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Food Hack: Marinating Your Veggies Makes Them SO Much Tastier

Marinated vegetables are the way to the heart of even the staunchest carnivores. The first time my mom served them to my brother-in-law and husband, they couldn’t believe that they were piling second helpings onto their plate, especially when there were still burgers on the grill. It’s a versatile …

19 Sweet Potato Recipes to Keep in Your Back Pocket

Sweet potatoes: they're the tubers (well, really the morning glory) that never fail you. They go to bat in recipes both savory and sweet, transitioning seamlessly from airy soufflés to stick-to-your-rib chilis to toasty waffles (seriously, give them a go). Hearty, versatile, healthy-ish, and a …

Sweet Potatoes

20 Make-Ahead Family Recipes

Feeling the dinner crunch? Turn to these make-ahead and freezer-friendly recipes to get a delicious meal on the table in no time.<p>Lemony Chicken …

Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?

In this extract from his new book, Johann Hari, who took antidepressants for 13 years, calls for a new approach<p>• Johann Hari Q&A: ‘I was afraid to dismantle the story about depression and anxiety’<p>In the 1970s, a truth was accidentally discovered about depression – one that was quickly swept aside, …

Mental Health

8 Slow Cooker Meals You Should Make In 2018 For Weight Loss

Start off the new year right — with healthy recipes that will help you lose weight and won't require that you slave over a stove or stand by an oven …

Healthy Crock Pot Recipes

Crock-Pots bring to mind rich, comforting dishes like creamy casseroles and hearty meat stews. But this method of cooking—in which ingredients are …

Daniel's Favorite Recipes of 2017

It's always fun to look back over the past year and be reminded of everything we worked on (read: pigged out on). Choosing favorites is never easy, but these are some of the ones that struck me as the most memorable, interesting, and/or delicious. Well, always delicious.<p>Sous Vide Duck Confit<p>Duck …

The Slow Cooker Recipes Our Readers Saved Most in 2017

For years I've been wishing for the ability to save recipes on Kitchn (perhaps you have too), and this year it finally happened. Like many readers, …

Cooking

The Ingenious Technique That Makes Vanilla Extract in 1 Hour

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>Here's something that's going to change your home cooking life: You can make better vanilla extract at home in about an …

Instant Pot

Cinnamon Roll Swirl Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>In a large bowl, mix all the ingredients together except for the butter.<p>Step 2<p>once mixed ...slowly pour in the butter.<p>Step 3<p>Pour …

Healthy Asian Recipes

These terrific recipes include steamed buns with bok choy and vegetable summer rolls with chile-lime dipping sauce.

Christmas Morning Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together first 2 ingredients and 1 tsp. granulated sugar in a glass measuring cup; let stand 5 minutes.<p>Step 2<p>Beat 1/2 cup …

17 Rotisserie Chicken Recipes That Make for Fast and Easy Meals

There’s something special about rotisserie chicken. Perhaps it’s the fact that it’s always perfectly moist. Or perhaps it’s the fact that obtaining …

10 Common Baking Substitutes Everyone Should Know

Missing an ingredient? No problem.<p>November 21, 2017<p>As we all know, baking is a science. However, there are many different ways that you can go about …

Moroccan Cooking 101

Moroccan m’qualli-style dishes that are served with sweet toppings or stewed fruits are prepared according to a precise codification. This …

Food

36 Dump-And-Cook Crockpot Recipes You Need To Try

Make chicken tetrazzini the easy way with this breezy recipe. The only thing you have to do when you get home at the end of the day is add cream …

17 Salads That Will *Actually* Keep You Full

Romaine, kale, cabbage, or spinach—I love a big bowl of salad. Specifically, I love the contrasting textures and ingredients a truly good salad contains; from crunchy romaine and buttery avocado to chewy dried cranberries, variety makes each bite new and exciting. One thing I’m not a fan of? How …

Healthy Eating

Best Ever Cocoa Brownies

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Position a rack in the lower third of the oven and preheat the oven to 325°F. Line the bottom and sides of an 8x8-inch square baking pan …

Our Favorite Fall Desserts

Fall dessert recipes are one of our favorite things about the season, right up there with crisp evenings and brilliant foliage. We anxiously await …

5 Mexican Crockpot Recipes That Are Half the Work With Twice the Flavor

When preparing meals for the week ahead, it can be easy to get into a recipe rut. We all have our fallbacks, and when energy is low and time is …

9 Best Teas To Boost Your Immunity And Help You Relax This Fall

Teas are more powerful than you may think.<p>Well, it’s happening. The leaves are falling and if you listen closely, sweaters sing gleefully from the …

7 Smart Slow-Cooker Tricks That Make Everything Taste Better

One of my daughter’s first words was “cooker.” She soon graduated to “Dat your cooker, Mommy?” This was just the natural consequence of a toddlerhood …

The Best Way to Make Slow Cooker General Tso's Chicken

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>The craving: General Tso's chicken from your favorite Chinese takeout spot. The problem: You've got different diners …

Food & Dining

Wicked good Boston cream pie with America's Test Kitchen

Our friends at America's Test Kitchen call the Boston area home. Assuming they would know a thing or two about it, we wanted to get their thoughts on …

Baking

A Cake You Can Take With You Anywhere

Over the years, and almost without meaning to, I have become an obsessive collector — not of objects but of recipes. I have accumulated boxes’ and files’ worth. I search for them casually in print and online, and relentlessly, determinedly and often shamelessly when I’m out, whether close to home …

Dessert

11 Ways to Use Your Apple-Picking Bounty

It's apple season, and that means one thing: trips to the orchard for picking apples. But once you get them home, what do you do with all of them? We …

The troubling case of the young Japanese reporter who worked herself to death

A young journalist's grueling work schedule — including a single month with 159 hours of overtime and just two days off ­— triggered the heart failure that killed her at age 31, Japanese labor regulators ruled.<p>Authorities officially attributed Miwa Sado's death to “karoshi” — the Japanese word for …

Japan