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The Only Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe You'll Need For the Rest of Your Life

Australians are on a constant search for the perfect chocolate chip cookie — one that is dense and chewy on the inside while crisp on the outside. …

Dessert

How to Decorate Around an L-Shaped Couch

We all have that awkward corner space or piece of furniture we’re not sure how to best use. And no matter how long we scour Pinterest, we can’t seem to find the right way to make it work in our home. We’re here to help with our new series, Design Dilemma. In this series, we’ll explore different …

Home Decorating

Forget Chocolate Syrup — This Homemade Hot Fudge Belongs on Ice Cream and Beyond

“This hot fudge is the best hot fudge I have ever had, and it is so easy to make, and to remember,” says Jeni Britton Bauer, the famed maker of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream, during a casual interview at San Francisco’s Fancy Food Show. When the founder of one of the (if not THE) best artisanal ice …

Dessert

10 Foods from Spain You Should Know About That Aren’t Paella

Deep Frying

Atelier In Vitro creates retro interiors for three apartments in 1940s Porto building

Architecture studio Atelier In Vitro took a nostalgic approach to the renovation of three apartments in an old building in Porto, by restoring …

The Biggest Hair Color Trends For 2018

Booking color appointments ASAP.<p>Changing your hair color can be as subtle as a few highlights or as drastic as a coat of bright purple. We’ve seen …

Hairstyling

A Day at Mount Fuji

Yours Truly Featured in a new Wired Article<p>I was honored to be interviewed about the “The Mystery of Memory” by Wired Magazine. The web interface is …

Easy Oatmeal Coconut Cookies with Peanut Butter

Peanut butter, coconut, maple syrup, oats...these yummy cookies have it all!<p>The butter cookies have lots of tasty additions, and they are super easy …

Cheap Alternatives To Pricy Skin-Care Buys — That Actually WORK

Pretend for a moment that you don't know the names Cate Blanchett, Jennifer Lopez, or Kerry Washington. Imagine you ran into one of them on the …

Skin Care

Why You Should Consider a Japanese Beauty Routine

The products are unbelievable.<p>In the imagination of the American beauty hound, France has its effortless, tousled-hair It girls and Korea has its effort<i>ful</i>, snail-powered, bazillion-step skincare routine. But Japan, for the most part, has been less of a cultural beauty brand. (Well, at least …

Skin Care

10 Paint Colors With Cult Followings

Choosing a paint color can be overwhelming. Yet, for all of the thousands of colors out there, a handful have become revered go-tos that we see used …

Home Decorating

How to Make Any Muffin Into A Blueberry Muffin

<i>Blueberries straight from the pint—does it get much better? Oh, it does. We partnered with the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council to share simple, flavorful recipes that are sweet, savory, and everything in between. Today: Blueberry muffins, every which way, from our resident baker Erin McDowell.</i><p>If …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Top Vacation Rental Sites For Personalized Travel

When most people think about renting a vacation home or apartment during their next trip, they often turn to a site like AirBnB. The company, which has ultimately legitimized vacation rentals across the globe, has also been the source of several controversies in key cities around the planet.<p>In many …

Hospitality

How to make the perfect spring rolls

For those celebrating Chinese New Year this month, the spring roll – hot, crisp and crammed full of vegetables – is a festive essential; a symbol of prosperity to come, thanks to their similarity to gold bars. To be honest, as much as I love the idea of gorging myself on ingots, it has been a while …

Food & Dining

Chocolate Mousse Recipe

491<p>165<p>37<p>Shares 693<p>My search for the perfect, most luscious and intense chocolate mousse brought me right back from France, to America, to Julia …

A Reason to Make Sprinkle-Covered Cut-Outs Right Now (Really!)

You might be putting away the cookie cutters after Christmas, but in Tuscany, there's a tradition for making deliciously soft, cake-like cookies in the New Year, specifically for January 5, the eve of the Epiphany.<p>Religious legend has it that the Befana, an old witch-like woman riding a broomstick …

The Best [Any Occasion Whatsoever] Cheesy, Bready Appetizer

When we made caramelized onion and Gruyère-stuffed pull-apart bread in the office (inspired by French onion soup and this jaw-dropping Kitchn tutorial), there was not one person who was <i>not</i> thrilled about it.<p>"I'm making this for Christmas!" said Allison.<br>"I'm making this for New Year's!" said …

10 amazing Christmas desserts

Partnered with<p>1Honeycomb ice-cream cake with shortbread stars<p>All your Christmases will come at once with this amazing ice-cream …

Chicken, bacon and spinach sausage rolls

Perfect hold-in-your-hand food. This is what picnics were made for.<p>MAKES<p>6 large or 12 small rolls<p>INGREDIENTS<p>400g spinach, coarse stalks removed<br>• ½ tbsp olive oil<br>• 200g bacon lardons<br>• 1 medium onion, finely chopped<br>• 3 cloves garlic, very finely chopped<br>• 600g minced chicken thigh mea<br>• t 40g dried …

How to Create the Ultimate Italian Salad Platter

Welcome to my new, favorite party trick. Say goodbye to the cheese plate and say HELLO to the salad platter!This past Monday I had some friends over …

Food

Sauteed Eggplant with Spicy Miso Sauce

Put the eggplant in a bowl of cold water and soak for 10 minutes.<p>Mix all the ingredients for the sauce in a bowl and set aside.<p>Drain and pat the …

Magic Cake Is the Miracle Dessert You Need in Your Life

Whenever the dessert menu rolls around, there’s always that moment where you think, “Is it socially acceptable for me to get one of everything?” Our vote: duh. Maybe you do, or maybe you just decide to go for one. But if deep down you’re digging into a chocolate mousse but wishing for a platter of …

Dessert

10 Ways to Decorate With Velvet — Without Going Overboard

To be honest, it just might be the king of fabrics.<p>Velvet is a tricky fabric. Use too much and your home looks like the set of a period drama; select the wrong color and you're living in a bordello. Done correctly, however, velvet decor items create an elevated atmosphere that's ideal for …

Home Decorating

5 Easy Ways to Get Rid of Blackheads for Good

Dermatologists break it down.<p>Dr. Pimple Popper may have turned acne into entertainment, but when the blemishes are on your own face, treatment is decidedly less amusing. Blackheads, in particular, are practically begging to be squeezed, though dermatologists agree that digging up unsightly clogged …

Sara Jenkins' Guide to Making Good Food with Bad Tomatoes

You already know what to do with a perfect tomato (not much). But because you won't always have access to a bursting garden or farmers market—and sometimes even the lookers turn out to be mealy or mushy anyway—we asked our Chef in Residence Sara Jenkins what she'd do to bring out the best in some …

20 Best Designer Beds For An Incredibly Styled Bedroom

Hello, sweet (and stylish) z's.<p>You spend most of your time in your bedroom. Make it more pleasant by investing in beautiful furniture you love.

Kate Spade

How to make perfect ice cream at home: the ultimate guide

We all scream for ice cream. When homemade, it is the best of all puddings. You can slave away at a Bake Off-worthy multi-tiered mousse for that smart dinner party – but, in the end, what guests choose is the ice cream.<p>And sure, ready-made, gourmet-style ice cream in a cardboard pint pot is pretty …

Dessert

6 Mistakes You're Making When Hanging Curtains

Here's what you need to know before you hang your window treatments.<p>Whether it's elegant draperies or a simple swath of fabric, every window needs the perfect complement.<p>1. Not Measuring Correctly<p>The first thing you should do is measure your windows and make adjustments depending on how you want to …

Small Spaces

Blueberry Torte

There are few things are more delicious than juicy berries in the height of summer. So this month, we’ll be featuring our favorite berry desserts, …

Dessert