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This Genius Idea Will Make Wine Lovers Want to Cut a Hole in Their Floor

When it's wine o'clock, easy access to your favorite bottles is key.<p>Installing a window or door in the floor might seem ridiculous, but if that window or door leads to wine? Brilliant. So if your collections of reds and whites mean infinitely more to you than your shoes and handbags, maybe you …

7 Ways To Cure a Headache

Because sometimes it feels like you need an entire arsenal of tricks.<p>We know the signs of a headache all too well—the throbbing, pressure, and pain. <i>Ugh.</i> But because there are so many different headache culprits, there is no one-size-fits-all cure. They're the worst, but they're pretty much …

11 Beauty Uses for Lemons

<b>Clarifying moisturizer:</b> Mix a few drops of coconut water with a few drops of lemon juice. The coconut will hydrate your skin, and lemon will clear and brighten it.<p><b>Elbow and knee bleacher:</b> "If your elbows and knees appear dark, simply rub them with half of a lemon," says Patrice Coleman, owner of …

The One Move That'll Help You Get Strong, Toned Abs FAST

A trainer shares her go-to exercise for a flat tummy.<p>Shutterstock<p>It's time to stop cranking out endless crunches if you want to achieve killer abs. Holly Perkins, C.S.C.S., recommends one basic move that you can do in your living room: the single-leg holding plank. "It's a bit challenging, but it's …

The Best Exercise for Better Posture

<b>Learning the Basic Move</b> <br>The standard version is done using a heavy barbell or dumbbells—you'll be able to lift more (read: get stronger) with a barbell, but a total weight of 20 pounds is a good place to start, regardless of what you're lifting. Begin with feet a comfortable width apart, somewhere …

The 7-Move 7-Minute Circuit That Blasts Fat Fast

Exercise 1 Jump Rope<p>Grab the handles of a jump rope with each hand and jump rope for 30 seconds; rest for 30 seconds then continue to the next exercise.<p>Exercise 2 Close-Stance Bodyweight Squats<p>Stand as tall as you can with your feet spread shoulder-width apart. Lower your body as far as you can by …

Sculpt a Knockout Body

Exercise 1 Pushup-Position Alternating Dumbbell Raise<p>Start in a pushup position, legs extended and feet more than shoulder-width apart, with each hand resting on a dumbbell directly under your shoulders <b>(a)</b>. Brace your core, then raise a weight in front of you to shoulder height, keeping your hips …

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Has science solved the mystery of the hiccup? Don't hold your breath

Far from being a problem that's easily solved by standing on your head, the ailment's cause and cure remain elusive<p>It happens in the blink of an eye: your breathing muscles contract, your vocal cords clamp shut and out comes that unmistakable sound: "hic".<p>We all get hiccups from time to time. So do …

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

Holistic Medicine

How To Read a French Wine Label

You’re strolling through your favorite wine shop, comfortably perusing the domestic section. You turn the corner, and the French wine aisle presents …

Wine & Spirits

Visit a Farm That Wants to Change How We Think About Meat

A visit to Kinderhook Farm, meat supplier to some of NYC's best restaurants—and force for change in the meat biz. (Bonus: watch for the adorable farm dog!)<p>Drive three hours north from New York City and you'll be a world away from Diner, the landmark restaurant <b>Andrew Tarlow</b> opened in Brooklyn 16 …

Agriculture

How to Make Kouign Amann

<i>Every other Friday, Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co. shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today: Meet the croissant's sweeter, caramelized cousin.</i><p>Kouign amann (pronounced <i>queen a-mahn</i>) is the sweet and caramelized cousin …

Skillet Peach Cobbler

8 Servings<p>When peaches are in season, there's nothing that tops a classic peach cobbler recipe crisped to perfection in a cast-iron pan. And this recipe garners some bonus points with whipped cream doctored with crème fraîche. Decadent and delicious.<p>August 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose …

Baking

Skillet Blueberry Cobbler with a Cheddar Crust

Skillet Blueberry Cobbler with a Cheddar Biscuit Crust.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 14, 2013 103<p>Sooooo I have a thing for fruit and cheese.<p>I just LOVE it. …

Secrets for Perfect Pie, a class from Sherry Yard and Evan Kleiman

A perfect pie is something that just about every baker wants to be able to put together. Pie is a great dish with an unbeatable combination of flaky …

Blueberry Swirl Cupcakes

This year was a great year for berries and I made all kinds of berry desserts with my farmers’ market finds, from berry cobblers to strawberry …

Cupcakes! Make Espresso Coffee Cafe Latte CUP-Cakes! A Cappuccino Addiction How To Tutorial

Brown Sugar Oatmeal Cookies

I love cookies.<p>I love allllllll kinds of cookies.<p>I especially love cookies I don’t know very well!<p>(Sorry. <i>About Last Night</i> reference. I was going to …

27 Amazingly Easy One-Bowl Desserts

When baking can be this simple, why would you ever mess with multiple bowls?

Dessert

Gluten Free Vegan Spiced Pumpkin Oat Cookies

http://schneiderchen.de | © 2013 | http://angiesrecipes.blogspot.com<p>Soft, chewy and full of holiday flavours, these wholesome pumpkin cookies are the …

French Silk Pie, Step-by-Step

I first posted this French Silk Pie recipe back in the dark ages of 2008, and it remains one of my all-time favorite desserts of all time. I realize …

Speculoos

Speculoos are thin, crunchy, golden brown cookies that are traditionally baked and served around Christmas in much of Europe. The brown color comes …

7 Big Bundt Cake Recipes to Make You Quote Sir Mix-A-Lot

Here are seven awesome recipes that will make people be all like, "Oh my God, Becky, look at her bundt."<p><b>We like big bundts and we cannot lie</b>. Seriously—these round, gorgeously shaped cakes are a pretty sight on a dessert table. Their crevices and that big hole in the middle of them allows for a …

Dessert

A Winter Fruit Cobbler that Can't Not Succeed

This pear and dried cherry cobbler from Dan Kluger is a sweet brunch special you can't mess up.<p>When you hear the word "proofing," do you think theorems, axioms, mathematical deduction? Are rolling pins most useful as a tool for chasing after irritating spouses? Is a <i>bain-marie</i> something that best …

Baking

Western Scientists Look To Chinese Medicine For Fresh Leads

In the quest for new treatments, U.S. researchers are looking to traditional Chinese medicines, some of the oldest remedies in the world.<p>A recent discovery resulted in a better treatment for a type of leukemia that strikes about 1 in 250,000 people in the U.S. Another study found a potential new …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

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