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61 Easy Pasta Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Lose the jarred sauce—we're confident you won't need it with these easy pastas in your weeknight dinner arsenal.<p>When it comes to quick and easy weeknight pasta, you can lose those jars. And boxes. And packets of powder (ew). There’s no need for the pre-made stuff, because you can pack serious …

Cooking

Just Be Cool: 11 Iced Coffee Recipes to Make All Season Long

When it starts to warm up outside, these iced coffee recipes are all we want to drink.<p><b>It's finally time:</b> Picnics, outdoor movies, and beach trips are all within reach, and so should a tall glass of iced coffee. Hang onto your sunglasses: These recipes (some boozy!) will keep you buzzing straight …

Coffee

Brewmasters Turn To DNA Analysis To Make Better Beer

image via (cc) flickr user thomashawkWhen it comes to beer, I don’t have a particularly discerning palate. “Cold” and “not too much foam” are pretty …

Beer

The Most Honest 15 Minutes Of Obama’s Presidency

Addressing Baltimore’s systemic poverty and lack of opportunity, Obama suddenly was the president we’ve needed all along.<p>Suddenly, President Obama …

Justice

BA's Best Breakfast Sandwich

Makes 1 Servings<p>It’s amazing how malleable eggs are, and this method yields an especially fluffy result. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>May 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Unsalted butter<p>1 English muffin, split<p>1 BA Breakfast Sausage patty<p>2 slices American cheese<p>2 large eggs, …

Breakfast

We’re Not Ready for the Next Epidemic

I am in Vancouver this week attending the TED conference. I just gave a brief talk on a subject that I’ve been learning a lot about …

Kimchi Fritters with Soy Dipping Sauce

Makes 16 Servings<p>March 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon plus 3/4 cup thinly sliced scallions<p>2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon soy sauce<p>2 tablespoons distilled white vinegar<p>1/2 teaspoons gochugaru (Korean red pepper powder) or crushed red pepper flakes<p>4 ounces ground pork (about 1/3 cup)<p>2 teaspoons …

Soysauce

50 Cheesy Parmesan Recipes for Breakfast, Dinner, and Everything In-Between

We love Parmesan cheese on everything. Especially these recipes.<p><b>When it's nutty-salty-cheesy you're after</b>, only Parmesan will do. We'll eat just about anything with Parm, but these 50 recipes are particularly good.

Cooking

Indoor gardening guide: growing fruit, vegetables and herbs at home

There’s nothing tastier than homegrown food - from salad leaves to cocktail ingredients, oats to unusual herbs<p>You can grow food on your windowsill, particularly if it’s a sunny one. The best return is from micro leaves – nutritious baby leaves of salads and other vegetables. They often pack a punch …

Gardening

23 Adorable DIY Ways To Show Off Your Plants

Whether you have a sprawling backyard or a tiny windowsill, these garden projects will put a ~spring~ in your step.

5 No-Kill House Plants for Any Home

<i>Whether you can never remember to water your plants or you have a tendency to smother them with love, Tara Heibel from Sprout Home has the house plant you need to get your (indoor) garden growing.</i><p>A recurring request that we hear at Sprout Home is: "Can you give me a plant that I can’t kill?" While …

What Miles O'Brien teaches us about loss, and being found

<b>(CNN) —</b> In medicine, we like rules.<p>Digestible, consistent patterns can be easily recognized, analyzed and lead to a swift diagnosis.<p>An alcoholic with yellowish skin and eyes, spider veins on the legs, weakness and a protuberant belly. The pattern points to cirrhosis of the liver.<p>A woman who has no …

Medical School

Basic Pizza Dough

Giada De Laurentiis

Self-Directed Neuroplasticity: Consciously Changing Your Brain Function

Share<p>Pin<p>Reddit<p>Stumble<p>Email<p>Shares 323<p>Self-directed neuroplasticity is a concept derived from the researcher Dr. Jeffrey M. Schwartz in his book, <b>“The</b> …

Mindfulness

15 Foods You Should Never Eat. Ever.

Seriously, steer clear.<p>Hard-and-fast food rules royally suck. But some foods can seriously mess with your health.<p>"It doesn't mean you'll get sick, get cancer, or die if you eat a dangerous food once," says Nneka Leiba, deputy director of research at the Environmental Working Group (EWG), which …

Wedding Chicken

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 12 min<p>“When I was getting married, I couldn’t think of a caterer I wanted to use,” says chef Naomi Pomeroy, Expatriate, Portland, OR, “and I didn’t want to ask my staff.” Her solution? Cook for her guests herself. She went with super-simple chicken, powered …

Seafood

How to Take Charge of Your Sexual Stamina: 3 Secrets Every Evolved Male Lover Should Know

<b>Get more sexual stamina. Give more pleasure to your partner. Get rocked by earth-shattering orgasms. Experience profoundly deepened connection through sex.</b><p>Got your attention?<p>Cool. I'm not just using these words to fake you out. If any of the above sound like things you'd like to experience there's …

Top 10

16 Noodle Soup Recipes to Slurp Your Way Through All Winter

Here are 16 noodle soups to make for dinner tonight and every night.<p><b>It's cold, and you could use a pick-me-up.</b> Like, say, a steaming bowl of tender noodles, meat, and vegetables floating in hot broth. Here are 16 noodle soups to make for dinner tonight and every night. Spoons optional.

Cooking

Twice-Baked Potatoes

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 35 min<p>Total Time: 2 min<p>If you’ve got a microwave, you can cook the potatoes in less time, but use the oven for the second bake.<p>March 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 large russet potatoes<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>½ cup sour cream<p>¼ cup unsalted butter<p>¼ cup finely chopped fresh chives<p>1 …

Potatoes

Hacking North Korea

It can be hard listening to the stories of people who have escaped from North Korea -- or, to give its official name, the Democratic People's …

North Korea

Microwave Mac and Cheese

This from-scratch mac and cheese cooks in one bowl, and you don't have to boil the macaroni or cook the cheese sauce separately. Plus, it's ready in …

Cooking

Slow cooker Irish beef stew

(166)<p>6 hours 30 min<p>This winter warming stew is simply divine. Stewing steak is cooked in a slow cooker with carrots, potatoes, onions and Guinness. …

Cooking

Filipino chicken egg noodle soup is your favorite new comfort food

The Philippines doesn't have four seasons, and the temperature doesn't change much throughout the year. It is always hot and humid. What the country …

Lemon Juice

Clam and Cod Chowder

8 Servings<p>Weeknight chowder? Use clam juice. Weekend? It’s worth making fish stock from scratch.<p>March 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter<p>1½ pounds small Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled, halved, quartered if large<p>2 large leeks, white and pale-green parts only, finely …

Clams

YouTube Helps Two Girls Realize They’re Long Lost Twins

The movie poster for the documentary Twinsters Sometimes, watching YouTube really can change your life.In the documentary <i>Twinsters</i> a 25 year-old …

Social Media

Fresh Clams: Preparation and Cooking Tips

Clams are a delicious seafood, but cooking them at home can be a little intimidating at first. You'll want to know how to prepare fresh clams, …

Aromatic Pork and Noodle Soup

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Vietnamese pho is built on a long-simmered and aromatic stock infused with charred ginger and onion, spices, and fish sauce, ladled over rice noodles and most commonly served with thin slices of beef. This is not that. We borrowed the technique of …

Spices

Egg Drop Soup Recipe

A new post from She Wears Many Hats.This simple, yet oh so satisfying, <b>Egg Drop Soup</b> recipe can be made in no time. The post Egg Drop Soup Recipe …

Soup