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Weight Training for Women: The Ultimate Strength Training Plan

Tired of sweating all over every piece of cardio equipment at the gym and still getting zero love from the scale? You need more iron. Not in your diet—in your hands. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, a mere 21 percent of women strength train two or more times a week. What you …

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8 Fun Exercises That Burn Fat Too

8 Ways to Burn Calories Outside the Gym<p>Just because it's fun doesn't mean it doesn't work up a sweat!<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>Tossing a Frisbee. Hitting the dance floor. Crushing your friend in Wii tennis. They're all great ways to pass the time and let off some steam, but it turns out that some of …

Egg-in-a-Nest Benedict Sandwiches. Get the recipe: http://bit.ly/12owcla

tangy spiced brisket

So this year? It’s been fulla brisket. It started at New Years, with the Southwestern Pulled Brisket that made me a brisket person. And also a …

classic cobb salad

When I am considering recipes I might share with you all, there are a lot of foods that I arbitrarily rule out. Sandwiches? Nope! With rare …

spring asparagus pancetta hash

A few times a year, I go on a Dinner Intervention, which might sound a little more gentle than it is. It sounds like a “Honey, I was thinking I’ll do …

baked potato soup

<b>Prepare the garlic:</b> Rinse the head of garlic to remove any outside grit or dirt. Cut the top third off the head and peel any loose papery skins off …

the best baked spinach

On a beach vacation that already feels like it was too long ago, I tucked into the collection of letters between Julia Child and Avis DeVoto and …

crispy potato roast

I fell for a photo this week. It was on marthastewart.com and it looked like an accordion, or maybe a Slinky, of thinly sliced, crisped potatoes and …

zucchini fritters

Everyone’s got their superheroes; I’m sure when I was younger they were things like Super Grover and later, Jem but these days, they’re decidedly …

dijon-braised brussels sprouts

Is there anything so dull as a brussels sprouts recipe just days after the brussels sprout-ing-est holiday of the year? No? Phew. Because these …

caesar salad deviled eggs

I know I told you my days of late have been a blur of butter and a plume of winter spice but I didn’t forget that December is as much about cocktail …

buttermilk roast chicken

Without a doubt, the very best part of fried chicken is the battered, seasoned, gold-tinged and impossibly crisp exterior. But, as far as I’m …

The Best Egg Sandwich You'll Ever Have

Confession: I'm a terrible cook. Long recipes freak me out, and I only flip through cookbooks to admire the photos. When everyone else was l...

over-the-top mushroom quiche

This one is personal. Four years, five months and 19 days ago, I was bested by this quiche and as noted by the detailed date count, I may not be over …

tzatziki potato salad

I don’t eat potato salad for lunch. That would be… unhealthy, irresponsible, gluttonous, and nutritionally unbalanced. However, I have found that …

cold rice noodles with peanut-lime chicken

If you told me a week ago that I would willingly adding cold chicken to cold noodles and call it a meal, a meal I’d eat enthusiastically, I’d think …

zucchini rice and cheese gratin

New, simplified directions:<p>Heat oven to 325 degrees F. Oil or butter a 2-quart baking dish, or 2 smaller 1-quart dishes (as I did, with the intention …

crackly banana bread

There are a lot of good reasons to make banana bread: You have a pile of sad bananas on top of your fridge that have reached their life’s expectancy. …

chicken noodle soup

There are about as many recipes for chicken noodle soup as there are people who enjoy it, which is everyone. Well, everyone but me. I understand that …

pasta and white beans with garlic-rosemary oil

If you have a thing for chocolate, the world is your oyster. On this very site, 86 of the just over 800 recipes boast a significant chocolate …

italian stuffed cabbage

Prior to November, what I knew of stuffed cabbage rolls were limited to the Jewish/Eastern European variety, which I make the way my mother-in-law …

greek salad with lemon and oregano

Recently, I attempted to roughly outline the parameters of the gap between the recipes you see here on this site and what I might have made for …

Udon Noodles with Asian Vegetables and Peanut Sauce

Self-Check Skin Exams: How to Spot Signs of Skin Cancer

One of the main reasons for the wonderfully high cure rate of nonmelanoma skin cancer is the ability to detect it in its early stages. However, early …

Nine New Orleans Foods You Have to Try

01 of 09<p>Crawfish<p><b>How to say it:</b> Just how it looks, but not "Crayfish."<p><b>What it is:</b> A freshwater crustacean that is both trapped wild in the swamps of …

Practical Tools to Help You Quit Smoking

Smokers don't often talk much about it, but we <i>all</i> worry about the damage we inflict on ourselves by smoking, day in and day out. Another thing we …

Drug Addiction

Depression Glass Patterns Identification Guide

01 of 21<p>American Sweetheart Depression Glass Pattern<p>This guide is designed to show Depression glass patterns in detail to assist with identification. …