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These Chickpea–Sweet Potato Burgers Will Rock Your #MeatlessMonday

Say goodbye to frozen old veggie burger patties. Not only is this meatless sweet potato-chickpea combo burger super tasty, it's full of tons of …

Sweet Potato and Green Rice Burrito Bowls

Spicy Sweet Potato and Green Rice Burrito Bowls<p>Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 20 mins<br>• Cook Time: 45 mins<br>• Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes<br>• Yield: 4 …

Black Rice Salad Bowls with Chipotle Orange Chicken, Cashews + Feta.

Let’s just take a second to remember this meal.<p>Remember its colors, its flavors and its general health appeal.<p>Because the boys have somehow taken …

Food

One Pot Cilantro Lime Chicken & Rice | Creme De La Crumb

<i>Cilantro lime chicken and rice cooked in one pot just 30 minutes, topped with creamy avocado sauce.</i><p>It’s been too long. Way too long since a one pot …

What's For Dinner: Beef Larb Is More Than A Funny-Sounding Word

YUM. Seriously, yum.<p><b>Need more ideas? Check out What’s For Dinner</b><p>If you have never had larb before, you are in for a treat. Larb is a meat salad popular in Laos and it is just what you need to break up your weeknight dinner routine.<p>Next time you find yourself with a package of ground beef, resist …

Cooking

35 Directors Pick Their Favorite Movies of 2016

Sure, they loved "Moonlight" too, but from "Popstar" to "Childhood of Leader" some of your favorite directors shine a light on 2016 movies that …

TV

Drown The Rest Of 2017 In Red Wine Hot Cocoa

2017 is almost over, thank God<p>2017 is almost over. Let’s not get into what a year it was, let’s just rejoice in the fact that no one really expects …

3 Days In Meteora

Couple of weeks ago I finally have a chance to see and photograph Monasteries of Meteora. I knew they are amazing. I knew they are breathtaking… at …

Nancie McDermott’s Cinnamon Pecan Coffee Cake

Consider this cake for Thanksgiving weekend, for any time you have company, for the first School’s Out morning of the December vacation, for a little …

Coffee Cake

18 Stuffed Cookie Recipes That’ll Up Your Baking Game

No matter what season it is, what diet you have or what mood you’re in, cookies are pretty much <i>everything</i>. You can have breakfast cookies in the morning, shortbread cookies for afternoon tea and skillet cookies for those nights when you need the comfort of a whole lot of sugar. We can all agree …

9 Super Luxe Eyeshadows Everyone Picked Up on Amazon This Year

Luxe shadows are a splurge. You want to know you're investing your money the right way. One of the easiest ways to do that with beauty products is to …

This Is What a Powerful Woman Looks Like: 25 Female Leaders to Get Inspired By Today

The unthinkable has happened. A reality TV star with no political experience who has boasted of “grabbing [women] by the pussy”; called them “[pieces] of ass,” “dogs,” and “disgusting"; assigned numerical rankings to their looks; and otherwise demonstrated a consistent and astonishing lack of …

Why the Rose Gold Obsession Isn't Going Away Anytime Soon

What do 2016’s most recognizable tech gadgets, hair hues, accessories, and even book covers have in common? Aside from their shared ubiquitousness, the most sought-after items are cloaked in the soft glow of rose gold. Placed squarely between oft-icy blanched white gold and warm, sophisticated …

This Baby Was Born With the Same White Hair Streak as Her Mom

If you're exhausted and emotionally hungover from the election (<i>same</i>), there's a baby born with the same white hair streak as her mom that will make your day better. MilliAnna is an 18-month-old baby girl from Ridgeland, South Carolina, reports Buzzfeed. As ridiculously adorable as MilliAnna is …

5 Mascaras That Are *Seriously* Better Than Falsies

Mascara is a beauty product I absolutely, 100 percent can’t live without. From creating the *perfect* product with my go-to mascara hack to regularly testing countless formulas, I definitely consider myself to be majorly obsessed. You can focus on building length, increasing volume and/or darkening …

A makeup artist recalls an unexpected client named Hillary

Since moving to New York in 1995, Japanese makeup artist Yasuo Yoshikawa has worked with numerous big-name celebrities and supermodels. So it didn't really come as much of a surprise to him when, in 2003, he was contacted by the photographer Albert Watson to do makeup for a "top secret" subject for …

Dry Skin

Slice-Baked Potatoes

When Marlboro Man, the kids, and I were in Colorado last month, we ordered Twice-Baked Potatoes one night. Instead of the traditional twice-baked …

Country Lifestyle

Burmese

<b>Serves: 4 to 6</b><p><b>For the soup:</b><p>1 1/2 pounds boneless chicken thighs<br>• 1 tablespoon dried ginger<br>• 1 tablespoon dried turmeric<br>• 1 tablespoon ground coriander<br>• 1 tablespoon neutral oil, such as grapeseed<br>• 2 cloves garlic<br>• 1-inch piece peeled ginger<br>• 1 peeld shallot<br>• 1 dried chile, on the hot side (I like de árbol)<br>• 1 bunch …

Coconut

Sausage and Lentil Gumbo Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I love the richness of gumbo, a roux-based soup. It is hearty and comforting cold weather fare. Gumbo commonly uses okra or filé powder as a thickener -- I decided to use some red lentils instead, and I was quite pleased with the result. I had an orange bell pepper on hand so used it …

Weather

Our Favorite Chili Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> In the days when my sons played high school hockey, I made gallons of this chili. I would transport it to the snack bar at the rink in a slow cooker. It would sell out every time because it was the best way to warm up at our infamously cold rink! The recipe is originally from …

Slow Cookers