The Best Kind of Paint for Painting Kitchen Cabinets — Paint Project

Walk down a paint aisle in even the smallest hardware store and the number of options is overwhelming. Do you want oil-based paint? What kind of finish? What is it that makes this paint by X company different than this other paint by the same company? Which can is the best?

Of course, the answers depend on the job. If you’re painting wooden kitchen cabinets, there’s one can that many pros swear by: Benjamin Moore Advance

Keep reading to find out what’s so great about it.


You’ve Probably Never Heard Of America’s Favorite Pizza Chain — Pop Culture

“Let’s get pizza!” are three of my favorite words. Whether I’m with friends, family, my boo, or just shouting it at a dog in an empty house (which I have done), the take-out staple is dearest to me and many more in these United States.

The inevitable question when you’re ordering a pizza is where to order it from, and arguments in my house always ensue. While everyone has their own favorite chain, it looks like a relatively new pizza chain has emerged as America’s number one pick.


A Dietitian Explains the Importance of Protein to a 6-Year-Old — Explain It Like I’m 6

In Explain It Like I’m 6, a dietitian answers the burning health questions from Associate Food Editor Meghan Splawn‘s daughter, Ella.

Talking about protein in relationship to health and wellness has become so ubiquitous that even Meghan’s 6-year-old daughter kinda knows what it’s about. When the two were recently talking about healthy eating questions, Ella asked:

What is that thing you say I need, po-teen? What’s that?

Let’s ask the expert!


The Best Budget Recipe Ideas from Ina Garten — On a Budget

Ina Garten has good taste — like, really good taste. Her very specific preferences for the finer ingredients in life have birthed countless memes, aspirational fan accounts, and a swath of devotees who want to cook just like her (but don’t have limitless funds to spend on a sack of saffron).

We have good news for Ina fans across the globe: You don’t have to break the bank to be (or cook like) the Barefoot Contessa.

Yes, there are occasions that call for an extravagant four-hour leg of lamb recipe and your finest bottle of red. (Ina can help with that.) And then there are nights when you just want to be Barefoot on a Budget. (Ina’s got you covered there too.) Here are a few of Ina’s best budget recipes that won’t cost you an arm and a leg — of lamb.


A Woman Accidentally Returned Her Life Savings with a Costco Freezer — Grocery News

Costco has been the site of many terrible returns. The bulk warehouse’s famously generous return policy has led many people to take things too far and return old mattresses, dirty kitty litter, and even empty bottles of alcohol. But one Colorado woman is extremely upset over what might be the most unfortunate Costco return ever, after she lost upwards of $35,000 in cash after she put her money in the freezer for safekeeping, and then accidentally returned the freezer to the store.


Aldi’s New Dessert Is a Delightfully Weird Mashup — Grocery News

Ever since the dawn of the Cronut, there have been countless new dessert mashups to try. And honestly, most of them are pretty great. What’s not to love about smashing two delicious sugary things together? That’s why when Aldi announced it was going to start selling a limited-edition dessert mashup, the cult-favorite grocery store had our full attention.


30+ Big-Batch Breakfasts You Can Make Ahead of Time — Recipes from The Kitchn

Are you trying to make a habit of eating breakfast more often, but having a tricky time making it a reality? There’s a solution for it and it comes down to what you can make ahead of time. We’re talking low-effort, big-impact breakfasts that deliver a week of meals or more, so you can make your morning food routine a manageable one. Here are 30+ recipes to get you started.


Costco Spends $275 Million to Keep Their Rotisserie Chicken at $5 — Grocery News

In this day and age, companies who seem like they really care about their customers are few and far between. Costco — with its fair pay and benefits, low prices, and giant plush teddy bears — really seems to be one of the good ones, and a new, very expensive move to keep down the price of one of their food staples just adds to the list of why we love the wholesale chain.


This $13 Gadget Is the Best Thing About My Rental Kitchen — Shopping

As far as rental kitchens go — especially rental kitchens in New York City — mine isn’t half bad. The oven door opens all the way (the one in my last apartment didn’t! Read about it here: How I Made the World’s Tiniest, Most Awkward Kitchen Work), there’s decent storage space, and a small skylight floods the room with light during the day.

And while the kitchen did not come with a dishwasher, it did come with one little $13 gadget that I’m totally obsessed with.