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This Garlicky Chicken with Mozzarella Is a Dinner Dream

Kitchn's Delicious Links column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our favorites.<p>…

Make These Brown Sugar Pork Chops for Dinner Tonight

Once you get a handle on how to make perfectly juicy pork chops (it's not hard, promise!), it's time to try out some fun variations. Now, these …

5 Meal Prep Strategies From a Guy Who Does It For a Living

Get your oven mitts ready because these meal prep tips are on fire.<p>There are many ways to be a chef these days besides working at a restaurant. You can serve the every whim of hedge fund billionaires and pop queens. You can travel the world apprenticing with groundbreaking chefs and yoda-like …

Food

The Garlic Broth Recipe That Brought Me Back to Health

This soup has just three other ingredients, but garlic is the one that matters.<p><i>This story is part of the Healthyish Guide to Feeling Better Already, a collection of recipes, remedies, and distractions to get you back on your feet.</i><p>Before there was this garlic broth, my sick-day cooking was pretty …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

How to make the best Yorkshire puddings – easy recipe for the perfect batter

Yorkshire puddings should be tall, fluffy and soft, like a sheep standing on its hind legs.<p>Sadly, what home cooks hope for doesn't always materialise …

Make These Pork Chops in Creamy Garlic Sauce for Dinner

Photos of perfectly cooked porkchops are seriously drool-worthy. With their golden-brown exterior and perfectly seasoned crust, to many they can seem …

How to Prepare a Successful Beef Wellington Layer by Layer - Chowhound

Beef Wellington is many things to many people: a showstopper centerpiece for special occasion dining, a rite of passage for an aspiring chef, the …

Cooking

10 Dinners to Cook Once and Eat All Week

The best meals of winter — the soups and stews and braises — are not only winning dishes because of how comforting they are, but also because they …

Banana Pudding Pie Bars With Meringue

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Make the pudding: Whisk together cornstarch, salt, and 1½ cups sugar in a large saucepan. Add ¾ cup milk and whisk until …

Baking

This One-Pot Chili Mac & Cheese Is the Ultimate Comfort Food

Chili mac and cheese is comfort food at its finest. A love child of a hearty beef chili and a cheesy macaroni casserole, this dinner comes together …

Nurses suspended for admiring dead man's genitals

Denver Health Medical Center suspended five nurses who apparently opened a body bag to admire a dead man's genitals.<p>"Multiple staff members viewed …

What One Company Learned from Forcing Employees to Use Their Vacation Time

Have you ever felt burned out at work <i>after</i> a vacation? I’m not talking about being exhausted from fighting with your family at Walt Disney World all week. I’m talking about how <i>you knew</i>, the whole time walking around Epcot, that a world of work was waiting for you upon your return.<p>Our vacation …

The Workplace

Norway Vows To Catch The Jerk Who Chopped Off Its 'Penis Rock'

Vandals could face up to six years in prison for defacing the Trollpikken.<p>Police in Norway are vowing to catch the vandals who hacked off a rock formation that resembled an erect penis.<p>The fallen Trollpikken (loosely, the “troll dick”) was a popular destination in Eigersund for hikers and climbers. …

John Grisham’s Do’s and Don’ts for Writing Popular Fiction

<i>Since advice is usually ignored and rules are routinely broken, I refer to these little pearls as merely “suggestions.”</i><p><i>There is nothing original about this list. It has all been said before by writers much smarter than me. I’ve just arranged things differently, and I keep changing them as the years</i> …

Creative Writing

Chemists Are One Step Closer to Manipulating All Matter

For all their periodic tables, styrofoam ball-and-pencil models, and mouth-garbling vocabulary, chemists really don't know jack about molecules.<p>Part …

A sex doll that can talk - but is it perfect Harmony?

<b>Harmony is a new type of sex doll - one that can move and talk.</b><p>Her head, eyelids and lip movements are fairly crude and her conversation is even more limited.<p>But she is part of a new robotics revolution that is seeing artificial intelligence incorporated into an extremely human-like body.<p>Some think …

To Be More Creative, Schedule Your Breaks

Imagine that on a Friday afternoon, before leaving work to start your weekend, you are asked to solve two problems that require creative thinking. Do you:<p>Spend the first half of your time attempting the first problem and the second half of your time attempting the second<br>• Alternate between the two …

Creativity

Man asks to submit his penis as evidence in choking death of his girlfriend

Some men might embellish their penis size, but one guy in Florida is going so far as to say that his dick accidentally killed his …

Crime

NPC Spends 263 'Years' Walking Through Theme Park Maze From Hell

Meet “Just a Walk in the Park”. It’s a theme park built in an open source version of <i>Rollercoaster Tycoon 2</i> with mostly one attraction: a maze. A maze …

Amusement Parks

The death of the smartphone is closer than you think. Here's what comes next

Every technology rises, then falls: soon it will be the turn of the smartphone. But what will replace it?<p>The arrival of the original iPhone back in …

5 robots that are about to revolutionize the workforce — and put jobs at risk

When it comes to productivity, humans don't come close to robots. Machines don't need sleep, won't slack off or ask for a raise and generally don't …

Pizza Hut

Kurzweil: By 2030, Nanobots Will Flow Throughout Our Bodies

Ray Kurzweil, Google’s director of engineering, is a well-known futurist who seems to have a penchant for accurate predictions. Most recently, he has …

Singularity

This Little Girl Wanted A Poop-Themed Birthday Party, So Her Parents Threw Her One

“I tried suggesting other themes, but she always insisted on poop.”<p>When a Missouri mom named Rebecca asked her daughter, Audrey, how she’d like to celebrate her third birthday, the toddler had only one theme in mind: “poop.”<p>“For months, every time we mentioned her party, Audrey requested ‘poop …

These Six Slow Cooker Dinners Are Perfect When You Have A Busy Day

Just throw it in the slow cooker, go about your day, and come home to dinner!

15 Shakshuka Recipes for Breakfast or Dinner

If you’re a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants kind of person who doesn’t like to plan out meals, then eggs are probably a constant in your kitchen. Whether they’re for a protein-filled breakfast or a last-minute dinner, eggs are a total lifesaver AND budget friendly . Since you’ve met your monthly …

Breakfast

Easy Vegetarian Dinners for Every Night of the Week

March is nearly over, Easter is just around the bend, and spring will be here any day, right? (Right?!?) Although the farmers' market—with its apple, …

Healthy Eating

The Secret to Kitchens & Bathrooms That Will Never Go Out of Style

As Nancy pointed out recently, there are some kitchen design choices that never go out of style — retro SMEG fridges and farmhouse sinks fall firmly …

$6 hair clog tool for drain cleaning

Here's another shoutout to the Flexisnake drain-unclogger, which I used this morning to remove a greasy bolus of hair and muck from the bathroom sink.<p>…

Cleaning

Maker of internet-connected vibrator must pay $4m for secretly tracking users' sexual activity

We-Vibe agreed to pay up to $10,000 each to customers after tracking use of their "smart vibrators" without permission. The total hit is for $4m.<p>The …

Customers