Wednesday, July 15, 2020

LifeStyle

Flawless by Gabrielle Union Hair Care Is Officially Relaunching

Allure.com Gabrielle Union is known for her beauty, outspokenness, and basically carrying teen movies in the ’90s. In her career that spans over 30 years, she has starred in countless films and TV shows (including Being Mary Jane, where she played the title character), graced magazine covers, and started her own beauty business. In 2017, […]

This Video of a Dad Learning to Braid His Daughter's Hair Will Melt Your Heart

Allure.com Many of us remember the days our parents or caretakers used to sit us down to style our hair. Those formative moments were a mixture of laughter, bonding, and even slight torture. (I have one too many memories of wincing in anticipation every time my mom brought a hot tool near my head.) The […]

30 Delicious Recipes Starring Corn

Thekitchn Summer brings with it so many fruits and vegetables that are hard to get enough of, but of all of them, I think it’s safe to say corn is always the one that steals the show. Those sweet, tender-yet-crisp kernels are all too easy to love. And since fresh corn is only in season […]

Salmon Croquettes with Dill Sauce

These low-carb Salmon Croquette s with Dill Sauce are healthier than traditional deep-fried ones and use only egg as a binder rather than breadcrumbs or crackers.Salmon Croquettes with Dill Sau ceThese healthy salmon croquettes are made with canned salmon, a great pantry staple as it’s nonperishable, inexpensive, and good for you. The dill sauce is […]

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Grilling Vegetables

Thekitchn We independently select these products—if you buy from one of our links, we may earn a commission. In my humble opinion, grilling is the ultimate way to cook vegetables. It infuses them with a deep, smoky flavor that transforms them into something so delicious they can convert even the most die-hard meat-eaters into veggie-lovers. […]

Bloomscape Just Launched New Tools That’ll Make You a Much Better Plant Parent

Thekitchn We independently select these products—if you buy from one of our links, we may earn a commission. You might be convinced that you’re not blessed with a green thumb, and therefore fall short of being the ideal plant parent. But maybe all you’re really lacking are the right tools. While planting tools are more […]

2 Facts About Cast Iron Skillets I Wish I Knew Years Ago

Thekitchn We independently select these products—if you buy from one of our links, we may earn a commission. I’m embarrassed to say that while I consider myself a competent home cook, I didn’t own a cast iron pan until that day. It’s not that I didn’t want to cook with cast iron — many of […]

Bodum Is Having a Huge Sale That Coffee Lovers Can’t Afford to Miss

Thekitchn We independently select these products—if you buy from one of our links, we may earn a commission. Coffee lovers, rejoice! Bodum — the Danish purveyor of top-quality coffee makers and accessories — has kicked off a massive sale that’s perfect for anyone looking to set up a barista-quality coffee bar at home for less. […]

The 3 Best Immersion Blenders You Could Possibly Buy in 2020

Thekitchn We independently select these products—if you buy from one of our links, we may earn a commission. Credit: j.chizhe/Shutterstock We firmly believe that most home cooks need both a countertop blender (the kind that, uh, sits on your countertop and has a pitcher) and an immersion blender (aka stick blenders). Both have their selling […]

Zucchini Melts Are the Summery Grilled Cheese You Need to Try

Thekitchn We independently select these products—if you buy from one of our links, we may earn a commission. Credit: Photo: Tara Donne | Food Stylist: Cyd McDowell Zucchini melts are one of the most delicious ways you can eat zucchini this summer. They’re part grilled cheese, part panini, and 100% delicious. Freshly grated zucchini gets […]

Salted PB&J Ice Cream Pie

Bon Appetit Pour water into a medium saucepan to come 1½” up the sides and bring to a bare simmer over medium-low heat. Whisk eggs, brown sugar, and salt in a large heatproof bowl just to combine (or use the bowl of a stand mixer if you’ve got one). Set over saucepan (bowl should not […]

The 12 Best Lawn Games to Play in Your Yard This Summer

Thekitchn We independently select these products—if you buy from one of our links, we may earn a commission. Would you believe me if I told you that my husband and I bought our house solely because the backyard is awesome? Okay, we also liked the location and, you know, the actual house, but the yard […]

Is It Gross to Drink Out of a Can Without Washing It First? We Asked an Expert.

Thekitchn My childhood was ripe with rumors and old wives’ tales. If you grew up in the ’90s, you may know the ones — like if you say “bloody Mary” in the mirror, a ghost will appear, or if you say “light as a feather, stiff as a board,” you can make your best friend […]

This Is the One Thing I Always Do Before Freezing Chicken

Thekitchn I can’t think of a time when I didn’t keep chicken stashed in the freezer. There’s almost always a mix of boneless or bone-in chicken thighs, breasts, and, when I can’t resist a good sale on family packs, some drumsticks. There is one thing that has changed, though — and that’s the way I freeze […]

Bryant Terry’s Oven-Roasted Zucchini with Collard-Peanut Pesto and Roasted Peanuts

Thekitchn Make the pesto: In a food processor, combine the collards, peanuts, miso, and garlic and blend until it forms a chunky paste. While the food processor is running, slowly pour in the olive oil through the feed tube, adding more if needed to reach your desired consistency. Season with salt, pepper, and additional lemon […]

The One Ingredient That Makes Smitten Kitchen’s Zucchini Bread So Good

Thekitchn Credit: Image: Jesse Szewczyk If you’re a fan of food blogs, chances are you’ve heard of Smitten Kitchen. It’s the wildly popular food blog created by Deb Perelman with a loyal following and two adjacent cookbooks. It’s celebrated for its reliable recipes that are always delicious, fuss-free, and exciting. I can attest that I’ve […]

The First Thing You Should Do with a New Box of Zip-Top Baggies

Thekitchn If you’re also a fan of zip-top bags, there’s one thing you might not be using them for, but definitely should be. In fact, we think it’s the very first thing you should do when you pick up a new box: Fill a bag (or two) about 2/3 of the way with water, freeze […]

Over 50 of Our Best Keto Recipes

Thekitchn Italian Chicken Salad This flavor-packed chicken salad sandwiched is loaded with herbs and wrapped up in tangy vinaigrette. To keep the carb count down, you’ll want to be sure to stick with no-sugar bacon, consider omitting the red onion and roasted red pepper, and when it comes to the dressing, nix the sugar and […]

Sausage and Peppers with Zucchini Noodles Is an Easy Summer Win

Thekitchn Return the sausage and any accumulated juices to the pan, add the zucchini noodles and remaining 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, and cook, tossing occasionally, until the zoodles are heated through and starting to soften, about 4 minutes. Taste and season with more salt and pepper as needed. Top with torn fresh basil leaves if […]

Sweet Corn Blueberry Muffins Are the Ultimate Summer Baked Good

Thekitchn Place 1 cup heavy cream, 1/2 cup canola oil, 1 large egg, and 2 teaspoons vanilla extract in a medium bowl and whisk to combine. Place 1 cup of the all-purpose flour, 1 cup of the fine yellow cornmeal, 1/3 cup of the granulated sugar, 2 teaspoons baking powder, 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, and […]

“It’s Not Just Tax Returns.” A Chicago Tax Accountant on Juggling Kids, Pandemic Cooking, and the Weirdest Tax Day Ever

Thekitchn Name: Cathy DerusLocation: Chicago, ILHow many people regularly eat together in your home? 5; Cathy, her husband John, and their three kids Monica (7), Alex (4), and Cecilia (2). If your mind has been a blur with trying to figure out when you need to file your tax return during the pandemic (that’s tomorrow!), or figuring out […]

57 Kale Recipes That Go Way Beyond Salad

Bon Appetit Kale, kale, kale! We just really love the hearty, healthy green. If you do too, we’ve got all kinds of kale recipes that show off the variety of ways to put it to work—whether that’s baked with coconut flakes and nutritional yeast, blended into a smoothie with avocado, subbed in for basil in […]