Lisa Rechsteiner

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Netflix’s secret genre code list can help you navigate the site

The Netflix secret code list isn’t really a secret anymore, but it might help you get around faster.<p>A quick hack allows you to browse genres that …

Horror Movies

39 questions to make small talk with anyone

There’s nothing quite like breaking the conversational barrier with a friend or co-worker. In order to reach that level of chummy rapport, though, …

Commuting

Here's How to Make Your Roasted Veggies Mind-Blowing

Roasting is one of my favorite ways to cook vegetables. I love how you just toss everything on a baking sheet, walk away, and come back to …

Vegetables

31 Homemade Salad Dressings That Are Way Better Than Store-Bought

I'm a big fan of salad, but that hasn't always been the case. In the last couple years, I've gone from someone who'd maybe eat a dozen salads a year …

Crunchy, Crispy Avocado Fries

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat broiler. Place a baking sheet in oven while broiler preheats.<p>Step 2<p>Combine flour, salt, and pepper in a shallow dish. …

Best no-stress pie crust: The roll and fold method

The pastry investigator hews to scientific method. She formulates her hypothesis: Pastry perfection rests on the ratio of flour to fat to water.<p>She gets to work — years of false starts and soggy pies. Just as she is underlining her final formula — 2 cups flour, 2 sticks butter, 1/2 cup water — she …

Baking

Early Black Friday deals include Amazon smart home bundles and Samsung 4K TVs

Last call to shop HP’s Anniversary sale<p>Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links. For more information, see our ethics policy.<p>It’s November, which means Black Friday month is here. …

'Matilda' actress defends 13-year-old 'Stranger Things' star Millie Bobby Brown from 'creepy, inappropriate' fans sexualizing her

Fans of the young cast of "Stranger Things" have been the subject of an ongoing controversy over fans' inappropriate behavior towards the child stars — and now celebrities are weighing in.<p>After photos of Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven) at the "Stranger Things 2" premiere were released, one viral tweet …

Game of Thrones

This Is Giada De Laurentiis's Best Pasta Recipe, According to Food Network Fans

Giada De Laurentiis is the Food Network's bona fide queen of Italian food, and her encyclopedic collection of classic Italian recipes proves it. The …

10 Slow-Cooker Breakfasts That'll Be Ready When You Wake Up

I have a complicated relationship with breakfast. I'm obsessed with the food—eggs, oatmeal, yogurt, oh my! And I love the way a healthy, well-rounded …

How to save big on Hawaii Island

On Hawaii Island, you can have a first-class trip at coach prices. I've been traveling here for years, and I learned to visit and have fun without spending a small fortune.<p>Here are some of the ways on Hawaii Island. (To see how to on Maui and Oahu, click through on those links.)<p>Visit the …

Science Confirms That Turmeric As Effective As 14 Drugs

Turmeric or Curcumin is a wonder herb and it has many health benefits.It’s bright orange, bitter and powerful.Turmeric is the vibrant ingredient that gives curry it’s memorable hue. If you’ve tried Indian cuisine, you’ve likely tasted it and loved it.<p>This predominant spice is used generously in …

17 Books To Drop Everything and Read Right Now

Now that fall is here, the idea of wrapping up in a comfy fleece blanket with a cup of cider and a good book is all-encompassing. From lesser-known …

Here Are 17 High-Protein Breakfasts That Aren't Eggs

Not so eggcellent.

Breakfast

6 Gadgets to Keep Your Home Safe From Intruders

Summertime, and the living is easy — especially for burglars.<p>While you’re out of town chasing the sun, it’s easier for thieves to case your house for …

Home Automation

Cut diabetes risk by replacing carbs with 'healthy' fats

After years of being warned about the evils of fatty foods, Americans ate more carbs and cut back on fats. But a new study suggests that replacing even a moderate amount of carbs with fats from vegetable oils, nuts and soybeans can reduce the risk of diabetes.<p>Researchers found that substituting …

17 Easy Make-Ahead Recipes You’ll Want to Bring Camping

Sure, glamping is all the rage at the moment, but what ever happened to cracking open a can of beans and warming them on the open fire? If you’re wanting to rough it old school but still love a good camping hack, consider the convenience of make-ahead meals. You already have your camping trip DIYs …

10 secret places you need to go before everyone else

When travel finally opened to Cuba, everyone said, "You have to go now before it's ruined!" I have a different take. I think more Cuba tourism could — potentially — bolster its economy and provide more opportunities for preserving its unique heritage. That's a far cry from "ruined" to me.<p>But if …

European Travel

35 must-watch indie movies on Netflix

Some nights you turn to Netflix for a bit of comfort food, courtesy of a beloved movie you’ve already seen a million times. Other times, however, …