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The 6 most nutrient-dense foods that should rule your diet

Preventing common diseases (like cancer and heart disease) and promoting health and longevity is as simple as regular trips to the farmers’ market, …

Nutrition

8 Bottles of Affordable Whiskey You Should Always Have on Your Cart

Whether you’re finally setting up that bar cart for the first time in a new place, or you’re just trying to explore the world of whiskey, it’s about …

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

Nutrition

Crispy Chickpeas Are My Goes-On-Everything Dinner MVP

By Alex Delany<p>These simple crispy chickpeas are here to improve whatever you're making for dinner.<p>I’ve always wanted to be a renaissance man. Or whatever the less pretentious-sounding version of that is. You know, someone who excels in multiple fields, someone who is always surprising friends with …

Food

11 Vegan Breakfast Sandwiches for When You're Sick of Avocado Toast

Some people will try to tell you that all breakfast sandwiches involve bacon, egg, and cheese. We give you permission to throw the firmest soy …

7 Secrets of People Who Meal Prep Every Single Week

These genius tips will help you turn a chore into a habit.<p>You know that meme–the one with the slice of pizza and a beer in a Ziploc bag? That about …

My Chicken and Dumplings Is the Best on the Internet (No, Really)

In the fall of 2013, I wrote a Chicken and Dumplings recipe. I wouldn’t say I was the biggest fan. Like meatloaf, Chicken and Dumplings is one of …

Your Kids Will Obsess Over This Sneakily Healthy Sweet Snack — and It's Only 2 Ingredients!

Although I'm a grown, childless adult, I've already figured out how I'm going to keep my hungry kids at bay after school and virtually any other time of day — with a sneakily healthy but completely delicious "dessert" dip. This two-ingredient dip was introduced to me just under a week ago, and if I …

Food

7 Sandwich Secrets We’re Stealing from Chefs (Thanks, Chefs)

Chefs share their X-factors for making your at-home sandwich So. Much. Better.<p>The perfection of some sandwiches lies in their simplicity (say, a ham and cheese with nothing but the highest quality ham, cheese, and don’t forget the butter). Others, however, benefit from a little something extra—a …

Cooking

11 Actually Easy Bread Recipes to Try at Home

Making bread at home for the first time? Super intimidating. But with a little practice and the right recipe, you can easily make some of your …

Breakfast

Tom Aikens’s macaroni cheese with basil and garlic

Macaroni cheese has been on the menu at Tom’s Kitchen ever since the first restaurant opened 10 years ago, and remains one of our most popular dishes. It makes a great mid-week meal, as it’s quick and easy to recreate at home, and, in my mind, is the ultimate comfort food to fend off the cold. …

Recipes

Our 10 Most Popular Kid-Friendly Recipes of 2017

Children make a home brighter, richer, and a little bit louder — especially when they cook alongside us in the kitchen. This year, we tackled …

A professor of medicine explains why eating fat won't make you fat — but sugar will

"Eat fat, get fat" has been the conventional wisdom guiding American diets for the past two decades. Yet more and more research suggests that thinking is dangerously misguided.<p>"There is one thing we know about fats," Aaron Carroll, a professor of pediatrics at the Indiana University School of …

No-sugar diet plan: What you need to know

The average adult eats much more sugar than necessary, so reducing added sugar intake is a good idea for most people. Some people take it a step …

Weird Ways to Cook Eggs You Haven’t Thought of Yet

The humble egg isn't above being poached, scrambled, hard-boiled, fried — even pickled. But isn't it time we found new tricks for this fan …

Breakfast

10 Vegetarian Soup Recipes So Good Even Staunch Carnivores Will Want Seconds

We've already professed our love of soup on multiple occasions this season (see decadent cauliflower soup recipes and low-carb soup recipes for …

Good cheeses that everybody — even nondairy folks — can eat

There's a revolution happening in the cheese world, and it doesn't have anything to do with dairy.<p>For decades, vegan cheese has had a bad rap. It was well deserved. Rubbery and often with an aftertaste compared to pencil erasers or Play-Doh, the plant-based varieties just did not stand up to the …

Vegan

12 kitchen items that make meal prep *so* much easier

Packing a lunch might include a side dish of childish connotations—Mom sending you out the door with a Lisa Frank lunch box in hand, etc.—but for …

15 Game-Day Instant Pot Recipes That Take the Stress Out of Entertaining

The Instant Pot seriously does it all. When it comes time to plan the most important part of a game-day party (the food, obviously), do yourself a favor and let your Instant Pot do its pressure-cooking magic. We're planning on making the following tacos, dips, pulled-pork sandwiches, and more …

Cooking

What's the Difference Between Bread Flour, All-Purpose Flour, Cake Flour, and Pastry Flour? (Phew!)

By Claire Saffitz<p>Yeah, it's kind of a lot. Wondering which of the gazillion flours out there you're supposed to use for what? Let's break it down.<p><i>It's OK: We all make mistakes. But you know what's less OK? Not learning from them. Welcome to Effed It Up, a semi-regular column where you, the</i> …

Dessert

Cornbread Meets Cake: Upside-Down Strawberry Skillet Dessert

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F. Cut out a round of parchment paper and line the bottom of a 10-inch cast iron skillet. …