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23 Alton Brown Recipes You Have to Try ASAP

Alton Brown recipes are always a good idea, because the Food Network chef knows a thing or two (million) about food. The <b>Cutthroat Kitchen</b> host and longtime TV favorite is known for treating cooking like science (nitrus oxide cold brew, anyone?), and his vast culinary knowledge makes his recipes …

Cooking

Eight Hip Stretches That Counter The Effects Of Sitting All Day

<b>Video:</b> You and I probably spend too much time sitting. Excessive sitting makes our hips very tight, which in turn, can affect our posture and make it …

Pain

6 Cocktails You Need To Make This Weekend

Time to make every hour a happy hour. Courtesy of our favorite W Hotels in Austin, Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, and Miami, we’re giving you the …

4 Weeks to Health and Fitness for Yo-Yo Exercisers

Do you want to lose weight? Most of us would probably say, "Yes, I'd love to lose weight." When you embark on that kind of goal, you probably spend a …

How To: Make Disneyland's Famous Dole Whip at Home Using Only 2 Ingredients

A visit to Disneyland is not complete without a trip to the Tiki Juice Bar where the famous Dole Whip soft serve dessert resides. These golden swirls …

Ice Cream

Deliciously Ella's creamy mango and banana overnight oats

Blitzing mango and banana with ground flaxseed and a splash of almond milk is a delicious way to incorporate fruit into an oaty breakfast<p><b>SERVES</b><br>2<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b> <b><br>For the mango puree:</b><br>1 mango<br>2 ripe bananas<br>1 tbsp ground flaxseed<br>a splash of almond milk (enough to make it blend)<p><b>For the oat mix:</b><br>1 ripe banana<br>⅔ …

Slow Cooker Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic

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Marathons

4 Running Drills to Reduce Your Chance of Injury

Step-Ups<p>A lack of quadricep stability and the failed firing of the gluteus (particularly the gluteus medius) are directly connected to a myriad of …

Wedding Dress on a Budget? Yup, It’s Totally Possible

When you’re planning a wedding on a budget, there are tons of things you can easily cut corners on. Your wedding dress, however, is not one of those …

Weddings

A Giant List Of Epic Destinations For Anyone Who Lives To Travel

There's a big world out there, and no shortage of incredible destinations to explore. So it's only natural that choosing where to visit can be hugely intimidating. Thankfully, we've got you covered with lists on lists of epic spots to sift through. Check 'em out!<p><i>Note: Some of these destinations may</i> …

South America

16 incredible destinations in Asia that tourists don't know about yet

While some of these locations are remote, others are hidden gems often overlooked by tourists.<p>For those in search of the best spots to visit in Asia away from the masses, we've rounded up 16 breathtaking destinations that range from hidden beaches and charming fishing villages to jungle-clad …

Asia Travel

The 11 Best Places to Go Glamping

"Want to go camping this weekend?"<p>We've all been asked that very question—but we do not all get excited.<p>For those who enjoy convening with nature …

Glacier National Park

The Food Lab: How to Sear Scallops

I remember a night, oh, a decade or so ago, when I decided to cook a scallop dinner for some girl I was trying to impress. That I don't remember exactly who this person was is a clue as to how the night went. I'd been cooking scallops for years in restaurant kitchens with no problems. <i>I got this one</i> …

Seared Scallops with Bacon

Bacon and scallops are a classic combination. Here, the smoky-and-sweet pairing is used as a savory topping for our Sauteed Zucchini and Wax Beans.

Cooking

This Man Stretched 10 Minutes a Day for a Month. Here’s What Happened

Turns out, a loose muscle is a strong muscle.<p>Like most guys, I hated stretching. Why waste time sitting around when I could be out running?<p>It hurt to learn that I was wrong—throbbed like hell, actually. I hurt my hip trying a leg workout and going running the same day, and had to shut down.<p>I called …

Workouts

8 Amazingly Healthy Smoothie Recipes You've Never Heard Of

Unique ingredients are key 🔑.<p>Beyond the slew of avocado toasts that bait us on Instagram, the colorfully arranged #smoothies on the app are even more of a studied art. In fact, the chilled drink craze is part of the inspiration behind New Yorker Rachel Drori's line of delicious frozen smoothies …

Protein

Here’s the amazingly simple path to incredible homemade bagels

Let’s be frank. Most of us do not live in New York. Most of us probably wouldn’t want to live in New York, save for one reason: the bagels.<p>Pretty much the rest of America is woefully underserved when it comes to bagels. Our neighborhood sources tend to be grocery stores or chains — or downright …

Baking

19 books that librarians say changed their lives

Who better to take book advice from than a librarian?<p>In a recent blog post, the librarians of the New York Public Library revealed the books they're most thankful for.<p>The NYPL team rounded up the 19 books that made them laugh, cry, and everything in between.<p>The list includes something for everyone, …

Books

Modern Wooden Wardrobe DIY

I have always loved the idea of designing simple pieces of furniture that are both useful and beautiful. So when I came across this DIY, I was …

Woodworking

17 Wedding Dress Designers You've Probably Never Heard Of

Introducing the bridal industry's new guard.<p>The bridal industry has its mainstay designers, and you've undoubtedly heard their names before…multiple times. That voluminous ballgown with a corseted bodice? Most likely a bespoke Vera Wang creation. Your dear friend's classic silk faille A-line gown …

Does The 7 Minute Workout work?

Me doing The 7-Minute Workout in Business Insider's office.Business Insider/Erin Brodwin<p>When we first heard about The 7-Minute Workout, an app that promises to grant you the benefits of a sweaty bike ride and a trip to the gym in just a few minutes, we thought it was all hype.<p>But as it turns out, …

Exercise

Best Wedding Dresses of 2013

We said adios to 2013 and now we’re welcoming the new year with a collection of the most beautiful wedding dresses that we’ve featured in 2013 here …

Cacio e Pepe

Servings<p>Literally "cheese and pepper", this minimalist cacio e pepe recipe is like a stripped-down mac and cheese.<p>May 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Kosher salt<p>6 oz. pasta (such as egg tagliolini, bucatini, or spaghetti)<p>3 Tbsp. unsalted butter, cubed, divided<p>1 tsp. freshly cracked black pepper<p>3/4 cup finely …

Italian Food

Crock Pot Balsamic Beef Sandwiches with Blue Cheese, Crispy Shallots and Easy Au Jus

Gluten-free Crock Pot Balsamic Beef Sandwiches with Blue Cheese, Crispy Shallots and Easy Au Jus is a restaurant worthy dish that you won’t believe …

The Mid-Winter Margarita

<i>We’re strong proponents of having a good home bar. Welcome to Cocktail Hour, where we’ll show you the best ways to put your liquor cabinet to use. This cocktail is brought to you by thebar.com.</i><p><i>Today: The quickest -- and most delicious -- way to make it</i> not <i>feel like November.</i><p>Margaritas -- like fried …

Jalapeño Corn Soup with Seared Scallops Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> I love making big batches of soup on the weekend and saving the leftovers for work …

Quick Chicken Baby Broccoli with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Peanut sauce is like the chocolate sauce of dinnertime. I’m pretty sure I’d eat my shoe if it were covered in enough of it. This satay-inspired dish …

Food & Dining

Make This Light and Easy Chicken Salad With Avocado, Corn, and Miso Dressing

The other day I discovered that the secret to making the best chicken salad is to cook that chicken in a sealed bag, packing the bag with aromatics that will give the chicken flavor before it even gets dressed. The method works great in a classic mayo-based chicken salad, but I hate to see a good …

Cooking

Fresh Corn, Tomato, Avocado and Basil Salad

11K<p>194<p>Shares 11K<p>While in the states for a vacation this summer, I took advantage of the overload of gorgeous heirloom tomatoes, fresh ears of corn, …