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The Mascara Hacks Makeup Artists Think You Should Know

<i>By Dana Burke, Allure</i><p>Photo: Robert Mitra/WWD<p>If only applying mascara was as simple as swipe, swipe, swipe. Truth be told, there's an art to coating your lashes just right. (FYI: There's actually a perfect number of strokes that yields a perfect no-clump effect. Who knew?) While we apply it …

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7 Kitchen Cleaning Tricks That Really Work

Some of our favorite tips in the kitchen are for getting it sparkling clean; these are their stories.<p><b>1. How to cut oily, dusty kitchen grime:</b><p>To easily clean "the layer of sticking cooking-oil infused dust that accumulates on high surfaces in the kitchen," as Kristen so aptly calls it, our Senior …

Tropical Carrot Cake

True confession, I ate 1/4 of this cake by myself before pleading with my husband to take it to work. It started innocently enough, a bite here, a bite there. Then it turned into a sliver here and a sliver there. Before I knew it, my beautiful 8 inch cake looked like Pacman incarnate. Damn you …

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10 Easy Brunch Recipes To Impress Your Guests

The Thanksgiving feast may be over, but your houseguests will still be hungry. Don't stress yourself out by being a short order cook. Most of these brunch recipes can be made in advance, and <i>all</i> of them have some serious "wow-factor."<p><b>1. Drunken Caramel French Toast</b><p>Golden caramel, buttery challah and …

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Vegan Mushroom "Jerky" (Slow

• 2 to 3 tablespoons low-sodium tamari<br>• 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar<br>• 2 tablespoons maple syrup<br>• 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika<br>• 1/4 teaspoon ground chili powder<br>• 4 large or medium portobello mushroom caps, sliced into strips about 1/4-inch thick<p>Whisk together the tamari, …

Peanut Butter and Jam Brownie Recipe

Photo by Scott Choucino Photography.<p>Nothing but nothing is prepared and it's almost (gasp) December. This has never happened before. At least, if it …

A Better-For-You Chocolate Chip + Sea Salt Cookie Recipe

Chocolate and salt? You true foodies have never balked at the uncommon combo, have you?<p>New to salty chocolate? Try any of those fancy salts: the …

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Gingerbread French Toast: Your Go-To Holiday Breakfast

<i>Posie Harwood, who finds the best back-of-the-box recipes in the grocery store, finds a way to eat gingerbread for breakfast.</i><p>Breakfast is easily overlooked come holiday season. Up against pot roasts, peppermint bark, and all manner of Christmas cookies, breakfast doesn't stand much of a chance.<p>It's …

17 Classic Italian Street Foods That Everyone Should Try Once

Image: The Huffington Post Creative Labs<p>It’s no secret that Italy has America beat when it comes to homegrown cuisine. From creamy <i>carbonara</i> to melt-in-your-mouth <i>burrata</i>, Italian fare boasts some of the most drool-worthy dishes to ever grace our dinner tables (and our stomachs). Try as we might to …

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Unbelievable 5 Minute Cinnamon Sugar Waffle Bites

<i>5 Minute Cinnamon Sugar Waffle Bites are so easy, you won't believe it. You just need four ingredients and five minutes for this silly easy breakfast!</i><p>This recipe is almost embarrassing. But it was too amazing not to share. Because WHO doesn’t have 5 minutes?! I have 5 minutes to spare almost every …

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Perfect Pumpkin Pie

Fall is supposedly here in Santa Barbara, but with temperatures in the triple digits, one would never guess Autumn is technically in full swing. Never-the-less, it's my husband's birthday today and every year for his birthday, he requests one of three desserts: carrot cake, strawberry shortcake or …

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Gooey Layered Symphony Brownies

<i>Symphony brownies are simple and show stopping! Packed full of almonds and toffee, what's not to love?</i><p>Brownies are basically the world’s most perfect snack. You’ve got chocolate, you’ve got a hand-held bar, you’ve got a gooey, fudgy middle. I mean really, what else do you need from life?<p>People …

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Become a pumpkin spice fan with this French toast

Too many autumn lattes got you burned out on pumpkin pie spice? Give the spice blend a second chance with this French toast.<p>While most French toast recipes are flavored just with cinnamon, here you add a pumpkin spice blend, along with pumpkin puree, to the custard base. Soak thick slices of …

Piadina Romagnola (Thin, Rustic Italian Flatbread) Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> The humble piadina is a round, rustic, tortilla-like flatbread that is much-loved all over Italy. Although she doesn't give a recipe for it, Carol Field, in her fabulous cookbook The Italian Baker, calls it an ancestral flatbread and cites it as the predecessor of the focaccia and …

How To Make Irish Soda Bread

Bring the history and traditions of Dublin's famous Irish Soda Bread into your own home<p>As it’s widely known, Dublin and drinking go hand-in-hand. And although you might be tempted to call the greasy pizza delivery place after hours of imbibing your favorite Irish beverages, we have a better, more …

Dessert

The Best Blueberry Lemon Bread You've Ever Tasted. (And it's Paleo!)

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

10 Stress-Free Suppers for the Entire Family

Planning family meals shouldn't make you want to pull your hair out. Here are ten easy recipes that don't require any hard-to-find ingredients or too much advance planning. And the best part about these stress-free suppers: even picky eaters will polish off their plates.<p><b>1. Grilled Moroccan …

Young people spend more on takeaways than any other age group because they don't know how to cook

Poll finds that the average 16 to 24-year-old knows how to cook only four recipes<p>Young people are saddling themselves with debt by spending more on takeaways than other age groups because they cannot cook, according to research.<p>A survey has revealed that 16-24 year-olds are spending an average of …

16 Trader Joe's Foods You Need To Discover (And Then Hoard)

Did someone say pudding?<p>You're already going to Trader Joe's for the cookie butter, and most of us swear by Two Buck Chuck (which is now actually $3 at most locations).<p>But there are many, <i>many</i> Trader Joe's finds that you're not paying enough attention to ... unless you're a brilliant shopper, that …

Food

9 Healthy Desserts for Brown Bag Lunches

Brown bag lunches don’t have to be boring. (Just check out @desklunches on Instagram for inspiration!) And they should always end on a sweet note. …

Orange Cranberry Crinkle Cookies | Lauren's Latest

Hiiiiiiiiii.<p>It’s Monday.<p>This weekend, I was responsible for finding a chandelier for our dining room and an area rug for our living room. Oh, and …

Make This Now: Blueberry Cookies

The muffin top episode of <i>Seinfeld</i> has become pretty iconic, but it's worth revisiting Elaine's words of wisdom when describing why muffin tops are the superior part of the muffin: "It's crunchy. It's explosive. It's where the muffin breaks free of the pan and does its own thing."<p>Well, I take your …

Grand Prize Coconut-Caramel Bars Recipe

04/11/2017<p>Michelle from NY<p>It was ok, very sweet but lacked in coconutty flavor. In hindsight I think Coconut extract or Almond extract would have …

Chewy Coconut Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Chewy oatmeal raisin cookies have always been one of my weaknesses. A buttery cookie dough that is jam-packed with nutty oats and plump, juicy …

Chocolate Coconut Almond Bars

You may be familiar with a certain candy bar that gloriously combines coconut, almonds and chocolate. And if you love said candy bar as much as we do, you're going to go bananas (coconuts?) for our homemade version.<p><b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>The Best Chocolate Recipes In The Whole Entire</b> …

Slow Cooker Triple Chocolate Brownies

Lightly coat a 4 to 5-quart crock pot insert with cooking spray. Place a piece of parchment paper, that is large enough to extend halfway up the …

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