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Our 10 Most Popular One-Pot Recipes of All Time — Recipes from The Kitchn

If you're not already slotting one-pot dinner recipes into your meal plan, there is no time like the present to get started. "One-pot" is basically …

Comfort Food

29 Travel Hacks Even Frequent Fliers Don't Know

Instead of insulting your intelligence with "hacks" like "pack light" or "bring an empty water bottle," we've put together a list of tips and tricks …

Credit Cards

Trump’s Sabotage of Obamacare Is Backfiring for Conservatives

The Trump administration is doing (virtually) everything in its power to make the Affordable Care Act more costly for the federal government; …

A veterinarian explains what dog and cat years really mean

Understanding your pet's real age can be vital to keeping them healthy.<p>“Just how old do you think my dog is in dog years?” is a question I hear on a regular basis. People love to anthropomorphize pets, attributing human characteristics to them. And most of us want to extend our animal friends’ …

Pets

Our Unbeatable Brisket Recipes

Brisket was meant to be grilled. Whether marinated or dry rubbed, brisket cooked over smoking wood or charcoal develops a gorgeous crust and juicy, …

The best way to grill a burger keeps it off the grate

I used to have a sociological hamburger theory.<p>Growing up in Philly and Michigan, I thought a hamburger was big and fat, the type my mom made, the kind (amped up in size and quality) made famous at the 21 Club in New York. My wife thought a hamburger was thin and crusty, the sort she ate at the …

Can Anyone Save the Baddest Boy Band Ever?

<i>“There were a lot of psychology sessions before any music even got recorded.”</i> – Jimmy Jam<p>Jimmy Jam knew that he and Terry Lewis were going to be …

Family Business

Legendary, Crispy-As-Heck Chicken Thighs We'd Want for Dinner Any Night

We first told you about Canal House’s rule-breaking chicken thighs in 2015. Then, our <b>Genius Recipes</b> fearless leader Kristen Miglore described the skin as “impossibly crisp, enough so to satisfy your darkest fried chicken cravings.”<p>But they’re way easier than frying.<p>First, you take everything you …

Recipes

7 Celebrities Who Stay in Shape With Intermittent Fasting

As several fad diets have cycled in and out of fashion — low-fat diets, the grapefruit diet, and the Master Cleanse all come to mind — there's …

Lebron James’ Ketogenic Diet Could Be Your Ticket To Becoming A Shredded Beast… But At What Cost?

"I'm not a celiac but..." Some call the Keto diet a celebrity-fad palatable only to cross-fit warriors and Bondi hipsters. Others reckon it's an …

Nutrition

An idiot-proof method for making perfect rice

I am prone to using as many shortcuts as I can in the kitchen. Not to Sandra Lee <i>Semi-Homemade-</i>level extremes, but if I can spy an easy out, I’ll take …

I paid my boyfriend’s rent and bills to improve his credit score—then he bought a house without telling me

<b>Dear Moneyist,</b><p>I am a 47-year-old woman living in New Jersey. Currently, I own a duplex with a family member.<p>My boyfriend and I had been looking at …

Personal Finance

This One Trick Will Make Your Grits So Much Better

How do you like your grits? Whether you stir in chopped bacon, three kinds of cheese, fresh herbs, hot sauce, or keep things simple with a pat of …

‘Black Lightning’ Is the Black Superhero Television’s Been Waiting For

Black Lightning debuted in the pages of DC Comics in April 1977 as their first starring black superhero. He was created as a response to the popular …

Black Lightning

Our Easiest One Pot Recipes of 2017

Cure your midweek blues with these deliciously easy suppers.<p>Nothing can get rid of the midweek blues better than a warm, comforting dinner. Well, …

What Your Instant Pot Buttons Mean

The Instant Pot is user friendly in so much as it is a very safe, self-contained, all-in-one multi-cooker, but its user interface is not exactly …

Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat a large skillet over high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add chicken; cook 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Place …

Readers’ 23 All-Time Favorite Real Simple Recipes

We asked, and thousands of you answered. Here are the dishes most bookmarked, dog-eared, clipped, shared, and enjoyed—from once-a-week slow-cooker …

Cooking

5 Tips for Making a Better Prime Rib Roast

Roasting a prime rib is much easier to pull off than you might think. In fact, forking over the dough to purchase this pricey roast is arguably the …

Inside a secret 2014 list of hundreds of L.A. deputies with histories of misconduct

It was a critical piece of evidence: an inmate’s shirt, bloodied from a jailhouse brawl.<p>When it went missing, Deputy Jose Ovalle had an idea.<p>He picked out a similar shirt, doused it with taco sauce and snapped a photograph, which was booked into evidence with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s …

Have you ever tried Pecan pie Bread Pudding?

Love Pecan Pie? Pecan Pie Bread Pudding is even better! A few weeks ago we took a trip and started in Savannah. Well, technically we started in …

Baking

House will vote on concealed carry reciprocity bill

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The House will vote Wednesday on a bill that would let gun owners with permits to carry concealed weapons travel to other states with their concealed firearms.<p>The bill is a top priority of the National Rifle Association, and since leaving committee it has been combined with an …

These Tricks Could Help You Get Your Luggage First at Baggage Claim

Try these tricks to shorten your wait at baggage claim<p>Once you’re off of a flight and in your new destination, it’s easy to get excited about hitting …

The military doesn’t love Trump back. This is why.

By Carrie A. Lee<p>Veterans’ Day is a good time to examine how U.S. political leaders relate to the military. This year, observers have suggested that President Trump uses Americans’ high levels of respect for the military as a kind of protective political shield. By placing retired and active-duty …

U.S. Politics

Here's how eating sugar affects your body and brain

In the late 1960s, a food industry group called the Sugar Research Foundation paid three Harvard researchers $6,500 (about $50,000 today) to discount research that increasingly showed links between sugar and heart disease and to point the blame at fat instead, according to an analysis of historical …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Tip: The Seated Box Jump

This seated variation of the box jump helps athletes develop power from the ground up.<p>While most plyometrics take advantage of the stretch-shortening …

Tip: Feel Better and Move Better in 3 Minutes

Six quick mobility drills and stretches to cap off your lifting session.<p>Do mobility work at the end of your workout when your muscles are flushed …

Tip: The Very Best Low-Body Mobility Exercise

If you're only going to do one mobility drill to improve your squat, this should be it.<p>The Ass Was Far Away From the Grass<p>As someone who struggled …

Exercise

The Most Effective, Least Boring Dumbbell Workout We’ve Tried

• Upon finishing your third squat, lower the bells in front of your hips with palms facing.<br>• Keeping a flat back, bend your knees slightly and hinge at …