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The 114 Most Delish Party Dips

When I dip, you dip, we dip.<p>1 of 115<p>Courtesy of Amazon<p>Get everything you need for your Super Bowl party in our Super Bowl store!<p>Advertisement - …

Cooking

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Dip

This dip might put me into rehab. It is so addicting. I couldn’t get a grip. I kept telling myself I needed to stop, but apparently my hand and mouth …

How to Make the Easiest Indian Dal

There's nothing complicated about making <i>dal</i>.<p>That is, it doesn't look too tough when cookbook author and photographer Tara O'Brady is making it: …

Curries

Spend Smartly: Getting The Right Eye Shadow

When it comes to choosing which eye shadow to buy, I am huge advocate of one simple truth: get the shade that makes you feel amazing. But to feel …

Makeup

58 Dishes to Bring to an Outdoor Party

Not all food is ready to withstand hungry hordes and sit outside in the hot, hot heat. That's why these 58 dishes exist.<p><b>When we're heading to picnics</b>, cooking out in the backyard, and gearing up for days at the beach, we want our food to be as ready for the summer sun as we are. But not all food …

Healthy Eating

Using Your Slow Cooker in the Summer

Are you interested in an easy way to have a home cooked meals without heating up your oven or standing over the grill? Using your slow cooker in the …

Cooking

16 Out-of-the-Ordinary Sangria Recipes for EVERY Pool Party

Summertime calls for all things sangria (even sangria popsicles), but it’s easy to grow tired of making the same old recipes over and over again. Maybe you’ve tried a few wine slushie recipes to switch things up a bit, but at the end of the day, you’re really wanting to up your sangria game. We’ve …

No Snooze Zone: The Insanely Early Morning Routines of America's Favorite Newscasters

Gayle King takes a 3:00 a.m. bubble bath, Robin Meade has a protein mug cake, and more morning routines of the news anchors who have the early shift.<p>While the rest of the world only wakes up at 3:07 a.m. to pee, Gayle King is already up and in the bath full of bubbles, taking in the morning …

Charlie Rose

Just Kimchi It: How to Turn Any Veg Into Addictive Spicy Pickles

Chefs are making our favorite Korean pickle out of way more than cabbage.<p>By now you’re acquainted (obsessed, maybe?) with kimchi, the fiery and funky Korean napa cabbage pickle. But as chef <b>Sohui Kim</b> of Korean barbecue restaurant Insa in Brooklyn explains, the word <i>kimchi</i> refers to much more than the …

Acquainted

Forget Hard Boiling, Forget Frying—You Should Be Steaming Your Eggs

4 ways to steam eggs for a more tender egg white and creamier yolk—or for full-on custard.<p>How do you take your eggs? At the <i>Bon Appétit</i> offices, you will not come across a more loaded question. It's sparked heated debates, ignited bitter rivalries, and ruined friendships. Alright, maybe not the …

Breakfast

Attention: A Muscle to Strengthen

A doctor's recommendations for mental health evoke more philosophy than biology.<p>"Today is Thursday, the day of Meaning."<p>That's the message at the very top of the page. And from there down, almost everything about Amit Sood's website, stressfree.org, is couched in the self-help jargon that …

48 Classic Italian Recipes That Make Us Want to Quit Our Jobs, Move to Tuscany, and Drink Chianti All Day

There's nothing quite like these classic Italian recipes, from Cacio e Pepe to Pasta a la Gricia, and hello, pesto.<p>Nobody does impeccable pasta dishes, quality meats, and seasonal, simple vegetables prepared well quite like the Italians. That's why we don't mess with these recipes—they're …

Cooking

Homemade Nondairy Yogurt

<i>by guest blogger Stephanie Eckelkamp, senior associate editor at</i> Prevention <i>magazine</i><p>I'm in a minor predicament: Regular milk-based yogurt makes me feel like garbage, but most nondairy yogurts taste like junk and contain sketchy additives (e.g. controversial carrageenan) to give them that traditional …

6 Breakfasts That Are Scientifically Proven To Put You In A Good Mood

What you eat--and when you eat--plays a huge role in how you feel. If you need further proof that food affects your mood, think about how you feel after that first glorious cup of coffee in the morning (or, OK, after ravaging that bag of mini Kit Kats on a particularly crappy day). Here, six ways …

9 foods that make you hungrier

Always hungry? You may be eating the wrong foods<p>You weren't all that hungry before your handful of chips or midday banana. But instead of tiding you over to your next meal, you are ravenous. What gives?<p>No nutrition scientist would ever make this analogy, but think of it like sex. If you're …

Nutrition

5 things that happened when I did a sugar detox

Yeah, I eat pretty darn healthy. But I'm only human. Every once in a while there's a birthday at work, and I eat a cookie. Sometimes two if I'm stressed. Then that cookie reminds me, wow, refined sugar is delicious! And also, that I love apple fritters. Then the next morning, I might buy an apple …

Nutrition

Bruce Lee’s Never-Before-Seen Writings on Willpower, Emotion, Reason, Memory, Imagination, and Confidence

“You will never get any more out of life than you expect.”<p>Although <b>Bruce Lee</b> (November 27, 1940–July 20, 1973) is best known for his legendary legacy in martial arts and film, he was also one of the most underappreciated philosophers of the twentieth century, instrumental in introducing Eastern …

10 'Superfoods' to Eat Daily for Optimum Fitness

Blueberries Are a Top Antioxidant<p>Ask five nutrition experts to provide a list of their favorite "superfoods," and the results will vary—but they'll …

Nutrition

Mozart doesn't make babies smarter — and other brain myths debunked

The brain is the most amazing organ in the human body. Somehow, this collection of billions of cells gives rise to thoughts, feelings, action — all the things that make us who we are.<p>So it's no wonder that there are lots of misconceptions about how this three-pound hunk of flesh actually works. …

This is the latest you should eat at night if you want to sleep well and not gain weight

Now you know you're not supposed to eat that late, because you've heard it's bad for you, but how late is too late?<p>Besides snacking, how late can dinner be?<p>Just like the circadian rhythm that controls our sleep, scientists think our bodies have a circadian clock for eating, too. And messing with …

Don’t Take Work Stress Home with You

After a long day at the office, many of us find ourselves taking out our stress on friends, children, or significant others. And if we’re not careful, we allow our work stress to become home stress, often at the expense of our families and relationships or our health.<p>In the UK the Health and Safety …

13 Purchases Under $500 That Will Significantly Elevate Your Success

Often the things that have the biggest impact on your success are small and inexpensive. While <b>I don’t promote consumerism</b> or excessive spending, …

10 Foods You Should Eat More Of If Your Memory Sucks

Step up your memory game.<p>Granted, most of these aren't exactly quick fixes. But over time, they can boost your brain health and reduce your risk of memory loss.

Nutrition

4 Habits of the Most Resilient People | Inc.com

The truth is that life can be tough, business can be hard-hitting and success comes with challenges. What separates those who can hold their own and keep going in times of adversity is a cluster of habits that center on resilience.<p>Resilience means developing a strong solid level of mental …

Self-help

Doctors issue warning about LED streetlights

The American Medical Association (AMA) has just adopted an official policy statement about street lighting: cool it and dim it.<p>The statement, adopted unanimously at the AMA's annual meeting in Chicago on June 14, comes in response to the rise of new LED street lighting sweeping the country. An AMA …

Roads

The Cavaliers Had A Secret Motivational Tool. You Can Use It Too.

It kept them focused on both the championship and the team.<p>In addition to LeBron James’ triple-double and Kyrie Irving’s clutch three-pointer, the Cleveland Cavaliers owe some of their game seven win and NBA Championship success to a simple puzzle, cut in the shape of the Larry O’Brien trophy.<p><b>The</b> …

Basketball

5 Recipes You Can Make Without Turning The Oven On

When it's super hot outside you really don't want to spend time in the <b>kitchen</b> ! That's why I am sharing these recipes that will make you spend more time enjoying the <b>summer</b> and less time dreading it!<p><b>Creamy Chicken and Mushrooms</b><p><b>Kale Caesar Pasta Salad</b><p><b>Turkey Lettuce Wraps</b><p><b>Burrito Bowls</b><p><b>Jerk Chicken Salad</b><p>…

23 Stunning Peach Desserts You Must Make This Summer

As amazing as juicy peaches taste on their own, they taste even better in these desserts. You'll want to stock up on the stone fruit at your grocery store or farmers market after seeing the recipes for cobblers, crisps, ice cream, and more Summer favorites ahead.

How to Create the Best Version of Yourself

Mark Lack says that by giving and becoming more, the having takes care of itself.<p>Mark Lack is the CEO of Shorten the Gap and is on the Board of Advisers for the Leap Foundation.<p>Lack travels regularly for work and meets a lot of entrepreneurs from around the world. He noticed that countless …