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The Budget Beef Buy You're Missing Out on at Costco — Shopping

How do you usually shop for meat when you're in Costco? You go to the meat section, pick out a package, and put it in your cart, right? Wrong! Well, …

Fish

The Science Behind Baking the Most Delicious Cookie Ever

<i>This post originally appeared on Time and Ozy.com.</i><p>You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a chocolate chip cookie …

Dessert

I've Been Drilling Pilot Holes Wrong My Entire Life. Here's How I Learned to Correct My Technique.

So, ever since I learned to use an electric drill, I've followed this rule: when joining two pieces of wood, you drill an appropriately sized pilot …

Stop Buying Tangerines ! This is how to Grow 100 tangerines in Flowerpot !

Tangerines are one of the tastiest and healthiest snacks. This tiny little citrus fruit is more portable than an orange, and is sweeter than its …

LA’s 15 Most Underrated Restaurants

Giving the city’s best gems their time to shine<p>Underrated restaurants abound in Los Angeles, thanks to its urban sprawl and neighborhood density. Many, many deserving places get overlooked simply because a portion of the population isn’t willing to drive to them regularly, while still others hop …

This Airline Has $129 Flights to 11 European Cities From Over a Dozen U.S. Airports

If you've been itching to ditch the country for a bit and find yourself with a small stockpile of PTO burning a hole in your figurative vacation …

21 Very Dumb Jokes That Are Guaranteed To Give You The Giggles

"Dogs can't do X-Rays...but cats can."

Recipe: Tuscan Tortellini Skillet — Recipes from The Kitchn

If you need another reason to keep that cast iron skillet out on the stovetop, let this five-ingredient dinner be it. The cheese tortellini cooks …

Recipes

17 Brilliantly Inspirational Quotes That Will Help Guide You Through Your Week

Let's face it, there are times when work is just plain stressful and overwhelming. These brilliant and inspiring words of wisdom will help you get through the tough times.<p>All of us feel anxiety and stress on the job when we are pressured to do something outside of our comfort zone -- that moment …

The upside of quitting: Why quitters always win and losers never quit

“Quitters never win and winners never quit.”<p>These are the infamous words of legendary NFL coach, Vincent Lombardi, considered by many to be one the …

Motivation

How to motivate older kids without using rewards, punishment or fear. (No, really.)

Bo Burnham’s movie “Eighth Grade” brilliantly captures the challenges facing tweens and teens. Kids at that age are experiencing a complicated and often awkward time of self-discovery and growth<i>.</i> They are concerned with their identity and sense of self, yet much of what they see and experience can …

High School

Make Slow Cooker Basil Chicken in Coconut Curry Tonight — Delicious Links

Kitchn's Delicious Links column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

These 55 Amazon Products Have Been Bestsellers For Years — & You’d Never Guess Them

Buying stuff online an be a bit of a toss-up if you aren't careful. More times than I can count I've waited two weeks for a package, just to discover …

Andrea Ross and April Cole's 17-day Itinerary Around Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand

Andrea Ross and April Cole are members of Travel + Leisure’s A-List, a collection of the top travel advisors in the world, and can help plan your …

Meal Prep Hack: This Is How Long You Can Keep Meat in the Fridge and Freezer

There's nothing worse than having to toss spoiled food that you recently prepared or just bought. To avoid that kind of situation, Shannon Eng (aka caligirlgetsfit) shared a handy cheat sheet on Instagram showing the optimal storage times for beef, chicken, and salmon. Use this as a reference to …

Recipe: Garlic Butter Steak and Potatoes — Recipes from The Kitchn

When you're hankering for a classic steak and potatoes dinner, this one-skillet dish fits the bill perfectly. What makes it extra special is the …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I’m Officially Serving Them With Everything

Now this is a Pinterest trend I can get behind.<p>We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid …

1 hour per day doing this mental exercise will exponentially increase your success

<b>“Remember, dreams without goals are just dreams and they ultimately fuel disappointment. Have dreams, but have goals, life goals, yearly goals,</b> …

10 Cauliflower Bites We Can't Get Enough Of — Recipe Roundup

I think it's pretty clear that we're obsessed with cauliflower here at Kitchn. We've turned it into rice, mashed "potatoes," pizza crust, soup, mac …

Behold the Melty Goodness of Caprese-Stuffed Mushrooms — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Recipe: Easy Buttery Garlic Rice — Recipes from The Kitchn

Growing up with a potato farmer father, I was destined to be well-versed in potato prep. Mashed or scalloped, baked or hash browned — I can do it …

Thomas Guide Maps: The Rise And Fall of LA's Directional Holy Grail

There was a time you wouldn't dare leave your house without a Thomas Guide. Here's the history of this beloved tome. [ more › ]

The Mouthwatering Dinner You Can Make with Just 5 Ingredients (And Kids Love It, Too)

A Dutch baby is basically a pancake and a popover combined—and it will quickly become an easy dinner go-to.<p>I always thought Dutch baby pancakes had …

Breakfast

Why I Sold Both of My Instant Pots (and What I Got Instead)

I admit it: I am a kitchen appliance junkie. I have been for more than a decade, since I fell in love with cooking. I want to buy nearly everything …

Sorry, Hot Dogs: These Grilled Carrots With Avocado Are My Perfect Summer Food

Hunks of avocado and fresh mint? I'm in love.<p>Each summer, I divide food into two categories: picnic food and everything else. If I can’t eat it outdoors, surrounded by friends with an Aperol spritz in hand, I’m not interested.<p>These grilled carrots with avocado are the epitome of picnic food: fresh …

Carrots

Your Father's Day Guide To Whisky

In tribute of Father’s Day, our wine and spirits expert, Adrian Smith, has put together some inspiration from around the world when it comes to the …

Best Podcasts of 2018 So Far

Just when it seemed like all the good podcast ideas were taken, a slew of original, new shows dropped into our earbuds. In the last few months alone, …

25 secret gardens and green spaces hidden around LA - Curbed LA

Los Angeles has the ocean and the mountains and the desert all within a couple hours’ drive, but there are a good amount of parks large and small that dot the city that make it easy to get a dose of nature whether you’re in Downtown or in the Valley.<p>Many of these places, especially the larger …

Metro narrows down options for Sepulveda Pass transit line

A monorail is still on the table<p>Plans for a new transit line connecting the Westside of Los Angeles to the San Fernando Valley are moving forward, and Metro has narrowed possible routes and modes of travel for the project down to six distinct options.<p>They include multiple routes for both light and …

Urban Design

I Tried the Keto Diet for 2 Weeks and Lost More Weight Than I Thought

Here's what happened when I committed to the high-fat, low-carb diet for two weeks.<p>I'm not usually a fan of prescribed "diets"—I live by more of the …