Loretta Freeman-Martin

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Classic Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°. Microwave milk at HIGH for 1 1/2 minutes. Melt butter in a large skillet or Dutch oven over medium-low …

Recipes

Donald Trump Really Can’t Stop Talking About His Hands

The man will take an audience wherever he can get one—even in hurricane relief zones.<p>In the weeks since both Hurricanes Harvey and Irma hit the U.S., <b>Donald Trump</b> has been traveling to the southern parts of the country to respond to the first natural disasters of his presidency, or in his case, to …

The secret to making your own pumpkin pie spice

Coffee, ice cream, crepes — you name it!<p>Pumpkin spice is a go-to autumn flavour. But you don't need to go out and buy the packaged seasoning — it's …

This Tangy-Sweet Marinated Chicken Is a New Favorite Weeknight Dinner

Chef Josef Centeno uses a simple fish technique on chicken and it's nothing short of brilliant.<p>The first time I read about the technique “escabeche” was in the “Encyclopedia of Fish Cookery” by <b>A.J. McClane</b> & <b>Arie deZanger</b>. I was obsessed with this book, and I learned so many classic techniques of …

Should you buy a Galaxy Note 8 unlocked or from a carrier?

For the first time ever, Samsung will be offering its latest flagship, the Note 8, in unlocked and carrier versions from day one. That's the good …

Galaxy Note

An Uncluttered Home Begins With This Simple System

It's Monday! We're into week two of our decluttering program and the assignment I have for you today is a doozie—attacking a problem area that I know …

The Cult-Favorite Instant Pot Is On Sale For Its Lowest Price This Year

This is not a drill!<p>Instant Pot fever is real. More than 634,000 belong to the Instant Pot Community Facebook Group, the device has more than 21,000 rave reviews on Amazon, and one of our editors even replaced all her cookware with the Instant Pot for a week. It was also the top-selling product …

A welcome change of course from the Trump administration

By Editorial Board<p>THERE ARE many good reasons for the federal government to intervene in the economy, but diverting resources from less affluent first-time home buyers to seniors who already own homes would not be at the top of our list. Nevertheless, that is what the Federal Housing …

Honestly the Best Banana Bread

Have bananas turning dark and spotted on your kitchen counter? Good for you. Don't toss them, don't hesitate, just grab flour, sugar, and eggs and …

Recipe: Slow Cooker Chicken Piccata

Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat until shimmering. Liberally season the chicken breasts on both sides with salt and pepper. Sear the …

25 Delicious Slow Cooker Recipes for Busy Weeknights — Recipes from The Kitchn

When busy weeks are on the horizon, the very best thing you can do for yourself is to work a slow cooker dinner or two into your meal plan. This …

Cooking

The 10 Slow Cooker Recipes I Always Make on Mondays

I think we can all agree that no matter how you slice it, Mondays are tough. That's why earlier this year I followed Associate Editor Meghan's lead …

Cooking

Sami Inkinen on his bold plan to cure type 2 diabetes forever

Sami Inkinen founded and then exited Trulia about a year after Zillow snapped it up for $3.5 billion in 2014. He’s since moved on to build Virta, a health care startup claiming it can cure type 2 diabetes.<p>It’s a bold claim. Most treatment plans offer to help those with the disease manage it, not …

Diabetes

America Was Never White. And It Never Will Be

<i>This article first appeared on the History News Network.</i><p>Events in Charlottesville recently cascaded into domestic terrorism.<p>Three dead and dozens …

Democrats won’t beat Trump unless they start doing this

Open up the Republican Party Web site and you’ll quickly see an article called “Principles for American Renewal” with 11 broad statements of …

Everything You Need to Know About a Diabetic Diet

Not only are 86 million Americans prediabetic, but 90% of them <i>don't even know they have it,</i> the Centers for Disease Control reports. What's more, …

Verizon’s good unlimited data plan is now three bad unlimited plans

Cheapest plan limits video to 480p, and there’s no way to watch 1080p on a phone anymore<p>Well, now we know why Verizon Wireless was “testing” reduced Netflix streaming speeds last month. Today the biggest US carrier announced that its existing unlimited data plan is being divided into three new …

Oven Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Let's be honest—store-bought sun-dried tomatoes tend to be a bit leathery and tough, without much flavor. They seem like a faded, desiccated memory …

3 Reasons People Are More Important Than Your Degree

Don't get too hung up on that diploma.<p>There's a reason countless students are willing to rack up loads of debt each year in exchange for a coveted …

Recipe: 3-Ingredient Roasted Dijon Potatoes — 3-Ingredient Recipes

My meal plans are rooted in simple weeknight dinners that come together as quickly as possible, so it should come as no surprise that my side dish …

Cooking

I Was Addicted to Bread, and Here's What Happened When I Stopped Eating It For 1 Month

I honestly didn't know I was addicted to bread. Not until I did a two-week fruit and veggie detox, where I ate nothing but fruits, veggies, beans, …

Go-To Buttermilk Biscuits

Every recipe box needs a simple go-to biscuit. These are light, buttery and ready in no time.<p>Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Pulse the flour in a food …

Samsung Proves That Good Things Come In Tiny Packages

Clutter sucks. I especially hate having papers around my office — even stashed away in a file cabinet. Which is why I scan every conceivable document before shredding the original. Keeping some key originals is unavoidable. But where do I store all of those digital documents after I scan them? Not …

3 smart investments you can make with just $500

You don't need thousands of dollars to get started investing.<p>If you want to get started investing but don't have a ton of money to invest, don't let that fact discourage you. While it's true that you need at least a few thousand dollars to create a properly diversified portfolio of individual …

Investing

How to Get Dancer Fit: 7 Toning Workout GIFs From New York City Ballet

Inside a sunlit dance studio across from Lincoln Center in Manhattan, the ballerina Sara Mearns is stretched taut in a forearm side plank, one leg hovering above the ground. It looks easy enough—but that’s exactly the sleight of hand that professional dancers have perfected: transforming physical …

A Simple Recipe for True Southern Fried Chicken

Your current friend chicken recipe doesn’t amount to a hill of beans.<p>Trust us — we went south to the iconic Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill, North …

This 12-time Olympic medalist reveals her ultimate 6.5-minute ab workout that helps keep her fit

Five-time Olympic swimmer and 12-time Olympic medalist Dara Torres demonstrates her ultimate ab workout that keeps her in amazing shape. Torres has teamed up with SHOW MORE OF YOU from Celgene and Otezla — a campaign that is shining light on the psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.<p>To learn more about …

Workouts

3 Easy Artichoke Dip Recipes for the Tastiest Fourth of July Picnic Ever

Artichoke dip is one of those treats you try to make only when you have company. (You know you’ll scarf down the entire thing if left alone without …

6 Gloriously Easy Ways to Entertain Like a Parisian

<i>We’re celebrating France Week here at Food52, and there’s no way to talk about the country’s storied cuisine without the accompanying art of entertaining, a ritual deeply respected and woven into the fabric of French culture. We tapped David Lebovitz, our favorite American expat pastry chef and</i> …