Shamina Fletcher

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Make the perfect cake WITHOUT eggs or oil: The bizarre baking 'hack' foodies swear by for 'fluffy' desserts - and it's cheaper than traditional methods!

Crafty home bakers have revealed the secret to a vibrantly flavoured cake doesn't necessarily lie in super baking ability.<p>In fact, their trick, one …

Dessert

4 Ingenious Ways You Should Be Using Instant Potato Flakes — Tips from The Kitchn

Instant potato flakes aren't exactly high on most lists of pantry essentials. You may keep them around in chilly months as a quick and easy shortcut …

Meat Loaf

The 10 Most-Saved Recipes from Kitchn This October

One of my most favorite features on the site is the ability to save recipes. And I can see I'm far from alone! You, dear readers, have been clicking …

Slow Cookers

Crack Chicken Spaghetti Bake is the Weeknight Warrior You Need

When “starving” teenagers take a seat at your table on a weeknight, dinner needs to be fast and filling. And while there are a whole host of quick …

The Simple 10-Minute Salad I Make 3 Times a Week (It’s Delicious, I Swear)

Despite living in a city with one of the most diverse and vibrant food scenes in the world, I'm embarrassed to admit that repeated Seamless orders to …

Bread

Think you've mastered tacos? Here are five ways to up your game

If your tacos always involve ground beef, seasonings from a packet, a jar of salsa and a corn shell, it’s time for an intervention. There is nothing wrong with the tacos you’re currently making, but there is so much more taco goodness to be had in this world.<p>“Tacos are great because you can eat …

Recipes

A Dietitian Explains the Macro Breakdowns You Should Follow to Lose Weight and Build Muscle

When people are looking to get into shape, they are usually thinking about shedding fat and building lean muscle. And while it's possible to do both at the same time, how your nutrition fits into this equation is a little trickier. After all, when you lose weight, you inevitably lose a little bit …

Weight Loss

Go Here, Not There: 6 U.S. Destinations That Rival a Trip to Europe

The collective mood seems to shift after Labor Day. Summer Fridays are forgotten, long shadows stencil the sidewalk, and our feeds are peppered with …

Amalfi Coast

My Hair Is Fine and Wavy, and These 21 Products Make It Looks So Much Better

To my utmost chagrin, there is nothing spectacular about my hair. On a good day, (cough, rarely), it's clean, bouncy, shiny, and depending on how I …

Hair Care

26 Copycat Restaurant Side Dishes

We’ll show you to make all of your favorite restaurant side dishes at home—like copycat Boston Market mac and cheese, copycat KFC coleslaw, copycat …

Cooking

Your Instant Pot Is the Secret to the Fastest Baked Potatoes

It's time to add humble russet potatoes to the list of staples you should be making in your Instant Pot. They cook up tender and ultra-creamy just …

Cooking

10 Super Trendy Products You Can Find at Costco Right Now

I used to make secret Costco trips. "Where are you right now?" a friend would ask over the phone. "Shh, don't tell anyone, but I'm at Costco shopping …

Coconut

Cheese Soufflé (from America's Test Kitchen)

We wanted a cheese soufflé with bold cheese flavor, good stature, a light, but not-too-airy texture, without the fussiness of most recipes. To bump …

Recipes

Scallion Pancakes with Dipping Sauce | America's Test Kitchen

For this recipe, we prefer the steady, even heat of a cast-iron skillet. A heavy stainless-steel skillet may be used, but you may have to increase …

Recipes

Spaghetti alla Carbonara

Bring a large pot of well salted water to a boil over medium heat.<p>Add about 2 tablespoons olive oil to a large skillet over medium heat. Add the …

Recipes

Get Ready to Drop the Pounds With This Keto Diet Meal Plan

The keto diet is a diet that is high in fat and low in carbs. It's used to manage type 2 diabetes but is commonly followed to aid in weight loss. Nutrition scientist Catherine Metzgar, PhD, RD, who is on the clinical team at Virta Health, created an exclusive keto meal plan for POPSUGAR.<p>The daily …

Healthy Eating

Found: Every Product in Ulta's Epic 21 Days of Beauty Sale

Even though it's one of the most anticipated beauty sales of the year, we still don't think Ulta's 21 Days of Beauty Sale gets enough credit (and our …

Skin Care

Here’s the science behind why pickle fried chicken is delicious

Chicken’s greatest power is its ability to retain flavor, which is why you should regularly prep your poultry in a savory brine. One such brine being embraced by everyone from <i>Bon Appétit</i> to KFC: pickle juice.<p>Yes, pickles have seen their share of dubious hype (see: pickle pops and pickle-juice …

25 Depression-Era Desserts Worth Trying Today

The Depression Era was a time of limited ingredients, which lead to some inventive desserts! Whether it’s a pie made with green tomatoes or a cake …

How to Incorporate Soft Skills Into Your Business

The 3 Ms--mindfulness, meditation, and mantras-- help your mind focus on using your soft skills when needed most.<p>You can reduce business skills into two types: hard and soft.<p>Hard skills are job-specific or technical skills and knowledge you need to perform a job. In comparison, soft skills, are a …

8 Quick, Low-Calorie Fish Recipes to Make on Repeat

There are three nonnegotiables we look for when it comes to sourcing weekday dinners we'd actually want to make ourselves: 1. It needs to be quick …

Whitefish

Your Slow Cooker Is the Answer to the Easiest Shrimp Boil

I used to associate slow cooker meals with soups and stews and comfort food, best enjoyed during the fall and winter months. But this summer my slow …

The Last Avocado Toast Recipe You'll Ever Need

Avocado toast is pretty divisive: You either can’t get enough of it, or you’re totally sick of hearing about it. With a plethora of avocado toast …

5 ways to protect your privacy while using Amazon products and services

The items we buy say a lot about our lifestyles, our finances, and our domestic lives. If you have an Amazon account, the amount of data that the retail giant collects is astonishing. Many people don’t know you get much more than just free two-day shipping with a Prime account.<p>If you are trying to …

The 10 Frozen Foods This Nutritionist Always Buys at Costco

Within the last year, Costco has become one of my favorite places to shop — especially when I'm looking to save money on healthy and organic foods. …

Vegetables

Homeowners Have ‘Windowless’ Room in Their Basement. They Want to Know How They Can Transform It

Homeowners were faced with a tough decision on how to transform an unfinished room in the basement of their home, so they took to Reddit to gain …

Miso Ranch Dressing

• 1/3 cup whole-milk Greek yogurt<br>• 1/4 cup mayonnaise<br>• 3 tablespoons white miso<br>• 1/3 cup buttermilk<br>• 3 tablespoons finely chopped chives<br>• 1 tablespoon finely chopped parsley<br>• 1 tablespoon finely chopped dill<br>• 2 garlic cloves, minced<br>• 2 teaspoons dijon mustard<br>• 1 pinch smoked paprika<br>• 1 pinch ground cayenne<br>• 1 tablespoon …

Recipes

Amazon’s ‘Man in the High Castle’ returns October 5th

The show has also been renewed for a fourth season.<p>A teaser for the upcoming third season of Amazon's <i>The Man in the High Castle</i> aired today at Comic-Con and it shows that the resistance is more determined than ever to take down the Nazis. But the Nazis, who at the end of last season rolled back a …

Ina Garten Reveals a Recipe from Her New Cookbook, and We'll Be Making It for the Rest of the Summer

If there’s anyone we trust to know exactly how to cook a simple but delicious summertime dish, it’s Ina Garten. She's known for effortlessly taking …

17 Dorm Instagram Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

Save space and make your dorm look cute too!

Hacking