Meesh Villa

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How to Fancy Up Garlic Bread

Garlic bread can be more than a spaghetti side.<p>At her new Brooklyn restaurant, Lilia, F&W Best New Chef alum Missy Robbins serves something typically …

DIY: How to Distress Your Own Denim!

Distressing your own jeans can give you a newfound appreciation for an old pair that you don't really wear anymore. It will also be a cool story to tell people when they ask you where you got your ripped jeans!<p>In the early 20th Century, it was the American workingman who originally wore denim. Its …

Subculture

The Best Places for Women to Travel Solo

We looked at safety rankings and accessibility to determine our list of the top cities for a solo female traveler.<p>Three years ago, I sat on the …

6 No-Fuss Super Bowl Snacks for the Lazy Football Fan

6 easy recipes with minimal ingredients that will satisfy all of your guests' Super Bowl snack cravings—without you having to spend all night in the …

9 Luxurious Things To Do With Chocolate

Classic chocolate sandwich cookies and jumbo brownies are always an excellent choice when it comes to dessert—but they're not the only great way to …

19 Recipes to Make the Most Out of Your Cast Iron Skillet

I've spent my whole adult life living in apartments, which means I've never had the space to amass as many pans as I'd like. Practicality dictates that I only buy what I'm really going to use. There are just a couple pans I own that I have no trouble justifying: a carbon steel wok, an eight-inch …

(Update: now available) Samsung Galaxy Note 5 dual-SIM variant launches in India

<b>Update, January 18:</b> The dual-SIM Galaxy Note 5 is available now for Rs. 51,400 .<p><b>Original post, January 16:</b> The Galaxy Note 5, which has been rated as one of the best smartphones of 2015, has a dual-SIM variant that’s available in select markets. Indian smartphone enthusiasts would be delighted in …

The Wednesday Chef's Ultimate Christmas Cookie Platter

For Luisa Weiss, the blogger behind the Wednesday chef and author of My Berlin Kitchen, creating the perfect German 
cookie platter requires a …

Bakeries You Absolutely Need to Know About

Want to know who doles out the best buttery, sugary creations in cities across North America? Of course you do — because these last few months of 2016 are going to be all about as many cakes, cookies, breads, and Sriracaha croissants as you can handle. You'll be running into sweet treats at cookie …

Last Call: What's Leaving Netflix in December

Catch up on these flicks before they're gone next month.<p><b>Expires on 12/1:</b><p><b>1) All About Eve (1950)</b><p>When downtrodden aspiring actress Eve Harrington appears in Broadway star Margo Channing's dressing room asking for help, Channing offers to take her under her wing. But Margo soon learns Eve is not as …

The Genius Trick To Storing Natural Peanut Butter, No Stirring Required

This trick is so smart it's stupid.<p>There's no better pantry staple than a jar of peanut butter.<p>So sweet, so salty, so chewy, so creamy. The all-natural varieties are healthy -- studies show that eating more nuts will help keep you from dying at any given age, and peanut butter can stem your …

This Eggless Edible Cookie Dough Is A Gift From The Dessert Gods

No raw eggs to make you feel queasy here.<p>Cookie dough is glorious in so many ways -- it turns into cookies, after all -- but it has one major pitfall: we can't eat it by the bucket load. Actually, to be safe, we're not even supposed to eat it by the spoonful either, for fear of salmonella because …

Move Over, Classic Mashed Potatoes: These Are the Spuds We Really Want on Thanksgiving

We love 'em, but it's time to make some room on the table for these unconventional new classics.<p><i>The most celebrated meal of the year shouldn't also be the most nerve-racking. Prepare to be prepared with updated classics, no-bake desserts, and more in our Thanksgiving 2015 guide.</i><p>We love 'em, but …

Cooking

No Butter? No Problem. Every Baking Substitute You Could Ever Need.

You're halfway through a brownie recipe when you realize you have no eggs, and the grocery store is closed. You could go ask next door, but it's late, and you're already in your pajamas, and at that moment, an abandoned recipe is 100% preferable to a real life interpersonal interaction.<p>By: Perry …

Celebrity Chefs