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‘Lone Survivor’: Former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell’s Incredible Story of Survival

To hear Marcus Luttrell tell his unbelievable story of survival — in his own words — is nothing short of life-changing. The tale when relayed by words written in ink on paper, while still incredible, pales in comparison to personally hearing the story from the man who was actually there, who …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

Smoked Char Siu Pork Shoulder Steaks Recipe

Inspired by the sweet, salty, and earthy qualities of Chinese char siu pork, with smoky, tender meat and bits of luscious fat. The pork shoulder is cut into steaks and rubbed with a mix of five-spice powder, brown sugar, and salt, then smoked with a sweet hoisin-honey glaze.<p><b>Read more: Grilling:</b> …

Confirmed kills: A solemn secret for military snipers is becoming a pop-culture hit

Inside one of America’s most select clubs, the tally known as "confirmed kills" is revered yet rarely discussed — meant to be carried silently, worn proudly and certainly never hyped.<p>“It’s an intimate kill,” said Brandon Webb, an ex-sniper and former Navy SEAL who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. …

How you're tracked digitally all day (and what you can do about it)

Our daily habits — when we wake up, how we get to work, what we like to watch when we get home — are being tracked by dozens of interconnected systems, from cell carriers to traffic cameras. Together, they could form a picture of your day in disturbingly high fidelity.<p>It's not just high-priority …

Privacy

How to Talk to Your Daughter About Her Body

How to talk to your daughter about her body, step one: Don't talk to your daughter about her body, except to teach her how it works.<p>Don't say anything if she's lost weight. Don't say anything if she's gained weight.<p>If you think your daughter's body looks amazing, don't say that. Here are some …

GoPro’s Action Cameras Get More Social With iOS, Android App Update

It now takes even less time to show off your mad shredding skills. With the latest update to the GoPro companion app, owners of the popular action cameras can now view, edit and, most importantly, share content from a smartphone or tablet.<p>The app is simple enough. It connects to GoPro cams through …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

College Tax Strategy: Wipe Out $25,000 Of Capital Gains Per Year

Many families simply earn too much for their child to qualify for need-based college aid, so they need to shift their focus to what I call tax aid; tax savings that help lower the overall cost of college. With the stock market at all-time highs, parents can combine their investment gains with this …

Pulled Pork with Orange Barbecue Sauce

1.<p>Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Season pork with salt and pepper. Add to a large, straight-sided skillet along with onion and 1 1/2 cups water. Cover with parchment-lined foil and transfer to oven. Cook 2 hours.<p>2.<p>Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, combine 1 teaspoon salt, juice concentrate, ketchup, …

Recipes

3 Smart And Simple Strategies For The Beginning Investor

In today's volatile investing climate, it's scary to even think about putting your hard-earned money in the stock market, let alone actually do it. That's an emotional hurdle every investor has to get over. Luckily, there are some simple strategies that can help you stay centered and not get thrown …

A Master Chef Shares 11 Tips For Grilling The Perfect Steak At Home

Earlier this year we met Chef Michael Lomonaco of Porter House New York, a classic American-style steakhouse, who shared some of his key grilling tips.<p>He showed us how to select the right piece of meat, how long to cook it for, and how to take care of your grill.<p>Chef Lomonaco walked us through some …

BBQ

Grilled Swordfish

I cook these on my Big Green Egg but any grill or cast iron grill pan will work, too.The post Grilled Swordfish appeared first on Necessary …

How to Smoke a Whole Chicken

June 18, 2013<p>My husband makes the most amazing smoked chicken. It is fabulous and something I never get tired of eating! So, I thought I’d ask him to …

Grilled Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya Recipe

Jambalaya may seems like an odd dish to make on the grill, but slightly smoky and charred grilled sausage, chicken, and tomatoes add great flavor.<p><b>Read more: Grilling: Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya</b><p>Ingredients2 pounds chicken thighs1 tablespoon Creole seasoning3/4 pounds mild smoked pork sausage …

Why You Should Smoke Your Thanksgiving Bird

<b>Things you don't want on Thanksgiving:</b> cheap scotch, an argument with your father-in-law, a bland bird.<p>I can't buy your scotch or help with the in-laws. But I can solve your turkey problem: Smoke the damn thing.<p>Poultry, generally, likes fire and smoke. (Think grilled chicken.) Big birds, like …

Chinese Chicken Lettuce Cups

Jump to the recipe<p>Adapted from Mary Kate Tate | Nate Tate | Feeding the Dragon | Andrews McMeel, 2011<p>Chinese cooks don’t use a lot of raw vegetables, …

Food & Dining

Grilling: Planked Maple-Mustard Pork Tenderloin Recipe

Prior to really getting into planking, almost everything I saw adorning a wood plank on the grill was salmon. Not being a seafood guy, this wasn't much of an invitation for me to go out and purchase planks, but when I started thinking of planking outside of the realm of fish, my head was swirling …

Jerk Shrimp Tacos with Spicy Melon Salsa

Jerk Shrimp Tacos with Spicy Melon Salsa.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 3, 2013 66<p>Is there anything more constant in life than Mondays and tacos?<p>Nope. Not in …

Chipotle Salsa Baked Chicken Recipe

Dear restaurant chain by the same name, thank you for making <i>chipotle</i> a household word! (And for helping to teach people how to say it correctly—”chee …

Pork Chops with Cherry Sauce Recipe

Tip<p>How to Freeze Pork<p>Pork fares best in the freezer if packaged with freezer-friendly materials like waxed paper, aluminum foil, or heavy-duty …

Cooking

Ian Knauer's Sticky Balsamic Ribs Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Ribs that ditch the low-and-slow doctrine and make you popular anyway, first published in July 2009 in <b>Gourmet Magazine</b>. Knauer's bake-then-grill tactic isn't new for home-cooked ribs -- but we're usually told to keep it low and slow. Instead, Knauer goes for fast and reckless. But the …

Matilda, Maple, and Garlic Pork Shoulder with Crispy Skin Recipe on Food52

Rao's Meatballs

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: Just in time for Father's Day, ultra-tender meatballs with a surprising magic ingredient: water, and lots of it.</i><p>I don't care what your grandma says. Spaghetti …

Adobo-Marinated BBQ Chicken Recipe

Tip<p>How to Store Chicken<p>Raw or cooked chicken can be stored in a refrigerator for a few days, though it’s important to prevent raw chicken juices from …

Cooking

17 Delicious Grilling Tips

Cookout connoisseurs reveal their best BBQ tips<p>Face it: It’s not <i>that</i> hard to prepare a meal over an open flame (cave men did it, after all). But while anyone can fire up the grill, there’s a big difference between serving up a tender, juicy burger and a shriveled-up hockey puck. To grill like a …

17 Desserts You Can Make On The Grill

Move over, burgers.

Ree Drummond's Hearty Father's Day Fare

Dads work hard to keep us healthy and happy – so when Father’s Day comes around, we owe them a little something extra. That’s the thinking behind …