Jen Robben

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50 Easy Appetizers for Your Next Party

Guests will never know that your delightful appetizers took less than 30 minutes from start to finish!<p>Miniature Corn Dogs<p>Cute little corn dogs add …

Cooking

Sheet Pan Dinners

Get speedy family-friendly meals cooked, and avoid the dreaded dish washing, by using this collection of sheet pan dinners. Everything from meat loaf …

Cooking

27 Chicken Meal Prep Recipes That Never Get Boring

We love the <i>idea</i> of meal prep. But eating the same soggy leftovers three days in a row? Not exactly our thing. So we’ve found 27 recipes that are so …

Healthy Eating

Recipe: Baked Jalapeño Popper Dip — Recipes from The Kitchn

I have just one bit of advice for you when serving this warm, cheesy dip at your next potluck, and I learned this from experience: Think very …

Transform your meal-prep with these 5 brilliant time-saving hacks

Meal prepping is by far one of the best ways to eat healthier, spend less money, and of course, save on the one thing no one ever has enough of: …

Healthy Eating

The Best True Crime Shows to Watch on Netflix Right Now

It's hard to keep up with what's coming and going on Netflix each month, and despite its highly scientific algorithm, the streaming service's …

13 True Crime Documentaries On Netflix That'll Really Make You Think

Netflix's documentary section really can't be beat — especially when it comes to the streaming service's true crime documentaries. By now, you've …

Entertainment

Sheet Pan Beef Tenderloin With Brussels Sprouts and Shallots

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 425°F. Let beef stand at room temperature for at least 10 minutes or up to 1 hour. Rub with 1 tablespoon oil and …

19 Easy Lunches With No Meat Or Dairy

Whether you're vegan, vegetarian or just want to save money, these are made for you.

Our 10 Best Gluten-Free Snack Ideas

If you're gluten-free, you know there are a multitude of diet-appropriate snacks on the shelves for you these days. However, if you're willing to …

A Fourth Step: “I Do, We Do, You Do” and then “You Teach”

As regular readers know, I’m a big fan of creating the conditions where students can teach their classmates (see The Best Posts On Helping Students …

Make-ahead Monday: 1 slow-cooker roast, 3 delectable dinners

It's Sunday night, and you're facing a week's worth of dinners, coupled with a hectic schedule and a hungry family. What to do?<p>Been there, dealt with that. And YouTube and Cooking Channel star Laura Vitale is here to help, with one beautiful slow-cooker roast that you can transform into 3 …

Cooking

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 …

Here Are A Bunch Of Ultimate Comfort Foods From Around The World

Feed your body and your soul.

The Poet of Light

Many years ago, before the money bomb dropped on San Francisco and made the city uninhabitable, I lived in a basement apartment in the Upper Haight. Aside from the low price, and the big floor-to-ceiling pipe that every so often came alive with waste from above like an ironic rain stick, I think …

What History And Fiction Teach Us About Women And Power

Two recent books, one a manifesto by British classicist and Cambridge professor Mary Beard, the other a work of fiction by novelist and game designer Naomi Alderman, address — in different ways — the difficult relationship between women and power.<p>When are women's voices heard? When and how do women …

University of California

Our Top Slow Cooker Soup Recipes of 2017

While I often rely on my slow cooker for all sorts of dishes, my absolute favorite thing to make in my slow cooker is soup. No matter the season, …

#StandWithKeaton: Teenager gets celebrity support after sharing anti-bullying video

A video, shared by the mother of a boy who is the victim of bullying in his school, has been getting some huge attention over the weekend.<p>Kimberly …

Avengers: Infinity War

After a Bullied Boy's Video Went Viral, Chris Evans Invited Him to the 'Avengers' Premiere

Evans reached out to middle schooler Keaton Jones after seeing the heartbreaking video<p>If you were on the internet over the weekend, chances are you probably saw the video of Keaton Jones that went viral.<p>On December 8, the boy's mom, Kimberly Jones, uploaded a video to her Facebook page of her …

9 wildly successful people who were bullied as kids

Successful people are rallying around Keaton Jones, a Tennessee middle-school student who described the bullying he's endured in a video that has gone viral.<p>In many cases, the celebrities hailing Jones for coming forward were once the victims of childhood bullying themselves.<p>For instance, Mark …

How to Stop Killing the Love of Reading

<b>Listen to my interview with Pernille Ripp (transcript):</b><p>Sponsored by Kiddom and mysimpleshow<p>This post contains Amazon Affiliate links. When you make a …

Bacon, Egg, and Cheese English Muffin Strata

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly butter an 8x8” or other shallow 2-quart baking dish; butter one side of a piece of foil, large …

13 Pieces Of Indispensable Wisdom From Ursula K. Le Guin

"The hell with The Great American Novel."<p><b>In her new</b> collection of essays, beloved fantasy and science fiction writer Ursula K. Le Guin meditates on aging, literature, human nature, and, of course, cats. Pulled from her blog, her short pieces are as funny as they are thought-provoking — little …

Quick Cook: Smoky Chicken and Goat Cheese Empanadas

This our a favorite way to use up that little bit of leftover rotisserie chicken (or perhaps leftover holiday turkey!) and a good reason to keep a …

Recipes

Naked Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Spray a 12-cup mini muffin tin with cooking spray (or line with mini muffin liners).<p>Step 2<p>Place chopped chocolate and coconut oil …

Dessert

The Legendary All-In-One-Pot Pasta Gets a Fall Refresh

Slow cookers, soup pots, and casserole dishes have been dusted off in households across the United States. For me, cold weather conjures thoughts of cozy meals that hit big on flavor, with minimal effort. Enter the one-pot pasta. The idea comes from Martha Stewart, and I gravitated toward it …

50 Christmas Breakfast & Brunch Ideas That Won't Totally Spoil Dinner

Eat sticky buns, eggs Benedict, pancakes, or quiche in moderation. (Mimosas optional.)<p>Christmas breakfast is a dangerous game. You don't want to fill up before the enormous dinner coming ahead, but you get hungry while slaving over the stove (and oven) all day. Let us solve the problem: Pick easy, …

The Best and Worst Olive Oil from the Grocery Store

Don't waste your bread on motor oil.<p>Olive oil is as essential to the kitchen as a saucepan or stove. Yet, while it’s always in front of us, we don’t …

14 Bread Recipes, From Focaccia and Challah to Dinner Rolls and Bagels

You've had a few weeks to practice your quick breads by now, so I assume you're an expert. If you feel like you've conquered the world of tea brack and scones, it's time to move on to yeasted breads. Breadmaking gets more intense when yeast enters the picture—you have to deal with kneading, rising, …

How to Tell if Someone Is Lying and 8 More Conversation Tips

The staring contest lasted 14 seconds before Amanda de Cadenet, best known for interviewing bold women with boldfaced names, broke the silence with “I can’t take it anymore!” She was delivering instruction in an interview technique: It is sometimes important to keep quiet, and even to stare down …