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An Uber driver answers all the questions you were too embarrassed to ask

Ever wanted to chat with your Uber driver, but hesitated because, well, talking to you isn’t his job? Or felt the car was too warm, but been unsure how to ask the driver to lower the heat? For all that ride-hailing has become a new norm, the rules of riding aren’t those of a traditional taxi ride, …

Transportation

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Once You Make This Turmeric-Infused Oil, Everything You Eat Will Be Anti-Inflammatory

I love turmeric—it's one of the most potent anti-inflammatory foods around and has myriad other health benefits as well. I'll often toss it into my …

Alternative Medicine

How to Read Eggs

Egg cartons have become canvasses for a fantastically and purposely complex lexicon. Here’s a guide to the words that are actually worth paying attention to.<p>A growing number of Americans know that almost all eggs come from chickens stacked in crates the size of shoeboxes, too small for the birds to …

Agriculture

Best Bites: Crock-pot garlic parmesan potatoes

<i>Welcome to Best Bites, a twice-weekly video series that aims to satisfy your never-ending craving for food content through quick, beautiful videos for the at-home foodie. Check back on Tuesdays and Thursdays for new episodes!</i><p>When nights get busy, turn to this savory crock-pot potato recipe. …

AOL

This Doctor Is a Gut Expert—These Are the 3 Foods He Won't Touch

When your body is functioning at its best, it's like a finely tuned orchestra—every organ and system work in perfect harmony. But when one small …

Wellness

10 Foods a Nutritionist Never Eats

Start Slideshow<p>With every passing day it seems like another diet fad is upon us. With so much conflicting information out there, it can be hard to …

Nutrition

Pair this button with your iPhone for safety boost

Tech innovators have yet to create a device that activates a personal defense shield to ward off would-be attackers. But a small gadget called Revolar can discreetly alert the cavalry.<p>A smartphone in hand means you can make an immediate call for help, but some dangerous situations leave no time to …

iOS

15 *Breakfast for Dinner* Recipes Starring Eggs

It’s seems like there’s nothing eggs can’t do. Whether you’re pairing them with avocados or decorating them like far-away galaxies, chances are you’re more than familiar with the mighty egg. But there’s one place we don’t often get to enjoy them — the dinner table. Aside from carbonara, eggs don’t …

Cooking

By Far the Best and Fastest Way to Hard-Boil Eggs

I'm a new Instant Pot user and have avoided cooking eggs for months out of fear they would explode (I've seen some gnarly photos on the Instant Pot Facebook Community). When I searched online for "How to cook eggs in an Instant Pot," I was met with disaster photos and inconsistent instructions from …

How To Make Crispy, Juicy Fried Chicken

<b>Pro tip:</b> You can also cover your stovetop around the pot with aluminum foil before frying for an even easier cleanup.<p><b>Salt the chicken:</b> Place the …

These 12 slow cooker recipes are perfect for spring

Don't pack up that Crockpot just yet.<p>Slow cooking can and should be done all year round. You'll be glad to have this kitchen appliance when you want …

Cooking

So THAT'S What Imitation Vanilla Extract Is Made Of

Before we can talk about imitation vanilla, we need to talk about real vanilla and what it is that makes it taste so good. The authentic vanilla extract we use in our favorite baked goods is made from soaking <b></b>vanilla pods in alcohol. This process releases as many as 250 taste and aroma components, …

This Is How All Your Favorite Chefs Make Deviled Eggs

'Tis the season for deviled eggs, and we've got a fresh batch of recipe inspiration from your favorite chefs. Take a break from traditional deviled eggs and add crab like Giada De Laurentiis, smoked salmon à la Ina Garten, or pink peppercorns if you're channeling Alton Brown. Ahead, check out all …

How sugar, salt, dairy and alcohol actually affect your skin

You load up on lime water and energy drinks as soon as you wake up from what was a big night of vodkas and tequilas. If it’s really bad, you’ll …

An Honest Look At 20 Common Ingredients Found In Processed Foods

You are what you eat.<p>It’s no secret that many of our common grocery store staples come with a long list of ingredients. While bread, for example, might only require a few ingredients when homemade, a loaf of sandwich bread from the store will often contain significantly more to keep it shelf-stable.<p>…

This Is America's Favorite Comfort Food

After a rough day, there’s nothing quite as cathartic as curling up on the couch for a Netflix marathon with your favorite comfort food in hand. Some …

Red Wine Dragon Ribs

A feast fit for a king or queen.<p>Servings: 4-6<p>2 racks pork ribs (about 3-4 pounds each)<p>Salt<p>Pepper<p>1 cup of red wine<p>1 cup brown sugar<p>¼ cup apple cider vinegar<p>¼ teaspoon allspice<p>1 can tomato sauce<p>3 tablespoons tomato paste<p>Preheat oven to 250˚F/125˚C.<p>Clean the ribs (remove membrane or score) and pat dry.<p>…

The Trick to Making Perfect Baked Pasta Every Time

Baked pasta is a low-prep dish, which makes it perfect for a busy weeknight when you just don’t have the time to spend an hour or two chopping …

What to Do When You're Baking and Out of Eggs

It's happened to all of us: the deep craving for brownies hits and you head straight to the kitchen to get baking. You start mixing and stirring, …

Doctor's Diary: the dietary advice that caused a diabetes catastrophe

Sensible people take no notice of expert advice about what they should or should not eat, secure in the knowledge that the latest fad will eventually be shown to be false. There is, however, one group for whom that advice, first promulgated exactly 35 years ago, has proved disastrous. Maturity …

Diabetes

17 Cheat Sheets Every Home Cook Should Know About

From baking hacks, to perfect pastas, to slow cooker shortcuts.

6 Delicious Asparagus Recipes to Master This Weekend

In an effort to eat fresh, we found out the best way to cook asparagus in a variety of dishes. Let's begin with the good news: There isn't just <i>one</i> …

Can you reheat leftover rice? It could make you very sick if you don't do this one thing

Although reheating a Chinese takeaway when you've got a hangover is one of life's great pleasures, leftover rice can actually be scarily bad for you, the NHS say.<p>Because if you didn't already know, you can get a pretty grim case of food poisoning from eating reheated rice; it's not the reheating …

Environmental Health

This Is the Most Popular Salad Dressing Recipe on Pinterest

The best thing you can do for your salad is to ditch the bottled dressing. I'm not saying that bottled dressing can't be delicious — and it does have …

Phone Calls From These Area Codes Might Be a Scam

Phone call scams have become so common that most of us don’t bother even picking up when we don’t recognize the number. However, as we grow warier, …

Neuroscience: The Mediterranean Diet Might Just Make You Smarter

We really are what we eat. Eat smart to be smart.<p>Have you ever felt like what or how you eat often determines how you act, even if you don't intend for it to? That's because--like the age-old adage--we actually are what we eat. A recent study published in the American Academy of Neurology has shown …

Nutrition

Foolproof New York Cheesecake | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

7 Cooking Mistakes That Are Wrecking Your Fish

You know you should be eating more fish, because just about every piece of nutritional advice out there says so. And yet, every time you splurge on a beautiful filet, something goes wrong in the kitchen.<p>First it was too soggy. Then it was unpleasantly dry. And then it fell apart in the pan. (So …

Copycat Twice-Baked Potatoes - Made Simply at Home

Bake potatoes as directed here…http://skinnysweetsdaily.com/how-to-make-the-perfect-baked-potato/<p>When potatoes are cool enough to handle, cut …

Recipes