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A Grilled Cheese Sandwich That's Cheesy Inside and Out

<i>Ashley Rodriguez from Not Without Salt is figuring out what makes our favorite classics work—and then making them even better.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>To improve upon a classic sandwich, don't limit the cheese to the interior.</i><p>It wasn’t until I was in college that I realized tomato soup can be made from actual …

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The Neverending Soup Pot: An Improv Routine to Kick Your Dinner Rut to the Curb

The way my grandfather tells it, my great-great-grandmother always kept a pot of soup barely simmering on the back burner of the wood stove. Over time, that soup morphed and changed; she'd add trimmings of this and bits of that as the pot needed replenishing, a waste-not-want-not approach to …

7 Ways Mentally Strong People Deal With Stress

While stress causes some people to crumble, mentally strong people are able to thrive despite added tension. In fact, they view adversity as an …

Sometimes You Just Need Pudding; Here Are 11 Recipes

Chocolate, vanilla, rice, and tapioca—we love all pudding equally. Here are 11 great recipes for it.<p><b>There's something very comforting about pudding</b>, whether it is of the chocolate or rice variety. It's just you, a bowl, and a spoon, ya know? We feel you. Here are 11 recipes to satiate that need.

Prisoner Workout: Bodyweight Workouts | The Art of Manliness

Besides a few brief stints of freedom, notorious British criminal and troublemaker Charles Salvador (better known as Charles Bronson) has been …

Union Wine Co. Canned Wine

Posted in Drink and Host<p>Oregon-based Union Wine Co. puts their wine in a can. Makes sense, right? No corkscrew or wine glass needed. Choose their …

An Illustrated Guide to 11 Espresso Drinks

By definition, espresso is relatively simple: 1 ounce of coffee beverage made from 7 grams of ground beans, brewed at 9 bar of pressure (130 psi) at …

The only chocolate chip cookie recipe you'll ever need

Love a great chocolate-chip cookie? Whether you're more of a crisp and crumbly kind of fan, or you prefer yours soft and chewy, this kind of love requires only one thing: a sweet tooth. Oh, and plenty of chocolate.<p>Ever wonder who invented the chocolate-chip cookie? Of course you have.<p>The cookie was …

3 productivity tips for night owls that will make you more successful

But what if your brain is just programmed to work at night?<p>Whether it's the midnight moonlight or the hush that falls over the house when everyone's asleep, working after-hours can equal some serious productivity.<p>So, we spoke with a group of Millennial night owls to find out how they best burn the …

This one-minute morning routine can improve your productivity all day long

Just finding time to eat can be difficult, even though eating breakfast has been correlated with increased energy and productivity, better overall health, and a better mood.<p>But there's an easier, less time-consuming way to start the day off right, and it only takes a minute: Make your bed.<p>When your …

5 Science-Backed Ways to Become Happier

Are there tricks to becoming happier in life? How do genetics affect your level of happiness? Has research proven ways to become happier? Read on!<p>Is there a secret to true happiness? Is the propensity to be cheerful and positive built into our genes, or is it completely dependent on our attitude …

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3 Bad Habits That Get in the Way of Your Happiness

Happiness is a choice. Stop doing the things that make you unhappy.<p>Want to be happy?<p>Happiness, to some extent, is a choice and not a condition. We decide what we do and the outlook we have on the world every single day. If something actively makes us unhappy, we have the self-control to break our …

5 Minutes of Meditation Can Change Your Entire Day

Meditation has shown me that time isn't going to slow down in my favor, because time is not created or allotted to each person differently. We are all given the same 24 hours in a day, so it's ultimately up to us to choose how we balance that time.<p>Meditation has recently becoming a very significant …

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A Zen Master Explains Death and the Life-Force to a Child and Outlines the Three Essential Principles of Zen Mind

“Zen practice … requires great faith, great courage, and great questioning.”<p>If death is so enormous a mystery that we remain unable to wrap our grownup minds around it, despite comfort from our great poets and consolation from our great philosophers, how are tiny humans to make sense of it all? …

The 7 Sacred Soul Tasks

Does it feel like something is out of balance in your life? Maybe you’ve done a ton of healing work, you’ve read all the self-help books, you’ve …

Why Meditation Does Not Work

Everyone knows meditation is not supposed to "work." This is exactly the point. Meditation is not one more thing to accomplish, to do right. They say you cannot fail in meditation. It is time to simply be.<p>Well, yes and no. Yes, its time not to be busy doing. No, simply being is easier said than …

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Easy Homemade Bread Recipe - Wildly Charmed

Bread is one of the best things in the whole world, am I right?! Not the best thing for my waistline, but it’s definitely a heavenly comfort food …

Roasted Duck Ramen

Roasted Duck Ramen from SF Gate• 2 Chinese-style whole roast ducks (see Note)<br>• 5 pounds chicken bones or feet<br>• 2 1/2 gallons water<br>• 4 12-inch pieces dried …

Summer Spaghetti with Fresh Tomatoes and Basil - Turntable Kitchen

I just finished reading my friend Jess’s fantastic new book. We finally (finally!) met in person about a month ago after spending years following …

Herb Spotlight: 10 Ways to Use Fresh Mint - Turntable Kitchen

I’ve been thinking about launching a new series here focused on ways to work fresh herbs into your cooking but before I get ahead of myself and call …

Indoor S'mores

Makes 16 Servings<p>Feel free to try whatever toppings you’d like; if it goes well with chocolate, it will go well with these.<p>July 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>16 assorted graham crackers (regular, cinnamon, honey, or chocolate), broken in half crosswise<p>16 marshmallows<p>8 ounces assorted chocolate (milk, dark, …

An Illustrated Tour of Ice Cream Styles Around the World

More<p>Ice Cream<p>Essential flavors and the secrets to the best ice cream you'll ever make.<p>Close your eyes and think of ice cream. What do you see?<p>Depending on where you live, that answer's going to vary. A lot. Because the world of ice cream is far more diverse than most of us think. Think all ice …

35 Quick Stir-Fry Recipes to Cook on Weeknights

Stir-fries are the ultimate quick, easy, fridge-cleaning meals.<p>When you look into your refrigerator and see nothing but odds and ends—a little old rice here, a bit of steak there, some veggies in the crisper drawer—you might not see a cohesive meal. But oh! There's one to be had, brought together …

10 Lists To Keep If You Want To Be Successful

Djordje Todorovic<p>Blogger, Gamer Extraordinaire Read full profile<p>The human mind is truly incredible, and we should all strive towards creating a …

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How to Make the Best Egg Sandwich Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: The Eastman Egg Company gives us the insider tips on putting together an egg sandwich so good, you'll look</i> …

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8 Things To Put In Your Ice Cube Tray (That Aren't Water)

Freezing water is for rookies. There's way more you can do with ice trays.<p>Your freezer is officially your most helpful kitchen tool. This piece originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com.

Smoky Candied Bacon

It weirds me out when people are obsessed with bacon. Do not get me wrong, bacon is great. It’s so easy to make, adds a ton of flavor, and I would …

The Best Way to Cook Frozen Dumplings

When my wife Adri was still my girlfriend Adri, she and I spent a number of years living in separate cities. Every other weekend I'd pack up the old Saab to take the trip down from Boston to New York for the weekend. My one task every time I visited? <b>Deliver frozen dumplings.</b><p>It's not that you …

How to Toast a Cheerio

Blogger and writer Amelia Morris—plus a buttery, toasty snack for anytime.<p>The movers left less than twenty-four hours ago, so it’s not until I go to …

The Art of the Perfect Grilled Cheese (Plus 20 Variations to Shake Things Up)

GalleryThe Art of the Perfect Grilled Cheese (Plus 20 Variations to Shake Things Up)<p>More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>A grilled cheese is a grilled cheese, right? I mean, it's the first meal that most of us learn how to cook at home by ourselves. …