Kathy Melendez

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Medical roundup: Depression-linked drugs, curbing ‘hangry’ feelings and more

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Play Video - 4:38<p>June 16th, 2018<p>NBC News medical contributor Dr. Natalie Azar joins TODAY with new information about depression as a common side effect in medications, a new study that appears to show a possible connection between vitamin D and …

Depression

Mushrooms and Spinach Italian Style Recipe

"This recipe is a typical recipe of Southern Italy, specifically Apulia. Spinach and mushrooms are sauteed with onion, garlic, balsamic vinegar, and …

Recipes

Alex Guarnaschelli's Mac and Cheese Recipe Is Out of This World

Food Network star Alex Guarnaschelli knows a thing or two about getting a delicious dinner on the table. But if you really want to wow your guests, …

Recipes

How to Build a Table with a Concrete Top

The look and durability of natural stone—the cost and simplicity of concrete<p>Most of us think of concrete as a practical material, but it’s also one …

10 Kitchen Countertop Ideas People Are Doing Right Now

Quartz continues to reign supreme, but there are other kitchen countertop ideas trending in 2018.<p>While a slab of marble looks clean and elegant, …

Kitchens

Scallops with Lemon-Basil Sauce

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Finely grate lemon rind, reserving 1/4 teaspoon. Squeeze lemon, reserving 2 tablespoons juice. Pat scallops dry with paper towels.<p>…

Recipes

The $2 Ingredient That Will Make Your Chicken Taste So Much More Flavorful

<i>"Of all the ingredients used in Italian cooking, none produces headier flavor than anchovies. … Chopped anchovy dissolving into the cooking juices of</i> …

Italian Food

33 Sweetened Condensed Milk Recipes to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Take your dessert to the next level with a can of creamy condensed milk. This pantry staple adds delicious flavor and texture to pies, fudge, bars …

Dessert

11 delicious avocado recipes that don't involve avocado toast

Avocados quickly went from occasional treat at your local Mexican joint to a prized grocery store staple in a matter of a decade. Today, a quick look on Instagram and Pinterest reveals hundreds of thousands of ways to eat this green-fleshed treat. Aside from the fact that they’re rich and creamy …

Healthy Eating

Alert! You're Breading Chicken Totally Wrong

How many times have you thrown your hands up in the kitchen and wondered, <i>is there a faster way to do this</i>? I've spent many an hour pleading at the …

Recipes

Why Children Aren't Behaving, And What You Can Do About It

Childhood — and parenting — have radically changed in the past few decades, to the point where far more children today struggle to manage their behavior.<p>That's the argument Katherine Reynolds Lewis makes in her new parenting book, <i>The Good News About Bad Behavior.</i><p><i>"</i>We face a crisis of …

Parenting

10 Vegetarian Dishes to Bring to the Potluck — Recipes from The Kitchn

Whether or not you know there will be vegetarians at your next potluck, it's never a bad idea to bring something meatless just in case. Plus, more …

Cooking

Crock Pot Ropa Vieja Recipe: Beef Stew With Peppers and Onions

Ropa vieja is a treasured Cuban dish of meat and tomatoes. In Spanish, "ropa vieja" means "old clothes"—the finished dish of shredded beef with …

Cooking

Slow-Cooked Cajun Corn | Taste of Home

Follow along as we show you how to make these fantastic recipes from our archive.

Cooking

You Need to Add Potato Chips to Your Eggs

Potato chips are usually thought of as a lunchtime companion—a crunchy side to your sandwich or wrap—but their time has come to shine as a breakfast …

The Feel-Good Salad You'll Be Making On Repeat All Season

<i>We've partnered with California Avocados to share recipes that embrace the California approach to wellness. For the Los Angeles-based food blogger behind A Cozy Kitchen, that means letting local produce shine in fresh, seasonal dishes.</i><p>For me, feel-good food means recipes and ingredients that simply …

Los Angeles

20 Desserts That Make the Most of Fresh Fruit

Fruit out of a can should only be a last resort.<p>There is something quintessentially summery about eating just fruit for an entire meal when the mood strikes. Perhaps it’s because we’re most likely dehydrated from sweating our asses off on the commute home from work and our bodies are telling us to …

A Doctor Lays Out the Perfect 12-Week Diet Plan to Lose Weight and Feel Amazing

For pretty much anyone on the planet, the hardest part about losing weight is changing your diet. There are so many different paths to cleaning up what you eat, and there's no one-size-fits-all rule. To help you navigate the weight-loss waters, we spoke to Dr. Luiza Petre, a weight-loss and …

Nutrition

Easy Pork Schnitzel Recipe

Schnitzel as big as your face.<p>Servings: 4<p>Prep: 20 minutes<p>Total: 45 minutes<p>Ingredients<p>5 pounds|2.2 kg pork butt, trimmed<p>2 cups|300 grams all-purpose flour<p>kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste<p>6 large eggs, lightly beaten<p>4 cups|477 grams breadcrumbs<p>2 cups|500 ml canola oil<p>lemon wedges, …

These Painted Kitchen Cabinets Are the Best Of All Worlds

Picking a kitchen paint color is difficult. It's something you'll live with for quite awhile, so you want something classic. If you choose a white or …

The Dutch Baby Recipe That Started an Online Whirlwind

There are more than a few words that bring to light the differences between American English and British English: sweater vs. jumper, eggplant vs. aubergine, vacation vs. holiday. Let's add to that list <b>Dutch baby vs. Yorkshire pudding</b>.<p>That's right. The word for "a newborn from the Netherlands" …

Breakfast

These Spicy Beef Lettuce Cups Are a Hit Any Night of the Week

Sponsored by Cholula® Hot Sauce<p>4 servings<p>Spicy beef meets the crunch of cucumber, creamy avocado, and the tang of a Cholula® Green Pepper mayo. It’s bursting with flavor and a match made in lettuce cup heaven.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 bunch scallions<p>1 head Bibb or butter lettuce<p>2 Persian cucumbers<p>1 large …

10 Slow Cooker Recipes That Work for Two People (Who Like Leftovers) — Recipes from the Kitchn

While slow cookers are a boon for big-batch meals, I take mine out at least once a week when cooking dinner for my small family of two (twice if you …

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How to Cut a Pass-Through in a Load Bearing Wall

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26 Really Clever Gardening Tricks

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Peruvian-Style Spatchcock Chicken with Creamy Cilantro Sauce

Gently separate the skin of the chicken from the meat with your fingers.<p>Whisk together the soy, sambal, mustard, pasilla/ancho powder, cumin, salt, …