Chelsea Skinner

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Memphis-Style Barbecue Nachos, and Some Thoughts on Sauce

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: Rethink your nachos with a tangy-sweet barbecue sauce straight out of Memphis.</i><p>Great barbecue is about the cut of meat, the …

Recipes

The 10 Best Ice Cream Shops In America, According To TripAdvisor

We already told you about the great ice cream New England has to offer, but that's not the only place you can get a good scoop. Whether you're by the beaches of Florida or on the lake in New York, there's an awesome ice cream parlor just around the corner. (Which is really good news for anyone …

Horchata Is Your New Best Friend This Summer

If you've never had horchata, and even if you have, listen up. There's a lot more to this sweet beverage than you might think. Horchata is a milky, but dairy-free, drink that originated in Valencia, Spain (also the birthplace of paella). It was originally made with tiger nuts (which are not …

16 World Cup Recipes From Around the Globe

Whether your team already got knocked out or you've still got your fingers crossed, here are 16 delicious recipes from around the world to celebrate each of the amazing teams who made it to the World Cup round of 16.<p><b>1. Algeria: Shakshouka</b><p>This North African breakfast dish of poached eggs baked in a …

5 Varietals You Need to Add to Your Wine Rack ASAP

<i>Today on Food52: Eric Asimov, New York Times columnist and coauthor of the newly published Wine with Food, introduces us to the lesser-known wine varietals he's most excited about. Give them a try -- your Pinot Noir deserves a break.</i><p>The black-and-white, Cabernet-and-Chardonnay world has faded. The …

How to Make Vanilla and Lavender Extracts at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Trisha Jones from Sugar Thumb shares a practically effortless way to make your own vanilla and lavender extracts.</i><p>Vanilla has a fundamental …

The World in a Cuppa (Tea)

Andrew McCarthy journeyed all the way to India in search of the perfect Darjeeling, and wrote about the experience for <i>Traveler</i> magazine, but you don’t have to go around the globe to sip on some of the world’s best brews.<p><b>Here’s a list of teas that are steeped in local tradition</b>—<b>and how you can try</b> …

Chicken with Buttered Snap Peas and Tender Lettuces

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 40 min<p>Total Time: 40 min<p>Cooked lettuces? Yes—but barely. When they hit the pan, they’ll pick up flavor from the chicken drippings, gently wilting and taking on the buttery sauce.<p>April 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>1 3½–4-lb. chicken, cut into 10 pieces<p>Kosher salt …

Recipes

26 Foods You Should Learn To Cook In Your Twenties

And the recipes to use to learn the best versions.<p>This is the most common way restaurants cook vegetables; it can be done to nearly any vegetable. Do not be scared by this. It is easy and awesome. To blanch means to put a vegetable in rapidly boiling salted water until it's <i>just</i> cooked, usually only …

20 roads you should drive in your lifetime

There are millions of miles of roads in the world, and some of these roads provide incredible views of the surrounding landscape. Sometimes, the roads themselves are a work of art.<p>We've come up with the ultimate list of the world's most beautiful roads to prove that sometimes the journey is much …

The Art and Science of Flirting

Knowing how to flirt is both an art and a science. A slew of research provides a convenient road map to what works best and what doesn't:<p><b>1. Skip the cheesy jokes:</b> According to research, both men and women react poorly to silly jokes, hollow compliments, cheesy pick-up lines and overt sexual …

I Was Hidden on This Guy’s Hard Drive for Over 6 Years

<i>This post was originally published on the Joey L. Blog and is being republished here with permission</i><p>It’s been estimated that as many as 880 billion …

A Portrait of Travel, from Kodak to Instagram

For a perfect symbol of how travel has changed over the last 20 years, I vote for that little cheese-yellow box of Kodak film. Oh, the debates we had about how many rolls of 24 or 36 exposures to cram into our bags. How we crossed our fingers every time we pushed the shutter button. And then came …

Why We Smile And How To Spot A Fake One

Flickr/Nana B Agyei<p><b>BI Answers: Why do we smile?</b><p>Studies have shown that smiling can help us cope, make us feel good, and even increase our longevity.<p>Some say we even smile in the womb and can understand the social significance of those toothy grins very early on. "At just 10 months, for instance, an …

How To Get Skinny By Doing Absolutely Nothing

You’re lying on the couch with your pants off and a plate of Nutella and pretzels resting atop your boobs. The Property Brothers tell yet another …

17 Ways Older Sisters Make Your Life Better

<b>1. She broke in your parents for you.</b> Good old "first-born child syndrome." By the time you were breaking the rules, your parents were like, "Eh, whatever, your sister stayed out late and she turned out fine."<p><b>2. She gave you rides to the mall and random parties so you didn't have to get a ride from</b> …

32 Hottest DILFS of All Time

Women's Health and Fitness Advice 2017 - Health Tips for Women - Cosmopolitan

This woman overhauled her lifestyle for booty gains — and her new plan seriously delivered.<p>Go ahead and treat yourself by hitting snooze til Monday.<p>An expert assesses their first ever public appearance.<p>"I finally realized that my self-worth is not based on what I looked like."<p>An expert explains why …

Women's Health

10 Incredibly Inspirational Quotes

Advice from famously smart and fearless women to get you through anything.<p><b>1. Katharine Hepburn</b><p>"If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun."<p><b>2. Amy Poehler</b><p>"I love bossy women. I could be around them all day. It means somebody's passionate and engaged and ambitious and doesn't mind leading."<p><b>3.</b> …

16 Workout Tips From Disney Characters

Try these moves on your own magic carpet yoga mat!<p><b>1. 101 Dalmatians: Bodyboarding</b><p>It may look easy and adorable, but puppy-boarding actually takes exceptional coordination and brute strength.<p><b>2. The Little Mermaid: Paddling</b><p>No wonder Ariel is enjoying the ride. She's watching Prince Eric work his …

Dating and Relationship Advice - How to Make a Relationship Work

What you MUST be doing to make sure you guys go the distance.<p>Based on science, at least.<p>I never physically cheated, but simply seeking comfort in other men was enough to ruin everything.<p>No more Tinder dates to run screaming from? Hello, Best Life Ever.<p>Yeah, there are probably more than 14...<p>We're …

9 Types of Guys to Have a Summer Hookup With

Air conditioning = panty dropper.<p><b>1. Beach bum.</b> The good news is that his delts glisten with the tan of a perfectly roasted Butterball chicken. The bad news is he probably talks so much about his surfboard that you want to throw up. The other good news is: many surfbort jokes.<p><b>2. Guy you meet on</b> …

21 Genius Styling Ideas Just for Short Hair

Finally, some short hair hacks you'll actually find useful!<p><b>1. Spray dry shampoo or texture spray on your bobby pins before insertion to prevent slippage.</b> Sometimes short hair slips out of bobby pins more easily than longer hair does, so to keep your strands in place, spritz a dry texture spray, …

14 Things I Wish I Knew About Social Media When I Was Younger

Mostly variations of "It does not mean as much as you think it does."<p><b>1. Checking Facebook and Twitter right up to the minute you go to sleep isn't really great for your sleep.</b> It's been linked to sleep issues and subsequent bad grades in teenagers who have FOMO — and let's face it, your job is …

The 8 Types of Guys Your BFFs Marry

When two people meant to be together meet, the choir sings, the heavens part, and they know they'll always be together. It's you and your best friend. Until she marries the guy in the "FBI: Female Body Inspector" T-shirt.<p><b>1. The finance guy.</b> You saw it coming — they've been together for years, and …

6 Surprising Things That Are Aging You Early

So many mujeres spend tons on money on anti-aging creams, yet don't apply them to their necks, a big no-no since the skin there is thinner than on your face. Dermatologist Howard Sobel says you should start applying anti-aging and SPF creams on your neck by your early 20s, and follow this rule to …

5 Seriously Bad Side Effects of Your Smartphone Addiction

Your phone could be messing with your health.<p>You constantly look at it. When you aren't around it, you feel anxious, and when you have it, it's all you can think about. Yes, we're talking about your smartphone. Our obsession with mobile gadgets has become epic — 1 in every 5 people in the world own …

12 Times He's Secretly Checking You Out

It's not all the time, just 70 percent of the time.<p><b>1. When he's holding a door for you.</b> It's pretty gentlemanly to take on all the manual labor of opening a door, but it's also giving him the perfect opportunity to sneak a look as you walk by.<p><b>2. When he's walking up the stairs behind you.</b> This is a …

The 7 Most Awesome Shots Ever Taken in Movies

Have you ever successfully knocked back a shooter with a live scorpion on your hand? Or downed an entire spittoon of wine?<p>Well, we'd honestly be surprised if you answered yes to either of those questions--even a little concerned. Safety first, everyone!<p>Thankfully, these crazy antics are what …

20 Stunning European Cities To Visit In Your 20s

From major metropolises to charming, overlooked locales, Europe is brimming with cities everyone should visit. But where does a penny-pinching, adventure-seeking twentysomething even begin when it comes to traveling Europe?<p>The big players -- London, Paris, Amsterdam -- are great. Those should be on</i> …