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Steal This Look: An Exotic Tiled Kitchen by LA Design Firm Commune

Brother and sister team Ramin and Pamela Shamshiri collaborate often. Ten years ago the siblings, along with Roman Alonso and Steven Johanknecht, …

11 Flower Hacks to Make the Prettiest Arrangement Ever

And instantly make any room look like a million bucks.<p><b>Jessica Marshall</b>, owner of <b>Miss Daisy Floral Design Studio</b> in <b>Las Vegas and New York City</b>, let us in on some of her floral tricks to make decorating your home with beautiful flowers easy and simple.<p><b>1. Cut flower stems at a 45-degree angle one inch</b> …

Steal This Look: A Classic English Kitchen for an Oscar-Winning Costume Designer

Oscar-winning costume designer Jacqueline Duran (she’s known for her work on <i>Anna</i> <i>Karenina</i>, <i>Pride & Prejudice</i>, and <i>Atonement</i>) commissioned Mark Lewis …

The French Girl Beauty Rules: Makeup Artist Violette Shares Her 8 Essential Secrets

Violette Makeup Artist<p>As the fashion flock settles down in Paris for the last leg of the spring 2015 collections, that age-old question resurfaces once more: What <i>is</i> it about French women? The country’s unofficial motto—to bear the torch for a kind of covetable, casual cool that relies heavily on …

Baked-Eggplant Parmesan

Choose firm, smooth eggplants. We bake rather than fry ours for less mess and less fat.

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p>Cosgrove's response: "Running is just one exercise, but no one questions that when it comes to burning fat." (Another great way …

Devil's Food Cake with Hazelnut Crunch

12 to 16 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2 1/3 cups cake flour<p>1 cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1/4 teaspoon baking powder<p>2 teaspoons instant espresso powder<p>1 cup hot coffee<p>1 cup buttermilk<p>2 1/2 cups sugar<p>1 cup (2 sticks) …

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4 Moves for Insanely Toned Abs (#NoFilter)

Get ready for your bikini closeup on Instagram, all summer long<p>This total-body strength routine works overtime to firm your core by challenging your stability. The result? An effective sweat session we don't mind doing in the heat! Perform three sets on nonconsecutive days three times a week.

Apple Slaw

There's no mayo in this vegan slaw! Apple slices, ginger, and lemon juice add loads of flavor to shredded red cabbage.

Chicken alla Milanese

• that's eggy<br>• that's fruity<br>• that's hearty<br>• that's healthy<br>• that's simple<br>• that's a smoothie<br>• that's a casserole<p>that's off the beaten path<br>• that's light<br>• that's packable<br>• that's speedy<br>• that's warming<br>• that's kid-friendly<p>that's comforting<br>• that's quick<br>• that's healthy<br>• that's a sunday dinner classic<br>• that's vegetarian<br>• that's …

Maple Cheesecake with Roasted Pears

Maple syrup not only flavors this luscious cheesecake, but it also is brushed on thinly sliced pears that are broiled to create a very unique decoration atop this festive dessert.

9 Ways to FINALLY Lose That Stubborn Belly Fat

Peace out, pooch!<p><i>This article was written by Hallie Levine and provided by our partners at Prevention.</i><p>Belly fat can make your jeans feel extra snug, but really there's something way worse about the stuff: When white fat expands in your abdomen nestling deep among your organs, it sets you up for …

The Only Hospital Packing Checklist You Will Ever Need Before You Give Birth

The last few days of your pregnancy can be stressful. These are the waning moments before a new, incredible being is introduced into your life, and there are still so many things to do!<p>One of the necessities is preparing your hospital suitcase. Believe us, the last thing you want to do when your …

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

Stir-Fried Pork with Eggplant, Chile, and Runner Beans

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 35 min<p>Total Time: 40 min<p>Hot weather and spicy foods just go together, but this speedy stovetop dish won’t heat up your kitchen.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound pork tenderloin, thinly sliced ⅛” thick<p>2 garlic cloves, finely grated<p>1 tablespoon fish sauce (such as nam pla or …

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5 Surprising Foods Doctors Swear By

Follow the lead of top nutrition experts with this roundup of the five foods doctors swear by, inspired by my new book of healthy food swaps, <i>Eat It to Beat It</i>:<p><b>1. Greek yogurt</b><p><i>Gerard Mullin, M.D., director of the Johns Hopkins Integrative GI Nutrition Services and author of "The Inside Tract: Your</i> …

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The Hostess Hacks You Need For Your Next Party

Elegant and easy tricks.<p>Take your entertaining game to the next level with these elegant and easy tricks.

Mark D. Sikes's Light and Breezy West Hollywood House

Classic decorating, with a breezy air.<p>In his West Hollywood house, designer Mark D. Sikes achieved the perfect summery vibe.

Revamp Your Salad for Summer

Just like your wardrobe, it's time to lighten up your salad, too. Try these nutrient-packed additions to freshen up your go-to lunchtime staple.<p>While a salad is typically a healthy meal option, always opting for the same ingredients can make it boring—as well as keep you from maxing out on the …

15 Reasons Why Vinegar is the Ultimate Cleaning Solution

The secret fix to most household messes was already in your kitchen cupboard.<p><b>1. Kitchen Surfaces and Utensils</b><br>Vinegar has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that make it a good choice for cleaning in the kitchen. Mix equal parts white vinegar and water, then pour it into a spray bottle. Use …

Object Lessons: The Atlas Pepper Mill from Greece

Modern Greek mythology tells us that the Atlas Pepper Mill was invented as a portable coffee grinder for soldiers in the Greek army about a century …

Going to the Greek: A DIY Dinner Party in San Francisco

Charles Bililies is the proprietor of Souvla (see New Restaurant Alert: Souvla in San Francisco) and Jen Pelka is the marketing manager (she’s got …

Quick Side Salad Recipes

Browse our assortment of side salads featuring seasonal vegetables, as well as year-round favorites such as coleslaw and potato salad.

11 Ways Gwen Stefani's Pregnancy Style is Inspiring

The platinum singer's maternity style is practically flawless. Here's why.<p>The platinum singer's maternity style is practically flawless. Here's why.<p>Splash News

Spinach Smoothies on Instagram

Kale, celery, spinach, and apples make for the perfect green juice. Thanks, @krisruby!<p>Throwing a blend of kale, spinach, banana, dates, and chia seeds in a wine glass makes it so much more fun and festive!<p>Banana + spinach + orange + kiwi + yogurt + coconut milk = total smoothie bliss.<p>All you need …

Spicy Pork and Mustard Green Soup

4 Servings<p>It might look like a lot when the greens are raw, but add them all anyway. They’ll quickly wilt down to a silky texture.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ pound ground pork<p>2 cloves garlic finely chopped<p>2 teaspoons finely grated peeled ginger<p>1 teaspoon Sichuan peppercorns, crushed<p>¾ teaspoon …

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