Karen Grossman

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Marion Cotillard Just Set the Holiday Skirt Standard

‘Tis the season for sparkle and cheer.<p>Thinking about what to wear to that upcoming holiday party, dinner party or date night? Good news: The metallic …

Clothing

The New Treadmill Workout You HAVE to Try

Two key components of the BITE method let you do it more often without upping your odds of a sidelining injury. First up: using the right intervals at the right speeds. You'll never do an all-out sprint at an incline greater than five percent since Siik says this increases the impact on your lower …

herbed tomato and roasted garlic tart

I had a friend in town this week and just when we were at the point in the conversation when we’d usually pick a place to meet for lunch, something …

Heirloom Tomato Pie from Alex Hitz

Now is the season for truly delicious tomatoes — in every variety. And this pie recipe lets you revel in all their juicy glory.<p>I won't insult your intelligence by gushing on about the glories of late-summer tomatoes. I know you get it. But these days, we're all so accustomed to eating tomatoes …

Alternatives to Plastic Surgery and More: Dr. Gervaise Gerstner

<i>V.F.</i> asked the beauty industry's top cosmetologists some questions about options in lieu of plastic surgery and ways to stay young-looking, and here's what <b>Dr. Gervaise Gerstner</b> said.<p>V.F.<i>: Can you please tell us the best procedure or treatment options in lieu of plastic surgery? Is there a product</i> …

20 Real Women Share What They Learned After a Breakup

"Respect! It's not love but respect that I would want the most from my partner and appreciation for the sacrifices made." –<i>Mitali J.</i><p>"I learned that my self worth does not depend on what he thinks of how my body looks, or what color my hair is. I alone am responsible for my happiness and self worth. …

From ESSENCE.com: Maya Angelou on the Difference Between Acquaintances and Friends

<i>American icon Maya Angelou has passed away at 86. The following is an interview between the Pulitzer Prize-winning author and ESSENCE former</i> …

Black History

zucchini parmesan crisps

Sometimes, I think the internet is trying to tell me something. Well, most days, <i>many</i> things, such as why nobody should ever, ever click on a certain …

purple plum torte

This may look like an ordinary piece of plum cake, but it is not. It is a famous plum cake, so renowned that I suspect half of you out there have …

potato and broccolini frittata

I don’t mean to undersell this, but this is just a frittata. It’s not going to help decimate your weekend’s apple haul, it’s not to going to solve …

cauliflower with brown butter crumbs

This site is 7 years, 4 months and 5 days old, which is exactly how long I’ve been meaning to tell you about one of my favorite ways to make …

roasted eggplant with tomatoes and mint

One of the things I’ve been fiddling around with last year is the idea of making bruschetta without, you know, bread. I shared a …

gingersnaps

And then, just like that, I decided not to work anymore. It’s weird, I finished my manuscript and I was raring to go — reshoots! edits! let’s talk …

7 Artichoke Recipes

Artichokes are shy little things. When at last they come into season, they emerge with utmost caution, still cloaked in spiny leaves. Press them, and they’ll squeak in protest. Handle them too quickly, and they’ll cut your fingertips. But if you are tender and patient, if you coax them gently from …

Artichokes

Berry Trifle Recipe - Laura Vitale - Laura in the Kitchen Episode 762

51 Mother's Day Breakfast & Brunch Recipes For an Easy Gift

From french toast to fail-proof frittatas and all the rosé spritzers in between, we've got you covered.<p><b>Everyone knows that Mother's Day is all about brunch</b>. Oh, right, and showing your mom you really appreciate everything she's done for you. Even after that thing last Thanksgiving. Our favorite way …

Breakfast

lamb meatballs with feta and lemon

Despite trying to provide ample evidence here, nobody believes me when I say that I get no special pleasure out of weeknight cooking — and guys, it’s …

Curried Cauliflower Soup

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p>I will confess right here that I used Curried Cauliflower Soup more as a recipe memo than a document faithfully followed, but I believe what we have here is a weeknight recipe …

Onions

Jean-Georges Vongerichten's Kale Salad with Parmesan and Lemon Recipe

<b>Note:</b> This recipe makes more salad dressing than you need. It can be stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.<p>Adapted from Jean-Georges Vongerichten.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients4 tablespoons fresh juice and 1 tablespoon zest from 2 to 3 lemons1 tablespoon red wine …

chicken phở

Last week, when the polar vortex, something that ought to be a frozen rum cocktail with an umbrella on top, but is sadly anything but, had begun to …

chocolate peanut butter cheesecake

This birthday cake was assigned to the side of the family whose dessert preferences can be roughly summarized as <b>chocolate + anything else</b>, but if …

stuck-pot rice with lentils and yogurt

I once read that if you ask a guy what his favorite item of clothing is, he would pick the oldest thing he owns — some t-shirt he’s had since high …

morning bread pudding with salted caramel

We should really talk about this. Promise you won’t get mad, okay? I came across this for the first time <i>twelve years ago</i>. I’ve been blogging here for …

kale and quinoa salad with ricotta salata

It’s not my best quality, but I have a hard time talking about kale or quinoa with a straight face. When an ingredient is <i>everywhere</i>, when it is …

baked eggs with spinach and mushrooms

My brunch arsenal, the dishes I’ve made enough times that they no longer cause any furrowed brows — a core entertaining principle here at House …

double chocolate banana bread

I have a theory that Mondays are for repentance, for undoing whatever damages to your liver, psyche or saddlebags you’ve done over the weekend. …

21 Ways to Have WAY More Fun with Masturbation

<i>Check out 14 mind-blowing facts about orgasms in our animated video:</i><p><b>2. Get Your Girls In On the Action</b> <br>Here's a little known secret: Nipplegasms exist! So get your breasts involved—you just might surprise yourself.<p><b>3. Invest in a Sex Toy</b><br>You've heard of the infamous Rabbit but have you heard about …