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Three Cup Chicken

The eponymous “cups” in this recipe’s name denote equal parts soy sauce, sesame oil, and rice wine. It’s a potent, salty and savory braised chicken …

19 Make-Ahead Breakfasts You Can Make in a Muffin Pan

Some mornings, choosing between hitting snooze and eating breakfast is a real struggle. Decision-making is hard! But with a little planning, you can catch a few extra Zs *and* grab your homemade breakfast to go like the #girlboss you are. All you need is a muffin pan, and boom! You’ve got 12 days …

Breakfast

10 Etiquette Rules You're Probably Breaking

You leave your elbows off the dinner table and understand the importance of a nice, firm handshake. Congrats! You’re a generally well-mannered …

The Best Foundations for Dark Skin Tones? Beyoncé’s Make Up Artist Tells All

It’s no secret that women with darker skin tones often have trouble finding the right foundation shades. Whether it's picking out the perfect match …

Makeup

21 Deliciously Warming West African Dishes You Should Be Eating This Winter

November's Ghana be tasty.

15 apps every foodie must have on their phone

There's more to being a foodie than simply snapping beautiful photographs of your dinner.<p>In fact, one could argue being a foodie is a life-long …

10 Under $10: Total Beauty Scores to Shop Now

Though we may be number one fans of luxe beauty products, they aren't exactly wallet-friendly. That said, there’s nothing like an inexpensive beauty …

Makeup

7 Ways To Use Coconut Oil In Your Beauty Routine Next Week

The editors here at HuffPost are constantly preaching about the benefits of coconut oil. We go through so many jars of the stuff, we should probably start growing coconut palms.<p>Whether you're already a coconut oil lover or you're just learning about this super ingredient, we've rounded up seven …

Skin Care

13 Mini Thanksgiving Desserts Almost Too Cute to Eat

They say it’s the little things in life that mean the most, and these tiny treats are certainly no exception. If you're stuffed from a large …

Dessert

The best calorie control guide. [Infographic] Estimating portion size and food intake just got a whole lot easier.

<b>Head swimming with calorie numbers and daily allowances? Trust us…there’s a better way to measure your portions. Try this calorie control guide. It’s</b> …

Fitness

How to Start Your Week Successfully

Nobody enjoys Monday. It’s officially been labeled as the, blunt reminder that your weekend of leisurely activities is now over and you must spend …

Time I

6 things you should never do if you want to be happy

It is said the great American president, Abraham Lincoln, once remarked, "Folks are usually about as happy as they make up their minds to be." How …

10 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

But your 30s are an ideal time to cement the habits that will help you achieve personal and professional fulfillment for the rest of your life.<p>To give you a head start, we sifted through recent Quora threads on this critical life transition and highlighted the most compelling responses.<p>Here are 10 …

Self Compassion

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 …

19 Simple Daily Habits for a Happier Life

<b>“Hug harder. Laugh louder. Smile bigger. Love longer.” ~Unknown</b><p>Did you ever have it all mixed up?<p>Happiness, I mean. I once thought that a university …

The Workplace

12 Bath and Body Products for Flawless Skin

Glow head to toe with these next-level smoothers soothers and perker-uppers.

Skin Care

7 Things You Should Do EVERY Time You Get Dressed

One of the most fascinating (and least talked-about) aspects of good style is that it's not something that just <i>happens</i>—good style is the result of a …

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Chicken Alfredo Pasta Is Your Easy Weeknight Comfort Food

Cut the chicken breasts into 1-inch pieces. Season with salt and pepper. Melt the butter in a very large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the …

Comfort Food

30 Things Martha Thinks Everyone Should Know

We all hope the worst never happens, but we still want to be prepared to deal with emergencies. Having a fully stocked first aid kit is sure to help us take care of the small cuts, scrapes, and other problems we occasionally encounter; properly equipped, a first-aid kit might even help save our …

15 Things Women with Amazing Skin Do Every Day

Waking up flawless is all in a few key steps.<p>Everyone knows at least one woman with seemingly perfect skin. Every time you see her glowing face, you think, <i>Seriously, how does she do it?</i> <i>What kind of magical procedures is she getting? Which expensive creams is she using?</i> Here's the thing: Her secret …

These Are the Best Workouts for Every Part of Your Bod

They say health is wealth, and fitting in regular exercise is an essential part of the plan. But for workout newbies, the fitness world can seem like a terribly intimidating place, especially when you’re crunched on time. We asked Re:Make 2015 speaker (get your tickets here!) and Blogilates founder …

Hacking

Make Your Dollar Stretch With These 8 Unconventional Beauty Products!

Here’s the thing. Maybe it’s the New(ish) Yorker in me but I need to be able to get my money’s worth and then some out of just about everything. …

Coconut