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15 Things You Didn't Know You Could Make in a Crock-Pot

A slow cooker can be a busy cook's best friend—after all, who doesn't love a kitchen appliance that lets you "set it and forget it"? But if your …

Slow Cookers

How to Make Vegan Chocolate Chip, Oatmeal, and Nut Cookies | Dessert Recipes | Allrecipes.com

The sex lives of Northern Nigeria

<b>The Sex and Pleasure Experience</b><p>For every society to continue to exist, sex is an important function. Generally, under the cultural characteristics of …

Nigeria

Get to Know JPEGMAFIA, the Political Noise Rapper Who’s Trolling the Trolls

It’s mid-morning, and Barrington Hendricks is sitting against the wall on the second floor of a half-abandoned office building near Los Angeles’ MacArthur Park. The recording studio where he is scheduled for a session is in the suite behind us. We’re near the end of a hall, next to a giant window …

Los Angeles

The Man Who Led the Harlem Renaissance—and His Hidden Hungers

Alain Locke helped launch black modernism, but he was spurned by the artists he hoped to turn into lovers.<p>Alain Locke led a life of scrupulous refinement and slashing contradiction. Photographs flatter him: there he is, with his bright, taut prettiness, delicately clenching the muscles of his face. …

How to Pick the Perfect Melon

For most shoppers, the act of picking out the perfect melon is more like a shot in the dark than a science. Do you knock on it, or smell it, or both? …

Food

Make this Mexican street corn for the ultimate BBQ side

Tacos, gorditas and just about every other tortilla-wrapped delight can be found on city streets all over Mexico. But one of the most delicious – and …

You Need to Hear This Throwback South African Kwaito Track

<b>Professor Rhythm</b> was the production moniker of South Africa's Thami Mdluli, who made "club music with a township style," as he's mentioned.<p>His third …

The Best Men’s Scents of Summer 2018

Maybe it’s absurd, but we like to think of your favorite men’s summer fragrances as seasoning. If you put on too much, or the wrong garnish …

11 More Delicious Reasons to Eat More Seafood

Fresh or frozen, canned or vacuum-packed, seafood is the super-hero of all proteins<p>Make a habit of adding seafood to your grocery list when planning …

Here's Some Incredible '60s & '70s Psychedelic Rock From Benin

For a decade now, <b>Analog Africa</b> has been releasing vintage and rarely-found music from across the African continent and its diaspora, some recent …

This Is the Most Popular Sweet Potato Recipe on Pinterest

It was sometime last year that I became deeply enamored of sweet potatoes. I don't do anything particularly special with them or anything — I simply …

9 Healthy Bakes Every Chocolate-Lover Needs to Try

Chocolate gets a bad rep for being sugar-laden and nutrient deficient. However, just because there are unhealthy options available, doesn't mean …

Sheet-Pan Steak & Potatoes Recipe

From: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 2018<p>One pan = less cleanup. To make this sheet-pan dinner work, the potatoes are roasted for 15 minutes before …

Recipes

The Best Jeans for Men Under $100 | GQ

Your next go-to jeans won’t be hard to track down, nor will they break the bank. GQ's Best Stuff presents eight incredibly rad, impossibly cheap pairs, most of which you can pick up at your local mall.<p>For a few years there, trying to buy denim felt a lot like getting into fancy wines. Point of …

Clothing

Queer – and proud to be Xhosa

Carl Collison is the Other Foundation’s Rainbow Fellow at the Mail & Guardian. He has contributed to a range of local and international publications, …

Southern Africa

19 Healthy Dinners Under $10 You Should Make ASAP

Because you can be good to your body AND your bank account.

Nigeria:Young Footballers Trafficked, Abused Abroad

[Leadership] Investigation has revealed that in spite of efforts by the federal government to curtail illegal migration in the country, the rate of …

Weekend Recipe: A Healthy Carrot Cake

I designed my healthy carrot cake recipe when I opened The Healthy Chef Café in Avalon Beach in Sydney, Australia. It was a hangout for moms, kids, …

Sparkling Citrus Punch with Lemonade Ice Cubes Recipe

Step 1<p>Arrange lemon, lime, and orange wedges in the bottom of a 12-compartment ice cube tray. Fill tray with prepared lemonade, and freeze until …

Rao's Famous Lemon Chicken (Pollo al Limone)

To attain maximum heat, preheat broiler for at least 15 minutes before using.<p>Broil chicken halves, turning once, for about 30 minutes or until skin …

Parsley

Brown Butter Mushrooms, Greens, and Soba Noodles Recipe on Food52

• 4 tablespoons butter<br>• 1 tablespoon fish sauce (I like the Red Boat brand)<br>• 1/2 teaspoon chile-garlic sauce, or to taste (virtually any type of chile sauce will work here)<br>• 8 ounces mushrooms, sliced (cremini, shiitake, or a combination)<br>• Finely grated zest of one large lime (juice reserved)<br>• 2 to 3 cups …

Mushrooms

Homemade Breakfast Sausage Is Almost Laughably Easy and Impresses Everyone

You're 10 minutes away from homemade sausage patties. Make a few batches and freeze them for brunch emergencies.<p>If I'm betting on a breakfast sandwich race, I'm always rooting for sausage, egg, and cheese. There's nothing wrong with a BEC, but something about a griddled sausage patty feels more …

Breakfast

This Fall-Off-the-Bone Chicken Recipe Is Better Than Any Rotisserie Bird

By Adam Rapoport<p>Bonus: You can run errands while it cooks.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the slow roasted chicken recipe that editor in chief Adam Rapoport just couldn't live without.</i><p>A simple roast chicken …

Cooking