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Boil Eggs With A Tea Towel To Keep Them From Cracking In The Pot

Boiling a bunch of eggs at once can be tricky. To keep the eggs from bumping into each other and cracking prematurely, all you need is a tea towel.


Make Pumpkin Soup Directly Inside The Pumpkin You're Eating

Hey, have you guys ever heard of pumpkins? They’re a relatively obscure fruit that the world magically rediscovers once a year. They also make for great soup, no pot required.


Use A Tortilla Instead Of Dough For Extra Crispy Pizza In 15 Minutes

Homemade pizza is the best pizza. This variation on “bar-style” pizza from Serious Eats uses a tortilla for the crust instead of dough — making this one of the simplest and quickest ways to make your own pizza.


This Video Explains How Microwaves Are Safe (Even When Running)

We’ve all heard the tales of our cancer-causing cooking boxes we keep in the kitchen, but they really aren’t dangerous to be around when they’re running. Craig Benzine from the Mental Floss YouTube channel takes a look at the classic myth in this video.


Eat Healthy Meals With The 'Never Two In A Row' Plan

We all tend to indulge our food cravings once in a while, which means added pounds and broken diets — especially on holidays. Try alternating healthy and unhealthy meals to avoid going on a binge.


The Best Way To Assemble A Sandwich So It Doesn't Fall Apart

It’s not that hard to throw a sandwich together, but being more strategic in your sandwich layering strategy could make the difference between a sloppy sandwich and one that keeps its ingredients together as it should.


Make A Perfect Cup Of Coffee With These Brewing Ratio Charts

The ratio of coffee to water is key to making a great cup of joe. The Black Bear Micro Roastery has made a chart for easy reference, showing you the right amount of water to use with your freshly ground coffee.


Avoid Wasting Food With A Nightly Fridge Cleaning

When you’re trying to save some money by making do with what you have at home, it’s important to know what you actually have that’s usable. A regular scheduled cleaning out of your refrigerator can help you keep stock.


Discover Your 'Gateway Vegetable' To Start Eating Healthier

Healthy eating and weight loss requires vegetables. There’s no way around it. Some of us would rather fill our plates with meat and bread. If you discover a “gateway vegetable” you’ll start eating them more often.


Learn Proper Global Dining Etiquette With This Chart

Whether you’re abroad, or going out to a foreign restaurant locally, you need to be sensitive to the dining etiquette of the culture. This chart gives you a broad overview of table manners around the world.