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The 15 Best No-Cook Potluck Dishes (No Stove/Oven Required)

I have two rules whenever I'm making something for summer potlucks: Any recipe I choose must make plenty to feed the whole crowd, and it should come …

Cooking

A Meal Plan for 5 Dinners to Make After a Holiday Cookout

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman | Kitchn)<p>Here's how I'm planning to make the most of my long weekend: Instead of spending a bunch of time cooking next …

Cooking

Basic Tomato Sauce

Chef Hugh Acheson uses a little grated carrot to offset the acidity in his fragrant tomato sauce, which also has plenty of fresh oregano. <b>Slideshow:</b> …

Food

I tried pasta made from chickpeas that has half the calories of regular wheat noodles — and this stuff is the real deal

<i>The Insider Picks 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>Banza Instagram<p>Have you ever heard someone pose the question, "If you could have anything in the world, what would it be?" and heard the …

Healthy Eating

A 'confidence code' for girls: 5 ways to build up our daughters

<b>(CNN) —</b> If there's one quality I want my girls to have more than any other, it is confidence.<p>I've seen how important it is in the workplace and in life: Confident people get what they want. They take risks. They are not afraid of failure.<p>Growing up as a perfectionist, somewhat fearful of both …

Middle School

The Body Mask That Finally Helped My "Chicken Skin"

Keratosis pilaris, a common condition that causes small bumps on the skin, is generally considered a harmless skin issue. But it certainly didn't …

Skin Care

Mamaw's Chicken and Rice Casserole Recipe

"I grew up on this recipe, my Grandmother got it from a lady from church at a pot luck a long time ago! She passed it down to my mom and it's always …

Cooking

The Best Paint Colors for Beach House Bedrooms, According to Designers

1 of 12<p>Tradewind by Sherwin-Williams<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>Hazy Blue by Benjamin Moore<p>3 of 12<p>Sea Salt by Sherwin-Williams<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 12<p>Super White …

Sherwin-Williams

Clever Organizing Ideas to Steal From This Incredible Laundry Room Makeover

When interior designer Christie Leu was tasked with making this 80-square-foot laundry room functional for a family of seven, she knew she had her …

Laundry Rooms

My Fine Hair Finally Has Volume—All Because of This Inexpensive Pantry Staple

If you have fine hair like me, you’re probably very familiar with the feeling that your strands constantly feel weighed down and limp—even after a …

Hair Care

Gwen’s Garbage Chicken Deluxe is ugly delicious

I don’t rave about too many appliances, but I absolutely love my Crock-Pot. I honestly used to be a little afraid of it, <i>This Is Us-</i>style, until a …

Cooking

Cheese and Charcuterie Board

Can you even believe Christmas is only 5 days away? I’m excited and a little nervous because Santa has his work cut out for him. My boys are strong …

Flavors

Oven Fried Chicken Taquitos

<i>Oven “Fried” Chicken Taquitos are a healthy twist on your favorite Mexican Food appetizer, save tons of calories by baking instead of frying! Gluten</i> …

Cooking

Greek Garbanzo Bean Salad Recipe

"This is a delightful salad that doesn't skimp on taste."<p>Ingredients<p>2 (15 ounce) cans garbanzo beans, drained<p>2 cucumbers, halved lengthwise and sliced<p>…

Feta Cheese

15 Delicious Dishes Anyone Can Whip Up With A Can Of Tuna

All you need is a can of tuna and a few ingredients you (probably) already have.

Healthy Eating

The 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow in your garden

Use this handy Vegetable Cheat Sheet as your guide<p>Growing your own vegetables can be a great way to help the environment and also save some …

Gardening

Welcome Back, Strawberry Pretzel Icebox Pie

An old-fashioned Southern dessert stages a return to the menu at two North Carolina restaurants<p>Justin Burke-Samson appreciates the classics.<p>So the California native feels right at home as the executive pastry chef at Kindred and Hello, Sailor restaurants outside his mother’s hometown of Charlotte, …

Baking

The One Product You Should Be Using Instead Of Foundation, According To A Makeup Artist

Foundation is a makeup product that almost everyone uses–and for good reason! It’s essential for creating even complexion that allows your other …

Skin Care

This 2-Ingredient Cheese Dip Is the Easiest Thing I’ve Ever Seen a Chef Make

When chefs say “easy,” they usually mean “excruciatingly difficult”—but not this time.<p>Having spent quite a bit of time over the last few years asking chefs how to recreate restaurant dishes at home, there is one word that always raises a red flag: “just.” I’ve usually asked them to describe the …

Sous

My New Favorite Sandwich Recipe for Office Lunches

Lunch is the hardest meal to make. Whether you're trying to get creative with your kid's lunch box, or are just trying to eat something a little more …

The One Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Smoothie You Should Have Every Morning To Lose Stomach Fat Fast

We love making smoothies! They’re a great way to get fruit, protein, fiber and anti-inflammatory benefits in one pretty glass. If you have a sweet …

5 High-Protein, Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Smoothie Recipes You Should Try To Lose 5 Pounds Fast

Not all smoothies are created equal. Many of the ones you can buy at stores contain added sugar and fat – the exact opposite of what you want in a …

Gardening 101: Blueberries

Blueberry, <i>Vaccinium spp.:</i> “Ornamental Superfood”<p>Blueberries were the first fruit I grew in my first Brooklyn garden on a tiny 50th-floor terrace in …

In vegetable gardens, good-neighbor planting makes all the difference

In the rows where your vegetables grow, good neighbors can make all the difference by helping with everything from pest control to providing …

Gardening

6 furniture and home decor sites that let you see what furniture will look like in your room before you buy it

<i>The Insider Picks 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>I'd like to hope that this blue couch will be a good addition to my room, but it's honestly hard to tell without using Target's Virtual …

The Genius Kitchen Trend We’re Stealing From the Brits

Imagine a traditional English country kitchen and you’re likely picturing a cozy, warm space with a large stove, maybe a skirted sink, and lots of …

How to Keep Rabbits Out of Your Garden Naturally

<b>How to Keep Rabbits Out of Your Garden Naturally</b> was created out of a simple question asked in a gardening group I belong to. I had no idea there …

10 Brilliant Ways to Maximize Your Kitchen Storage

If keeping your kitchen’s clutter under control is a daily struggle, it’s time to get creative with your organizing ideas. Tidying up will only get …

Doctors and a Nutritionist Reveal the Top Foods Responsible for Inflammation

If there's one word that's entered the public consciousness in a big way over the past few years when it comes to understanding our food choices, …