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Here Are Alton Brown's Most Nerdy (And Brilliant) Cooking Hacks

From pasta to coffee to meatballs.

Ever Wonder How Many Calories You Burn From Rowing? Here's Your Answer

If you're all about multitasking during your workouts, the rowing machine is where it's at. Rowing uses over 80 percent of the muscles in your body. We're talking calves, thighs, hamstrings, butt, core, arms, shoulders, and upper back. It's an efficient workout that can burn more calories than …

Calories

This 20-Minute Full-Body Workout Will Give You Results in Just 4 Weeks

Start making fitness a priority by incorporating these strength training exercises into your daily routine. It'll leave you looking and feeling …

Workouts

17 Easy Ways To Save Money On Food And Still Eat Well

Because there are ways to treat both yourself and your bank account well.<p>View this post on Facebook

Personal Finance

Reshaping the Future World Economy

<b>Reshaping the Future World Economy</b><p>The Belt and Road Initiative is intended to improve the infrastructure of overland and maritime routes to drive …

The 5 most popular workout videos on YouTube right now

January has got people inspired<p>Judging by YouTube's new data, people are still kicking January's butt and staying thoroughly on the health bandwagon, after the video sharing platform revealed the top 5 most popular workouts right now.<p>Because while a lot of people start out the new year hoping to …

Real Southern Cornbread Recipe

"This is the real stuff! Find your cast iron skillet and whip up a batch of cornbread tonight!"<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups cornmeal<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>1/2 …

Cornbread

​I Tried Doing Wall Sits Every Day For Two Weeks | Womens's Health

Photograph courtesy of Ashley Mateo<p>1<p>Wall Sits Work Your Whole Lower Body<p>A wall sit is an isometric exercise, which means it works in a static position—you don’t have to move, you just have to hold it. "Isometric exercises build strength over the duration of the hold, the longer the hold the greater …

Comfort Food Update: Bourbon Meatloaf With Mashed Potatoes

BROOKLYN-BORN CHEF Edward Lee found his footing, professionally and creatively, in Louisville, Ky.—not to mention his home, his wife and his love of bourbon. Mr. Lee’s first Slow Food Fast recipe, a bourbon-infused meatloaf on a bed of mashed potatoes, reveals both his deep respect for American …

mashed potatoes

20 best Christmas recipes: part 2

Simon Hopkinson’s prawn cocktail<p>Serves 4<b><br>Little Gem lettuce hearts</b> 2, finely shredded<b><br>mayonnaise</b> 4-5 tbsp (see below)<b><br>tomato ketchup</b> 1-2 tbsp, or to taste<b><br>Tabasco sauce</b> 3-4 shakes<b><br>cognac</b> a dribble or two<b><br>spring onions</b> 2, trimmed and thinly sliced<b><br>cucumber</b> ¼ small, peeled, deseeded and finely diced<b><br>prawns</b> …

Christmas Recipes

Here's what losing weight does to your body and brain

<i>This video was originally published on October 29, 2017.</i><p><i>Special thanks to John Gunstad, professor with the Department of Psychological Sciences at Kent State University, for speaking with us about his cutting-edge research on how losing weight affects brain function. Following is a transcript of</i> …

Fitness

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

6 Habits That Are Making You Lose Muscle, Not Fat

Even the best-intentioned plans can backfire.<p>Getty Images<p>You know the routine: Losing weight means chowing down on fewer calories than you’re burning. But if you’re not smart about it, even the best-intentioned plans can backfire. That’s because dropping pounds always means shedding a mix of both …

The Best Weeknight Recipes

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>.</i> <i>Download the NYT Cooking app here.</i><p>Weeknight cooking is a drag.<p>Even if you have the best intentions, went to the market yesterday, …

Italian Food

Recipe: Cream of Celery Soup with Bacon

<b>Cream of Celery Soup with Bacon</b><p>makes 7 cups<p>4 strips bacon<br>1 tablespoon butter<br>5 cups (loosely packed) chopped celery, stalks and tops <br>1 medium onion, …

Celery

25 Pumpkin Recipes Perfect for Fall

'Tis the season for everything pumpkin!<p>Celebrate the new season with pumpkin! From breakfast to lunch, and dinner to dessert, whip up a selection of …

How To Make The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies, According To 5 Expert Bakers

There’s no cookie more universally loved than the chocolate chip cookie, so we all owe it to ourselves to bake the best darn chocolate chip cookies we can possibly make ― for us, for our friends and family, and for the dignity of the chocolate chip cookie itself.<p>We’re here with help. We reached out …

Dessert
Economics

Michelin-Starred Chef Reveals A Surprising Secret To His Scrambled Eggs

Many food gurus have attempted to perfect scrambled eggs, some by adding ingredients and others by altering cooking times and methods. But instead of making things egg-stra complicated, this restaurateur’s hack simplifies them, with a beautiful result to boot.<p>Chef Daniel Patterson is promoting a …

Eggs

Taste Beyond The Tongue

How do governments impact the economy?

Taxes, welfare, immigration, conflicts – all types of government policy have big implications for the economy. And they affect almost everything in …

Economics

Globalisation: the rise and fall of an idea that swept the world

It’s not just a populist backlash – many economists who once swore by free trade have changed their minds, too. How had they got it so wrong? By Nikil Saval<p>The annual January gathering of the World Economic Forum in Davos is usually a placid affair: a place for well-heeled participants to exchange …

Globalization

FAT BURNING + TONING Full Body Perfect Workout | Danielle Peazer Compilation

We Got A Ton Of Nutritionists To Share The One Tip They Give Clients Who Want To Lose Weight

Drop a few pounds—without totally overhauling your life.<p>Getty Images<p>Losing "just five pounds" may sound easy in theory. All it takes is a good buffet and Netflix to gain five pounds in a weekend so why shouldn't it be that easy to lose it again?<p>Unfortunately nothing in weight loss is that easy. …

This Week in Health: Why Weight Training Is So Good For You

This week brought good news about strength training: you don’t need to be a bodybuilder to reap the many benefits of weight lifting, according to new …

Exercise

These Are The Best Cuts Of Steak To Grill

You can’t just buy a hunk of meat, throw it on the grill and expect to eat a tasty feast. It <i>could</i> happen if luck is on your side, but if you buy the wrong cut of meat chances are you’ll end up with a tough, chewy meal that will feel a lot more like a waste of money than dinner. Some cuts of meat …

Cooking

20 Cleaning Tricks That Professionals Don’t Want You To Know – Page 4 – Mrs. Weekly

<b>17. Toilet</b><p>Image Source: tiphero.com<p>This is another frustrating one, because even when the toilet gets a semi-regular scrub, stains can appear. To …

Fitness Shape | Women's Health

Getty Images<p>Remember that sit-and-reach test from grade school? Or the timed mile? All kinds of dread! But you don't have to relive your childhood PE class to get a read on your current state of fitness. Our quick (and far more accurate) assessments will show you where you're truly at now—and how …