Ro'ya Al-Baloul

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The Art of the Perfect Grilled Cheese (Plus 20 Variations to Shake Things Up)

GalleryThe Art of the Perfect Grilled Cheese (Plus 20 Variations to Shake Things Up)<p>A grilled cheese is a grilled cheese, right? I mean, it's the first meal that most of us learn how to cook at home by ourselves. It's the perfect midnight snack or soup-dipper. It's great for kids, but is never …

17 DIY Kitchen Tips That Will Forever Change Your Favorite Room

The kitchen is hands-down our favorite room in the house... and not just because of food prep. The kitchen is a place where form meets function, and if things are streamlined, every task flows as smoothly as melted butter into a bowl.<p>Thank <i>goodness</i> for DIY tips that totally change the kitchen game. …

The 50 Most Essential Kitchen Secrets

These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money.

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65 Easy and Delicious Finger Food Recipes

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Double Chocolate Banana Bread That Vegans and Omnivores Alike Will Adore

<i>The following post was originally featured on Always Order Dessert and written by Alejandra Ramos, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Food.</i><p>I'll be honest: vegan baking is usually not my go-to. I love baking with butter. I love baking with eggs. I love baking with milk (or cream!). I use them liberally …

Our 10 Favorite Beauty Looks from the Oscars

This stuff is breathtaking.<p>The Oscars are here, and while the films are set to bring home huge awards, some of the biggest winners are right on the red carpet. The glam squads have done their part, and now, it's time for these stars to shine. Take a look at the most breath-taking beauty looks from …

Julianne Moore

Brown-Bag Salad Recipes

All of these lunch salads are perfect for packing and taking to work or school, or on a picnic. Choose from 20 recipes, including favorites such as salade Nicoise, Waldorf salads, Asian noodle salad, and chicken salad.<p>Chickpeas give this salad protein while roasted peppers, fresh orange bell …

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See Every Look from the 2015 Oscars Red Carpet

We're in the big leagues now, kids.<p>Will a star be born at the Oscars tonight? Will someone wear something so tragically terrible it makes for a tragically <i>awesome</i> moment? Don't even think about closing this tab, because we'll be adding every single look as it comes down the red carpet.

Azzedine Alaïa

10 Easy Projects for Your Makeup Station

Your makeup station doesn't have to be a mess. Here are 10 easy DIY projects to make your space more glamorous.<p><b>1. Marble Tray</b><p>This multipurpose marble tray from Pennies for a Fortune can be used for anything — as a cheese board, a coffee table tray, whatever. But we think it looks best on the …

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75 of Our Best Cake Recipes (Yep... 75!)

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85 Homemade Pasta Sauce Recipes That Aren't Marinara

These non-marinara, creative pasta recipes will come in handy when you want to give red sauce a rest.

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Weird McDonald's food you can order around the world

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The new chip: what’s the best alternative to the potato fry?

The chip is such a success story of the modern world that attempts to reinvent it are constant. But can cassava, plantain or chickpeas really replace the mighty spud?<p>It’s official: french fries, McDonald’s golden sticks of deliciousness, are made from potatoes. It says a lot that this fact wasn’t …

23 Fruity, Nutty, Buttery, and Sweet Desserts for Chocolate-Haters

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Day Lipstick Challenge

Let's do this.<p>Like many women, I have a love-hate relationship with lipstick. On one hand, I can't get enough of the way it makes me feel—more chic, polished, confident, and on <i>certain</i> days, alive and breathing. On the other hand, it's kind of a pain.<p>When I swipe on lipstick in the morning, it's a …

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22 Hot Sandwiches You Need to Make to Get Through Winter

For those days when all you want is a sandwich stuffed with fixin's and toasted or grilled to hot, melty perfection.

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29 Frozen Puff Pastry Recipes, Both Savory & Sweet

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Ultra Green Juice

Paula recommended Ultra Green Juice from Whole LivingCook time: 2 minsIngredients:• 1 bunch kale<br>• 1 Granny Smith apple, cored and quartered<br>• 1 head fennel, …

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Salted-Caramel Six-Layer Chocolate Cake

If you don't own a candy thermometer, this cake offers a good excuse to buy one. It sounds a little nitpicky, but the caramel should reach exactly 238 degrees. (Any less and the cake layers wont hold together properly; any more and the caramel will turn hard.) Precision will also pay off with the …

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Fantastic Deviled Egg Recipes

Photo: CLAUDIA CATALANO<p>It’s with no shortage of boastful relish that I’m privileged to share these fantastic deviled eggs from The Black Birch restaurant, which were recently given a glowing write up by The Boston Globe in an article entitled <i>In Kittery, Maine, humble deviled eggs elevated to an art</i> …

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6 ways to up your hot chocolate game

slurp it up, baby. slurp it up.<p>Some people’s January pasttimes include taking a barre class, or knitting, or creating some kickass ceramics. Mine, on the other hand, primarily consist of binge watching Netflix shows, reading a few book club picks, and sipping (read: chugging) hot chocolate. …

Veggie Burger

Refrigerated resting is key to these burgers’ success. Air-chilling helps dry the burgers out slightly so they stick together in the skillet.<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup wheat berries<p>Kosher salt<p>½ ounce dried porcini mushrooms<p>4 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 shallot, finely chopped<p>8 ounces shiitake mushrooms, …

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13 Cheesecake Recipes, from Chocolate to Pumpkin to Greek Yogurt

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14 Great Dips for Game Day

Gallery14 Great Dips for Game Day<p>If you're watching football, it's essential to have the perfect dip on hand. When tensions are running high, you need to be able to reach your chip into a delicious dip without peeling your eyes away from the screen. You need to know it'll be just right: gooey, …