Two spring recipes: Carrot and asparagus stir-fry, turnip and bok choy mash
The surprise in this spur-of-the-moment stir-fry is the combination of back-of-the-palate heat from the crushed red pepper flakes and the cooling tingle of a generous amount of mint. Serve with brown rice.
Kebabs: Health kick on a stick
Grilling is a simple way to feed your family well this summer. Start with a lean meat and a healthful marinade and then allow the grill to strip away additional fat for a heart-healthy and waist-friendly final result. Plus, grilling caramelizes the natural sugars in foods, which adds flavor without additional calories and fat.
Try something new: Spinach and prosciutto salad
This isn't Mom's bacon-dressed spinach salad. The bacon has been replaced with a leaner, lighter and sweeter cured-pork product: prosciutto from Parma.
In fan fiction, your favorite characters do what you want them to
When J.J. Abrams took over the "Star Trek" franchise in 2009, he boldly went where the series hadn't gone before — romantically — pairing Uhura with Spock. Many fans disliked the change. Some loved it. Others didn't care, because they just wanted to see Kirk and Spock make out.
Kia Optima is a hit with the buying public
When it comes to midsized family sedans, the Kia Optima ranks high on my list for its good looks, economy and value.
How to get the most out of your air conditioner this summer
Experts say preventative maintenance on your air conditioner can save you hundreds of dollars.
Slate: New "Facebook phone" is now selling for 99 cents
Less than a month after it launched, the new "Facebook phone" is on sale for 99 cents with a two-year AT&T contract.
Mitsubishi crossover gets new styling
It has a base price around $19,000 and comes with a nice list of standard equipment for the money.
How to learn an instrument in 2013
If you don't want to take music lessons the traditional way, you don't have to. Numerous apps have been created to make it easy for you to learn the piano, guitar, drums or just about any other instrument you can think of.
Most and least-fit states in the U.S.
A new report released by the Centers for Disease Control highlights adult fitness levels based on participation in aerobic and muscle-building activities. Find out which states came in with the fittest and least-fit populations.
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