Minina Alfaro

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The Orange-Scented Olive Oil Cake I Make 2 Loaves at a Time

There is a category of cake that I call "Korean <i>ajumma</i> cake." An ajumma refers to a married Korean woman of a certain age (usually middle age); it's as much a term of respect as it is one of endearment.<p>In my mind, these cakes fall into the easy-to-eat variety of sponge cakes, pound cakes, jelly …

Recipes

Our Most Popular Cake Recipe Gets a Peachy Makeover

<i>Summer starts on June 21st! In honor of all the BBQing, sprinkler-hopping, and ice cream truck-chasing to come, we give you Hello, Summer, a picnic basket full of easy-breezy recipes and tips to help you make the most of every minute this season.</i><p>We met Louisa in the spring of 2011. Well, that’s …

Dessert

How to Remove Sweat Stains From White Shirts

When your crisp white dress shirt or favorite tee starts yellowing around the collar or under the arms, don't sweat. Removing those unsightly stains is easier than you think with the help of natural ingredients that will leave that article of clothing looking fresh. And this eco-friendly cleaning …

Cleaning

How To Iron A Shirt For A Perfectly Crisp Result

Ah, the good old days – when you could throw your dress shirt in a crumpled heap on the floor and your mother would iron it back to perfection. Or …

Sewing

Locals-Only: An Italian Winemaker on How to Eat and Drink Your Way Through Rome

In the immortal words of the late Anthony Bourdain, "It's easy to fall in love with Rome." Upon touching down in the Italian capital city, I feel the …

Italy

The 9 Best Boutique Hotels to Book in Paris in 2018

Ah, Paris. The beautiful City of Love's siren call is heard not only by honeymooners, but families, friends, fashionistas and foodies the world …

France

This New House In South Africa Was Designed To Enjoy The Views Over A Lagoon

Interior design firm ARRCC in collaboration with architecture firm SAOTA, have recently completed the Benguela Cove residence, a new and modern …

Architecture

13 New Historical Fiction Books To Read If You Want To Escape 2018 For A Little While

The sun is shining, the weather is warm, and I'm looking to escape the rest of the world for a little while. It's one one thing to take a social …

Books

Tikka Masala Cauliflower and Chickpeas [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Recipes

The One Collagen Product Every Women Over 40 Should Be Using For Wrinkle-Free Skin

Your body’s collagen production naturally slows down as you age, which is why products geared towards “boosting collagen” and “improving firmness” …

Skin Care

This sweet and spicy rub makes the tastiest pork tenderloin

Cooked properly, pork tenderloin in one of the juiciest, most flavorful cuts of meat you’ll ever eat – and it’s simple and cost effective. So how do …

BBQ

My Crowd-Pleasing Party Dips Have A Surprising Secret

<i>Refinery29's My Kitchen Sink is an exploration of our most meaningful recipes — the go-to dishes that we turn to time and again. Not only do we enjoy</i> …

Cooking

This Is the Most Popular Chicken Thigh Recipe on Pinterest — Popular on Pinterest

As far as I am concerned, chicken thighs are the best part of the chicken. They're so flavorful and easy to cook that it's virtually impossible to …

Cooking

5 Body Weight Strength Circuits You Can Do in Under 20 Minutes

You don't need time, or equipment!<p>June 29, 2018<p>Strength! I love it, but a lot of people hate it, or have never even really tried it. You can make up …

Workouts

Amazon Is Recruiting People to Start Delivery Businesses. Here's Why I Think Some People Could Get Rich

There's risk in any business. But if you asked me to invest in a business with these built-in advantages, I'd certainly listen.<p>I know a lot of people who have made a ton of money on Amazon.<p>Now, Amazon says it wants to recruit entrepreneurs to build a national network of small, independent delivery …

Cloud Computing

How to leave those bottled dressings behind and make your own vinaigrette

I am the kind of person who buys a bottle of salad dressing, uses it once and then promptly forgets about it in a jumble of other condiments until well after the expiration date. I suspect I’m not alone.<p>Even when I have a bottle of dressing socked away, I am much more tempted to just whip up a …

Recipes

Peruvian Street Cart Ceviche with Sweet Potato and Toasted Corn (Ceviche Carretillero)

At least 2 hours and up to 1 day before serving, rinse the fish. Pat dry. Cut into ½-inch cubes. Spread out on a baking sheet and refrigerate, …

Recipes

The Ultimate Summer Grilling Chimichurri Recipe

It’s that time of the summer again when you’ve zoomed through everything in your grilling repertoire—twice. You’ve diligently executed fancy barbecue …

Potatoes

You Asked: What’s the Best Way to Treat Plantar Fasciitis?

Often described as a throbbing pain that strikes the meat of the heel and radiates outward, plantar fasciitis is one of the most common foot …

University of California

10 Ways to Enjoy the Best Grilled Salmon

Grilled salmon is an easy, good-for-you meal your whole family will enjoy. Not only does grilled salmon taste great even without sauces and …

Seafood

I Juiced Every Day For 1 Week and Here's How It Affected My Body

I have always wanted to try making my own green juice. I've heard all the health benefits and imagined how nice it would be to get almost all the recommended daily veggies in one glass. I never pulled the trigger on purchasing a juicer, but one day, my mom (who lives with us) came home with a …

Time I

Slow-Roasted Onion Dip

June 2018<p>4 servings<p>Like the one you make with the packet of soup mix, but with no weird chemicals and 1,000 percent tastier. While most dips like this require you to babysit caramelizing onions on the stovetop for what feels like forever, our (relatively) hands-off version lets the oven do most of …

Recipes

Facts don’t change people’s minds. Here’s what does

If you had asked me this question – How do you change a mind? – two years ago, I would have given you a different answer.<p>As a former scientist, I …

Al Gore

These Cauliflower Recipes Will Have You Eating it at Every Meal

How to Eat Cauliflower for Every Meal<p>Dessert included.<p>June 23, 2018<p>Cauliflower is having a moment right now. With its mild flavor and health …

Healthy Eating

Pork Loin Recipes

The mighty pork loin is not only a protein powerhouse, it also makes a beautiful centerpiece dish when entertaining.<p>1 of 18<p>Power to the Pork …

Cooking

Classic Crème Brûlée

Preparation<p>Position a rack in the center of the oven and heat the oven to 300°F. Fill a teakettle with water and bring to a boil. Put four 5- or …

Risotto with Peas & Porcini

Recipe<p>Yield: Yields 8 cups.<p>Servings: four to six as a main course.<p>Preparation<p>Put the porcini and shiitake mushrooms in a medium heatproof bowl. Pour …

Spicy Garlic Lime Chicken Recipe

"A delightful chicken dish with a little spicy kick. Serve with rice and your favorite vegetable."<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 teaspoon salt<p>1/4 teaspoon black …

17 Perfect Grilled Steak Recipes

Grilled steak pairs with a seemingly endless list of marinades and toppings<p>Updated:<p>Steak and grills were made for each other. An open flame gives the …

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 …

Recipes