Amy Stilwell

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15 Secrets Every Home Cook Should Know

When it comes to prepping a well-made meal, safety and flavor take equal billing for professional chefs.<p>There's an expression used to define what goes on behind-the-scenes in a restaurant kitchen: "choreographed chaos." An efficient kitchen staff operates quickly, quietly, and keeps up with the …

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Bleak Books to Read in January

January is bleak. Cold. Dark. Depressing. Gone are the merry, or mandatory, festivities around fireplaces; the warm glow of either love or alcohol has crystallized into the hard-eyed stare of a sober new year. Embrace it. Here is the time to look inward. Reflect. Drink cocoa and organize the apps …

Better off Red: Great Bottles Under $20

It’s a sad and simple fact that wine hasn’t experienced quite the same boom as craft beer. It’s not that everyone saw <i>Somm</i> and pegged the whole …

Give Yourself A Better Manicure

Sometimes you don’t want to shell out a salon-grade price for a few swipes of sheer pink Essie. But you can’t argue with the results—the …

Winter Outfit Ideas: How to Wear a Wrap Skirt

We've discussed the amazing qualities of mini, midi, and maxi skirts, but now it's time to give another great style the opportunity to shine: the faux wrap skirt. The style, which tends to hang in a shape far better than a traditional wrap skirt, has become our go-to for office-dressing with ease. …

The Non-Judgmental Guide to Getting Seriously Into Tea

My friend Laura is way more into wine than tea, so it took some cajoling to get her to travel an hour and a half away from home to a tiny tea shop in a Queens strip mall, where we settled in for a three-hour tasting of teas from all over China and Taiwan.<p>"I want you to see the amazing teas I keep …

The 20 Coziest Bedrooms Ever

Cancelling nighttime plans from now until forever.<p>In theory, your bedroom should be the most comfortable room in your house, but it's easy to sacrifice comfort when your design aesthetic comes into play. Form over function literally any day of the week—but that doesn't have to be the case. These …

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

5 Ways to PLUMP Your LIPS!

One Pot meals? Yes! @MarthaStewart shares comfort food recipes from her new book, One Pot, like beef stew with noodles and skillet mac and cheese. http://www.today.com/food/martha-stewarts-easy-one-pot-comfort-food-fall-2D80165187

This is Your Brain on Yoga

We all know that yoga does wonders for the mind. Even novices of asana, pranayama, and meditation report feeling increased mental stability and …

23 Things To Do With Kids Within 1 Hour of San Juan

Posted on 10 Sep 2008 by Gwenn • Updated on 12 Apr 2016<br>Category: Beach, Nature, Rainy Day Ideas<p>Traveling with kids changes everything. You need to …

How to Stretch and Strengthen the Psoas

Most yoga students are aware that the psoas is a central player in asana, even if the muscle’s deeper function and design seem a mystery. A primary …

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Food & Wine ’14 “Flash Report”: Slow-braised Beef with Puerto Rican-grown Rice

Mrs. All in WDW had a “take it or leave it” attitude when it came to Puerto Rico’s Slow-braised Beef.<p>Truthfully, she feels that some of the …

Take Some Time to Visit the Guanica Dry Forest

Home > Science & Travel > Thoughts on Visitng Guanica Dry Forest and Taking the Road Less Travelled<p>Puerto Rico is a country of contrasts. In how many …

Puerto Rico Wins CTO/TravelMole Award for Sustainable Tourism

The Puerto Rico Tourism Company has won this year’s award for Caribbean Excellence in Sustainable Tourism from the Caribbean Tourism Organization and …

The Best of Puerto Rico in Photos

Photo Journey through Puerto Rico<p>I’ve finally reviewed and gone over most of my pictures from Puerto Rico. I’ve concluded with these as being my …

Vereda Cerro Playuela Hiking Trail on Vieques

Take a Hike on Vieques<p>Posted on 03 Aug 2014 by Gwenn • Updated on 19 Jun 2018<br>Category: Hiking, Nature, Vieques<p><b>Post Maria- Trail is open!</b><p>While I love …