Erica Cote

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The Only Tea Bag For Loose-Leaf Tea Lovers

Collect loose tea but hate those metal ball things? Same.<p>I collect loose-leaf tea like unread emails—you can never have enough. I’m sure I’ll get to them all eventually! Loose tea is fresher than bagged, more flavorful, and full-bodied. I’m pretty sure this is an understood fact—tea snobs, am I …

We Tried All The Calming Teas. Here Are The Ones That Actually Eliminated Our Anxiety

I’ve struggled with anxiety for most of my adult life. For the most part, I try to avoid medication (every person is individual, and I find it’s not …

Spices

Nature's Caffeine Boost: Using Tea in Triathlon Training

<i>Rich in both caffeine and health-boosting benefits, tea is naturally making its way into sports drinks.</i><p>It’s no surprise that more caffeinated sports …

No Eggs? No Problem. 15 Great Vegan Breakfast Recipes

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>What do breakfast staples like eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, and buttered toast all have in common? Well, none of them are vegan-friendly. But that doesn't mean that vegans are out of luck at breakfast time. …

Baked Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal

<b>The post is sponsored by The Quaker Oats Company, but all opinions are my own</b>.An easy recipe for Baked Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal made with Quaker® …

Breakfast

Thai-Style Shrimp Cakes With Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce Recipe

We love making shrimp cakes as a full dinner—they're a lot cheaper than crab cakes and work with a good variety of flavor combinations. Here we miniaturize them down to party-appetizer size, combine them with some Thai flavors, and serve them with a tangy chili dip.<p>Why It Works<p>Processing half the …

Easy Peruvian Shrimp

Do you ever find yourself getting in flavor ruts?For the past few years, I feel like 90% of the stuff I’ve cooked at home tends to fall in the …

Food

Coq Au Vin

<i>Learn how to make traditional Coq Au Vin (chicken in red wine) with this delicious French recipe. It’s surprisingly easy to make, and slow-simmered</i> …

Cooking

Extra-Bold Chex Mix

It’s no secret that I have a bit of a thing for homemade Chex Mix.It’s been my favorite snack to munch on ever since I was a kid. I make huge batches …

Cooking

Cranberry Orange Banana Bread

This post is sponsored by Florida’s Natural Orange Juice.Raise your hand if you grew up making cranberry orange bread around the holidays!Ok, now, …

Breakfast

Homemade Vanilla Extract (Plus FREE Printable Labels!)

Spoiler alert for all of my friends and family reading the blog today:I made everyone homemade vanilla extract for Christmas this year!!! 🎄That’s …

Homemade

Moist and Tender Brown Butter Cornbread Recipe

Whether you're serving it with chili or simply with a smear of butter and a drizzle of honey, good cornbread with a moist, tender crumb and intense corn flavor is one of life's greatest pleasures. So how do you take one of life's greatest pleasures and make it even more, well, pleasurable? Simple: …

2-Ingredient Never-Fail Cream Biscuits Recipe

These two-ingredient biscuits have one of the lowest effort-to-greatness ratios of any recipe I can think of. They take practically no effort or practice to pull off, yet produce some of the lightest, tenderest, tastiest biscuits around.<p>Why It Works<p>Self-rising flour is softer than standard wheat …

Extra-Crispy Bar-Style Tortilla Pizza Supreme Recipe

Bar pies are the ideal pizza for those who love thin crusts, and while making them from scratch is doable, sometimes you just need that pizza NOW. Far from being a compromise, tortilla-based pizzas are in fact the <i>ideal</i> quick and easy way to make a super-crisp, extra-thin crust for a full-on pizza …

The Food Lab's Ultra-Gooey Stovetop Mac and Cheese Recipe

<i>–Reprinted from The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science with permission from W.W. Norton</i><p>Why It Works<p>Starting the pasta in cold water works just as well as adding it to already-boiling water but cooks faster and with less energy.<br>• A combination of multiple thickeners and emulsifying …

10 Thanksgiving Green Bean Recipes, No Cans Required

When I think of my must-have Thanksgiving recipes, green bean casserole—the kind made almost entirely with canned ingredients—comes to mind before almost anything else. The thing is, I love it mostly for the gloopy cream of mushroom soup and the crispy fried onions—the bland, mushy green beans are …

16 Thanksgiving Pie Recipes, Because You Gotta Have Pie!

You can serve whatever other desserts you want, but let's be real—it's just not Thanksgiving without pie. No matter how much you stuffed yourself during dinner, it's tough to turn down a slice. I'm not interested in waxy store-bought pies, though—this is the time to go homemade, which is easier …

Easy Pie Dough Recipe

<b>Note:</b> This makes enough for two single-crust pies or one double crust pie. For a slightly more tender crust, replace up to 6 tablespoons of butter with vegetable shortening. Pie dough can be frozen for up to 3 months. Thaw in refrigerator before rolling and baking.<p>Why It Works<p>All-butter gives this …

Crème Brûlée Pie Recipe

Creamy, rich crème brûlée makes an outstanding pie filling.<p><b>Read more: Pie of the Week: Crème Brûlée Pie</b><p>IngredientsOne half recipe Easy Pie Dough, shaped and chilled in a pie plate1 egg7 egg yolks5 ounces (About 3/4 cup) granulated sugar, plus 1/2 ounce for sprinkling1 vanilla bean, cut in half with …

Use Gelatin to Improve Pan Sauces, Store-Bought Stocks, and Beyond

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>If you've only ever used gelatin to whip up a batch of Jell-O or boxed pudding, you're missing out. Considering it's sold as a completely flavorless product, gelatin is one of the culinary world's greatest unsung heroes. It makes its way into countless sweet and …

9 Thanksgiving Onion, Leek, and Shallot Recipes for Layers of Flavor

For as long as I can remember, one relative or another has brought a dish full of creamed pearl onions to Thanksgiving dinner. The sauce is always broken, the onions are always poorly cooked, and the dish is always left virtually untouched. At the risk of breaking with tradition, I think I'm going …

My strategy for turning $15,000 into $200,000 every month

Each company starts off with $100 in capital.<p>One has a one-month sales cycle (i.e., people go from prospect to client in one month). The other company has a four-month sales cycle.<p>Not surprisingly, the slower business brings in less over time. But do you know how much less after one year?<p>It only …

Marketing

How Millionaires Plan Their Day

What are the productivity secrets of self-made millionaires? Do they think about their time differently than the rest of us?<p><b>Portraits Of Ultra Successful People</b><p>I’ve interviewed 200 entrepreneurs including over 100 self-made millionaires. Among the many highly successful entrepreneurs who gave me …

This FREE Tool Will Teach Your Child to Value Money

If you’re anything like me, you’ve given a gift to a child and wondered if they would use it or not.Recently Supergirl, my boo, Superman’s Daughter …

Super Girl

17 Charts To Help You Eat Healthy

Everything you need to know from cutting out sugar to building a salad that doesn't suck.

Smoky Lobster (Seafood) Salad

I was in Kroger recently grabbing a few items for meal prep and I noticed they had a sale on wild-caught lobster tails for only $6 ...

Lobster

Epic Shrimp Burgers

In case you tuned in to Live with Kelly this morning, here is the recipe for those bangin’ Shrimp Burgers! You’ll LOVE these. Bet. ...

Spiralized Summer Roll Bowls with Hoisin Peanut Sauce

These quick and easy Spiralized Summer Roll Bowls with Hoisin Peanut Sauce made with spiralized carrots and cucumbers were inspired by my shrimp …

Lobster Cobb Salad

A classic Cobb salad with a light summer twist. If you live on the coast like me and have access to fresh lobster, this salad is a must! If you’re …

Grilled Chicken Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce

These flavorful chicken skewers are marinated in coconut milk and spices, then grilled and served with a delicious spicy peanut sauce for dipping. …