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The 10 Baking Questions People Ask Me Literally All the Time, Answered

By Claire Saffitz<p>To my friends, family, and followers: Read this before you text and/or @ me, please.<p>People are always asking me baking questions—from strangers DMing me on Instagram, to friends I don’t otherwise talk to anymore texting me, to my own mother and sister calling me on the phone …

Dessert

The 7 Most Adorable Towns in France

Not to knock Paris -- a city everyone agrees is the prototype for pretty capitals -- but these small towns are the ultimate when it comes to French …

European Travel

Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk Just Taught a Master Class in How to Run a Company

Two innovative thinkers. Two extremely detailed communiqus. Many invaluable lessons.<p>Jeff Bezos. Elon Musk.<p>These two tech visionaries share a lot in common. They're both known as extremely innovative thinkers. They're both trying to change the world, one by altering the way people buy products and …

Jeff Bezos

Artificial sweeteners: Where do we stand?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Could the no-calorie sweetener you rely on to replace sugar in your diet actually cause weight gain instead of the weight loss you were expecting?<p>The answer may be yes, according to a new study.<p>"Artificial sweeteners are not risk-free," said Brian Hoffmann, assistant professor in the …

Diabetes

Mastering the Art of Beef Stew

The quest for a perfect beef stew is, of course, a lifelong one.<p>It takes even longer after you realize that there isn’t one perfect beef stew, but constellations of them. The dish is practically universal.<p>So far, I have mastered two styles, the basic American and the European classic. The big …

Food Preservation

Seeded Multigrain Crackers

901<p>353<p>Shares 1K<p>I love my trusty DSLR camera, but it weighs a ton, and lugging it even around my kitchen when I’m baking means I’m not as nimble as …

12 Sheet Pan Dinners You’ve Got to Try ASAP

If you’re in need of a quick weeknight meal, look no further than sheet pan dinners. The basic premise is simple: combine protein and veggies on a …

51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success

Success requires inspiration... and determination.<p>Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 …

The 11 Best Ina Garten Recipes of All Time

Let’s face it: We can never get enough of our idol in all things cooking and life, Ina Garten. So put on your chambray button-down, grab a wooden …

The Simplest Form of Meditation is Also Highly Effective

Transcendental meditation, also known as TM for short, is a simple and effective form of meditation that is shown by research to be quite effective …

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

A Flatbread Recipe for People Who Think They Can't Bake Bread

By Emma Wartzman<p>I'll probably never make a loaf of sourdough, but I make these yogurt flatbreads almost every week.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the flatbread recipe that editorial web assistant Emma Wartzman</i> …

Bread

Everyone from Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump to Tom Hanks has adopted the meditation technique sweeping Wall Street

When Bob Roth went to Tom Hanks' home to teach him Transcendental Meditation about a year and a half ago, Hanks told him he was shocked Roth didn't have yoga pants and a man bun.<p>Roth, 67, has been teaching TM, as it's called, since 1972 and is often wearing a suit with no tie or a blazer over jeans.<p>…

Meditation

Ten reasons to visit Split

Located around 200km north of Dubrovnik on the Dalmatian coast, the Croatian city of Split is often overshadowed by its glamorous neighbour. But once you've wandered Split's enchanting Roman old town, lingered over a coffee on its sunny waterside promenade and ventured into its beautiful surrounds, …

This Is How Long to Roast Your Vegetables

By Alex Delany<p>Guess what? There's an answer. But it might not be the one you're expecting.<p>People ask a lot of questions. Just generally, in life, a lot of questions. But one question that my friends seem intent on asking repeatedly, no matter how many times I’ve answered it before, is …

Cooking

The Paris Dream Trip (Part 2): When to Travel

<b>When to Travel</b>(This article is part 2 of 8 in <b>The Paris Dream Trip)</b>You've all seen it: in a B (or C) movie, a dapperly dressed man with darts of …

France

The Overlooked Yoga Poses That 4 Experts Swear By

Odds are you’ve seen some crazy, gravity-defying yoga moves on Instagram. These days arm balances, backbends, and inversions tend to steal the social …

This Brothy, Silky Chicken Breast Recipe Is the Ultimate Recovery Food

Chef Seamus Mullen on one of his favorite post-workout meals<p>I exercise quite a bit. I mean, I really like being active, riding my bike, hiking, getting outside, doing yoga...it’s like playing for me. And I think playing is important. It makes us smile and keeps us from getting old and cranky. But …

Cooking

A Genius Method for Never Cooking Boring Lentils Again

Lentils don’t usually elicit flashes of anticipation in the way that, say, a molten, just-baked skillet cookie or a summer-perfect tomato sandwich do. But I humbly submit for your consideration a lentil recipe from vegetable whisperer Anna Jones, which—as practical as it may be—will hereby rank as …

Tomatoes

16 Shows That Flopped After They Lost Big Stars

While our favorite TV shows will always have a place in our hearts, there comes a time for every good program to bite the dust. Once in a while we …

cornbread waffles

Can you make these as pancakes is something someone usually asks when I share a waffle recipe. I didn’t check this time, however, I can tell you with …

Breakfast

Shakshuka Bread

645<p>665<p>7<p>Shares 1K<p>I wasn’t always friends with no-knead bread, partially because I like kneading, and find those five minutes out of my day become the …

Behold: Our All-Time Most Popular Ice Cream Recipes

You don't <i>ever</i> need an excuse to eat ice cream, but now that summer's on the way... ice cream is just a given. Here are our favorite recipes to get you started, from classics like vanilla and chocolate chip cookie dough to seasonal gems like sweet corn and strawberry fennel. Try these flavors as …

Ice Cream

How To Make Cloud Eggs, Instagram's New Breakfast Darling

Think meringue meets baked eggs.<p>If you thought you knew everything there was to make with eggs, you were wrong. Cloud eggs are the latest breakfast craze on Instagram, and they’re a whole new take on your morning eggs. Part meringue and part baked eggs, cloud eggs are meant to look like a sun …

Breakfast

The Japanese skill copied by the world

Mindfulness has become trendy around the world in recent years – but in Japan, it’s been ingrained into the culture for centuries.<p>As the sleek shinkansen bullet train glided noiselessly into the station, I watched a strange ritual begin. During the brief stop, the conductor in the last carriage …

Japan

The Secret to This Genius Soup? Treat it Like Lasagna

If you love French onion soup, as I do, for the crouton—that magic of textures that happens when stale bread drinks up broth and cheese frizzles on top—then you’ve also probably wondered why you usually only get one in a bowl.<p>I get the value of restraint, of discipline and contrast. There is no …

Jamie Oliver

This Video Explains Why "I Don't Have Time" Is a Poor Excuse

You can read all sorts of tips and articles on how to “save time,” but as Laura Vanderkam points out in her TED talk, “we don’t build the lives we …

3 Buddhist Beliefs That Will Soothe Your Soul (And Make You Much Happier!)

You don’t have to practice meditation or yoga to benefit from Buddhist ideas. There are powerful elements to Buddhist philosophy that apply to all of …

Meditation