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Jeremy Lee’s recipe for chocolate profiteroles

Light, crisp choux pastry is the perfect foil for creamy fillings. These profiteroles are as extravagant as they are simple to make ...<p>Nothing lights up the eyes faster than the prospect of a freshly made chocolate eclair. Crisp, light and delicate, dipped in the most bitter chocolate and filled …

Dessert

Healthy vegetarian comfort food recipes

Whether it's a scoop of something bubbling and cheesy, a super-indulgent burger with all the trimmings or a bowlful of spicy curry, you deserve …

Cooking

15 Reasons You Should Be Eating More Cabbage

Move over kale, cabbage is the new king in the vegetable aisle.<p>Eating seasonally is almost second nature to many of us. But what do you do when the …

Beautiful people ‘are seen as more intelligent’ – study

Are you blinded by beauty? A new study suggest that an ‘attractiveness halo’ can alter how immediately judge a person<p>The old adage teaches us that we should never ‘judge a book by its cover’ but it seems it may be almost impossible to avoid falling into the trap.<p>Researchers at the University of St. …

The Only Thing Better than Plain Rice Is Crispy Rice

Rice is good. Crispy rice is better.<p>If you've been wondering how to add a thin, golden crust to your fluffy white rice without burning the house down, we've got a secret to tell you: It's way easier than you think.<p>Got a pot of rice that's a couple days old? This method reintroduces moisture and …

24 Valentine's Day Desserts That Are Better Than A Date

All the chocolate.<p>Unless you're one of the lucky few, Valentine's Day sucks. It either makes you feel like you're all alone (don't worry, you're not) or it convinces you that the romance from your relationship has simmered to a neutral (not true, either). The expectations of love for this one …

Dessert

Prove Your Love and Make Mashed Potatoes

In her 1996 novel Heartburn, Nora Ephron wrote that when you are sad, there is nothing more comforting than mashed potatoes—but when you're really …

Chefs Tell Us 2015 Food Trends That Need to Be Retired

<i>By: Dan Gentile</i><p><i>Credit: Laura Hayes/Thrillist</i><p>Food trends come and go, but then there are those that linger on menus, hogging the semi-bitter leafy-green spotlight long after the allure has wilted.<p>Most anyone who's visited a Whole Foods in the last few years knows the four-letter word we're talking …

Farm-to-table

Baked Potato Recipes That Can Count As Dinner

Twice baked and double stuffed.<p>There was a time when baked potatoes were exciting. Sadly, over the years they've lost some of their sparkle in people's eyes (and stomachs). We're here to bring them back because baked potatoes -- when made right -- are truly amazing. Like, …

10 Easy Brunch Recipes To Impress Your Guests

The Thanksgiving feast may be over, but your houseguests will still be hungry. Don't stress yourself out by being a short order cook. Most of these brunch recipes can be made in advance, and <i>all</i> of them have some serious "wow-factor."<p><b>1. Drunken Caramel French Toast</b><p>Golden caramel, buttery challah and …

Breakfast

How Canada planned to invade the U.S. (and vice versa)

A new book offers an unintentional guide for Canada to conquer America. If, for some reason, we ever wanted to try to do that.<p>Those who don’t learn …

Stepups for 30 Minutes Straight? Here's Why It's the Most Genius Workout Ever

You'll boost lower-body speed, strength, and stamina—with one exercise.<p>When it comes to exercises, the stepup is as simple as it gets. You just place your foot on a box or bench, and then push your body up. That’s it.<p>But—<i>man!</i>—can it give your glutes, quads, and hips one hellish workout. Especially …

12 Ways to Burn More Calories During ANY Workout

Calorie torching on-fleek.<p>When you're trying to drop pounds, your workouts aren’t just a great way to blow off steam after a tough day; they're also a key part of reaching your goal weight. So what’s going to give you the most bang for your calorie-burning buck?<p>As it turns out, a …