Debra Hopper

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The 25 Best True Crime Books Every Person Should Read

Because nonfiction is often sometimes more terrifying and unsettling.<p>For every suspense novel that shocks and awes readers, there are real life stories that make fiction seem tame and predictable. True crime is a loaded genre: The best authors do not sensationalize violence and human suffering, but …

Books

How to Cook Fish in the Oven Perfectly Every Time

You can make almost any slow-roasted fish in under 30 minutes. Just memorize this technique.<p>Learning how to cook fish at home can be incredibly intimidating. There are a lot of mistakes you can make, but we think the best way to nail it every time is to let the oven do all the work. That's why …

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Six of the best rice bowl recipes

For each recipe, you need 400g Japanese white rice, cooked by the absorption method: rinse the rice until the water runs clear, put in a saucepan with 520ml water, then cover with a lid and bring to a boil on a high heat. Listen to check that it’s boiling – do not remove the lid – then reduce the …

Onions

Here’s the Grilled Cheese Sandwich You’ve Never Made Before (and It’s Epic)

A new 5-minute cooking technique makes this comfort food favorite even more gooey and delicious.<p>There are so many ways to build a decadent grilled …

This Is Exactly How a Nutritionist Uses Turmeric For Health, So You Can Do the Same

Ever since kale was revealed to be the most super of all leafy greens, health-savvy eaters have been keeping an eye out for the next big thing in nutritious eating. Avocados were the leader in the category for some time, but there's a new hero in the superfood sect that's been around for centuries …

Food

These 12 Bookstores Are Worth Traveling for

As long as books have existed, so too has the concept that reading one is like traveling without leaving your seat. Let us make the argument, though, for being transported both mentally and physically. In the age of Amazon, it’s nothing short of inspiring to see some of the most distinctively …

Books

Half Baked Harvest Has Made the Potato Soup of Our Dreams

Perfect Potato Soup with Crunchy Kale<p>Serves 4<p><i>For the soup:</i> <br>1 medium bunch curly kale <br>2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil <br>2 tablespoons grated …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

20 Flavorful Tropical Dishes

1 of 20<p>Caribbean Fish Stew<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 20<p>Pineapple Pork Chops<p>3 of 20<p>Jerk Chicken with Coconut Rice<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 20<p>Caribbean Chicken Kebabs …

These 6 Brothy Stews Are Our New Winter Classics

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A Spiced, Roasted Broccoli That Will Be Your New Favorite Side Dish

Serves 3-4 as a side dish<p>We all know that roasting your favorite vegetables helps boost flavor, but when you add the richness of The Spice Hunter Garam Marsala with garlic, chilies, and broccoli you’ll create an umami-laden side dish that’s meant to be savored. Finish off with a garnish of chopped …

Broccoli

Basic Oatmeal Recipe: How to Make the Best Oatmeal | Cooking Light

The Only Basic Oatmeal Recipe You'll Ever Need<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine oats, milk, salt, and cinnamon in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, then …

The Ultimate List Of Hydrating Foods To Include In Your Weekly Meal

When planning your weekly meals, you want to do more than just look at recipes that seem delicious. It’s important to make sure you stock up on all …

How To Roast Eggplant

Roasting Method #1: Cubed<p><b>Cube the eggplant.</b> Slice the stem end off of the eggplant. Peel the eggplant. Cut the eggplant into 1-inch cubes.<p><b>Salt the</b> …

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8 Anti-Inflammatory Proteins You Should Start Eating in 2018 For Weight Loss, According To Nutritionists

Protein is an essential part of every diet. It helps maintain and build muscle, which helps burn fat and keeps you feeling fuller for longer. Make …

36 Taco Recipes So Good You’ll Never Want to Make Anything Else

Need a standout “Taco Tuesday” recipe? With these cheesy, meat- and veggie-packed tacos on the menu, you’ll want to have one (or three) every …

NYC’s Finest Bagels, Mapped

There’s no where better in the world to eat a bagel than in New York City. One of the city’s defining foods, a bagel is a deeply personal item with varying chew, size, flavor, topping, and toasting preferences that date back to a person’s first version. It’s thus impossible to pick one that reigns …

This year’s record-breaking flu season, explained

One in 10 Americans who have died in the past week died from flu or pneumonia.<p>Flu is nearly everywhere in America right now. If you’re not sick, there’s a good chance some of your friends, family members, or colleagues are.<p>Around the country, this flu season brought reports of doctors’ offices and …

Two Feel-Good Soups You'll Want to Keep in Rotation All Winter

<i>The new year is a time to reset, especially in the kitchen. To help you get there, we've partnered with Eggland's Best to highlight dishes that are satisfying and nourishing, but light enough that they won't feel over-indulgent. All are made even more delicious with EB eggs.</i><p>Like pretty much …

Breakfast

25 Lazy Dinner Ideas That Actually Taste Great

Put down the takeout menu.

10 Secret Sauces That Will Change Your Life

Sauce simply makes foods more succulent. Though it's tempting to just crank open a tin of tomato or butterscotch sauce, nothing beats homemade. These …

The Melt-In-Your-Mouth Cookie You'll Want All Winter

<i>Welcome to The Cookbook Cookie Parade: a new cookie from a new cookbook every Friday. Are your sheet pans (and stomachs) ready?</i><p><i>Today: Delicate snowball cookies get a nutty, nibby crunch.</i><p>Snowballs, Russian Tea Cakes, Polvorones, Austrian Crescents— these ubiquitous light, sugar-dusted shortbread …

Dessert

Slow-Cooker Classic Beef Stew

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Coat the beef in the flour. Heat a few tablespoons of the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Brown the meat, a few …

Why you're probably cooking rice the wrong way

With rice at the core of what at least half the world’s population cooks, it will come as no surprise that there are as many varieties of the grain as there are ways to prep it. Even in its simplest iteration, rice means many things. Plain white rice is the beating heart of most Asian cuisines – …

Food & Dining

Your Dog Making A 'Sad Puppy Face' May Be Trying To Tell You Something

A new study suggests dogs use facial expression to communicate with people.<p>It might seem pretty obvious to dog lovers, but researchers have found scientific evidence suggesting that dogs use facial expressions intentionally to communicate with humans.<p>That’s according to a new study was published …

​These Photos Show Women Before, During, And After Orgasms | Women's Health

Having an orgasm is rarely quite so public.<p>Introducing the O Project, an initiative by Brazilian photographer Marcos Alberti and sexual wellbeing brand Smile Makers to dissolve the barriers surrounding female sexuality—specifically, female orgasms. After recruiting 22 women for the project, Alberti …

Are migraines a self-defense mechanism?

An emerging theory suggests that migraine attacks might be the brain's self-protective response to oxidative stress, which is a cellular process tied …

Trader Joe’s Is the Only Place I Will Buy These 8 Things

I take my grocery shopping very seriously. I'm not opposed to hitting three or more stores in one trip to get exactly the ingredients I want, at the …

Food

After you die, your brain knows you’re dead, terrifying study reveals

Have you ever wondered what happens when you die?<p>You’ve probably heard about how those who have died and come back to life say they saw light at the …

10 Vegetarian Soup Recipes So Good Even Staunch Carnivores Will Want Seconds

We've already professed our love of soup on multiple occasions this season (see decadent cauliflower soup recipes and low-carb soup recipes for …

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