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To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one’s own in the midst of abundance. Buddha Read More »

Cherry Tomatoes with Broccoli Filling

Ingredients 48 cherry or grape tomatoes (about 2 pints) 1 10-oz. package frozen chopped broccoli, thawed 1/2 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise 1/2 cup nonfat sour cream 1/4 cup grated Parmesan 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper Salt and pepper Preparation Slice tops off tomatoes; reserve. Use a small spoon or melon baller to scoop out pulp; discard pulp. Invert tomatoes onto paper ... Read More »

Baked Egg Rolls

Ingredients 1 tablespoon cornstarch 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce 1 teaspoon sugar 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 12- to 14-oz. bag coleslaw mix (about 5 cups) 1/2 cup finely chopped water chestnuts 2 small scallions, finely chopped (about 1/4 cup) 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 14-oz. package extra-firm tofu, drained and cut into 1/4-inch dice 16 egg roll wrappers Preparation ... Read More »

2015 ASTRA Awards Red Carpet

The 2015 ASTRA Awards, aka pay TV’s night of nights, celebrates 20 years of subscription television tonight. We’ve got the complete red-carpet rundown for you here, full of big-name international and local celebs like Giuliana Rancic, Carissa Walford, Jennifer Hawkins and more. Read More »

Sugar Doesn’t Actually Cause Cavities: 5 Dental Myths Debunked

Before you spend that extra dollar on a whitening toothpaste, you may want to read this. It turns out, you can’t believe everything you read on a product label (shocking, we know). We spoke with New York-based cosmetic dentist Dr. Marc Lowenberg who busted this dental myth and a few more commonly held ideas. Who knew a dentist could have us ... Read More »

Rosemary-Brined Rotisserie Chicken

Ingredients BRINE: 1 gallon water 3/4 cup kosher salt 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 tablespoons dried rosemary 1 tablespoon caraway seed 1 tablespoon granulated garlic 2 teaspoons ground black pepper REMAINING INGREDIENT: 1 whole chicken, about 4 pounds, giblets, wing tips, and any excess fat removed Preparation 1. In a large pot combine the brine ingredients. Stir well to dissolve ... Read More »

Caramel Apple Pie

Ingredients Crust: 1 All You Classic Pie Crust, see recipe at (or store-bought double-crust pie dough) Filling: 5 large Golden Delicious apples (about 3 1/2 lb.), peeled, cored, sliced 1/4-inch thick 1 3/4 cups sugar 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup heavy cream 1 large egg, lightly beaten Preparation 1. Make ... Read More »

Jessica Stam’s Gorgeous Take on the Updo: Double French Braids

Jessica Stam stepped out during Paris Fashion Week for a Samsung event with a gorgeous, intricate braided updo. We couldn’t help but immediately assume that this style is way too advanced for our beginner skills. The model’s stylist, however, broke down the look for us, proving it’s not too difficult to recreate — as long as you know how to ... Read More »

5 Reasons Not to Be Afraid of Facial Oils

Beauty guru Nichola Joss, the preferred beauty therapist for A-list beauties such as Scarlett Johansson, Hilary Swank, Gisele Bundchen and Gwyneth Paltrow, wants you to know that you don’t need to be deterred by the concept of beauty oils. In fact, she’s quite the advocate of facial oils. Here’s why you should be too: 1. They work on every skin ... Read More »

Local Designers Impress at Fashion Palette’s Spring 15 Show

Fashion Palette presented the ART of Fashion designer catwalk at Sydney’s Art Gallery of NSW last night, March 10, with 13 local labels showcasing Spring 15 designs down the runway in front of a star-studded guest list. Nicola Finetti kicked things off with playful barbie-pink asymmetrical dresses, followed by headwear extraordinaire Viktoria Novak’s royal-themed crown collection, and Aqua Blu and ... Read More »