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I Love This Sandwich at Least as Much as My Actual Children

A weekly dispatch from Bon Appétit food director Carla Lalli Music.<p><i>Every Wednesday night,</i> Bon Appétit <i>food director Carla Lalli Music takes over our newsletter with a sleeper-hit recipe from the Test Kitchen vault. It gets better: If you sign up for our newsletter, you’ll get this letter before</i> …

Cooking

Here's how you should actually be applying your makeup to look your best

1/<p>A good makeup routine starts before you even apply your makeup.<p>Pixabay<p>Although having a flawless face may seem to come down to the type of makeup …

Makeup

All the Types of Onions, and What They're Best For

By Alex Delany<p>White? Yellow? Red? Which type of onion is the right one to use for what? Allow us to explain.<p>What is the freakin' deal with all these different types of onions? Why isn't there just one onion? Wouldn't that be simpler? Well, yes, it would be simpler. But it would also be a hell of a …

Cooking

Supreme Court says states can remove voters who skip elections, ignore warnings

WASHINGTON – Failing to vote can lead to getting knocked off voter registration rolls, a deeply divided Supreme Court ruled Monday in a decision that probably will help Republicans and hurt Democrats.<p>The court's conservative majority ruled 5-4 that Ohio did not violate federal laws by purging …

Government

Your internet use could change as 'net neutrality' ends

NEW YORK (AP) — Your ability to watch and use your favorite apps and services could start to change — though not right away — following the official demise Monday of Obama-era internet protections.<p>Any changes are likely to happen slowly, as companies assess how much consumers will tolerate.<p>The …

Net Neutrality

Turns Out You've Been Drinking White Wine the Wrong Way This Whole Time

On a recent trip to Portugal, I went up to the bar and ordered myself a glass of white wine. No frills; just straight up house wine. I watched the …

Feng Shui Says These 5 Things Are The Key To A Calming Home

Intimate connections with nature have been shown to enhance our lives and put us at ease during a time when stress is a global epidemic. There's been …

How to pick a good watermelon

A flavorless watermelon is a reason for a good cry.<p>Watermelon is the fruit that symbolizes summer the most to me. It conjures memories of childhood …

Strawberry Eton Mess

4 servings<p>A classic British dessert made of whipped cream, store-bought meringues, and strawberries, this recipe is as easy to make as it is impressive. The meringues will soften as they sit, giving just the right amount of texture.<p>June 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 lb. strawberries, hulled, sliced into …

Dessert

Spiked Ginger-Mint Lemonade

8 servings<p>Refreshing! And potentially debilitating, so be careful. This recipe, from B’s Cracklin’ BBQ in Savannah, GA, was originally made with Lawn Dart ginger-lemon liqueur, but Absolut Citron will work.<p>June 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>Syrup<p>½ cup chopped mint<p>½ cup chopped peeled ginger<p>1 cup …

Recipes

This Is the Best Oil for Frying

By Alex Delany<p>You better not be wasting a fortune deep-frying in olive oil.<p>Frying food at home is already kind of scary. We get it. You're working with a tub of hot, bubbling oil. (They used to defend castles with that stuff, for crying out loud!) So to make things a little bit easier, let's talk …

Recipes

This Smoked Paprika Brings Out Flavors I Didn’t Know Existed

Spice your chicken to the heavens with this deep red Spanish seasoning.<p>I’m a huge believer in the secret ingredient. You know, the glaze based on a 200-year-old family recipe or the frosting that makes eating cupcakes a religious experience. My little secret comes in the form of a 2.64-ounce tin of …

Exposed bricks wall and curtain room divider - Home Decorating Trends - Homedit

How To Reinvent Spaces With Curtain Room Dividers ← Back to article<p>How To Reinvent Spaces With Curtain Room Dividers<p>Exposed bricks wall and curtain …

These One-Minute Pickled Onions Are Your Sandwich-Making Secret Weapon

Trust us: They're going to replace normal pickles in your life.<p>My new favorite thing to eat is red onions rubbed in lime juice and doused in salt. Eating onions in their raw and fragrant state is not new for me. Onions are delicious, and rank just above garlic in terms of fucking wonderful foods …

How to buy a sofa

Experts dish on the most important seat in the house<p>Buying a sofa is tricky. It will likely be one of the largest pieces of furniture you own, which makes it both an instant focal point in a room—and one of your most expensive purchases.<p>With that in mind, you could likely use some buying advice. We …

Nigel Slater’s pearl barley, bacon and Taleggio recipe

The recipe<p>Boil 200g of pearl barley in deep, lightly salted water for 25 minutes until tender.<p>Whilst the pearl barley is cooking, cut 250g of smoked pancetta into 2cm cubes and cook in a couple of glugs of olive oil in a shallow pan until lightly crisp on all sides. The fat should be golden.<p>Drain …

Recipes

Mini Doughnut Muffins

Fresh doughnuts are one of the things I crave most, but making yeasted doughnuts is a lengthy, involved process that I often don’t have time to …

7 Essential Tips for Photographing the Milky Way

1. Finding Dark Skies<p>The first step to photographing the Milky Way is finding a location where the skies are dark enough in order to be able to get a …

Panna Cotta with Cherries and Lemon

8 servings<p>The panna cotta is delicious on its own but pairs even better with the maraschino cherries and lemon. Feel free to use whatever fruit preserve you like. Just make sure to cut it with something acidic so that it’s got some zing.<p>May 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 Tbsp. unflavored powdered gelatin<p>4¼ …

Slow-Roasted Bell Peppers

4 servings<p>We streamlined this recipe to get excellent results in an hour; serve alongside roast chicken or spooned over pan-fried fish or toasted bread.<p>May 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>5 yellow, orange, or red bell peppers, halved, seeds and ribs removed<p>6 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided, plus more for …

Recipes

These Age-Old Japanese Concepts Taught Me to Thrive in a Modern World

Candice Kumai on a life spent learning to embrace imperfection.<p><i>This excerpt is adapted from Kintsugi Wellness: The Japanese Art of Nourishing Mind, Body, and Spirit by wellness writer and chef Candice Kumai. In her book, Kumai highlights the Japanese traditions and practices that inform her</i> …

Endive Cups with Blue Cheese, Celery, and Croutons

April 2018<p>4 servings<p>Eating your veggies is a lot easier when there's cheese and fried bread involved. If you're not a blue cheese person, any firm, flavorful cheese—think Parm or aged cheddar—would slay here.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 large endives<p>2 slices sourdough bread<p>¼ cup plus 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin …

Blue Cheese

What Is Ghee, the Clarified Butter We Could Eat by the Spoon?

We can't get enough of this nutty tasting, cooking-friendly fat.<p><i>This story is part of the Healthyish Pantry, a collection of articles breaking down the ingredients we love most. Click here to read the whole guide—then stock up</i>.<p>Ghee is easy to love. It’s unbelievably delicious, like ultra-rich …

Food

Garlic Broth

4 servings<p>Sick days (real ones, at least) are unpredictable, so having a back-pocket broth that doesn’t require recipe planning should be part of your medicine cabinet.<p>March 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 heads of garlic<p>2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling<p>A handful of herbs (such as …

Watch a Clip from ‘Ramen Heads,’ a New Documentary for Food Obsessives

This film is as satisfying as a bowl of ramen.<p>The only “cuffing season” I’m concerned with is me and a bowl of warm, comforting ramen. I’m always searching for the next best slightly-funky miso, rich pork <i>tonkotsu</i>, or soy sauce-based shoyu. While watching the new ramen documentary <i>Ramen Heads</i>, I …

The Cookies Instagram Can’t Quit

If you’ve been anywhere near the internet in the past few months, you’ve seen Alison Roman’s Salted Butter Chocolate Chunk Shortbread. They are round and thick, with sugary, glittery edges and big flakes of salt. Chocolate chip cookies that don’t want to be called chocolate chip cookies. Those, …

Dessert

Why You Need to Get Familiar With Emotional Hygiene Now

Why you (and your team) need to be emotionally healthy to grow.<p>Cleanliness is next to Godliness, as the saying goes, but not all of us are naturally inclined towards hygiene. Regardless, we learn certain standards of personal physical hygiene, hygiene related to our homes, and even fiscal hygiene …

Physical Education

How to write fight scenes and action that grips readers

Conflict is key to a good story in any genre. Understanding how to write fight scenes and action scenes will help you punctuate your chapters with …

Creative Writing

Story Editing. Copyediting. Proofreading. What in the world are they?

In today’s publishing environment, it’s up to an author to ensure all the major steps of revision/self-editing have been completed.<p>After you’ve …

Two Types Of Character Goals

Internal and External Goals<p>An <b>external goal</b> is the goal a character shows the world.<p>In a fantasy novel, that might be to find a magic object. The …