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Warm Spinach and Feta Dip

Heat up oil in your skillet and add spinach. Sauté until soft. If you can’t fit all spinach in your skillet in one go simply add half and wait until …

Recipes

23 Awesome Products From Amazon To Put On Your Wish List

A book by Jimmy Fallon, something called a "FaceBlaster," unicorn hair, and 20 other things you’ll want to add to your wish list ASAP.<p>To see what people were wishing for last week, click here.

Shopping

6 Places You Absolutely Have to Stop on a Florence-to-Rome Road Trip

The drive from Florence to Rome is pretty straightforward, just hop on the A1 and jet three hours south. But you should be making a road trip out of it, so skip eating at the roadside autogrill and extend your drive. Pick one or two of our favorite pit-stop towns along the way for 12th century …

Italy

Who's your ideal mate? Your "first love" may have something to do with it

Your first sexual partner may have more to tell you about your spouse or current lover than you may think. Although this may sound surprising to you, …

Neurology

Manicotti

Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat, and season generously with salt. Fill a medium bowl with ice water and season with salt, as …

Italian Food

Calling All Exercise Newbies! This Is the Perfect 10-Minute, Total-Body Workout

You made a promise to yourself to exercise more. Just because you feel like you can't carve out an hour a day to hit the gym doesn't mean you should just give up. It doesn't take much — even 10 minutes of raising your heart rate and burning your muscles is enough!<p>Try this 10-minute workout made up …

Bodyweight Exercise

This Is the Best New Way to Cook Crispy Brussels Sprouts

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°F with a rack in upper third of oven; line a large baking sheet with foil. Cut brussels sprouts in half …

Vegetables

Oreoquake Fudgy Brownies Recipe

Are you ready for this delicious Oreoquake fudge brownies? You will experience the best chocolate earthquake with a special taste of Oreo cookies. …

California Dream Chocolate Cake Recipe

This California dream chocolate cake is the ultimate chocolate experience for every chocolate lover! So rich, moist and incredibly delicious! It is …

The 10 Best Towels on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

<i>Here at the Strategist we like to think of ourselves as crazy (in the good way) about the stuff we buy (like</i> <i>bed sheets</i> <i>or</i> <i>pillows</i><i>), but as much as we’d</i> …

Shopping

16 Accents from Amazon That’ll Zhuzh Up the Bathroom

So not only are there handsome pieces for decorating your apartment or doing up your walls on Amazon — the site is a trove of delights for your …

Shopping

The 9 Best Comforters on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

<i>Here at the</i> Strategist <i>we like to think of ourselves as crazy (in the good way) about the stuff we buy (like</i> <i>bed sheets</i> <i>or</i> <i>pillows</i><i>), but as much as we’d</i> …

Shopping

44 Home Products On Amazon Our Readers Loved In 2017

Your home will thank ya!<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</b><p><i>Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

The 10 Most-Saved Recipes from Kitchn This October

One of my most favorite features on the site is the ability to save recipes. And I can see I'm far from alone! You, dear readers, have been clicking …

Cooking

27 Dump Dinners That Basically Cook Themselves

Winner, winner, slow-cooked dinner.

The Recipe That Changed the Way I Cook Chicken

Perfect pan-roasted chicken thighs were a significant improvement over the frozen boneless, skinless chicken breasts I used to cook.<p>You can cook chicken, and you can <i>cook chicken</i>. Until I was about 27, I only did the first one. Growing up, I watched my mom make tenders out of chicken cutlets and …

Cooking

29 of September 2017's best streaming debuts on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, HBO, and more

Say goodbye to summer and hello to a bounty of streaming delights.<p>September is somewhat of a transitional month in the realms of film and TV, the former of which is shifting from summer-blockbuster mode to awards-season mode, while the latter is returning from summer break. But it’s a <i>great</i> month …

60 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Curl up with #12 this weekend.<p>When you've had your fill of beach reads, broaden your horizons with a selection from this list of literary masterpieces that range from moving memoirs to hilarious essays. (And okay, okay — we have some "beach" reads in here too.)

Doctors are burning out because electronic medical records are broken

Are electronic medical records largely to blame for the growing crisis of physician burnout?<p>One of the most enjoyable parts of my job is meeting new medical students every year. I invariably find myself not only impressed by their talent and intelligence, but also struck by their optimism and …

Digital Health

This Fiery Wedding Portrait Was Made with a Single Long Exposure

Austrian photographer Markus Hofstaetter recently captured this fiery wedding portrait, titled “Love on Fire.” It’s a single exposure that can be …

Want to Choose the Best Hot Dogs? Learn What the Labels Mean

For our official Food department hot dog tasting, we tested only 10 of the dozens of brands available. And some brands offer as many as eight different recipes.<p>So how should you choose your hot dogs? It depends.<p>Do you prefer premium, bun length, all natural, old-fashioned, uncured and skinless? Or …

This Breakfast Will Boost Your Metabolism for the Entire Day

We know that eating breakfast is one of the golden rules for boosting metabolism. But it's safe to assume that feasting on a donut at 8 a.m. won't do …

24 Warm Dessert Recipes for All of Your Winter Sweets Needs

Winter is the perfect time of year to hone your baking skills. After all, there’s nothing cozier than cuddling up on the couch with a soft blanket and a tray of warm brownies, fresh from the oven. A mug of spiked hot chocolate sipped in front of the fire does the trick too, and we’d never turn our …

Dessert

No magic, just an open mind: How to survive a ‘worst-case’ retirement scenario

It is one thing to hope you get decent investment returns on your savings after retirement but what about having a defensive strategy in case things …

Siri Daly's Sticky Ham Sandwiches

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<br>• 1 tablespoon dry mustard<br>• 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce<br>• 2 tablespoons brown sugar<br>• 1 tablespoon poppy seeds<br>• 1 package small sweet Hawaiian buns<br>• 1 pound sliced ham<br>• 1 pound sliced Swiss cheese<p><b>Preparation</b><p>1. In a medium saucepan, bring butter, dry mustard, …

Healthy Christmas Baking

Whether sweet to savory, baking is synonymous with the holidays. From rosemary-asiago rolls to fresh gingerbread squares, our recipes will carry you …

21 Clever Tips For Anyone Wrapping Presents This Year

Organize, wrap, decorate, done.

29 Easy Recipes to Help You Stick to Your Healthy-Eating Resolutions

'Tis the season for stuffing our faces. Whether it’s with a few extra slices of pie here or several celebratory glasses of wine there, we all know …

19 Recipes for a Fabulous Christmas Eve Dinner Feast

There are almost as many ways to celebrate Christmas Eve dinner as there are cuisines in this country. And that’s a good thing, because you can’t expect to power through Santa’s big day on Christmas cookies and cocktails alone (as delicious as that actually sounds right now). Your house may be the …

Cooking