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Eat This

Anna Sheffield's Incredible Immunity-Boosting Green Chile Stew

Eat This BY liz 11/06/2015
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"The state question of New Mexico is 'red or green?'" says Anna Sheffield, who, as a Santa Fe native, knows it refers to something her Southwestern brethren take insanely seriously: chiles. Specifically, hatch chiles, a varietal grown only in the land of enchantment (no, really - that's the state's nickname).Here's one of the Bing Bang designer's favorite recipes, packed with the green ones. She swears it will help you fight off colds - because what's more enchanting than not needing your sick days? READ MORE
Hone Your Craft

7 Very Entertaining Tips for Low-Stress, High-Impact Dinner Parties

Hone Your Craft BY liz 01/05/2018
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You might be thinking that party season just ended and are very much looking forward to spending some quality, introverted time with a takeout order or six. Which is all well and good, but we're here to make the case that throwing a dinner party having people over for dinner should be much more about catching up with your favorite friends without having to get a reservation - or even put on shoes - and not so much about nailing a 'gram-worthy, three-course spread. Here, seven tips we learned this year that'll make you want to gather around your kitchen table. READ MORE

Here’s How to Buy Plants Online

BY liz 05/06/2016
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Recreation Center ceramacist Josephine Heilpern isn't quite sure how she became obsessed with plants, but she's in too deep to look back now. After seven years of filling every nook of her Brooklyn apartment (including her own sharply angled planters) with greenery, she's had to turn to the internet to find specimens she doesn't already own. "Buying plants on eBay is a pretty recent discovery, but I'm totally hooked," she explains. "I've never seen a lot of them in person, so it's always a fun surprise." Here's her guide to filling out your frond fam, via FedEx (it's weirdly like online dating). READ MORE
Listen Up

Listen Up: School Supplies and All the Best Beauty News

Listen Up BY liz 09/06/2016
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This week, we're welcoming the real start of the year, September, with an ode to our favorite school (or fine, office) supplies. Then, speaking of tools of the trade, we asked writer and beauty-world authority Kayleen Schaefer to tell us what trends we need to be aware of, what it's like to watch a plastic surgery, and her all-important thoughts on Kylie's Lip Kit. READ MORE

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