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Joël Robuchon's best mashed potatoes in the world – recipe

It was the recipe that made Joël Robuchon, the Michelin-starred “chef of the century” who has died aged 73, famous and everyone else fat. There are several versions, with the restaurant’s famously consisting of a 2:1 potato to butter ratio. However, the British chef Tom Aikens – who worked for …

mashed potatoes

The 50 absolute best bars in NYC

Best bars in NYC<p>1<p>Photograph: Filip Wolak<p>Bars, Cocktail bars<p>The Dead Rabbit<p>Financial District<p>At this time-capsule FiDi nook, you can drink like a …

East Village

13 Movies to Watch Before Visiting Italy

Italian cinema has produced some of the 20th century’s finest films and Italy – its grand cities, its beautiful countryside, its Latin culture – …

Italy

The Google Doc I Send to People Who Ask About My Skin

<i>Update: For the one-year anniversary of this post, Rio has updated her Google Doc of products. See the</i> <i>new list of her essentials here</i><i>.</i><p>When it comes …

Skin Care

Calling my fellow Republicans: Trump is clearly unfit to remain in office

President Trump’s disgraceful performance in Helsinki, Finland, and in the days since is an indication that he is not fit to remain in office. Trump’s 2016 “America First” platform might be more aptly named “Russia First” after the disaster that occurred last week.<p>Trump’s turn toward Russia is …

Donald Trump

These 10 Lotions With Glycolic Acid Will Reveal Your Glowiest Skin Yet

Glycolic acid has become a skincare buzzword as of late, just like its hyaluronic acid, retinol, and collagen counterparts. Whether this …

Skin Care

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Exercises to Help Reveal Your 6-Pack

Your six-pack is on its way! The important thing to remember is that, as Jillian Michaels has said, "You can't spot-reduce fat." You need to lose overall body fat to reduce your belly fat so you can show off your amazing abs. You can do this through diet and cardio, specifically HIIT workouts. …

Workouts

How to Remove Sweat Stains From White Shirts

When your crisp white dress shirt or favorite tee starts yellowing around the collar or under the arms, don't sweat. Removing those unsightly stains is easier than you think with the help of natural ingredients that will leave that article of clothing looking fresh. And this eco-friendly cleaning …

Cleaning

10 Dual-Purpose Mirrors That Will Transform Your Small Space

Big city living oftentimes translates to accepting the lesser of two evils when it comes to affordability and aesthetic. Unless you were born blessed …

Deal Alert: Nonstop Flights to Europe From $264 Round-Trip — Carry-On Bags Included

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Flying

If You Want to Get Rid of Fat, You've Got to Do These Exercises

There isn't one best way to lose fat, but we do know that lifting heavy weights and doing compound exercises (where multiple muscle groups are working at once) are great ways to burn fat and build muscle. If your goal is to lean out and get rid of stubborn fat, implement these 15 exercises into …

Get the "Most Bang For Your Buck" With This Trainer's Top 10 Exercises For Strength

Why do you work out? Some do it for fun, others for stress relief, some are looking to make a major transformation, and others simply want to look and feel stronger. If you fall into the last category and are looking to get stronger, personal trainer Rob Allen has shared his top 10 exercises to do …

Workouts

The Long-Wear Makeup Our Editors Will Be Wearing All Summer

There are plenty of ways to keep your makeup on all day — some of which you've probably tried (like a dusting of setting powder) and some that are a …

I Was Warned This Natural De-Bloating Elixir Was "Very Serious"—So I Tried It

"De-bloating," "all-natural," "overnight": These three phrases are individually very appealing to any health-and-wellness guru, but when strung …

S.N.L.: Everything Stefon Said in His Glorious Return to “Weekend Update”

“Wait, Stefon—“ “Please, call me by your name.”<p>When we last saw Stefon, <b>Bill Hader’s</b> endlessly amusing “Weekend Update” city correspondent, four years ago, he was looking askance at then-new Update correspondents <b>Colin Jost</b> and <b>Michael Che</b>—though that didn’t stop him from revealing more secrets of New …

You have Netflix, Hulu, and the rest — you just need this $20 HDTV antenna to replace cable

These days, it seems like every card-carrying millennial has cut the cord and embraced the cable-free lifestyle. At first, it seems fun and exciting. …

33 Cult-Favorite Products On Amazon That Actually Live Up To The Hype

You can buy a lot of weird AF stuff on the Internet. From socks that make your skin peel off to fun shower heads, there's no shortage of wacky things …

9 Ways to Become Mentally Tough According to a Former Marine

You can read every leadership book out there, until you’re an expert in the art of managing other people.<p>But ultimately, this knowledge is useless if …

Self-help

Where to Eat and Drink in Dumbo

Locally sourced American cuisine and dreamy waterfront views are abundant<p>DUMBO, once the little Brooklyn neighborhood that could, has become one of the city’s dreamiest locales, and not just for weddings. Tourism, luxury lofts, and tech startups in the area have brought a wealth of top-notch dining …

Brooklyn Bridge

27 Romantic Valentine’s Day 2018 Instagram Captions That Will Turn Your Face Into The Heart-Eyed Emoji

There are a lot of ways to demonstrate your feelings for that special someone come Feb. 14. There's the classic valentine, of course. A heart-shaped …

53 Amazon Products With The Highest Ratings That You Never Knew Existed

Amazon is like a never-ending infinity pool of surprising and unexpected products. Wade through its waters long enough and you’ll find a whole new …

This 5-Part Plank Sequence Will Make Your Abs Beg For Mercy

You may have noticed planks landing a starring role in many of your fitness classes recently. Everything from boxing to barre to yoga seems to be big …

The Definitive Guide to Eating in Greenpoint

In Greenpoint, real estate is evenly split between Polish-Catholics and the cast of Lena Dunham’s <i>Girls</i>. You’ll walk past mom-and-pop butcher shops …

Blue Cheese

21 Ideal Date Night Spots in Brooklyn

Eater recently rounded up the bars that are ideal for a first date in Brooklyn — a list of dimly lit venues that are well populated and fun. But when it comes to dates nine, 14, 22, and 37, most of what makes a venue ideal for a date changes, and doting couples are looking for places that feel …

"Assault" in the delivery room: The disturbing trend of "obstetric violence"

Kimberly Turbin wasn’t expecting childbirth to be a pleasant experience, but she wasn’t expecting it to be a nightmare either.<p>On May 4th 2013, she was sitting on the couch at a friend’s house. They had plans to go out for seafood in San Pedro, next to the Los Angeles Harbor, and 27-year-old Turbin …

Pregnancy

Tartine's Pizza Dough Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Chad Robertson's Tartine Pizza/Pita dough recipe as published in NY Times Cooking. Makes 8 311g dough balls. Very good and easy to do. I find I get a nice blistery crust, good raise, and it holds up well to toppings. I use an Uuni 2s pizza oven which works a treat and will cook the …

The Love Lesson You Need To Learn In 2018, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

In the coming new year, the love lesson you need to learn is going to present itself to you one way or another. As with all tough teachers, it's up …

This Lightweight Glossy Lip Stain Lasts Longer Than Any Lipstick I've Ever Worn

YSL Glossy Lip Stain applies like a gloss, lasts like a liquid lipstick, and feels like nothing at all.<p>It's time to say goodbye to matte or liquid …