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Guide to Chicago's Northwest Side Italian food, with owners' stories and must-have orders

Little Italy in Chicago will always be found along the surviving colorful red, white and green storefronts on Taylor Street on the Near Southwest Side of Chicago. While the neighborhood is now often known as University Village, the Italian-born immigrants who once lived there should not be …

26 Foods All Midwesterners Grew Up With

Which ones are the best?

15 Tried And True Recipes You'll Make Again And Again

From my personal recipe files to yours!<p>I have been cooking for the majority of the past six years, and while I enjoy trying new recipes, there are some recipes that I return to again and again. I love them because they are wholesome, delicious, relatively fast/simple, don't require a lot of fancy …

4 Healthy One-Pot Pasta Recipes Anyone Can Cook

Do you have a hectic schedule? Is life so busy that even the simple pleasures like cooking have now become a chore? We feel you. We're all about easy …

Netflix's Secret Codes Unlock More Movies Than You Can Imagine

Access this hidden list of hyper-specific Netflix genres with our help.<p>How many movies do you think are currently available on Netflix? Well, you’re …

A Mexican soup that’ll warm you — but won’t tax you

By Joe Yonan<p>, Food and dining editor<p>How can a soup be both filling and light, easy yet complex? That’s what I wondered when I first made and tasted the Caldo of Sweet Potato and Chard in Jason Wyrick’s new book, “Vegan Mexico.” The answer, at least in this case, is about the ingredients: few in …

Recipes

The Plus Factor: These inflammation-fighting seasonal drinks are replacing hot chocolate and eggnog

<i>Well+Good is your healthiest relationship, hooking you up with the best, most interesting things/people/leggings in wellness. And nothing gets at</i> …

Immune System

Make this vegan mushroom bisque recipe for Meatless Monday

Some nights, you can't go wrong with a comforting bowl of soup for dinner. This bisque combines a blend of crimini and shiitake mushrooms, the flavors rounded out with onion, garlic and a touch of red wine. And a nut-based cream adds just the right amount of richness. One bite, and you'd never …

Recipes

High Reps Light Weight, Or Low Reps Heavy Weight For Building Muscle?

Through the years many have tried to <b>build muscle</b> and <b>cut body fat</b> by using various methods. What works for one person, doesn't work for another. It was thought in the 1950's that three sets of 10 reps for three times a week on each exercise was the key to getting a muscular body. This worked for …

Body Fat

Trump And A Psychiatrist's Views Of Sociopathy And Narcissism

As a psychiatrist, many people have recently asked me what I thought of Donald Trump.<p>Numerous observers have called him "narcissistic", but remain puzzled by why he says what he does, and what he will do if he loses the election. Recently, some commentators have started describing him as a …

Psychology

Scientists Say We Underestimated How Much Sea Levels Have Risen

From bad to worse.<p>Scientists say in a new study that previous measurements of rising sea levels in the Northern Hemisphere in the 20th century were wrong—it's actually worse than we thought. They say we have been underestimating rising sea levels by 5 to 28 percent depending on the location in the …

How to Transform Your Stress Into Insane Productivity, According to Harvard Psychologists

Stress is sometimes unavoidable — here’s how to turn it into your best friend.<p>We know that stress is bad for us, and that it causes everything from …