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5 Whiskey Cocktails That Will Never Let You Down

Much like with fashion, or tech, trends in cocktail culture come and go. But some drinks never change. From the Old Fashioned to the mint julep, here …

Made in America

The Roth strategy we wish we’d built for early retirement

It’s fair to say there are several things we’d do differently if we were to go back and save for early retirement all over again, because we didn’t …

Retirement

Traditional Gyro Meat Recipe

"This Greek/Lebanese style meatloaf is sliced and served with pita bread, tzatziki, and tomatoes for a delicious gyro that is the closest I've come …

Recipes

Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

"Spice up a weeknight meal with these quick and zesty chicken enchiladas."<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Salad Dressing<p>1/4 cup …

Recipes

28 Favorite Mexican Food SLOW COOKER Recipes | Make It and Love It

First of all, I am still looking for my <i>dinner-prep-now-that-school-is-in</i> jive. Aggghhh! I just haven’t quite wrapped my brain around our new schedule …

Robinhood: The High Price of Free Stock Trades

Those who use the free brokerage service may be left with unnecessarily high tax bills.<p>Named after the legend who robbed from the rich to give to the …

5 Easy Pasta Sauces to Know by Heart

Go to just about any Italian restaurant and you'll see a handful of staple pasta dishes like Bolognese and Alfredo. Those essentials please just …

Carne Asada

When it comes to the <b>best carne asada</b>, I’ve had my fair share in Mexico. And the truth is there’s no singular <b>authentic carne asada recipe</b>. They’re all …

7 Tips for a Next-Level Grilled Cheese

In honor of National Grilled Cheese Day, <i>Food & Wine</i> Culinary Director Justin Chapple and our New York City Test Kitchen Manager Kelsey Youngman …

Cooking

15 Wood Tile Showers For Your Bathroom

Designing nowadays is such a joy simply due to the sheer variety we have to choose from. Think of the bathroom for example. It seemed we were stuck …

Interior Design

Why You Should Try This Easy Online Room Design Planner

Plan Your Room is a free online room design application that deserves its place among the best due to how simple the website is to use - there …

Barclays goes after Chase's hottest credit card with fresh yearly bonuses

Barclays (BCS) announced a new credit card today called the Arrival Premier, and it has a completely fresh strategy that could shake up the world of …

Remodeling 101: A Guide to the Only 6 Wood Flooring Styles You Need to Know

Recently an architect friend of Julie’s was telling her that his dark and dramatic ebonized floors showed every speck of dust and strand of pet …

Pressure Cooker Corned Beef Brisket Recipe

"This method of cooking makes the most tender, flavorful corned beef brisket that you will ever eat! Cooking time does not include the time for the …

How Buying Stock in the 'Best Companies to Work For' Helped This Investor Crush the Market

For most of his first two decades as a mutual fund manager, Jerry Dodson was something of a nobody in finance. The Warren Buffett–quoting stock …

For Frequent Travelers, The Chase Sapphire Reserve Is A Core Holding

The Chase Sapphire Reserve is the step up version of our readers’ favorite travel rewards credit card, the Chase Sapphire Preferred. If you’re a …

Bait Boxes Are a Safe Way to Keep Ticks Out of Your Yard

Tick season is on its way, and that means millions of Americans will soon find themselves caught between two perennial worries: tick-borne diseases …

The Best Ceiling Fans, According to Designers

1 of 8<p>Levon DC Ceiling Fan by Fanimation<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 8<p>Peregrine Industrial Ceiling Fan by Rejuvenation<p>3 of 8<p>The Roto by MinkaAire<p>Advertisement<p>4 …

My Chicken and Dumplings Is the Best on the Internet (No, Really)

In the fall of 2013, I wrote a Chicken and Dumplings recipe. I wouldn’t say I was the biggest fan. Like meatloaf, Chicken and Dumplings is one of …

Food & Dining

The Peanut Butter Dip—With Over 50,000 Saves On Pinterest—That We’re Making ASAP

Give your salty and savory dips a well-deserved break for a while. It’s time to take a step into the sweet side of things. Whether you're looking for …

Healthy Eating

So THAT'S Why We Call It Pizza 'Margherita'

Sorry, it has nothing to do with margaritas.<p>Have you ever ordered a pizza Margherita and wondered why it’s even called that?<p>Before you even question its name, it’s possible that, if you’re American, you don’t even know what pizza Margherita is in the first place. (If you do, we apologize for the …

Cooking

This Buffalo Chicken Pizza Recipe Is the Collaboration of the Year

Half Buffalo chicken wings. Half pizza. This is a joint venture between the tastiest foods we know.<p>Some Venn Diagrams are more interesting than others. The Venn Diagram you made in second grade that compared amphibians to reptiles (Both cold blooded! Wow! Neat!) is slightly less interesting than a …

Cooking

Yes, bacon really is killing us

Decades’ worth of research proves that chemicals used to make bacon do cause cancer. So how did the meat industry convince us it was safe? By Bee Wilson<p>There was a little cafe I used to go to that did the best bacon sandwiches. They came in a soft and pillowy white bap. The bacon, thick-cut from a …

Sandwiches

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Bathtubs that are large enough to soak in are an important fixture in any bathroom. If your house has an old porcelain bathtub that is looking worse for wear, don’t replace it. Porcelain tub refinishing takes some patience, but it is well worth the effort. Bathtub resurfacing kits are available in …

Home Improvement

You Need These Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joes in Your Life

When you combine certain foods together they become extra special, like taco pizza or spaghetti and chili (which is still debatable if you're not …

Cooking

2 formerly obese economists who lost a combined 120 pounds in 18 months say 'meta-rules' were a key part of their success

"Unless it's a special occasion, never have seconds."<p>"During the week, always have salad for lunch."<p>These seemingly stifling directives are examples of so-called "meta-rules," and they're designed to help you figure out how to lose weight without losing your mind.<p>Christopher Payne and Rob Barnett …

Max Levchin

39 Great Whiskeys You Can Actually Find at Your Liquor Store

Here’s the truth about most “Best Whiskeys” lists you’ll find online: a slideshow of rare Pappy Van Winkles and Macallan Lalique releases aren’t …

4 Safe 13.4% Dividends You Won't Hear About On CNBC

There’s one question I’ve been getting from <i>a lot</i> of folks lately. You may have wondered about it yourself.<p>It’s simply this: <i>“Is the stock market even safe anymore?”</i> Or another, less anxious, variation: <i>“How can I bank fast returns while slashing my risk?”</i><p>I have great news. As I wrote back on February …

Investing

5 Dirt-Cheap Index Funds That Invest in Dividend Stocks

Dividend investors typically rely on their regular income payments to either pay the bills or grow their nest eggs via reinvestment. Either way, it’s …