Erika Vargas

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The Salad That's Basically an Egg Roll Inside Out

Done right, crispy Chinese egg rolls are a thing of beauty: shatteringly crispy on the outside with a filling of tender, flavorful cabbage, carrots, and pork. But too often they’re greasy, skimpy on the filling, or bland. Making them at home is a project (and requires fortitude with a deep …

Recipes

9 bras for larger chests that are supportive *and* cute

As someone who has been #blessed with huge boobs—from the peak of adolescence, mind you—I have spent an unfair amount of time crying in the fitting …

Clothing

Face time: 50 portrait photographs, 50 different ways

<b>Is it possible to shoot the same person in 50 different ways and still get creative portraits? The authors of a fascinating new book reveal how, in</b> …

Frog Hollow Farm’s Meyer Lemon Cake With Lemon Glaze

Yes, it’s true. We Californians are obsessed with our Meyer lemons. And this cake, from “Farmer Al” Courchesne of Brentwood’s Frog Hollow Farm, …

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

Physics

Memes

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Chai Tea Concentrate

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Crush peppercorns, cardamom, and cloves with the back of a knife or a mortar and pestle.<p>Step 2<p>Toast crushed spices with fennel …

7 Books That Will Make You Smarter In a Single Plane Ride

Spend your plane ride getting smarter.<p>Flying offers the opportunity to disconnect from the internet — unless you pay for it — and turn your mind off …

Traditional All Butter Scottish Shortbread Recipe

Look no further for a quick, irresistible and delicious Scottish Shortbread recipe. Shortbread is one of the most famous Scottish biscuits and eaten …

20 Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2017 (But Shouldn't Have)

If nothing else, 2017 has been a truly great year for science fiction and fantasy films. While many have been major motion pictures that no one could …

Best Fried Chicken in the U.S.

While fried chicken traces its origins to the South, innovative chefs across the country understand the innate appeal of the homey, crunchy, juicy …

Amaretti Cookies (Italian Recipe)

Amaretti are popular Italian cookies, traditional to Saronno, which are a variety of the macarons. They are almond-flavored (an amaretto). Amaretti …

Dessert

50 Box-Office Bombs That Are Actually Great

Movies are big business, so it makes sense that their performance at the box office often determines whether they're considered a "success" or "a …

Terrence Malick

Slow-cooker brisket tastes like barbecue

Portland, Ore., food blogger Leigh Anne Wilkes believes that using a slow cooker can reduce the stress of holiday cooking. Her new cookbook, “Holiday …

Cooking

Recipe: Baked Corn Pudding Casserole

Baked Corn Pudding Casserole<p>Serves 8 to 10<p>Unsalted butter, for greasing the baking dish <br>3 tablespoons all-purpose flour <br>3 tablespoons cornmeal <br>2 …

Recipes

50 Holiday Cookies

Fill your cookie tins with batches and batches of classic cookies and creative variations.<p>Classic Sugar Cookies (No. 1)<p>Beat 2 sticks butter, 1/2 cup …

Dessert

Canelés de Bordeaux Recipe

Recipe by: Chef John<p>"These crispy French custard cakes are traditionally baked in special fluted molds, but the molds were no longer available in my …

Recipes

Taste Beyond The Tongue

How to make the perfect parkin

In the north of England, parkin is a delightful Bonfire Night treat. But whose recipe makes the bestversion of this sticky ginger cake?<p>It’s the time of year when friends from northern England suddenly remember, remember the joys of parkin, the sticky ginger cake traditionally enjoyed around the …

The 10 Most-Saved Recipes from Kitchn This October

One of my most favorite features on the site is the ability to save recipes. And I can see I'm far from alone! You, dear readers, have been clicking …

Cooking

French Desserts

From classic <i>macarons</i> to buttery crêpes with Nutella, here are dozens of incredible French desserts to try.

22 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates People Who Achieve From Those Who Only Dream

While this sentence is one you might not expect from Steve Jobs, it is one that all of us can -- and should -- say.<p>Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He challenged other people to work harder, work longer, and do <i>more</i> -- sometimes more than they thought was possible.<p>Jobs was ... well, let's …

Self-improvement

How To Make the Deepest, Darkest Chocolate Cake

The Deepest Darkest Chocolate Cake<p>Makes 1 (9-inch) 4-layer cake, 12 to 15 servings<p>What You Need<p><b>Ingredients</b><p><i>For the deep chocolate cake:</i> <br>Cooking spray …

Dessert

Cornmeal Angel Biscuits Recipe

Cornmeal Angel Biscuits Recipe<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together warm water, yeast, and 1 teaspoon of the sugar in a small bowl or 1-cup glass …

Want to Make Better Pasta Sauce? Use Your Instant Pot

Making authentic bolognese is a daylong affair — a cooking commitment whose extended simmering mellows the acidity of tomatoes and melds flavors. …

Italian Food

Taste Beyond The Tongue

'A very effective way to conceal' payment: We now know more about why Manafort offered private briefings to a Russian oligarch

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort offered private briefings about the campaign to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska in hopes of resolving a years-long business dispute, sources told Bloomberg on Wednesday.<p>The dispute stemmed from a failed business deal the two pursued in 2008 involving a …

Paul Manafort

Kate Hudson Steps Out With New Boyfriend, Shaved Head and Sky-High Platform Pumps

With new boyfriend Danny Fukijawa in tow, a shorn Kate Hudson hit the premiere of her latest film “Marshall” at the Urban World Film Festival in NYC …

NFL

Everything You Wanted to Know About Osso Buco - Chowhound

<i>Osso buco</i> sounds much fancier than “bone with a hole,” doesn’t it? But that’s what it means, and there is indeed a round, marrow-filled bone in the …

Cooking