5 THINGS I’M LOVING RIGHT NOW
“I shop at New York City’s Union Square Greenmarket all the time, and Beth’s
Farm Kitchen is a regular vendor there. The jams, jellies, and sauces are so good. I love to use the chutneys over panfried pork chops or grilled lamb chops—so easy and so delicious!” bethsfarmkitchen .com
DON’T SWEAT IT
“I heard about the workout brand Girlfriend Collective from Dana Roberts, director at Rachael Ray Digital. It’s a clothing company that uses fabrics made from plastic bottles salvaged in Taiwan, and the leggings and sports bras are super comfy.” girlfriend.com
“I’ve used Biologique Recherche Lotion P50 Original 1970 forever, and it is life-changing. The tingly formula exfoliates and hydrates your face. It’s expensive, but it’s worth every penny.” $101, shoprescuespa.com
SPICED MULLED WINE WITH ORANGES
2 bottles ( 750 milliliters each) dry red wine 1 cup sugar 4 oz.
brandy • 2 oz. orange liqueur (such as Cointreau) 2 cinnamon sticks • 2 star anise pods 1 tsp. allspice berries 2 oranges, • sliced freshly grated nutmeg In a large saucepan, bring the first 7 ingredients and 1 sliced orange to a simmer over medium heat, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Simmer over low heat until the flavors meld, about 15 minutes. Strain into a pitcher. Divide among 8 mugs. Add the remaining orange slices. Top with the nutmeg. Serves 8.
“When it comes to pets, I’m a big proponent of ‘adopt, don’t shop’—that’s how I found my Isaboo! Animal Lighthouse
Rescue is a nonprofit that saves street dogs in Puerto Rico and brings them to the States for adoption. Help out a good cause and find a fur baby!” alrcares.com