Cynthia Thompson

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Instant Pot Lemons Are Basically Candy

My doctor wants me to eat lemons for breakfast. Yes, the same doctor who also wants me to consume heaping fistsful of jerky in the morning. She's got …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

A Trusty Trick for Cooking Without a Recipe (& Anxiety)

Say you are making a beautiful carbonara. You’ve got the bacon crisping, the Parmesan shredded and at the ready, the pasta water simmering away, and—oh no. You used up all the olive oil making Maialino’s dreamy Olive Oil Cake! And all you’ve got on hand is… coconut oil. Drat. That won’t work!<p>Sure, …

This Girl's Hair Dye Designs Are Blowing Up Instagram

Rainbow bubbles, the Solar System and, a giant eye are just a few of the dazzling hair designs Roxie Jane Hunt has created during the past few days. The hair stylist has a history of doing experimental looks. In the past, she has also painted plenty of colorful looks onto her hair models, including …

Holographic Hair Is the Fairidescent Dye Trend We've Been Waiting For

We thought we had seen it all when it came to rainbow manes, but that all changed when we laid our eyes on the new holographic hues. Characterized by multidimensional metallic or pastel hues, the strands look opalescent and color-shifting on the wearer.<p>According to an interview with Redken colorist …

A Young Missoni Steps Into the Spotlight With a New Plus-Size Collaboration

As a young member of the Missoni dynasty, Teresa Maccapani Missoni has been immersed in the world of fashion since birth. And though she’s more muse than designer for the family house (her mother, Angela, is creative director), when approached with the opportunity to collaborate with Eloquii—a …

Hotel Savings Before Summer Arrives

Prices and crowds swell during summer, but travelers willing to trade higher temperatures for lower rates can save on popular destinations this spring.<p>Nightly rates at the Nantucket Hotel & Resort in Massachusetts start at $625 in July and August, but rooms are available starting at $195 in April …

Math's $1,000,000 Question Isn't Just for Mathematicians Anymore

Prime numbers, the indivisible atoms of arithmetic, seem to be strewn haphazardly along the number line, starting with 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17 and …

Almond Brownies With a Secret Ingredient [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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What to Cook This Weekend

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>.</i><p>Good morning. Passover begins Monday night. For those celebrating, this weekend should be put to good use getting ready for the …

17 Best Low-Calorie Hunger-Satiating Snacks

You finished breakfast or lunch a few hours ago and you know you won't eat your next meal for another few hours. Enter: snacktime! You want to nosh on a snack that will satiate your hunger without going overboard on calories.<p>Certified dietitian Leslie Langevin, MS, RD, CD, of Whole Health Nutrition …

Why Is It So Hard To Convince People To Watch These 7 Shows?

You know that show that you LOVE but have no one to talk to about it? We get it. And we’ve got plenty of those. These days, aka Peak TV, there is …

These Sneakers Are About To Blow Up On Instagram

Unicorn makeup? Yawn. Unicorn foods? We've seen it. Unicorn hair? Is it 2016? Unicorn sneakers? Do we have your attention yet?<p>Thanks to the team at …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

A Guide to the Best Hiking Trails in Los Angeles

Photo credit: Chris GoldbergWaterfalls, caves, mountain peaks, and ancient forests. This probably doesn’t sound much like Los Angeles to those who …

Hiking

25 Cheat Sheets That Make Cooking Healthier Less Of A Freaking Chore

Proof that cooking a little healthier can be pretty simple and damn tasty.

15 trips to take with your tax refund

The average tax refund is $3,120, according to the Internal Revenue Service. And while it may be most prudent to save that money or pay off debt, there are few better ways to make yourself happy than traveling.<p>In a survey by Trip.com, 34 percent of respondents said they would pay bills with their …

19 Lazy But Brilliant Recipes That Won't Let You Down

You don't need to spend hours in the kitchen to enjoy a great homemade meal.

You Only Need 1 Bowl to Make This Cherry Upside-Down Cake

A seriously easy upside-down cake: under 10 ingredients, 1 pan, 1 mixing bowl.<p>Let’s get the introductions out of the way. I’m the food director at <i>Bon Appétit</i>, which technically means I have final say over every recipe we print in the magazine and online, but that doesn’t mean I’m the best cook in …

Slow-Cooker Cakes

Slow cookers are a great way to get dinner on the table with minimal fuss and mess. We’re especially fond of using them for super tender meat …

25+ Creative Pie Crusts that Turn the Dessert into a Delicious Work of Art

The best holidays revolve around food, and the <i>very</i> best feature dessert as the centerpiece of the day. On March 14—also known as 3.14—there’s a celebration for Pi, the mathematical constant that just happens to be approximated as 3.14. Since “Pi” is pronounced like “pie,” people honor the homophone …

Baking

5 Easy 30-Minute Dinner Recipes That Will Save Your Week

You got this.<p>The thing with dinner is that <i>no one</i> feels like making it. People are tired at the end of a work day ― fully spent. But if a healthy, delicious dinner can be made in just 30 minutes, there really is no excuse for not making it. Any of us can muster up enough energy for a half-hour of …

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47 documentaries on Netflix right now that will make you smarter

And with binge-worthy titles like Netflix original "Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond" and Oscar-nominated "Last Men in Aleppo" a click away, you can get a lot of great nonfiction viewing any night of the week.<p>You'll learn a lot more about the world, but don't worry — you'll also be entertained.<p><b>Here are</b> …

The 15 Best Places to Visit in Florida

1 of 16<p><i>RELATED</i>: 20 Beautiful Beach Views From Around The World<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 16<p>Anna Maria Island<p>3 of 16<p>Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach, Amelia …

Torta Alle Mandorle: Italian Almond Cake [Vegan]

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This Simple Trick Makes Box Cake Mix 1,000 Times Better

It's life-changing.<p>I consider myself a baker—which to me means, I bake at least once a week, if not more. And more often than not, I'd rather go the extra mile and make things from scratch than use a mix, a refrigerated dough, or a pre-made batter. I just feel like mixing a few ingredients makes a …

10 Vegetarian Dinners Even Meat-Eaters Will Love

You’ll love these fast, flavorful recipes — and you won’t miss the meat one bit!<p>Whether you’re a vegetarian or just trying to incorporate some meatless meals into your diet, you’ll love these fast, flavorful recipes — and you won’t miss the meat one bit!<p>1. Chinese Vegetable Stir-Fry<p>This hearty …

11 of the Clearest Bodies of Water in the Entire World

In the Maldives, you can see the ocean floor from your hotel room.<p>If you've ever said "pass" to jumping into a lake, because it was so murky you couldn't see your feet, you're no alone. The feeling can be, well, unsettling. But you'll never run into that problem at these lakes, bays or coastlines. …

11 Slow-Cooker Meals You Can Prep and Freeze Ahead of Time

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The truth about how many chemicals are in everything we eat

There are many chemicals in our food's natural flavors and colors. Some of them have long, scary-sounding names, too.<p>All foods — and everything else around us — are made up of chemicals, whether they occur in nature or are made in a lab. That means everything we smell or taste is a response to …