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Is Your Spouse Sabotaging Your Diet?
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Is Your Spouse Sabotaging Your Diet?

Steve came to see me when the physical discomfort of carrying around extra weight was worse than the pleasure of overeating all of his favorite high-fat, high-calorie foods. My promise of no dieting or deprivation was especially appealing to him because he had never had to deal with losing weight earlier in life and was at a loss on managing it alone. He was in a busy, high-stress career and had never taken the time to shop for food or cook.

Do You Love Shamrock Shakes?
You can make this yummy St. Patty's Day drink in the comfort of your own home!
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Do You Love Shamrock Shakes?

Devotees of the Shamrock Shake from the Golden Arches will be thrilled since the St. Patty’s Day season is nigh. Word has it that these bright green, mint flavored shakes, which first appeared at McDonald’s in 1970 to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, decades later have amassed a cult-like following of "think green shakers" sharing their adoration for the Shamrock Shake.

Cupid's Red Velvet Heart Cake
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Cupid's Red Velvet Heart Cake

Here’s a special way to someone’s heart that has Cupid’s Seal of Approval! Bake the immensely popular cake “Red Velvet Cake” and grace it with a tantalizing “Cream Cheese Frosting”— but upscale it—by making it heart-shaped. But this culinary love letter gets even better, I give you a secret: a way to make your cake even more enticing with a fast, easy, and economical way to create your cake in the shape of a heart, without having to buy a specialty heart-shaped baking pan.

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Express your love by cooking dinner together, going ice skating and more.
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7 Most Romantic Winter Date Ideas!

As the seasons change, so do your date options. Since the days of playful picnics or long walks on the beach are behind us, it's time to find ways to get romantic with your man when the weather outside is frightful.

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Annoying teenagers on Twitter seem to think it's still the 19th century.
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Thanksgiving: Is It Sexist To Expect Women To Cook?

Looking at Twitter's trending topics daily often leaves my mouth gaping open at what ridiculous things the kids are talking about. Today, "Women Who Dont Cook" is trending (apostrophes and other minor grammatical details apparently don't make it into trending topics). Brilliant.

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As much as I love cooking, it often leads to this scenario.
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Is Being A Bad Cook A Relationship Dealbreaker?

I have to admit that as much as I love the idea of cooking, it can be exhausting to prepare meals from scratch all the time if you also have a job and a life. Some days, tinkering around in the kitchen feels relaxing, and if you're in a relationship, what's more romantic than cooking up a meal your partner will love? But other times, I just want to read a book or listen to music while munching on takeout.

For Food Network's Ted Allen, Romance Is All In The Food
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For Food Network's Ted Allen, Romance Is All In The Food

As the former Food and Wine connoisseur on Queer Eye For The Straight Guy, Ted Allen's job was to educate straight men on how to win a woman's heart through food. Now, as the host of Food Network's hot show Chopped, his job description may be a little different, but his love of food—and its romantic powers—still remains.

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5 Signs He Thinks You're 'Wife Material'

What makes a woman wife material? If you were to ask 5 different guys this same question I assure you, you will get 5 different answers. There may be some similarities and universal traits of excellence that we're all attracted to but there will also be individual quirks for each man.

love you pancakes from glamour engagement chicken creator
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You've Met Engagement Chicken, Now Meet "Love You Pancakes"

If the way to a man's heart is through his stomach, the ladies at Glamour must have men lined up around the block. Does Engagement Chicken ring a bell? We're willing to bet it's the most-used chicken recipe in the world: an editor at the magazine made it years ago for her boyfriend, who immediately dropped to his knees and proposed. The editor shared the recipe with the office, published it in the magazine, and to date, the chicken has been attributed to 70 marriages and counting. Now, you can find that recipe—and 99 more—in Glamour Editor-in-Chief Cindi Leive's new book, 100 Recipes Every Woman Should Know: Engagement Chicken and 99 Other Fabulous Dishes to Get You Everything You Want in Life. The ladies at Glamour were generous enough to share another tasty recipe from the book: Love You Pancakes. Here's what the mastermind behind the recipe—and Glamour editor—Caroline Campion told us about the from-the-heart pancakes:

A couple on the couch watching the oscars 2011
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Oscars 2011: How To Make The Academy Awards A Date Night

We cannot wait for Oscar night, can you? The Academy Awards ceremony is Hollywood's premier event, and we sort of have a weakness for star-studded gatherings. Do you blame us? The designer gowns, the gold statuettes, the hot guys in tuxes... Sigh. But while the actors are getting dressed up to go out with their dates, we think you should stay in with yours. There are plenty of ways to have a fun Oscar-themed date night with your man before, during and after the telecast, so use this as a little guide for a the big evening. If you can't win an Oscar yourself, watching a few stars win one while getting closer to your S.O. really is the next best thing.