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No Trackman? No problem. This ballstriking drill will cost you next to nothing

<i>So you're struggling with your ballstriking. Maybe it's your takeaway? Maybe it's your impact position? This drill will help hammer out any</b> …

Golf

Want to shape shots like the pros? Here's how to do it on command

<i>Tour players don't like to discuss how they shape shots. They simply shape them, whether it's by "thinking" fade or, maybe, "feeling" a draw. Trust</i> …

Golf

Why Basil Is So Good for You—Plus 14 Ways to Use More of It All Summer Long

The herb can add a nutrient boost to everything from pasta salad to tuna sammies.<p>“The most useful thing one can know about basil,” writes Marcella …

5 Ways To Hit Straighter And Longer Golf Drives

Do you want to hit straighter and longer golf drives? In this post PGA professional Dan Whittaker explains key dos and don'ts, plus he uses TrackMan …

16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

10 Slow Cooker Recipes Your Kids Will Love

And that everyone else around the table will love, too.

Here's How to Make Your Roasted Veggies Mind-Blowing

Roasting is one of my favorite ways to cook vegetables. I love how you just toss everything on a baking sheet, walk away, and come back to …

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you either need to nail, or it’s a total disappointment. <i>Almost</i> crispy chickpeas just don’t cut it. In my …

Recipes

The 50 Golf Books Every Golfer Should Read

We've narrowed the list to a nifty top 50, standouts that aren't so much the best ever but a well-rounded collection that every golfer should read for the combination of golf knowledge and entertainment they offer<p>Whether you recognize it or not, you're always reading on the golf course: your putts, …

Golf Digest's Complete 200 Greatest International Golf Courses

Golf Digest has been ranking golf courses for more than half a century. In February 2018, we published a World 100 ranking that included the best courses outside the United States—as a way to celebrate golf in other countries. With so much course-design work now being overseas, our editors used …

The Golf Swing In Two Moves

So much of golf instruction is <i>this</i> position, <i>that</i> position, it's sometimes good to clear your head and think in broader terms.<p>Put simply, the overall motion of a good swing is push-pull: You push the club back, and you pull it through. The opposite move—a pull-push—is a common amateur fault. So a …

Learn Putting Distance Control to Eliminate Three-Putts

If you can get your putting in a position where you don’t have to grind over four- or five-footers for par, you’ll start to score better. That means leaving yourself shorter second putts, and <i>that</i> means learning better distance control. Instructor Kevin Smeltz has a drill to teach you just …

8 Sophisticated Italian Pasta Recipes

So what if Wednesday night has always been spaghetti night—how about showing bucatini and cavatelli some love? These stepped-up (but still easy!) …

10 Tour Pro Ball Striking Tips

Need help with your ball striking? Check out these superb tips from 10 of the world's best players<p><b>10 Tour Pro Ball Striking Tips</b><p>As golfers, we are …

Golf

Get The Most Out Of Your Hybrid

How to use it from the rough<p>It used to be that if you wanted to hit a fairly long shot into a green from the rough, you'd need a prayer and a 3-iron. Now you just need to know how to hit hybrid. There margin for error is much greater. Nowadays, while our 3-irons are collecting dust, we've got …

Practice Like World No. 1

A lot of guys misunderstand quality practice. They think they're getting value out of going to the range and beating balls for hours. But if you're not working on the correct things, not practicing with any kind of focus, you're actually hurting your game. Me? I can't focus that long, and I get …

How to Hit Driver

Butch Harmon's greatest tips for getting off the tee.<p>Golfers of all abilities struggle with how to hit driver. But it doesn't have to be that way. From what I've seen, there are three main issues people have off the tee: they get nervous, they hit a big slice or they just hit it all over the place. …

Our Most Popular 30-Minute Meals of 2017

Weeknights seems to get busier and busier lately — they definitely didn't slow down in 2017. That's why 30-minute meals are our saving grace. They …

Make These Party Dips That Go Beyond French Onion

Every party spread, no matter how fancy the shindig, should contain a dip or two. Dips are easy to make, fun to eat, and much loved by pretty much …

Rachael Ray's 9-Ingredient Carbonara Recipe Is an Internet Favorite

The Food Network's Rachael Ray knows comfort food, and her carbonara recipe is exhibit A. The chef recently shared the crowd-favorite recipe on her …

Recipes

11 Fruit Trees that Will Grow in the Shade

Fruits that Grow in the Shade<p>Fruit Trees May Not Work, but a Few Fruiting Plants Can Take the Shade<p>Updated February 05, 2018<p>Growing your own fruit is …

Gardening

17 Vegetables for a Shady Garden

Even Shade Gardens Can Grow Food and Cut That Grocery Bill<p>Updated January 25, 2018<p>A shady yard doesn't have to dash your vegetable gardening dreams. …

Gardening

Top 30 Slow Cooker Recipes

The slow cooker makes cooking a hearty and hot meal easy even on weekdays -- while you're working -- and on busy weekends when you have better things …

Cooking

18 Baked Chicken Dishes You'll Love Throwing in the Oven After Work

Versatile and delicious, chicken can be cooked in countless ways. But there's something about baking the bird — covering it in a crispy breading or flanking it with tender vegetables — that keeps you coming back for more. Healthier than frying and less hands-on than pan searing, the oven method is …

Cooking

10 Top Classic French Dessert Recipes

We all have our favorite, go-to dessert recipes for dinner parties, casual guests, and cosy family dinners. Some like the refreshing, light fruit …

Dessert

Meera Sodha Wants to Change the Way You Think About Indian Food

There is a cluster of palms waving in Meera Sodha’s garden. The leaves are wide and sturdy, unfurling from a hairy trunk in a terracotta pot. Looking at them, it’s easy to forget we’re in East London and not shored up on a riverbank in South India. “They remind me of Kerala. And I miss Kerala.”<p>We …

21 Genius Breakfast Recipes for Brighter Mornings

Breakfasts have always been among the more enduring and life-improving Genius Recipes—the olive oil & maple granola loved fervently by all, the oatmeal ratio you should memorize, the 15-second shortcut to custardy scrambled eggs. Here are 21 ways to start your day with your kitchen giving you a …

Breakfast

Nigel Slater’s lemongrass recipes

At the bottom of the fridge is a little plastic box of aromatics: a hand of ginger, an assortment of red and orange chillies, a tuber of galangal and a tight bundle of lemongrass stalks. This is the box of tricks that comes out when I make pho or any sort of coconut milk curry or soup (the …

Recipes

Honey-Glazed Chicken with Garlic Recipe

Marinate chicken in salt and pepper for atleast 10 minutes. Set aside.<p>Melt butter and oil in a medium pan over low heat.<p>Add the garlic and cook for 2 …

Winning Pasta with Garlic, Lemon, Capers and Tuna

Even before I worked at <i>Cook's Illustrated</i>, one of my all-time favorite recipes from the magazine was a simple pasta dish ostensibly invented to make …