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The Gourmet Bachelor’s Exclusive Thanksgiving Menu for Marie Claire
    Want to put your own sophisticated, but uncomplicated, twist to the day? We asked Chad Carns of the Gourmet Bachelor cookbook for a fresh, simple menu that blends classic and modern flavors.

Holiday Tip: Remodel for the Day

Quick and Easy Recipes
    From drinks and dinner to brunches and parties, get all your recipes here.

Quiz: What Kind of Hostess Are You?
    Take our personality test to discover your true entertaining style

Celebrity Hosting Secrets
    Stars share their best Thanksgiving hosting tips.

Celebrities' Thanksgiving Stories
    The T-Day that changed Sarah Silverman's life, plus author Julie Powell on humble beginnings.

Thanksgiving Hostess Etiquette
    Just when you're thinking of crawling out the window to avoid your own soiree, Tamara Reynolds, coauthor of Forking Fantastic!, answers all of your "How did I get myself into this mess" questions.

Your Thanksgiving Handbook
    The Mount Everest of dinner parties is before you, but with help from MC, you'll see why claiming the big feast as your own is the ultimate culinary achievement.

MC Book Club: A Country Called Home by Kim Barnes
    This month, the MC Book Club follows one couple's ill-advised attempt to go country in Kim Barnes' A Country Called Home. Worth your precious discretionary dollar? Read on...

Pros and Cons to Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner
    The upsides and downsides to hosting your own feast.

Need to Read: The Wrong Mother
    Crime-fiction writer Sophie Hannah has a bone to pick with suburban women who think they can have it all.

Stiletto Stoners Pages: 2
    They've got killer careers and enviable social lives. They're also major potheads. Why are so many smart, successful women lighting up in their off-hours?

Shop the Mall at Marie Claire
    Shop The Mall at Marie Claire today for great deals on fashion, jewelry, home décor and more. Don’t miss out this holiday season.

MC Book Club: Air by G. Willow Wilson
    This month, the MC Book Club takes on a graphic novel about a neurotic stewardess out to save the world in G. Willow Wilson's Air. Time to put down the Proust? Read on.

Make Your Own Frappuccino

Cooking for One: Breakfast for Dinner
    Vegetarian Migas with Spicy Ranchero Sauce, Homemade Tortilla Chips and Simple Arugula Salad with Lime Dressing

The Best NYC Food Under $10
    Some delicious places in NYC to get a meal for under $10.

How to Make the Best Pizza
    Tips from chef Wolfgang Puck. Plus, get the recipe for Pizza with Smoked Salmon.

A Culinary Tour of The Hamptons
    Marie Claire's Chic Chef, Christine Cho shares her guide to the "Edible Hamptons"

MC Book Club: Supreme Courtship by Christopher Buckley
    With a new justice joining the top court, the MC Book Club goes behind the scenes of our judicial branch with Christopher Buckley's satire Supreme Courtship. Worth your discretionary dollar? Read on.

Five Video Games to Play With Your Boyfriend
    Five great video games you and your boyfriend will both love.

9 Ways to Work a Room
    Splurge on a VIP ticket for a good cause — karma will reward you with some great networking, guilt-free partying, and a dress to impress.

You're Invited: Live Book Club Event
    Join the editors of Marie Claire, best-selling author Lauren Groff, and publisher Voice for an intimate live staging of the Marie Claire Book Club.

Book Club: I'm So Happy For You
    Toxic friendships are the focus when the MC Book Club takes on Lucinda Rosenfeld's I'm So Happy for You. Worth the extra weight in your weekend bag? Read on ...

Chic Eats: Argan Oil
    Most recently there has been a buzz about argan oil, the nut extraction from the argan tree indigenous to southern Morocco.

Spicy Summer Lobster Salad
    Shellfish rules the menus from Maine to Delaware and is a versatile source of protein during the warm summer months.

Book Club: The Likeness
    The group debates whether a detective investigating a brutal murder is in over her head in Tana French's page-turner of a murder mystery, The Likeness.

Cameron Diaz's Favorite Sustainable Websites
    A list of Cameron Diaz's favorite green and eco-friendly websites.

Gifts for the Project Runway Enthusiast
    It's not size, label, or even the thought that counts - it's all about style. Here, chic gift ideas fit for the runway.

21 Summer Travel Must-Haves
    Escape with style with these products that will make your trip more enjoyable.

Chic Summer Cocktail Recipes
    Drink up and chill out with Marie Claire's chic list of stylish cocktails perfect for summer entertaining.

The DIY Stimulus Package
    Hit a downturn? Let Marie Claire bail you out -- with advice for dropping pounds, dumping your debt, jazzing up your pad, being a better lover and a better friend. We hope the Fed is taking notes....

Book Club: Last Chance by Fiona Maazel
    This month the book group tackles lost love, addiction, and a deadly super-plague in Fiona Maazel's Last Last Chance. Worth tossing in the beach bag? Read on . . .

Running in Heels: Episode 8 Recap
    Been too busy enjoying the warm spring weather to watch all the eps about the hardest-working glossy around? Catch up with's 60-second recap of Running in Heels.

Running in Heels: Episode 7 Recap
    Been too busy enjoying the warm spring weather to watch all the eps about the hardest-working glossy around? Catch up with's 60-second recap of Running in Heels.

Ashley Upstages Samantha
    Samantha, Talita and Ashley help out at a live music event.

Talita Meets with Joanna
    Talita helps Joanna research potential women for a career package while Samantha and Ashley need to find a horse for a photo shoot in Mexico.

How to Throw a Party
    Staying in is the new going out.

Breathe Life Into Your Living Space
    Just because you're spending more time in the nest doesn't mean you have to tolerate it as is.

The Interns Write a Sex Diary
    The interns hand in their sex diaries and find out which one will be chosen for the magazine.

TV Dinner: Desperate Housewives
    It's a block party! Make these simple, recession-friendly recipes from for a quick, chic get-together and become the instant envy of your street.

Running in Heels: Episode 6 Recap
    Been too busy enjoying the warm spring weather to watch all the eps about the hardest-working glossy around? Catch up with's 60-second recap of Running in Heels.

Interns Attend a Kenneth Cole Event
    Samantha and Ashley attend a Kenneth Cole event and compete for who can write the best blog.

Things That Make Us Love April
    Twelve reasons Marie Claire loves the month of April.

Running in Heels: Episode 5 Recap
    Been too busy enjoying the warm spring weather to watch all the eps about the hardest-working glossy around? Catch up with's 60-second recap.

Circle of Frenemies
    Tensions between the interns reach new heights as Talita and Samantha become true "frenemies"

Talita Asks For a Fashion Favor
    Ashley assists on a high-stakes fashion shoot and Talita begs to borrow designer duds from the fashion closet.

Page-Turners: March Book Reviews
    Book Reviews: A Fortuante Age, The Weight of Heaven, Thanks for the Memories

Your April Culture Pyramid
    Your entertainment diet for April

March Movie Reviews
    Shall We Kiss?, LymeLife, and 17 Again - see if these flicks are must sees or a straight to DVDs.

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