Cristina Johnson

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Sweet and Spicy Chicken Drumsticks

4 to 6 Servings<p>March 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup Sriracha<p>1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/4 cup mirin (sweet Japanese rice wine)<p>1/4 cup red currant or strawberry jelly<p>12 large chicken drumsticks<p>Kosher salt<p>1 cup rice flour<p>1 tablespoon cornstarch<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Bring Sriracha, rice vinegar, mirin, …

The Rise And Fall Of Teresa Giudice

On Thursday, Teresa Giudice of The Real Housewives of New Jersey was sentenced to 15 months in prison for multiple fraud charges. Joe, her husband, was sentenced to 41 months. How did they — and the show — get here?<p>In a recent episode of Bravo's <i>The Real Housewives of New Jersey</i>, one that was filmed …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Julia Roberts Had The Perfect Reaction Shot At The Emmys

Because, why did that even happen?<p>Before a commercial break, the Emmys threw to a random clip package of Julia Roberts' nominated work in HBO's <i>The Normal Heart</i> and she was just as pressed as we all were to comprehend the reason for its existence.<p>But we all know it's because she's a movie star and …

Retta's Tweets Were The Best Part Of The Emmys

"I hate Robin Wright and her perfect style."<p><i>Parks and Recreation</i> star Retta, beloved for live-tweeting her favorite TV shows, was tapped by NBC to officially live-tweet the 2014 Emmys — and she did not disappoint!

The Only 18 Moments From The Emmys That You Need To See

Emmys? More like ZzZzmmys.

48 Things You Need To Know If You Didn't Watch The 2014 Emmys

And want to pretend that you did.<p>1. Amy Poehler being introduced as Beyoncé was the best thing to happen since Beyoncé's 2014 VMAs performance.<p>2. Why isn't "Best On-Screen Orgasm in a Civil Reenactment" a real thing?<p>3. It's about time someone roasted Matthew McConaughey. Thank you, Jimmy Kimmel.<p>4. …

18 Gasp-Worthy Secrets About "Downton Abbey" Season 5 From The Cast

Michelle Dockery, Allen Leech, Laura Carmichael, and Joanne Froggatt share details about the new season with BuzzFeed. Warning: SPOILERS ahead if you haven't finished Season 4.<p>"What I love about Season 5 is the fact that that friendship that you see the beginnings of between Mary and Tom really …

18 Dinner Ideas Featuring Briny, Tangy Capers

From a pizza bianca to butter-basted salmon, here are our favorite briny, tangy caper recipes.<p><b>Capers are the silent workhorse of some of our favorite recipes</b>—they add salty, briny bite to fish dishes, sauces, salads, and pretty much whatever else you want to toss 'em in. A jar of capers will keep …

Tom Cruise, Leonardo DiCaprio, Emma Stone, Lindsay Lohan Audition for Life-Changing Roles: Throwback Tapes

Straight from the vault! Before <b>Tom Cruise</b>, <b>Leonardo DiCaprio</b>, <b>Emma Stone</b>, and <b>Scarlett Johansson</b> grew to worldwide fame, these stars were once …

The 6 Biggest Salad Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

From underseasoning to overdressing, it's surprisingly easy to ruin a salad. Watch out for these 6 common mistakes, and you can avoid this sad fate<p>Salads are supposed to be light, bright, and full of life—but too often, they hit the table flat, limp, and soggy, with all the good stuff sunk at the …

Building the Perfect Sandwich Is All About Architecture

BA Foodist Andrew Knowlton has strong opinions on sandwich architecture—here's how he says to build everything from burgers to lobster rolls to bánh mì<p>No one can accuse <i>Bon Appétit</i>'s restaurant and drinks editor <b>Andrew Knowlton</b> of being wishy-washy. The man has some strong opinions about food and …

90 Classic 4th of July Recipes to Celebrate Peak Summer in America

Ribs, burgers, slaw, and more of our favorite Independence Day recipes.<p>Unlike Thanksgiving, people don’t plan their 4th of July menus way in advance. It’s an on-the-fly thing that happens once you’ve already stocked up on 10 bottles of rosé. Except it <i>is</i> worth thinking about a plan of attack, so you …

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30 Zucchini Recipes for Using Up All Your Darn Zucchini

These zucchini recipes will help you make the most of one of summer's most abundant veggies.<p><b>The first sight of zucchini in your garden is a beautiful thing.</b> But then: It just keeps growing. Soon, half your fridge is taken up by zucchini. What can you do? Make these recipes, of course.

Throwback to a Time When We Ate Macaroni Melon Bowls

Macaroni melon bowls are probably not going to come back in fashion.<p>It’s hard to say which aspect of the May/June 1968 issue is more fascinating: the fact that its <b>35 pages are entirely election-themed</b>, or the dubious ways in which that election theme is transmuted into various food menus.<p>The editor …

Travel Bucket List: Where to Go in 2014 (PHOTOS)

Bucket List<p>A new year, a new set of vacations to plan. What about Scotland? Cape Town? Or a cruise down the rivers of Europe? We’ve rounded up the …

7 Things Americans Can Learn From Italians

If you've spent time in Italy you know that life in Italy and life in America are very different. While both cultures have their pros and cons, we think Americans can learn a lot from the way Italians live.<p>Traditionally, Italians have an easy-going and positive outlook on how to go about daily …

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30 Homemade Candy Recipes To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Candy is awesome. Homemade candy is better—here are 30 recipes we love.<p><b>Is there anything better than eating handfuls of candy</b> until you teeter on the edge of sheer bliss and belly-aching agony? We say no. There's only one way to make this time-honored pastime better, and that's indulging in …

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A French Family

On both sides of my family, my ancestors were from Brittany (<i>la Bretagne</i>), the western part of France that sticks out of the country's map like a large cone ending with a cross. Jutting out in the Atlantic Ocean, it is a harsh and magnificent territory, constantly windswept and somewhat …

Kid-Friendly Popcorn Recipes for Movie Night - Great Ideas : People.com

As the days get shorter and the weather gets cooler, long nights in the backyard turn to cozy living room movie marathons. Popcorn’s an easy, healthy …

17 Recipes for Oktoberfest—i.e., They're Great with Beer

From schnitzel and sausages to cabbage and pretzel, 18 recipes for food that goes great with beer—for Oktoberfest or whenever you like<p>Oktoberfest: A time of beer, beer, and more beer, right? While there's a lot beer, there's also a lot you probably never even knew about this German brewfest. …

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Make Your Own Fried Mac and Cheese Burger Buns - Great Ideas : People.com

Drawing long lines in Vegas, the ramen burger is the food phenomenon that won’t quit. So naturally, “What else can we make a hamburger bun out of?” …

How to Buy, Store, and Cook Butternut Squash, in Season in Autumn

From soups and sides to bread pudding and cakes, here are 24 butternut squash you should be making all fall and winter long.<p>Is your sweater on? Check. Have a scarf around your neck? Check. Are your feet bundled up in boots and warm woolen socks? Affirmative. Then allow us to state the obvious: It's …

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How I Met Your Mother: Sumbitches Cookies Recipe - Great Ideas : People.com

Ted’s future bride won over a new friend with these baked treats, and now you can, too.<p>In one of the fall TV season’s most highly-anticipated events, …

A Cheesy Southern Spread So Good You'll Eat It With a Spoon

This tangy, rich cheddar cheese spread is an easy, crowd-pleasing party appetizer. Serve it with crackers or on toast.<p>We've already admitted our Pimiento Cheese addiction (it's the first step to recovery, after all), but there's something about easy cheesy dips—we're guessing it's the cheese—that …

Watch a gorgeous live performance of Phoenix's "Entertainment" filmed in a single take at Versailles

Four years ago, after the release of <i>Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix</i>, French pop-rock magicians Phoenix played a handful of songs live at the Trocadero in …