Laura Picardi

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30+ Side Dishes to Go with Whatever You Grilled for Dinner — Recipes from The Kitchn

Summer is prime grilling season. Any main course you make in the presence of a smoky flame immediately takes on the taste of the season, but the real …

Cooking

This Spicy Tomato Aioli Clocks in at Under 120 Calories

This smoky mayonnaise will be your go-to spread this grilling season. Canned fire-roasted tomatoes—a divinely flavorful shortcut—add a nice waft of …

French Fries

This $12 Portable Footrest Will Change Your Airplane Nap Game Forever

Ever start falling asleep on the plane and think, “Man, wouldn’t it be great to be horizontal right now?” Yes? Every single time, you say? OK, cool, …

This Pesto Chicken Pasta Salad Could Not Be Easier to Make — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

This NOLA-Famous Shrimp-and-Grits Recipe Will Be Your New Go-To

<i>When I went to New Orleans, I brought home a new favorite recipe.</i><p>On a recent trip to New Orleansfor the Sugar Bowl, my family stayed at the historic …

Travel Experts Share the 57 Pieces of Luggage They Love Most

For someone who likes to travel, my luggage situation is wack. I currently own two very massive, very hefty suitcases that I packed most of my stuff …

This $2 Ingredient Is About to Totally Upgrade Your Next Pasta Recipe — Tips from The Kitchn

There are a whole lot of simple pantry ingredients that are smart to keep on hand for easy pasta dinners. A couple of jars of good marinara and …

What to Ask for When Things Go Wrong on Your Flight

The aviation industry is full of moving parts, both literally and figuratively, and it’s incredibly tough for airlines to execute their operations …

This Is the Secret to the Best Shrimp and Grits Ever

Shrimp and grits is one of the most iconic Southern dishes, served across the region from mom-and-pop diners to haute restaurants. Some versions are …

These Lemon Ricotta Pancakes Are Fit for a Royal Brunch — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

10 Kid-Friendly Vegetable Sides for Weeknight Dinners — Recipes from The Kitchn

My two kids go through the weirdest seasons with vegetables (currently we are living through a roasted broccoli and baby carrot season — if either of …

If Today Is Arm Day, Here Are 59 of the Most Effective Moves You Can Do

Add these moves to your strength training routine to sculpt and strengthen your arms and upper back. Some involve dumbbells and some use just your own bodyweight, but they all target and tone your upper body. As a bonus, a bunch of these moves also work your lower body and core at the same time! …

Worried about your Facebook data? Here's how to protect yourself — or delete your account

Worried about your personal Facebook data being misused? There are several ways to get that under control and, if you really want to do it, we’ll …

Healthy Vegetarian Meal Plan 01.21.2018

A healthy vegetarian meal plan complete with a printable shopping list to keep your meal prep throughout the week easy peasy.<p><b>On the menu this week:</b> …

Gluten-Free

Fast Hors d'Oeuvre Recipes

Hors d'oeuvres are a must for any cocktail party, but it's no fun to slave over tiny finger foods. We've got you covered with some of our favorite …

What to Eat for Dinner If You're Trying to Lose Weight, According to a Nutritionist

These quick and nourishing meal ideas will help you avoid takeout and endless noshing.<p>Many of my clients tell me they eat pretty healthfully ... …

These Are the Best Arm-Day Exercises to Get Completely Ripped

From dumbbell to bodyweight, these effective arm-sculpting moves are about to make you stronger and completely change the shape of your upper body. The next time arm day rolls around, include these moves and you'll build and sculpt your muscles — you're sure to notice a difference in the …

20 of the best adventure travel challenges for 2018

ADVENTURE<p><b>Mongolian cycling adventure</b><p><b>Where</b> Arrive Ulaan Baatar. Cycling starts at Erdenet<b><br>When</b> Departs 9 and 26 June, 4 August and 1 September<b><br>Exertion</b> Moderate, involves 4-6 hours of cycling covering 50-60km miles per day, ascents and descents minimal. There’s a support vehicle for anyone who gets …

Lake District

Places You Should Visit in 2018 Before They Get Too Popular

For every primo travel destination, there’s a sweet spot to find it. Visit too soon -- say, before the airlines start offering half-decent service …

The 5 recipes I make over and over again

<b>I used to avoid repeating recipes. Now I depend on it.</b><p>There was a time when I took variety in meals very seriously. Rarely would I serve the same …

Incredible One Bowl Meals

One bowl, zero hassle.<p>One bowl meals seem to be on every menu now, and we understand why. Filled with grains or noodles, veggies, and protein, one …

The issue with millennials isn't narcissism but our depressing culture of mass consumption

If you're a young person feeling lonely these days, you're in good company. Youth everywhere are experiencing record rates of depression and anxiety, surrounded by a cultural climate of both isolation and overexposure. The moniker "snowflake generation" seems an apt phrase, then, to describe our …

Psychology

The secret to keeping your brain sharp as you get older may be simpler than you may think

Ask Edith Smith, a proud 103-year-old, about her friends, and she'll give you an earful.<p>There's Johnetta, 101, whom she's known for 70 years and who has Alzheimer's disease. "I call her every day and just say 'Hi, how are you doing?' She never knows, but she says hi back, and I tease her," Smith …

Alzheimer's Disease

16 Cooking Tips That'll Make You Say "Why Didn't I Know About These Sooner"?

Learn the secrets to a perfect grilled cheese and super creamy mashed potatoes.<p><b>Want to be featured in similar BuzzFeed posts? Follow the BuzzFeed Community on Facebook and Twitter.</b><p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

22 Home Hacks That'll Make Renters Say "Why Didn't I Know About This Sooner?"

Save that security deposit.

The Surprising Ingredient You Should Be Adding to Your Eggs

No matter how you’re cooking them (some prefer runny, others very well-done) scrambled eggs need little more than butter for the pan and a dash of …

A Spiced, Roasted Broccoli That Will Be Your New Favorite Side Dish

Serves 3-4 as a side dish<p>We all know that roasting your favorite vegetables helps boost flavor, but when you add the richness of The Spice Hunter Garam Marsala with garlic, chilies, and broccoli you’ll create an umami-laden side dish that’s meant to be savored. Finish off with a garnish of chopped …