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19 Easy Single-Person Cooking Ideas That Won't Waste Food Or Get Boring

The best part? There's no one to argue with you about eating dessert.

Red Wine Hot Chocolate Is the Savory Drink You’ll Be Sipping All Winter

If there’s one we thing we love more than chocolate, it’s wine — yes, even Hello Kitty wine. Errrr… maybe it’s the other way around (we DID go on a chocolate cleanse, after all). Moral of the story? Don’t make us choose!<p>According to <i>Refinery 29</i>, we don’t have to. A simple recipe from IMMAEATTHAT …

Hide Unsightly Toilet Items with this DIY Side Vanity Storage Unit

This is a tutorial for building your own custom storage shelving to attach to the side of your bathroom vanity. The idea is to contain toilet paper …

Only fundamental social change can defeat the anxiety epidemic

People, particularly young people, are beset by mental health problems on a scale never seen before. Now it is time to rebalance individualism against the common good<p>We live with an epidemic of anxiety. In 1980, 4% of Americans suffered a mental disorder associated with anxiety. Today half do. The …

Mental Health

The 25 Best Tips for Your Most Organized Kitchen Ever

#10 is a total game-changer.<p>Take heart, there's hope for your biggest (and smallest) problem spots.

Infographic: 12 myths about sex

Does size matter? Should you being have sex everyday? Is porn a turn on? Sex questions are limitless and there is so much information out there …

18 Salads to Brighten Up Your Winter Meals

When the temperatures start dipping into the 30s and below, I dip into my repertoire of hearty, slow-cooked dishes to keep me and my kitchen toasty. Nothing makes you feel cozier on a cold day than an herb-crusted roast or thick stew—the flavor deepening over hours on the stovetop or in the oven, …

Healthy Eating

Easy One-Bowl Recipes Are Your Winter Supper Solution

And they're healthy, too.<p>Winter meals usually feature classic comfort food dishes -- lasagna, mac and cheese, braised meats -- but that's not always the best choice for fueling us through the long, cold months ahead. What we really need are foods that will make us feel energized when we can't count …

Gingerbread pancakes make the weekend even sweeter

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 cup all-purpose flour<br>• 1 cup whole wheat flour<br>• 1/4 cup granulated sugar<br>• 2 teaspoons baking powder<br>• 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon<br>• 1 teaspoon ground ginger<br>• 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice<br>• 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves<br>• 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg, plus more for garnish if desired<br>• 1/4 teaspoon salt<br>• 1 …

Breakfast

15 Glorious Facts About Inglourious Basterds

Once upon a time, in Nazi-occupied France … Quentin Tarantino made his masterpiece. Here are 15 behind-the-scenes tidbits to enhance your next …

Dessert

Neuroscientist Sam Harris Selects 12 Books Everyone Should Read

From Bertrand Russell to the Buddha, or why you should spend a weekend reading the Qur’an.<p>On an excellent recent episode of <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i> — one of these nine podcasts for a fuller life — neuroscientist <b>Sam Harris</b> answered a listener’s question inquiring what books everyone should read. As a …

How I Learned About White Privilege

As an expat living in Scandinavia, it's a cheap shot to call my fellow Americans racist. Whenever I do, my smugness is dented by a comment attributed to the late Louis Armstrong. He, like many American jazz musicians in the 1930s came to Copenhagen because Danes loved jazz and American …

25 Ways to Cook With Canned Tomatoes, Your Pantry Hero

Pass the can opener—these tomato-based recipes are all about fresh flavors...straight from a pantry staple.<p><b>Sure, sure—we're waiting around for spring</b> (and the vegetables that come with it) just like everybody else. In the meantime, we're reaching for the nearest can of tomatoes when we need a hit …

Cooking

Six forgotten cocktails that deserve to be revived

Drinks expert David Wondrich shares recipes for six retro drinks worth trying at home<p>Some cocktails are stars from the moment they are born; others take a while to rise to fame; and some are unfairly consigned to the scrapheap. Here are six forgotten cocktails worth reviving.<p><b>New York Sour recipe</b><p>The …

31 Decadent Cookies You Won't Be Able To Stop Eating

That dough, tho.<p>For more food porn, <b>like Spoon University on Facebook</b> or <b>get at them on Pinterest</b>.

Homemade Marinara Sauce Is Easy to Make—If You Avoid These Common Mistakes

Jarred marinara sauce can't hold a candle to the homemade version. Avoid these common mistakes and whip up a batch tonight.<p>Is there any dinner that's easier to make and more satisfying than pasta and marinara sauce covered in a flurry of shredded Parmesan? We think not. But before you reach for a …

The Best Apps For People Who Don't Like Spending Money

Whatever you use — debit card, ApplePay, Bitcoin — one way or another, you’re really just giving up cold, hard cash. And with an average personal …

Personal Finance

17 Movies To See This Fall

In addition to some major tentpole releases, there are a slew of Oscar-hopefuls as well as some performance-heavy films including the return of the "girl on fire" Katniss Everdeen and "The Dark Knight" trilogy director Christopher Nolan.<p>We've sifted through dozens upon dozens of upcoming releases …

Outdoor San Diego Garden Wedding: Kelcee + Jake

Kelcee + Jake drew most of the inspiration for their San Diego garden wedding from Jake’s romantic Parisian proposal! That’s right, ladies. What a …

Understated Elegance at Malibu's Saddlerock Ranch

From Nancy Neil Photography...<i>The Great Gatsby meets Jennifer and Brian’s Understated Rustic Elegance.</i><p><i>Jennifer had her favorite movie, The Great</i> …

21 Things You Should Know About Painting Your Nails

From the basics to the top-secret tricks.<p><b>1. Three strokes are all you need.</b> As you're painting your nails, it's best if you use three strokes to apply the polish. "First, you want to dip the brush into the bottle and get a decent-sized bead of polish at the edge of your brush," nail pro Simcha …

Nail Art

20 Blink-And-You'll-Miss-It Small Changes That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

Finally, it's here: The lazy girl's guide to improving your life. Check out 20 "Why wasn't I already doing this?!" ideas collected by Marie Claire's editors and tell us what good habits you swear by.<p>1. If you take it off, hang it up<p>2. Start carrying cash<p>3. Write your grocery list before you hit the …

16 Life-Changing Make-Ahead Frozen Desserts

While floppy hats and frequent pedis are all good reasons to love summer, lets be real about the best part of the season: balmy weather finally gives us an airtight excuse to overindulge in our favorite icy treats.<p>While floppy hats and frequent pedis are all good reasons to love summer, let's be …

Dessert

This California Wedding Is a Woodland Wonderland

Ideas<p>loverly ·<p>If you love the thought of a woodsy, rustic wedding in the great outdoors, then you’ll love this stunning affair. The gorgeous natural setting provided the perfect backdrop, and the details (pretty bouquets, DIY signs, and charming paper garlands) bring it all together!<p><i>All photos by</i> …

THIS Is How You Do Contouring

By now, we've all seen them: the terrifying tutorials that make the people applying their makeup look like something out of a horror film. Blame Kim …

Makeup

A Beautiful Ceremony Reading From Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

<i>Love is a temporary madness.</i><p><i>It erupts like volcanoes and then subsides.</i><p><i>And when it subsides, you have to make a decision.</i><p><i>You have to work out whether</i> …

Ideas for a Boutonniere Both You and Your Groom Will Agree On

Most brides don't give an overwhelming amount of thought to their groom's boutonniere. In fact, we're sure many of you ladies had simply planned to have your florist pick a bloom from your bouquet and turn it into an accent for your guy's lapel. Sure, these pretty-yet-predictable picks are totally …

Amusing "Cartoon Bombing" Cleverly Interacts With Surroundings

For French illustrator Troqman, the world is a stage to display artwork that he calls “cartoon bombing.” The artist travels with a spiral-bound sketch pad and draws amusingly-exaggerated pictures that cleverly interact with their environment. Troqman has placed his handiwork in grocery store …

21-Year-Old Photographer's Conceptual Portraits Explore Worlds of Fantasy

Ventura County, California-based photographer Christopher J. Rivera explores extraordinary worlds of fantasy in his spectacular conceptual photography. Although only 21 years old, Rivera has developed a mature sense of storytelling in his work, often crafting a larger narrative and writing a few …

Photography