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Just 1 Bottle: 9 Cocktails to Make With Vodka and a Trip to the Grocery Store

I love the look of a well-stocked home bar, the rows of tinted and faceted glass, the colorful liqueurs and eye-dropper bottles of bitters...it's just not a look I've ever had in my own home, where alcohol comes expensive and goes quick. I'm far more likely to find a surprise bottle of vodka in my …

Vodka

3 of the best natural deodorants

Since the heatwave is lying dormant, I’ve decided to dust off my natural deodorants again which weren’t quite cutting it in the 30 degree temperatures. Now, however, they more than suffice.<p>I’ve tried countless natural deodorants over the years, out of personal interest as much as in my beauty …

Sensitive Skin

iPhone Not Working Properly? Here's How to Calibrate It

iPhones are prized for their reliability. However, some of their features can become less accurate or responsive over time, making it difficult to …

IPhone 7

BraveTart: How to Make Old-Fashioned Chocolate Chip Cookies

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>Chocolate chip cookies have a history far longer and richer than the "original" recipe on the back of a bag of chocolate morsels would suggest. They date all the way back to the late 1800s, with a …

Keep Your Location & Browsing Private with TunnelBear VPN App

Establishing a Virtual Private Network (VPN) is important for keeping your personal information safe, especially when on public Wi-Fi. We often think about using a VPN on our computers, but it's worth getting on for iPhone as well. With TunnelBear VPN on iPhone, you can browse the web securely at …

Information Systems

25 Solo Getaways Every Woman Should Take By Herself

You've earned it!<p>Going on vacation always sounds like a dream, but it's a <i>lot</i> of work. That's why you should ditch the schedule Tetris and head out on …

The Surprising Ingredient Grandma Used For Unbeatable Coffee

This secret ingredient elevates ordinary coffee to new heights of richly-flavored, amber-hued, perfectly-balanced perfection.<p>If your family’s from …

Coffee

Big Batch Baked Chicken Cacciatore

Prepare a batch of this saucy chicken on the weekend to get a head start on dinner for the week. Searing the chicken in the skillet builds big flavor …

Cooking

Amalfi lemon tart recipe

To make the pastry, put the flour and icing sugar into a large bowl with a good pinch of sea salt. Make a well in the middle, then add the oil, wine …

Baking

How to make a copycat Snickers bar that tastes just like the real thing

Photo via Thanksgiving.comLet’s get this out of the way from the get-go: making your own Snickers bar – or our closest approximation to one – is kind …

Dessert

40+ best tips for: Sewing Lace like a Pro

… and for sewing <b>tulle</b>, <b>taffeta</b>, <b>netting</b>, <b>organza</b>, <b>charmeuse</b>… a.k.a <b>sheers</b>!<p>Lace is feminine, taffeta is airy, netting is fun, tulle is fashionable!<p>We all …

The Buster Tiny House | Build Tiny | Katikati, NZ

Video tour of the Buster Tiny House<p>The Buster Tiny House is the next iteration of the Boomer Tiny House. Due to be built in 2018. With a similar loft …

Washing Machines

The 4 Best Waterproof Eyeliners For Tightlining

If you're an eyeliner aficionado, you're likely already familiar with the technique of tightlining. It's a simple step that makes a huge difference …

Makeup

Can I Use an Air Purifier to Clear My Home of Wildfire Smoke?

With more significant fires becoming the new normal nationwide, even those people not directly threatened are concerned about what to do about …

Air Purifiers

Use Gelatin to Improve Pan Sauces, Store-Bought Stocks, and Beyond

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>If you've only ever used gelatin to whip up a batch of Jell-O or boxed pudding, you're missing out. Considering it's sold as a completely flavorless product, gelatin is one of the culinary world's greatest unsung heroes. It makes its way into countless sweet and …

I Just Found the Best Lipstick for People Who Hate Lipstick

It's like a moisturizing balm mixed with a long-lasting stain.<p>Disclaimer: Despite the title of this article, I actually <i>do</i> like wearing lipstick. My …

Makeup

‘Chopped’ Champion Brian Riggenbach’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Has Taken 40 Years to Perfect

Chef <b>Brian Riggenbach</b> is perhaps best known for showcasing his skills on season 24 of the Food Network’s award-winning show <i>Chopped</i>, which he won, but …

Dessert

Cookie Master Alison Roman Shares a Week of Dinners

<i>Welcome to Kitchn's series</i> <i>A Week of Dinners,</i> <i>where we show you how our favorite cooks put dinner on the table.</i><p>Alison Roman is the creator of a …

Cookies

Two Separate Experts Say This $15 Amazon Lotion Is the Closest Thing to Botox

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgery, in 2016, seven million Americans received Botox injections and 2.6 million got soft-tissue …

Skin Care

Sharpen and care for your kitchen knives

If you bought a nice knife for your kitchen, congrats! You took the first step toward making cooking easier and more enjoyable. But, don't stop there -- a good knife deserves careful maintenance, like sharpening and honing.<p>After a few weeks of use, new knives will become dull, forcing you to apply …

Knives

The 5 Causes of Suffering According to Buddhism And How You Can Overcome Them

5) The Mental Hindrance of Doubt and Uncertainty.<p><i>What is it:</i><p>This involves self-doubt and not truly understanding oneself.<p>Ajahn Brahmavamso</i> …

Meditation

Creamy Cold Chocolate Whip

These creamy cold chocolate whips are so cute, soft, and delicious! Ideal for kids and old people, as well as for all the chocolate and cream lovers. …

Before You Bake Brooklyn's Legendary Cake, Heed A Warning

For Brooklyn, Ebinger's Blackout Cake was a decades-long institution. Ebinger's Bakery opened in 1898, quickly flourishing with dozens of locations throughout the borough. There was a time when, if you lived in Brooklyn, you lived near an Ebinger's — and you knew its famous blackout cake. The …

How To Make Chicken Lettuce Wraps — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

For all the times I have ordered chicken lettuce wraps at Chinese restaurants like P.F. Chang's, inhaled entire "appetizers" by myself, and sighed …

Food

The No-Crunch Ab-Tightening Workout

First, some not-so-shocking but slightly reassuring news: a whopping 77 percent of Americans aren't getting enough aerobic and strength-training …

Exercise

10 Powerful Psychology Tricks to Get What You Want

2. The Goebbels method<p>Any advertisement is a good example. The main character of the film wouldn’t want to meet this girl so badly if he hadn’t seen …

Quesadilla Roll-Ups Are Way Better Than the Regular Kind

• Sprinkle a handful of cheese evenly on one tortilla.<br>• Tightly roll the tortilla up, securing the cheese inside. Repeat and make however many you want<br>• Heat a skillet over medium heat with a heavy dose of nonstick spray or two tablespoons of butter until hot, about 5 minutes.<br>• Cook quesadillas in batches …

Food

This 4-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe Actually Works

[1]<p>Easiest (Ever!) Peanut Butter Cookies<p>From Southern Living [2]<p>Notes<p>Variations: Evenly press 1 cup of your desired addition, such as chocolate morsels, chocolate-coated toffee bits, or chopped peanuts, onto the top of prepared cookie dough on baking sheets; bake as directed.<p>Peanut Butter and …

Dessert

Margaret Fulton's sour cream cheesecake recipe

Sour cream cheesecake<p><i>serves 10–12</i><p>1 1/2 cups plain biscuits, crushed or blended into crumbs<br>6 tbsp ground almonds<br>1/4 cup cream<br>75g butter, melted<p><b>Filling</b><br>500g cream cheese<br>1/2 cup sugar<br>2 eggs<br>grated rind of 1 lemon<br>1 tsp lemon juice<br>1/2 tsp grated nutmeg<p><b>Topping</b><br>1 1/2 cups sour cream<br>2 tbsp sugar<br>1/2 tsp …

Baking

How to Prep Fish Fillets for Even Cooking

If you want your food evenly cooked, it usually needs to start out evenly shaped. That's why we try to weigh and size our burger patties uniformly, portion our steaks in consistent sizes, and tie our roasts into nice, tight cylinders.<p>But nature didn't design itself for our cooking convenience, and …

Burgers