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23 Summery French Recipes for Bastille Day

From bistro steak to clafoutis, 23 summery French recipes to celebrate Bastille Day (July 14) or any day<p><b>Bastille Day is a great excuse to have a Frenchie dinner party or picnic.</b> Heck, even if you're not celebrating the symbolic end of the French monarchy, these summery recipes will evoke that …

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7 Fried Chicken Common Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

From skipping the brine to using the wrong oil, these common mistakes will ruin your fried chicken. Avoid them to make the crunchiest, juiciest bird ever<p>There's a lot to love about fried chicken. First, there's that hot, crunchy, shatteringly crisp crust, fried to golden-brown perfection. Once you …

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Sanna Annukka: New Prints

About Courtney<p>Courtney is the founder of Design Work Life and Seamless Creative, a small design studio she runs with her husband Brian. She now …

7 Powerful Truths That Can Improve Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Pleasure can be supported by an illusion; but happiness rests upon truth.”<br>– Sébastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort<p>How you live is determined by your …

The Five-Dollar Dinner: It's Possible...And Good

It happens every year. We hit the perfect storm of holiday travel, gift shopping, and suddenly everyone gets engaged. Everything costs money. Oh, and …

30 DIY Sharpie Projects You Have to Try

You’re about to be drawn into the world of everyone’s favorite permanent marker: Sharpies! And what’s not to love about ‘em? From the variety of bold bright colors to the nearly hundreds of ways to use them to make your world a more wonderful place, Sharpies are the go-to instrument for upgrading …

Wear it on Thanksgiving: flannel and a party skirt

Wear it on Thanksgiving: flannel and a party skirt<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>SHOW CAPTION<p>"I wore this Party Skirt last week with edgier accessories. The party skirt …

A Mediterranean-Inspired Thanksgiving

A mustard greens Italian pasta and Greek-influenced gravy give this Thanksgiving menu Mediterranean flair

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Boozy Cures for the Common Cold

Steel yourself against cold and flu season with boozy, steaming-hot drinks that double, however arguably, as preventive medicine<p>Feel a cold coming on? Make yourself a drink. When made with flu-fighting ingredients like honey, ginger, herbal tea, and chiles, cocktails can help you beat your winter …

Common Cold

We'd eat this prime rib hash from Keens Steakhouse in NYC for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

25 Sweet Potato Recipes That Go Beyond Mini-Marshmallows

The sweet potato is so much more than just a vehicle for mini-marshmallows in these recipes.<p><b>It's the perennial debate: Do your sweet potatoes need marshmallows or not?</b> Strong arguments have been advanced on both sides, but if you're looking to experiment, these sweet roots can be much more than …

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27 Brussels Sprouts Recipes for Roasts, Sautés, Kimchi, Salads, and More

Here are 27 of our favorite recipes to cook Brussels sprouts—and not just as a side dish.<p>Brussels sprouts—those little cabbage-looking things—are way more than just a side-dish. You can pickle them into a spicy kimchi, bake them on top of a pizza, shred them into salads, and toss them into pasta. …

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Make John F. Kennedy's New England Fish Chowder Recipe

On the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's death, cook up a batch of his favorite New England Fish Chowder<p>Today marks the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's assassination. Political commentators are musing on the president’s enduring legacy; gossips are surmising about his alleged …

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61 Easy Pasta Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Lose the jarred sauce—we're confident you won't need it with these easy pastas in your weeknight dinner arsenal.<p>When it comes to quick and easy weeknight pasta, you can lose those jars. And boxes. And packets of powder (ew). There’s no need for the pre-made stuff, because you can pack serious …

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Bourbon–Sea Salt Caramels

Makes about 100 caramels<p>Sweetened condensed milk makes this salted caramel recipe extra-luscious.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2 cups sugar<p>½ cup light corn syrup<p>1 14-oz. can sweetened condensed milk<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces<p>2 tablespoons bourbon<p>…

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The 7-Minute, Full-Body Workout That Really Works (It's Scientifically Proven!)

We are busy, busy people—but I'll bet all of us can carve out seven minutes somewhere in our days, right?<p>The newest issue of <i>American College of Sports Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal</i> takes all the newest exercise research and boils it down into one seven-minute workout. The 12 high-intensity …

5 flexibility marks every man should hit

When it comes to desired physical characteristics, flexibility falls down the priority list, as most guys would much rather have killer abs and …

Hotel Workout: Men's Health.com

Donkey Kick<p>Repetitions: 15 each leg<br>Rest: 30 Seconds<br>Sets: 2<br>Get down on your hands and knees and kick your right leg back and up as high as you can. Finish by arching your back and pulling your knee to your chest. Repeat on the other side.<p>Boot Slappers<p>Repetitions: 8<br>Rest: 30 Seconds<br>Sets: 2<br>Stand with …

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Your Skin on Running: Prevent Heat Rash, Blisters, Chaffing, and More

<b>The Issue: Chafing</b><p><i>The Culprit:</i> Skin-on-clothing or skin-on-skin friction leads to raw, red skin typically around bra line, nipples, underarms, and thighs.<p><b>Treat It:</b> Apply Aquaphor Healing Ointment (1.75 oz, $4.79, Drugstore.com) or A+D Skin Protection Original Ointment (4 oz, $4.00, Walmart.com) …

Feeling Tired? Drink Water

Fight fatigue with water: Why water cures you when you are tired<p>Chris Shipman<p>What's the easiest, cheapest, and fastest cure when you're dragging? Water. Fatigue is, after all, one of the first signs of dehydration. Even a small drop in your body's water levels can hurt you. A recent study from …

Seedy Motel Birdhouse

In the lead up to this year’s “Put A Bird In It” birdhouse show at Portland’s Sandbox Studio, organizers WeMake are reviewing some of last year’s highlights, including this clever Seedy Motel Birdhouse by Sockeye, as well as Eugene Good and NEMO’s Winnebago birdhouse.

6 Great Things About Being a Dad That I Didn't Expect

Recently, it was my son's birthday.<p>His birthday day doubles as the one time a year I allow myself to get a little bit cheesy on my blog, or, if you read my post last year, a <i>lot</i> cheesy. When you write stuff like this, the occasional corrective is a good thing. But don't get used to it! I do it as a …

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Observing the Earth: Incredible Satellite Photos of Earth from the European Space Agency | Colossal

<p>Though I don’t have a homepage set, the first page in my daily rounds is always the Astronomy Picture of the Day (site currently down), a website …

24 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

From chicken pot pie and classic Caesar salad to brownies and cookies.<p>We've rounded up 24 basic recipes that everyone should know how to cook, from a pot of rice to pot roast. Master these, and you'll never find yourself stumped in the grocery store.

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8 Steps to Breaking Your Procrastination Habit | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

We all procrastinate. For some of us, waiting until just before a deadline can be just the motivation we need to jolt us out of inaction. Others …

How To Stay Optimistic During a Downward Spiral | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Wisdom is nothing more than healed pain” <b>– Robert Gary Lee</b><p>It happened suddenly. I remembered feeling hopeless, having walked 23 miles from my office …