Robin Racster

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The Lazy Girl's Guide to Staying Svelte

For the lazy girl in all of us, here's a guide on how to stay slim.<p>Eating clean and consistent workouts are proven to boost metabolism, increase muscle (and therefore after burn) as well as blast fat. But if the Polar Vortex has you skipping both in the name of maintaining mental and stay warm …

9 Lessons We've Learned From Christie Brinkley On Aging Gracefully

Christie Brinkley turns 60 today. Let that marinate in your brain for a minute...<p>The stunning supermodel doesn't just look good for her age, she looks good for <i>any</i> age. Those fabulous blonde waves, famous seductive poses and, of course, that mega-watt smile are just a few of the reasons why she is …

Pear & Black Pepper Preserves

<i>For two weeks, our friends at the Good Food Awards will be sharing articles, tips, and recipes from some of their judges, friends, and past GFA winners. Each day will feature a different category, from chocolate to charcuterie to cheese. And if you'd like to score some of the goods competing in</i> …

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10 Ways to Sleep Better

We asked an aromatherapist, a chiropractor, an insomnia specialist, and more experts to share their best, natural tips for getting a good night's rest.<p><b>1. Clear Your Thoughts</b><p>"I like to keep a little yellow pad and pen next to the bed so that before turning the lights out, I can empty my head onto a …

45 Kitchen Cabinet Ideas We're Obsessed With

There's rose gold involved.<p>Spice up your kitchen storage spots with decorative colors, finishes, and hardware. Whether you prefer a traditional look or something more modern, these design ideas go far beyond plain-old cupboards. We've got inspo on inspo (on inspo) for you, so you can finally tackle …

Kitchen Storage Solutions for Easy Organization

Whether you create gourmet masterpieces or rely on frozen meals, you spend a significant amount of time in the kitchen. So it’s crucial that every …

Easy Decluttering Solutions from the Experts

Small Island Cottage With A Traditional Interior

This small but very pretty house is located on the Isle of Wight, the UK. The style is pure, stylish vintage: shabby chic wood outside and inside the …

Interior Design

A Wood Herb-Drying Rack or Utensil Rail

(Image credit: Less and More)<p>After singing the praises of air-drying the laundry over at Apartment Therapy, I couldn't help but think of drying herbs …

Herbs

Salted Pumpkin Caramels Recipe on Food52

We've all been there. You go to start a recipe for your favorite chili or bean soup or from-scratch hummus and then it hits you: you forgot to soak the beans! Here's how to quick-soak dried beans in one hour: http://thekitc.hn/1hLIs2Y

Kale Pesto

This wintry version of pesto is robust, but just as luxurious as the classic basil sauce. Indeed, kale lends itself marvelously to making pesto! And the sauce is quick to make -- all that's needed is to blanch the hardy leaves for a few minutes before making the sauce... and voila!<p>But it did take …

How to Make Guacamole Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often</i><p><i>Today: Don't settle for inferior versions -- t</i><i>he guac of your dreams is just around the corner.</i><p>Having grown up in …

8 Cleaning Tricks for Keeping Your Kitchen Spotless

Tackle this much-used room's toughest spots with surprising everyday items (like salt and ketchup).<p>Tackle the tough spots on your countertops, floors, and pots with surprising everyday items (like salt and ketchup).

Cleaning

7 Smart New Window Technologies

With the latest technologies, the windows in your house can offer more than a pretty view. Unfortunately, you'll still have to clean them yourself.<p><b>1. Save the Birds</b><br>Every year, millions of birds fly into glass windows. This patterned coating — visible to birds but not humans — prevents that. All …

Give Your Home a Cozy Ski-Lodge Look

The cool thing about the cozy ski-lodge look of this Colorado living room? You can copy it, wherever you are, for less.<p>The cool thing about the cozy …

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Speedy Pomegranate Seed Extraction

Would you eat more fresh pomegranates if you could get the juicy seeds out in 10 seconds? Learn the easiest, fastest ways to remove the arils from a …

Pomegranate

A Week's Worth of Whole Grains with Kim Boyce

<i>In anticipation of this year's Piglet, we'll be sharing articles, recipes, and tips from past winners over the next three weeks. First up: Kim Boyce's Good to the Grain. Learn more about this year's tournament here, or head to Provisions to add some of the titles to your bookshelf!</i><p><i>Today: We're</i> …

How to Make Monkey Bread

I like food that’s casual, a bit messy, and fun to eat with your hands—and monkey bread just happens to fit perfectly into all of these categories.<p>If you’ve never had the pleasure, monkey bread is a sweet bread made of little balls of yeasted dough rolled in butter and spiced sugar, then baked in a …

How to Make Your Own Nutella

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week at Food52, 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: Unsatisfied with store-bought Nutella, Carey Nershi of Reclaiming Provinicial is making a version that's a bit less sweet, a bit more</i> …

24 Recipes for Artichokes, Both Fresh and Jarred

From dips to tarts, salads to pastas, here are 24 ways to use artichokes (both fresh and jarred) in all their glory.<p>We're big fans of fresh artichokes, but are happy to admit that the jarred version can sometimes be just as great. From dips to tarts, salads to pastas, here are 11 ways to use …

Homemade Chicken Broth from Scratch

I recently realized that one of the first recipe blogs I ever did has disappeared from the cyber planet. And it happens to be the most important recipe of all! Homemade chicken broth from scratch is the basis for almost everything I believe in. It's so simple and easy, so <i>valuable</i>, so <i>healing,</i> and so …

Recipes

How to Make a Healthy Portable Breakfast

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: A breakfast that's healthy, tasty,</i> and <i>portable is not out of reach. Here are</i> …

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Which Workout Burns the Most Calories?

All of us here at Glamour.com are into fitness, but sometimes we wonder just how many calories we're really burning during the various workouts we try. In order to find out, I had us all wear activity-monitoring bracelets (we all used Jawbone UP for consistency) to help us actually pinpoint the …

Go On, Try This Unexpected Pedicure Color—It's Winter, What's the Big Risk?

Bella Thorne is one of our beauty stars to watch in 2014—which I'm sure you're unsurprised about if you read this blog regularly, since I'm always raving about her inventive and well-executed hair and makeup. The latest example: the unexpected nail polish she wore on her toes at a …