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Our 10 Favorite Healthy Family Dinners

The best healthy dinners for families are the ones that require just a few ingredients (ideally most of them vegetables!) and minimal equipment, and …

Cooking

How To Make Quick & Easy Sloppy Joes — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Is there a childhood dinner more beloved than a sloppy Joe? Rich hamburger meat simmered in a tangy, sweet sauce with tender onions and peppers, …

Recipes

This Is Ina Garten's Most Popular Pasta Recipe on the Food Network

Cooking has not always been my strong suit, but watching countless hours of <i>The Barefoot Contessa</i> has. Now on its 24th season, the Food Network show …

Seafood

The Only Buttermilk Pancake Recipe You'll Ever Need

While many resort to pancake mix when making a special weekend breakfast, homemade pancakes are a <i>must</i>. Here's the little-known secret: the batter takes just as long to make as a boxed mix, and the result is infinitely better. If the attractive appearance of these golden, crisp cakes isn't enough to …

Breakfast

The Fancy New Digs of Sonoma’s Russian River Valley

The cool climate of the Russian River Valley makes it an ideal place to produce many exceptional wines. A number of new and revamped wineries will …

Wine & Spirits

10 Easy Summer Cocktails That Are Fizzy, Fruity, and Downright Delicious

What would a summer dinner party on the patio or a day spent lounging poolside be without an ice-cold refreshing cocktail in hand? If you're keen on …

Grab Your Pitcher—These 11 Easy Sangria Recipes Need to Make the Rounds

Although there are plenty of different types of people who walk up to a bar, they all probably fall into two categories for ordering: Those who like …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I’m Officially Serving Them With Everything

Now this is a Pinterest trend I can get behind.<p>We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid …

Recipes

This Is the Secret to the Best Shrimp and Grits Ever

Shrimp and grits is one of the most iconic Southern dishes, served across the region from mom-and-pop diners to haute restaurants. Some versions are …

Grilled Sambal Shrimp with Peach Salsa Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Spicy, grilled shrimp paired with a homemade peach salsa to create the perfect sweet and spicy combination. —Sarah | Wisconsin from Scratch<p><b>Food52 Review:</b> WHO: Sarah | Wisconsin from Scratch's recipes are already Community Picks—and almost all of them are spicy.<br>WHAT: Spicy-sweet …

Baked Crispix Is the Most Addicting Snack to Ever Exist

Forget homemade Chex Mix. This is the perfect food.<p>As far as I am concerned, Crispix is the best cereal on the planet. It's a delicious, savory mix of rice and corn flavor, latticed together in a crunchy bundle. Its construction is a technical marvel; it famously doesn't get soggy after sitting in …

Beignets Recipe

"A traditional New Orleans-style recipe for their famous beignets! Grab a cafe au lait and you're set!"<p>Ingredients<p>2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast<p>1 …

12 Essential Gins Everyone Should Have in the Liquor Cabinet

Courtesy of Diageo<p><b>Tanqueray</b><p>One of the quintessential London Dry gins, Tanqueray is endlessly useful — as well suited to complex fruity or herbal …

Spicy Lemon Ginger Switchel Recipe

"This haymaker's punch is an old-timey favorite that's basically just a refreshing, palate-cleansing, vinegary, and thirst-quenching sipping drink. …

13 Picnic-Perfect Pasta Salad Recipes

Whether you’re packing for a picnic or whipping up a side dish for your backyard barbecue, make sure to have one of these 13 pasta salads on the menu.<p>…

20 Literally Genius Dryer Sheet Hacks You'll Actually Want To Try

Clean deodorant stains, stop your shoes squeaking, and get the static out of your hair.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• 15 Damn-Near Brilliant Hacks Using Cotton Balls<p>• 16 Clever Things To Do With All Those Empty Jars You've Been Hanging Onto<p>• 16 Ways To Upcycle The Stuff In Your Junk Drawer You Thought You Didn't Need

This Chicken Piccata Is a Weeknight Showstopper

<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 …

What's the Most Massive Object in the Universe?

<i>Editor's Note: This story was updated at 5:10 p.m. E.T.</i><p>There's nothing like staring up at the night sky to make you feel small.<p>But when looking out …

I'm 5'3", and This Swimsuit Trend Makes Me Feel So Tall

I am a fairly small human being. I'm not saying there's anything wrong with being short, but I <i>am</i> saying I wish I was taller. Don't get me …

The Best Cookie Recipes To Bake This Weekend

Baking is a form of altruism. What better excuse to make some cookies?<p>Baking for others is a delicious form of altruism that’s been proven to boost your overall sense of well-being and help connect you with the people you love. But what if you just don’t have time for altruism during the busy …

9 Breathtaking Photos of the Milky Way

When we look up at the sky and see the blanket of stars above us, all we see with the naked eye is a vast blackness with twinkles of light.But setup …

Universe

The Best Japanese Whisky: A Guide for the Thirsty and Curious

What to expect, what to buy, and how to drink it.<p>It’s hard to imagine a category of spirit more hyped by today’s cool-kid drinkers than Japanese whisky. (And yes, you spell it without the “e”.) But until as recently as 2015, whiskey fans were much more likely to reach for a peaty Scotch or robust, …

9x13 Dessert Wonders That'll Seriously Wow Any Crowd

Sheet cakes, cobblers, bar cookies—oh my!<p>Try as we might, we’ve yet to find a handier sidekick in the kitchen than our 9x13 baking dish. From …

Dessert

5 Trendy Places To Shop Online That Aren't Zara And H&M

I have Valentino taste, but a Zara budget.<p>Seriously. I regularly find myself strolling through Saks Fifth Avenue, hoping there's a secret sale on …

Our Solar System

IntroductionA solar system is a star and all of the objects that travel around it—planets, moons, asteroids, comets and meteoroids. Most stars host …

Astronomy

Cream Cheese Pound Cake

By far the best Cream Cheese Pound Cake I have ever eaten or shared! This pound cake recipe will surely become a classic in your home.Cream Cheese …

Dessert

Our Best Pasta Recipes Ever

1 of 27<p>Spaghetti with Clams, Bonito Butter, and Herbs<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 27<p>Shrimp Scampi Linguine<p>3 of 27<p>Tagliatelle with Shrimp, Tomato-Anchovy Sauce, …

The 25 Most Important Bourbons Ever Made

If you asked a spirits expert a quarter century ago to name the most important bourbons ever made, they might have wondered whether America’s …

How Casper's 2 New Mattresses Stack Up

The results are in from Consumer Reports' exhaustive tests of two new Casper mattresses, and neither of them live up to the expectations set by the …

Mattresses

8 Lesser-Known Decor Stores if You're Bored of the Usual

If you've ever looked around your home and noticed that a majority of what you own is all from the same handful of stores, then read on, because this …