Julie Perez

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Face Washing 101: 6 Things to Avoid

Avoiding these common face-washing blunders will help you get better skin.<p><b>1. Overdoing it</b><p>Too much washing can age your skin. Do it no more than twice daily, though an extra wash pre- or post-workout is okay.<p><b>2. Using a harsh cleanser</b><p>Consider swapping out soap — which can strip your skin of its …

30 Amazing Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

April is National Grilled Cheese Month and I have 30 amazing grilled cheese sandwich recipes for you, one for every day of the month! Grilled cheese …

13 Fresh Herbs to Use More Often

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: These herbs want to get fresh with you -- let them.</i><p>Basil<br>This herb can elevate even the simplest summer dish; just remember to keep it out of the refrigerator, or else it’ll turn …

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Retirees: Take a stand against sitting disease

There are 34 chronic diseases and conditions associated with excess sitting, expert says.<p>Don't just sit there. It may be killing you.<p>Getting off the couch and moving more might lengthen your life, as well as decrease your risk of dementia, physical disabilities and other serious medical …

Gardening 101: How to Root Herbs in Water

Rooting herbs in water is so easy to do that the first time it happened to me was a surprise. A friend brought me a housewarming gift–a bouquet of …

Think Your Home Is Cat-Friendly? 9 Rooms That Will Put You To Shame

These luxurious, elaborate spaces were all built for feline fun.<p><b>Animated Abode</b><p>This San Diego home was formerly owned by Bob and Frances Walker, who designed the cat-tastic abode for their feline family in 1986. The cat lovers built a floor-to-ceiling scratch post, staircases and above-floor …

How to Use Edible Flowers in Salads, Cocktails, and More

Farmers' markets are glowing with all kinds of edible blossoms, and ABC Kitchen chef Dan Kluger is here to explain how you can eat them at home<p>Normally, this is where we'd write something clever about April showers bringing May flowers, but honestly, we're so entranced by the incredible array of …

Indian Spices 101: How to Work With Dry Spices

Many of my friends, new to Indian food, think that it's all spice and fire. But that's not true. Sure, there are spices, but it's not all chili. It's cumin, cinnamon, cardamom; fragrant spices, robust ones, peppery ones. And they're used carefully and thoughtfully. Each has its own aroma and adds …

Mint and Cumin-Spiced Lamb Chops

8 Servings<p>With lamb rib chops, we insist you leave the fat on the bone.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 medium onions, peeled, quartered<p>1 cup fresh cilantro leaves with tender stems<p>1 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves with tender stems<p>1 cup fresh mint leaves<p>1 tablespoon ground cumin<p>1 tablespoon paprika<p>2 …

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