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Katharine Hepburn's Brownie Recipe

The key here is that there's only ¼ cup of flour. In her latest book, <i>American Cookie</i>, Anne Byrn shares the recipe for the saucepan brownies that the …

Dessert

I went to Italy and tracked down my ancestral relatives — here are my tips for anyone who wants to do it

One Day in October I drove into the Alps of Northern Italy to a teensy village called Camposilvano. I parked at one end of town and could see clear to the other, only a few hundred yards away. The population here is listed at 65, and I wondered if that was inflated.<p>I visited to look for traces of …

Here’s what to stock in the ultimate clean-eating pantry for instantaneous meal prep

Trying to eat clean is step one of giving your lifestyle a wellness makeover (since what you eat affects everything from athletic performance to your …

'Everybody dies, but not everybody lives' - How 'The Great AK' became a walking miracle after two cancer battles

'The Great AK' - once the go-to physical therapist for some of Ireland's greatest sports stars - is a walking miracle having fought two …

18 Classic Adventure Books for Kids

If you’re a parent, you’ve realized by now that not every kids’ book is worth its ink. Early on, much of it is like Benadryl on paper. (Ever notice how many kids’ books end with the protagonist dozing?) Don’t get me wrong—reading your child to sleep is great when you want to kick back, eat some ice …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s fish recipes

Life’s dreary realities mean I don’t travel as much as I want to, so I let my imagination take me away instead. I recently went on a trip to Tulum in Mexico, sailing there on the pages of Hartwood, a beautiful cookbook from an equally beautiful restaurant that’s set in a jungle and just across from …

Recipes

The Secret Ingredient To The Best Summer Pie

Fruit pies are a common miracle—even though the best Southern bakers have been doing it for centuries, it’s not easy to preserve the consistency of …

Baking

The 7-Day Mediterranean Diet Meal Plan Experts Think Everyone Should Follow

It's praised as one of the best diets you can follow, so here's a go-to guide to help you get started.<p>The keto diet and Whole30 may be getting their …

Healthy Eating

3 Powerful Practices to Help You Live in the Moment

Hint: it's all about presence.<p><i>by</i><p>, Self-Empowerment Author, Coach (ACC), Mom to 2 Awesome Boys. Thrive Global's Editor at Large ❤ emilymadill.com<p>How …

Breakfast Must-Try: Jennifer Garner's Amazing Smoothie

photo credit: shutterstock<p>We’ll have one of everything she’s having…<p>Follow Jennifer Garner on <b>Instagram</b> and you’ll quickly learn she’s a health geek …

How to Stop Your Mind From Wandering During Meditation

Active meditation can prevent intrusive thoughts from sabotaging your practice.<p>The virtues of meditation and mindfulness are being extoled almost …

Stephen Hawking’s daughter Lucy Hawking age, children’s books, husband and son

Stephen Hawking had three children with his first wife Jane Wilde.<p>Lucy Hawking is Stephen and Jane’s only daughter.<p>Born 2 November 1970, the …

The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

These Are the Best Audiobooks for Road Trips (or Boring Commutes)

A long drive can either be excruciatingly boring or beautiful and memorable. While good company and scenic views can do the trick, sometimes we have …

Road Trips

This Flavorful Side Dish Will Steal the Show at Your Next Dinner Party

We’re <i>still</i> obsessed with kale, but we’re often stumped about how to best prepare the oh-so-good-for-you leafy green. Sure, some simple dressing and …

Mission Ceviche

Why this '5-4-3-2-1' mindfulness trick is so effective at beating anxiety

People are saying the results are instant.<p>When anxiety starts to take over, it can feel impossible to gain perspective and get out of the spiral of worries.<p>But next time you feel overwhelmed with anxious thoughts, a simple mindfulness trick may offer some relief.<p>Shared by Boston University clinical …

These Podcasts Will Get You In Touch With Your Spiritual Side

As much as we're intrigued by true crime, listening to a podcast doesn't have to mean streaming the gruesome details of a notorious murder directly …

Podcasting

27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

The incredible message you may have missed from Holly Butcher, a 27-year-old dying woman

Holly Butcher, who recently died at age 27 of a rare form of cancer that affects the bones, wrote a letter to her friends and family in her last week of life giving wise and moving advice about how to get the most out of whatever time we each have on Earth.<p>I’ve gleaned 14 life lessons from the …

Happiness

20 Great Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

Sometimes, blanket categories can make it difficult to pick out the perfect book. For that reason, we’re sharing this list of twenty personalized …

Books

Potato Latkes Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Rinse grated potatoes in a colander with hot water. (Hot water will act as a blanch to prevent discoloration.) Drain and squeeze …

29 Pixie Cuts That'll Make Your Short Hair a Big Talking Point

If the bob is just not dramatic enough for you, and you can't be bothered with washing and drying a longer style, a liberating pixie cut could be right up your alley. Though you may not be able to experiment with updos, braids, and ponytails, a pixie still offers plenty of versatility. The cut …

The Truth About Cancer Fighting Foods | goop

Over half the population will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lifetime, the newest studies tell us. While many factors contribute to …

The Sexiest Books You'll Ever Have The Pleasure Of Reading

A few years ago, people around the world were completely incapacitated by a literary phenomenon. I saw rows of mothers reading the book in chaise …

Books

Rigatoni Al Segreto - Rigatoni with Secret Sauce - Gino's Rigatoni Al Segreto

Jerk Chicken

4 Servings<p>Some like it hot. And those that do will absolutely love this jerk chicken recipe, which calls for heaps of Scotch bonnet (or habanero) peppers.<p>May 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 4-pound chicken, cut into 8 pieces<p>1 medium red onion, chopped<p>12 garlic cloves<p>10 Scotch bonnet or 15 small habanero …

Recipes

17 Top-Rated Skincare Products on Amazon You've Never Heard Of

We rely on Amazon for everything from groceries to books, but did you know it's a gold mine for skincare products? When it comes to honest, knowledgeable reviews on products, it doesn't get any better than this major etailer. What's more, you often come across little-known (but highly rated) gems …

Skin Care

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

I'm particularly aware of this, because my daughter Eliza is graduating from high school in two weeks. The days are long, but the years are short.<p>I'm trying to hold back the urge to follow her around the apartment giving her little bits of advice and wisdom. To relieve my mind, here's what I would …

This New Face Product Is Like Gatorade For Your Skin

If there were ever a skin-care product worthy of an eye roll, it's essence. For starters, figuring out what the hell one actually does isn't so …