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The 'do-it-all' tour of Italy — in 12 days

Can't decide whether to tour the eternal city of Rome, explore the canals of Venice or view grand art and artifacts in Florence? A 12-day guided tour by the Roman Guy will help you do it all.<p>The La Dolce Vita itinerary, which takes participants from rolling hills to sandy beaches to legendary …

21 Instant Pot Dinner Ideas You Need To Try

We're kind of obsessed with this thing, TBH.

10 Foods That Fill You Up While You Trim Down

1 of 11<p>Brian Klutch<p>Fiber: The Secret Ingredient<p>Losing weight doesn’t have to mean hunger pangs and feeling half-dead at your desk all day. The trick …

26 Spicy Recipes to Make You Cry in a Good Way

Is it hot in here, or is it just these 26 spicy recipes?<p>Pour yourself a big glass of milk. These spicy recipes are ready to party.

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How to Make Incredible Brussels Sprouts

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

Rise and Shine: 12 Easy Weekend Breakfast Recipes

Christmas might be over, but there are still kids and houseguests to feed. Whip up one of these easy breakfast recipes and give them something delicious to wake up to.<p><b>1. Best Blueberry Muffins</b><p>Bursting with fresh blueberries with a tender crumb and sparkling sugar crust, these really are the best …

3 Ways To Make Your Own Deodorant

Give your underarms some love while avoiding the chemicals.<p>by the staff of Rodale"s Organic Life<p>PHOTOGRAPH BY MAREKULIASZ/GETTY<p>Antiperspirants often rely on aluminum compounds, known to cause neurological problems, to swell your sweat glands shut. But the thing is: Sweat itself does not smell. Body …

How to Use Your Cast-Iron Skillet All Winter Long

Rustic, heavy, affordable and great at retaining heat, the cast-iron pan is one of the most useful pieces of equipment you can have in your …

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Easy Oatmeal Cookies: 1 Bowl, No Mixer

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>I'm absolutely indiscriminate about good cookies. Snappy, chewy, sandy, crispy—whatever it is, I'll take two. I like making macarons, and florentines, and Oreos, and fussy cookies that take all day. I don't mind busting out a cloth cover to painstakingly roll out …

How to Refinish a Wooden Cutting Board

I’m pretty good about taking care of my knives: I regularly take them to get sharpened, ​and I dry them immediately after washing (okay, most of the time). And I’m good about taking care of my wooden utensils: I oil them and never let them go for a trip in the dishwasher. But my cutting board? It’s …

Cookie Science: The Real Differences Between Brown and White Sugars

When you consider all the things sugar does for a cookie, fixating on sweetness is like remembering Albert Einstein as that guy with the crazy hair. Both features are endearing to the masses, perhaps, but irrelevant compared to the subjects' true importance.<p>So, aside from its obvious sweetness, …

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How to dry-brine a turkey and why you should do it this Thanksgiving

For years, I’d heard that brining held the key to juicy, flavorful turkey. But I don’t own a vat big enough for a Thanksgiving-sized turkey and the gallons of liquid it soaks in, and even if I did, my New York City apartment-sized fridge wouldn’t hold it. Which is why dry-brining, in which you …