Courtney Stelmack

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The Other Reformation: How Martin Luther Changed Our Beer, Too

On this day 500 years ago, an obscure Saxon monk launched a protest movement against the Catholic Church that would transform Europe. Martin Luther's Protestant Reformation changed not just the way Europeans lived, fought, worshipped, worked and created art but also how they ate and drank. For …

Beer

Japanese Cucumber Salad | Goop

This super easy and delicious cucumber pickle is perfect for a sushi bowl, but would be a fresh, tangy addition to any meal. In fact, we’re dying to …

Four ways anyone can be a scientist during the solar eclipse

Citizen scientists, assemble.<p>Millions of people are expected to turn their heads skyward to watch the Great American Eclipse on August 21. You might be one of them. But did you know that you can enjoy this natural wonder while <i>also</i> helping scientists out? Here are four ways that you too can be an …

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5 Signs You're a Lot Smarter Than You Think

These surprising qualities and habits might indicate a higher intelligence.<p>Psychologist Dr. Jeremy Dean, founder and author of the popular website PsyBlog, caught my attention recently with an article about some really odd signs that suggest your IQ may be above average.<p>I went around the internet …

Chicken Piccata with Artichoke Hearts Recipe

"After eating chicken piccata in many restaurants and finding many that were 'greasy,' I came up with this recipe through much trial and error. It …

14 Things You Didn't Know About New Orleans

Mardi Gras season is well under way. This year, around one million tourists are expected to flock to New Orleans to partake in the festivities. If you’re one of the lucky million and it’s your first time in the Crescent City, make sure to prepare yourself for the unique wonderland you're about to …

Our 86 Favorite Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Monday-Thursday you need dinner and you need it fast. We've got all the recipes you'll need.<p>These are our most popular, best-loved, and greatest weeknight dinner recipes of all time—and we're coming up with even more as we speak.

Cooking

Grilled Panzanella

4 Servings<p>Grilling the bread dries it out a bit, so it can absorb more dressing.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 bunch scallions<p>4 tablespoons olive oil, divided, plus more for brushing<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>4 slices thick country-style bread, crusts removed<p>1 garlic clove, …

Grilling

The 11 Untold Secrets of Menu Design

<i>Credit: Flickr/Basheer Tome</i><p>Restaurants think about more than just whether to add pretty pictures when they're designing a menu. Except at Denny's, where the primary focus is Photoshopping Grand Slams to look less like strike-outs.<p>To give a better understanding of how restaurateurs craft their menus …

Wok-Seared Sesame Green Beans

6 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 pounds green beans, trimmed<p>1 1/2 tablespoons oriental sesame oil<p>3 tablespoons soy sauce<p>1 1/2 tablespoons rice vinegar<p>1 1/2 tablespoons (packed) golden brown sugar<p>1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper<p>2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Cook green beans in …

Food & Dining

Luxury Submarine Hotel Offers Romantic Undersea Getaway

Lovers Deep is a luxury submarine offered by Oliver's Travels for couples to go on a romantic getaway, deep in the ocean, and perhaps join what they're coining as the “Mile Low Club” (an undersea alternative to the Mile High Club that so many have participated in on airplanes). Each watercraft in …

Luxury

20 Smart Micro House Design Ideas That Maximize Space

There seems to be a trend lately in building tiny, micro houses. It’s basically all about finding a way to include as many things and functions into …

Tiny House Movement

Start Running: The Beginner Running Plan

New to running? Or starting to run again after a long layoff? This is the beginner running plan for you.<p>You can become a runner (really)—or pick up running again.<p>This running program, designed by coach Jenny Hadfield, co-author of <i>Running for Mortals</i>, will take you from running newbie to 30 minutes …

Exercise

Faith Durand discovered a simple, foolproof, and easy way to keep guacamole green and delicious. Want to see it? http://thekitc.hn/16bhvQN