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How To Season a Cast Iron Skillet — How To

I love my cast iron skillet. It's one of my most-used kitchen tools. It's the perfect vessel to cook a pork chop, crisp up some chicken thighs, or …

How To Manifest What You Want In 2018 Through Meditation & Mindfulness

Imagine you had the ability to create the world of your absolute dreams around you. According to the law of attraction (also known as …

Overnight Oatmeal Pancakes

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>This recipe is lightly adapted from the ever-wonderful, ever-poetic Molly Wizenberg and her blog Orangette (http://orangette.net/). The pancake process begins the night before, when you mix the oats and buttermilk together and leave them overnight in the fridge. I recommend pre-mixing …

Recipes

The Easiest Make-Ahead-and-Freeze Meals on the Whole Internet

Throwing your feet up on the couch after a long day of work always beats prepping for dinner, lunch or breakfast. And with these recipes, you might …

Cuban-Style Black Beans

Makes about 2 quarts<p>Double, triple, or quadruple the recipe and freeze for feeding crowds down the road. These beans are great with Ropa Vieja, or as a basic side for dinner (think rice and beans!), as well as an eggy breakfast.<p>October 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound dried black beans, picked through, …

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Best Ever Vegan Chocolate Fudgy Brownies

1. *Flax meal is ground up flax seeds. You can buy flax meal or you can ground flax seeds up in a coffee grinder or NutriBullet. Measure the …

16 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; or maybe it's simply that they're easy …

Chewy Sugar Cookies

You can also roll the cookies in the sugar sprinkles before baking.<p>Total:30 minPrep:20 minCook:10 min<p>Yield:4 dozen cookies<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional …

Swordfish Steaks with Tomatoes and Anchovies

Swordfish is a great fish for cutting into thick steaks, the only drawback being its tendency to dry out during cooking. In this recipe, inspired by one originating up the coast in neighboring Portugal, the steaks roast in the oven along with a rich sauce of onion, tomato, anchovy and olive oil. If …

A Sweet, Sour, & Simple Eggplant Dip You'll Want To Add To Everything

<i>Every so often, we scour the site for cool recipes from our community that we then test, photograph, and feature. This one comes from community member Monica (Sweetbites), who shares her nonna's sweet, sour eggplant dip that is the perfect sendoff to eggplant season.</i><p>My paternal <i>nonna</i> (grandmother) …

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This Copycat Levain Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Beats the Original

Step 1<p>Line two baking sheet with parchment paper or silpmats.<p>Step 2<p>In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. …

Chewy No-Bake Grain and Oat Bars

Makes 15<p>These easy to make, customizable bars are packed with enough virtuous things that you might almost forget they’re dessert. Pack them in lunches, take them on road trips, or serve them for family movie nights—everyone will be happy.<p>October 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 tablespoons unsalted butter, …

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Chris Guillebeau: 'Everyone should learn to think entrepreneurially'

Ahead of his masterclass, bestselling author and side hustler Chris Guillebeau talks about what motivates him and the importance of entrepreneurship<p>“You don’t have to live your life the way other people expect,” is point number one in Chris Guillebeau’s philosophy. The bestselling author of …

The 35 Things You Need to Know Before You Leave for College

1. You got this. I have had a front row seat at your life and I know with every fiber of my being that you are ready for this moment.2. When I cry as …

This Genius, Super-Flaky Pie Crust Changes Everything in Piedom

Whether you've made zero pies in your life or hundreds—or thousands!—this dough will change your life.<p>The recipe comes from Stella Parks, a.k.a. the baker, science whiz, and sugar historian behind BraveTart the blog (and the spectacularly genius baking cookbook that dropped yesterday). Her …

Pie

Smart weekend rituals to make your workweek less anxious

A classic weekend spent lounging around the house and meeting with family can be the gift we all deserve after a long week. But it always feels like …

8 Ted Talks On Work-Life Balance You Need To Hear

Work-life balance is something people are taught to want in life, however, what it looks like in reality and how to achieve it remains a mystery to most. One thing most people can agree on is that work-life balance is rooted in many concepts like time management, success, and of course, happiness …

Work-life Balance

9 Make-and-Take Lunches to Get You Through Summer Weekdays

We wish we could eat ice cream and lobster rolls on the boardwalk every day throughout the summer, but for the most part, we’re stuck behind a …

Healthy Eating

25 Leg Exercises That Are Here To Make #LegDay Way More Interesting

Have you tried a pistol squat?<p>In case you missed it: Strong legs are super-important—beyond just looking awesome in a booty pic. They’re literally what keep you moving all day, so building strength in your lower half (yes, butt included) is crucial.<p>Unfortunately, too many people neglect leg day a) …

Workouts

Money Management Tips College Students Should Learn

It is hard to believe that over 20 years ago I was entering my freshman year of college. It is also hare to believe but I don’t think my mother gave …

40+ America's Test Kitchen Recipes You Should Make in This Lifetime

America's Test Kitchen and its other publications like <b>Cooks Illustrated</b> and <b>Cook's Country</b> are my most trusted sources for recipes. ATK prides itself on testing and retesting its recipes and cooking methods until it has achieved perfection. Though most of ATK's recipes are only available through …

How to get rid of a double chin?

Seeing a double chin in the mirror may be a sign of weight gain or obesity, but that is not always the case.<p>There are many exercises that target the …

Elasticity

7 Vegetarian Meals You Can Cook Once And Eat All Week

It's no secret that prepping your food on the weekend makes it easier to eat right during the week. There's no need to order takeout or nuke that frozen mac and cheese when you've got a healthy meal in the fridge, right?<p>Right, you say. But what if you're trying to meal prep without the meat? Beef …

Healthy Eating

This 45-Minute HIIT Workout Will Help Shrink Your Belly

If you're looking to burn calories, lose body fat, and gain muscle, this 45-minute workout designed by fitness instructor John Kersbergen is all you …

Exercise

How to Rescue Swiss Buttercream, No Matter the Problem

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>If you start with a recipe for Swiss meringue buttercream like mine—one that includes some target temperatures for guidance—it's easy to get perfect results. But when recipes assume "room-temperature" butter means the same thing to everyone, perfection becomes a …

Dessert

This Single-Serve Vegetarian Enchilada Lasagna Recipe Is Your New Favorite Lunch

Ever feel that afternoon grumble, but you just don’t know what to eat? You look in the fridge and find yourself searching for the right ingredients to just appear so you can make the perfect dish. However, spending 20 minutes in front of your fridge is a no-go when you got things to do, amirite? So …

Recipes

10 Ways to Make an Icebox Cake with Grocery Store Ingredients

Icebox cakes are pretty much the darling of easy, delicious no-bake desserts for a crowd. These cool and creamy confections keep the oven off, are …

Homemade Low Carb Pancakes Recipe

If you are looking for a healthy low carb pancake recipe, you are in the right place. I have always loved making and eating homemade pancakes but …

13 Baked Fruit and Veggie Chips for Healthy Snackin’

There’s something *so* addicting about the crunch of a potato chip. Why else would something like a potato chip brownie even exist? They’re salty, sometimes sweet and <i>always</i> finger lickin’ good. Much to our dismay, they’re not the healthiest snack option out there, which is why homemade fruit and …

Healthy Eating