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This Is What Chicken McNuggets Are Made Of, According To McDonald's

It's something you've probably wondered far too often when chowing down on McDonald's Chicken Nuggets -- what are these actually made of? Is there even chicken in here?<p>According to McDonald's, the answer is <i>still</i> yes, as stated in yet another video in the fast-food chain's transparency campaign. In …

The 10 Entertaining Recipes You Loved This Month

This month you went all out; you were the very definition of a gracious and organized host. You showered guests with snacks as they waited for their meal, refilled their glasses with inventive cocktails, and made sure that there was cake -- lots of cake.<p>Overnight guests were met with bright eggs, …

Biscuits

31 Delicious Things To Cook In December

The best way to stay warm is to start eating and drinking and never stop.

Are we on the road to an HIV vaccine?

Vital Signs is a monthly program bringing viewers health stories from around the world.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> "It only takes one virus to get through for a person to be infected," explained Dr. John Mascola. This is true of any viral infection, but in this instance, Mascola is referring to HIV and his ongoing …

How to Train Your Voice to Be More Charismatic

Scientists Analyze Public Leaders’ Voices to Discover the Basis for Charisma<p>Scientists are tuning in on the power of the spoken word, seeking the secrets of charisma.<p>By analyzing the harmonics of pitch, frequency and timbre, researchers at University of California, Los Angeles are discovering how …

Charisma

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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Inventions

How to Fix the 3 Biggest Thanksgiving Fails: Mushy Stuffing, Dry Turkey, Cracked Pie Filling (Videos)

Dry turkey? Cracked pumpkin pie? These videos will show you how to fix even the most disastrous Thanksgiving fails.<p>We've all been there: No matter how much you plan and prepare, inevitably <i>something</i> goes wrong at Thanksgiving. If it's not a dry turkey, it's a mushy stuffing or an unsightly pumpkin …

A Nutty, Crunchy Coating to Keep Your Chicken Moist

<i>There are 3 million chicken recipes on the internet. We're here to show you the good ones. Win, win.</i><p><i>Today: Don't suffer another dry chicken breast.</i><p>Dry chicken has the potential to turn even the most stalwart carnivore into a vegetarian, as is often the case with boneless, skinless chicken breasts. …

Al Roker shares his mom's sweet potato poon recipe

<i>To help get you ready for Thanksgiving, the TODAY's Take anchors are sharing some of their favorite dishes, along with the recipes, so you can make them for your guests. Willie Geist and Tamron Hall prepared their</i> scrumptious mashed potato recipes <i>and now Al Roker is sharing his mom's recipe</i> for</i> …

Recipes

5 Ways to Make Your Savory Pie Crust Better

<i>Don't forget about savory pies this season -- with a few simple tweaks, they can become your Thanksgiving game-changers.</i> <i>This post is brought to you by our friends at Organic Valley.</i><p>The season for pie is upon us. But somewhere between pumpkin this and pecan that, the notion of a savory pie gets lost …

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Exercise

7 Cakes and Their Cupcake Counterparts

Here, seven cakes for big celebrations and their cupcake counterparts for everyday eating.<p>In this week’s Chefs in Conversation video, Top Chef …

10 Fancy Steak Rubs and Marinades That Go Beyond Salt and Pepper

Summer may be over, but that doesn't mean steak season has to be. As we trade our grills in for stove tops, we also re-open ourselves to a whole world of opportunity, courtesy of our fridges and kitchen cabinets. From herbs to citrus fruits to spices, there are countless ingredients we can toss …

Vegan Pumpkin Pancakes

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: Warm, fluffy, weekday-friendly pancakes to cure your fall cravings.</i><p>It’s October, which means that I can pat myself on the back for having waited an appropriate amount …

12 Midnight Snacks

<i>This post is brought to you by our friends at Weight Watchers, who celebrate gathering together around the table to enjoy wholesome, beautiful food.</i><p>It's the perfect fall evening: You cook dinner, make cocktails with friends, and wind down by browsing some new cookbooks. Next thing you know, three …

9 Household Items You Need To Replace Sooner Than You Think

Nothing lasts forever — and we bet you haven't thought about tossing these items in a while. This piece originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com<p><b>1. Toothbrushes</b>The bristles become frayed and worn over time, so they won't clean your teeth as well. Get a new one every three months.<p><b>2. Walking …

Cleaning

Chicken Lettuce Wraps - How to Make Spicy Chicken Lettuce Wraps at Home

STOP! Before You Clean With Vinegar, Read This

This kitchen staple is handy around the house — just not in these spots.<p>We're huge fans of having vinegar in our cleaning arsenal. It's great at lifting stains, freshening laundry, cleaning windows, and much more. Plus, it's inexpensive and all-natural. But vinegar is also acidic, which means that …

Cleaning

16 Cheesy Pasta Recipes That Are Definitely Always Worth It

16 cheesy pasta recipes that are rich, creamy, and always worth it.<p><b>C'mon—who doesn't like cheesy pasta?</b> From a dead-simple mac n' cheese to a traditional Italian <i>cacio e pepe</i>, here are 16 recipes that combine two of our favorite things.

Braised Chicken with Capers and Parsley

4 Servings<p>White wine vinegar and capers pack tangy and briny flavors into this braise.<p>September 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 large onion, minced (1 1/2 cups)<p>4 chicken legs, drumsticks and thighs separated (about 2 pounds)<p>Kosher salt<p>1/2 cup minced flat-leaf parsley plus more …

Root Vegetable Gratin

8 Servings<p>The key to gratins is having all the ingredients—whether they’re basic potatoes or the mixed root vegetables below—sliced the same thickness so they cook at the same rate. Make friends with a mandoline: It quickly yields precise, even slices.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 tablespoons …

Salty Chocolate Chunk Cookies

24 Servings<p>Finishing your chocolate chunk cookies cookies with a flaky salt like Maldon brings out the chocolate flavor and tempers the sweetness, creating the ultimate sweet and salty snack. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>January 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups …

Recipes

45 Ground Meat Recipes for Simple, Comforting Dinners

These 45 ground meat recipes will take you all through fall, so break out your favorite wooden spoon and get to it.<p><b>Ground meat can provide a ton of flavor to quick dinners and slow-cooked meals alike.</b> Whether you're in the mood for a longer project like lasagna bolognese or just want to make some …

9 Sausage Recipes That Are Perfect for Oktoberfest

Celebrate the German festival with juicy bratwurst.<p>Oktoberfest is here! Grab a beer and cook up a platter of delicious sausages.<p>Juicy bratwurst’s …

Kurds volunteering to fight Isis turned away at Turkish border - video

Turkish security forces disperse Kurds who had gathered at the Turkish border with Syria on Sunday, to cross into Syria and fight with Kurdish militants against Islamic State (Isis). In recent days, Isis have seized ground close to the town of Kobani, home to half a million people. The Kurdistan …

Caramelized Peach Pancakes

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a. fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Have some sunny, peachy pancakes for breakfast this morning.</i><p>Are you a recipe procrastinator? I am. I …

The Entire History Of Western Civilization... In 5 Minutes

If you could compress 2,600 years of cultural history into one moment, it'd look something like this.<p>The stunning visualization created by Maximilian Schich, an art historian at the University of Texas at Dallas, depicts the birth and death locations of history's most influential people.<p>Schich's …

7 Common Fried Chicken Mistakes -- and How to Avoid Them

<i>Rochelle Bilow</i><p>There’s a lot to love about fried chicken. First, there’s that hot, crunchy, shatteringly crisp crust, fried to golden-brown perfection. Once you get through that, you’re rewarded with super juicy, moist meat—no dry, tastelessness here. But let’s face it: Most of us save fried chicken …

Life with a Toddler

Someone once told me it’s a good thing toddlers are so cute and sweet and loving because that’s what keeps you from killing them. <b>Grant Snider of</b> …