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For the Best Chocolate Milkshake, Make a Black & White

One of my first gigs as a food writer was at my college newspaper. I reviewed local restaurants and covered breaking news like: The campus diner now has milkshakes! There were half a dozen flavors: vanilla, chocolate, coffee, Nutella, blueberry, and strawberry.<p>But there was something odd about the …

Dessert

Yotam Ottolenghi’s hummus recipes

Hummus gets its name from the Arabic word for “chickpea”, and traditionally it contains just chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic; olive oil is used only to finish it off on the plate. Other versions, based mainly on olive oil and containing anything from beetroot to avocado, I’ve always …

Recipes

How To Make the Easiest BBQ Chicken in the Oven — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Sticky-sweet BBQ chicken is the quintessential summer dinner that shouldn't be limited to the lucky folks with backyard grills. The oven has the …

Recipes

These Turkey Meatballs Are the Only Meal Prep I’ll Eat 3 Days in a Row

By Alyse Whitney<p>They taste like banh mi—banh meatballs, if you will—and I can't get enough.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down.</i><p>A few years ago, I tried every single meal kit box for a story I was working on. My fridge was full of …

Cooking

The Only Sauce You'll Need This Summer

It’s officially Summer Sauce season. When fresh herbs start popping up in gardens and at farmers’ markets, it’s time to break out your food processor …

3 Ways to Benefit from a Roth IRA Under New Tax Law, Including a ‘Mega Backdoor Roth’

The tax benefits to Roth IRAs have always been enticing, but now they're even more attractive. Even if you think you make too much to take advantage, …

11 delicious avocado recipes that don't involve avocado toast

Move over avocado toast, these nutritionist-approved recipes are delicious, healthy and deserving of an Instagram post.<p>Avocados quickly went from occasional treat at your local Mexican joint to a prized grocery store staple in a matter of a decade. Today, a quick look on Instagram and Pinterest …

Healthy Eating

40 Easy Cucumber Salads

Crunch on this! Our cool cucumber salad recipes will hit the sweet spot at your next potluck.<p>Sweet-Tart Cucumber Salad<p>A dear friend showed me how to …

Healthy Eating

Make This Easy Grilled Chicken with Avocado for Dinner

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

PSA: Here’s how to check for – and remove – the Mac malware mshelper

If your Mac seems to be running at high fan rates or you’re seeing reduced battery-life for no apparent reason, you may want to check for some Mac malware that seems to be going around …<p>A couple of support threads have described people finding a process called mshelper using a lot of CPU usage.<p>From …

This Recipe Guarantees Juicy Grilled Pork Chops Every Time

A perk of living in the South is the year-round grilling weather. Once springtime hits, you know dinner is coming from the grill. While a fair share …

BBQ

24 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often in the Workplace

What can you say that will cause a colleague to gravitate toward you? What words will cause an employee to light up with a smile?<p>A recent CareerBuilder survey says 50 percent of employees would stay longer with their companies if they were recognized more frequently.<p>To pull this off takes a leader …

Employment

This is the morning ritual that will make you happy: 4 secrets from stoicism

Sometimes life sucks. Bad. Really bad. And you feel like you want a refund.<p>But, of course, we need to accept that Life Avenue is going to have its …

19 Recipes That Prove "Eggs for Dinner" Should Be a Weekly Thing

At some point in the long history of… well, eating... it was determined that eggs would primarily be a breakfast food. And we’re not …

Cooking

This Is The Absolute Best Gray Paint Color, According To Our Decorating Editor

The last few years—decades really—have brought a lot of gray. (And white and beige and off white and cream and well, you get it.) Neutrals are …

The Only 9x13 Dessert You Need This Summer

When I was a kid, we'd go up to the Smoky Mountains to spend a few weeks with Grandma and Grandpa in the summer. My grandparents' house in North …

How to be happy in today’s crazy world: 3 secrets from research

Sometimes it feels like the world is actively conspiring against your happiness. Now before you start folding your tin foil hat, let me say that you …

How to switch on the awesome new Gmail interface

Gmail’s sweet new interface is rolling out to users. It offers the familiar simple text-based interface from the Gmail you all know and “love,” but it manages to be both less messy, and more useful. If you want to take it for a spin, then switching it on is easy.<p>Why bother? What’s new in Gmail?<p>Our …

This 2-Ingredient Cheese Dip Is the Easiest Thing I’ve Ever Seen a Chef Make

When chefs say “easy,” they usually mean “excruciatingly difficult”—but not this time.<p>Having spent quite a bit of time over the last few years asking chefs how to recreate restaurant dishes at home, there is one word that always raises a red flag: “just.” I’ve usually asked them to describe the …

6 Things I Wish I’d Known About Fatherhood When My Kids Were Still Young

Some advice from a dad who's been there.<p>Here’s the shocking thing about being a dad: One day, just when you’ve started to get good at the job, your …

This Slow Cooker Garlic Mushroom Recipe Is an Easy Win

I am a strong believer in the power of mushrooms. It's one of those things, I think, that goes with just about any meal. Making chicken tonight? …

Lemon Chicken Thighs

Chicken thighs are our desert-island weeknight protein. Their dark meat translates to reliable juiciness, and their delectable skin gets as crispy as …

Yale Is Letting Anyone Take Its Most Popular Class Ever for Free

Everything you ever wanted to know about how to truly be happy.<p>When Yale began offering a new course this semester, over 1,000 students jumped at the opportunity. It wasn't about business, technology or innovation. It's about how to be happy.<p>Nearly a fourth of the undergraduate student body …

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20 Ways to Make Black Beans the Star of Your Meal

You'll almost never find our kitchens without a can or two of black beans stocked in the pantry. This versatile ingredient can be used in so many …

25 cheap kitchen organizing products from Amazon

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Pictured: Sorbus Fridge and Freezer Stackable Storage Containers (6-Piece), $31.99Amazon<p>There's nothing more frustrating than uprooting …

Shopping

New videos show off iPad’s best tricks

Apple wants to make sure iPad users know how to work with two apps at once, and also how an Apple Pencil can mark up screenshots. A couple of new videos walk users through each of these quickly and simply.<p>The video are likely timed to benefit people buying the new iPad, the first budget iOS tablet …

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You're Doubling The Glycemic Index Of A Sweet Potato When You Bake It

But there's actually something you can do about it, and it involves your microwave.<p>A baked sweet potato is one of those rare things in life that’s both good for you and intensely satisfying, kind of like watching multi-episode TV crime dramas. In terms of nutrition, a baked sweet potato is high in …

This Kurt Vonnegut Quote Completely Changed The Way I Approach The Idea Of "Happiness"

You can't touch it, but you can certainly feel it. You can't buy it, but you can create it. You can't see it, but you can easily perceive it. I'm …

The DASH Diet Is Great For Weight Loss, So Why Is No One Following It?

Our dietitian busts 4 common misconceptions about the DASH diet—plus why you might want to consider it.<p>The DASH diet often flies under the radar, …

Diets

The Interstitium, the Largest Organ We Never Knew We Had

The human body was thought to have 79 organs—until researchers stumbled on a strange phenomenon that could turn medicine and what we thought we knew …