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The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

20 Pasta Recipes You Can Make in Less than 20 Minutes

Pasta is known for being a quick weeknight dinner, but just how quickly can you make it? How about 20 minutes or less? It's hard not to like the …

Adjust these Facebook privacy settings to protect your personal data | ZDNet

​Facebook knows a lot about you<p>Facebook knows a lot about you. And so do the third-party app makers and partners in the social network's …

Amazon (and Alexa) know a whole lot about you. Here's how download and delete that info.

It's not just Facebook and Google that have loads of our personal data. There's also Amazon.<p>The company isn’t only the most popular Internet retailer in the country but it also dishes up content (via Amazon Prime Video, Audible and the Kindle library); runs a successful cloud platform for …

Smart Homes

How to Cook Dried Beans (the Tastiest Beans of All, if You Ask Us)

By Alex Delany<p>Do you know how to cook dried beans? Well, you should. Because they're cheaper and tastier than the ones in a can, and easier to cook than you think.<p>Most people don't know how to cook dried beans. Their knowledge of legumes doesn't extend past that old playground rhyme. How’d it go? …

White Bean and Chorizo Chili

October 2017<p>Makes about 12 cups<p>Never cooked dried beans before? No problem. Soaking them the night before makes them cook faster and more evenly, and popping the whole pot in the oven means they stay at a gentle simmer the whole time. Set your timer, queue up a movie, and win Sunday: Netflix and …

The 30 Sexiest Music Videos of All Time

30<p>Cher, “If I Could Turn Back Time”<p>The leave-little-to-the-imagination fishnet bodysuit Cher wore in her 1989 video for “If I Could Turn Back Time” …

Best Cheap TVs 2018: Which budget TV should you buy right now? | Trusted Reviews

<b>Want a new TV that doesn’t cost the earth? Then you’ve come to the right place: our roundup of the best cheap TVs and the best value TVs – featuring</b> …

Add Excitement to Your Scrambled Eggs with One Clever Ingredient

When it comes to quick, protein-heavy breakfasts, options can be slim. If you’re not in the mood for a chalky bar or shake, scrambled eggs are high …

13 Salsa Recipes Because Homemade Is Worth It

Say what you will about the probably-not-very-authentic Mexican restaurants of the world, they have the right idea when it comes to chips and salsa: unlimited. Ten times out of ten, I fill up on salty tortilla chips and salsa of varying quality before receiving my personal sizzling fajita griddle. …

This Lighter Alfredo Sauce Is Made With Cauliflower And It's Gonna Blow Your Mind

This is an Alfredo sauce you can eat on the regs.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>6 cups water<p>1 head cauliflower florets<p>1 cup milk<p>2 tablespoons butter<p>1 garlic clove<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>1 teaspoon pepper<p>1 pound pasta, cooked<p>Parmesan, to serve<p>Parsley, chopped, to serve<p>1. Boil the water over medium-high heat.<p>2. …

The Summer Pasta We Can't Stop Making

The super-indulgent-tasting pasta that is mostly made of vegetables.<p>You're only one technique away from your new favorite summer pasta: <b>caramelizing zucchini</b>. Often people treat zucchini like it's precious, but the squash can actually take a lot of heat. Once zucchini is cooked down, all of the …

Recipe: The Only Pad Thai Recipe You’ll Ever Need

“There are kind of two types of cookbooks out there,” chef Jet Tila, frequent Food Network contestant, host, and judge says. “There is the ‘Yo, slap a bunch of this on this, pow, bang, zoom,’” the succession of onomatopoeias suggesting a set of haphazard, 15-minute recipes. “And then there’s the …

How And Why We Should Be Eating More Vegetables For Breakfast

Let's catch up with the rest of the world.<p>We’re here with a friendly reminder: the average person is supposed to eat two and a half to three cups of vegetables a day, according to My Plate.<p>For some people, that’s an easy feat. For others, hitting that goal can be little trickier. Here’s the easiest …

Healthy Eating

18 dinner recipes that require absolutely no planning ahead

It's the afternoon and I haven't planned dinner for tonight (or tomorrow, or the night after). That means I want to pick up groceries (a minimal …

The Complete Guide To Understanding Australian Rules Football

Aussie rules footy! The greatest sport ever invented! Is it the same as rugby? Why aren’t they wearing helmets? Did that team just earn a point for</i> …

One-Skillet Dinners That Keep Dishwashing to a Minimum

Steak. Chicken. Squash. It's all coming together in just one cast-iron skillet.<p>Unfortunate facts of life: You can't drink an after-dinner beer on your back porch when you're inside scrubbing cutting boards, skillets, plates, and sheet trays at the sink.<p>That's why senior food editor <b>Claire Saffitz</b> …

Cooking

Don Rickles: 15 Great Insults and One-Liners

They called him Mr. Warmth – and nobody could hurl a sarcastic personal slur, a cutting comment or a put-down like Don Rickles. The greatest insult …

The Best Way to Make Every Kind of Chocolate Chip Cookie

If you’re going to treat yourself to homemade chocolate chip cookies, they’d better be damn good. But trying a new chocolate chip cookie recipe can …

Our 8 Best Macaroni and Cheese Recipes Because Nothing Is Better Than Cheesy Pasta

You'll forget about Kraft<p>Macaroni and cheese is hands-down one of our favorite pastas. Whether it's loaded with bacon, topped with bread crumbs, or …

Cooking

Gridiron Gangster: How a Vigilante Gambler Took Down an Alleged Crime Boss

<b>THE GAMBLER AND THE PLAYER</b><p>Robert J. Cipriani arrived in Sydney feeling the way he always did on the eve of a gambling trip: giddy, confident, a …

31 Potluck Recipes That Will Blow Guests' Minds (and Only Take You 15 Minutes)

Problem: You’ve signed yourself up for a potluck get-together but your cooking expertise extends to boiling eggs and slapping together PB&Js. There's …

Healthy Eating

17 Tomato Sauce Recipes for All Your Pasta-Adjacent Needs

Whether you're looking for ways to use summer's ripe tomatoes or doctor up canned tomatoes, your new favorite tomato sauce recipe is here.<p>Homemade tomato sauce is one zillion percent better than the jarred stuff, and yes, that is an accurate percentage point. With numbers like that and recipes like …

Cooking

Someone Probably Just Revealed Colonel Sanders’s Top-Secret KFC Recipe

The Chicago <i>Tribune</i> may have just stumbled upon a food-industry scoop for the ages. It sent a reporter to visit the Harland Sanders Café and Museum in …

Spices

37 Recipes That Reinvented the Classics

We didn't think the classics could get any better—until they did.<p><b>Recipes like Caesar salads and ramen are classics for good reason:</b> They're close to perfect. But for exacting restaurant chefs and test kitchen editors, they're a foundation for endless inspiration. These 37 creative recipes …

Cooking

Where’s Zack de la Rocha? A Guide to MC’s Work Beyond RATM

2000: “Burned Hollywood Burned” (With Chuck D and the Roots)<p>The song "Burn Hollywood Burn" originally appeared on Public Enemy's classic 1990 album,</i> …

How to delete a Google or Gmail account

A Google account gives you access to all of Google’s services, including Gmail, YouTube, Google+, Drive, and more. But what if you’ve had enough and want out? Can you delete Gmail account information? Yep, you can absolutely delete Gmail account info forever.<p><i>Read more: How to delete everything</i> …

Google

How to Enable 2-Step Verification in Gmail

In light of the recent security issues surrounding Meltdown and Spectre, we refreshed this content in January 2018.<p>Security breaches happen. This one …

Authentication

Inbox by Gmail now groups calendar events and newsletters

While there are still those who prefer Gmail’s conventional setup for managing their emails, Inbox has proven to be a potent tool for those who have a constant stream of digital letters to skim, discard, or respond to on a daily basis. One of the primary ways Inbox achieves this is by ‘chunking’ …

Productivity

The Best BA Recipes of All Time, According to You

The greatest Bon Appétit recipes of all time—according to Bon Appétit readers!<p>We could never choose a favorite <i>Bon Appétit</i> recipe…which is why we asked you to. These are the best of the best, according to our readers.