Helen French

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HOUSE TOUR: Inside The Whimsically Stylish Home Of A TV Star

The California home of Beth Riesgraf, the star of "Complications" on USA, is the picture of interesting elegance.<p>Los Feliz is quickly becoming one of the hippest spots in Los Angeles, full of well-designed homes that are anything but stodgy, so it's no surprise that people like TV star Beth …

7 Easy Ways To Make Your Entryway Look Expensive

Experience elegance every time you walk through the door.<p><b>1. Harness the power of mirrors.</b> If you're going to splurge on anything in your entryway, mirrors are the way to go. A well placed mirror can instantly open up a space and add a luxurious feel to the space. So spending a little extra to …

The Secret To A Stylish Kitchen Is...

One word: Organization.<p>They say the kitchen is the heart of the home. If that's true, are you heart-healthy? Is your kitchen set up like a Michelin Star Chef's, or do you have four junk drawers filled with old takeout menus and three can openers because you never know where they are? And hey, no …

23 Creative Lentil Recipes That Go Way Beyond Soup

From soups to salads, here are 23 of our favorite recipes to cook with a pantry staple, lentils.<p><b>One of the most humble pantry items is also one of our favorites</b>: The lentil. From stews and soups to salads and side dishes, they're a real recipe workhorse. Grab a pot and some stock—here are our …

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50 Indian Recipes We Love From Tikka Masala to Tandoori Cauliflower

Forget takeout with these 50 recipes for delicious Indian food at home.<p><b>Who needs takeout when you can bring home the sultry spices of the Indian kitchen?</b><p>Most of the ingredients called for in these recipes are available in supermarkets. If there’s something you can’t find, go to a local Indian …

Best Protein to Eat Before Every Workout

Though you may already know that what you put in your mouth before breaking a sweat can help you make it through your workout without getting …

Top 10 alternative city breaks in Europe

Ghent, Belgium<p><b>Why go?</b><br>While Bruges can sometimes feel a little like a tourist toy-town, Ghent keeps it real. The city still offers picturesque Flemish architecture and historical sites - St Bavo Cathedral is the obvious one - but you’ll also find a buzzing contemporary creative scene too, with …

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20 best chicken recipes: part 3

Madhur Jaffrey and Zahda Saeed’s chicken biryani<p>If you cannot get the egg yellow food colouring, use any other yellow colouring to get a strong saffron colour. The amount you need will vary. If you use liquid yellow food colouring, ½ teaspoon will do. Biryanis are traditionally served with a yogurt …

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Hearty Soups and Stews Perfect for Chilly Days

There's a recipe in here with your name on it.<p><b>There's nothing like a bowl of hearty, hot soup or stew</b> to warm you up from the inside-out. Whether you go vegetarian (Italian veggie soup) or meaty (hello, braised oxtail), there's a recipe here with your name on it.

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Grilled Salmon With a Chilli Glaze

Prepped in five minutes, cooked in less than 10, this is a super-quick supper dish that still packs loads of flavour.<p>No marinating, no waiting. Just …

Beef Stew Recipe

Tip<p>How to Thaw Beef<p>As with most meat, the safest way to thaw beef is in the refrigerator. Small cuts of beef can take up to 24 hours, while larger …