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Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortellini Soup

Chicken noodle soup is already the most comforting soup ever; tortellini just adds a hint of indulgence.<p>Directions<p>Place chicken, carrots, celery, and …

3 Family-Friendly Instant Pot Dinners to Save Time and Sanity

Image by Justine Howell of The Typical Mom<p>If you’re a parent and don’t have an Instant Pot, you need to get in on this life-changer! Instant Pots are …

What Is Malabi? The Silky, Milky Pudding You MUST Try

• In a small bowl, combine 1/2 cup of the milk with the cornstarch and 1 tablespoon of rose water. Mix well with a fork or clean fingers, until the …

You Should Throw Away Your Germy Kitchen Sponge Immediately. Here’s How to Wash Your Dishes Instead

Quick — what’s the germiest room in the house?<p>You might be surprised to learn that it’s not the bathroom. Microscopic bugs and bacteria actually …

7 Things OB/GYNs Say Not To Do During Your Period

By now, you've probably grown accustomed to the goings on of your period. You feel it coming, utilize your choice of sanitary product, get plenty of …

Our Editors Blind Taste-Tested Boxed Macaroni & Cheese and Finally Found the Best

Macaroni and cheese is a Southern institution. While others around the country serve macaroni and cheese as a dinner entree, Southerners serve it as …

This Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe For One Person Is So Easy, You Probably Already Have The Ingredients At Home

When it comes to classic pasta dishes, it is safe to say that Fettuccine Alfredo is one of the greats. How can you say no to that rich and buttery …

Cooking

The 7 Most Important Life Lessons to Learn While You're Still Young

They'll put you on the path to happiness and success.<p><i>What did you learn too late in life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of ceolifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>I wish I …

Self-improvement

44 Pasta Salad Recipes You Need to Bring to Your Next Barbecue

You'll love these flavorful twists on the classic, summer picnic dish.<p>In need of some tasty summer recipes for a backyard cookout? Your guests will …

Tokyo guide: Where to eat, drink, shop and stay in Japan's capital city

It’s easy to get lost in Tokyo. Home to massive skyscrapers, neon-lit signs, owl and maid cafes, anime shops, countless restaurants and karaoke bars, …

Japan

Carrot Cupcakes with White Chocolate Cream Cheese Icing Recipe

"This is a very moist and light carrot muffin. It's not too sweet and not greasy like other carrot muffins/cakes. The White Chocolate Cream Cheese …

Recipe: Blueberry Tea Drop Biscuits

These tasty biscuits have a secret ingredient.<p>These Blueberry Tea Drop Biscuits might not make it off the stove, they look so good! (Made with …

A few more words on Alzheimer's prevention: Tap water? Caviar? Twinkies?

Lisa Mosconi, an Italian-born neuroscientist and nutritionist, had no idea how important the taste of water was to her until she moved to New York City and took a long sip from the tap.<p>"This is supposed to be the best water in America," she said, "but it tasted awful. It was disgusting."<p>She set off …

Mom's Jiffy Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

"This is my favorite recipe because it is so quick. Frost if desired."<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups all-purpose flour<p>1/2 (15.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix<p>2 …

Man has 'world's worst' super-gonorrhoea

<b>A man in the UK has caught the world's "worst-ever" case of super-gonorrhoea.</b><p>He had a regular partner in the UK, but picked up the superbug after a sexual encounter with a woman in South East Asia.<p>Public Health England says it is the first time the infection cannot be cured with first choice …

Photographs Show Sulfur Mining Tourism in Mount Ijen Volcano, Indonesia

A thick veil of smoke erases the sky over Mount Ijen, the scent of burnt matches saturates the air.<p>The noxious material that seeps from the bowels of East Java’s active volcano is incongruous with human life—it stings the eyes, burns the lungs, and corrodes the skin. But since 1968, the sulfur …

5 Clever Ways to Save Money at the Cheesecake Factory, According to a Former Server

The Cheesecake Factory is mall food on steroids. Everything is bigger and extravagant, from the signature sugar-bomb desserts to calorie-loaded main …

We Tried Red Lobster's Fried Lobster and Cheddar Bay Biscuit Waffles, and Wow

Starting on Monday, March 26, Red Lobster rolled out a daring new menu item that has inspired unrest, enthusiasm, and uncertainty across the country. …

White Almond Wedding Cake Recipe

"A secret ingredient of sour cream makes this cake so moist, dense, and delicious! I use this recipe for my kids' birthdays, but it's a favorite for …

Old Italian Meat Sauce Recipe

"A robust hearty Italian meat and mushroom pasta sauce. Serve with your favorite pasta, if desired."<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds lean ground beef<p>1 pound …

Broccoli and Cheese Casserole Recipe

"I have loved this recipe since I was a little girl. It is a blend of broccoli, cheese, and rice. Give it a try, you'll love it!"<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups …

Recipes

The 19 US states where young people are moving in, jobs are plentiful, and business is booming

If you're considering a move across the country, you'll definitely want to know where the economy is strongest — and weakest.<p>U.S. News & World Report just released its annual best states ranking, and they looked partly at economic factors. Each state was ranked on three economic …

11 Surprising Things You Never Knew About Flirting

There's definitely an art to flirting—and we have the science to back it up.<p><i>By Amanda Chatel for YourTango</i><p>News flash: Flirting works. In fact, studies suggest that flirting skills could be even more important than looks in helping you attract a partner. And experts agree:<p>"It's not the most …

15 Things No One Ever Tells You About Marriage

It's time for some real talk about 'til death do us part.<p>Marriage is pretty freakin' awesome. It means you've found that person that you want to spend <i>forever</i> with—and chances are you celebrated that in a big way. But aside from all the unsolicited advice that brides and grooms are bombarded with, …

Guarding the Next Generation

The way we live today can be impactful in a positive way to our own health, but more critically, to the health of the next generation.<p>This may be the only time in history when previous generations will be healthier than their children, because our children's generation are inheriting a world with …

Experimental Ebola Vaccine Will Be Put To Human Test

An Ebola vaccine being developed by the National Institutes of Health and drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline is going to get a try in healthy people starting next week.<p>The number of Ebola cases and deaths continues to climb in Western Africa, underscoring the need for a vaccine to protect people from …

Everything As We Remember It

The pictures we see before us are changing from sand and pails and baseball games, to first day of school uniforms and backpacks, and there are books and screens to look at instead of sunsets. Summer is peacefully drawing to a close, and the season of pumpkins and football drawing near. The beauty …

Ebola Outbreak Likely Started With One Person

The Ebola virus outbreak that’s ravaging West Africa probably started with a single infected person, a new genetic analysis shows.<p>This West African …

Disease

Human trial of experimental Ebola vaccine to start next week

A highly anticipated test of an experimental Ebola vaccine will begin next week at the National Institutes of Health, amid mounting anxiety about the spread of the deadly virus in West Africa.<p>After an expedited review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, researchers were given the green light …

15 Horrible Date Stories That Will Make You Cringe

Sometimes bad dates happen to good people.

Relationships