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Selfie a day: The effort-free technique which is proven to lose weight

We all know the basics of losing weight - eat less (and better) and move more. But there's one proven way to supercharge your weight-loss: take …

7 Weight-Loss Snacks That Will Actually Keep You Full Until Your Next Meal

Reach for one of these snacks if you can’t wait until dinner<p>Let’s be real: If your stomach is growling and mealtime is more than an hour away, a handful of baby carrots isn’t going to cut it.<p>And not only because they’re pretty much devoid of satiating protein and fat. Sometimes, you just aren’t …

Feed Your Horde With the Official World of Warcraft Cookbook

Anyone who has had an adventure in <i>World of Warcraft</i> knows that cooking and recipes are an essential part of the game.<p>Thanks to Chelsea Monroe-Cassel, …

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The Caramel Spectrum All Home Bakers Should Know

Not all caramel is created equal. This is what to look for in your next batch.<p>Not all caramel is created equal. The longer sugar cooks, the darker the color and the richer the flavor. And pretty much every stage has a different application. It takes some practice to get caramel the exact color you …

The Best Butcher Shop Finds Aren’t in the Meat Case

There's gold in that freezer case. Gold!<p>The meat case gets all the butcher-shop glory, but the smart shopper knows to look past the marbled rib eyes and beckoning lamb racks and check out the freezer section. Here, you’ll find affordable, meaty delights that range from stock to schmaltz. We asked …

Here's How to Get Nintendo's First Smartphone Game

It’s finally time: Nintendo has opened the door to its quirky-sounding smartphone app, the storied game firm’s first. <i>Miitomo</i>, a social networking …

This Poor Guy Is Receiving Texts From Hundreds of Chipotle Fans Looking for Free Burritos

Chipotle temporarily closed all locations Monday to brief employees on its new food safety measures. In an effort to pay back any customers who might have stopped by for lunch, only to find locked doors, the chain offered a free-burrito deal to anyone who texted "raincheck" to 888-222. It was a …

28 Dishes to Make for Good Luck in 2016

It's difficult not to feel a little superstitious at the start of a new year—once the Champagne has been popped and the ball has dropped, there's an entire year to face! While this is exciting, it's also a little scary, which is likely why so many cultures have customs that revolve around eating …

9 Cookie Recipes Perfect for Holiday Baking

I love to bake, especially this time of year. The holidays call for cookies, and lots of them! That's why I've gathered some of my favorite recipes from <b>The Chic Site</b> for you. They're all so good you might have a hard time deciding which to make for your <b>cookie exchange</b>.<p><b>1. Chocolate Chip</b> …

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How to Squeeze Every Last Drop Out of Your Sriracha Bottle

Don't be a pessimist—that almost-empty container of Sriracha is still plenty full! Instead of throwing away the last of that delicious, fiery red …

How to Make Bacon for a Crowd

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

'Food Whore,' the 'Devil Wears Prada' for Foodies, Lands Movie Deal

<i>Food Whore: A Novel of Dining and Deceit</i> is getting the silver screen treatment. The recently published book from author Jessica Tom, chronicling the tale of a New York food lover who illicitly ghostwrites reviews for a <i>Times</i> critic who's lost his sense of taste, will be made into a movie by …

Your Expert Guide to Making Bar-Worthy Cocktails at Home

There’s a reason people seek out the coolest bars in their hometowns: Often times, the cocktails at a sleek speakeasy or the high-end neighborhood haunt are hard to recreate at home. And of course that’s the case. At home, your bar might not be stocked with dozens of diverse spirits, liqueurs, …

Make-Ahead Brown Butter is Better

<i>The holidays call for a boatload of butter, so we paired up with Organic Valley to share how to make a stockpile of its nuttier cousin.</i><p>Brown butter is the prima ballerina of butters. It tiptoes onto the stage and everyone's like, "Whoa, look at that. Look at <i>that</i>." Brown butter is a hole-in-one. …

3 Ways to Bake Better Pizza at Home

Looking to up your pizza game? With a very hot oven or grill, you can!<p><b>1.</b> <b>The oven-only method</b><br>If you can crank your oven to 500°F without setting off a …

Tokyo Noodle Shop Receives the First-Ever Michelin Star for Ramen

It's official. Tokyo has received more Michelin stars than any other city for nine years running.<p>The 2016 Michelin guide for Tokyo, now available, …

How to Make a Bûche de Noël, You Crazy Person

Why burn a log when you can bake a cake that looks like one? Outdo yourself with our outrageous bûche de Noël.<p>Of all the quirky, inexplicable, reindeer-embellished holiday traditions out there, making your own Yule log might take the cake. Why would anyone in their right mind create a dessert that …

7 Wine or Spirit Gifts for Every Personality Type

F&W’s Ray Isle suggests a wine or spirit gift for every type of partygoer.<p><b>The Hipster</b><br>Choose a pet-nat (pétillant naturel), a low-tech, ancient style …

Is This the Strongest Coffee in the World?

When people ask, "Do you have a death wish?" they're usually not referring to coffee, but one coffee shop owner in upstate New York has been trying to change that with his blend, Death Wish Coffee. After seven years in the business, Mike Brown, owner of Saratoga Coffee Traders, is promoting what he …

Hey Chef, What Can I Do With Coffee?

For many of us, a strongly brewed cup of coffee is the water of life, but there's more to those beans than our daily jolt. Our fresh new panel of chefs weighs in on how to get the most of your grounds, from nutty, bittersweet glazes to toasty rubs, infused oils, and java-scented baked goods.<p>Intense …

Put Pumpkin In Your Oatmeal. You Know You Want To

Who cares if it's "basic"? This pumpkin oatmeal is the best thing to happen to breakfast in ages.<p><i>Senior associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the</i> …

The Best Butternut Squash Recipes To Make This Thanksgiving

These recipes give stuffing some stiff competition.<p>Butternut squash is a fall favorite. Between all the ways you can roast it, and the various methods it can be turned into soup, there are more than enough ways to get your fix. But come Thanksgiving, the holiday that crowns most of our favorite …

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41 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes for a Meatless Holiday

No meat? No problem. This is a festive vegetarian Thanksgiving menu.<p><b>Anyone who claims it's not Thanksgiving without the turkey</b> clearly hasn't tried these delicious vegetarian Thanksgiving dishes. If you want a meatless holiday, these recipes will help pave the way.

Everything You Need to Know About Circus Peanuts

While <b>Circus Peanuts</b> are not as popular as they were during the day of the famous "penny candies," many Americans — especially older generations — are familiar with the sweet banana-flavored treat. Here is everything you need to know about the bite-sized snack with a love-it-or-hate-it</b> …

Sunday Recipe: Chicken Under a Brick

Chilly autumn weather is the perfect time to dive into heartier recipes like this twist on the classic brick chicken from chef Marc Forgione. While he’s not a big name outside of New York City, Forgione knows his way around a piece of meat. The brick chicken is a family recipe that’s become a …

The Secret Ingredient for Chewy Sugar Cookies

<i>Posie Harwood, who finds the best back-of-the-box recipes in the grocery store, confirms that molasses is the key to chewier sugar cookies.</i><p>The flavor of molasses reminds me of spoonbread, a dish my mother made often when I was little. I'd douse the soft pudding-like bread liberally with a thick, …

The Food Lab: For Easier Baked Ziti, Soak, Don't Boil Your Pasta

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Here's another exclusive excerpt from my book, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science, which is apparently now a <i>New York Times</i> best-seller. Wow!<p>I hope you enjoy the excerpt (and the mac and cheese!), which comes from the chapter on Tomato …

This Is the World's Easiest Biscuit Recipe

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>People have been making two-ingredient biscuits ever since self-rising flour hit supermarket shelves, and it's easy to see why. Stir heavy cream into self-rising flour, scoop it onto a baking sheet, bake, and …

16 Easy Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Weekday Mornings

Somewhere between plain old cereal and drawn-out weekend brunches lies the totally achievable, make-ahead weekday breakfast.<p>A good make-ahead breakfast always feels like a treat, is whole-wheaty or fruit-packed enough to be hearty without being pious, and you can knock it out on a weekend …

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