Victoria Ginnane

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10 Recipes That Prove You Should Eat More Melted Cheese

We probably don't need to remind you about the merits of melted cheese (right? The gooeyness. The gooeyness!). We think it's the sunniest part of any cheese plate, the best layer on a tray of nachos, a requisite on burgers. Heck, we even like cheese that has been melted, then cooled, then re-melted.<p>…

5 Things You Didn't Know About Ginger Jars

You might not know them by name, but you'll certainly recognize these blue-and-white ceramics.<p>Ginger jars are a design classic, irresistibly shapely and decorative in all their blue-and-white glory. Lately, we've seen them popping up in all sorts of surprising places. Here's some background on …

6 Things That Kill Your Organizing Game

Does organizing bewilder you? These six sneaky mistakes might be the reason why.<p><b>1. Reading about organizing... but never actually doing it.</b><p>It's no secret we're big fans of Marie Kondo here at <i>House Beautiful</i> — but reading about organizing is <i>definitely</i> not the same as doing. Get inspired! But don't …

Comfort food without the calories: Hearty one-pan dishes you can enjoy without piling on the pounds

Whether it’s a rich, spicy curry or a creamy, indulgent pudding – most of us find it hard to resist comfort food.<p>Not surprisingly, it tends to be …

Recipes

There's A Right And A Wrong Way To Organize Your Fridge

Let us fill you in on a little secret: Keeping your refrigerator organized can result in fresh food that lasts longer. Less food waste means more money saved, and that is something everyone can use. You may already put your vegetables in the crisper and the deli meats in the cheese drawer, and …

Salty Chocolate Chunk Cookies

24 Servings<p>Finishing your chocolate chunk cookies cookies with a flaky salt like Maldon brings out the chocolate flavor and tempers the sweetness, creating the ultimate sweet and salty snack. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>January 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups …

45 Ground Meat Recipes for Simple, Comforting Dinners

These 45 ground meat recipes will take you all through fall, so break out your favorite wooden spoon and get to it.<p><b>Ground meat can provide a ton of flavor to quick dinners and slow-cooked meals alike.</b> Whether you're in the mood for a longer project like lasagna bolognese or just want to make some …

Cooking

7 Ways To Actually Feel Better About Your Body

Willing yourself to higher self esteem and reading self help books just doesn't seem to do the trick. But having a gay best friend and reading more magazines? Now you're talking.<p><b>1) Stop Believing in the Perfect Body</b><br>A professor at North Carolina State University looked at pictures of 6,300 women—and …

Ohio State University

How to Throw the Ultimate Bagel Brunch

Throw the ultimate bagel brunch with these tips from Wise Sons Jewish Delicatessen. Remember: salmon breath is a sign of a good time<p>You can substitute whitefish or hot-smoked salmon for the trout.<p>2.[#image: /photos/57d8299a6520aa8f7013c974]||||||<p>Horseradish-Dill Schmear<p>Throw this spread together a …

How to Use a Surplus of Zucchini

<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: Delicious ways to use up a bushel of zucchini -- one peck at a time.</i><p>If you're …

13 Diet Tricks Every Woman Should Know

Quirky diets hacks to make staying slim easier.<p><b>2) Chew, chew, chew, chew…and chew some more.</b> According to Darya Rose, PhD, and author of <i>Foodist,</i> studies have shown that when people slow down, chew thoroughly, and focus on the attributes of the food, they enjoy it more and naturally eat less. FWIW, …

6 Things That Happen to the Body Without Enough Water

The Institute of Medicine suggests women drink about nine cups of water a day, which may leave you wondering whether that's actually worth all the trips to the bathroom. We went straight to the studies to debunk the hydration hype.<p><b>1. You're more likely to have health problems.</b> Higher water intake …

How to Reupholster a Chair: Beginner/Intermediate DIY

It’s the time-old conundrum, when you spy an old chair that you love but that needs some TLC: Do you pass it up because it needs some work, or do you …

7 Tips for Home Office Lighting Ideas

Working from home comes with a wide range of advantages, and with the connectivity offered by modern technology, it is now far easier than ever …

Decor Mistakes You Need To STOP Making

When it comes to your home decor, you want it to be a reflection of your personality — the good parts, not your neuroses, claustrophobia, inability …

How to Have a Successful Week: Do These 6 Things Around the House Monday Morning

(Image credit: Sam & Anne's Cozy Modern Blend)<p>The most important stretch of time all week long is Monday morning. Fresh off of a relaxing weekend, …

Proof Cannes' Dresses Are More Daring Than The Oscars'

Comparing Cannes to Oscar night is almost like comparing apples to oranges. While the latter is a once-a-year deal allowing you to put your best …

The Surprising Factor That Affects How Well You Sleep

While warm weather has a ton of perks, a peaceful slumber may not be one of them.<p>According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, millions of people don't sleep well each night—not only do they find it difficult to initially fall asleep but stay asleep all night long, too. And when it comes to …

The Perfect Weekend Workout

Just because you''ll be jetting out of town when the summer arrives (and ditching your regular workout routine), doesn't mean you have to let all that hard work disappear. Increase your resting calorie burn and tone up all over in as little as 20-minutes a day.<p>Founders of Barre Bee Fit, fitness …

Zucchini, Caper, and Herb Linguine

We didn't tend to eat a lot of pasta at home when I was a child as my mother is a diabetic, but I remember my dad serving spaghetti with steak in his …

Baked Pasta Risotto with Peas, Mascarpone + Spinach

<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 quick springtime risotto -- that isn't really risotto at all.</i><p>This risotto isn’t a risotto at all, even though it conjures the same warmth and fullness of the …

6 Essential Tools for Better Baking

From French rolling pins to English copper cake molds, there are enough specialty tools and bakeware out there to distract even the most disciplined …

Afternoon Tea

10 Things Every Fashionable Woman Should Have by 30

Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that well-represent her.<p>Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that …

Sunny Tiny Ground Floor Apartment With Complementary Outdoor Living Space

It’s a little unusual to see an apartment that has a patio. It’s like seeing a house without a yard. What’s also unusual and interesting about this …

Interior Design

The Reveal to Grandpa

Rainbow Polka Dot Cake - Surprise Inside Sprinkle Cakes with Cupcake Addiction

Lavender Earl Grey Cupcakes for Better Homes and Gardens

Hi friends! This month I'll be sharing a few of my cake creations on the Better Homes and Gardens blog - starting with these tea-time inspired …