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Okra Gumbo with Blue Crabs and Shrimp

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1/4 cup vegetable oil<br>• 3 pounds okra, thinly sliced crosswise<br>• 4 live blue crabs<br>• 1 1/2 cups finely chopped onion<br>• 1/2 cup finely chopped green …

Ultimate Nachos with Beer-Braised Carnitas

Home > Recipes by Category > Slow Cooker Recipes > Ultimate Nachos with Beer-Braised Carnitas<p>September 17, 2013 // 40 <i>Comments »</i><p>As far as I’m …

9 Recipes That Travel Well

<i>Our friends at Mealku, an NYC-based marketplace for creative home cooks, are sponsoring this article on go-to meals that travel well.</i><p>We've all been there. Someone invites you to a cocktail party, a potluck, a birthday bash for your best friend's uncle's cat -- and you're asked to "bring something." …

Cheesy Corn Chowder with Bacon + Gorgonzola

Cheesy Corn Chowder with Bacon + Gorgonzola.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 19, 2013 67<p>Let’s eat some comfort in a bowl!<p>I’ve been overdoing it on the …

Tailgating Recipes | Slideshow | Leite's Culinaria

Call it what you will, this cocktail is equal parts Mexican Bloody Mary, riff on a michelada, and a simple but satisfying tomato beer.<p>Cute as a …

7 Fabulous Layer Cake Recipes

Picture this: your friend's birthday is approaching. It's go-time. You want to do something nice -- and after weighing retail fixes vs. labors of love, you decide to bake them a cake. You want to demonstrate effort more than a funfetti mix, but not on the 255 layer Guinness World Record winning …

Stir Fried Green Beans with Ginger and Onions Recipe

Do you like green beans? I love them in stir fries, especially fresh, crisp, tender green beans. How do you know your green beans are fresh? Break …

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How to Make Any Cereal Treats Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Get in touch with your inner child; no recipe required.</i><p>Back in my elementary school bake sale days, one …

Honey Roasted Vegetable + Smoked Gouda Baked Penne.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 23, 2013 94<p>Ummmm. So what does it mean when pasta is your detox meal?<p>Okay. It’s not really my detox meal per se… but it’s …

Greek Gyro Recipe with Tzatziki Sauce

Home > World Cuisine > Greek > Greek Lamb Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce<p>Greek Lamb Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce<p>September 24, 2013 // 148 <i>Comments »</i><p>Yesterday, …

Soup Recipes | Slideshow | Leite's Culinaria

Making stock from scratch was never difficult. And it just became even easier thanks to this slick slow cooker approach.<p>Stop your scoffing. This may …

Caramelized Onion Frittata with Artichoke Hearts, Zucchini and Goat Cheese

In my own personal food awards, frittatas win medals in these categories: Quick; Easy Supper; Vegetarian Entrées for All Tastes; and Everything …

Italian Chicken Roll-Ups

Sometimes I feel like I’m doing the same thing over and over again with chicken breasts. Taco chicken. Fajitas. Marinated. Again and again. It all …

Chewy Brown Sugar Cookies Recipe

These warm and chewy brown sugar cookies really hit the spot, and in only 30 minutes.<p>Why It Works<p>melting the butter makes for denser, chewier cookies.<br>• Rolling the dough in brown sugar doubles down on brown sugar flavor while adding a crackly texture to the exterior.<p><b>Read more: One Bowl Baking: Chewy</b> …

How One Woman Lost 90 Pounds

Jen Tallman, 25, went from 265 lbs to 155 lbs. Here's how she did it<p><b>BEFORE</b> 265 lbs <b>AFTER</b> 155 lbs<p>Jen Tallman, now 25, used to start the day with two breakfast sandwiches, hash browns, and a cinnamon roll. At night, she turned to takeout, easily notching up 7,000 calories before bedtime. "I wasn't …

The Newest Take on Indoor Cycling

PLUS: Why you should take the plunge and try it<p>Addicted to indoor cycling and its awesome benefits? There’s a workout that’s just as effective—and way easier on your body. While physical therapists and Europeans jumped on the fitness trend years ago, fitness centers across the country are now …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

8 Tips for Beautiful Hands

Don't let ragged cuticles or cracked skin detract from your fabulous nail art<p>With the nail art craze booming, hands are on display big time. With these simple hand and nail care steps, though, it's easy to keep hangnails and cuticle issues from ruining the awesome effect.<p>1. Use a milky hand …

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Want a Tight Butt That Defies Gravity?

Firm your butt and legs as you torch calories with this dynamic routine—inspired by some of the fittest women around<p>Each day at sunrise, 32-year-old LisaVan Sciver, a full-time ski patroller at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Wyoming, is on the slopes—some of the most challenging in North America, …

The Best Apps for Saving Money

Fatten your wallet with these smart downloads<p>You can increase your next bank statement with the click of a button—but there’s a catch: That button has to be part of a money-saving app or website. Nearly 60 percent of the people who frequently use online banking tools say the resources helped them …

Legs and Butt Workout: Blast Your Lower Half

Get lean legs and a tight butt<p>Perform this legs and butt workout once or twice a week: Starting with the first exercise, slowly complete five reps (it should take about 10 seconds per rep: five up, five down). Continue until you've done every exercise. Do two to four total circuits, switching sides …

The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout

Strapless dresses expose your upper back, shoulders, upper chest, and arms. This workout will shape all those places. Do these arm exercises one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit, resting a minute between circuits.<p>1. Standing V Raise<p>Hold a dumbbell in each hand and stand …

Sculpt Sexy Legs in 15 Minutes

Hit every major muscle in your lower bod—and burn fat all over<p>Training your lower body is one of the fastest ways to get lean. That's because it's made up of bigger muscle groups (such as your glutes, quads, and hamstrings), so working those specific areas tends to create a greater metabolic …

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Iyanla Vanzant's 5 Rules of Making a Big Change

<b>1. Have a vision.</b><p>You can't achieve something if you don't know what it is! Maybe you want to start thinking more positively. The vision will give you …

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Dishes to Wow Your Book Club

Remember: it's book club, not gourmet club. Serve the group a simple and delicious meal, let the wine flow—and they'll want to have every meeting at …

The Marisa

Your search for the perfect pants is over. After surveying 10,000 women, Loft has created an ingenious new collection that guarantees you'll find the …

The $2.59 Ingredient That Will Transform Your Cooking

Frozen juices from concentrate aren't just for drinks—they can also enliven appetizers, give slow-cooker dishes a flavor boost and even make it easy …