Christine Hottinger

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The Grand Tour of Switzerland

Though relatively small in size—roughly equal to New Hampshire and Vermont combined—Switzerland packs a big punch. It’s home to a dozen UNESCO sites, a topographic diversity that includes palm trees and glaciers (not to mention four languages to call them by), and some of Europe’s most modern …

European Travel

Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Yoga

This $23 Bodysuit (From Amazon!) Makes Me Look 10 Pounds Slimmer — Now I Wear It Under Everything

All women everywhere, your undivided attention is required. The holy grail of shapewear has been uncovered. I have been hunting for a bodysuit that fills all my requirements, and I finally found it. This Bali Shapewear Lace 'N Smooth Body Briefer ($23) on Amazon is my new obsession. It's cute, …

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership, fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll …

53 Amazon Products With The Highest Ratings That You Never Knew Existed

Seven Great Blender Dressings to Keep on Hand

Blender dressings are <i>the best</i>. They typically have a short list of ingredients, and come together in a whirl and blitz of the blender. The most …

Japanese Cucumber Salad | Goop

This super easy and delicious cucumber pickle is perfect for a sushi bowl, but would be a fresh, tangy addition to any meal. In fact, we’re dying to …

This Genius, Super-Flaky Pie Crust Changes Everything in Piedom

Whether you've made zero pies in your life or hundreds—or thousands!—this dough will change your life.<p>The recipe comes from Stella Parks, a.k.a. the baker, science whiz, and sugar historian behind BraveTart the blog (and the spectacularly genius baking cookbook that dropped yesterday). Her …

Dessert

Smoked Salmon Dip

If you’re ever in need of a festive and elegant dish to make for a party (and aren’t we all right about now?), this smoked salmon dip will save the …

Spices

10 Best Brunch Recipes For Holiday Houseguests

The big feast is behind us, but there are still hungry houseguests to feed. Treat your company to a homemade brunch, from an elegant spinach and cheese strata to muffins bursting with fresh blueberries.<p><b>1. Spinach & Cheese Strata</b><p>This elegant brunch strata -- really a savory bread pudding with …

Spinach & Cheese Strata

5 stars based on 56 votes<p>This elegant brunch strata — really a savory bread pudding with spinach, cheese and cubes of bread baked in custard — is …

Breakfast

The secret to making better pie crust

While pie crust is far from boring (cut-outs! lattice!), its flavor has mostly played second fiddle to that of the filling. That is, until Ashley Capps, pastry chef at Buxton Hall Barbecue, blew our minds. She adds flavorings to her pie dough that back up the fillings. The way Capps uses ground …

Apple Spice Cake

128<p>34<p>Shares 162<p>Recently I ate at one of those small neighborhood restaurants whose fame spreads beyond the <i>quartier</i> and people come from other …

Dessert

The 20 photographs of the week

Jungle clearing in France, conflict in Iraq and Syria and a lost penguin in Antarctica – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Michelle Obama

7 Of The Best Ab Exercises You're Probably Not Doing

Nobody loves ab exercises -- but chances are you're probably doing them anyway.<p>Many of us are plagued by a little extra around the middle, and while ab exercises can't single-handedly undercover six-pack abs (they're in there, somewhere), core workouts <i>can</i> improve your posture and balance, ward off …

Help This Art Director Solve The Mysteries In His Grandfather’s Photos

After stumbling upon a batch of mysterious photos, an art director embarked on a journey to discover more about his grandfather’s life.<p>Five years ago, Dave Tomkins’s grandfather Stephen Clarke had to go into a nursing home. While helping clean out his grandfather’s newly emptied house, Tomkins, an …

Sambal Chicken Skewers

4 Servings<p>Kebabs get a bad rap. (Decades of alternating zucchini coins and cherry tomatoes can do that.) But this Asian take, with a spicy, sticky glaze, makes for a very convincing comeback.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/3 cup hot chili …

Sriracha Sauce

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

31 Flawless Photos Of Jackie Kennedy

The first lady was a fashion icon.

The White House