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How Crazy Successful People Beat Stress

Stress. Yes, we all have it. And yes, you can manage it like a boss.<p>How's your stress level? Well, whatever it is, know that it's human to stress.<p>But the good news is that we can manage it, and certainly minimize it, by making some positive changes. That is, of course, all dependent on the life …

Cacio e Pepe (Spaghetti With Black Pepper and Pecorino Romano) Recipe

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>If you were to watch a practiced hand make <i>cacio e pepe</i>, you might think the instructions were as simple as this: Cook spaghetti and drain. Toss with olive oil, butter, black pepper, and grated Pecorino Romano cheese. Serve. But we all know that the simplest …

Italian Food

Homemade Ricotta Ravioli Recipe

Classic homemade ricotta ravioli gets some tang from Parmesan cheese, a tart squeeze of lemon juice, and a subtle hit of nutmeg. All it needs is a splash of olive oil and it's ready to serve.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Draining the ricotta keeps the filling firm but creamy.<br>• Adding lemon juice provides …

The Best Chicken Parmesan Recipe

Even at its worst, classic Italian-American chicken parmesan is pretty darn good. So how do you go about perfecting it? Our recipe has a buttermilk-based brine for maximum juiciness and tenderness. Tons of Parmesan cheese in our breading—along with a small drizzle of buttermilk—improves its flavor …

Rich and Creamy Croques Madames Recipe

A good croque is all about nailing texture, bread-to-filling ratio, and the goo factor. This recipe, which calls for thin slices of toasted-on-all-sides bread, melted cheese, rich Mornay sauce, and Dijon mustard, is a case study in getting it right—and the fried egg on top is just the icing on …

Say Cheese: 24 Melty, Gooey, Cheesy Recipes That'll Make You Smile

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>I'm always incredibly impressed by the Serious Eats staffers (and readers) who participate in Vegan Month each year, but personally, I just don't know if I could do it. It's not that I'd pine away over the meat, or …

Easy Skillet Baked Ziti With Sausage and Ricotta Recipe

Nothing says comfort like a baked pasta dish loaded with creamy sauce and cheese. If my full-fledged No-Boil Baked Ziti is the completist, <i>Super Mario 3</i> version of the dish, this week's skillet ziti is like using the magic whistle to jump straight to World 8. Not quite as satisfying, but a great …

The Food Lab's Ultra-Gooey Stovetop Mac and Cheese Recipe

<i>–Reprinted from The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science with permission from W.W. Norton</i><p>Why It Works<p>Starting the pasta in cold water works just as well as adding it to already-boiling water but cooks faster and with less energy.<br>• A combination of multiple thickeners and emulsifying …

Spaghetti With Carbonara Sauce Recipe

Pasta with carbonara sauce is a fundamentally simple and easy dish, made by coating pasta in a rich, creamy sauce of eggs, cheese, pork, and black pepper. The challenge is in combining the right ingredients for a sauce with a perfectly silky texture, and not accidentally scrambling those eggs in …

The 200 Best Songs of the 1970s

The 1970s was arguably the single decade of the 20th century when recorded music was most central to culture. There were, of course, fewer kinds of media competing for the average consumer’s time—television meant just a handful of channels, video games were the size of refrigerators and could be …

Listen to Paul Kalkbrenner’s Remix of Leonard Cohen’s “You Want It Darker”

Berlin techno producer Paul Kalkbrenner has shared a remix of Leonard Cohen’s song “You Want It Darker.” Listen below. “You Want It Darker” is the title track from Cohen’s new album, out October 21 via Sony. It will mark his first studio record since <i>Popular Problems</i> in 2014.<p>Here’s the original:

New Albums

15 Chic French Beauty Buys You Can Score on Amazon

Maybe it's a stereotype, but French beauty has always held a certain cool-girl allure. (Possibly because the rest of the world would love to know how to eat all that amazing cheese...

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