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Writing Tools

• <b>Author:</b> Roy Peter Clark<p><b>A special 10th anniversary edition of Roy Peter Clark's bestselling guide to writing, featuring five bonus tools.</b><p>Ten years ago, Roy Peter Clark, America's most influential writing teacher, whittled down almost thirty years of experience in journalism, writing, and teaching …

10 Things Every 20-Something Should Have Before Throwing A Holiday Party

No one at your party ever tells you when the roll of toilet paper runs out, and it always does. WTF is that about.<p>You'll use them again and again anyway! The product recommendations below come from The Sweethome, an awesome website whose editors research and test household gear. They just published …

Squash and Broccoli Rabe Lasagna

10 to 12 Servings<p>This vegetarian revelation balances the meaty sweetness of butternut squash with bitter broccoli rabe and a creamy sauce. Serve it with a simple salad (click for recipe)<p>October 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Filling<p>2 2-lb. butternut squash, peeled, halved, seeded, cut crosswise into …

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 …

Cooking

Boosting Pain Tolerance

The more you train, the more you learn to suffer. (And that's a good thing.)<p>Matt Fitzgerald has an interesting new article on pain tolerance and running that's worth checking out. In it, he describes the results of a classic 1981 <i>British Medical Journal</i> study (full text freely available) on pain …

Eggplant Parmesan with Fresh Mozzarella

8 Servings<p>Removing all but a strip of the eggplant’s skin lets the flesh meld with the sauce without falling apart—that's the secret of this baked eggplant parmesan recipe. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup plus 2 Tbsp. olive oil, …

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50 Best iPhone Apps, 2013 Edition

Greetings, online friends. Here’s the 2013 edition of our best iPhone apps list. You’ll find apps with staying power that have made previous years’ …

40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.<p><b>Chicken breast may be everyone's go-to lean protein</b>—but, man, can it be <i>boring</i>. Too often it's an overcooked afterthought, sautéed and tossed into pasta or tumbled over some greens. Nobody likes …

50 ways to get stronger now

Getting strong doesn't mean loading on the plates as much as possible with every single workout. There are far smarter ways to build muscle faster …

41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

Herschel Supply Co. 'Settlement' Backpack

<b><br>Just want to buy a pair right now? Click Amazon</b><p>Herschel Supply Co. draw influence from American heritage and world travel, this family business …

Shopping

The Essential: The Dockers Alpha Collection

<b>It's been three years,</b> give or take, since the good people of Dockers took a long look in our collective closet, shook their heads, and decided the men of America deserved better pants. The Alpha Khaki, a chino with a slightly tapered leg, a slightly rough feel (almost denim-like), and a dizzying …

This lightweight ripstop nylon day pack from Herschel Supply Co is the perfect accessory for your upcoming travels. http://bit.ly/152PK9c

The 5 Steaks You Should Be Grilling Now

<i>Welcome to our new weekly series On the Grill, where our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld will be showing us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today: How to grill the perfect steak, soup to nuts: the 5 best steaks to grill, the 5 rules for cooking them</i> …

7 ways booze is more dangerous than pot

Marijuana is statistically less harmful than alcohol, and it’s time to treat it that way<p>April M. Short<p>August 21, 2013 12:32pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Alternet.<p>No substantial evidence links marijuana to traffic accidents, domestic violence or cancer, yet pot is illegal and listed as …

Spanish Roasted Potatoes with Tomato Sauce (Patatas Bravas) Recipe

Called papas bravas or patatas bravas in Spain, this dish is essentially potatoes cooked in a spicy sauce and served as an appetizer, or …

Chorizo and Peppadew Pepper Grilled Cheese

What is that you see? A towering inferno? No, just a deliciously lipsmackerlicious Spanish-style grilled cheese sandwich. What? What’s that you say? …

thepassionatecook

A little later than anticipated, I finally got round to organising my tapas extravaganza, all in honour of Andrew's WTSIM event this month. And if …

Core Building Exercises from Elite Runners

A three-exercise routine designed by elite track & field athletes to build core strength and running power.

If You Love Enchiladas, Make This Slow Cooker Soup ASAP

Heat a few tablespoons of oil in a large Dutch oven or skillet over medium heat until shimmering. Add the onions and jalapeño and cook until …

Cooking

Your New Favorite Blueberry Pancake Recipe

The pancakes at Clinton St. Bakery are famous for a reason. But that doesn't mean you can't make them at home.<p><b>My daughter and I love the pancakes over at the Clinton Street Bakery, but she is a lazy teenager sometimes (she will kill me for saying that), so she never wants to wait on the line. I did</b> …

Steamed Fish with Chickpeas and Currants Recipe

Tip<p>How to Store Fish<p>The best way to store fish is over ice. Remove the fish from its original packaging, rinse under cold water, and dry with paper …

Kendrick Lamar’s Rapper-Eating ‘Control (HOF)’ Verse Inspires Misguided Replies

Kendrick Lamar’s fire-breathing verse alongside Jay Electronica on Big Sean’s newly aired “Control (HOF)” is having its predictable effect. His …

Flexible Routine

A 10-minute postrun yoga sequence that will improve your range of motion and prevent injury.<p>Most runners wouldn't describe themselves as limber or loose—especially after logging a five-, 10-, or 20-miler. But practicing yoga after your workouts can remedy that. By increasing blood and oxygen flow …

Fast and Light Summertime Breakfast Recipes

A lighter-than-usual breakfast burrito filled with eggs, Cotija cheese, and a fresh black bean–vegetable salsa.<p>Chorizo and tons of oozy cheese may be …

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