orzo dish could reasonably feed four people or if I just completely outdid myself. (I'm going with the latter.) I think this recipe can feed four with appetizers or …

Oatmeal Cookies

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: An oatmeal cookie to freak out over.</i><p>Passive Aggression In Our Times: a (very) short play:<p>Husband to older child, within my ear shot: “I am sorry but I don’t think your …

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Wake and Bake: Banana Pecan Coffee Cake

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>It happens every time. I leave a coffee cake out in the kitchen, and over the course of a few days I'll notice the crumb slowly start to disappear. At first it's just the pieces that might be construed as "loose". …

12 Summer Crisps, Crumbles, and Cobblers We Love

Gallery12 Summer Crisps, Crumbles, and Cobblers We Love<p>Don't get me wrong, I love pie. But I'm equally fond of crisps, crumbles, and cobblers, and in the hot days of summer, I find myself leaning on them more and more for their ease of assembly.<p>Check out the slideshow for 12 recipes that cover just …

A Dinner-Size Salad That's Served Warm with Shrimp, Radishes, Anchovy, and Escarole

Warm salad is a thing, and it's a great way to take your greens to the next level<p><i>Hallelujah, the weekend is in sight, and you need a no-brainer dinner tonight. Quick Main Thursday has you covered.**(Creit: Brian W. Ferry)</i><p>Problem: You want a hot meal. You've only got time for a salad.<p>Solution: Make …

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Shrimp with Garlic and Parsley – The Best Sizzling Spicy Appetizer

In a sauté pan over medium heat, warm the olive oil. Add the garlic, red pepper flakes and paprika and sauté for 1 minute until fragrant. Increase …

White Bean and Tuna Salad Recipe

Some items that you will almost always find well stocked in our pantry are canned beans (white beans, garbanzo, kidney) and canned tuna packed in …

No-Bake Crème Brûlée

No-fuss, no-bath, stovetop crème brûlée from <b>Bakeless Sweets</b> serves up milky sweetness in every bite, with a healthy helping of crunchy caramelized sugar.<p>Reprinted with permission by Faith Durand. Copyright © 2013. Published by Abrams Books. Available wherever books are sold. All rights</b> …

9 Low-Carb Snacks to Eat on the Go

These easy snacks are high in protein and made for taking on the go.<p>Peanut Butter and Celery<p>1 of 9<p>This classic childhood snack is both convenient and …

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Tilapia Tots

Fish haters everywhere! You gotta gotta gotta try this recipe. Tilapia was never this fun to eat! Who knew? These amazing little balls are filled …

Low Carb Beefed-Up Meatloaf

Total:1 hr 45 minPrep:30 minCook:1 hr 15 min<p>Yield:8 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories509 calorieTotal Fat39 gramsSaturated …

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Broiled Tilapia with Tomato Caper Sauce

5<p><i>5 / 5 (2 Reviews)</i><p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i> Leave a review »<p>4 Freestyle Points 256.5 calories<p>Ingredients:<p>2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil<br>• 4 (6 oz) …