Beth Kara Schmit

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5 climate change nightmares that are already becoming reality in 2015

In a press conference on climate change, President Obama stated that: “2014 was the planet’s warmest year on record. Now, one year doesn’t make a …

'Sugar and carbs are the obesity culprits, not lack of exercise'

Bad diet is a lifestyle cause of obesity, but a lack of exercise is not, says an editorial reviewing controversial questions about this established …

University of California

The Perfect Roast Chicken from The Kitchn

Sara Kate Gillingham and Faith Durand, the editors of the popular blog The Kitchn, hold forth on tools, techniques, and cooking the perfect bird. For more recipes, check out The Kitchn Cookbook.<p><i>Photo: Leela Cyd</i><p>Skillet-Roasted Whole Chicken Serves 4<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon coarse salt<p>1 teaspoon …

What are the health benefits of black tea?

Tea is the second most-consumed beverage in the world, after water. All tea comes from the <i>Camellia sinensis</i> plant, but different ways of harvesting …

Brown Butter Banana Bread With Peanut Streusel

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>This recipe is inspired by the banana bread I made during my childhood from "The Blender Cookbook." I can't find it anywhere online. I think it's from the manual that came with our blender.<p>This month, I've been snacking on bananas with yogurt and chopped peanuts. This recipe takes …

Recipes

Our 86 Favorite Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Monday-Thursday you need dinner and you need it fast. We've got all the recipes you'll need.<p>These are our most popular, best-loved, and greatest weeknight dinner recipes of all time—and we're coming up with even more as we speak.

Recipes

5 Breakfast Bowls for a Better Morning — Most Popular Pin of the Week

Wake up to a healthy morning meal with the help of these light, fresh breakfast bowls, this week's Most Popular Pin of the Week.<p>Mornings can be …

Breakfast

6 Time-Saving Smoothie Tips

While whipping up a breakfast smoothie is usually pretty fast, here are some ways to make that morning meal even quicker!

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16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds

Consider this your weight-loss cheat sheet.<p>Lots of people call on nutritionists to help them overhaul their diets when they want to slim down. But what do R.D.s make sure to eat themselves if they notice their jeans have gotten a little snug? We surveyed 10 to find out which foods they swear by …

Weight Loss

You want to have a flawless skin?? - Then go for these 10 foods now!

<b>Flawless skin</b>: There are many tasty foods that can give you great skin, and including some of them in your eating plan is essential. When you have a …

Beyond the Cronut: 15 Frankenpastries to Make at Home

Cupcakes are old news. The newest sugary sensation to sweep our fair city is the Cronut -- the croissant-doughnut hybrid created by Dominque Ansel at his SoHo bakery last month. With production of the pastry limited to 300 a day, Cronut mania has created long lines and even given rise to a seedy …

Chocolate Magic Custard Cake

<i>Chocolate Magic Custard Cake will blow your mind with its look and taste. One cake batter results in 3-layered cake.Don’t worry about the runny</i> …

Dessert

Cranberry Lemon Cheesecake

Ingredients<br>for the crust<br>6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted<br>3 tablespoons sugar<br>pinch of salt<br>1 cup chocolate wafer crumbs<br>(I use Nabisco Famous …

Jello Lemon Bars / Six Sisters' Stuff | Six Sisters' Stuff

My husband husband and I are living with my Grandparents right now while we wait to move across the country for his residency in Indiana . It has …

Bacon Parmesan Gougeres (Cheese Puffs) | Easy Delicious Recipes

Bacon Parmesan Gougeres - cheesy and savory Gougeres or French cheese puffs recipe. Every bite is loaded with bacon bits and Parmesan cheese, so good!<p>…

Breakfast

17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

Breakfast

Easy Microwave Caramels

Simple and easy caramels made in the microwave with just one bowl and no candy thermometer! Sprinkle them with salt, dip or drizzle them with …

35 Frightfully Easy No-Bake Halloween Treat Recipes

Halloween is one of the most fun times of the year, but it can also be a lot of work — from finding the right costume to decorating your home to carving pumpkins to throwing an extra scary monster bash (we’re tired just <i>reading</i> that). But we’ve got quite the trick to help you in the treat department …

Decorations

Ultimate Cookie Troubleshooting Guide

CLICK HERE FOR ULTIMATE GUIDES PARTS ONE, TWO, and THREE, and FOUR!<p>If you follow my blog or explore baking topics on online, you’ve probably seen one …

‘The Filmography of Guns’, An Art Print Featuring a Visual History of Iconic Guns From Film & Television

“The Filmography of Guns” is a giant 24″ x 36″ art print by artist Cathryn Lavery of Calm The Ham that features a visual history of “iconic guns from …

Kauai, Hawaii

An Incredible Time-Lapse Video of a Supercell Thunderstorm Forming Over Wyoming

Oklahoma-based tornado video coverage team Basehunters filmed an incredible time-lapse video of a supercell thunderstorm forming near Newcastle, …

16 Banned & Dangerous Foods Still Being Served In America

If you've ever considered growing more of your own food and produce at home, there's never been a better time to start.<p>As you're about to see, it's …

Jello cookies & playdough!

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar with a mixer until light and fluffy. Blend in egg and vanilla.<p>In a …

20 Essential Dishes to Get You Through the Winter

We see you there, huddled under your blanket on your couch, with fuzzy socks on and a gigantic sweater. We know it feels too cold to move, to even sneak your arm out from underneath the covers and grab the television remote. But we've got twenty new blankets for you right here: twenty dishes to …

Orange-Marmalade Rolls

I’m still glowing from the memories of a weekend of delicious baking with Smitten Kitchen, the ultra sophisticated, pregnant New Yorker who took time …

Recipes for the Chinese New Year

The Lunar New Year, aka the Chinese new year, is this coming next Friday, February 16th, the year of the dog, and it's the perfect excuse to to pull …

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Salted Caramel Sauce

<i>You only need four ingredients to make this easy homemade salted caramel sauce recipe. It is the BEST and good on just about everything. Make in 10</i> …

The Best Thanksgiving Sides Ever

We've tracked down 13 can't-miss recipes for dishes that will threaten to upstage the main event at your Thanksgiving table.<p>Photo: William …

Cooking