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This Is the Hands-Down Best Workout to Shed Those Extra Pounds

We don't have to look far for incentive to go to the gym. In addition to the mental health benefits of working out, it's rewarding to feel "in shape," even if weight loss isn't our goal. Of course, many people seek workouts that burn the most fat — and burning belly fat is a common objective. If …

Exercise

30 Make-Ahead Lunches You Can Pack Tonight

What's one of the easiest ways to feel like you have your life together? If you ask us, it's prepping lunch the night before. In the grand scheme of …

The 16 Best Homemade Snacks to Keep You Full and Happy

Food

These 14 Instant Pot Recipes Will Knock Your Family's Socks Off — and Won't Cost You More Than $20

Let's be honest, the Instant Pot is a busy parent's BFF. You can make pretty much anything your little heart desires — from rice to seafood to yogurt and beyond — and you don't have to sit around waiting for water to boil or an oven to preheat. So what could be better for moms and dads who have to …

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This One-Pot, No-Roux Macaroni and Cheese Is Crazy Creamy

I am an equal opportunity macaroni eater. I like it baked. I like it made with a roux. I even like it out of the blue box. You may think the …

The Conflict in Jerusalem Is Distinctly Modern. Here’s the History.

In December 1917 — 100 years ago this month — the British general Edmund Allenby seized control of Jerusalem from its Ottoman Turkish defenders. Dismounting his horse, he entered the Old City on foot, through Jaffa Gate, out of respect for its holy status.<p>In the century since, Jerusalem has been …

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10 Delicious Recipes Starring Chicken and Mushrooms

Chicken and mushrooms have been saving dinner for years now. There are so many recipes out there that include this famous kitchen duo, and most of …

Cooking

10 Easy Dinners Made with Canned Goods from the Pantry

The bottom shelf of my pantry is always stacked with a sea of various canned goods. There's everything from an assortment of beans to canned …

The 18 One-Skillet Dinner Recipes Our Readers Love

When time is tight and energy levels are low, but you've got a bunch of hungry mouths to feed at the end of a long day, skillet dinners are one of …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Best Ever Chocolate Pound Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Grease the 9x5 inch loaf pan and line it with the baking paper<p>2<p>Done<p>Preheat the oven at 325 degrees F.<p>3<p>Done<p>In a bowl mix together flour and …

Cinnamon Swirl Sour Cream Bundt Cake

If you don't drink coffee, please start before attempting this great cinnamon swirl sour cream bundt cake recipe.

The Easy-Peasy-Green Beany Recipe You Can't Stop Raving About

Over 1000 of you have favorited this 20-minute green bean recipe, from Penelope Casas since it was shared via Genius Recipes back in 2013, and your comments sing its praises: <b>"absolutely fantastic!"</b> and <b>"wonderful and easy"</b> and <b>"extremely delicious."</b> (I promise I have no incentive to promote this …

DIY Ice Dye Pillows (Blue Pillows for the Sailboat)

We (finally) launched our sailboat on Sunday! We haven't sailed it home yet, but we're almost ready for the five hour journey. This week I'll be …

To-Die-For Churro Cupcakes

An easy cupcake recipe that combines two of celebrity chef Marcela Valladolid's childhood favorites, this is a mashup of epic proportions.<p>There might be nothing better in the world than churros and cupcakes. My mom made cupcakes from boxed cake mix on the regular. Often they’d be breakfast before …

Super-Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits With Honey Butter

The secrets of feather-light, ultra-flaky, bathed-in-butter biscuits from chef Jean-Paul Bourgeois of Blue Smoke<p>Cut 3 ½ sticks (14 oz.) of the butter …

When a Lemon Cake Meets a Cookie, This Happens

Cookie texture is a serious matter of preference, more so than most desserts. The choice of crisp or chewy varies greatly. Maybe you like a thin, golden biscuit with a satisfying crunch and snap to it. Or perhaps you prefer a very soft chocolate chip cookie that yields easily to your teeth.<p>I have a …

15 Savory Pastries You Can *Totally* Eat for Dinner

We’re all about enjoying a fresh pastry for breakfast, but it turns out, they’re <i>just</i> as good for dinner too. Think about it — pot pies with a top or bottom crust are technically pastries (and so delicious!). And a galette is one of the tastiest ways to add more vegetables to your diet. To put …

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Taste Beyond The Tongue

Drop 10 TODAY: Joy Bauer's healthy dinner recipes

Looking to drop 10 pounds by summer? This plan is the perfect guide: It contains delicious meals with the right balance of lean proteins, high-quality carbs and healthy fats to give you fast and effective results. Plus, each tasty option has plenty of nutrient-packed and fiber-filled produce, …

Instant Pot frenzy still gaining steam, so much that Amazon keeps making it deal of the day

<b>Editor's Note: This story was originally published April 24, 2017.</b><p>Lid locked, vent sealed. It’s go time.<p>For the past year, the Instant Pot electric …

No-Bake Salted Chocolate Oatmeal Bars

There are good no-bake bars, and then there are really amazing no-bake bars that people gush over and remember for months to come. These are most …

This (protein-packed) sweet potato pad Thai is a game-changer

Sweet potato: the ultimate hackable healthy ingredient?<p>I’m starting to think so. Not only does it serve as a stand-in for your toast or a (highly …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The Venetian Cookie that Made it All the Way to Guatemala

"Open the cookbook. Freak out."<p>The instructions my uncle had tucked into Russell Norman's Polpo: A Venetian Cookbook (Of Sorts) were simple enough—and spot on. After opening the cookbook to the page my uncle bookmarked, and catching a glimpse of the blonde, curved cookies, I—to borrow the …

Absurdly Addictive Asparagus Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I guess there's a reason Vosges Haut-chocolat Bacon and Chocolate bars are growing in popularity...it just seems that when you add bacon to almost anything, the salty smokiness heightens the other ingredients. Bacon may rule, but its Italian cousin, Pancetta, is also a contender for …

Diana's Hummus Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Designer Alex Tatusian reminisces on his mother's short-lived hummus business, and what it taught him about cooking for himself.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

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Old-Fashioned Cinnamon Babka - The Washington Post

For the cinnamon schmear: Combine the granulated and confectioners’ sugars, the ground cinnamon, butter and egg yolks in a food processor; puree for 1 to 2 minutes to form a soft paste. If it’s too thick to spread easily, add the milk in small increments, as needed, and pulse to incorporate. …

5 Things HR Wishes You Knew About Salary Negotiation

Prove you're worth the salary you want.<p>Negotiating pay can be difficult when you take a new job at an organization, and it continues to be a …

23 Blackberry Recipes to Convince You It's the King of Berries

All of our best recipes that feature show-stopping blackberries.<p><b>These gorgeous berries of dark red or black—perfect for desserts</b>, salads, syrups, even cocktails—are stunning show-stoppers as either a main ingredient or simple garnish. They're also a "superfood" packed with nutrients. Despite their …

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