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Dark Spots Were a Big Problem for Me Before I Tried These

For the past few years, dark spots have been my biggest skin ailment. <i>It's been such a crucial problem and a huge insecurity that I'm sick of talking</i> …

Skin Care

The Best Books of 2018 (So Far)

Whether you’re looking for a captivating novel, a spine-tingling thriller, a fascinating investigation, or a poignant memoir, this year's book …

Books

The simple trick to making veggies deliciously flavorful

Gaz Oakley worked in professional kitchens for years before giving up meat. “I went vegan overnight after watching a speech by an activist called …

Easy Chinese Recipes

Give dinner an Asian spin with classic and modern recipes using traditional ingredients, including soy sauce, rice vinegar, and fresh ginger.<p>Spicy …

Famous Butter Chicken Recipe

"Chicken breasts are dipped in beaten eggs and cracker crumbs, then baked with butter. These chicken breast are really tender and moist. Excellent …

How to build sexual confidence

A sexologist explains how to overcome sexual shame and anxiety.<p>Having sex for the first time is nerve wracking but it isn't the only time when the thought of sex can feel daunting. Many of us will go through periods of abstinence later in our lives and the thought of engaging in sexual activity …

Six of the best pancake recipes

<b>Ricotta pancakes with sour cherries, clotted cream and honey (pictured above)</b><p>Prep <b>10-15 mi</b><b>n</b><br>Cook <b>2 min per pancake</b><br>Makes <b>18</b><p><b>100g dried and sweetened sour cherries</b> (or cranberries), whole or roughly chopped<b><br>6 tbsp water</b><b><br>2 tbsp caster sugar</b><b><br>A few knobs of butter</b><b><br>1 large egg</b><b><br>150g self-raising flour</b><b><br>250ml milk</b><b><br>1</b> …

Breakfast

OXO Good Grips 10-Piece Everyday Kitchen Tool Set

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 04:00:44 +0000LC Staffgiveawayshttps://leitesculinaria.com/?p=100218<p>Enter our giveaway, and you’ll automatically be eligible to …

Spicy guacamole - delicious. magazine

INGREDIENTS<p>2 ripe avocados<br>• Juice of 2 limes<br>• 1 small red onion, finely chopped<br>• 1-2 tsp Tabasco sauce<br>• 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil<br>• Bunch of fresh …

Gardening for beginners, millennials and foodies: advice from master gardener

It's officially February, with the cold dark days of January soon a distant memory, and that means lots of gardening work to do.<p>Master gardener Brian …

Foodies

How To Start Running (And Not Hate Every Second Of It)

We'll huff, and we'll puff, and we'll blow your mind<p>There are moments – say, when you're slouched against a bin, about to order an Uber to your flat that sits three minutes down the road – when it's easy to believe that running just isn't for you.<p>But that's just because you've gone in all guns …

Fitness

Get Your Protein Game in Check With These 25 Healthy Breakfast Recipes

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and there's no denying the truth in that. Not only is eating a quality breakfast key for priming your energy levels for the day, but it's also a golden opportunity to get your protein in. And fortunately for you, there are plenty of …

Healthy Eating

11 Unputdownable Books To Help Get You Through The Rest Of Winter

Winter isn't just coming anymore — she is here and ready to show the east coast <i>exactly</i> what she is made of. If you find yourself in the path of this …

Make-Ahead Christmas Morning Pancakes

Christmas Morning Pancakes<p>Serves 4 to 6; makes about 20 (3-inch pancakes) and 1/2 cup orange-honey butter<p><i>For the pancakes:</i> <br>2 cups milk, warm to the …

Breakfast

9 Tips for Better-Than-Delivery Fried Rice

By Alex Delany<p>If you've got some almost-stale rice you're halfway there.<p>Fried rice is that takeout staple that everyone from hungover college students to too-tired-to-make-dinner-tonight professionals can agree is delicious. It's a wonderful food, but figuring out how to make fried rice at home …

Onions

5 Delicious Healthy Holiday Appetizers All Your Guests Will Love

During the holidays, it’s not at all uncommon to eat just about everything in sight and regret it only hours later. Though one can make up a ton of …

9 Falafel Recipes That Will Get You Hooked on Mediterranean Meals

Have we mentioned that we love debunking the myth that store-bought is superior to homemade? You guessed it: When it comes to a falafel recipe, …

The best books of 2017, if you combine 21 “best books of 2017” lists

Best-books-of-the-year lists are a way for editors to promote the books they loved the most, but it’s easy to forget such lists are subjective. One way to get a view of what the industry thinks as a whole is to look at the lists in aggregate. That’s why we combined 21 of 2017’s best-books roundups …

Books

17 Delicious Ways to Eat Hard-Boiled Eggs—and How to Cook Them Perfectly

I eat eggs often. I love scrambled or fried eggs for a quick breakfast, and I often make baked eggs or a frittata when I’m feeling like breakfast for …

Best books of 2017: The best fiction

The Power<p><i>Naomi Alderman</i><p>Alderman’s inventive, globe-spanning thriller imagines a world in which girls and women have discovered they have the ability to maim and kill men thanks to a mysterious new electrical power. The uncompromisingly feminist novel has drawn comparisons to Margaret Atwood, …

Books

7 Yoga Poses That'll Put You Right Back To Bed When You Wake Up In The Middle Of The Night

I can confidently say that sleeping is one of my all-time favorite hobbies. But when I cuddle up in bed for some blissful shut-eye, there's …

Get Strong With This Intense Full-Body Yoga Routine

Yoga is wonderful for so many reasons. It's great for stretching, refocusing your mind, and unwinding after a long day. For some people, relaxing, …

9 Speedy Suppers For The Hangry Family

On those crazy weeknights when your “starving” family is about to snap, you need to whip up a satisfying meal — stat! From Southwestern sliders to cashew chicken, these quick dinners are guaranteed to return your hangry family to its normally happy disposition.<p>1. Southwestern Sliders<p>These …

7 Crowd-Pleasing Breakfast Casseroles

1<p>French Toast Casserole<p>What’s the best thing since sliced bread? Sliced bread layered in a casserole dish, soaked in a sweet, eggy custard, and …

The Best Salmon Toppings You Haven’t Tried Yet

Here are three delicious, creative ways to flavor your salmon fillets.<p>Are you bored with your same-old, basic salmon recipes? Try one of these easy, …

Seafood

Perfect Cast-Iron Skillet Chicken Thighs

2 to 4 main-course<p>Active Time: 35 min<p>Sophisticated enough for a Sunday supper yet quick enough for Wednesday's dinner, this master recipe is all in the technique. Cook the thighs skin side down in a cast-iron skillet to render out the fat and make the skin as crisp and, dare we say, delicious as …

Cooking

These Are the Most Popular Healthy Foods on Pinterest

As the days get shorter and the weather turns chilly, we tend to stray from salads and tuck into comfort foods. But it’s possible to pack warm fall …

The Best Chocolate Cake You'll Ever Have

Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease three 8-in. round cake pans. Line bottoms with waxed paper; grease paper. Dust pans with flour<p>On another sheet of waxed …

Best Ever Chocolate Buttermilk Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease or line 2 – 9” baking pans and set aside.<p>2<p>Done<p>Whisk together the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, and …

Vinyasa, Ashtanga or Bikram: The 101 on different types of yoga

Perhaps I'm biased since it's the one form of fitness I've ever unconditionally loved, but it always bums me out when people dismiss yoga for being "too easy." (Have you tried Bikram?) Or that it isn't good cardio. (Let's revisit that after we go to the heart-pounding vinyasa class.) One of the …