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10 Yoga Poses to Do in Bed to Ease Pain and Have the Best Sleep of Your Life

Whether you sit in an office chair all day, like to garden, or are on your feet for extended periods of time, you're probably no stranger to sore …

Yoga

The Mouthwatering Dinner You Can Make with Just 5 Ingredients (And Kids Love It, Too)

A Dutch baby is basically a pancake and a popover combined—and it will quickly become an easy dinner go-to.<p>I always thought Dutch baby pancakes had …

A Sports Scientist Says We've Been Planking Wrong This Entire Time—Here's Why

No matter where you're doing them—TRX class, yoga, Pilates, or on your own—planks are hard. They should be, considering they engage major muscle …

Harissa Is the Customizable Condiment of Your Sweet, Spicy Dreams

Keeping the fridge stocked with condiments is my hack to life. It’s easy to jazz up any simple weeknight meal with an arsenal of flavor bombs at my disposal. Who wants boring sweet potatoes when you can smother them with miso butter? Even Costco rotisserie chicken can impress if you douse it with …

The One Anti-Inflammatory Ingredient You Should Add To Your Eggs To Speed Up Weight Loss

We’re about to take a big risk by revealing this secret: we don’t like kale. In fact, we don’t get the hype. Kale doesn’t taste so good, right? …

Nutrition

19 Breakfast Baking Recipes to Make Your Mornings Toasty

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>I spent a lot of my life intimidated by baking—I'd happily make elaborate breakfasts of eggs and potatoes and the like, but when it came to baked goods I left it to the professionals. Eventually I got over my …

Breakfast

Toum Is the Garlicky Eggless Mayo That Goes With Everything

Whenever my husband and I order delivery from our favorite Lebanese place, the center of the meal isn’t the chicken shawarma or the mixed grill for two—it’s the potent garlic sauce, <i>toum</i>. Despite my desperate messages for extra toum, they never pack more than three 2-ounce containers of the stuff. I …

15 Weekend Baking Projects That Are Worth the Wait

Mix, knead, rise, shape, rise again, bake, rest—the long list of steps required by some baking projects can seem unapproachable to someone without a lot of experience. But don't let that intimidate you, because they often don't take as much effort as you might think. A recipe that lists 25 hours …

Joan Nathan's Chosen Challah

As the sun sets tomorrow night, Jews around the world will gather and dip specially-shaped challah into honey to celebrate Rosh Hashanah and symbolize the hope for a sweet New Year. Some communities bake challah in the shape of a bird for protection, a ladder for spiritual ascension, or a …

Homemade Croissants

<i>Every other Friday, we'll be sharing dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because weekends are the sweetest part of the week.</i><p><i>Today: Yossy shows us how to make perfectly flaky croissants at home.</i><p>There is nothing finer than a warm, buttery pastry on a cool fall morning. So I …

Avocado Chimichurri Bruschetta

A few weeks ago, I had lunch at Border Grill. All of the food was fantastic, but one of the most memorable dishes was an avocado chimichurri that was …

Make These Popovers — Right NOW

Photo: Courtesy of America's Test Kitchen.<p>Nothing says Christmas like a popover. Well, okay, maybe that sugar cookie or a cup of eggnog or — okay, a …

Dessert

9 Mushroom Recipes

It's easy to forget about mushrooms, especially in the winter. Nestled in an unassuming and often lacking section of the produce aisle, mushrooms don't exactly call out your name when bigger, more colorful things are having their moment. But mushrooms are magical. Adored by vegetarians, approved by …

Braided milk bread: Simple daily bread

Another recipe for making fresh and delicious bread that you can make by yourself ^^.<p>I know that for some people, baking bread seem complicated, …

In Touch Weekly

Despite sparking pregnancy rumors just a few weeks ago, Blac Chyna has reportedly split from her 18-year-old boyfriend YBN Almighty Jay — and it is …

Teen Mom

Foodily Blog

17 Apple Recipes You'll Fall For

It's easy to see the changing of the seasons just by looking at the fruit vendors at your local market. This is time of year when peaches, cherries, and strawberries fade away and are replaced by pears, persimmons, and—of course—apples. As a kid I always knew fall had hit when it was time to go …

BraveTart: How to Make Old-Fashioned Apple Pie, No Gimmicks Required

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>I believe in having recipes for every occasion, especially when that means multiple options for putting dessert on the table. Different techniques lend themselves to different circumstances; what makes sense for a lazy Saturday afternoon won't cut it on a harried …

Baking

14 Sweet Potato Recipes for Thanksgiving That Are Just Sweet Enough

Forget the turkey—the centerpiece of my childhood Thanksgivings was always the sweet potato casserole made by a family friend. It was light, fluffy, and just sweet enough, with nary a mini marshmallow in sight. (In fact, it took me years to discover that marshmallows were a typical ingredient in …

Side Dish and Salad Recipes

• Thanksgiving• <b><br>Side Dishes</b><p>No matter how perfect that turkey turns out, we always look forward to the accompaniments most of all: savory stuffing, creamy green bean casserole, rich gravy, tangy cranberry sauce...yeah, we could keep going. Here are all the side dishes, salads, soups, and breads, both …

The Color That Makes Everything in Your Home Look More Expensive

There is a multitude of design elements to consider when you're decorating your home, but few are as important as color. The right shade doesn't just …

Home Decorating

How to Make the Best Ultra-Buttery Croissants

Fermented and layered with loads of butter, Tartine's signature croissant dough is the building block for so many more flaky twists, buns, and …

Breakfast

Havarti-Dill Popovers Recipe

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Cranberry Upside-Down Cake

This amazing cranberry upside-down cake is a great way to celebrate the season! The tart cranberry and brown sugar mixture on the sweet cake is the …

Dessert

Cajun Brined Turkey-Two Ways

Make This Honey-Garlic Skillet Chicken ASAP

Your search for an irresistible chicken dish is over. These chicken thighs have perfectly crispy skin, thanks to the hot cast iron skillet, and are …

Got 10 minutes? You can do this workout.

We often get derailed in our exercise routines because we can't fit the perfect workout into our day. We think we must go to a gym, or a certain class, or use a particular technique. And we end up doing nothing at all. According to the annual State of Obesity report, "Eighty percent of American …

Workouts

This Is the Most Popular Tomato Recipe on Pinterest

Although many would say the greatest thing about summer is the sunshine or the endless excuses to eat ice cream, those of us in the know see red when …

10 Foil Packet Chicken Recipes for Easy Dinners

Foil packet dinners are a lazy cook's best friend. All you have to do is place your ingredients in the center of a large piece of tin foil, seal it …