Claire Voelkel-Sedlmeir

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24 Surprising Facts About Love Actually

Though it's officially classified as a romantic comedy, <i>Love Actually</i>—Richard Curtis's intertwining tale of love and loss in London in the midst of …

You'll Never Buy Another Frozen Veggie Burger After Trying This Recipe

If you're trying to save on calories, fat, and cholesterol, then veggie burgers are the way to go. Since most of the ones you find in the freezer section tend to be pretty flavorless, whip up this recipe that will knock your veggie-burger-lovin' socks off.<p>Completely vegan and easier to make than …

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Smashed Chickpeas with Pita

2 Servings<p>This easy salad has all the flavors of a falafel without the deep-frying. Add a little feta if your kid prefers.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 15-oz. can chickpeas, drained, rinsed, patted dry<p>3 tablespoons olive oil<p>2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro<p>2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley<p>1 …

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Healthier homemade fried rice with a flavorful Thai curry twist

I love fried rice and Asian food in general. One thing that draws me to Asian cooking is the exotic yet simple flavors the dishes are seasoned with. …

Strawberry Raspberry Cranberry Avocado Spinach Salad with Strawberry Poppy Seed Dressing

This has definitely got to be my new favorite summer salad! It is loaded with vibrant fresh flavors and I love the way all the red berries pair …

Very Veggie Fried Rice

Who doesn’t love fried rice? It’s a classic Chinese take out side that no one can resist! This time around we are making it healthier by swapping out …

Roasted Butternut Squash, Spinach & Black Bean Tacos | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Roasting butternut squash brings out its natural sweetness, which balances nicely with the earthiness of the spinach and the spiciness of the chipotle crema. You can adjust the amount of chipotle pepper you add depending on how spicy you want this. Extra chipotle crema is delicious drizzled over …

Self-Published Authors Make A Living — And Sometimes A Fortune

Five years ago, printing your own book was stigmatized and was seen as a mark of failure.<p>"But now," says Dana Beth Weinberg, a sociologist at Queens College who is studying the industry, "the self-published authors walk into the room, and they say, oh, well, 'I made a quarter million dollars last …

Summer Chickpea Salad with Honey Garlic Lime Vinaigrette

The Simple Chickpea Salad I’m Losing My Mind Over.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 23, 2014 168<p>I feel ridiculous.<p>This is so easy. But it tastes SO FAB. I’m …

Sweet Potato Black Bean Enchiladas

I may not condone sneaking vegetables into my kids' food, but I have occasionally found myself at peace with resorting to bribery when trying to get …

Pressure Cooker Black Beans

My husband doesn't venture into the kitchen too often, but when he does it's kind of an event for several seasons_<p>a. the kitchen looks like it's just …

Ann Coulter Is Right to Fear the World Cup

America's growing coalition of soccer fans looks a lot like the coalition that got Obama elected.<p>Last week, Ann Coulter penned a column explaining why soccer is un-American. First, it’s collectivist. (“Individual achievement is not a big factor…blame is dispersed.”) Second, it’s effeminate. (“It’s …

The Haunting Pinhole Images of Matthew Pringle

<i>All images by Matthew Pringle. Used with permission.</i><p>Matthew Pringle is a photographer that is bound to reassure you that taking good pictures isn’t …

How-To: Crochet around an Embroidery Hoop

Transform a plain embroidery hoop into a display fit to frame your very best stitching with this tutorial for crocheting a scalloped edge around an embroidery hoop from The Homemakery.<p>This project looks fancy, but you only need basic crochet skills to get started!<p>Head on over to The Homemakery to …

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

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Your Entryway Needs this DIY Calendar Work Station

Image Courtesy Chelsey Andrews<p>In just a few short weeks the official start to fall will be here. That means school starting, less vacation, and less …

Healthy Recipe: Sweet Potato Fries

A lot of us know the trick of baking “fries,” but if the same-old routine of olive oil and salt is getting old, try this new twist from chef Brandon …

Kale and Quinoa Cakes

Do you have an investment piece? Wait… do you even know what an investment piece is?<p>Don’t feel bad… I’m just figuring this out myself. An investment …

The Ultimate Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

How to make delicious fries—and the healthiest, tastiest dip to go with them<p>Avocado is packed with good fats. And the good news is, mixing the smooth, creamy superfood with a smoky spice like paprika makes for a mouthwatering combo. Try this at home: Spiced Sweet Potato Fries with Creamy Avocado …

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Vintage Revivals

I am so IN LOVE with today’s project I want to lick my wall. Remember last week when we chatted about overcoming a major project/idea fail? This post …

5 Famous Books That Were Originally Self-Published

The reputation of self-publishing—at least in the pre-internet era—wasn’t that great. There’s a reason that publishing houses catering to …