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Lemon Pepper Chicken

Chicken breast recipes have a bad rep for being bland. But I can assure you that we won't stand for anything boring — especially when it comes to …

Food

What $650K buys in New York City right now

From Hudson Heights to Jackson Heights here’s what you can find for $650,000 in NYC<p><i>Welcome to a semi-regular feature,</i> <i>Price Points</i><i>, in which we pick a relatively low asking price and a type of apartment, then scour</i> <i>StreetEasy</i> <i>to find the best available options around the city. Today’s task: apartments</i> …

Greenwich Village

This Chicken Piccata Will Be a Family Favorite — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Recipes

Grilled Chili-Garlic Flank Steak with Avocado Butter

Preparation<p>In a medium bowl, combine the butter, avocado, cilantro, lime juice, serrano, coriander, and 1/2 tsp. salt, and mix well. Cover with …

29 Bite-Size Apps That Prove Everything Is Better Smaller

We are sort of obsessed with bite-size foods. First of all, you can try a little bit of everything. Secondly, they’re the easiest way to feed a …

Adventurous women are getting their vaginas super stoned

More couples are turning to cannabis to boost their sex life … but can your vagina really get high?<p>You’d be forgiven for thinking partners are …

50 Quick Summer Dinner Ideas For Lazy People

It’s 7 p.m., the sun’s still out and it’s 85 degrees. Do you <i>really</i> want to spend the night in front of the stove? (We didn’t think so.) These 50 …

6 Surprising Summer Sides That Take 15 Minutes or Less

Instead of falling back on your go-to potato salad recipe, try one of these super speedy and unique summer side dishes. Because light and tangy …

10 of Our Best Chicken Skillet Recipes — Recipes from The Kitchn

I am not sure which is more tried and true when it comes to weeknight cooking: a trusty skillet dinner or crowd-pleasing chicken. It really doesn't …

Cooking

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Meera Sodha’s vegan recipe for shiitake pho with crispy leeks

Shiitake mushrooms bring both texture and a rich, savoury flavour to the classic Vietnamese noodle soup<p>There’s a whole world of mushrooms out there and, much like wine, we can all probably name a handful of them. Unlike wine, however, there are no dedicated menus rhapsodising about their various …

Vegan Recipes

How to Clean a Cast Iron Skillet with a Potato

<i>This piece originally appeared on PureWow.</i><p>Cast iron skillets are kind of kitchen superheroes. You can use them for cakes, nachos, chickens and more. …

Make Cannabis-Infused Chocolate Gelt for an Adult Game of Dreidel This Hanukkah

Dreidel is the kiddo’s version of gambling, or so I grew up thinking! As history would have it, it came all the way across Europe from Ireland before …

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

How to trick your brain into thinking a small animal is hopping up your arm

Our brains have some pretty inaccurate maps of our body.<p>Everyone hates awkward pauses, and your brain is no exception. The mind’s eye will attempt to fill in dead spaces—though it’s not always very accurate. Try this: Have a friend give a few taps to your forearm, first near the wrist and then the …

Pranks

Pinterest's Most Popular Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

When you got home from school as a kid, right after you dropped your backpack at the door, what was the first thing you hoped to see on the kitchen …

Dessert

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Tomato, Watermelon, and Basil Skewers

Combine the balsamic vinegar and sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally, until the sugar is dissolved. …

Quantum computers are about to get real

Although the term “quantum computer” might suggest a miniature, sleek device, the latest incarnations are a far cry from anything available in the …

One-Skillet Dinners That Keep Dishwashing to a Minimum

Steak. Chicken. Squash. It's all coming together in just one cast-iron skillet.<p>Unfortunate facts of life: You can't drink an after-dinner beer on your back porch when you're inside scrubbing cutting boards, skillets, plates, and sheet trays at the sink.<p>That's why senior food editor <b>Claire Saffitz</b> …

Cooking

Chakra Cheesecake, Avocado Bun Burgers, and More … 25 of the Most Popular Recipes of 2017 (So Far)

We’re pretty positive that if we were to look at what was big in 2016, nobody would deny that cauliflower had a pretty good year. From creamy sauces …

Anthony Bourdain Reveals His Secret for Making Perfect Scrambled Eggs

It's so much easier than you think.<p>Scrambled eggs might seem like a simple dish, but there's a lot of debate about how to make them the right way.<p>Top chef Anthony Bourdain is here to settle this breakfast dispute, once and for all. In a recent video for Tech Insider, the culinary king shared his …

Psychology Principles & Laws To Influence People with Your Designs

This curated post is authored by Graphic Designer, Jacob CassThe post Psychology Principles & Laws To Influence People with Your Designs appeared …

3 Delicious Gazpacho Recipes That Need to Be Part of Your Summer Diet

Let's face it, when temperatures are soaring, there's only one option for a refreshing meal that can be made in a matter of minutes: gazpacho, of …

Alexander von Humboldt and the Invention of Nature: How One of the Last True Polymaths Pioneered the Cosmos of Connections

“In this great chain of causes and effects, no single fact can be considered in isolation.”<p>No thinker has shaped our understanding of the astounding interconnectedness of the universe more profoundly than the great Prussian naturalist, explorer, and geographer <b>Alexander von Humboldt</b> (September 14, …

The Ultimate Solution To Keep From Tearing Up When Cutting Onions

My best friend Chloe hates chopping onions so much, she firmly believes that, if there's a God and He has a Dantean taste for customized punishments, she will be damned to an eternity of onion chopping in the afterlife. She also doesn't care for the taste of onions. So she never willingly chops …

The Only Thing Better Than Vodka Sauce Is Spicy Vodka Sauce

The chefs of Jon & Vinny’s in L.A. gave us the recipe for their spicy fusilli. Start taking notes.<p>Chefs <b>Jon Shook</b> and <b>Vinny Dotolo</b> of Jon & Vinny's in <b>L.A.</b> (one of our Top 50 Best New Restaurants in America 2015) have one goal in life: to feed you carbs. Specifically: their Fusilli alla Vodka with …

How to Make Authentic Shakshuka at Home

<i>Photo by Ashley Manning</i><p>Everyone loves breakfast food disguised as lunch or dinner. But fried eggs can get old fast, despite racking up insane amounts of likes on Instagram. That's why there's shakshuka--a spicy, Middle Eastern take on "throw everything in your fridge into a pan and voila."<p>It's …

Recipes

8 Crisp and Crunchy Fall Salads

Now that chilly fall weather is here, you’re probably tempted to indulge in hearty stews and creamy casseroles. Our suggestion? Go with it. But on …