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49 Modern Thanksgiving Recipes to Cure You of Any Holiday Fatigue

Try new takes on Thanksgiving favorites, like stuffing-crusted turkey cutlets and cheesy stuffing.<p>From pastrami and bacon-wrapped turkeys to malted walnut pies and BLT oyster stuffings, these tweaks on traditional recipes will keep the vibe fresh and exciting at your holiday table, year after year.

Cooking

6 Wheat-Free Grain Alternatives You Should Try

Look at any prepackaged wheat-free or gluten-free specialty food, and it's almost a guarantee you'll find rice, corn, or potatoes among the …

Whole Grain

Las Vegas City Guide

The Hit List<p>Where serious sushi lovers come for Vegas’s best off-strip omakase<p>The weirdest cocktails in Vegas. And the most delicious<p>A real red sauce joint, right down to the free jukebox

15 Recipes You Can Cook in a Dutch Oven While Camping

If you're loading up a pack and planning a trek up a mountain or into the depths of the woods, you probably won't be lugging a heavy Dutch oven with you. But if you're doing the sort of camping where you're carrying an ice chest with you, too (you're driving to a campsite, let's say), there's a …

19 Recipes for Beach-Friendly Snacks and Drinks

I recently moved to a new apartment in Los Angeles, and one of its major perks is its proximity to the beach—I can hop on my bike and be on sand in half an hour. Needless to say, I've been spending a lot of time there—sometimes just a few hours, sometimes an entire day. Either way, you can bet I'm …

Arnold Palmer

Backyard Built: 10 Outdoor Furniture DIYs

Many of us have spent the last six months daydreaming about warm weather, so let's spend these last few cool, rainy—snowy?—weeks preparing for all …

Dollar Store

Bring the Taco Truck to You and Make These Delicious Grilled Fish Tacos at Home

If you love a good fish taco, you're going to love this Paleo-friendly recipe from the folks at America's Test Kitchen. Straight from their new book <b>Paleo Perfected</b>, these grilled swordfish bites with pineapple salsa are light, easy, and definitely healthy. They're also perfect for spicing up …

Recipes

19 Recipes to Make the Most of Fresh Herbs

Whether you’ve got a plethora of fresh herbs on your hands because your herb garden is blooming, or you just wanted to try out that new recipe calling for tarragon and don’t know what to do with the rest, it’s a major bummer to see your greens go to waste. So make the best of those leftovers, try …

Potatoes

11 Healthy Lunch Wraps That Put Sandwiches to Shame

There's a lot to love about a good old lunch wrap: They're easy to make, super portable, and bursting with flavor in every bite. Check out some …

Small Space Gardening: A Kit to Grow Windowsill Herbs

Inspired by their life in a tiny apartment, Chicago-based designers Nick Behr and Sarah Burrows devised a space-saving way to grow herbs—without a …

This new Hollywood restaurant only serves breakfast at night. And they have spiked cereal milk

If you're eating breakfast after 10 p.m., you've probably been out drinking, or just getting off work. Maybe you're sitting at Denny's, maybe Norms. And it's way too bright in the dining room.<p>The next time you're in the Hollywood area and feel like pancakes after dark, there's Nighthawk Breakfast …

7 Nut Butter Breakfast Recipes that Seriously Taste like Candy

Good morning, sweet tooth.

Breakfast

Easy flatbread recipes from India, Italy and the Middle East

I had never really thought about flatbreads until 1995, when I bought a book called Flatbreads & Flavors. I stood in Books for Cooks in London salivating over the recipes that the authors Naomi Duguid and Jeffrey Alford had gathered: Hunza sprouted-wheat flatbread with apricots; Afghan naan with …

10 Healthy Grilled Cheese Recipes That Will Make Your Mouth Water

These gooey, melty, cheesy sandwiches need no introduction, so we'll just say, make 'em. All of them. They're good for you!<p>More Cheese, Please<p>1 of …

Healthy Eating

Use Aquafaba to Make Extra-Light, Fluffy Egg-Free or Vegan Pancakes

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Recipes and techniques generally advance in baby steps. It's rare that you find a technique so far out of left field that it changes the way people think about food overnight. Sous vide cooking is up there, as is …

Breakfast

Build a Classic Garden DIY Bench with Dowel Construction

Dowel construction makes it solid-and surprisingly simple.<p>You’ll need a dowel jig for this project. A planer, miter saw and band saw will come in …

Double Your Seafood with Surf and Surf Recipes

The ultimate recipes for seafood lovers.<p>We love a good surf and turf platter, which brings together land and sea in delicious harmony. But here's …

10 Quick And Healthy Dessert Recipes For Busy People

Jenny Marchal<p>Freelance Writer Read full profile<p>Desserts can sometimes be time-consuming especially when you’ve had a busy day and spent most of your …

Immune System

sheet pan chicken tikka

In the game of weeknight cooking — which I feel, at best, is rigged and not in our favor especially if you (or you and your partner) are out working …

5 Healthy Lunches You Can Make From 1 Chicken

Bringing a homemade lunch to work is a surefire way to eat healthier and save a bunch of cash. But when your week gets crazy, it can seem so much …

Food

16 Amazing Open Plan Kitchens Ideas For Your Home

Open Plan Kitchens. The trend in recent years – to work with the space in the apartment and the house as if there are no walls. The term is called …

It’s Time to Stop Making These Garlic Common Mistakes and Start Living

The biggest mistake of all is not using it. But here's what else people screw up when cooking with garlic (including burning it!).<p>Being a vampire would be the worst fate in the world. Not because of that whole soul-less, lonely existence and sleeping in coffins thing. Because, hello, vampires can't …

Kitchens

''Something Different'' Sandwich Recipes

When you're in the mood for something out of the ordinary at lunchtime, these unique sandwiches will hit the spot. Try a tuna sandwich inspired by Nicoise salad, a Vietnamese-style sloppy joe, a muffuletta, Italian braised pork with caramelized apples, or a luxurious lobster roll.<p>The ingredients of …

How to design the perfect vegetable garden for any space

With winter just a memory in the northern hemisphere, and spring in full swing, it’s time to think about your summer vegetable garden. Whether you’re …

If You Don't Want the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies, Don't Read These Tips

Chocolate chip cookies are one of life's greatest treasures. It's hard to believe a simple chocolate chip recipe could improve, but there are small tweaks you can make to make your cookies <i>that</i> much more delicious. Let these tips lead you to the best homemade chocolate chip cookies ever.<p><b>Make sure</b> …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

How to Grow Broccoli

<i>by the editors at</i> Rodale's Organic Life<p>Broccoli is a great choice for a home garden. Freshly cut broccoli heads are rich in vitamins and minerals. They're delicious raw in salads or lightly steamed and they freeze well. If you choose a variety such as DiCicco or Waltham that produces plentiful side …

Broccoli

The Key to More Flavorful Chocolate Chip Cookies

Nothing warms the heart and home quite like a batch of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies. And while everyone has their tried-and-true recipe for …