Barbara Van Der Kleij

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6 Delicious Ways to Use up Extra Summer Fruit

Peach and Arugula Salad With Burrata<p>Creamy burrata (or mozzarella) highlights the sweet acidity of perfect summer peaches (but you could use …

Recipes

WATCH: Why Drinking This Type of Wine Before Bed Could Help You Lose Weight

Crack open the cabernet, and pull out the merlot – because red wine before bed may help you lose weight. You read that correctly.<p>Back in 2015, …

All of the Best Apps for When You Want to Learn Something New

Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks?<p>If you’re a naturally curious person like I am, then you probably have a lot of questions about …

Apps

Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake

When we decided we were going to do a deep dive into cheesecake, there was no question that we'd go New York-style, known for its density and …

22 Pumpkin Pie Alternative Recipes So Tasty, You Won’t Miss a Thing

Since everyone’s in PSL mode, it’s only natural to turn your thoughts to upcoming holiday baking, with visions of the ultimate pumpkin pie dancing in your head. But if the classic custard, cream and crust combo doesn’t do it for you anymore — maybe you’ve gone grain-free or dairy-free, or maybe you …

Dessert

Sensual Exploration Of Colors And Curves

<i>Colour Theory</i> is a daring and sensual photographic project of Connor Singh which explores the female silhouette subtly illuminated by colour …

The Science Behind Mona Lisa’s Smile

How Leonardo da Vinci engineered the world’s most famous painting<p>Leonardo da Vinci liked to think that he was as good at engineering as he was at painting, and though this was not actually the case (<i>nobody</i> was as good at engineering as he was at painting), the basis for his creativity was an …

Digital Art

Halloween Costume Parade for Dogs: Pictures

Believe Me When I Tell You These Little-Known Facts About Color Are Fascinating

Who knew the Dutch were responsible for the prevalence of orange carrots?

Boo! The Spookiest Works in Art History, From Samurai Decapitations to Ghoulish Incubi

Art World<p>Spine-tingling works by Goya, Van Gogh, and more.<p>,<p>To celebrate Halloween, we found the spookiest, bloodiest, gruesomest works in art …

Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

<p>Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

Wellness

Red wine brownies are the sweetest way to get your buzz on

Nothing goes together like chocolate and red wine. (PB&J, I'm looking at you. <i>Nothing</i>.) The combo epitomizes sensual indulgence. But why sip then bite when you could just bite? There is now such a thing as red wine brownies. Let me repeat that: Red. Wine. Brownies.<p>Okay, so it's not like they were …

Super Markets

If you really want to get to know a city, don't waste your time combing through restaurant reviews and hitting all the tourist attractions. Instead, …

How To Make Chia Pudding You'll Actually Want to Eat

<b>Combine and blend.</b> Stir the coconut milk, almond milk, sweetener, vanilla, and salt in a pint glass jar. Whisk in the chia seeds until evenly …

27 Fat-Burning Ab Exercises (No Crunches!)

Abdominal exercises to burn fat, flatten your belly, and strengthen your core.

Your Attitude About Exercise May Be Just as Important as How Much You Actually Get

Here's why you really need to stop the negative self-talk.<p>You know that not getting regular exercise can be bad for your health. But here’s a …

Watch Wagner’s Ring Cycle: A Complete 15-Hour Performance Is Now Free Online Thanks to the BBC

The word “Wagnerian” as a synonym for operatic bombast may have fallen out of favor in recent years, as has the reputation of German composer Richard …

Sour Cream Ice Cream with Strawberries and Brown Sugar

Combine strawberries, brown sugar, corn syrup, rum, lemon juice, 1⁄2 tsp. salt, and nutmeg in a 2-qt. saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a …

6 Do’s and 2 Don’ts of Cooking Ribs

Gone are the days that men ruled the grill and women, the kitchen. It’s the 21st century, and ladies can be grill masters *just* as much as guys can. Yes, that even goes for the always intimidating rack of ribs. With the proper grilling tools and an arsenal of tips and hacks, you’ll be teaching …

BBQ

A Smarter Way to Make Almond Milk (No Soaking, No Straining)

Almond milk is sort of a pain to make and the stuff that comes from the store, no matter how pricey, sort of tastes like mucky water.<p><i>Phewf!</i> Felt good to get that off my chest.<p>But in <i>The First Mess Cookbook</i>, the new book from the wildly popular plant-based blog by the same name, Laura Wright reveals <b>a</b> …

Breakfast

10 Tips and Tricks for Making Difficult Selections in Photoshop

If you’re just starting out in Photoshop and would like to learn the art of making difficult selections to isolate things in photos, check out this …

Tutorials

29 Things We Bet You Didn't Know You Could Make in the Slow Cooker

Go beyond slurp-worthy soups and stews with these unexpected slow-cooker recipes.<p>No offense to soups and stews, but your slow cooker is capable of so …

27 Oscar-Winning Movies You Can Watch On Netflix Right Now

Netflix is full of classics, if you only know where to look...

101 Romantic Movies You Can Stream on Netflix Tonight

Grab some popcorn and settle in: it's time for a romantic movie marathon! We've rounded up a diverse selection of the best quirky rom-coms, tearjerker historical romances, steamy erotic films, and classic love stories for your viewing pleasure. We've got foreign flicks, new indie movies, and …

Entertainment

Photographer Emily Dryden and sculptor/actor Zahydé Pietri combine theatricality and organic produce to compose the photographs for their series <i>Fresh Faces</i>. The portraits are made from a wide range of fruit and vegetables and aim to highlight humanity’s diversity – Pietri is from Puerto Rico and …

Puerto Rico

Bored With Avocado Toast? New Alternatives to Everybody’s Favorite Snack

No matter how you slice it, our avocado toast obsession is bordering on shameful. The healthy yet indulgent snack has fans in Gigi and Gwyneth, and it has achieved near-celebrity status in its own right. More than 155,000 photos on Instagram bear the #AvocadoToast stamp, and Etsy is home to a …

Lobster Roll Recipes That'll Satisfy All Your Summer Feels

Lobster in a bun is as good as life gets.<p>Summer is here, and for those living in New England that means it's lobster roll season. All along the coast, from Connecticut to Maine, seafood shacks open their windows to sell lobster rolls (though you can often find them inland too). They are part of the …

Here’s the amazingly simple path to incredible homemade bagels

Let’s be frank. Most of us do not live in New York. Most of us probably wouldn’t want to live in New York, save for one reason: the bagels.<p>Pretty much the rest of America is woefully underserved when it comes to bagels. Our neighborhood sources tend to be grocery stores or chains — or downright …

Baking

THE SELECTS: Backstage at the Nutcracker