Wendy Wilson Krafthefer

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The Arm Workout to Do If You Absolutely Hate Push-Ups

If your goal is to have strong arms that will allow you to carry all of your grocery bags in one trip—and look absolutely spectacular in a strapless wedding dress—these moves are for you. That's because the exercises use resistance bands, which are an incredibly effective (and portable) tool for …

22 Supermarket Items You Should Leave on the Shelf (and What to Get Instead)

The best life advice I've ever gotten was from my high school physics teacher. His philosophy? It's <i>okay</i> to be lazy. Good, in fact. You should <i>want</i> to do things the easiest way possible, as that's what's going to drive you toward finding ever-more efficient ways to do them. Of course, the unspoken …

12 Airline Employees Confess Fascinating Secrets of Air Travel

Some are scary, some are interesting, and some are downright bizarre.<p>Over at Reddit, someone asked airline employees to share secrets about the magical world of air travel. And, hoo boy! There are some doozies.<p>Without further ado, I present you some of the most fascinating items they spilled:<p>1. …

A city that will teach you to be at peace

Tzfat is one of those places people visit for a few days, on a lark, and next thing they know a lifetime has passed.<p>Tzfat is one of those places that can’t seem to make up its mind. Over the centuries, the small Israeli city, perched high above the Sea of Galilee, has seesawed between the sacred …

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Passage by Container Ship

Have you ever thought about traveling the high seas, but aren't keen on cruising it? Shy to mix with so many passengers, but still enjoy the thought of the peace and quiet and being amongst nature that the world's oceans offers us?<p>A container ship voyage might be just the ticket.<p>People frown when I …

Why Cookbook Clubs Should Be the New Way We Entertain

At 2 p.m. on Sunday we arrive, each carrying a bowl or platter. We gather around the table, excited to see Ann's roasted chanterelles set alongside Rachel's sweet potatoes with lime and Cotija, Laura's braised pork next to Lillian's smoky eggplant pureé. Nazila stashes two fruit cobblers in the …

A New York City Cheesemonger Tells All

<i>Inspired by Comté's ancient production methods and its varied cheesemakers, we set out to learn more about the world of cheese</i> <i>and recipes to use it in.</i><p>What's the best way to get the perfect slice of cheese? And what's the best way to go about buying the <i>right</i> cheese? When I went to Campbell Cheese …

Why You Shouldn't Pair Cheese with Wine (Plus 10 Tips for Building a Better Cheese Plate)

<i>Because the best thing to pair with cheese is more cheese.</i><p>Portland, Oregon is full of surprises: Turn a corner and you're in the middle of the largest wild park in the country, ask for directions and you'll leave the conversation with a recommendation for the best local cider, and order "omakase" …

10 Oktoberfest Recipes to Wash Down with Beer

Starting tomorrow, the world will get a little bit crazier: It's the beginning of Oktoberfest, that three-week-long celebration of, well, beer! (Why it starts in September, we don't know, but we're happy to start drinking beer and eating pretzels now.) Though you may not be in a raucous tent, …

Lomo al Trapo: The Colombian Technique That Will Change the Way You Grill Beef

Remember that scene at the end of <i>Ghostbusters</i> when the boys in gray crack Sigourney Weaver out of the petrified remains of the ghost dog Zuul? Picture that scene at your next dinner party, but instead of a whip-smart and attractive actress emerging from the carbonized crust, it's a perfectly cooked …

53 Books That Will Definitely Make You Cry

*grabs Kleenex*<p><i>Note: Some entries have been edited for clarity and/or length.</i>

Boldly Go Where No Caprese Salad Has Gone Before: Fried Caprese Bombs

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>After last month's Mozzarella-Stuffed Onion Rings, it was only a matter of time before I shoved cheese inside another classic appetizer. (We all have our niches, and I happily accept all things cheese-stuffed as …

The Recipe That Will Save Your Dinner Party

<i>In Cooking from Every Angle, we hear from our fearless leaders: Food52 co-founders Amanda & Merrill.</i><p><i>Today: The back-pocket recipe you'll want on hand always, and especially in case of dinner party emergency.</i><p>I’ve long been preaching that one can never be too prepared for a dinner party. I write …

10-Minute Fresh Ricotta Gnocchi Get a Spring Makeover With Asparagus and Prosciutto

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>A few weeks back I showed you that you can make fresh ricotta gnocchi in less time than it takes to boil a pot of water. It's absolutely the fastest fresh pasta recipe I know. With a little practice, I've gotten it down to under ten minutes (8 …

Not Your Average (Garlic Cheddar) Biscuit Recipe

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and each week we'll share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Never say no to light, lofty, cheese-laced garlic biscuits.</i><p>Oh, what's that? You don't need another biscuit recipe? Stop that. Take it …

Don't Book a Return Flight: 6 Destinations That Are Pricey to Reach, But Cheap to Stay

Airfare has been killing us recently. Fuel prices may be plummeting, but that simply means more cash for airlines, rather than more savings for passengers. So, unless consumer demand drops (which we don't expect anytime soon), flying just about anywhere in the world will remain a costly affair. But …

Your Favorite Tips from The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline</i>—<i>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</i>—<i>and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: It's time for some spring cleaning—what are your best tips for getting a cleaner, more</i> …

This Guy Invented Shoes That Grow Five Sizes In Five Years For Kids In Developing Countries

"I had no idea how important shoes were," founder Kenton Lee told BuzzFeed News.<p>"For years the idea of these growing shoes wouldn't leave my mind," he told BuzzFeed News.<p>The first step was starting Because International with a few friends in 2006, a nonprofit devoted to "working with and helping …

5 Ways to Flavor Your Butter with Fresh Herbs

<i>Today: Make compound butter your back pocket powerhouse for pasta, grilled cheese, and winning hostess gifts.</i><p>Oh, butter: We love you so. Whether smeared on toast, loaded into croissants, or sitting atop our steaks, butter never lets us down. Then we asked ourselves, is it possible to make butter …

How to Hard Cook Lots of Eggs at Once

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: A genius alternative to hard boiling eggs that results in the creamiest, most perfectly hard cooked eggs every time.</i><p>Are you making deviled eggs or dying …

All About Palatschinken (Austrian Crêpes)

<i>Every week, a DIY expert spares us a trip to the grocery store and shows us how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: These Austrian crêpes from Ursula of Little Vienna are the perfect excuse to eat sweets for lunch.</i><p>Growing up in Austria means an inherent ability to make pancake …

Make Fresh Ricotta Gnocchi in Less Time Than it Takes to Cook Dried Pasta

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>I love gnocchi. At least, I love the gnocchi in my mind. Light, pillowy, flavor-packed, they're the perfect vessel for turning a good red sauce into a full-fledged meal. In reality, more often than not they're leaden, dense, mushy, or dull. And it's …

12 Things Not to Do When You Travel

Travel writers always talk about what <i>to do</i> when you travel. It’s all must-see attractions and things to do. Go here, do this, see that, act this way. …

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My Top 10 Tips for a Brand New Photographer, From a Slightly-Not-So Brand New One

Hello. My name’s Tom. After two years of tinkering around with DSLR photography, I believe that I may have passed an important milestone and …

Side Dish and Salad Recipes

• Thanksgiving• <b><br>Side Dishes</b><p>No matter how perfect that turkey turns out, we always look forward to the accompaniments most of all: savory stuffing, creamy green bean casserole, rich gravy, tangy cranberry sauce...yeah, we could keep going. Here are all the side dishes, salads, soups, and breads, both …

This Epic “How We Met” Story Will Make You Believe in Fate!

<i>That Friday night could have worked out so differently…</i><p>This “How we Met” story makes me squeal every time I hear it.<p>You wouldn’t believe how many of …

The Exceptional Traveler: Are You Sure You Want to Sign Up for That Tour?

Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.— Miriam Beard<p><b>How To Do Exceptional Things Inexpensively</b><p>I was flattered when a cosmopolitan friend of a friend took my advice about where they should go on vacation this past winter. …

Jim Zim's web site - JimZim.net

If you find navigating through our web site to be a little awkward, perhaps you might prefer to just see the table of contents.<p>Can't seem to find …

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Hawaii's spectacular ocean waves – in pictures

Hawaiian photographer Clark Little gets to the heart of the action and shoots ocean waves in Oahu as they roll over him

Everything You Need to Know About Rib Eye

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: This summer, forget the usual suspects -- rib eye is where it's …