M Smith

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7 Vegetarian Versions of Classic Sandwiches

Meat-free recipes for your favorite sandwiches.<p>It's not hard to eat a delicious, satisfying vegetarian diet, but many non-meat-eaters might, from …

These photos of dogs eating peanut butter will make your day

Greg Murray was trying to photograph his Mastiff Bailey and he noted that the naturally droopy dog just never looked happy in photos.<p>Then, it came to him: Peanut butter.<p>That was two years ago. Today, he's taken photos of close to 110 dogs eating peanut butter and he has about 10 more to go before …

Vegan Meal Plan: A Week of Delicious Breakfasts, Lunches, and Dinners

When Kenji launched this year's Vegan Experience, reader Double_J left a comment requesting a little help mapping out what a week of vegan eating looks like. Well, Double_J, your wish is our command. Below, you'll find a meal plan for each day, including hearty breakfasts, lunches, snacks, and …

10 Minutes to Your Flattest Belly Ever

You have to mix up your moves to get cut abs, and this 10-minute workout does just that. After a short warmup, be prepared to go all out with a core-focused circuit filled with plank and roll-up variations that will leave your abs burning. For a fun twist on the basic plank, we use towels for …

Crock Pot 101: Build Your Own Crock Pot Recipes

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Love your crock-pot but stuck in a rut with the same old recipes? It’s time to create your own. This post …

Alex Silver-Fagan's Fast-And-Dirty Circuit Workout

Women start their path to fitness for all kinds of reasons—sometimes the wrong ones—but often discover their true motivation later in the journey. …

The Ultimate Guide To Hacking The In-N-Out Menu

If you've ever been to the West Coast, you probably know how amazing an In-N-Out burger tastes. No, it's not overrated, it's food perfection--one of the best foods California has to offer. California is all about beaches, great weather, and In-N-Out.<p>As it slowly grows outward to places like Nevada …

9 Boxing Moves to Burn Ridiculous Calories

To look like a boxer, do as boxers do.<p>Boxing for fitness, not fighting, is now a thing for a good reason: It burns <i>tons</i> of calories and tones your entire body.<p>While you can hold light weights for an extra challenge, you don't need a punching bag, gloves, or a partner to participate, according to …

Retro Row in Long Beach thrives with more to eat and drink

Although its quirky vibe, midcentury modern treasures and cool old stuff earned Retro Row its name, a different kind of variety is helping to fuel the Long Beach shopping district's most recent renaissance: the craft beers and curated wine lists offered by a growing number of wine bars and …

Texas

A vegan feast from southern Italy

All of today’s recipes – the third of our four-part series on Italian feasting – are cheap, healthy and vegan. Perhaps you think that doesn’t sound like much of a feast. As Homer Simpson observed: “You don’t win friends with salad.”<p>The very word “feast” summons up images of carnivorous excess: …

Italian Food

18 Grilled Vegetable Recipes for Your Memorial Day Cookout

Meat tends to hog (ahem) the spotlight on Memorial Day, but don't forget about the veggies. Not only do they complement grilled meats perfectly, but many stand as satisfying main courses of their own. From creamy potatoes to bright, crunchy salads to grilled vegetables of all stripes, we've got 18 …

A Guide to Amaro, Italy's Unruly Bittersweet Export

"Amaro," the word for "bitter" in Italian, is also a broad and loosely defined category of bittersweet Italian-born herbal spirits flavored through maceration. While consistently enjoyed in Western Europe for hundreds of years, only recently has American interest and excitement in amaro …

Flavors

This Thing Now: Hile Coffee Scoop and Filter Holder

<i>We're pretty obsessed with This Thing Now. Here's how to get it into your life.</i><p>In an effort to avoid putting things away (my most hated chore), I …

A Modern Guide to Eating and Drinking in London

Nowhere else do 200-year-old restaurants feel so buzzy, or avant-garde newcomers so classic. American expat Lauren Collins dines her way through the city, savoring the best of both worlds.<p><i>Nowhere else do 200-year-old restaurants feel so buzzy, or avant-garde newcomers so classic. American expat</i> …

England

Slow Roasted Tomatoes and Farro for Winter

<i>Every other Thursday, we bring you Nicholas Day -- on cooking for children, and with children, and despite children. Also, occasionally, on top of.</i><p><i>Today: A reminder not to underestimate what</i> <i>time can add to a simple dish, and the recipe that will carry you into spring.</i><p>Last week, I decided to stop …

Tomatoes

25 Ways to Cook With Canned Tomatoes, Your Pantry Hero

Pass the can opener—these tomato-based recipes are all about fresh flavors...straight from a pantry staple.<p><b>Sure, sure—we're waiting around for spring</b> (and the vegetables that come with it) just like everybody else. In the meantime, we're reaching for the nearest can of tomatoes when we need a hit …

Cooking

5 Homemade Chow Mein Recipes That Are Better Than Takeout

Here, five excellent recipes for everyone's favorite Chinese noodle dish that are way better than takeout and almost as fast.<p>Chow mein is a delivery …

10 Food Narratives & Memoirs We Want to Read Again & Again

<i>You know how some people are obsessed with stamp collections or fantasy football teams? Well, we're obsessed with cookbooks. Here, we'll talk about them.</i><p><i>Today: This person's story about a croissant in Paris is more interesting than yours.</i><p>Every single person has a story to tell about food -- likely …

Books

Chocolate Craving? These 25 Recipes, Including An Homage To McCain's Classic Cake, Should Help

Skip the store-bought chocolate this month, and indulge in everything from rich cakes to elegant tarts, delicate mousses and airy soufflés. (Your …

Spicy Sofritas Veggie Bowls

Description<p>Spicy Sofritas Veggie Bowls! Think chipotle peppers, roasted poblanos, garlic, salsa, and fresh cilantro pureed into a sauce and poured …

The best (and easy) peanut butter cookies - Julia's Album

<b>Important note about properly measuring flour using measuring cups:</b><p><i>The proper way to measure flour using measuring cups is to aerate it first. This</i> …

50 Brownies

Try dozens of twists on the ultimate crowd-pleasing dessert from Food Network Magazine.<p>Yunhee Kim<p><b>How to bake brownies:</b> <br>Preheat the oven to 325 …

Indian Kitchen Essentials

Diwali is just about upon us (it starts tomorrow), and the best way to celebrate the five days of the Indian Festival of Lights is with an epic meal. …

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The 15-Minute Medicine Ball HIIT Workout

[caption id="attachment_53052" align="alignnone" width="620"] <i>Photo: Twenty20</i>[/caption]While kettlebells may be all the rage and dumbbells never go …

Workouts

The Flat-Abs Formula

James Farrell<p>Formula: Abs Three Ways<p><i>Moves provided by Michele Olson, PhD, professor of exercise science at Auburn University at Montgomery and</i> …

Gabrielle Hamilton's Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>The secret to crispier, faster, better grilled cheese sandwiches.</i><p>A grilled cheese sandwich is a perfect union of bread, butter, and melty cheese -- so why …

Cooking

9 Pimm’s Cup Recipes to Toast Wimbledon

Much like the Kentucky Derby, Wimbledon is the perfect excuse to trade your PBRs in for some fancy cocktails. So put on your Lacoste, dig out your cocktail shaker and try out these classic summer Pimm’s cup recipes. We rounded up nine of the best ways to enjoy the U.K.’s liquor of choice. Cheers, …