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How to Cook Steak 4 Different Ways

Want to make steakhouse-quality steaks at home? Here's how to cook the perfect steaks on the grill, on the stove, broiled in the oven, or cooked <i>sous</i> …

BBQ

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Holistic Medicine

19 Serums That Will Revolutionize Your Overnight Skincare Routine

From the all-natural to the traditional, we’re willing to do pretty much anything to improve the quality of our skin. We wash our faces (well, nine times out of ten can’t be too bad, right?) and are careful to tone and lather on thick moisturizers to give our skin a boost. Our skincare routines are …

Skin Care

A Maldives you can actually afford

Thanks to recent changes in the local tourism laws, travellers can now experience the legendary beauty and gracious culture of the Indian Ocean islands for less.<p>I was on the beach, wiggling my toes in fluffy white sand, when a smiling woman brought me a <i>kurrun’baa</i> to drink. I hadn’t requested the …

Asia Travel

Travelling light is a bag of tricks: Experts weigh in on how and what to pack

Lee Abbamonte is known as the youngest American to have visited every country in the world. His second claim to fame should be “most efficient …

The Steve Jobs guide to manipulating people & getting what you want

Steve Jobs didn’t launch two of the most valuable companies in modern times by following the rules all the time.<p>Jobs faced many obstacles to get Apple, and later Pixar, off the ground. But Jobs had a unique way of crafting his own reality, a “distortion field” that could persuade people that his …

The Top 25 Most Innovative Companies 2014

Do This in the Morning and Be More Productive All Day | Inc.com

<i>Everyone has a unique way of starting their day off on the proverbial right foot. What do successful entrepreneurs do every morning to ensure they are über-effective at getting things done? We asked members of the</i> <i>Entrepreneurs' Organization</i> <i>to provide their tips and tricks for maximum …

Time Management

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder | Inc.com

Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, as evidenced by the …

Time Management

Best Pre-Race Warmup

Here’s what’s going on. Just like stretching out a spring, stretching a muscle impairs its ability to store energy. When you run, a large part of the force of impact is absorbed and recycled to help propel you forward on your next step. Though not every study that the researchers reviewed found a …

Amazing Desserts Around the World You've Never Heard Of

Whether you're a food fanatic or just have a very sweet tooth, you probably enjoy a good dessert. We're all familiar with the delights of a baked apple pie, or even more international dishes like Italian tiramisu, or Asian green-tea ice cream. But some desserts are still fairly unknown on the …

Dessert

Lunch al Desko: Upgrade Your Midday Meal

With a few strategies, a bit of planning, and a little sea salt in your cubicle, weekday lunch can be as delicious and exciting as any meal of the week. Here’s how to rethink the way you brown-bag it<p><i>Imagine an office meal you’re actually excited to break for (no hard feelings, turkey</i> …

Healthy Eating

The Food Lab: Bringing Home General Tso's Chicken

More<p>Fried Chicken<p>Digging into the cluckin' awesome world of our favorite fried food.<p>If the British can proudly call Chicken Tikka Masala their national dish, then surely it's time that General Tso got his chicken in our national spotlight. After all, ask yourself this question that Jennifer 8. Lee, …

DJ Avicii’s Astounding $15.5 Million Property in Hollywood Hills

When you’re a celebrity, the world stands at your feet. And if you work hard and fight for your dreams, you will eventually succeed in getting what …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Healthy Snack Ideas, Recipes, Health Food Eats

Food

Lower Antelope Canyon: Skylight

Living in: Great waterfront cities

From Stockholm to San Francisco, these five cities are intrinsically tied to their harbours, coastlines and bays.<p>Some cities around the world are intrinsically tied to their harbours, coastlines and bays, their geographic location shaping the way they develop and how their residents interact with …

European Travel

How to Make No-Bake Fruit and Nut Bars at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week on Food52, 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: Jennifer Farley of Savory Simple makes a homemade version of store-bought fruit and nut bars that are filling, flavorful, and just as</i> …

Dessert

How To Make Ridiculously Easy And Delicious Chai

Because we aren't into overpriced coffee shops either.<p>Food52 is a community for people who love food and cooking. Follow us at Food52.com and on Twitter @Food52. And check out our new kitchen and home shop, Provisions!

Curries

27 Healthy Versions Of Your Kids' Favorite Foods

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

'Spring Forward' With These 12 Quick Brunch Recipes

These 12 quick brunch recipes are perfect to make when you've lost an hour of sleep (thanks Daylight Savings!).<p>For those of us who like sleep (that is, everyone) it's the most dreaded morning of the year: The day we "spring forward" into Daylight Savings Time. The bad news: We've lost an hour. The …

Breakfast

Cumin Recipes To Spice Up Your Life (PHOTOS)

Cumin is one of those underrepresented spices that people don't use as much as they should. Its intense flavor goes surprisingly well with a wide range of cuisines, and can liven up meat and vegetables alike.<p>Whether you're using ground cumin or you crush cumin seeds yourself, the spice is very …

Healthy Greek Mac and Cheese: Aphrodite's Secret to Seduction

I can't say with any shred of historical accuracy that Healthy Greek Mac and Cheese with Crispy Pita Chip Topping is how Aphrodite seduced every god on Olympus, but I think it's a reasonable theory.<p>Think about it: Togas are not particularly flattering, goddesses are by definition high maintenance, …

Comfort Food

Add Fire To Your Fries

Every man must try this spicy Spanish potato dish.<p>You gotta love the Spanish. They've given us bullfighting, chorizo sausage, and Penelope Cruz. And when it comes to bar food, do they serve plain ol’ French fries with ketchup? Hell, no. They dish out spicy patatas bravas, “fierce potatoes.” It’s …

French Fries

Luxurious Apartment in Tel Aviv Close to the Sea by Daniel Hasson

Daniel Hasson designed this luxurious apartment in <b>Tel Aviv</b>, very close to the sea. Interior inspires calmness and sophistication. Envisioned as a …