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KFC's secret ingredient is 'the most under-appreciated spice' in the world

Colonel Sanders’ nephew recently revealed what he claims is the secret recipe for KFC chicken. Although KFC has since denied that this is the exact …

How to Make Delicious Low-Carb Gravy

One of the best things about a low-carb diet is that it is typically higher in protein and fat, meaning that you can still enjoy things like beef, …

4 Tips for Making Healthy Smoothies

Healthy smoothies. Those words are often used hand in hand, but many smoothies aren’t healthy at all. In fact, they often have more calories and …

Nutrition

7 better for you sandwich spreads

A popular meal choice, we are a nation who loves sandwiches. In fact, 50 percent of Americans consume a sandwich every day. While no sandwich is complete without the perfect spread, think outside the traditional condiment box. Try one of these seven better-for-you spread ideas and take the …

Healthier Chicken Marsala Recipe

Marsala is a popular wine in Sicily, Italy. Chicken Marsala is made with a wine reduction sauce and originated in the late 1800's with families …

Buy These 9 Foods in Bulk Next Time You Go Grocery Shopping

Make sure you've got enough freezer space first.<p>I’ve been a frugal mom for the past 19 years. At first, it was out of necessity and now it is out of …

How To: Brew Your Own Ginger Beer Like a Boss

Step aside, ginger ale; ginger beer is here, and it's delicious.<p>Ginger beer is made by fermenting a combination of ginger simple syrup, yeast, and …

I Tried a Medieval Diet, And I Didn’t Even Get That Drunk

The Regimen Sanitatus Salernum was the Middle Ages’ most famous health manual. How does it hold up?<p>It can seem sometimes like all diet advice boils …

Don't Throw That Out! 19 Great Meals You Can Make From Scraps

Trying to save money? Are you also interested in cutting back on food waste? Sure, most of us are on board with that. What you may not know is that …

Food

What you should eat before and after you exercise to lose weight, according to a celebrity trainer

However, if you're looking to shed some pounds, certain foods promote weight loss more than others.<p>We spoke to Russell Bateman, a trainer and the creator of the Skinny Bitch Collective— a workout regimen followed by models and celebrities like Ellie Goulding and Suki Waterhouse — to find out the …

Weight Loss

25+ Chicken and Rice Recipes Perfect For Any Night of the Week

If you grew up eating chicken and rice, you know it's one of the best comfort foods there is. You might not even realize how many variations there are (one-pot, slow-cooker, Mexican, Thai, and more), but these 26 recipes will convince you they belong in your weekly dinner rotation.

Make These Damn Good Muffins For Father's Day, Or Any Time

My family has made the same blueberry muffins for Father’s Day since before I was old enough to be responsible for anything more than writing my name …

Peanut Butter French Toast

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1/2 cup milk<br>• 2 eggs<br>• 1/4 cup peanut butter<br>• 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract<br>• 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon<br>• 1 tablespoon butter<br>• 2 slices bread<p><b>Preparation</b><p>1. In a large bowl, whisk together the milk, eggs, peanut butter, vanilla and cinnamon until well blended.<p>2. In a frying pan or on a griddle, melt …

Slow-roasted pork with ginger-balsamic glaze, you've got our number

Looking for a recipe rich with tradition but not tied to it? Helene An is the matriarch of a restaurant empire, with five restaurants throughout …

Where to breakfast this weekend: Morning Rush, Fabcakes, Windy City Cafe

June 2014 marked my first Breakfast with Ina column, which makes this my 25th! When people I see in the lobby of the Lyric, at the grocery store, at the nail salon, in the dentist's waiting room, even the TSA agent in PreCheck, tell me they LOVE the column, my heart melts.<p>Thank you all for …

You Haven't Tasted Heaven Until You've Dipped These Quinoa-Crusted Avocado Fries in Bean Dip

<i>The following post was originally featured on The Whole Tara and was written by Tara Milhem, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Latina.</i><p>One order of crunchy quinoa crusted avocado fries please! Crunchy on the outside and creamy on the inside, these healthy gluten-free avocado fries are about to rock …

Food

Six Summery Cocktails

It's easy when summer rolls around to default to the good old gin and tonic. That said, it's far from the only way to maximize the spirit's freshness. After surveying multiple venues in NYC, we found four gin drinks that truly reimagine the way it's consumed. But for anyone who's over gin as a …

Recipes

10 White Sangria Recipes For A Refreshing Summer Season

3 minute Read<p>White sangria—the lesser step-cousin of the classic no longer. In fact, we dare say sangria is going to be the drink of the summer …

Spices

What to Cook This Weekend

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking s</i><i>even</i> <i>days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox, register here.</i><p>Good morning. A terrible week comes to an end with an awful anniversary, of last year’s massacre at Emanuel African Methodist …

22 Lush Salads of All Sorts to Make Now (and All Summer Long)

You know what says <i>summer</i> to us? Ice cream (duh). Fried chicken. Peaches so drippy you have to eat them over the sink. Reaching for basil every opportunity we get. But mostly, with so much lushness at the markets (buttery, enormous heads of greens; melons; tomatoes so perfect they practically come …

Peri Peri Marinated Chicken skewers - Immaculate Bites

Soak the skewers for at least 60 minutes or more totally submerged in water before using it to prevent burns. You may skip this part if pan …

Recipes

All the No-Bake Dessert Recipes You Need for the Weekend

Quick, easy, and delicious desserts don't have to come from hot ovens. Turn out these maximum-flavor <b>no-bake desserts</b> that require minimum effort on …

The simple chicken sandwich gets a picnic-worthy makeover

Print<p>Related<p>Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A famously claims that they didn’t invent the chicken, just the fried chicken sandwich. There is no denying that …

Recipes

5 Foods That Help Replenish Electrolytes

Sodium<p>Dubravko Sorić via Flickr<p>We're told to just say no to sodium, but it's the electrolyte we lose in the highest concentration when we sweat. Salt helps the body hold on to water, keeping you hydrated for a longer period of time. Still, there's no need to down an entire bag of pretzels …

20 Boss Ramen Recipes

And when we say upgrade, we mean completely ditch them. Each package (often billed as two servings, but who only eats half?) has nearly a day's worth …

Nutrition