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28 Delicious Things To Cook In February

Winter is tough. Eat your feelings.

27 Diagrams That Make Cooking So Much Easier

Including easy ingredient substitutions, basic knife skills, meat marinating times, and more.

10 New Year's Cooking Goals (and 20 Recipes to Get You Started)

Some resolutions -- flossing every day, regaining the ability to touch your toes, spending less money on fancy salts -- fall in the category of more necessary than fun. But the right cooking resolutions can be both attainable and pleasurable.<p>So set out to actually <i>use</i> the appliance you got for …

The beauty benefits of apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar -- particularly the raw, organic, unfiltered kind -- is one of those undiscovered natural remedies. Some people call it magical, …

10 Best Fast Recipes of 2014

Executive food editor Tina Ujlaki reveals her favorite fast recipes that F&W published in 2014, from hearty cauliflower steaks to luscious scrambled …

Ace the Finger Food Game with These Avocado and Smoked Salmon Tartinettes

Jody Williams, the inventive mind behind N.Y.C.'s delightfully Francophile Buvette restaurant (and its Parisian counterpart), loves this simple …

End the year with a full-flavoured New Year’s feast

No one wants to spend New Year's Eve in the kitchen.<p>Here is a special, full-flavoured New Year's dinner. The seafood should be varied for the main dish, omit or add whatever you like and use fish, too.<p>This is a luscious and decadent first course. Make ahead and reheat at 350 F if you wish.<p>Here is a …

50 New Year's Eve Dinner Recipes to End the Year Right

Finish this year off with a bang—aka, an elaborate main dish.<p><b>For New Year's Eve, eat and drink what you want</b>. You've got the whole following year to make it up. Here are the crowd-pleasing recipes we want to be cooking, eating, and drinking to bring in the year that's going to be better than the …

The Ultimate Guide to Good Skin

Steven Macari, holistic health practitioner, nutritionist at Drive 495 and founder of the SLVRBK mat, shares his tips to getting your best skin ever.<p>Everyone wants great skin, some people have it naturally, others have to work really hard to maintain a clear complexion. While topical remedies or a …

Wellness

9 Things You Didn't Know About Britney Spears, Even If She Is Your Godney

If you're a true fan of Britney Spears, then you should already know that today, Dec. 2, is the pop queen's birthday. If you're extra obsessed, then you might even know some basic trivia like how she was originally in a girl group called Innosense or that she awesomely had a stripper at her 20th …

#theLIST: 20 New Holiday Party Style Rules

Put the champs on ice, turn on that Bing Crosby album and light your Jo Malone chestnut-scented candle, it's holiday party seasonand sometimes your LBD just won't do. Peruse twenty looks that take festive style to another level.<p>Put the champs on ice, turn on that Bing Crosby album and light your Jo …

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Read Marilyn Monroe's Very Racy Love Letter from Arthur Miller

Sexting wouldn’t be invented for another half-century. But that didn’t stop Arthur Miller from expressing some rather explicit long-distance passion …

12 Daily Habits of Super-Happy Couples

It really is the little things.<p>You know those couples who are so darn cute all the time? Those people who are so in love and just seem to have it all figured out? <i>What</i> is their secret? Well, it might be simpler than you think. We asked real women and relationship experts to share some of the daily …

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Birchbox: Open For Holiday

13 Products to Keep Your Skin Glowing This Winter

How to look radiant all season.<p>Our sun-kissed summer facade has long since faded, but that doesn't mean we have to accept dull, lifeless-looking skin all winter long. This season we are not only on a mission to combat dryness and keep hydrated, but also to maintain a healthy glow. From illuminating …

Skin Care

Debunking 9 Common Beauty Myths

The truth about that wild lipstick stat, sleep wrinkles and more<p><b>1) Hair grows back thicker, darker and faster when you shave it.</b><p><b>False:</b> "Shaving hair is just cutting the end, so it has no effect on root and therefore no effect on growth," says Dr. Heidi Waldorf, the director of laser and cosmetic …

Skin Care

Dermatologists Spill on the Anti-Aging Eye Products They Use Themselves

Dermatologists are always up on the most innovative new products, the most effective treatments, and the most cutting-edge technology, so they usually (although not surprisingly) have pristine, age-defying skin. But what do they actually use on themselves?<p><b>Francesca Fusco, an assistant clinical</b> …

7 Signs You're Not Getting Enough Zinc

And more importantly, what to do about it

The Best Ways to Keep Your Pubic Hair in Check

A regular waxing habit can cause other kinds of wear and tear over time too. "One of the biggest issues I see is that when women have been removing hair from their labia for years, they can develop an eczema-like condition," says Jennifer Gunter, M.D., an ob-gyn and director of pelvic pain and …

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

Workouts

15 Fitness Habits You Need to Establish In Your 20s

Your future self will thank you

Fitness

10 Signs You Have an Iron Deficiency

If you spot these telltale symptoms, get yourself a spinach and steak salad, stat!<p>About 9 percent of women suffer from an iron deficiency, according to the most recent stats from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—but that number's even higher for physically active women, say experts. …

Wellness

12 delicious pumpkin desserts

A roundup of some of the best pumpkin-based treats from the Globe's recipe archive.<p>Pumpkin squares : All the flavour of pumpkin pie without the work<p>Pumpkin creme brulée: Richer than pumpkin pie, but much easier to make<p>Pecan pumpkin pie: This is pumpkin pie taken to new heights<p>Pumpkin panna cotta …

Dr. Verallo-Rowell On Skincare Ingredients To Avoid

It’s an unfortunate truth that many of the most common skincare ingredients can be very irritating, even to skin that isn’t particularly sensitive. …

9 Supercharged Retinol Products That Will Transform Your Skin

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Guy Uses Makeup To Transform Himself Into Female Hollywood Celebrities

After featuring Eva Senin Pernas’ amazing makeup art, we heard about someone who took this art form in a totally different direction. Paolo …

The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out exactly the …

Healthy Eating

5 Cardio Myths You Need to Stop Believing

Get the facts to make the most of your fitness journey.<p>At the end of a rough day, the rhythmic swooshing of the elliptical, whir of a bike, or patter of feet on the belt of a treadmill might sound like music to your ears—for stress relief, cardio is tops. It's also, of course, awesome for your …

Exercise