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16 Essential Takes on the Taco

From classic carne asada in soft corn tortillas to Tex-Mex's puffy, fried tortillas<p>Everyone loves tacos, but which kind is your favorite? We've …

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25 Creative DIY Ideas + Decorating Tips for Your Dorm Room --> http://on.apttherapy.com/SJDH3x Living in a tiny dorm room (and being on a tight budget) doesn't meant you can't have a stylish space. We've rounded up 25 creative DIYs and dorm-friendly decor ideas that will make your room the envy of everyone on your floor.

A Girl’s Guide to Organizing Her Makeup: 15 Tips & Tricks

Are you sick and tired of having <b>your makeup area look like a tornado</b> hit it? It’s time to find some solutions and get your pretty self organized, …

Healthy Dinner Ideas for Summer and Beyond

Eating well definitely doesn't mean sacrificing flavor—here are our favorite healthy dinner ideas.<p><b>We're all for eating a little lighter, healthier, and cleaner.</b> But eating well doesn't have to mean eating the same thing five nights a week. It's way more fun to eat a variety of creative, interesting …

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Zucchini Fritters

4 Servings<p>Squeeze out as much liquid from the grated vegetable as possible. The little bit of cornstarch that the recipe calls for in the batter also helps these zucchini fritters get nice and crispy.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Soy Dipping Sauce<p>3 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1 tablespoon reduced-sodium …

10 Last-Minute Potluck Dishes

It’s the middle of the summer and you are excited to get to your picnic, barbecue, or cookout on this afternoon. But as you look back at the invitation for today's festivities, you realize that it says “potluck.” Wait, what? Oh no. You definitely didn’t see that before. You most certainly are not …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>We eat with our eyes first. We're lured into our first bite by bright, beautiful food alive with color; red and yellow heirloom tomatoes, pink salmon, …

Non-Pesto Basil Recipes

There's more to basil than pesto<p>One of the most classic ways to use basil is in pesto. We love pesto, but during the summer when basil is at its peak …

Avoid These Common Pizza Mistakes So You Can Make and Eat the World's Most Perfect Food

Whether you're a cheese or pepperoni fan, learn how to make the perfect pie at home by avoiding these common pizza mistakes.<p>We'll say it: Pizza is <del>one of</del> the world's most perfect food<del>s</del>. But some of the things we love best about a good pie—charred crust, chewy dough, and oh! …

15 Recipes You Need to Make Before Summer Is Over

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>Made with black beans, fresh corn, crisp bell peppers, creamy avocado and a smoky-sweet chipotle vinaigrette, this is the ultimate crowd-pleasing summer salad. It's perfect for a potluck because you can make it ahead of time. <b>GET THE</b> …

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The 10 Entertaining Recipes You Loved This Month

You've spent most of July outside, grilling everything from flank steak to stone fruit -- but you miss your kitchen. So, you've slowly made your way back inside to prepare simple one-pan dishes that don't require too much time over an open flame. You've even managed to open your oven and pop in a …

Summer Sandwich Recipes

Look to these sandwiches when the weather gets warm<p>For brown-bag lunches, beach picnics, or a relaxed no-cook dinner, a sandwich takes everything …

Spicy Eggplant Pasta + Gin Spritz

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: A weeknight pasta dish that doesn't need any new friends and will proudly stand alone as your entire dinner (though a drink couldn't</i> …

Turn A Cheap Packet Of Instant Ramen Into A Gourmet Meal

At less than one buck per package, instant ramen noodles are anything but upscale. For the intelligent unpretentious, this fact matters not. The cheap eats are a great addition to hearty soups, stir fries and recipes that call for an al dente crunch.<p>You've seen ramen burgers, tacos and pizza -- …

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Flip Flops That Are Stylish Enough For Almost Any Occasion

Saturday, June 21 marks the first day of summer, so it totally makes sense that today (Friday) is National Flip Flop Day. After all, we need a day to prepare to get our feet prepped to be on display all summer.<p>There are few shoe options that make you feel as footloose and fancy free as flip flops. …

6 Surprising Ways Chefs Eat Ice Cream

Here, six brilliant ways chefs eat ice cream.<p>Thanks to this week's Mad Genius Tips video you now know the fastest way to make ice cream at home. But …

5 Moves For The Perfect Beach Butt

Instagram's most famous derriere shares her tips.<p>Jen Selter has a butt that defies all logic and pysics. She arguably has the most famous butt since Kim Kardashian became a celebrity, accruing a following of 2 million on Instagram alone, and launching the hashtag #seltering, which refers to her …

Fashion Hacks: Online Shopping Edition

The best insider tips and tricks to scoring that perfect piece<p>There will always be the woman who bookmarks Net-a-Porter or MyTheresa, adds the latest arrivals of her liking to her cart and chooses next day shipping—voilà, online shopping accomplished. But some of us enjoy the thrill of the hunt a …

The surprising skin care ingredients hiding in your kitchen

It's easy to get caught up in all the fancy verbiage and scientific lingo, but we often forget that the next best medicine cabinet is actually our …

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Not just breakfast: The amazing beauty uses of oatmeal

16 Makeup Tricks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmo.com, quirky beauty hacks to make getting ready easier.<p><b>1. Turn a pencil eyeliner into a gel formula with the help of a match or lighter.</b><p>Hold your black, green, burgundy, etc., kohl eye pencil (which typically creates a thin, harder to apply line), under the flame for …

The Korean Secret To Poreless Skin

You’ve heard it all before: "American BB is not like the Korean BB; Korean makeup is a decade ahead in science." Yet, when you ask around as to why, …

Here's How You Can Get Perfect Faux Lashes Like Kim Kardashian's

The Kardashian-West wedding watch continues! Kim Kardashian is a pro at working faux lashes, and there's no doubt that she'll be wearing a glamorous …

#theLIST: Iconic Cannes Style

The world's most glamorous film festival is happening in the South of France right now. Here, look back at some of the vintage photos of the fashion moments that put this famous red carpet on the map.<p>The world's most glamorous film festival is happening in the South of France right now. Here, look …

Organizing Hacks! 22 New Ways to Store Beauty Products

Even a small amount of makeup can make your bathroom or vanity look messy and cluttered. Here are 22 unconventional ways to organize your beauty products using things you probably already own. Who knew a mini loaf pan could be so useful?<p><b>1. Use a spice rack as a shelf for your perfume bottles.</b><p><b>2.</b> …

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A Roadmap to Happiness: A College Student's Advice on Frugality --> http://apttherapy.com/1lGshTT Wise words from a young person, worth a look.

Space-Saving Hideaway Desks

I’ve said it once, I’ll say it again – <b>I live in a tiny house</b>. You guys, I even lovingly call it my dollhouse! I love it, though, and wouldn’t change …

Dipped & Lightly Jazzed Office Pots: An Easy DIY

I’m a big fan of DIYs that take something inconspicuous from around the house and transform it into something entirely different. But, I’m also a fan …

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