We didn’t always like eating our veggies. When someone puts a huge plate of plain steamed broccoli in front of you as a kid, it’s no wonder you suddenly decide it’s your least favorite food for years to come. But, now that we’re old enough make our own dinners (and no one is making us sit at the table until we finish our peas), we’ve figured out some tips and tricks to make eating our vegetables something we actually want to do. (And no, this post wasn’t surreptitiously sponsored by all of our parents.)
Yahoo Beauty has interviewed countless experts and tried hundreds of products to acquire serious beauty know-how. Here are 17 key beauty tips from the YB team.
These quick-pickled carrot sticks are a cinch to put together and are ready to enjoy in just 3 hours. In a few simple steps, an everyday kitchen staple is transformed into a crowd-pleasing, aromatic pickle—a perfect introduction to pickling for anyone new to the craft.
Don’t be duped by bad diet advice. To achieve optimum health in the new year, steer clear of these diet don’ts, and stick with our advice on what to do.
Everyone splurges once in a while, even nutritionists. But these healthy eaters won’t touch certain foods. We asked some of the most-famous nutritionists from around the country which foods they’d snub — you’ll be shocked by some of their responses. By Toby Amidor, M.S., R.D., CDN.
The Paleo Diet is based on eating like our ancestors ate, back when they were still hunting and gathering. This will help you cut down on your intake of refined grains (which have been stripped of beneficial fiber), as well as added sugar and sodium. Related: 6 Processed Foods You Can Easily Make Yourself 2. For that reason, the Paleo Diet emphasizes purchasing animal protein that has been raised sustainably.
There are few ways to get a reservation at even the most wildly popular restaurant in town. The key is to be savvy and friendly—the host should be your new best friend!Wondering how to get into that hot spot with the incredibly long wait? Here’s how you do it.
Whether you’re making treats for the kids, leaving cookies out for Santa, or participating in your office cookie swap, chances are you’re putting in time in the kitchen baking cookies during the holidays. How can you make sure your cookies are both co-worker- and Kris Kringle-approved?
With these five rules under your belt, friends and family will be asking for this classic holiday treat year-round. Fried potatoes are unassumingly a good thing, but give those fried potatoes a name — french fries, hash browns, home fries — and expectations rise. Call them a latke and most people will expect the light, crisp shredded potato patty noshed on during the holiday season.
When planning a big family meal, you want to accommodate friends and family with food allergies. Don’t assume you understand the dietary restrictions of a loved one with a food allergy.
By: Matt Meltzer Credit: Andrew Zimmer/Thrillist (edited) Spaghetti and meatballs. The wedge salad. A bottle of wine. You don’t have to be a well-heeled foodie to know that you’re overpaying for certain items on a restaurant’s menu — you just need to have bought groceries.
Photo credit: Emily Kate Roemer, ClintonKelly.com Let’s face it, cooking a giant Thanksgiving turkey is stressful. It jams up your oven and takes a long time. Plus, it’s unpredictable; the timer always seems to pop before the allotted cooking time, leaving you to wonder if it’s really done or dry as a bone. No more!
Barrymore cuddles with some puppies on an episode of ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.’ (Photo: Getty/NBC) Inside a hotel penthouse re-imagined as a winter wonderland, actress, memoirist, vintner, and bon vivant Drew Barrymore played the role of charming hostess at a cocktail party celebrating her curated collection of products for Shutterfly. There, in between sips of Prosecco and bites of risotto balls, the star of Miss You Already shared with Yahoo Food why she had her dog’s face emblazoned on a deck of playing cards, how she likes to pair wine and food in the winter, and her go-to technique for cooking her Thanksgiving turkey.
By: Lee Breslouer Credit: Flickr/Matt Gibson If experience has taught us anything, it’s that drinking on an empty stomach is a decidedly bad idea, as the risk of texting “hey u up” to your ex and/or waking up the next morning in Reno increases exponentially. More: The 11 Best Foods to Cure Your Hangover, According to a Dietitian Credit: Lee Breslouer/Thrillist Low-fat yogurt Not just a sad office lunch when you’re too lazy to pack a meal like a real grown-up, yogurt is actually a great snack option before you go out.
Fast food taste tests, waitresses getting massive tips, the best restaurants across America — these are just a few of the topics Yahoo Food readers loved the most. In a tribute to you, our reader, we are revisiting some of our most popular stories of 2015.
Check out these super simple ways to get the most out of your makeup. Related: Top Nail Pros Share Their Favorite Manicure Hacks 7 Hair Hacks Every It Girl Knows 10 Clever Hacks We Learned From Sephora Reviews
We hate when we get halfway through a recipe and realize we have no fucking clue what it actually means to sauté onions, blanch veggies, or bring something to a “rolling” boil. The thing is, industry food terms and cookbook jargon often sound a lot scarier than they actually are.
Michael Lynn, a Cornell University professor and one of the nation’s leading experts on the psychology of tipping, has studied this at length. In one 2001 review of the literature, for example, Lynn analyzed 14 studies on more than 2,645 bills at 21 restaurants.
Are you a fan of this Italian chain? Find out which menus item to choose and which ones you should say arrivederci to! Soup, Salad and Bread Sticks Order This: Soup is probably not a necessity, but if you’re in the mood, stick to the Minestrone with a sensible 110 calories per serving. Choose salad topped with a low-fat dressing to save 50 calories and 5 grams of fat.
Bobbi Brown shares words of wisdom at Fashionista’s ‘How to Make It in Fashion’ conference. Photo: Meghan Uno for Fashionista From magazine editors sharing their personal lives on Instagram to runway shows being live-streamed for the general public, the fashion industry is now more transparent than ever. Whether you’re interested in the design, business, or editorial aspects of fashion, there’s often no clear-cut path towards a dream career—and, truth be told, watching The Devil Wears Prada 10 times over isn’t much of a resume builder. Enter Fashionista’s How To Make It In Fashion conference, which, for the past several years, has been providing valuable insight to aspiring industry players, straight from the people who’ve made it, themselves. Friday’s day-long event in New York City, which included keynotes from beauty entrepreneur Bobbi Brown and designer Marissa Webb, covered everything from new media retail trends, design to wellness, and of course, internship advice. Read on for the 8 tidbits we’re taking with us. 1.
Patricia Heaton on the set of her new show “Patricia Heaton Parties;” Photo: Food Network Patricia Heaton has been in many American homes playing some of TV’s most iconic moms. Now it is time to come into hers. The actress, who has played Debra Barone on “Everybody Loves Raymond” and Frankie Heck on “The Middle,” is showing fans how she entertains off-screen for friends and family in her new series “Patricia Heaton Parties.” The show focuses on entertaining without a lot of fuss, and will have ideas about planning, décor, and menu ideas.