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11 Homemade Condiments to Make You Feel Like a Pro

A well-stocked fridge is tough to beat. Even the little things, like the right sauce or condiment or garnish, can be a lifesaver for sandwiches, salads, or spreads. And while we all have that brand we love, here's a challenge: Why not try your hand at homemade condiments? Think of it as a chance to …

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Our solar system may have formed inside a giant space bubble

There are various theories about how the solar system formed, but scientists haven't been able to agree on a single model that explains all the quirks of our corner of space as it exists today. Now, scientists at the University of Chicago have come up with a new model that explains an enduring …

10 Secret Sauces That Will Change Your Life

Sauce simply makes foods more succulent. Though it's tempting to just crank open a tin of tomato or butterscotch sauce, nothing beats homemade. These …

The Netflix original horror movie you haven't heard of — and you need to watch

'I Am The Pretty Thing In The House' should be on your Netflix watch list. We don't know how we missed it at first, but now we've found it we're …

With a swap and a slow cooker, this onion soup speaks a whole new language

When it's cold outside and you have ducked into a French bistro, nothing spells c-o-m-f-o-r-t like a hot bowl of French onion soup — right down to the bread-borne melted Gruyere floating on top. But that dish is purely a restaurant indulgence, right? Making it at home calls for the cook to stir the …

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Super Easy Buttermilk Cornbread Recipe

This is a simple and easy buttermilk cornbread that you will love it! Moist and mouthwatering, this cornbread bread is an ideal breakfast or late …

Breakfast

No Table at Carbone? Make this Signature Pasta in Your Kitchen

Step 1<p>Before cooking, grate the garlic and parmesan in two seperate bowls.<p>Step 2<p>Heat the olive oil in a large pan, and after a few seconds, add …

Remarkable New Supernova Discovery Is Unlike Anything Seen Before

Astronomers have spotted something truly baffling: a new light 500 million light years away that looked exactly like a supernova...but acted like no …

The 5 Best Appetizers to Bring to This Year's Friendsgiving

I think we can all agree that appetizers are a must for any and all Friendsgiving feasts. The very best pre-dinner bites are easy to pull together …

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13 Can't-Miss Food & Drink Spots In New Orleans

When it comes to New Orleans, you've likely heard all about the city's second line parades around the French Quarter and the day-to-night-to-day …

New Orleans

Unmissable New Orleans Music Experiences Everyone Should See

New Orleans is well-known as a hotbed of local music, but the best place to experience that heritage can be elusive for a newcomer or tourist. Bourbon Street, though jam-packed with noise, isn’t really the place to experience the <i>best</i> music this city has to offer, and even the more elusive Frenchman …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

A Tiny Steak and Smashed Beets Recipe for When You Want Just a Little Red Meat

This is our take on modern meat eating<p>There’s nothing quite like the institution of the American steakhouse, where the lights are low, the check is high, and the steak, inevitably, is gigantic. Steakhouses play an undeniable role in restaurant culture, but they don't quite fit with modern meat …

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How to Season Rice So That Everything You Eat with It Tastes Better

A simple trick for wayyy more flavorful rice.<p>I eat a lot of rice: brown, white, black, basmati, something called TexMati that I don't quite understand. I find it to be a suitable carbo-base for just about any meal. And, maybe it's because I was raised on Cream of Rice, but I've always enjoyed rice …

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This Vegetarian Breakfast Casserole Will Feed You for a Week

Step 1<p>Heat a large frying pan over medium heat, and add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to the pan. Add onions, peppers, and mushrooms to the pan, and …

Breakfast

Breakfast Smoothie Meal Prep 4 Ways by Tasty

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Slow Cooker Weeknight Dinner Recipes

If you hear 'slow cooker' and picture sad and flavorless meals, then do we have a surprise for you. Created with persnickety cooks in mind, these …

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These Incredible Italian Grandmas Teach you to Make Pasta from Scratch - 101 Cookbooks

Pasta videos are one of my favorite things on the internet. To be specific, the making and shaping of pasta using traditional ingredients and …

Italy

Traditional Scottish Oatcakes Recipe

Oatcakes are to Scotland what a baguette is to the French. The flat cakes made mainly from oats have for centuries been considered the Scottish …

Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the Solar System

heic1715 — Science Release<p>Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the Solar System<p>With the help of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, a …

Barbara Kay: This could destroy our civilization, but we don’t talk about it

Menace of war is the “hermit kingdom’s” stock in trade. For the first time, two weeks ago, North Korea threatened an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) …

North Korea

How to Have a Lavish but Affordable Trip to Ireland

Go to Ireland, live lavishly but don’t spend a lot. A dream? It doesn’t have to be, said Siobhan Byrne Learat, the founder of Adams & Butler, a Dublin-based company selling luxury Ireland trips. “Ireland, in general, is an affordable destination,” she said. “And with some insider knowledge, you can …

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This Site Helps You Plan A Spontaneous Trip Around Your Budget

If you're looking to use some holiday days, but you're not sure where you want to go, travel booking site Wander lets you search based on your …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

14 comfort food dinners that’ll make you happy and are under 500 calories

There’s a lot to love about fall: Crunchy leaves, boots, Harry Potter movie marathons on TV. Still, what I look forward to most about the season is …

Recipe: Set these crispy potatoes beside roast chicken and they may steal the show

There are dozens of ways to roast potatoes and I never tire of trying a new one. Potatoes, oil, and salt. Is there a more appealing trio in the …

Loop is a photo-sharing, video-conferencing tablet even grandma can use

Sure, you <i>can</i> be connected to everyone, everywhere in the world, but do you really <i>want</i> to be? For all your thousands of Facebook friends and Twitter …

15 of Alton Brown's Most Popular Recipes on Good Eats

Alton Brown recently announced that the reboot of his iconic show <b>Good Eats</b>, called <b>Return of the Eats</b>, will be airing on the Food Network in 2018. To gear up for this long-awaited revival, let's venture down memory lane. Of the hundreds (if not thousands) of recipes Alton Brown developed for <b>Good …

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100 Lunch Ideas on What the Heck to Pack for Work

Are you in a lunch rut? We can help you out.<p>The familiar grumble of your stomach hits every day at 11:30 a.m. as you sink further down into your desk chair. You need some fresh lunch ideas. And oh, we've got 'em—a whopping <b>100 ideas on what to pack for office lunches</b>, to be exact. Some are recipes, …

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