For those of you lucky enough to not live in New York City (I’m a little bitter at the moment about rent and utilities, bear with me), here is the deal on Cronuts: they’re an incredibly popular, highly sought-after croissant-doughnut hybrid created … More
Today is a beautiful day for Gay rights, let’s celebrate with some rainbow recipes… More
Everyone loves avocados (especially our writer Samantha Escobar). In guacamole, on toast, sliced up next to some scrambled eggs—but have you ever had avocado in a dessert? The smooth, velvety texture of avocados make them awesome, if unexpected, ingredients in puddings, pies, and other sweet stuff. After all, avocados are actually fruits! Here are seven sweet avocado recipes.
Why You Have No Excuse Not to Cook More
In yesterday’s New York Times article, “Chop, Fry, Boil: Eating for One, or Six Billion,” Mark Bittman pointed out that fewer and fewer Americans eat home-cooked meals, partially due to their lack of access to good food. He brushes off the idea of food deserts — areas where there’s no access to fresh food for miles — as a poor excuse for laziness at the stove, stating that “although there certainly are urban and rural pockets where people have little access to fresh food, about 90 percent of American households own cars, and anyone who can drive to McDonald’s can drive to a supermarket.” But according to the infographic above, there are 2.3 million Americans living without a car and without a supermarket within a one-mile radius. More
You know Thanksgiving is tomorrow, right? We assume you already know what you’re bringing to your parent’s/sibling’s/friend’s/in-law’s house for dinner. But if not, don’t freak out quite yet. There’s still time to save yourself and not ruin the holiday for everyone — without spending a fortune. We found ten things you can pick up tonight and bring to Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow. And these aren’t your run-of-the-mill card store gifts; they’re indulgent and thoughtful, and are made from natural and organic ingredients. No need to thank us. We’re just here to save Thanksgiving, one cheap slacker at a time. More
Thanksgiving is an occasion to enjoy preferred company (or we hope it is), but they don’t always share your preferred diet. This year, there’s a good chance that someone at the table will need a gluten-free meal; with a growing awareness of celiac disease and wheat allergies, more and more people are abstaining from the grain. Unlike your vegan, vegetarian, and health-nut guests, you can’t just serve a tofurkey and call it good; even those fake birds contain loads of gluten. Whether your guests have celiac disease, wheat allergies, or avoid gluten by choice, we’ve got 10 gluten-free versions of Thanksgiving favorites that everyone at the table should be able to keep down. But we’re warning you, the following dishes are about to make you very, very hungry.
It’s state fair season, and that means that a whole lot of deep frying is going on in every corner of the country. These artery-clogging concoctions totally gross us out. They also make us want to get on the first … More
Ben and Jerry, we really trusted you. We’ve eaten your delicious ice cream for years, feeling good about it the whole while because it says, “all-natural.” But you lied. We didn’t think it was possible for hippies to lie (all … More
I have a problem right now. I’m craving a donut. And ice cream. Together. Thankfully, Women’s Health has me covered with 7 Ways to Curb Your Cravings. 1. Be consistent. If you’re dieting for several months, it doesn’t seem like … More