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Are you a good person? Morality experts say this is how to find out

At the end of each year, we take stock of who we are. We think about our diets and exercise routines. We wonder if we’re frugal enough, ambitious enough, whether we've read enough books or spent enough of our time wisely. We question if we’re in the right job or the right relationship. We try to …

7 Ways Exceptionally Positive People Train Their Minds Every Day

Are you tapping into the power of positive thinking?<p>Starting and growing a business is one of the hardest things you'll ever do. The road to startup success is full of mental and emotional demands, but the best founders can navigate a path in the face of uncertainty.<p>Trust is the pillar of the …

There are recipes that happen because one has a grand vision, and then there are those that happen because one is hungry, but lazy. This is one of the latter. RECIPE: Rosemary & Lemon Chicken Minestrone http://thekitc.hn/1lfc7oZ

VIDEO: The Easiest, Cheesiest Pasta

Really great pasta doesn't need a lot of adornment. Take the classic dish cacio e pepe -- it literally translates to cheese and pepper.<p><b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Really great pasta doesn't need a lot of adornment. Take the classic dish cacio e pepe -- it …

Quick Recipes

25 Sweet Potato Recipes That Go Beyond Mini-Marshmallows

The sweet potato is so much more than just a vehicle for mini-marshmallows in these recipes.<p><b>It's the perennial debate: Do your sweet potatoes need marshmallows or not?</b> Strong arguments have been advanced on both sides, but if you're looking to experiment, these sweet roots can be much more than …

Researchers Study Chicken Nuggets, Find Mostly Nerves, Bone, Fat

A new study found that chicken nuggets mostly contain bone, organ parts, blood vessels, and nerves, containing 50 percent or less muscle tissue, the …

9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Take veggies, add cheese and your favorite starch (pasta, polenta, rice), and you're in one-dish dinner heaven.<p>Another Reason to Love the Tiny Little …

Vegetables

Our Founding Fathers included Islam

Thomas Jefferson didn’t just own a Quran — he engaged with Islam and fought to ensure the rights of Muslims<p>Denise Spellberg<p>October 5, 2013 6:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an”<p><i>[He] sais “neither Pagan nor Mahamedan [Muslim] nor Jew ought to be excluded from the civil rights of the</i> …

Easy Brownie-Ice Cream Cake Anyone Can Make

Everything in life should include a layer of brownie pieces.<p>The first thing you might be tempted to buy to save time are the ice creams, but that Ghirardelli brownie mix is pretty darn good, so don't discount it. If you only make one thing from scratch, let it be the chocolate sauce — this Magic …

Dessert

How to Make a Frittata

There's no easier meal than a frittata -- for breakfast, brunch, or dinner.<p>There's no easier meal than a frittata -- for breakfast, brunch, or dinner. Basically an open-faced omelet, it can include just 1 or 2 extra ingredients, or it can be a veritable cornucopia. The only required ingredients are …

Recipes

Toffee Recipes (PHOTOS)

This crunchy confection is getting a long overdue update.<p>For some of us, toffee's fame comes from chocolate-covered Heath Bars. For others, its sticky toffee pudding that has put this crunchy confection on the map. But for us, it's about toffee itself -- just as it is -- which is why we've found …

How To Make Boiled Potatoes That Are Better Than French Fries

It sounds inconceivable. It's not.<p>Food52 is a community for people who love food and cooking. Follow them at Food52.com and on Twitter @Food52 And check out their new shop, Provisions, to get $10 off!

Recipes

How to answer those bizarre job interview questions

<b>A colleague of mine once went for a job as a trader at an investment bank in the City.</b><p>During the interview he was asked, "How many one pence coins could you fit into this room?"<p>He immediately started doing some calculations, and after a minute or so, announced his "best guess" on the answer.<p>He did …

How to Grill Any Steak in 5 Steps

How to grill any steak like a pro.<p><i>At Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Food52'er pierino shows us how to grill any steak like a pro.</i><p>Some of the best …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Video: How To Cook Steak In A Cooler With The Food Lab

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>There are countless good ways to cook a steak. So long as you start with good, high quality meat, season it properly, don't overcook it, and get a good sear on it, you can't really go wrong. But if your …

Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …