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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

Baked Jerk Chicken

What do you do after you've wrapped up a stint as the head chef of Noma in Copenhagen? If your Dan Giusti—who held the position for three years—you …

Recipes

The Black Bottom Banana Bars We Can't Stop Dreaming About

<i>Baker Jessie Sheehan won our last recipe contest, Your Best Banana or Plantain Recipe, (and our hearts) with her Caramelized Banana Upside-Down Cake. So when we learned she recently published her second cookbook, The Vintage Baker, we had to know more.</i><p><i>Here, she shares another banana-flavored beauty</i> …

Dessert

This Is the Secret to the Best Shrimp and Grits Ever

Shrimp and grits is one of the most iconic Southern dishes, served across the region from mom-and-pop diners to haute restaurants. Some versions are …

Seafood

Glute, Hip, and Thigh Exercises for Strength

Leg Extensions<p>The leg extension is a simple, classic exercise targeting the quadriceps muscles. This exercise is great for anyone who needs to …

Workouts

Tis the Season for Julia Child’s Trademark Vinaigrette

This salad dressing is possibly the best complement to fresh, seasonal greens.<p>Julia Child once said: “The perfect vinaigrette is so easy to make that …

The Secret To Joanna Gaines' Chocolate Chip Cookies Might Surprise You

We were very skeptical at first.<p>GET THE RECIPE HERE.<p>Every time we think we've found a new favorite chocolate chip cookie, another recipe comes along …

Move Over, Le Creuset: These *Much* Cheaper Dutch Ovens Are Breaking the Internet

Don’t get us wrong: We love the cult-favorite ceramic cookware brand Le Creuset as much as the next self-proclaimed chef, but they ain’t cheap. (Uh, …

20 products with a cult following on Amazon, and why they're worth it

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Power comes in …

Shopping

23 Insta-Worthy Recipes And Tools You Need To Whip Them Up

Noteworthy recipes and the kitchen essentials that make them possible to whip up yourself, like a cheesy blooming onion with a Dutch oven, a blueberry spoke pie crust with a wheel pizza cutter, a garlic knot chicken alfredo ring with a bundt cake pan, and more!<p><i>We hope you love the products we</i> …

8 Easy Chicken Crockpot Recipes You Should Make For Weight Loss

Food prep can make or break a new diet. If you’re trying lose weight, it’s all about developing good habits so you don’t have to actually make …

How to Raise Happy Kids: 10 Steps Backed by Science

<b>When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be</b> <b>happy</b><b>.</b><p>Via Raising Happiness: …

Husband's Grandmother's Shrimp Gumbo Recipe

"My husband's grandmother taught me this recipe. She actually cooked for Cajun festivals. She used 40-gallon trash cans for her stock pots. People …

The 11 Best Ina Garten Recipes of All Time

Let’s face it: We can never get enough of our idol in all things cooking and life, Ina Garten. So put on your chambray button-down, grab a wooden …

Cooking

7 Perennial Herbs to Plant Now

Growing vegetables successfully takes ample dedication and a fair bit of growing space—plus the knowledge to do it right. And once they run out, you …

Gardening

A 5-Recipe Playbook to Turn to When Dinner Feels Impossible

I feel like the week when vacation ends and everyone goes back to school is the week I want my easiest, sure-fire winner recipes. As I'm elbow-deep …

Nutter Butter Pie

Cookie nostalgia flavors a South Carolina barbecue joint’s fan-favorite dessert<p>January 24 may be National Peanut Butter Day, but diners at Swig & Swine in South Carolina don’t need to wait for a so-called “holiday” to enjoy this decadent PB & cream cheese treat sprinkled with crumbled Nutter Butter …

This Is One of Giada De Laurentiis's Most Popular Pasta Recipes

If you've been searching for the perfect wintertime pasta recipe, your search ends with Giada De Laurentiis's chicken tetrazzini. A classic dish made …

Our Favorite Buttermilk Biscuit

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 475°. Grate frozen butter using large holes of a box grater. Toss together grated butter and flour in a medium …

Take a Spaghetti Squash Boat to Warm, Cheesy Nirvana

Winter is the time to break out your best comfort food recipes. We turn to stews and braised meats and casseroles laden with cheese. There's lots of baked pasta and thick soups on our table these days, and I crave dishes like shepherd's pie and beef bourguignon.<p>I'm always on the lookout for good …

31 Homemade Salad Dressings That Are Way Better Than Store-Bought

I'm a big fan of salad, but that hasn't always been the case. In the last couple years, I've gone from someone who'd maybe eat a dozen salads a year …

Cinnamon-Sugar Monkey Bread

For ten minutes work, this recipe delivers a decadent payoff-- a crispy, sweet buttery crust with gooey pockets of caramel. It takes refrigerator …

Cowboy Caviar Recipe

<b>You’ll Need (for the salad):</b><p>1 drained and rinsed can of corn.<br>1 drained and rinsed can of black beans.<br>2 diced tomatoes.<br>1-2 diced avocados.<br>1 diced …

Recipe: Lemon Butter Cake

Lemon Butter Cake<p>Serves 12 to 16<p><i>For the cake:</i> <br>2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour <br>1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder <br>1/2 teaspoon baking soda <br>3/4 teaspoon salt …

Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

<i>Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore – an easy crockpot meal loaded with tender chicken, tomatoes, bell peppers, kale, carrots and sliced mushrooms.</i> …

These DIY versions of popular snacks give processed ingredients the boot

When I was a kid, the primary packaging in my lunch was the brown paper bag that held it all together. Occasionally my mom would buy the two-compartment Kraft Handi-Snacks cheese-and-cracker sets with the red plastic stick for spreading the cheese. Who remembers those? In the late '70s and '80s, …

Date-Filled Oatmeal Cookies

Enjoy the sweet, delicious taste of dates in these double-layered oatmeal cookies. The recipe is very easy to follow and the cookies are a genuine …

Fish Tacos with Creamy Chipotle Sauce and Pico de Gallo

Chipotle Sauce:<p>For the tortillas: Brush a hot griddle with oil and heat the tortillas on each side to brown them up a bit. Wrap them in foil to keep …