Vickie Erickson

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I Tried Karlie Kloss's 3-Ingredient Pancakes and Now I'm Hooked

I Tried Karlie Kloss' 3-Ingredient Pancakes and Now I'm Hooked<p>Karlie and her recipe prove that healthy food can be delicious.<p>April 22, 2018<p>Karlie …

Breakfast

The 6 Moisturizers That Allow Me to Push Back My Botox Appointments

While one of our 33-year-old contributors has chosen to abstain from Botox (check out her favorite wrinkle-smoothing serums), this 28-year-old has …

If You Love Oatmeal, You Need to Know This Trick

Frozen Steel-Cut Oatmeal<p>From Jenny Sugar, POPSUGAR Fitness<p>Notes<p>This recipe makes enough for seven breakfasts if you use three "oatmeal muffins" per serving.<p>Ingredients<p>8 cups water<br>• 1/4 teaspoon sea salt<br>• 2 cups steel-cut oats<br>• 7 tablespoons pure maple syrup<br>• 2 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon<p>Directions<p>Bring water …

This Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken Is a Meal Prep Miracle

Making a big batch of pulled chicken to have on hand for the week is one of the best gifts you can give yourself. Take this sesame chicken, for …

Cooking

Stashing Your Lemons in the Freezer Offers Awesome Health Benefits

There are so many fruits on the planet and some of the most impressive ones nutrition-wise are lemons. The nicest thing about these citrus fruits is …

This Skin Serum Has a Cult Following But You Probably Haven’t Heard of It

Karl Lagerfeld is a fan.<p>Iceland has a lot of good branding these days. It’s become one of the must-go, must-Instagram cities on anyone’s bucket list. …

I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned with salt and pepper, and roasted in a hot oven, adding a little something extra …

This Chicken Caprese Mac and Cheese Is a One-Skillet Wonder

Looking for an easy, tasty dinner you can make without a lot of ingredients? Well, duh, we <i>all</i> want that kind of recipe. This dish is a skillet meal …

Cooking

Hada Labo: The £8 Japanese face lotion being called the holy grail

People believe they may have found the holy grail of drugstore skincare - and it's a bargain product which hails from Japan.<p>Technically a toner, …

Skin Care

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Country Lifestyle

How to Make Truly Great Vegetable Stock

Vegetarian and vegan cooking should celebrate vegetables rather than forcing them into a meat-shaped box. I’ll take “oh damn, I didn’t know I liked …

This Purple Hair Mask Gets Rid of Brassiness Instantly

"It looks so good! You’re going to need A LOT of purple shampoo." That’s the text I received from my friend immediately after sending her a picture …

A Tale of Two Okonomiyaki (and Where to Find Them in Japan)

Osaka-style okonomiyaki is rightfully world-famous, but there is another style of okonomiyaki that isn't commonly seen outside of Hiroshima. If you’ve never heard of it, you’re not alone. I grew up eating okonomiyaki cooked by family members from Osaka and Nara, but never knew that I needed to …

Japan

Can the Right Pillowcase Cure Every Beauty Qualm from Acne and Wrinkles to Split Ends?

What are the three leading causes of skin damage? According to celebrity beauty guru Nurse Jaime, "The number one cause of aging is UV damage, the number two is smoking, and the third is sleeping on a traditional pillow." If your response is "huh?" you're not alone. But the fact is, the market for …

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes and Ham Casserole

Step 2<p>Wash and peel potatoes. Slice thinly with a mandolin to measure about 4 cups. Heat 3 tablespoons butter/butter in saucepan over low heat until …

Meet the Ginger Jump-Up, a Cookie With a Story to Tell

“What’s all the fuss about gluten free?” Frank Carollo likes to joke. “The gluten has always been free at the Bakehouse.” Carollo and Amy Emberling are master bakers, co-owners of Zingerman’s Bakehouse in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and the authors of a new cookbook of the same name.<p><i>Zingerman’s Bakehouse</i> …

An ode to tartiflette: The 'most in demand recipe in France'

Yes, tartiflette beat the likes of Boeuf Bourguignon, Gratin Dauphinois, Aligot and Cassoulet to the title of the most searched after recipe in …

Everything you need to know about beef cuts in one chart

Beef cuts don’t have to be intimidating.<p>Whether it’s chuck, brisket, rib, loin, round, plate, or flank, the most important thing you need to know is …

Norma Kamali’s “cleanse” bread is so good, you can eat it for (healthy!) dessert

<i>An accomplished designer as well as a longtime wellness enthusiast, Norma Kamali is proof that when you prioritize your well-being, anything is</i> …

The Best Vegetarian Gravy

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat the olive oil and butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add the onions and cook until they turn a deep brown, …

Oh, So This Is the $65 Magic Kate Middleton Puts on Her Skin to Look So Dang Great

We're not quite sure if army pants and flip-flops are Kensington Palace-approved, but something tells us that if Kate were to wear the combo, just like in <b>Mean Girls</b>, we'd go out and buy the same. From the lily of the valley perfume she wore to her wedding (you may not be a royal, but you can sure …

Winning Pasta with Garlic, Lemon, Capers and Tuna

Even before I worked at <i>Cook's Illustrated</i>, one of my all-time favorite recipes from the magazine was a simple pasta dish ostensibly invented to make …

Make Your Own Sour Cream in 3 Easy Steps

How to Make Sour Cream From Scratch<p>Updated November 13, 2017<p>Sure you can buy sour cream at the store, but you'll just be settling, if you do. Because …

This Creamy, Boozy Apple Cake Is Stupidly Easy To Make

Where has this recipe been all my life?<p>The custardy, rum-spiked apple cake known as <i>kuchen borracho</i> is the extraordinary result of what happens when …

Dessert

Cheesy Slice-and-Bake Crackers

By Claire Saffitz, Amiel Stanek<p>Cheesy. Crispy. Make-ahead. These slice-and-bake cheddar crackers are the easiest, tastiest way to kick off cocktail hour.<p>"What can I bring?" A question you've asked a thousand times, only to have your host-to-be return some version of, "Oh, just a bottle of wine!" …

Baking

12 Restaurant-Quality Dinners That You Can Make At Home

Craving a restaurant-level meal but not the drive, the wait, the check, or the babysitter? Why not channel your inner chef and make a five-star meal in the comfort of your own kitchen? From cioppino to beef tenderloin to fajitas, all of these restaurant-style recipes are easy enough for even the …

4 Recipes for Making Your Takeout Favorites at Home

Making restaurant- or takeout-inspired meals at home usually starts with a craving for a certain flavor — maybe the sticky, sweet heat of General …

Cooking

What eye shadow colour suits me?

Believe it or not, your eyeshadow can be as transforming as two coats of mascara or a red lipstick. This is never more true than when the shade of shadow flatters, enhances and emphasises the colour of your iris. However, what looks pretty in the palette might not appear flattering on your skin or …

This Product Was the Best-Selling Eye Cream at Sephora Last Week

K-beauty products have a long history of infiltrating our hearts… and our bank accounts. They're known for being unique, innovative, and seriously …