Amanda Look

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One Of These 31 Movies Will Be Summer's Biggest Blockbuster

Summer movie season seems to stretch wider and wider as blockbusters' budgets swell. Just look at this month's "Furious 7," the latest behemoth in a franchise whose first three installments opened in June. That movie is cruising around with summer-style box-office figures, marking the first in a …

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50 Clever New Uses for Old Things in Your Kitchen<p>Homemade Dessert Pan Clock diy crafts craft ideas diy crafts do it yourself diy projects crafty do …

30 Zucchini Recipes for Using Up All Your Darn Zucchini

These zucchini recipes will help you make the most of one of summer's most abundant veggies.<p><b>The first sight of zucchini in your garden is a beautiful thing.</b> But then: It just keeps growing. Soon, half your fridge is taken up by zucchini. What can you do? Make these recipes, of course.

25 Passover Mains With No Meat

"Yes, Bubbe, chicken counts as meat."

23 Food Things Only People Who've Lived In Austin Would Understand

Few things can warm an Austinite's heart like the smell of smoked meat or the sound of a can of beer opening on the Greenbelt. Or that first bite of a vegan muffin straight out of the oven -- hey, we're a well-rounded bunch.<p>Out-of-towners may think South by Southwest is Austin's main attraction, …

9 Facts About Factory Farming That Will Break Your Heart (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

On the surface, a package of small-farm, grass-fed beef may look entirely identical to a packet of generically-raised beef. Both are wrapped with cellophane and snugly stacked in the open meat fridge, labeled with the price, cut and weight of the meat. But these packages likely have drastically …

23 Green Recipes for Earth Day

For Earth Day, we've rounded up 23 of our favorite recipes that are vividly, verdantly green.<p>It's Earth Day! In honor of Mother Nature, here are 23 recipes that are vividly, verdantly green.

Peanut Butter and Jelly are Definitely Not Just for Kids

The classic kids' combo gets a sweet-and-salty reinvention in peanut butter and jelly blondies.<p>Good things come in pairs, and of the great duos of history—Abbott and Costello, Bert and Ernie, Antony and Cleopatra—none holds a special place in so many hearts like peanut butter and jelly. We hail the …

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With a chewy texture and nutty flavor, barley is a delicious whole grain that can be used in a number of ways, way beyond the classic Beef and Barley Soup. Here's how to cook tender, chewy barley: http://thekitc.hn/1nalOSq

Sweet Tooth Gone Bad: Why 22 Teaspoons Of Sugar Per Day Is Risky

We've written lots lately about the potentially addictive qualities of sugar and the public policy efforts to limit consumption.<p>Now comes a new study, published in <i>JAMA Internal Medicine,</i> which finds that Americans who consumed the most sugar — about a quarter of their daily calories — were twice as …

Show your cast iron skillet some love by cleaning it properly. Here's how: http://thekitc.hn/1nNXVTI

How American Food Companies Go GMO-Free In A GMO World

Quite possibly, you've noticed some new food labels out there, like "Not made with genetically modified ingredients" or "GMO-free." You might have seen them on boxes of Cheerios, or on chicken meat. If you've shopped at Whole Foods, that retailer says it now sells more than 3,000 products that have …

Global cancer surge fuelled by alcohol, smoking and obesity predicted by WHO

A global drive to tackle the causes of cancer linked to lifestyle, such as alcohol abuse, sugar consumption and obesity, has been urged on Monday by the World Health Organisation as it predicted the number of new cases could soar 70% to nearly 25 million a year over the next 20 years.<p>Half of these …

10 Tasty Ingredients to Combat Bloating

Start eating these 10 tasty ingredients, and you'll be fitting in your skinny jeans in no time<p>The last eight weeks were pretty great, eh? From Thanksgiving to Christmas to Hanukkah to New Year’s Eve, it seemed like the feasting would never end, right? Well, now it has. The holiday parties and …

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America's Best Chicken Wings

<b>Coast to coast, deep-fryer to roast, these are the tastiest chicken wings in America, straight from the menus of some of the country's hottest kitchens</b><p>"You know it's right when customers' lips are bright red, as if they're wearing lipstick," says chef Neal Swidler of his Korean Fried Chicken with …

50 States, 50 Beers We Love *plus a beer we love in Washington, DC

Alabama<p>IPA<p>Good People Brewing's IPA is rich and malty, with a bitter cut of hops. (They use the whole shebang: Columbus, Willamette, Cascade, Simcoe, and Citra.) It's a rich, caramelly beer with an earthy core that finishes dry. Somewhere between a marzen style and IPA, this is the kind of beer …

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30 Ways to Eat All of the Quinoa!

Yes, it is entirely acceptable to eat quinoa for every meal—these recipes are proof (there are cookies).<p>This little seed is super versatile. Simmer it with coconut milk for breakfast or pack it into a veggie burger for dinner—with this collection of recipes, it's impossible to get bored of quinoa.

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After These 39 Chicken Thighs Recipes, You Can't Turn Back

Using chicken thighs, the most flavorful parts of the chicken, these recipes will have you cooking soups and skewers to tacos and paella.<p><b>We'll admit it: Chicken thighs trump chicken breasts any day of the week</b>. Not only are they more succulent than white meat, chicken thighs even stand up to …

Supersized natural wonders of US National Parks

Superlative natural wonders appear wherever you turn in the USA's national parks. Whether you're working on your bucket list - 'Climb North America's highest mountain!' - or just wanting to hug the world's largest living tree, you can explore nature's extreme outer limits at these record-setting US …

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Ricotta Pumpkin Soup Recipe by Kathy Bechtel

<b>This smooth and creamy pumpkin soup would make a great first course for your Thanksgiving feast.</b><br>By Kathy Bechtel<p>Ricotta Pumpkin Soup<p>Print<p>Prep Time<p>10 …

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5 Tips for Going Paleo

Everything you need to know about eating like a cavewoman<p>One of the hottest diets right now is also kind of a throwback: The Paleo diet is based on eating only what our ancestors chowed down on 10,000 years ago. Instead of limiting calories and fat, the Paleo diet focuses on eating from select food …

Split Pea Soup With Ham From 'Lighten Up, America!'

Split pea soup was a favorite of mine as a kid (did that make me a weird kid?). I was just as happy eating it from a can as I was from a big, lovingly attended pot. But I rarely make it these days; in fact, I had forgotten about the soup until opening up <b>Allison Fishman Task</b>'s new cookbook, <i>Lighten</i> …

6 Top Fitness & Wellness Resorts for 2014

Kick off your new year’s resolution-primed vacation by booking a trip to a close-to-home resort where health and fitness get top billing. Several …

The 18 Best Vegetarian Recipes of 2013

Who would have thought that 2013 would be the year of the vegetarian recipe? Taking a look back at the recipes we've tested and tasted over the last year, I was amazed at not only the volume of vegetarian content we produce, but at its popularity with you, the Serious Eats community. Here are 18 of …

The 12 Best Easy Recipes of 2013

From a 15-minute broiled black cod recipe that will blow your guests' minds, to a comforting bowl of green chicken chile macaroni and cheese, to a revolutionary no-stretch pan pizza recipe that'll change the way you make your pies, these are 12 of our favorite, best, and most popular recipes easy …

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23 Delicious Dips For A Veggie Platter

Because store-bought hummus is for alone time, not your holiday party.