Alina Valenti

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Introducing: Rialto Jean Project

<b>Meet Riato Jean Project, an eco-sustainable, philanthropic denim brand, specializing in hand-painted one-of-a-kind vintage jeans.</b><p>One of the most …

Los Angeles

25 Refreshing Slaw Recipes for Summer

A good slaw is a thing of beauty.<p>Whether you're a fan of creamy mayonnaise or bright, acidic vinegar, we can all agree that the best slaws are crunchy, refreshing, and light. These 25 slaw recipes fit the bill, making good use of cabbage, collard greens, kale, and more.

Cooking

Yes, Food Hangovers Are Real—and Yes, They Can Be Cured!

Eating too much fat, sugar, salt, and spice can give you a food hangover the next morning. Here's how to cure the effects of overindulgence<p>Let's just lay all our cards on the table: <b>You've had food hangovers, and we've had food hangovers.</b><p>Sure, you may call it by another name, but you know the …

Wellness

A Seasonal Salad, Sans Lettuce

Healthy, filling, and in-season now: This grilled salad couldn't be any better.<p>Who says you have to put lettuce in your salads? No one! (And certainly not us). We love the idea of kicking off a lazy weekend brunch with this little number: It's packed with walnuts, parsley, grilled zucchini, and …

Bourbon–Sea Salt Caramels

Makes about 100 caramels<p>Sweetened condensed milk makes this salted caramel recipe extra-luscious.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2 cups sugar<p>½ cup light corn syrup<p>1 14-oz. can sweetened condensed milk<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces<p>2 tablespoons bourbon<p>…

New-Look Bloody Mary

8 Servings<p>This spicy bloody mary will cure…whatever…happened last night.<p>January 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 cups tomato juice (preferably Campbell's)<p>1 cup dill pickle juice<p>1/4 cup fresh lemon juice<p>1 tablespoon prepared horseradish<p>2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce<p>2 teaspoons curry powder<p>1 teaspoon …

Master the Art of the Summery Sunday Supper With These Light & Bright Recipes

A classic Sunday supper doesn't have to mean heavy, hearty braised meat—try these lighter, fresher projects for dinner this weekend.<p><b>We love hunkering down to tackle a big recipe on winter weekends</b>. But just because the weather's hot and steamy up doesn't mean you can't tackle a stellar dinner …

Cooking

Brussels Sprouts with Pine Nuts and Thyme Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Here is a simple side. The white wine allows the sprouts to be steamed and evenly cooked to a perfect al dente. —Cassie Jones<p><b>Food52 Review:</b> WHO: Cassie Jones is an American ex-pat living in the Netherlands.<br>WHAT: A green weeknight side that goes with just about anything.<br>HOW: Sauté …

Slow-Cooker Red Curry Soup With Chicken and Kale Recipe

<b>Note:</b> You can use two kaffir lime leaves in place of the lime wedge in the slow cooker during step 1.<p><b>Read more: Slow Cooker Slow Cooker Red Curry Soup With Chicken and Kale</b><p>Ingredients1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs3 1/2 cups low-sodium homemade or store bought chicken broth1 …

Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges Recipe

Richly sweet and creamy innards matched with a slightly crisp exterior make these some incredible grilled sweet potatoes.<p><b>Read more: Grilling: Sweet Potato Wedges</b><p>Ingredients<b>For the Seasoning</b>:1 teaspoon paprika1 teaspoon cumin1 teaspoon chili powder1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper4 medium sweet potatoes, …

12 Essential Cocktails to Know

January is over, and it's time to get the parties started again. And getting those parties started, naturally, involves cocktails: lots of them. Here are our definitive 12 cocktails that everyone should have up their sleeve -- for all the partying you'll be doing for the rest of the year. Practice …

The Science Behind Why Diets Just Don't Work, and What To Do Instead

Losing weight for healthy living is difficult, but that's not new. What's interesting is the role our brain plays in regulating our weight—any …

9 Spring Runway Looks That Truly Flatter

Who says runway is only fit for models? These key looks of the season are made for real women.<p>Who says runway is only fit for models? These key looks of the season are made for real women.

Chic Sunglasses Trends to Steal from the A-List

We've got a selection of chicest glasses inspired by some of our favorite shady ladies.<p>While it may not feel like sunglasses weather just yet, we're already looking ahead to the warmer months and planning how to update our arsenal. Whether you go for the classic aviators or something a little …

Clothing

#theLIST: How To Wear the Spring Trends Now & Later

Take your look into the future by embracing next season's trends right now.<p>Take your look into the future by embracing next season's trends right now.

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Arugula Salad with Feta, Walnut and Pomegranate

• 3 C tender arugula leaves<br>• 2 T walnuts, lightly toasted<br>• 1 T shallot, sliced thinly<br>• 3 T pomegranate seeds<br>• 2 T sheep's milk feta<br>• kosher salt<br>• black</i> …