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5 Ways to Turn a Can of Tuna Into Dinner

<i>By Katherine Sacks, Epicurious</i><p>If I need to get dinner on the table fast, I'm looking to pantry all-stars to help get me there. One of my favorites? A can of tuna fish: easy, cheap, and shelf-stable, I always keep a few cans around for last-minute meals. And while my go-to tuna salad sandwich is …

8 Ways to Be Richer by Next Month

<b>2. Cut Coupons Old-School Style</b><br>"Coupons you'll find in your Sunday paper are still one of the best ways to save money on grocery items," says Bakke. Coupon apps are worth checking out, too; Bakke suggests Pushpins and Grocery Pal.<p><b>3. Fill Up with Regular Gas</b><br>"Unless your owner's manual specifically …

Crockpot Meals Working Parents Can Prep in 10 Minutes

The idea of fast crockpot meals seems like an oxymoron. After all, crockpots are specifically designed for slow cooking, and it’s not unusual for a …

Cooking

16 Glorious Samoa Recipes To Make Life Taste Like A Girl Scout Cookie

There's no denying the allure of Girl Scout Cookies. Every time the season comes around, our healthy eating rituals get tossed aside for a box of cookies. Whether Thin Mints have your heart, or if you pledge allegiance to the Tagalong, it's generally agreed upon by all that there's something truly …

Tempering Chocolate -- How to Master This Surprisingly Easy Technique

When making molded or dipped chocolates, you need to temper the chocolate to achieve a glossy sheen and hard snap. Here's how to do it.<p><b>3.</b> Add the reserved chocolate; stir constantly until the mixture cools to 82 degrees. Remove any unmelted pieces of chocolate with spatula. Line bottom of bowl with …

Dessert

Recipe: Appley Ever After Cinnamon Overnight Oats

If you’ve not yet jumped on the overnight oats bandwagon, now is the time! Oatmeal is a delicious way to start the day, however most weekday mornings …

Chocolate Pudding

Our no-cook chocolate pudding uses avocados (yes, really) for its creamy base.

Pudding

How to Make the Best Deep-Fried Jalapeño Poppers

The first time I ate jalapeño poppers, things went very wrong. It was many years ago and I had just gotten my tongue pierced on a whim. When I left the piercing shop, they sent me off with an instructional aftercare sheet on how to treat the fresh piercing. One of the tips was to avoid spicy foods …

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

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11 Cities You Must Backpack At Least Once

There are almost too many must-see cities in the world -- and the most seamless way to hit them all is by backpacking. With little luggage and a huge sense of adventure, a backpacking trip allows you to experience new places with freedom and ease (all while teaching you more than college ever …

15 Recipes That Will Help You Unwind at the End of a Looong Day

Grab one of these 15 treats at the end of the day, and you’ll start to unwind in no time at all. Featuring teas, refreshing herbs and flowers and the occasional splash of booze, you’ll feel the stress start melting away almost instantly. Pour yourself a bath, toss a waterproof case on your …

The Baking Essentials You Should Always Keep in Your Fridge, Freezer, Pantry, and Spice Rack

Whether you're an occasional or an everyday baker, these are the baking pantry essentials you should never be without.<p>Here's some great news: Being a great baker is not really about artistic flair or a prodigy-like ability to whip out sugar roses. It's actually about precision, patience, and …

Baking

25 sweet hot chocolate recipes to keep your holidays cozy

As the temperatures drop and cold weather misery takes over, optimal coziness is a top priority.<p>Sweaters, scarves, mittens fireplaces, are all winter …

Cookies, Cookies, Cookies: All the Christmas Cookie Recipes You'll Ever Need

There's always a reason to eat a cookie. So here are 71 of 'em, great for holiday baking or just because.<p><b>Sometimes, you just need a cookie</b>. Scratch that. There's always a reason to eat a cookie. So here are 71 of 'em, great for holiday baking or just because.

Dessert

25 Microscopic Images of Snow Crystals

At the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (BARC) in Maryland, you will find the US Department of Agriculture’s Low Temperature Scanning Electron …

18 Ways To Hack IKEA Spice Racks

The humble IKEA spice rack may look simple and modest but behind that straight-forward design, if you look with an open mind, you’ll find a lot of …

Spices

What to get when you want a smarter home

It's that time of year again! You know, the one when you have to hand over your hard-earned cash or dole out the credit card digits to get the loved ones in your life a little something celebratory. Lucky you, we've got a slew of great recommendations in our easy-on-the-eyes Holiday Gift Guide.<p>Need …

10 Celebrity Stylist-Approved Hair Hacks

When doing our hair at home, we want the process to be simple but the results to be meticulous, salon-quality. That's not too much to ask, right? <i>Riiiight.</i> Since that outcome's not always easy to achieve, we went on the search for simple styling tips, reaching out to celebrity hairstylist George …

Quick! Eat These 90 Recipes Before The World Runs Out Of Chocolate

We've heard it before, and we certainly don't want to hear it again: chocolate shortage. Two words that not only have the ability tests one's strength of character, but also the strength of one's sugar addiction. Especially when the rumors of a looming global shortage of chocolate might actually be …

6 Super-Smart Eye Shadow Hacks You NEED to Try

<b>Use a Large Oval Brush to Apply All Your Shadows</b><br>You can forget using a separate brush for every different color of your shadow look. Waitesmith says that you can use the <b>Artis Oval 3 Brush</b> ($32, artisbrush.com) to apply each layer, including under the lower lash line. Simply sweep your base color …

Piping Hot Paleo Pizza Crust

This paleo pizza crust couldn't be simpler to make - there's no kneading, no rising, and it only takes a few minutes to put together! Completely yummy too.<p>My husband and I are in the middle of a 10-day grain-free, sugar-free and potato-free detox, which pretty much just leaves meat, cheese, fruit, …

8 Drugstore Lipstick Formulas To Buy Right Now

20 Concealer Hacks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, life-changing ways to cover under-eye circles, blemishes, and more.<p><b>1) If you use foundation, apply it first, and then apply your concealer.</b><p>If you apply your foundation first, you'll find that you don't need to use as much concealer. If you apply concealer …

Why Turkeys Are So Much Better Roasted Upside Down

<i>By Stacy Adimando</i><p>Once you've <b>salted</b>, <b>tied</b> and <b>buttered</b> that Thanksgiving bird, you'd think the cooking part would be easy. <b>But there's just one thing that can trip you up:</b> Overcooking the breast meat (and/or undercooking the thigh meat).<p><b>It's a flaw in the design of the turkey</b>, when you think about it: …

What One Nutritionist Ate for an Entire Week (in Pictures)

Spoiler alert: Yes, lots of veggies are involved—but so are some doughnuts and potato chips.<p>As a dietician, I find that many people are curious about what I eat on a day-to-day basis. People often assume I follow a strict no-fun diet that consists of kale, quinoa, and a ton of salads. Honestly, I …

How to Use the Pulp of a Pumpkin

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Don't let those guts go to waste.</i><p>Lately, we've talking a lot about pumpkins: how …

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You've Never Used A Lemon Like This Before

When life gives you lemons, use them in more ways than you ever imagined.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p><b>Help Toothaches</b><p>Lemon juice is no replacement for going to see your dentist—and exposing your teeth to fruit acids isn't a great long-term strategy. But if you've already got a toothache, the citric acid in lemons …

31 Pizza Deliverers Share Their Most Awkward Delivery Experiences

Found on AskReddit.<p>In my first month delivering pizzas as an awkward teenager in suburban San Diego, I pulled up to a house and got out, toting 5 …

I Got Raped, but Not in the "Right" Way

Though Jilly Gagnon's rapist is behind bars, she still grapples with the details of the incident. Surely, she thinks, other people have been 'raped worse.'<p>Photo: David Armstrong<p>People always tell women that they need to talk about rape. "Speak up! Tell your stories! Don't be ashamed to let everyone …