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10 Awesome Bloggers Share Their Most Popular Soup Recipes

All I want to eat right now is soup. I want to warm my little apartment up with a big pot of something bubbling and nourishing, and I want to have …

Keep warm with this easy broccoli and roasted garlic soup recipe

Keep it simple for dinner tonight with this broccoli and roasted garlic soup recipe. The dish uses only a handful of ingredients — garlic, broccoli, butter, onion, potato and broth — along with a little oil and seasoning, but you'd never guess it from the soup's rich flavor. Best of all? Each …

Recipes

15 Reasons to Curry It Up on Meatless Mondays

We were spoiled with Meatless Mondays this summer. We basked in the sun with some nourishing gazpachos and we ate ALL of the vegetarian tacos our bellies could handle. But now that the chilly weather is upon us, we’re dying to turn your attention to our fave vegetarian comfort foods and give you …

Healthy Eating

50 Quick Dinners for Hot Summer Nights

When the temperatures climb into the triple digits, cooking is the last thing on my mind. But since one can't subsist on watermelon and Popsicles …

Healthy Eating

Think of summer rolls as DIY packaged salads

A single game-changing ingredient can turn summer salads into festive finger food that is sure to elicit oohs and ahhs at a beach or backyard gathering: rice paper rounds, also called spring roll wrappers.<p>They are widely available on the international aisle of larger grocery stores and in Asian …

15 Beauty Deals From the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale That Seem Too Good to Be True

Sales are what make life worth living. OK, maybe that's a <i>little</i> dramatic, but a good sale can really make you feel like you're doing something right. In case you missed the massive Amazon Prime Day sale, we've got you covered, because Nordstrom is celebrating its anniversary by slashing the prices …

20 Ways to Use Your Cast Iron Skillet on the Grill

No kitchen is complete without a cast iron skillet, and that's especially true if you also own a grill. You can adapt just about any stovetop cast …

Cooking

My 10 Favorite DIY Projects!

Here are my 10 favorite DIY projects from Ryobi Nation! I have been posting DIY projects on Ryobi Nation for a couple years now but today I thought …

House Design

Recipe: Sesame Chicken Noodle Bowl

Sesame Chicken Noodle Bowl<p>Serves 4<p>2 tablespoons packed brown sugar <br>2 tablespoons rice vinegar <br>2 tablespoons tamari or soy sauce <br>2 teaspoons toasted …

Recipes

Everything You Need to Know About Cardio

The word 'cardio' is probably one of the first words you hear when you first start an exercise program.You know that cardio is an essential component …

Exercise

6 Pretty Ice Pops You Can Eat for Breakfast

Popsicles for breakfast, you say? Yes, it is completely allowed — especially when you're eating one of these mostly yogurt-based breakfast pops. …

The Slow Cooker Is the Key to These Honey-Ginger Pork Tacos

Last week you gave us some great ideas for using the slow cooker in the summertime, including making pulled meat. And you know what pulled meat is …

Cooking

8 Meals You Can Make in a Muffin Tin

Don't write off that muffin tin as being a unitasker only good for baking muffins and cupcakes. There are plenty of recipes, even full meals, that …

Breakfast

It's time to deadhead, prune and mulch roses

June brings roses in a rainbow of colors. Keep them coming with a little judicious pruning, says Sharon Yiesla, plant knowledge specialist at The Morton Arboretum in Lisle.<p>"Clip off rose blooms once they start to fade, and you'll encourage the rosebush to grow more twigs with more buds," Yiesla …

Peony passion: A garden icon blooms anew in the age of social media

The long-lasting blooms are beloved for good reason.<p>The long-lasting blooms are beloved for good reason.<p>Fashion and taste come and go in the garden like anywhere else, but peonies are the rarest of blooms — they have never been out of style.<p>Their appeal rests on their outsize beauty, pure and …

Gardening

Style Boosts: Ideas for Upgrading a Simple Kitchen Sink Window

Windows over sinks tend to draw the eye, which means that this small area in your kitchen has a lot of visual responsibility. Taking some time to …

How to Make Brunch in Your Sleep: Overnight Yeast-Raised Waffles

It often occurs to me, at approximately two o'clock in the morning, that waking up to brunch would be spectacular. This is generally after I've been up all night drinking Orlesian wine and slaying dragons, at which point I'm big on ideas and low on impulse control. Of course, by the time morning …

The 4-minute morning makeup routine that will save your morning

We've all had those mornings when time is short, but you'd still like to look presentable throughout the day.<p>TODAY Style is proud to share a quick and easy beauty routine that will leave you looking fabulous in less than four minutes flat. Believe it!<p>Face<p><b>1. Start with a tinted moisturizer.</b><p>This will …

Native Perennials for a Shade Garden: 9 Favorites for Cold Climates

A walk in local woods, mountains, or native-conscious park can be inspirational for a gardener who has been dealt a shady hand. Indigenous American …

6 Ways to Make the Slow Cooker Work When You're Gone All Day

In theory, with a little effort in the morning, a slow cooker greets you at the end of the day with a home-cooked, ready-to eat-meal (martini not …

Cooking

Potato, Garlic and Leek Soup

To finish off our month of delicious soups, we chose a tasty recipe from Cynthia Chen of the food blog Two Red Bowls. It’s everything awesome about a …

Recipes

How to Make a Roasted Butternut Squash Pizza in 20 Minutes

Even the keenest of cooks can use a shortcut here and there to get dinner on the table faster, especially when it comes to prepping and cooking labor-intensive veggies like winter squash. We all love a good roasted butternut soup or some kabocha squash recipes, but the peeling, chopping and cook …

Recipes

This Almond-Cashew Butter Is Your Healthy Alternative to Cookie Dough

Yes, it's true – this homemade almond-cashew butter, with cacao nibs and coconut oil, tastes just like cookie dough. Whip up a batch and use it in …

Recipe: The Wrapped Breakfast Quesadilla

Place a large frying pan or griddle over medium heat. Meanwhile, assemble the quesadillas.<p>Stack the tortillas on a microwave-safe plate and cover …

Recipes

How to Make Ribollita, an Italian Vegetable Soup That's Also a Pancake

I will admit to sometimes being inconsistent. When it comes to ricotta, I'm an inflexible pedant, insisting that since it's called ricotta (i.e., "re-cooked"), anything that isn't made from the reheated leftover whey from cheese-making doesn't count. But in the case of <i>ribollita</i>, a Tuscan …

Italian Food

Recipe: Snickers-Inspired Bar Cookies

Snickers Bar Cookies<p>Makes 12 bars<p><i>For the cookie layer:</i> <br>1 1/2 cups (6 3/8 ounces) all-purpose flour <br>1 teaspoon baking powder <br>1/2 teaspoon kosher salt …

Last year we made Valentines and they turned out delightful.

<i>The following is a repost from last year when, in the 11th hour, we decided to rock some serious DIY Valentine's Day action...</i>It's late. It's …

Recipe: Alice Waters' Chickpea and Broccoli Rabe Soup

Alice Waters' Chickpea and Broccoli Rabe Soup<p>Makes about 2 quarts<p>2 teaspoons olive oil <br>2 slices pancetta or bacon, chopped fine <br>1 large or 2 small …

Recipes