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These 33 Meal-Prep Ideas Are Healthy, Simple, and Delicious

To prevent consuming every food in sight, a little preparation goes a long way. From breakfasts to snacks to lunch and dinner, if you're new to meal prepping or you're getting bored with the same old combinations, find inspiration in these simple and delicious meal-prep ideas.

Healthy Eating

Government shutdown 2018: what we know so far

The government officially shut down Friday at midnight, but the House and Senate are still in session this weekend.<p>With the government shutdown finishing its second day on Sunday, the Senate will take the floor at noon on Monday to vote on whether or not to fund the government. Nevertheless, the …

Trump locks America into its forever war

There is surely no greater sign of the bankruptcy of U.S. foreign policy than its Afghanistan policy. After more than 15 years of war and the deployment of hundreds of thousands of troops, a new president entered the Oval Office poised to fundamentally change that policy. Within months he …

Afghanistan

‘Just Breathe’: This Short Film Illustrates How Mindfulness Helps Kids Manage Their Emotions

If you have kids, you know a little something about the great, <i>big</i> emotions they have. In fact, one of the hardest things about being a parent is …

Fluffy Japanese Pancakes

These thick pancakes are like little souffles: custardy on the inside and golden and crispy on the outside.<p>Special equipment: four 3-inch-wide-by-2 …

How to Avoid Getting Angry: 3 Secrets from Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

Step Away From The Magnifying Mirror: Those Are (Probably) Not Blackheads On Your Nose

The next time you are pressing your face up against a magnifying mirror to inspect your pores, I would like you to remember two things.<p>First and …

The “driest place on Earth” is blooming with flowers after surprise rainfall

What usually looks like this:<p>and this:<p>is now looking like this:<p>Welcome to the Atacama desert, which is the driest place on Earth (if you exclude the poles). The average rainfall in the region is about 15 millimeters (0.6 inches) per year. But every five to seven years, unusual rainfall in the …

Ana Navarro wipes the floor with right-wing Trump supporter over Arizona speech

Ana Navarro was on CNN to discuss the unhinged performance of Donald Trump in Arizona Tuesday night. She was joined by right-wing radio talk show …

30-Minute Sesame Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Do you love sweet potatoes?Meee tooooo.And as of recently, I love roasted sweet potatoes with sesame oil, cilantro, tahini, and sesame seeds drizzled …

20 Salads Worth Packing for Lunch

We're pretty sure that boring salads are what started the whole "sad desk lunch" trend on the internet — and rightfully so; there are a lot of …

Super Simple Soups

Streamlined ingredients and quick flavor-building techniques give you easy soup dinners. Each recipe is designed to use as few ingredients as …

How The Italians Don’t Get Fat In The Land Of Pasta And Pizza?

Italians don’t get fat is a popular saying used to describe Italian food and lifestyle. Italian are famously devoted to their great food, yet their obesity rate is really low compared with the other countries in Europe and in the United States. In the article, as proud Italian, I will offer you …

Mini Oreo Cheesecakes Recipe - Oreo Cheesecake Cupcakes - Diane Kometa - Dishin With Di # 151

Quick Pickles - Everyday Food with Sarah Carey

Giardiniera (Italian Pickled Vegetables) Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> You can vary the vegetables based on what you have on hand, but seek a variety: The mixture of colors and flavors is one of the best parts of this preparation. Here, you'll see I've used cauliflower, peppers, squash, celery, carrots, and zucchini, but other typical inclusions are …

Recipes

Socially awkward? Eat sauerkraut and pickles

A new study suggests that fermented foods could alleviate social anxiety<p>Forget self-help books or deep breathing - the cure to social anxiety could be in what you eat.<p>Researchers have found that fermented foods, such as sauerkraut and yogurt, may help alleviate the symptoms of chronic shyness.<p>The …

18 Pickle Recipes That Are A Big Dill

Preserve the season.<p>Those are the four basic ingredients you need when it comes to preserving — or pickling — delicious eats. If you're fortunate enough to find yourself with a glut of asparagus, a few bins of blueberries: Pickling's the answer. <b>Here are 18 ways to get started.</b><p><i>Riddley</i> …

How to Choose the Best Cucumbers for Pickling ('Cause Yep, It Matters)

Faster, faster! Learn how to make quick pickles from market-fresh cucumbers. And nope, you don't even have to can them.<p><i>One of the best parts about our test kitchen manager, Brad Leone's, job is his weekly trip to the farmers' market. It's his responsibility to supply the kitchen with ripe produce,</i> …

Farmers' Markets

HOMEMADE GARLIC DILL PICKLES Recipe on Food52

• 2-3 pieces pickling cucumbers<br>• 5 sprigs fresh dill<br>• 2-4 cloves garlic, crushed & minced<br>• 3 tablespoons white vinegar<br>• 1 tablespoon salt<br>• water<p>Cut pickles into discs, spears, or sandwich slices and add to the jar with all ingredients except the water.<br>• Once everything is in the jar, fill to the very top with …

Quick Pickling 101

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: We're learning the basics of quick pickling, with recipes to practice.</i><p>You might see recipes that involve pickling -- Pickled Asparagus, Gingered Beet …

Pickling at Skylands

I always love this time of year when I can start pickling the delicious cucumbers from my gardens.<p>I remember pickling with my mom, Big Martha - she was a fabulous preserver, following the traditions established by her immigrant mother, Yadviga Ruskowski. Mom made garlic dills and sour dills and …

Try Al's recipes for chow chow and bread and butter pickles for easy flavor

Keep summer flavor going for long after the season ends by turning your favorite summer produce into relishes and pickles. Here, Al Roker shares recipes for chow chow (a Southern relish) and classic bread and butter pickles. You''ll see how easy and tasty it is to make pickles at home!<p>How to pickle …

Get pickling with this easy brine recipe

Wash and cut your veggies. This recipe will make about six 250-ml Mason jars of pickled veg. For standard pickles, I use baby cucumbers and slice them into thick bite-sized pieces, but you can slice very thin or cut into spears. Carrots also make great pickled sides (slice thin), as do baked red or …

Recipes

Who Knew It Was This Easy To Make Your Own Pickles?

You won't want to use store-bought again.<p>You don't need a detailed knowledge of pickling or any complicated canning equipment to make you own tangy, crunchy, delicious dill pickles at home. With just a few ingredients, a Mason jar and a refrigerator, you're more than halfway there. Follow this …

How Eating Pickles Might Help Battle Anxiety

“Right here, boys! Right here! Get your cake, pie, dill pickles, and ice cream! All you can eat! Be a glutton! Stuff yourself!” —Barker, “Pinocchio” …

Devil’s Food Birthday Cake with Strawberries and Milk Chocolate Buttercream - Chowhound

Who doesn’t love a hefty slice of dark chocolate cake? This one plays off strawberries’ affinity for chocolate, sandwiched in between moist cake and …

Lemon Pound Cake with Lemon Poppy Seed Buttercream

I forget.<p>I sometimes forget that we have a thing here. A thing that’s more of a weird Internet friendship than a simple fling. Forgive my …

Double Chocolate Chipotle Cookies

Ingredients:<p>1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour<br>• 1/2 cup dark or Dutch-processed cocoa powder<br>• 3/4 teaspoon ground chipotle chile powder<br>• 3/4 teaspoon baking …

How to Make Healthy Desserts That Don't Taste Like Cardboard

Healthy desserts? Okay, how about kinda healthy? Nuts, seeds, whole grain flours, and good fats (calling coconut oil!) bring more than craveability to these new treats.<p>If you’re like us, the term “healthy dessert” doesn’t exactly get you too excited. But hazelnut-butter and coffee meringues? Yeah, …