Melissa Versace Chikov

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5 Morning Motivational Hacks You Absolutely Have to Try

If you struggle to wake up in the morning, we have news for you: you’re not alone.<p>Millions of people every day wrestle with the prospect of getting …

Productivity

You Can't Always Trust Your Own Thoughts, And This Terrifying Chart Shows Why

Here’s the newest guide for learning about cognitive biases and debugging your brain.<p>The human brain has been sculpted over the course of millions of years of evolution, so you’d think it’s been debugged pretty well.<p>But it’s still left with so many mental glitches.<p>Just take a look at this …

5 Motivational TED Talks That Can Make 2016 Your Best Year Ever

These 5 inspirational videos can help you make this the best year of your life.<p>TED talks can inspire you to do your best work, reach for the stars, or even try a new way of tying your shoes. With the 2016 TED Conference wrapped up last month, the folks at TED have gone to work putting some of the …

Shonda Rhimes

16 Workouts You Can Easily Do At Home

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10 Lifestyle Habits That Shrink Your Brain

No Breakfast:<p>Eating breakfast has a significant effect on the brain. The food that we consume tends to influence the release of certain chemicals, …

7 Habits That Can Destroy A Loving Relationship

There are many habits that can ruin a couple’s loving relationship, doesn’t matter if you are single or married.<p>These bad habits include physical and …

Feeling Stuck in Life? 10 Powerful Ways to Free Yourself

Are you feeling stuck in life? Many people do. Sometimes it feels as if we simply cannot move on with our life. As if there was something that kept …

Motivation

22 Supermarket Items You Should Leave on the Shelf (and What to Get Instead)

The best life advice I've ever gotten was from my high school physics teacher. His philosophy? It's <i>okay</i> to be lazy. Good, in fact. You should <i>want</i> to do things the easiest way possible, as that's what's going to drive you toward finding ever-more efficient ways to do them. Of course, the unspoken …

These Stunning Vintage Photos of Betty White Will Blow You Away

Believe it or not, Betty White turns 94 years old today. (Happy birthday, Betty!) There are so many reasons to love this Golden Girl—and now we're adding these stunning vintage photos we dug up to the list. Take a look at this mega-babe in her younger years:<p><b>It's clear she loves animals (and posing</b> …

The 7 flavor categories of beer: What they are, how to pair them

<i>If you've been confusing your pilsners with your IPAs and imperial stouts, you need to consult this thorough chart from Greg Engert. His profiling</i> …

How to Make Quick and Easy Thai-Style Beef With Basil and Chilies

<i>Phat ka-phrao</i> is a ubiquitous street dish in Thailand, where cooks wielding woks will rapidly stir-fry sliced or minced meat flavored with garlic, shallots, fish sauce, and fiery Thai bird chilies, finish it off with a big handful of holy basil, and serve it with rice and perhaps a fried egg on …

Walnut Parmesan

Many folks tell me that when adopting a plant-based lifestyle, their Achilles’ heel is Parmesan cheese. Nutty, salty, and with a subtle umami flavor, …

Recipes

Everything You Need for the 2016 Food Lover's Cleanse

We've put together a shopping list, printable recipes, and everything else you'll need for our 6th annual Food Lover's Cleanse.<p>We are so excited to be launching the Sixth Annual Food Lover’s Cleanse on January 2. This year, we're bringing you a handful of all-new recipes, as well as some of our …

Nutrition

The Best Cheap Booze for Classic Holiday Cocktails

While December calls for splurging on a few pricey wines and liquors to be sipped and savored from your finest glassware, it's also a time when you should feel no shame in paying a little less for your booze. That's because large-batch cold-weather beverages get most of their rich flavor from their …

23 Cocktails To Get You Through Thanksgiving

Pumpkin. Pie. Shooters.

24 Gadgets That Will Make Your Morning Coffee Taste Better

Even the most avid of coffee geeks get stuck in a rut. My old glass-walled French press and a grinder I picked up at the hardware store make coffee that is good <i>enough</i>, sure, but at this point I use them out of habit. A few years ago, I tried a real cold brewer from our Shop for the first time and …

Coffee

Meet the Drink Ready to Dethrone Almond Milk

It's the cashmere sweater of winter drinks.<p>While you're busy watching your barista craft squiggly latte art designs with watery almond milk or <i>so</i>-five-years-ago soy milk, Stockholm locals are sipping on drinks topped off with oat milk. Wait, what is oat milk? It's what happens when you soak steel …

Breakfast

The Ultimate Guide to Roasting Your Vegetables

Your oven is about to do a happy dance...if that were possible.<p>Everyone—even if you don't cook very often—needs to master roasted vegetables. And, to be honest, there's not even that much to master: just some chopping, seasoning, and adding a bit of fat. For firm but tender veg with a nicely …

How-To's

Joanne Chang's Hot and Sour Soup Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Restaurants and recipes for hot & sour soup invariably use cornstarch as a …

Soup