Meghan Kerns

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If you’ve never made meatloaf in a Crock-Pot, you’re missing out

<i>Welcome to Slow Cooker Week, in which</i> The Takeout <i>uses its favorite cold-weather kitchen appliance in the dead of summer.</i><p>To my mind, meatloaf really …

Cooking

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I’m Officially Serving Them With Everything

Now this is a Pinterest trend I can get behind.<p>We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid …

Recipes

How To Make Lemonade from Scratch — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Sipping icy-cold sweet lemonade on a blazing-hot summer day is one of life's finest pleasures, which is why we think making lemonade from scratch …

This is The Only Eggplant Parmesan Recipe That You Will Ever Need

I’ve made eggplant Parmesan a handful of times, and I’ll be the first to admit—making this dish is a labor of love. You <i>really</i> have to be in the mood …

Marbled Banana Bread Recipe

Marbling isn't just something for steak.<p>Servings: 8-10<p>Prep: 15 minutes<p>Total: 1 hour<p>Ingredients<p>3 large very ripe bananas<p>1/2 cup|115 grams unsalted butter, melted<p>3/4 cup|145 grams light brown sugar<p>1 large egg<p>1 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>1 teaspoon baking soda<p>1/4 teaspoon table or fine sea salt<p>1 cup|130 …

Capitalism is unfolding exactly as Karl Marx predicted

One hundred and sixty years ago, at a time when the light bulb was not yet invented, Karl Marx predicted that robots would replace humans in the workplace.<p>“[O]nce adopted into the production process of capital, the means of labor passes through different metamorphoses, whose culmination is the …

Karl Marx

Life of the 1850s: 45 Amazing Photos That Show How the World Looked Like Over 160 Years Ago

Over 160 years ago, the world was in a state of transition. The Industrial Revolution had laid the groundwork for an upcoming rapid modernization; …

How white Americans used lynchings to terrorize and control black people

The Guardian is in Montgomery, Alabama, to cover the opening of America’s first memorial to lynching victims. The legacy of such brutal, racist murders is still largely ignored<p>Historians broadly agree that lynchings were a method of social and racial control meant to terrorize black Americans into …

Black History

How Syria Came to This

A story of ethnic and sectarian conflict, international connivance, and above all civilian suffering<p>Seven years of horrific twists and turns in the Syrian Civil War make it hard to remember that it all started with a little graffiti.<p>In March 2011, four children in the southern city of Der’a …

As America Changes, Some Anxious Whites Feel Left Behind

Demographic shifts rippling across the nation are fueling fears that their culture and standing are under threat.<p>Even after the coal mines closed and the factory jobs disappeared and the businesses began taking down their signs on Broad Street, even after the population started its steady decline …

For Decades, Our Coverage Was Racist. To Rise Above Our Past, We Must Acknowledge It

We asked a preeminent historian to investigate our coverage of people of color in the U.S. and abroad. Here’s what he found.<p>It is November 2, 1930, and <i>National Geographic</i> has sent a reporter and a photographer to cover a magnificent occasion: the crowning of Haile Selassie, King of Kings of …

Crispy Brussels Sprouts With Miso Dressing Recipe - Health

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°F with a rack in upper third of oven; line a large baking sheet with foil. Cut brussels sprouts in half …

Recipes

If You Suffer From Tight Hips, Find a Wall ASAP, and Do This Amazing Stretch

Tight hips are a common affliction among us desk dwellers. They can lead to lower back pain and tightness in our legs and just make us feel all around uncomfortable. Free your tight hips by finding a wall and doing this life-changing stretch (no really, it's <i>that</i> good!).<p>Known as figure four, you can …

9 Color Combos You Haven't Thought Of (That Totally Work)

(Image credit: Sight Unseen)<p>I love color, and I particularly love it when unexpected colors come together to make an unexpectedly good combination. I …

Home Decorating

What Do Sikhs Believe?

Sikhism is the fifth-largest religion in the world. The Sikh religion is also one of the newest and has only been in existence for about 500 years. …

Our Guide to the Best Affordable Furniture That Isn’t from Ikea

Low Budget, Original Style<p>If there’s one place you turn to for home furniture when you’re on a budget, it’s usually Ikea. But if you’re trying to …

5 easy chicken meals you can prep for the week that will save you time and money

Making more of your own food can save you big in the long run. It helped one millennial pay off more than $70,000 in loans and become a millionaire …

These Easy Cheesecake Cookies Will Win the Cookie Swap

Creamy Cheesecake Cookies<p>Makes 24 cookies<p>1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour <br>1/2 teaspoon baking powder <br>1/2 teaspoon baking soda <br>1/4 teaspoon salt <br>1/2 cup …

Dessert

Chrisitan Groups

<b>Today Christianity has around 2.42 billion people as adherents, divided in to many sects, the major ones are:</b><p>Catholic Church – 1.285 …

These Amazing Photos Show Little-Known Facts of World War II

<i>Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons</i>At one point or another, we all learned about World War II.But it's an event that's so detailed and widely spread …

World History

The Best No-Bake Holiday Cookies and Bars

No bake? No problem.<p>Between the cookie swaps, church potlucks, and holiday parties we have on the calendar this season, it’s hard to keep up with all …

These 7 Holidays Cookies Don't Require the Oven

The holidays have the oven working in overtime to achieve all the foods that are fit for celebrating — the roasts, the pies, and of course, the …

Dessert

Before and After: A Remarkable Renovation, Room By Room

This is a very special treat: a whole house renovation! Since the entire home has been transformed, we're going to speed right through, room by room, …

Bedrooms

The best potatoes for mashing — and the ones you want to avoid

You could climb mountains. You know, the ones made from rocks. Or you could climb mountains of mashed potatoes. But what are the best potatoes for mashing into those golden, buttery piles of steamy starch — the ones that, when made properly, are equal parts rich and fluffy?<p>Well, straight-up, <b>Yukon</b> …

8 Great-Looking Furniture Finds for $50 or Less

If you're itching to update your living space but don't have much wiggle room in your budget at the moment, don't worry. There are plenty of accent …

The cultural politics of fork usage are surprisingly complex. (Knives down, Americans!)

How I got silverware shamed by a British friend<p>Iwill never forget the time my British friend, we’ll call her Sara, looked across the table and …

10 of the Best Autobiographies You Really Should Have Read By Now

Photo: Amazon.ca<p>1. <i>Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave</i><p>This 1845 autobiography by former slave Frederick Douglass is widely …

Amazon's new furniture line Rivet is here to compete with Ikea and West Elm

Amazon appears to be hellbent on dominating the world of retail from the mundane grocery stores to (possibly) high-stakes cryptocurrency …

Before & After: A Bay Area Kitchen Gets a Big Boost For $5K

Musician and producer Tim Ouyang knows that just living in the Bay area is a financial feat, let alone owning a home there. When he moved into his …

Countertops

Gun control and history: It’s never been about the Second Amendment

<b>Armed members of the Black Panthers Party in the Capitol in Sacramento, May 2, 1967. (AP/Walt Zeboski)</b><p>Pro-gun advocates are using the ambiguous language of the Constitution to mask a right-wing agenda<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>October 8, 2017 11:00am (UTC)<p>In a 2016 infomercial recently unearthed by NBC's Chuck …

Guns