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The Recipe That Finally Got Me Excited About the Instant Pot — Personal History

It finally happened — I am obsessed with my Instant Pot. In the past four days I've made six dishes in it, and I can't stop. I'm about to pressure …

Cooking

Whole Foods Amazon Prime Day Deals: Everything You Need to Know

The discounts start rolling out July 11.<p>Hopefully, you’ve started gearing up for Amazon Prime Day—July 16—already, by picking out exactly what you …

Whole Foods

Favorite Instant Pot Recipes for Easy Summer Dinners

Would you rather spend your precious summer hours cooking in a hot kitchen or having fun in the sun? Since fun wins every time, let me show you how …

Cooking

The Healthiest Salad Dressings

A salad is often regarded as the gold standard of a “healthy” meal. Whether you’re trying to lose weight or just improve your overall health, tossing …

Healthy Eating

10 Ways to Enjoy the Best Grilled Salmon

Grilled salmon is an easy, good-for-you meal your whole family will enjoy. Not only does grilled salmon taste great even without sauces and …

Seafood

Paul Hollywood’s Best Tips for Baking Bread

Paul Hollywood has a lot to say about bread—and those blue eyes make us listen!<p>He’s the “silver fox” judge on the Great British Baking Show, author …

Baking

50 Surprising Ways to Cook Shrimp

Shrimp is underrated. It's the quickest, most versatile protein in your kitchen. You can smother it in cheese sauce and pasta, or toss it on the …

Seafood

Why you should get a burner phone number, even if you aren't a spy

Apps make it easy to create a second number.<p>The first time you heard of a burner phone—a cheap prepaid mobile intended for temporary use—was probably while watching a crime drama. But an extra cell phone comes in handy even when you operate on the right side of the law.<p>A second number can help you …

Apps

The Ultimate New Mexico Road Trip Itinerary

“I think New Mexico was the greatest experience from the outside world that I have ever had,” says Author D.H. Lawrence. Indeed, there is no arguing …

Our 10 Easiest Skillet Meals — Recipes from The Kitchn

There's a reason skillet dinners have a regular place in my meal plans: These one-pan dinners are easy to pull off any night of the week and they …

Cooking

Dish expands Amazon Alexa voice control of its set-top boxes

Last year, Dish launched an Amazon Alexa skill for its Hopper and Wally set-top boxes that allowed users to change the channel, search for shows or control playback with their voice. Now, the company is expanding its Alexa capabilities with the ability to set recordings, launch apps such as Pandora …

13 Must-Try Salad Dressing Recipes

<b>13 Must-Try Salad Dressing Recipes</b> will have you craving more greens in no time. Why buy bottled, when you can make your own homemade salad dressings …

How to sell your first-gen Apple Watch

It's the (unfortunate) nature of the tech beast: Hardware makers eventually stop supporting older models.<p>Case in point: At the WWDC event earlier this week, Apple announced WatchOS 5 -- but said it won't be available for the original Apple Watch.<p>Thankfully, that doesn't mean your first-gen wearable …

Smartwatches

26 Romantic Recipes to Make for Someone You Love (Including Yourself) — Recipes from The Kitchn

Skip the fuss of making a fancy dinner reservation this weekend and spend the night in making a delicious meal for the ones you love.Whether it's …

15 Italian Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re not an Italian nonna with decades of pasta-making experience, these classic recipes make an excellent (and relatively simple) introduction …

Stephanie Kelton Has The Biggest Idea In Washington

Once an outsider, her radical economic thinking won over Wall Street. Now she's changing the Democratic Party.<p>For most of her career, Stephanie Kelton was accustomed to being ridiculed. It started in grad school.<p>At Cambridge University in the late 1990s, she signed up for an economics course taught …

This portable iPhone charger can also wirelessly charge your Apple Watch

Unless you want to slap a big, bulky battery case onto the back of your iPhone, you obviously need to carry a portable charger with you in your bag. …

Easy Clotted Cream Recipe

"A tasty alternative to the real thing. Heavy cream is lightly sweetened, whipped until stiff, and mixed with a little sour cream for flavor. Serve …

8 Apple Watch bands under $35 that don't look cheap

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>Whether it's smart or totally analog, a watch will always be considered part of the fashion world.<p>Apple had that idea in mind when it …

11 Ways to Make a 3-Ingredient Pasta Salad

A roster of pasta salads is always a good thing to have in your back pocket for easy dinners, weekend potlucks, and weekday lunches. While you could …

This Simple Smoothie Hack Will Help You Either Build Muscle or Lose Fat

The great thing about smoothies is that the recipe combinations are virtually endless. However, the ingredients you include can make a <i>huge</i> difference in terms of helping you reach your fitness goals. For example, if you're looking to build muscle, you'll want to use calorie-dense foods, like peanut …

How to convert slow cooker recipes into Instant Pot recipes

There are two ways you can use an Instant Pot to replace a basic slow cooker. You can either put it in Slow Cook mode or you can pump up the speed and make the recipe using Pressure Cook mode. Here are some tips for doing both.<p>How to use an Instant Pot as a slow cooker<p>You can cook just about …

A Guide to the Essential Dishes of Laos

Most tourists at the night market on Sisavangvong Road in Luang Prabang, Laos, are looking to buy T-shirts or souvenirs. I was on the hunt for an alleyway full of meat-scented smoke. Once there, I passed over the grilled whole fish and chicken wings threaded on bamboo skewers, my eyes firmly on the …

Food & Dining

Oregon’s 10 least-visited state parks offer spectacular solitude

A-A+<p>There were around 50 million visits to Oregon’s state parks in 2017.<p>That’s a huge number, and some of the parks feel more like small cities than …

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

11 No-Sugar Snacks That Skip the Refined Stuff but Not the Flavor

Snacking becomes infinitely more important once you start watching your sugar intake. When the munchies suddenly hit, finding something to hit the …

28 Baking Hacks That Every Kitchen Wizard Should Know About

How to rescue burned cake, separate yolks in a snap, and more.

10 Chicken and Rice Meal Prep Recipes You'll Look Forward to Eating

10 Chicken and Rice Meal Prep Recipes You'll Actually Look Forward to Eating<p>Chicken and rice doesn't have to be boring.<p>May 02, 2018<p>Chicken and rice …

Put An Extra Ethernet Port Anywhere In Your House For $20

<b>Update:</b> Sold out<p>If your home wireless network has a few dead spots, your cheapest option to extend your connectivity may be a powerline adapter. One …

A Nutritionist's 10 Favorite $10 Finds from Costco

Fact: There are several steals at Costco that are so cheap and versatile, it's almost a shame not to buy them. While I don't allow myself to buy the …