Van Nguyen

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Strikes, Glitches: What Airlines Owe You if Everything Goes Wrong

27 Times Caitlyn Jenner Served Up Some Seriously Chic Style

Living her truth— and looking good while she's at it.<p>Living her truth as the most famous transgender woman in the world, Caitlyn Jenner has been out on the town looking utterly gorgeous—and cultivating her personal style in the process. Gravitating towards classic, form-fitting silhouettes, she's …

Sous Vide Chicken Breast Recipe

Sous-vide techniques will give you chicken with unparalleled levels of juiciness.<p>Why It Works<p>Cooking chicken sous vide allows for unparalleled control over cooking temperature and, therefore, level of juiciness.<br>• Following precise temperature and time charts gives you the ability to get exactly the …

The Food Lab's Guide to Crispy Sous Vide Chicken Thighs

The timing and temperature charts in this guide, as well as all the FAQs and basic instructions, are part of our brand-new partnership with Anova, the makers of our favorite sous-vide circulator, the Anova Precision Cooker. You can download the Anova Precision Cooker App (it's free) to grab all …

raspberry crushed ice

Among frozen summer desserts, granitas are a hard sell, not matter how you rename them. A coarse, grainy sorbet, they’re the shaved ice of the …

Dessert

Banana Cream Pie

Since yesterday was Father’s Day, I asked my husband what he would like for dessert to celebrate his first-ever Father’s Day. I had been talking …

Baking

Robert Frost's answer to Roughly how many books does a person need to read to be an expert on a particular subject?

You could read 1,000,000 books and you would not be an expert. Becoming an expert requires learning at the application level and beyond. Knowledge …

Books

Saltine Toffee Candy with Pecans

For as much as I love desserts, candy-making is one thing that I haven’t delved into much yet. For the most part, I stick to things like fudge and …

Dessert

8 Schoolhouse Rock Songs That Are Actually Useful For Adults

Who couldn't use singable facts about bank loans and artificial intelligence?

10 Homemade Baking Mixes That Save Money and Time

I used to bake from scratch quite frequently. You really can't beat a batch of homemade brownies or a loaf of crusty bread, am I right? However, as …

How to pull comps like an appraiser

<b>Start with Tight Boundaries:</b> Pull sales and listings from the very immediate neighborhood first. It’s better to start out smaller rather than begin …

What You Need to Know About the Disneyland Measles Outbreak

As the measles outbreak that started at Disneyland in December continues to spread, public health experts are taking aim at parents who don’t …

Free museum days in the Bay Area

On a budget but still want a healthy dose of culture? Here's when Bay Area museums open their doors for free.

Bank of America

Broccoli Crunch Salad

Broccoli Crunch Salad from Spoon Fork Bacon• 2/3 cup mayonnaise<br>• 1 1/2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar<br>• 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard<br>• 1 garlic clove, …

Onions

Healthy Cookbook for Two: 175 Simple, Delicious Recipes to Enjoy Cooking for Two

• <b>Author:</b> Rockridge Press<p><b>The Healthy Cookbook for Two: Your go-to guide for healthy meals when time is the only ingredient you’re missing.</b><br>Wholesome cooking for two can seem next to impossible to do—but sitting down to the table isn’t just for special occasions. <i>The Healthy Cookbook for Two</i> practically …

Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix Recipe

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p>Easy Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix<p><b>Yield:</b> 3 cups (about 12 servings)<p><b>Prep:</b><p>5 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>5 minutes<p>An easy homemade hot chocolate …

Asian-Marinated Baked Chicken Recipe

Follow us!<p>Site Feedback FAQ<p>Super Bowl<p>Easy Slow Cooker Chili<br>• Super Bowl Snacks<br>• Low-Carb Super Bowl Munchies<br>• Easy Guacamole<br>• 11 Super Bowl Wings for Your …

The Essential Techniques That Every Home Cook Should Know

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: We're going back to basics with the essential cooking techniques -- think of this as Cooking 101.</i><p>The problem with cooking basics is that people often …

Tutorial: Learn to Apply RCMA Foundation Just Like a Pro

RCMA Makeup is best-known for its foundation, which is considered the best product of choice by professional artists—and for good reason. For …

Makeup

Cheap Week Seattle: Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Events May 19–25

<b>Monday-Friday, May 19–23</b><b><br>Museum Week Northwest</b><br>In conjunction with the arrival of the American Alliance of Museums Conference in Seattle this week, …

Allure Man: In Defense of Bar Soap

Perhaps because they tend to care more about their appearance—and have a rather different association with the word "stripping"—most of the women I know have all but abandoned old-fashioned bar soap. But I think they're missing out on something: Nothing beats the convenience of the bar.<p>It's true, …

SPF Rules You Really Need To Know

SPF is probably the only adequate way to protect one’s skin from the harmful UV rays that contribute to premature aging and skin cancer. SPF products …

Skin Care

The New Lipstick Range Designed to Flatter Asian Skin

Shien Lee has a bone to pick with the Asian makeup market. That is, if there were an Asian makeup market. While we’re all thankful that Anna Sui …

How to Master Barely-There Makeup for Active Days

Even if we don’t want to admit it, most of us find ourselves in an active situation where we want to wear a little makeup. Maybe you’re going on a …

Makeup

See How Altering the Shape of Your Brows Can Change Your Whole Face

“To me, the eyebrows are the most important part of the face,” Kevyn Aucoin once wrote. Anyone who’s tried even the smallest amount of plucking or …

1 Lipstick, 3 Different Finishes. It’s Easy!

We love our cream lipsticks. Before all the glitter glosses, metallic balms, and matte neons on the market today, a classic creamy lip color was …

Makeup

This is What's Awesome in Canada This Week

The Canada Is Awesome network has websites and social media extensions in Vancouver, Whistler, Calgary and Toronto, with many more on the horizon. …

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 15–18

<b>SPECIAL EVENTS</b><p><b>May 15–23</b><b><br>Seattle Central Library's 10th Anniversary</b><br>Ten years after completion, Seattle’s Central Library remains one of the city’s most …

Where the Locals Eat: 5 Great Spots for Seafood in Seattle, WA

Each time visitors looking for a "local" meal implore a Seattleite to tell them where the best seafood restaurant is, they're surprised to get hemming and hawing in response. The visitor just made the native as uncomfortable as if he or she were to call the Market "Pike's Place" (people, please: …