Julie Shimizu

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Unique Islands | The Most Beautiful Tropical Islands In The World I Have Been To

Ever since I lived in the Caribbean in 2006 I have had a crush on islands. There is simply a different vibe and people seem to be happier than …

South America

Make Your Dreams Come True With These Homemade Oreos

Dip them in milk until they're mushy bites of heaven.<p>Cookie:<p>1 cup unsalted butter, softened<p>1 cup white sugar<p>2 large eggs<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>1¼ cups dark chocolate/special dark cocoa powder<p>½ teaspoon baking soda<p>Cream Filling:<p>½ cup butter, softened<p>2 cups powdered sugar<p>1 teaspoon vanilla<p>1. In a …

Dessert

Sourdough Starters Are Perfect Kitchen Pets | MyRecipes

I have started and killed more than half a dozen sourdough starters in my baking life, countertop vessels of bubbly, khaki-colored goo that have …

20-Minute Dinner Recipes for the *Best* Lazy Nights Ever

None of us want to cook a labor-intensive dinner after a long day at work. All we want to do is get home, throw on our comfy pants, pour ourselves a glass of vino, and eat our weight in sweet potato fries. If you were about to hit up your trusty search engine for “30-minute meals that save the …

15 Healthy Popsicle Recipes That Will Make Your Life Better

Sweet treats don't have to come with a ton of guilt (or unnecessary sugar). When it's too hot to even deal, cool off with one of these fruit-forward pops that are just as tasty as they are pretty. Berries, chocolate, tropical smoothies — you name it, we found a healthy recipe for it. Now, which way …

11 of the Most Delicious Things You Can Do to Carrots

Everybody has a bag of carrots in their fridge. They’re super affordable—usually no more than a dollar or two, depending on whether you buy …

11 Recipes We Actually Tried And Loved This Month

Here’s what our editors and writers are making in their own kitchens.

Cooking

Best Mexican Recipes

Tyler Florence's Mexican Grilled Corn<p>Tyler's take on grilled corn is easy and uses ingredients you probably already have. Try to stop at one ear.<p>Get …

The Trendiest Holiday Cookies of 2016, According to Pinterest

Arguably the best part about the holidays is the influx of sugary treats in every home and office. During the season of both giving and indulging, …

16 High-Fiber Dinners That Are Actually Delicious AF

Meals that'll make you go again and again (and again).

Healthy Eating

7 High-Protein Tacos You Should Be Eating For Breakfast

The perfect breakfast should be three things: quick and easy to make, mouthwateringly tasty, and high enough in protein to keep you full until lunch. Smoothies, scrambled eggs, and yogurt bowls all meet these important benchmarks. But here's another option you haven't considered: <i>tacos.</i> (Repeat …

Crunchy Noodle Salad

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the spaghetti and cook according to package directions. Drain and set aside.<p>Meanwhile, bring another …

Ina Garten

A Simple 3-Step Guide to Waking Up with Wedding-Day Skin Every Morning

That glow >💎 .<p>Whether you actually want to get married or not, you can appreciate the wonder of wedding-day skin. Luminous, bouncy, and dewy are just a few of the descriptors that come to mind...<p>While you <i>could</i> try eating clean, splurging on pricey facials, or falling in love (LOL), you could also …

14 Easy And Impressive Holiday Brunch Recipes

Don't be a short order cook this holiday season. Set out some of these easy and impressive dishes and everyone in the family will be happy -- especially you.<p><b>1. Amish-Style Baked Oatmeal with Apples, Walnuts & Raisins</b><p>Baked oatmeal is a comforting Amish breakfast casserole with a consistency similar …

Make the Creamiest Mashed Potatoes You've Ever Had with This Cooking Hack

That feeling when you’ve been doing mashed potatoes wrong this whole time.<p>This simple cooking hack will make your spuds the star of the Thanksgiving …

mashed potatoes

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This DIY Foam Roller Gives Your Tired Muscles a Great Massage

Foam rollers are cylindrical things that use your body weight to massage your sore and tight muscles and can also give you a strength workout. You …

Garlic Parmesan Dinner Rolls

Homemade bread dough turned into the best and buttery dinner rolls with garlic and Parmesan cheese. So good!The post Garlic Parmesan Dinner Rolls …

Cheese

Take your leafy green obsession to the next level with kale…scones

<i>Each week we spotlight a healthy-delish recipe that’s truly genius (and easy to make) from someone who’s wowed us in the food world. We’re talking</i> …

Healthy Eating

This Brioche Dough Is the Starting Point for Customizable Breakfast Rolls

I love a breakfast pastry, but it has to be a <i>savory</i> breakfast pastry. Making my own has always seemed a little too “involved,” but this brioche …

5 reasons why your laptop is slow

Learn what might be ailing your laptop and how to speed it back up.<p>If your old laptop is starting to show its age, there can be any number of issues affecting its performance. Here are five likely culprits for why your laptop is running so frustratingly slow and five solutions to return it to its …

MacBook Pro

This Is the Best Non-Dairy Creamer for Your Morning Coffee

A month or so ago, Eater reported on a coffee shop in Brooklyn that created what people are dubbing the new "Pumpkin Spice Latte." The small coffee …

Coffee

50 Friendsgiving and Thanksgiving Side Dishes for Every Feast

Sure, turkey is all well and good. But, let’s be honest… sides are <i>where it’s at</i> on Thanksgiving. Whether you’re going with a traditional indulgent menu, trying to keep it semi-healthy or throwing a totally Paleo Thanksgiving dinner, the sides are what make the meal. That kind of pressure could be a …

Trip Tracker

10 Underrated War Films for Serious Movie Buffs

Put these on the queue for your next movie night.<p>There's no doubt that there's a lot of great war cinema out there for movie buffs. You've got <i>Full Metal Jacket</i>, <i>The Deer Hunter</i>, and <i>Saving Private Ryan</i> just to name a well-known handful. But for every iconic film that has received dozens of accolades, …

World History

The Perfect Key Lime Pie

Heat the oven to 350°F.<p>Butter eight 2-inch ring molds. Place the graham cracker crumbs in a food processor and pulse lightly. Slowly add the melted …

Baking

You won’t miss what’s missing here: Double Chocolate ‘War’ Cake

This cake’s name refers to some key ingredients the recipe doesn’t call for, which were rationed in America during World Wars I and II: butter, milk …

The Best Magic Cakes on the Internet

Magic cake has been around for a few years now, but in the last week or so the internet has become pretty obsessed with this baking phenomenon. Magic …

Dessert

Caramel Apple and White Chocolate Chip Blondies

<i>What do you think: Murphy’s Law or a cruel joke? I decided to make these Caramel Apple and White Chocolate Chip Blondies my second week into giving</i> …

Dessert