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13 cheap and brilliant recipes that'll make you want breakfast for dinner

"Thou shalt hold no meal higher than breakfast," chef John Currence of Mississippi's Big Bad Breakfast commands in his new cookbook <i>Big Bad Breakfast:</i> …

Japan naming 88 manga, animation landmarks to boost tourism

TOKYO (AP) — Eighty-eight places in Japan are going to be designated "animation spots" to encourage visitors to seek out the train stations, school campuses, rural shrines and other fairly everyday places where popular "manga" characters are depicted.<p>Such landmarks number in the tens of thousands, …

11 healthy ramen recipes that taste way better than Cup Noodle

Ramen is one of the many, many joys in a noodle lovers' life.<p>But while packaged ramen has recently been scorned for its crazy high sodium content and …

My 5 go-to dishes when I only had $200 a month to spend on food

<i>Anisa Purbasari</i><p>1. Lentil bolognese<p>Even though my husband and I were on a budget, we didn't want to sacrifice the healthiness of our food. So we …

14 Mug Breakfasts You Can Eat on Your Way to Class

When your alarm goes off 15 minutes before your 8am class, you might think you have to choose between breakfast and brushing your teeth — wrong. If you have a mug and a microwave, you can whip up a quick breakfast to eat on the go and still have good dental hygiene. Easy mug cakes got you through …

Why You Should Book a Trip to Armenia Right Now

This under-traveled country is ready to shine<p><b>Location:</b> Armenia is in the Southern Caucasus, bordering Azerbaijan, Turkey, Georgia, and Iran. The …

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40 Easy Pressure Cooker Recipes Even a Beginner Can Make

Instant Pot recipes are all the rage, so it’s only natural that we take a step back from our beloved Crock-Pots to revisit the classic cooking method that is pressure cooking. You’re probably picturing the terrifying pot of years past that was known for leaving remnants of green beans on the …

10 High-Protein Dinners That Take 30 Minutes Or Less To Make

While breakfast is often considered the most important meal of the day—depending on who you talk to—dinner is, in my opinion, the most exciting. Why? …

Access Netflix’s Hidden Categories With These Simple Secret Codes

Cruising through Netflix categories can be fun — that is, until it’s not, and we’re not just talking about your embarrassing viewing history (which, FYI, can totally be deleted). Spending time checking out what our top streaming service offers can reveal old faves and new possibilities while we …

7 Ways To Eat Healthy For Just $4 a Day

Loading up on the good stuff doesn’t have to strain your wallet<p>If you’re not careful, eating healthy <i>can</i> cost more than eating junk.<p>In fact, a recent study in the journal <i>Preventive Medicine</i> found that people who picked more nutrient-rich foods ended up shelling out more at the grocery store on …

Top Five Eating Mistakes to Avoid to Lose Weight

Weight loss is a tricky business. It seems very easy to lose weight, but when it comes to actual performance most people tend to give up even before …

Fans hunt real places in Japan featured in anime

TOKYO (AP) — Everyone's surprised that "Pokemon Go" is getting people out from behind their screens and out of the house. But Japanese animated …

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21 Best Airport Lounges In The World To Relax, Eat and Even Get A Haircut

To be honest, you may want your flight to be delayed.<p>Make these gorgeous spaces a destination on your next trip.

How To: Not Starve while Bikepacking

What to bring, and how to turn it into food<p>A day on the bike is enough to generate a sizeable appetite, but a day of pedaling a bike laden with gear …

12 Mug Recipes Every Incoming College Freshman Should Know

Learning some tasty microwave tricks is one way to make your freshman year of college easier! Discover Student Loans is also there to help, offering coverage of up to 100% of school-certified college costs.

This Korean BBQ Burrito Is Calling Your Name

If you're tired of eating the same ol' sandwich for lunch every day, switch things up this week with a flavorful burrito instead. From rice and …

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Eat Clean in the New Year (For Cheap!) With 9 Budgeting Hacks

Working in the fitness and health world (and being fully immersed in it outside of work), I've become a bit desensitized to how much things cost. When $100 for a pair of yoga pants and $8 for a serving of chia pudding is just par for the course, I wrongfully came to the conclusion that this is just …

The Best Foods To Buy In Bulk, And How To Tell When They Go Bad

An estimated two billion people could be fed from the food the U.S. throws away each year. It's time we make a change.<p><i>As part of HuffPost's “</i><i>Reclaim</i><i>” project, HuffPost Taste will focus the entire month of July on simple ways you can reduce food waste in your own home.</i><p>Food scraps are the No. 1 …

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Spicy Miso Tsukemen (Dipping Noodles)

<i>A cooling and summer-perfect Tsukemen Recipe served with a deeply flavored spicy miso broth. These Japanese dipping noodles are ready in 22 …

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What a Ripped Guy Would Eat at Every Fast Food Restaurant

No one thinks fast food is healthy. Whether it’s for convenience or cravings, though, sometimes the drive-thru is unavoidable. You can definitely hit …

This Healthy Summer Pasta Will Leave You Wanting Seconds

<i>The following post was originally featured on Cooking for Keeps and written by Nicole Shoemaker, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Food.</i><p>Inevitably, when this time of year rolls around, you know, the time of year when tiny shorts, tank tops, and bikinis are all I want to live in due to overheating, a …

Bloated? This Simple Eating Strategy Will Change That

With the long weekend on the horizon and temperatures holding steadily at sweltering, the likelihood that you’ll want to wear more than a bathing suit in the coming days is slim to none. Luckily, ensuring the utmost body confidence in figure-hugging fabric could be as simple as reorganizing <i>when</i> you …

3 healthy (and super delicious) marinades and BBQ sauces for a clean cookout

Sure, burgers and brats aren't the most waistline-friendly grilled foods, but did you know that even grilled chicken breasts can come with a side of health risks?<p>When food chars on the grill, the cooking process makes the food taste extra smoky and delicious, but it also produces carcinogens. Corn …

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A Guide to Perfect Beer and Pizza Pairings

There’s probably nothing in the entire world better than a hot slice of fresh pizza—except maybe a cold beer to go along with it.<p>Chicago-based Home …

50 Impossibly Easy, Slightly Lazy, 100% Reliable Summer Dinners

Dragging open a can of anchovies. Cubing cold, snappy vegetables to toss in a mustard jar vinaigrette. Spooning anything at all onto toast, with pepper and cheese and salt. There's something wonderfully languid about making summer dinners, the kind that come half-prepped right from the produce bag …

15 Easy-To-Make Crockpot Freezer Meals For Busy Nights

15 Easy-to-Make Crockpot Freezer Meals for Busy Nights<p>Kathy Mitchell<p>Writer Read full profile<p>You work all day, and you come home exhausted and hungry. …

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‘Ghost in the Shell’ Meets ‘Cheers’ in New Cyberpunk Bartending Game

VA-11 HALL-A offers a vision of the future, or at least the future’s barflies.<p>The year is 207X, and people apparently still say "fuckboy," which should stick out as much as me saying "daddy-o" today. Glitch City, a neo-megatropolis you'd recognize from <i>Akira</i> or <i>Deus Ex</i>, is crumbling. Jobs are scarce, …

30 cocktail recipes to fight summer heat wave

These easy, breezy cocktails — from swizzle to flip to fizz to spritz and more — salute the dog days of summer and take you on through Labor Day.