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Chicken Thighs

Star chef Paul Kahan is a big fan of chicken thighs because they have so much flavor and are so inexpensive—the best of both worlds.


Nobody Uses Steak Sauce Anymore, Here's Why

By: Dan Gentile


Although it used to be a staple of any steakhouse table, these days steak sauce is like a condiment hybrid between a T-Rex and the type of bull that hangs out in China shops. It's nearly extinct, but when it does make an appearance, it destroys everything in its path.

At …


5 Tex-Mex Snacks That Are Super Bowl Party Must Haves


The Monday after your Super Bowl party, will your friends be talking about who won the game? Possibly. That "controversial" commercial? Most likely. And how about the chorizo-studded queso they inhaled by the chipful? Definitely. This addictive Tex-Mex staple, from chef Josef Centeno of …


5 Easy Post-Holiday Cleansing Recipes

Hopefully by now we've mostly disconnected from the holiday glut. It was fun while it lasted (who doesn't love washing brownies down with egg-nog), but snapping out of it is sometimes easier said than done. Mid-January is also the time that those resolutions to eat healthy in the new year get a …


Why You Should Be Microwaving Lemons

If you're anything like us, it takes you about four lemons just to get the stupid half cup of juice your marinade calls for. Here's an easier way to get more from less.

What you need: A microwave

What you do: Pop a lemon in for 15 to 20 seconds, then remove it and let it cool for about a minute …


Beat The Winter Chill: 7 Comforting Soups And Stews

Little is more comforting on a cold winter day than a big bowl of hot soup or stew. From Pasta e Fagioli to Beef Bourgignon, these recipes will warm you and make you happy.

1. Pasta e Fagioli

Pasta e fagioli -- literally "pasta and beans" -- is a hearty and heartwarming Italian soup, perfect for a …


Comfort Food Lightened Up: 6 Heathy and Delicious Recipes

Imagine: comfort food without the guilt! From meatloaf to mashed potatoes, these recipes have been lightened up, but will still make you feel warm and satisfied.

1. Turkey Meatloaf

Meatloaf is the epitome of comfort food. This BBQ turkey version is hearty, flavorful and -- bonus -- low in fat. GET THE


5 Ways to Eat Healthy-ish All Year Long

Treat Meat Like a Condiment

If a little bit of braised pork belly is going to get you excited about digging into a bowl of beans and greens, so be it. There’s nothing wrong with that, says Dickerman.

Get our Healthy-ish issue on stands now, and find Sara’s book on Amazon. And if your body needs a

Pork Belly

5 Ways to Eat Pizza Without Eating Pizza

This week, mathematicians developed new, innovative ways to slice a pizza into crazy, curvy, swirling shapes. We’re impressed. But we have a few tricks up our sleeves, too. Here, five ways to eat pizza without actually eating pizza. Your move, geometry.

1. Chicken Pizza Enchiladas

These are the best …


Why founding a startup in your 40s beats doing it earlier

If someone says ‘startup founder’ to you, chances are that you’ll immediately think of a 21-year-old kid straight out of college, looking to change the world with a photo-sharing app.

While that stereotype is a stereotype for a reason (there are lots of people who fit that mold), there are plenty of …

14 Meals You Can Make with a Rotisserie Chicken

Some nights there just isn't time to roast a whole bird in your oven. What to do? Head to the market and pick up a rotisserie chicken. It's cheap, it's delicious and you can whip it up into just about anything. Here, 14 of our favorite recipes.

Avocado Chicken Salad. Get the recipe.



The Chart Every Meat Eater Needs To See

Because it's time to know your cuts of beef.

Avid meat eaters are generally pretty knowledgable about beef cuts. They know the difference between a chuck roast and a shoulder steak, and how differently each needs to be cooked. But not many occasional meat consumers know that kind of information, and …


9 Healthy Salads to Make For Lunch This Week

New year, new me! Am I right? If you've made healthy eating habits a part of your New Year's Resolution then you came to the right place. I've gathered nine of my favorite salad recipes that will make maintaining your goal so much easier!

1. Greek Taco Salad

2. Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

3. To-Go Salad


These DIY Birthday Candles Are A Total Piece Of Cake

So easy.

Who knew making adorable customized birthday candles could be so easy and so cheap?

In the video above, Martha Stewart's DIY style host Erin Furey shows that all you need is a sheet of beeswax, a hair dryer, cookie cutters, candle wick, toothpicks and glitter to take your cake over the …


This Caffeinated Coffee Flour Will Put Some Buzz In Your Baked Goods

Donuts may soon come with a kick AND antioxidants. 🍩 ☕️

Skip that second espresso shot, and grab a caffeinated muffin instead?! This may be an option when a newly-patented coffee flour hits the market.

Created by Daniel Perlman, a nutritionist and a biophysicist at Brandeis University, coffee flour …


The No-Fail Formula For A Healthy, Perfect Stir-Fry

Start the new year off right!

Since long before the power bowl, stir-fries have starred on dietitians’ lists as one-dish meals packed with veggies, protein and healthy oils -- all the makings of a well-rounded and satisfying dinner or hearty lunch.

And making the perfect stir-fry is stupid easy, …


15 Killer Cornbread Recipes For The Non-Basics Out There

We're so corny.

Do you love cornbread? We do, and while we can't resist a classic slice of the Southern wonder, it's fun to transform the simple recipe into something truly special.

For example, who knew that figs were the trick to the perfect bake? Or, when you want the comfort of a good cornbread, …


8 Figure-Friendly Snacks for 2016

The dreaded New Year's Resolution is upon us. But fear not! These delicious, guilt-free snacks will help you reach your goal in no time.

1. Maple Sesame Kale Chips

AKA "kale crack" because they're so addictive, these crispy chips are made from one of the healthiest vegetables on the planet. They're …


The Healthy Recipes You Need To Get Back On Track

It's time to detox from all those holiday sweets.

The holidays are a great time to reunite with family and friends, unfortunately they're also overrun with sugary, rich foods. If you participated in the festivities like most of us have, chances are you're not feeling your best right now. (And, your …

Healthy Recipes

The 21 best wine bars in the country

Fifty years ago if you’d asked for a glass of Malbec, you'd probably be greeted with a long, awkward silence. Today, there are over 8,000 wineries in …

Is double-dipping a food safety problem or just a nasty habit?

This article was written by Paul Dawson from Clemson University and was originally published by The Conversation.

What do you do when you are left …

Trending: 'Food Heroes' in 2016

We talk a lot these days about what's trending in pop culture. Of course, health will always be trending. And, as we move into 2016, we are going to continue to focus on improving our diets, and to seek out nutritional wellness in almost everything we eat.

Okay, so we're not always totally …


Sweet Chili Almonds

Make A Champagne Tower And Be A NYE Hero


Nothing says 1980s glitz, glam and class like a Champagne tower. And while we might be ringing in the year 2016, we suggest bringing back this party trick because, well, it's awesome. Look:

If you think Champagne towers are best left in the hands of old-school, 4-star hotels, we assure you this …


This Map Shows The Most Popular Starbucks Holiday Drink By State

It may be made with pumpkin and spice and everything nice.

Starbucks has the power to divide an entire nation with its cups alone. Its holiday drinks are pretty powerful, too.

Fans mark the start of the holiday season by the release of its limited edition flavors each year and flock to stores in …


Church Attendance Surges, Food Trucks Decline, Says Foursquare

For the past year, the tastes of Americans have been changing. Trends in everything from food preferences to religious practice are in flux. And, as …


Why This Top Chef Meditates Every Morning

For entrepreneurs and busy professionals on the run, making the time to slow down can help set you up for success during each day. Eric Ripert, the award-winning executive chef and part owner of New York City's Le Bernardin, has a morning ritual that hits his sweet spot of work-family-self …

6 Telltale Signs It's Time to Become Your Own Boss

It’s hard not to be intrigued by entrepreneurs.

The men and women who say goodbye to the security of a paycheck for the path of small business ownership make up the backbone of the American economy. They control their own destinies, knowing whatever success they have is for their own benefit. They …

You _can_ thaw and refreeze meat: five food safety myths busted

So it turns out you can thaw out meat and refreeze it. Who knew? Osseous/Flickr, CC BY-SAThis time of year, most fridges are stocked up with food and …

Food Safety

11 Starters and Sweets for Your New Year's Bash

Now that Hanukkah and Christmas are over, it's time to focus on the next party! The great thing about entertaining on New Year's Eve is that your "meal" can be made up of fun finger foods.

1. Crispy Coconut Shrimp with Sweet Red Chili Sauce

Coconut Shrimp makes fabulous finger food for a party, …

New Year's Eve