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How to Take Revenge on Those Shady Robocallers That Use Your Area Code

I decided to write this column at 5:43 a.m. one recent morning. That’s when my cellphone rang with the first in a series of three robocalls that I …

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

Strawberry Cheesecake Macarons Recipe by Tasty

• 3 egg whites, room temperature<br>• ¼ cup (50 g) sugar<br>• 1 ¾ cups (280 g) powdered sugar<br>• 1 cup (100 g) superfine almond flour<br>• 3 drops red food coloring

Dessert

50 Of The Best Healthy Dessert Recipes Of All Time

There’s no getting around it, sooner or later the craving for something sweet is going to hit. And when it does, be ready with the best healthy dessert recipes out there. Sure, a little indulgence here and there doesn’t hurt, but eating these healthy desserts will not only satisfy your sweet tooth, …

Healthy Eating

Our Skillet Slutty Brownie Satisfies Your Whole Squad

You need to see inside.<p>GET THE RECIPE HERE.<p>The Slutty Brownie is a dessert trend that just hasn't died. It's kind of amazing, actually: Since The …

Orange Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing

Baking these rolls in a tightly covered Dutch oven ensures they will be wonderfully soft on the inside and golden on the outside. For a flavorful crunch, add 1/2 cup (2 1/2 oz./75 g) chopped pecans with the orange zest. <b>Orange Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing</b> <b>Ingredients</b> • 1/2 cup (4 fl. oz./125 …

Baking

Recipe: Fallen chocolate cake

Preheat oven to 350 F.<p>Melt butter and chocolate together on low heat in a small heavy pot. Scrape mixture into a large bowl. Stir in egg yolks, sugar, salt and vanilla.<p>Beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Stir quarter of egg whites into chocolate mixture then fold in remaining egg whites. Gently …

Dessert

17 Hash Brown Recipes, 'Cause They're The Greatest Breakfast Carb

Toast who?

The Essential Guide to Indian Condiments

How well do you know your achaars from your kachumbers?<p>At my parents’ house in Texas, there are two fridges: One for all the regular food, and one whose exclusive purpose is for the storage of dozens of old jam and marinara jars filled with homemade chutneys and achaars (pickles). This deep love …

In the 'Jack Reacher: Never Go Back' Trailer Tom Cruise Returns

Cruise beats up some guys and also he might have ESP?<p>Despite the explicit warning right in the title <i>Jack Reacher: Never Go Back</i>, Tom Cruise returns to the titular part in the newest trailer for the action franchise — and that might not be such a bad thing.<p>In the video Cruise does his Cruise thing …

Film Industry

Life Reflections And A Delicious Paleo Recipe... Simple Pleasures!

Life is beautiful, guys.<p>Life truly is beautiful.<p>As I woke up to the news that Britain has left the EU, I have to admit as one who hardly follows the news (I find it all to be way too depressing and heartbreaking for my liking. I'd rather watch SpongeBob SquarePants, Broad City or even The Real …

Dessert

How to Cut Hundreds Of Empty Calories a Day So You Can Lose Weight | Men's Health

15 Ways to Cut Hundreds Of (Empty) Calories a Day<p>Because when you’re trying to get lean, every calorie counts<p>Shutterstock<p>Five hundred calories from Little Debbie Swiss Rolls affect your body much differently than the same number in the form of roasted chicken with a side of kale.<p>In fact, when …

The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

Robin Williams

Comic-Con trailer rundown: from comedy Batfleck to Guy Ritchie's streetfighting King Arthur

San Diego’s annual Comic-Con event has become the prime venue for Hollywood to show off its upcoming movies to tens of thousands of adoring fans. Here are the pick of this year’s specially prepared trailers, for those who couldn’t make it to southern California.<p>Justice League<p>Zack Snyder has a …

Comic Books

Watch every single Comic-Con trailer that you missed

The annual Comic-Con tidal wave has subsided, and it's left in its wake the devastation of countless missed sneak peeks at your favorite works of …

The LEGO BATMAN Movie Trailer Is Utter Perfection

The best part of <i>The LEGO Movie</i> was, obviously, Batman. Will Arnett gave us the version of the Dark Knight we never knew we needed, but oh man did we …

Lego

Clean Eating Chocolate Dirt Pudding Cups

<i>These secretly healthy chocolate dirt pudding cups will take you straight back to childhood!</i>If you grew up in the 90s, you probably recognized this …

Dessert

9 Clips From SUICIDE SQUAD Feature All Kinds of Crazy Footage Like Batman Chasing The Joker

The Marvel movies pay incredible attention to the physics of Captain America's shield

Captain America never goes into battle without his shield. He'll throw, hurl, and pitch it against formidable enemies, but somehow the shield seems to always returns to the hero's side. Is it just Marvel magic, or is it clever physics?<p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Twitter

Physics

How to Make Real-Deal Cuban Sandwiches

When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. When Past You gives Present You leftover Cuban roast pork, first you drink a toast to Past You for the generosity and forethought (a mojito is both thematically and gustatorily appropriate), then you pay it forward by making a Cubano sandwich for …

An Illustrated Guide to Charcoal Grilling

Welcome to Grilling 101: Here's how to make the most of a charcoal chimney's worth of fuel, from blazing flames to the last dying ember.<p>There's something so satisfying about cooking an outdoor feast on a charcoal grill. But knowing what to grill—and when to grill it—can be a little intimidating, …

BBQ

Building Houston’s Perfect Cheeseburger

<b>The Texan Burger Palate</b> <br>There’s another reason ketchup isn’t a popular condiment in Houston. It doesn’t fit in with the notion of what constitutes a …

18 Lettuce-Free Salads for Your Next Summer BBQ

Come summer, everyone is all about salads. Maybe it’s because your new fringe swimsuit sits looming in your closet, or simply that the dish is cold and refreshing in the sweltering heat. But who ever said a salad has to be full of greens? It could be as simple as a refreshing fruit salad or as …

Healthy Eating

‘Smoke is the soul of barbecue’: Master griller Steven Raichlen on the global appeal of smoked food

The appeal of smoked food is universal and elemental. It spans the globe, from barbecued pork in the American South and smoked fish in Scandinavia to …

19 Finger Foods for Every Summer BBQ

Eating with utensils is SO winter 2015. Once summer rolls around, it’s all about BBQs, and that means eating with your hands. Whether it’s blueberry cheesecake dip that you scoop up with a graham cracker or a parfait popsicle that lives on a stick, you can pretty much guarantee that you’ll be …

Cooking
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22 Lush Salads of All Sorts to Make Now (and All Summer Long)

You know what says <i>summer</i> to us? Ice cream (duh). Fried chicken. Peaches so drippy you have to eat them over the sink. Reaching for basil every opportunity we get. But mostly, with so much lushness at the markets (buttery, enormous heads of greens; melons; tomatoes so perfect they practically come …

Try Joy Bauer's tips to lighten up brunch and her healthier eggs benedict

A weekend just isn’t complete without a lazy Sunday brunch, preferably consumed outside with the sun shining brightly. Sure, you could trick yourself into believing it’s two meals—breakfast and lunch—for the price of one, but think that way and you may end up consuming more than a day’s worth of …

Breakfast

Your Guide to Storing Fresh Herbs in the Fridge

I find that I am a better cook when my kitchen is stocked with fresh herbs. There's just something about them that always gives me a little more …

Herbs