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How to Make Your Own Greek Yogurt

Long before Greek yogurt lined the shelves of every supermarket in America, it was a staple in our home. My yiayia (Greek for grandmother) had a ceramic crock that she brought with her from Greece. She used it to make the most wonderfully thick and creamy yogurt. She would often slather it on top …

Pictures: World's 7 Most Extreme Airports

From cliffside strips to sea ice runways—these breathtaking, heart-stopping, runways may render your holiday flights cushy by comparison.

Low-Stress Easter Brunch

To me, Easter screams brunch. And with the right planning, it can actually be stress free (well, maybe not stress <i>free</i>, but <i>low stress</i>...). It's all about finding the right menu, and the right menu needs balance. A good menu has a variety of dishes that include a little sweet and a little savory, and …

Pumpkin pie

13 Veggie Sides Even the Pickiest Eaters Will Love

Eating your vegetables has never been easier (and neither has polishing off a bowl of rice), thanks to these fuss-free dishes.<p>The "How Did You Get Me …

Food

The Anti-Freak-Out Entertaining Menu

Chickpeas with Leeks and Lemon Recipe

<b>Serves 4</b><p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 1 large garlic clove, peeled and bruised but whole<br>• 1 6-inch branch fresh rosemary, broken in two<br>• 4 …

4 Supernutritious Leafy Greens (That Aren't Kale)

These produce powerhouses also deserve their day in the sun.<p>Photo: Mauricio Alejo<p>Bok Choy<p>Photo: Mauricio Alejo<p>Chard<p>Photo: Mauricio Alejo<p>Mustard Greens<p>…

6 Low-Cal Ingredients Every Kitchen Needs

Putting these vegetables, grains and other items on your shopping list ensures that every meal (snacks too!) will be healthier.<p>Photo: Thinkstock<p>The …

Slim-Down Dinners from Around the World

Skip the predictable stir-fries and low-fat cheese enchiladas, and try one of these delicious meals that use healthy ingredients in never-boring ways.<p>…

Food

Cookie Jar Classics

Try seven sweets that are as straightforward or unusual as you'd like. Peanut butter snickerdoodles, anyone?<p>Oatmeal Raisin Cookies<p>Animal …

7 Simple Italian Dinners Anyone Can Make

These recipes for lasagna, pizza, pasta, meatballs and more classics are so easy, you can prepare them any night of the week.<p>Photo: OWN/Harpo …

Cooking

The Most Important Ingredient in Your Kitchen Is...

With one basic item (or any one of the four runners-up), a ridiculously easy but still impressive dinner is doable any night of the week.<p>A Meal …

Eggs

Smashed Potatoes with Garlic and Herbs Recipe

<b>Serves 4</b><p>Ingredients<p>1 pound baby new potatoes, scrubbed<br>• 2 Tbsp. olive oil<br>• 2 cloves garlic, minced<br>• 2 Tbsp. chopped herbs (you can use basil, thyme, …

Vinegar-Braised Chicken Recipe

11 of the Most Outrageous Chocolate Desserts Ever

And we're not just talking brownies and chocolate-chip cookies (though we've found some amazing recipes for those, too).<p>The Extravagant French …

Dessert

Guacamole, Reimagined: 7 Ways to Get Creative with Avocado

<i>To make a creamy dip that's tailored exactly to your tastes, start with the classic guacamole recipe, then follow these adjustments:</i><p><b>1. Apple and</b> …

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The 15 Weirdest Kitchen Gadgets Ever

You know we love a good innovation. Whether we’re swooning over a magic water bottle, wondering if and when we’ll be able to print images on toast, or being mildly weirded out by a heated eyelash curler, we are always on the hunt for the next bit of cleverness. Of course, there are plenty of times …