Elizabeth Shirley

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A Bohemian in Wine Country

Joey Wölffer of long island’s Wölffer Estate is redefining the role of winery scion, hosting free-spirited parties and selling style finds out of two …

18 Exercise Upgrades for More Muscle

The good news: The best fitness coaches need only one sentence to tell you how to improve your results. Apply their words to your workouts, and you'll upgrade your routine instantly. Use these 18 tips from the top trainers in the industry to help you perfect your form, engage the right muscles, …

Everything You Need To Know About Peppercorns, The Most Widely Used Spice In The World

Pepper is one of those spices that is so ubiquitous that we definitely take it for granted. Along with salt, pepper appears on just about every table -- in restaurants and kitchens alike. It's used in cuisines across the globe, and in fact, it is the most widely used spice in the world.<p>Pepper's …

Shopping for dried herbs and spices? Don't go to the grocery

Need to buy some dried herbs or spices? The last place you should go is your neighborhood grocery store.<p>After comparing the prices for some commonly used ingredients at a half-dozen Southern California shops, it turns out supermarkets consistently charge prices that are three to 20 times as high as …

Spices

Why You Should Smoke Your Thanksgiving Bird

<b>Things you don't want on Thanksgiving:</b> cheap scotch, an argument with your father-in-law, a bland bird.<p>I can't buy your scotch or help with the in-laws. But I can solve your turkey problem: Smoke the damn thing.<p>Poultry, generally, likes fire and smoke. (Think grilled chicken.) Big birds, like …

BBQ

Garlic Cheese Bread

This Garlic Herb Cheese Bread is made with just few simple ingredients, namely bread dough, garlic, butter, parsley and cheese. You can buy the bread dough from the store or make your own. I like to make mine during the summer times, when the weather is hot, and the dough rises faster. Homemade …

7 Dinner Habits That Are Making You Gain Weight

<b>Eating It Right Before Bed</b><br>Filling up on fuel right before climbing under the covers can make it hard to sleep—and stay asleep. "Sleep is essential for your metabolism, your blood-sugar regulation, appropriate hormone balance and energy health," says Mass. Learn when to eat dinner if you don't want …

The 7 Easiest Ways Ever to Improve Your Diet

<b>Use Red Plates</b><br>Yep, you read that correctly: Your health could be determined by the color of your dinnerware. Gotta love science! Seriously, though: A study from <i>Appetite</i> found that people who eat off of red plates tend to eat less than those who eat off of red and blue. The researchers say that …

6 Trainers Share Their Favorite Exercises for a Tighter, Sexier Butt

Show your booty some (tough) love with these serious strengthening moves.<p>Snoop Dogg and Jason Derulo wrote a song about it, your significant other can't get enough of it, and the #belfie is officially a thing. Basically: The booty is kind of a big deal. So we asked six trainers for their go-to …

Easy Basic Pancakes

Nothing says "weekend" like homemade pancakes for breakfast. Our easy pancake recipe will help you whip up this weekend favorite in less than 30 minutes. You'll wonder why you never tried this before!Need recipe inspiration? Sign up for our Everyday Food Newsletter and get our most delicious …

Breakfast

Gnocchi with Summer Vegetables

A few minutes in a skillet transforms ripe tomatoes and zucchini into a fresh sauce for gnocchi.

Food

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Chocolate-Coconut Sheet Cake

Everyone needs an unintimidating, foolproof cake like this one. A generous amount of coconut topping, poured over the moist cake while it’s still warm, provides richness and a deliciously gooey texture. The 12 generous slices can be cut smaller to feed a larger crowd.

Dessert

Glazed Lemon Pound Cake

Get the most lemon flavor into this pound cake by grating the lemon zest first, then squeezing out the juice. Lemon zest, juice, and glaze give you triple the lemon for a crowd-pleasing pound cake.

Pound Cake

5 DIY Dumplings That Could Help Curb Climate Change

Artificial refrigeration of dumplings may be contributing to global warming. Here, five fantastic dumpling recipes to make fresh.<p>Artificial …

11 Ways You Should Definitely Be Using Zucchini This Summer

Here, 11 innovative ways to use as much zucchini as possible while it’s in its prime.<p>Sometimes zucchini is so plentiful during the summer, it can …

A Brilliant Biodynamic White from Oregon

This inexpensive Pinot Gris, made with natural yeasts, hails from Oregon's Willamette Valley.<p><i>Here, wine experts reveal their favorite bottles costing</i> …

10 Fish Recipes That Will Shrink Your Carbon Footprint

Fisheries producing small, fatty fish like mackerel, herring and sardines generate fewer carbon emissions. Here, 10 delicious fish recipes to help …

Get Your Goat (Because It’s the Future of Meat)

Chef Alon Shaya of New Orleans’s Domenica thinks we’ll be seeing a lot more goat in our grocery stores.<p><i>We asked chefs to peek into their crystal</i> …

Are the Beauty Standards for Fruits & Vegetables Unfair?

An in-depth look at the beauty standards used by the USDA and supermarkets to determine which fruits and vegetables should be sold to consumers<p>It's a tough world out there for a tomato. Chances are high that you're packed into a tight greenhouse and getting regularly doused with chemicals. Even if …

Agriculture