Ana Lopez

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How to Stop Caring What People Think of You

How many people do you know who are unaffected by praise or blame? That isn’t human, we say. Human means that you have to be a little monkey, so …

Self-help

28 Animal GIFs Guaranteed To Make Your Worries Disappear

Consider them therapy gifs.

Got Chicken? Make These 13 Chicken Pasta Recipes

<i>Pictured: Pad Kee Mao (Spicy Ground Chicken and Rice Noodles) recipe from CHOW</i>Like eating dessert before dinner and double dipping when no one’s …

Cooking

This Golden Retriever Totally Failing To Catch Food Is The Cutest Thing Ever

Depth perception let him down.<p>Fritz's owner wrote on YouTube that he intercepts the food and Fritz just gets a little bit, and that they only play catch once a week. "The rest of the time he eats healthy dog food and exercises to maintain his manly physique," he said.

Gun Dog Training Tips: How to Teach a Dog to Stay

There was a good question asked on the message board from dovehunter2, and some good advice was given – along with some stuff I don’t exactly agree …

Sichuan Chili Oil Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> You can use this chili oil as a condiment on just about any Asian food: Mix it with equal parts soy sauce for a great noodle sauce, or try it with some Zhenjiang black vinegar as a dumpling sauce. Heck, I even go Western with it, oven-roasting potatoes or cauliflower in it.<p>A note on …

Quesadilla Recipes That Go Way Beyond Cheese

When it comes to easy recipes to make at home, the cheese quesadilla wins the prize for being one of the simplest. For many of us, it was one of the first meals we learned to make on our own -- that and a plate of eggs. It's simplicity is one of the reasons people wrongly think they don't need a …

Cooking

The Only Brownie Recipe You Will Ever Need

There is one dish that no one can resist: chewy, chocolatey brownies. Add ice cream and caramel sauce and you have an insanely delicious treat made …

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Snacks and Drinks Themed After Your Favorite TV Shows

Hello and welcome back to Recipe of the Week, perhaps my favorite column ever. My love for #ROTW has less to do with my hubris (though it is large) and more to do with the amazing food-loving community you guys have created. I swear I love you more and more each week. Last time, you renewed my love …

Splurge or Save: 10 Kitchen Essentials for Your First Home

Whether you’re graduating from the dorm to your first apartment, creating a wedding registry or looking to upgrade your kitchenwares, this collection is for you. We’ve rounded up 10 must-have kitchen items with two options for each: one splurge and one budget-friendly alternative. That way you can …

Grown-Up Mac and Cheese

Two different mac and cheese dishes from Ina Garten.<p>Ina Garten takes a classic dish to a whole new level with several kinds of cheese, crispy bacon, and a touch of basil.

5 Delicious Dinners To Make On A Weeknight

One well-planned trip to the grocery store makes weeknight cooking so much easier.<p>We created five original recipes that are simple, delicious, and perfect for busy weeknights. Use the grocery list below to make the five dinner recipes in this post over the course of a week in whatever order you …

Quick and Easy Healthy Chicken Recipes

If you are looking for some new quick and easy healthy chicken recipes to prepare, I've got something delicious that I would love to share with you. …

Deepak Chopra's Guided Meditation for Deep Sleep

New research shows mindfulness meditation can be a powerful antidote to insomnia. Deepak Chopra leads you to restful sleep in this bedtime video.<p>If …

How To Sleep Better: 15 Stretches For A Good Night's Rest

You're overcompensating in the bedroom and you don't even know it.<p>Whether you revert to a fetal position or just throw your arm over your head, the …

Cotton-soft cheesecake recipe

Master baker Dominique Ansel shares a complicated, but delicious, recipe for delicate individual cheesecakes<p>I love making this recipe . . . it’s cheesecake for people who don’t usually like cheesecake.<p><b>TIME</b><br>2 hours<p><b>MAKES</b><br>10 individual 3-inch (7.5 cm) cheesecakes or 1 large 8-inch (20 cm) …

6 GENIUS Tricks to a Closer Wax or Shave

Upgrade your shave-grow-repeat routine with these insider secrets for nixing stray hairs—anywhere (seriously, anywhere) they may crop up!<p><b>Exfoliate before shaving.</b>Wait: Doesn't shaving slough for you? Thing is, not exfoliating pre-shave means "you run the risk of dead cells clogging your razor, so …

Google flight search is the tool you should've been using all along

If you haven't been using Google's flight search tool, now's the time.<p>Google Flights — which is built on an immense database of air travel …

Spike Your Sweets With This Boozy Baileys Brownies Recipe

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, folks. And guess what? We’re about to (sham)rock your world with layered boozy brownies… spiked with Baileys! Say what now? Read on for the recipe.<p>INGREDIENTS:<p>4 sticks salted butter, softened<br>• 10 ounces bittersweet chocolate chips<br>• 2 cups granulated sugar<br>• 4 …

Dessert

No Barista Needed: How To Brew Your Own Coffee At Home

Emily Dullea of Toby's Estate Coffee shows us the easiest and best ways to make the perfect cup of coffee at home—in under five minutes.<p>Why start off your morning waiting in line at your local coffee shop when you can relax with your own perfect, homemade cup of coffee at home? While brewing your …

Nutella Popcorn Puppy Chow Recipe on Food52

• 1/8 cup (2 tablespoons) butter<br>• 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips<br>• 3/4 cup Nutella<br>• 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract<br>• 1 bag microwavable popcorn, popped (use unbuttered but salted!)<br>• 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar<p>Melt butter, chocolate chips, and Nutella together. Microwave at 30-second increments, stirring …

How to Make Waffle Doughnuts

The newest doughnut craze sweeping the nation has blogger Cindy Ensley of Hungry Girl por Vida reaching for her waffle iron to make delicious glazed …

Breakfast

Beyond the Cronut: 15 Frankenpastries to Make at Home

Cupcakes are old news. The newest sugary sensation to sweep our fair city is the Cronut -- the croissant-doughnut hybrid created by Dominque Ansel at his SoHo bakery last month. With production of the pastry limited to 300 a day, Cronut mania has created long lines and even given rise to a seedy …

Doughnuts

Slow Cooker Coconut Hot Chocolate

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i> Leave a review »<p>Thick and Creamy Crockpot Coconut Hot Chocolate<p><b>Yield:</b> serves 8-12, can easily be cut in half, doubled,</b> …

4 Foods That Help Relieve Stress and Shrink Your Waistline

Reach for these instead of your typical comfort foods.<p>When you're stressed, you may start to hear the siren call of ice cream, French fries, and potato chips. But tempting as it may be to reach for these foods, there are better choices that will <i>actually</i> help relieve anxiety—and won't have a …