Ryan Olsen

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Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup Recipe

Tip<p>Why Do We Celebrate Christmas on Dec. 25?<p>There are several reasons Christmas is celebrated on Dec. 25. The date is nine months after March 25, a …

6 Stocks to Use for Mushroom Risotto

Most of risotto’s flavor comes from the stock—that’s why it’s worth making your own. Here are six different recipes to try.<p>Most of risotto’s flavor …

11 Savory Quiches Perfect for a Party

Quiche is one of the most beloved and easy recipes for entertaining a crowd: With a few eggs, some cheese, and whatever add-ins strike your fancy, …

Eggnog Taste Test: The Best Liquors For Spiking Your Holiday Drink

We found the magic combination.<p>Eggnog, like the holiday parties at which it is so often served, can be unbearable without alcohol. Even a sip of virgin eggnog can smother your mouth and throat with treacly sweetness for hours. But the spicy flavor and airy texture of distilled spirits cut straight …

Build an Epic Holiday Eggnog Bar Because You Can and Should

Coquito. Rompope. Biblia con pisco: The silky, calorie-laden beverage you probably know as eggnog has many global incarnations.<p>Eggnog originally descended from posset, a hot British cocktail made with eggs, milk and ale. "Nog" is old British slang for a strong beer, and is a term that has survived …

Fantastic fudge! Make this foolproof holiday favorite in 3 easy steps

For many of us, it just doesn't feel like the holidays until we have a few squares of fudge — it's an irresistible edible gift that we're happy to both give and receive. And fudge is the perfect family treat to make and share together, especially with this simple three-step recipe. Just heat, stir …

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How to Braise Meat Like a Professional Chef

I used to work at a restaurant in Seattle where one of my responsibilities was to get the braise going every morning before the rest of the chefs showed up. All day long, the restaurant filled with heaven-sent meat perfume. UNLIKE braising at the restaurant, I actually get to sit down and enjoy the …

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The 10 Rules of Winter Driving

Stealth tips for surviving awful roads (and the jerks on them)<p>Even though the weather outside is frightful, your boss still expects you to show up at 9 a.m. sharp. Want to make it into work in one piece? Here's how to navigate the ice (and idiots) of winter driving:<p>1. Tread carefully.<p>When driving …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …