Elissa Stern

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How to Make Strawberry Buttermilk Biscuits

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 450°F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.<p>Step 2<p>Grate cold unsalted butter using a box …

The Longer the Race, the Stronger We Get

Among the world’s most celebrated long-distance footraces, the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc is known for being particularly brutal.<p>The 106-mile course through the French, Swiss, and Italian Alps climbs more than 33,000 feet as it loops around its namesake peak. The weather can be savage—heavy rain, …


Next Week's Meal Plan: 5 Veggie-Hearty Meals for the Week Ahead

Do you ever follow a weekend of dining out with a strong craving for vegetables? That's where my head (and stomach) is at this week while meal …

Healthy Eating

Watch 35 of the Sexiest Country Music Videos Ever Made

We've rounded up 35 of the absolute hottest, pickup-truck-makeout country music videos that have ever been created. And after you watch them — which may result in passing out from Luke Bryan's hotness — listen to our sexy country playlist for even more boot-knockin' good times.

Country Music

30 Years Ago: A Look Back at 1987

Three decades ago, the long-fought Iran-Iraq war had reached a deadly stalemate, the stock markets took a huge hit on Black Monday in October, American politicians were gearing up for the 1988 presidential race, Baby Jessica was rescued from a well, broadcast live on CNN, and much more. …

Star Trek

Every Chicken Soup Recipe You Could Possibly Need

Here’s the thing with chicken soup: we don’t eat enough of it. There are so many soups out there, it’s easy to forgot about the standard chicken. That’s a mistake, because chicken soup is a really satisfying meal during the frigid months of winter, and it’s also proven to help ward off one of those …


Healthful Double Chocolate Cookies

A lot of people have baked these cookies over the past decade. People <i>love</i> them because they're free of any added refined sugar, egg-free, no butter, …


Your Meal Plan Needs These Weeknight Cabbage Rolls

<b>Make the filling:</b> Place all the ingredients except the beef in a medium bowl and stir to combine. Add the beef and gently mix it in, making sure not …


One-Pot Chicken & Orzo Skillet Makes Last-Minute Dinner Easy

Heat the oil in a 10-inch regular or cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add the sausage and cook until evenly browned on both sides, 3 to 4 …


32 Insanely Cute Kitchen Products That Are Actually Useful

Who says cooking can't be fun?

Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in December

‘Tis the season for streaming miracles<p>The holiday season brings with it surprises and wonder, and that holds true even in the world of online streaming services. Case in point? On December 9th, Netflix will be debuting the second season of <i>Fuller House</i>, just 10 months after the first season was …


The Civil War Curriculum

Join t Fight<p>Donate today to preserve Civil War battlefields and the nation’s history for generations to come.<p>Collections<p>48,000<p>ACRES SAVED<p>The Civil …

American Civil War

13 slow cooker Thanksgiving recipes so you can set it, forget it and work on other dishes

The key to cooking a successful Thanksgiving feast? A slow cooker.<p>While your oven and stovetop are probably crowded with holiday meats and sides, you …


The Preschooler's Empathy Void

A new study explores how children develop a preference for equality and fairness—research that seems relevant as America prepares to elect its next president.<p>Back in March, Anderson Cooper famously compared Donald Trump to a 5-year-old. The presidential nominee had tweeted a flattering photo of his …


These Beauty Buys Will Get You SO Many Compliments

When it comes to beauty highs, nothing beats a spontaneous compliment. Whether it's a coworker asking what highlighter you're wearing or a stranger …

Watch Tom Cruise Recreate His Entire Film Career, With Help From James Corden

And an extra assist from Cuba Gooding Jr.<p>Remember the days when a movie star could just sit down and chat with a late-night show host to promote his latest blockbuster? Tom Cruise likely does. But nowadays, you simply haven't made it as a star unless you've worn crazier outfits—and crazier wigs—and …

The Walking Dead

Google’s ad tracking is as creepy as Facebook's. Here’s how to disable it

Google in June deleted a clause in its privacy settings that said it would not combine cookie information with personal information without consent<p>Since Google changed the way it tracks its users across the internet in June 2016, users’ personally identifiable information from Gmail, YouTube and …


ACL Impressions From a First Timer: Day 1

click to enlarge<p>I'm decidedly new to the music festival game. Even with Austin a hop-skip away for the past 13 years that I've been living in San …

Regina Spektor’s New Song Is Here For All Your Wallowing Needs

In July, Regina Spektor kicked off her comeback with the catchy single “Bleeding Heart,” which proved she’s still a virtuoso at crafting quirky pop …

New Singles

31 Incredible Books You Simply Must Read This Summer

Brilliant reads from July to September (UK release dates).

College & University

The best ice cream and frozen treat shops in Dallas-Fort Worth

<i>Editor's note: This story has been updated in 2017 to include some of the buzziest new ice cream shops in Dallas-Fort Worth. Your old favorites are</i> …

Ice Cream

Every Meal You Make Should Be a One-Pot Meal. Here Are 31 of Our Favorites!

On those hectic weekday nights, sometimes you can't even imagine having the time to cook an actual dinner. The answer? Any one of these 31 delicious…


15 Fascinating Facts About The "Battle Of The Bastards"

There was a lot less CGI than you'd think!

Establishing House Rules for Teenagers

Parenting a teenager requires a delicate balance between giving her enough guidance to ensure she's making making healthy choices and giving her …

53 Scandalous Dresses That Made People Lose Their Sh*t

Jennifer Lopez

The best flea markets in NYC

Looking for an amazing flea market? NYC has many options, but our list features the very best. If you're a fan of vintage stores and thrift shops, …