Margaret Stallings

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What's The Best Workout To Help You Wake Up In The Morning? The Scientific 7-Minute Workout Can Give You A Surprising Boost

If mornings aren't your jam, and you hit snooze eleventy-million times before diving head first into a pot of dark roast, you probably don't have a …

Exercise

Crispy Praline Cookies

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together all ingredients in a large bowl, blending well. Drop cookie dough by tablespoonfuls onto ungreased baking …

Dessert

These 9 Fish Dinners Need Only 3 Ingredients and a Glance — Snapshot Cooking

<i>Welcome to Snapshot Cooking, the home of Kitchn's easiest recipes. These mini recipes are so simple you can practically cook from the</i> …

Recipes

Japanese Mashed Potatoes: The Potato Salad Winning Our Cookouts Right Now

Call me weird, but I have a thing for tangy, vinegar-laced Japanese mashed potatoes.<p>Yes, you read that right. My favorite mashed potatoes aren’t that luxuriously silky <i>pomme purée</i>, which, in all its artery-clogging half-pound-of-butter-per-pound-of-potato, is often lauded as the pinnacle of mash. …

Potatoes

The Japanese philosophy of Kaizen can reinvent your daily routine

In the years following World War II, American auto executives visited Toyota manufacturing plants in Japan to examine how the company was able to produce so many vehicles so quickly. They discovered a humanizing philosophy driving the manufacturer’s innovation, one that intrinsically motivated …

Self-improvement

Tone Every Inch of Your Body With These 100 Effective Bodyweight Moves

Here it is! The ultimate guide to the best bodyweight moves. Bookmark this for later so you can create your own workout by mixing and matching these badass moves, and watch your body transform. Maybe you want an all-butt workout with squats and lunges. Maybe you want to focus on toning your arms …

Workouts

How to Clean Your Entire Kitchen, Whether You Have 15 Minutes or All Weekend

The kitchen is one of those spaces where the cleaning battle never seems to end. But there's one thing that makes the process more manageable: …

Cleaning

Quinoa

<b>Author Notes:</b> The pairing of red lentils and quinoa is perfect for a plant-based, protein-packed risotto. The lentils cook quickly and lose their shape, adding to the creaminess of the dish, while the quinoa provides a pleasantly nutty flavor and bite. Quick and low-maintenance, this is also a …

Recipes

Running England's coast-to-coast trail

See you in a week, I said nervously. A few photos, a shake of the legs, and we were ready to begin<p>We signed up with Sherpa Van who dropped our bags off at our destination each evening. It cost £8 a day<p>Arrived at the pretty town of Danby Wiske, we dragged ourselves to the pub for the first of our …

Robin Hood

These Bacon Zucchini Fritters Are Whole30-Friendly

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i> <i>column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Zucchini

10 Stunning Train Trips for an Unforgettable Vacation in Motion

Amtrak Cascades<p>When it comes to the most distinguished names in North American train travel, Amtrak leads the way. Their iconic Amtrak Cascades route …

Our sweet secret to creamy frozen yogurt? Maple syrup

We set the bar high with this recipe: We wanted a naturally sweetened, pleasantly tart vanilla frozen yogurt with the creamy, smooth texture of premium ice cream.<p>We started with plain whole-milk yogurt; not wanting to mask the yogurt's tangy flavor, we immediately ruled out the additional dairy we …

Mama's Deeply Chocolate Cake

Rich, moist, chocolatey, and really yummy! That’s my mama’s favorite dessert that she usually prepares for holidays and other special occasions. …

Peach Brulee Recipe

"Quick and easy peach dessert. Serve with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (15 ounce) can peach halves, drained<p>1/4 cup packed brown …

Make Garlic Honey Lime Shrimp for Dinner in 15 Minutes — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

These Are the Idyllic Greek Islands American Tourists Don’t Know About

You probably think you know what the Greek islands look like, and to a certain extent you do. The rocky terraces and blinding-white houses with blue …

European Travel

How to Make Your Own BBQ Sauce | The Art of Manliness

While a good BBQ spice rub is usually more important to achieving lip-smacking taste, many backyard grilling enthusiasts also love to slather a sauce …

Recipe: Sheet Pan Honey-Dijon Chicken and Vegetables — Recipes from The Kitchn

When you smother chopped chicken breast, crispy potatoes, and tender broccoli in a sweet and tangy honey-mustard sauce, you know you've got something …

3 Addictive Snack Mixes You’ll Munch On & Off the Trail

For 22 years, I didn’t know people enjoyed being outside. In South Louisiana, it just meant sweating by 10 a.m. and swatting away mosquitoes. We didn’t have gorgeous mountain vistas or breathtaking, mirror-like lakes to inspire nature-filled jaunts. Heck, days would get so hot we’d just sit in …

Why This Fluffiest, Puffiest Pancake Is a Brunch Champion

<i>As Food52 gets older (and wiser), and our archive of recipes grows, we’re making the effort to revisit some gold recipes. Today, we're reminding you of the world's fluffiest, puffiest pancake with our brand new video.</i><p>Flour, milk, eggs—pancakes are an endlessly versatile, super-speedy dish to make …

Our Most Popular Cake Recipe Gets a Peachy Makeover

<i>Summer starts on June 21st! In honor of all the BBQing, sprinkler-hopping, and ice cream truck-chasing to come, we give you Hello, Summer, a picnic basket full of easy-breezy recipes and tips to help you make the most of every minute this season.</i><p>We met Louisa in the spring of 2011. Well, that’s …

Dessert

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

Cookie cravings are demanding. They have a way of urgently commanding your immediate attention. These cookies are good for those emergency moments, …

An epic guide to hiking the American Southwest’s best 10 trails

5. North Kaibab Trail — Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona<p>The Grand Canyon is an expansive park with both the North and South Rim accessible to …

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

Domestic: Los Angeles<p>You can save 33 percent on hotels in the city of angels this month, when the nightly average rate for four-star properties dips …

Sheet Pan Dinners

Get speedy family-friendly meals cooked, and avoid the dreaded dish washing, by using this collection of sheet pan dinners. Everything from meat loaf …

The Definitive 10-Step Guide to Building a Do-Anything Core

Working on core strength isn’t a matter of vanity—an effort to turn a dad-bod midsection into a six-pack. (Though it can help.) It’s more of a commitment to kick ass in everything you do.<p>“Core exercises build a foundation of strength for more sport-specific movements,” says Scott Johnston, a …

Spicy Miso Ginger Pork Skewers Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I love the standard miso marinade but I wanted to make it a little spicier and more interesting, so I added garlic, ginger and some spice. I've used it on pork, fish, and chicken. It's a great variation on a classic. The dipping sauce adds an extra punch of spice. —Leith Devine<p><b>Serves:</b> …

Recipes

The No-Mayo Pasta Salad That Will Change Your Mind About Pasta Salad

‘Tis the season for pasta salads. They’re a summertime staple at picnics and backyard barbecues for good reason: They can be prepped in advance, feed a crowd, and hang out for hours. Most importantly, they’re easy-breezy, exactly what a dish on a hot summer day should be.<p><i>Except</i> that, in reality, …

Not Your Parent's Road Trip: How To Do The Pacific Northwest The Right Way

<i>Read Part 1: Los Angeles to Sonoma</i><p>From Sonoma, you can take the time to drive along the coast and hit stops like Redwood National Park – which is what just about everyone does – which is why I recommend making a b-line (with one quick detour to Crate Lake) for your first stop: Sisters, Oregon.<p><b>The</b> …

South Beach

17 Perfect Grilled Steak Recipes

Grilled steak pairs with a seemingly endless list of marinades and toppings<p>Updated:<p>Steak and grills were made for each other. An open flame gives the …