Amanda Harrison

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An Illustrated Tour of Ice Cream Styles Around the World

More<p>Ice Cream<p>Essential flavors and the secrets to the best ice cream you'll ever make.<p>Close your eyes and think of ice cream. What do you see?<p>Depending on where you live, that answer's going to vary. A lot. Because the world of ice cream is far more diverse than most of us think. Think all ice …

Ice Cream

Drink These 25 Bottles and Become a Wine Master

Want to take your wine smarts to the next level? Easy peasy. Just follow this simple, can't-miss tasting tutorial —Ray Isle<p>1 of 22<p>1. …

Napa Valley

These Are the Best Books For Toddlers That Celebrate Diversity

Reading to your toddler is a time-honored tradition for many families. When you're picking books for them to read, you want them to enjoy the story and hopefully learn something along the way. We found stories with a diverse cast of characters that teach children that different is beautiful. Not …

Six of the best aubergine recipes

<b>Sweet miso aubergine (pictured above)</b><p>Prep <b>15 min</b> <br>Cook <b>10 min</b><br>Serves <b>6</b><p><b>400g small-medium aubergines</b>,stem ends trimmed<b><br>1 tbsp sesame oil</b><b><br>2 tbsp brown rice miso</b> <b><br>½ tbsp mirin</b><b><br>½ tbsp sake</b><p>Shave off the sides of the aubergines to make them straight-sided, then cut lengthways into 12mm-thick slabs.<p>Heat a cast-iron …

Recipes

Top 7 Science Websites for Kids

Websites can give kids a great introduction to science, and there are some wonderful kid-friendly science websites to check out. Not only do kids …

How to Make Old Fashioneds That are Anything But

<i>Being a great host also means being a great home bartender. We've partnered with Johnnie Walker and Bulleit to help you master a few classic whiskey cocktails, and put your own spin on them—whether you're mixing one up for yourself or entertaining guests.</i><p>Being able to make a good Old Fashioned is …

The 10 Best Books to Help You Retire Richer, According to Financial Advisors

How to retire early, with no worries.<p>Retirement planning is a confounding topic — and there’s no shortage of books that say they’ll show you how to …

FBI and NYPD negotiators reveal the secrets to getting your kids to behave

Why you should stop using the word ‘if’, ask more ‘how’ questions, and more<p>Agreeing to disagree isn’t always an option.<p>Any parent knows that getting …

The Flavor Enhancer You Don’t Need to Tell Anyone About

When food obsessives announce that they have discovered a delicious new thing to eat, generally the first or second thing they’ll tell you is the secret ingredient or special technique that makes it possible. These bleats of discovery can be exciting, at least for those of us who thrill to the …

Seafood

Want to Live a Happier and More Fulfilled Life in 2018? Read These 11 Books

Happiness is a skill you can learn. These books teach it.<p>Happiness isn't a gift of the universe. It isn't luck. It isn't even entirely down to your genetic predisposition to cheer or gloom (though that undeniable plays a role). A big chunk of happiness is skill.<p>"All of the work that we and other …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

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Ask Yourself These Seven Questions Before Setting 2018 Goals

The end of December is a great time to step back to reflect on the year before the frenzy of a new year starts again. One of the activities I cherish the most (and recommend to my executive coaching clients) is to do a personal year-end review.<p>Doing a personal review is critical before you set new …

Self-Reflection

12 Financial Goals For Each Month Of 2018

Implementing new financial practices at the beginning of the year is a great idea in theory. In practice, trying to overhaul your finances all at once might be too much. You don’t want to attack your finances with vigor on January 1 and then wear yourself out by January 10. Instead, you want to …

Personal Finance

The Best Guides for 30 Days of Yoga

January is the perfect playground for any habit you’d like to try to establish or take to the next level. One popular option for people who love …

A Bunch of Christmas Flower Arrangements Infused With Holiday Charm

Christmas is all about the fir tree, the ornaments, the string lights, presents and Santa Claus and yet that doesn’t make all the other more general …

13 Easy Greek Dishes That’ll Transport You to Greece

You’ve had many day dreams where you’re sitting on the shores of Mykonos, surrounded by the sea and gorgeous white and blue buildings. Ahhh… the wanderlust is so very real. For a quick Mediterranean fix, try a night filled with delicious homemade Greek dishes including all of hummus and pita and …

Classic Yellow Cake with Chocolate Frosting

Everyone has a favorite birthday cake, but in our opinion, one that's hard to argue with is yellow cake with chocolate frosting. So we've developed a …

The Ingredient That's About to Change the Way You Bake

I once worked in a basement kitchen that could drop down to 50° F in winter, chilling cookie doughs and cake batters to the extent they couldn’t be creamed. As a workaround, I often warmed my sugar in a low oven to knock off the chill, bringing it up to about 70° F. One day, sidetracked by a series …

15 Homemade Marshmallow Recipes That’ll Take Your S’mores to the Next Level

With your annual glamping trip coming up soon, you have a running list of essentials to pick up, including everything you need for s’mores. Instead of buying the same pre-packaged marshmallows to go with your dark chocolate and graham crackers, it’s time to step your game up. This year, surprise …

Tip: The Forward Head Posture Fix

This posture issue will lead to lifting injuries and recurring headaches. Here's how to straighten it up.<p>Neck Posture and Tension Headaches<p>You're …

Yoga

Release Your Tight Back and Hips With 4 Mobility Exercises

<b>Think full body massage without the big price tag</b>. This exercise facilitates a great release of the hips and low back while opening up the thoracic …

The Best Postpartum Workout to Get in Shape (and Feel Great)

<i>Ohio native Amanda Kloots was a Broadway dancer, Radio City Rockette, and former head trainer at Body by Simone before launching her own exercise</i> …

This 20-Minute Power Yoga Workout Will Strengthen and Stretch From Head to Toe

Yoga is a great addition to any fitness routine. Unlike your high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts or weight-lifting sessions, yoga is …

The Least-Complicated Way to Lose Weight

Sample Lunches<p><b>Chicken & Avocado Wrap</b><p>1 large chicken breast<br>• 1 cup cucumber slices and 1 cup baby carrots<br>• 1 whole-grain wrap<br>• 2 tbsp guacamole<br>• water<p><b>Greens</b> …

11 Baking Ratios Every Pro Should Memorize

You’ve heard it said before that baking is a science — and it’s true. Ratios are the backbone of our favorite recipes for cookies, cakes and more. …

22 Delicious Salads That Are Actually Filling Enough To Eat For Dinner

Salads can be way tastier than you'd think.

3 Bubbly Reds, the Best Summer Wine for All the Meats

Nothing goes better with a backyard cookout than a big glass of…red?<p>Red wines are not all winter sweaters—you don’t have to pack them up just because it’s summer. Sparkling reds are worth flirting with this time of year, and not just Lambrusco, which is a summer wine already known to hold court …

Quinoa Salad Recipes For When You're Feeling Extra Healthy

Eat well AND feel good.<p>Of all the great ways to make quinoa ― the nutritional powerhouse seed that grows plentifully on the other side of the equator ― the quinoa salad is perhaps the most perfect. Yes, we’re saying it’s better than quinoa breakfast hash. And even better than quinoa nachos. Why? …

Healthy Eating

20 One-Pot Suppers for When You Don't Want to Cook — Recipes from The Kitchn

As sure as there are seven days in the week, I can count on the fact that at least one of those days, I'll come home from work feeling totally …

Pinch of Yum's 30-Minute Peanut Soba Noodles

Looking to spice up your Monday night? I've got just the recipe for you! Made with hearty buckwheat soba and crunchy veggies, this spicy peanut …

Recipes