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I Tried 12 Cheap Sparkling Wines and Here's the Best One 

I Tried 12 Cheap Sparkling Wines and Here's the Best One 

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This article originally appeared on ExtraCrispy.com.For my 21st birthday, I had a “Champagne” party. I asked people to bring cava or prosecco or any other type of inexpensive sparkling wine, and we spent the evening dancing to a lot of Robyn. It seemed appropriately grown-up, and like just the kind of twinkly, fun thing to kick off my years of legal imbibing. And it was! But that night, I also learned the hard way that not all sparkling wine is created equal. There is a very wide range of cheap bubbly—from truly disgusting to very good. So, in honor of all those parties you're hosting, parties you’re going to, and random Wednesdays that deserve a little cork popping, I tasted 12 bottles of sparkling wine under $ 15 and ranked them from worst to best. This way, you can celebrate whenev
The Best Salmon Toppings You Haven’t Tried Yet

The Best Salmon Toppings You Haven’t Tried Yet

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Here are three delicious, creative ways to flavor your salmon fillets. Are you bored with your same-old, basic salmon recipes? Try one of these easy, healthy ways to add serious flavor to your fish dinners fast. For each version below, start with four 5-oz. skin-on salmon fillets, and bake them on a foil-lined baking sheet at 425 degrees.Gergg Dupress; Prop Styling: Thom Driver; Food Styling: Chelsea ZimmerCider-Glazed Salmon Wasabi Crunch Salmon 1. Whisk together 3/4 cup cider and 1 Tbsp. honey in a pan; bring to a boil. Boil, stirring, until reduced to 3 Tbsp., about 10 minutes.2. Remove from heat; stir in 1 tsp. each chopped fresh rosemary and minced garlic. Place salmon, skin side down, on baking sheet; brush with 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard and sprinkle ...
5 Clever Hacks for Your Instant Pot That You Haven't Tried Yet

5 Clever Hacks for Your Instant Pot That You Haven't Tried Yet

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Yes, there are even more reasons to love this wonder appliance. If you have an Instant Pot, no doubt you’re already slow- and pressure-cooking your way to healthy meals like a boss. But there are a few clever hacks for the buzzy appliance that can really up your game. Read on for five ways to make your Instapot even more essential.Cook easy-to-peel hard-boiled eggsDon’t you just hate making perfect hard-boiled eggs, only to struggle to peel them (and end up with mangled eggs)? Us too. This is an effortless fix: According to Nom Nom Paleo blogger Michelle Tam, cooking eggs in your Instant Pot makes peeling them a cinch.Melt cheese for fondueFondue is one of those classic retro comfort-food dishes we love to indulge in f
The Best Broccoli Recipes You Haven't Tried Before

The Best Broccoli Recipes You Haven't Tried Before

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Try this recipe: Broccoli and Beef With Oyster SauceThis healthier version of a takeout favorite requires just 25 minutes of prep. Want to skip the protein entirely and just load up on veggies? There's so much texture and flavor in this dish that you probably won't miss the meat.Ingredients: Low-sodium soy sauce, dry sherry, cornstarch, sugar, black pepper, flank steak, chicken broth, oyster sauce, sesame oil, peanut oil, broccoli, scallion, garlic, red pepper flakes, jasmine rice (optional)Calories: 262Let's block ads! (Why?) Food - Health.com
Here's what happened when I tried to freeze my credit

Here's what happened when I tried to freeze my credit

Finance
Freezing your credit after Equifax hack...not so easyLike millions of other people, I freaked out a little last week when I learned that my personal information "may have been impacted" by the Equifax breach.Thieves got the mother load of data, which they could use to open credit cards or loans in my name. But what should I do to protect myself? I wasn't sure. Equifax said it was offering a free credit monitoring service, so I decided to start there. I tried to sign up for it right away on Friday, but instead I was given an enrollment date to come back: September 13. I would have to wait almost a week to get it. In the meantime, I pulled one of my credit reports to see if anyone had tried to open an account in my name. So far, so good. I also placed what's called a fraud alert on my cre...