Karen Martin

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A Guide to the Strange, Little-Known, Hard-to-Find Beatles Christmas Recordings

Little in my life has enriched me more than the Beatles or Christmas—in different (and yet dovetailing) ways. And there is one enriching aspect of the Beatles’ catalog that is so rare, that it falls between the worlds of official product and bootleg. This wasn’t a commercial record, it wasn’t a …

Virtual Paul McCartney app is mind-blowingly cool

It would have cost you more than $500 for a front-row seat at Paul McCartney’s farewell to Candlestick Park Concert in San Francisco last August — …

50 Years Later: The Greatest Beatles Performance of All Time

Months before the The Ed Sullivan Show, the band played a seven-song set for Swedish radio that settles any doubt about their electrifying live presence.<p>With their last club residency in Hamburg’s boozed-up Reeperbahn district less than a year in the past, the Beatles were still one kickass bar …

The Most Awesomely Eighties 1980s Music Videos

Remember how, like, totally awesome MTV was back in the Eighties? Bitchin’ music videos with bodacious bods, righteous clothes and radical dance …

Music

The 5 Steaks You Should Be Grilling Now

<i>Welcome to our new weekly series On the Grill, where our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld will be showing us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today: How to grill the perfect steak, soup to nuts: the 5 best steaks to grill, the 5 rules for cooking them</i> …

The Epic Life of Carlos Santana

His meditation spot is in front of the fireplace. On Carlos Santana‘s property in San Rafael, California, about twenty minutes north of San …

Grilled Chicken Tacos

4 Servings<p>These chicken tacos are made with thighs, which are more flavorful than chicken breasts; plus, they're less expensive. Put them to work in any fast weeknight preparation, starting with these spiced tacos.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 medium onion, cut into wedges, keeping root intact<p>2 garlic …

The 40 Greatest Led Zeppelin Songs of All Time

40<p>‘In the Evening’ (1979)<p>On the <i>In Through the Out Door</i> seven-minute opener, Page augments his guitar with a Gizmotron, Jones plays Abba-fied synth, …

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Asian Slaw with Ginger-Peanut Dressing

5 stars based on 60 votes<p>Hi All, Here’s the Asian Slaw that I mentioned in last week’s Coconut Shrimp post. As you can see, it’s a great way to eat …

Veggie Crack

This Mexican-inspired salad made with black beans, corn, red peppers and avocado in a lime cilantro vinaigrette is the most popular recipe on my website and has been pinned over 650,000 times on Pinterest. It is often referred to as "veggie crack" because it so addictive.<p>It's one of my go-to dishes …

Cooking

1963: The Year the Beatles Found Their Voice

Listening to a young band rapidly assimilating and remixing genres it would soon transcend<p>Having spent entirely too much of my life studying all matters Beatles-related, I sometimes like to play a parlor game with other fans. I ask them which year was the band’s best, before offering an answer of …

Grilling: Sweet and Spicy Chicken Sandwiches

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>It's common to find me lamenting the all too often dry and flavorless skinless boneless chicken grilled breasts (I put my stock in juicy thighs). I hardly ever give chicken breasts a thought when planning barbecue menus, but while …

Grapefruit Margaritas

Ask A Bartender: What's Your Hangover Cure?

GalleryAsk A Bartender: What's Your Hangover Cure?<p>Drinking, at least once in awhile, leads to over-drinking. And in the morning, you need <i>something</i> to help pull you together. Greasy egg sandwich? Hair of the dog? SportsCenter and Chinese takeout? We asked 15 bartenders how they kick a hangover; …