Samantha Patrice Carson

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How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

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3 Fresh Ways to Tie a Scarf

Donni Charm's founder Alyssa Wasko takes a step by step approach for tying a scarf like never before.<p>Donni Charm's founder Alyssa Wasko had been working at Chanel when she began designing her own scarves. Often while in the elevator, fellow employees would compliment her on her neck-wear and …

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9 Sausage Recipes That Are Perfect for Oktoberfest

Celebrate the German festival with juicy bratwurst.<p>Oktoberfest is here! Grab a beer and cook up a platter of delicious sausages.<p>Juicy bratwurst’s …

5 Best 'Bad For You' Cereals

Our entire website and book series is devoted to helping you eat better. But we know, sometimes you just want to cheat, or feel nostalgic, over a bowl of sugary, milky Tony the Tiger-approved flakes, shapes and Ohs. Crack open a box of one of these best "bad for you" brands once in a while …

The BA Burger Deluxe

Makes 4 Servings<p>Five ingredients and five steps will get you to burger heaven. Want to take this summer cook-out staple to the next level? Check out our recipe for the Butcher's Burger, which includes three different cuts of beef. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential …

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How to Make Fish Tacos: A Step-by-Step Guide

You could debate endlessly what makes a perfect fish taco—and we did. After a lot of “research” (read: eating), we came up with the lightest, crunchiest, tastiest version ever.<p>When the topic of fish tacos came up in a staff meeting, you would have thought we were talking about Obamacare, not a …

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At Home Takeout: Honey Garlic Chicken With Coconut

Honey garlic chicken with crunchy coconut and savory zucchini noodles is better than anything you'll get from the take-out place. Dig in!<p>Cooking for a living can be totally fun and awesome. Especially because it gives you an excuse to not wear real pants <i>every</i> day.<p>Pajamas FTW!<p>How-ev-er, it also …

10 Easy Cookie Recipes

10 easy cookie recipes that you can make quickly or make ahead, slice, and bake.<p>We think of cookies as more of a snack than as a dessert—they beat any sweet-tooth craving, and are easily eaten on-the-go in a couple bites. And if you're going to eat cookies like we do, they should be equally as easy …

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Nutty Whole Wheat Pancakes

Makes 16 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup whole wheat pastry flour or whole wheat flour<p>1/2 cup flaxseed meal<p>1/2 cup oat flour<p>2 tablespoons raw sugar<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>1/4 teaspoon kosher salt<p>2 cups buttermilk<p>3 large eggs, beaten to blend<p>1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, …

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You've Been Slicing, Dicing, Pitting And Peeling Your Produce All Wrong. Until Now.

Cooking is fun. Eating is fun. Sometimes you want to get the cooking done so you can get to the eating. We can respect that.<p>The following tricks will have you prepping produce quicker than ever before, and they'll cut down clean-up time, too. No special tools are required. Never bought a cherry …

8 Snacking Habits of Healthy, Busy People

Let's be honest; no matter who you are, everyone loves to snack -- even those of us who try to lead active, healthy lifestyles. But unfortunately, the easiest foods to grab on the go are rarely the ones we should be eating.<p>Thankfully, "easy" and "good for you" no longer need to be mutually …

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41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

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17 Life-Changing Cooking Tricks

From the editors at Cosmo.com, these kitchen tricks will make cooking so much easier.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through the gap between the …

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75 Healthy, Energy-Packed Breakfast Recipes

Think way, way beyond avocado toast.<p><b>We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day</b> (or at least the first meal, anyway), so it can’t hurt to start things out with a tasty little bundle of healthy energy. From next-level toasts (think beyond avocado) to savory porridges, ingenious …

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Our 20 Most Popular Grilling Recipes of All Time

From chicken tacos to barbecued ribs, here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.<p><b>It's grill time.</b> Though we love our charred kale salads and grilled squid, you love some of our grilling recipes way more than the others. Here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.

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Ice Cream Sandwiches

Makes 12 Servings<p>Prep Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 6 min<p>This recipe calls for baking one giant cookie, a way to ensure even, consistent ice cream sandwiches.<p>August 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour<p>1/4 cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1/2 tsp. baking soda<p>1/2 tsp. kosher …

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15 Under-$50 Buys Worth The Cash

Midsummer is hardly a dream. Because, after spending a small fortune on your summer essentials (you know you <i>had</i> to have those bejeweled Marni …

The 10 Best Tacos In NYC

Photo: Courtesy of Los Tacos No. 1.<p>Is there anything more varied and beautiful in the world of culinary math than this formula: fresh tortilla + …

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Love chicken? These simple recipes are all you'll need for the week

Do you love chicken but don't want to be stuck in the kitchen prepping and cooking? Lucky for you, TODAY is teaming up with celebrity chefs to make things simpler for you. This week, TODAY is launching a cooking series titled "Super Simple Chicken: The Only Recipes You'll Ever Need," which features …

28 Recipes for the Ultimate Korean Barbecue, from Meats and Sides to Noodles and Rice

These Korean barbecue recipes, from pork, beef, and squid to side dishes, sauces, and rice, make for a supremely flavorful cookout<p><b>When it comes to live-fire cooking,</b> <b>Korean barbecue</b> is just as essential as any of the offerings in Memphis, Austin, or Kansas City. We at <i>BA</i> have happily risked burning …

10 Designer Bags Every Woman Should Own

Because collecting handbags is arguably an art form.<p>Collecting handbags, when done well, can arguably be considered an art form. In homage to that, here are the 10 bags every woman should have in her closet— get your check list started.

Gateway Fashion Purchases

Like any good addiction, adding luxe labels to your wardrobe begins with the first high. Here, the gateway items to start with and the holy grail "get" to aspire to.<p>Like any good addiction, adding luxe labels to your wardrobe begins with the first high. Here, the gateway items to start with and the …

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