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Pretzels and Beer Cheese Are Meant to Be

<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: Emily Hilliard of Nothing in the House takes the classic pretzel and beer combo to the next level—with cheese.</i><p>Growing up, soft pretzels were one …

San Francisco -- A City in a Park

Most cities have parks inside them. But San Francisco is a city inside a park. And an 80,000-acre national park at that. Along the coast, in the bay, on the other side of the bay, and even right through the heart of the city, San Francisco is surrounded and cut by a series of national parks and …

Butterfinger Truffles

Makes about 80 Servings<p>December 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>10 ounces semisweet chocolate (do not exceed 61% cacao), chopped<p>1 tablespoon unsalted butter<p>1 cup heavy cream<p>1 1/2 cups chopped Butterfinger candy bars (about 8 ounces)<p>4 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder<p>Chopped roasted unsalted peanuts or peanut …

The 7 Books Every Spiritual Person Needs to Read

We all want to lead more meaningful lives. Discover the profound texts that inspired Phil Jackson, coauthor of Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success. …

Quiet Confidence Wins

Chances are you've had a manager who sits on the far left or right on the Confidence Scale. I'll explain.<p>On the far left is the Mousey Cautious Meek Tentative Timid Uncertain manager. She's exhausting because she's so busy trying to get you to like her that she never truly leads. Her passivity …

Roasted Fall Vegetables with a Roasted Grape Sauce

in Vegetables, Vegetarian 22<p>What is this, vegetarian on a FRIDAY? Such riff raff.<p>It’s not my fault though. This post was actually supposed to go up …

Autumn Acai Bowls with Vanilla Bean Cashew Butter

Autumn Acai Bowls with Vanilla Bean Cashew Butter.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> October 2, 2014 82<p>This one time… I wanted to faceplant into breakfast.<p>You might …

On Indigenous Peoples Day, Let's Move on to a New View of Native Americans

When most Americans think of Native peoples, if they think of us at all, they think of Thanksgiving and its benign legend of Pilgrims and Native Americas sitting down together to a shared meal long, long ago. Unfortunately, the collective American gestalt places its indigenous peoples in the past, …

Pocahontas' First Marriage: The Powhatan Side of the Story

By Phoebe Farris<p>As Virginia institutions celebrate the 400th anniversary of the Pocahontas-Rolfe marriage this year, a crucial event in the Commonwealth's venerable self-image, we should recognize that existing Native traditions put it in a very different perspective. In 1614, Pocahontas, daughter …

How to Make a Classic Mai Tai

<i>When he's not busy running the cocktail program at New York City's Maialino, Erik Lombardo is giving us the rundown on all things spirits -- and showing us the best ways to drink them.</i><p><i>Today: The history of the mai tai, and how to bring a little tiki to your home bar, tonight.</i><p>The craft cocktail …

The Hard Part

They never tell you in teacher school, and it's rarely discussed elsewhere. It is never, ever portrayed in movies and tv shows about teaching. Teachers rarely bring it up around non-teachers for fear it will make us look weak or inadequate.<p>Valerie Strauss in the <i>Washington Post</i> once put together a …

'English Is Crazy' Poem Proves The English Language Makes No Sense Whatsoever (VIDEO)

Seriously, what is with the English language? Why is the plural of box boxes, but the plural of ox oxen? It makes no sense, people!<p>ASAP Thought's poem "English is Crazy" helps us break down all the ways English is well, insane. Grammar rules can be inconsistent, spelling nonsensical and don't get …

41 Salmon Recipes for All Your Roasting, Grilling, and Pan-Searing Needs

Salmon just never seems to get old. Here are our best easy salmon recipes to make with our favorite weeknight dinner protein.<p>We love salmon for a million reasons, but #1 is definitely salmon's versatility. Whether grilled, roasted, pan-seared, or smoked, this weeknight dinner all-star never gets …

BA's Ultimate Lobster Rolls

6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Warm, toasty, buttered rolls are key. If you can't find New England–style buns, trim 1/4-inch from both sides of standard hot dog buns to remove the crust and expose more surface area.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Kosher salt<p>3 1 1/4-pound live lobsters<p>1 celery stalk, …

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Delicious Baked Eggplant Parmesan

Urvashee blogs about delectable desserts on her blog, Dessarts. Lucky for us, she's sharing her delectable vegetarian dishes too as a Vegetarian Fanatic.<p>I've been noticing panko more on my grocery trips and seeing it pop up in recipes. Since I had never used it before, I wasn't quite sure what it …

The Tastiest Breakfast Ever

This morning meal from best-selling author Mark Bittman tastes like apple pie, but it's a whole lot healthier<p>You don't have to swear off meat to boost your health. In his latest cookbook, Mark Bittman explains how eating a plant-based diet—just until dinnertime—can help you shed pounds and feel …

Dear Daughter: I Hope You Have Awesome Sex

<i>Published with permission from The Good Men Project</i><p>There's a piece of twaddle going around the<p>internet called 10 Rules For Dating My Daughter, which is packed with "funny" threats like this:<p>"Rule Four: I'm sure you've been told that in today's world, sex without utilising some kind of 'barrier …

Sculpt a Better Butt

Firm your rear and flatten your abs with these 10 easy, effective exercises<p>You're always busting it, saving it, covering it, or laughing it off, but how much time do you actually devote to sculpting your butt? Not enough.Pretty much anytime you're standing on two feet, your glutes and hamstrings …

The Things That Dogs Teach Us (VIDEO)

Owning a dog teaches responsibility -- from training, to cleaning up, to tending to another being's every need.<p>But anyone who's actually had a canine companion knows that the lessons go beyond the mundane tasks.<p>This sweet video from HooplaHa combines corgis, dalmatians, pugs, and more to remind us …

Yoga for Bedtime

Need a little extra help relaxing before going to sleep?<p>Short Meditation<p>Sit up in bed comfortably, either with your legs folded or straight in front of you; whatever you can do with the most ease. Sit up and lean slightly back on your pillows or backboard. Close your eyes and rest your hands on …