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10 Asian-Inspired Salads

We have yet to meet a salad we won’t dig our forks into. Cobb, Casear, kale, we love them all. When the lunch bell rings, we cobble together bits and pieces from the fridge, searching for inspiration along the way, in an attempt to achieve salad bowl bliss.<p>But sometimes we’re all out of ideas. We …

BeautyCon Raises Seed Funding So Brands Can Say Goodbye To Hollywood… And Hello To YouTube

Moj Mahdara has seen the future of branding and entertainment, and it’s on YouTube.<p>The chief executive of the burgeoning media business BeautyCon has raised under $2 million in seed financing from entertainment and publishing heavyweights like the publisher Hearst Corp., talent lawyers Ken Hertz …

What to Do with an Overload (or Not) of Peppers

<i>It's the season of overflowing market bags, heavy CSA boxes, and gardens run amok. Alexandra Stafford of Alexandra Cooks is showing us how to store, prep, and make the most of the bounty, without wasting a scrap.</i><p><i>Today: How to store, prep, and make the most of the season's pepper crop, whether you</i> …

Sesame Noodles with Chili Oil and Scallions

4 Servings<p>Spicy Sichuan pepper will leave your lips buzzing. Use any leftover chili oil from this sesame noodles recipe in dressings or marinades.<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 scallions, whites and greens separated, thinly sliced<p>1/2 cup vegetable oil<p>1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes<p>2 teaspoons …

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Tomato, Onion, and Roasted Lemon Salad

6 Servings<p>Sugared, roasted lemons are edible from rind to flesh and give this salsa-like mix a bracing jolt of sourness.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 lemon, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced, seeds removed<p>1 tablespoon thinly sliced fresh sage leaves<p>½ teaspoon sugar<p>2 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 …

'Fifty Shades of Grey': The Kitchen Edition (No Safe Word Required)

The 'Fifty Shades of Grey' trailer is out, so we've gathered up our favorite recipes that call for a little twine, a bit of strength, and some serious pounding<p><b>If you love Fifty Shades of Grey,</b> you'll love these meals. Here are our favorite recipes that require a little trussing, tying up, stuffing, …

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10 Easy Cookie Recipes

10 easy cookie recipes that you can make quickly or make ahead, slice, and bake.<p>We think of cookies as more of a snack than as a dessert—they beat any sweet-tooth craving, and are easily eaten on-the-go in a couple bites. And if you're going to eat cookies like we do, they should be equally as easy …

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25 Refreshing Slaw Recipes for Summer

A good slaw is a thing of beauty.<p>Whether you're a fan of creamy mayonnaise or bright, acidic vinegar, we can all agree that the best slaws are crunchy, refreshing, and light. These 25 slaw recipes fit the bill, making good use of cabbage, collard greens, kale, and more.

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How Daniel Boulud, America's Greatest French Chef, Grills a Hot Dog

Fourth of July hot dog grilling tips from Daniel Boulud, America's greatest French chef<p><b>We're always looking for ways to make our hot dogs even better.</b> So we caught up with America's greatest French chef, <b>Daniel Boulud</b>, at his sausage-centric DBGB in New York City, to see how he does his dogs. We …

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How to Throw the Ultimate Bagel Brunch

Throw the ultimate bagel brunch with these tips from Wise Sons Jewish Delicatessen. Remember: salmon breath is a sign of a good time<p>You can substitute whitefish or hot-smoked salmon for the trout.<p>2.[#image: /photos/57d8299a6520aa8f7013c974]||||||<p>Horseradish-Dill Schmear<p>Throw this spread together a …

Chocolate Brownie Cookies

Makes 2 dozen<p>If a fudgy brownie and chewy chocolate chip cookie had a baby, it would be this decadent creation.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups gluten-free powdered sugar<p>¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>2 large egg whites<p>1 large egg<p>4 oz. bittersweet chocolate, chopped<p>3 …

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THIS Is The Perfect Yoga Routine For People Who Never Do Yoga

Runners, gym lovers, tennis players, we're looking at you.<p>Whether you're a new runner, total gym rat, or summer-only tennis fanatic, a yoga instructor can tell. That's because workouts that emphasize running, lifting, and swinging movements leave the telltale signs of tight hamstrings, quads, and …

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Lose Weight: Fat Burning Yoga Workout

Lose belly fat with these fat burning yoga exercises<p>You contort into all kinds of wacky positions wriggling into those skinny jeans. Bend and twist on a regular basis and that might not be necessary. An active sequence of yoga flows — a form called vinyasa—burns more than 450 calories an hour, …

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Yoga Poses for Weight Loss: Lose Weight on Your Yoga Mat

Yoga poses for fat loss and stress reduction<p>Here it is--a routine of yoga poses for weight loss. It puts your entire body to work, recruiting all your muscles to work in novel ways so you burn the most fat. Holding the poses isn't as easy as "just doing stretches," but if you stick with the …

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Fat Burning Yoga Workouts

Pump up your heart rate with power yoga

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Giada De Laurentiis' Yoga Routine

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Yoga for Great Abs

Eight yoga moves to tighten your torso

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Chinese Aromatics 101: The Spicy Garlic-and-Chili Flavor Base

Study cuisines from around the world, and you'll find that many tend to rely on fairly consistent bases of aromatic vegetables, no matter the dish. In France, this vegetable base is known as mirepoix, and features celery, onions, and carrots. In Creole cooking, it's known as the holy trinity—onion, …

Novelty Ice Cream Week: How to Make Your Own Ice Cream Pops

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>Of all the ice cream truck's frozen treats, nothing is more iconic than the Good Humor bar. At its simplest, that means vanilla ice cream dipped in chocolate and propped on a stick. But these days the franchise includes crumbs and …

The Best Frozen Yogurt Is the One You Make Yourself

I have to hand it to the frozen yogurt people—they have a hell of a racket.<p>Few chains do as good a job of making us feel like we're in control as frozen yogurt stores. Think about every one of those serve-yourself, pay-by-the-ounce fro-yo places, and how much autonomy you have in every transaction. …

5 Fruity Frozen Yogurt Variations

So you've mastered the art of plain frozen yogurt and now you're ready to start taking flavors into your own hands. Come summertime, nothing brightens up yogurt like fruit, and frozen yogurt takes well to all kinds.<p>I particularly love fruit that has some acidity to back up yogurt's natural tang. …

Kevin Gillespie's Barbecue Chicken with Alabama White Barbecue Sauce

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: Two legendary grilling techniques combine -- and we never have to worry about dry barbecued chicken again.</i><p>The struggle of barbecued chicken has always been …

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Red, White & Blue Recipes for Fourth of July

There are few things more unabashedly American than a Fourth of July barbecue. The fireworks, the smoke coming off a grill crammed with hot dogs and burgers, the endless ice-cold cans of American-made beer. If your patriotic heart doesn't swell at that, then you might want to flee the country.<p>If …

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8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Happy Friday! If you haven't done so already, head to the market and grab a few pints of strawberries -- you'll need them to make crisps, ice pops, and …

10 Wildcard-Winning Recipes

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved. Every other Saturday, we'll roundup the most recent winners.</i><p>Thanks to our community, we've got ten more recipes to add to our …

How the (Homemade) Sausage Is Made

It seems daunting, but yes, you can make sausage at home. Here's everything you need to know to take on this rewarding project<p><b>I don’t believe in magic</b>, but I believe in sausage. Grind cheap, less popular meat, season the heck out of it, pack it into a tube, and voilà—links way more delicious and …

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Our 20 Most Popular Grilling Recipes of All Time

From chicken tacos to barbecued ribs, here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.<p><b>It's grill time.</b> Though we love our charred kale salads and grilled squid, you love some of our grilling recipes way more than the others. Here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.

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17 Web Resources That Will Improve Your Productivity

Here are some highly useful and innovative web resources that will help make you more productive and save you a lot of time in the long-run:<p><b>Clear Focus</b>— This timer uses the Pomodoro Technique to prevent you from wasting time on distractions. Instead, it helps you focus on what really matters, by …

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8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>If you're not going the steak dinner route for Father's Day this year, may we suggest hosting a backyard brunch? Complete with charcuterie, …