Maxine Soliven

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5 Savory Ways to Season Watermelon

I don’t know if it’s a Southern thing, or a specific-to-my-grandmother thing, but I grew up eating a lot of melon for dessert, and it always, always, …

Recipes

Check out the Boeing airliner President Trump is trading in for Air Force One

Donald Trump is officially America's 45th president. He is also the first president for whom the VC-25As that serve as Air Force One will not be his first personal Boeing airliner.<p>"Trump Force One" — as some have dubbed Trump's personal jet— was one of the most visible symbols of his run for the …

Bergamot (Sweet Lemon) Marmalade

198<p>950<p>1<p>Shares 1K<p>Bergamots aren’t something one runs across everyday in the supermarket, or even at greengrocers. But mid-winter, depending on where …

Theresa May 'acting like Tudor monarch' by denying MPs a Brexit vote

Theresa May has been accused of displaying the “arrogance of a Tudor monarch” over her reported intention to deny a parliamentary vote on Brexit before beginning the process of pulling the UK out of the European Union.<p>The prime minister is allegedly planning to prevent MPs from voting on the …

Great Britain

33 Mindblowing Documentaries You Can Watch On Netflix Right Now

Stop skipping over these amazing Netflix documentaries.

Say Yes to the Dressing | Epicurious.com

This chicken and cherry salad doesn't mess around. Using a creamy horseradish dressing brings some bite and makes this a main course.

Recipes

Veterans Benefits Administration chief suspended in relocation scam

The Department of Veterans Affairs is suspending the head of the Veterans Benefits Administration for allowing two lower-ranking officials to manipulate the agency's hiring system for their own gain.<p>Deputy VA Secretary Sloan Gibson says acting VBA chief Danny Pummill will be suspended without pay …

Essential Oils Might Be Able to Cure Cancer, Science Finds

Not long ago, my daily life was in really bad shape. I was sleeping anywhere between 3am to 6am on average, and on the really bad days I wouldn’t …

Cancer

A Gluten-Free Flour Mix to Make Now and Keep on Hand

Baking—the only chemistry most of us do in our daily lives—is hard enough on its own. Take away the gluten, the wheat protein that binds baked goods together and gives them stretch and crumb and chew, and baking begins to feel more scientific and particular and, occasionally, finicky than ever …

25 Cult Condiments Worth Drinking the Kool-Aid For

These 25 condiments are so good (and out-there) that they've inspired a cult following.<p>These 25 cult leaders of the condiment world are proof that condiments make everything better, and have inspired fanatical followers because of it.

Ice Cream

Carrot Cake Recipes That Change The Dessert Game

YUM.<p>In the world of cake, there are many great options. Flourless chocolate, red velvet, funfetti ... the list goes on and on. And then, there's carrot -- the only cake that uses a vegetable as its main ingredient and proudly tells the world about it. This cake is daring. This cake is bold. And …

Pumpkin Biryani with Pistachios

A quick and easy biryani recipe made with quinoa. This healthy gluten-free cereal cooks fast and has a chewy yet fluffy texture. It is a good …

The Best Breakfasts for Every Back to School Occasion

Getting back into the school routine doesn’t have to mean returning to a breakfast rut. You’ve got your weeknight meal routine on lockdown and nobody can rival your portable lunches. Now it’s time to up your morning game. We’ve put together a list of our favorite breakfasts for every occasion and …

16 Trader Joe's Foods You Need To Discover (And Then Hoard)

Did someone say pudding?<p>You're already going to Trader Joe's for the cookie butter, and most of us swear by Two Buck Chuck (which is now actually $3 at most locations).<p>But there are many, <i>many</i> Trader Joe's finds that you're not paying enough attention to ... unless you're a brilliant shopper, that …

The Oatmeal Latte Is About to Make Your Breakfast 1000% Better

Milky espresso + your hot oatmeal. Goooood morning!<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot. It’s a chance to eat something healthy,</i> …

6 Perfect Dip Recipes For Your Next Party

Dips are meant to be appetizers and snacks, however, whenever I encounter one that I like it ends up becoming my entire meal. Here are six of my favorites dip recipes that always end up as dinner, and maybe even lunch the next day.<p><b>Spicy Corn Dip</b><p>This Spicy Corn Dip is easy to make and super …

8 Ways To Disconnect From Technology And Get More Done!

I believe multi-tasking is over-rated! Recently, I saw a study that said the average smartphone user checks their device about six times an hour. Small wonder so many people these days are feeling distracted and overwhelmed! Making matters worse is that we are the ones constantly interrupting …

The 5 Pastas Your Should Always Have in Your Pantry

<i>Today: Former Top Chef contestant and chef Fabio Viviani shares with us the five pastas that are always in his pantry—and should be in yours, too.</i><p>When Fabio Viviani visited our offices this past winter, he had a thing or two to say about cilantro.<p>"I HATE cilantro," he told us in his thick Italian …

5 Quick Tips for Making Delicious Steakhouse Burgers at Home

You don't need to drop $15 to enjoy a delicious steakhouse-style burger. Make them in your own backyard with these 5 easy-to-follow tips:<p><b>1. Use readily available 85% lean ground beef.</b> There's no need to grind your own meat or use a custom blend.<p><b>2. Mix your beef with a panade.</b> This is a mixture of …

9 Corn Salads for Summer

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Bushels upon bushels of corn waiting to be husked are a sure sign that summer is here. While a good old straight up cob is a …

The Ultimate Guide to Creating Your Bucket List

Are you living the life you want to live?<p>7 months ago I was sitting on the beach in Thaliand with my husband gearing up to play with a local baby elephant. Suddenly my husband got an alert on his phone. He was silent for a few minutes while peering intently at the screen. Worried something might be …

A perfect day in Singapore: the ultimate one-day itinerary

For a country just two-thirds the size of New York City, Singapore packs a big punch, with entertainment, shopping and dining options matching the world’s best. And with a super-efficient (not to mention economical) transport system, it’s possible to visit most of Singapore’s top sights and …

City Halls

Nine Green Spaces You Need to Explore in Singapore

<b>From futuristic vertical gardens to lush primary rainforest, find out why Singapore is also named 'the Garden City' by visiting the city-state's most captivating green spaces.</b><p><b>1. GARDENS BY THE BAY</b><p><i>Image by Jirka Matousek</i><p><b>Wander along a suspended walkway between vertical gardens and through a misty</b> …

How to Make Latte Art at Home

Do you order lattes at coffee shops just so that you can Instagram the designs on top? Charles Babinski from LA's G&B Coffee teams up with our friends at ChefSteps to give us a detailed guide to mastering latte art — from basic pouring techniques to body positioning. You'll never wonder how …

Coffee

38 Rubs, Brines, and Marinades to Add More Flavor to Your Life

Tired of cooking and eating the same old thing? Add new life and monster flavor to your favorite recipes with these 38 rubs, brines, and marinades.<p><b>Sometimes we need to shake things up a little bit</b>. And what better way to spice things up in the kitchen than to spice up our favorite meat, fish, and …

Cooking

Every Cooking And Baking Substitution You Could Ever Need, In One Perfect Chart

There's nothing worse than being in the middle of making biscuits only to realize that you're fresh out of buttermilk. Or baking a cake, and finding out someone used up the eggs. Having to run out to the store when you're in the middle of preparing something awesome to eat is the absolute worst. …

Saltine Cracker Toffee to Make You Go Oooooh!

Saltine cracker toffee may sound crazy, but we swear it isn't. It's a quick and easy toffee treat made with Saltine crackers for a sweet and salty delight!<p>Years ago, I remember being at a family reunion and I tried this graham cracker toffee bar. It was amazing and delicious, and I was SHOCKED that …

6 Berry Good Baked Goods

Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, oh my! Bake up one of these sweet treats to make the most of seasonal berries.<p><b>1. Best Blueberry Muffins</b><p>Bursting with fresh blueberries and topped with a sparkling sugar crust, these really are the <i>best</i> blueberry muffins. And what's more -- they're easy to …

How to Make the Absolute Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

By Bon Appétit<p>These scrambled eggs are super soft and just a little runny, aka exactly how they should be.<p>We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny …

Breakfast