Linda Johnston

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Here's Exactly How to Clean Your Makeup Brushes

Confession time: when it comes to our makeup tools, we often let the lather, rinse, and repeat treatment go on the wayside, only to end up kicking …

Makeup

Corn Dog Mini Muffins

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly coat a 24-cup mini muffin tin with nonstick spray; set aside.<p>In a large bowl, combine flour, cornmeal, baking …

Recipes

18 Main Dishes That'll Anchor Your Next Dinner Party

<i>We’ve partnered with Stella Artois to host Genius Recipes dinners in some of our favorite cities across the country. At each dinner, we're asking guests to share their favorite hosting tips.</i><p><i>Today: Dinner party mains that are worthy of being your main squeeze.</i><p>Never underestimate the power of a good …

Nigel Slater's Really Good Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> A bolognese that works around your schedule—and might even be better than Nonna's, thanks to a secret ingredient or four. Adapted slightly from <b>The Kitchen Diaries</b> (Gotham Books, 2006). —Genius Recipes<p><b>Serves: 4</b><p><b>For the bolognese</b><p>4 tablespoons butter<br>• 3 ounces cubed pancetta<br>• 1 medium onion<br>• 2 …

60 Fall Recipes We're Looking Forward to Making

All the fall recipes we're looking forward to cooking now that summer is (nearly) over.<p><b>Oh no ... it's actually happening.</b> The end of summer is fast approaching, and we're gearing up for shorter days, longer nights, cooler temperatures, colorful leaves, sweatshirts, and football. Not only is the …

Don’t get stuck in the millions-strong surge of passport applications. Renew now.

Here’s a tip for the millions of Americans who applied for a passport in 2007, the year the U.S. government made travelers carry the blue book or other approved documents for all travel within the Western Hemisphere: Prepare to renew. Need more motivation? September is Passport Awareness …

Clarified Butter Recipe

Clarified butter is pure butterfat, minus the water and milk proteins found in normal butter, which means it's much less likely to burn and spoil. Here's the easiest method for at-home cooks.<p><b>Read more: The Best Way to Make Clarified Butter</b><p>Ingredients1 pound unsalted butter, cubed<p>Directions<p><b>1.</b> In a …

Recipes

Sweet and Sassy Skinny Lemon Glazed Chicken

This spectacular sweet and spicy lemon glazed chicken will make your taste buds sizzle! It's one of my favorite ways to make chicken! Each serving has 236 calories, 4 grams of fat and 6 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS. It's super fast to make and fabulously delicious!<p>Prep Time: 12 minutes<p>Cook Time: 13 …

Want to Prevent Wrinkles? Start with This Amazing Eye Cream

My eyes are not my strongest assets. I started losing my vision when I was in 4th grade, squinting constantly just to see the blackboard—a classic …

Skin Care

14 Beauty Industry Insiders Share Their Favorite Drugstore Buys

Looking good doesn't have to come with a hefty price tag.

80 Genius Beauty Hacks That'll Change Your Life

Makeup

Car Care Products to Keep Your Luxury Car Looking Great

You don't have to earn a million bucks to make your car look like it's worth it.<p>Caring for your car is as crucial to its appearance and longevity as performing regular maintenance. You wouldn't ignore an errant rattle or a low engine oil level, so you shouldn't leave your car's appearance to the …

Cleaning

Gravity Bowl and Colander Set For Modern Kitchens: Spin & Drain

A multifunctional kitchen tool like this bowl and colander set can save you time and help you cook smoothly. Whether you’re making a salad or cooking …

Do Cult Beauty Products Live Up to the Hype?

6 Cleaning Mistakes That Could Ruin Your Stuff

Even innocuous products like dish soap can lead to big (and expensive) problems if you use it for the wrong task.<p>Even innocuous products like dish soap can lead to big (and expensive) problems if you use it for the wrong task.

Cleaning

Spicy Corn Dip

Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons butter<br>• 1 yellow onion, chopped<br>• 5 garlic cloves, minced<br>• 1 red bell pepper, chopped<br>• 3 cups corn (frozen or fresh)<br>• 2 cups cheddar …

The Surprising Reason Why Some Women Are Shaving Their Faces

It's not all about hair removal.<p>Marilyn Monroe was rumored to do it first. More recently, Caroline Manzo of <i>The Real Housewives of New Jersey</i> said she swears by it, while former <i>Bachelor</i> contestant Michelle Money uploaded a YouTube tutorial on how to DIY.<p>I’m talking about shaving your face, and it’s …

5 Beautiful And Functional Ways To Style A Vanity

There's plenty of potential to design a vanity that remains true to its purpose, without skimping on style.<p><b>1. Layer the space with texture.</b> Take your vanity's charm up a notch by bringing in a variety of accessories with complementary textures and finishes. In the space below, A New Bloom created a …

Interior Design

Fish and Corn Cakes with Tartar Sauce

4 Servings<p>This fish and corn cake recipe is a less expensive, equally delicious option for anyone who loves a crab cake. Could you put it on a bun? Why not?<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>tartar sauce<p>½ cup mayonnaise<p>3 tablespoons finely chopped cornichons or dill pickle<p>1 tablespoon whole grain mustard<p>2 …

Seafood

Italian Chopped Salad

Ingredients<p>8 cups finely shredded lettuce (iceberg or romaine)<br>• 4 roma tomatoes, diced<br>• 2 green bell peppers, diced<br>• 1/2 cup diced salami<br>• 1/2 cup diced …

Doritos Taco Salad

Growing up this “salad” graced every single potluck we had. My mom would make a huge bowl of it and everyone loved it so there would never be any …

Chicken Salad

Ingredients<p>1 rotisserie chicken, skinned and shredded<br>• 3/4 cup mayo<br>• 1/2 cup celery, diced (about 3 stalks)<br>• 1/4 cup dried cranberries, chopped<br>• 1 (8 oz) can …

Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches

• 2 hoagie rolls, split<br>• 2 tablespoons butter<br>• 1/2 large white onion, cut in half and thinly sliced<br>• 1 rib-eye or flat iron steak (about 3/4 pounds), sliced …

Better Than Take-Out: 5 Easy, Asian Stir Fry Recipes

There's nothing better than a tasty stir-fry. And an added bonus to any homemade meal is one that takes almost zero time to prepare. Let's get this out of the way: you don't need a wok to stir-fry. Sure, it would be nice to have a properly seasoned wok at a searing bazillion degrees going over an …

Seasoning Your Cast Iron Pan Is Easier Than You Think

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: KatieQ shows us just how easy seasoning a cast iron pan can be.</i><p>Some of the best summer foods—crumbles, cornbreads, seared fish, just about anything …

Domestic Science: How to Clean a Dishwasher

Used on a daily basis, our dishwashers are subjected to a near constant barrage of food, soap, and grease. Over time all this grime takes its toll in …

Worth the Splurge Makeup Products

I am always on the hunt for cheaper products that are comparable to their more expensive versions. There is just something so satisfying from getting the same $65 look from a foundation for only $15. That being said, I have found products out there that are definitely on the pricier side but really …

PF Chang's Mongolian Beef Copycat Recipe

4.8 from 20 votes<p>PF Chang's Mongolian Beef Copycat Recipe<p>Prep Time<p>10 mins<p>Cook Time<p>30 mins<p>Total Time<p>40 mins<p>This PF Chang's Mongolian Beef Copycat …

Recipes

Bathroom Cleaning Made Easy

Pull the shower curtain closed when not in use, so water can't sit in the folds. Spread towels over two hooks to dry, or hang them on rods instead. Wipe shower walls with a squeegee after every use.