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15 Taco Salads That'll Spice Your Healthy Lunches All the Way Up

There's nothing like a satisfying taco, but if you're counting your calories you already know you have to switch some of the ingredients out to …

Healthy Eating

7 Low-Carb Vegetables to Reach For When You're Tired of Leafy Salads

If you're cutting back on complex, calorie-dense carbs like rice and potatoes for weight-loss purposes, you can still eat your fill of low-calorie …

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, …

Country Lifestyle

Sheet Pan Cuban Sandwiches

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°F. Brush 1 1/2 teaspoons of the oil on a large rimmed baking sheet. Place bread bottoms on baking sheet. …

Use Your Instant Pot to Cook These Meats

The Instant Pot may seem like a magic black box that makes <i>anything</i> in very little time but it is, mainly, a very safe and easy-to-use pressure …

Cooking

How to make Cheddar Bay Biscuit fried chicken

<i>Welcome to</i> <b>Thanks, Commenters!</b><i>, in which we mine, borrow, and steal ideas put forth by</i> The Takeout<i>’s commentariat.</i><p>Last week, <i>The Takeout</i>’s Gwen Ihnat …

Food & Dining

Hazelnut & Caramel Cookies Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Restraint is not a virtue of mine. I embrace that gladly, because otherwise I …

An Appetizer So Good It Should Be Dinner

When you’re invited to a friend’s house for dinner, it’s impolite to gobble so many of the hors d’oeuvres that you have no room for the rest of the meal.<p>But the stuffed, roasted mini sweet peppers that my friend Meline Toumani made were so ridiculously tasty that I just didn’t have the will to …

Spices

Expiration dates are bogus -- here's how to tell if food has gone bad

Bread: It's mouldy -- even if the mould is just on one piece.<p>If you spot mould on one slice of bread, it's not safe to eat another slice -- even if …

Mould

15 Slow-Cooked Mac and Cheeses For When There's No Time For Stovetop

I feel very passionately about macaroni and cheese. I love making different versions for every season, subbing out different cheeses and pasta shapes, serving it casserole-style, in muffin form, or straight from the stovetop. However, I fully understand that sometimes there's no time for all that …

Cooking

Banana Cake Recipe with Banana Frosting

This banana cake recipe is flavored with cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice. It's a two later cake with a banana buttercream frosting.<p><b>Related</b> …

Dessert

A New Cancer Treatment Could Be More Effective Than Chemotherapy

Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD)<p>Scientists have discovered a new process to kill cancer cells, called Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD), …

Cancer

This company is paying people to book flights for other passengers

When it comes to booking trips, some savvy people truly relish the challenge of finding the very best deals online, while others, not so much. This is, at least, the inspiration behind one California-based company, which is offering to pay people to book flights for others.<p>Called Farefetch, the …

Air Travel

Is it better for your health to shower in the morning or at night?

If anything divides people more than the debate between SoulCycle and Flywheel or how often you should wash your hair, it’s whether showering when …

The internet is loving CNN anchor Don Lemon’s calm, razor-sharp response to Trump’s Phoenix rally

In a minute and a half, CNN anchor Don Lemon was able to clearly and calmly articulate just what was wrong with US president Donald Trump’s Aug. 22 rally in Phoenix, Arizona.<p>Twitter quickly lit up that evening with praise for his off-the-cuff remarks. “What we’ve witnessed is a total eclipse of the …

6 Prep-Ahead Secrets for Getting Weeknight Meals on the Table Faster

Readers share their best tips.<p>Freeze Your Building Blocks<p>“I chop and sauté some vegetable blends (onions, peppers, spinach, cherry tomatoes), then …

Cooking

Better than EVER Brownies Recipe

"Called 'slutty brownies' or 'brookies,' as well. GOOD stuff. Serve with ice cream."<p>Ingredients<p>Brownie Layer:<p>10 tablespoons unsalted butter<p>1 1/4 cups …

Dessert

Slow Cooker Beef Stew With Sweet Potatoes

This beef stew with sweet potatoes is flavored with everyday seasonings and a hint of ground cinnamon. This is an excellent stew for fall meals.<p>You …

Cooking

7 medical reasons that could explain why you're tired all the time

<b>1. Low mood and depression</b><p>Depression doesn't just make you feel low – it can cause a range of physical symptoms, including headaches, general aches …

What It's Like On The 5:2 Diet - Intermittent Fasting Diet - Delish.com

You're going to call bullshit on this, but it's no joke: I have started to crave apples. They taste as good as a giant slice of cake to me. It's …

Nutrition

Fried Bread Is Buttered Toast Living Its Best Life | MyRecipes

You’ve probably already been introduced to the delight that is fried bread—you just didn’t know it yet. Most classically served as part of a full …

Breakfast

Taste Beyond The Tongue

How to Roast Potatoes

Few side dishes satisfy like warm, crispy roasted potatoes, showered with just the right touch of sea salt.<p>How to Make Perfect Roasted Potatoes<p>Few …

5 Fast and Fancy Baking Recipes You Need for Celebration Season

Spring celebrations — like bridal showers, baby showers, and graduation parties, or even book club, picnics, and brunch with friends — call for the …

Dessert

Taste Beyond The Tongue

10 Great Recipes for Now

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>.</i><p>Good morning. You don’t need a recipe for a party board, which is a fine dinner for a Wednesday night in the middle of May. You need …

Extreme Sports

50 Quick and Easy Dinner Recipes That Anyone Can Make

No matter who you are, there are some nights when getting dinner on the table is a struggle. We all have our favorite go-to pasta meals for busy nights, and a roast chicken always hits the spot. But sometimes our usual recipes can get boring, and we’ve got to look elsewhere for dinner inspiration. …

Cooking

Recipe: Banana and chocolate cake

INGREDIENTS<br>120g unsalted butter<br>100g dark chocolate<br>3 medium bananas<br>160g light brown sugar<br>Pinch of salt<br>2 large eggs<br>150g self-raising flour plus 1 extra …

Dessert

Oven-Fried Chicken

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:10 hr 55 minPrep:15 minInactive:10 hrCook:40 min<p>Yield:6 servings<p>Level:Intermediate