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Garlic Bread-Grilled Cheese Combines Two Beautiful Things

When two classics become one.<p>Back when Dominique Ansel shot to fame over his Cronut, I couldn’t help but think I had missed a marketing opportunity. Not long before, I invented my own wildly delicious hybrid carb: <b>the garlic bread grilled cheese.</b> (Is “invented” an appropriate word for something that …

grilled cheese

Why do we think poor people are poor because of their own bad choices?

If an unexpected medical emergency bankrupts you, you view yourself as a victim of bad fortune – while seeing other bankruptcy court clients as spendthrifts. Why?<p><i>Outclassed: The Secret Life of Inequality is our new column about class. Read all articles here</i><p>Cecilia Mo thought she knew all about …

Summer Feta Dip

<b>Rich, salty and loaded with garlic, tomatoes, and topped with cilantro, this feta dip is the perfect summer appetizer.</b>I love the sharp, tangy, salty …

Olive Oil Cocktails Are a Thing Now

Grilling vegetables. Making a delightful vinaigrette. Generally drizzling it on things.<p>Those are but three great ideas for using olive oil. But …

Bacon Cheese Pastry Puffs

Defrost Puff Pastry according to the directions.<p>Using a rolling pin, roll out the Puff Pastry to double the size it comes as, keeping it in the …

14 Crave-Worthy Potato Chips from Around the Country

March 14 may be National Potato Chip Day, but if you’re anything like us, you don’t need a holiday—or an excuse—to load up on the fried taters …

A Farewell To The Father Of The Latte

Believe it or not, there was a time not too long ago when most people had never tasted a latte.<p>Then Starbucks happened, or more precisely, Howard Schultz happened.<p>The Seattle coffee company, founded as a coffee bean retailer in 1971, didn't open its first cafe until 1984. On the April morning when …

Coffee

Carla Hall Calls This Chicken Pot Pie a Lifelong Friend

Before chicken pot pie defined Carla Hall's time on <i>Top Chef</i> (and won her an appearance with Jimmy Fallon, and launched her career in television), it was a dish she grew up loving to make.<p><b>The recipe, as Carla describes it, is "a friend—a longtime friend"</b> that's stuck with her from her childhood in …

Recipes

Have another cup! 5 surprising health benefits of coffee

Many of my patients come to their first appointment with a clear “non-negotiable:” “I’m here to lose weight, gain energy, eat better, but I won’t give up bacon.” Bacon is big, followed by ice cream and coffee.<p>I never understand the coffee reference. Coffee is, in fact, an antioxidant powerhouse. …

Holistic Medicine

6 Photography Tips for Making Puddles Look Epic

Spring is in full swing, which means it’s time to dust off your camera and head back outdoors. Don’t let April showers keep you from taking photos! …

Photography Tips

Being Socially Awkward Is Actually Awesome, According to Science

When I think back to the Bumper Boat Debacle of 1984, I can see the trappings of an awkward moment: I was in middle school; there were unknown …

15 Fidget Toys That Will Change Your Life

Yeah.

Kids

Mental Health Treatment Can Save Lives, But The Right Diagnosis Can Take Years

“I was very thankful, but also really annoyed that it took so long to get right,” one man says.<p><i>Through His Eyes: Using words and images, Nic Newling, 30, takes us inside untreated bipolar disorder. Animation by Isabella Carapella/Photography by Damon Dahlen</i><p>1,277 days. That’s approximately how long …

Andrea Petersen's New Book Gives Anxiety Sufferers Something to Hold Up

<i>On Edge: A Journey Through Anxiety</i> starts with the worst: our protagonist is 20 years old, and she thinks she is dying. For those who have had a …

Vancouver horror filmmakers sue over alleged defamatory Facebook comments

Two Vancouver filmmakers are suing another filmmaker for defamation after a falling out over the production of a horror film.<p>Jennifer Soska and …

Science Says Coffee Naps Are Better Than Coffee Or Nap Alone

Tea is the beverage of choice for a number of people across myriads of cultures. Whether you work in your dream job or run your own business, stress …

Green Tea