Raquel Morand

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This Is Exactly How Long You Need to Hold a Plank to Flatten Your Belly

To reap the most rewards, performing three sets of planks for up to 60 seconds each is ideal, according to Doug Sklar, a certified personal trainer …

7 Ingredients You Wouldn’t Think to Put In Your Chili, But Definitely Should

Live a little, eh??<p>It’s safe to say that most people have a go-to chili recipe that they can fall back on time and time again for the ultimate bowl …

Cooking

This HIIT-Style Core Workout Is the Best Kind of Challenge

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

Exercise

gift guide: what to get your favorite special weirdo

out-there gifts for out-there babes<p>Your most unique, spontaneous, special-snowflake friend can often be the hardest to buy presents for. You know the friend we're talking about: She casually knows a lot about witch craft, has deep connections with animals, and wakes up looking like a perfectly …

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

From the editors of Esquire.com, catch up on the year's best movies that you most likely missed out on.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but …

Frank Horvat's best shot: the seedy side of 1950s Paris

In 1956, a New York agency asked me to do a sexy story for a US "men's magazine" about the nightlife of Paris, where I was living. I was 28 and had little money, so was glad to accept. I headed for Place Pigalle and asked nightclub doormen if they would let me in to photograph the girls in their …

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Schiacciata alla Fiorentina

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: An orange and vanilla scented carnival favorite from the city of Florence.</i><p>At this time of the year, there's no avoiding it -- you can't go past a …

beauty queen: ashley olsen

Like most girls out there, I'm constantly trying to scale back my beauty routine. There's only so much shelf space I can dedicate to lotions, gels, …

Makeup

Austin-Style Breakfast Tacos – Recipe

<i>Austin-Style Breakfast Tacos</i>I‘ve had the good fortune to travel to Austin a couple of times in the last year or so, and it is always good fun. Like …

Mashed Potato and Cauliflower Gratin >> http://bit.ly/MashedPotatoesCauli Since cheese is a natural with both potatoes and cauliflower, incorporating a little Fontina and parmesan into the purée adds a nutty goodness, without overpowering it with richness.

How to Turn 1 Batch of Caramelized Onions into 5 Dinners

I will never forget my first taste of caramelized onions.<p>I was 23 years old, and some dear friends had made an extra-large batch of Ina Garten’s pan-fried onion dip just for me. At this point in my culinary experience, I didn’t really <i>do</i> onions, or any kind of creamy-dip that could possibly contain …

Latke-Crusted Turkey Stuffing Fritters With Liquid Cranberry Core and Schmaltz Gravy Recipe

<b>Read more: The Food Lab: Latke-Crusted Turkey Stuffing Fritters With Liquid Cranberry Core and Turkey Schmaltz Gravy</b><p>Ingredients6 ounces fresh cranberries1/2 cup sugar1/2 cup water1 quart Classic Sage and Sausage Stuffing, made with turkey sausage if desired3 eggs, divided2 large yukon gold …

Steamed Dumplings With Shiitake Mushrooms in Sichuan Soup Recipe

<b>Read more: Dinner Tonight: Steamed Dumplings With Shiitake Mushrooms in Sichuan Soup</b><p>Ingredients24 small Chinese dumplings, fresh or frozen1 tablespoon canola oil4 ounces shiitake mushrooms, ends removed, caps sliced 1/2-inch thickKosher salt3 cups homemade or store-bought low-sodium chicken stock4 …

Slow-Cooker Pho With Eye of Round Recipe

<b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Slow Cooker Pho With Eye of Round</b><p>Ingredients<b>For the Soup:</b>2 1/2 pounds oxtails1/2 white onion3” piece fresh ginger, peeled2 cinnamon sticks2 teaspoons coriander seeds1 teaspoon fennel seeds5 whole star anise5 whole cloves1 whole cardamom pod9 cups of water1 1/2 tablespoons …

Dad's Favorite Seafood Stew + Caramelized Fennel, Leek, and Orange Salad

Remember July? The wind whipping through your hair, the smell of sunscreen, the blue sky over the beaches of Marseille. Oh, you didn't jet over to the South of France for the summer? Yeah, neither did we. But that doesn't stop us from eating like we did.<p>Transport yourself to a beach towel beneath …

Brussels Sprouts Salad with Apples + Crispy Prosciutto

<i>Every week, Caroline Wright creates simple, civilized recipes for Food52 that feed four -- for under $20, in under 20 minutes.</i><p><i>Today: A plea to Brussels sprout-haters: try this.</i><p>Brussels sprouts often suffer from a polarized reputation -- they are either loved (most often for their nutrition) or not …

Easy Cream of Tomato Soup

Cream of tomato soup always reminds me of the standard Friday fare in the school cafeteria. It was my favorite hot lunch day of all, although I am …

Recipes

Sicilian Cauliflower

A whole cauliflower is quite a presence on the table, especially when you've scattered over it a sauté of yellow peppers, red tomatoes and bright …

Recipes

Sweet Potato Cornbread

Jump to the recipe<p><i>This sweet potato cornbread may upend all your notions about what cornbread ought to be. It’s easy, stealthy healthy, and turning</i> …

Diane Kochilas' Pasta with Yogurt and Caramelized Onions

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: Yogurt masquerades as pasta sauce in the role it was born to play.</i><p>It's almost too obvious: Take one thing you like, put it on the other thing you like. This …

10 Non-Boring Oatmeal Recipes

Raise your hand if you've ever had an unpleasant experience with oatmeal. Yeah, we thought so. Even the staunchest oatmeal advocates have encountered gloopy, bland, oddly textured oatmeal that looks like an alien life form. The culprits can be hotel breakfasts, school cafeterias, or even your …

Crockpot Pulled Pork Chili.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 6, 2013 138<p>Never fails… gotta make a new red chili every year.<p>It’s just my never ending quest for the best. Or for something …

Almost Instant Chai

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Megan Scott of The Joy Kitchen shares the key to a perfect cup of chai.</i><p>We probably have coffee shops to thank for the widespread consumption of …

Recipe in a Jar: Spinach Blueberry Salad

What's better than a fulfilling and multiflavored fall salad? A salad in a chic glass jar, of course! Try this sweet blueberry salad as an appetizer at your next dinner party and your friends will wonder where you found your inner domestic goddess. It's <i>almost</i> too cute to eat!<p><b>Spinach Blueberry Salad</b> …