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16 New Books to Read This September

September is all about fresh starts, and if you’re looking for life advice, this month’s book picks are full of it. Whether you want it with a dose of humor (Mindy Kaling), from someone who is living the dream (Elizabeth Gilbert) or from a fictional character who totally gets you, there’s at least …

5 Must-Try Lobster Rolls in the U.S.

Lobster roll season is well underway, but you don't have to make a trip to New England to track one down. Nowadays, diners can find variations of the iconic summer sandwich all over the U.S., available at seafood shacks and restaurants all around the country. Here are 5 to try during your summer …

24 Of The Best Online Shopping Sources For Plus-Size Clothing

Navigating the online shopping world can be rough. When you start filtering those search results for plus-size shoppers, it can become an even bigger frustration. Not all retailers are celebrating the #WeWearWhatWeWant mindset, offering items in extended sizes. If and when they do, they often sell …

The best microwave mug cake recipes to make in minutes

Many of us have succumbed to the lure of the mid-afternoon microwave cake. There is something satisfyingly indulgent about piling spoonfuls of sugar and flour into a mug, then watching a steaming, sweet-smelling perfectly risen cup come out of the microwave five minutes later.<p>These recipes, from …

A Same-Day Flight Change Is The Cheap Way To Fix Any Travel Woe

Even if you've cross-checked your sources, called your airline and waited until the precise optimal date to book your flight, a sense of panic can set in after the final ticket purchase is made. You're locked. You're loaded. You're taking this flight, and there's no turning back. Right?<p>Not quite, …

5 more digital tricks you'll use almost every day

Whether you’re skiing or going to the beach, place your phone in a sandwich bag to prevent damage — and best of all, you can still use the touch screen. Need a fast charge? Put your phone in airplane mode to speed up the process by around 25 percent. And if you need to pump up the volume in a …

17 Thanksgiving Cocktails So Good, They Rival Pumpkin Pie

The turkey's taken care of, the cranberry sauce has set and there are half a dozen pies all boxed up, waiting to be devoured. All that's left are the drinks -- and this year, water's not going to cut it. You'll be needing something strong, because your Uncle Bob's over and before you get the chance …

Make the Best Meatballs You'll Ever Eat

Proof that four kinds of meat are better than one<p>Sorry, Mom. These are the best meatballs I’ve ever had.<p>Sure, all balls of meat are delicious by definition. But these meatballs contain <i>four</i> different kinds of meat. And <i>homemade</i> breadcrumbs. And a kind of preserved Italian chile that I’d never heard …

Impress Your Guests with this Slow-Roasted Pork

This slow-roasted pork shoulder is succulent, tender, and delicious—totally worth spending a few hours on<p>What better way to wind down the week than with this mouthwatering pork recipe? Slow-roasted and succulent, tender but easy to slice, impressive for a dinner party but equally great as a family …

All Of The Things You Can Make With A Can Of Pumpkin

As soon as the first, color-turned leaf hits the ground this fall, you will notice cans of pumpkin puree populating the grocery store shelves. The physical cans are hardly impressive; they don't compare when matched up against the gorgeous gourds their contents are made from.<p>But these cans deserve …

Ancient Grain Mixed Berry Crisp Recipe

At the start of the year I wrote a Huffington Post blog about food trends. At the top of my list were ancient grains. They definitely have become the culinary star this year! Since I put so much focus on healthy eating, this trend has pleased me greatly. Some ancient grains I've been eating for …

20 Pasta Recipes to Make this Fall

So long, fresh tomatoes and super ripe zucchini. We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more<p><b>So long, fresh tomatoes and super-ripe zucchini.</b> We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more. …

The Best Doughnuts. Ever.

<i>Every week on Food52, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Adrienne Kane of Nosheteria gives us the best doughnuts, ever.</i><p>Growing up, my grandma had a pot that was simply known as "the doughnut pot.” Grandma used this …

Chewy, Buttery Brown Sugar Cookies (With Just One Bowl!)

I had wrist surgery a week and a half ago and have mostly been sitting on my couch at home since, attempting to get work done despite the challenge of a large, stiff cast and sore metacarpals. It's been slow going. Even worse, I've mostly been off painkillers because oxycodone, the one I've been …

New Orleans-Style Barbecue Shrimp from 'Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking'

First things first, let's get this straight: barbecue shrimp is not <i>barbecue</i> in the low-heat, wood-smoked, or whole-hog sense of the term. Barbecue <i>shrimp</i> requires only quick stove-top cooking with no grill in sight. But what it does have in common with barbecue is the spicy, saucy mess than ensues …

4 Wildcard-Winning Recipes

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved. Every other Saturday, we'll roundup the most recent winners.</i><p>Thanks to our community, we've got four more recipes to add to our …

Cheesy Grits With Sautéed Ham and Kale Recipe

Cheesy grits may be delicious as a side dish, but top them with kale that's been simmered in chicken stock with smoky ham and they become a flavorful, hearty meal. A dash of vinegary hot sauce, and you may never want to eat them on their own again.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Using regular (not instant) …

Jimmy Fallon, Idina Menzel & The Roots Sing "Let It Go" from "Frozen" (w/ Classroom Instruments)

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500px Launches Prime Licensing Store with 70% Cut for Photographers

500px today launched its Prime photo-licensing marketplace to help photographers sell their images and ultimately earn a decent wage.<p>The service was announced last month, but for its official release 500px has slipped in a huge change related to how much photographers are paid. Instead of 30%, the …