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Fighting a cold? This year, skip the drugstore and DIY a remedy using items you have right at home. Raid your spice cabinet and herbal tea stash to make these tasty drops that are perfect for calming coughs and soothing sore, scratchy throats.    What You’ll Need: (Yields 6 to 7 dozen cough drops)  ½ cup strong herbal tea   1 cup granulated sugar ½ cup honey  ½ to ¾ tsp. peppermint extract, to taste A candy thermometer, or cup of very cold water 2 to 3 cups powdered sugar, or silicone  candy molds  Instructions: 1. Prepare a strong...

When I left home to pursue my dream of becoming Andy Warhol with a vagina, my life got a little easier once I found four-for-a-dollar ramen. But this dorm-room staple has come a long way since then. With different broths and a huge range of toppings, you can make endless takes on this simple Japanese noodle soup—the easiest meal for the season’s coldest days.  Ramen  Prep time: 10 to 30 minutes(feeds 4-6 people) Here are three tasty bases to get you started: Miso Soup: Bring 4 coffee cups of water...
Rice pudding. It’s amazing, right? Timeless comfort from the humble union of rice and milk, sweetened, stirred, and perhaps bedazzled with a spark of dried fruit or ground cinnamon. Made with long-grain (basmati) white rice, it’s an elegant dessert, but made with chewy, short-grain brown rice, it’s my jam as a substantial snack or—made with a little less sugar—an alternative to oatmeal for breakfast.  For this vegan version, homemade cashew-coconut milk makes a smooth and creamy backdrop. And because I’m lazy—I mean, really busy—I favor rice...
Take a time out from the turkey this year, and instead host a Thanksgiving dinner with a menu inspired by your favorite feminist icons We all know that today’s interpretation of the first Thanksgiving is kind of a sham—we’re pretty sure there was no congenial corn-cob sharing between the colonizing pilgrims and the Native Americans they persecuted. But don’t get us wrong, we love this holiday! Who doesn’t want to gather their friends and loved ones, eat kickass food like it’s going out of style, and...
This is not the fluorescent green-apple martini you may have tried on your 21st birthday. This is your grandmother’s famous apple pie but in a martini glass—and with bourbon. (Grandma would surely approve.) Delicious served straight up, on the rocks, warmed in a mug for one, or made as a punch for all your fall gatherings, November Dream is the perfect dessert drink for the season.  Martini  2 oz. bourbon 1½ oz. organic apple cider ¾ oz. cinnamon clove brown sugar  simple syrup * 2 tsp. orange brandy liqueur 1 Tbsp. orange juice Brown...
Sitting in a corner of the new Midtown location of New York restaurant Sake Bar Hagi, countless plates of Japanese food surrounding him, Anthony Bourdain begins talking about porn. Food porn, that is. I don’t mean the perfectly-lit avocado toast photos on your Instagram feed and Pinterest board, but the lavish descriptions of sushi that fill his new graphic novel, Jiro: Blood and Sushi. As the title implies, the loving odes to sushi almost outnumber the body count in this Tokyo-set dystopian gangster story. Almost. I’ve asked...
The cutest snack you’ll ever eat can’t be found at some grocery store – that would be too easy.  No, BUSTies. If you want to try adorable, Hello Kitty themed confections, you’re going to have to find the Hello Kitty Food Truck. Since debuting at Hello Kitty Con in 2014, the truck and its pink-uniformed staff have been roaming Southern California selling sweet treats like macarons, pinafores, iced cookies, and donuts.   Happy National #Donut Day! We'll be serving up these yummy #HelloKitty Donuts next weekend 6/13 from...
Who says suds are just for dudes? These lady-owned craft beer companies are brewing up some of the tastiest small-batch ales around. Jackalope Brewing Company  This Nashville, Tennessee-based brewery was founded by BFFs Bailey Spaulding and Robyn Virball. Spaulding is the brewmistress behind the delicious Lovebird Wheat Beer (4.4% ABV), a hefeweizen crafted with heaps of strawberries and raspberries. It’s light, crisp, and not too sweet; a perfect choice for lazy Sunday sippin’. Lovebird, $9.99 for a 6-pack of 12-oz. cans, jackalopebrew.com New Belgium Brewing Company  CEO Kim Jordan...
Fall is one of the most wonderful times of the year for a wide variety of reasons including sweater weather, back-to-school keggers, spiced everything, and above all else: pumpkin. For the foodies looking to rekindle their love affair with the number one ingredient of the season, look no further than these recipes below.  1) This pumpkin pie using fresh pumpkin Making this traditional pumpkin pie from scratch will be well worth the hours slaved in the kitchen. Trust us.  2) A chimchurri pumpkin bowl If you have yet to...
How To Make The Most Delicious Everything-But-The-Kitchen-Sink Frittata Ever Want to get rid of all your leftovers in one delicious meal? You can easily unload your fridge right into a fabulous frittata. Prep Time: 30 minutes Feeds: four to six people Start out with whatever you love to eat with eggs. I like chopped onion, diced zucchini, red bell pepper, and sliced mushrooms. If you want, you can throw veggies like broccoli and cauliflower in the oven with some olive oil, salt, and pepper for 10 minutes. For protein,...
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