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The Simple Trick for Cooking Way Better Rice (And No, It’s Not Washing It)

Your rice cooker wishes it could do this.<p>Just like pasta, I tend to have a bag of rice on hand at all times. When I can’t think of anything else for …

No-Fuss Breakfasts For Rushed School Mornings

My parents never had to work hard to get me out of bed for breakfast. I’ve always been a breakfast-eater, excitedly waking up before the sun, slipping on my school uniform, and heading to the kitchen. The few extra minutes of sleep weren’t worth the inevitable stomach rumbling if I skipped out on …

Breakfast

This Crunchy Thai Quinoa Salad Is the Perfect Lunch

The bringing-your-lunch-to-work struggle is real. But easy salads like this one — with quinoa, crunchy veggies, and a flavorful peanut sauce — will …

The Completely Addictive Method of Making Pasta Sauce

The idea of making homemade pasta sauce might sound intimidating, but it's a lot less complicated than you'd think. And I'm not talking about a more involved project like a beef bolognese. My go-to way to prepare pasta is with a lemony, garlicky, buttery sauce that comes together in minutes — and …

This Genius, Super-Flaky Pie Crust Changes Everything in Piedom

Whether you've made zero pies in your life or hundreds—or thousands!—this dough will change your life.<p>The recipe comes from Stella Parks, a.k.a. the baker, science whiz, and sugar historian behind BraveTart the blog (and the spectacularly genius baking cookbook that dropped yesterday). Her …

Dessert

5 easy chopped salads that can see you through summer

When I’m in need of a summertime “grab and run” meal that has extreme flavor and crunch, chopped salads are my answer. The five I turn to most are …

Food

42 Dinner Ideas If You're Trying To Cut Back On Meat Or Dairy

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18 Brilliant One-Pan Dinners You Need In Your Life

Because no one likes doing the dishes.

Cooking

Coconut milk marinade helps grilled chicken rise to occasion

The revolution demands: Rise up. And desks heed the call. Enough of sitting idle, standing still, holding steady at 29 1/2 inches above the carpeting. Now: They rise.<p>Which comes as a surprise to the home-office worker. Alone with coffee and kitchen table, she had no idea this rebellion was brewing. …

How Sleep Deprivation Fries Your Hormones, Your Immune System, and Your Brain

<b>“I can sleep when I’m dead!” “The early bird gets the worm.”</b> Ever said either of those things to yourself? Or do you no longer have to say these …

Get super smooth skin in time for summer (without having to wax…)

<b>Because hair removal doesn’t have to be a pain…</b><p>Yes, that time of year has rolled around again and let’s face it, swapping those thick opaques for …

Here's how to get your hands on high-end skin care products for under 20 buckaroos

Hello, are you a beauty lover interested in getting high-end skin care products for cheap? Well then, the decadent Beauty Pie membership may bless …

Nicole Kidman on Her Passion for Sunscreen and Her Summer Beauty Routine

<i>Big Little Lies</i> might have reignited our love for Nicole Kidman, but after talking to her last week, I officially want to be her best friend. Why? The actress is just as obsessed with slathering on SPF as we beauty editors are. She loves it so much that when she started working with Neutrogena, her …

12 products that instantly brighten dark circles and tired, dull eyes

Your eyes are the most sensitive part of your face, and the most strained. The only time they’re ever at rest is when you’re asleep at night (which …

The Little Rubbery Patches That Make My Undereye Circles Vanish

This summer, I’ll spend more on these and less on concealer.<p>My face, like my body, is covered up a whole lot less in the summer. I wish that was because I transform into this carefree cool girl for the season with the attendance of a single Memorial Day barbecue, one who just needs peach lip gloss …

The top 10 beauty boosters

Relatively new to the market, Beauty Boosters are typically products that target a niche problem.<p>Be it blemished skin, redness or dehydration, …

How to ganache your cake for fondant sharp edges

A Creamy Gratin That'll Make a Zucchini Lover Out of Anyone

In the 1970s, my mother belonged to a gourmet cooking club. For a French-themed dinner, she chose to make a fish dish that called for crème fraîche. I had never heard of crème fraîche before and was intrigued. She made it from scratch, using a mixture of heavy cream and buttermilk. After it …

Zucchini

Mario Batali on the $2 Salad You Can Make from Any Bodega

A few years ago, I met a cooking challenge that turned out to be…challenging: Create nutritious and wholesome meals on a very limited, SNAP-friendly budget (under $2 a meal)! Make sure the ingredients are easily accessible and simple, but tasty. <b>So, yeah, no Parmigiano Reggiano or a sprinkle of</b> …

Food

Chef Barbara Lynch Still Makes Her Mom's Thrifty Meatballs

I still remember the day in kindergarten we put heavy cream in a mason jar and shook the hell out of it until it curdled. It turned into butter, which we ate on Saltines—a miracle! Even that young, I had an interest in food, sparked by my mother’s cooking.<p><b>Though she made plain, down-to-earth meals,</b> …

Spices

This Upside-Down Peanut Butter Banana Toast Is Gonna Change Your Life

FRENCH. TOAST. FORVER.<p>1 stale baguette<p>4 eggs<p>½ cup heavy cream<p>1 teaspoon vanilla<p>1 teaspoon cinnamon<p>¼ cup unsalted butter<p>1 cup brown sugar<p>½ cup heavy cream<p>⅓ cup peanut butter<p>1 large banana, sliced<p>1. Preheat oven to 375˚F/190˚C.<p>2. On a cutting board, cut the baguette in half lengthwise, and slice into …

Breakfast

Swoon-Worthy Spiralizer Recipes You Need to Try

Spiralizing is an awesome and entertaining way to get fresh fruits and vegetables into your diet without incorporating complicated and calorie-heavy …

Cooking

Superfast Vegetarian Recipes

Meatless dishes, ready in 20 minutes or less<p>1 of 52<p>Mini Mozzarella-and-Kale Pita Pizzas<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 52<p>Pasta with Chickpea Sauce<p>3 of 52<p>Spinach, …

Healthy Eating

5 Recipes That Turn Your Favourite Brews Into Frozen Treats

There's nothing quite like a frozen dessert on a hot Summer day, and when it's healthy and comes in the flavour of your favourite hot brew, that's …

Don't Stress About Counting — All of These Lunches Are Under 400 Calories

If abs are made in the kitchen, then these lunches are the express lane to a whittled middle. With light, lean, and delicious options, you won't even have to stress about the counting because all of these meals are under 400 calories. From fresh and fruity salads to warm bowls and even burgers, …