Melissa D'Souza

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The 13 Basic Flavor Combos That Make Any Food Taste Amazing

Cooking without a recipe is the endgame when it comes to eliminating dinnertime stress. How great would it be to come home and know exactly which …

Salade Niçoise

1 lb. small new potatoes, boiled until tender<p>6 oz. yellow baby beets, boiled until tender, peeled<p>6 oz. red baby beets, boiled until tender, peeled<p>8 …

Recipes

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

Workouts

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Beauty

3 Beauty Hacks To De-Stress Your Makeup Routine

Nothing throws us into a state of panic quite like a clumsy makeup mistake, like putting on mascara in a rush and ending up with scary smudge marks on our lids or getting too heavy-handed with powdered blush and looking red in the face.<p>Well, we can finally chill out. PopSugar Beauty editor Maria …

15 New Shopping Sites You'll Want to Spend Your Entire Day On

Because of Amazon Prime and an Internet-related job, most of my transactions occur virally. I've learned that while shopping online has become commonplace, common doesn't have to describe the options we browse on a daily basis. Thanks to indie online boutiques and online marketplaces, there's more …

eCommerce

Sick of Sydney? Visit These Islands on the Great Barrier Reef (Photos)

Paradise<p>The big cities of Australia’s Gold Coast may be tempting, but they’re also crowded. Avoid the same old tourist destinations and try the …

Char Siu Bao (Roast Pork Buns)

For the dough: Combine yeast in 1 1⁄4 cups water heated to 115° in a bowl; let sit until foamy, about 10 minutes. Combine flour, sugar, and baking …

Indian Butter Chicken (Murgh Makhanwala)

Marinate the chicken: Combine all marinade ingredients except for chicken in a food processor; purée. Transfer marinade to a large bowl and add …

Elvis Presley's Pound Cake

Heat oven to 350°. Grease and flour two 9 x 5 x 2-inch loaf pans; set aside. Beat butter, sugar, vanilla, and salt in a bowl on medium-high speed of …

Bavarian Bread Dumplings (Semmelknödel)

Heat oven to 325°. Spread sliced rolls onto 2 baking sheets, and bake until slightly dry, about 12 minutes; transfer to a large bowl, and set …

Frito Pie

serves 6<p>FOR THE CHILI<p>2 1⁄2 lb. ground beef<p>3 tbsp. olive oil<p>1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped<p>6 cloves garlic, finely chopped<p>Kosher salt, to taste<p>2 …

Chicken, Olive, and Lemon Tagine (Djaj Mqualli)

3 tbsp. olive oil<p>6 whole chicken legs<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste<p>2 large yellow onions, sliced<p>2 tbsp. ground coriander<p>2 tsp. …

Sites We Love: Top With Cinnamon

Gorgeous photos? Check. Engaging writing? Check. Seriously inspiring recipes, tips, and culinary curiosity? Check, check, and check. The best food …

5 Of The World's Most Remote Destinations Require Crazy Travel But Are Totally Worth It

Planes, trains, automobiles and… a cargo ship? That’s what it might take to get to Madagascar’s most remote national park. For other spots like it, the haul is even longer.<p>Hoard your frequent flier miles and buy a <i>lot</i> of reading material if you plan to visit one of these hard-to-reach</b> …

Out With The Old! How To Revive Your Stale Skin Care Routine For Fall

Photographed by Sunny Shokrae.<p><i>When it comes to our faces, we don’t rely on just anyone to tell us what our skin needs to get that ever-elusive glow.</i> …

6 Things Women Should Stop Saying When They Get Dressed

As women, we often maintain a love-hate relationship with clothes. We all love outfits that make us feel gorgeous... but so often, we think our clothes do the opposite. From thinking we look fat to assuming we can't wear a certain shape or color, we drag our insecurities into our closets and …

Homemade Face Scrubs for Every Skin Type

Yes, we know there are a ton of face scrubs out there, but it’s hard to find exactly the right one to fit your skin type. Which means that making a custom one to fit your skin’s needs is the way to go. Plus, you’ll already have half of the ingredients in your kitchen. It’s a win-win situation!<p>We’ll …

Skin Care

How To Make Your Own Almond Milk

Did you even know you could make creamy, dreamy almond milk at home? Never go back to the box again.<p>You'll need:<p><b>1 cup raw almonds</b> (not roasted)<p><b>5 1/2 cups filtered water</b> — 2 cups for soaking the nuts, 3 1/2 cups for blending<p><b>3 to 4 pitted dates</b> OR 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup (optional, to taste)<p>…

Saladu Ñebbe (Black-Eyed Pea Salad)

1⁄4 cup fresh lime juice<p>1 cup roughly chopped parsley<p>1 cup canola oil<p>5 cups cooked black-eyed peas<p>1o scallions, roughly chopped<p>1 red bell pepper, …

10 Wacky and Wonderful Ice Cream Flavors

It's official: summer has arrived. As the temperatures rise, we've been dreaming about delicious ways to cool off. A frozen treat is the perfect way to indulge during the hot days of summer, and these recipes are definitely worth treating yourself to. Sweet, salty, nutty, fruity -- these recipes …

Ice Cream

Carrot Cake In A Mug

<i>Carrot Cake In A Mug –</i><p>Raise your hand if you like carrot cake.<p>Jump up and down if you’d like a single-serving carrot cake in a mug that takes less …

The Tuesday Treat: Red Velvet Cake

<i>For an explanation of The Tuesday Treat, see here.</i><p><b>Red Velvet Cake</b>, <i>adapted from “The Confetti Cakes Cookbook,” by Elisa Strauss, via the New York Times</i><p>…

Dessert

Chocolate Cheesecake Cake

1. <b>Prepare the cheesecake layer:</b> Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Place a large roasting pan on the lower third rack of the oven. Place a kettle of …

White Wedding Cake Cupcakes

This recipe for <b>White Wedding Cake Cupcakes</b> is one of the most popular recipes on RecipeGirl.com. These are seriously simple to make – you’ll be …

Easy Carrot Cake Recipe

1<p>Heat the oven to 350°F and arrange a rack in the middle.<p>2<p>Place the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and salt in a …

Red Velvet Cake

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<b>How To Get Rid Of Dark Elbows (Naturally)</b><p>- Cut large lemon in half<p>- Rub elbow with lemon juice<p>- Wipe off pulp bits but do not rinse or remove lemon …

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