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The Best Winter 2017 Hair Color Ideas

It's all about about warm blondes, smoky browns, and icy platinum.<p>The best hair color trends for winter 2017 are all about warm blondes, smoky browns, and icy platinum. Get ready to screenshot these 14 hair color ideas for your next salon appointment.<p>Getty Images

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Back in the ’90s, having finished <i>Some Hope,</i> one of his acclaimed PatrickMelrose novels,Edward St. Aubyntook a breather from Melrose andhis ilk and checked in to the EsalenInstitute in Big Sur, California. Theresult was <i>On the Edge</i> (Picador), a gentle (by St. Aubyn standards,anyway) skewering of the …

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Orange French Yogurt Cake with Marmalade Glaze

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Butter an 8 1/2- by 4 1/4- by 2 1/2-inch light-colored loaf pan.<p>Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt …

How to Throw a Chinese New Year Dumpling Party

From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen<p>Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball drops this Saturday night, families across China (and around the world) will already be stuffed …

Forget Florets: Roast the Whole Darn Cauliflower!

Roasted cauliflower? Been there, done that. But roasting a whole head of cauliflower? Now we've got your attention. This recipe has you slathering cauliflower in a spicy yogurt marinade and roasting it at a high temperature. The result is an amazingly delicious dish that's as dramatic in …

How to Master the Smokey Eye: 10 Smoldering Tutorials

If there’s one makeup look you <i>need</i> to master this Valentine’s Day, it’s most certainly the smokey eye. Combining the boldness of the classic red lip with the flirty vibe of soft, romantic hair, the smoldering smudge across the lid is, for lack of better words, totally freaking hot. Learn how to …

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Eating Your Veggies Was Never THIS Good (Seriously)

I recently became the owner of a Paderno Vegetable Spiral Slicer -- or "spiralizer" for short. I've been wanting to eat healthier -- more veggies, fewer processed carbs -- but I didn't seem to be cut out for a life without pasta. Until now. The spiralizer turns any cylindrical veg (zucchini works …

You're Probably Wearing The Wrong Sports Bra

Bras are complicated, with cup sizes and band sizes and all those intricate straps and closures. But sports bras are simple -- right?<p>Wrong. Turns out those stretchy undergarments have as much as going on regular bras, but we often don't give them enough attention. We spoke to bra fitting specialist …

4 Delicious Ways to Detox

No juicing required<p>The anything-goes extravaganza known as the holiday season can leave you feeling run-down, sluggish, and bloated come January. And no wonder, since your poor liver's been working overtime for the past few months, flushing excess toxins out of your body.<p>Luckily, the cure is as …

The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout

Strapless dresses expose your upper back, shoulders, upper chest, and arms. This workout will shape all those places. Do these arm exercises one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit, resting a minute between circuits.<p>1. Standing V Raise<p>Hold a dumbbell in each hand and stand …

Escarole and Orzo Soup with Turkey Parmesan Meatballs

Makes 4 main-course<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 large egg<p>2 tablespoons water<p>1/4 cup plain dried breadcrumbs<p>12 ounces lean ground turkey<p>1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese<p>2 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsley<p>2 garlic cloves, minced<p>3/4 teaspoon salt<p>1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper<p>8 cups (or more) …

Asian-Style Dumpling Soup To Keep You Warm This Winter

Photo: Courtesy of America's Test Kitchen.<p><i>America's Test Kitchen — a real, 2,500-square-foot test kitchen just outside of Boston — is home to more</i> …