Jen Le

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10 Cozy and Delicious Recipes to Make on a Snow Day

When you're snowed in with nowhere to go, you might as well stay busy in the kitchen. From cozy beef stew to boozy apple cider, these recipes will warm you up -- especially after you finish shoveling that driveway.<p><b>1. Beef Stew with Carrots & Potatoes</b><p>In this cold weather classic, otherwise known as …

5 Ways to Fall-ify Your Coffee (Without any Pumpkin Spice Whatsoever)

When fall chill sets in, you'll want to know how to make a warming morning brew at home (that doesn't involve pumpkin).<p>So long, sweet summer, and the bubbly nitros, cold brew tonics, and rosemary iced lattes we grew to love. Fall calls for comforting coffees, full of warming spices like …

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Wrap up: 10 of the best dresses for (early onset) autumn

So the days are getting colder and the nights are getting longer. But don’t rule out dresses just yet

The 26 most luxurious spas around the world

We rounded up some of the best spas around the world, from Switzerland to Barbados.<p>Many of the treatments at these spas incorporate ancient methods and aim to improve guests' mental and physical well being.<p>So if you're in need of a little TLC, consider planning your next trip to one of these …

16 Reasons to Have Cutlets (or Schnitzel or Tonkatsu or...) for Dinner

Most cultures have their own version of a breaded, pan-fried meat cutlet—because, no matter what you call it, it's just so darn good.<p><b>Schnitzel, milanesa, tonkatsu...</b> Most cultures have their own version of a breaded, pan-fried meat cutlet—because, no matter what you call it, it's just so darn good. …

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You Won't BELIEVE These 10 Smallest Bars in the World

When it comes to quirky destinations, you can't beat a cozy watering hole. And when we say "cozy," we mean it: These 10 bizarre establishments give …

Travel

I’ve tried every restaurant in Koreatown plaza. These are the best.

Sure Koreatown Plaza is a mall, but it’s a mall with one of the best food courts in Los Angeles. It’s most often packed to the rafters with locals …

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World Calendar: Must-Attend Events in August

There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. <b>Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in August:</b><p>Most of the world’s premier horse races have come and gone by August. But what about other ungulates? See camels vie for the finish line at the <b>Maralal Camel Derby</b> in northern</b> …

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Top 10 Summer Theaters

Catch the season's best shows, from musical premieres to world-class Shakespeare productions.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Four Seasons of Travel</i><p><b>Stratford Festival, Stratford, Ontario, Canada</b> <br>www.stratfordfestival.ca <br>The largest classical repertory theater in North America stages productions on …

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7 Fresh and Fruity Summer Sweets

When your sweet tooth strikes in the summertime, light and fresh is always the most satisfying. These fruity treats will conquer your cravings -- almost guilt-free.<p><b>1. Peach Mango Smoothies</b><p>These smoothies taste like a tropical beach vacation. They're perfect to start the day; they also make a …

9 Great Slow Cooker Jams, Preserves, and Condiments

The crockpot just might be the perfect cooking appliance for ketchups, jams, fruit butters, and other cooked-down things. These are all things best …

Slow Cookers

Your Best Cooking Advice for a Young Foodie

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline—it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge—and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Wisdom is meant to be shared.</i><p>Family recipes serve a purpose. Beyond their "just like …

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The Best of Brimfield: Enviable Instagrams from the Country’s Largest Flea Market

A pilgrimage to Brimfield—the country’s largest antique fair—is de rigueur for every designer, stylist, and just about anyone with a soft spot for the old, weird, and wonderful. But if you can’t join the 250,000 devotees in Massachusetts this year, we rolled up our sleeves and did some digging (of …

10 of the smartest new hostels in Europe

Style and comfortable stays don’t come at too high a price in this selection of new hostels across Europe. From retro-chic design in Paris to eco-cred beds in Amsterdam, you can eat, sleep and meet without it costing the earth<p>Generator Paris, France<p>This hostel brand continues its expansion across …

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7 Meditation Apps to Try Now

In this overstimulated and hyper-distracted digital age, with a jam-packed schedule and abundance of choices at every juncture, making time (and brain space) for meditation—the self-proclaimed secret weapon of everyone from <b>Gisele Bündchen</b> to <b>Arianna Huffington</b>—can feel next to impossible.<p>Ask around, …

15 Luxe Beauty Brands You Can Buy (for Cheap!) at the Drugstore

Don’t get us wrong: We love a beauty haul from Sephora as much as the next girl. It’s just that sometimes our skin is like, “Actually… I think this $50 foundation <i>doesn’t</i> agree with me,” while our wallet cries uncle. Fortunately, that’s what drugstore beauty is for, but we’re not talking Maybelline …

15 All-Natural Products Beauty Pros Always Have in Their Bags

When it comes to carrying on-the-go beauty essentials, it’s one thing to travel light. Traveling light AND all-natural? That may seem like a big ask for busy girls (because if you’re anything like us, you can barely tick off those boxes with your granola bar). So we made it easy: we tapped the …

Meet the nomadic photographer who has been road-tripping with her dog around the US for the past 7 years

"Ever since I can remember, I have been independent and curious," Turner told Business Insider. "Being on the open road is a feeling I can't get anywhere else. It's a feeling of freedom," Turner said.<p>"The first year is the hardest — if you get through that and want to continue, then the road is for …

29 Chorizo Recipes Because It Makes Everything Taste Better

We love chorizo, and these 29 recipes prove it.<p><b>Chorizo might have to be a favorite</b> when it comes to cured meats if we were forced to choose. Here are all of our favorite chorizo recipes.

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6 Easy Weeknight Dinners the Whole Family Will Love

Is your dinner rotation getting a little <i>too</i> routine? These easy weeknight meals will become fast family favorites.<p><b>1. Easy Thai Shrimp Curry</b><p>With just a few essentials in your pantry -- like Thai green curry paste and coconut milk -- you're never more than 25 minutes away from this delicious meal, …

8 Easy Dessert Recipes That Taste Complicated

Sometimes the most successful dessert isn’t the one you devoted all day to, but the one you made in 30 minutes using 3 ingredients. Complexity isn’t …

Recipes

4 Ways to Master the Art of Warm Weather Dressing for Work

When it’s cold out, dressing for work is relatively easy. Layering means you don’t have to worry so much about keeping things covered up and appropriate. But once warmer weather starts to creep in, all bets are off. The best way to combat the potential faux paux when all you want to do is keep …

The Rise of Cookie Butter: How Speculoos Spread Hit It Big in the U.S.

What is cookie butter, exactly? And where does it come from? What do you eat it on? We learn all about cookie butter and how it became a household name.<p><b>Cookie butter</b> is a decadent treat that’s gained a cult following in the United States over the last few years. It’s typically made from pulverized …

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9 Easy Dessert Hacks That Yield Elegant Results

The elegant little dessert that looked like it took you hours but, in fact, needed only a few well-considered tweaks to make it feel special—that’s …

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11 Recipes to Make Your Favorite Snacks from the ’90s at Home

The ‘90s were the height of the prepackaged junk food era, and although you’re eating whole grains and kale these days, there’s no shame in looking …

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Rihanna Met Gala Dress: Who Is Guo Pei?

When Rihanna stepped onto the Met Gala red carpet in a jaw-dropping yellow gown, the fashion world pretty much came to a standstill. But who was the genius behind the epic creation? That honor belongs to Chinese couture designer Guo Pei.<p>The Bejing-based designer, 45, has been designing for 26 …

Never Mess Up a Pie Crust Again

Never mess up pie dough again.<p><i>We all make cooking mistakes. Which is why digital food editor Dawn Perry is here to help. Welcome to Effed It Up</i>.<p>Recently we asked on Facebook, "Hey, what have you effed up in the kitchen lately?" The good news is you're all messing up the same stuff: rice, eggs of …

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