Elaine Tham

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Rosa Parks' "Featherlite" Peanut Butter Pancakes

<i>EDITOR’S NOTE: We originally published this story in February of last year, when the Library of Congress first digitized Rosa Parks’ personal papers. Within those pages was her sterling pancake recipe, which is making the rounds again thanks to this week’s episode of the Sporkful podcast. Give it a</i> …

20 Trips to Take in Your 20’s • The Blonde Abroad

While there’s no perfect age to get up and go, there is something special about hitting the road and experiencing some of the world’s most incredible …

50 Inspiring Motivational Quotes to Increase Your Confidence

Sometimes a quick boost of self-confidence can be found in a few simple words of wisdom.<p>While some people seem naturally confident (and some people are remarkably confident in a very good way), most of us are not.<p>And that's okay, because self-confidence can be developed. <i>Anyone</i> can be more confident.<p>…

A no-sushi guide to food in Japan

You're in Japan. You've eaten more sushi in two days than you have in your whole life and you feel like you consist entirely of raw fish. It's time to try out these spectacular Japanese culinary classics, without a shred of sashimi in sight.<p><b>Tempura</b><p>If your only experience of tempura is …

Which Acne-Fighting Ingredient Is Right For You?

Whether you’re a longtime cystic-acne sufferer or just the victim of an occasional pimple, it seems like an innocent-enough solution to rush out to …

50 Best Whisky Brands You Need In Your Life

Contrary to popular belief, there’s a whole world of whiskey out there aside from the usual suspects pumped unrelentingly out of the distilleries of …

12 of the Most Over-the-Top Flower Arrangements We've Seen This Week

These arrangements from Preston Bailey's Designing with Flowers book are incredible and perfect for any fantasy wedding.<p><b>1. Life-size floral elephant.</b><p><b>2.</b> <b>All white everything.</b><p><b>3. Gigantic peach, purple, and pink centerpieces.</b><p><b>4. An orchid canopy.</b><p><b>5.</b> <b>White roses dripping with crystals.</b><p><b>6.</b> <b>An entire</b> …

One amazing, breathtaking ceremony! xoxo http://www.pinterest.com/strictlywedding/ceremony-inspiration/

33 Genius Three-Ingredient Recipes

Yep, it really can be this easy.

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

Cancel That Valentine's Day Reservation (Trust Us On This One...)

We have you covered with three romantic menus to cook at home<p>"There are three times a year you should avoid restaurants: New Year's Eve, Mother's Day, and Valentine's Day," says <i>BA</i> Foodist <b>Andrew Knowlton</b>. That's good news for those of you who forgot to make a reservation at your beau's favorite …

Serious Entertaining: A Romantic Valentine's Day Dinner for Two

Valentine's Day is quickly approaching and if you're anything like me, you're feeling the ever-building pressure to devise a grand, romantic gesture for your loved one. But don't let the stress of the holiday get you down. We've got a simple strategy to help you keep calm and feel the love. And …

Korean Chicken Wings

Jump to the recipe<p>Adapted from Aki Kamozawa | H. Alexander Talbot | Maximum Flavor | Clarkson Potter, 2013<p>What’s the trick behind the best Korean …

Recipes

10 Winter Pastas

On days like these -- when cold snow creeps over the tops of our boots and we're glad to be packed into a crowded subway car simply for the heat -- very few things make us warm <i>and</i> happy. Hot chocolate is too fleeting, our favorite winter hats are weathered, and by the time we get home all we want …

Hey America! We've Got the Recipes You're Searching for on Google

From pizza dough to French toast to lasagna, here are the top 10 most popular recipes, according to Google<p>Yes, it's a little creepy—but <b>we know what you search for on Google</b>. Well, anyone can find out, really; just look at Google Trends. It's not like we have the NSA hacking into your computers or …

After These 39 Chicken Thighs Recipes, You Can't Turn Back

Using chicken thighs, the most flavorful parts of the chicken, these recipes will have you cooking soups and skewers to tacos and paella.<p><b>We'll admit it: Chicken thighs trump chicken breasts any day of the week</b>. Not only are they more succulent than white meat, chicken thighs even stand up to …

Cooking

27 Brussels Sprouts Recipes for Roasts, Sautés, Kimchi, Salads, and More

Here are 27 of our favorite recipes to cook Brussels sprouts—and not just as a side dish.<p>Brussels sprouts—those little cabbage-looking things—are way more than just a side-dish. You can pickle them into a spicy kimchi, bake them on top of a pizza, shred them into salads, and toss them into pasta. …

50 Super Bowl Dip Recipes, from Guacamole to Onion Dip

Whether it's with tortilla chips, pita, crudites, or your fingers (no judgment), here are 50 recipes to rock your Super Bowl party.<p>We hereby mandate that all Super Bowl parties must have a dip, whether it’s a cheesy, gooey concoction or a fresh veggie salsa. Double-dipping optional.

Cooking

Four Light Packable Down Jackets

Big, bulky down jackets are reassuringly hefty in the harshest winter weather. But they all have one critical design flaw: It's less less likely that you would bring such a jacket along on a camping or climbing expedition if it doesn't fit in your backpack—and the warmest jacket in the world can’t …

Backpacking

14 Places You Should Plan To Visit In 2014

We looked at major developments, cultural trends, and global festivals to find the hottest places to travel around the world in 2014.<p>From Croatia, the E.U.'s newest member; to Tokyo, the site of the 2020 Olympic Games, here are the best places to travel next year.

Hong Kong

33 Beauty Products We Were Obsessed With In 2013

Being a beauty editor is a pretty tough job. My desk is constantly covered in packages containing the latest and greatest makeup, hair and skincare products that I get to try out before they even hit beauty counters. I kid, I kid...<p>All jokes aside, this year I've managed to experiment with hundreds …

Easy Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup

You can make this absolutely delicious, Easy Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup in just 20 minutes! Perfect for a comforting homemade mushroom soup any …

Bourbon Salted Caramels

I guess it’s time we kick it into full gear and discuss homemade holiday gifts! I’m trying to get my head in the game…but I’m still mustering up the …

Cyber Monday 2013 Sales On Clothing And Beauty Products Are Fairly Epic

Plan on skipping Black Friday for the much saner option of Cyber Monday? We (and millions more) are with you. So we've rounded up the best deals for online shopping on this new, wonderful holiday -- start bookmarking these websites for the feeding frenzy next week.<p><b>AllSaints:</b> Take 20 percent off …

15 Natural Beauty DIYs for Under $15

How much money have you shelled out on facial masks, bubble bath, trips to the spa, and “miracle skin rejuvenation” products? Too much? It’s okay, we’re here to curb that spending habit and help you ramp up your inner kitchen witch. We’ve rounded up collection of 15 natural beauty tutorials that …

Asian Girl in the Kitchen: Korean BBQ Recipe

<i>Photo by Eric Rhee</i><p>Korean barbecue was always an omen.<p>When I would see my mother mix soy sauce and sugar into a marinade to pour over well-marbled slabs of short ribs, I knew something good had happened. I'd watch as she threw all the ingredients together without even glancing at a measuring spoon …

Where To Go Next in Europe

<i>By: Jordan Simon</i><p>Everyone knows the great capitals of Europe - London, Rome, Paris, Berlin: steeped in history and culture, rich in architecture, cuisine, and so much more. Unfortunately, the experience usually comes at a cost, whether in inflated prices or jostling crowds of fellow tourists. Yet …