Melinda Madrigal

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What's for Dinner: 6 Pasta Dishes So Easy, They Almost Cook Themselves

<i>Hey, Kim here! While I'm on vacation, please welcome one of my all-time favorite food bloggers to Glamour Living. Fair warning: You're going to be hungry before the end of this post! xx</i><p>Hi, ladies! So excited to be bringing some of my favorite recipe ideas over to <i>Glamour</i>! Before we dive headfirst …

Cooking

A Creamy Mushroom Pasta for When Nothing Else Will Do

When all you want is a bowl of creamy pasta, adding a pile of golden-brown mushrooms makes it feel virtuous.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin.</i><p>If …

Cooking

These Kittens Met Their Mom's Dog Friend and Our Hearts Burst

The adorable video is the pick-me-up your day needs.<p>As any parent knows, after you have a baby, it seems like pretty much everyone is excited to meet him or her — and a new mother obviously just can't wait to introduce her little one to loved ones. Well apparently, the same goes for this mama cat …

Seal bearing name of Judean king found in Jerusalem

Archaeologists deciphered a seal impression bearing the name of the 8th century BCE biblical King Hezekiah recently found during excavations next to …

Archaeology

Unbelievable 5 Minute Cinnamon Sugar Waffle Bites

<i>5 Minute Cinnamon Sugar Waffle Bites are so easy, you won't believe it. You just need four ingredients and five minutes for this silly easy breakfast!</i><p>This recipe is almost embarrassing. But it was too amazing not to share. Because WHO doesn’t have 5 minutes?! I have 5 minutes to spare almost every …

Breakfast

Before & After: Bright & Beautiful Nashville Kitchen Renovation

After living in the home (we call our property Stewards' Grove) for a little over two years, we'd had enough and began the redesign process in …

Kitchens

The Devil's Food Cake Recipe That Everyone Should Have

There are cake recipes, and then there are <i>cake recipes</i> -- the kind your grandma passes down to you, which you either cling to with great secrecy or share with those you love dearly. But in the world of devil's food cake, mediocre recipes abound, and great ones are hard to come by.<p>So we got a little …

Dessert

28 Outstanding Coffee Shops in NYC

Where to drink coffee in New York City<p>While New York is full of great coffee, the sea of cafes can be hard to navigate. Here to help is a guide to New York's top coffee shops. This map shares where to find the brightest espresso, the best-made cappuccino, or just a really good drip coffee.<p><i>Note:</i> …

Coffee

8 Kitchen Trends That Can’t Go Wrong

Your kitchen is the one place where you want to be really careful about trendy choices. The last thing you want is a kitchen that’s out of sync in …

Critics of Bible Silenced Once Again: Archaeological Discoveries Prove Old Testament to be historically accurate

The Christians in Pakistan website published an interesting article last week on Old Testament Archaeology which I have summarised here.<p>Old Testament …

11 Things That Will Make Your Pets A Lot Happier This Summer

"Help out a f(u)riend in need."

These Delicious Cooking GIFs Are Infinite Food Porn

Cinemagraphs are now part of a balanced breakfast, thanks to the cinemagraphs of Daria Khoroshavina and Olya Kolesnikova.<p>When it comes to GIFs or Internet animations, the usual descriptor one thinks of isn't “mouth-watering.” But thanks to the Moscow-based photography duo of Daria Khoroshavina and …

14 of the Best Cookie Recipes Ever... Seriously

Do we need a reason?<p><b>Nutella Sandwich Cookies</b><p>Because everything is better with a little chocolate-hazelnut spread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Gingerbread Lattice Cookies</b><p>Weave dough instead of decorating it. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Whoopie Pies</b><p>Little red velvet cakes sandwiched together with cream cheese and …

Dessert

A Charming Apartment Inspired By a Classic Doris Day Film

With the magic and glamour of Old Hollywood films.<p>For her Upper East Side apartment, Anne Spilman had an Old Hollywood film in mind for decor inspiration. "I wanted it to look like Doris Day's apartment in <i>Pillow Talk</i>," she says. "I painted my entire apartment pink and added accents of red and …

Kitchen Tiles

Picking tile for your kitchen? Check out these choices for inspiration.<p>Stylish slate, sassy stripes, or pristine white? There's a tile for every kitchen and chef. See more of our best kitchen designs here.

The Artist’s Reality: Mark Rothko’s Little-Known Writings on Art, Artists, and What the Notion of Plasticity Reveals about Storytelling

“While the authority of the doctor or plumber is never questioned, everyone deems himself a good judge and an adequate arbiter of what a work of art should be and how it should be done.”<p><i>“Artists have no choice but to express their lives,”</i> Anne Truitt wrote in her endlessly insightful diary. If it’s …

The "Decor Refresh That's So Powerful, It Looks Like a Renovation" Kitchen Makeover

All of the projects were DIY, and mostly cosmetic, the bigger projects being:<p>- Painting everything top to bottom - ceilings, walls, trim, hardware, …

Living Rooms

Design Milk’s Top Picks from 2Modern

We’re really excited to have created a special curated collection of our favorite 2Modern products. Both Design Milk and 2Modern have been dedicated …

Super Cute Animals - Adorable Snoring Hummingbird

Sunday 15th February 6pm BBC One <br>Here's just a tiny bit of cute to get you all squishy - a snoring hummingbird. <b> <br>Warning some viewers heads might</b> …

Dogs Know What That Smile on Your Face Means

Weird & Wild<p>A new study lends further proof that your pet can read your emotions.<p>Whether it's with a sympathetic tilt of the head or the excited sweep of a tail, dogs seem to be saying they can sense exactly what we're feeling.<p>Science is still undecided on the matter, although evidence in favor of …

Pets

39 Adorable Pictures You Need To Stop And Look At Right This Second

RIGHT NOW. No, seriously, there's a puppy cuddle puddle in here.

30 Ways to Create a Trendy Industrial Dining Room

They say that fashion goes in circles and so does interior design. The last few years have seen a resurgence in styles and trends that have been …

Make Joy Bauer's low-cal versions of eggplant parm, chocolate cupcakes

Think there’s no room in your diet for indulgent foods like chocolate mousse, fettuccine Alfredo, banana cream pie, frozen margaritas, meatball subs and loaded nachos? Think again!<p>We’re happy to report that you can — and absolutely should — enjoy these foods! Simply opt for diet-friendly versions …

8 Brownie Recipes to Make You Drop That Boxed Mix

Though a boxed mix can help you whip up brownies in no-time flat, it usually produces fairly sub-par brownies. When you need to wait for the oven to …

Dessert

LEGO-Inspired Kids Furniture Collection Sparks Up Nostalgia

Considering kids love for all things LEGO, Spanish furniture design and manufacturing company Lola Glamour imagined a modern furniture collection …

How to Make a Hot Toddy Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: It's time to warm up your liquor. Associate Editor Marian Bull is walking us through the art of the …

Food Preservation

21 Mac 'N' Cheeses That Are Better Than A Boyfriend

True love makes you feel all gooey inside.