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How to Make Mashed Potatoes -- And How to Fix Them When Things Go Wrong

The best and easiest way to prepare potatoes for mashing is to peel them, cut them into large slices, and gently simmer them in lightly salted water. For mashing, use a ricer, a food mill, or a hand masher, but never use a food processor; the sharp blades break down a potato's starch granules, …

Hack Your Hangers: 10 Ways to Total Closet Organization Domination

Your most delicate slips too often slip right off the hanger -- don't let them end up on the floor! Sew a button on a padded hanger and use the button to keep the straps from falling off the hanger.

Closets

A Fun Balloon Centerpiece to Try at Your Next Party

Balloon centerpieces are a wedding and party classic, but this DIY gives the old favorite a fun update. This concept is easily customized for any party scheme -- spell out the theme, create table numbers, or spell out the name of the birthday girl or boy!<p>Materials<p>- Tape<p>- Mason jars or other large, …

The Best Bread for Grilled Cheese

When you’re making a sophisticated, complex, grown-up grilled cheese, you need something a little sturdier than white bread. Here, the best breads …

Breakfast

Kylie Jenner Reveals the Boob 'Trick' Behind Her Cleavage

After getting real about her lip fillers, she's now opening up about her boobs.<p>Earlier this month, Kylie Jenner spoke out properly for the first time about how she gets her lips so full. Admitting she gets Juvéderm fillers injected, she thanked her new plastic surgeon and admitted that before him …

Why Every Couple Needs to Talk About Cheating (And How to Bring It Up)

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7 Habits of People Who Age Well

1<p>Maintain a positive attitude.<p>You are what you <i>think</i> you are when it comes to aging. Seniors who think of age as a means to wisdom and overall …

Here's What Happens to Your Brain When You Lose Sleep

The National Sleep Foundation recommends that adults get <i>at least</i> seven hours of sleep per night, and according to the 2014 Sleep Health Index, people …

What You Can Do to Promote Happiness

Do these lines from songs stir up any memories for you?<p><i>If you're happy and you know it clap your hands</i>...<p>Or how about Pharrell's <i>Clap along if you feel that happiness is the truth.</i><p>Until the late 1990s, very little had actually been researched about happiness. The focus was only on the negative: what …

Happiness

5 foods for a flatter tummy

Swimsuit season may be over, but you can still keep your flat summer tummy throughout the year by eating foods that prevent bloating and help build muscle. Here are some delicious options:<p><b>Greek Yogurt</b><p>Protein is great for keeping weight in-check because it digests slowly, so you feel full longer and …

Nutrition

5 Easy, Delicious Recipes for Your Game Day BBQ or Tailgating Party

The punishing August haze has receded for the most part. And, let's face it - it's one of the most magical times of the year... when football games bring families and friends together in front of TVs or in the stadium parking lot for an epic tailgating session. If you're planning an early-fall …

Cooking

18 Dishes That Bring Home the Bacon

<i>In celebration of the book</i> Everyone Loves Bacon<i>, we partnered with Macmillan Children's Publishing Group to share our favorite r</i><i>ecipes that break for bacon</i><i>.</i><p>Bacon, bacon, bacon: Say that word three times fast. Why? Because bacon makes you, the person to your left (or right), and us happy. It's not a …

Bell Pepper Recipes That Are Anything But Boring

Bell peppers are one of the least exciting options in the produce aisle, but this is a wholly undeserved reputation. Sure, peppers hardly ever take center stage in a recipe -- unless of course they're stuffed -- but they are the reason so many of our favorite recipes are so great. (Ahem, …

Cooking

31 Quick and Easy Recipes For Fall

You'll want to bookmark these easy weeknight recipes that embrace the cooler weather.<p><b>17 Simple Fall Weeknight Meals</b><p>Simple dinners that will soon become staple favorites. <b>See the recipes</b>.<p><b>Slow-Cooker Pulled Chicken</b><p>Just the recipe to transition from summer to fall. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Veggie-Filled …

Cooking

Brisket Recipes That'll Fall Off Your Fork And Into Your Heart

Brisket enjoyed at Hanukkah is a thing of tradition ― just like latkes, kugel and jelly donuts. More often than not, the same recipe has been made year after year, if not generation after generation. While we’re all about honoring traditions, we also appreciate a great brisket recipe ― and there …

Cooking

10 Best-Ever Chicken Pasta Recipes

There are few more comforting things than a delicious bowl of buttery pasta. But adding in a healthy protein like chicken makes for a satisfying and …

Cooking

How to Make 4 Excellent Iced Matcha Drinks (Including One With Froot Loops!)

Considering Los Angeles' closer proximity to Japan and the city's love for healthful cuisine, it's surprising that Manhattan kicked off this country's matcha bar boom, and it wasn't until this past July that the City of Angels scored one of its own.<p><b>Alissa White</b>, who operates online matcha shop …

Tea

Sweet-and-Salty Fried Cashews

Cashews are soaked in lime juice and agave, tossed in sugar, fried and hit with flaky sea salt for the ultimate sweet, salty and crunchy snack. Make …

Comfort Food

21 Staples You Should Always Have In Your Pantry

"What's for dinner?" feels a lot less daunting when you know your pantry is stocked to the gills with all the fixings for a proper last-minute meal.<p>Here, 21 things to always (always) have on hand.<p><b>1.Balsamic Vinegar</b><p>For salad dressings.<p><b>2. Baking Soda</b><p>You know, for baking...and bug bites.<p><b>3. Dijon</b> …

Foodies

Never Burn Your Pan-Fried Potatoes Again

Make the awesomest pan-fried potatoes.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Sloane Michelle Sanders confesses to (always) burning pan-fried potatoes to associate food editor Rick Martinez.</i> …

Potatoes

3 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Coffee

Coffee is basically the glue that keeps us college kids together. Whether we're trying to finish that paper we procrastinated on, or trying to stay awake during that 8 a.m., coffee is there to help.<p>Check out these 6 coffee hacks that will make you an even bigger coffee addict then you already</b> …

Coffee
Eggs

Quick and Easy Back-to-School Lunches

Does anyone else have difficulty finding the joy in packing school lunches? Tiny bento box containers to clean, residue to wash away and the creativity required to make a lunch worthy of trading, can make packing and unpacking lunches absolute drudgery.<p>My school days saw some pretty sad lunches. …

Healthy Eating

Our copycat Red Lobster cheddar bay biscuits recipe is so good

It's no exaggeration to say that Red Lobster's cheddar bay biscuits inspire deep devotion among food lovers. Whether or not you're a seafood fan, you've probably hit up the restaurant more than once just to get your hands on that basket of fresh, warm biscuits as soon as it reaches the table.<p>Watch: …

Breakfast

24 Of The Best Nachos Recipes

Nachos are quite possibly the best tourist food to have ever been invented. Since their beginnings in 1943, they’ve taken many forms ― from your classic, neon-orange cheese-topped ballpark nachos to fully-loaded pulled pork explosions.<p>At their base, they’re a simple combination of cheese and chips. …

Cooking

7 Party Dips Bursting With Flavor

It's not a party without chips and dip. From Chile Con Queso to Roasted Garlic Guacamole, these flavorful recipes are all serious crowd-pleasers.<p><b>1. Chile Con Queso</b><p>From-scratch queso is so much better than the melted <i>Velveeta</i> kind! This version -- made with fresh jalapeños, Cheddar and Pepper Jack -- …

Cooking

Make These Snacks Now & Save Yourself Misery Later in the Week

<i>When it's Thursday at 3:45 P.M., you'll be so pleased with yourself for making—and packing—these snacks ahead of time.</i><p>It hits me halfway between lunch and when I leave work for the day: not hunger, not boredom, but the strange and itchy combination of the two called Needing A Snack. It’s largely …

Dinner Tonight: Chard Salad with Garlic and Parmesan

<i>Today: Move over lettuce, there's a new salad green in town.</i><p>Salad, we love you. But salad, sometimes ol' lettuce doesn't make the cut. We want something just as green, but with lots of texture, a whisper of garlic, salty Parmesan, and a generous amount of lemony-olive oil dressing. In other words, …