Evelyn Ortega-Gil

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Remembering Micah's Smiles: How I've Learned to Live Without My Son

I am blessed for the richness that Micah has forever added to my life. Giving back to other families is one of the best ways for me to stay close to Micah.<p>When I married my best friend, Noah, we were young, healthy and excited to start a family. We expected our family-building journey to be simple. …

Summer Tomato Tartines with Garlic Confit

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: Everything is better with garlic confit, especially open-faced tomato tartines.</i><p><i>Dude, please.</i> …

Recipes

Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing

<i>Every Friday, a DIY expert spares us a trip to the grocery store and shows us how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today, Tara from Seven Spoons helps us master the art of Blue Cheese Dressing.</i><p>For the longest time, I thought I didn't like blue cheese dressing. I'd had too many …

Blue Cheese

Ratatouille Tian from 'The French Market Cookbook'

Is there a better summer dish than ratatouille? The Provençal classic makes use of some of summer's best bounty—tomatoes, eggplant, and zucchini—for an elegant, simple stew that can be served at any temperature, any time of day. The version in <b>Clotilde Dusoulier</b>'s new book, <i>The French Market …

Easy Ratatouille with Chicken Recipe

<b>About the Author</b>: Yasmin Fahr is a food lover, writer, and cook. Follow her @yasminfahr for more updates on her eating adventures and discoveries, which will most likely include tomatoes. And probably feta. Happy eating!<p><b>Read more: One Pot Wonders: Easy Ratatouille with Chicken</b><p>Ingredients4 chicken …

Sugar & Spice Doughnut Holes

Frying already-rich brioche dough results in these unimaginably indulgent, tender little bites. Representing the third category of <i>Glazed, Filled, Sugared, & Dipped</i>, they're coated in cardamom sugar, which adds an herbaceous note.<p>Reprinted with permission by Stephen Collucci. Copyright © 2013. …

Mint: The Hospitable Herb

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: Mint is ready to go to work for you -- bringing its fresh, lively flavor to dishes and drinks all week long.</i><p>Long ago, to welcome guests, mint leaves might be strewn on the floor …

Shipping Containers: 10 Recycled and Repurposed Houses

Remember <i>Top of the Lake</i> (think: <i>Twin Peaks</i> set in New Zealand)? In Jane Campion’s compelling drama, a group of women create a camp called Paradise, …

Washington State

How to Clean Your Makeup Brushes: Seventeen Magazine

<i>Packing for college can be really overwhelming. How much should you bring? What do you bring? Well, the answer is simple: only the essentials. That’s why this month we teamed up with Seventeen magazine and their special advisory board of sorority sisters on a curated list of 20 college beauty must-haves. Check back each week for more great content from our newest partner and definitely take advantage of this limited-time special offer just for Birchbox customers: Purchase a Seventeen</i> …

10 of the Best Zucchini Recipes

Home > Recipe Roundups > 10 of the Best Zucchini Recipes<p>June 17, 2013 // 31 <i>Comments »</i><p>We’re into the second half of June and if you’ve planted a …

11 Ways to Get Creative with Pesto

<i>Just in time for the changing season, full of winter's hardy greens as well as the first herbs and soft lettuces of spring, we're bringing back this green-flecked roundup and updating it with a few of our newest favorite recipes.</i><p>Pesto should be your best friend for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It …

Pesto

Cucumber Salad with Grapes and Almonds Recipe

Good morning summer and hello cucumbers! What’s your favorite cucumber? Lemon cucumber? English? Armenian? How about pickling?<p>For many years I’ve …

Grapes

Despicable Me 2 Minion Cake

Recently, my friends at Betty Crocker asked if I'd like to create a minion cake to celebrate the newly released movie Despicable Me 2. I was over the …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

The best rooftop bars—with views—at New York City hotels - Curbed NY

Though it may not feel like it right now, spring is just around the corner, which also means that soon, most New Yorkers will be feeling the itch to be outdoors. There are plenty of places to satisfy that ourdoorsy urge (parks! beaches!), but the city's plethora of trendy hotels offer some of the …

Snapshots From Yesterday's Party Outside Stonewall Inn

Following the Supreme Court's ruling on gay marriage yesterday, a street party broke out in front of the <b>Stonewall Inn</b>, one of the birthplaces of the gay rights movement. All throughout the city, bars and restaurants hosted parties, and a few places, like <b>Cole's Greenwich Village</b>, also offered …

Sietsema's Greenwich Village Guide to Frozen Treats

The frozen yogurt craze of the last few years was only the tip of the iceberg, and it paralleled similar fads for gelato, paletas, artisanally made ice creams, and other "quiescently frozen confections" – as popsicles once defined themselves on the wrapper. Perhaps no neighborhood better displays …

Pesto Grilled Shrimp

Pesto Grilled Shrimp<p><b>Prep Time</b>:<p>10 minutes <b>Marinate Time</b>:<p>20 minutes <b>Cook Time</b>:<p>10 minutes <b>Total Time</b>:<p>40 minutes <b>Servings</b>: 4<p>Light fresh and summery basil …

No Bake Oreo Layer Dessert

Home > Recipes by Category > Custard, Meringue & Pudding Desserts > No Bake Oreo Layer Dessert<p>June 6, 2017 // 154 <i>Comments »</i><p><i>No Bake Oreo Layer Dessert</i> …

Mini Minions

June 17, 2013<p>Despicable Me 2 is coming out soon (July 3, that is) and I made these mini Minions for the movie release. I was super excited to be …

Same-Sex Couples, A Widow, And A Nation Wait On The Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is expected to decide two cases in the coming two weeks that could have an extraordinary effect on LGBT rights, on the lives of same-sex couples across the 50 states, and on the country itself.<p>The possible outcomes, though, are as complex as the path that got the …

Same-Sex Couples

12 Chic, Summer Wedding Appetizers — Austin Wedding Blog

<b>Planning a Summer wedding?</b> These <b>appetizer ideas</b> could be the missing link in tying your entire theme together. Fresh, creative and adventurous… each …

Wedding Planning 101 – Meeting with a Floral Designer, with Guest Blogger Nancy Liu Chin

The Perfect Palette

Best Wedding Updos | 60 Hairstyles for Brides | Snippet & Ink

Sleek or soft, vintage or modern, bohemian or glam – there are endless possibilities for your bridal coif! If you know you want to wear an updo on …

22 Marriage Benefits: Laughs for a Soon-to-be Bride

You’ll have a live-in spider killer.<p>Someone will always be around to reach the top shelves in the kitchen for those yummy menus.<p>You’ll live longer; …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

1920s Hairstyles for The Great Gatsby Opening

After tons of buzz, it’s finally here: <i>The Great Gatsby</i> opens today. And that means 1920s fashion and hairstyles are going to become the trends …

Making Your Own Kimchi - Recipe

<i>Homemade Vegetarian Won Bok Kimchi</i><p>I‘ve resisted making my own fermented foods for, well, decades at this point. I’m not sure exactly why – maybe a …