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Lobster Roll Recipes That'll Satisfy All Your Summer Feels

Lobster in a bun is as good as life gets.<p>Summer is here, and for those living in New England that means it's lobster roll season. All along the coast, from Connecticut to Maine, seafood shacks open their windows to sell lobster rolls (though you can often find them inland too). They are part of the …

Vegan or vegetarian pho recipe

With ginger, fennel, and pak choi leaves, this vegetarian Vietnamese broth is bursting with flavour<p>Pho is a national favourite breakfast dish among Vietnamese people. The Buddhist sector of the population tend to be vegetarian or vegan at many times throughout the year, but they do not miss out on …

Recipes

Rosemary, Olive and Onion Focaccia Bread

Ten years ago, while honeymooning in Maui, my husband asked a local woman if she had any advice for our first visit. In her lovely Hawaiian accent she replied, "just go with the flow man, that's all, just go with the flow." It's a sentiment we exchange with one another often, especially when we …

Dressings to sass up your salads

All the dressings are enough for a salad for four, but judge as you pour them on – you don't want to swamp your salad.<p>Anchovy, olive and caper dressing<p>This is good on tomatoes, warm waxy potatoes (with chopped shallots), roast peppers and warm hard-boiled eggs.<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1½ tbsp white-wine vinegar<br>• 2 …

How to Stock a Japanese Pantry: 13 Indispensable Ingredients

Perhaps you can remember the scene in the cult classic <i>The Breakfast Club</i> when Bender and Claire have a little back-and-forth over some tuna sushi rolls. "You won't accept a guy's tongue in your mouth, and you're gonna eat <i>that</i>?" he asks incredulously. Well, America, we've come a long way since 1985. …

Chocolate covered honeycomb

This is our fun take on the Crunchie bar and it never fails to light up children's faces.<p>We have also served little morsels of these chocolate honeycombs as petit fours at the restaurant and they proved to be very popular with our guests, regardless of their age.<p>SERVES<p>8-10<p>INGREDIENTS<p>flavourless oil …

Recipes

Mug Recipes That Microwave in Minutes

Whether you are surviving a kitchen renovation, living in a dorm or temporary housing, or just cooking for one and don’t feel like doing a lot of dishes — a mug recipe and a microwave is all you need to be just minutes away from a cooked meal or treat. And, no, we don’t mean leftovers or a takeout …

Breakfast

11 Core Variations for Ultimate Abs Strength

Abs on abs on abs.<p>Errbody wants <i>those</i> abs, but (as you may know) it takes more than just bunches of crunches to develop a strong core that looks sexy and feels rock-solid.<p>As it turns out, there are quite a few abs-sculpting moves you can use to strengthen your midsection without one single sit …

17 book recommendations from 'Harry Potter' star Emma Watson

After starring in the billion-dollar franchise — which she did from age 11 to 21 — Watson attended Brown University and graduated in 2014 with a bachelor's in English literature.<p>Since graduating, Watson has continued to promote education — and reading — through her role as a UN Women Goodwill …

Books

15 30-Minute Recipes to Make for Your Next Potluck

You’ve (mostly) survived the holidays, and you have the holiday ham leftovers to prove it. But wait! You’ve got one more party to get through and, in all of your Christmas prep, you’ve completely forgotten to get ready for that New Year’s Eve soiree you’re going to. We’ve scoured the Internet for …

Cooking

Why Mark Zuckerberg wants everyone to read Henry Kissinger's book about world order

Zuckerberg's book club, A Year of Books, has focused on big ideas that influence global society and business. He took a month off from his last pick due to the birth of his daughter, Max (we'll excuse it), but he's back with his 22nd selection, former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger's 2014 …

Books

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot

16 Simple Stretches for Tight Shoulders

You probably don’t notice it right away. It might creep up after you've been sitting at your desk for hours, chipping away at your daily to-dos. Or …

Homemade Pandan Cake

One year ago, I started baking and haven’t stopped since. I love baking and my three-year-old daughter naturally takes after me! She can handle basic …

This No-Knead, 5-Ingredient Artisanal Bread Is Super Easy to Bake

We’re serious. You can bake fresh, crusty, aromatic, artisanal bread using just FIVE ingredients. It doesn’t involve any kneading and takes less than 10 minutes of prep! We’ve always thought that baking bread was intimidating, but this recipe is a great way to dip your toes in the water. With only …

Recipes

Saudi Arabia's national debt is about to surge

The country's debt could rocket to as much as 50% of gross domestic product by 2020, from 6.7% this year, the report said.<p>It's not great timing.<p>The country's sovereign credit ratings were cut to "A+/A-1" from "AA-/A-1+" by the credit-rating company Standard and Poor's earlier this month.<p>In a …

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal

10 Cross-Cultural Novels That Illuminate the World We Live In

By Tolani Osan | Off the Shelf<p>Literature has long allowed us to travel to distant corners of the world without leaving our own beds. Some books, however, bring you to two worlds at once. Their pages illuminate how disparate cultures can reveal the mystery and beauty in each other and make us aware …

A Healthy Snack That'll Stop You From Getting Hangry

It has protein, good fats, fiber and, of course, great taste.<p>You know the feeling: Your stomach feels so empty that you find it hard to stay focused and composed even in the most mundane situation; it's as if every little thing suddenly sets you off, and anger seems to be your default response. …

Chai Recipes For Desserts That Go Way Beyond The Latte

Cookies, cupcakes and so much more.<p>Chai, the Indian tea drink that so many of us enjoy as lattes from Starbucks, is just begging to be used in baked goods. While it's great as a beverage, the medley of spices that make chai what it is -- ranging from a little bit to a lot of green cardamom, ginger, …

The 5-Minute Back Workout You Can Do Without Weights

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Bathing suit season may have come and gone, but that doesn't mean it's OK to slack on working your back. Even though you can't see your posterior when you look in the mirror, you rely on this pillar of strength each and every day.<p>Aside from helping you …

What to Do First When Managing Former Peers

<i>STEVEN MOORE FOR HBR</i><p>You just learned that you’ve been promoted and will now be managing a team of your former peers — exciting news! That is, until the moment you realize that your good fortune means disappointment for your coworkers who didn’t get the job. When you’re promoted over people who have …

This Is How We Roll

Croissant-doughnut hybrids may come and go, but doughy, icing-covered cinnamon rolls are forever.<p>They may not be sugar crusted and totally on trend …

Baking

Table For One? Make These 10 Single-Serve Dessert Recipes for You and You Alone - One Green Planet

When you’re single, there’s a special challenge that can come along with making recipes. Most recipes are written to serve four or more people. With …

Dessert

The Ten Most Important Books to Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or …

Homemade Salted Maple Pecan Butter

<i>Homemade pecan butter sweetened with a tiny bit of maple syrup, vanilla, and spiced with cinnamon. This sweet and salty combo will be your new</i> …

21 of Our Favorite Recipes Made with 3 Ingredients or Fewer

By Caroline Lange<p>Meals should not be brief. We like to linger at the table, sneaking cold potatoes with our fingers and refilling our wine glasses and talking and talking and talking.<p>More: A simple one-pot Sunday supper<p>But recipes? Those can be brief--and maybe they should be, letting the …

Breadmaking 101: How to Mix and Knead Bread Dough Like a Pro

This post is part of our Breadmaking 101 series. For those of you just joining us, check out our introductory post, which has the big summary of what we're going to be doing in each future installment. Today's installment is all about mixing.<p>Mixing the Workhorse Loaf<p><b>Mixing.</b> Here's a word that gets …