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These Instant Pot Burrito Bowls Take 20 Minutes to Make

We all need a foolproof meal that we can turn to on nights we forget to plan and need to get dinner on the table fast. Inspired by these slow-cooker …

Cooking

Recipe: Fast and Fancy Lemon Biscuits — Quick and Easy Baking

This play on classic cream biscuits gets a fresh upgrade with help from sunny citrus and a finishing touch of coarse sugar. They skew slightly sweet, …

Baking

Best Ever Healthy Extra Moist Chocolate Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat the oven to 350 F (180 C).<p>2<p>Done<p>In a food processor, pulse chocolate, cocoa powder and baking soda until texture of coarse sand.<p>3<p>Done<p>…

An Accidentally Creamier, Fluffier Potato Salad

Mashed potato salad seems like the kind of thing a person might make by mistake.<p>Perhaps, say, a well-meaning spouse overcooked the potatoes while you were drinking rosé on the deck of someone else’s summer house.<p>Then, maybe, you mixed together the salad ingredients a little too energetically, being …

Mashed

NASA has a job opening for someone to defend Earth from aliens — and it pays a 6-figure salary

US government scientists work hard to protect the public.<p>Some study infectious diseases and effective treatments. Others ensure that drugs, food, vehicles, or consumer products live up to their claims and don't harm anyone.<p>But the concerns at NASA's headquarters are, quite literally, …

Security

Peach and Berry Cobbler with Cinnamon Cream

4 servings<p>These three-ingredient biscuits will become your go-to whenever you're making a cobbler.<p>July 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 pounds mixed peaches, cut into ½-inch wedges<p>2 cups blackberries (about 10 ounces)<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces<p>¼ teaspoon kosher salt<p>⅓ cup plus 3 tablespoons …

Baking

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The Most Hipster Neighborhood In Every State, In Case You Were Wondering

AKA the places you'll either flock to or avoid, depending on what kind of person you are.

Des Moines

15 healthy eating habits that work, according to science

But as fun as the diets may seem, it's often difficult to stick with them for more than a few weeks. As a result few people actually see any long-term results.<p>Rather than trying one of those, here are 15 science-backed habits that can help boost your health and may help with weight loss as well.

Nutrition

Top Ten Foods for Building Muscle

Nutrition Articles<p>Top Ten Foods for Building Muscle<p>These are ten foods to include in your diet because they have a superior effect on protein …

You Might Want to Think Twice Before You Take That Nap, Says Science

We’ve all been there: You get home from work, and you’re just SO. TIRED. So you lay down just to “rest your eyes” for a few minutes… annddddddd before you know, you’re completely and totally passed out. Heck, some people aren’t even waiting until they get home to get their naps on!<p>Ah, well. No harm …

Sleep

The Truth About Your Measuring Cup (Dun, Dun, DUN!)

Whenever we post a recipe (particularly a baking recipe) exclusively with weight measurements, commenters request volume measurements.<p>And that makes sense: Not everyone has a kitchen scale, and so it's most inclusive to list measurements in volume <i>and</i> ounces (<i>and</i> grams, too). Yet many making baking …

The Verge Review of Animals: the capybara

Super-sized rodents from Brazil<p><i>This column is part of a series where Verge staffers post highly subjective reviews of animals. Up until now, we’ve written about animals without telling you whether they suck or rule. We are now rectifying this oversight.</i><p>New Yorkers are a soft bunch. Yeah, I said it: …

Cute Animals

12 Easy Recipes for a Delicious, Stress-Free Thanksgiving

Make life easy on yourself this Thanksgiving -- and avoid being a frazzled host -- by selecting dishes that are easy and/or make-ahead. When your guests arrive, you'll be ready to celebrate rather than slaving away in the kitchen or, worse, nodding off at the table.<p>From my Carrot & Sweet Potato …

Eat, Drink And Be Scary: 9 Fun Foods For Your Halloween Party

Why should the kids have all the treats this Halloween? Be the <i>Ghostest with the Mostest</i> with these easy gourmet recipes for your Halloween party.<p><b>1. Homemade Caramel Corn</b><p>Halloween and caramel go hand-in-hand, so why not make some homemade caramel corn for your crowd? Surprisingly, you don't need a …

Dessert

5 Foolproof Muffins to Kick Off Baking Season

Break out the apron (and the jeggings): baking season is upon us! You don't even need to be a "baker" to whip up these easy fall muffins. The recipes have all been fine tuned in my kitchen, so they come out perfect for you every time.<p><b>1. Oat Muffins with Pecan Streusel Topping</b><p>These muffins are …

Breakfast

The Best Chai You Can Buy, According To Our Taste Test

Chai comes in so many flavors -- technically, chai just means "tea," so it tends to include a combination of any of the following ingredients: cardamom, cinnamon, ginger, fennel, cloves and peppercorns. Most Americans have become accustomed to drinking the coffee-chain breed of chai lattes, which …

Tea

This Is the World's Easiest Biscuit Recipe

People have been making two-ingredient biscuits ever since self-rising flour hit supermarket shelves, and it's easy to see why. Stir heavy cream into self-rising flour, scoop it onto a baking sheet, bake, and serve: It's that easy. But not everything worth making is brand new.<p>There are times when …

Cancer wins by eating all the sugar - Futurity

Cancers have been known to favor sugar for making energy, and now scientists think they know why: It allows them to starve immune system cells.

12 Easy Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes for the Week - Chowhound

Cooking anything on a weeknight can be a hassle, let alone a complete meal. But luckily, a crockpot can be your saving grace. Just set it in the …

Pancake Recipes For All Your Breakfast Needs

There are a few foods that make us swoon, but pancakes are definitely one of them. Despite their simplicity -- they're made with nothing more than common items we have stored in our pantry -- they bring us happiness like only the most perfect of foods can (such as chocolatey brownies and grilled …

Breakfast
Sleep

Savory Muffins Will Make You Question Your Usual Breakfast Pastry

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Falling for savory muffins, one cheesy, herby bite at a time.</i><p>This week, I had a rather steamy encounter …

17 of the best Android apps from July 2015

With July now fading into the distance, it’s time to look back over some of the best new and updated Android apps from across the month.<p>From a new Angry Birds, to really handy file management tools and a live-streaming app that pretty much only wants to show your nostrils, we’ve got it all here in …

Don't let the bugs bite: Prevention and treatment

<b>(CNN) —</b> From family picnics to camping trips, summer is the time when we invade insect territory. And the bugs are ready for us: fleas, ticks and mosquitoes all thrive in warmer months.<p>As temperatures rise, "it switches from flu season to bite season; one stops and the other starts," said Dr. Joe …

Insects

11 Sweet and Savory Recipes to Make the Most of Cherry Season

Fresh cherries have something resembling a mythical quality. Their too-short season makes spotting them in markets akin to discovering a long-lost treasure, and the gentle pop when you bite into a firm one has almost no parallel in the food world. I buy pounds of them when their time finally comes …

Ice Cream

7 Greens That Won't Make Your Kids Groan

For many of us, getting our children to eat their veggies is no easy task. Often, there's a collective groan as soon as they spy that something green on the table. But these delicious dishes may actually have your kids asking for seconds.<p><b>1. Zucchini "Noodles" with Pesto & Pine Nuts</b><p>Zucchini …

Food

Childhood hallucinations are surprisingly common – but why?

Many children hear voices or have visions. Usually there is no cause for concern...<p>Childhood has long been championed as a time for make-believe, but recent research has found that another form of unreality – hallucinations – is more common in children than we previously imagined. For years, kids’ …

Mental Health

The Cake You Can Eat for Breakfast

Crepes are as easy to make as your average pancake. And do you know what else is easy to make? This recipe for raspberry crepe cake. Sure, it may look like an intense project, but it couldn't be simpler to assemble. The crepes can be made in advance (see the note at the end of the recipe). Then …

Breakfast