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It’s Time to Tell Your Kids It Doesn’t Matter Where They Go To College

When my daughter Jora was in high school, she went to a talk I gave on the adolescent brain, during which I pointed out that high school grades don’t …

Adding peanut butter to your grilled cheese will change your life

It seems like a strange idea, adding peanut butter to a grilled cheese sandwich, but once you try it, your perception of what a grilled cheese …

10 Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth and Stick to Your Goals

If you're trying to eat a wholesome diet, you might feel like dessert is off limits. As someone with a very strong sweet tooth, though, I'm here to …

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 …

Seventy

<b>Author Notes:</b> One of my favorite pizza-dough recipes is Jim Lahey’s no-knead dough, on which this recipe is based. It’s simple, doesn’t require any equipment, and doesn’t make a big mess. (My wife disagrees about the mess; I have a talent for covering the kitchen in flour.) I make this dough at …

Recipes

How DNA Testing Botched My Family's Heritage, and Probably Yours, Too

My grandfather was caramel-skinned with black eyes and thick, dark hair, and until he discovered that he was adopted, he had no reason to suspect …

Infographic: 10 Web Design Trends To Keep An Eye Out For In 2018

<b>What’s the direction</b> for web design this year? Branex, the Toronto-based digital marketing and custom web design agency, has compiled 10 web design …

Graphic Design

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

A High-School Student Just Won $250,000 For This Incredible Explanation of Relativity

This is genius.<p>The German physicist Albert Einstein needed complex equations to describe his theory of relativity, but 18-year-old Hillary Diane …

Easy Tiramisu Recipe on Food52

• 4 pieces egg yolks<br>• 1/4 cup sugar<br>• 1/4 cup Kahlua<br>• 1/2 teaspoon salt<br>• 8 ounces mascarpone cheese<br>• 1 cup heavy cream<br>• 24 pieces ladyfingers<br>• 2 cups freshly brewed strong espresso, cooled slightly<br>• 1/4 cup cocoa powder<p>In a large heatproof bowl, combine egg yolks, sugar, Kahlua and salt. Using a handheld electric …

Dessert

Make-Ahead Christmas Morning Pancakes

Christmas Morning Pancakes<p>Serves 4 to 6; makes about 20 (3-inch pancakes) and 1/2 cup orange-honey butter<p><i>For the pancakes:</i> <br>2 cups milk, warm to the …

There's a scientific reason some people are more motivated than others — but it's possible to change

There are mornings when I look over my to-do-list and just keep staring blankly at it. Instead of getting to work, I keep checking my inbox, news feed, and making a fresh cup of green tea. Then I notice the dirty dishes in the kitchen.<p>I get the dishes cleaned up, but there are also those clothes …

Our Most Popular Desserts of 2017

I believe in dessert, always. And no matter the occasion, be it a holiday, potluck, or random Wednesday night, I skew towards no-fuss desserts that …

These Energy Bites Will Save You During Finals Week

Finals are here, but have no fear! These easy snack recipes will keep you energized in between exams.<p>December 17, 2017<p>It's finally that time of the …

The 14 Most Popular Healthy Recipes on Pinterest in 2017

2017 was another big one for healthy eating. Trendy foods like turmeric and aquafaba (aka chickpea juice) got a ton of attention. A bunch of …

18 Ways You Can Make Money Right Now

Much is possible with a smartphone and a fast internet connection.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Looking for ways you can make money right now? If things are tight and your back is up against the wall, there's a path forward. In fact, there are many. Especially when it …

Christmas Crack: The Easiest and Most Addictive Holiday Gift - Chowhound

Want some crack? I mean, crackle? People who have had it love it and it takes less than an hour to make. I mean, really, who can say no to salt, …

Dessert

How to saute mushrooms to crispy, browned perfection

Remember when Alice ate that mushroom in Wonderland?<p>“What can all that green stuff be?' said Alice. “And where have my shoulders got to? And oh, my poor hands, how is it I can't see you?”<p>Oh, dearie, dear, dear. Poor Alice. If only she’d boned up on the works of Timothy Leary before she listened to …

Mushrooms

Have you ever tried Pecan pie Bread Pudding?

Love Pecan Pie? Pecan Pie Bread Pudding is even better! A few weeks ago we took a trip and started in Savannah. Well, technically we started in …

Baking

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

Groundbreaking empirical research shows where innovation really comes from

Breaking down barriers for underrepresented kids could quadruple America’s pool of inventors.<p>Gaps in opportunity for talented kids with low socioeconomic status don’t just hold back poor, female, black, or Latino children as individuals — they also impose potentially enormous losses to society as a …

Soft and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>In a bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.<p>Step 2<p>In a mixer, cream together the butter, brown sugar, …

The 10 Most-Saved Recipes of November (Minus the Turkey!)

Like so many of us here at Kitchn, you, dear readers, have been readying yourselves for winter and the holiday season by saving recipes for every …

18 Easy Cookie Recipes You'll Make on Repeat

Most of them only require one bowl!<p>Sometimes you just need a cookie—but not the kind that you have to spend all day baking. These 18 easy cookie recipes can be thrown together for that birthday or holiday party you forgot about, or as a reward after a long week. No occasion necessary—they're just …

Dessert

The Sexiest Books You'll Ever Have The Pleasure Of Reading

A few years ago, people around the world were completely incapacitated by a literary phenomenon. I saw rows of mothers reading the book in chaise …

10 Easy Holiday Treats to Make with Your Kids

I love making holiday cookies and treats with my kids. We keep a bunch in the freezer to take out when we have company, we love giving them away as …

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Cheap Fitness Trackers You've Never Heard Of

When it comes to fitness trackers, big names like Fitbit, Garmin, and Jawbone have a real grip on the market. While Fitbit has been in the game a …

Pumpkin Spice Slow Cooker Oatmeal Will Make Mornings Magical

Slow Cooker Creamy Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal<p>Serves 6<p>Cooking spray, olive oil, or coconut oil <br>2 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided <br>1 1/2 cups steel-cut …