Jeanne Brophy

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Where to Find the Perfect Croissants in Paris

As dawn breaks in Paris, doughy smells permeate the air, and locals line up at neighborhood <i>boulangeries</i> for freshly baked croissants to enjoy alongside their morning coffee–and as an afternoon <i>goûter</i>, or snack.<p>These yeast-leavened pastries from Vienna—known there as <i>viennoiserie</i>s—reportedly arrived …

The top 4 best brasseries in Paris, France

France in general and Paris more specifically are well-known for their gastronomy. Yet, in the capital of France the choices for finding reasonable …

10 of the best cafes and restaurants near Paris’s major attractions

Lunch near Paris’s big draws doesn’t have to be expensive or touristy. A short walk from the Eiffel Tower or the Louvre will reveal a classic bistro, stylish brasserie or locals’ favourite<p>Everyone visiting Paris is likely to end up among the crowds at its most famous sights; the problem that …

Something for the Kitchen to Remind You of Paris

PARIS — When friends come to Paris and ask what they should buy as gifts to take home, I start with a two-word answer: dish towels.<p>Dish towels are practical, easy to pack, good value and, ideally, made in France. If you’re in Paris on a weekend, start by logging on to vide-greniers.org, which …

The most beautiful pictures of Paris (and where to take them)

The Carousel and The Eiffel Tower<p>The theatrical old carousel with the Eiffel Tower soaring above it makes a winning composition every time - even at …

Top Michelin Star French Restaurants in Paris

Food connoisseurs should always reserve time for a meal at one of Paris' top gourmet restaurants, world-renowned gastronomic establishments that have …

9 Regional Baked Goods That Make America Sweeter

There are plenty of breakfast foods and pastries that are standard all across the US. Step into any diner or bakery and you'll see a bran muffin, a …

20 Delicious Classic Cookie Recipes

Jam Thumbprints<p>Fill sugar cookies with apricot or raspberry jam for a burst of sweet fruit in every bite.<p><b>Get the recipe:</b> Jam Thumbprints<p>Old-Fashioned …

The 100 Best Cookbooks of All Time

So many great titles, so little shelf space. These are the best of the best.

The 100

In a Year of Nonstop News, a Batch of Business Books Worth Reading

This year has been a big one for business news. But if you have some time during this holiday week to step back from the information onslaught, there are a handful of truly eye-opening business books that are worth your attention. As I do every year, I pored over dozens of books to identify several …

60 Books We Can't Wait To Read In 2018

Bring on the new year, and a new TBR pile stacked with fresh reads.<p>As 2018 approaches, there’s a lot to look forward to: the end of a hellish 2017, the Winter Olympics, “The Bachelor: Winter Games,” 2017 being over, midterm elections, and 2017 finally drawing to a close.<p>More than anything, though, …

Books

The 7 Overlooked TV Shows to Stream Before 2017 Is Over

In 2017, there was so much original TV to stream across all platforms—from Netflix to Hulu to Amazon Prime—that it would have been impossible not to overlook some very worthy shows, but that's what this holiday weekend is for. Before the new year and its slew of new shows we can't hope to catch up …

These Are the 66 Best Documentaries of All Time

What makes a documentary “important”? What makes it worth referencing, or remembering, or even watching in the first place? Why, in this time of seemingly perpetual sociopolitical strife, would we veer away from the vaunted, glorious escapism of big feature films and go see something small and …

Sony Pictures

7 Strength Exercises You Can Do with Yoga Blocks

[caption id="attachment_64085" align="alignnone" width="620"] Photo: Twenty20[/caption]Don’t get it twisted: Yoga blocks aren’t just for beginners — …

Workouts

Yoga is not just bending the body

India’s ancient tradition Yoga has become a multimillion-dollar industry in the past few decades and taking a path of its own, under many different …

The 5 Best Types of Yoga for Weight Loss

Feel the burn while you flow.<p>For many of us, yoga is a lot more about stretching, de-stressing, and trying to master meditation than it is about kicking up our calorie burn. But that doesn’t mean you can’t (or shouldn’t!) turn to yoga for weight loss, too.<p>After all, yoga builds total-body strength …

Yoga

Yoga Journal's 10 Most Practiced Sequences of 2017

We thought we needed yoga before, but this year made it nonnegotiable. Your clicks tell us you feel the same. They also say that along with the all …

How to Do Yoga at Home

Among the many benefits of yoga—increased flexibility, stress reduction, improved sleep—is the fact that you don’t need a whole lot of space in order …

Anna Jones’ recipes for four vegan soups | The modern cook

Vegan food has earned its place in our kitchens thanks to knockout recipes that pack a punch. Here are four soups that, by virtue of their flavour, will get you thinking about how you eat<p>A shiny new year brings promise – promise that we can live a year even fuller than the last. It’s a time for …

Vegetarian Food

How do you strengthen hip flexors?

People who sit for extended periods of time are at a high risk of developing tight hip flexors. When hip flexors are tight, a person may experience …

15 Vegetarian Dinner Ideas That Make a Complete Protein

It’s no secret that the one concern with eating a plant-based diet is the lack of protein. While there are some amazing sources through soybeans, quinoa, and pulses, quite often there aren’t enough amino acids in the food to consider it a complete protein like animal products such as meat, dairy, …

The Perfect Roast Chicken Recipe + 18 Ways to Use the Leftovers ALL Week

If there is one foodie thing we can all agree on, it’s that roast chicken *may* just be the most versatile food item in our kitchens. With one simple roast chicken we can make everything from a classic chicken noodle soup to quick and easy sheet-pan dinners. Trying out a new fitness plan or have a …

Chocolate covered honeycomb

This is our fun take on the Crunchie bar and it never fails to light up children's faces.<p>We have also served little morsels of these chocolate honeycombs as petit fours at the restaurant and they proved to be very popular with our guests, regardless of their age.<p>SERVES<p>8-10<p>INGREDIENTS<p>flavourless oil …

Is Walking as Good a Workout as Running?

There are many reasons why people start running: busting stress, boosting energy, or snagging that treadmill next to a longtime gym crush are just a few. What's more, running can keep your heart healthy, improve your mood, stave off sickness, and aid in weight loss. (1) But depending on your …

How to make the perfect mango lassi

Indian food and drink,Soft drinks,Fruit,Food & drink,Life and style<p>The most refreshing drink on earth, or second best to a cold beer with a curry? Do you like them sweet or salty, spiced, fruity or plain, and what is the best type of yoghurt to use?<p>This cooling yoghurt drink, popular throughout the …

Your New Favorite Way to Eat Bacon

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Meet bacon jam, the black horse of the meat aisle and your new favorite condiment.</i><p>The story I want to tell is one of years of stoic veganism that …

Mexico's Surprising Wine Revolution

Cross the border from San Diego and you’re in Baja California, Mexico, home to a historic wine region that’s reinventing itself via boutique wines, …

Wine & Spirits

Why Sherry Vinegar Deserves to Be Your One True Vinegar

Google sherry vinegar and you'll find that the top results, after its Wikipedia entry, are guides for ingredients to use as a substitute for it in recipes. That's a shame, because sherry vinegar has no true substitute. It's also much easier to find these days, and has qualities that other …