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13 Foods That Could Be Affecting Your Sleep

Skip the cup of coffee or the nighttime sleep aid and try one of these foods instead for a natural way to wake up or settle down.<p>It’s a strange …

Yes, You Totally Can Make Homemade Potato Chips In The Microwave

All the flavor of homemade kettle chips and none of the accidentally-covering-my-entire-kitchen-in-grease nonsense.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>1 russet potato<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>Salt, to taste<p>1. On a cutting board, slice the potato into ⅛-inch slices.<p>2. Dry the potato slices with a paper towel …

A Step-By-Step Guide to Making Frybread

I fell in love with frybread before I’d ever even tasted it. I was a kid, and my parents rented a great movie called <i>Smoke Signals</i> for our family movie night. It’s a lovely, funny story about young Native American adults on a coming-of-age road trip through the American Southwest. (I highly …

11 Baking Ratios Every Pro Should Memorize

You’ve heard it said before that baking is a science — and it’s true. Ratios are the backbone of our favorite recipes for cookies, cakes and more. …

Cornmeal Johnnycakes

Are they from the North or are they from the South? Some think these fried cornmeal "johnnycakes" were originally called Journey Cakes while others …

Peanut Butter Banana Brownies Recipe by Tasty

Tasty<p>Information storage and access<p>The storage of information, or access to information that is already stored, on your device such as advertising identifiers, device identifiers, cookies, and similar technologies.<p>Personalisation<p>The collection and processing of information about your use of this …

How 5 Chefs Doctor Up Their Scrambled Eggs

Bobby Flay is scrambled egg GOD.<p>At this point in your life, you've developed some sort of relationship with scrambled eggs. It's a food so ubiquitous that it doesn't need an invitation to breakfast. It just kind of shows up. And that's never a problem. Scrambled eggs, when cooked just right, have a …

Blueberry Syrup Recipe

<i>This blueberry syrup recipe is simple and magnificent on pancakes, waffles, even pork chops. Here’s how to make it.</i>Adapted from Eliza Cross | Berries …

This Greek yogurt sauce is hard to spell, easy to make | NOLA.com

Tzatziki is simple, really. The hardest thing is spelling and pronouncing it, SAT-zee-key (listen). The refreshing, creamy yogurt sauce is part of a …

Recipes

Tamale Pie With Cornbread Crust Recipe

Unlike Mexican tamales, which are made with masa cornmeal flour, the tamale pie is a Southwestern dish made with a cornmeal mush crust and a …

Cloud Eggs: The Latest Instagram Food Fad Is Actually Centuries Old

They're seemingly unavoidable on Instagram these days: photos of bright yellow egg yolks nestled in a fluffy bed of egg whites, like the sun framed by billowy clouds. They're called cloud eggs, and they're pretty enough to look like a taste of heaven ... which is probably why people are obsessively …

Breakfast

How to Roast Potatoes

Few side dishes satisfy like warm, crispy roasted potatoes, showered with just the right touch of sea salt.<p>How to Make Perfect Roasted Potatoes<p>Few …

Bite-size snacks are packed with joy | Cannabis recipe

As popular as gummies and fruit snacks are, sometimes people just don’t like the idea of animal-sourced gelatin. Substitutes are often not the same …

10 of the best US hiking trails: readers’ travel tips

From a rocky wonderland with views of Las Vegas to the green ridges of the Appalachians, our readers share their tips for great walks<p>• <b>Enter a tip for the chance to win a £200 hotel voucher</b><p>This five-mile round-trip hike within <b>Zion national park</b> takes you from the Virgin river to the top of Angels …

Hiking

Milk bread: How to make the addictive, iconic bread

Bread: it’s one of life’s most simple but greatest pleasures. Bread is always there for you, whether sandwiching together delicious fillings or just …

Recipes

The Completely Addictive Method of Roasting Potatoes

While I love roasting fingerling potatoes with rosemary and bacon (when I'm feeling particularly gluttonous), nothing beats the basic technique done well. While some claim preboiling the potatoes prior to roasting them is the best way to go, I simply can't bring myself to dirty more pans than …

This Big Biscuit Will Make You A Brunch Hero

The best news? This skillet method will work with whatever biscuit recipe you already love.<p><i>For</i> Epicurious<i>, by Joe Sevier.</i><p>Maybe she overslept one morning and had to get breakfast on the table in a rush. Maybe the day’s trials had worn her out and the screaming kids were at her feet and the need for …

Instant Pot Lemons Are Basically Candy

My doctor wants me to eat lemons for breakfast. Yes, the same doctor who also wants me to consume heaping fistsful of jerky in the morning. She's got …

Food

These Olive Oil Crackers Are So Easy You'll Never Need to Buy Them Again

A cracker recipe so simple you'll commit it to memory<p>If you’re looking for something easy to complete your hors d'oeuvres next time you’re the host, …

15 Albert Einstein quotes that reveal the mind of a true genius

Albert Einstein died on this day 63 years ago, but he remains one of the greatest minds of the 20th century. His contributions to human knowledge are unparalleled.<p>The physicist conducted groundbreaking research on how our universe functions, formulated the Theory of Relativity, and predicted the …

If You Make This Homemade Sourdough Bread, You'll Never Want Store-Bought Again

Homemade bread is everything.<p>Starter:<p>2 cups warm water<p>1¼ teaspoon (1 packet) dry yeast<p>3½ cups flour<p>1 tablespoon sugar<p>Bread:<p>4 cups flour<p>2 teaspoon salt<p>1¼ cup water<p>1 cup starter, stir before using<p>1. In a glass bowl, add water and yeast. Mix the yeast into the water and let it sit for a couple minutes.<p>…

To Calm the Gut, Look to Weed and Hot Peppers

Surprising new research says it helps to turn up the heat to chill out.<p>If your gut is giving you a hard time, eating a whole bunch of spicy food and …

Wellness

How to Make Hard-Boiled Eggs You Can Actually Peel

By Chris Morocco, Amiel Stanek<p>Find yourself screaming in agony every time you have to peel an egg? Not anymore, friends.<p>Some say that a hard-boiled egg is neither hard nor boiled, but we disagree. You need to maintain a gentle boil to ensure that the water you’re cooking in is the proper …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Why Willpower Keeps Failing You. Here's What to Do Instead

People might tell you will power is the key to getting to the top, but they're lying to you.<p>For most people, the tendency is to see will power like a bridge. It's what enables you to cross over the troubles of life and get to the other side, where things are better, <i>you</i> are better and there's nobody …

Will Power

Eat These Foods Every Day to Naturally Detox Your Liver

Many of us are familiar with that post-weekend feeling when we've overindulged on cheese platters and wine. While the experience of sharing it over …

Wellness

Poor Man's Cake II Recipe

"This cake often appeared on the Sunday dinner table during the depression and the war years. It's been in my family for three generations. During …

How We Plan Frugal Family Vacations in National Parks

It’s never too early to start thinking about your travels, particularly if you want to enjoy the beauty of the world on a nice, tidy budget. One of …

A Physicist Explains Why Humans Probably Didn't Pop Into Existence Last Tuesday

Whaa... ?<p>The history of cosmology has its fair share of whacky ideas, but one of the strangest has to be the Boltzmann brain hypothesis – which …

Dark Matter