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Cut Garden Costs by Starting Seeds Indoors

Face it, people: Gardening can be pricey. New plants, tools, and all those extras can add up. So how do you slice your gardening budget? Consider …

The Ultimate Sticky Buns

Makes 9 Servings<p>These buns can be assembled the night before, needing only a final rise before baking. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>April 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Dough<p>⅔ cup whole milk<p>5 tablespoons sugar, divided<p>1¾ teaspoons active dry yeast (from one ¼-ounce envelope)<p>…

Baking

Sriracha Fridge Pickles

Makes about 1 1/2 cups Servings<p>Make a brine, add Sriracha, throw in chard stems and let the refrigerator pickles hang out for a few days. Really good stuff.<p>June 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Swiss chard stems, chopped<p>1 cup distilled white vinegar<p>2 cups sugar<p>1/2 onion, thinly sliced<p>3 tablespoons Sriracha<p>1/2 …

Food Preservation
artisanal

The Trick to Making Perfect Poached Eggs

Using a sieve will help you get smooth, compact poached eggs.<p>Ever crack an egg into simmering water only to watch the white spread out and form wispy tentacles? It happened to me until I came across this game-changing fix: Break the egg into a sieve set over a bowl. The watery outer edge of the …

Eggs

How the French Do Eggs Benedict

You fancy, huh?<p>Eggs Benedict has a serious identity problem: it's got an English muffin, Canadian bacon, and the decidedly French Hollandaise sauce. That's a whole lotta nationalities for such a little brunch item.<p>But wait a minute, let's run with this French thing... Swap out English muffin for …

Breakfast

Sunday Best: 6 Comforting Recipes for a Weekend Afternoon

Whether it's spicy kimchi stew or Nonna's red sauce, these are the 6 recipes our editors love to serve to their families on a long, slow weekend afternoon<p>A comforting, delicious <b>Sunday supper</b> has an almost mystical ability to make the weekend feel longer. Though, in reality, we crave this kind of …

Cooking

Foodily Blog

6 Moves for Strong and Toned Abs

Exercise 1 Half-kneeling diagonal chops<p>Come down on your right knee (like you're going to propose), holding a 5- to 10-pound dumbbell with both hands to the outside of your right hip <b>(A)</b>. In one fluid motion, raise the dumbbell across your body and up to the ceiling, just past the outside of your …

6 Daily Rituals You Can't Afford to Skip

<b>1. A morning routine.</b><p>Some people enjoy reading the paper and drinking a quiet cup of coffee, while others use this time to go for a run or exercise at the gym. A few simple minutes of food prep the night before, and setting the alarm for as little as 10 minutes earlier, will help set the right pace …

Owe

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Top 10

Burpee How-To: The Ultra-Intense Workout Move That Burns Fat Fast

<b>Step 1:</b> While standing with your feet hip-width apart, squat down and place your hands on the floor in front of you, palms down.<p><b>Step 2:</b> Jump your feet back, arms extended, so your body is long and symmetrical in a plank position.<p><b>Step 3:</b> Pull your legs back under you so you’re back in a squat …

Why Am I Not Losing Weight?

You’re Building Muscle<p>Muscle weighs more than fat, we explained in an article in November. So the number on the scale might not move, but your new toned look should be proof enough that you’re making progress!<p>You’re Not as Strict as You Think You Are<p>You could be eating more and/or exercising less …

Foods For Clear Skin

To keep blemishes at bay, try incorporating the following seven foods, recommended by nationally recognized dietitian and nutritionist Elisa Zied, author of <i>YOUNGER NEXT WEEK: Your Ultimate Rx to Reverse the Clock, Boost Energy and Look and Feel Younger in 7 Days</i>, and internationally renowned …

Work Life Balance

You'd think that those who skipped or skimped on workouts fared better, since they freed up some valuable time, right?<p>Nope. Respondents who stuck with their regular exercise, Clayton reports, were <i>less</i> likely to experience conflict between their work and outside-of-work roles. He believes this …

How To Be Your Own Therapist

<i>By Art Markman, Ph.D. for YouBeauty.com</i><p>Let's just agree right up front that stress is no fun. That pit in your stomach that warns you of impending doom is an unpleasant experience. So, what can you do to help yourself deal with that stress?<p>If you want to change anything in your life, it is really …

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

<b>Rows</b> <br>So much of what we do and how we move involves the muscles on the front of the body—the chest, abs, biceps, etc. But pulling exercises like rows strengthen your back to improve posture and balance out the body. Plus, you'll look that much sexier in halter dresses. The bent-over row uses …

Muscle

Hidden Truths: Going Beyond Common-Sense Reality (Part 2)

<b>By Deepak Chopra, MD, Menas Kafatos, Ph.D., and Subhash Kak, Ph.D.</b><p>Although everyone as a practical matter accepts "reality as given" -- the world presented by the five senses -- that common-sense version of the world was radically undermined over a century ago with the advent of relativity and …

The Gifted Speaker: Why Are You Growling at Me?

<b>The Raspy Growl, The Fry -- Ouch!</b><p>We've all heard it, the sudden drop in the voice, the raspy sounds connected to barely audible words. Have you been growling when you speak? Does your throat hurt when you talk, do your friends have to lean in to hear you? Are you short on breath?<p>These are all signs …

The Truth About Heroes and Cancer

Cancer is not a fight. It's an illness. Some people don't get better. Period.<p>Cancer doesn't operate on our terms, and that makes people very uncomfortable. And so there are those who have the propensity to create a mythology to cover up the realities of the disease, in order to apply an idealized …

Cancer

Why I Quit My Finance Job To Travel The World (WATCH)

When your personal values no longer match your career, it may be a sign that it's time for a change.<p>Annie Pfeifer discovered that her values no longer matched that of her finance career when she watched a close friend miss the opportunity to say goodbye to her sick father because her project …

US administration pulls back on Medicare drug benefit proposals | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration, in an abrupt about-face, said on Monday it would drop proposed changes to Medicare drug coverage that met wide opposition on grounds they would harm health benefits for the elderly and disabled.<p>The federal government forms for applying for health …

Our Best Beauty Secrets: How to Contour Your Legs

So you’ve missed a few Boot Camp classes and your legs are looking less than toned. Don’t bypass those dressy shorts just yet. All you need are two …

Spring 2014 Trend We Love: Haute Minimalism

In a complicated world, sometimes there is nothing more refreshing and comforting than a crisp, black-and-white look. The color combo is the most …

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