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Kitchn's 10 Smartest Hacks for Your Slow Cooker

The slow cooker is my answer to everything from hands-off meals on busy nights to comforting desserts. There's nothing it can't do. And the best way …

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The 25 Greatest Kitchen Hacks Every Cook Should Know

Genius ideas from the Cooking Light brain trust show you how to save time, minimize effort, make do deliciously, and not let anything get in your way …

Powdered Sugar

Easy Cheesy Vegetable Potato Cakes

These cheesy vegetable potato cakes were our dinner for tonight. I always cook simple food and share easy recipes, but these are definitely made with …

Onions

Loaded Nachos

Delicious nachos are perfect for a big game day gathering. Arrange and bake the nachos on an ovenproof platter or shallow baking dish, or use several …

Our 10 Favorite Must-Make Fall Recipes

'Tis the seaon for PSLs and slow cookers.<p>People, it’s happening. The leaves, they’re changing! The weather, it’s cooler! The days, they’re shorter! …

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9 Delicious Crock-Pot Chicken Recipes

Need fresh ideas for chicken? Toss your favorite bird into the slow cooker, set it, and forget it until dinnertime.<p>Slow-Cooker Chicken Tikka …

9 delicious meals you can prep this weekend and enjoy all through next week

If you’re like us, finding the time and energy to cook dinner after a long day at work is truly an impossible feat. We totally get it. But what about …

Sliders To Sloppy Joes: 15 Awesome Recipes For Watching Football

If your Sunday plans involve sitting on the sofa and yelling at the TV, you’ll need some good eats to sustain yourself. From Sloppy Joes to Ham & Cheese Sliders to the best-ever Rice Krispie Treats, these game day recipes will keep you and your fellow football fans satisfied all day long.<p>1. Sloppy …

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12 Classic Slow Cooker Recipes Every Cook Should Know

My younger brother just bought a slow cooker and texted me late one night asking for advice on classic slow cooker recipes he should know. Of course …

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Demographics

10 Crowd-Pleasing Soups That Are Perfect for Empty Bowls

Are you thinking of hosting an Empty Bowls gathering in your area? Empty Bowls is about raising funds and awareness to fight hunger and building …

Cooking

Crispy, Creamy Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe by Tasty

• 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts<br>• salt, to taste<br>• pepper, to taste<br>• 1 tablespoon garlic powder<br>• 1 tablespoon onion powder<br>• 16 slices swiss cheese<br>• ½ lb (225 g) ham, sliced<br>• 1 cup (125 g) flour<br>• 4 eggs<br>• 2 cups (100 g) panko breadcrumbs<p>Creamy Dijon Sauce<p>3 tablespoons butter<br>• 2 cloves garlic, minced<br>• 3 tablespoons …

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Homemade Fig Newtons

Makes about 25<p>If you’re going to make your own Fig Newtons, you might as well make the jam, too. So there’s a recipe within the recipe for that here. If you’d rather use a store-bought jam, choose one that’s very thick or cook it down; otherwise, it will seep out the cut sides.<p>September …

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Hurricane Harvey offers lessons Republicans will probably ignore

Hurricane Harveyhas exposed the weakness of the three shibboleths that have been the guiding political philosophy for two generations ofRepublicans. Those three shaky imperatives are that 1) lowering taxes is always a good idea, 2) government programs can always be cut and 3) economic growth must …

Here’s the letter Barack Obama left for Donald Trump on his inauguration day

It’s become a tradition for outgoing U.S. presidents to leave their successors a nice little note on inauguration day so the incoming president can …

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Making Homemade Tortillas is Simple, plus Five Ways to Boost Them

We make tacos with fresh tortillas constantly. They're a taco night game-changer, and so so <i>so</i> easy. You can make the dough in a heartbeat using masa …

Harvey Has Made the World’s Most Important Chemical a Rare Commodity

Few Americans care about ethylene. Many have probably never heard of it.<p>As it turns out, this colorless, flammable gas is arguably the most important …

Natural Gas

How To Make Bakery-Style Crumb Muffins — Baking Lessons from The Kitchn

My very first job when I was in high school was at a bakery down the street from where I grew up. In the midst of boxing up cakes, slicing bread, and …

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Paul Krugman: America has begun its slide into fascism

The New York Times columnist sounds off on Trump’s Arpaio pardon<p>Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio proudly referred to his tent city prison as a "concentration camp." For decades, the former sheriff freely carried out his abuse and racial profiling, ignoring any requests to stop, Arpaio was …

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If this is a civil war, pick a side: Donald Trump, white nationalism and the future of America

History will judge you for your choice.<p>Sometimes America feels like the movie "Groundhog Day:" a place where we keep waking up again and again to the same crap, hoping against hope that this time — no really, this time — things will be different.<p>So this time, the videotape of the police officer …

Rights & Freedoms

Trump explains why he pardoned Joe Arpaio during a hurricane and oh please no

President Trump is setting the record straight on why he felt the need to pardon Joe Arpaio in the middle of a hurricane.<p>On Monday afternoon during a …

Donald Trump

I was an unwed teen and had to tell my pastor father. What happened next was an incredible shock

Pregnant and unwed teenager Maddi Runkles was the subject of countless news reports earlier this year after the administration at her private Christian high school refused to allow her to walk in its graduation ceremonies in order to “teach a lesson regarding her immorality.”<p>While I understand the …

Positive Thinking

20 Pumpkin Cookie Recipes That Will Make Your Place Smell Like Heaven

When it comes time to embrace oversize sweaters and cozy Fall candles, nothing fits the mood better than a fresh batch of pumpkin cookies. The addition of pumpkin puree and warm spices like cinnamon and nutmeg gives classic cookie recipes a wonderfully autumnal twist, and there's bound to be at …

These Lemon Meringue Cupcakes Are Out Of This World Delicious

Welcome to the major leagues.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>Cupcakes<p>1 cup butter, at room temperature<p>1½ cups sugar<p>4 eggs<p>2½ cups flour<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>2 teaspoons vanilla extract<p>½ cup milk<p>½ cup lemon juice<p>Lemon Curd<p>6 egg yolks<p>1 cup sugar<p>½ cup lemon juice<p>1 tablespoon lemon zest<p>6 …

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The Conservative Plan to Rewrite the Constitution, and Yes, It’s a Thing

It takes two-thirds of state legislatures to approve a constitutional convention. That’s 34. The GOP controls 32. Yes—worry.<p>As the country reels to …

Rights & Freedoms

Vice News' Elle Reeve Crushes Donald Trump's Claims About Charlottesville

“Vice News Tonight” reporter Elle Reeve appeared on CBS’s “Face the Nation” Sunday morning to discuss her experience documenting white supremacists rallying in Charlottesville, Virginia, this month.<p>Reeve confirmed once again that the white supremacists and neo-Nazis gathered in Charlottesville were …

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