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Lunch al Desko: Upgrade Your Midday Meal

With a few strategies, a bit of planning, and a little sea salt in your cubicle, weekday lunch can be as delicious and exciting as any meal of the week. Here’s how to rethink the way you brown-bag it<p><i>Imagine an office meal you’re actually excited to break for (no hard feelings, turkey</i> …


Spring Produce Guide: Spinach

HOW TO BUY<p>Look for leaves that are crisp, dark green, smooth, and glossy. If you’re buying pre-packaged spinach examine the bag to make sure no …

Today is National Grilled Cheese Day! Obviously you need to make this for dinner:

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Crab Cakes with Ginger and Lime Recipe

Here’s an Asian inspired spin on a classic crab cake—fresh lump crab meat mixed with lime zest, grated ginger, and spicy sriracha sauce, formed into …


I had some thin cut pork chops and found a recipe on Fine Cooking that sounded delicious. I let the meat marinate for 1 hour then patted the chops …


My son stayed home from school today with a fever and cold. When I asked him what sounded good for dinner he said potato soup. I wanted to keep it …

Cake Slideshow

Any way you slice it, cake is the perfect dessert. From cupcakes to layer cake, here are 30 fabulous recipes for treats big and small<p>Any way you slice it, cake is the perfect dessert. From cupcakes to layer cake, here are 30 fabulous recipes for treats big and small


Learn how to pack the perfect salad in a jar for lunch this week:

50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …

This Is How You Make Perfect Steak in the Oven

<b>Let the steak come to room temperature:</b> Open the package and blot the steak dry with paper towels. Let the steak come to room temperature for about …

15 extra simple cocktails for your snowed-in weekend:

9 Easy Ways to Become Fitter This Year

Did you set exercise goals for the New Year? Do you want to get healthier this year? Follow these 9 steps to stay true to your fitness goals.

'Life' Photographer Showed Africa Through A New Lens

Before World War II, many Americans got exaggerated ideas about Africa from movies like <i>Tarzan the Ape Man —</i> movies that were filmed on Hollywood sound stages<i>.</i><p>It took time to change that view. But after the war, <i>Life</i> magazine photographer Eliot Elisofon sought to shed a new light on the vast and …

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Bloodshed continues in South Sudan as warring groups remain deadlocked

It is time to take stock in South Sudan, a process involving macabre, but far from conclusive calculations. No one knows for certain how many have died. The ethnic groups targeted by the massacres are totting up lists of (largely civilian) victims, most belonging to the Dinka and Nuer ethnic …

14 Chocolate Cakes

Forget the jewelry. Forget the flowers. Forget the fancy dinners, the oysters, the caviar, the steak. Let's be real here: chocolate cake is the best part of Valentine's Day.<p>Chocolate cakes aren't moody, aren't choosy. They're gorgeous. They can be consumed wherever you desire: at a candlelit table, …

Istanbul clashes over Turkey's new internet laws<p><b>Turkish riot police have fired water cannon and tear gas at hundreds of demonstrators marching in Istanbul in protest at new laws tightening government</b> …

29 Delicious Ways To Eat More Pears

Pears are so underrated. Which is dumb, because they're so good I can PEARly stand it.