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These Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes Are Basically Burritos—But Way Healthier

You'll never want to eat sweet potatoes any other way.<p>When I'm at a loss for what to make for dinner, I often turn to Southwestern flavors and …

Recipes

A local’s guide to Lisbon: 10 top tips

Before I moved to Lisbon, almost a quarter of a century ago, someone told me: “From afar, it looks like a queen. But from closer you see that the old empress’s make-up is smudged and flaking, and that the ornaments fluttering in the wind are not lace, but someone’s laundry drying at the windows. …

European Travel

Rhum Agricole vs. Cachaça: Clearing Up the Canefusion

Our resident Rum Master explores what makes these two cane juice-based spirits unique.The post Rhum Agricole vs. Cachaça: Clearing Up the Canefusion …

14 wellness pros share the healthy breakfasts they eat every morning

A healthy morning can set the tone for a healthy day, so it’s no surprise that wellness experts know a thing or two about nourishing, energizing …

7 Sheet Pan Dinners That Will Make Your Life Infinitely Easier

Confession: When we want to whip up a flavorful meal without spending more than an hour in the kitchen, we turn to quick and easy sheet pan dinners. …

10 Travel Essentials For Any Successful Solo Trip

Hear us out: The solo trip is not something to be feared, it's something to be embraced and celebrated. Aside from not having to deal with someone …

Travel

15 Gorgeous Clean-Eating Lunches That Will Keep You Full Until Dinner

If you’re trying to eat clean, you already know that lunchtime can be a little, um, boring. But it’s not all dry lettuce and grilled chicken—promise. …

Healthy Eating

The Ancient Mexican Secret To Fighting Inflammation & Healing Your Gut

<i>Tonic</i> by Tanita de Ruijt offers a glimpse of healing remedies from around the world, including truly innovative ways to fight back colds, quell …

Spices

3 Hearty One-Dish Vegan Recipes a Nutritionist Makes for Dinner

Even omnivores will crave these easy vegan meals.<p>One of the trickiest things about going vegan is learning to put together balanced meals, with a …

Andrea Waters’s sweetcorn and red pepper pancakes with guacamole

<b>I wanted to put sweetcorn pancakes on our menu because they remind me of the happy Sundays of my 1970s childhood in New Zealand.</b><p><b>As the decade of fondues and flares dawned, stuffy dinners at the table disappeared. We were now permitted to eat supper in front of the TV, my parents in their La-Z-Boy</b> …

Recipes

Bill Gates Just Declared This Optimistic Read His New Favorite Book of All Time | Inc.com

Bill Gates may be known for his extreme focus, but when it comes to books at least, the man's attention spins like a weather vane.<p>One month he's giving 50 of his friends a new novel he adores, the next he's suggesting everyone get out the tissues and check out a heartbreaker of a memoir, then a bit …

Books

The 5 Vegetarian Recipes I Keep in My Meal Plan

When I first became a vegetarian, I quickly realized that if I wanted to eat well and feel well, I needed to find some smart recipes to keep in my …

Here’s How Much the Average American Collects in Social Security at Age 62, 66, and 70

Retirement planning is hard if you don't know how much you'll get in Social Security benefits.<p>Are you financially prepared for retirement? Probably …

28 Cult-Favorite Products On Amazon That'll Please Literally Everyone

They say it’s impossible to please everyone – but <i>they</i> clearly haven’t heard about the cult-favorite products on Amazon, because if they did, they …

Shopping

Our Most Popular 30-Minute Meals of 2017

Weeknights seems to get busier and busier lately — they definitely didn't slow down in 2017. That's why 30-minute meals are our saving grace. They …

The best jazz albums of 2017 and the best reissues.

Even as the world goes up in smoke, artists still make art, and this very much includes jazz musicians, whose best work this year (at least the best …

17 Books Every Music Lover Should Read - This Is Grime

<b>Author:</b> Hattie Collins/Olivia Rose<p>Long before the Drake collaborations, grime existed on the periphery, under the radar and for a long time, …

Everything you need to know about beef cuts in one chart

Beef cuts don’t have to be intimidating.<p>Whether it’s chuck, brisket, rib, loin, round, plate, or flank, the most important thing you need to know is …

Cooking

Pedalboards: How to Build the Perfect System from Start to Finish

1.1K<p>SHARES<p>Back in the mid Sixties, guitarists had a choice of maybe three or four pedals, and the players who were far out enough to use them all at …

Guitar

FYI: One Foodie Calls These the "Best Recipes for One Ever"

Cooking for one isn't always the most thrilling activity, but that doesn't mean you have to resort to ordering delivery tacos or eating cereal for …

Recipes

100 Notable Books of 2017

<i>The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. This list represents books reviewed since Dec.</i> <i>4</i><i>, 201</i><i>6</i><i>, when we published our previous Notables list.</i><p><b>Fiction & Poetry</b><p><b>AMERICAN WAR.</b> <i>By Omar El Akkad. (Knopf, $26.95.)</i> This haunting debut novel …

Books

Shostakovich: The Gadfly (Original Score) CD review – a lively curiosity

This is a real novelty, celebrating Shostakovich’s life-long devotion to writing film music. His orchestral concert work <i>The Gadfly Suite</i>, Op 97a, from his score of the 1955 film, was assembled by fellow Soviet composer Levon Atovmyan. Much was cut and forgotten. The full, eclectic soundtrack has …

Scholarship

The 100 Greatest Movie Soundtracks of All Time

25. <i>Blue Velvet</i> (1986)<p>Although it’s his fourth feature, <i>Blue Velvet</i> often feels like David Lynch’s debut. It set the stage for everything that would …

Remente is a feature-rich life coaching app that'll help you get your crap together

Remente recently released several new features for its personal development app. Until now it’s only been available on iOS and Android, but it’s also launched a web beta for premium users. One of the best digital life coaches available continues to get better.<p>Among the new features included in the …

Reddit Picks The Most Underrated Songs Of The Year And It Is A Goldmine Of Unheard Goodness

The year is wrapping up quickly. It is bizarre to think that it is almost Turkey time when Ultra felt like yesterday. But as 2017 comes to a close it …

The Affordable Kitchen Tool That Makes Mealtime Prep a Cinch

My jar collection verges on hysterical. I scrub empty peanut butter jars clear of any tarry trace and soak them in overnight vinegar baths; the bottom shelf of my pantry is aggressively cramped with mismatched tops and containers. I prize my ragamuffin collection—it is romantic and vaguely …

Spiced Coconut Carrot Soup

4 servings<p>Puréed soups are easy because they don’t require lots of knife work... but they can also be boring. Amping up the seasoning and topping with crunchy shaved vegetables and bright herbs makes it clear that this one's not baby food.<p>November 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon coriander seeds<p>2 …

Recipes

Beck On Healing Through Music, The Deep Art Of Pop And His New Album, 'Colors'

In a career spanning three decades, Beck has remained one of music's most intriguing shapeshifters. From the warped folk of his earliest recordings to the chopped-up samples, hip-hop beats and lush orchestral arrangements of albums that followed, Beck has never lingered in one sonic world for …

10 of 2017's Best Roots Albums: Rock, Blues and Country

1.8K<p>SHARES<p>Rootsy American music—for lack of a better name (although some people are calling it Americana or Ameripolitan)—is pretty much all I listen …

'Only 17th-century industrial bluegrass will do': your favourite weird records

Italian prog, psychedelic doom from Coventry, one-second punk songs ... we asked for your most obscure records, and you didn’t disappoint

Psychedelia