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30 Outstanding Ways to Cook Beans

Simple Pot-Cooked Beans (Frijoles de la Olla)<p>Basic but delicious, this is how beans are cooked all over Mexico. The fresher your dried beans, the …

How to do the “rainbow”—the exercise that keeps Adriana Lima’s butt toned

Adriana Lima is known for her ridiculously-toned physique: She <i>has</i> walked down the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show runway since 1999, after all. Now …

9 Great American Train Journeys too Epic to miss

There’s no need to get on an anti-septic flight or a tiring driving trip to get an amazing travel experience. Why not make the most of the best kept …

5 ways to try salmon - Jamie Oliver | Features

Salmon is a beautiful fish, and a great way of getting omega-3 and essential fatty acids into our diets. Everyone should have a go at cooking salmon …

The 30 Most Enlightening Eckhart Tolle Quotes That Will Shift You Perspective On Life

Eckhart Tolle is a famous spiritual teacher promoting mindfulness and living in the now. His teachings often contradict what we are taught in the …

How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract and Never Buy Imitation Stuff Again

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19 Gnocchi Recipes to Comfort You on Chilly Nights

When the weather is frigid, even hopping in the car for takeout isn’t an option. What you need is the comfort of easy gnocchi recipes to get you through the night without ever having to leave your house. There may be healthier comfort food options out there, but there’s nothing like a blissful bowl …


Five Badass Female Spies Who Deserve Their Own World War II Movie

Psst, Hollywood: Why stop with the fictional operative Marion Cotillard plays in Allied?<p>Writer <b>Steven Knight</b> has said that his new film, <i>Allied</i>, is based on a story about World War II spies that he heard third-hand from an old girlfriend. It could well have been more than an urban legend, though: …

World History

49 Turmeric Recipes, the Wonder Spice Your Body Needs

Also known as the long lost Spice Girl.<p>Like ginger, turmeric, the unassuming root with color so vibrant you suddenly have an urge to hand-dye fabric, is said to be one of the world's healthiest foods—the bright orange-yellow equivalent of putting your insides through a car wash. An essential, …


Black Bean Lava Cakes

<i>These Black Bean Lava Cakes are a healthy dessert that will trick your loved ones into eating their beans! No one will ever know these chocolate lava</i> …

63 Healthyish Super Bowl Snacks


Avocado Recipes

These delicious recipes include gooey cheese-topped guacamole and chilled avocado soup with crab.


7 Great Uses for a Fine-Mesh Strainer (Besides Straining)

When you live in a small New York City apartment with virtually no storage space, you learn a trick or two. You mount floor-to-ceiling shelves, you compress all your sweaters and blankets in vacuum-sealed bags, and you make sure that every single piece of kitchen equipment you own earns its keep. …


38 Healthy Things to Eat If You Absolutely Hate Salad

You never have to settle for limp lettuce again.<p>Yes, you *can* be healthy without eating a salad. Our friends at Spoon University have proved that you never have to settle for limp lettuce again.

Healthy Eating

10 simple clean eating tips for 2016

In my new cookbook, <b>Eating Clean: The 21-Day Plan to Detox, Fight Inflammation, and Reset Your Body</b>, Italk about how to start cleaning up your food and your life from chemicals and toxins that are lurking in everything from your ketchup to your toothpaste.<p>My journey to eating clean started ten years …


Every Day Is Pancake Day with These 24 Recipes

Sweet or savory, can we all just agree that pancakes rule?<p>Name a meal more satisfying than a stack of pancakes. Nothing? Nothing? All we hear is crickets, because whether pancakes are fluffy or crusty, sweet or savory, there's really no contest. Here are our 24 favorite recipes.


Vegan Meal Plan: A Week of Delicious Breakfasts, Lunches, and Dinners

When Kenji launched this year's Vegan Experience, reader Double_J left a comment requesting a little help mapping out what a week of vegan eating looks like. Well, Double_J, your wish is our command. Below, you'll find a meal plan for each day, including hearty breakfasts, lunches, snacks, and …

Healthy Eating

The Cheaper, Tastier Cuts of Meat Your Butcher Really Wants You to Order

Forget filet mignon and rib-eye—these cheap-and-tasty cuts are going to be the star of your next meal.<p>So you finally decide to visit that cool new butcher shop—the one that’s breaking down whole animals that sound like they had a better childhood than you did—but the meat case is full of a bunch of …


100 Ways to Eat Eggs

Eggs take to just about anything you throw at them—or rather, to anything you thrown them <i>in</i>. From crack and splat to whisk and pour, they're your best friend in the kitchen from high noon to night. There are very few other ingredients that are so versatile, that can be cooked in so many different …

28 Ingenious Uses For Coconut Milk

If coconut milk isn't already one of your pantry staples, these recipes will change that. The creamy, dairy-free "milk" is an excellent addition to a variety of dishes from breakfast to dessert, like oatmeal, curries, ice cream, and more. Think beyond the basics and try out any of these 28 creative …

9 TEDx presentations that completely changed my life

I'm a big fan of TED. I've walked away with a better understanding of the human psyche, a better business acumen, and some truly astounding takeaways about the future of science and technology.<p>But just as impressive are the independently organized TEDx presentations, which, while following TED's …

Public Speaking

6 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter

The reason these are the best of Netflix's many "brainy" entries is they all share a multifaceted approach — looking at the economics, social, and cultural angles of each problem while also keeping us tied to a single, compelling narrative.<p>Six incredible, stimulating documentaries, all streaming on …

Migrant Workers

A Map Of Where Your Food Originated May Surprise You

Some people may be dimly aware that Thailand's chilies and Italy's tomatoes — despite being central to their respective local cuisines — originated in South America. Now, for the first time, a new study reveals the full extent of globalization in our food supply. More than two-thirds of the crops …


Recruiting Secrets LinkedIn Doesn’t Want You To Know

<b>How To Recruit On LinkedIn, Fast, Without Breaking The Bank</b><p>Recently I discussed the slowdown in tech hiring, which is already reflected in today’s …


28 incredible roads to drive in your lifetime

From a mountain pass in Abu Dhabi to routes that wind through the Swiss Alps, these roads make for a drive you won't soon forget.<p><i>Sarah Schmalbruch contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>


The rich are getting richer – the poor are getting robbed

Much fuss is made about financial inequality, but what about inequality of crime? It’s a question that has never been properly answered. Last year, <i>The Spectator</i> put out an appeal for help with social questions that weren’t being addressed by politicians or academia. One was whether the much-lauded …

60 Magnum Photographers Reveal Their Most ‘Decisive Moment’

<i>“The day I took this photo, I climbed the stairs to the top floor of a building, which was riddled with bullet holes. When I was leaving one</i> …

Street Photography

10 Daily Habits That Will Radically Improve Your Life

Platitudes won’t help you. I know, I’ve tried to implement them all. They’re frustrating.<p>Go for it! Live for today! Stay motivated!<p>No kidding.<p>I’m …


From farm to table in the Norwegian fjords

"Norwegians love Hurtigruten,” says food writer Andreas Viestad. “It’s in their blood.” As MS Lofoten, built in 1964 and the oldest of Hurtigruten’s 11 ships, pulled into the mountain-ringed harbour at Svolvaer in the Lofoten Islands, I got a glimpse of what Viestad is talking about.<p>On the quayside …