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The 25 WORST Diet Tips Ever

Because there are BETTER ways to lose weight<p><i>This article was written by Stephanie Castillo and repurposed with permission from</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>You know you can't believe everything you read. And still, you haven't eaten an egg yolk since the nineties, and you can't touch a French fry without being …

Nutrition

How We Achieved the Banana Bread of Our Dreams

Everybody has a recipe for banana bread, right? And most of them are actually pretty good. But for the Epicurious test kitchen team, good was not …

Breakfast

17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

Breakfast

Lift pass prices are slashed as weather forecasters warn that there’s more sun to come on the pistes

17 Indoor Herb Garden Ideas That'll Perk Up Your Kitchen

Click and grow? Don't mind if we do!<p>A lack of outdoor space shouldn't stop a green thumb. Grow your basil and parsley right by the stove using one of these inventive solutions.

Gardening

Best Secret Ski Towns of North America

Most people haven’t heard of these towns, which is just fine with the skiers and boarders that live and play there. These are the places without gloss, the unknown gems, where the locals are friendly and shops are locally owned. Some have terrain for everyone, while many are for experts with …

Skiing

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

20+ Ways to Squeeze a Little Extra Storage Out of a Small Kitchen

Kitchen bursting at the seams? If you're going a little crazy trying to fit all your cooking accoutrements in your teeny-tiny kitchen, this is the …

West Village

Why You Should Use a Sheet Pan to Make Pizza at Home

I've always wanted to make great pizza at home.<p>Sure, it's one of those dishes that restaurants usually make better than home cooks. And that's part …

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

Lake Michigan

In pictures: Relics discovered in Mexico's Teotihuacan

<b>Some 50,000 relics have been discovered in Mexico in the ancient city of Teotihuacan, Mexican archaeologists say.</b><p>The city, located about 50 km (30 miles) northeast of Mexico City, dominated central Mexico in pre-Columbian times.<p>The relics found include jewellery, seeds, animal bones and pottery …

Pomegranate-Champagne Punch

makes 12 Servings<p>Every good party needs a Champagne punch recipe. Pomegranate juice adds a sweet-tart note—not to mention, a festive color.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup water<p>1/2 cup sugar<p>2 750-ml bottles chilled brut Champagne<p>1 1/2 cups white rum<p>1 1/4 cups pomegranate juice<p>1 large lemon, thinly …

Recipes

Brussels Sprouts for People Who Think They Hate Brussels Sprouts

I understand why Brussels sprouts top the list of detested vegetables for many people. When they are large, old, or overcooked, they tend to have an …

A Better Granola

Using an egg white adds crunch without calories.

Secret Ingredient: 13 Unexpected Ways to Eat Mayonnaise | Epicurious.com | Epicurious.com

If you only use mayo as spread on your sandwiches, you are seriously missing out on its full potential. It adds moisture and tenderness to baked …

How to Make Homemade Ricotta Cheese—Epicurious.com

Recipes

4 Delicious Breakfast Casseroles You'll Want for Dinner (and Will Reheat Well the Next Morning) | Epicurious.com | Epicurious.com

Above: <b>Overnight Egg & Cheese Strata</b> - "Double this recipe easily for a large crowd, and watch it disappear at every potluck."<p><b>Frenchy Toast Casserole</b> …

6 Mini-Burgers for Your Next Cookout | Epicurious.com | Epicurious.com

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City Guide: 200+ Fun Things to Do in Pittsburgh (No Matter Where You Are)

We explore every inch of Allegheny County (and beyond) for a look at the communities where we live, work and play.<p>By Sean Collier, Nick Keppler, Eric …

Darkest Chocolate Cake with Red Wine Glaze

10 Servings<p>“The great thing about this cake? It's not fussy. You can just pour the glaze over and it sets. Done.” —Rick Mast<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into pieces, plus more for pan<p>⅓ cup all-purpose flour, plus more for pan<p>8 oz. bittersweet chocolate (at …

Dessert

London and the U.K. From Above

Photographer Jason Hawkes has been making fascinating aerial images since 1991. With a gyro-stabilized camera, he takes photos directly from the open door of a helicopter. Hawkes has covered subjects around the world, but specializes in aerial shots of the United Kingdom. Once more, he's been kind …

Savory Spring Vegetable and Goat Cheese Tart

We use a store-bought crust in this tart for ease.

14 Fun Things to Make with Leftover Rice and Other Grains | Epicurious.com | Epicurious.com

Cook up a fabulously bacony egg and rice breakfast (or anytime, really) dish, like this Bacon and Egg Rice:<p>Make a super-healthy, nutrition-packed …

Herb-Crusted Rack of Lamb with New Potatoes

4 Servings<p>This recipe calls for fairly small racks of lamb, about a pound each. If your lamb is larger, the cooking time will increase, but you can get away with serving single, not double, chops.<p>April 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1½ pound small new or Yukon Gold potatoes, scrubbed<p>Kosher salt<p>2 racks of lamb …

Sourdough Starter: An Old Family Treasure (VIDEO)

You might say Robert Jordan is the keeper of the flame by preserving the family's sourdough starter for so many years.<p>As Jordan explains in the video, his mother, Jean Rentz Jordan, who passed away in 2013 at the age of 88, had eaten pancakes as a child from this same sourdough starter. Though he …

Bye-Bye Zucchini, Hello Chocolate! Chocolate-Zucchini Bread Recipe

Summer's coming and you know what that means! Zucchini's going to be in season. For you lucky ducks who have the real estate to plant a garden, that means you're going to be up to your ears in zucchini. For the rest of us, that means inexpensive and abundant summer squash. What better way to …

8 Things You Didn't Know About Buttermilk Plus, the Only Real Commercially-Available Buttermilk in America | Epicurious.com | Epicurious.com

<b>2. Buttermilk is considered a beverage by the dairy producers</b>. That's why it's packed in quart-sized cartons. Many home bakers wish it came packed in …