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The Best Cheese for Pizza Is Cheaper Than You Think

By Alex Delany<p>How to avoid a sad, soggy situation when you're making pizza at home—and save a few bucks at the same time.<p>"I don't like big stupid puddles on my pizza," shouted test kitchen manager <b>Brad Leone</b>, bringing up an excellent point. Soggy pizza is the worst, especially when you're taking the …


13 Healthy Cookbooks That Changed the Way We Eat


10 Chefs' Tips for Upgrading Slow Cooker Recipes

Your slow cooker food doesn't need to be bland and boring. These tips will transform the way you think about Crock Pots.<p>Slow cooker recipes can be mushy bombs sometimes, but they don't have to. We've all had a watery, bland soup or an overcooked chicken "casserole"—and those dishes were victims of …


Slow Cooker Pot Roast

6 servings<p>Make this recipe your own depending on what you’ve got in the house. You could substitute beer for the wine, and a grainy/spicy mustard for the tomato paste, or use pork shoulder instead of beef chuck. Read more slow cooker tips here.<p>September 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 4-pound boneless beef …

Slow Cookers

Brothy Chicken with Ginger and Bok Choy

2 servings<p>Even steaming can overcook chicken. Keep the heat and steam gentle and remove it when it’s just firm and has a bit of spring when pressed.<p>October 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 bone-in, skin-on chicken breasts (about 1½ pounds total)<p>1 4x4-inch piece kombu, broken into bite-size pieces<p>1 1-inch …


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’s like playing for me. And I think playing is important. It makes us smile and keeps us from getting old and cranky. But …


How to Roast a Chicken: The Ultimate Recipe, Tips, and More

It's time to nail the perfect bird every time, including limitless possibilities for riffing on it.<p>People tend to be intimidated by roast chicken. They think it's easy to overcook, or to have inconsistencies between dry white meat and under-done dark meat. They're afraid the skin will turn out …


4 Health Apps That Nutritionists Love

Better health is just a few taps away.<p>There are a lot of products out there promising better health—spiralizers, mandolines, matcha whisks, and let’s not even mention your poor French press, which has been MIA ever since you used it to rehydrate mushrooms. Keeping up with the Gwyneths is no easy …


This Roasted Pork Shoulder Is the Easiest, Most Impressive Dinner Party Dish Ever

By Meryl Rothstein<p>The crowd always goes wild for this sweet-salty, fall-apart-tender roasted pork shoulder, and it's basically impossible to mess up.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the roasted pork shoulder</i> …


The Ultimate Spaghetti and Meatballs Sunday Supper

With cheesy confit garlic bread and the best iceberg salad you've ever had. Guaranteed.<p>Last winter, my wife invited an old friend over for Sunday dinner. Craving something simple and homey, I suggested spaghetti and meatballs. Simone agreed, adding garlic bread and a big salad to our menu. That was …


4 Tips for the Best Damn Meatballs Ever

You DO need prosciutto.<p>There are a lot of great recipes for tomato sauce out there and a lot of great recipes for meatballs out there. But marrying the two together into the iconic dish that is spaghetti and meatballs is not as easy as it seems. Our test kitchen tried multiple versions for this …


Perfectly Roasted Potatoes

October 2017<p>4 servings<p>This genius steam-then-roast method produces perfect potatoes every time. Starting with medium-small Yukon Golds (about 2" long) means you’ll have the ideal proportion of browned, crispy outside to creamy interior.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds medium Yukon Gold potatoes (about 2 …

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What Are the Best Potatoes for Roasting?

By Alex Delany<p>The best potato for roasting is thin-skinned, perfectly textured, consistently sized, and available everywhere.<p>You can use a Yukon Gold potato for anything. Well, almost anything. Maybe not a doorstop or a cellphone or an affordable, efficient form of public transportation. But when …


How to really spice up your skirt steak

Founded by Ratha Chaupoly and Ben Daitz, New York City's Num Pang sandwich shop has emerged in recent years as a place to go for some of the tastiest, most savory sandwiches out there.<p>The restaurant, which has expanded to multiple locations throughout the city, has its roots in Cambodian cuisine, …

No-Frills Nutrition | 5 Simple Steps To Creating A Nutrition Plan

<b>By Beth Trueman | UK Personal Trainer</b><p><b></b><p>How many calories do I need to be consuming? This is a question so many people all want to …


Beginner's Guide: Paleo Diet For Weight Loss And Better Health

If you want to lose weight effectively and healthily then the Paleo diet could be what you're looking for.

Paleo Diet

16 Kinds of Lean Protein that Can Help You Lose Weight | Women's Health

And, just in case we all need a refresher: Lean protein is kind of a big deal when it comes to weight loss. Your body needs protein to maintain, repair, and grow lean, fat-burning muscle and help you stay fuller longer. One 2005 study published in the <i>Journal of Clinical Nutrition</i> even found that …

Cheap Meal Prep Ideas | Healthy Recipes On A Tight Budget

The Summer-splurge is coming to an end and most will be stocking up on brand-new Tuppaware ready for school, college, work… whatever it may be!<p>We’re …

How I Said Goodbye to Depression by Switching to the Paleo Diet

For decades I always believed that cavemen had the best diet, as refined carbohydrates were not present then, and therefore cavemen were able to eat …


5 Foods To Avoid

1. Margarine: Hydrogenated Fats<p>Margarine is a type of hydrogenated fat- possessing both properties of pills and butters. During hydrogenation of …


How To Eat Healthier Without Even Noticing

You'll definitely want to be feeling your best when spring finally decides to roll in.

Healthy Eating

4 Foods Shown to Reverse Artery Disease

I was taught in medical school that coronary artery disease (CAD) progresses from minor "fatty streaks" in youth, to plaques in early adulthood, to complicated plaques causing heart attacks and death later in life. The arrows always pointed to the disease advancing and never reversing. This …

Plant-Based Diet

10 Foods That Fill You Up While You Trim Down

1 of 11<p>Brian Klutch<p>Fiber: The Secret Ingredient<p>Losing weight doesn’t have to mean hunger pangs and feeling half-dead at your desk all day. The trick …

10 Amazing Tips On How To Eat Healthy

These tips on how to eat healthy will work wonders for everyone and are easy enough to start practicing today!


Top Ten Anti-Aging Tips To Stay Young, Healthy & Amazing

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15 Ways To Heal Adrenal Fatigue Naturally

We are a society of sleepiness, running on fumes and caffeine, craving sugary foods, and suffering from debilitating exhaustion. Today, chronic …


3 Easy Ways To Keep Your Gut Happy: A Nutritionist Explains

As a nutritionist, I always consider the health of the gut and microbiome when working with clients. Those friendly bugs living in our guts have a …


How to Cut 550 Calories a Day Without Noticing

Think it takes a massive diet overhaul to lose weight and keep it off? Not necessarily. Small changes in your daily routine can add up to make you …

7 Healthy Carb-Free Recipes That Are So Delicious You’ll Forget About Pasta

<i>(Image Credit: Thinkstock)</i><p>In the past decade, carbs have become the primary saboteur of diets everywhere. While healthy carbs such as fruits, veggies …