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The Stovetop Quiche I Made Entirely By Accident Might Just Be My New Favorite Dinner

My kitchen experiments aren't always successful—but this one was a total home run.<p>A frittata is my reliable clean-out-the-fridge, …

Breakfast

You Need to Know These 10 Ways to Turn Yogurt into Dessert

Among the staples in my refrigerator, a tub of yogurt ranks high. Not only do I reach for it every morning at breakfast, but I also find myself …

Breakfast

15 Sweet Potato Meal Prep Recipes With 10 Ingredients or Less

15 Sweet Potato Meal Prep Recipes You Can Make With 10 Ingredients or Less<p>Meal prep just got easier.<p>April 10, 2018<p>If there's one thing in the world I …

Cooking

Pizza Is a Healthier Breakfast Than Cereal, According to a Nutritionist

I'll take one slice of cheese, please.<p>If you love starting your morning with a bowl of Raisin Bran or another healthy-sounding cereal, we have some bad news: The majority of cereals are packed with sugar and really aren't the best way to kickstart your day.<p>To drive home the point that crunchy and …

Breakfast

10 Chicken Recipes That Make Great Leftovers

There are some chicken dinners that are at the height of perfection right after they come out of the oven or off the stove, and then there are the …

Cooking

How to reheat french fries so they don't turn into a soggy, sloppy mess

There’s nothing quite like tucking into some hot, crispy fries now and then, especially when you dunk them in ketchup. If you have eyes bigger than your belly, though, you may not be able to finish a whole restaurant portion at once. Taking them home, though, can be a sorry affair.<p>Have you ever had …

French Fries

7 Surprising Things You Can Do with Cream of Tartar

Many of us have cream of tartar in our cabinets, an infrequently used ingredient for baking that we break out about twice a year. I always just …

Chemistry

How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

Operating Systems

15 Side Dishes That Pair Perfectly with Tacos

We’d never set a limit on taco fillings. So why not pile on all the tasty sides, too? From avocado rice to Mexican street corn dip (yes, it’s a …

Healthy Eating

Fake ad blockers in the Chrome store had over 20 million installs

If you can't find that ad blocker you recently installed from the Chrome Web Store, you might want to do some browser spring cleaning. Google has killed five top-ranking ad blockers after AdGuard published a report revealing they're fake extensions with extra code that harvest info on the websites …

Ad Blocking

This Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe For One Person Is So Easy, You Probably Already Have The Ingredients At Home

When it comes to classic pasta dishes, it is safe to say that Fettuccine Alfredo is one of the greats. How can you say no to that rich and buttery …

Cooking

Deals: Universal Waterproof Solar Charger

It may not feel like it in many places, but Summer is not far off here in the US. That means lots of time spent at pools, beaches, out on lakes, or even sailing the ocean. No matter where we are, our devices usually follow. However, electrical outlets are pretty hard to come by in and around the …

We've All Been Threading Needles Wrong This Whole Time

As long as people have sewed, they've probably been frustrated by attempting to push thread through needles. It turns out an easy alternative to …

Threading

31 Smoothies That Pack in the Veggies (Not That You Can Tell)

It’s all too easy to fall into a smoothie rut. Though there are countless combinations of fruits, powders, fats, and liquids to try, we often end up …

Healthy Eating

8 common food pairings you'll be surprised to learn you should totally avoid

1/<p>Whole grains and spinach<p>If you've gotten into the habit of meal prepping, your recipes likely include a type of grain, a vegetable, a protein, and …

Bread

This All-Electric Plane Could Change Everything About Regional Air Travel

Eviation’s Alice Commuter plane–the winner of the transportation category of Fast Company’s 2018 World Changing Ideas Awards–seats nine people and is entirely battery powered.<p>In five years, if you want to take a trip from San Francisco to San Diego, it may be possible to do it on a small electric …

Aviation

Too many people die from strokes because treatment is delayed

Recently, I cared for an 82-year-old grandfather who was having some trouble opening a jar of jelly. Twenty minutes later, the fork he was using fell out of his hand. Feeling tired, he laid down, and on waking four hours later, he and his wife discovered that his arm was flaccid. That’s when they …

Medicine

11 Things You Shouldn't Microwave—Here's Why

I learned earlier than most that there are things you should never put in the oven—when I was a pre-teen, I heated a plastic wrap–covered meal in the …

Kitchens

You've been charging your phone wrong for years - here's the correct way

You are falling to asleep, but you jolt back upright and suddenly remember you have failed to do one thing: plug your phone in to charge.<p>We all put …

Tech Trends

Couscous & Chickpea Salad Recipe

From: EatingWell.com, March 2018<p>Cooked couscous and canned chickpeas come together in this quick lunch salad. The basil vinaigrette makes it taste …

Healthy Eating

7 Reasons Why You Should Eat More Asparagus

Asparagus, officially known as <i>Asparagus officinalis</i>, is a member of the lily family.<p>This popular vegetable comes in a variety of colors, including …

Nutrition

This Oven Hack Will Change the Way You Cook

<i>This content originally appeared on Cooking Light.</i><p>Whether it’s because something came up unexpectedly, or because you totally forgot to turn the oven …

Kitchens

Reach for *this* fruit instead of ibuprofen to ease post-workout muscle aches

When you’re training for a marathon or pushing your body hard in those HIIT classes, a post-workout ibuprofen might seem like best and fastest method …

Wellness

Do You Know How Healthy Chia Seeds Are?

Health claims about the benefits of chia seeds continue to fuel their popularity. Are these claims true?<p>You don't have to rely on rumors for reliable …

Nutrition

Can You Eat Green Bananas? Here's What You Should Know

No need to wait for green bananas to ripen anymore.<p>April 02, 2018<p>There's a rumor floating around the internet that it's possible to go into cardiac …

Nutrition

Hunger may increase as the pounds decrease. Here are tactics to tame it.

When you’re trying to lose weight, it’s easy to assume that as the number on the scale goes down, other issues associated with weight will be resolved. For example, if weight gain was due to overeating, as it often is, it’s understandable to expect that hunger and cravings would decrease along with …

Nutrition

Help Me, Tom’s Guide: How Do I Block Unwanted Phone Calls?

Your phone rings. It's a number you don't recognize, but you decide to answer it anyhow. For your troubles, you're greeted by a robotic voice on the …

Consumer Tech

How to ‘poison’ your data before you delete Facebook

Over the past few weeks, we’ve learned a lot about Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, and how Facebook uses your data. The revelations have pushed many …

Privacy

Skinny Salad Dressings (In 6 Ingredients Or Less)

Salad Dressings (In 6 Ingredients Or Less)<p>Green is the new black.<p>March 30, 2018<p>No one likes a dry salad. If you do, first of all, I don't trust you, …

Healthy Eating

27 Instant Fixes for All Those Nagging Problems Around Your House

These are some super-simple solutions for common household headaches.<p>Water coming from the cold water tap can be pretty chilly during the winter (or …

Home Improvement