Liz Lauer

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The 10 best wines from Trader Joe's for spring

It’s finally spring, right?! We’re on the edge of rosé and grilling season, but threats of rain and snow showers keep creeping into the forecast. …

Wine

100 Best Gifts For Women Under $25 On Amazon

Whether you're shopping for your mother, sister, best friend, or girlfriend, only the absolute best gifts for women will do. Personally, I'm of the …

Shopping

The 52 California Wineries You Need to Visit in 2018

So many wineries, so little time. Considering how many wineries populate the Bay Area and its surrounds (as in, thousands), figuring out where to go …

Wine

31 Storage And Organization Products You Didn’t Realize Your Home Needed

~Lets get organized, organized.~<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i><p><i>Some reviews have been edited for</i> …

The Ultimate Buttery Pound Cake

Ingredients<p>1 cup unsalted butter softened<br>• 1 1/4 cup granulated sugar<br>• 4 eggs room temperature<br>• 3 tablespoons milk room temperature<br>• 1 tablespoon vanilla<br>• 1/2 …

Baking

Reddit users share why they love SF: 'Maybe a bit of positive will help the spirit'

People love to complain and whine about San Francisco, bagging on its high rents, traffic gridlock and gentrifying population.<p>A Reddit thread posted over the weekend takes a more positive spin and asks Redditors to share why they love the city.<p>"Recent postings have been relatively negative," writes …

24 French Pharmacy Products That People Actually Swear By

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Here Are The Recipes You Should Try In 2018

Here's what our readers loved most this year.

Cooking

Three books Stanford asks every new student to read

Fresh off the excitement of gaining acceptance into the most competitive university in America, Stanford University incoming freshmen will likely …

Books

9 Things You Should Know the First Time You Use an Instant Pot

It’s really big.<p>There’s a lot <i>not</i> to like about the Instant Pot. Its logo calls to mind an ‘80s mall store—Claire’s Boutique meets 5-7-9—and not in a …

Instant Pot

The world's most charming ski resorts

Attractive buildings clustered around a church, views of pristine peaks from pretty streets, a little history – here’s our pick of ski villages that best fulfil the chocolate-box dream.<p>Unless stated otherwise prices are per person for seven nights in the cheapest available week. Prices include …

Skiing

40 Essential Instant Pot Links

Because I've been experimenting with the Instant Pot quite a bit lately, I've been getting a lot of questions. Many times my answer is a link. A link …

Cooking

This Is the Best Sous Vide Machine We've Ever Used

And it's the perfect gift for the kitchen explorer in your life.<p>I’ve been sous videing everything lately. That’s not an exaggeration. Everything. Pork belly. Chicken breast. Beef short ribs. Salmon fillets. It’s all good. And I’m using the best sous vide machine in the game (so far), the Chefsteps …

Sous

This is the Most Popular Chili Recipe on Our Entire Site

Seriously, all the cool kids are making it.<p>Chili season is officially here, and we are not messing around. Finally, it’s chilly (pun intended) enough …

Our 5 Favorite Ways to Eat Butternut Squash

Of all the marvelous varieties of winter squash out there, butternut would win the popularity contest by a landslide. It's the people's squash, which …

Butternut

'Statistically, it's coming.' California prepares for the next big earthquake

<b>(CNN) —</b> The scene is terrifying -- entire sections of a Mexico City office building fall away and crash to the ground. The screams of people reacting are almost worse.<p>That moment, captured on cellphone video, shows just one of a number of buildings, from apartments to schools to governmental …

Natural Disasters

83 percent of Bay Area renters plan to leave, says survey

At least the line at the taqueria will be shorter<p>The rental site ApartmentList released its annual survey of renters in 50 major U.S. metro areas today, with some figures to make locals sit up and take notice: 83 percent of Bay Area renters say they want to move out of the SF metro area.<p>And, no …

Housing

Six ways hotels are targeting the millennial market (and benefiting us all)

Hotels, they are a’changin’, as hoteliers develop properties that cater to the younger, tech-savvy generations.New and older brands are making moves …

Hospitality

20 Peruvian Foods You Need In Your Life

Just wow.

Cooking

Avoiding apocalypse on the Korean Peninsula

Why diplomacy is not naïve appeasement in the Korean crisis<p>Defense Secretary James Mattis remarked recently that a war with North Korea would be “tragic on an unbelievable scale.” No kidding. “Tragic” doesn’t even begin to describe the horrors that would flow from such a conflict.<p>The Korean …

North Korea

21 Of The Healthiest Summer Snack Recipes On Pinterest

Nom, nom, nom

5 Fresh Party Salads for Your Patio Potluck

I firmly believe that you can never have too many salads and sides at summer potlucks — extra emphasis on the salads. They're the beacon of freshness …

Healthy Eating

This New Cocktail Trend Is Going to Change the Way You Make Drinks

A French press obviously makes amazing coffee recipes, but its uses lie far beyond your morning cuppa Joe. Get ready to have your mind truly blown by an innovative yet surprisingly common sense use for this flavor-infusing machine: Craft cocktail recipes. Bars all over the country are employing …

Flavors

These Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches Will Take You Back To Your Childhood

Except they'll be even better because HOMEMADE.<p>1 box chocolate fudge brownie mix<p>1½ quarts ice cream<p>1. Preheat oven to 350˚F/180˚C.<p>2. Prepare the brownie mix as directed for “fudgy” brownies. Replace the directed amount of water with dark, freshly brewed, coffee.<p>3. Take 1 cup of the batter and …

Dessert

15 Incredible, Edible Egg Salad Recipes

You put SOOOOO much creativity into making beautiful Easter eggs each year, only to toss the whole bunch after the holiday. But here’s a food *reuse* idea that’s as green as spring. Store the eggs properly and you’ve got a real jump-start on delicious hard-boiled egg recipes. Everyone loves deviled …

Healthy Eating

What Trump Could Never Understand About Putin

As their bromance dwindles, history could teach a bewildered president a major lesson about one of America’s most significant adversaries.<p>In 1946, George F. Kennan, then a 44-year-old American diplomat based at the U.S. embassy in Moscow, wrote an 8,000-word “long telegram” delineating his views on …

Donald Trump

15 Whole-Grain Pasta Recipes for a Comfort Food Healthy Makeover

Stop everything: There’s a way to make your favorite noodle dishes even better. Yes, really. And all it takes is a simple swap of the base ingredient. If you use whole grain pasta, you get the same can’t-resist flavors but with more fiber, B vitamins, and protein. These 15 whole grain pasta recipes …

Healthy Eating

These Mini Shepard Pies Are Bites Of Comfort Food

With a low-carb twist, too!<p>Mashed Cauliflower:<p>½ head of cauliflower florets<p>1 clove garlic, minced<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>¼ teaspoon salt<p>¼ teaspoon black pepper<p>Filling:<p>½ yellow onion, chopped<p>2 carrots, sliced<p>2 cloves garlic, minced<p>½ pound lean ground turkey<p>½ teaspoon salt<p>¼ teaspoon pepper<p>¼ teaspoon …

50 Stuffed Potatoes

Serve these spuds from Food Network Magazine as the main dish: They're loaded with tasty toppings.<p>Kana Okada , Kana Okada 2011<p>Mushroom-Onion Stuffed …

5 Quick and Easy Vegetarian Dinners for Your Meal Plan

When I put together my meal plan for the week ahead I'm always thinking about more than the recipes I'm itching to make and specific foods I want to …

Healthy Eating