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How to Make Light and Tender Potato Gnocchi

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>A few weeks ago, I came down with a nasty cold that lingered in the form of an even nastier cough. It kept me up for several nights, the bed shaking with each hacking eruption, but even worse, it threatened to keep …

Italian Food

Here's What Real Healthy People Actually Eat For Lunch

In case you're looking for a healthy and tasty alternative to that sad desk salad.<p>When you eat the right kind of food at lunch, it'll help you stay full and alert throughout the afternoon. You won't be as tempted to snack, and you'll feel more energized. But healthy lunch can sometimes be a little …

Healthy Eating

No Ice-Cream Machine? No Problem! 12 No-Churn Ice-Cream Recipes

<b>You don't need an ice cream maker to concoct a delicious icy treat! Whether you're in the mood for creamy or fruity, we've got you covered with our easy no-churn recipes. What are you waiting for??!</b><p>No-Churn Mint-Chip Ice Cream<p>Condensed milk is the secret ingredient behind this frozen dessert's …

10 Ultra-Cheesy Potato Recipes

In this week’s episode of Mad Genius Tips, F&W’s Justin Chapple demonstrates an easy trick for prepping delicious hasselback potatoes. Another …

15 things you can put in mac and cheese that taste better than metal

We all got the blues when Kraft announced that it's recalling 6.5 million boxes of macaroni and cheese after finding pieces of metal in some of the …

Comfort Food

Whole Grain Bread And Muffin Recipes That Are Quick And Easy

With all the donuts and cakes in the world, it can be really hard to make room for healthy foods in our lives. Most of the time, we're just too full on brownies to even think about eating a bowl of oatmeal. That's why pairing baked goods with whole grains is pure genius. It's delicious AND …

Loving spoonfuls: 5 amazing chocolate mousse recipes for your Valentine's Day finale

Valentine's Day cooks, take note: When you melt chocolate, separate eggs and blend them all together with some tasty additions, something magical happens. The result? Chocolate mousse, one of the silkiest, sexiest desserts in existence. This dish has its roots in French cooking and although it's …

99 Peanut Butter Recipes That Will Make Your Life Infinitely Better

Anyone who knows anything knows that peanut butter is the best food on the planet. It's the greatest filling for a sandwich, perfectly offsetting the sweetness of jam and fluff. It's the star of the most delicious candy known to man (ahem, Reese's). And, it's chocolate's best friend. Not to mention …

15 Upgrades For Your Peanut Butter Sandwich. Jelly Need Not Apply.

Despite what you were taught as a kid, peanut butter is not a monogamous food. Nope, jelly's not its only culinary partner. It's hard to hear at first, but once you warm up to the idea, you'll realize peanut butter works better when it's not tied down.<p>Spread on a sandwich, peanut butter's subtle, …

Molten Chocolate Lava Cake

Shares 488<p>We are full speed into the middle of the holiday season. There are family gatherings, company parties and everyday menus to plan. And I …

50 Easy Pizzas

Find ideas for 50 simple pizza toppings, from Food Network Magazine.<p>Kana Okada<p>#1. Margherita Pizza<p><b>How to make a pizza:</b><p>Step 1: Place a pizza stone or …

9 Twists on Classic Mashed Potatoes

OK, so you can mash potato and do the twist. But have you mastered <i>making</i> mashed potatoes? What about putting a <i>twist</i> on the classic recipes? There’s a …

Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

5<p>5 / 5 ()<p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p>Chocolate Lover's Cheesecake<p><b>Yield:</b> 12 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>30 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>1 hour 10 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>10 hours<p>An Oreo crust is …

Homemade Frappuccino!

Guess what? I have something to tell you! It’s very important. Are you ready? Here goes.<p>Today is National Coffee Day!<p>No really. It is. And while …

Cinnamon Sugar Breakfast Puffs Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is a recipe I got from my childhood best friend, college roommate, and partner in all things related to having tea parties, bingeing on whipped cream and scones, building snow forts, trying to find the source of creeks, spiking hot chocolate, climbing mountains, and other …

Dessert

Chocolate Chunk Cookies

I realize I posted my Browned Butter M&M Cookie recipe just last week, and I realize this recipe is pretty much identical, but I definitely wanted to …

The 5-Minute No-Crunches Workout for Incredible Abs

No crunches required!<p>In this week's fabulous five-minute workout video, <i>Women's Health</i> senior fitness editor Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of the book <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>, takes you through a speedy yet totally grueling abs workout—without making you do one single crunch! Follow along with Jen, Nicki, …

Workouts

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

Workouts

Carrie Underwood's Tank-Top-Ready Arms Workout

Carrie Underwood helped ease our bare-leg anxiety with her miniskirt-ready leg workout, and now it's time to get our upper bodies equally toned. Here, Carrie's trainer, Erin Oprea...<p>Alternating-Angle Bicep Curls<p>Lateral Raise Into Front V-Raise

Meyer Lemon Curd

• 4 large eggs<br>• 1 cup sugar<br>• 2/3 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (from 2 or 3 lemons)<br>• 1/2 cup crème fraîche or heavy cream<br>• One prebaked 9-inch tart shell …

Baking

Blitz Puff Pastry Recipe

Homemade puff pastry is so much better than store bought. This easier version produces the same layered effect but without the stress of a traditional recipe. Want more tips? Check out our step-by-step visual tutorial.<p><b>Notes:</b> Make sure to roll out dough to dimensions specified in recipe. If dough is …

Mandarin Orange Cake

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: A nostalgic, summertime cake to bring out the kid in you.</i><p>I am a last-minute baker -- a procrasti-baker. As such, I am most …

Dessert

Puff Pastry Breakfast Egg Tarts Recipe

The ultimate breakfast tart: buttery crisp blitz puff pastry and melted cheese form a decadent base for a gently cooked egg and roasted tomatoes.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>This recipe uses blitz puff pastry which is easier to make than traditional puff pastry and still produces tender buttery …

Puff Pastry Apple Turnovers Recipe

The best apple turnover you will ever have. Made with blitz puff pastry, the buttery and flaky pastry shell encases a sweet-tart Granny Smith apple-and-cinnamon filling that's perfectly cooked throughout.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>This recipe uses blitz puff pastry, which is easier to make than …

6 Ways You're Doing Squats Wrong

Lean legs and a tight tush are just a few tweaks away.<p>Squats are one of the best exercises for a stronger, fitter you—but only if you do them right. So before you crank out another rep, make sure your squats aren't falling victim to these all-too-common mistakes:<p><b>Letting Your Knees Fall In</b><p>A …

The 5-Minute Equipment-Free Total-Body Workout

No time? No equipment? It turns out you also have no excuses.<p>Here's what you need to get fit: 1) five minutes and 2) you.<p>This total-body workout uses super-fast bodyweight moves to torch calories and tone muscles in whatever time you have. The key is going all-out. Perform the first exercise at …

Fitness

Get a Bikini Body That Rocks in 3 Weeks: Training Plan

Throw your muscles a curveball with these new toning exercises for a smoking hot bikini body<p>Whether you're breaking a sweat regularly or totally slacking, it's time for a change. To get a smoking hot bikini body this summer, you have to shock your muscles to get it into sizzling shape.<p>It takes …

Workouts

15 Minute Workout: Get a Flat-Belly Yoga Body

Strengthen your core with these key poses.<p>A regular yoga practice can prep your tummy for bikini season faster than banging out a million crunches.<p>In general, yoga is full of core-strengthening moves, but these stomach toners take top honors. They challenge your balance and stability and force your …

Workouts

Start Running: The Beginner Running Plan

New to running? Or starting to run again after a long layoff? This is the beginner running plan for you.<p>You can become a runner (really)—or pick up running again.<p>This running program, designed by coach Jenny Hadfield, co-author of <i>Running for Mortals</i>, will take you from running newbie to 30 minutes …

Marathons

Running for Beginners: FAQs

Run your way to a better body with these beginner tips from Runner's World<p><b>How do I get started?</b>Start walking for a length of time that feels comfortable--anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes. Once you can walk for 30 minutes easily, sprinkle 1- to 2-minute running sessions into your walking. As time goes …

Marathons