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Bon Appétit's Definitive Guide to Satisfying All of Your Dessert Cravings

When a dessert craving hits, nothing else will do—here are our picks for every type of sweet, from cookies to pie.<p><b>We don't discriminate when it comes to desserts.</b> But one thing's for sure: When a craving hits, it sure is nice to get exactly what you want. When you're hankering for a slice of pie, …

Dessert

20 New Ways to Use Bobby Pins

Innovative ideas from our friends at Cosmo.com<p><b>1. For better grip, flip the bobby pin over so that the wavy side is against your head.</b> If you have a hard time keeping your bobby pins in place, try flipping the pin over. The straight side is slicker and won't grip as well as the wavy, more textured …

Hair

A Rich Pasta Dish to Try ASAP

An unlikely ingredient makes the sauce taste extra amazing.<p>Women’s Health<i>’s food and nutrition editor Jill Waldbieser is taking the #31Mealsin31Days challenge—she’ll cook at least one homemade meal every day for the entire month of May. See her latest recipe here, and join in by sharing your own</i> …

Want To Stop Biting Your Nails? Read This

Photographed by Mike Garten.<p>Being a nail biter is like walking around with a sign that declares how stressed out you are at any given moment. For …

TASTE | TASTE

Sensational pasta salad recipes for spring and summer parties

Pasta salad is one of the first things to disappear at a party or potluck: It's filling and easy to eat, and it's hard to mess up. If you want to make your pasta salad stand out, check out these 8 irresistible recipes—one for (nearly) every kind of eater you're likely to meet.<p><b>Lemon and</b> <b>poppy seed</b> …

Healthy Eating

School Lunch Project: Lo Mein Lettuce Wraps

<b>Surely I can't be the only one here who loves Chinese food leftovers, right?</b><p>Whew! Thank goodness you do too!<p>As the end of the school year approaches, I'm becoming a lot more practical when it comes to planning my dinners. I mean, I was practical before; but now I want every single meal to work for …

The Perfect Chicken Sandwich

PLUS: The secret to delicious homemade chicken breasts<p>Women’s Health<i>’s food and nutrition editor Jill Waldbieser is taking the #31Mealsin31Days challenge—she’ll cook at least one homemade meal every day for the entire month of May. See her latest recipe here, and join in by sharing your own</i> …

Low-Carb Pizza Crust Recipes

Attention, low-carb lovers—yes, you <i>can</i> have your pizza...and eat it too. (I completely acknowledge that I'm a nerd for wording that way. But read on...it's true!)<p>Pizza may not necessarily always rank super-high on the health-o-meter, but there are plenty of ways to incorporate it into your …

You NEED to Try This Sweet and Spicy Peanut Chicken

Seriously!<p>Women’s Health<i>'s food and nutrition editor Jill Waldbieser is taking the #31Mealsin31Days challenge—she’ll cook at least one homemade meal every day for the entire month of May. See her latest recipe here, and join in by sharing your own homemade meals on Instagram and Twitter! Use the</i> …

The Perfect Playlist for Cardio OR Strength Training

These tunes from fitness studio SLT will help you torch tons of calories.<p><i>Every week, Your New Favorite Playlist introduces you to workout-worthy tunes from a different fitness brand. This week, SLT shares one of its recent playlists.</i><p>Some workouts really get your heart pumping but fall short when it …

Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: 100 Men on the Words That Move Them

Too tough to cry? Too tough to read poetry? Man-up, open your mind (and heart) and take the plunge with Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: 100 Men on the …

Poetry

Lego Simpsons Minifigures

Lego have announced today the set of 16 Simpsons minifigures featuring most of the popular characters from the cult series. Lego had previously …

Bye-Bye Zucchini, Hello Chocolate! Chocolate-Zucchini Bread Recipe

Summer's coming and you know what that means! Zucchini's going to be in season. For you lucky ducks who have the real estate to plant a garden, that means you're going to be up to your ears in zucchini. For the rest of us, that means inexpensive and abundant summer squash. What better way to …

Nutella Flowerpot Jar Cupcakes for Mothers Day! By Cupcake Addiction

Fantastic fruit salad recipes (with great dressings, too!)

Throwing together a quick fruit salad is easy, sure — but it's worth taking the time to choose the perfect combo of fresh fruits, from plump berries to kiwi and even star fruit. Mix up a zingy dressing and suddenly, a simple standby becomes a dessert to remember.<p><b>1. Secret fruit salad:</b> The hidden …

Healthy Eating

30 Amazing Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

April is National Grilled Cheese Month and I have 30 amazing grilled cheese sandwich recipes for you, one for every day of the month! Grilled cheese …

These Mushroom Recipes Are So Good, They're *Magic*

Mushrooms: Not just for vegetarian cooking! These recipes prove it.<p>Mushrooms! They're so versatile! They're just as at home in an Italian pasta dish as they are in a Japanese-inspired soup, and they're delicious every time. Here are some of our favorite shroom-forward recipes.

The Fresh Ramen Kits From Sun Noodle Will Knock Your Socks Off

If you've eaten great ramen in New York or LA, chances are you've eaten Sun Noodle. With three factories—their original in Hawaii, one in LA, and their newest in New Jersey—they produce almost 100,000 servings of noodles daily, supplying hundreds of restaurants. They've been called the Pat LaFrieda …

6 Common Mistakes People Make when Baking Brownies

Is there anything worst than a bad batch of brownies? Here are the biggest mistakes people make when baking brownies—plus how to avoid them.<p>When it comes to comfort food and our favorite desserts, brownies rank way up there. They're rich, decadent, sweet, and come with the added bonus of nostalgia. …

Taiwan Eats: Three Cup Chicken (San Bei Ji)

You won't see a lot of strict rules in Taiwanese recipes. But this dish, one of the island's most famous, is an exception. It calls upon equal parts soy sauce, rice wine, and sesame oil to create a viscous, dark sauce for braising chopped pieces of bone-in chicken. These are the "three cups" in …

Canada licenses medical use of marijuana

The number of Canadians use marijuana for health reasons is expected to soar to over 400,000 within a few years.<p>Under Canada’s new laws people with doctor’s prescriptions will be able to order it online, turning what was once a crime into a big legal business.<p>Al Jazeera's Daniel Lak reports from …

Watch Science Explain the 'Perfect Pour' of Beer

Even casual beer drinkers are familiar with the idea of the "<b>perfect pour</b>," and now, here's a video explaining why tilting the glass 45 degrees is ideal, <b>according to science</b>. Essentially, pouring a carbonated beverage is a task in controlling the <b>nucleation of carbon dioxide molecules</b>, which creates …

Only Lovers Left Alive Trailer: The Sexiest Vampire Movie Yet?

Okay, we know what you're thinking. Vampires: They're so 2013. But, we implore you to give this a chance. You may be all blood-sucked out after all …

Google Is Helping Diabetics In The Most Unexpected Way

Photo: courtesy of Google.<p>In its ongoing quest for global domination, Google is entering the world of biomedical engineering. The tech giant just …

Best Wedding Cakes of 2013

Inside our feature of <b>12 Gorgeous Metallic Wedding Cakes</b> you’ll find this two breath-taking cakes with gold and silver accents that conquered the …

Stella York Fall 2014

498 Shares<p>Last Thursday we brought you the newest collection from Essense of Australia, did you get to see it? Today we’re bringing you it’s sister …

How to Make Fruit Purees for Babies

Homemade fruit purees are filled with essential vitamins and nutrients for your baby. Learn how to make 13 favorites at home with our easy step-by-step guides.<p>Babies typically start fruit with their morning meal after they've tried several green and yellow veggies. Rather than buying baby food at …

Food

Keeping Romance Alive Once Baby Arrives

Baby comes first, right? But don't forget how important your relationship is. Here's how to keep it going.<p>Making Time<p>Sex After Baby: Your Sex Drive After Baby<p>Ah, young love. You snuggle together, whispering sweet nothings in his ear. You can't get enough of his smell, his gaze, his sky-blue …

Relationships

14 Most Outdated Pieces of Baby Advice

Much of yesterday's baby wisdom has been proven untrue today. We checked in with Parents advisor Ari Brown, M.D., author of Baby 411, to get the scoop on why these old-school parenting facts have become fiction.<p><b>The truth</b> Babies don't get stinky from sweat the way adults do, so they only need a bath …

Pregnancy