In our new series Freshedovers, culinary expert Aida Mollenkamp is demonstrating just how easy it is to transform last night's leftovers into a novel new dish. She's already given us two fresh ideas — Filipino tacos and Jamaican jerk chicken salad — and here she tackles a nostalgic American favorite, the barbecue chicken sandwich. Keep watching to find out how to give your roast chicken a Freshedover, then snag the recipe.
Spring may have sprung, but if you're not seeing ripe stone fruits and berries just yet, then fret not: you can still get your fruit fix with this easy jam cocktail idea, which comes courtesy of Madam Geneva in New York City. Grab a bottle of your favorite gin and a jar of jam from your fridge, watch the video, and print out the recipe.
You don't know it yet, but you're about to get acquainted with your new favorite guilty pleasure: sopaipillas. If you're not familiar with this Southwestern and South American snack, it begins with a simple dough that's fried until crisp on the outside and full of soft layers on the inside. The best part about these snacks? Their pockets and crevices are perfect for storing toppings both sweet and savory. Watch as host Brandi Milloy shows you how to make sopaipillas, print out our recipe, and get snacking.
Comfort food lovers, listen up: we've got a recipe for truffle macaroni that takes pasta and cheese to a whole new level. This velvety stove-top version, which includes three types of cheese and truffle butter, is the most umami-packed mac we've ever had. To find out all the tips for getting the texture just right — including our secret cheese for extra creaminess! — watch our video.
Fat Tuesday is tomorrow, and even if you're not in New Orleans to ring in Mardi Gras, you can still celebrate with a tipple that enjoys the title of the city's official cocktail. The sazerac, which dates back to pre-Civil War times, has been around so long that it's rumored to be America's oldest cocktail — and there's a reason why. Watch the video, then make our recipe, which adds ice for a refreshing touch; we guarantee this aromatic drink will please any spirit-forward cocktail enthusiast.
Happy Brandy Alexander Day! Celebrate by serving up this after-dinner drink that's a throwback to the days of Mad Men. With brandy, creme de cacao, and Winter spices, this milky drink offers buzz without too much bite. If you're looking for a sweet treat to end the day, host Brandi Milloy offers a dessert version of the drink, too. Watch the video to see both versions, then print out the recipe.
Bacon-wrapped anything is delicious, so it goes without saying that these jalapeño poppers — which are stuffed with herbs and cheese, then wrapped with an entire slice of bacon each — are over the top. Despite sounding indulgent, they're incredibly easy to make and perfect for a game-day party. Learn the tricks to prepping them, like how to keep the heat in check and avoid messy oven explosions, when you watch the video.
Last week saw the premiere of The Taste, ABC's food reality TV show starring judges Anthony Bourdain, Nigella Lawson, Ludo Lefebvre, and Brian Malarkey. What sets the new show, being billed as "a cooking competition unlike any other," apart from other food reality TV shows? PopSugar's Michelle Manning sat down with judges (and executive producers) Bourdain and Lawson to find out.
Here's the secret to being the best-liked person in the room: make hot and cheesy buffalo chicken dip. If you're the kind of person who dreams about buffalo sauce (and really, who doesn't?), then score a touchdown at your next game-day party with a creamy, tangy dip that tastes just like fiery-hot chicken wings. Watch the video, print out the recipe, and wait for all your friends to beg you for the recipe.
On chilly nights, warm up before turning in by drinking a Naughty Nightcap. This cheeky cocktail — which uses Adult Chocolate Milk as its base, along with amaretto, coffee liqueur, and grenadine — is guaranteed to take the term "cookies and milk" to the next level. Watch the video, then print out the recipe for sweet dreams all night long. On Brandi: Edward Avedis
Brace yourself for the merriest Christmas of all this year, thanks to our eggnog martini. It's creamy, rich, and sings of spices from cinnamon to nutmeg — and it's all topped off with a crunchy, boozy graham-cracker-crust rim. Watch the video, then download an eggnog martini recipe to add even more spring to your holiday step!
Move over, eggnog: there's a new holiday cocktail in town. At your next holiday fete, we urge you to get into the yuletide spirit with a candy cane cocktail that calls for only three ingredients. To get everyone in the Christmas spirit, we'll show you how to create a candy garnish two ways: a superspeedy method and another that's sure to be the talk of the party. Watch the video to see how it's done, then print out the candy cane cocktail recipe for easy reference.
Our fashion editors are obsessing over this crystal statement necklace by Kenneth Jay Lane. This showstopper is perfect for any night out and because of its versatile elements — it's an accessory must have! Watch this video to find out why the statement necklace is today's Daily Obsession. On Brandi: Rory Beca.
Fashion rebels, take note: when it comes to wearing white after Labor Day, there are no rules. Winter whites are the easiest way to brighten your look throughout the holiday season. We recently took a shopping trip to Madison boutique in Malibu because white is the new black. Watch this video for a fresh take on snowy whites.
It's holiday season, and our November POPSUGAR Must Have box reflects everything that is on our minds. Burgundy is the color of the season in a festive bracelet that will go with all our party outfits, and with gift-giving already in full force, nothing beats a handwritten thank-you note. Of course, to go along with old favorites, we'll be trying out some new recipes this holiday season, and these handcrafted spice mixes will be a delightful addition to your kitchen arsenal. There are lots more goodies to brighten up your November. Enjoy and sign up now for our POPSUGAR Must Have box!
The military look took hold in a big way on the Fall 2012 runways, and they've inspired us to shop the trend this season! Our fashion reporter Allison McNamara has already showed you how to style military pieces in this episode of Currently Trending, so today PopSugar Shop's Brandi Millloy is showing you where you can shop these exact items! The utilitarian aesthetic has been a longtime favorite, but what's catching our eye is that it's less camo and more military with polished ladylike separates. Shop these look — you know you want them in your arsenal.
Listen up, online shoppers! For those of you who love a good deal and a good night’s sleep, our PopSugar shopping experts have been scouring the web to make this Cyber Monday your best shopping day ever. We love shopping as much as you do! So here are our favorite deals and top five tips in this Cyber Monday Roundup.
Chunky knits are this season's effortless, versatile closet essential. Consider them your armor against the common cold and a layering must have for Fall's cooling temperatures. This season, it's all about unexpected pairings — think texture and eye-popping colors. Chunky knits are great for any body type, so they'll always have your back. Special thanks to: bleuclothing.com.
POPSUGAR's September Must Have box was full of amazing products, and we're giving you a closer look at everything inside! Our editors hand-selected items like an awesome scarf from celebrity-trusted brand Brokedown, a tropical makeup palette from our friends at Benefit, and a few food items perfect for your pantry. We hope you love the box, and if you've yet to join in on the fun, then sign up for POPSUGAR Must Have to receive our hand-picked goodies at your doorstep!
Save time, yet stay stylish, by layering these Zobha leggings with your favorite top or by swapping out your sneakers with a pair of boots. Designed for the modern girl on the go, these leggings are versatile, flattering, and — most importantly — comfortable. They are available at ActivewearUSA.com and they come with free shipping!