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The Best Chocolate Bundt Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Grease a bundt tin with butter and cocoa and preheat the oven to 170 degrees Celsius.<p>2<p>Done<p>Place the butter, water, salt, sugar and cocoa in …

The Only Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe You'll Need For the Rest of Your Life

Americans are on a constant search for the perfect chocolate chip cookie — one that is dense and chewy on the inside while crisp on the outside. I'm included in that list of seekers. I've tried all sorts of recipes — including Serious Eats' so-called best chocolate chip cookies — but I'm going to …

8 Ways You Can Tone Your Entire Body With Just Dumbbells And A Bench

The bench makes your go-to moves even more effective.<p>Some days you get into the gym and feel completely overwhelmed. As if it wasn’t hard enough to walk through those double-doors in the first place, a crowded floor can turn that sweat session into a stress session. Good news: With just a bench—and …

Xiao Long Bao – 小笼包

Starting from humble origins in China, these delicate pockets of soup are no stranger to the Asian food scene. Piping hot soup mixed in with rich …

Food & Dining

The Only Chocolate Cake Recipe You'll Ever Need!

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 325 F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 x 13 inch pan or two 9 inch round pans.<p>2<p>Done<p>To make the cake: In a large mixing …

This Is Our Go-To Nail Polish Because It Stays Chip-Free For At Least A Week

If you don't have it already, you need to order it—now.<p>Let's cut right to the chase: Lately, the beauty department at <i>Women’s Health</i> is obsessed with <b>Sally Hansen Miracle Gel</b>. Why? It's the longest-lasting mani you can give yourself without having to put your hands under UV or LED lights to cure the …

Beyond Butter: 7 Popcorn Flavors to Upgrade Your Snacking

I can't fault buttered popcorn; there's no denying that it's delicious. But there are so many other possibilities beyond that basic flavor! I've been working on some new ideas recently, and want to share them in time for the Super Bowl (the way things are going with the "Deflate Gate", you can at …

The Reason Aldi Can Make Really Tasty Wine Cost So Little

Aldi, the supermarket that cuts your shopping bill in half and makes your pantry look like it belongs to you, but in a parallel universe. The same, …

Aldi

A Step-by-Step Guide For Packing the KonMari Way

Before I completed Marie Kondo's KonMari Method of tiding up, I loathed packing for holiday. So much so, I would typically wait until 30 minutes …

Minimalism

Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

The combination of spices plus a hint of citrus goodness make this Butter Chicken totally delicious! Easy, simple, tried and tested recipe made in …

23 of the Best-Selling Drugstore Beauty Products of All Time

It's nice to decorate your bathroom vanity with fancy beauty products. But if we're keeping it real, there's nothing like a good ole drugstore item. …

Skin Care

5 Reasons You Can't Lose Your Belly Fat, No Matter How Much You Work Out

Number 4 might make you rethink everything.<p>The award for the most stubborn part of the body goes to: the belly.<p>Sometimes, no matter how many hours you spend in the gym, the fat around your middle just sits there, staring at you like, "Is that all you've got?"<p>Unfortunately, that refuse-to-budge fat …

How to make moist chocolate cake out of avocado instead of eggs and dairy

This amazing guest post was written by Tammy Catania, a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, and Certified Holistic Life Coach! You can check out her …

This Sweet Potato & Salami Pizza Is Perfect for Dinner Tonight

If you celebrate Pizza Night every Friday, then you've probably tried plenty of different pizza toppings over the years. Maybe you've had tandoori …

Italian Food

If You Don't Think Planks Are Hard Enough, Try This Move

Your abs will hurt every time you laugh tomorrow.<p><i>Check out Women's Health's FitGIF Friday every week for fun and challenging new moves to make your sweat sesh really count. Here's this week's exercise:</i><p><b>Plank knee taps</b>: Amp up your abs workout with this simple plank variation. Like the classic plank, …

9 Things That Make It Harder To Lose Weight In Your 20s, 30s, And 40s

It goes way beyond a slowing metabolism.<p>We don't have to tell you that trying to lose weight in your twenties is not the same as it is in your forties. But the reason why isn't as simple as a slowing metabolism. "There are so many reasons we gain weight throughout our lives," says Karen Ansel, …

8 Etiquette Rules That Still Apply to the Workplace, According to Experts

Believe it or not, proper etiquette is still important in today's workplace—even if we text, email, or Slack chat our bosses more than we talk to them in person.<p>As Diane Gottsman, etiquette expert and founder of The Protocol School of Texas, explains, "Our behavior leaves a lasting impression that …

Communication Skills

Taste Beyond The Tongue

A fully loaded guide to the ultimate cooking recipes. Providing quick and easy cooking methods based on the Mediterranean culinary culture, Your Food …

Dessert

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

10+ Hilariously Relatable Comics About Adulthood

Do you often catch yourself fantasizing about the times when you didn't have to work, had no taxes, but always had freshly laundered clothes and …

5 Ways PCOS Might Be Secretly Messing With Your Weight

The disease can cause you to store more fat around your abdomen.<p>If you’ve been diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, it may feel like the numbers on the scale tick up no matter what you do—and that is hella frustrating. “Women with PCOS often say they can’t lose weight,” says Daniel …

Cheater Pho (Asian Noodle Soup)

<i>With this simplified version, you can have homemade pho on your table in 30 min or less. It doesn’t get any easier!</i>​Pho is a super popular Vietnamese …

Recipes

Easy Vegetarian Pho

There are certain foods that I eat for dinner all the time that never make it here. My favorite thai coconut soup is a 5 minute walk from our house …

Recipes

Sticky Chinese Barbecue Pork Belly (Char Siu)

Combine hoisin sauce, soy sauce, wine, honey, sugar, garlic, colouring (if using) and spice powder in a shallow bowl. Whisk well to combine. Pour …

Recipes

The Right Way to Freeze Eggs

Eggs will last for quite a while in your refrigerator—up to five weeks or even longer if they were particularly fresh when you purchased them. …

The Story of One-Pan Pasta (and 5 Wintry Recipe Ideas)

Type "one-pan pasta" into your search engine and you'll unearth a bounty of recipes and blogs touting the merits of a now well-recognized method for …

The Internet Has Gone Crazy for This Spaghetti Recipe

And for a really good reason.<p>One of the best things about working at a food website is being so close to our readers. On Facebook, people exclaim "Making this for dinner!" and "Looks so yummy!" — and never hold back from sharing when you think something looks absolutely foul. It's our jobs to bring …

12 baking hacks that will seriously improve your next batch of cookies

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• The internet is filled with cookie baking hacks.</b> <b><br>• Some of the best ones include using unsalted, room-temperature butter, and reducing the flour to make tender cookies.</b> <b><br>• Also, don't forget to add a little sea salt to chocolate chip cookies.</b><p>It's the happiest time of the year — …

Dessert

Chrissy Teigen’s Spicy Sesame Noodles That Don't Skimp on Sesame

I think it’s safe to say there’s never more of a need than right now for quick and easy dinners—meals that can materialize from the pantry and be prepped as you go. This one comes from Chrissy Teigen’s Cravings, and starts with a pot of salted water. You bring it to a boil, drop in a chicken …

Artist Creates Little Matchbox Greeting Cards With Hidden Messages Inside

When was the last time you sent a greeting card? It's probably been a while. And that's because of a simple reason that those ordinary greeting cards …