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Cherry Pie Cookie Bars

For the cookie bars: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.<p>Cream together the granulated sugar, butter and orange zest in the bowl of an electric mixer …

Dessert

Revealed: Secret list of Netflix codes that unlock hidden list of films and TV shows

Streaming service Netflix is undoublty hugely popular already thanks to the range of both tv programmes and films it offers.<p>But there is actually a …

Entertainment

The Insanely Simple 5-Ingredient Salad I Make at Least 3 Times a Week

Despite living in a city with one of the most diverse and vibrant food scenes in the world, I'm embarrassed to admit that repeated Seamless orders to …

Healthy Eating

You Will Have Heart Eyes for These Easy Salmon Recipes

Seafood

This Easy Sheet Cake Recipe Doesn't Seem Like It Should Work, but It's Incredible

By Claire Saffitz<p>Our new favorite sheet cake recipe is a little unconventional, but the result—fluffy, lighter-than-air yellow cake cloaked in dreamy chocolate-cream cheese frosting—is the stuff of birthday dreams.<p>If you’ve ever made a cake before, then you might look at the recipe for our Easy …

Dessert

3 Weighted Plate Exercises That Will Absolutely Destroy Your Core

From lower abs to obliques, you'll work every muscle in your stomach<p>Need another way to absolutely destroy your core?<p>Grab a 45-pound plate, but don't plan to lift it up. Several of the most challenging core moves you can do involve that 45-pound plate (like this one).<p><b>Plate Plank:</b>Set a 45-pound …

Workouts

How to Cook Omelets, Frittatas, Quiches, and Stratas

Eggs are inexpensive, easy-to-make, and arguably one of the most versatile sources of animal protein. Because they don’t have a strong taste, they …

Breakfast

This Is The Right Way to Load Your Dishwasher

Modern dishwashers are marvels of appliance engineering. They use scalding water to kill bacteria, potent jets to scour food remnants, and enough …

European Travel

The Easy Weeknight Recipe That Gets Me To Eat Fish

Confession: I don’t love fish. Or, rather, I don’t love fishy fish. Give me your groupers, your tilefish, your long-line cod. But mackerel, sardines, …

Country Lifestyle

17 Ways to Make Black Beans the Star of Your Meal

You'll almost never find our kitchens without a can or two of black beans stocked in the pantry. This versatile ingredient can be used in so many …

Cooking

This Chicken Skillet Actually Made Me Excited About Dinner

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F.<p>Pat the chicken thighs dry with paper towels. Place the chicken thighs and jerk seasoning …

Bay Leaf

20 Impressive-Looking Puff Pastry Dinners That Are Secretly Really Easy

Every smart lady has a few tricks up her sleeve; puff pastry is ours. It bakes into a perfectly golden crust every single time, no fussing necessary. …

Cooking

Top questions you should ask during an interview to raise eyebrows

Job interviews are laced with questions that give the interviewer the opportunity to get to know A) if you will be an asset to the company and B) if …

Employment

Your Abs Will Be Sore For Days (Maybe Weeks, TBH) After This Wall Workout Challenge

Newsflash: sculpting your midsection doesn't have to entail repetitive crunches and mind-numbing planks. It can actually be a — dare I say it? — <i>fun</i> process. Case in point: Jeanette Jenkins's latest ab workout challenge.<p>The celebrity trainer, who works with stars like Pink and Alicia Keys, just …

Workouts

15 Family Rules to Keep Your Household Running Smoothly

Our rule is that everyone must knock before opening a closed door. Several times my kids have expressed their appreciation for it after going to a …

Parenting

This Beachbody Trainer Shares a Weightlifting Program For Beginners Looking to Lose Weight

For most women, strength training is the one thing we need to do more of. Cardio definitely has its benefits and it shouldn't be overlooked, but if you're trying to lose weight or just feel stronger in the gym, it's time to pick up those dumbbells and start a weightlifting program.<p>This can feel …

Workouts

24 Fresh and Delicious Foil Packet Recipes Perfect for Spring

Enjoy the season with our best and easiest foil packet dinners yet!<p>We're finally turning a corner into our favorite bright and blooming season, and …

Cooking
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Focaccia

8 Delicious Sheet Cake Recipes to Welcome Spring

Single layers have never looked and tasted so good.<p>Cake makes everything better—it’s just a fact. When you’re in a pinch and tasked with entertaining …

Dessert

17 black-owned businesses in honor of Black History Month

In 2017, H&M, Dove, and Zara were just a few of the global companies that faced backlash because of racist accusations, marketing, and cultural …

How to Cook Fish in the Oven Perfectly Every Time

You can make almost any slow-roasted fish in under 30 minutes. Just memorize this technique.<p>Learning how to cook fish at home can be incredibly intimidating. There are a lot of mistakes you can make, but we think the best way to nail it every time is to let the oven do all the work. That's why …

Seafood

How To Scan A Document Using Notes on iOS

Apple Notes received an overhaul in iOS 11 adding great features for users like enhanced text formatting, pinned notes and tables.<p>One awesome …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Country Lifestyle

8 subtle signs your body's telling you your diet is all wrong

There's one very obvious way you can tell if your diet isn't healthy: putting on weight. But it's certainly not the only means your body has of …

Wellness

Healthy AND Delicious: 12 Dinners to Get You Back on Track

It’s holiday detox time! From cauliflower fried “rice” to chicken tacos, these recipes prove that healthy eating doesn’t have to be boring.<p>1. Cauliflower Fried “Rice”<p>Cauliflower “rice” is a foodie trend that’s worthy of the hype. In this easy recipe, grated cauliflower is sautéed with aromatics, …

Cooking

This Challenging, No-Equipment Move Is Exactly What You Need to Tighten Your Waistline

The oblique V-crunch, sometimes called a "mermaid crunch," strengthens and tones your waistline by targeting the obliques — the abdominal muscles on either side of your rectus abdominis (that six-pack zone in the middle!). Here's how it's done:<p>Lie on your right side with your left hand behind your …

This is the Secret to Making Bakery-Worthy Bread at Home

Baking bread might seem intimidating, especially if you’re a novice baker. But it’s not as hard as you might think—and making a loaf of homemade …

Why a Foam Roller Will Change Your Life (and How to Do It)

Whether you've recently kickstarted a new workout plan for the New Year, you're trying to exercise more, or you're just trying to keep up with your …

Exercise

Try This Easy Yoga Workout to Kick-Start Your New Year

Right on schedule, 2018 has arrived and prompted us to reevaluate our exercise regimen and the general state of our lives. But resolutions don't have …

Yoga