Jennifer Baron

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Stew Science: How to Choose the Best Cuts for Beef Stew

I pity the fool who brings fists to a knife fight, knives to a gunfight, and guns to nuclear Armageddon. Similarly, I'll never understand the person who brings lean beef to the stew pot. And that's where the question arises: What <i>is</i> the best cut of beef for beef stew?<p>Let's take a step back so I can …

12 Christmas Light Displays That Will Make You Wish the Holidays Would Never End

One house in Brooklyn’s Dyker Heights blazed with glowing statues of Santa, reindeer, and snowmen, while Columbia University’s sleek display in Manhattan dazzled passers-by. Over in California, multicolored strings of light climbed up palm trees, and in Copenhagen, silver and gold bulbs lit up all …

The Most Beautiful Coastal Towns in Italy

We pulled together a list of the prettiest towns on the Italian coast. From Manarola to Ravella, these hamlets of beauty will have you trading the hustle and bustle of big cities Rome, Milan, and Florence, for coastal charm—and relative quiet. La dolce vita, indeed. This post was originally …

12 Most Beautiful Beaches in Italy

Thought Capri was nice? From Sicily to Sardinia and spanning the length of the mainland, we've handpicked 12 of Italy’s most beautiful beaches. This gallery was originally published in 2014. It has been updated with new information.<p>Cala Tonnarella, Sicily<p>Baia delle Zagare, Puglia

Italy Beyond the Bucket List

You’ve gondola-ed Venice, bicycled Tuscany, shopped Milan, art-walked Florence, and climbed the hills of Rome—that’s pretty much it for Italy, right?<p>Not by a long shot. Just look at the map. Italy’s a boot, not a shoe, and there are lots of treasures to be discovered down around the ankle and heel, …

Elena Ferrante’s Ischia: an Italian island paradise

A short ferry ride from Naples, Ischia’s rustic villages – wonderfully evoked by the Italian novelist – have retained their charm and beauty<p>Few works of fiction have captured the sultry grittiness of southern Italy like Elena Ferrante’s wildly successful Neapolitan quartet, which concluded this …

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The 20 Most Beautiful Places in Italy

Few parts of the world can claim so rich a store of art, architecture, music, and food—or so intense a range of natural beauty, from craggy mountains to verdant hills to coasts of shattering beauty. No list of "bests" or "tops" from among the thousands of possibilities could be definitive. So …

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25 Decor Ideas That Make Small Bathrooms Feel Bigger

The right design choices will make extra space appear as if by magic.<p>Whether it's a teensy powder room or a shower stall with barely enough room to scrub, an awkward washroom can really cramp your style. Fly through your morning routine with these easy storage and styling solutions for tiny …

Learning To Cook Risotto The Italian Way And A Creamy Brothy Recipe of Risotto Alla Milanese

If your mother cooks Italian food, why should you go to a restaurant? ∼ Martin Scorsese<p>But for the rest of us who don’t have Italian mothers, we have …

Penne Pasta Quattro Formaggi with Butternut Squash and Sage

<b>Serves 6</b><p>Ingredients<p>1-pound piece butternut squash, peeled and cut into large batons<br>• 3 Tbsp. olive oil, divided<br>• 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh sage<br>• Salt and …

Skip the Crowds: Romantic Getaways You've Never Heard Of

Summer Chickpea Salad with Honey Garlic Lime Vinaigrette

The Simple Chickpea Salad I’m Losing My Mind Over.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 23, 2014 167<p>I feel ridiculous.<p>This is so easy. But it tastes SO FAB. I’m …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …