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The Science Behind Baking Your Ideal Chocolate Chip Cookie

Finding the perfect cookie recipe is no different than any other scientific experimentation. This video explains how to use baking science to find …

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The 12 Steps to Happiness That You Create (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You know what makes me happy? Learning.<p>I love understanding how the universe works, what makes people do the things they do, and figuring out how to improve myself. It gives me deep satisfaction. That's why I felt quite pleased with the …

5 Simple Summer Dinners

Summer cooking is all about keeping it simple. These dinner recipes are all quick and easy but still big on flavor. Enjoy!<p><b>1. Grilled Moroccan Meatballs with Yogurt Sauce</b><p>In this easy recipe, ground beef is laced with warm spices, fresh herbs and garlic, and then grilled in meatball form until smoky …

15 Coleslaw Recipes to Get You Through All of Your Summer BBQs

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Everyone loves a summer BBQ – what’s not to love about charred hotdogs, perfectly cooked medium-rare burgers, and seared Portobello …

Slow Cooker Hot Wings and 7 More Low-Stress Game-Night Snacks

No true fan can summon the concentration to do complicated party foods for game-watching night. Starting with the best (and easiest) crockpot chicken …

Before & After: This Kitchen Gets a Gorgeous New Ceiling and More

Say goodbye to the popcorn-style ceiling.<p>Though this Nashville house had a spacious kitchen with gorgeous floors, it was in need of a facelift, according to blogger Dana of Bella Tucker. Most offensive? The kitchen's popcorn-style ceiling.<p>She had a tiny budget, but with a little elbow grease and a …

This Clever Duvet Cover Trick is Going to Change Your Life

The "duvet burrito" makes changing your cover SO much easier.<p>Nothing says frustrating like trying to put on a duvet cover by yourself. In a world of iPhones, robo-vacuums, and all sorts of tech gadgets, you'd think we would have found a simpler solution to this cumbersome housekeeping task by now. …

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7 Whiskey Drinks That Could Help Cure Your Cold

Here, seven whiskey cocktails to help dilate your blood vessels and put you on the path to recovery.<p>When you’re stuffed up and sick, there’s nothing …

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

Make Pizza in a Slow Cooker For a Crispier Crust

Pizza comes out great whether you're using a baking sheet<b>,</b> cast iron skillet, or the grill. However, if those aren't an option, you may be surprised …

Slow Cookers

Tex-Mex Crockpot Quinoa

Crockpot quinoa with a Mexican twist. This delicious meal comes together in a snap and cooks low and slow all day.<p>You know that saying “a dog is a man’s best friend?”<p>Well, I think that’s false.<p>After much ponder-age, I have decided that a slow cooker really is a man’s best friend.<p>Let’s look at the …

The Best Champagne for Every Budget

Credit: Shutterstock/Jennifer Bui<p>By: Nora O'Malley<p>At this point in human evolution, the mere sound of Ryan Seacrest counting backward from 10 causes a Pavlovian response that can only be cured by bubbly. But not everyone has Seacrest's bank account, so it's not always gonna rain Dom. Luckily, …

7 Appetizers for a New Year's Eve Feast

Christmas is done, and it is time to ring in the new year. Not interested in joining in the crazy partying that takes place on New Year's Eve? Throw your own bash at home. A fun appetizer party is a great way to ring in the new year without doing a ton of work. AND appetizers are always a big hit …

The Easy 4-Day Detox: Grooming & Health

World Cup<p>The least red-white-and-blue (if you don’t count Russia!) major sporting event in our time will be the most chaotic, entertaining, and …

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Top 10 Food Staples You Can Make Better and Cheaper at Home

Many simple foods are not only easy to make at home, they'll likely be cheaper, healthier, and much tastier than the store-bought varieties. From …

15 Slow Cooker Oatmeals And Healthy Breakfasts To Prep Overnight

A daily ritual of breakfast in bed is a long-shot wish: You might be able to swing it if you've got buckets of money and a crumb catcher built into your sheets.<p>The next-best thing? A healthy breakfast, more elaborate than a bowl of cereal or a sad granola bar, all ready for you as you groggily …

Holiday Pine Cone Cheese Ball - How to Make a Garlic & Herb Cheese Spread Pine Cone

How to Make Homemade Pizza, Grandma Pie-Style

A chewy-crisp crust, endless topping ideas, and do-ahead ease. Pizza made in a sheet pan is the simplest, tastiest way to feed a crowd.<p><b>Those supremely thin, hearth-blistered pizzas</b> coming out of upscale pizzerias these days? We love ‘em, but trying to replicate the conditions of an 800-degree …

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Include a "Fun Fund" in Your Budget to Stick to Your Financial Goals

We've mentioned that one of the reasons personal budgets fail is because people don't remember to give themselves some spending money for …

Personal Finance

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11 Habits of Remarkably Successful People | Inc.com

To live a life filled with success is to live a life of bliss. Each day blends seamlessly into the next and each breath you take is energized with the next exciting task at hand. Your days are fun, exciting, and fulfilling, and they are full of successful communication, networking, research, …

5 Unexpected Ways To Get More Done

Alarms to go to bed, shorter to-do lists: These tips might seem counterintuitive, but give them a try and see how your productivity soars.<p>I wrote a post recently about ways that you can work smarter, not harder. As I worked through the list of techniques I’d collected, the post became so long that …

The 10 Pasta Recipes to Know

It's easy to look to pasta as that happy weeknight cure-all: the palette on which to throw any bits and bobs, to dress with the random things hanging out in the pantry, to just top with cheese and call it dinner. But there are some classic pasta dishes -- or just really delicious ones -- that we …

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How to Make DIY Nachos 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: Lee Frank, Managing Editor of Nachos NY and co-author of Ultimate Nachos, shows us how to make the ultimate</i> …

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33 Genius Three-Ingredient Recipes

Yep, it really can be this easy.

5 Cheap And Delicious Dinners To Cook This Week

Four people, five nights, $50. It doesn't get any cheaper than that.<p>Your safest bet is to make them all within a week of grocery shopping to ensure that the ingredients stay fresh. It's not the biggest deal if you do it over the course of 10 days or so.<p>If you don't plan on making the arugula salad …