Bogdan Mihailescu

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5 Self Defense Tips Every Woman Should Know

11 Ways to Stuff Chicken With Your Favorite Ingredients

When it’s the middle of the week and you have half-eaten veggie leftovers, cheese blocks and who knows what else, you need a way to whip them up into something delicious. Here’s the deal: Stuffed chicken breasts are the answer. You can use literally anything and it’s bound to turn out fabulous. …

Eva Longoria's husband won't watch 'Desperate Housewives' because she has 'sex with everyone in it'

Even though Eva Longoria's "Desperate Housewives" days are way behind her, the actress' husband can't seem to get his wife's on-camera sex scenes out of his mind.<p>Longoria, who played the sultry Gabrielle Solis on the long-running ABC show, said in a new interview that her husband Jose Baston …

Eva Longoria

LOL: Cât de greu e să fii femeie, în 10 ilustrații geniale

Pentru toți cei care au senzația că e ușor să fii femeie, NU E. Pentru toți cei care au senzația că ne dorim să fim singure și independente, vă …

These mashed potatoes are so good they’ll be the star of Thanksgiving dinner

<i>Editor’s note: This year, our Thanksgiving meal is a virtual potluck. Writers and editors signed up to provide one of 11 dishes, then tested recipes and brought contenders to a final taste-off for a vote. Here are the winning mashed potatoes.</i><p>True to stereotype, my mother’s side of the family — …

mashed potatoes

The best Christmas food gifts

Inspiration (both edible and aesthetic), for gifts to please even the fussiest of epicures. Stocking-filler treats and special serving platters make the list, as do kitchen gadgets small and large.<p>We also asked our favourite chefs and food writers for their personal Christmas wish lists (port and …

13 Dope Holiday Gift Ideas For Every Member Of Your Squad

Not sure what to get your friend who's obsessed with all things Beyoncé or the one who loves to show off her Black Girl Magic? And what about the one …

Shopping

10 amazing holiday gifts for under $25 on Amazon

Believe it or not, Christmas is just around the corner.<p>Between office Secret Santa, your five cousins coming into town and your new roommate -- chances are you have a lot of shopping to do.<p>But fear not -- you don't have to spend a fortune for the perfect Christmas present. There are tons of great …

Shopping

24 Hanukkah Home Gifts to Celebrate the Festival of Lights

If you're looking to gift your loved ones with some gorgeous home decor this Hanukkah, look no further. This guide includes beautiful holiday decorations and gifts for the festival of lights. Enjoy your latkes while sipping wine out of a festive wine glass, or give one of these stunning menorahs to …

The 33 Most Spectacular Holiday Decor Items From Pier 1 Won't Break the Bank

If there's one store we can always turn to for the biggest and best variety of holiday decor, it's Pier 1 Imports. From beachy to traditional and everything in between, the reasonably priced retailer has something for every style this season. We know because we got a peek at its lookbook, and now …

Decorations

10 Clever Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like You've Been Baking

Nothing is better than the smell of fresh cookies (especially when you don't have to make them in the first place).<p>Take a shortcut to comfort with spices, pinecones, and other secret helpers.

Look We Love: Fall Decor with White Pumpkins

(Image credit: Just Destiny)<p>Tapping nature for decor accessories is one of the highlights of fall, and an obviously standout that needs no …

Decorations

The Little Touches that Make Thanksgiving Cozier

<i>Dinner at the Long Table captures the energy, comfort, and good food that are the hallmark of Andrew Tarlow's big and small dinner parties—not to mention his New York food dynasty: 6 restaurants, a bar, a hotel, and a bakery.</i><p><i>He and his co-author Anna Dunn shared some of their family-style</i> …

Decorations

15 Fun Favors For Your Thanksgiving Shindig

There is some argument that birthday parties are the only parties that have favors. I beg to differ. Any event or holiday where you welcome people …

Chemicals

17 Amazing Holiday Cocktail Recipes You Need On Your Menu

Hosting holiday festivities at your place this year? Serving up a great seasonal cocktail for your holiday guests is sure to make a lasting …

Recipes

The Definitive Genius Recipes Thanksgiving Menu

"We're going to need a genius turkey," my bosses Amanda & Merrill told me in 2011. We were planning recipes for the Food52 Holiday iPad app, just a few months after my Genius Recipes column had flapped out of the nest. What did I know about genius turkey?<p>So I set out on Google, fumbling around for …

Apple pie and pumpkin tart, tweaked to perfection for Thanksgiving

<i>Editor’s note: This year, our Thanksgiving meal is a virtual potluck. Writers and editors signed up to provide one of 11 dishes, then tested recipes and brought contenders to a final taste-off for a vote. Here are the winning desserts.</i><p>Really, what is Thanksgiving without pie? A loaded holiday table …

Baking

2 Easy Pie Crusts, the BraveTart and Food Lab Ways

You've probably noticed that we have two different pie crust recipes that we call upon with regularity here on Serious Eats. In one corner, from 2011, we have my Easy Pie Dough (which is, in turn, a variation on a recipe I developed for <i>Cook's Illustrated</i> way back in 2007). And in the other corner, …

Baking

15 Thanksgiving Salads to Brighten Up Your Meal

On a table sagging under the weight of turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, and who knows what other dishes, it's easy for a salad to go ignored. It's especially easy to ignore it if the salad is an afterthought, something thrown together in a couple minutes right before people …

Healthy Eating

15 Apple Pie Recipes That Are (Almost) Better Than Grandma’s

When you think of apple pie, you probably have an image in your head of your grandma kneading dough and sitting the finished pie on the windowsill to cool. Those memories are all well and good, but these days we’re more into creative apple recipes that aren’t <i>so</i> traditional. You’ve got all of the …

Baking

5 Crazy-Good Cauliflower Recipes You Need To Try

Cauliflower is all the rage these days. Not only is it versatile, it's a delicious and nutritious substitute for rice, potatoes -- and even steak! From Cauliflower Fried "Rice" to Curried Cauliflower & Apple Soup, here are five fabulous recipes you need to try.<p><b>1. Cauliflower Fried "Rice"</b><p>Cauliflower …

Cooking

Grab-and-Go Quick Breakfast Recipes

Eating a smart breakfast leads to healthier choices all day long. Make any one of these quick breakfast recipes ahead, and that’s one less thing you …

Healthy Eating

We Now Know Exactly How Much Smoking Screws Up Your Lungs

We already knew smoking was bad for our lungs, but a new study shows exactly how many DNA mutations per cell are caused by sucking on those nicotine …