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7 Wines That Every Red Wine Lover Should Know

Regardless of whether you’re new to wine or have been drinking it for years, you can learn a lot about wine today by looking at history. The …

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Steal-Worthy Wedding Hair Ideas

Hey there lovely readers! Your <i>wedding</i> is your chance to be a star for a day, so I thought I’d wrapped up this lovely week by giving you a collection …

Your Bridesmaid and Groomsmen Etiquette Questions Answered

Photography: Jen Huang<p>Photography: Kate Holstein<p>Photography: Jen Huang<p>3 of 20<p>I have three sisters and can’t pick just one to be my maid of honor—the others will be so offended. Can I have all three?<p>Photography: Jenelle Kappe<p>4 of 20<p>My sister-in-law and I are not particularly fond of each other. I …

Tips for Creating Your Wedding Guest List

<i>Owner of Weddings in Vieques, a destination-wedding planning company off the coast of Puerto Rico, Sandy Malone has helped countless couples plan their big day since 2007. Here, she explains how to create a wedding guest list that will make you (and your budget) happy.</i><p>When I got engaged, my mother …

How To Get Rid Of Dark Circles Under Your Eyes

The “You have as many hours in the day as Beyoncé' mantra is always a cruel reminder, but it's true: Be productive now, sleep when you're dead. We've …

Eat Pretty: Healthy Spinach Artichoke Dip

<i>Ingredients</i><p>-1 14 oz. can of artichoke hearts<p>-2 cups fresh spinach<p>-1 cup white beans, drained and rinsed<p>-1/2 cup unsweetened, unflavored almond …

How Often You Should Eat, According to Science

You already know that if you want to lose weight, you’ve got to consume healthy, wholesome foods. Where most diet-confusion lies is in the timing and …

Beat-the-heat sweets: 5 genius no-cook desserts, from cake to brownies

Desserts<p>When boiling summer temperatures strike, baking may be the last thing on your mind. But that doesn’t mean you should forgo dessert. These completely no-cook recipes for decadent brownies, cake, cookie bars and more make it possible to get your sweet fix without ever breaking a …

Dessert

Herb Salted Garlic Parmesan French Fries

Herb Salted Garlic Parmesan French Fries.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 8, 2014 73<p>Friday fries! We’re doing it.<p>Especially because if there is a time a place to …

The Best Summer Apps for Cookouts, Dinner Parties, and Just Because

20 summer appetizers to get your party started, from mini shrimp rolls to guacamole with a twist.<p><b>Nothing kicks off a cookout like some small bites</b> (and, okay, cocktails). Get the party started with these light and summery apps.

Cooking

Salmon and Chickpea Salad

Intro<p>I didn’t intend to post two salmon recipes in a row but I did intend to tell you about this one as quickly as possible.<p>This is the salad that …

What to Do with an Overload of Chard

<i>It's the season of overflowing market bags, heavy CSA boxes, and gardens run amok. Alexandra Stafford of Alexandra Cooks is showing us how to store, prep, and make the most of the bounty, without wasting a scrap.</i><p><i>Today: Learn how to prep and use (lots of) Swiss chard -- a savory slab galette with</i> …

Recipes

Garlic Shrimp and White Beans

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>Canned beans are your friend in this garlic shrimp recipe.<p>October 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>3 garlic cloves, minced, divided<p>2 dried chiles de árbol<p>1 bay leaf, preferably fresh<p>1 1/4 cups chopped tomato (about 8 ounces)<p>Kosher …

Seafood

Pesto Pasta with Spinach and Avocado Recipe

The great thing about making a big batch of pesto is that you can easily dip into it to dress up a meal. Here we are elevating a simple side of pasta …

Food

Ice Cream Drinks and Cocktails

Ice cream drink and cocktails — grown-up yet childlike — hit an enduring sweet spot<p>I typically don't go for blender drinks, but I make an exception …

Cocktails

10 Easy Cookie Recipes

10 easy cookie recipes that you can make quickly or make ahead, slice, and bake.<p>We think of cookies as more of a snack than as a dessert—they beat any sweet-tooth craving, and are easily eaten on-the-go in a couple bites. And if you're going to eat cookies like we do, they should be equally as easy …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Our Best Kebab and Skewer Recipes for Your Grilling Pleasure

14 skewer and kebab recipes, from salmon to chicken to lamb.<p><b>Ice pops, corn dogs, cotton candy—there's nothing like food on a stick.</b> But the grand-daddy of stick cuisine will always be grilled kebabs. Check out these recipes to see what we mean.

BBQ

5 Best-Ever Summer Brunch Cocktails

From Bloody Marys to Bellinis, here are five fantastic cocktails to make this weekend.<p>From Bloody Marys to Bellinis, here are five fantastic …

The Cuban Sandwich: An Epic Feast Between Bread

The Cuban sandwich is a diner classic—make it at home and eat the leftovers all week long.<p>This sandwich is more like an epic feast between two slices of bread: pickles, onion, carrot, celery, pepper jack cheese, soppressata, and—oh—did we mention the braised pork shoulder? Yeah, you're gonna need …

15 Ooey Gooey S'mores Recipes

Today is National S’mores Day! And what better way to celebrate this sticky food holiday than with a round up filled with 15 of my favorite s’mores …

Cuban Sandwich with Zucchini Pickles

8 Servings<p>Park 121 makes its own zucchini pickles for these messy (in a good way) sandwiches; substitute with thinly sliced dill or bread-and-butter pickles if you like.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>zucchini pickles<p>1 ½ cups apple cider vinegar<p>½ cup sugar<p>1 teaspoon ground turmeric<p>1 teaspoon mustard powder<p>1 …

Recipes