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This Slow Cooker Bolognese Sauce Is Comfort Food at Its Best

Heat the olive oil in a Dutch oven or large skillet over medium heat until shimmering. Add the onion, celery, and carrot, and cook until the onion is …

Recipes

Giada De Laurentiis's 20 Most Popular Pasta Recipes You Need in Your Life

Fact: Giada De Laurentiis is queen of pasta. If you need proof, look no further than her 20 most popular pasta recipes on Food Network, from classic lasagna to lemon spaghetti and creamy penne with shrimp. If your idea of a good meal involves plenty of carbs and cheese, these are the trusted …

This Winter Sport Burns an INSANE Number of Calories

Plus, more snowy activities you’ll want to try.<p><i>This article was written by Doug Schnitzspahn and provided by our partners at</i> Men's Health.<p>When the temperatures drop, you might think you need to say goodbye to your outdoor workouts and hit the gym instead.<p>Not so: Winter can be a great time to break …

Star Stitch Pouches

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Knitting

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Homemade Pasta How-To

<b>Step 1 – MIX:</b> Mound the flour onto a clean work surface. Make a deep, high-sided well in the middle. Crack the eggs into the well, add the salt and …

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

Time Management

iOS 10: All the new features, tips and guides

iOS 10 is here. Even though it looks just like iOS 9, a lot -- and we mean <b>a lot</b> -- of features are radically different. Messages is a lot more like Facebook Messenger, the lock screen packs a lot more info, and you can finally delete Apple's default apps.<p>There's a lot more to know, so bookmark this …

Apps

14 Slow-Cooker Pasta Recipes That Basically Make Themselves

Cooking

10 Must-Read Books That Will Make You Ridiculously Productive

Ahhh, productivity. The revered topic in both the business and personal world. It seems we’re all looking for a magic bullet to help us get more done …

Self-improvement

Rome's Sistine Chapel: 50 fascinating facts

1. The Sistine Chapel – Cappella Sistina in Italian – takes its name from the man who commissioned it, Pope Sixtus IV: “Sixtus” in Italian is “Sisto”.<p>2. Some 25,000 people a day, or five million people a year, visit the chapel.<p>3. Entry to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel costs €16, an annual …

The Online Knitting Reference Library: Download 300 Knitting Books Published From 1849 to 2012

No need to scramble to the fallout shelter, friends.<p>That massive boom you just heard is merely the sound of thousands of crafters’ minds being blown …

17 IKEA Hacks That Will *Totally* Revamp Your Kitchen

When it comes to upgrading your kitchen into the cooking space you’ve always wanted, a few IKEA hacks here and there can get the job done in no time. Considering how popular some of these IKEA items are, don’t be surprised if you own more than one of these already (which means these DIYs will save …

Crock Pot Honey Sesame Chicken #Recipe

<b>INGREDIENTS:</b><p>6-8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs or 4 chicken breasts (2 lbs. total)<br>Salt and pepper<br>1/2 cup diced onion<br>2 cloves garlic, minced<br>1/2 cup …

Italy: 12 Fairytale Villages in Tuscany You Can’t Help Falling For

Tuscany seems like it has been painted from the brush of Michelangelo with a dash of Da Vinci thrown in for good measure. Tuscany, a green travel …

40 Pasta Salad Recipes You Need to Try This Summer

You'll want to whip these up every chance you get.<p>A summer picnic, potluck, or barbecue — these easy pasta salads will be your go-tos. And watch it be the first bowl to go empty. They're packed with a colorful mix of veggies, homemade dressings, and cold pastas.

THIS Simple Exercise Removes Back and Belly Fat in No Time!

Shares 16K<p>What if I told you I had a secret to share that could create a total body transformation in just 4 minutes?<p>No, I’m not trying to sell you a …

Why increasing exercise and cutting carbs is a recipe for disaster

It’s a common tale. You want to lose weight and get fit, so you decide to work out more and cut calories, in particular all those starches — breads, rice, pasta and cereal — that we keep hearing are making us fat.<p>Except it doesn’t work. What gives?<p>Weight loss doesn’t always come down to calories in …

Nutrition

7 YouTube Workouts for Every Sunny Day

Temps are rising, and it’s FINALLY warm enough to trade in those ClassPass membership studios (at least once a week) and ramp up your cardio outside. Unable to contain our excitement about being active in the great outdoors again, we poured over YouTube to find a week’s worth of vids that you can …

You'll Wake Up Craving This Refreshing Summer Weight-Loss Smoothie

Finding it tough to finish an entire humongous honeydew melon before it goes bad? Try this smooth, refreshing breakfast recipe. It's perfect if you're trying to slim down for Summer because it offers all the weight-loss essentials needed for the ideal smoothie.<p>This invigorating, dairy-free, …

Healthy Eating

Fresh Summer Fruit Recipes

Make the most of fresh-from-the-farm produce.<p>Celebrate summer with one of these easy, fresh fruit recipes. From blueberry pancakes for breakfast to strawberry shortcake for dessert, you'll get the most out of fresh-from-the-farm produce with one of these delicious dishes.

Dessert

8 Must-Make Carrot Recipes For Spring

Sweet and crunchy, carrots are a delicious sign of spring. They're also one of the most versatile veggies in the kitchen: you can snack on them raw, roast them for a side dish, purée them into a soup, shred them into a salad or bake them into muffins and cake.<p><b>1. French Grated Carrot Salad with</b> …

Better Homes & Gardens Home

Modeling clay isn't just for kiddie crafts! Swirl a few colors together for an elegant marble-look dish perfect for corralling baubles, pocket …

Unraveling the Short Row Heel

Oh, I love knitting socks. The tiny needles and tiny stitches and beautiful wool. I only have one problem: I suffer from extreme second sock …

Sunday Stitch – Provisional Cast Ons!

Provisional cast ons! They are great for when you know that you’ll be pulling out that cast on out later.<p>Knitters have lots of cast-ons. Its kind of …

Crochet

Books to read while waiting for 'Serial'

When the 12th and final episode of the WBEZ Chicago podcast "Serial" aired in December, its millions of listeners wanted more. "Serial" explores one true story in depth over the course of a season. In the first season, host Sarah Koenig investigated the 1999 murder of high school senior Hae Min Lee …

Literature

Skillet Brussels Sprouts and Bacon Mac and Cheese

Fontina and White Cheddar Skillet Brussels Bacon Mac.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 8, 2013 92<p>I figured it was time to eat some bacon. I mean it’s been a …