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Cast-Iron Skillet Pizza, Where Have You Been All Our Lives?

Thanks to a store-bought dough and a screaming-hot cast-iron skillet, weeknight pizza just got a whole lot better.<p>What if we told you there existed a pizza recipe that was so easy, so fast, and so insanely delicious it would change your life? It's true! It'll <i>at least</i> change your weeknight-cooking …

Cast Iron Skillet

The 7 flavor categories of beer: What they are, how to pair them

<i>If you've been confusing your pilsners with your IPAs and imperial stouts, you need to consult this thorough chart from Greg Engert. His profiling</i> …

Flavors

Mediterranean Meat Pies (Sfeeha) Recipe

"These savory little meat pies are a takeoff on a recipe from my Lebanese mother-in-law (who is one of the very best cooks I know). She makes the …

Food

More doctors turning away unvaccinated children

For Dr. Laura Bianconi, the measles outbreak in Palatine earlier this year was the turning point.<p>The cases spurred Bianconi and other pediatricians at Centegra Physician Care, which has offices in McHenry and Kane counties, to review their accommodation of families who choose not to vaccinate their …

9 Enchilada Recipes for a Crowd | Epicurious.com

Portobello mushrooms add serious umami to these vegetarian enchiladas.<p>Photo by Chelsea Kyle, Food Styling by Ali Nardi

Comforting Chicken Soup Recipes

When winter, family gatherings, or under-the-weather blues call, comforting chicken soup recipes are always the answer. Chicken soup is a great go-to …

Cooking

10 dividend stocks for 2016 with yields up to 15.6%

Why buy dividend stocks?<p>There are two main arguments. Let’s start with ...<p>... the growth case<p>If you’re a long-term growth investor, the S&P 500 …

Investing

14 Warming Thanksgiving Soups That Just Might Steal the Spotlight

Soup may not be the first thing that leaps to mind when you think of Thanksgiving dishes, but why shouldn't it? We love a good, nourishing soup on most <i>other</i> frosty late fall/early winter days—one that infuses the whole kitchen with smells of simmering onions and spices and just begs you to cozy up …

Cooking

Experience The World's Most Southern Continental City

Located in the very southern part of Chile, before the country becomes an archipelago that has been cut over millions of years by shifting glaciers, …

Techniques and Tricks for the Perfect Pecan Pie

Pie enthusiasts all have their special tricks for a perfect pie crust. Maybe it's cider vinegar or vodka or lard or the temperature of the butter. The team over at culinary lab Chef Steps lets the stand mixer and the fridge do a lot of the work for them. The rest is all precise measurement of …

Baking

A new mom shares 5 travel tips for flying with twin babies

Travel is among the greatest passions shared between my husband and me, so we knew we’d want to introduce the experience to our twin babies early on.<p>But reality intervened — as it tends to do in parenthood — and it ended up taking us 15 months to summon the courage to gather the little ones for …

Parenting

6 Timeless Quotes on Creativity From Pablo Picasso

Despite his rocky beginning, Picasso, whose birthday is Oct. 25, became one of the most influential artists of the early 20th century, and has a lasting legacy that pushes our creative boundaries today.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This column originally published on</i> …

Pablo Picasso

The Day of the Dead Bread You'll Want to Make All Year Long

In Mexico, the day after Halloween is known as the Day of the Dead, a celebration of the lives of friends, family, loved ones, and even pets. And...food!<p><i>Welcome to Buen Provecho, a column by associate food editor Rick Martinez. Each month, he’ll take us on a culinary tour of Latin American food and</i> …

Baking

The Anti-Free-Speech Movement at UCLA

Administrators and student activists at the university are attacking core First Amendment rights in a bid to punish expression that offends them.<p>A half-century ago, student activists at the University of California clashed with administrators during the Berkeley Free Speech Movement, a series of …

Rights & Freedoms

MORGAN STANLEY: Here are 36 stocks that should thrive no matter what

But even if the markets and economy as a whole were to turn, there will continue to be growth stories here and there that'll deliver no matter what.<p>These are the secular growth stories.<p>On Tuesday, Morgan Stanley released its annual list of secular growth stocks.<p>"To build this Secular Growth Stocks …

Investing

Champagne, Bordeaux, Chianti And Pinot Noir: 10 Better Wines For Your Buck

Most of us have our go-to wines that we turn to for a particular dish or occasion, or as a gift we like to bring to dinner. But beware those comfortable and unexamined habits: you could be spending more than you need to, and when you’re on selection auto-pilot, you’re not expanding your knowledge …

Wall Street

10 Things We Learned from the New Jimi Hendrix Documentary

Electric Church features a blistering performance just weeks before his death 45 years ago.<p>This month marks 45 years since Jimi Hendrix left this earth. But arguably more than any of the innumerable legends we've lost—Elvis Presley, John Lennon, even Bob Marley—Hendrix feels at once still alive and …

Guitar

Watch Foo Fighters Rickroll Westboro Baptist Church

Dave Grohl and company start Rick Astley dance party around hateful protests in Kansas City<p>Foo Fighters performed Friday night at Kansas City's …

The 15 dirtiest Chilean expressions (and how to NOT use them)

1. A Chilean isn’t arrogant… They are “ass-crack lifted,” (levantado de raja).<p>2. Chilean men don’t masturbate… They “pull their guts,” (Jalar la …

20 signs you're culturally Chilean - Matador Network

20 signs you’re culturally Chilean<p>1. You use the diminutive form of every word.<p>Upon arriving in Chile and hearing Chileans speak for the first time, …

South America

19 epic adventures to have in Chile before you die

1. Drive from Santiago to San Pedro de Atacama in a combi.<p>This journey spans 1200 kilometers. There are a few great routes you can take. This first …

South America

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his choices One in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature: a response What is missing: …

Literature

50 Summer Salads You'll Actually Enjoy Eating

No more sad, wilted greens.<p>No more sad, wilted greens.

Healthy Eating

53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

What happens next? There's only one way to find out.<p><i>Some entries have been lightly edited for clarity and length.</i>

Books

14 Scrumptious Summer Crock Pot Recipes

There’s seriously nothing better coming home to the sweet smell of dinner waiting for you. No, you don’t have to hire a butler to make this a reality. We’re talking crock pots, the ultimate kitchen appliance when it comes to stress-free meals. If you can chop an onion and open a few cans, you can …

Cooking

18 Classic Baby Names That Are Making a Comeback

The new US Top 100 list is out, and there’s good news for those who love classic baby names! While plenty of newer names caught on, 2014 was all about the return of longtime favorites.<p>James bumped Jayden out of the US Top Ten. Alice and Eleanor re-entered the girls’ Top 100.<p>The farther you look …

Downton Abbey

The Oreo Upside-Down Cake That's Making Us Reconsider Everything In Our Lives

Sometimes we come across a recipe so simple and brilliant that it makes us ask ourselves what we've been doing our whole lives. Oreo upside-down cake is one of those recipes.<p>Food blog Sally's Baking Addiction shared a recipe last spring for an Oreo Cake in which the cookies are set in the bottom of …

DIY Fermentation: Over 100 Step-By-Step Home Fermentation Recipes

• <b>Author:</b> Rockridge Press<p><b>Simple DIY Ferments that Prove Homemade is Always Better</b><p>Fermentation has given us some of the food world’s most treasured delights, and with <i>DIY Fermentation</i>, making delicious probiotic foods in your own kitchen has never been easier. Accessible overviews of fundamental …

Orange & Milk Braised Pork Carnitas - How to Make Crispy Roast Pork Carnitas