Ananya Mitra

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17 Packable Lunch Ideas That'll Actually Fill You Up

From pasta salads, to above-average sandwiches, to Buddha bowls.

Fluffy Japanese Pancakes

These thick pancakes are like little souffles: custardy on the inside and golden and crispy on the outside.<p>Special equipment: four 3-inch-wide-by-2 …

10 free yoga videos that’ll give you a studio-quality flow from home

Staying in might be the new going out, but that doesn’t mean you have to pass up the good vibes that a great yoga class can bring.<p>There are tons of …

16 Lipsticks Under $10 That People Actually Swear By

My lipstick? It's poppin'.

Makeup

Beauty Addicts: These 8 Websites Offer Amazing Makeup Deals All Year Long

I’ll admit it: I have a thing for buying new makeup. Okay, fine. I’m a full-fledged addict. Dilly-dallying through the aisles of Sephora and basking …

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How To Solve All Your Summer Beauty Problems

Ah, summer…what a wonderful season! The days are long, the sun is out, and the weather is hot. But with the new season comes a whole bunch of beauty problems, from frizzy hair and oily skin to sunburns and redness.<p>There are a lot of things that can go wrong with your beauty look in the summer, but …

23 New Beauty Products You Need To Try ASAP

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The Food Lab: 15-Minute Ultra-Gooey Stovetop Mac and Cheese

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Here's another exclusive excerpt from my book, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science, which is apparently now a <i>New York Times</i> best-seller. Wow!<p>I hope you enjoy the excerpt (and the mac and cheese!), which …

How to Make Jalapeño-Bacon Mac and Cheese (Even When You're Drunk)

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>I can count the number of times I've been involved in physical violence over food with two fingers on one hand. When I was 10 years old, I threw one of the metal legs of a mini trampoline at my older sister's door …

Easy Skillet Baked Ziti With Sausage and Ricotta Recipe

Nothing says comfort like a baked pasta dish loaded with creamy sauce and cheese. If my full-fledged No-Boil Baked Ziti is the completist, <i>Super Mario 3</i> version of the dish, this week's skillet ziti is like using the magic whistle to jump straight to World 8. Not quite as satisfying, but a great …

Easy 4-Ingredient Chicken Paprikash Recipe

This version of chicken paprikash uses only four ingredients (okay, six if you count oil and salt), but it packs in the flavor by using high-quality paprika and a low-and-slow cooking technique to naturally draw flavorful juice out of the chicken as it cooks.<p>Why It Works<p>Using high-quality paprika …

Pressure Cooker Ragù Bolognese Recipe

I haven't actually kept track of what the trigger is that leads me to break out the Dutch oven and start grinding meat year after year—it could be the changing weather, the lack of fresh summer produce, or perhaps the displays of Christmas decorations that go up immediately after Halloween—but ragù …

Gooey Apple Pie Recipe

This apple pie slices cleanly and holds its shape as you lift it out of the pie plate. It has chunks of apple that are tender yet intact, lightly bound in a thickened sauce that's just sweet enough, with a hint of spice. This is the pie for all you gooey-pie-lovers out there (and you know who you …

Baking

Pressure Cooker French Onion Soup Recipe

Traditional techniques for caramelizing onions can take hours to deliver extra-sweet, complex flavor. The pressure cooker reduces that time down to about 30 minutes of hands-off cooking. Finishing off those onions with sherry, stock, and some aromatics transforms them into a soul-satisfying classic …

Easy One-Pot Chicken Tinga (Spicy Mexican Shredded Chicken) Recipe

Though <i>tinga</i> is traditionally flavored with chorizo, this quick and easy version still packs in the flavor, without forcing you to seek out special ingredients. The chicken is gently poached in broth, then shredded and tossed with a puréed sauce for extra-juicy texture and flavor.<p>Why It Works<p>Using …

The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Oven-Cooked Pulled Pork

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>The easiest way I know of to ruffle the feathers of food-minded folks mounted atop high horses is to refer to some sort of vegetable preparation as "bacon." Second is to speak ill of a regional …

BBQ

The Crab Lover's Guide to Thai-Style Crab Fried Rice

My wife, Adri, is a crab <i>fiend</i>. I once watched her down a full pound of picked crabmeat in a covered market in Bangkok, pulling the crab—still warm from cooking—piece by piece out of a Styrofoam tray, dipping it into <i>nam prik</i>, and sucking the juices off of her fingers as she went. That's just about a …

Crabmeat

The Food Lab: A Quick Guide to Stuffing Omelettes

Diner-style omelettes are made for stuffing, but you can't just throw chopped vegetables into them willy-nilly and hope for the best. Omelettes cook fast—far too fast for fillings to do much beyond warm up a bit. So the key to great filled omelettes is to cook your fillings beforehand and have them …

Breakfast

Kimchi Fried Rice (Kimchi Bokkeumbap) Recipe

"Tired of the same ol' fried rice? Well, this will add a kick to any of your favorite fried rice recipe by adding kimchi. If you love kimchi, you …

Slow-Cooker Soups

Whether you need to warm your bones on a cold winter day or sustenance to cure what ails you, soups are a go-to. We've compiled some of our tastiest …