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Instant Pot recipes everyone should know: Hard-boiled eggs, rotisserie chicken and more

What was life like before Instant Pot? Slow.<p>You already know that the Instant Pot can be used to make a wide range of dishes, but there's more than just stew, chili and soup. You can make hard-"boiled" eggs, bread, cake and "rotisserie" chicken in the wonder cooker, too.<p>Pressure cooked hard-boiled …

Cooking

How to use your Instant Pot

It's not just a supercharged pressure cooker -- it's a way of life.<p>Instant Pot mania is far from over. The pressure cooker -- which lately has been shortened to Instapot -- continues to draw an obsessive, cult-like crowd of home cooks that have long forgotten about their slow cookers. Its name is …

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15 Slow Cooker Recipes for Busy Weeknights

If you're getting your feet wet and learning your way around the kitchen right now, it's time to break out that slow cooker stashed away in the far …

Cooking

Ginger Water: The Healthiest Drink To Help You Lose The Fat From The Waist And Relieves Joint Pain

Losing weight can sometimes be easier if you use some natural remedies, and ginger water is the most effective of them all.<p>Its consumption …

Alternative Medicine

Colloidal Silver — A Complete Guid to The All-Natural Super-Anibitiotic

Colloidal Silver is an amazing natural alternative to antibiotics. There is no disease causing bacteria that can live in the presence of even minute …

The Secret to the Creamiest, Dreamiest Hummus

You could be making better hummus.<p>If it strikes you as a little weird that hummus received top billing as our 2015 Dish of the Year, then, well, you haven’t had chef Michael Solomonov’s. The incredibly rich, ineffably smooth version that he dishes up at Dizengoff, his bustling Philadelphia …

Vegan

How To Make Veggie Burgers Without A Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Forget about those frozen hockey puck-looking things. Associate Editor Marian Bull shows us how to make</i> …

5 ways to reimagine the burger, minus the meat

Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.<p>Add black beans to mixing bowl with egg. Mash until a thick chunk paste forms, about 3 minutes.<p>Combine onion, …

Food

All the Fall 2015 TV Shows You Need to Know

Here are the new and returning series you might or might not want to watch in the months ahead.<p><b>Drunk History, Season One, Comedy Central (September 1)</b><p>Based on the Funny or Die web series created by Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner, <i>Drunk History</i> takes a "narrator" in every episode, gets him or her …

TV

Why You Shouldn't Throw Away Your Broccoli Stems

<i>There are those things we eat, make, read, and gush over that are just too good to keep to ourselves. Here, we resist the urge to use too many exclamation points and let you in on our latest crushes.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>The vegetable game's unlikely underdog may be something you're throwing away.</i><p>I love watching …

Broccoli

Veggie Side Acts That Just Might Steal Your Dinner Show

<b>11 of the best veggie recipes that even non-vegetarians will love.</b><p><b>Asparagus Flatbread</b><p>As soon as this flatbread comes out of the oven, it's guaranteed to disappear. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Whole Roasted Carrots</b><p>Cumin and mint give it a Moroccan flair, and the roasted onions add sweetness. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Crispy</b> …

This Ingredient Takes Sweet Potato Fries to the Next Level

<i>By Sarah-Jane Bedwell</i>, SELF<p><i>photo: Romulo A Yanes</i><p>Did you know that when they're cooked, sweet potatoes' immune-boosting vitamin C content increases, to nearly a quarter of what you need in a day? That's why we're such a fan of crispy sweet potato fries--simply baked or roasted with a little salt and …

How to Make Hummus Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: All you need to turn a can of chickpeas into the most versatile dip around is a food processor and a little</i> …

Carrot Cake

I’m a dreamer. As I child, I dreamt I would play in the World Cup, challenging the likes of Mia Hamm. As a teenager, I dreamt I would drive around in …

DIY: How to Plant a Personal Garden In a Small Urban Space

Many people bemoan the fact that they can’t grow their own food (or even flowers) because they lack any kind of garden space, but guess what? You can …

10 Ways to Use Braised Kale

So, you’ve braised some kale. And you need a meal to go around it. Or you have some leftovers. Here are ways to use braised kale in dishes.<p>So, you’ve …

New Spectacular Moleskine Doodles That Explode with Energy

A lot has changed in a year and a half, or when we last featured the work of Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes. Take a look at his website, called Sketchy Stories, and you'll see a chart filled with logos of the companies he's worked with which include Nike, Ford and Mazda. On Facebook …

Social Media

Top 12 Most Mind-Bending Illusions in 2014

Over the past few years we've seen some truly mind-bending illusions (2012, 2011). It's now that time of year again when we look back and show you the best ones of 2014. What distorted our senses and changed our perception of reality? This year, we saw a lot of street art works that pushed creative …

Art

How to Make Energy Bars at Home

Making your own energy bars is easy—watch this video to learn how.<p>Why shell out $5 when you can make energy bars at home? Packed with tons of flavor and punch, these DIY super snacks will power you through your most hectic days.<p>All awesome energy bars follow this formula:<p><b>BINDER</b><p>This doubles as your …

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​The Best Sleeping Pad For Every Camper

Outdoor sleeping pads can now be <i>more</i> comfortable than your bed at home. <i>IndefinitelyWild</i> tried out 24 top candidates to find the best for every …

Food-gnashing compost container tops Grommet awards

In a battle of product pitches, between biodegrable cat boxes, sensory toys, toothy compost bins, and other gizmos, two products emerge victorious.<p>The Ecotonix Green Cycler is a compost container for a new age. It doesn't just sit around in your kitchen, silently holding your vegetable scraps. It …

Composting

On the Red Couch with CNN’s Chris Cuomo

When most of us would rather roll over and hit snooze, Chris Cuomo has to not only be awake, but he has to be camera-ready and totally ON. That’s …

How To Perfect Overnight Oats In A Jar, And Make Your Mornings Totally Effortless

It's usually a terribly sad day when you reach the end of a jar of peanut butter. But overnight oatmeal (also called oats in a jar or OIAJ) transforms this catastrophe into a delight.<p>So do not tearfully toss that almost-empty jar of nut butter. Instead, use it to cradle your overnight oats. It is …

6 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Roasting Vegetables

We share how to roast vegetables to perfection with 6 tips from our test kitchen<p>Roasting vegetables seems easy enough, right? Just chop 'em up, put 'em on a sheet pan, and throw them in the oven. Basically, yes. But there are some specific things you should keep in mind to get crispy-yet-tender …

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