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These Slow Cooker Spiced Nuts Taste Like Crème Brûlée!

Spiced nuts are a classic holiday gift for coworkers and a handy snack to have on hand when neighbors stop for a nip of nog. Although they can be …

7 Delicious Brussels Sprout Recipes

Brussels sprouts are more than just yummy—they're also packed with vitamins, cancer-preventing phytonutrients, and heart-healthy fiber. Check out …

Food

264 Slow Cooker Ideas For When You're Not Sure What To Make

The ultimate Crock-Pot cheat sheet.

10 Cool Cucumber Recipes to Make Right Now

Cool, crunchy cucumbers are at their absolute best in summer. Whether you picked up one too many at the farmers market or your garden is overflowing …

25 Delicious Recipes That Will Make You Love Salad

Because salads are the best summer food.

10 Healthy Egg Recipes to Stay Skinny

When you’re trying to eat healthy, eggs are an awesome go-to for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or even as just a snack. The key is to use the eggs in a …

Healthy Eating

Next Week's Meal Plan: 5 No-Cook Dinners for the Week Ahead

Y'all, July is heating up to a swelter in Georgia right now following a rain-filled June. After a weekend of cooking in the heat, I'm saying no more …

Leave Your Passport At Home: 13 Exotic Dinner Recipes From Around The World

Whether you’re dreaming of an exotic vacation or just need need help breaking out of your dinner rut, you’re in luck — these dishes will transport your taste buds to faraway lands. And the best part is that they’re all easy to make with everyday supermarket ingredients.<p>1. Middle Eastern Lamb …

Use the Grill to Host a Weeknight Dinner Party

Weeknight get-togethers are always a bright spot in a regular week, which makes them even more charming and fun. Looking forward to hosting friends …

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6 Things You Should Never Do When Making Fruit Cobbler

Cobbler is one of those scrappy recipes beloved for its ability to transform fresh fruit and pantry staples into a well-loved dessert, while …

Foods you should always eat together to get the most health benefits

Many healthy greens and vegetables are packed with nutrition, but you might not be getting as many benefits out of them as you think. Want a nutrient boost? Certain vitamins in different foods can work together in your body to help you get the most nutrition out of your meal. This video shows some …

We Taste-Tested 10 Hot Dogs. Here Are the Best.

The New York Times Food department hasn’t taken a close look at hot dogs in some time. Back when hot dogs were on every list of foods to avoid — alarming additives, questionable cuts, salt and fat galore — home cooks didn’t want to know too much about what was in them.<p>But cooks are different now, …

Baking

Weeknight Bolognese

Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large (12-inch) skillet over medium-high heat. Add the ground sirloin and cook, crumbling the meat with a wooden …

Easy Roasted-Garlic Focaccia That's Too Good to Share

Anyone who understands evolution knows that it doesn't <i>necessarily</i> lead from simpler to more complex life-forms. Rather, it leads to life-forms better suited to their environments. The evolution of recipes is similar: It's not that every new recipe is <i>better</i> than its immediate predecessor; it's just …

This psychedelic drug seems to affect the brain in ways that are surprisingly similar to meditation

Across the Atlantic, researchers in an ornate, blue-tiled hospital in Barcelona, Spain, study ayahuasca's physical effects on the brain.<p>The teams in those two disparate locations approach the study of the psychedelic drug differently, but researchers at each are coming to similar conclusions about …

20 Italian Christmas recipes for an amazing holiday feast

From Christmas Eve to Christmas Day, celebrate the holidays like an Italian with amazing recipes from star chefs like Giada DeLaurentiis, Lidia Bastianich and Andrew Carmellini. Here are 20 amazing Italian Christmas recipes to try for appetizers, mains, pastas, sides, desserts, and …

Cooking

Painkiller companies are now globally exporting addiction for profit — just like Big Tobacco

OxyContin sales have fallen in the US since 2011. So the companies behind it are going global.<p>The US is in the midst of a harrowing opioid painkiller and heroin epidemic, which led to a record number of drug overdose deaths (more than 52,000) in 2015.<p>Unlike other drug epidemics, the current one did …

Public Health

A novel approach: Fighting painkiller addiction at home

People hooked on prescription painkillers were able to use a drug at home to curb cravings and prevent abuse while waiting to get in a treatment …

21 Christmas Crock Pot Recipes To Bookmark

All I want for Christmas is food.

25 Stress-Free Christmas Dinner Recipes

A stress-free Christmas dinner? Easy peasy. From roast beef tenderloin with red wine sauce to rum cake, these tested and perfected recipes won't let you down -- and many of them can be made ahead of time so you can relax on the big day. Merry Christmas!<p><b>1. Roast Beef Tenderloin with Red Wine …

12 Date Night Dinners That Are Also Healthy

Good for you, good for two.

Need a Money Makeover? 8 Must-Read Personal Finance Books

Lay the groundwork for a profitable 2017 with a little end-of-the-year reading.<p>Just about nobody would say 2016 has been smooth sailing. Between a divisive election, the loss of a host of cultural icons, and seemingly endless international turmoil, it seems like this year has been determined to …

Personal Finance

How to make the perfect cacio e pepe

It’s 2016 most popular pasta dish, but should you use spaghetti, how much pepper do you need, is pecorino or parmesan best – and how do you achieve a smooth, creamy sauce?<p>If you’ve never heard of it, don’t worry – until about two months ago, neither had I. Then, suddenly, cacio e pepe was …

Italian Food

We might soon have 9 states where pot is simultaneously legal and illegal. That’s a problem.

A few weeks ago, the Washington Post reported that support for marijuana legalization is slightly leading in all five states where it will be on the ballot in November — California, Massachusetts, Maine, Nevada, and Arizona.<p>Whatever happens, it seems almost certain that at least one of these states …

Cannabis

Learn how to make the most of your money.

Maternity leave is a wonderful and necessary benefit, but it can be financially draining. Learn how you can financially prepare for maternity …

Baclofen: the controversial pill that could 'cure' alcoholism

France is ground zero for clinical research on Baclofen, a drug said to eliminate alcohol cravings. The medication will soon be more accessible than ever – but not everyone thinks that’s a good thing<p>One morning when he was 12, Samuel Blaise decided to skip school with his best friend Cyril. Both …

Only 7 Percent of Employees Are Productive (But Most Are Miserable)

The proof is in the data -- remote work leads to more productive companies.<p>Do you want your team to be happier and more productive? Then stop making everyone work in an office.<p>A growing body of research suggests that remote work helps people be more productive -- upending the idea that teams must …

The Workplace

Want To Double Your Salary? Of Course You Do—Try This

Research shows money (in the form of a paycheck) can buy happiness. Experts craft a game plan to double your salary.<p>The best things in life may be free, but a study out of Case Western Reserve University found that money does indeed buy happiness. Increasing income–to the tune of an annual salary …

Employment

A Drug-by-Drug Guide to a Rational UK Drugs Policy

This is how you'd be taking drugs if the law had anything to do with how harmful they actually are.<p>​ Last week, Home Office minister Norman Baker resigned from his role after arguing that the government should base its drug policy on evidence drawn from a government-commissioned report. You know, …