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30 Amazing Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

April is National Grilled Cheese Month and I have 30 amazing grilled cheese sandwich recipes for you, one for every day of the month! Grilled cheese …

The 10 Best Exercises To Do At Your Desk

The word exercise comes from the Latin <i>exercere</i>, meaning to keep busy or at work.<p>But what the typical adult does at work is sit in a desk chair for eight hours, plus a sitting-down commute both ways and an evening spent in front of the TV. This is a recipe for ruin. Sitting all day increases our …

7 Habits of Highly Ineffective People

People who can't get things done efficiently often commit the same common productivity errors. Don't let these blunders slow you down.<p>The modern worker has a quiver full of productivity tools. You can choose from umpteen task list apps like Remember the Milk or Wunderlist. You can talk to your …

Time Management

How to contour: 7 Beauty Panel tricks for crafting a flawless complexion

How to contour: 7 Beauty Panel tricks for crafting a flawless complexion<p>Date February 13, 2014<p>Kim Kardashian’s style may be constantly evolving, but …

Voila! Serve your date an easy-to-make French meal for V-Day

No one quite does romance like the French! Chef Spike Mendelsohn is sharing easy recipes for French food that will wow your Valentine's Day date.<p>French onion soup<p>Steak frites<p>Bernaise fries<p>Bernaise sauce

The Top 500 Songs of All Time, according to NME

<i>NME</i> has done it again, following up last year’s list of the Top 500 Albums of All Time with one for the Top 500 Songs of All Time. According to the …

The Secrets of Good Fondue, According to Cheesemonger Anne Saxelby

When it came to food, the 1970s got a lot of things wrong. Fondue wasn’t one of them. Cheesemonger Anne Saxelby explains.<p>My husband, Patrick, turned 41 last year. For his birthday, he wanted a dinner party with fondue. I said, “Okay, if we’re going to do this, we’ve got to do it right.” So we …

Cooking

Thai Mexican Chicken Soup

I came up with this recipe recently when I went over to Katherine and Barlow's shared home up on Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County. The deal was I'd bring dinner, they'd host. Their home is in the midst of the redwoods... so much in the midst there is actually a redwood tree coming up out of their …

A Weight Loss Plan That Lets You Have Your Cake and Eat It Too

A college friend's mother was a marvelous cook, a woman who ate with gusto but never gained weight. The word <i>diet</i> didn't pass her lips. Rather, "These …

Nutrition

Life | Women's Health

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Mark Bittman's Green Beans with Crisp Shallots

<i>This week,</i> <i>Mark Bittman</i> <i>is serving as a Guest Editor at Food52. He'll be choosing a Wildcard winner, answering your questions on the Hotline, and sharing recipes from his new Cooking Basics app.</i><p>Boiling and then sautéeing vegetables is one of my favorite preparations, as it gives you more control over …

Recipes

Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Skewers With Pineapple and Teriyaki Sauce Recipe

The cure for the common skewer: brined chicken is wrapped in bacon, threaded on skewers with pineapple, grilled, and finished with a brush of teriyaki for a sweet, salty, fruity, smoky, and meaty treat.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients<b>For the Brine:</b>7 cups cold water1 1/2 cups soy sauce1/4 cup …

Texas-Style Smoked Brisket

Beef brisket and a backyard smoker: It doesn't get any more "Texas" than that.<p>Ingredients<p>1 10–12-pound whole beef brisket, fat trimmed to 1/4-inch thickness<p>1/3 cup kosher salt<p>1/3 cup freshly ground black pepper<p>Equipment<p>A charcoal grill and a drip tray<p>A chimney starter<p>2 20-pound bags hardwood …

BBQ

Grilled Shrimp Skewers With Tomato, Garlic & Herbs

In this easy recipe, shrimp are quickly marinated in a bright and tangy mixture of olive oil, tomato paste, lemon, garlic, and herbs and then grilled until plump and slightly charred. They're perfect for entertaining -- either as an appetizer or main course -- because all of the prep is done ahead …

The Food Lab: Homemade Shin Cup-Style Spicy Korean Ramyun (Beef Noodle Soup)

When I asked you folks for your favorite instant noodle brands on Twitter a couple months back, I was chuffed to note that a great chunk of you picked <i>my</i> favorite non-Japanese noodle: <b>Shin Cup</b>. Spicy, savory, and intensely garlicky with flavor to spare, it's in a league of its own when it comes to …

How to Eat Cheese Fondue the Proper Swiss/French Way

Like most things Swiss and/or French, the classic cold-weather dish operates under its own code of politesse<p>Like all reasonable human beings, we interpret snowy weather as Mother Nature's subliminal message to do one simple thing: <b>eat cheese fondue</b>. But before you dive into a big gooey pot of, say, …

Weather

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The 5-Minute Fat-Blasting Workout

Here's the thing about the relationship between time and exercise: Even if we could all find five free minutes each day (and it's safe to assume most of us can), we likely wouldn't use it to work out.<p>That's because many women assume that five minutes isn't long enough to actually help drive …