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11 ways to speed up your Mac

New MacBooks are very tempting, but upgrading a machine that can easily be salvaged makes no sense.<p>Here are some simple, free ways to speed up your Mac.

The 20 best things to do in Hawaii

11 Gazpacho Recipes for When the Weather Heats Up

<i>Header image: Classic Tomato Gazpacho from CHOW</i>With the weather starting to hit the triple digits, it’s getting harder and harder to justify turning …

10 Bargain Caribbean All-Inclusive Resorts

Nothing beats the Caribbean when it comes to blissful beach days, and nothing compares to an all-inclusive for convenience. But prices can be all over the map, with some resorts topping out at thousands per night. So we went on the hunt for top-quality resorts with awesome amenities that offer …

Hawaiian Island-hopping at Its Finest

Mapping out my first Hawaiian vacation was both a thrilling and challenging experience. With just about 10 days to explore our 50th state, I wanted to ensure I made the most of my time on the islands after the arduous trek from New York City (nearly 11 hours). After polling good friends and fellow …

The Cooking Oils You Should Be Using, And When To Use Them

As anyone who follows food news knows, butter is back (and it's not, thankfully, due to Paula Deen's reemergence on the culinary scene). Americans are eating more butter now than they have in the past 40 years. Margarine is out and butter is in. But that's not the whole story. What's <i>really</i> in is …

The Chili Recipes You Need To Survive The Cold Weather

Warm your soul with these hearty recipes.<p>Once the breeze starts to feel brisk, it's time to make a big ol' batch of chili. This hearty stew is quintessential cold-weather food. It's warm and comforting, begs to be loaded with toppings (like cheese, tortilla chips and sour cream) and it's easy to …

7 Cozy Sunday Suppers

These comforting dishes are perfect for lazy winter Sundays, when you've got some time to slow down and putter around the kitchen.<p><b>Beef Stew with Carrots & Potatoes</b><p>In this classic French beef stew known as Beef Bourguignon, meat is slowly braised in a rich brown sauce until fork-tender. It takes …

29 Healthy Versions Of Your Favorite Comfort Foods

Here's to the kind of New Year's resolutions that don't make you want to stab yourself with a celery stick.