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What would you pay to be happy?

The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …

Meditation

Man Builds Home for $11,000 Using Local Found Materials

Kayaking instructor and boatbuilder Brian Schulz embarked on an ambitious construction project that took him about a year and a half to complete. The end result is a beautiful home in the woods that cost only $11,000! Inspired by Japanese architecture, the <i>Japanese Forest House</i> (as Schulz aptly …

Etsy-nomics lets sellers stitch together a living with new pattern

The creations are tiny — images painted on 3-by-5-inch discarded library catalog cards. But they’re a big hit on Vickie Moore’s Etsy shop, WingedWorld, allowing the 41-year-old mother of two to supplement her part-time job as a newspaper reporter.<p>“I thought I would have a few sales a month,” she …

Affordable Care Act

How successful people make themselves luckier

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born, and the day you know why.<p>Unfortunately for some people, that second day never occurs. For lucky people, though, the second day—the day you know why—is often described as a personal epiphany. The most successful people have a clear …

Success

Homemade Sweet Potato Chips

<i>It's</i> always <i>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: Laura Wright from The First Mess walks us through the ins and outs of homemade sweet potato chips.</i><p>Sweet potato chips are one of those things that …

How to Make Mayonnaise (or Aioli) Without a Recipe

<i>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: Food52's Assistant Editor Kenzi Wilbur really likes mayonnaise. Here's how she makes it, without a recipe, and</i> …

Carb-Loading Recipes for Marathons and Distance Running

As race season gets into high gear, it's time for runners to start carb-loading—and we've got 20 starchy recipes to help them do just that, deliciously<p>IT'S MARATHON SEASON. Around the world, runners of all levels are getting ready for the big race—26.2 miles!—and while they've all got different …

What Are Your Best Tips for Shopping at Trader Joe's?

<b>Q:</b> I'm new to Trader Joe's and have been into my local store just once. It doesn't seem like the place I'd do my regular shopping, but I know TJ has …

13 Things You Didn't Know About Old Bay

For Marylanders, the only thing more patriotic than the cast of <i>The Wire</i> eating crabs with the state dinosaur, Astrodon johnstoni, is a single six ounce can of Old Bay. The magical spice blend goes on seafood and popcorn and everything in-between, <b>which is why we decided to take a closer look at the</b> …

From Butternut Squash to Faux Pho, Soups to Make This Season

From butternut squash to ramen to Thai chicken, here are over 30 soups that will keep you warm this winter<p>We have a remedy for your inevitable cold-weather depression: make soup. You might be thinking, <i>nothing will cure my Seasonal Affective Disorder, not even chicken soup.</i> But have you tried our …

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8 Recipes with Butternut Squash

It is easy to overlook butternut squash. An autumn and winter workhorse that may seem as common as carrots, butternut squash may not exactly inspire culinary fireworks when more exotic and colorful squash varieties -- like kabocha, acorn, and delicata -- beckon from the market. (Plus, let’s face …

Butternut

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>We're willing to bet that you're nursing a pretty serious sugar hangover today. If you (or your loved ones) hit the candy too hard last night, …

The Dish: Soup to Shore

A SAVEUR reader writes about the trip that inspired her Caribbean pumpkin soup recipe. "The Dish" is a column featuring stories and recipes from …

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Easy Homemade Caramel Apples

Each fall, we love getting a group together for a homemade caramel apple showdown - er, relaxing session. Try out our recipe this year -- It's super-simple, and will garner some serious compliments from your friends.<p><b>Caramel Apples</b><p>1 pound caramel candies<br>• 7-8 small, crisp, semi-tart apples (i.e. …

10 Warm Cocktails for Fall Around America

If you still have a Halloween party or two in your weekend plans, make sure this cocktail is on the menu. RECIPE - The Bloody Manhattan: http://thekitc.hn/19X87SA

Take Your Thanksgiving Turkey to the Next Level & Roast It on a Spit!

As the crow flies, Boston is roughly 1250 miles from Miami. Cuba is just 230 miles further south, which should tell you all you need to know about why, for my first Thanksgiving in South Florida, I felt like a stranger in a strange land.<p>Coming from Massachusetts -- traditional birthplace of …

Revisiting Cheese Fondue from Our February/March 1965 Issue

Bread dipped in Gruyère is as delicious today as it was when Bon Appétit introduced it to readers in 1965<p><i>Like many of the finer things in life,</i> Bon Appétit <i>only gets better with age. In Cooking from the Archives, we revisit recipes from the magazine’s past.</i><p>Certain things never change, and luckily …

Milk Bar's Thanksgiving Croissants; Tavern Vinegar Co.

<b>NEW YORK CITY</b>— <b>Christina Tosi</b> has announced that <b>Momofuku Milk Bar</b> will once again offer what Eater NY calls its greatest creation: the "<b>Thanksgiving Croissant</b>." The "magical" savory pastry — which is available now — features a celery-salt croissant dough stuffed with turkey, cranberry sauce, and …

Words of Advice for a New Vegetarian?

<b>Q:</b> I've been eating meat my whole life and today I decided that I don't want to eat meat anymore. I want to be a vegetarian now. How do I begin? What …

What's the Best Stovetop Pan for Everyday Use?

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: We'll help you avoid pan regret.</i><p>A pan is not an expendable accessory in your …

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14 Delicious Things To Make With Extra Takeout Rice

As the temperature drops, delivery menus look better than ever. Here are some ways to teach your old rice new tricks.

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