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5 Houseplants That'll Help Clean The Gross Polluted Air

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Home<p>by Jazmin Kopotsha | 06 01 2018<p>The power of houseplants, eh?<p>It’s no secret that air pollution is a huge problem these days. We’re not …

Vietnamese Chicken Salad Recipe

<i>This Vietnamese chicken salad recipe is authentic through and through thanks to its notes of sour, sweet, salty, and heat. The simple-to-assemble</i> …

Easy Ground Beef Recipes: We Love This Homemade, Healthy Spin on Hamburger Helper

In a busy world of work and family and everything else, sometimes when it comes to cooking you seize on a recipe you love and make it <i>a lot</i>. Such is the case for this healthy take on Hamburger Helper, a <i>Glamour</i> editor favorite that's been getting a lot of play in some of our kitchens. Kudos to …

The Christmas Cookie Recipes That Will Make This Holiday Sweeter

30 of them, to be exact.<p>Before we even eat our Thanksgiving feast, the bakers in us start thinking about Christmas cookies. It's not that we can't and don't bake cookies other times of the year -- we never stop making cookies. It's that there's nothing quite as special as the cookies made for the …

50 Bar Cookies

Bake for a crowd: We came up with dozens of new one-pan treats.<p>Justin Walker<p><b>Bar Cookie Basics</b><p>Line a 9-by-13-inch baking dish with foil, leaving a …

Are You Wearing the Right Bra for Your Breast Type?

We know all breasts are not created equally—but did you know that experts have identified <i>seven</i> different types? Unsurprisingly, that means the process of finding the right bra for each person goes way beyond getting the right cup and band size down. Apparently, there's also width, length, and …

Homemade Cherry Chip Cake

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>When I graduated from "just add eggs" mixes to cakes made from scratch, I left Betty Crocker's Cherry Chip on the shelf and opted to make my own version. Step aside, Betty. My homemade version replaces the died "cherry-flavored" chips with maraschino cherries (you can also use chopped …

Recipes

How to Make Rice Pilaf Fluffy, Fragrant, and Perfect Every Time

By Claire Saffitz<p>The ingredients might change, but the fundamentals of how to make rice pilaf stay the same. Here's how to nail one of our favorite sides every single time.<p>Rice pilaf can seem sad. Plain. Boring. But if you know how to make rice pilaf, yours will be quite the opposite. You just need …

The Easiest Morning Coffee Fix Is Primula's Cold Brew Bottle

Make cold brew while you sleep with Primula's sleek to-go bottle.<p>At $4 for a 16-oz. <b>cold brew</b> at my local coffee shop, I know the smarter budget choice is to make it at home. But I find myself dragging at the thought of having to grind a whole bag of beans, soak them for 24 hours, then painstakingly …

Coffee

Low-Alcohol Cocktails, so You Can Day Drink All Day Long

This picnic ain't a track meet; it's a marathon. The key to successful day drinking is to choose one of these low alcohol cocktails. And sip slowly.<p><b>The key to successful day-drinking is</b> choosing low-octane cocktails that pack more flavor than potency. Because let's be real: If you're going to sip …

Simplest Asian Dressing

Makes about ½ cup<p>Active Time: 5 min<p>Total Time: 5 min<p>The delicate flavor of rice vinegar along with the other Asian ingredients in this vinaigrette is ideal on tender greens like mizuna or mâche.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ small garlic clove, finely grated<p>1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce<p>2 …

Green Salad with Prosciutto Vinaigrette

Makes ½ cup<p>The crisped prosciutto adds salty and savory notes, not unlike what Parmesan brings to a Caesar dressing.<p>May 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 slices thin prosciutto (about 1 ounce)<p>1 garlic clove, finely grated<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice<p>1 tablespoon white wine vinegar<p>1 teaspoon …

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9 New (+ Pretty!) Ways to Decorate With Carnations

Poor carnations. These cheap, frilly flowers have gotten a bad rap over the years, often relegated to prom corsages, funeral wreaths, bouquet filler and the lingering wives’ tale that someone who gives you carnations is just… not that into you. There are plenty of reasons to love them though. …

Wreaths

Dorie Greenspan's Hot (and Cold) Chocolate

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>The perfect from-scratch hot chocolate is just 3 pantry ingredients and 10 minutes away. Adapted slightly from <b>Paris Sweets</b> (Clarkson Potter, 2002).<p><b>Serves: 4</b><p>3 cups (750 grams) whole milk<br>• 1/3 cup (80 grams) water<br>• 1/3 cup (65 grams) sugar<br>• 6 ounces (175 grams) bittersweet chocolate, finely …

Recipes

The Immunity-Boosting Drink One Chef Swears By

For years, I've been relying on this savory, warm drink when I need something fortifying but don't have the time or energy to make a pot of soup. The …

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Both natural and Dutch-processed cocoa will work in this recipe. Our favorite natural cocoa is Hershey’s Natural Cocoa Unsweetened; our favorite …

Lemon Sablés - The Washington Post

For the cookies: Combine the flour and salt on a sheet of wax paper or parchment paper.<p>Combine the butter, both sugars and the lemon zest in the bowl of a stand mixer or hand-held electric mixer; beat on low speed until smooth. Stop to scrape down the bowl.<p>Add the whole egg; beat on medium speed …

25 Totally Chill Peppermint Treats

Now that pumpkin season is over, we’re embracing another favorite seasonal flavor in full-force: peppermint. Heavy on the candy canes, these 25 pepperminty desserts know how to bring a welcome chilly flavor in a festive package. From cakes to cookies to candies made out of candy (whaaaat?) and …

Dessert

Coconut Chocolate Macaroons

In a large fry pan, stir together the egg whites, sugar, salt, honey, coconut and flour.<p>Heat over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, scraping the bottom as you stir.<p>When the mixture just begins to scorch at the bottom, remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla. Transfer to a bowl and let cool …

DIY Origami Bows From Magazine Pages

Add an unique twist to your gifts this holiday season by making your own origami bow from upcycled magazine pages with this clever tutorial from How About Orange, which uses an origami pattern from Let’s create.<p>There are plenty of origami bow patterns out there that you can try, but using scrap …

How-To: Twig and Ribbon Tree Ornament

Looking for a relatively mess free craft to do with the kids? Try this wonderful twig and ribbon tree ornament from Fireflies and Mud Pies.<p>I love this craft for three reasons:<p>– You can take the kids on a nature walk to collect the perfect sticks to use, and it will make the ornament that much more …

How to Make Queso Fresco, the World's Easiest Cheese

Let's face it, there are some skills that are just cool to have. Being able to weld things, very cool. Ability to moonwalk? Always cool. And being able to turn everyday milk into wicked good cheese definitely belongs on that list. What if you showed up at your next holiday party with a wedge of …

RoC® MULTI CORREXION® 5 in 1 Restoring Night Cream

I like my skin to breathe (i.e., go sans product) a few times a week. But on weekends, I slather on a layer of night cream, especially if I know I’ll …

White Chili

6 Servings<p>This white chili recipe works well with ground chicken or turkey, too.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into 1” pieces<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>1 large onion, chopped<p>1 poblano chile, seeds removed, chopped<p>2 garlic cloves, finely chopped<p>1 …

Recipes

Guildery Makes Home Decorating a Cinch

Perhaps one of the most challenging aspects of decorating your home is picking things that will accent what you already own. There are lots of options out there to help you navigate these rough waters, but following awesome Instagram feeds can oftentimes be more frustrating than inspiring. …

Home Decorating

Out of the Blue, Oxford’s All-Male A Cappella Group, Does Amazing Shakira Medley: Watch

<b>Shakira</b> and her abs have a little competition in the form of a group of shirtless college men. University of Oxford's all-male a cappella group Out …

Music

40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.<p><b>Chicken breast may be everyone's go-to lean protein</b>—but, man, can it be <i>boring</i>. Too often it's an overcooked afterthought, sautéed and tossed into pasta or tumbled over some greens. Nobody likes …

Recipes

How-To: Nautical Knot Bracelets

Create your own colorful maritime-inspired accessories with this beginner-friendly tutorial for making nautical knot bracelets that Clare McGibbon shared on the Etsy blog.<p>Ready to give it a try? Click here to see the full how-to.

27 Creative Salad Dressing Recipes That Go Beyond Balsamic

From creamy ranch to bracing vinaigrettes, here are the salad dressing recipes we love best.<p><b>Say goodbye to that basic balsamic vinaigrette</b>—your salad dressing is about to get serious. Here are our favorite ways to dress our salads, from an updated goddess to a lighter, brighter Caesar.

Healthy Eating