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Make Your Life Better by Saying Thank You in These 7 Situations

I don't say "Thank You" as often as I should and I doubt I'm the only one.<p>In fact, I'm starting to believe that "Thank You" is the most under-appreciated and under-used phrase on the planet. It is appropriate in nearly any situation and it is a better response than most of the things we say. Let's …

Self-help

Easy Ottolenghi Autumn: salads and sides

From a stunning roast carrot salad to simple baked potatoes and gratin, Yotam Ottolenghi lifts the lid on the light meals and sides he turns to when the weather turns cold<p>I love the transition from summer into autumn: everyone is still pretty relaxed after the holidays, but we’re also looking …

Meet the Real Narcissists (They're Not What You Think)

Last winter, a friend told me she was considering a divorce. "I really think my husband is a narcissist!" she said. More recently, over brunch, an …

Psychology

Don’t blame the fashion world for the cult of skinny – even Roald Dahl plays his part | Hadley Freeman

By the time a woman is looking at fashion photography, she’ll have gone through years of indoctrination that the less of her there is, the better<p>It’s September, which means – exciting! – it’s fashion Groundhog Day again. This consists of fashion weeks starting up, followed swiftly by the …

Interview Questions You Should Know By Heart

I get so nervous before job interviews — sweaty palms, dry mouth, butterflies in my stomach. It’s really not fun. But once I’m sitting down with the …

Get a Greener Caffeine Fix with These 12 Matcha Recipes

These green tea and matcha recipes will have you glowing green from the inside-out—in the healthy way, not the radioactive way.<p>Green tea has come a long way since it first hit American shelves in pre-packed tea bags. From matcha lattes to green tea cheesecakes, here are 12 recipes for a greener …

Ice Cream

This Is How You Reach Guacamole Nirvana

You might as well make a double batch now—you'll definitely need it.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin. This is senior food editor Rick</i> …

The weekend cook: Thomasina Miers’ summer salad recipes

Main course,Salad,Cheese,Mexican food and drink,Italian food and drink,Vegetables,Side dish,Starter,Snacks,Life and style,Food & drink<p>Welcome summer proper with a Mexican-influenced beetroot and feta salad, and an Italianate take on roast pork<p>Here are two bright, sharp salads for early summer: the …

Mexican Food

All the Recipes We've Described with the Most Universally Hated Word

There’s a word that is universally loathed—scientifically supported as terrible. Can you guess it? It’s not phlegm or curd or mucus. It parades all over this fine website.<p><b>It’s moist.</b><p>Don’t stop reading. Look at these (moist) cakes:<p>New research presented in a scientific paper cringingly called “A …

Nana's Chocolate Vinegar Cake Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

A thrifty Depression-era hack just happens to make one of the fluffiest cakes around.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax poetic about them. Today, senior designer</i> …

Instagram Feeding Frenzy: How 'Influencers' Are Changing the Food Scene

Some of Instagram’s new foodie stars are ushering in an Age of Entitlement.<p>It’s an unseasonably warm Wednesday morning in March and New York’s Happy Bones Coffee is awash in natural light. Accordingly, across the tiny marble table, <b>Patrick Janelle</b>—best known as @aguynamedpatrick to his 443,000 …

17 Wedding Dress Designers You've Probably Never Heard Of

Introducing the bridal industry's new guard.<p>The bridal industry has its mainstay designers, and you've undoubtedly heard their names before…multiple times. That voluminous ballgown with a corseted bodice? Most likely a bespoke Vera Wang creation. Your dear friend's classic silk faille A-line gown …

Grain man: Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipes for rice suppers

There’s no great skill needed to cook rice properly – other than choosing the right rice for the job in the first place<p>Inever understood why people are intimidated by cooking rice – until I started reading up on it. The more you read, the more you learn how many varieties there are (more than …

Roasted Beet and Orange Panzanella Salad

You've had panzanella salad before, but have you had it with rye bread? It's a game-changer.

Recipes

48 Classic Italian Recipes That Make Us Want to Quit Our Jobs, Move to Tuscany, and Drink Chianti All Day

There's nothing quite like these classic Italian recipes, from Cacio e Pepe to Pasta a la Gricia, and hello, pesto.<p>Nobody does impeccable pasta dishes, quality meats, and seasonal, simple vegetables prepared well quite like the Italians. That's why we don't mess with these recipes—they're …

Cooking

Who Needs Diamonds? The Return of Turquoise Jewelry

If you have always considered turquoise as a lesser stone, more of a Southwestern gimmick favored by retirees or fancy cowboys than a fashion piece, @SweetLeafSilver is here to change all that. The account belongs to Jen Marlow, a 25-year-old antique turquoise dealer and jewelry designer, and has …

5 Restaurants in Rome Only Locals Know About

There’s a 12-mile brick wall that encircles Rome’s historical center. It is, by far, the largest ancient ruin in the city. When it was built in the 3rd century, it was meant to keep out so-called barbarians. Today, it tends to keep in visitors, acting as an obstacle that stands between them and …

Italy

Dairy-free chocolate espresso cheesecake squares

INGREDIENTS<p>Olive oil, for greasing<p><b>For the base</b><p>100g whole blanched almonds<br>• 25g unsweetened cocoa powder<br>• 150g Medjool dates, pitted<br>• Seeds of 1 vanilla pod<p><b>For the filling</b><p>3 ripe avocados, peeled and de-stoned<br>• 3 ripe bananas, peeled and roughly broken up<br>• 100g unsweetened cocoa powder<br>• 2 tbsp instant coffee …

Dessert

9 Food Rules to Help You Lose That Belly

If that's something you're interested in.<p>Having lost the best part of 14 pounds after just three weeks on our "Amateur to Athlete" experiment with Pete Fraser Fitness, I've already picked up a few lessons on which habits and routine tweaks can help you stay on a diet and get better …

Raw Cheesecake Is Neither Cheese nor Cake, But You Want It Anyway

This dairy-free dessert is every bit as creamy and rich as the original—just because it's vegan doesn't mean it's totally virtuous.<p>The "health halo" is real, and it's been growing ever brighter since the first kale leaf successfully snuck into a smoothie. This "have your alt-flour, agave-sweetened …

Leonardo Vignoli’s Cacio e Pepe

<i>Cacio e pepe di Leonardo Vignoli</i><p>Cacio is the local Roman dialect word for Pecorino Romano, a sheep’s-milk cheese made in the region since ancient …

From zero to 45 days in a row: how I built a habit of daily exercise

Since releasing my course, <i>Productive Habits</i>, I’ve been focusing on building more new habits. This year I’m focusing on habits to help me build new …

The Last Lifestyle Magazine

How Kinfolk created the dominant aesthetic of the decade with perfect lattes and avocado toast<p>Two years later, Nathan and Katie, along with another Brigham Young couple named Doug and Paige Bischoff, founded <i>Kinfolk</i>, an $18 minimalist print quarterly that has become the go-to lifestyle magazine for …

Photographer Captures Stark Stacks of Berlin Housing Projects

Malte Brandenburg’s photo series 'Stacked' pits grim housing blocks against clear blue skies.<p>There’s nothing quite as grim and evocative as the towering public housing blocks that puncture the skies of otherwise modestly residential city sectors. Malte Brandenburg’s photography series, <i>Stacked</i>, …

Easy Vegan Crispy Tofu Spring Rolls With Peanut-Tamarind Dipping Sauce Recipe

The real key to these great spring rolls is to balance the textures and flavors of the ingredients inside the soft, stretchy rice paper wrapper. For this version, I'm using tender pea shoots, along with carrots cut into a fine julienne, crispy marinated tofu, herbs, chilies, and toasted peanuts.<p>Why …

Late-Night Redefined: James Corden

<b>JAMES CORDEN IS NAKED AND HAPPY.</b><p>It’s late afternoon in the Hollywood Hills, and Corden, the 37-year-old host of <i>The Late Late Show</i> on CBS, is basking behind clear glass in a luxurious shower inside a lavish $20 million home. Here’s the thing: This is not Corden’s house. And he is not alone. Not far …

8 Things You Have the Right to Expect From Your Relationship

Sometimes it’s hard to know for sure what you can reasonably expect from your partner:<p>Should she return every text at the earliest opportunity?<br>• Should …

Relationships

6 Surefire Ways to Increase Your Charisma

While research on charisma is still in development, one of the most extensive studies yet has found that charisma is not so much a gift as <i>a learnable</i> …

Self-help

12 Crucial Questions About Your Relationship's Future

<b>Do you enjoy spending time together?</b><p>If you have come to genuinely dislike (or no longer appreciate) the other person, that’s an obvious red flag. If …

Relationships