Karen H Christensen

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How To Wear Your Boyfriends Jeans All Week Long

Just say no to skinny jeans.<p>Boyfriend jeans are the best kind of jeans. They're loose enough that you don't have to unbutton them after a big meal, they look good dressed up or dressed down, oh, and did we mention the eating thing? In summation, they are the only jeans we want to wear everyday... …

Clothing

White Chocolate and Peppermint Cookie Brittle

Makes about 24 pieces<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups all purpose flour<p>1/2 teaspoon baking soda<p>1/4 teaspoon salt<p>3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted, cooled slightly<p>1/2 cup sugar<p>1/3 cup (packed) golden brown sugar<p>1 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>10 ounces high-quality white chocolate (such as Lindt or …

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Women's Health

Plus two other seafood ideas that are delicious AND good for you.<p>Because the struggle is so, so real.<p>The new S'mores options are changing the game.<p>Looks like Kool-Aid, tastes like heaven.<p>Because the heart wants chocolate.<p>Giving the phrase “yeasty undertones” a whole new meaning.<p>You'll be counting …

5 Health Benefits Of Peppermint

In the midst of all the indulgence and decadence this time of year, it's comforting to know there are some very real health benefits to some of the most common flavors of the season.<p>Between candy canes and Christmas bark, peppermint is giving cinnamon a run for its money as stand-out spice of the …

Gingerbread Bars

Makes 24 Servings<p>July 2009Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons ground ginger<p>1 teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg<p>1/4 teaspoon ground cloves<p>1/2 teaspoon baking soda<p>1/2 teaspoon salt<p>10 tablespoons (1 1/4 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>3/4 cup (packed) dark …

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11 Fashion Rules Inspired by French Vogue

When speaking with a friend this past week about fashion icons and comparing notes in terms of who we turn to for fashion inspiration, the name Emmanuelle Alt came up. I had to admit never having heard of her. Google to the rescue -- she is the Editor-in-Chief of <i>Vogue Paris</i>. I spent a couple of …

How Bazaar: The Pearl Earring

Move over diamonds, the modern girl's got a new best friend this season.<p>For me, pearls have always conjured up thoughts of prim and proper ladies, like the two featured on the cover of this February 1955 issue of <i>BAZAAR</i>, in their chic suiting coordinates. However, after seeing the runways dominated …

How To Keep From Losing Your Mind

Photo: Rachel Dowda/ Courtesy of Eyla.<p><i>In the age of constant communication, 24/7 jobs, and mandatory multitasking, finding a moment for reflection is</i> …

Ask E. Jean: What Is Girl Code, Exactly?

I've been finding myself in some questionable situations that somehow or other always come down to potential violations.<p><b>Dear E. Jean:</b> Can you clarify the Girl Code? I've been finding myself in some questionable situations over the past couple of years that somehow or other always come down to …

gramercy tavern’s gingerbread

This is dark and sticky and chewy and heavy and spicy and a zillion other adjectives that end in y that are so overused, they border on hackneyed, …

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8 Delicious Desserts To Try Tonight

We consider baking to be an art form, and not just because it's kind of hard and a little messy. Nope — it's because a perfectly baked confection can …

Cranberry Orange & Pecan Coffee Cake

This weekend I found myself in one of those expensive clothing boutiques that I really… really had no business being in. You know those stores: …

Cranberry Spice Cake

8 Servings<p>If you manage to have any leftovers, this moist spice cake makes a nice afternoon treat with a cup of tea. For an extra-tart garnish, serve with Citrus-Cranberry Compote (click for recipe).<p>November 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour<p>3/4 …

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Cranberry Shortbread

10 Servings<p>Prep Time: 25 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>This super-simple shortbread gets festive thanks to a tart cranberry-grapefruit compote.<p>November 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup all-purpose flour<p>3/4 cup sugar, divided<p>1/4 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1/2 cup (1 stick) chilled unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes<p>1 …

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Cranberry Hand Pies

16 Servings<p>November 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Dough<p>3 2/3 cups unbleached all-purpose flour<p>1 cup sugar<p>1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt<p>1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) plus 3 tablespoon unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes, frozen<p>Filling and assembly<p>1 pound fresh (or frozen, thawed) cranberries (about 4 cups)<p>1 1/2 …

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22 Recipes for Your Cranberry Cravings

Cranberries go way beyond the can; check out our favorite ways to rethink the favorite berry of the fall.<p><b>Whether cooked down into relish or baked into pies,</b> there's nothing like a tart, juicy cranberry during the holidays. You know that gelatinous... stuff... you get in a can? We give you …

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Apple, Celery, and Sourdough Bread Stuffing

<b>Serves 8–10</b><p>Ingredients<p>1 loaf sourdough bread, 1 lb, cut into 1/2-inch cubes with crust intact (about 10 cups)<br>• ¾ cup unsalted butter<br>• 2 large yellow …

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Drink Your Way To Younger-Looking Skin With... Beauty Shots?

After watching countless Disney movies and cartoons like "Snow White," "Don's Fountain of Youth" and "Pirates of the Caribbean," we grew up believing that there was a real fountain of youth you could drink from, with elixirs that could turn back time. Later, we were introduced to the world of …

Recipe: Cocoa & Toast Bread Pudding

Slice the loaf of bread into 1-inch cubes, about 11 cups total. (Trim the crust off if desired — pieces of crust make chewy bits in the pudding, …

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Body-Changing Tips From Tracy Anderson

Tracy Anderson is well known for her take-no-excuses personality and her superhuman-toned bod. Her workout philosophy relies on the science of how …

Pumpkin Doughnut Muffins with Vanilla Glaze

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and cloves for 30 …

Pull-Apart Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Bread

Pull-Apart Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Bread with Buttered Rum Glaze<br>(Adapted from Willow Bird Baking)<p>Ingredients <br>Bread <br>2 Tbsp unsalted butter<br>1/2 cup milk<br>2 …

Pumpkin Pie Spice French Toast recipe

Pumpkin Spice French Toast<p>I’ve seen a lot of pumpkin flavored french toast recipes. Most call for pumpkin puree. But this recipe. . . it trumps them …

Uniqlo, Ines de la Fressange Team Up For Exclusive Collection

Landing a position as Karl Lagerfeld's and Yves Saint Laurent's muse is no easy feat, but Ines de la Fressange has an oh-so-French style sensibility that turns heads. Now, she's bringing her specific brand of <i>je ne sais quoi</i> to the masses, designing a collection for Uniqlo.<p>The retailer announced on …

Christie Brinkley’s Hair2Wear Wig Line

The supermodel talks her new wig line, her long-lasting career, and her daughter Sailor’s modeling ventures.<p>Christie Brinkley’s 15-year-old daughter, …