Manuel J. Bruce

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31 Healthy Meals You Can Make in 10 Minutes or Less

We know the facts: Preparing meals at home is good for your health and your wallet. But let’s face it, with minimal free time and other priorities …

Cooking

Homemade Marinara Sauce Is Easy to Make—If You Avoid These Common Mistakes

Jarred marinara sauce can't hold a candle to the homemade version. Avoid these common mistakes and whip up a batch tonight.<p>Is there any dinner that's easier to make and more satisfying than pasta and marinara sauce covered in a flurry of shredded Parmesan? We think not. But before you reach for a …

Cooking

World's largest solar plant applying for federal grant to pay off federal loan

After already receiving a controversial $1.6 billion construction loan from U.S. taxpayers, the wealthy investors of a California solar power plant now want a $539 million federal grant to pay off their federal loan.<p>"This is an attempt by very large cash generating companies that have billions on …

Green Tea Benefits: Drinking Green Tea for Weight Loss

Sip Up, Slim Down: The Right Way to Drink Green Tea for Weight Loss<p>Find out if the green stuff's weight-loss power extends to flavored ice cream, iced tea, and extract<p>Find out if the green stuff's weight-loss power extends to flavored ice cream, iced tea, and extract<p>I'll admit it: I had a mini …

Plum Tarts with Honey and Black Pepper

6 Servings<p>Active Time: 10 min<p>Total Time: 40 min<p>Consider this a two-ingredient tart. Besides the plums and pastry, we bet you have everything else on hand.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 sheet frozen puff pastry (one 14-oz. package or half of 17.3-oz. package), thawed according to package directions<p>1 …

Baking

31 Healthy Breakfast Ideas And Recipes To Promote Weight Loss

31 Healthy Breakfast Ideas That Will Promote Weight Loss All Month Long<p>Time to kick your boring healthy breakfast routine to the curb—with these breakfast ideas, you'll be set for the whole month.<p>By now, you probably have that one healthy breakfast staple that gets you through the day—but who says …

Chocolate-Stout Brownies

Makes 16 Servings<p>A rich dose of stout adds big flavor to these fudgy, chocolate-glazed brownies<p>February 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup stout (such as Guinness)<p>16 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, chopped, divided<p>1 cup plus 2 tablespoons (2 1/4 sticks) unsalted butter<p>1 1/2 cups sugar<p>3 large …

Dessert

25 Playlists for Every Possible Workout Routine on the Planet

Helene’s Brownies

182<p>14<p>6<p>Shares 202<p>The French do a lot of baked goods very well. if you’ve been to Paris, you don’t need me to tell you that with over 1300 bakeries in …

16 Creepy-Cool Halloween Nail Art Ideas

The creepiest, chicest, and coolest nail art ideas for Halloween.<p>It's totally fine if you just want to paint your nails matte black and cruise past October 31st, NBD. But let's just say you want to celebrate stylishly. Ahead, 16 creepy, un-tacky options, at—as they say—your fingertips.

Roasted Chicken Ramen

Roasted Chicken Ramen.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 11, 2014 73<p>It’s kind of a secret… but I’m a ramen freak.<p>So very true. I’d probably eat it everyday if I …

A Full-Body Workout to Firm Up Everything ASAP

Here's your ticket to tighter abs, arms, and buns. What are you waiting for?<p>Instead of covering up your arms, abs, or butt, turn the areas you're least confident about into your best assets. This workout from sexy CosmoBody trainer Don Saladino features targeted moves to get you sculpted. (It's …

The Vegan Experience: 60 Great Vegan Recipes

GalleryThe Vegan Experience: 60 Great Vegan Recipes<p>Another year of The Vegan Experience has come to a close, but that doesn't mean the wonderful recipes have to disappear for the rest of the year. Here are all 60 of my vegan recipes from both 2012 and 2013, ranging from soups to snacks to …

Creative Ways to Use Dumbbells

9 New Ways to Tone Up with Dumbbells<p>Never do another bicep curl again<p>Dumbbells are good for way more than just bicep curls and overhead presses. Sure, they help make your arms look amazing, but they can also tone up your <i>entire</i> body. So the next time you want to change things up in your workout, try …

15 Slow Cooker Recipes

Gallery15 Slow Cooker Recipes<p>It's no secret that slow-cooking can yield wonderful results with relatively minimal effort; just prepare the meat and let the flavors build for hours. And when you're done, you have something tender, succulent, and flexible for a variety of recipes.<p>Catch recipes for …

23 Refreshing Iced Coffee Recipes

Iced coffee is our all-time favorite pick-me-up, especially on a hot afternoon — and, let’s be real, sometimes you need caffeine and dessert simultaneously. There’s something about the combination of toasty, roasty coffee and icy, creamy sweetness that sends shivers up our spine. Since …

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6 Light-Yet-Satisfying Summer Soups

<b>1. Creamy Zucchini, Walnut and Dill Soup</b><p>This silky puréed soup is surprisingly healthy -- there's no heavy cream or dairy in it, just a handful of toasted walnuts to thicken it up. Serve it warm or cold, depending on the weather and your mood. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Chilled Roasted Red Pepper Soup</b><p>This …

Herb Salted Garlic Parmesan French Fries

Herb Salted Garlic Parmesan French Fries.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 8, 2014 72<p>Friday fries! We’re doing it.<p>Especially because if there is a time a place to …

Morning workouts are good for you

7 Reasons to Work Out in the Morning<p>Because who wants to blow off an ugly sweater party just to go to the gym?<p>With the holiday season in full swing, your after-work schedule is about to blow up. And let's be honest, every party invite you receive is just one more night you're not going to show up …

10 Sleep Trackers to Get You Sleeping Like a Baby

There are apps to help you go to sleep and others to help wake you up. But aren’t you curious about what happens in between? No, we don’t mean just your dreams (although there’s an app for that, too). We mean sleep tracking. The apps and devices that can help track your sleep are endless, and the …

Hangover Cures That Really Work

Whether it's a holiday weekend or a summertime soiree, here's how to take part in the festivities sans the painful post-drinking aftermath.<p>You already know the drill on some basic rules for warding off and healing a hangover—i.e. drinking a ton of water and eating the night of as well as the next …

8 Mistakes That Are Slowing Your Weight Loss

Read up to lighten up.<p>Everyone makes mistakes, right? Luckily, though, these weight-loss errors are simple to fix. Learn what you might be doing wrong—and how to get back on track ASAP.<p>Mistake #1: You Have a Wimpy Breakfast<p>If you put some butter on a piece of toast and run out the door each …

New-Look Bloody Mary

8 Servings<p>This spicy bloody mary will cure…whatever…happened last night.<p>January 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 cups tomato juice (preferably Campbell's)<p>1 cup dill pickle juice<p>1/4 cup fresh lemon juice<p>1 tablespoon prepared horseradish<p>2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce<p>2 teaspoons curry powder<p>1 teaspoon …

Celery

16 Grown-Up Rainbow Loom Projects

A little bit ’90s, a teensy bit boho and completely fun these trendy bracelets have woven a spell over us — and we’re not alone! Proving they’re not just for kids anymore, these rubber band bracelets are finding a whole new kinda fame in Miley Cyrus‘ crazy craft studio and on star-studded shows …

Savory Black Pepper–Parmesan Cookies

Makes about 6 dozen<p>"Hard-boiled yolks are the secret to making these savory cookies dissolve-in-your-mouth tender." —Claire Saffitz, assistant food editor<p>April 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 large egg yolks, hard-boiled<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>1 cup finely grated Parmesan<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 teaspoon …

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The 4 Rules of Cast-Iron Cooking

Harness the power of the ultimate piece of kitchen hardware<p>The more you cook, the more you realize that the best kitchen tools are often the simplest. One sharp chef’s knife is far more valuable than a 62-piece knife set. One big stainless-steel bowl will do more for you than the latest plastic …

Chinese Velveting 101: An Introduction to Water-Velveting

Velveting meat—the practice of marinating slices of meat in egg white, wine, and cornstarch—is a Chinese cooking technique that we've covered here on Serious Eats before.<p>Typically, after the meat is marinated, it is quickly blanched in a bath of hot oil and then drained, at which point it's ready …

Zucchini Fritters {Light!}

Kate mentioned that we both just got home from big summer trips, and one of my favorite things about being gone for a while in the summer is coming …