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Indian Snack Recipes

Some of India's most famous foods are its snacks; from samosas, the fried potato-filled pastries that are a staple at any take-out restaurant, to …

5 Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes That Are Rich, Nutritious

When you harness the rich—and nutritious—powers of nuts, oats, buckwheat, and corn, you can make decadent, gluten-free sweets that white flour wishes it could be a part of<p>Do you like decadent, chocolaty cookies? How about fresh-from-the-fryer apple fritters? Then you’re already in on a little …

Food

11 Recipes That Will Change How You Cook Forever

You might think you make these 11 basic recipes well, but we have some game-changing tips that will make them even better<p>We admit it: There are some things we still don't know how to make. But there are also things that people think they make well that they actually completely ruin. Like scrambled …

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53 Cool Cucumber Recipes That Are Shockingly Easy

Cucumbers add freshness and crunch to our favorite summer recipes, from Japanese-style pickles to popsicles.<p><b>We love a good cucumber, especially in summer</b> when the cukes are plentiful. But there's a whole world of cucumber goodness out there, and we're here to help you explore it all. From popsicles …

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8 Snacking Habits of Healthy, Busy People

Let's be honest; no matter who you are, everyone loves to snack -- even those of us who try to lead active, healthy lifestyles. But unfortunately, the easiest foods to grab on the go are rarely the ones we should be eating.<p>Thankfully, "easy" and "good for you" no longer need to be mutually …

41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

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13 Cheesecake Recipes, from Chocolate to Pumpkin to Greek Yogurt

13 of our best cheesecake recipes, from classic to pumpkin to s'mores to peach.<p><b>Cheesecake is an all-seasons treat</b>—berries in the summer, pumpkin in the fall, chocolate ALL THE TIME. You can even give it an Italian accent (we're looking at you, ricotta and mascarpone). But, most importantly, it's …

Dessert

25 Surprising Foods You Can Grill, from Apple Pie to Ziti

YES! You can grill apple pie, macaroni and cheese, and guacamole—plus a whole lot more.<p><i>The brightest, best cooks know: Don't ever be boxed in by expectations and conventional wisdom. Don't ever let anyone stamp out your creativity. And never, ever let anyone tell you, "No, you can't grill a piece</i> …

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23 Classic Cocktails You Need to Know How to Make

23 classic cocktails you should know how to make, from Manhattans to Margaritas<p>Knowing how to make classic cocktails is important. There's only one problem: There are a lot of them. Unless you're a bartender, there's no way you'll remember what goes into a Sazerac or the proportions of a Moscow …

Sex and the City

NASA tested an impossible space engine and it somehow worked

If the tests of the Cannae Drive technology hold up, a trip to Mars could take weeks instead of months<p>NASA has been testing new space travel technologies throughout its entire history, but the results of its latest experiment may be the most exciting yet — if they hold up. Earlier this week at a …

30 Ways to Eat All of the Quinoa!

Yes, it is entirely acceptable to eat quinoa for every meal—these recipes are proof (there are cookies).<p>This little seed is super versatile. Simmer it with coconut milk for breakfast or pack it into a veggie burger for dinner—with this collection of recipes, it's impossible to get bored of quinoa.

Healthy Eating

Beauty Tips Straight Beyoncé's Makeup Artist

He shared a few of Beyonce's makeup tips and secrets.<p>The aristocratically named Sir John pretty much won the makeup artist jackpot last summer when he got a call from Beyoncé's team asking him to work on the Mrs. Carter tour. He then ended up creating the makeup looks for eight of the videos in her …

Beauty

Grilled Corn with Miso Butter

4 Servings<p>“Coating sweet grilled corn with miso butter brings nutty flavor to a classic.” –Brad Leone, test kitchen manager<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 tablespoons (½ stick) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>1 tablespoon miso<p>4 ears of corn, husked<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>Kosher salt<p>Toasted sesame …

Seafood

The Only 5 Juice Recipes You'll Ever Need

The founders of LA's Pressed Juicery release their first book and share their secret recipes with BAZAAR.<p>If you're cool and you live in LA—or your name is Jessica Alba, Madonna, Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Nicole Richie or Emma Roberts—then you're probably a huge fan of the Pressed Juicery, a …

Gardening 101: How to Root Herbs in Water

Rooting herbs in water is so easy to do that the first time it happened to me was a surprise. A friend brought me a housewarming gift–a bouquet of …

Grilling: Moroccan-Spiced Rack of Lamb

Holidays call for a little splurging. And when it comes to Easter, lamb is an obvious, splurge-worthy choice. I usually end up going with the leg, but after years of holiday leg of lamb recipes, I decided I owed myself a treat and picked up a rack of lamb instead. The question was, what flavors …

Togarashi Popcorn

6 to 8 Servings<p>Look for shichimi togarashi, a Japanese seasoning mix, at Japanese markets and savoryspiceshop.com.<p>October 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter<p>3 garlic cloves, minced<p>1/3 cup popcorn kernels<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil<p>1 teaspoon shichimi …

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Preserved: Spiced Mango Chutney

This time of year, when fresh green shoots are just starting to arrive at my farmer's market, I go a little crazy with anticipation for the local growing season to pick up the pace. This is when a trip to the international grocery store can be so incredibly inspiring.<p>Bags of green peanuts, piles of …

The 5 Middle Eastern Pantry Staples, from Pomegranate Molasses to Ras-El-Hanout

From pomegranate molasses to ras-el-hanout, the 5 most common (and important) Middle Eastern ingredients to keep in your pantry<p>Middle Eastern dishes combine fresh, tangy, and fragrant flavors. Here are 5 of the most common (and important) ingredients:<p>1. Tahini<p>Used in dressings, sauces, dips, even …

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Indian Spices 101: How to Work With Dry Spices

Many of my friends, new to Indian food, think that it's all spice and fire. But that's not true. Sure, there are spices, but it's not all chili. It's cumin, cinnamon, cardamom; fragrant spices, robust ones, peppery ones. And they're used carefully and thoughtfully. Each has its own aroma and adds …

Our 20 Most Popular Grilling Recipes of All Time

From chicken tacos to barbecued ribs, here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.<p><b>It's grill time.</b> Though we love our charred kale salads and grilled squid, you love some of our grilling recipes way more than the others. Here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.

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16 Tips to Make You Oh-So Photogenic

With wedding season in full swing, there are bound to be cameras around. And while it’s safe to say we all probably remember our worst photo sesh faux pas, from closed eyes to a double chin, there’s no need to deal with that nonsense this summer. The solution? Take some advice from models, …

12 Perfectly Chic Work Bags

The ideal totes for the put-together working girl.<p>Your office tote should never be dull; after all, it's likely what you carry most often. Shop 12 bags that are made with the polished working girl in mind.<p>Plus, see the 10 bags every woman should own.

What Your Watch Says About You

A taxonomy of timepieces and how to wear them<p>It has been said that you can tell a lot about a person by her hands, but you can tell even more about her by her watch. Ask any successful woman and she'll say that in our speeded-up world, time has become the ultimate luxury. We'd like to argue, …