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We’re Smitten with Deb Perelman’s Olive Oil Shortbread

Think of shortbread cookies and your first thought is likely of butter—and lots of it. But you won’t find any in Deb Perelman’s version, from <i>Smitten Kitchen Every Day</i>, our Cookbook Club’s book of the month. Perelman acknowledges that “the landscape of butter-free cookies is usually filled with …


Menopause drug cuts hot flushes in just three days, research finds

A new menopause drug could dramatically cut hot flushes and sleeplessness in just three days, scientists say.<p>Scientists hailed the results as “game-changing,” holding out hopes for a new alternative to hormone replacement therapy (HRT).<p>Research by Imperial College London found that the drug …

Women's Health

16 simple tricks that will motivate you to work out in the morning

1/<p>Treat yourself to great workout gear.<p>Shutterstock<p>Whether you're starting a new routine or have been a longtime fitness devotee, it's hard to feel …


Lemon-Buttermilk Pound Cake with Aunt Evelyn's Lemon Glaze Recipe

Recipe by: Sarah Copeland Sawicki<p>"My mother's blue-ribbon pound cake recipe. It always gets rave reviews."<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Added to shopping list. Go to …


Mari's Banana Cupcakes Recipe

Recipe by: Mari<p>"These cupcakes are fluffy, moist, and good to eat at any time of day. This recipe is very easy to do, so cheer up and bake! They are …


25 Lentil Recipes for Easy Weeknight Meals

We love lentils here at Kitchn. They are magically easy to cook on the stove, and versatile enough to go into a wide range of cuisines. Plus, they …


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

Maybe you don’t always want to sit down to a cooked meal — especially at breakfast time when you’re already rushing around and trying to get out the …


These Mediterranean Diet Desserts Taste So Good You'll Forget They're Good for You

Just because the Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest diets for weight loss doesn't mean dessert is off the menu. These healthy Mediterranean …


50 KitchenAid Recipes That Stand, Mix, and Deliver

Monkey bread, pretzels, easy cakes, and more ways to let the stand mixer do the work. Your arms deserve a break.<p>Did you order a KitchenAid stand mixer that’s perfectly color-coordinated with the rest of your appliances? That’s nice. (Same.) But now it’s time to get even more use out of it, with …


If You Love Chick-fil-A’s Frosted Sunrise, Try This Copycat Recipe ASAP

True Chick-fil-A fans know that there’s something even better than chicken on the menu: The Frosted Lemonade, a combination of freshly-squeezed …

Country Lifestyle

6 Ways to Build Rapport With Clients and Colleagues

To make a real connection, show genuine interest and be your true self.<p>When working to make your business a success, you want to forge strong relationships both with the members of your team and the client you hope to do business with. But building rapport with new people doesn't come easy for …


1 Great Donut Recipe, 5 Amazing Fillings

Homemade donuts are hard to beat. Fill them with luscious cream, fresh fruit jam, or tart citrus curd—and, well, they become fluffy, tender pillows …


Ban Boring Dinners with the Addition of Kimchi

When I was first introduced to kimchi, I approached it with serious trepidation. It's hard to believe that was only a few years ago, because these …


5 Basic Fermented Food Recipes for Better Gut Health

If you find yourself in a veggie rut (because the day will come when you can’t possibly sauté another bunch of spinach), you may be tempted to …

Healthy Eating

How to Immediately Change Your Life For The Better

Ready for a change? Here's how you can make it happen.<p>There's an old joke where a man says, "I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years--and I'll be 50 in seven years!" A wise friend replies, "And how old will you <b>be in seven years if you don't go?"</b><p>If you're not where …


Six of the best birthday cake recipes

From a light velvet sponge to a rich chocolate layer cake, any one of these will make a celebration special<p><b>Grandma Ptak’s red velvet cake (main picture)</b><p>Prep: 30 min<br>Cook: 1 hr<br>Serves: 8-10<p>For the sponge<b><br>600g caster sugar</b><b><br>1 tsp fine salt</b><b><br>5 eggs</b><b><br>250g vegetable oil</b><b><br>5 tbsp red food colouring</b> <b><br>2 tsp vanilla</b> …


This Is Exactly How a Doctor Uses Apple Cider Vinegar to Fight the Flu So You Can Do the Same

The 2018 flu season has been one of the worst ever and, due to this year's strain, even people who got flu shots are vulnerable. If you're dealing with a miserable bout of influenza, apple cider vinegar could help ease your symptoms.<p>Dr. Sean McCaffrey, DC, IHS, LDHS, of McCaffrey Health Clinic told …

Alternative Medicine

Chocolate and Raspberry Mousse Recipe - Great British Chefs

Willie Harcourt-Cooze serves up an inventive dessert of chocolate mousse domes with a liquid raspberry coulis centre. You can make these ahead of a …


Rhubarb Cake Recipe - Great British Chefs

Louise Robinson serves up a stunning rhubarb cake recipe, served with a delicious orange and rhubarb drizzle for optimum moistness. Using forced …


Heavenly Key Lime Pie Recipe

Heavenly Key Lime Pie Recipe<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Whisk together condensed milk and next 3 ingredients until well blended. Pour …


17 KitchenAid Mixer Recipes To Try ASAP

Everything from sticky rolls to pizza dough.


Pita Bread

In the bowl of a heavy-duty electric mixer fitted with a dough hook, combine the yeast, sugar, and warm water; stir to blend. Let the yeast stand …


Recipe: The shortbread cookie that broke the internet

If you have a pulse and an Instagram account, or engage with food media in any capacity, you’re probably already well-aware of the internet craze …


7 Easy, Healthy Dinners to Cook This Week

Cooking is simple (once you've mastered a few basics), but planning meals isn't always so easy. In fact, coming up with a meal plan that you know …

Healthy Eating

Sweet Potato and Corn Chowder

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:50 minActive:25 min<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>More from:<p>Recipe courtesy of John Stage|Nancy Radke<p>Recipe courtesy …


Alice Hart's summer minestrone soup recipe

For those who resolved to eat more vegetables in 2018, the British chef’s new vegetarian cookbook has plenty of tasty options<p>There might be a lot of chopping here, but this recipe is child’s play and the result is special enough to warrant the extra effort. The cream adds a certain silky richness …

Food Preservation

One-Pot Chicken With Olives, Tomatoes And Lentils

<i>Succulent, fall off the bone braised chicken with olives, tomatoes and lentils. This chicken recipe is so easy to put together and makes a healthy,</i> …


I Tried Alton Brown’s Method for Cutting Mango, and It’s Pure Genius

Alton Brown

9 Secret Shortcuts of People Who Are Good at Everyday Math

Even in an age of smartphones, crunching numbers quickly — and getting good at it — can give you snappy, useful answers to pressing real-life math …


Asian Cucumber Salad