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My Favorite Albums of 2015

Music is about as personal as it gets, so here’s my list of music albums that resonated with me this year.<p><b>Hamilton — Soundtrack</b><p>In 2015 one New Yorker …

Hidden gems of 2015: great records you may have missed

Pop and rock,Electronic music,Hip-hop,Indie,Americana,Blues,R&B,Classical music,Philip Glass,Nico Muhly,Jazz,Music,Culture,2015 in review<p>From the thrill of Brittany Howard’s alter ego to joy on the Wirral, modern rockabilly and Nico Muhly’s homage to Philip Glass, our critics pick some of this …

Set It And Forget Slow Cooker Apple Butter

I am a lover of all things fall - from the leaves and pumpkins to cozy sweaters and Ugg boots, I adore it all - especially apple season.<p>A neighboring city hosts an Apple Butter Festival every October. It's full of holiday crafts, historical reenactments, and of course amazing food. Although I love …

Slow Cookers

Skip the drive-through: Recipe hacks for your Taco Bell, In-N-Out and Panda Express favorites

In a small apartment in East Hollywood, the sound of rush-hour traffic filters through the warm evening air. A group of tired, hungry friends voices a serious craving — not for some seasonal restaurant cuisine or even tacos, but for fast food. Crunchy, melty, salty, addictive fast food.<p>No one is …

Taco Bell

How Zumba Helped 1 Woman Dance Off 230 Pounds

<i>Weight-loss success happens when you truly love to live a healthy lifestyle, as Cynthia Ortega found out. Here, she tells Zumba's lifestyle blog, Zlife, about her struggles with weight and how she finally found what works — and lost 230 pounds!</i><p>Cynthia: Before<p>Born and raised in Houston, Cynthia …

Weight Loss

Hear Disclosure, Lorde’s Seductive New Song, ‘Magnets’

Disclosure recruited a crew of high-profile vocalists – including Miguel, Sam Smith and the Weeknd – for their highly anticipated second LP, <i>Caracal</i>, …

13 Easy, Delish Desserts You Can Make in Your Crock-Pot

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Master D.I.Y. Stir-Fry by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Achieve takeout-level stir-fry at home by avoiding these common mistakes.<p>Just what <i>is</i> it about take-out stir-fries? They're somehow always perfectly cooked—no raw veggies, but no mushy or soggy ones, either. They're satisfying without being heavy. They're big on flavor, combining salty, spicy, sour, …

Slow-Cooker Bacon Jam

Spread this savory bacon jam on bread for a holiday appetizer and send your guests home with a jar.

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It's Time to Banish These 6 Cooking Myths from Your Kitchen

In anticipation of his incredibly comprehensive new cookbook, The Food Lab's J. Kenji López-Alt debunked the most common cooking myths for us.<p><b>J. Kenji López-Alt</b> is not messing around when he says he's cooked over 1,000 steaks and baked more than 1,500 chocolate chip cookies. His recipes, which find …

How to Eat Clean to Lose Weight

This 24-hour plan leaves no stone unturned.<p>RELATED: The Habit That's Causing You to Eat 500 More Calories a Day<p><b>RELATED:</b> Satisfy Salt Cravings With These Low-Cal Snacks