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14 Easy, Sweet Loaves to Ease You Back Into Baking

Reader, I’d be remiss if I didn’t fess up to spending holiday-induced down time consuming episode after episode of <i>The Great British Bake Off</i>. The saccharine episodes go down easier than a basket of well-baked scones and before I knew it, I found myself elbow deep in season 3. Somewhere between the …

Bread

The new science showing fiber is crucial for lowering inflammation

You probably already know that fiber is pretty essential for keeping your digestive track in check. But its good-for-you benefits don’t stop at …

A Chef Bragged About ‘Spiking’ A Vegan Meal And All Hell Broke Loose

<i>Update: Today, a statement was released on behalf of Carlini restaurants indicating Laura Goodman would be stepping down from her position. “Laura Goodman has today tendered her resignation from Carlini and the board of directors are currently considering their options.”</i><p>During this time, she will …

One Simple Lifestyle Change That Could Keep Your Brain Young

And it’s free, too.<p>If you’re like the majority of Americans, developing dementia or Alzheimer’s as you age is a terrifying thought. But according to …

Dining Routine a Little Drab? Spice Things Up with These Flavorful Recipes

Your weeknight meals are getting a makeover thanks to these delicious spice blends<p>Tell us if this sounds familiar. You’ve spent the last 12 months mastering a handful of go-to dishes, to great acclaim in your household—and then, WHAM, you’re bored. Don’t sweat it, even the most reliable …

Cooking

Pulled From the Past: Easy, Delicious Recipes for 2018

When it comes to recipes, a beautiful photograph is more likely to influence one’s decision to make a dish than any name or description. It’s simple: If it looks good, you’re going to want to make it. But when NYT Cooking began in September 2014, only some of our 16,000 recipes included …

Italian Food

Dune: a new level of luxury for the super tender

Spanish designer Eugeni Quitllet has recently unveiled his outlandish and utterly unique super tender called Dune. The 60-metre vessel is designed as …

10 Little Ways to Make Your Bedroom Feel Like a Luxury Hotel

What is it about staying in a luxurious boutique hotel that gives you the best night’s sleep? Whether it’s the crisp, freshly laundered sheets, or …

15 Insanely Luxurious Gifts That'll Make You Everyone's Favorite

And no, luxe doesn't always mean expensive.<p>Feel like going a little overboard in the gift department this year? Here are 15 luxe finds that anyone on your list will love.

25 extravagant gift ideas for the person who has everything

If money were no object...

The Most Exciting Pâtisseries in Paris Are Run by Women

Paris has long had the market cornered on spectacular sweets. Stroll around any <i>arrondissement</i> in the French capital, and you’ll stumble upon …

Ripple’s XRP saw the strongest growth of any cryptocurrency in 2017

The cryptocurrency Ripple surged on the final Friday of 2017, reaching a market cap of more than $86 billion, CNBC reports. Ripple, which is …

Cryptocurrency

10 Space Facts Guaranteed to Make You Sound Smart at Parties

Hurray for having something to talk about!<p>Do you, like me, suck at interacting with human beings? Do you find yourself darting off to the nearest dog …

Bacon Hasselback Potatoes

Lay the bacon pieces on a baking sheet and freeze until hard, about 30 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Bring a large pot of …

'Intelligent toothbrush' could detect deadly heart problems

Scientists are developing a toothbrush which could give an early warning of potentially deadly heart problems.<p>Spanish researchers are investigating whether a ‘smartbrush’ can detect changes in the saliva with such accuracy that it can alert patients to signs of cardiac disease.<p>In particular, they …

5 Simple Bathroom Upgrades That Really Pay Off

No professional needed.<p>Add a Spa-Worthy Shelf<p>Bathroom or makeshift resort? For some of us, a luxurious soak is the closest we get to a spa treatment, …

Renovated 1960s A-frame cabin proves that clever design triumphs over square footage

This 1960s A-frame cabin went through a massive rehabilitation that took it from a rundown shack into a beautiful home tailored to the needs of its …

Bedrooms

11 Things People Think Are Terrible For Your Diet That Actually Aren't

Whee!<p>I'm used to the shaming look I get from my peers when I crack open a can of sugar-free Red Bull. The questions – and judgement – never end. …

Mike Pence’s Colorado neighbors troll him with a ‘Make America Gay Again’ banner

Vice President Pence arrived in Aspen, Colo., this week for a holiday vacation — but not without encountering a silent protest from his neighbors in the liberal ski resort town.<p>“Make America Gay Again,” reads a rainbow banner posted on the stone pillar at the end of the driveway of the home where …

LGBTQI

Construction workers just accidentally discovered 30 perfectly preserved dinosaur eggs

The holidays are all about happy surprises, and paleontologists got one heck of a shock earlier this week after learning about an unexpected …

Steak and Scallops with Champagne-Butter Sauce

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Sprinkle steaks on both sides with 1/8 teaspoon each salt and black pepper. Sprinkle scallops on both sides with 1/8 teaspoon …

Lemonade Fried Chicken

Adapted from <i>Blue Plate Specials and Blue Ribbon Chefs</i> by Jane and Michael Stern (Lebhar-Friedman Books, 2001). Copyright 2001 by Jane and Michael …

Here Are Our Favorite Recipes From A Whole Year Of Cooking

Here's what our editors and writers loved this year.

The $20 Kitchen Tool That Finally Helped Me Cook and Enjoy Healthier Meals

I don’t know how I ever lived without one before.<p>Eating healthy can be very difficult, especially when most healthy meal plans involve so much …

Making Acrylic Pour Art with a Colander

I watched in curious suspense, wondering what the heck “Mixed Media Girl” was up to as she poured color after color of acrylic paint into a colander that was positioned over a canvas (and a drip grate/tray).<p>Once satisfied with the amount of paint she saw spreading out onto the canvas, she lifted …

14 Creamy Vegan Casseroles for Cold Winter Nights

Smashed-Banana Bread

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat the oven to 350°. Grease a 9-by-5-inch metal loaf pan with nonstick spray and line the bottom with parchment paper, …

Meera Sodha’s vegan recipe for shiitake pho with crispy leeks

There’s a whole world of mushrooms out there and, much like wine, we can all probably name a handful of them. Unlike wine, however, there are no dedicated menus rhapsodising about their various flavours. This might be because of the dangers associated with fungi: pick and eat the wrong mushroom, …

Vegan Recipes

Terrifying map shows how the flu is quickly spreading across the US

From the California coast to the shores of South Carolina, Americans across the country are coming down with some nasty strains of the flu this year.<p>The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports "influenza activity" is ticking up across the southern half of the US, with one strain …

Public Health

Whole30 Breakfast Treats You Will Be Excited to Wake Up For

Figuring out what to eat first thing in the morning when you're not quite awake can be so hard. And doing that on a diet, especially one as restrictive as Whole30, can be even worse.<p>However, there are so many great things you can eat for breakfast on the Whole30 diet that will definitely make you …

Healthy Eating