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I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Country Lifestyle

A Spiced, Roasted Broccoli That Will Be Your New Favorite Side Dish

Serves 3-4 as a side dish<p>We all know that roasting your favorite vegetables helps boost flavor, but when you add the richness of The Spice Hunter Garam Marsala with garlic, chilies, and broccoli you’ll create an umami-laden side dish that’s meant to be savored. Finish off with a garnish of chopped …

Broccoli

12 Classic Slow Cooker Recipes Every Cook Should Know

My younger brother just bought a slow cooker and texted me late one night asking for advice on classic slow cooker recipes he should know. Of course …

Cooking

This Genius, Super-Flaky Pie Crust Changes Everything in Piedom

Whether you've made zero pies in your life or hundreds—or thousands!—this dough will change your life.<p>The recipe comes from Stella Parks, a.k.a. the baker, science whiz, and sugar historian behind BraveTart the blog (and the spectacularly genius baking cookbook that dropped yesterday). Her …

How And Why We Should Be Eating More Vegetables For Breakfast

We’re here with a friendly reminder: the average person is supposed to eat two and a half to three cups of vegetables a day, according to My Plate.<p>For some people, that’s an easy feat. For others, hitting that goal can be little trickier. Here’s the easiest way to reach that vegetable …

Healthy Eating

20 Traditional and Modern Indian Recipes to Make Instead of Takeout

Many of us resort to takeout Indian food, but making it at home can be more cost effective. From classic butter chicken to a modern take on biryani, these Indian sides, drinks, and main dishes can be whipped up easily and mastered sooner than you think.

The Only Cake Recipe You'll Need This Summer

My friend Jodi Rhoden started baking cakes out of her Barbie-pink house in Asheville, North Carolina in 2006. The venture became so popular, so fast, that she opened a bakery, and wrote a cookbook about Southern cake ladies, the home bakers everyone around town knows to call up for a birthday …

Making brown rice? Don't follow the instructions on the box

When I was a kid, brown rice felt like punishment. Like the ever-increasing amount of whole wheat flour that would appear in my mom’s pancakes and waffles, brown rice with dinner felt like we had done something really wrong.<p>My mom would always scorch it, informing us that, in other parts of the …

An introduction to Firebase - build powerful, cloud-enabled Android apps

Google I/O 2017 is rapidly approaching and taking a look at the scheduled sessions, it’s apparent that Firebase will be featuring heavily. This is something of a clue as to how Google views Firebase. In short: it’s kind of a big deal. And Google is right to want to promote the service. Firebase is …

Apps

How to Make Hard-Boiled Eggs You Can Actually Peel

By Chris Morocco, Amiel Stanek<p>Find yourself screaming in agony every time you have to peel an egg? Not anymore, friends.<p>Some say that a hard-boiled egg is neither hard nor boiled, but we disagree. You need to maintain a gentle boil to ensure that the water you’re cooking in is the proper …

Eggs

Almond Flour Pizza Crust Recipe

"Making gluten-free pizza at home has never been easier. With this recipe we blend together our signature almond and coconuts flours for a thin, …

Baking

Turns Out This Is the Best Way to Store an Avocado

There aren't many among us who can deny the charm and delightful, creamy allure of the avocado. It turns a so-so salad into a crazy-good one and …

Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

Now Playing<p>Chocolate-Vanilla Swirl Cake 00:59<p>This exquisite cake can be made with very little effort and a bundt pan.<p>Now Playing<p>8 Better Ways to …

Black Bean Burgers with Sweet Potato Recipe

"Kids love help making this by mashing the mixture and forming patties. Serve the burgers on buns with guacamole or condiments of your choosing. Can …

Burgers

Taste Beyond The Tongue

10 Homemade Energy Bars and Bites That Are Sugar Savvy

Inspired by the book Sugar Savvy, we challenged these food bloggers to create wholesome energy bars and low-sugar snacks.<p>Vegan bars from the blog …

Dessert

Even Your Pickiest Friends Will Love This Easy Dessert

It involves about 5 minutes of prep—and it's impossible to dislike.<p>There's approximately zero chance that I'll measure out flour and baking soda, turn on my oven, and bake. It's just not my thing. But when my coworkers started buzzing about the <i>Great British Baking Show</i> and judge Mary Berry's …

Dessert

How to use Chrome Remote Desktop to help friends and family with new devices

If you’re anything like me, you spend basically all of your time on “holiday” not with family enjoying a nice cup of cocoa, but rather fixing and setting up all their devices. This can be annoying itself, but when you go back home, it can be even more of a pain helping out remotely without being …

4 Ways to Become a Weather Forecaster From Your Backyard

Have you ever stared at your weather app in frustration because it’s showing current weather for somewhere dozens of miles from where you live? …

Weather

Baked Parmesan Encrusted Zucchini Sticks

My experience, after having cooked for my family, and after having worked in a kitchen, for years and years (decades really), is this: people love …

German Beer Bread With Rosemary Butter

This German Beer Bread is "knock-your-socks-off" delicious and is the perfect companion for almost any meal. Made with organic ingredients, this German Pilsner made by Pinkus, is cool light and crisp, the perfect base for this divine bread. Over the years I have found, the lighter the beer (in …

Baking

Eat Your Veggies: 9 Deliciously Different Recipes

Vegetables don't have to be boring or relegated to a side dish. From roasted broccoli with chipotle honey butter to balsamic glazed roasted beets, these recipes are so flavorful and satisfying, they could carry an entire meal.<p><b>1. Roasted Broccoli with Chipotle Honey Butter</b><p>In this recipe, broccoli …

Zucchini boats, slow-cooker chicken: Top 15 recipes of 2015

As the year comes to a close, we're looking back at the most popular TODAY Food recipes from 2015. These are the recipes that you clicked on and shared the most this year. We're shocked most by the fact that only one dessert makes the list. Clearly you guys have way more self-restraint than we</b> …

Cooking

Five Best To-Do List Managers

Finding the right tool to track your to-dos is highly personal, and one person's best is another's junk—but there are some that are better than …

Pineapple - Python Notebooks for Mac OS X

Experiment<p>The interactive notebook format lets you try out Python code, get instant feedback, then tweak your code as many times as you need. Mix …

Weeknight dinner solution: Top rice w/ a protein of your choice (like this seared chicken breast) and encircle with thinly sliced carrots, grilled eggplant, cucumber, kimchi, cilantro, thinly sliced chile peppers (pictured clockwise). Feel free to toss some sliced avocado, Sriracha, scallions, nori, a fried egg, or whatever the hell else you like on there too. #protein #chicken #notyourmommascasserole

Excellent Strategy Games to Teach Kids Logical Thinking

July 31, 2015<br>Strategy games are ideal for helping kids develop logico-mathematical skills that emphasize problem solving and strategic planning. …

If You Only Learn One Cake Recipe, Let it Be This One

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Can you count to 4? Great! You know a fantastic cake recipe.</i><p>My mother makes the best birthday cakes. …