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Turnips get a bad rap. We either forget that they exist or relegate them to some depression-era food of yesteryear. But turnips are as versatile as potatoes and as tasty, too. Just be sure to clean or peel your turnips, and trim off the stem and root ends, before cooking them. There’s another reason turnips should be the stars of your spooky season: they’re the O.G. jack-o’-lanterns! As lore has it, the pumpkin-based jack-o’-lantern we know today is rooted (ha) in an Irish folktale about...
The enchanting effect of old-fashioned “Magic Shell” topping turns a humble dish of ice cream into a Willy Wonka–inspired thrill. How does a melty, fudgey sauce drizzled on frosty desserts transform into a solid chocolate coating? Coconut oil! Liquid at warmish room temperature but solid when chilled, coconut oil is the key to this classic treat, which can also be enjoyed as a dip for frozen fruit. Dunk skewered frozen bananas before rolling them in chopped peanuts or crushed pretzels to rival anything from Bluth’s...
  In honor of National Ice Day on July 21, we decided to create a list of our favorite flavors that align with each zodiac sign. Scroll down to find the ice cream flavor that resonates best with your astrological sign. After all, you scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream!  Aries: Rocky Road Known as the warrior of the zodiac, Aries won’t let anything come in their way of winning. The path to success may be full of obstacles, but no “Rocky Road” will get...
  Gay pride celebrations have come a long way since the first pride parade to commemorate the Stonewall riots—organized by “Mother of Pride” Brenda Howard— kicked off in N.Y.C. in June of 1970. These days, soirees toasting the LGBTQIA community light up cities around the world throughout the entire month of June, and queer folks and allies alike vie to be the season’s hostess with the mostess. Whether you are planning on being a guest this year or welcoming revelers into your rainbow-bedecked abode, these exquisite...
  Cereal Killer TAKE SOME NOSTALGIC BREAKFAST STAPLES ON A NEW CULINARY ADVENTURE Last year marked my 30th as a caterer (and my 20th writing for BUST!). One thing I’ve learned is that adults love to be treated like children, and nothing feeds your inner child more than eating classic breakfast cereals in unexpected ways. Here are some delicious dishes to get your kid on. Corn Flake-Crusted Mac ‘n’ Cheese Fritters Boil a 16-ounce package of elbow macaroni until al dente. Drain and set aside. In a deep,...
  Much like Drew Barrymore’s Josie Grossie in Never Been Kissed, there may have been a time when you’ve bitten off more of a marijuana edible than you can chew, so to speak. Having suffered the consequences (i.e., maybe felt like you were in the dimension between life and death, cried like a baby, only talked in a whisper voice for two hours, or, as in Josie’s case, danced with a feather boa and ate an entire pie?), it wouldn’t be surprising if you’ve sworn them...
Veni, Vidi, Vici Salad SUNFLOWER-POWERED CAESAR DRESSING JAZZES UP A BEVY OF SPRING VEGETABLES Winter is almost over, but the urge to carb load isn’t. Meet the onslaught of spring veggies in the middle by digging into a salad of hearty potatoes and chickpeas, spiked with capers, olives, and sugar snap peas and paired with your favorite fresh greens. Layer salad dressings for maximum flavor: dress the greens with a simple vinaigrette, then garnish everything else with a creamy, sunflower-seed based Caesar dressing. Snap Peas and Potatoes Spring...
Who doesn’t love pudding? It’s soft and homey and yummy and a great way to get rid of leftovers. Got a carton of milk you need to use up? Turn it into chocolate pudding. Day-old bread? Perfect for bread pudding. Soft, old bananas? You guessed it: banana pudding! It’s a dessert that can satisfy any craving. Sweet and Corny Chocolate PuddingDid you know the world’s easiest chocolate pudding skips the eggs and aggravation and uses cornstarch for thickening instead? In a saucepan, mix a coffee cup...
Astrologer Aliza Faragher, known to most as Aliza Kelly (@alizakelly), is known for her astrology memes on social media, her monthly horoscope column at Allure magazine, her intriguing BuzzFeed videos discussing celebrity birth charts and relationships, and her book The Mixology of Astrology, a delightfully cheeky book of cocktails for each zodiac sign. BUST sat down with Aliza to discuss her book and gain boozy astrological insights for the holidays, and learn about her current and upcoming projects. Your book The Mixology of Astrology: Cosmic Cocktails for Every Sign...
In the weeks after doomsday (aka the 2016 presidential election), Liz Alpern felt all the feels—confusion, fear, blindsided despair. So she looked for comfort in the things she knows best: food and community. Alpern, 33, is a business owner, food educator (she co-runs The Gefilteria, an artisanal Jewish food company), and organizing powerhouse within Brooklyn’s queer community. And she had a hunch that soup might serve as the healing balm and rallying force she and others needed. “I’d always dreamed of hosting a queer soup pop-up,”...