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12 Tips for Developing Greater Psychological Health

In the 11th edition (2015) of Kaplan and Sadock’s text, <i>Synopsis of Psychiatry</i>, six qualities are considered “mature defenses,” or qualities of a …

This Cuban-Style Crispy Chicken Is So Easy You Don't Even Need a Recipe

A photo editor shares the super simple dish that quells her Cuban food cravings every time.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin.</i><p>When I moved away …


15 Quick Pickle Recipes To Get You Out of, Um, a Problem

Who you callin' tart?<p><b>Last-minute pickle cravings are real</b>, and to be caught with a pickle-less fridge is a fate worse than, well, not having eggs? For those times, we have these 15 funky-fresh recipes, ready in 30 minutes or fewer.


The Cheaper, Tastier Cuts of Meat Your Butcher Really Wants You to Order

Forget filet mignon and rib-eye—these cheap-and-tasty cuts are going to be the star of your next meal.<p>So you finally decide to visit that cool new butcher shop—the one that’s breaking down whole animals that sound like they had a better childhood than you did—but the meat case is full of a bunch of …


37 Curry Recipes For When Nothing Else Will Do

Curry lovers of the world, spice up your life (with these 37 recipes).<p>Curry lovers of the world, spice up your life (with these 37 recipes). It's what the Spice Girls (and Future You) would want.


Hallo, Berlin! Where to Find the City's Best Food and Drink Right Now

In Europe’s artiest city, dinner used to mean currywurst and a Pilsner. Now, new restaurants rival gallery openings, and local produce is high design. Make way for the New German Cuisine.<p>Of all the reasons to visit Berlin, food has never been one of them. Stunning art, a compelling history, wild …


48 Classic Italian Recipes That Make Us Want to Quit Our Jobs, Move to Tuscany, and Drink Chianti All Day

There's nothing quite like these classic Italian recipes, from Cacio e Pepe to Pasta a la Gricia, and hello, pesto.<p>Nobody does impeccable pasta dishes, quality meats, and seasonal, simple vegetables prepared well quite like the Italians. That's why we don't mess with these recipes—they're …


Inside Local Milk Blogger Beth Kirby's Insanely Beautiful Kitchen

When is a kitchen more than a place to cook? When it’s a digital photo studio, test kitchen, and office, too.<p>Beth Kirby’s home office is her kitchen. It’s where the stylist, photographer, and recipe developer creates the dramatically lit images of artfully assembled dishes that have made her a star …


58 Dishes to Bring to an Outdoor Party

Not all food is ready to withstand hungry hordes and sit outside in the hot, hot heat. That's why these 58 dishes exist.<p><b>When we're heading to picnics</b>, cooking out in the backyard, and gearing up for days at the beach, we want our food to be as ready for the summer sun as we are. But not all food …

Healthy Eating

5 Ways Even the Busiest Entrepreneurs Can Stay Fit |

Life as an entrepreneur is hectic. Sometimes, it may seem like you don't even have time to enjoy a meal or take a breath. It is important to keep yourself healthy and fit while maintaining your dream. Balancing life, fitness and work can be done with a little willpower on your end.<p><b>Create a</b> …


4 Fast and Fresh Recipes to Make This January

These 4 quick and easy recipes just made your resolution to cook more meals at home super doable.<p>No aspirational resolutions here: These spiced lamb chops, walnut-topped gratins, and herbed chickpeas are as irresistible as they are doable.<p>Perfect Peas<p>Crispy, salty, creamy, and full of protein …


49 Turmeric Recipes, the Wonder Spice Your Body Needs

Also known as the long lost Spice Girl.<p>Like ginger, turmeric, the unassuming root with color so vibrant you suddenly have an urge to hand-dye fabric, is said to be one of the world's healthiest foods—the bright orange-yellow equivalent of putting your insides through a car wash. An essential, …


55 Creative Rice Recipes For Our Favorite Pantry Staple

These 55 dinner recipes with rice are nutritious and easy to make.<p><b>When it comes to versatile, healthy ingredients</b>, rice tops our list. It's a people-pleasing pantry staple worth having around, whether you prefer the short-grain brown variety, black rice, or classic jasmine (we like to keep all …


A Guide to Easy Japanese Home-Cooking

These six classic Japanese recipes are full of flavor, light on ingredients, good for you, and surprisingly quick to make.<p>Leave the pristine sushi to the restaurants. Japanese home cooking is full of flavor, light on ingredients, good for you, and surprisingly quick to make. In other words, <b>the holy</b> …


The Atheist Movement Needs to Disown Richard Dawkins

Increasingly, Dawkins only makes headlines by provoking outrage over his handling of sexism, racism, and pedophilia, instead of his thoughts on biology. It's time for his followers to take away his megaphone and hand it to someone who's on message.<p><i>Image via Flickr user Marty Stone</i><p>Atheist author, …