Maryam Jaffer

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Salmon Baked in Cream With Sweet Bay, Thyme, and Dill From 'The Nourished Kitchen'

It's wild salmon season here in California, so I try to snag some great filets while they're available. I usually roast my fish with just a little salt and pepper, but there's nothing wrong with changing things up every once in awhile. Jennifer McGruther's salmon baked in cream from her new book,</i> …

Fennel- and Cinnamon-Rubbed Roast Chicken and Lemons With Potato Wedges Recipe

Easy enough for a weeknight dinner but impressive enough to serve guests, this fennel, chili, and cinnamon-rubbed chicken—inspired by a Michael Chiarello spice rub—is roasted with lemon and potatoes for a delicious one-dish dinner.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>This heady blend of warming, fragrant spices …

27 Creative Salad Dressing Recipes That Go Beyond Balsamic

From creamy ranch to bracing vinaigrettes, here are the salad dressing recipes we love best.<p><b>Say goodbye to that basic balsamic vinaigrette</b>—your salad dressing is about to get serious. Here are our favorite ways to dress our salads, from an updated goddess to a lighter, brighter Caesar.

Seafood

Creamy Herb Dressing

Makes about ½ cup<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 large egg yolk<p>1 garlic clove, finely chopped<p>2 tablespoons Sherry vinegar<p>½ cup olive oil<p>½ cup (packed) fresh dill leaves<p>½ cup (packed) fennel fronds<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Pulse egg yolk, garlic, and vinegar in a food processor until …

Eggs

Grilled Chicken Wings with Vinegar and Chiles

4 Servings<p>These wings are hot, sweet, and tangy.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 chiles de árbol or ½ tsp. red pepper flakes<p>2 pounds chicken wings, tips removed, flats and drumettes separated<p>½ cup rice vinegar<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>4 garlic cloves, peeled, smashed<p>1 tablespoon agave syrup (nectar) or honey<p>2 …

Grilling

When Is It Okay To Lie?

Honesty is the best policy, says Martha Beck -- except when it isn't. Here's how to know when to fess up, when to keep mum, and when to lie through your teeth.<p>By Martha Beck<p>"Does the truth always set people free?" a friend asked me recently. "Or can it be a huge, crazy-making pain? If I want to lie …

Daniel A. Miller

<b>New Release Promotion!</b> <b>“The Gifts Of Acceptance“</b><p>Ebook pre-orders for only $2.99. Pre-Order On Amazon<p>Welcome! I hope you enjoy my many articles on the …

Favourite recipes from Zarine Khan’s new cookbook

Over the years, Zarine Khan's great dinner parties have been the stuff of legend in the Indian film industry. This August, the star wife, and mother …

Mindfulness in the Age of Complexity

Photography: Webb Chappell<p>Over nearly four decades, Ellen Langer’s research on mindfulness has greatly influenced thinking across a range of fields, from behavioral economics to positive psychology. It reveals that by paying attention to what’s going on around us, instead of operating on …

The Best MOOC Course For Entrepreneurs

A few weeks back we profiled a woman who has made getting a free MBA education a mission by taking MOOCs. Laurie Pickard, a former Peace Corps …

A Chicago Bathroom That's a Mix of Traditional and Modern

A bold mashup where everything looks gorgeous together.<p>In this bold mashup — traditional and modern, florals and stripes — everything looks gorgeous together. Designer Summer Thornton wasn't afraid to mix styles in this space.

40 Traditional Designer Rooms

Over 40 classic rooms for inspiration.<p>From a formal blue dining room to a dramatic canopy bed, these designer rooms are traditional, but never boring.

5 Tips for Choosing Bed Linens

The founder of DwellStudio shares five tips for the selecting the chicest — and coziest — bed linens out there.<p>Being that we spend about one-third of our lives asleep, it makes sense to invest in bedding that's not only comfortable, but stands the test of time. But with so many options out there — …

How to Be Hurt Less by So-Called Evil People

<b>“</b><b>Every sweet has its sour; every evil its good.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson</b><p>There were monsters in my closet—or so my five-year-old self believed. As soon …

12 Ways Lemons Can Make You More Beautiful

You know what to do if life gives you lemons… make DIY beauty and skincare products! Okay, so the phrase might not be as catchy, but it’s way true: lemons are natural toners and cleansers, making them the go-to for everything from brightening your hair to banishing oily skin. Plus, they’re …