Nicholas Naidoo

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Italian Pasta Salad II Recipe

"This is truly a must have pasta salad especially if you are Italian. I can't keep this in the house, it goes as fast as I make it. Enjoy!"<p>Ingredients<p>…

Your Oscars Party Needs These Snacks

The Oscars are coming! The Oscars are coming! It's the perfect excuse to whip up a snack that's perfect for a crowd.<p>The best thing about the Oscars? Snacks during the watch party, obviously. If you're on tap to serve or bring an appetizer while paying witness to one of Hollywood's most glamorous …

Cooking

The 4 Biggest Mistakes to Avoid When Cooking Chicken Breasts

Avoid these common chicken breast mistakes and pretty soon you'll be the breast around. Err… well, you know.<p>You don't have to lie to us: We know that chicken breasts are in your regular cooking rotation. And why shouldn't they be? They're cheap, cook quickly, and are about as soothingly reliable as …

Famous Restaurant Alfredo Sauce Recipe

"This is a much sought after recipe from a popular chain restaurant --my nephew worked there as a cook and gave it to me."<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup …

Dapper “Fashion Santa” Models Stylish Winter Clothing While Snapping Selfies for Charity

The Yorkdale Centre in Toronto, Canada has a refreshingly different take on jolly old St. Nicholas. They’ve created a clever holiday campaign that pictures Santa Claus as a dapper, older gentleman posing in the latest winter fashions. Model Paul Mason only resembles the iconic figure with his crisp …

Winter Fashion

LEGO Architecture Unveils New Skyline Kits Featuring Famous Landmarks

LEGO has designed an Architecture Skyline Collection for those who love to explore architecture from the comfort of their home. Normally, the company's Architecture Studio kits come with 1,210 monochrome bricks and zero instructions, but the Skyline Collection takes the opposite approach. The new …

10 Flipboard Reads Star Wars Fans Will Love

Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens in theaters this week. The fanfare unites both Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader supporters alike with dazzling red carpet debuts, theories and sneak peeks. Ever since it was announced that J.J. Abrams was set to direct Episode 7, many have worried whether or not he …

Star Wars

Stunningly Surreal Photos of Wild Animals Captured in Unexpected Ways

London-based photographer David Yarrow captures the wild, natural world in unexpected and often candid ways. His stunning black-and-white images showcase the strength, beauty, and power of wolves, mountain lions, zebras, and more. Sometimes, man-made structures set the scene for amazing and …

11 Christmas Songs You Might Actually Want To Listen To

Leave it to the pros.<p>The "Christmas spirit" can be a bit much at times, with repetitive carols playing 24/7 on the radio and Santa decorations cropping up before the Thanksgiving table has even been cleared. We get it.<p>But if there's anyone who can pull off a good Christmas hymn -- and make it …

Music

How To Make Perfect Mashed Potatoes

And common mistakes to avoid.<p><b>Our Complete Thanksgiving Recipe Guide</b><p>Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on our many blessings, one of them obviously being mashed potatoes. Piled high in a glorious display of showmanship, we like to think their bounteous beauty is a metaphor for the richness of life. …

mashed potatoes

7 Sweet and Simple Breads That Will Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Ready or not, the holiday season is in full swing: The neighborhood decorations are up, the festive music is playing and the Black Friday commercials are running. You might as well get in the spirit and start baking. These sweet and simple breads will fill your home with the scents of the season -- …

Breakfast

Avoid These Lasagna Common Mistakes; You Are Too Good for Mushy Noodles

You know what's always good? Homemade lasagna. Unless it's bad. Avoid these pasta pitfalls, and make a better pan of everyone's favorite casserole.<p>There is nothing like a good pan of lasagna. Gooey, cheesy, packed with carbs—this just might be the perfect comfort food. But screw it up, and we're …

The Worst Salad Toppings (And What To Choose Instead)

<b>These options seem innocent but they're actually undermining your healthy meal.</b> <i>By Perri O. Blumberg</i>, SELF<p><i>(Photo: Romulo A Yanes)</i><p>Why did the salad cross the road? To slather itself in the creamy dressings. And pack on the honey-glazed nuts. And, oh yeah, bask in the crunch of croutons.<p>Eating a …

Nutrition

The Food Lab: Foolproof Onion Rings

Here's another exclusive excerpt from my book, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science. I hope you enjoy it.<p>The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science<p>$33.89from Amazon<p>At their physical core, onion rings couldn't be more different from fried fish. But at their philosophical core, …

BA's Best Buffalo Wings

6 Servings<p>Two key steps ensure extra-crisp wings: letting them sit at room temperature evens the cooking time, and the cornstarch dredge transforms into a crunchy shell when fried. If you like your wing sauce super spicy, increase the amount of cayenne in our best hot wings recipe. This is part of …

How To Make Mouthwatering Mini Meatloaf Cupcakes

Elyse is a Senior Writer at LittleThings.com. She enjoys tacos, kickboxing, and naming animals. In fact, she named two of her mother’s six cockatiels …

24 Of The Best Nachos Recipes

Prepare for maximum snacking.<p>Nachos are quite possibly the best tourist food to have ever been invented. Since their beginnings in 1943, they’ve taken many forms ― from your classic, neon-orange cheese-topped ballpark nachos to fully-loaded pulled pork explosions.<p>At their base, they’re a simple …

I Dip, You Dip, We Dip: Our Best Dips and Spreads

Never let your chips get lonely again.<p><b>We'll always love a good dip</b>. Here are our favorites, from spinach-and-artichoke (classic) to an herby feta number. Chips, ahoy!

Cooking

Chickens, It's Your Time to Brine

That Thanksgiving turkey isn't the only bird that you can brine. Here's why you should be brining chicken—all year 'round.<p>We all know how much better a turkey tastes if you brine it before roasting it. But we're about to take things a step further: You should also be brining your chickens—and not …

This free Google Chrome extension provides one of the most essential parts of learning a new language

The extension translates portions of whatever you're reading into the language you're trying to learn.Flickr / Ed YourdonScience suggests that the best way to learn a new language — especially as an adult — is through immersion.<p>For example, you might spend an extended period of time in a foreign …

Language

Xbox 360 Disc-Scratching Lawsuit Moving Forward

The court battle against Microsoft over a reported Xbox 360 design problem that causes disc-scratching is moving forward this week. Ars Technica reports that the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday set the table for Microsoft to potentially eventually face a class-action lawsuit over the …

Class Action

These Are The Coolest Photography Links Of The Week

With another terrific week in the world of photography behind us, Toad Hollow Photography has been looking in all corners of the internet for links …

29 Recipes Every Millennial Should Know

You’re in the real world now. That means it’s time to cook like the young professional you are. If you’re clueless and without any cookbooks, have no fear. Cooking is easier than you think, and you can whip up some gourmet meals in no time. Spoon University is here to help with easy recipes that’ll …