Nicholas Etrick

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White Cheese Chicken Lasagna Recipe

"A chicken and spinach lasagna with a creamy white cheese sauce. Great for any kind of pot luck. My kids love it."<p>Ingredients<p>9 lasagna noodles<p>1/2 cup …

Recipes

The Best Sticky Bun Recipe Ever Thanks to 'The Food Lab' Cookbook

There's not a lot to say about these <b>perfect sticky buns</b> except that if you haven't made a recipe by J. Kenji López-Alt, Serious Eats' managing culinary director, you're in for a trip. The title of his new cookbook, <i>The Food Lab: Better Cooking Through Science</i> says a lot: Over the past decade, the …

From dirt poor to billionaire — the incredible rags-to-riches story of fashion legend Ralph Lauren

On Tuesday, the fashion legend announced he would step down as CEO from his iconic brand Polo Ralph Lauren.<p>He will stay with the company as its executive chairman and chief creative officer.<p>Lauren has an estimated net worth of $6 billion.<p>Long before he became a fashion icon, he was Ralph Lipschitz, …

How to Feed Your Friends (Even If You're Broke, Uninspired, or Never Cook)

<i>by guest blogger Dana Velden, a Zen priest and author of</i> <b>Finding Yourself in the Kitchen</b><p>Perhaps the most delightful use of a kitchen is to spend time in it with friends. To prove this, I'm going to insist that you invite three friends over to dinner tonight (or two, if you're partnered.) Do it right …

10 Best-Ever Chicken Pasta Recipes

There are few more comforting things than a delicious bowl of buttery pasta. But adding in a healthy protein like chicken makes for a satisfying and …

Cooking

Why I'm Giving Up My Job To Travel The World In An RV

<i>By Amber Copeland</i><p>I've had a great job for over six years. Good salary, excellent health insurance, paid vacations and sick days.<p>I like the people I work with and I'm not terrible at what I do. I've had the opportunity to have a voice in the shaping of my community and the future of my hometown.<p>And …

The Women We Love of Instagram: Nina Agdal

A woman of many talents.<p><i>In which we search social media's most visual platform for the world's most beautiful, badass women, then introduce them to you.</i><p><b>Nina Agdal is one of our favorites</b>—so this was only a matter of time. The Danish 23-year-old is a woman of many talents: She's honing her golf …

Savory Muffins Will Make You Question Your Usual Breakfast Pastry

<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: Falling for savory muffins, one cheesy, herby bite at a time.</i><p>This week, I had a rather steamy encounter …

A Healthy Alternative to Traditional Nachos: Zucchini Nachos!

One of the most exciting aspects of my job is learning from my clients. One of them recently inspired me to try zucchini nachos. This was definitely an "aha moment" at the office. I thought, what an incredibly nutritious nacho idea--brilliant!<p>It took me a few tries to get the zucchini crispy enough …

Make 5-Ingredient Peanut Butter Fudge in the Freezer

When I think of fudge, my mouth immediately waters.<p>Unfortunately, those little symmetrical squares of happiness are often laden with sugar and other processed ingredients. What if I told you that you can make your own fudge, in your apartment or dorm, with only 5 ingredients and none of that nasty …

Think You Know Burgers? Take This Quiz to Find Out

<i>Put your burger knowledge to the test with this quick quiz.</i><p><b>1. You're at the grocery store or butcher. What do you buy if you want a perfectly juicy burger?</b><p>A. A 50/50 blend. <br>B. A 75/25 blend. C. A 95/5 blend. <br>D. No blend—100%, baby. <br>(E. What on Earth is a blend???)<p><b>2. What do true burger lovers put</b> …

Food

28 Recipes to Make Before Summer Is Over

We're not really sure how it happened (wasn't it just Memorial day?), but summer is almost over. Buy the best fruits and vegetables that you can and start making the most of it—STAT.<p><b>We're not really sure how it happened (wasn't it just Memorial day?)</b>, but summer is almost over. The bright side? Now …

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10 Adrenaline-Pumping Outdoor Activities in the West

<b>buck·et list</b><p>noun, informal<p>A number of experiences or achievements that a person hopes to have or accomplish during their lifetime.<p>The diverse climate and terrain of the Western U.S. make it a popular destination for adventurers and adrenaline junkies. Quick to mind are the deep slot canyons of Utah …

10 Steps to Becoming a Burger Expert

<i>Our definitive guide to burgers—for now, and to carry you well through tailgating season.</i><p>Burgers are easy: Just buy a patty at the store, grill it, and serve. But great burgers—those juicy, you-still-remember-them-from-the-summer-of-'09 burgers—require some more expertise. Enter Jamie Schweid of …

Halo 5: Guardians is the first main game in the series to avoid an M rating

<i>Halo 5: Guardians</i> has garnered a T for Teen rating from the ESRB, making it the first traditional Halo game that isn't rated M for Mature.<p>All previous Halo games — aside from the strategy game <i>Halo Wars</i> and the top-down shooters <i>Halo: Spartan Assault</i> and <i>Halo: Spartan Strike</i> — were rated M.<p>The ESRB …

Halo

A Week's Worth Of One-Skillet Recipes To Make Your Life Easier

Turn up the heat.<p>There are tons of excuses we use to talk ourselves out of cooking at home -- it's messy, complicated, it heats up the apartment. And there's always Seamless.<p>But cooking at home can seriously improve your life, according to science.<p>Julia Wolfson, a lead author of a 2014 <b></b>study at the …

8 Grab-and-Go Morning Treats

You've heard it a million times: don't skip breakfast. Well, these morning goodies are impossible to pass up. They're easy to make and a delicious way to start the day.<p><b>1. Morning Glory Muffins</b><p>Morning Glory Muffins are made with a little bit of everything: whole wheat flour, carrots, apples, …

Blue Moon in Pictures, 7.31

Aeronautics

7 unsung American delicacies that don't get enough credit

When you go to New York City, the first thing everyone asks is whether you've eaten a slice of pizza. When you go to Philadelphia, everyone expects …

Ice Cream

Turning 40, Alex Rodriguez hits three home runs and no one is surprised anymore

MINNEAPOLIS -- With his 40th birthday coming up on Monday, Alex Rodriguez's 2015 script has taken a dramatic turn. A year that started with no one …

Powerful photos of the world's oldest trees

The subjects are found in all sorts of situations: breaking through crumbling architecture, standalone in Africa's deserts, even the seemingly upside-down baobab trees of Madagascar. One her most exciting finds has been the Dragon's Blood Tree. Moon shares a few words on the special species:<p>Moon's …

Pets Will Stay in Luxury at New JFK Terminal

Jet-setting stallions and high-flying hounds at New York’s Kennedy Airport can look forward to a new luxury terminal that will handle the more than …

20 Places Every American Should See Before They Die

From sea to shining sea.<p>Looking for an epic summer road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious adventure, look to these national parks and small towns.

National Parks

The Quiet Grandeur of New York and L.A. From Above

New photographs from Jeffrey Milstein capture both cities from the sky.<p>When we last saw the work of photographer Jeffrey Milstein, he was capturing the strange beauty of airports from the perspective of the sky. Milstein is back in bird’s-eye form but now he’s focused his lens on the city—in …

Bungie beefs up Destiny's writing team with a new 'loremaster'

Bungie has added former <i>Guild Wars 2</i> writer John Ryan to the <i>Destiny</i> development team as the game's new "loremaster," Ryan confirmed on Twitter.<p>The company has aimed to beef up its writing team following the departure of <i>Destiny</i>'s lead writer Joseph Staten a year before the game's release. Bungie is …

Porridge could be key to a long and healthy life, says Harvard University

Eating porridge, brown rice or corn each day could protect the heart against disease, Harvard University has found<p>A small bowl of porridge each day could be the key to a long and healthy life, after a major study by Harvard University found that whole grains reduce the risk of dying from heart …

Want Your Cookies To Look Really Fancy? Try This 3D Printer

Behind on your holiday baking? Maybe a 3D printer would help.<p>Natural Machines, a Barcelona-based startup, has created a 3D printer for food, called the "Foodini." It won't do all the work necessary to make a batch of cookies, but it at least helps with assembly, giving non-experts a way to make …

Gears of War's new developer is making 'massive progress'

Gears of War developer Black Tusk Studios is making "massive progress" on an unspecified project, according to a tweet from head of Xbox Phil Spencer this week.<p>In a subsequent response to a question asking, "How good does it look?" Spencer implied that the team is getting more adept with the Xbox …

Ryan Reynolds is officially back as Deadpool

Actor Ryan Reynolds is set to star as the titular character in the upcoming Marvel film <i>Deadpool</i>, according to a report from the L.A. Times.<p>Reynolds, best known for his roles in <i>Green Lantern</i> and <i>Blade: Trinity</i>, was rumored to be in the running for the role of the wise-cracking anti-hero, but it was …

Hitting level 100 in World of Warcraft feels like a major life event

I spent my Sunday afternoon this past weekend doing two things simultaneously: waiting in a virtual line with 5,000 other people to play <i>World of Warcraft</i>, and spending time with my fiancé and our 15-month-old child. At the intersection between these two activities, something strange occurred to me: …