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The 7 Tips You Need for Making Any Slow Cooker Chicken Recipe Better — Tips from The Kitchn

No matter what kind of slow cooker chicken dinner you have slotted in your meal plan, it's bound to be both easy and delicious. And to make it even …

Cooking

This Night Cream Is SO Good It Keeps Selling Out At Sephora

A good night cream is hard to come by. And, most people don’t even realize how effective and powerful night creams can be. They’re formulated to …

Skin Care

Just 9 Really Good Recipes We've Made Lately (And Would 100% Make Again)

Here’s what our editors and writers are making in their own kitchens.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>For the cake:</b><p>11⁄2 cups roasted unsalted shelled pistachios<p>3⁄4 cup all-purpose flour<p>1⁄2 cup almond meal<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 cup unsalted butter, softened, plus more for the pan<p>11⁄2 cups sugar<p>4 large eggs<p>Zest of 1 lemon<p>…

Dessert

How to lose weight if you're addicted to food, according to a cognitive scientist who struggled for years

Susan Peirce Thompson struggled for decades to lose weight. She tried everything, from diet books and rigid workout regimens to running a marathon. She even considered having a gastric bypass, an intensive surgery that can involve months of counseling and preparation.<p>Somewhere along the way, she …

Nutrition

What You Can (and Can’t) Do About Cellulite

Your dermatologist can deflate a massive cystic zit with a single injection of cortisone, or make an expression line totally vanish with well-placed …

Skin Care

How To Make An Easy Crustless Quiche

A quiche by definition begins with a flaky, flour-based crust (and many people opt to buy a pre-made pie crust to make this first step easier). So if …

Breakfast

Saucy Slow Cooker Pork Chops Recipe

"This is a quick and easy slow cooker recipe that always pleases my family! I suggest serving this entree with rice."<p>Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons olive …

Cooking

Greek Pork Chops with Squash and Potatoes

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Place pork chops in a 13- x 9-inch baking dish. Whisk lemon juice, oil, garlic, oregano, pepper, and 2 1/2 teaspoons salt; …

Country Lifestyle

A few more words on Alzheimer's prevention: Tap water? Caviar? Twinkies?

Lisa Mosconi, an Italian-born neuroscientist and nutritionist, had no idea how important the taste of water was to her until she moved to New York City and took a long sip from the tap.<p>"This is supposed to be the best water in America," she said, "but it tasted awful. It was disgusting."<p>She set off …

Nutrition

Tone Your Entire Body in Just 10 Minutes With These 13 At-Home Workouts

You don't need an hour or even 20 minutes to get a good sweat sesh in. These workouts prove you just need 10 minutes and minimal equipment to get a good full-body burn — most of them can be done right at home! Now, you have no excuse to skip a workout.<p>Simple 10-Minute Booty-Shaping Workout<p>Shape and …

Workouts

Spring-clean your bod with these 6 liver- and gut-cleansing foods

Remember when the word “detox” was synonymous with an extreme diet—like a juice fast or the Master Cleanse—and you basically had to take a break from …

Wellness

7 Foundations Every Woman Over 30 Should Be Using

Everything changes once you hit 30. You notice that your skin isn’t quite the same as it used to be and that your makeup isn’t doing a good job of …

Skin Care

The best thing to eat before and after you exercise, according to the scientist behind the viral 7-minute workout

• <b>Chris Jordan, the exercise physiologist who designed the viral 7-minute workout, told us what snacks to eat and avoid to help power you through your</b> …

Fitness

9x13 Dessert Wonders That'll Seriously Wow Any Crowd

Sheet cakes, cobblers, bar cookies—oh my!<p>Try as we might, we’ve yet to find a handier sidekick in the kitchen than our 9x13 baking dish. From …

Dessert

33 Movies Guaranteed To Make You Want A Hulu Account

PSA: None of these films are streaming on Netflix.

Entertainment

30-Day Fitness Challenge for Your Arms, Abs, and Butt

Busy Philipps’ trainer, Lauren Kleban, created a custom workout just for us.<p>Isn’t it ironic how we’re starting our next 30-day toning challenge right …

Workouts

10 Books You Pretend To Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books - but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's …

Books

18 Documentaries That Have Shocking Endings

"I'm thinking the allegations are clearly false, and then...bam!"<p><i>Warning: Some spoilers ahead. Continue at your own risk.</i>

Entertainment

The Secret to Smelling Better Than Anyone Else

Why your cologne bottle shouldn't have a designer name on it.

Men's Fashion

59 Brilliant Romantic Comedies That Are Seriously Underrated

Save this list for a rainy day.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Relationships

Long Bob Haircuts That Flatter Every Face Shape

So much to lob about this cut.<p>The lob, or long bob, haircut has been popular for a few years, and it shows no signs of slowing down. It’s easy to see …

Hairstyling

Spring Foods to Help You Shed Your Winter Weight

As spring nudges its way forward, some of us are left with an unpleasant souvenir of winter—an extra "layer." Though that winter coat might have kept …

Nutrition

I Tried Venus' New Facial Hair Removal Device & Will Never Get My Upper Lip Area Waxed Again

I remember the first time I realized I was growing hair above my upper lip. It was when a very rude seventh grader decided to point it out in front …

Skin Care

Old Italian Meat Sauce Recipe

"A robust hearty Italian meat and mushroom pasta sauce. Serve with your favorite pasta, if desired."<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds lean ground beef<p>1 pound …

Food

5 Cheap Natural Collagen Products Dermatologists Swear By For Women Over 30

A loss of collagen in the skin as we age is one of the main culprits behind fine lines, wrinkles, and sagging skin. It’s also one of the more …

Skin Care

If Today Is Arm Day, Here Are 59 of the Most Effective Moves You Can Do

Add these moves to your strength training routine to sculpt and strengthen your arms and upper back. Some involve dumbbells and some use just your own bodyweight, but they all target and tone your upper body. As a bonus, a bunch of these moves also work your lower body and core at the same time! …

Workouts

The Best Books of 2018 (So Far)

Whether you’re looking for a captivating novel, a spine-tingling thriller, a fascinating investigation, or a poignant memoir, this year's book …

Books

Anna Olson's Guide to Making the Perfect Cheesecake

If you’re in charge of hosting the family for Easter brunch or planning a springtime get together, cheesecake is ideal for serving a group. This …

Baking

This Hydrating Eye Oil Is Flying Off Shelves & There's One Major Reason Why

I am an eye cream fanatic. Give me a small jar of the stuff and you're guaranteed to see a smile on my face and no bags under my eyes. So when I …

Skin Care

12 Weight-Loss Bloggers Who Are Inspirational AF

You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll get some serious inspo.<p>Feeling like you're the only person who has to skip the office cupcakes and watch what you eat to maintain a healthy weight is...not great. But if that's you, you're not alone! Case-in-point: weight loss bloggers who get brutally honest about …

Weight Loss