100 CELEBRITIES REVEAL THEIR FAVORITE SNACK SECRETS

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Angelina eats fried insects like Doritos. Selena loves pickles with chocolate. Dalai Lama spirals into meditative bliss at the sight of cilantro balls. Find out what 97 other celebs reach for when they want a special cheat-treat                          

12 GROSS FOOD STYLING SECRETS

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Motor oil, dish soap, body spray, glue… A list of stomach-turning ingredients that go into styling and glamorizing food for drool-worthy photographs                  

POST-SEX SNACK: ALCOHOLIC FRENCH TOAST

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Feed the bedroom fires with these alcohol-infused, positively X-rated, sweet, sticky and decadently-delicious french toast recipes                           

7 DOG-THEME PARTY IDEAS — WITH A GENIUS CHIHUAHUA TWIST!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Raise the bar on your dog-theme party with Chihuahua cocktails, Chihuahua food, Chihuahua games, Chihuahua gifts and Chihuahua entertainment… And if you didn’t even notice the excessive mention of the word `Chihuahua’ (6 times already), then you’re the obsessive Chi-lover this party guide has been written for!      

IS YOUR FOOD PLATE COLOR MAKING YOU FAT?

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]The color of food plates has a direct impact on how much food you eat everyday. Find out if your dinnerware is helping you reach your desired weight loss goals — or obstructing them — from this list of diet-friendly food plate colors            

BEEF UP ON THE COOLEST BAR SLANG!

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Do you like your steak `still mooing’ or do you like it `cremated’? Are you a cheap, non-tipping `stiff’, a hard-to-get-rid-of `camper’, or even worse — a nightmare bar/restaurant customer who’s likely to just `chew-and-screw’? Let’s find out…    

WHY HOME COOKED FOOD NEVER TASTES LIKE RESTAURANT FOOD

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]9 reasons why you usually fail to achieve restaurant-level perfection with your home-cooked meals. And 12 popular restaurant dishes you probably shouldn’t even try to make at home!                                              

MAD ABOUT MAPLE WATER

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1433265733163{margin-top: -5px !important;}”]Move over, exotic coconut! This natural beverage from the maple tree is locally-grown — and so loaded with wellness, it is set to take 2016 by

WHY SOME PEOPLE HATE BIRTHDAY CAKES

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Spoiler Alert: After you read this article, you may never eat a birthday cake again!                            

COOKING IN THE DISHWASHER

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Get the lowdown on this eco-friendly, energy-saving cooking trend that actually uses the dishwasher to prepare simple, nutritious, low-fat meals                                                          

14 WAYS TO KEEP CUT FLOWERS FRESH FOR LONGER

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Amazingly simple tricks that keep your flower arrangements alive for longer in a vase — and in blooming health!                    

DON’T THROW AWAY YOUR USED COFFEE GROUNDS!

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Recycle used coffee grounds in these 15 practical ways to keep your home, your pets and yourself looking beautiful                    

NEW YORK FOOD DIARY

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Only in the Big Apple can you go from a three-Michelin-star restaurant to a 99c-slice pizza place without finding the transition at all strange                                                    

EATING MY WAY THROUGH MONACO

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]I didn’t have one dud meal. And the lessons I took back were the classic ones: know your ingredients; source them locally; impress the palate with simple flavors and not trendy gastro-techniques                                  

WHAT HAIR COLORS OF ANIME CHARACTERS MEAN

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Anime characters don’t wear striking hair colors as a mere fashion statement. Their blue, green, pink hair actually reveals their unique personality traits                                                    

10 SUPER EASY DIY THROW PILLOWS ANYBODY CAN MAKE

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Give Pottery Barn a run for it’s high profit margins, by whipping up these DIY pillows that could have easily been store-bought                

ROAD TRIP ESSENTIALS: 30 WAYS TO ENTERTAIN YOURSELF IN THE CAR

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Don’t let travel monotony spoil the mood of your road trip. Use these 30 resourceful ideas to keep everybody snacked, entertained and in high spirits during the long car ride                                      

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BEST FRIEND OR WORST ENEMY?

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1433268378828{margin-top: 0px !important;}”]5 surefire signs that your so-called BFF is secretly rooting for your fall                          

SEA DREAM ON THE BEST CRUISE LINER OF 2015

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]It’s `yachting’ not `cruising’, when you’re on a once-in-a-lifetime voyage in a Sea Dream boat                            

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AMERICA’S NEXT TOP 10 CATS!

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Here’s the current list of 10 most popular cat breeds in the United States. Has your darling Chloe or Mr Boomer puss made the cut as top punks in this annual, heavily-contested catfight?                                

HOW BOHEMIAN ARE YOU, REALLY?

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Find out from this list of 8 convention-defying bohemian personality traits that look beyond the usual tie-dye/hippie fashion cliches                                                             

TRAVEL HUMOR

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Tourism troubles, travails and random funny moments, captured in cartoon by Dave Blazek[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_single_image image=”1363″ border_color=”grey” img_link_large=”” img_link_target=”_blank” img_size=”1000×5198″ link=”http://www.friendlyplanet.com”][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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HOW TO COOK THE PERFECT FRIED EGG

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Frying an egg is a little like making love. Just because you can do it, that doesn’t mean you’re doing it well…                                                        

YACHATS: HIDDEN GEM OF THE OREGON COAST

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A scenic road trip down the historic US Highway 101 is not complete without an overnight stopover in this dreamy little Lincoln County town [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]BY NABANITA DUTT A sleepy little Oregon coastal town with a handful of picturesque homes, a few eateries, a few glass and crystal shops – and very little

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