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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 …

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Spoon Fork Bacon -

This post was sponsored by Smithfield. Thank you for supporting our sponsors! It helps us keep going!<p>When our schedules get super packed we always …

Curry-and-Yogurt-Braised Chicken Thighs

The creaminess in this quick-braised chicken curry comes from tangy Greek-style low-fat yogurt, which Grace Parisi cleverly blends with fresh …

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Why We're Binging on Netflix's Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

TGIF isn't the only reason we're excited for this weekend. Today, Netflix unleashed the whole first season of <i>Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt</i> into its …

8 movies to stream on international women’s day

on netflix<p>This Sunday is International Women's Day. We like to celebrate women every single day, though, so we're going to observe this holiday by watching (or re-watching) movies. Specifically, movies about strong women, being played by strong women. So fire up your Netflix account, check out one …

Murmuration over Utrecht

Today’s “Caturday” video features a large flock of starlings -- a murmuration -- performing their spectacular aerial ballet in the sky over Utrecht, Netherlands. This is likely one of the last such performances until November, so catch it while you can!<p>Large flocks of birds flying in a tight group …

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9 Sensational Sides That Will Dress Up Any Dish

Side dishes are often an afterthought, but they can be just as memorable as the main course. These sensational sides will have people scrambling for seconds.<p><b>1. Roasted Broccoli with Chipotle Butter</b><p>Build a meal around this flavorful broccoli. The florets are tossed in a sweet, spicy, and smoky …

Risotto with Pancetta and Wild Mushrooms

The risotto by Frédéric Anton has the Joël Robuchon trademarks, full flavors and complexity, yet is faithful to its Italian heritage. Texture is …

Chimayó-Chile Risotto with Shiitake Mushrooms

<b>The Good News</b> This vegetarian risotto is infused with the moderately hot Chimayó chile powder from the town of Chimayó in northern New Mexico. …

Our favorite books of the year

This was an odd year for books, usually the quiet introspective cousin at the pop culture family gatherings. But the Amazon/Hachette contract dispute …

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Masters of Love

Science says lasting relationships come down to—you guessed it—kindness and generosity.<p>Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the year, about 13,000 American couples will say “I do,” committing to a lifelong relationship that will be full of friendship, joy, and love that will carry …

10 Crazy-Good Holiday Cocktail Party Recipes

<b>1. Cocktail Meatballs</b><p>Throw away those old kitschy cocktail meatball recipes that call for grape jelly and frozen meatballs -- these are easy-to-make and so much better. You'll love that the meatballs are baked, not fried, and the sweet and tangy sauce is ready in under 15 minutes. Just be sure to …

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Bigger Than A T. Rex, With A Duck's Bill, Huge Arms And A Hump

Taking a stroll with Deinocheirus mirificus.<p>Credit: Yuong-Nam Lee/Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources<p>Scientists announced Tuesday they've solved the mystery of the Mongolian ostrich dinosaur.<p>The mystery began in 1965, when fossil hunters found a pair of 6-foot-long, heavily clawed …

Waffle Iron Ramen Recipe

Waffling ramen breathes new life into an old standby. The dish retains the familiarity of the wavy instant noodles and takes on a new texture from the waffle iron, becoming at turns crispy and soft.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Waffling the ramen gives it a crispy texture with extra-browned spots.<br>• Adding an …

Pork Meatball Vindaloo With Pearl Couscous Recipe

This vindaloo is made with pork meatballs, an array of peppers, juicy tomatoes, and a finishing sprinkle of cilantro. Serve it with pearl couscous, which stands up nicely to the bold sauce.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Homemade vindaloo paste serves as the fragrant foundation for a tomato-based Indian …

20 Summer Potluck Recipes

My mom’s side of the family gets together every Fourth of July for a family reunion. Each year, we meet up at our cousins’ lake house for some …

Honey-Butter-Grilled Chicken Thighs with Parsley Sauce

These chicken thighs are brushed with honey-horseradish butter while they grill, creating a wonderful glaze. Then they're served with a vibrant …

How to Make Grits 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: Virginia Willis, Southern cooking pro and author of the Short Stack book on Grits, shows us how to make the</i> …

What Are the Best Phone Apps for My Summer Camping Trip?

<i>A:</i><p>Before you go off the grid camping and hiking, tap the latest apps that will help you plan your trip, your trails, and where to pitch your tent. Even if you don’t have service, many of these apps will remain handy.<p>AllTrails<p>(AllTrails, Inc.)<p>A catalog of hiking routes in the U.S. and Canada, …

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Massaged Kale and Mango Salad Recipe - Jeanette's Healthy Living

Shares 26<p>Kale is a Power Food that may seem passe to some, but it remains a powerhouse of nutrition regardless. I’ve made kale pesto, kale kimchi, …

Pardina Lentil, Green Apple + Kale Salad

• 1 cup (195 g) dry Pardina (Spanish brown) lentils<br>• 4 oz (115 g) kale, stems trimmed, thick inner ribs removed, and finely chopped (about 3 cups chopped …

Making Friends with Salad: Shredded Kale and Orange Salad, plus a Cooking with CUTCO Giveaway | Crumb: A Food Blog

Homer Simpson, who is a an oft-quoted figure in my house, once famously said “You don’t make friends with salad.”<p>On this particular point, Homer and …

Aloo Gobi-ish Recipe

To cook the potatoes faster, pre-bake, boil, (or microwave) them so they just slightly begin to soften before you start.<p>*I've been loving muchi curry …

The Best Movies To Watch On Netflix In March

In reality, there are tons of good movies to watch on Netflix, you just have to do a little digging to find them.<p>For instance, here are 20 movies, ranging from good to great, that just got added to their streaming service recently. No digging required.<p>Click on the films' titles to be taken to their …

23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

How to Make Maple Cream

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: What's the purest, most decadent way to enjoy maple syrup, apart from drinking it straight from the tree? Make a batch of Carey Nershi from</i> …

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