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Crustless 3 Cheese, Mushroom & Kale Quiche Recipe - Close To Home

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Saute the sliced mushrooms in a skillet with olive oil. add the minced garlic, and sprinkle a little salt and …

Spinach Shakshuka

Since I was little, I have thrilled at reading food-related passage in novels. But the food scenes in Some Day by Israeli novelish Shemi Zarhin are …

Recipes

5 Foods That Are Healthier When Cooked

We get it: Kale is trendy. But if we're being honest, eating it raw is kind of gross. (It's rough and bitter and, unless "massaged," it's pretty unpleasant). But wait! Good news: Kale is actually better for you -- and your tastebuds -- when it's cooked. So are these other fruits and …

Mushrooms

Mushroom and Poblano Vegetarian Enchiladas

• Drain tofu; cut into cubes. Stem and seed poblano; cut into strips. In a skillet heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat. Add tofu, pepper strips, …

Mushroom Pot Pie

During Phase II of culinary school, we occasionally had guests instructors. Without a doubt, the most memorable teacher for me was Shirley O. …

Celebrate the Year of Pulses With 20 Recipes Featuring Lentils, Beans, Peas, and Chickpeas

The 68th General Assembly of the United Nations has declared 2016 to be the International Year of Pulses. Yes, that’s a thing. What are pulses? They …

8 ways to use emotional intelligence to increase your success

They were taught to be an Archie Bunker-type of leader. Whenever someone showed too much emotion in the "All in the Family" sitcom, Archie would shout, "Stifle! Stifle!" In other words, he was saying, "Forget about all that touchy-feely relationship stuff."<p>If you were taught that, it's got to be …

The Formula to Build Any Successful Habit in Just 30 Days

It's no secret every successful person has developed insanely productive habits into their daily routine. They understand that success in every area of your life largely depends upon the actions you take and being consistent with those actions every single day.<p>A powerful personal growth tool for …

Fruits and Vegetables Reaching an Alarming State of Nutrient Depletion

Marco Torres, <i>Prevent Disease</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>What if our food has been getting less and less nutritious? What if modern intensive farming methods — many …

4 Daily Habits That Lead To Success

Yes, making your bed every morning can help you live a more successful and productive life.<p>Can making your bed in the morning and keeping a to-do list get you closer to the life you want to lead? Sociologist Dr. Randall Bell, author of the upcoming book <i>Rich Habits Rich Life: The Four Cornerstones</i> …

The one thing you should do every Sunday evening to guarantee a successful week

Most people spend Sunday nights watching TV, relaxing, and trying not to think about the challenging week ahead. After a calm weekend spent with my family or enjoying free time, I'm also ready to take it easy.<p>But, before I drop my head down on the pillow I practice one very critical habit to ensure …

5 Ways to Learn and Remember Absolutely Anything

Start too early on the details and you'll miss the context of the whole.<p><i>What learning strategies do "quick learners" follow? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Alessio Bresciani, strategist with 15 years of experience in digital and mobile, on Quora:</b><p>Your …

7 Hearty Turkey Chili Recipes

Warm yoself.<p>While chili purists will insist that the spicy stew be made with finely chopped beef, turkey is a leaner option that can be equally …

Corporate taxes to be major agenda item when Congress returns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fixing the tax code for U.S. businesses will be at the forefront when Congress returns from vacation next month, with many lawmakers focusing on “C” corporations, despite new data showing a continuing decline in their numbers.<p>Most of America’s biggest and most powerful …

First debate shakes up 2016 Republican field

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Polls confirmed this week what political junkies already knew: The first Republican presidential primary debate shuffled the GOP field, lifting some little known hopefuls, swatting down favorites and altering the state of the race for everyone.<p>CNN Interactive: 2016 election …

The app that puts women on the map

An app that can signal where a woman made a historic achievement is being developed.<p>Women on the Map is aimed at 13- to 22-year-olds and hopes to address the lack of recognition and honours for women.<p>It is being developed by the Spark Movement, a collective of about 30 women under the age of 23, …

Self-Aware Robot Shows Progress of AI

A Small Self-Aware Robot Showed Minimal Intelligence During a Test<p>We’re a long way off from having a self-aware robot with an artificial intelligence close to what is seen in movies such as <i>Her</i> or <i>Ex Machina</i>. But for the first time, three humanoid robots showed a glimmer of self-consciousness by …

Who Is the True Monster?

Men and womenfolk of the village, I stand before you a miserable wretch. You chase me with torches and pitchforks. You hound me, rain or shine, to the town's very limits. And can any of you answer why? I beg of you, look within yourselves and ask: Who is the true monster here? Me, an eight-foot …

An Iconic Image of Haitian Liberty

On News Desk today, Edwidge Danticat writes about the legacy of the U.S. occupation of Haiti, which began a hundred years ago, on July 28, 1915, and ended in 1934. “It is very hard to figure out what to commemorate, what to remember and what to forget, during a nineteen-year-long occupation,” she …

Trump Twelve Ways

Four years ago, Barry Blitt drew a series of “spots”—the small, captionless illustrations that appear throughout each week’s magazine—that showed Donald Trump as, among other things, Superman, the Cheshire cat, and a piece of toast flying out of a toaster. When we asked him then whether he hoped …

Crocodiles and Pontius Pilate: The Iran Debate’s Descent

“I can’t run again,” President Barack Obama said yesterday, speaking in Mandela Hall at the African Union headquarters, in Addis Ababa. “I actually think I’m a pretty good President—I think if I ran I could win.” Obama, at the end of what is likely to be his final trip to the continent as …

Remembering James Salter, and His Commas

A memorial for James Salter was held late Tuesday afternoon on the Upper East Side, at a Unitarian church with an abstract cross in the stained glass above the pulpit. The place was full—and hot. Folding chairs had been set up along the side aisles for the overflow. There were eight speakers: …

Death of a Young Black Journalist

On the night of May 27th, Charnice Milton, a twenty-seven-year-old journalist, was heading home from an assignment. She’d stopped to transfer buses in Anacostia, in Washington, D.C., after covering a neighborhood meeting for a Capitol Hill paper called the <i>Hill Rag</i>. According to police, Milton took …

I Can’t Go On!

What’s behind stagefright?<p>Sara Solovitch, in “Playing Scared: A History and Memoir of Stage Fright” (Bloomsbury), says that while she was a good pianist as a child, she fell apart—sweating, trembling—when she had to play for an audience. She got through the Eastman School of Music’s preparatory …

New York Court: Chimps Are Still Property, Not People

What has thumbs and no habeas corpus entitlement? Chimpanzees. A Manhattan Supreme Court judge ruled Thursday that chimps are still viewed as property, not people, under the law.<p>The lawsuit was filed by the Nonhuman Rights Project, a group that wanted two research chimps — named Hercules and Leo — …

The U.S. now has an embassy in Cuba. But relations are hardly normal.

By Nick Miroff<p>Nick Miroff<p>Reporter covering immigration enforcement, drug trafficking and the Department of Homeland Security<p>Email Bio Follow<p>HAVANA — In nations all over the world where the United States has an embassy, U.S. diplomats promote trade and assist American companies looking to make …

Cuba

A giant panda 'faked pregnancy' to get better treatment

Yuan Yuan, an 11-year-old panda had show​n​ signs of pregnancy, including loss of appetite, thickening around the uterus and increasing levels of fe​cal progesterone since June 11, reported Chinese state newspaper, China Daily.<p>However, when mainland panda experts were called in to perform an …

Putin just signed a decree ordering the 'destruction' of all Western imported food

The order will come into effect on Aug. 6. "[A]gricultural goods, raw materials and food originating from a country that has made the decision to introduce economic sanctions against Russian entities and/or individuals, or has joined such a decision, and which are prohibited from being imported …