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Eating These Metabolism-Boosting Foods Can Actually Help Burn Belly Fat

Wake up earlier—Research from the <b>Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University</b> showed people who were exposed to bright light in the morning …

A VR Model of Auschwitz is Helping Lock Up the Last Nazis

The Bavarian state crime office in Munich, Germany has developed a fascinating new tool to aid in investigating dozens of still-living accomplices in …

10 Easy, Delicious Recipes for Homemade Bread

Have you ever noticed that healthier bread is way more expensive than its white, fluffy counterparts? It makes sense, as quality ingredients come at …

Shrimp and Grits Style Risotto

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>I went to Charleston a few years ago with my cousin Toni, to write a piece about the restaurants down there. At almost every restaurant we visited, it seemed, Toni ordered the Shrimp and Grits and declared them the best Shrimp and Grits she'd ever had. And we did have some really great …

Recipes

Bert Greene's Potato Scallion Cakes (Fritterra)

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>Leftover mashed potatoes get a new lease on life -- and you get a morning-after Thanksgiving breakfast you'll actually want to cook. Adapted slightly from Greene on Greens (Workman Publishing Company, 1984).<p><b>Serves: 4</b><p>12 whole scallions<br>• 2 eggs, lightly beaten<br>• 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground …

mashed potatoes

Extra Tender Meatballs

• Olive oil<br>• 1 small onion, finely chopped<br>• Salt<br>• 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped<br>• 1 pound ground chuck<br>• 1 pound ground veal<br>• 1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs<br>• 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard<br>• 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce<br>• 1/4 cup finely grated Parmesan<br>• 2 tablespoons mayonnaise<br>• 1 large egg, lightly beaten<p>Heat the oven to 350 …

Recipes

4 Wildcard-Winning Recipes

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we announce a new Wildcard winner. It's a recipe that may not have won -- or even been entered in -- a contest, but that we know, love, and can't keep to ourselves. Every other Saturday, we'll review our most recent favorites.</i><p>Thanks to our community, we've got four more …

Sandwiches

How to Make a Classic Lobster Roll | Sandwich School

Shrimp Curry with Mango

29 Aug 2014<p>I can’t believe it’s nearing the end of August, the summertime, light, warm evenings that make food blogging fun and simple! I also can’t …

Giveaway: T

Giveaway: T-Fal Optigrill<p>posted by<p>So now that we don’t have a kitchen for another 3 weeks, we’ve been using the outdoor grill, toaster oven and this …

Barbecuing and Grilling 101

Here's my official crash course on barbecuing and grilling -- the essentials you need to rock the grill every time you fire it up. I'll begin with some of the basic concepts.<p>Is it back-to-school time already? Maybe you're college-bound and want to show off your grill skills for your dorm mates. …

Grilling

30 Recipes for *Intentionally* Burnt or Charred Foods

Burnt or charred food can be a great thing when you do it right—it adds a whole new layer of flavor.<p>Uhhh, we meant to do that?

Popeyes-Style Chicken Tenders and Biscuits From 'Fried & True'

More<p>Fried Chicken<p>Digging into the cluckin' awesome world of our favorite fried food.<p>Wylie Dufresne, celebrated mad-scientist chef of NYC's WD-50, has a thing for Popeyes fried chicken. So much of a thing that he reportedly served it at his wedding. So for Lee Brian Schrager's cookbook, <i>Fried & True:</i> …

5 Delicious Coleslaw Variations

Growing up, I assumed that coleslaw was some sort of joke. Why would I ever want that sorry little paper cup of tough, bland cabbage? You know, the kind that comes as a paltry afterthought with your towering sandwich at the local Greek diner. I always figured it was just a steady, meticulous way to …

Lobster Bisque Pot Pies

Lobster Pot Pies.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 4, 2014 90<p>I’ve made one of the best things ever of the summer.<p>It is still summer, right? Butter soaked …

Apple Pie Fudge -with yoyomax12

6 Strange Body Hacks That Are Actually Useful

Some people choose not to accept those limits.<p>Neil Harbisson was born without the ability to see color. Now, he can perceive more than 360 colors and even discern the infrared spectrum. Kevin Warwick, the U.K.-based cybernetics professor and author of "I, Cyborg," was the first person to implant a …

Washington State's First Legal Marijuana Shops Set to Open Amid Chaos

U.S. news<p>The prohibition of marijuana in Washington state fell early Monday as a small number of retail shop owners received an electronic copy of a license to sell just-for-fun cannabis.<p>Those 2 a.m. local time (5 a.m. ET) emails bang-started a scramble for the actual pot, now waiting in the …