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Chicken Burrito Bowls

From: Diabetic Living Magazine<p>By leaving out the carb-heavy tortilla wrap, this chicken burrito bowl is made diabetic-friendly.<p>By: Diabetic Living …

Food

How To Make A Perfect Pitcher Of Lemonade For Hot Summer Days

Nostalgic lemonade is a warm-weather staple for a reason — nothing is quite as refreshing as<b></b> a cold glass of lemony, sugary goodness. And thankfully, …

Recipes

Why buy popsicles when you can make healthier ones at home?

Multicolored popsicles are fun and festive, but store-bought versions are loaded with sugar, corn syrup, and artificial colorings_and their lackluster flavor leaves something to be desired.<p>To make an ultra-flavorful, naturally sweetened version that would please kids and adults alike, we started …

Recipes

Best Mug Cake (Paleo) Recipe

"This is my favorite paleo mug cake recipe that I altered. It's a quick dessert that satisfies any sugar or chocolate craving! Coffee can be used in …

Dessert

Recipe: Easy Texas Toast — Recipes from The Kitchn

Pillowy, crisp, and buttery, Texas toast is barbecue's answer to garlic bread, ready for mopping up every last bit of brisket or beans. If you've …

Recipes

Grandma’s Best Breakfast Recipes

Try our best breakfast recipes to start the day off right. We’ve rounded up hot and hearty classics like pancakes, biscuits and gravy, egg casseroles …

Breakfast

The Best Bottles of Scotch Under $50

A good bottle of Scotch whisky can cost you $300 or it can run you under $50. What we’ve learned — through tireless trial and error (you’re welcome) …

Scotch Whisky

How To Make the Ultimate Marinade for Tender Grilled Steak — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

A marinade is like an insurance policy for your grilled steak — not only will a simple marinade add flavor, but it will also help protect the beef …

BBQ

This Chicken Thigh Recipe Changed the Way I Think About Cooking Chicken Thighs

By Julia Kramer<p>Seriously. One small recipe hack set me on a path toward a lifetime of golden, crackly-skinned chicken thighs.<p>A lot of crazy shit has happened in 2018, and somehow, in the midst of it all, the <i>Bon Appétit</i> Test Kitchen has once again managed to bless us with new chicken thigh …

Cooking

Ina's Chocolate Cake Dessert

This chocolate cake is a perfection when it comes to chocolate desserts! Well moist, rich, and creamy, this dessert is ideal for chocolate lovers and …

This cherry BBQ sauce is sweet, smoky, savory perfection

Thanksgiving.comWhen it comes to barbecuing, cooking great meat is only half the battle; you need a stellar sauce to go along with it. This cherry …

To Raise Exceptional Children, Teach Them These 7 Values

Any fact or bit of knowledge we teach a child might be obsolete when they are adults, but values endure through all changes.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To parent our children to be exceptional, we must allow our children to experience "optimal levels of …

Parenting

How to make the fluffiest muffins

8 tablespoons (1 stick), unsalted butter, melted and slightly cooled <br>1 large egg <br>1 cup milk <br>½ cup sugar <br>1 tablespoon baking powder <br>¼ teaspoon salt <br>2 cups flour<p><b>For this version</b>, we added 1 ½ cups of blueberries, 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest and topped them with a mixture of 2 tablespoons of sugar …

Breakfast

The #1 Account All Wealthy People Have (That You Probably Don't)

Can you imagine your little old traditional or Roth IRA is worth millions of dollars?<p>It happens for some people.<p>According to the US Government Accountability Office (GAO), 791 individuals have IRA balances between $10 million and $25 million, while 314 are worth over $25 million.<p>That was in 2011. …

Retirement

The Best Brown Butter Salted Rice Krispies® Treats Recipe

"The best Rice Krispies® treats you'll ever eat! The flavor enhanced by a few additions turns these into a crowd-pleaser."<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup butter<p>1 …

31 No-Bake Desserts for Summer

The <i>last</i> thing you want to do on a hot, summer day is turn on the oven. But when company is coming, you've been tasked with dessert for the potluck, …

OMFG, $9 Bottled Mimosas Are Here to Save Your Summer Drinking

You never have to buy Champagne and OJ again.<p>Having to buy both orange juice <i>and</i> Champagne is the inconvenient price you have to pay if you're in the mood for a mimosa. Two clunky bottles, never knowing the perfect booze to juice ratio, etc. Now, finally, the brunch goddesses have figured out a …

We Turned This Classic Cocktail Into a Slushy—It's Our New Summer Obsession

The trusty Amaretto Sour is making a serious comeback this summer. Naturally, we took it up a notch.<p>The iconic Amaretto Sour uses a simple recipe: …

8 Rose Bottles For Mother's Day Gifts That'll Have Your Mom Tickled Pink

Mother's Day is just around the corner, and if you're like me you're scrambling to find the perfect gift for mom. It's not thatIdon't love my mom and …

Wine

The 8 Best Gluten-Free Vodkas, Hands Down

As anyone who’s attempted a gluten-free lifestyle knows, gluten can be lurking in some fairly unsuspecting places. Beyond the more obvious betrayals …

30 Rosés to Drink This Summer

It’s time to think pink again. Here are 30 mouthwatering bottles to help beat the heat.<p>If you’ve been waiting for someone to announce that it’s time …

9 Mistakes to Avoid When Cooking Chicken, According to Chefs

While there are whole schools of thought on cooking steak—grilling evangelist Meathead Goldwyn pushes the reverse sear method, for example—chicken, …

7 Tips for a Next-Level Grilled Cheese

Amp up the classic sandwich with these simple and innovative tips.<p>In honor of National Grilled Cheese Day, <i>Food & Wine</i> Culinary Director Justin …

Cooking

How To Purge Everything You Don't Need From Your Home

Out with the old, in with the new — that’s what ringing in the new year is about, right? And, while that is a good motto for many areas of your life, …

Lower-Carb Flourless Chocolate Pecan Torte Recipe

One of the best things about this flourless chocolate cake is how easy it is. The entire thing can be mixed up in the food processor in about five …

10 Skill-Building Courses That Are On Sale for $10 or Less

Learn something new for a fraction of the price.<p>Learning a new skill doesn’t have to cost you a ton of time and money. Of course, the path to …

Brooke's Best Bombshell Brownies Recipe

"These brownies are the bomb! I've found the perfect combination of ingredients to make the fudgiest brownies yet... Enjoy!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup butter, …

The 25 Most Important Bourbons Ever Made

If you asked a spirits expert a quarter century ago to name the most important bourbons ever made, they might have wondered whether America’s …

9 restaurants you didn't know had secret menu items

1/<p>Burger King<p>This fast food giant may be well known for their beefed-up double- and triple-decker Whoppers, but you'll also want to try one of these …

Hummingbird Cake with Buttermilk Glaze Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Whether or not you’ve ever actually had a piece hummingbird cake before, you’ve probably seen it on your favorite southern food blog. The quirkily named banana-spice cake with crushed pineapple and chopped nuts is slathered with cream cheese and full of southern charm. My version has …