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9 Essential Stocks, Plus 1 Totally Weird One We Dare You to Make

At this point, you've seen a few recent, breathless write-ups about bone broth (such as our Bone Broth Primer), the hot "new" thing in food. It's paleo, it's now, and it is so cool folks are drinking it out of paper cups like it's coffee! Those crazy kids. Because we know you like to keep up with these cutting edge food trends, we've gathered up the essential stocks you must know how to make, or else. READ MORE

I Drove 20 Miles for Sonic’s French Toaster Sandwich

Sonic Drive-In has always had a special place in my imagination. Growing up in a Sonic desert—bombarded by daily teasing commercials but 50 minutes from the nearest location—was tough. Without easy access, Sonic held a place of honor in my personal fast food hall of fame, where Del Taco, In-N-Out Burger, and Jack in the Box are all first ballot. (Can you tell I grew up on the East Coast?) READ MORE

9 Healthy Lunch Recipes That Will Help You Skip the Drive-Thru

Oftentimes, the hardest part about eating a healthy lunch is finding the time to make it. Luckily for you, all of these recipes can be made in under 30 minutes or the night before. We’ve got nine recipes that will make skipping the drive-thru worth your while. READ MORE

11 Soup Recipes to Keep You Warm and Kick the Winter Blues

Winter can be a depressing time, especially if we aren’t spending it at the ski resort. Bitter cold and a lack of daylight can really get you down in the dumps. But winter also has its positives: soup season. READ MORE

The 11 Greatest Recipes to Ever Happen to Kimchi

Kimchi is a spicy, pungent Korean staple on a par with America’s bread and butter: It’s served at every meal, is universally familiar, and has millions of variations. At its simplest, kimchi is cabbage fermented with chiles, garlic, and other spices. However, it can include radishes, scallions, dried shrimp, and almost anything else under the sun. Kimchi is delicious on its own as a tangy appetizer, but what if you want to raise the bar? Get inspired with these awesome kimchi dishes. READ MORE

9 Globally Inspired Recipes for Ground Turkey

Ground turkey is a great protein for keeping a meal healthy, and it’s so versatile you can swap it for beef in all kinds of recipes inspired by cuisines around the world. READ MORE

8 All-Star Appetizers to Please Any Super Bowl Fan

The Super Bowl is one of the biggest football holidays of the year, and it’s also one of the biggest food holidays. There are no rules: Nachos, wings, foot-long subs, and endless chips and dip are all allowed on this holy day. Take pleasure in this respite from healthy choices and host a celebration with all your favorites. Check out these tried-and-true Super Bowl recipes for a winning selection of party snacks. READ MORE

9 Kale Recipes You Won’t Get Sick of Cooking or Eating

Kale may be the most beloved hipster vegetable of all (and yes, it’s on the menu at every restaurant in Brooklyn), but that doesn’t mean you have to give up on it. It may be last year’s most in-vogue leafy green, but it’s packed with nutrients, lasts forever in the fridge, and is the only vegetable you can legitimately claim tastes better when massaged. Try out some of these kale recipes and start your new year off right. READ MORE

9 Healthy Juicing Recipes That Taste Amazing

Whatever your New Year’s resolutions, at least one of them probably included the word “healthier.” Fortunately, juicing is a simple way to pack more nutrients into the day. These 11 recipes can ensure it’s also tasty. READ MORE

Bone Broth Primer: Your Guide to the “It” Food of 2015

Bone broth is having a moment. If you haven't seen the stories touting its major health benefits as a digestive, bone, skin, hair, and anti-aging wonder, or fluttering over the cool kids drinking it out of paper cups, here's what you need to know, and more importantly, how to make it. READ MORE