Esther Calderon

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Recipe To Grow Your Hair; Leave All Doctors With Open Mouth

There is no person in the world who does not like to have a good hair, which looks radiant and healthy.<p>There are a lot of hair treatments, which make …

17 Useful Wedding Cheat Sheets For Any Bride-To-Be

:: pins everything immediately ::

19 Life-Saving Hangover Breakfasts To Try In NYC

AKA "weekend plans."

12 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Became a Wedding Planner

You're actually a personal assistant, pet sitter, and everything in between.<p><b>1. You need to understand what really goes into a wedding before you can plan one.</b> When I started my business seven years ago, I got in touch with vendors that I either knew through school or through friends, and said, …

How to Decide Whether or Not to Invite Children to Your Wedding

At least half of the weddings I've planned have been "adults-only." It's not uncommon in today's economy to see zero children on a wedding guest list, but finances aren't the only reason brides and grooms choose to exclude children.<p>In the case of destination weddings, lots of couples say that, …

Weddings

Book Review: The Daily Hazards of a Middle Eastern Wife by Soad Nasr

I was at a party recently, and talk turned to prejudices we carry and wish we didn't. Of course, Muslim women who wear burqas came up in conversation. I am ashamed to admit that while I consider myself very accepting of other cultures, seeing fully covered women in public makes me unsettled, and …

How to Cope When You Can't Score a Patti LaBelle Sweet Potato Pie

Keep calm and find another pie.<p>Patti LeBelle has earned two Emmy Awards and nine lifetime achievement awards. She starred in the first African …

Baking

Why asparagus makes pee smell funny, and other amazing facts about everyday foods and spices

By digging deep into the molecular chemistry of everyday foods and spices, Cambridge-based chemistry teacher Andy Brunning has the answers.<p>And you don't have to be a chemistry-expert to understand them.<p>Brunning heads the popular science website Compound Interest and recently published the book "Why …

OMG! Coconut Pound Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This irresistible pound cake is so easy and so luscious, everyone who meets it falls in love. I think I’ll be remembered for this recipe whether or not I want to be. It has become my favorite cake, and it’s most requested by my favorite person to cook for. —ChefJune<p><b>Food52 Review:</b> …

9 Ways to Fancy Up Your Pies

My sincere love of pie has had me experimenting in the kitchen for years. I’ve eaten my share of last slices straight from the pie plate at midnight. And many, many pies later, I’ve discovered a few surprises. The truth is, there are tons of ways to take your pie up a notch, without even straying …

24 Delicious Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren't Pie

#TeamCake.

This Boozy Hot Chocolate Is the Perfect Post-Dinner Cocktail

There’s something extra enticing about a cocktail that riffs on one of our favorite childhood drinks. The “Bourbon Hot” from Jen Shen, Executive …

Recipes

21 Puff Pastry Recipes That Will Make Every Meal A Party

Your guests won't flake, but your food will.

The 5 Best Money Podcasts

Have trouble sticking to a budget? Can't afford to pay a high-priced financial advisor to set you straight? Podcasts are not just for comedians and …

Personal Finance

Get Paid to Spy on the Mailman

Mediacorp

8 Brain Exercises To Improve your IQ Score

Can we make ourselves any smarter? The answer to that particular question is still a puzzle, trying to be solved by scientists all over the world. …

5-Ingredient, $5 Thanksgiving Sides

Is it just me, or can contributing to a Thanksgiving dinner get unexpectedly expensive <i>and</i> complicated, really fast? Something you thought would be an …

Cooking

Seven 5-Minute Vinaigrettes

Here, seven fantastic vinaigrettes that take just five minutes to prepare.<p>Now that you’ve learned the perfect basic vinaigrette technique from …

Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

Eggplant parmesan is one of those great Italian comfort foods—a layered casserole much like lasagna but with slices of globe eggplant taking the …