Michelle Schmitz

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VIDEO: Lionel Messi scores stunning goal

Lionel Messi has started the UEFA Champions League campaign as he means to go.<p>By scoring a sublime free kick to put Barcelona ahead against PSV …

Lionel Messi

Silky Peanut Butter Pie

If you are a peanut butter lover then this no-bake peanut butter pie recipe is just for you! I really like quick recipes that don’t require baking. …

Recipes

If You Hate Small Talk, Use These 20 Questions As A Conversation Starter Instead

We are wired to be deep connectors; however, societal norms have taken us a few steps away from our true nature. It's much more socially acceptable to have small talk and direct our conversations to safe topics such as the weather and other people.<p>As society continues to evolve and younger …

Money

100 Must-Do Things to Get Your House Ready for Fall

Don’t let these crucial fall tasks fall by the wayside.<p>Your plumber’s snake is a great tool for pulling clumps of wet leaves out of clogged …

Home Improvement

The French Tomato Dish Daniel Boulud's Mom Made for Him Growing Up

<i>Good food is worth a thousand words—sometimes more. In My Family Recipe, a writer shares the story of a single dish that's meaningful to them and their loved ones.</i><p>Daniel Boulud remembers fondly the late summer season in Lyon, when the tomatoes are firm and bulging and brighter, redder, sweeter than …

Recipes

Where to Eat in Paris’ Saint-Germain-des-Prés Neighborhood

Saint-Germain-des-Prés, in Paris’ Sixth Arrondissement, remains just as popular as ever today, and a focal point of most visitors’ trips …

France

Harissa-Braised Chickpeas with Feta, Grilled Lemon, & Yogurt

Serves 4-6<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>2 tablespoons plus 1⁄2 cup extra-virgin olive oil<p>divided 1⁄2 yellow onion<p>finely chopped Kosher Salt 4 garlic cloves<p>minced 1 …

Recipes

Cozy Up With 15 of Our Favorite Fall Muffins

Want to create a cozy autumn vibe? Fill your home with the comforting aroma of freshly baked muffins warm from the oven. And not just any muffins. …

Breakfast

11 Mystery Novels That Don’t Start With A Dead Girl

Readers love dead girls. I mean you, specifically, dear reader, may have no particular preference about the gender or age of any said human remains. …

Books

10 Ways That Can of Chickpeas Can Be Dinner Tonight — Recipes from The Kitchn

Chickpeas are an invaluable pantry staple that I have stocked in my kitchen at all times. We already know they can be blitzed into hummus, roasted …

Healthy Eating

10 Halloween-Ready Crockpot Ideas That You'll Have on Rotation Through October

When it comes to the stereotypical Halloween-themed menu, most of the details come down to candy. But since this is a holiday marked by the changing …

Slow Cookers

50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …

Wine

20 Foods That Can Help Unclog Your Arteries

You’re never too young to start eating for your arteries—blockages can start early. Science shows that these foods could be your ticker’s best friend.<p>…

Nutrition

How a Simple Time-Management System Can Revolutionize Your Work  … and Your Life

—<i><br>Remember, Time is a greedy player who wins without cheating, every round</i> !<br>— Charles Baudelaire, <i>The Clock</i>Confronted with any deadline, the feelings …

Time Management

Ina Garten Reveals a Recipe from Her New Cookbook, and We'll Be Making It for the Rest of the Summer

If there’s anyone we trust to know exactly how to cook a simple but delicious summertime dish, it’s Ina Garten. She's known for effortlessly taking …

Cooking

This Bolognese Cooks In The Oven (Yup, The Pasta, Too)

I toss a pinch each of salt and pepper into ground beef, browning in the sauté pan. I use my wooden spatula to swirl in the mirepoix. Then the impulse hits me. “Throw the uncooked pasta into the sauce,” I hear my inner voice say. I shake off the idea as simply lazy—what it really means is that I …

Recipes

Apple Pie Energy Bites

Packed with fresh apples, dried cranberries, nuts, and warm spices, these bite-sized snacks are full of protein and boost your energy to get you …

Healthy Eating

Sticky, Fall-Apart Oven-Barbecued Chicken—No Grill Required

By Christina Chaey<p>These oven-barbecued chicken thighs are saucy, ultra-tender, and you 100% don't need a backyard to make them.<p>I've had very little desire to use my under-the-oven broiler drawer, which is how over the years it has become the single scariest place in my apartment. But when I saw …

40 Products On Amazon That Seem Random, But They’re All Extremely Useful & Have 5-Star Reviews

Shopping for items like clothes, fancy cosmetics, and hip new electronics is lots of fun — but sometimes you need practical things too. I mean, as …

Shopping

Top 10 books about strange towns

I want to live in cities, but I want to explore towns. In my limited experience of city life, there is far too much for a visitor to take in, too many different logics and systems to parse, it’s not possible to learn anything with any sense of finality. And there’s pleasure in that, of course.<p>But …

Books

12 of 2018's Best Mystery Novels That Will Have You Guessing Until the End

If you can't get enough of Gillian Flynn and are always on the lookout for the next <b>Gone Girl</b>, then chances are that you're a thriller seeker. This year has introduced us to a whole new batch of unreliable narrators and mysterious disappearances, but you know a thriller is truly great when you're …

Books

7 Books We Wish We Could Read Again for the First Time

A Novel<p>Gillian Flynn<p>When a thriller is as deliciously twisted and as intricately woven as <i>Gone Girl</i>, there’s nothing quite like the experience of reading it for the first time. While <i>Dark Places</i> and <i>Sharp Objects</i> (Flynn’s earlier efforts) certainly had their share of surprising twists, there’s just …

Books

What the DASH Diet Is and Why Doctors Call It One of the Best Diets for Our Health

1 serving Veggie-Hummus Sandwich<p>P.M. Snack (48 calories)<p>• 3/4 cup raspberries<p>Dinner (450 calories)<p>• 1 serving Lemon-Herb Salmon with Caponata & …

Healthy Eating

Herb-roasted chicken with salsa verde: Conquer Monday night dinner with these make-ahead recipes

Recipes<p>Melissa Clark whips up a savory summer vegetable galette<p>03:22<p>Geoffrey Zakarian makes a fresh heirloom tomato salad with peach and lobster<p>02:55<p>How to make and master the perfect omelette<p>04:33<p>Megyn Kelly learns how to make a delicious steak with mango salsa!<p>03:57<p>New England vs. Manhattan clam …

Delicious Dutch Oven Recipes

Stovetop success, every time.<p>Although Dutch ovens are useful all year long, we tend to use them more during the cooler months. Once fall and winter …

Easy Cuban Rice and Beans With Fried Plantains

Arroz Congri or “Rice and Beans” as its translated in English is a staple in the Cuban household. Rice and beans can accompany almost any dish and is …

10 Must-Reads From Oprah’s Book Club

You can tell a lot about a person by the titles they have on their bookshelves. And when they have their own book club, you can get insight on what …

6 New Miracle Products That Get Rid of Chapped Lips for Good

Cozy knits and soft cashmere wraps are just around the corner—yet for all of fall’s charms, the arrival of dry, cracked lips cannot be counted among them. If last season’s mainstay petroleum-based balms and stick formulas didn’t quite cut it, there’s no better time to stock up on brand-new formulas …

9 Chilling Psychological Thrillers To Add To Your Reading List Now

If you're addicted to the TV adaptation of Gillian Flynn's <i>Sharp Objects</i> (now playing on HBO) and can't read enough books like <i>The Woman in the Window</i> …

Lifestyle

Master These 17 Recipes If You Want to Become a Next-Level French Cook

Once you’ve mastered the basics of French cooking with dishes like vichyssoise and bouillabaisse, you’re ready to move on to more complicated …