Linda Young

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The Art of Landscaping a Small Yard

It seems I’ve been to a lot of homes with small backyards lately. Some are really small. What strikes me with many a small space is that the people …

To Die For: YSL's Tie-Dyed Nails

Photo: Courtesy of YSL<p>YSL has added a touch of fun to their wildly popular nail line. The company announced today that in addition to four new lacquer colors, it's adding Tie & Dye Top Coats to the range. The four pairings boast a coral (Corail Divin + Cool Coat), a bright pink (Rose Renaissance + …

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Michelle Obama's Makeup Teaches Us All About The 3-Step Face (PHOTOS)

We keep a close watch on red carpet beauty, but we love seeing celebrities step out in pared-down makeup. (Or when they dare to go <i>au naturale</i>.)<p>Michelle Obama, Padma Lakshmi and Emmy Rossum have been photographed recently wearing what we'd like to call "the 3-step face." This barely-there beauty …

Rich Torrisi and Mario Carbone Talk Italian American Fine Dining at Carbone

As someone who has over the last three years spent hours talking about food and the creative process with Rich Torrisi and Mario Carbone, I thought it would be interesting to talk to them one on one (or should I say one on two) about Carbone, their latest restaurant that focuses on Italian American …

How teen went from selling drugs to cooking for Daniel Boulud

It wasn’t long ago that a job at Burger King started Cesar Gutierrez on a path away from a life of crime toward one of culinary success, which eventually would lead him to cook for Daniel Boulud and train at one of the best culinary schools in France.<p>Now 22, Gutierrez grew up in Queens, N.Y. He …

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Chicagoland: Mabenka's Hearty Polish-Lithuanian Fare

"Rib-sticking" only hints at what's in store at <b>Mabenka Restaurant & Banquets</b> in south suburban Burbank, a bustling Polish and Lithuanian diner serving its whole, heaping, heartwarming menu morning through night.<p>It's a worthy destination for many reasons, but none more indisputable than its …

Ryan Gosling Wants To Save All The Cows

BRB, crying for all the cows and cheering Ryan on for saving them. What a flawless humanitarian activist person.<p>Literal hero and all-around perfect person Ryan Gosling wrote a letter to the head of the National Milk Producers Federation asking the organization to stop the horrible dehorning …

Reining in Ambition: 3 Tips for a Successful Dinner Party

At 33, I've had several dinner parties, and I feel like I'm just now figuring it all out. Because cooking, like art, is so personal there's a …

Thirsty Thursday: Reinventing the Side Car

Giada de Laurentiis, 2012, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.<p>Here’s how I’ve decided to prepare for my weekend: 1) Buy new pairs of …

Benoit Gouez: An Insider's View of Moet & Chandon

Recently, I had the opportunity to meet with Benoit Gouez, the charismatic Chef de Cave of Moet & Chandon. Benoit was traveling through the U.S. to speak with Sommeliers and wine buyers -- Champagne lovers throughout the country.<p>Moet & Chandon has always been a leader in Champagne, and today they …

Oven-Roasted Carrots With Fennel

It might be chilly outside here in Washington D.C. but spring is here. The flowers are resiliently blooming despite the cool and crispy air and there are already some wonderful signs of delicious and fresh produce from the local farms in the area. When I saw these gorgeous rainbow carrots, I knew I …