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No-Bake Chocolate Eclair Dessert

This chocolate eclair dessert is so creamy and delicious! I ate similar version in the popular bakery known as Boulangerie-Patisserie Julambre, in …

Dessert

Recipes Everyone Is Making this Summer, According to Pinterest

It feels safe to say that we've finally made it to summer. And now that the dark clouds and cool days have made way for beach trips and non-stop …

Cooking

15 Easy Meals You Can Whip Up With A Can Of Black Beans

It's one of the most versatile grocery store items.

The reading brain (why your brain needs you to read every day)

Reading puts your brain to work.<p>Reading is to the mind what exercise is to your body.<p>It gives us freedom to roam the expanse of space, time, history, …

Potato, Tomato, Corn and Basil Salad

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:35 minPrep:15 minCook:20 min<p>Yield:6 to 8 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories350 …

How to build a better smoothie, according to a nutritionist

Smoothies seem super healthy — and they can be — if you do it right.<p>If you’re turning to smoothies as part of your strategy to lose weight or take your healthy eating up a notch, your menu may need a little attention. Done right, smoothies can make nutritious sense, packing satisfying ingredients …

Nutrition

20 Things We're Not Telling Little Boys — but We Should

<i>We are familiar with the pressure and obstacles that young girls have to face in today's society — body image, rape, princess culture — but with boys, most of their struggles surround society's idea of what a "man" is like. YourTango shares 20 things we should start saying to boys to reinvent the</i> …

The One Drink You Should Have Right After You Wake Up For A Better Day

If your go-to morning drink is coffee or tea, we get it. The allure of these beverages, and especially their energy-boosting powers that make tired, …

If You Suffer From Tight Hips, Find a Wall ASAP, and Do This Amazing Stretch

Tight hips are a common affliction among us desk dwellers. They can lead to lower back pain and tightness in our legs and just make us feel all around uncomfortable. Free your tight hips by finding a wall and doing this life-changing stretch (no really, it's <i>that</i> good!).<p>Known as figure four, you can …

How to Make a Friendship Bread Starter

I don’t remember what my first batch of friendship bread tasted like, but I remember the smell: Sweet and sour, with a bit of cinnamon. It was …

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24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

Apps

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

Five Reasons To Keep A Journal In 2018

“Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart,” said William Wordsworth. From writers and thinkers to artists and world leaders, many influential personalities, throughout history, have kept journals, meticulously maintaining a detailed account of their day-to-day lives, thoughts and feelings. …

Our Most Popular Freeze-Ahead Recipes of 2017

It's hard to beat the satisfaction of a well-stocked freezer. Nothing compares to the feeling of having a handful of easy meals on hand to reach for …

The “True Size” Maps Shows You the Real Size of Every Country (and Will Change Your Mental Picture of the World)

We all understand, on some level, that as adults we must go back and correct the oversimplifications we learned as schoolchildren. But for a sense of …

Our Favorite Family Dinner Recipes of 2017

Delicious reasons to gather around the table.<p>While the memories we make around the dinner table have more to do with spending time together than …

11 Reasons Middle Children Are Secretly The Best

Contrary to what you might think. 💁<p>Don’t let your older or younger siblings fool you: When it comes to birth order, the middle child position is where you want to be.<p>Below, proud middle children share the reasons they’re absolutely sure they’re the best (even if their diplomatic parents won’t …

How To Make Stock That Isn't Bland Nonsense

Stock is the backbone of so many recipes. Whether it's used as a cooking liquid for rice or beans, or as the base of a soup or gravy, the quality of …

How to Negotiate a Higher Job Offer In Just 1 Simple Sentence

Like the offer, but want more money or better benefits? This tactic is surprisingly effective.<p>Interviewing for jobs can be grueling. But if you …

10 Outrageously Brilliant Cooking Tips From Laura Vitale

If you're not already a fan of Laura Vitale, let us introduce you. Laura is an Italian-born cook who gained popularity through her cooking series on YouTube, called Laura in the Kitchen, and now she also has her own show on Cooking Channel, Simply Laura. It comes as no surprise that the home cook …

Dessert

30 Outstanding Ways to Cook Beans

Simple Pot-Cooked Beans (<i>Frijoles de la Olla</i>)<p>Basic but delicious, this is how beans are cooked all over Mexico. The fresher your dried beans, the …

Our Readers' "Keepers": The 40 Recipes They Keep Coming Back To

From raspberry ricotta cake to classic roast chicken, these are our readers' favorite recipes of all time.<p>It took us a long time to narrow down <b>The Keepers</b>, <i>Bon Appétit</i>'s collection of the recipes we make over and over again. We shared memories of <b>baking biscuits for the first time</b>, making <b>pounds of</b> …

Cooking

What’s killing America’s new mothers?

Elizabeth “Liz” Logelin was a young, fit woman with a promising career in operations management at Disney. On March 24, 2008, after a complicated pregnancy that saw her bedridden for nearly two months (three weeks of which were in the hospital), she delivered her daughter Madeline (“Maddy”) through …

Pregnancy

Dear Manager… I can’t take it anymore!

<i>By Sasha Aganova,</i> Process Renewal Group<p>I consider myself very fortunate in my line of business to have met a lot of very talented people, people who truly care about the business they’re in and the goals that the company collectively is trying to achieve. These are the people who get assigned to …

Our 10 Most Popular Soup Recipes of All Time

Even though soup is a year-round staple in my house, right about now is when it reaches peak comfort-food status. Whether you're making one that …

Lemon Buttercream Frosting – Basic Recipe

This lemon buttercream frosting can be an ideal, refreshing addition to your favorite cupcakes, cakes, pancakes, even cocktails, coffees, or …

The Genius Little Secret to No-Fry, Crispy Buffalo Wings

People have done some truly obsessive things—unnecessarily, as it turns out—in the name of creating the perfect Buffalo wing.<p>Our most dedicated wing scientists have not just deep-fried, but twice-baked, steamed then roasted, fried then baked, and brined then poached <i>then</i> fried. We even got in on it …

These Are Our 10 Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipes

We have quite a collection of slow cooker recipes on our site. We really just can't get enough of the appliance's versatility and ease. And while …

7 Simple Things You Can Do to Improve Your Life Starting Next Week

Practicing these habits can set you on a course toward business success, lasting friendships, and better health and well-being.<p>If personal development and self-improvement is your thing, you should really appreciate this list to kick off your week on a high note. First off though, I need to …

Happiness

Man Shuts Down Anti-Abortion Argument By Asking One Question

Writer laid out the dishonesty of pro-life zealots on Twitter<p>The topic of abortion is one of those issues that, like gun control, or where you stand …