Jane Samuels

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Recipe: Creamy Turmeric Chicken Skillet — Recipes from The Kitchn

Turmeric is the golden darling of good health. This brilliant orange-fleshed root (in the same family as ginger) is beloved for its anti-inflammatory …

Recipes

The Best Cuts of Beef Every Home Cook Should Know

Here’s a look at the most popular cuts of beef and when to use them—plus some thoughts to keep in mind when you’re ready to cook.<p><b>Chuck Roast</b><p>Anything …

BBQ

The Americans series finale’s greatest secrets, explained by its showrunners

“We weren’t interested in the answer. We didn’t want to know. What interested us was the question.”<p><i>The Americans</i> has ended. After six seasons of betrayals and double crosses and moving conversations about marriage, the FX drama — one of the very best TV shows of the decade (and, okay, sure all …

The Americans finale proved there are TV fates worse than death

There’s more to high-stakes TV than a high body count.<p>One of the biggest trends in TV storytelling in the 2010s has been the rise of character deaths as a plot device. It had become so pervasive — and so ineffective — that I wrote an article attempting to diagnose the problem in 2016.<p>But something …

Horrifying Details Emerge About Alleged Sex-Cult Recruiter Allison Mack at Bail Hearing

‘Slaves’ in the NXIVM cult were allegedly forced to starve themselves, not remove their pubic hair, not masturbate, and were directed by Mack to have …

The (Long) List of Financial Documents You Should Keep

In this season of paper piles, bursting files and inscrutable tax forms arriving in the mail, tip your cap to one aspect of the new tax bill. If you’re among the millions of people who will no longer be itemizing your deductions next year, there may just be less mess in your future.<p>This is no …

Personal Finance

18 Cats Who Think Your Rules Are Dumb And So Are You

FYI: You don't own cats. They own you.

Yes, bacon really is killing us

Decades’ worth of research proves that chemicals used to make bacon do cause cancer. So how did the meat industry convince us it was safe? By Bee Wilson<p>There was a little cafe I used to go to that did the best bacon sandwiches. They came in a soft and pillowy white bap. The bacon, thick-cut from a …

Sandwiches

Why we fell for clean eating

The oh-so-Instagrammable food movement has been thoroughly debunked – but it shows no signs of going away. The real question is why we were so desperate to believe it. By Bee Wilson<p>In the spring of 2014, Jordan Younger noticed that her hair was falling out in clumps. “Not cool” was her reaction. At …

Nutrition

31 Delicious Things To Cook In January

All you need to start the new year right.

Are Private Schools Immoral?

A conversation with Nikole Hannah-Jones about race, education, and hypocrisy.<p>Public schools in gentrifying neighborhoods seem on the cusp of becoming truly diverse, as historically underserved neighborhoods fill up with younger, whiter families. But the schools remain stubbornly segregated. Nikole …

A Gift for Every Type of Dad (That You Can Buy on Amazon)

Just as with moms, there’s no one type of dad. There’s the outdoorsy dad, the techie dad, the designy dad, the healthy dad, the young dad, the (ahem) …

4 Easy Weeknight Dinners for People Who Work Too Hard

Scallops in 10 minutes, and more awesome recipes that our food director makes time and time again.<p>Being the food director of <i>Bon Appetit</i> is both a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, I get to eat delicious dishes all day that are in the works for the magazine and website. On the other hand, by …

Cooking

How to Tell When Literally Every Baked Good Is Done

By Claire Saffitz<p>From pies and cakes to cookies and muffins, you'll never have to guess again.<p>One of the most difficult things about being a recipe developer is translating all the sights, smells, sounds and feelings that I experience when I'm cooking into words. When I'm writing a recipe, I always …

The Best and Worst Olive Oil from the Grocery Store

Don't waste your bread on motor oil<p>Olive oil is as essential to the kitchen as a saucepan or stove. Yet, while it’s always in front of us, we don’t …

10 Showstopping Desserts to Bring to Friendsgiving

When it comes to Friendsgiving, desserts like classic apple and pumpkin pie are just the tip of the iceberg. And in fact I'd argue that these pies, …

This Trick For Cleaning Sneakers Gets Mind-Blowing Results

If clean sneakers are what you're into, that is.<p>Ah, there’s nothing like a new pair of sneakers. So clean, so bright, so full of life. And so fleeting.<p>Anyone who has ever owned a pair of Converse, Keds, or other white canvas sneakers signs a sort of mental contract with themselves that explicitly …

Cleaning

This One-Pan Cheesy Chicken and Rice Is Calling Your Name

Looking for something comforting that won't weigh you down? This cheesy chicken casserole, with mushrooms, apple, spinach, and wild rice, is just the …

Recipes

7 ways to brighten up dark rooms

If there are any areas in your home that feel a little dingy, you need to know all about colors for dark rooms, not to mention ways to light up dark …

How To Make The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies, According To 5 Expert Bakers

YUM.<p>There’s no cookie more universally loved than the chocolate chip cookie, so we all owe it to ourselves to bake the best darn chocolate chip cookies we can possibly make ― for us, for our friends and family, and for the dignity of the chocolate chip cookie itself.<p>We’re here with help. We reached …

Dessert

Michigan Gambled on Charter Schools. Its Children Lost.

Toss a dart at a map of Detroit, and the bull’s-eye, more or less, would be a tiny city called Highland Park. Only three square miles, Highland Park is surrounded by Detroit on nearly all sides, but it remains its own sovereign municipality thanks largely to Henry Ford, who started building Model …

Education

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever

Crispy on the outside, soft and gooey in the middle--the way a good chocolate chip cookie should be.<p>Makes about 12<p>Prep: 10 minutes<p>Total: 1 hour 30 minutes<p>Ingredients<p>4 1/4 cups|685 grams all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons baking soda<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 1/2 cups|340 grams unsalted butter, softened, …

The prosperity gospel, explained: Why Joel Osteen believes that prayer can make you rich

The long, strange history of a quintessentially American theology.<p>In the wake of Tropical Storm Harvey, which has resulted in the deaths of at least 46 people, few narratives have captured the public imagination — or anger — like that of Joel Osteen and his Lakewood Church, one of the largest …

Faith

Unlearning the myth of American innocence

When she was 30, Suzy Hansen left the US for Istanbul – and began to realise that Americans will never understand their own country until they see it as the rest of the world does<p>My mother recently found piles of my notebooks from when I was a small child that were filled with plans for my future. …

Humanism

16 One-Pot Dinners That Are Actually Healthy

Because easy and good-for-you don't have to be mutually exclusive.

Overnight Oats 4 Ways | Recipes

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 …

Personalization

Beef and Chicken Satay Recipe

Brush grill pan lightly with oil to prevent sticking, and add skewers. Grill skewers until meats are just cooked through. Serve immediately with …

21 Energy-Boosting Breakfast Recipes That Are Easier Than Making a Cup of Joe

Breakfast is touted as the most important meal of the day. While that may not be entirely true, there’s no downside to starting your day with a …

How a Chicago Program Cut Violent Arrests in Half

Former Surgeon General Vivek Murthy thinks emotional well-being can help reduce gun deaths.<p>On an average day, 93 Americans are killed with guns—more than in any other developed country. National reforms, such as closing loopholes around background checks, might help curb that, former Surgeon …

Non-violence

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