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The Best Overshirts & Shackets You Can Buy In {Year}

When it comes to seasonally-appropriate dressing, the tricky transitional period between the searing heat of summer and the icy winds of winter can …

Men's Fashion

Roasted Eggplant and Pickle Dip

May 2018<p>Makes about 2 cups<p>Plenty of creamy Greek yogurt keeps this baba ganoush-esque dip light and tangy. Briny half-sour pickle bits provide bright pops of contrast, but any chopped pickle-y thing—think spicy peperoncini, giardiniera, or full-sour cukes—would work great too.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 …

Eggplant

Harvard Scientists Say Doing This Can Lower Your Blood Pressure. Hint: It's All in Your Head

Harvard researchers have made an interesting discovery: Mindfulness can lower your blood pressure by changing how your genes operate.<p>You know that fight-or-flight feeling: tense muscles, pounding heart, rapid breathing, and sky-high blood pressure. We're a nation of stressed-out workers tackling …

Mindfulness

Here’s How to Host the Ultimate At

It’s that time of year! Warm weather is on the way, and one of the world’s most well-known horse races is around the corner. The Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve is a chance to bring out a stylish outfit, say cheers with a traditional cocktail, and feast on some mouthwatering Southern …

Cooking

42 Easter Side Dishes That Are Peak Spring

Because it’s what’s on the side that counts, after all.<p>Big cuts of meat are good for centerpieces, but when it comes to Easter, the sides can make the meal. We’re talking crispy potatoes, fluffy rolls, and most importantly, all of the green things. Make way for spring veg!

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Juicy Turkey Burgers

Makes 4<p>Turkey burgers always sound like a great idea, but they too often taste like a fat sawdust patty. No more, friends! Mashing avocado into the turkey mixture helps prevent the meat from shrinking and drying out during cooking, which is why these stay awesomely juicy, even when they’re cooked …

Burgers

What Is CBD, and Why Is It in Everything Right Now?

You know it as the ingredient taking over the wellness world, but what is CBD, really, and is it right for you?<p>2017 was the year that weed went mainstream, and the "green rush" struck gold. But, while recreational marijuana is still technically illegal in most states, an industry has blossomed …

Cannabis

Endive Is a Chip and a Salad Green at the Same Damn Time

By Alex Delany<p>Delicious and versatile, endive is the unsung hero of the crisper drawer. What can't this mellow, irresistibly crunchy veggie do?<p>The Belgian endive looks like a tulip, sounds like a fancy gardening tool, and tastes better than both. It also happens to be an incredibly versatile …

Cooking

50 Quick and Easy Family Meals to Bust Weeknight Dinner Stress

We know you're busy—so let us cover dinner tonight.<p><b>Between packing school lunches,</b> getting to and from soccer practice, and, oh yeah, that job you have, it can be seriously challenging to get a new satisfying and healthy dinner on the table each night. Your best bet against weeknight dinner stress: …

Cooking

Pan-Roasted Halibut with Herbed Corona Beans

6 Servings<p>The halibut is brined briefly in salt water, which seasons it all the way through.<p>February 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1½ cups dried corona or gigante beans, soaked overnight<p>1 shallot, halved<p>2 bay leaves, torn in half<p>1½ tablespoons plus ¼ cup kosher salt, plus more<p>2 anchovy fillets packed in oil, …

Halibut

This Chicken and Rice Soup Is Capable of Curing Any Bad Day

By Rachel Karten<p>When things go to s***, I make this soup.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the chicken and rice soup recipe that social media manager Rachel Karten couldn't live without.</i><p>There are lots of ways …

Food Preservation

Turmeric Fried Eggs with Kale, Yogurt, and Bacon

4 servings<p>Breakfast bowls shouldn’t take 2 hours to make; this one is ready in about 20 minutes. Add roasted sweet potato or cooked grains to make it even more hearty.<p>February 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 slices bacon<p>1 bunch curly kale, ribs and stems removed, leaves torn into large pieces<p>5 tablespoons …

Breakfast

4 Fast Family Dinner Ideas for Busy Weeknights

Shrimp-and-pineapple tacos, salad pizza, and more crowd-pleasing family dinners that are ready in a snap.<p>Family dinner ideas are always in short supply. But just getting everyone around the table at one time is something to strive for, especially when kids get a little older and their schedules …

Cooking

The Weeknight Roasted Salmon Recipe I'll Always Double

When dinner is this flavorful and satisfying, next-day lunch leftovers are a dream come true.<p><i>This story is part of the 2018 Feel Good Food Plan, our two-week mind-body-belly plan for starting the year off right.</i><p>One of the easiest ways for food to make you feel good is for you to enjoy making it. …

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Ponzu Roasted Salmon for Two

2 servings<p>Salty-tart and just-sweet-enough ponzu sauce is a great back-pocket finisher for everything from salads to roasted vegetables, especially when you are tired of your everyday vinaigrette.<p>December 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 small sweet potatoes, halved lengthwise<p>4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive …

Seafood

The Healthyish Recipes You Loved the Most in 2017

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This Turmeric Fish Recipe Has All the Flavors I Crave the Most

Andy Baraghani on the dish he fell in love with in Hanoi.<p>About six years ago, I decided that in order for me to be in NYC for the long run, I needed to take breaks from the city that I call home. Whether the destination was near or far, for a week or a month, I would travel on my own, as a way to …

Vietnam

This 60-Second Breathing Technique Beats Stress, Improves Health and Might Even Cure Your Insomnia | Inc.com

You know that getting a good night's sleep is vitally important for your mental and physical health, mood, and even your brain function. But what if you just can't fall asleep? We all have trouble sleeping at times in our lives, and for some people, it's a constant battle.<p>But there's a simple and …

Yoga

Olive Oil–Confit Chicken with Cipolline Onions

4 servings<p>What happens when you cook with a lot of oil? Magic. Because oil conducts heat much more efficiently than air, foods that are confited in it, like these chicken thighs, come out incredibly moist and infused with the oil’s flavor.<p>November 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 skin-on, bone-in chicken …

Onions

The CBD Oil That's Giving Me a Better Night's Sleep

Half a teaspoon and I'm counting sheep.<p>It was our monthly ladies’ dinner, and I’d come with a fun new party favor. Some people might have brought a bottle of mezcal or, in certain circles, some pot. Me? I brought a bottle of CBD oil to put on the celery-date salad.<p>You’ve probably been hearing a lot …

Coconut

All We Want for Dinner Are These Cucumbers With Crispy Beef

A beef-and-cucumber dish that you never saw coming.<p>I love cucumbers. Raw, pickled, spicy or sweet, even daintily dipped in a dish of salt and eaten out of hand. I love cucumbers so much, in fact, I wrote a book about them (go ahead and order several copies. I’ll wait). Growing up largely on …

Soysauce

A Salmon Grain Bowl for Those Who Can't Bother With Serious Meal Prep

Shout out to everyone that wants to meal prep, but then... life happens.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin. This is assistant to the editor in</i> …

Food

What brought Italy’s ‘dying town’ back from the edge of extinction? A tourist toll

As leaders of some of Europe’s most popular holiday destinations ponder recent anti-tourism protests, they should perhaps take inspiration from the mayor of Civita di Bagnoregio, a hamlet perched on a plateau of volcanic rock surrounded by steep ravines in Italy’s Lazio region.<p>Francesco Bigiotti, …

Italy

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Finally, a Salmon Burger We Can Get Behind

Hamburgers, meet your match.<p>I honestly don’t think I’d ever had a salmon burger before. If I did, it couldn’t have been that good. The very concept goes against so much of what I know as a cook: If you have a beautiful piece of fish, why would you want to destroy it and put it in a bun? So, when I …

Seafood

5 Rosé Cocktails to Keep the Summer Water Coming

Sure, you can drink rosé straight up, but these summer cocktails give the wine a whole new meaning.<p>Like rosé? Cool, you'll like these rosé cocktails. Rosé + additional booze is a win-win situation, and when we're talking about a sunny, lazy season like summer, all we want to do is win. And, you …

Cocktails

Putting Light Phone to the Test: Disconnecting from the "pocket computer lifestyle" with this credit card-sized device

When it was announced in 2015, the concept behind the Kickstarter-funded Light Phone felt much like a breath of fresh air. Roughly the size of four stacked credit cards, the device proposed a mobile world free of internet, apps and even texting (unlike the Punkt. MP 01 which was announced a few …

3 New Chicken Recipes We Can't Stop Talking About

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5 Super Easy Weeknight Recipes for Summer (Yes, There's Pasta)

These easy weeknight recipes are perfect for those days that seem like they'll never end.<p>Senior food editor <b>Chris Morocco</b> cooks all day long. After spending all morning and afternoon developing and testing recipes in the BA Test Kitchen, he cooks dinner for his wife and two sons. Every. Single. Day. …

Cooking

Salmon with Hot Sauce Vinaigrette and Pickled Veg

4 servings<p>A kicky chile-lime dressing wakes up your weeknight salmon.<p>June 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 5–6-ounce skin-on, boneless salmon fillets<p>Kosher salt<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil, plus more for salmon<p>8 ounces daikon, red radishes, carrots, and/or cucumbers, very thinly sliced<p>2 tablespoons seasoned …