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Slow Cooker Puerto Rican Pernil With Pique Criollo

More<p>Ribs<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Several months back, when the weather was much chillier, I wrote a piece about making kalua pork in the slow cooker. It comes out juicy and tender with plenty of flavor packed into it—comforting, cold-weather fare. In an attempt to steel myself …

How to Make Menemen, the Turkish-Style Scrambled Eggs That Haunt My Dreams

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>"What should we eat for breakfast today?" I asked my wife, Adri, and my sister Pico as we walked down the street on what must have been our fourth or fifth morning in Istanbul.<p>I knew the answer before I asked the question, …

Moroccan Pickled Eggplant

<i>The field is tilled before the seed is planted, the garden is weeded before the flower blooms,</i> <i><br>and the self must know stillness before it can discover</i> …

broccoli, cheddar and wild rice casserole

Although my parents <i>claim</i> to have loved us, there were all sorts of delicious foods that my sister and I knew our friends got to eat in their homes …

blue sky bran muffins

I am likely the last person in New York City to learn about Blue Sky Bakery muffins, and it’s all my fault because I wasn’t paying attention. Why …

Kimchi Style Cabbage and Fried Eggs (Or, Faux-Chi) - Turntable Kitchen

March is lot like a long, flat stretch of road somewhere. It’s far enough away from where you’ve left (winter) and not quite to where you’re headed …

How to Make Perfectly Flaky Biscuits

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: It's brunch season, which means only one thing -- it's time to perfect your</i> …

How to Make Banh Xeo, Crisp Vietnamese Filled Crepes

How to make the hot and crunchy filled crepes known as banh xeo in Vietnam.<p><i>Banh xeo</i> translates to “sizzling cake.” Once you’ve made a batch of these lacy, ultra-crisp crepes, you’ll know why. Remember: Work quickly, and watch for splattering oil when the batter hits the pan.<p>Once oil is shimmering …

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Deeper Fishfinder

Odds are you take your phone with you fishing — despite the possibility of it getting wet — so you might as well make it useful. The Deeper …

Carrot and Chickpea Salad With Fried Almonds Recipe

This Middle Eastern-style salad is adapted from Chef Charles Kelsey of Cutty's in Brookline, MA (originally published in Food and Wine, May 2010). Carrots and chickpeas are tossed in a lemon vinaigrette flavored with cilantro, smoked paprika, and cumin—an unusual but delicious combination. For a …

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

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The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

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Hoisin Pork with Rice Noodles

Throw it all together and call it dinner? Alrighty then, I will.<p>You know this kinda thing, I know you do. Is it even a recipe? Meh. Who cares.<p>It’s …

10 3-Minute DIY Salad Dressings You'll LOVE

These are so simple, we're not sure you could even call them recipes.<p>Sure, you like the <i>idea</i> of homemade salad dressing. Who wouldn't want to top their salads with a French or Asian dressing that tastes amazing and is free of scary ingredients? The only problem is that some dressing recipes are so …

Healthy Eating

14 Mouth-Watering Korean Dishes That Everyone Should Try At Least Once

But for novices, a Korean restaurant and its menu can be intimidating. Most dishes don't have names that translate into English. If you're not familiar with the names, you might make your order based on your analysis of the English ingredients and hope for the best.<p>The goal of this feature is to …

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How To Rescue Your Old Yellowed Pillows

It’s just a reality of life: over time the natural oils from your body will seep into your pillow. However, that doesn’t change the fact that …

The No-Bull Guide to Bulking

Sean Hyson, C.S.C.S.

5 Minutes to Tight, Toned Abs

No crunches required!<p>One of the funny things about flat abs is that to get them, you don't necessarily have to do workouts that directly involve your stomach. Rather, it's just as effective—if not more so—to focus on exercises that engage your core as well as <i>other</i> parts of your body, like your …

Workouts

How to Buy Therapeutic Essential Oils

You are about to see how…<p>JUST A FEW DROPS CAN LEAD YOU ON AN ABSURDLY SIMPLE PATH TO A NON-TOXIC LIFESTYLE<p>Essential oils are a natural, non-toxic, …

Tai Chi, Part 1 (VIDEO)

Tai Chi is for everyone, and you can do Tai Chi wherever you happen to be in your life and your location. You don't need special clothes, and you don't need a special place. Every place is special when you practice Tai Chi there. So go ahead! Keep in mind that every "body" is different, and so …

The Simple Exercise Upgrade for Six-Pack Abs

You don’t have to crunch more than an accountant during tax season to score a six-pack. Instead, try the elevated bird dog—a new (and much harder) spin on the standard bird dog.<p>“The bird dog forces you to keep your core stiff,” says David Jack, director of Teamworks Fitness in Acton, Massachusetts …

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The complete guide to fighting jet lag

Ugh, jet lag. Just when you’re dropped in an unfamiliar place—sometimes with important business—you feel groggy and useless. And there’s no definitive cure, or even a single great treatment. But you can mitigate the effects. Here are some tips:<p>Just be stubborn<p>If it’s a short trip, just stay on your …

Flexible And Smart Fläpps Shelving System

Today there’s nothing more popular than modular and flexible furniture, so this shelving system is in trend – Fläpps by Malte Grieb. This is a …

How to master Android Voice Commands, beyond Google Now

When Apple first introduced Siri with the iPhone 4S, it was not the first time the world had seen voice control, but it did mark the first time a major company was releasing it to the world simultaneously on millions of mobile devices as their most prominent feature.<p>Despite its innumerable flaws …

5 Moves to Beach-Body Abs

Summer is right around the corner, which usually means a greater focus on tightening up our tummies and getting ready to rock the two-piece (or boardies for the guys). Luckily, this will not require hours of gym time. All it takes is a few simple moves to tone up the core and burn off the winter …

Pack Your Trunks: Here Are 20 Perfect Trips For People Who Love Animals

You're probably a lot like us: dreaming of that perfect getaway where you can cuddle with pandas, kiss cows and sleep with sloths. Let's add in some swimming with pigs and paragliding alongside endangered Nepalese birds of prey, as a way of helping their survival -- seriously, it's good for them -- …

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How to Get Into Luxury Airport Lounges for Free

When you hear the word "layover," what do you picture? If you're like most people, you probably imagine expensive food and drinks, spotty Wi-Fi, and …

Can you really control where you lose fat?

<b>The rumor: You can spot-reduce to lose body fat</b><p>Legend has it that, by targeting specific parts of your body through exercise, you can laser-focus where your body burns fat.<p>Heck, the guy in the TV commercial for that abs thing lost 60 pounds around his midsection by doing three minutes a day on what …