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22 Easy Tips That'll Actually Make You Want To Cook

Cook less, clean less, and EAT MORE.

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25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

The best fries from every state

No longer just a side dish, great fries deserve recognition in their own right. So we consulted expert reviews and local recommendations to find the true standouts from every state.<p><i>Did we get your state right? Let us know in the comments.</i>

31 Healthy Recipes That Require Zero Cooking

Making creative and healthy meals at home doesn’t have to mean slaving over a hot stove for hours—or even turning on the stove at all! With a handful …

Why Saying This Four-Letter Word Can Transform Your Productivity

A neurochemical shift happens in your brain when you say “done” at the end of even the smallest tasks.<p>Perfectionists are often reminded that “done is better than perfect.” But it turns out there’s another reason we should all try to create more “done” moments in our workdays.<p>Saying the word <i>done</i> can …

Corn Chowder with Smokey Bacon and Thyme Scented Croutons

Corn Chowder with Smokey Bacon and Thyme Scented Croutons<p>Prep 20 mins<p>Cook 1 hour<p>Total 1 hour, 20 mins<p>Author Little Figgy<p>Yield 4 - 6<p>This cozy Corn …

Sweet Potato, Kale and Goat Cheese Bites Recipe by Soni Sinha

<b>There’s nothing fancy about this appetizer, just the layer of great flavors that compliment each other like spice sweet potatoes and sweet-tangy</b> …

Studies show that turmeric can be as effective as 14 pharmaceutical drugs

Turmeric and saffron are the two prominent spices used in South Asian and Middle Eastern dishes including Persians and Indians. Persian saffron and …

Orange & Cardamom Coco-Doodles (Coconutty Snickerdoodles) - Cupcakes & Kale Chips

Orange & Cardamom Coco-Doodles (Coconutty Snickerdoodles) – November #ImprovChallenge<p>Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links. Cupcakes & …

Roasted Cauliflower Soup with Sourdough Croutons | Mississippi Kitchen

div class=”separator” style=”clear: both; text-align: center;”><p>I have been dreaming of making a cream soup since the spring when I won a shopping …

Ricotta Pumpkin Soup Recipe by Kathy Bechtel

<b>This smooth and creamy pumpkin soup would make a great first course for your Thanksgiving feast.</b><br>By Kathy Bechtel<p>Ricotta Pumpkin Soup<p>Print<p>Prep Time<p>10 …

Indian Spiced Chicken Stew

Heat vegetable oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper and place skin side down in to the pan. Cook until …

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Ginger Tea Latte

We love Colorado. Always have.<p>John and my families both vacationed there when we were growing up, and we honeymooned in Breckenridge for two weeks …

Mushroom & Goat Cheese Bruschetta | Williams-Sonoma Taste

These topped toasts are awesome for parties: They make great finger food and look deceptively fancy. All it really takes is a few slices of toasted bread, a slathering of goat cheese, and a topping of sauteed mushrooms — seriously easy and seriously impressive.<p><b>Mushroom & Goat Cheese Bruschetta</b><p>2 …

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chicken piccata

My husband calls this chicken ‘panna cotta’ by the way.<p>Chicken <i>piccata</i> happens to be a childhood favorite of mine; tender chicken simmered in white …

Salmon, Potato & Asparagus Salad | Williams-Sonoma Taste

This is one of the most heart-healthy salads you can eat. Perfect for a light supper or a lunch, it can be prepared quickly just before serving, or the salmon, potatoes and asparagus can be prepared up to a day ahead, then dressed just before serving.<p><b>Salmon, Potato & Asparagus Salad</b><p>1 lb. (500 g.) …

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Bacon, Caramelized Onion, and Gruyere Focaccia | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Rich with olive oil, nutty Gruyere cheese, crisp thick-cut bacon and sweet onions, this focaccia is like taking a trip to the Alsace. Serve it as an appetizer, part of a brunch, or in place of bread at the dinner table.<p><b>Bacon, Caramelized Onion, and Gruyere Focaccia</b><p>1 package (2 1/4 tsp. ) active dry …

Triple Berry Dutch Baby

It’s all well and good until someone has to stand in front of the stove and flip the pancakes.<p>It’s a thankless job and I wouldn’t wish pancake …

Lemon Ricotta Cake with Almond Glaze - Kristine's Kitchen

Lemon Ricotta Cake with Almond Glaze<p>I'm totally addicted to this lemon ricotta cake with almond glaze. It is so moist and bursting with bright lemon …

Creatively Surreal Portraits by 21-Year-Old Audrey Simper

The creative photography of 21-year-old Audrey Simper is an inspiring collection of conceptual portraits that blend real with surreal. Based in Chicago, the self-taught artist brings her imagination alive in subtle and not-so-subtle digital manipulations. Whether there's a third hand reaching out …

97 Brunch Recipes to Make This Weekend

At-home brunch means no waiting in line, plus: eating in pajamas! These leisurely homemade brunch ideas will help you do it up in style.<p><b>An at-home brunch means no waiting in line</b>, as many mimosas as your heart desires, and, best of all, eating in your pajamas. These recipes will help you tackle a …

Champagne: Everything You Need to Know, from Labels to Sabers

From understanding labels to sabering the bottle, here's everything you need to know about Champagne, the king of sparkling wine<p>It's that season again—at last! The time of popping corks, bubbles in your nose, and celebratory toasts to, well, whatever we happen to feel like at the moment. For the …

Our Top 10 Most Popular Recipes of 2013

Chicken wings! Cauliflower! Short ribs! These 10 recipes saw the most traffic of the year—cooking them is like hanging out with the cool kids<p>Our recipes are like our children: Yes, we love them all equally, but secretly we love the popular, successful ones much more than the others. We can't help …

Macaroni and Cheese Recipes to Satisfy Any Craving

Here are some macaroni and cheese recipes that taste way better than the boxed stuff—and are just as easy.<p><b>Macaroni and cheese.</b> Mac and cheese. Mac 'n cheese. Whatever you call it, we like the stuff. Here are 11 gooey, melty, cheesy recipes for our favorite casserole.

6 Fast, Healthy Fish Recipes You Can Make on a Weeknight

Make mackerel, salmon, halibut, and cod your weeknight standbys, with these 4 fast, healthy recipes<p>Meltingly tender salmon. buttery halibut. delicate, saffron-flecked cod. Before you reach for another boneless chicken breast (again), consider that all these fish dishes can be on your dinner table …

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Chicken Soup for the Chilly Soul: 20 Comforting, Warm Recipes

Try one of these comforting chicken soups, from classic chicken noodle to khao soi.<p><b>Like sweaters, chicken soup is a warm, wintry comfort.</b> Chicken soup, however, is infinitely tastier. Check out our wildly different takes on chicken soup in the slideshow, and decide which style you're going for …

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47 Football-Viewing Snacks to Eat While Yelling at the TV

Wings, quesadillas, pizza, brownies, cookies, fried chicken, subs, tacos... You name it, we got it.<p>Football season is snack season, and finger food is the name of the game (unless it's chili, duh). Here's our amped-up versions of the classic football season favorites.

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