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The Queen's pastry chef shares her secret mince pie recipe

The Queen’s pastry chef has revealed the secret recipe for the mince pies served at Buckingham Palace just in time for you to make them… for next …

Photos: The camp that most of the refugee team calls home has been holding a massive daily screening of the Olympic games

Every four years, watching the Olympics inspires people in many ways—to join a soccer league, to dust off those running shoes, to eat healthier, and in general to give your best in life. But this year, the Rio Olympics gave something else to millions of people: a chance to show the world how far …

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3 Kettlebell Complexes for Faster Fat Loss

A kettlebell complex is a series of movements performed back-to-back with little to no rest in between. Their primary function is to serve as a form …

Top 10: Recipes for Chicken Breasts

These amazing recipes include chicken stir-fry with asparagus and cashews and Berber-spiced chicken breasts.

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The Best Carrot Cake Recipes That Will Make You Go Hungry

Eight out of ten adults experience lower back pain once in their lifetime. I am one of those people and I’m definitely not looking forward to my …

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Low-Maintenance Basil Frittata Muffins For Those Mornings You Just Can't Even

Here's a surprisingly simple little breakfast concoction that is both tasty and healthy: Frittata Muffins!<p>When I ate these, I actually felt …

5-Ingredient Parmesan Garlic Spaghetti Is What Solo Dinner Dreams Are Made Of

I am not exaggerating when I say nothing brings me more joy than the combination of pasta, garlic, and parmesan cheese. My undying love for that comfort food paired with my busy schedule means I make this parmesan garlic spaghetti recipe more often than I'd like to admit, and once you try it, I'm …

24 Microwave Recipes For When You're Hungry But Lazy

Lazy chefs, represent.

15-Minute Meals Top Chefs Make at Home

To get in your post-work yoga class or after-work cocktail with colleagues, it often isn’t until 8:00 that you roll through your door. Tired and hungry, dinner becomes a frustrating ordeal and that spring risotto that you’ve wanted to make all week goes on the back burner. Rather than hitting up …

40 Pasta Salad Recipes You Need to Try This Summer

You'll want to whip these up every chance you get.<p>A summer picnic, potluck, or barbecue — these easy pasta salads will be your go-tos. And watch it be the first bowl to go empty. They're packed with a colorful mix of veggies, homemade dressings, and cold pastas.

Ultimate Summer Cake Bucket List

It's never too hot to eat cake. Bake your way through the season with these 11 summer favorites.<p>If I had may way, I would always have a cake stashed …

NASA and the author of ‘The Martian’ tell us exactly how we’ll get to Mars

In "The Martian," Matt Damon plays a NASA astronaut who's been stranded on Mars and has to figure out how to survive until the space agency can devise a daring plan to rescue him.<p>But Earth's first manned mission to Mars will share little resemblance to the hit film — not to mention the book it's …

Smashed Chickpeas, Crispy Prosciutto, and Poached Eggs Recipe on Food52

• 2 (15-oz/400g) cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed<br>• 4 tablespoons olive oil, plus extra for drizzling<br>• 1 clove garlic, chopped<br>• Handful flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped<br>• 8 slices prosciutto (Parma ham)<br>• 4 tablespoons white wine vinegar, for cooking<br>• 4 eggs, the freshest you can get<br>• Salt and freshly ground black …