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Introducing Your New Favorite Way to Cook Pork Chops

Here's how you make a pork chop that can truly rival a great steak at home: Brine it with brown sugar, pan-fry it, and then baste it with butter. If …

Cast Iron Skillet

$10 Meals That Keep Me—and My Wallet—Full

I live in New York, one of the more expensive cities in the country, if not the world, where a roll of single-ply toilet paper at my corner store edges in around two dollars. Sometimes it feels like there are holes in my pockets, a tear in my wallet, where does all the money go? Keeping my spending …

grilled cheese

Slow-Cooker Short Ribs With Rosemary Potatoes

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together broth, tomato paste, parsley stems, 1 teaspoon salt, and pepper in a 6-quart slow cooker. Add short ribs, onions, …

Make-Ahead Christmas Morning Pancakes

Christmas Morning Pancakes<p>Serves 4 to 6; makes about 20 (3-inch pancakes) and 1/2 cup orange-honey butter<p><i>For the pancakes:</i> <br>2 cups milk, warm to the …

The most famous book that takes place in every state

Whether you come from the California coastline or the snowy forests of Maine, reading a book set in your home state can make you feel a warm nostalgia for that beloved place.<p>After scouring the internet and surveying our colleagues on their picks, we rounded up the most famous book set in every …

New Hampshire

Clarks 'Wessex Azure' Pump, $119.95

"Clarks are not just for country strolls by the British gentry anymore," says Seattle tax lawyer Wendy Goffe (a.k.a. the Forbes Footwear Fashionista), who handpicked the following shoes for baby boomers (and others) who are starved for less pain and more pizzazz below the ankle. Wendy has no vested …

How to reserve your free copy of Windows 10

Microsoft is pushing Windows 10 via a notice suggesting you reserve a copy.<p>In January, the software giant announced that Windows 10 would be a free upgrade to your existing Windows 7 or 8.1 tablet or PC. Now you can reserve that free upgrade.<p>Microsoft has a lot riding on Windows 10. The new OS has …

Revisit B.B. King's Best Performances

He was a indefatigable musician who played more than 300 shows a year—even into his 80s.<p>B.B. King—the blues great who passed away at 89 on Thursday …

15 Secrets Every Home Cook Should Know

When it comes to prepping a well-made meal, safety and flavor take equal billing for professional chefs.<p>There's an expression used to define what goes on behind-the-scenes in a restaurant kitchen: "choreographed chaos." An efficient kitchen staff operates quickly, quietly, and keeps up with the …

Chicken Breast

Two things we love in one dish: Chili Mac ‘N’ Cheese (via Savour the Senses) See recipe: http://yumm.ly/1qs3Yv6

The 9 Habits of People Who Never Have to Clean Their Homes

A maid isn't needed, just some better habits.<p><b>1. They put away their clothes every night.</b>When you're changing into your pajamas, it might be tempting to just toss your clothes on a chair or even on the floor, but don't fall prey to that lazy trap. It takes a couple of seconds to put them in your …

Cleaning

Happy Taco Day! Celebrate with 3 fiesta-worthy taco tricks

Did you know that the taco likely takes its name from a kind of dynamite? So says the book "Planet Taco" (mmmm... imagine a whole planet made of tacos). Celebrate National Taco Day on Oct. 4 by whipping up muy rápido versions with three cheats that can help make any night taco night.<p><b>1:</b> <b>Use …

How to Roast a Pork Loin

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better -- and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: We're showing you how to prepare a simple fall staple -- roast</i> …

Recipes

30 Amazing Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

April is National Grilled Cheese Month and I have 30 amazing grilled cheese sandwich recipes for you, one for every day of the month! Grilled cheese …

3 Easy Ways to Strengthen Your Bones

It takes just 3 ingredients and 20 minutes to make fluffy Mashed Cauliflower! (via Elana's Pantry) See Recipe: http://yumm.ly/1rorwUO

Easy Weekend Pancakes that taste even better than they look! (via VeganYumYum) See Recipe: http://yumm.ly/WffmTP

Lemon Cheesecake on a cookie crust... mouthwatering! (via Taste and Tell) See Recipe: http://yumm.ly/1z9qC22

New CNN Magazines Debut on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / June 27, 2014<p>It’s been three months since CNN launched its nonstop news coverage and video clips on Flipboard, along with …

Kale and wild rice salad with raisins and walnuts

I knew dried fruit had an image problem, but I had no idea how bad it had gotten.<p>Sure, I can kind of understand how prunes, er, "dried plums," might have an issue — let's face it, any time your marketing solution involves changing your product's name entirely, well, things are tough.<p>But the other …

Napa Valley

April Bloomfield's English Porridge

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>This porridge is just right. Bloomfield calls for equal parts of two styles of oats, which means the steel-cut bits keep their pop, while the rolled oats melt around them—and getting them to the perfect texture only takes 20 minutes. Cooking with half organic milk, half water is enough …

Recipes

10 Green Smoothies That Actually Taste Good

Green juice always sounds good in theory — until you throw it out after three sips because it tastes like lawn. But green juice really can be good if you make it right. Try one of these ten recipes and you'll be downing one daily.<p><b>1. Debloating Smoothie</b><p>Perfect for the morning after a night out, this …

29 Recipes Your Grandma Would Love

These recipes are an ode to Nonna, Grammy, Abuela--whatever you call her<p><i>(Credit: Hirsheimer & Hamilton)</i><p><i>(Credit: Christina Holmes)</i><p><i>(Credit: Christopher Baker)</i><p><i>(Credit: Jonathon Kambouris)</i><p><i>(Credit: Matt Duckor)</i><p><i>(Credit: Danny kim)</i><p><i>(Credit: Peden + Munk)</i><p><i>(Credit: Romulo Yanes)</i><p><i>(Credit: Jonathan Lovekin)</i><p>Roast …