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Make One Batch Of This Chili, and Feast On It All Week

Our chili recipe delivers a huge protein payload. Cook it once, and eat for a week<p>Preparing all your meals for the upcoming week is smart: You eliminate stress, eat healthier stuff, and spend way less energy agonizing over what’s for dinner.<p>Plus, you lessen your chances of swerving into the …

We Updated the Classic Cement Handprint DIY Gift for Stylish Moms

You know what I’m talking about — those cement tiles that your mom put in her garden. Well it’s 2016, so it is time for a DIY remake of this overdone Mother’s Day gift. We bring you the thumbprint necklace! This piece is delicate and versatile. From far away, it’s a cute pendant tassel necklace, …

The Moon's 'Blue' Last Quarter Phase Explained

As the moon moves around Earth in its monthly orbit, there are four points at which it is in exact geometry with the sun and Earth: new moon, first …

6 Ancient Cooking Tools Sri Lankans Can’t Do Without

The Plate<p>Every day, Swarna de Mel is up at 5 a.m., pulling tropical herbs from her garden, harvesting dinosaur-egg-sized jackfruit, and cracking coconuts with a hatchet in preparation for curries, spicy <i>sambols</i>, and <i>mallum</i> salads. You’d expect her home to be filled with the smells of exotic …

How to Make Preserved Lemons—and What to Do With Them Once You Do

It's worth it.<p>Until recently, preserved lemons turned up mostly in Moroccan tagines and other North Africans stews, as well as some Middle Eastern …

Vasco da Gama's Lost Ship Esmeralda Opens New Window on Age of Discovery

Marine archaeologists say they've found the earliest ship from Europe's Age of Discovery ever uncovered — the wreck of a vessel from Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama's brutal second armada to India in 1502.<p>Experts called it a find of major importance that could change how historians view trade and …

How to cook healthy meals in a slow cooker

There’s no doubt that a slow cooker can be your best friend when it comes to convenient dishes. But that doesn’t necessarily mean they can’t be healthy. “Lots of people don't realize the range of foods that can be slow-cooked,” says cookbook author Kitty Broihier, MS, RD. “There's no rule that says …

Slow Cookers

Where to Find the Best View in Every State

Birmingham, Alabama, is watched over by the Roman God of fire and blacksmithing—Vulcan. As a nod to the city’s history as a major producer of the …

These 7 Amazing Egg Pairings Will Transform Your Breakfast

Starting the morning sunny side up is infinitely easier with the assistance of a wholesome, protein-packed breakfast. (A piping hot latte also helps.) However, finding time in the a.m. to play chef is hard -- unless, of course, we're talking about super simple recipes.<p>In partnership with American …

Breakfast

King Arthur Wants To Tell You Where Its Flour Comes From

Do you know where your flour comes from?<p>More and more, people want their food providers to be transparent. They want to know exactly where the …

How to Make a Vegetarian Demi-Glace in Under 2 Hours

Our friends at ChefSteps love producing updated versions of homemade staples — making recipes easier, more waste-conscious, or better suited for alternative diets. Today, chef and founder Grant Crilly demonstrates how to make a thick, shiny, umami-packed demi-glace out of vegetables instead of beef.<p>…

There Is No Love Like Cast-Iron Pan Love

For Camino chef Russell Moore, a friend’s flea-market find turned into a lifelong love affair with vintage cast-iron pans.<p>One day at Chez Panisse, my friend Tony Brush pushed eight cast-iron Griswold and Wagner skillets toward me and said, “Here are some pans for you.” We both rode bikes and liked …

America’s ‘Ghost’ Parks

TravelIntelligent Travel<p><b>Wheeler Geologic Area</b>, a wonderland of stone pinnacles and hoodoos (above), was once a top Colorado attraction. Now, only backcountry hikers and those willing to drive 13 miles on a dirt road earn a glimpse of one of America’s more unusual landscapes.<p>President Theodore …

National Parks

Watch a great explanation of how Formula E’s all-electric race cars work

There's a wealth of information to be found about the cars of Formula E, if you're looking for it. The FIA's website for the series has done a decent job of making the series accessible, and the leading dedicated publication, Current E, posts all sorts of infographics, car breakdowns,<p>All of that is …

Formula E

50 Insanely Delicious Slow-Cooker Soup Recipes

Winter was made for mugs of hot cocoa, pajama-clad Netflix marathons and dipping crispy bread into piping soup. Here, 50 delicious slow-cooker recipes to get you going.<p><b>See the full list of 50 recipes here.</b><p><b>Slow-Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup. Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Springtime Minestrone. Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>French</b> …

Cooking

30 Slow Cooker Recipes That Are Made Totally From Scratch

All of them deliciously easy, too.<p>The slow cooker has saved so many of our lives. We’re eternally grateful to know that dinner is waiting for us, ready to eat, when we get home from work thanks to this magical appliance. But often times making a slow cooker meal feels a lot more like a science …

10 Cozy and Delicious Recipes to Make on a Snow Day

When you're snowed in with nowhere to go, you might as well stay busy in the kitchen. From cozy beef stew to boozy apple cider, these recipes will warm you up -- especially after you finish shoveling that driveway.<p><b>1. Beef Stew with Carrots & Potatoes</b><p>In this cold weather classic, otherwise known as …