Jess Piper

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Homemade Sazón

Sazón is the go-to spice blend in many Latin American home kitchens. While it is available in the international aisle at most supermarkets, it is …

30 Classic Southern Recipes Everyone Needs to Make This Summer

These sensational summer favorites are ripe for the picking.<p>In the South, summertime is best spent with classic Southern comfort food that makes the …

Want the beauty of Utah’s Bryce and Zion, without all the people? Try these less-crowded areas — or 20 others across the country.

Park visitation is at a record high — good for tourism, not so good for peace and quiet. From Acadia to Zion, Bryce Canyon to Yosemite, leading …

Beautiful Maps Of Great American Road Trips To Get Your Motor Running

Ah, the road trip – a classic rite of passage. No matter if it’s a haphazard first adventure with college buddies or a post-retirement planned escape onto the open road, there are few better and more liberating sensations than pointing your hood towards the horizon, putting your foot down and …

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50 Productive Things You Can Do Right This Minute

"I have nothing to do!!!" Bitch, you thought.<p>2. Back up your phone and computer so you can stop clicking "Remind me tomorrow" when they remind you that it's been 152 days since you last did it.<p>3. Watch an inspiring TED Talk. Like this one. Or this one. Or this one.<p>4. Make a wishlist on Amazon.<p>5. …

Rachel McAdams: ‘Disobedience’ Sex Scene With Rachel Weisz Was Unlike Any I’ve Experienced With Male Actors

There's a reason critics are calling the love scene between McAdams and co-star Rachel Weisz one of the best sex scenes of the year.<p><i>[Editor’s note:</i> …

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With a library of 500,000 movies and shows, SelectTV puts Netflix to shame

popsci shop<p>Get one year of service for just $19 and receive a free HDTV antenna.<p>Neither Netflix nor Hulu can claim to be the biggest entertainment library on the web. That accolade goes to SelectTV by FreeCast, an awesome cable-cutting platform that costs less than a coffee per month. You can get …

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Nova Launcher: Everything you need to know!

Nova Launcher has been around for over half a decade, and while scores of launchers have risen and fallen in that time, Nova Launcher is still at the …

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100 Must-Read Funny Novels

Confession time. I’ve been meaning to read <i>Don Quixote</i> for what feels like forever. I started <i>Tristram Shandy</i> and put it down almost immediately. I was …

20 genius uses for salt: Clean your appliances, remove stains and more

The next time a pot boils over, sprinkle some salt on the mess. When you finally get to cleaning up the spot, it will wipe right up with no scrubbing required.<p>Published: Caption:Alina BradfordPhoto:Alina Bradford/CNET<p>Salt can be used as an abrasive to get grime off of pans in a cinch. The coarser …

No green thumb needed: 6 drought-tolerant herbs that are almost impossible to kill

If you have dutifully swapped out your lawn and flower gardens for water-miserly cactus and succulents, you can be excused for feeling a tad nostalgic for the lush, the scented, the flowering.<p>"When I just see succulents, it can feel a bit sparse or stark," admits Kelly Fernandez. But she has a …

240 Hours of Relaxing, Sleep-Inducing Sounds from Sci-Fi Video Games: From Blade Runner to Star Wars

Need to put a little geek in your sleep? We've got just what you need...<p>Back in 2009, the musician dubbed Cheesy Nirvosa" began experimenting with …

A Chicken-Roasting Method All Good Cooks Know

Everyone’s looking for the perfect roast chicken, yet spatchcocking still seems like a secret of those in the know. Suffice it to say, it’s a skill worth learning, and not just because spatchcocking is a fun word to bandy about with authority.<p>Also — and less amusingly — known as butterflying, …

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17 Recipes That Actually Got Me Through Whole30

From someone who can barely cook and likes to eat.<p>Because of that, I can promise all of these recipes: are simple and easy to make<p>* don't use any fancy appliances because I have a tiny-ass kitchen and three roommates<p>* require no outlandish ingredients, except for a few Whole30-specific things that …

13 Must-Download Apps to Help Make Your Home Renovation *MUCH* Easier

If your Pinterest boards are overflowing with marble kitchens, statement wallpaper, and mid-century modern Amazon finds (two-day shipping, y’all!), it may be time to *seriously* consider embarking on a springtime renovation. But because renos are practically synonymous with stress, we’ve decided to …

Thanks to a little-known airline hack, traveling around the world could be cheaper than you realize

I'll admit, I had nearly written off the possibility of booking an around the world trip and visiting a handful of countries in one fell swoop for fear that I'd never land on a total airline fare I could stomach.<p>Then I learned about the Round-the-World (RTW) ticket, a program offered by the major …

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18 Underrated TV Shows You Should Be Watching

You'll thank us later.<p>To find out where these shows are available in your region check out JustWatch.

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19 Easy Single-Person Cooking Ideas That Won't Waste Food Or Get Boring

The best part? There's no one to argue with you about eating dessert.

12 IKEA Products Every Renter Should Know About

(Image credit: IKEA)<p>Two monumental things happened to me in June 2008: my son was born and an IKEA opened a mile from my apartment. Any New Yorker …

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15 Free Things To Do In Rome On A First Time Visit

I’ve (over)used this adage so many times “Rome is amazing but FREE Rome is the best”. Replace Rome with any other amazing city in the world and the …

Art of the one-liner: wit and grit for a deadly hit

And why the late, great Carrie Fisher deserves to join Oscar Wilde, Groucho Marx and Dorothy Parker as one of the genre’s most brilliant exponents<p>For a while, I had the perfect tagline on my dating profile, and it was all thanks to the wit of Carrie Fisher: “Instant gratification takes too long.”<p>It …

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Gut Fish the Japanese Way With a Pair of Chopsticks

If you need to gut your fresh catch of the day, all you need is a pair of chopsticks. <b>Warning</b>: you will literally see a fish’s guts get yanked out of …

The Checking Accounts That Let You Avoid Foreign ATM Fees

If you’ve traveled to other countries, you understand the pain of getting dinged by foreign ATMs when you withdraw cash. It doesn’t seem like a big …

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The best TV shows on Netflix you’ve never heard of

When it comes to binge watching great TV shows, Netflix has an incredibly deep reservoir of programs to browse through. Sure, most everyone is …

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24 Surprising Facts About Love Actually

Though it's officially classified as a romantic comedy, <i>Love Actually</i>—Richard Curtis's intertwining tale of love and loss in London in the midst of …

Why 'You Suck at Cooking' is one of the best channels on YouTube

One of the biggest breakout hit channels on YouTube -- and one of my favorites -- is all about food.<p>Episodes from "You Suck at Cooking" regularly get over a million views and for good reason: It isn't your garden variety cooking channel. Instead, along with directions for making various dishes, you …