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27 Lentil Recipes for Easy Weeknight Meals

We love lentils here at Kitchn. They are magically easy to cook on the stove, and versatile enough to go into a wide range of cuisines. Plus, they …

The Restaurant-Quality Veggie Salad You Can Make at Home

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 425°F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.<p>Place the cauliflower and chickpeas on …

This Is Why You Should Be Wearing Korean Makeup

Six years ago, BB cream made its first splash stateside. It was, as the <i>New York Times</i> reported, the first South Korean export to hit it big with the …

96 Things to Do When You're Bored

Years ago when I was going through a hard time, my therapist recommended that I read Dr. Wayne W. Dyer’s <i>Your Erroneous Zones</i>. This book changed my …

100 hot tech gifts under $100

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Everything old is new again! Get this instant camera for the shutterbug in your life who loves vintage things. Fujifilm<p>Tech doesn't have …

Tech Trends

Designers reveal their most challenging paint colors and how to master them

Interior designers are masters of light and color, but even they have blind spots when it comes to picking paint.<p>"I can tell you right now that red is my problem color," says Grant K. Gibson, who runs his own firm in San Francisco. Nashville designer Gen Sohr says purple is "always a scary road" …

Home Decorating

10 best Korean beauty products

People have increasingly started looking to the Far East for make-up and skincare, both for the innovative products and unusual ingredients. They …

Packaging You Shouldn't Miss In August 2017

Derrick Lin Packaging of the World Chief Curator 9/04/2017 02:31:00 PM Best Rated , Top 10<p>Packaging of the World presents the top 10 posts for the …

The 8 Fall Beauty Swaps You Need to Make ASAP

It’s time to refresh your routine.<p>When it comes to the seasons changing, it seems like we went from zero to a hundred real quick. It basically went …

How to make the ultimate roast potato

Forget the turkey and stuffing, the pigs in blankets and the cranberry sauce.<p>Isn't the best part of a Christmas lunch, in fact any roast, the humble potato, fluffy and piping on the inside and roasted to crunchy perfection on the outside?<p>Here's a fool-proof recipe for delicious, crunchy roast …

6 Things I Prep on Sunday for a Week of Easy Vegetarian Meals

Working from home means that theoretically I <i>could</i> make all my meals from scratch whenever hunger strikes, but the reality is that I often stare at my …

Healthy Eating

Why No One Single Brand Is Winning K-Beauty

Five years in, there are a whole lot of Korean brands trying to make it in the US.<p>Back in April, when CVS announced that it would be launching an assortment of Korean beauty brands in 2,000 of its stores and online, a bunch of stories came out proclaiming that <i>yes, finally!</i> K-beauty is not just a …

I Got a Dewy Makeover From the Glow Queen Herself

My face looked like Leonardo DiCaprio’s Oscar.<p>“That extra-glowy, extra-wet, extra-shimmery look is really relevant right now,” makeup artist Nam Vo …

7 Swoon-Worthy Rooms With Chinoiserie Style

Chinoiserie is a lot of things, but one thing it isn't is subtle: Playful flourishes, look-at-me hues, and larger than life fantastical scenery are a …

Home Decorating

30 recipes you should master by the age of 30

If your student days are over but you still haven't progressed from beans on toast or ready meals, improve your repertoire with one of these simple recipes - 30 dishes worth mastering, from bung-it-in-the-oven baked fish to a crowd-pleasing shepherd's pie, before you hit 30.<p>30 recipes every cook …

Water Is the Essence of Wetness and Also of These Innovative Moisturizers

There is only one universal truth in skincare: healthy skin is hydrated skin. Dealing with cystic acne or eczema? Fine lines? A little beach-induced irritation? Skin ailments ranging from overproductive sebaceous glands to flaking chapped skin can be soothed with balancing hydration.<p>Okay, so …

This Killer Workout Will Tone Your Butt And Abs In Just 2 Minutes

Talk about doing double duty.<p>When it comes to abs workouts, there are always the basics: planks and situps. This series is here to make those basics harder and then some. Tack this routine on to <i>any</i> workout and you'll feel a serious abs burn that targets your lower, upper, mid, and side abs. There's …

8 Barre-Inspired Abs Exercises You Can Do at Home

When you think of barre workouts, you probably picture a ballet barre in a studio with walls covered in mirrors and floors lined with mats. You also …

Workouts

I Tried a Beauty Editor's Absurd 20-Step Skin-Care Routine for a Month

I am a minimalist when it comes to my skin-care routine. As a magazine writer, I’ve tried everything from the drugstore lotions to the fancy potions …

This botanical skin care line makes me feel — and look — like I live in Hawaii

I’m pretty low maintenance when it comes to skin care and makeup. If it takes more than five to 10 minutes to complete, I’m not interested. But I’ve …

Fun Paper Kirigami and Karakuri Puppets with Unexpected Behaviors by Haruki Nakamura | Colossal

<p>Japanese designer Haruki Nakamura has a knack for creating all kinds of interesting paper objects from puzzles to kirigami toys. One of his best …

Coffee Mousse Pot Recipe - Great British Chefs

These fantastic little coffee mousse pots from Karen Burns-Booth are simple to make, yet make a luscious dessert – particularly for Christmas when …

Gooey Fudgey Chocolate Brownie

Step 1<p>Prepare<p>Preheat an oven to 175℃. Line an 18cm round baking tin with baking paper.<p>Step 2<p>Blitz Up The Brownie Batter<p>Open, rinse and drain the tin …

Add These to Your Smoothie to Drop Major Pounds

To kick-start your metabolism, eating breakfast is key. It not only fills you up to help prevent mindless snacking on unhealthy noshables, but it also energizes you for calorie-burning workouts. Smoothies are one of the best breakfasts you can have, because you can throw just about anything healthy …

75 years of world-saving: Everything you need to know about 'Wonder Woman'

It has taken over 75 years for Wonder Woman to be the lead in her own live-action movie.<p>First introduced in a short comic story in 1941, it took less than a year for the Amazonian princess to become the first female superhero to land her own solo comic-book series. Then it took her 35 years until …

Comic Books

​This 15-Minute Workout Will Leave You Feeling Like Wonder Woman

​An extraordinary girl (you!) deserves an extraordinary routine (this!) for extraordinary results.<p>After Batman's nine flicks and Superman's seven, Wonder Woman <i>finally</i> got her own two hours on the big screen this month. And we're feeling the hype because of all that WW embodies. Amazonian strength? …

Best Books of Summer 2017 - Reading List | Valet.

The best books, coming at you just in time for your 2017 summer vacation.<p>As a kid, a summer reading list was kind of a drag for most of us. We didn't …

10 Slimming (Yet Totally Satisfying) Recipes For Swimsuit Season

Warm weather is upon us and, like it or not, swimsuit season is here. But that doesn’t mean you have to give up good eating. Summer meals can be lighter and less caloric, but still delicious. From soups to salads to entrees, all of these recipes are light, full of flavor, and totally satisfying.<p>1. …

This Coconut Shrimp Is Super-Healthy—And You'd Never Know It

Plus two other seafood ideas that are delicious AND good for you.<p>Ever notice how seafood tastes especially delish when you're near the beach? It's not just 'cause it's freshly caught: A recent study found that listening to ocean sounds like waves while noshing on aquatic eats makes the meal more …