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Why Aren't You Watching These Netflix Hidden Gems Yet?

Remember the feeling of flipping through channels aimlessly, and not landing on anything interesting enough to stop scrolling? Two hundred channels, …

TV shows

This Is the Secret to the Best Shrimp Boil Ever

The easy, fun, one-pot feast known as a Shrimp Boil would benefit from a more precise and descriptive name. Sure, it features fresh shrimp, but the …

Cooking

Grilled Garlic and Herb Shrimp Recipe

"My dad gave me this recipe, and every time I make it I have people begging me for the recipe."<p>Ingredients<p>2 teaspoons ground paprika<p>2 tablespoons …

Why Hanger Steak Should Be Your Go-To Cut of Meat This Summer, Plus How to Cook It

When Angie Mar suggests a cut of meat, we listen. The executive chef and owner of NYC's Beatrice Inn, and a 2017 <i>Food & Wine</i> Best New Chef, stopped by …

10 Tips to Make Your Relationship With Your Child Stronger

Strengthening the parent-child relationships requires work and effort. Parenting is a tough job, but by maintaining a close relationship and open …

Kids

Make this Mexican street corn for the ultimate BBQ side

Tacos, gorditas and just about every other tortilla-wrapped delight can be found on city streets all over Mexico. But one of the most delicious – and …

Forget the Four Seasons and The Ritz-Carlton: The most luxurious hotel brands in the world are ones you've likely never heard of

When it comes to planning a luxury vacation, whether it's a honeymoon, a celebration, or that's just how you roll, it's easy to think first of the large, luxury hotel brands you're familiar with and the destinations in which they have properties.<p>You wouldn't be wrong to consider brands like The …

How to Use Instagram for Social Media Marketing [Infographic]

With Instagram usage rising, users are also increasingly being drawn to the platform to discover new businesses and products, and stay in touch with …

Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon Recipe

"Who knew Brussels sprouts could ever taste this good! Caramelized and crispy, these sprouts gain a nutty flavor from the roasting …

100 Small, Nice Things to Do For Your Wife Just Because

Because it's the little things that matter.<p>It sounds a bit cliché, but it’s the little things that make a marriage. Grand gestures have their time …

Relationships

My Chicken and Dumplings Is the Best on the Internet (No, Really)

In the fall of 2013, I wrote a Chicken and Dumplings recipe. I wouldn’t say I was the biggest fan. Like meatloaf, Chicken and Dumplings is one of …

How to Make the Best Fried Rice Every Time

Fried rice is one of those dishes you can make with pretty much anything you have in your pantry. As long as you have the titular rice, you can toss in whatever veggies, proteins, and sauces you prefer for a meal in a pinch or on a budget. If it’s your first time, or you’ve been trying and failing …

Recipes

10 unmistakable habits of utterly authentic people

Oscar Wilde said, “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To …

Self-help

Our Best Pasta Recipes Ever

1 of 27<p>Spaghetti with Clams, Bonito Butter, and Herbs<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 27<p>Shrimp Scampi Linguine<p>3 of 27<p>Tagliatelle with Shrimp, Tomato-Anchovy Sauce, …

The Best Way to Breeze Through Customs (Even Faster Than Global Entry)

Nobody’s complaining about cheap airfares. Especially when those airfares are to previously-cost-prohibitive international hotspots like Milan or …

Flying

The 16 secrets to achieving well-being have been revealed - and they're really easy

Simply listening to birdsong can boost your mental wellbeing for more than four hours, according to new research.<p>And it’s not just nature’s tweets …

36 Taco Recipes So Good You’ll Never Want to Make Anything Else

Need a standout “Taco Tuesday” recipe? With these cheesy, meat- and veggie-packed tacos on the menu, you’ll want to have one (or three) every …

Cooking

You’ve Been Making French Toast All Wrong (Here’s How to Do It Right)

A plate of perfect French toast—crispy round the edges, custardy in the center, and capped off with an amber kiss of maple syrup—is a thing of …

Breakfast

These 5-Ingredient Protein Balls Taste Like a Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Protein Balls<p>From Jenny Sugar, POPSUGAR Fitness<p>Ingredients<p>5 tablespoons dairy-free semisweet chocolate chips<br>• 1 cup salted roasted peanuts<br>• 1 cup Medjool dates, pitted (about 10 to 12)<br>• 1 scoop vanilla plant-based protein powder (about 35 grams)<br>• 1/4 cup unsweetened …

26 Small Changes To Make In 2018 That'll Actually Improve Your Life

From little things, big things grow.

These Are the 100 Best Restaurants in America, According to OpenTable

OpenTable, the online restaurant reservation service, released its year-end list of the 100 best restaurants in America today. The list—which is …

Million Dollar Pound Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. (The butter will become a lighter yellow color; this is an …

Samsung makes my favorite wireless charger for the iPhone X

Yes, really<p>There are a ton of wireless chargers on the market at a ton of different price points. My colleague Chaim Gartenberg just surveyed the field and has identified the best one for most people: the RavPower Fast Charge Wireless Charging Pad. It strikes the right balance of price, …

Camila Alves Says Her Family Loves to Eat This Dish for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

As a busy mom and co-owner of Yummy Spoonfuls, Camila Alves knows having a go-to meal on hand is key. And for her, it happens to be a recipe that’s …

World's Greatest Peanut Butter Cookies

<b>Ingredients</b><p>2/3 cup all-purpose flour<br>1 tsp baking soda<br>1 stick unsalted butter, softened<br>1 cup creamy peanut butter<br>1 1/3 cups packed light-brown sugar<br>1 …

This Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Ruins Every Other Cookie Recipe

Really, though. These brown butter chocolate chip cookies are insane.<p>Without a doubt, the BA recipe that I make the most, (this probably speaks more to my sweet tooth than anything else) is the Brown Butter and Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies from one of our readers, Kate Davis. This is truly the …

Dessert

How to Make Perfect Pan Sauce Every Time

By Alison Roman<p>Photos by Nicole Franzen<p>A seared piece of meat might sound boring. But when it’s drizzled with a silky reduction? Always exciting. These are the keys to pulling off a pro-grade pan sauce.<p>The whole “buy one, get one free” thing is a good deal. You pay for one thing and get something …