Katie Kessler

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Donna Tartt’s Magical ‘The Goldfinch’ Is So Much More Than ‘Harry Potter’ for Adults

Donna Tartt’s <i>The Goldfinch</i> is a myth exploded. It’s a fairy tale for grown-ups, an outsized caper, a tragic love story, an improbable crime novel, a …

DIY | xoJane: Women's Lifestyle & Community Site

It's basically SAW: Beauty Edition.<p>Author:<p>July 8, 2016<p>Or how I learned to stop worrying and embrace my living room toilet.<p>Author:<p>December 10, 2015<p>Help me shop for cubicle decor that I will inevitably knock over several times a day.<p>Author:<p>November 13, 2015<p>Millennials don't have the best track record …

Mint Chocolate Chunk Cheesecake Bars Recipe

These easy to prepare bars are perfect for those who love cheesecake but hate the prospect of fussing around with a water bath.<p><b>Read more: American Classics: Mint Chocolate Chunk Cheesecake Bars</b><p>Ingredients7 ounces chocolate graham crackers, finely crushed8 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted16 …

Peach Pistachio -or

<b>Author Notes:</b> I'm not big on smoothies, but I love me a lassi! Go figure, since they're practically the same thing. I never said I was rational. Anyhow, as much as I love a standard mango lassi, I'm even more fond of changing up the fruits and spices I use in them. Here are two of my favorite …

Recipes

Mint: The Hospitable Herb

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: Mint is ready to go to work for you -- bringing its fresh, lively flavor to dishes and drinks all week long.</i><p>Long ago, to welcome guests, mint leaves might be strewn on the floor …

Bambrosinana

Ambrosia<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>1 (1-gallon) can fruit cocktail<br>• Red food coloring<br>• 1 (16-ounce) tub prepared whipped cream<br>• 1 (14-ounce) bag shredded coconut<br>• 1 …

Recipes

one-pan farro with tomatoes

I was not, in fact, looking for a new farro dish. It rarely occurs to me over the summer, when there’s more …

grilled bacon salad with arugula and balsamic

You guys, I owe you an apology. It’s been nearly a month since I first encountered this grilled bacon salad and I couldn’t find a window to tell you …

strawberry, lime and black pepper popsicles

I had these popsicle molds for 14 months before using them once, yet in the weeks since I used them for the first time, I’ve made three other …

banana, nutella and salted pistachio popsicles

Growing up, we made popsicles by pouring orange juice into these molds, letting them freeze and eating them outside so we didn’t sticky up the …