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Strange But Good: 8 New Things to Do with Tortillas

<i>To quesadillas, and beyond! Here are 8 new and exciting ways to use tortillas.</i><p>You bought that bag of tortillas (or made a batch yourself, you go-getter, you) because you were excited about upcoming taco night or dreaming of a unabashedly gooey quesadilla. And we're certainly not ones to knock taco …

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You're Better Than Waffle Cones. You Deserve A Chocolate Chip Cookie Cone.

Today in ice cream trends: Cookie cones are hot and waffle cones are totally not.<p><i>(Photo: Dudefoods.com)</i><p>A cookie cone is exactly what it sounds like: an oversized cookie shaped into cone form. They've been around for a while, but it's ice cream season right now, and some innovations are permanently …

This May Be The Most Beautiful River On Earth

If the Soca river in Slovenia isn't the most beautiful river on this planet, it is most certainly in the running. Nicknamed "The Emerald Beauty," it has appeared in multiple well-known poems and inspired awe in many a wanderer and tourist.<p>The nickname is, as the photos below attest to, …

9 Sunday Slow Cooker Recipes to Eat as Leftovers All Week

One brilliant thing about crockpot cooking is the scale. You put a bunch of things in, wait the requisite number of hours, and you’re rewarded with a …

Just Try to Resist "Fantasy Sauce Pasta"

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Swoon over the sexiest Italian pasta ever (with wine and cream and bacon and butter).</i><p>Those Italians. …

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner: How to Grill Juicy, Tender Chicken Breasts in 4 Simple Steps

Tired of your boneless skinless chicken breasts coming off the grill dry, tough and chewy? You're not alone! Grilled chicken is hard to get right, even for restaurants. Fortunately, there's a solution. Follow these four simple steps, and your chicken will come out perfectly tender and juicy every …

18 Ways to Maximize Your Workout and Lose Weight Faster

No more wasting time at the gym.<p>Ask any runner who's naturally slim: There are a bazillion reasons to exercise that have nothing to do with losing weight. But if weight loss is your main motivator, make sure every minute of exercise counts with these tricks to burn more calories during exercise:<p><b>1.</b> …

'If I burn out, I burn out': meet Taylor Wilson, nuclear boy genius

He fused the atom at 14, has advised the US government on counter-terrorism and plans to beat cancer – and he’s still only 21. What scares Taylor Wilson? Asking a girl for her number ...<p>Taylor Wilson has a Geiger counter watch on his wrist, a sleek, sporty-looking thing that sounds an alert in …

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Revealed: How to lose weight - drink plenty of red wine

Research shows that resveratrol, an ingredient fround in grapes, berries and red wine can help turn flab into calorie-burning 'brown' fat. Just drink responsibly!<p>Wine lovers rejoice! Research has shown that an ingredient in grapes, berries and red wine can turn excess flab into calorie-burning …

8 ways to totally humiliate yourself in Miami

Undervalue the perfect Cuban sandwich.<p>There’s a reason every person who has ever set foot in this city chomps on a Cuban ASAP. We could argue all day …

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15 Netflix Movies That Will Help You Beat a Creativity Slump

Everyone loves a good Netflix binge. From <i>Friends</i> to <i>Orange is the New Black</i>, we’ve all spent a good amount of our Friday nights watching our favorite TV shows and movies. But while Netflix can get a bad rap for only providing mindless entertainment, they’ve got a ton of inspiring documentaries, …

10 Toaster Oven Hacks You Need to Try Right Now

So you thought the toaster oven was just for making toast? Think again. Aside from the usual bread with melted cheese, your toaster is capable of a …

Relish in These 27 Condiments for All Your Summer Barbecue Needs

No summer meal is complete without one of these flavor-packed condiments.<p><b>We're not above bottled ketchup and mustard.</b> We're just saying no summer meal spread is complete without the homemade relish, salsa, chimichurri, and mayo. The recipes for all these grilled-food enhancers and more are straight …

50 of the world's most unusual hotels

From quirky to downright weird, a guide to the most unusual places to stay around the world, featuring the world's best spaceship treehouses, ice suites, underwater hotels and glass igloos.<p>Treehotel, Harads, Sweden<p>Located in the pine forest around Harads are seven unique ‘treerooms’ (more are …

10 Essential BBQ Sauce Recipes for Summer

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>With the official start of grill season - easily our favorite season - it’s FINALLY time for some good ole fashioned barbecue. And …

Clean & green! 5 healthy juice recipes you can make in a blender

To start (or finish) your day with a healthy juice, you might think you need to invest in an expensive juice extractor.<p>But a much more common kitchen appliance — the blender — is all you need to make these five juices from "The Ultimate Book of Modern Juicing," by Mimi Kirk, a raw food expert who, …

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Now you can use emoji to order pizza

Picture the scene — you're at home, and hungry. Oh so hungry. You want pizza, but don't want to have to speak to another human being in order to get to it. You could order online, using Google's updated delivery search results to specify a pizza to be delivered through one of a number of takeout …

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Make stir-fried chicken noodles and help reduce food waste

Reducing food waste should always be a priority — it's good for our budgets and for the environment. But this week, Earth Week, we are reminded to stop and pay attention to how much food we throw away, and come up with solutions for making a change.<p>TODAY.com partnered with Cook Smarts, a …

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