Kathy Connolly

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Slow-Cooked Bell Peppers with Bay Leaves and Oregano

6 servings<p>Bell peppers get sweet and silky when they slow-roast. Then use them to top ricotta toast, or serve as a hands-off side, or chop them up and mix into your lunch bowl.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 lb. any color bell peppers, halved, seeds and ribs removed<p>½ head of garlic<p>2 sprigs oregano<p>2 dried bay …

Spices

A Month Before a Heart Attack, Your Body Will Warn You With These 8 Signals

Prevention is better than cure. This simple rule applies to any disease and is especially valuable when symptoms are not properly acknowledged.<p><b>Vixolt</b> …

Cool Stuff

4 Reasons to Ditch Your Shampoo Bottle for a Bar

TravelPlanet or Plastic?<p>Shampoo bars are greener, cheaper, and much more travel-friendly.<p>Shampoo bars—hair cleanser in bar soap form—are the latest trend in hair care products. Usually made of natural ingredients to promote hair health, they’re also easier on the environment and great for travel. …

Hair Care

These 75 Low-Carb Recipes Will (Almost) Make You Forget Bread and Pasta Even Exist

Whether you're avoiding bread and grains to prevent belly bloat or you're going full-on keto to lose weight, cutting carbs will be so easy with these recipes. For 20 grams or less, you can feast on tofu scramble, cauliflower-crust pizza, and cookie dough fudge . . . and you won't miss carbs one bit.

Healthy Eating

Tom Ka Gai (Coconut Chicken Soup) Recipe

"The quintessential Thai soup."<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 pound boneless, skinless chicken meat<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>2 (14 ounce) cans coconut milk<p>2 cups …

Recipes

Every Tourist in Madrid Makes the Same 12 Mistakes

We’ve all committed major tourist errors in some way or another — especially when traveling abroad and immersing ourselves in a new culture or …

War

I tried cannabis drink powders to relieve my anxiety, pain, and fatigue—here’s what happened

Cannabis has never been my thing. Even though I live in Los Angeles, where it’s easier to get a medical marijuana card than a driver’s license, I …

Cannabis

10 Essential Potato Recipes Every Home Cook Should Know — Recipes from The Kitchn

Potatoes, in all their many varieties, are the real workhorses of the vegetable world. They're delicious and budget-friendly, and that is exactly …

Cooking

10 Fresh & Colorful Salad Recipes to Make Right Away

I am someone who definitely eats with their eyes first; the more colorful and fresh-looking the dish, the more I want to dig into it. When it comes …

Healthy Eating

The Affordable Retinol Product Every Women Over 40 Should Be Using For Wrinkle-Free Skin

Retinol is an important ingredient for those with aging skin. It’s one of the most powerful ingredients in anti-aging skincare products and has the …

Skin Care

The Best Lemon Vinaigrette Recipe

"This is one of my favorite salad dressings. It works for a simple salad or with crispy Parmesan chicken with a cool salad on top."<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup …

Recipes

10 Secret Sauces That Will Change Your Life

Sauce simply makes foods more succulent. Though it's tempting to just crank open a can of tomato or butterscotch sauce, nothing beats homemade. These 10 recipes are ultrasimple, yet the flavor payoff is <i>so</i> worth it. Go ahead and put them on your cooking bucket list.

Cooking

Roasted Rosemary Chicken Quarters with Butternut Squash and Brussels Sprouts

This fantastic sheet pan chicken supper is simple to throw together and packed with robust fall flavor. While it’s a great dish to add into your …

Cooking

9 Transportive Books To Read When You Need A Break From City Life But Can't Afford A Getaway

Whether you're living in New York City or Los Angeles or somewhere in between, city life can be a lot to handle. Sometimes, you just need to get away …

Books

This Drink Helped Me Fall Asleep in 10 Minutes (and Sleep for 6 Straight Hours)

I tend to mull over all of life's great mysteries between the hours of 10 p.m. and 4 a.m. My overactive mind sees this window of time as the perfect …

Sleep

Excursions to Morocco From Spain

Visiting Spain and Morocco on the same trip makes sense not only because of geography—Morocco is just 14 kilometers (nine miles) from Spain—but also …

What you need to know before buying a magnesium supplement

Magnesium is all the rage right now, and for good reason. Nutritionist Adrienne Dowd, RD, of Parsley Health explains, “In general, magnesium is a …

Make Skillet Chicken Thighs with Creamy Tomato Sauce Tonight — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

This essential oil can take on superbugs (and it’s probably already in your pantry)

Over time, superbugs have gotten stronger. The antibiotics that used to work against the hard-to-treat bacteria are often no longer effective, and …

This Song Will Instantly Lower Your Stress Level By 65 Percent

It’s well-known that the right playlist can help you focus, sleep, and even make you happier in less than 30 seconds, but now, thanks to a team of …

Here's How to Pickle Any Vegetable

I love pickles <i>so</i> much, I can never make my jars last more than a day before I devour them. It's like once I crack open that lid, I've been put under …

10 of the best rated travel experiences in the world

According to people who have actually done them<p>From climbing the iconic Sydney bridge to witnessing the magic of Canada's Niagra Falls, our bucket lists are continuously expanding. With so much to see, do and enjoy across the world, it's tricky to know where to start and which world experiences are</i> …

Do These 4 Exercises To Fix Your Bad Posture

These Pilates moves can help un-slouch your back and improve your posture to alleviate chronic pain.<p>Are you slouching? Caught you! Just think: How many times a day do you look down to check your phone? Use your computer? Drive your car? So many of us get into a bad habit of slouching throughout …

Recipe: An easy, 10-minute fish curry

Sunday nights usually call for two things: relaxation and a healthy note to start the week on. This yummy Indian dish is filled with both, including …

11 Awesome Ways to Use Overripe Bananas

You know the drill. You let your bananas chill on your kitchen counter for a few days too long and those brown spots start to take over. Before you know it, your banana seems way too ripe to eat, and you're tossing it in the trash or freezing it for a smoothie. Big mistake. There are actually a few …

Chicken Chilaquiles Casserole

In a pinch and in need of a quick meal that will please everyone? A one-pan, assemble-and-bake Tex-Mex casserole just might be the answer. It takes …

7 Mistakes Everyone Makes When Making Pickles

Who doesn’t love pickles? Here’s how to avoid the most common mistakes when you’re making them at home.<p>Homemade pickles couldn’t be easier. (If you …

This Japanese Carrot Cake Is The Perfect Not-Too-Sweet Treat

You're gonna want to bookmark this one.<p>Makes 2 (2 x 4-inch/5 x 10 cm) loaves<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>Butter, for greasing the pan<p>3⁄4 cup plus 1 rounded tablespoon (41⁄2 oz/130 g) unbleached cake our, plus more as needed<p>5 tablespoons organic granulated sugar<p>2 eggs, at room temperature, separated<p>6 tablespoons …

Tis the Season for Julia Child’s Trademark Vinaigrette

Julia Child once said: “The perfect vinaigrette is so easy to make that I see no reason whatsoever for bottled dressings.”<p>Once again, we can’t help …

Julia Child

The #1 Food You Should Eat for Breakfast

Find out what food to add to your morning routine to power you through the day.<p><b>Pictured Recipe:</b> Chocolate Banana Oatmeal<p>Oatmeal is as close to …