Elisa Pena

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26 Foods You Should Learn To Cook In Your Twenties

And the recipes to use to learn the best versions.<p>This is the most common way restaurants cook vegetables; it can be done to nearly any vegetable. Do not be scared by this. It is easy and awesome. To blanch means to put a vegetable in rapidly boiling salted water until it's <i>just</i> cooked, usually only …

10 Mind-Blowing Hacks for Making Your Leftover Pizza Taste Better the Next Day

Three words: pizza grilled cheese.<p>Gone are your days of eating cold leftover pizza in your pajamas, leaning against your open refrigerator. Make pizza better the next day with these easy tricks.<p><b>1. Reheat cold pizza face down in a pan.</b> Slap your slice of pizza face down on a preheated skillet on …

Our 43 Best Christmas Breakfast and Brunch Recipes

One of our favorite things about Christmas morning is the feast that follows (or precedes) gift opening. If you're wondering what should fill your …

Our 15 Most Popular Entertaining Recipes from 2014

Did you throw dinner parties in 2014? Did people gather around your table and pass plates and laugh and ask for seconds and linger over final bites of cake and sips of wine? Did you spend your Saturday afternoons baking, or rolling pasta dough, or braising things, then welcome friends with an apron …

9 Easy Holiday Cakes and Quick Breads

<b>1. Gingerbread</b><p>Old-fashioned gingerbread is the perfect treat to keep on hand during the holidays. There are many different kinds -- from the darkest, densest cakes made with robust molasses and stout beer to the lightest, most delicate cakes flavored only with brown sugar and a hint of ground …

25 Totally Drunk Cupcakes

It’s that time of year. The time when we all let loose and live a little. If you’re like me and you don’t want to totally let loose– then just live …

Dessert

Santa Claus Cupcakes DIY

by on December 04, 2014<p>I love food crafting! When I saw that our snowman cupcakes were such a hit this year, I decided to try my hand at this <b>Santa</b> …

The Holiday Cookie Roundup

Creative DIY Christmas Trees

<i>"Floating Christmas tree" | Image: weallwantriches</i><p>I took a particular interest in this collection of DIY-Christmas trees because my 11-year-old …

The Essentials: Fall Denim Every Woman Should Own

9 essential styles to take you into fall.<p>Is there anything that feels more autumnal than a crisp new pair of jeans? With so much to choose in terms of styles, washes and rises, it's easy to get overwhelmed. So, we looked to the women who wear it best, and narrowed fall's options down to 9 essential …

Clothing

The Skinny Jeans Upgrade That'll Outlast All Trends

You were wary of them to begin with. Sure, they've had their moments throughout the years, but since you might not fancy yourself a Sandy Olsson or …

12 Easy Thanksgiving Desserts That Won't Put You in a Tizzy

Don't even think about serving chocolate soufflé on Thanksgiving. On a day when you're expected to be a magician -- to make a moist turkey out of a notoriously dry bird and bake rolls for 40 and light the candles in your "powder room" -- you need to choose your battles. If you're hosting this year, …

21 Genius Hacks for Fixing Ruined Clothes

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, easy tricks for salvaging those damaged goods you just can't seem to part with.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Stop your sweaters from shedding by sticking them in the freezer overnight.</b><p>If you have a cashmere or wool sweater that won't stop shedding, toss it in the freezer before each …

Cleaning

12 Beauty Hacks To Try Now

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, try these beauty tricks using a toothbrush.<p><b>1. Spray the bristles of an old toothbrush with hairspray to help tame flyaways.</b><p>Since the bristles of each toothbrush are positioned so close together, they act as a super-tiny boar bristle brush. Spray the head of the …