Karen P

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6 Light-Yet-Satisfying Summer Soups

<b>1. Creamy Zucchini, Walnut and Dill Soup</b><p>This silky puréed soup is surprisingly healthy -- there's no heavy cream or dairy in it, just a handful of toasted walnuts to thicken it up. Serve it warm or cold, depending on the weather and your mood. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Chilled Roasted Red Pepper Soup</b><p>This …

Late Summer Corn Soup with Fresh Herbs...from the Hamptons

5 stars based on 15 votes<p>I’ve fantasized about a vacation in the Hamptons for a very long time…probably something to do with my long-standing <i>Barefoot</i> …

Creamy Zucchini, Walnut and Dill Soup

4.5 stars based on 12 votes<p>May marks the start of zucchini season but I love this silky puréed soup anytime of year. It’s surprisingly healthy — …

Avocado Breakfast Recipes That'll Make Your Heart Sing

There's not really a wrong way to eat avocado. But there's definitely a right way, and that's with breakfast.<p>The savory green fruit is an egg's best friend. It creamifies an a.m. smoothie without hesitation and it transforms a bland piece of toast into a sought after delicacy.<p>Start your morning …

The Most Basic Marinade Of All Time Is Also One Of The Best

If one theme has emerged over the past decade in the culinary world, it is probably that simplicity is king. Gone are the days when fancier, more elaborate and more expensive meant better. Chefs are focused on showcasing high quality ingredients with minimal preparation instead of tirelessly …

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Ceviche {Simple and Delicious}

The first time I made ceviche, I was amazed. I could actually see the lemon and lime juice turning the color of the fish from translucent pink to …

NPR Music's 50 Favorite Songs Of 2014 (So Far)

Songs announce themselves as essential in different ways. Some knock you off balance; some help you find your rhythm. Some insinuate themselves into your life slowly, until you can't imagine a time they didn't exist; some leap out of car windows, change the course of your week and then vanish.<p>The …

NPR Music's 25 Favorite Albums Of 2014 (So Far)

At the year's halfway point, with summer just about to flip the calendar over to Side B, it's a challenge to get a satisfying picture of the year in music, even if you're just looking at a single genre. Consider the voices of the couple dozen obsessive listeners from NPR Music and our public radio …

Secrets To Gorgeous Hair

Go pro—the top tools and expert tips to become your own stylist<p>Stopping by your local blow-dry bar is still the fastest way to get a killer blowout, perfect waves, or a chic updo. But once it's time to shampoo again you're (sadly) back to your pre-salon self. For those who dream of having a good …

The Ice Cream Cake Makes a Cool Comeback

Layered with frozen yogurt, fresh-fruit sauce, and airy vanilla cake, this berry-packed wonder looks impressive but is actually a snap to construct. …

10 Beauty Products Every Woman Should Have By 30

For the first few decades of your life, a laissez-faire beauty routine is all you need. Nows the time to take a more grown-up approach with a few easy adds.<p>For the first few decades of your life, a laissez-faire beauty routine is all you need. Now's the time to take a more grown-up approach with a …

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The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

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10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Ooey Gooey Toasted Cheese + Rapini with Vin Cotto

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: The easiest way to eat cheese for dinner, and to feel good about it.</i><p>Sometimes you want salad for dinner. Sometimes you want …

24 Super-Simple Ways to Make Doing Your Hair Incredibly Easy

Seriously, you'll be out the door before you know it.<p><b>1. Make sure your style stays put by flipping the bobby pin over so the wavy side is against your head.</b><p>If you have a hard time keeping your hair in place, try flipping the bobby pin over. The straight side is slicker and won't grip as well as the …

The Rehearsal Sessions For Nirvana’s MTV Unplugged Appearance (1993)

Debuting in 1989, MTV’s <i>Unplugged</i> promised to cure the culture’s slick 80s hangover with acoustic guitars and earnest, coffee-shop intimacy from the …

Thelonious Monk Creates a List of Tips for Playing a Gig: “Don’t Listen to Me, I Am Supposed to Be Accompanying You!”

We’re fascinated by lists. Other people’s lists. Even the ones left behind in shopping carts are interesting (Jarlsburg, Gruyere and Swiss? Must be …

The Roots Take on Church and Commerce in Surreal ‘Understand’ Clip

With <i>…And Then You Shoot Your Cousin</i> due out on Monday, the Roots are hailing the arrival of their 11th studio album with the release of a trippy new …

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Zagg Invisible Shield Glass: Perhaps the best investment for a new iPhone

I’m such a bad iPhone(s aapl) owner. I generally take good care of my handsets, mainly because I sell them to upgrade from one iPhone to the next. …

How Young People Can Get Rich Slowly

<i>At least that's the message of William Bernstein, cofounder of investment management firm Efficient Frontier Advisors, who recently published the short ebook "If You Can: How Millennials Can Get Rich Slowly."</i><p><i>It clearly resonates. The book, available for free on his website and for 99 cents on</i> …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Bronze Metals: The Top 10 Sunless Tanners

Beauty pros swear by these best "tans" in a bottle.<p>Beach days are almost here, which means it's time to start looking the part with sun-kissed skin. To capture the bronze without the uv-burn, self-tanners are the only sensible way to go these days. Whether you want an instant just-back-from-Capri …

The most epic weekend hikes in North America

Think you need months of preparation and years of experience to complete an epic hiking trip? Think again. These five North American hikes are some …

This Land Is Your Land

Feeding nine billion—and eventually ten billion—means growing crops faster, smarter, and in new places. Do we need to find more land?<p>Light, seeds, soil, and water. The recipe for growing food out of the ground is among the planet’s simplest equations. Tweak the variables—less light, different …

CNC-Milled Whiskey on the Rocks

We're working on an upcoming video series about the ShopBot Desktop, and now that I've got some hands-on experience, I've discovered that I love CNC …

Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

The Simple Act That Will Bring More Joy and Fulfillment to Your Life

Life is as special and meaningful as we choose to make it. As humans, we apply a great deal of meaning (or none at all) to different things in our lives. Oftentimes, we give more meaning than is probably necessary to many things. Things like sports games, television shows, fashion dos and don'ts, …