Sharon Kwong

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The Easy Way To Make The Butter Mints Of Your Childhood

Even better than the ones at grandma's house.<p>The best part of going out to eat as a kid was the bowl of multi-colored mints that were so often offered walking out the door at the end of the meal. These mints were sweet, just a tad minty and seemed to melt in your mouth. Folks, we're talking about …

Dessert

Totchos

Remember when you'd walk into your school cafeteria to the smell of tater tots and you knew it was going to be a great lunch? Those were the days. …

Taiwan's Hello Kitty Hot Pot Restaurant Will Turn You Into the Heart Eyes Emoji

Cue major lunch envy: Taiwan now has its very own Hello Kitty restaurant specializing in shabu-shabu, aka hot pot. This is no cheap imitator, either: Per NBC News, the restaurant is officially licensed through Sanrio.<p>Nearly everything on the menu at Hello Kitty Shabu-Shabu is either shaped like …

A Guide to North America's Essential Restaurants, Spring 2016

• Atlanta<br>• Austin<br>• Boston<p>Charleston<br>• Chicago<br>• Dallas<br>• Denver<p>Detroit<br>• Houston<br>• Las Vegas<br>• Los Angeles<p>Maine<br>• Miami<br>• Minneapolis/St. Paul<br>• Montreal<br>• Nashville<br>• New York<p>New Orleans<br>• Philadelphia<br>• Portland, OR<br>• San Diego<br>• San Francisco<br>• Seattle<br>• Washington, DC

The Beauty Products That Are Perfect for You Based on Your Zodiac Sign

No matter what year you were born in or the color trends of the current season, there are certain shades and formulas that every zodiac sign …

Clam Chowder Recipes For Every Kind Of Chowder Fan There Is

Soup isn't the most controversial of foods. People may like soup. They may even love it. But it's not a food that causes strong emotional attachments or defensive feelings, unless you're talking about one particular soup that has deep, regional roots. We're referring of course, to clam …

9 Ways to Use Salt for Gorgeous Skin, Hair, Teeth, and Nails

<b>1. Balancing Mask</b><br>Both salt and honey have anti-inflammatory properties to soothe skin and calm breakouts and irritation. They also help to balance oil production and retain hydration in the layers of skin where it's needed most.<p><b>Try it:</b> Mix two teaspoons sea salt (preferably finely ground) with four …

25 Playlists for Every Possible Workout Routine on the Planet

10 Common Habits That Hurt Your Skin

We're not talking obvious skin sabotage like chain-smoking Pall Malls or sprawling in a tanning bed. Some habits, like enthusiastic exfoliation and loading on anti-agers, are actually good practices gone wrong. However, with the expert tips and fixes below, "it's surprising how much the skin can …

10 Ways to Drink More Water

Get guzzling with these tips for staying hydrated<p>Time to drink up—and we don’t mean heading to the nearest happy hour. First Lady Michelle Obama recently announced her latest stay-healthy initiative with a Partnership for a Healthier America: Drink just one more glass of water a day. Sounds easy …

6 Surprising Stress Symptoms

"Emotional stress alerts the body to produce stress chemicals such as cortisol, which—if produced on an ongoing basis—begin to break down the immune, gastrointestinal, neurological, and musculoskeletal systems," says Molitor.<p>What's worse, those physical symptoms you end up with (um, bald patches) …

Fitness Habits You Should Establish in Your Twenties

15 Fitness Habits You Need to Establish In Your 20s<p>Your future self will thank you<p>Of course your twenties are a time to live it up, explore your options and do what you're crazy about. But they're also a time to get into the habit of, well, practicing healthy fitness habits—because doing so will …

30 Healthy Choices to Make Before 30

30 Health Choices All Women Should Make By Age 30<p>See how many you can check off so far<p>Make healthy behaviors a habit while you're still young, and you're more likely to hold onto them throughout your life. To that end, here are 30 health choices every woman needs to make by time she reaches the big …

What Does Chef Michael Symon Eat for Breakfast?

Chef Michael Symon shares his secret to the perfect Bloody Mary, his feelings on yoga, and what to eat for breakfast before eating 6,000 calories in 5 hours<p><i>When we were at Vegas Uncork'd, we ran into chef, cookbook author, and food-TV man Michael Symon at Mario Batali's Swing Session Las Vegas.</i> …

Breakfast

The Perfect Homemade Chicken Nugget (Gluten-Free, Paleo Recipe)

I have always been proud of my Paleo "Chick-fil-A" nugget recipe from a couple years back, and it has definitely been a hit with readers. If fact, I'm sure a few of you stumbled upon my little blog because of them. But to be honest, I've never been satisfied with the texture of the nuggets …

10 Pieces of Wisdom That Make You More Attractive

There are two things that are timeless: Great advice and the appeal of a well-groomed man, particularly a nicely trimmed beard. Read on for good grooming tips from contemporary leaders to writers from centuries past that will get you everywhere.<p>You are your greatest asset. Put your time, effort and …

Steal This Look: A Laid-Back Living Room with Spirit

Furniture maker Mark Tuckey and his wife, stylist Louella Tuckey, are known for pulling together rooms that are at once perfectly composed and …

Living Rooms

27 Healthy Versions Of Your Kids' Favorite Foods

You're not lying about the vegetables in these recipes. You're just withholding information.

Cooking

29 Exciting Ways To Eat Meatballs

Get your mind out of the gutter.

Cooking

The 12 Weirdest, Most Surprising Places to Find Recipes

From Thor to David Lynch to Thrasher magazine, the strangest places we've found real recipes<p>These days, it can sometimes seem like everyone and his brother and his brother's favorite rapper has a cookbook, so it doesn't surprise us when non-chefs come out spouting their cooking how-tos. You may not …

Inked

The Best Cheeses for Every Kind of Romantic Situation

Different types of dates require different types of cheese; let the cheese you serve do the talking.<p>You dodged a bullet—no underwhelming restaurant Valentine’s Day prix fixe this year! The plan is a night at your place. You <i>could</i> spend hours shopping and cooking, or you could <b>let cheese do all the</b> …

Cheese

Six Foods and Tools That Keep the Bon Appétit Staffers Healthy

When you cook and eat for a living, you learn a thing about staying healthy. Here are the whole foods and tools that keep the BA staff feeling good<p>When you cook and eat for a living, you learn a thing or two about staying healthy. Here are the whole foods and essential tools that keep the <i>BA</i> staff …

Cooking

Les véritables causes de sa mort

Les résultats de l’autopsie réalisée sur Paul Walker montrent que l’acteur de 40 ans, tué samedi dans un accident de voiture, n’est pas mort sur le …

Los Angeles

Paul Walker, un beau gosse en images

Paul Walker, star de la saga "Fast and Furious", est mort ce dimanche dans un accident de voiture. Retour en images sur la carrière de l'acteur, …

Les robes de mariée d'Elizabeth Taylor

Beauté ténébreuse au regard améthyste, Elizabeth Taylor fascine par ses rôles d'héroïnes poignantes mais aussi par son amour démesuré pour les …

Robes de Mariée

Le livre "Dior for ever"

De Christian Dior à Raf Simons, du New Look au Lady Dior… un nouvel ouvrage disponible le 23 octobre aux Editions Larousse, retrace l'histoire de la …

The New Way to Order Coffee

Just like the Aussies<p>The next time you walk into your local<p>nerd hangoutcoffee shop, order yourself a flat white. What you'll get is a caramel-colored drink with a pretty white design on top. (We're partial to hearts.) "OK, that just looks like a fancy cappuccino," you'll say to yourself. Now take a …

Coffee

Sausage and Gravy on Pasta

Where do recipes come from? From necessity, distant memories, and problem solving, mostly. This one came from the fact that my littlest one won't eat hamburger but loves sausage. And I had picked up some freshly made pappardelle pasta from Eataly. And I found a green pepper in my late-summer …