Molly Meyer

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2 Moves That Torch 350 Calories

According to the study authors, this new research provides the first evidence that a continuous kettlebell workout can produce the same metabolic cost of moderate intensity treadmill walking (four miles per hour) with a four percent grade. It can also potentially have a positive effect on the …

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

How to Make Cereal Milk Ice Cream

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Lactose intolerant ice cream lover and ex-New Yorker Catherine Lamb shows you how to make a hacked version of Momofuku's Milk Bar's cult classic:</i> …

Baking

10 Things You Don't Know About NYC (Even if You Live There!)

We found the wild, weird and wonderful not-so-known sights, sounds and flavors of The Big Apple! Even if you are a New Yorker -- we bet you don't know most of these!<p><b>There is a dirty rectangle on the ceiling of Grand Central Station.</b> When the ceiling of the main concourse was restored in 1994-98, a …

How to Make Yogurt Biscuits 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: Food52's Provisions Editor, Posie Harwood, teaches us how to make light, fluffy biscuits without butter or</i> …

Breakfast

27 Healthy Versions Of Your Kids' Favorite Foods

You're not lying about the vegetables in these recipes. You're just withholding information.

Cooking

The Serious Eats Cheese and Wine Pairing Cheat Sheet

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>It's New Year's Eve, and your guests are about to come tumbling in. You set out bowls of salty snacks and a grand platter of cheeses. There's creamy white chèvre, a Stilton, some Brie, nutty aged Gruyère, tangy …

Bourbon Bacon Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter and Crispy Sage

Whipped Bourbon Bacon Sweet Potatoes.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 13, 2013 141<p>I present to you… the trashiest of the sweet potatoes.<p>It’s like every single …

17 Life-Saving Thanksgiving Cooking Hacks

You'll probably still have a minor panic attack at some point during the holiday, but at least it won't be because of the food.

Cooking

10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring at stunning hotel images -- with over 400,000 hotels in our database, sorting through scenic pics of luxury villas and infinity-edge pools has become standard daily fare.<p>However, there …

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40 Stylish Kitchen Countertop Ideas You'll Love

A countertop is to a kitchen what a statement necklace is to an outfit — make yours speak to your home's personality.<p>These days, designers have gone way beyond Carrara and Calacatta marble — they'll use just about anything for kitchen and island countertops. With options like limestone, zinc, …

15 Delicious Red Wines for Thanksgiving

More Thanksgiving Wine Picks<p><i>Delicious White Wines »<br>Sparkling Wines »<br>Essential Thanksgiving Wine Tips »<br>Understanding Beaujolais »<br>Sommelier Recommendations »</i><p>Ask any wine writer about Thanksgiving, and they'll groan, they'll roll their eyes, they'll complain until it's time to start whining about …

This Might Be the Most Beautiful Castle in the World

I'm never one to turn down a castle visit. From England's Windsor Castle to Namhansanseong in South Korea, if a travel destination has a royal residence -- currently inhabited or long abandoned -- I'll add it to my to-tour list.<p>But after spending time in Scotland earlier this fall, I think I've …

Scotland

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

Top 10 US travel destinations for 2013

Every year our US-based editors team up with Lonely Planet’s expert authors to compile a list of US destinations that are prime for the next year. <i>Best in Travel 2013</i> already covered two places we think the world should be looking at – San Francisco and the Gulf Coast – but here we wanted to dig …

The Fastest Supergrain Recipes for Busy Cooks

We never knew quinoa or farro—plus three more healthy grains—could taste so good (or cook in 30 minutes or less!).<p>An Italian Main Course That Isn't …

The 2013 Kitchen of the Year with Designer Christopher Peacock

A cozy, handsome, and inviting space.<p>No windows? No problem! This top designer embraced the dark and created a cozy, handsome, inviting space in the Kips Bay Showhouse.

New York City's top shopping strips

<i>This is an excerpt from the Shopping chapter of Lonely Planet's</i> <i>New York City</i> <i>guide.</i><p>To the question ‘Where do I shop?’, NYC answers ‘How much you got?’ Well-funded shoppers head to Midtown’s Fifth Ave and the Upper East Side’s Madison Ave. SoHo has high-end boutiques stocking the wares of …

Embarrassingly Easy Grilled Sourdough with Buttery Herbs, Heirloom Tomatoes + a Honey Drizzle.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 29, 2013 49<p>Who am I?<p>There is NO cheese in this recipe. I repeat: there is no cheese in this recipe.<p>Bread, tomatoes and no cheese. …

Caramelized Onion, Gruyere + Pepper Bacon Whole Wheat Pizza

In a large bowl, combine water, yeast, honey and olive oil. Mix with a spoon, then let sit until foamy, about 10 minutes. Add in 2 cups flour and …

For a twist on the traditional banana bread, check out this Peanut Butter Banana Bread I created for Make and Takes! Infused with peanut goodness, the bread takes the peanut butter and banana sandwich to a new level. http://www.makeandtakes.com/peanut-butter-banana-bread

21 Podcasts For Every Personality

This is why you should start listening to podcasts.

Gun Control

How to Dress for the Weekend

Put down the wrinkled button-down, step away from the Crocs, and open your closet. We need to talk about the new rules of casual.<p><b>1.</b> When in doubt: a white oxford shirt.<p><b>2.</b> That being said, it wouldn't kill you to mix things up every once in a while. Pinstripe shirts are good. Windowpane, too.<p><b>3.</b> Blue …

Men's Fashion

The 10 Best Hotels In The World

To compile these awards, the magazine asked its readers to vote on the best hotels they've traveled to, factoring in everything from rooms and food to service and location.<p>This year, Botswana's Mombo Camp and Little Mombo Camp took the top spot, ousting last year's winner, Tanzania's Singita …

The Lipstick Color That Works On Everybody!

Who wants to go bare? Beige lips are it for summer beauty and no kit is complete without a great neutral shade to pair with a dramatic eye or, for a …

Makeup

Cherry Tomato, Green Bean, and Wax Bean Salad with Herbed Bread Crumbs from 'Kitchen Garden Cookbook'

Fresh tomato salads are, in my opinion, one of the greatest joys of summer. They're even better when you can use tomatoes you've picked yourself. In her new <i>Kitchen Garden Cookbook</i>, <b>Jeanne Kelley</b> pairs this garden staple with snappy green beans and pale yellow wax beans for a crunchy, colorful twist. …

How To Save Marriage: 6 Unconventional Tips

When a couple's marriage is on the rocks, they typically seek advice from friends, family and marriage counselors. After all, what better way to save a failing union than to call on the experts?<p>According to relationship expert Mort Fertel, that's precisely the wrong thing to do.<p>“Much of the advice …

Flat Roast Chicken

How many times have I made roast chicken over the years? Thousands. How many ways? Too many to count, but every couple of years, I change my …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Let's Make All The Things For the 4th of July.

Let’s Make All The Things For the 4th of July.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 29, 2013 1<p>(because calories don’t count on holidays.)<p>MY OTHER RECIPES<p>What are you …

24 West Elm Hacks

Get the West Elm look on a Target budget.

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