Jessica Morton

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25 Books From The Past 50 Years That Every Woman Should Read

Here are some of the bestselling books from the year 1967: <i>The Secret of Santa Vittoria</i> by Robert Crichton, <i>The Arrangement</i> by Elia Kazan (which spent …

The Perfect Cheap Black Skinny Jeans

I finally bought the high-waisted skinny-fit black jeans I’ve been eyeing for years.<p>High-waisted, super black, skinny-fit jeans have been my go-to for about a decade. I’ve made the rounds through J Brand, American Apparel, and Rag & Bone, with Cheap Monday as a common refrain (mostly because they …

The 30 Best Nachos In America

For everyone who is obsessed with nachos.<p><i>Note: Some submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Greg Jackson's top 10 books to make you a better person

Don’t be put off! Works by WG Sebald, Roberto Bolaño and Wallace Shawn and others can help us to see ourselves more clearly and understand life better<p>“If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life,” wrote Thoreau, …

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The Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean diet is based on the traditional foods eaten by people living in the Mediterranean region, especially Greece. It's loaded with …

Rugby nutrition: the top ten anti-inflammatory foods

Sports nutritionist Matt Lovell explains what you should eat to ease swelling and soreness<p><b>By Matt Lovell</b><p>To help you understand the reasons behind …

Tres Leches Cake

3.5 / 5 ()<p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 12 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>1 hour<p><b>Cook:</b><p>20 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>8 hours<p>This Tres Leches Cake recipe is simple, easy and …

This Curse-Laden Guided Meditation Will Help You Give Fewer F*cks

Peace, love, and eff off.<p>In a perfect world, meditation is all soft smiles, cooing voices, perfect posture, and no flinching. Heck, in a perfect world, you probably wouldn't even need meditation.<p>But this is the real world, people—and to deal with it, you may need something a bit …

Extreme Veggie Bolognese Sauce

When a kid says that they can't eat broccoli or peppers because their hair will fall out (we have honestly heard this one before), we shouldn't accept this as an answer. We run the show, remember? Not our little ones! The most common way for solving for this problem is to sneak the vegetables in by …

This Trick Will Change The Way You Cook Pasta Sauce

Pasta lovers, rejoice: There's a better--and much less labor-intensive way--to whip up delicious and creamy homemade tomato sauce from scratch. Here's what you need to do.<p><b>Step 1:</b> Go about your normal red sauce routine, combining ingredients--sautéed onion, garlic, crushed tomatoes, vodka, the works.<p>…

Lemon Raspberry Swirl Muffins

Easter is tomorrow and if you are hosting a brunch or joining others at their home, trying to please everyone's tastes can be a challenge. Quiches, croissants, baked ham and even muffins can become quite mundane year after year. Nevertheless, it's time to celebrate and Sunday mornings are always a …

The 7 Step Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happy

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

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8 Food Blog Links We Love

We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.<p>Today: Breakfast. The most important meal of the day is also the most talked about in blogs this week.<p>This savory skillet roast is the perfect …

15 Recipes that Prove Cardamom Makes Everything Taste Better

Cardamom may be expensive, so put the spice to good use in these 15 recipes.<p>Cardamom is wonderfully strong and fragrant, and using fresh pods makes a world of difference in flavor. Just keep in mind that 10 pods equals 1½ teaspoons ground cardamom when you're out shopping, because you'll soon be …

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 2 – The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion (2005)

This steely and devastating examination of the author’s grief following the sudden death of her husband changed the nature of writing about bereavement<p>No 1 in this series considered the possibility of humanity’s imminent doom from the broadest global perspective. With No 2, the focus shifts into a …

43 Life-Changing Books You Need To Read

Eat, pray, read.<p><i>Note: Some entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

Buffalo Wing Popcorn Is the Best Recipe We've Ever Made

Watch and learn how to make Bon Appétit's absolute best buffalo wing popcorn just in time for the Super Bowl.<p>When the <i>BA</i> staff encourages a co-worker to quit her job because she's just invented something so amazing, so absolutely life-changing, that she should spend the rest of her days developing …

11 Addictive New Books to Keep You Warm This Winter

You're sure to find something on this list that will make you want to get snowed in.<p>When the snow falls (…and falls… and falls…) a good book seems not only like a solid idea, but a necessity. Whether you're up to your knees in the white stuff and bound inside, or just feeling like the drop in …

24 Super Bowl Snacks to Kick Off Your Party

I'm a football fan, but I recognize that Super Bowl parties are less about the game and more about the food (and the beer and commercials, of course). We've got all kinds of game day recipes coming for you in the next couple weeks, but today is all about snacks, since finger-friendly appetizers are …

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6 Fruity Desserts That Will Keep You Warm And Fuzzy This Winter

Warm desserts that pair soft, tart fruit with buttery-crisp toppings are some of my favorite things to bake. They're perfect for using up seasonal fruit, easy to throw together and always comforting. Here you'll find a treat for every season -- from Apple Cranberry Oat Crumble to Southern Peach …

Rise and Shine: 12 Easy Weekend Breakfast Recipes

Christmas might be over, but there are still kids and houseguests to feed. Whip up one of these easy breakfast recipes and give them something delicious to wake up to.<p><b>1. Best Blueberry Muffins</b><p>Bursting with fresh blueberries with a tender crumb and sparkling sugar crust, these really are the best …

11 Starters and Sweets for Your New Year's Bash

Now that Hanukkah and Christmas are over, it's time to focus on the next party! The great thing about entertaining on New Year's Eve is that your "meal" can be made up of fun finger foods.<p><b>1. Crispy Coconut Shrimp with Sweet Red Chili Sauce</b><p>Coconut Shrimp makes fabulous finger food for a party, …