Jen Bramer

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Strawberry Hand Pies That'll Make You Feel Like a Kid Again

We can all agree that food around a table is the greatest conversation starter, whether at first bite or over a full bottle! And when your meal's …

Pie

Recipe: Berry Pineapple Fruit Salad — Recipes from The Kitchn

My favorite approach to cooking — especially when it comes to potlucks, parties, and picnics — is to start with a dish that's a well-loved, familiar …

Recipes

6 Filling Foods to Eat When You're Craving Carbs (But Trying to Get in Shape)

Some of the greatest foods known to man are made up of carbohydrates; I never want to live in a world without pizza, pasta, and bread. But what these …

Nutrition

30 Delicious Things To Eat In June

It may not be summer outside quite yet, but it can definitely be summer on your plate.

Healthy Eating

Butter-Pecan Blondies

Blondies prove that pantry staples like flour, brown sugar, butter, and eggs can be spun into pure gold—and without a mixer, at that. Amp up their flavor with a touch of dark rum and a tumble of toasted pecans, and a new favorite is born.

Dessert

What to Prep on Sunday for a Week of Easy Grilling — Tips from The Kitchn

The grill is one of the best tools you can have in your arsenal for quick weeknight dinners. It cooks food quickly and leaves you with no extra pans …

Recipe: Baked Jalapeño Popper Dip — Recipes from The Kitchn

I have just one bit of advice for you when serving this warm, cheesy dip at your next potluck, and I learned this from experience: Think very …

Recipes

Bill Gates says read this book if you want to be a better manager

Billionaire — and bookworm — Bill Gates has announced his latest reading recommendation, and it's based on the principals of the man who first taught …

30-Day Countdown to a Flat Belly By Summer

The official start of summer is about ten weeks away but if you aren’t in tip-top shape just yet there’s no need to worry. Why? Because by making a …

5 Psychological Principles for Maintaining a Happy Marriage

It all comes down to prioritizing the positive.<p>Marriage takes work. We know this, you know this, everyone knows this. But what many people don’t …

Happiness

13 Houseplants That Can Survive in Even the Darkest Corner

Plants

This Healthy Kung Pao Chicken Comes Together in 20 Minutes

Looking for an easy dinner that really packs a punch? Kung pao chicken is your best bet. But before you place an order at your local takeout joint, …

The Best Books of 2018 (So Far)

Whether you’re looking for a captivating novel, a spine-tingling thriller, a fascinating investigation, or a poignant memoir, this year's book …

Read an excerpt from All These Beautiful Strangers, the debut novel that could be the next Gone Girl

What do you get when you combine an esteemed East Coast prep school, an exclusive and secretive student society hell-bent on disruption, a …

Books

Be a Person Who Makes Focaccia on the Regular

Top it with crunchy flakes of Maldon salt, thinly sliced red onion, a big red ribbon—you do you.<p>I hear that if you say “classic focaccia” three times aloud on the night of a full moon, it might appear hot and puffy from the oven right before your eyes. And if that doesn’t work, we’ve got a …

Baking

Read These 5 Books On Writing In Lieu of Spending $40,000 On An MFA

Getting an MFA is admirable and useful, but it's also incredibly time-consuming and costly. There are other ways to get a similar education to start …

The Happiest People Always Make Sure They Do Any of These 8 Things Daily

Try any of these to increase your happiness levels at home or at work.<p>Chances are you landed here looking for practical, real-life advice to get you on track toward living a more positive and fulfilling life. Well, good news. Here are eight ways to do it, with most of them solidly grounded in …

14 Absolutely Perfect Paint Colors Designers Love

Choosing paint colors for your home is a big deal: Nothing sets the tone for a space like the color on the walls. So deciding what paint color to …

Chicken and Rice Soup Is a Lesson in Thrifty Cooking

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>Canned chicken noodle soup was the meal my mom warmed up for us on sick days while she balanced getting us well (read: …

Clean Up Your Home in 2018 With These 10 Bestselling Organizers on Amazon

If you made it a goal to be more organized in the new year, investing in a few useful gadgets might help you achieve your wish. Whether you want to clean up your bathroom, the kitchen, or the entire house, we found a few things that might come in handy. Amazon has so many products, but sometimes it …

Handy

Pimiento Mac and Cheese

Melissa Clark’s cheesy and warming Pimiento Mac and Cheese is the perfect dinner for a cold night. Combining fresh jalapenos and jarred pimientos, …

Benjamin Franklin built his character around 13 virtues — and following his weekly plan could change your life

<b>• Founding father Benjamin Franklin sought to live his life based on 13 virtues.</b><p><b>• He even kept a chart to record which virtues he was actually living by on a weekly basis.</b><p><b>• Tracking and reflecting on these traits could help you lead a more virtuous life.</b><p>Benjamin Franklin was born in 1706 into a …

Make This Tonight: Cacio e Pepe

It was that article on The Black Pepper Conspiracy that did it. Now, of course, I'm craving black pepper. And nothing can quite satisfy a black …

The 10 most popular fiction books of 2017

We can't say no to a psychological thriller, by the looks of it.<p>Who doesn't love a good novel to get stuck into? Or more specifically, a good psychological thriller. Because by the looks of Amazon's round-up of bestselling ebooks in 2017, that's what we're the biggest fans of. Here are the 10 …

13 Holiday Gifts for the *True* Love of Your Life (AKA Your Cat)

We found all the purrfect kitty presents.<p>In case you couldn't tell, there are some *very* dedicated feline lovers here at <i>Most Wanted</i>. And while we've …

Pets

A Luxurious Prime Roast Dinner Menu for a Crowd

Prime rib is the ultimate Christmas feast — a grand roast brought to the table with pride and served with a luscious creamy horseradish sauce. You …

Take a peek inside HGTV's 2018 Dream Home, located in the Pacific Northwest

The extravagant home is part of the grand prize giveaway<p>Locals consider the Pacific Northwest a hotbed for gorgeous homes in equally gorgeous locations, and it looks HGTV wants to share their secret with the selection of a home near Seattle, Washington.<p>HGTV's annual Dream Home sweepstakes features …

Puget Sound

These Are The Winners Of The 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards

As voted by the readers.

These brain-boosting supplements are the new medicine cabinet MVPs for 2018

Nootropics may be a funny-sounding name (it’s Greek for <i>mind change</i>), but these Silicon Valley-born supplements popularized by biohackers are getting …

A Make-Ahead, Totally Genius Holiday Breakfast Casserole

<i>Of course</i> make-ahead breakfast casseroles are genius. They let you knock out all the thinking and doing the day before, when you have time and space to putter. And they feed a hungry crowd much more smoothly than flipping fried eggs or rolling omelettes for eight (don’t do it).<p>The trouble is: In …

Breakfast