Karen Harris

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We’re in the homestretch.

The holidays are in full swing. That means that a long month of eating and drinking. And like a bad one-night stand, January 1 will arrive, bringing with it regret, remorse and a few extra pounds. How about changing that worn-out tune? This time around, end the year on a health(ier) note by sticking to these nibbles at your next bash. Just maybe, these goodies will be keepers.
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How to fix those holiday food flubs

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I don’t know about you, but I can’t make gravy to save my life. It hasn’t really come back to haunt me, that one Thanksgiving I hosted for co-workers at the newspaper aside, especially now that I can let my husband do it. He makes a damn fine gravy, so I’ve never bothered to learn. […]

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A cornucopia of holiday recipes

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Whether you’ve been gluten- or dairy-free forever, are new to these diets or have someone in your life who has restrictions, there are enough holiday recipes (more than 75!) to keep you happily cooking and baking well into the new year.

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The Dark Depressing Days of Winter

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As the days get shorter and darker, do you find yourself feeling a bit blue? It may not be the holidays. It may be seasonal effective disorder. Read on to see what causes it and how you can cope.

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How Barbara Barry Achieves Serenity

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I’ve been a fan of Barbara Barry for ages. No matter what she is designing, her style is classic and timeless.  As a furniture designer for Baker, I envision chichi martini parties and witty banter. As a luggage designer for Hartmann, I envision grand tours of the capitals of Europe. As a fabric designer for Kravet, […]

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