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These Are the 6 Hardest Vitamins to Get Enough of—Here’s How to Do It

Even if you go out of your way to eat a balanced diet, there may be some important vitamins and minerals that are slipping through the cracks—and …

Nutrition

The 5 Best Cat Litter Boxes For Odor Control

When it comes to shopping for litter boxes, there's one thing that virtually all cat owners can agree on: it better be good at keeping odors away. …

Cleaning

Your Weekend Project: Deep-Clean Your Dishwasher

<b>Step 4:</b> Replace the parts you removed and run your machine using nothing but vinegar.<p><b>Important note!</b> Never mix vinegar with bleach when cleaning your …

Cleaning

Hands Down the Best Way to Roast Potatoes

Toss potato chunks with olive oil and salt and roast at a high temperature and you'll have a pretty good side; satisfying, but nothing to write home about. The problem: it's tough to coax the potatoes to a perfect crisp-tender texture through this method. For potatoes to be both fluffy and tender …

Recipes

How To Make the Best Lemon Bars — Baking Lessons from The Kitchn

Let's just get this out of the way — I really love lemon bars. Sure, I love chocolate chip cookies and a very good brownie as much as the next …

Dessert

5 Megaformer moves you can do anywhere (no machine necessary)

The Megaformer’s moment in the fitness spotlight shows no signs of fading—it certainly doesn’t hurt that Meghan Markle professed her love for the …

Workouts

Why magnesium is one doctor’s “front-line prescription” for PMS symptoms

Many women (okay, <i>me</i>) dread the days leading up to our monthly periods. From the bloating, cramps, and breakouts to the mood swings and all-around …

Wellness

This Rhubarb-Almond Cake Is the Only Reason I'm Turning on My Oven This Summer

By Emma Wartzman<p>I'll gladly turn my apartment into a sauna for this recipe.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down.</i><p>Let me the set the scene. It was a couple of weeks ago, a blazing 90 degrees outside, and <i>even hotter</i> on the top floor …

Dessert

How to use “seed cycling” to balance your hormones and improve your periods

On a scale of one to woo-woo, seed cycling might seem off the charts. The concept is pretty simple, though: Eat different types of seeds that either …

Wellness

Here Are the Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

Chia seeds might be small, but don’t let the size of these powerhouse seeds fool you. Not only are they packed full of fiber, antioxidants, omega-3s …

Nutrition

14 Netflix Original Movies That Are Seriously Eye-Opening

Over the past couple of years, Netflix has earned a reputation as a destination for daring original content. The streaming giant has not shied away …

Chocolate-Dipped Coconut Macaroons - Food Wishes

Hamburger Casserole Recipe

"This is a quick and easy way to prepare dinner for the family. It's a hamburger casserole with a Mexican flair. Try it with some shredded cheese …

Belly Fat and Menopause: How to Win the Battle of the Bulge

Last year, in my early 50s and perimenopausal, I lost 20 pounds. I did this the old-fashioned way — by eating less and exercising more — and I …

A simple chicken tikka masala that's neither mushy nor dry

Chicken tikka masala is arguably the single most popular Indian restaurant dish in the world. Turns out, it's not an authentic Indian dish_it was invented in a London curry house.<p>Without historical roots, there is no definitive recipe. The variations we found had mushy or dry chicken and sauces …

Recipes

Grilled Garlic Parmesan Zucchini Recipe

"This is a summer favorite at my house. So easy and tasty, and complements steak, ribs, chicken or fish. By the way, these can be done in the oven …

The Secret to Grilling Fish Without Having It Fall Apart

With this simple trick, you'll be able to grill fish to perfection very time you BBQ.<p>Heat, Clean, and Season Your Grill<p>Treat your grill like a …

How to Make Creamy Chicken Gnocchi Soup | Soup Recipes | Allrecipes.com

Greek Style Garlic Chicken Breast Recipe

"This recipe was passed down through my family for years. If you're looking for a great tasting, tender chicken breast, this is what you're looking …

Recipes

Mushroom Chicken Piccata Recipe

"Classic Piccata reaches a new peak with the marvelous addition of mushrooms! This is a favorite in our family. Serve with rice and a green salad if …

How to Make Buttery Garlic Green Beans | Side Dish Recipes | Allrecipes.com

Grilled Zucchini and Eggplant with Basil Vinaigrette Recipe

Step 1<p>Preheat grill to medium (400°F). Combine the shallot and red wine vinegar in the bowl of a mini food processor. Let stand 5 minutes. Add the …

Martha Stewart's Genius Mac & Cheese Is What We're Bringing to Every Summer BBQ

<i>As Food52 gets older (and wiser), and our archive of recipes grows, we’re making the effort to revisit some good-as-gold recipes. Today, we're highlighting a home-run mac and cheese from Martha Stewart.</i><p>I’ve never met a mac and cheese I didn’t love—from velvety noodles swimming in sauce to sheet …

Cooking

How To Make Ragu, According To Three Real Italian Nonnas

Things get heated when it comes to incorporating garlic and red wine.<p>Long before ragù was a ubiquitous brand of spaghetti sauce in a jar, it was ―and is ― the basis for untold volumes of Italian goodness, from tagliatelle al ragù to lasagna to gnocchi to supplì, deep-fried rice balls stuffed with …

This Slow-Cooker Chicken Is Exploding on Pinterest

Make this for dinner and find out why.<p>We perfected the recipe with one key move I <i>really</i> don't want you to skip: Sear the chicken before you toss it …

9 Ways To Get Out Sweat Stains Using Things You Probably Already Own

Hellooo, clean armpits.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• 18 Tweets That Every Sweaty Person Will Relate To<p>• 20 Literally Genius Dryer Sheet Hacks You'll Actually Want To Try<p>• 15 Damn-Near Brilliant Hacks Using Cotton Balls

19 Natural Remedies For Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are bluish, bulging veins that appear on your legs at the surface of your skin. While varicose veins are generally not painful, they can be uncomfortable. The exact cause of varicose veins is not known, but a genetic tendency toward weak vein valves plays a role.<p>Hormones also play a …

10 things nobody tells you about trying to get a flat belly after 40​

But these easy tips from nutritionists should help you succeed...<p>Maybe you’ve mastered making healthier Italian food, or tackled the fine art of …

Pot Pie Cupcakes Recipe

"Chicken pot pie cupcakes."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (14.5 ounce) can cream of chicken soup<p>1 poached chicken breast, diced<p>1 cup frozen mixed vegetables<p>1 cup …

How to Make Damaris' Pulled Pork Nachos | Food Network