Melissa Hughes

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Madea Meets Sofia: The Search for OWN

The One-Day Stress Cleanse

6 Cooking Techniques to Master...from the Masters

A French cooking legend, a Brooklyn egg cream guru and other pros come right to your kitchen to deliver essential advice.<p>Photo: Thinkstock<p>Make a …

5 Things Every Smart, Single Man Is Looking for in a Woman

Trending Stories<p>Our Favorite Kitchen Organizing Ideas Ever<p>10 of Our Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes<p>7 Slenderizing Fashion Strategies<p>The Very Best …

A Tale for the Time Being

The Best Advice Dr. Maya Angelou Has Ever Given—and Received

<i>Editor's note: We were deeply saddened to learn of Dr. Maya Angelou's passing. The following is from her May 2013 appearance on "Super Soul …

Oprah Talks to Maya Angelou

<i>A performer, poet, activist, memoirist and teacher, Maya Angelou has lived an extraordinary life. Now 85, she's published her 34th book: a deeply</i> …

Jalapeño, Garlic and Oregano Grilled Pizza Recipe

<b>Makes 4 pizzas</b><p>Ingredients<p>8 tsp. vegetable oil<br>• 1 pound pizza dough<br>• All-purpose flour, for rolling<p>Toppings:<p>4 jalapeños, thinly sliced crosswise, seeds …

First Look: <i>Oprah's Next Chapter</i> with Tyler Perry

Oprah sits down with Tyler Perry at his home in Los Angeles. The two friends discuss his life and career, how he has navigated Hollywood on his own …

Dr. Maya Angelou on Being in Her 80s: "Do It If You Can"

<i>Editor's note: We were deeply saddened to learn of Dr. Maya Angelou's passing. The following is from her May 2013 appearance on</i> Super Soul Sunday<i>.</i><p>The …

6 Ways to Nurture Happy, Healthy Kids

5 Upgrades to Create the Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Ever

Take your go-to recipe, make one of these smart additions, and you won't believe how brilliant this basic treat can taste.<p>Know That Even Screw-Ups …

5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Brain

How to Build Muscle

For years my version of strength training involved lazy biceps curls with a pair of canary yellow 2 ½-pound weights during commercial breaks. "You're …

Trick Your Brain into Eating Less When You're Dining Out

We all know that restaurants tend to use more oils, fat and sugars in their food preparation. These seven lab-tested strategies for cutting back go …

Read Oprah's Commencement Speech to Harvard University

Oprah Winfrey was the principal speaker at the Afternoon Exercises of Harvard University's 362nd Commencement. Read the transcript of her speech</i> …

Sneak Peek: La Toya's Lunch with Father Joe Jackson

La Toya's relationship with her dad, Joe Jackson, has always been all business. As Joseph gets older, La Toya strives to create a more personal …

Spinach, Ricotta, and Feta Grilled Pizza Recipe

<b>Makes 4 pizzas</b><p>Ingredients<p>8 tsp. vegetable oil<br>• 1 pound pizza dough<br>• All-purpose flour, for rolling<p>Toppings:<p>2 cups ricotta<br>• 1/2 pound spinach, chopped<br>• 1/2 …

11 New Reasons to Exercise (That Aren't About Weight Loss)

Weight Loss

Summer Fitness Dos and Don'ts

<b>1. Don't Wait for Your Thirst to Tell You When to Drink</b><p>Once you start thinking about a nice, cold glass of water, you're probably already 1 to 2 …

What a Mother Should Never Say to Her Dark-Skinned Daughter

Every little girl wants to believe that she's beautiful. Watch as one African-American woman featured in the documentary film <i>Dark Girls</i> recounts the …

How India.Arie Started Living for Herself

By 2009, a series of physical setbacks, a broken engagement and a cross-country tour left India.Arie exhausted and at a spiritual crossroads. She …

6 Summery Fruit and Vegetable Recipes Oprah Loves

Whether he's making a simply delicious salad or creating a cocktail fresh from the garden for Oprah and her friends, Eduardo Chavez knows how to …

The Return of <i>Sweetie Pie's</i>: All-New Mama Drama is Served

<i>Welcome to Sweetie Pie's</i> is back with a whole lot of Mama Drama! Will Miss Robbie close down her first restaurant? Will Tim and Jenae move back in …