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How to Help a Friend with Cancer

Five ways to help a friend with cancer treatments -- even if it scares the crap around you<p><b>I bet you know me.</b> I'm the friend who bought you a really funny birthday card, but when your big day came around I couldn't find it, so I whipped off an e-mail instead. Oh, and when you called, I meant to ask …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Summer Cooking Tips

All the best tools, techniques, and recipes you need for flame-kissed glory this summer<p>SAVEUR<p>https://www.saveur.com/gallery/Summer-Cooking-Tips<p>article<p>…

Ice Cream

36 Blueberry Recipes We’re Completely Obsessed With

From cobbler to pancakes to pies, here are our favorite blueberry recipes.<p><b>We're not saying we have a favorite berry</b> or anything, but we'll gladly admit that blueberries are one of the best. Try out these blueberry recipes now (now!), especially when blueberries are in season.

Breakfast

Apple Pie Cookies for an Epic Barbecue Dessert

I grew up with the Queen of Pie Crust.<p>Yes, I am, in fact talking about my mother. She makes one phenomenal pie crust, which means she makes one mean pie. What kind of pie? Pick any kind - it's out of this world.<p>As such, I fully blame her for what I like to refer to as my "Pie Problem". Pie Problem: …

California Restaurant Serving a Foodbeast Ramen Pizza on Secret Menu

There's a fondness in my heart for pizzerias. Having spent a good chunk of my high school experience working in one, I've come to appreciate the simple menu of a family-owned pizza shop. Every so often, however, it's pretty cool to see one taking an innovative turn with their menu. Case in point, a …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

Portland's best restaurants: Michael Russell's top 40 chart (Diner 2014)

<i>Here they are. The best of the best. Whether you're a first-time visitor or a longtime resident, the following list, curated by restaurant critic</i> …

Grilled Bacon Apple Brie Sandwich {Recipe ReDux}

<i>“Nothing lasts forever, so live it up; drink it down, laugh it off, avoid the bullshit. Take chances and never have regrets because, at one point,</i> …

Tom Colicchio's Pan-Roasted Sea Scallops with Scallop Jus

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: How to get more out of seared scallops -- and cook them perfectly every time.</i><p>Why don't more of us sear scallops at home? Let's change that.<p>Scallops are the …

This lovely, easy recipe epitomizes spring and summer cooking. Recipe: Avocado Stuffed with Spicy Shrimp -http://thekitc.hn/1mIhYoY

Grilled Steak with Parsley-Parmesan Salad

4 Servings<p>The rich and beefy flatiron is also known as a top blade steak, but you can use any cut.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1½ pound flatiron steak<p>3 tablespoons olive oil, divided, plus more for drizzling<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>2 cups fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves<p>2 oz. Parmesan, …

Churro Quesadillas, Smore-stuffed Banana Boats and More Toasty Grilled Desserts

I was 25 years old when I experienced my first grilled banana boat. I'll never forget the warm summer evening, where my friend Justin Green looked over the backyard fire pit we congregated around and asked, "Elie, you ever had a banana boat?"<p>With the remnants of s'mores in my mouth and melted …

Maple Bacon Doughnuts

My mom trudged through four years of college with four kids to earn her nursing degree (and graduated <i>magna cum laude</i>, she will promptly — and …

Healthy Baked Oatmeal Recipe with Fresh Fruit

I came up with this baked oatmeal recipe for my family a few weeks ago and I have been thinking about it non-stop ever since. Oh how I wish I could …

The Best Dive Bars in Portland, OR

A 1961 dictionary defined a "dive" as "a disreputable resort for drinking or entertainment." I'd add that a good dive should have a crew of scruffy regulars, a jukebox or karaoke, low lighting, strong, cheap drinks, and if you're lucky, fried food. Portland has plenty of establishments that fit …

6 Brick-And-Mortar Brunch Spots We Love In Portland, OR

Gallery6 Brick-And-Mortar Brunch Spots We Love In Portland, OR<p>What <i>is</i> Portland's classic dish, anyway? Its Chicago-style dog? Its New York slice? Its New Orleans muffuletta?<p>I started asking around after I landed in the city on a recent visit, but made little headway. A few of the answers, I have to …

Where to Buy Beer in Portland: The Best Bottle Shops

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>There's a reason why beer lovers call Portland, Oregon 'Beervana'. Fifty-two breweries and counting—even more if you include the entire metro area—leave citizens of this fair (ok, sometimes rainy) city happily in their …

Lisa Clark's Guide to Eating Gluten-, Soy-, and Dairy-free Sweets in Portland

Lisa Clark, owner of <b>Petunia's Pies and Pastries</b> in downtown Portland, has already made metaphorical lemonade, turning her multiple food allergies (gluten, soy, and dairy) into a successful business where others who face similar dietary restrictions can freely enjoy everything from freshly fried …

Weekend treat! Make chai tea ice cubes and add to cold milk (or non-dairy milk): http://thekitc.hn/1cMmSIF

Weekend Baking Project: Bananas Foster Trifle

There are so many great recipes on this site that it can be hard to even point people in the right direction when they ask for a recommendation. But when I was recently asked for a suggestion for a birthday dessert that wasn't a regular old layer cake, I knew exactly what to point to: the bananas …

10 Healthy Breakfast Recipes For More Energetic Mornings

Breakfast, the most important meal of the day (no, really it is) is often the most neglected… and we kind of get that. Sacrificing cereal and milk for an extra 15 minutes of sleep seems like a wise decision when the alarm goes off, but that’s only because you’ve been eating Boresville bran flakes. …

The Old School

Macaroni and Cheese Waffles Recipe

Waffled macaroni and cheese might not rank quite as high on the list of "things you must try before you die" as, say, a fresh-from-the-water oyster, or a sliver of Parmesan sliced off of a wheel that has just been opened in front of your eyes, or a bit of playful light bondage, but it's certainly …

Pecan-Brown Sugar and Bacon Ice Cream

Here's a delicious surprise: tiny bits of salty bacon are a wonderful addition to this creamy dessert. Maple-cured or applewood-smoked bacon seem to …

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Angel Food Cake

My boys absolutely love the light, fluffy, pillowy bites of this Chocolate Chocolate Chip Angel Food Cake!<p>A Lego Mixel somehow found its way into the …

Easy Caprese Soup

This soup and open-faced sandwich combo defines easy elegance. You won’t believe how easily the two-ingredient soup, made with Make-Ahead Roma …

Grilling: Foil-Wrapped Potatoes With Shallots, Lemon, and Thyme

I've prepared potatoes in more ways than I can count, but no matter how deep down the recipe hole I go, it seems like there's always something new to explore. Lucky for me, I can't think of many main courses that wouldn't be made just a bit happier with a pile of spuds sitting alongside.<p>On the …