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11 Classic Comfort Foods With A Twist

What beats your favorite comfort food on a cold day? How about a new and improved version of it? From Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto to BBQ Turkey Meatloaf, these cozy, creative recipes will keep you warm all winter long.<p><b>1. Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto</b><p>…

Looking for a spiralizer recipe? Try this vegan beet pasta with cilantro pesto

Maybe you bought a spiralizer in an attempt to keep that New Year's resolution to eat more vegetables. Or maybe you found one in your holiday stocking, and it's been staring at you from a corner in your kitchen for more than a month now. However you ended up with one, now is as good a time as any …

Recipes

16 Acts Of Self-Care To Get You Through 2017

Put on your oxygen mask and then assist others.

Internet Addiction is Killing Your Photography

What I’m getting at in the headline is that the Internet is most likely the cause of your impotence when it comes to productivity. How many people …

5 Mantras to Help You Become Calm and Confident

Can one simple phrase actually make a difference in your life? According to Sherianna Boyle, the answer is most definitely yes. She is the author of</i> …

How Being Selfish in the Morning Leads to a More Productive Workday

In order to be successful, it is essential to make progress against your top priorities before responding to other people’s requests.<p>This means …

12 Baking Tricks That Make Food Prep So Much Easier

These are sure to make you seem like the best pastry chef around. (Because you are.)<p>1. Make your own buttermilk using regular milk and lemon juice.<p>2. Bring eggs to room temperature in five minutes with a bowl of warm water.<p>3. Make your own (gluten-free!) oat flour with oats and a blender.<p>4. Need a …

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

When I started baking professionally, whenever a recipe called for chocolate, we grabbed whatever chocolate we could get in bulk, lopped off a chunk, …

Dessert

23 Easy Crock-Pot Desserts

Ah, mighty Crock-Pot. Maker of crazy delicious breakfasts, Paleo stews, savory meals that will last all week, and crowd-pleasing cocktails. Is there …

Gallery: Portraits of Royal Ballet dancers by photographer Rick Guest

Edward Watson and Yuhui Choe © Rick Guest, 2015A new exhibition of photographs by Rick Guest featuring images of members of The Royal Ballet will be …

Royal Ballet

Rise and Shine: 12 Easy Weekend Breakfast Recipes

Christmas might be over, but there are still kids and houseguests to feed. Whip up one of these easy breakfast recipes and give them something delicious to wake up to.<p><b>1. Best Blueberry Muffins</b><p>Bursting with fresh blueberries with a tender crumb and sparkling sugar crust, these really are the best …

Slow Cooker Red Curry Lentils

Prep Time<p>15 minutes<p>Prep Notes<p>An easy, hearty, slow cooker vegetarian meal with Indian spices. If you haven't tried lentils yet give them a try. You …

Slow Cooker Recipes: Deliciously Simple Low Carb Recipes For Healthy Living

Description<p><b>If you want to prepare some amazingly delicious meals with your slow cooker that are also low carb and healthy then this recipe book is</b> …

Cooking

22 Hearty Cold-Weather Slow-Cooker Recipes

Cooking

Powerful Dance Portraits Capture the Elegance and Intensity of the Human Body in Motion

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Yakovlev has an amazing talent for conveying the elegant, refined energy of dancers. His stunning studio portraits capture dancers mid-pose, exuding a grace and power that is fortified by the primarily black and white aesthetic and clean scene compositions. …

10 Ways to Feel Confident Doing Things That Scare You

<b>“With confidence, you have won before you have started.” ~Marcus Garvey</b><p>It’s not a great feeling.<p>Whether it’s meeting new people, speaking in front of …

The Movement of Air: A New Dance Performance Incorporating Interactive Digital Projection from Adrien M & Claire B | Colossal

<p>Artist duo Adrien M & Claire B have lifted the curtain on their latest acrobatic dance performance utilizing digital projection titled The Movement …

Sweet Potato Recipes That'll Last You Through The Cold Months

Orange is better.<p>Sweet potatoes are a very special kind of spud. They offer all the comfort and starchy goodness of a regular potato, but they're loaded with sweetness, too. Often times these root veggies show off their sweet flavor with a bright orange color -- though, not always -- which only …

Cast Iron Skillet Corn Bread

This is a great recipe and tastes better, I find, when cooked in a cast iron skillet and served hot tableside. I have also served this recipe for …

Recipes

Photographer's Unconventional Self-Portraits Highlight Intriguing Architecture in Urban Spaces

In her <i>Urban Self-Portrait</i> series, Anna di Prospero photographs herself against the backdrop of towering, irregular architectural forms in the middle of sprawling cities. Stretching out on the ground, twisting her body into emotive contortions, or caught in startling states of undress, the Italian …

Pots and Pans you need for cooking

Whether you're building your first kitchen's arsenal of tools or just decluttering and purging the outdated and old equipment, it can be tough to know which pots and pans you really need—and which are just taking up precious cupboard space. This guide takes the mystery out of it all: These are the …

How I Made My Makeup Last Through a 15-Hour Indian Wedding Celebration

Indian weddings are typically colorful, festive and, well, long. With several events—like a garba and mehndi party—taking place over a week, some …

Summer Sippers: Refreshing Drink Recipes That'll Keep You Cool

Tear fresh basil from the garden and muddle it for an herbaceous version of the gimlet. Add frozen watermelon cubes for a truly seasonal cocktail.

Recipes

Snacks

Category: Snacks<p>I cannot wait for you make these! Italian Crackers from the dehydrator are made with onion, tomato, ground flaxseed, nutritional …

A Cheesecake Fit for a NY Deli Case

We developed the perfect cheesecake recipe.<p>I was just flipping through a little slideshow on our site: 15 Cheesecake recipes, from Chocolate to Pumpkin to Greek Yogurt. They are...enticing to say the least. There's certainly nothing wrong with chocolate or pumpkin or Greek yogurt, and I definitely …

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Mango Mimosas<p>Planning to fête Mom with breakfast in bed or a leisurely brunch this Mother’s Day? Here’s a hot tip: Do as much as you can ahead of …

Breakfast

Quick and Easy Pasta Recipes

A carbonara sauce is typically made with bacon, eggs, and Parmesan cheese. We've added a little half-and-half for a silky texture.

Recipes

7 Classic Cocktails Every Sophisticated Woman Should Know

You've been ordering that same gin and tonic since college.<p>You walk into a bar, go up to the bartender, and...draw a blank. So many bottles, so many options, but what do you <i>want</i>?!? *Definitely* not that Malibu and pineapple juice you've been falling back on since 2001. No, you want these:<p><b>For those</b> …

Lemon Juice