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Your Weekend Project: Our Best Fried Chicken Sandwich

You're making our crunchy, juicy, best-ever fried chicken sandwich this weekend. Here's the step-by-step.<p>We'll admit: Our double-dredged, extra-crispy fried chicken sandwich isn't exactly the kind of thing you make after work on a weeknight. This sandwich makes you work for it, but you're going to …

40 Absolutely Delicious Easter Desserts

The refreshing flavors of spring star in these impressive confections.<p>From extra-large, sugary cinnamon buns to Victoria sponge cake with limoncello and balsamic strawberries (try to say that three times fast), these Easter treats are fit for celebrating all day long.

This Habit Is the Number One Predictor of Divorce

Here's how to stop it.<p>John Gottman, Ph.D, author of <i>The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work</i>, is one of the world's foremost marriage therapists. He's spent four decades studying couples at the Gottman Institute in order to determine what <i>really</i> causes a rift between two people—and how to fix …

How to Reseason a Cast Iron Skillet

Prevent rust and create a stick-resistant surface in five easy steps.<p>If you've had your cast iron skillet for a while, chances are it needs to be reseasoned — meaning it needs to be recoated to create a stick-resistant surface and guard against rust. Expert Mark Kelly, spokesman for Lodge Cast Iron …

This Is the Secret Recipe to Starbucks Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Soft, chewy, chocolaty ... and super-easy to make.<p>People lose their minds over Starbucks' latest drinks (ahem, smoked butterscotch latte) and its off-the-menu Frappuccinos, but there's one menu item that's seriously underrated: Its chocolate chunk cookies.<p>They're consistently soft and chewy without …

The 7-Step Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happy

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

8 Awesome Salads to Bring to a BBQ

Don't know what to bring to that Memorial Day BBQ? These crowd-pleasing salads have been tested and perfected, and are bound to be the most talked-about dishes at the party.<p><b>1. Black Bean Salad with Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>Perfect for a summer BBQ, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead …

Cooking

A Seductive Country House in California

Everyone feels at ease in this casual home.<p>A dining pavilion, a large outdoor fireplace, and a living room with expansive views are just a few of the inviting indoor-outdoor details of this home. Scroll through for more pictures.

Popeye's Chicken Recipe

Popeye's Chicken is everyone's favorite fried chicken. Only now you can make it at home!<p>Hello to all you food fanatics out there! I'm here with …

Cooking

21 things you didn't know your iPhone could do

Some of these features are buried in the Settings menu while others are hidden in plain sight.<p><i>(Note: Some of these features may only be available in iOS 8 and higher)</i>

Apps

9 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Look Like A Million Bucks

Spruce up your home decor without draining your wallet<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without …

10 Habits of People Who Love to Work Out

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

Embrace Minimalism – Shelf Desks With Discerning Designs

A desk that’s nothing more than a simple wall-mounted shelf is definitely not for everyone. Such desks are often used in small spaces where a …

Interior Design

Watch This Guy Propose to His Girlfriend 365 Times Without Her Knowing

Dean Smith has been prepping for his marriage proposal to his girlfriend Jennifer for 365 days.<p>Smith videotaped himself holding up a whiteboard …

21 of the Best Peanut Butter Recipes Ever

On sandwiches. In smoothies. Out of the jar. We eat peanut butter on the reg. But the one thing we need more of in our lives? Peanut-butter.<p>Here are 21 of the best peanut butter recipes ever.<p><b>No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie</b><p>Slice. Of. Heaven. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Chocolate Peanut-Butter Pretzel Bars</b><p>No bake. The …

How To Season, Clean And Care For A Cast Iron Skillet Like A Pro

In today's world of fast-paced living and uber convenience, cooking with a cast iron skillet seems like an antiquated notion. We have nonstick pans we can throw in the dishwasher, so why would we ever bother with a skillet that can't be washed with soap and has to be dried over heat immediately …

Cast Iron Skillet

6 Insanely Good Sweets for Your Super Bowl Party

<b>1. Chocolate Cupcakes with Creamy Chocolate Frosting</b><p>These are the <i>best</i> chocolate cupcakes: the cake portion of the recipe is adapted from Magnolia Bakery in NYC and the frosting comes from Cook's Illustrated. Together, they make an old-fashioned chocolate cupcake that is sweet enough for children …

The 20 Best Dessert Recipes EVER. Or Are They?

There are a lot of superlatives being thrown around the Internet these days. It's hard to believe that something is actually "the best" because just about <i>everything</i> is being called the best thing EVER. Either we live in a world where a lot of things are really, really good, or that title is …

Dessert

The Trick To Perfectly Boiled Eggs, Every Time

There's a decent amount of guess work that goes into boiling eggs, and not a lot of room for error. The difference between soft boiled or hard boiled is just a matter of minutes. And should you forget to set a timer -- which happens to us more times than we care to admit -- you can count on really,</i> …

Kitchens

17 Indoor Herb Garden Ideas That'll Perk Up Your Kitchen

Click and grow? Don't mind if we do!<p>A lack of outdoor space shouldn't stop a green thumb. Grow your basil and parsley right by the stove using one of these inventive solutions.

100 Bedroom Designs That Will Inspire You

These cozy escapes will make you want to bliss out on all the bedding.<p>Bedrooms can often be the forgotten room in your home because no one else sees it — but it should be the exact opposite, because it's the one space where you get to <i>recharge</i>. With 100 different designer styles, there's an idea for …