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These Parchment Baked Eggs Will Change the Way You Do Breakfast

Have you ever thought of ditching the skillet and steaming your morning eggs instead? If not, you’re in for a treat! Cooking <i>en papillote</i> creates enclosed steam which locks in flavor, moisture and packs the extra punch! This French method of cooking in parchment packets is extremely versatile but is …

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8 Travel Scams You Need To Know Before Going To Europe

Up your street smarts now, and your trip will be so much more pleasant.<p>Traveling to a foreign country is an undeniable thrill — you get to experience a whole new culture and leave with a stamp on your passport. But as the Center for Problem-Oriented Policing reports, being a tourist also makes you …

23 Of The World's Greatest Cookies

Every country bakes an incredible cookie.

Dessert

12 Coffee Table Styling Ideas to Steal

A few minutes' worth of decorating makes a huge impact.<p>Yes, the power trifecta of books, flowers, and trays will forever reign. But don't miss these creative ideas for adding extra flair.

7 truths about the mind you missed in psychology class

The longer you live, the more you realize that the difference between success and magnificent failure lies in how well you understand people. If you’re like many, that fact makes you regret not having studied psychology. I hate to be the one to tell you, but holding both a BSc. and an MSc. in …

PDX Jumps on Food Hall Bandwagon; City Grocery's Big Bad Pop-Ups

<i>PORTLAND—</i> PDX is the latest city to jump on the <b>food hall</b> bandwagon: As NYC readies for its Anthony Bourdain-curated Bourdain Hall, Eater PDX reports the city's west side will soon welcome the <b>Pine Street Market</b>, featuring a half-dozen as-yet-unnamed food vendors. Feast Portland co-founder Mike …

10 Ways to Save Tons of Cash When You Travel in 2015

What if I told you saving money when you travel is simple? In fact, traveling on a budget is easier than ever -- and I've made a living out of doing it.<p><i>By: Matthew Kepnes</i><p>OK, so 2015 is here. Maybe you made resolutions -- eat more bacon, quit smoking, whatever -- but traveling more is one you can …

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How to Braise Meat Like a Professional Chef

Want restaurant-quality braised short ribs and super gourmet demi-glace sauce too? Of course you do.<p>I used to work at a restaurant in Seattle where one of my responsibilities was to get the braise going every morning before the rest of the chefs showed up. All day long, the restaurant filled with …

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Nana’s Butter Cookies with Milk-Jam Filling

Makes 16 Servings<p>The caramelized milk jam makes for a decadent little sandwich, but these cookies from Måurice Luncheonette are amazingly good simply eaten on their own.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>cookies<p>1½ cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>⅔ cup powdered sugar<p>2 teaspoons vanilla …

9 Soups to Make with Leftover Roast Chicken

From classic chicken noodle to fantastic a Vietnamese-inspired version, here are nine amazing soups that take advantage of leftover roast …

Bread & Butter Pickles - How to Make Great Depression-Style Sweet Pickles

Fighting FOMO: 3 Strategies To Beat Your Fear Of Missing Out

<i>If it seems like everyone you know is doing cooler stuff than you, feeling happier than you, and generally out-pizzazzing you, Martha Beck wants you to know they've got you fooled.</i><p>By Martha Beck<p>OMG, do you have any idea what you're missing right now? Have you checked Facebook in the last two …

The Secret to Slow-Poaching the Perfect Egg: Seven Degrees of Separation

<b>How do you like your eggs?</b> Perhaps one of the most-frequently asked questions when it comes to food, whether you're out to brunch or cooking at home, especially if it's the morning after. Scrambled? Sunny-side up? Over easy? How about slow poached to precisely 63 degrees? That's how Chef Lonnie …

I Got Addicted to Being "Celebrity Thin"

What happens when an otherwise rational, intelligent woman finds herself increasingly obsessed with weight? When novelist Alissa Nutting became addicted to dieting, she gained a superiority complex and lost her mind.<p>One summer I decided to become celebrity thin. Every spring when the stacks of …

10 Green Smoothies That Actually Taste Good

Green juice always sounds good in theory — until you throw it out after three sips because it tastes like lawn. But green juice really can be good if you make it right. Try one of these ten recipes and you'll be downing one daily.<p><b>1. Debloating Smoothie</b><p>Perfect for the morning after a night out, this …

10 Free Apps That Will Change How You Decorate

From the editors of HouseBeautiful.com, the best, free home makeover tools for your phone.<p><b>1) ColorSchemer</b> Inspired by a photo you took? Create your own color palettes from these photos and save and share them with other COLOURlovers members. Tap the built-in color wheel to explore different shades …

10 Inspiring Home Offices

Whether you're an entrepreneur, working from home or just looking for a stylish place to online shop from—these chic desktops and home offices will inspire you to create your own perfect workspace.<p>Whether you're an entrepreneur, working from home or just looking for a stylish place to online shop …

8 Ways To Become A Wine Expert Overnight

A crash-course on the art of wine.<p>Fed up of blankly staring at wine lists? Don't know your Sauvignon from your Sangiovese?<p>Between trying to remember 'that one you had last time that you really liked' (not to mention that one that you really didn't), and not wanting to reveal your utter confusion …

Top 10 Overwater Bungalows Whether perched above...

Whether perched above a quixotic lagoon somewhere in the remote waters of the Indian Ocean, or accompanied by a glistening plunge pool, these …

10 Easy Pieces: Tough Perennials for City Gardens

I remember summers in New York. Whenever any of my entourage managed to score a piece of outdoor real estate, it immediately became a community …

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Yes, 400 Square Feet Can Feel Spacious. Here's How.

8 tips that make it easy to live in one room.<p>Top photo stylist and head stylist at One Kings Lane, Andrew Stewart, gives eight tips that make it easy to live in one room.

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The 144-Year-Old Blooms That Will Blow Your Mind

The canopy of dreamy blooms from this 144-year-old woody vine enthralls visitors at a Japanese flower park.<p><i>Demilked</i><p>The vine can be found at Ashikaga Flower Park in Tochigi, Japan, where visitors can walk below a canopy of blooms. Planning a trip? The best time to view the vine is from late April to …

MIT Will Teach You Photojournalism For Free

If you ever wanted to get more serious about photography, but weren’t quite sure where to start, MIT’s free online course in photojournalism just might be the right entry point.<p>The worst possible outcome is that you might end up a better photographer.<p>It’s not a full-blown photography class–there’s …

Uncorked, Part Two: A Guide to Important Wine Regions

[ubergrid id=92949]<p>The current food-obsessed climate prizes terroir in everything, from beef to coffee to olive oil. You don’t just buy a steak; you …

15 Works of Art You Won't Believe Are Edible

Food never looked this good.<p>Sorry Mom and Dad, but we say: Play with your food. Why? Well, just look at the beautiful artwork a 21-year-old Vancouver woman produced when she did just that.<p>A life-long food and art enthusiast, Lauren Purnell, creator of these "culinary canvases," explains how she got …

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10 Best Honeymoon Destinations

The top ten travel destinations across the world for post-wedding bliss<p>From Bali to the Amalfi Coast, these are the top ten honeymoon destinations across the world guaranteed to bring you post-wedding bliss.<p>Courtesy

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What To Do When You Can't Stop Snooping

Illustrated by Tania Lili.<p><b>Dear Miss Information,</b><p>I recently moved to a new city to be with my girlfriend, who’s just starting her career. She’s been …

The 28 Nude Lipsticks Every Woman Should Own

Balmy buffs, matte browns and shiny tan shades that work for every complexion.<p>Balmy buffs, matte browns and shiny tan shades that work for every complexion.

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How To Get Rid Of This Embarrassing Skin Woe

Illustrated by Sydney Hass.<p>While summer is the time to bare more skin than during any other time of year, doing so can highlight those pesky skin …