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2 Glasses of Wine Before Bed Could Help You Lose Weight

<i>File this under too good to be true:</i> Two recent studies suggest that drinking wine could help encourage weight loss—especially if you drink it before …

Washington State University

15 Chicken Thigh Recipes for Busy Weeknights

Everything I want in my perfect weeknight dinner can be found in a pack of chicken thighs. No matter how I cook it (the options are endless), I know …

Cooking

How do you top a board game that was already larger than life? (update)

A look at the design of Fireball Island’s sequel<p><b>Update:</b> The Fireball Island Kickstarter was fully funded within two hours of launching.<p>Board game designer Rob Daviau and the team at Restoration Games faced a huge challenge when they decided to update <i>Fireball Island</i>, a classic board game from 1986. …

Board Games

7 Secrets of People Who Meal Prep Every Single Week

These genius tips will help you turn a chore into a habit.<p>You know that meme–the one with the slice of pizza and a beer in a Ziploc bag? That about …

Healthy Eating

America’s Top 10 Hardest Day Hikes

The word “epic” is uttered a bit too lightly these days. Once reserved to describe the fantastic voyages of brave explorers, it’s now readily used to …

Hiking

Things to do when visit Barcelona ,but for FREE!

<i>Have you ever dreamed of taking a trip to Barcelona, but then when the cost of everything hits you, you immediately forget about it. Well don’t, we</i> …

Barcelona

12,525 Reasons to Try This Absurdly Addictive Asparagus

Absurdly Addictive Asparagus—Hyperbolic? Perhaps. Too good to be true? Maybe not. As easy to make as it is to scarf down? Most definitely. Take it from community member Dylan Mierzwinski, who had this to say about our site’s most popular asparagus recipe:<p><i>“This was so wonderful (all ninety times</i> …

Cooking

How to Perfectly Cook Chicken Breasts on the Stovetop

Comforting, affordable, and incredibly versatile, chicken breast is the quintessential dinnertime staple. Cooking a crispy, pan-seared chicken breast …

Cooking

Adventure Travel; 10 UNFORGETTABLE THINGS TO DO IN MEXICO BEFORE YOU DIE

Sure, you’ve been to Mexico. You’ve breezed through Cozumel on your cruise du jour. You’ve downward-facing dogged in Tulum. You’ve sipped a sugary …

Mexico

The Mediterranean diet is so easy to follow that anyone could do it — but there's one thing you should know before trying it

When nutritionists rank popular diets, the Mediterranean diet often comes out at or near the top.<p>Its well-touted health benefits include everything from improved memory function to a longer life.<p>It's also a favorite among celebrities like Christie Brinkley and Penelope Cruz.<p>The diet includes:<p>A …

Healthy Eating

How to cook scrambled eggs – recipes from around the world

HOW TO COOK SCRAMBLED EGGS IN EGYPT<p>With dates, harissa and parsley<p>Fry the dates in butter, then add beaten eggs and scramble until soft. To …

Breakfast

You Have to See This Faux Marble Countertop Transformation

Marble is as pricey as it is gorgeous, but there's no real substitute for it, right? If you want the look of marble, you'll just have to save up …

Home Improvement

A Party-Friendly, Smoky, Spicy Dip You'll Want on Everything

<i>Izy Hossack is the mastermind behind the popular blog, Top with Cinnamon. The talented recipe developer (and busy university student!) aims to create food with maximum flavor and minimum effort, without breaking the bank. Her second cookbook, The Savvy Cook, hits on these tenets and so much more.</i> …

Crunchy Roasted Parmesan Potatoes: This is the right way to do it

I often wonder if my son may have been switched at birth because he tends to turn up his nose at mashed potatoes, instead of diving in face first …

10 Egg Recipes That Will Make You Skip the Snooze Button

Breakfast

A Valentine's Day cocktail: Bitter and twisted – recipe

Bitter and twisted<p>Bitters are very grown-up drinks, so this one’s for any self-respecting adult, whether coupled up or single, who regards Valentine’s Day with the contempt it deserves. It’s also ridiculously easy to make, so is ideal if you need to drown your sorrows on the 14th, too.<p>Serves 1<p><b>2</b> …

Cocktails

This Steak Dinner is The Easiest, Best-Looking Meal You’ll Cook All Week

I don’t have a significant other, but if i did, I would cook them this for every special occasion under the sun. In the meantime, I guess this means …

Country Lifestyle

5 Ways to Transform Jamie Oliver's Chicken in Milk Leftovers

Our Editor in Chief, Faith, has always said Jamie Oliver's chicken in milk is <i>probably</i> the best chicken recipe of all time. Public opinion may be …

Cooking

Here Are Alton Brown's Most Nerdy (And Brilliant) Cooking Hacks

From pasta to coffee to meatballs.

Why You Should Definitely Pan-Sear Steak for a Weeknight Dinner

When we think of steak, we usually associate this big, hearty piece of meat with eating out, or at least, some sort of special occasion. But...why? …

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

How to Make Perfect Carbonara: Mistakes to Avoid

By Alex Delany<p>You want perfect strands of pasta glossed with a rich, silky sauce—not noodles tossed with scrambled eggs. Here's how to get it right, every time.<p>Pasta carbonara is the ultimate there's-no-food-in-the-house dinner. No matter how bare your cupboard or unfortunately under-stocked your …

Italian Food

Woman Loses 155 Pounds by Cutting Out These Four Foods

While Australian Casey Gemmell had never been a "tiny" girl, she never thought she was "THAT big," according to a post in her inspirational Facebook …

Grilled Chicken with Banana Peppers

8 servings<p>Don’t skip the banana peppers. They provide a vinegary and spicy finish to the chicken. This Caribbean-inspired recipe is from Commander's Palace in New Orleans, LA. Read more about the restaurant's legendary Family Meal here.<p>February 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 garlic cloves, finely grated<p>2 …

Seafood

Green Goddess Tuna Salad Sandwich

You can make the dressing in a food processor but it won’t be as smooth or have that bright green effect you get<p>from a blender.<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>1/4 cup …

20 Keto-Friendly Recipes to Ensure a Happy Easter For All

With Easter coming up, it's likely time to plan your holiday meal. If you've been following the low-carb ketogenic diet, you need not worry — there are plenty of unique or traditional options that are satisfying and pack in flavor without compromising your fitness plan. Whether you're planning an …

Cooking

Best ever steak recipes

Whether you're entertaining at the weekend or planning a special weeknight meal, don't miss our best ever succulent steak recipes. Think fresh …

Petra Lost and Found

In the early 1800s, a Swiss explorer tricked his way into Petra, the ancient oasis whose location had been a closely guarded secret for centuries.<p>Deep within Jordan’s desolate desert canyons and rugged mountains lies an ancient treasure, the stone city of Petra. A UNESCO World Heritage Site and one …

Walk on Water in the Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness

A jaunt down a stream is a less in what water can accomplish.<p>153<p>SHARES<p>“Don’t tell anyone about this place.” This is my hiking partner’s entreaty …

How to Make Homemade Cauliflower Rice, the Easy Way

Have you joined the cauli rice craze yet? At first we were a bit skeptical about this simple swap of a cruciferous vegetable for a grain staple, but we’ve come around. Cauliflower just might be the new kale — it’s popular on restaurant menus and a favorite at home too for its versatility. You’ve …

mashed potatoes