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17 Packable Lunch Ideas That'll Actually Fill You Up

From pasta salads, to above-average sandwiches, to Buddha bowls.

20 Outrageous Appetizers for Super Bowl Sunday

We don't know a ton about sports here, but we know plenty about food. And that includes appetizers. When it comes to a great party for the big game, …

If a man has these 9 qualities never let him go, scientists say

There are certain traits that the majority of heterosexual women look for in a man: kindness, GSOH, an understanding that the fight for gender …

Relationships

15 Make Ahead Crockpot Meals Literally Anyone Can Make

15 Make Ahead Crock-Pot Meals Literally Anyone Can Make<p>Whoever invented the slow cooker deserves a medal.<p>January 23, 2018<p>I like to have a nice warm …

66 Ideas For Your Magical 2018 World Bucket List

Whether you set New Year's resolutions or not, you undoubtedly have a few things in the back of your mind that you want to achieve, see, or do. …

Everest Base Camp

What is a ‘death clean’ and why should you do it?

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>The phrase “death cleaning” may sound jarring to unaccustomed ears, but the concept makes …

Personal Finance

Pasta Bolognese

In a food processor, puree onion, carrots, celery, and garlic into a coarse paste. In a large pan over medium heat, coat pan with oil. Add the pureed …

Italian Food

Our 30 Favorite Cooking Tips of 2017

The more you know... the more delicious food you can cook.<p>No matter how skillful you are in the kitchen, there is always, <i>always</i> more to learn. Call them hacks, tips, or tricks of the trade, but what matters is that they'll make cooking easier and more delicious than ever. Some are building blocks …

Cooking

The 15 most popular Instant Pot recipes of 2017

Pinterest is a treasure trove of delicious recipes, including everything from basic dinner meals to specialty desserts, drinks and snacks. It’s easy …

Groundbreaking empirical research shows where innovation really comes from

Breaking down barriers for underrepresented kids could quadruple America’s pool of inventors.<p>Gaps in opportunity for talented kids with low socioeconomic status don’t just hold back poor, female, black, or Latino children as individuals — they also impose potentially enormous losses to society as a …

Innovation

The Best Hacks For Finding A Cheap Flight

The airline industry desperately wants to squeeze as many Benjamins out of us flyers as they can, but you don’t have to fall prey to their price …

Christmas Sunrise Recipe

Step 1<p>Cook sugar and water in a saucepan over medium-high, stirring occasionally, until sugar dissolves and mixture comes to a boil, 2 to 3 minutes. …

Cranberry Cocktail Meatballs Recipe

These cranberry meatballs are always a favorite. The cranberry sauce in the sauce mixture adds tangy flavor with a hint of fruitiness, but it doesn't …

5 of the Best Make-and-Take Thanksgiving Sides

Growing up, nearly all Thanksgiving dinners were spent at my grandma's house, and in classic potluck style; everyone brought the sides and desserts …

15 Recipes That Prove Fall Is The Best Season For Baking

Here are some tasty treats to add to your holiday repertoire.<p>Whether you're all about apples, crazy for pumpkin, or just have an all-around sweet tooth, fall is the best time of year for baking. From warm cinnamon buns to bourbon-brown butter pecan pie, these cozy recipes will satisfy all your …

CROCK POT MEATBALLS

<b>Ingredients</b>1 pound meatloaf mix-ground beef/veal/pork<br>1/4 cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs<br>1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese<br>1/4 cup chopped fresh …

8 Braising Recipes to Heat Up Your House This Weekend

When temperatures are in the 20s and below, it's time to break out the Dutch oven for low-and-slow cooking.<p>Even though my Le Creuset Dutch oven takes up permanent residence on top of my stove, I don't start braising until it gets frigid outside. And with highs in the 30s this weekend, the time is …

Cooking

Snowy Vanilla Cake with Cream Cheese Buttercream Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Beat sugar and butter at medium speed with a heavy-duty stand mixer until fluffy, 3 to 5 minutes. …

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime, According to the World's Top Travel Experts

These unique vacation excursions are stunning. 😍<p>No matter how many countries you’ve been to, there’s always somewhere new to discover.<p>But with so …

National Parks

Bourbon Salted Caramel Cheesecake with Pralines

A truly decadent dessert from Charleston’s WildFlour Pastry<p>When Lauren Mitterer learned <i>New Charleston Cuisine</i> was supposed to capture the Charleston food scene at this particular moment, a few ingredients immediately sprang to her mind. Mitterer, who operates two bakery locations and supplies the …

DIY Ranch Mix Will Remind You Why Ranch Dressing Is Life

DIY Ranch Mix<p>Makes 1/2 cup<p>8 teaspoons dried parsley <br>4 teaspoons dried onion flakes <br>1 tablespoon dried dill <br>2 teaspoons garlic powder <br>2 teaspoons …

The 10 Most Popular Recipes in October

You were in a slow-cooked pot roast mood this month—but also cake. Extremely chocolaty cake.<p>October was a let's-stay-inside-and-cook-all-day kind of month for our readers. Slow-cooked pot roast, ropa vieja, and carnitas tacos were three of the most popular recipes, allowing you all to take a …

Best Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes

Cooking with a crockpot helps create layers of flavor in everything from hearty stews to healthy chicken dishes. Even desserts can benefit from the …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

15 Slow-Cooked Mac and Cheeses For When There's No Time For Stovetop

I feel very passionately about macaroni and cheese. I love making different versions for every season, subbing out different cheeses and pasta shapes, serving it casserole-style, in muffin form, or straight from the stovetop. However, I fully understand that sometimes there's no time for all that …

Start Your Day Off Right With These 9 Easy & Delicious Breakfasts

Show the most important meal of the day some love!<p>Servings: 12<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>15 ounces frozen hash browns, thawed<p>1½ cups cheddar cheese, shredded<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>½ teaspoon pepper<p>1 tablespoon oil<p>8 eggs<p>3 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled<p>Salt, to taste<p>Pepper, to taste<p><b>PREPARATION</b><p>1. Preheat oven to 425°F …

I stayed at a hostel in New York City and saw why it's better than a hotel

When it comes to travel in the US, expenses can easily add up. And of those expenses, lodging tends to be the most burdensome. Unless you want to sleep in a less-than-reputable hotel, vacationers in the US often have to hand over a pretty penny just to have a place to sleep at night.<p>There's at …

15 Game-Day Instant Pot Recipes That Take the Stress Out of Entertaining

The Instant Pot seriously does it all. When it comes time to plan the most important part of a game-day party (the food, obviously), do yourself a favor and let your Instant Pot do its pressure-cooking magic. We're planning on making the following tacos, dips, pulled-pork sandwiches, and more …

7 Salmon Seasonings You Can Make Last Minute - Chowhound

Sometimes, preparing a meal isn’t quite as satisfying as actually eating it. After intense labor—shopping, cooking, and setting the table—it’s hard …

Seafood

25 Free Things to Do on Your Next Visit to Los Angeles

Tourists flock to Los Angeles for a behind-the-scenes peek at the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, but there’s so much more to this SoCal city beyond …

California