Jill Matthews

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The Case for Loving Vintage Cookbooks

Shiny new cookbooks call to me from bookstore windows, but once cracked open, they can be intimidating, guilt-inducing, or worse, nearly useless. I'm almost convinced many contemporary cookbooks are deliberately designed to simultaneously tempt and inspire aspirational angst among the people who …

Books

How to Make the Perfect Angel Food Cake

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell -- alongside photographer Sarah Stone, who both blog at The Shutter Oven -- is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today:</i> …

Dessert

Get Some Extra Insurance: The 10 Best SPF-Infused Foundations to Try Now

Confession time: While we try to be as diligent with our skincare routine as possible, there have been one or two times (okay, <i>maybe</i> more) when we've …

The Best Flip-Flops and Sandals of 2014

When you think of active footwear, you probably don't immediately think of flip-flops and sandals. Running sneakers, trail running shoes and hiking boots come to mind, but the minimalist summer wear that treads sandy beaches and muddy riverbanks often gets forgotten.<p>Though they might not seem like …

Snorkeling

Science: Cat People Are Smarter Than Dog People

Photo: REX USA/Image Source/Rex.<p>Well, science has gone and solved one of life's most pressing questions. No, it's not what is love and/or the meaning …

A Foaming Sunscreen? Okay, We'll Bite...

Photo: Courtesy of Vichy.<p>A few weeks ago, I committed the ultimate beauty sin. It was one of the first truly warm, blissfully sunny Sundays, so I …

The Broke Girl's Guide To Shopping Plus-Size

Photographed by Aliya Naumoff.<p>With plus-size clothing getting better and better, it's hard not to want to fill up your online shopping cart every …

Dry Shampoos So Good You'll Never Want To Wash Your Hair

You don't need water or a blowout to guarantee a good hair day.<p>You don't need water or a blowout to guarantee a good hair day—just one of these dry shampoos. They give fine, limp hair volume, add cool girl texture and actually clean dirty strands.<p>Drugstore Score<p>Hairstylist …

Hair

Fodor’s Week in Travel: Call of the Wild

This week, we had a bad case of cabin fever and found some of the best ways for you to take your next vacation outside. In honor of Earth Day and …

10 Beauty Essentials for Your Next Road Trip

With the shining sun, blue skies, and an expanse of clear freeway ahead, a spring road trip might be just what you need to shed the final notes of a …

Beauty

8 Excellent Makeup Bags and Dopp Kits

Any traveler knows that organization is key to stress-free vacations. While vacuum-seal bags and sock and underwear sacks play their part, the place …

World’s 10 Best Aerial Views

There’s a world full of spectacular views out there, but some of the most jaw-dropping vistas can only be enjoyed from the sky. A view from above …

Cheap and Chic: 15 Affordable Hotels in California Wine Country

Tasting California's most famous wines on a beer budget may be easier than you think—you just need to be a little flexible. First, avoid that …

Where to Stay at Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park celebrates its 150th anniversary this year, putting the park in the spotlight more than ever. But figuring out where to …

Ask Fodor’s: How to Avoid Seasickness

Though my first cruises were marked by unpleasant bouts of queasiness and dizziness, I am happy to report that now, some 20 trips later, my time on …

3 Perfect Non-Golfing Itineraries in Scottsdale, Arizona

Scottsdale beckons behind the stunning and spiritual landscape of the Sonoran Desert, filled with the statuesque saguaro cacti, abundant sunshine, …

Top Packing Tips from Fodor’s Readers

Even though Fodor's editors are already travel experts, we're always looking for new tips and tricks that will make us even savvier the next time we …

17 Life-Changing Cooking Tricks

From the editors at Cosmo.com, these kitchen tricks will make cooking so much easier.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through the gap between the …

Organizing Hacks! 22 New Ways to Store Beauty Products

Even a small amount of makeup can make your bathroom or vanity look messy and cluttered. Here are 22 unconventional ways to organize your beauty products using things you probably already own. Who knew a mini loaf pan could be so useful?<p><b>1. Use a spice rack as a shelf for your perfume bottles.</b><p><b>2.</b> …

S’mores Scones

As soon as it gets warm enough to enjoy dinner outdoors, I count that as the start of s’mores season. The combination of toasted marshmallows, melted …

Dessert

First Prize Pies

While the fall holiday, around Thanksgiving, season tends to be the time of the year that we bake the most pies, there really is no time that is a …

Meyer Lemon Cookies

One of the best things about Spring? Meyer Lemons. Seriously, there’s nothing that speaks to the epitome of spring to me like Meyer lemons. Sweet, …

Dessert

Bite Sized Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Peanut butter cups are one of those candies that has such a great ratio of salty-to-sweet that they are quite addictive. I find this to be …

Nordic Ware Filled Delights Baking Pan

One of the easiest desserts you can make during the summer is to pile whipped cream and fresh berries on top of a piece of cake. Store bought cake is …

Margarita Cheesecake Bars

I’ve been in a margarita mood ever since my pre-Cinco de Mayo Blood Orange Margaritas, and have been keeping my eye out for desserts that could use a …

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Blondies

<i>Chewy chocolate chip blondies brimming with caramel candies and sprinkled with sea salt.</i><p>Blogging is a busy business. Baking, photographing, writing …

Dessert

Skillet Berry Crisp

Fruit cobblers and crisps are low maintenence desserts where fruit can be the star of the show. I make them year-round using frozen fruit, but I make …

Meringue Kisses

May 19, 2014<p>So these were really fun to whip up. Cute. Colorful. Adorable.<p>And you only need two ingredients to make them. Unless you want to color …

Dessert