Bena Gammel

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Kung Fury Is The Best Movie Ever Exclamation Point

The film features dinosaurs, David Hasselhoff, vikings, Nazis, explosions, and, of course, kung fu.<p>What do you get when you combine kung fu, dinosaurs, ninjas, hackers, vikings, Nazis, time travel, cops, super powers, explosions, and <b>David Hasselhoff</b>? The best movie ever, of course.<p>Thanks to a …

David Arquette and Christina McLarty Are All Smiles in Official Wedding Photo

David Arquette and Christina McLarty clearly have a lot to smile about.<p>The couple share big grins in the official photo from their April 12 …

David Arquette

This Is Why You're Hungry All the Time

Your appetite is as complicated as you are.<p>One day you're like, "I'm fine subsisting on two crust-less cucumber finger sandwiches and a Shirley Temple because I am too genteel to feel hunger anymore." The next day, you are Goya's Saturn, except your metaphorical son is, like, two scrambled eggs, …

Nutrition

3 Surprising Things That Happen When You Lose a Lot of Weight Quickly

The grass isn't always greener on the other side.<p>Losing weight is a tricky business. You have to adjust your eating habits—no more midnight Seamless regrets orders—and mind your portions (no, an entire sleeve of Oreos is not an acceptable lunch). And then there's exercise—pounding the pavement or …

Fitness

You're Turning into a Hunchback: 4 Exercises to Counteract Tech Neck

They call me Quasimodo.<p>Sucks, we know, but here's this other thing you do with your phone that's making you [choose href='http://www.elle.com/culture/news/a19953/social-media-anxiety-causes-moments-awkward/' target='_blank">anxious, and/or grumpy']. It's called tech neck, and it describes the …

Yoga

A Teatox Is a Real Thing and It Saved My Skin

And it's way less miserable than a juice cleanse. (Thank goodness.)<p>Full disclosure: I'm a total diet-phobe. Leafy greens? Sure, I eat them—but if you're telling me I can't have my fat and sugar, too, I will laugh in your face. I am, however, forever on a quest to drink more H20. (Yes, I'm that …

Chai

10 Weird Non-Fitness-Related Benefits of Working Out

Sometimes "getting fit" just doesn't cut it in the motivation department.<p>You have a life, and there's a bucket list of things you want to accomplish, like, learning how to speak French without an American accent or nailing a perfect contour on your first try. You're a working woman with sh*t to do, …

Human Resources

8 Shocking, Random Things That Cause Weight Gain

*sigh*<p>Staying healthy has always been an uphill battle for me. Cheat days slowly become, well, every day and exercising is actually just me shuffling around the track or sitting in the steam room for way longer than the recommended amount of time. Nevertheless, I've concocted some kind of diet and …

Ina Garten

Off the Runway

Jenn de la Vega / February 13, 2015<p>Secret’s out: the real fun at New York’s Fashion Week is far from the runway. Each season, the sidewalks swarm …

DIY Day of the Dead Skulls

Recently, it seems like I have caught the Day of the Dead fever. It seems like Halloween is out, and Day of the Dead, or Dia de Los Muertos, is in. …

Decorations

Psst, Pass It On

Inside Flipboard / October 31, 2013<p>With its celebrity news and human interest stories, People is a juggernaut in the magazine world. A gigantic …

Comfort Me with: Rustic Chicken Stew with Tomatoes, Olives, and Red Wine

Welcome to our new column, dubbed "Comfort Me with..." In case you can't tell from the title, the purpose of this space is to share with you the warming, stick-to-your-ribs fare that graces my kitchen table. I'm a vocal advocate for eating hearty food composed of real ingredients, so you'll find a …

Grilled Nectarines with Feta

Ingredients<p>4 nectarines, halved, pitted<p>Melted butter (for brushing)<p>1 cup coarsely crumbled feta cheese (preferably sheep's-milk feta)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat). Brush nectarines with butter. Grill nectarines, cut side down, until grill marks appear, 4 to 5 minutes. Turn …

Sweet Toast

Ingredients<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Spread ciabatta or brioche toast with ricotta. Top with ground cinnamon and thinly sliced pear.<p>Nutritional Content<p>Hide Nutritional Content Calories (kcal) 190 Fat (g) 6 Saturated Fat (g) 3 Cholesterol (mg) 35 Carbohydrates (g) 27 Dietary Fiber (g) 2 Total Sugars (g) 5 …

Cold Sesame Noodles with Summer Vegetables

Ingredients<p>1/3 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/3 cup vegetable oil<p>1 tablespoon Sriracha (hot chili sauce)<p>1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil<p>8 cups matchstick-size pieces mixed summer vegetables (such as carrots, radishes, cucumbers, and bell peppers; about 1 1/4 pounds)<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>8 …

Bun Cha Gio Chay- Rice Noodles with Vegetarian Spring Rolls - The Viet Vegan

So earlier this week I posted the Vietnamese vegetarian dipping sauce that I use on any Vietnamese dishes that traditionally call for nuoc mam …

Vietnam

Grilled Brown-Sugar Peaches with White Chocolate

Ingredients<p>4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted<p>2 tablespoons (packed) dark brown sugar<p>1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>4 unpeeled peaches, halved, pitted<p>1/3 cup finely chopped white chocolate<p>3 tablespoons coarsely chopped toasted salted pistachios<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Prepare barbecue …

Dessert

Grilled Peaches with Fresh Raspberry Sauce

Ingredients<p>2 1/4 cups (lightly packed) fresh raspberries (about 13 ounces)<p>3 tablespoons water<p>3 tablespoons sugar<p>1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice<p>1<p>3 tablespoons unsalted butter<p>1 1/2 tablespoons (packed) dark brown sugar<p>6 medium-size ripe but firm peaches, halved, pitted<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Puree 2 1/4 …

Recipe: Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Grapes, Hazelnuts, and Parmesan

Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Grapes, Hazelnuts, and Parmesan<p>Serves 2<p>2 medium bone-in, skin-on chicken breasts (approximately 1 1/2 to 2 pounds) <br>1/4 …

Recipes

Grilled Corn with Herb Butter and Corn Nuts

Ingredients<p>1/2 cup crumbled store-bought or homemade cornbread (optional)<p>1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>1 garlic clove, minced<p>1 tablespoon mixed minced fresh herbs (such as chives, parsley, and thyme)<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt plus more<p>1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper<p>4 ears …

Stir-Fried Szechuan Green Beans & Shiitake Mushrooms

4.5 stars based on 8 votes<p>Too often meat takes center stage at the dinner table and vegetables are left with mere supporting roles. Or at least …

Food & Dining

Roasted Green Beans with Garlic, Lemon, Pine Nuts & Parmigiano-Reggiano

5 stars based on 16 votes<p>If I told you I cooked vegetables like this every night of the week, I’d be lying. The truth is that most nights, between …

Grilled Asparagus & Red Onions with Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar

Sometimes the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Grilled asparagus and grilled red onions are both fine dishes on their own – simple, …

Recipes

Grilled Flank Steak Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p><i>This grilled flank steak recipe relies on a quick and easy dry rub rather than a lengthy marinade so you can toss it together at</i> …

BBQ

Dinner Tonight: Grill-Roasted Meatloaf + Horseradish Dill Potato Salad

This is the meat and potatoes dinner that you'll tell your friends about. Grilled, wrapped in bacon, and glazed with a Dr. Pepper-laced sauce (yes, we went there), this meatloaf delivers. Pair with a kicked-up horseradish potato salad; the combination is new and exciting, but brings back memories …

Recipes

Chicken Dinners: Chicken, Vegetable, and Ricotta Frittata

If you're looking for a good "use it up" sort of meal, nothing beats a frittata. A frittata is basically a giant oven-baked omelette filled with lots of stuff (or a crustless quiche). Usually it starts on the stove and ends in the oven, where it develops a nice, golden finish. A frittata always …

Pasta with Goat Cheese, Lemon, and Asparagus

Ingredients<p>1 pound fusilli or rotini (spiral-shaped pasta)<p>1 pound slender asparagus spears, trimmed, cut into 1- to 1 1/2-inch pieces<p>1/4 cup olive oil<p>1 tablespoon finely grated lemon peel<p>2 teaspoons chopped fresh tarragon plus sprigs for garnish<p>1 5- to 5 1/2-ounce log soft fresh goat cheese<p>Recipe …

Seared Salmon with Linguine and Ramp Pesto

Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons plus 1/2 cup olive oil, divided<p>2/3 cup thinly sliced trimmed ramp bulbs and slender stems plus 3 cups thinly sliced green tops (from about 8 ounces ramps)<p>1 cup freshly grated Asiago cheese*<p>1/3 cup Marcona almonds<p>2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon<p>12 ounces linguine<p>6 …

Caprese Garlic Bread

<i>A simple recipe for Caprese Garlic Bread, the best garlic bread you will ever eat!</i><p>Garlic bread has always been a staple in our home. Growing up, my …

Italian Food