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These 5 Slow Cooker Recipes Need Only 5 Ingredients and a Glance — Snapshot Cooking

<i>Welcome to Snapshot Cooking, the home of Kitchn's easiest recipes. These mini recipes are so simple you can practically cook from the</i> …

Cooking

Make Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp for Dinner — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Recipes

Authentic Pho Recipe

"This authentic pho isn't quick, but it is delicious. The key is in the broth, which gets simmered for at least 6 hours."<p>Ingredients<p>4 pounds beef …

Recipes

These Colors Will Make You Fall In Love With Accent Walls

Choosing the right accent wall color is no small task. Whether your goal is to brighten up a space, add an element of surprise, or showcase your …

Home Decorating

This At-Home Workout Will Tone You All Over While Torching Fat

When you find your motivation waning and getting to the gym seems impossible, challenge yourself to a bodyweight workout you can do at home. We've made a quick workout that gets the job done! It works the legs, arms, and core while raising your heart rate. Best of all, you don't need any equipment …

Workouts

2 Simple Shoulder Exercises Anyone Who Works Out Should Be Doing

When it comes to workout routines, most people tend to focus on muscle groups that they can see or feel working immediately—think legs, butt, abs, …

Best Places to Visit in Croatia

With pristine beaches, jewel-like lakes, ancient ruins, and more than 1,000 idyllic islands, Croatia is one of Europe's hottest tourist spots. Add to that some Michelin-starred restaurants, underwater wineries, and Westeros-worthy vistas, and you have yourself an undeniable bucket-list destination. …

European Travel

How to Train Your Triceps to Be Toned and Tight

Flappy arms, or what some rude folks refer as bat wings, are actually a very common problem area for many people. But just because it is common …

50 Easy Appetizers for Your Next Party

Guests will never know that your delightful appetizers took less than 30 minutes from start to finish!<p>Miniature Corn Dogs<p>Cute little corn dogs add …

Recipe: The Easiest Slow Cooker Pulled Pork — Recipes from The Kitchn

Embrace summer with your sunglasses on and two feet stuck firmly in the sand — not stuck in the kitchen. Slow cooker pulled pork helps keep those …

The Best Cuts of Beef Every Home Cook Should Know

Here’s a look at the most popular cuts of beef and when to use them—plus some thoughts to keep in mind when you’re ready to cook.<p><b>Chuck Roast</b><p>Anything …

BBQ

The Mouthwatering Dinner You Can Make with Just 5 Ingredients (And Kids Love It, Too)

A Dutch baby is basically a pancake and a popover combined—and it will quickly become an easy dinner go-to.<p>I always thought Dutch baby pancakes had …

Breakfast

7 Brilliant Life Hacks You Can Only Learn In Therapy

Everyone loves a good life hack — especially when it seems like something you can only learn in therapy — because therapists have a way of helping …

30+ Exercises to Get a Sexy Midsection That Are Better Than Crunches

Get ready to transform your abs and build the strongest core you've ever had with these toning, strengthening exercises that are way better than a crunch. Take these exercises, and make yourself a workout! Choose your five favorite moves, and complete three to four rounds for time (30 to 60 …

The 3-Day Fix to Resetting Your Gut for Good

How do you know if your internal microbiome is healthy and happy?<p>“It’s a gut feeling,” says Dr. M. Andrea Azcárate-Peril, a director at the …

Wellness

Change the Shape of Your Arms With These 50 Essential Moves

Your tank tops and sleeveless dresses are so excited to help you show off your toned, strong, chiseled arms. And these arm exercises will help you get there. Some use equipment and some just your own bodyweight, but you'll definitely notice a difference in how your arms look and what they're able …

This 15-30 minute routine makes your brain healthier, younger, and smarter

“Everything popular is wrong”  —  Oscar Wilde<p>In the book, <i>BLUE ZONES: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who’ve Lived the Longest</i><i>,</i> author Dan …

Albert Einstein

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

A Guide to the Anatomy of the Brain

The human brain is not only one of the most important organs in the human body; it is also the most complex. In the following tour, you will learn …

Neurology

How this 34-year-old dad made $1 million off a simple Fiverr side hustle

A little over five years ago, Joel Young found himself in a situation many American families are facing: He was deeply in debt with an unpredictable …

This is what love does to your brain

“It’s really an addiction.”<p>What happens to your brain on love? Is there such a thing as “casual sex”? What do we get wrong about male and female sexuality?<p>These are a few of the questions I put to Helen Fisher in a recent interview.<p>Fisher is a biological anthropologist, the chief scientific adviser …

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

"Drift" is the decision we make by not deciding, or by making a decision that unleashes consequences for which we don't take responsibility.<p>You go to medical school because both your parents are doctors. You get married because all your friends are getting married. You take a job because someone …

Happiness

You'll Never Make Steak Another Way After Trying This French Technique

[1]<p>Steak With Anchovy Dressing (Entrecote à l'Anchoïade)<p>From Provence to Pondicherry [2] by Tessa Kiros<p>Notes<p>Anchoïade is a wonderful thing: intense and lovely, so add as much as you want to the top of the steaks. You will have more than enough sauce here for a couple of steaks, so keep any left …

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

This Psychological Study Teaches How To Re-Invent Your Identity, Turn-Back Time, And Hack Your…

In 1981, Langer and a group of graduate students designed the interior of a building to reflect the styles and conditions of the year 1959. Scattered …

Self-improvement

Our 5 most crazy-popular recipes

Looking for dinner (or brunch) inspiration? These crazy delicious dishes are our five most popular recipes, from a sensational chicken verde stew and …

Cooking

7 crucial lessons people often learn too late in life

However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than later.<p>1. If you want to 'do what you love,' you have to work three times as hard as …

Self-help

7 Things Parents Do That Destroy Their Children's Careers

Everyone wants their kids to grow into wildly successful, happy adults. As parents, you can have a major impact on your kids’ ability to achieve that success, but many parental behaviors will actually impede a child’s future career path.<p>Here are seven of the worst things a parent can do to a future …

Self-improvement

This Quick Meditation Helps You Let Go of Stress and Sleep

Meditation has been shown to be an effective way to wind down and get to sleep—something that’s especially useful after a harried day of work. …

The Most Common Cause of Suffering According to Buddhism (and What You Can Do About it)

Ever heard of the four noble truths of Buddhism? If you haven’t, it’s basically the four principles of life that govern Buddhism philosophy. They are:<p>…

Meditation