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23 One-Pan Meals You Can Make in Under an Hour — Recipes from The Kitchn

Sometimes called <i>miracle meals</i> (because they are), these one-pan dinners are a busy person's dream come true. Quick to assemble, quick to cook, and …

Food

10 Easy, Energy-Filled Recipes That Fuel My Workouts

Are you training for a race? Or maybe you've discovered your CrossFit tribe? I do triathlons, which combine swimming, biking, and running in one …

10 Creative Solutions to Maximize Your Kitchen Cabinets

When you think about it, cabinets are pretty much just gaping holes that can get really, really messy. If you don't have the right organizational …

Home Offices

Our 25 Most Popular Recipes of 2017

You were really into brown butter chocolate chip cookies and easy chicken dishes.<p>Another year has passed, and you all still really love chicken. Out of our 25 most popular recipes, seven of them involved poultry, from one-skillet thighs with buttery orzo to Basically's magic crispy over-fried …

Cooking

There are so many wonderful ways to cook cauliflower. Here are a few of our favorites.

Consider this set of recipes from our archives a reminder of cauliflower’s versatility, especially when it comes to meatless cooking.<p>Crisped Cauliflower With Lemon Tahini Sauce, above. You’ll fry the florets until golden, then serve them with a creamy, tangy sauce. (You could roast rather than fry, …

Cooking

5 yoga poses that can help boost your immune system

Taking better care of your immune system is a top priority this time of year—between the bug that’s inevitably “going around” and holiday travel …

14 Lazy Holiday Recipes That'll Make People Think You're A Chef

Impress without stress.

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How to Grow Avocado in Your Own Backyard

There’s nothing quite like fresh avocado. Whether you’re making homemade guacamole, enhancing your favorite salad, or whipping together a DIY face …

14 Unique Wine Storage Ideas We Can Raise a Glass To

Between hostess gifts acquired who knows when, our regular stock of go-to rosé, and those special bottles picked up at last year’s tasting trip with the girls, you could say that the wine storage section of our kitchen is threatening to take over. Luckily, small-space dwellers with a soft spot for …

Storage Ideas

11 DIY Storage Ideas for the Small and Space-Savvy Kitchen

Kitchen is the heart of every home and while those sparkling kitchens in catalogs and magazines look absolutely amazing, most of us simply are not …

Kitchens

Keeping these 12 plants in your home can improve your health — and they're almost impossible to kill

Eating plants isn't the only way to reap their benefits. Science has shown that keeping a simple houseplant can do wonders for your health.<p>Horticulturist Marc Hachadourian, the director of the Nolen Greenhouses at the New York Botanical Garden, told us that plants benefit both your physical and …

Plants

For the Style-Conspicuous Bibliophile: Modern DIY Bookshelves

There are some things that’s imply never become old. Even in the world of smartphones and iPads, the charm of a ‘proper book’ is one of those things. …

Interior Design

33 Vegetarian Recipes That Won't Leave You Rummaging Through the Snack Pantry

If you're vegetarian (or like to go meatless every once in a while), you know finding filling meals that don't leave your stomach growling five minutes after finishing your meal is key. While salads are fresh and hit the spot when you need a quick meal, it's those meatless options that are filled …

Healthy Eating

The Easiest Crock Pot Beef Recipes

Beef cuts, especially tough, fatty cuts, are excellent candidates for long, slow cooking. Even though most of the recipes don't require pre-browning, …

How I Stopped Chasing Happiness and Started Enjoying My Imperfect Life

<b>“I want to live my life without stress and worries. I don’t need to be rich or famous. I just want to be happy.” ~Unknown</b><p>Have you ever set a goal and …

Happiness

The 10 Most Essential Slow Cooker Beef Recipes

While cooking on a screaming-hot skillet or under the broiler are my go-to cooking methods for all sorts of steaks, the slow cooker is the first …

Cooking

Your worst relationships can be traced back to the 'emotional map' created in childhood

When you think about it, despite feeling difficult, the problems people struggle with in dating sound pretty trivial.<p>For instance, we have been walking and talking our entire lives, yet walking up to an attractive person and opening our mouths to say "hi" can feel impossibly complex to us. People …

Relationships

This 20-Minute Pasta with Spinach and Chickpeas Is a Miracle

You cooked an elaborate Thanksgiving feast, you ate up all the leftovers (even though, by day three, you thought they'd never end), and now you're …

25 Winter Date Ideas That Actually Aren't Cheesy

Romantic comedies lie. We all know this, but their most insidious lie has to be that carriage rides through the park in the snow are romantic. They …

Amazon Fire TV

These Crockpot Mashed Potatoes Will Change the Way You Make Dinner

Thanks to crockpots, dinner really can cook itself. For those who dread spending hours in the kitchen, turn to the ultimate kitchen aid to make your …

Cooking

8 types of friends you need in your life to be happy

Do your friends sometimes disappoint you? Ever feel like there is something missing in your relationships? You're not alone.<p>Tom Rath and the Gallup organization discovered something interesting: The vast majority of the time, no one pal offers you everything you need from your relationships.<p>Some of …

Hobbies

12 Reasons Why You Should Grow Mint At Home And How To Do It

Mint or also known as <i>Mentha</i> is a genus of plants in the family Lamiaceae. There are around 13 to 18 different species of mint. Mint has sharp, …

These 4 Herbs Can Protect Your Brain From Alzheimer’s, Depression, Anxiety And Much More

More than ever before, we live under an enormous pressure of our hectic schedules.In our endeavor to successfully fulfill the numerous obligations, …

I polled 1,500 people about their best relationship advice -- and everyone said the same thing

Hey, guess what? I got married two weeks ago. And like most people, I asked some of the older and wiser folks around me for a couple quick words of …

Relationships

In Case You Were Wondering: A Sex Therapist Shares the 7 Most Asked Questions

Sex is hardly as taboo as it once was, but for many couples, talking about their wants and needs can still be awkward or uncomfortable. "If you can't …

A Complete List of Classic Poems Everyone Should Know

Poetry That Shapes English Through the Ages<p>Here’s a list of essential classics everyone should know. These old poems form the tradition of the …

11 Little Mental Health Tips That Therapists Actually Give Their Patients

The goal of therapy is to give you the tools and strategies for navigating whatever is going on in your life—from stress or relationship issues to …

Mental Health

Why It's Time to Replace "Letting Go" with "Letting Be"—& How to Start

In this excerpt from her new book Deep Listening, Jillian Pransky offers a practice for creating space to let yourself be just as you …