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Hoisin chicken thighs, grilled or roasted

The kitchen in our new old house is still very much a work in progress. As is the rest of the house. But we entertained our first non-family member …

Living Rooms

10 Baking Bloggers Share Their Best Berry Recipes

Berry season is finally here, and with it comes an abundance of baked goods. From cakes and cobblers to brownies and pies, summer is the perfect time …

The ultimate lemon cheesecake recipe

This one is for all you lemon and cheesecake fans out there. Not overly sweet, with just the right amount of tang, this dessert is a dream come true, from the crust to the filling. A rich lemon custard is beaten with cream cheese to make the filling, then baked in a crust made with lemon sandwich …

The Biggest Decor Trends The Year You Were Born

Some ideas were surprisingly ahead of their time, while others haven't exactly aged well.<p>Interior tastes evolve a bit slower than hairstyles or fashion, but you'd be surprised at how much can change from year to year. The frills of the '40s, the eclectic '70s, the pastel explosion of the '80s—what …

Uncovering ancient Ashkenaz – the birthplace of Yiddish speakers

At 1,000 years, the search for the location of Ashkenaz – thought to be the birthplace of Ashkanazic Jews and the Yiddish language – is one of the …

Easy exercise to train your brain and lose weight

Training, or, re-training the brain to respond to food differently is not as hard as we've been making it, and this simple step will get you started …

This snooze-proof alarm is so genius it might make you a morning person

Invented by Winson Tam, Ruggie is a talking alarm clock that forces you to stand up before turning off.<p><i>Produced by Maya Dangerfield. Video courtesy of Ruggie.</i><p><b>Follow TI:</b>On Facebook

The ultimate cold and flu survival guide

Each year, the typical adult can expect to contract two or three colds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Skip the annual flu vaccine and you set yourself up for a bout of that as well. But it doesn't have to be this way! Aside from good hand washing (with soap, for at …

Common Cold

Is it Dementia, or Just Normal Aging? New Tool May Help Triage

ROCHESTER, Minn – Researchers at Mayo Clinic developed a new scoring system to help determine which elderly people may be at a higher risk of …

8 Moroccan Recipes That'll Have You Saying "M'smmen"

If you need an excuse to head to the spice aisle, look to Moroccan food. Cumin, paprika, and cinnamon can round out humble carrots, while preserved lemon—in all its citrusy, salty-sour splendor—pulls its weight as both a garnish and ingredient.<p><i>The Vintage Aluminum Moroccan Platter, new (and</i> …

Carrots

Awesome New Riffs on Strawberries and Cream

You could eat your berries with whipped cream and sugar, or you could try these creamy-crunchy riffs instead.<p>There are few things that give us more joy than biting into a perfectly ripe, sweet summer strawberry (or 12). But when we want a little extra sumpin' to eat with them, we won't settle for …

Video: How to Make Perfect Biscuits

In our Basics series, we tackle the simple kitchen tasks; no job is so small that it doesn't deserve to be done perfectly. Here we show you our …

strawberry rhubarb soda syrup

There are a lot of great reasons to make your own soda syrup. You can use real sugar, rather than the HFCS devil that lurks in most bottles. You can …

20 Healthy, Protein-Packed Smoothie Recipes

Blend up one of these concoctions for a quick nutrition fix<p>Smoothies are a great way to get a nutrient-packed meal or snack, stat. They can provide everything you need—protein, healthy fats, vegetables, and fruits—all in a to-go cup.<p>(For a versatile, ultra-nutritious protein you can use in these …

(Almost) Sweet Like Candy: Your Guide to Baking With Sugar Alternatives

Everything you need to know about baking with less sugar and alternative sweeteners, like honey, maple syrup, and coconut sugar.<p></head>There are over a baker's dozen reasons to swap refined white sugar for alternative sweeteners when baking. Whether you're seeking less of a sugar high and crash or …

Dessert

Gingerbread Cupcakes with Coffee Icing

I am greatly enamored of spices of all sorts and nothing strikes that note in such a grand way quite as well as gingerbread. Spice cakes and cookies …

16 Delicious Desserts Proving Raspberries and Chocolate Belong Together

Looking for an elegant dessert for your next dinner party? Here's 16 perfect raspberry-chocolate dishes.<p><b>1. Glazed Dark Chocolate Donuts</b><p>These donuts are truly decadent: Blogger Deliciously Yum glazed simple cake donuts with a combination of chocolate and raspberries — best served warm so the icing …

New Test Claims It Can Tell If You Will Develop Alzheimer's... But Do You Want To Know?

Alzheimer’s disease is the most expensive condition in the nation. The estimated cost of care for Alzheimer’s disease in the US alone exceeded $214 billion in 2014, with nearly one in every five dollars spent by Medicare on dementia. Further, future cost estimates from the Alzheimer’s Association …

Mountain

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Mother Russia or Battered Spouse?

Even before the current swoon of the ruble, the signals were all there that Vladimir Putin had embarked on a course that is increasingly isolating …

Russia

Blood test could pick up Alzheimer's Disease 10 years before symptoms appear

The test developed by researchers at the National Institute on Aging, distinguishes between patients and healthy elderly with 100 percent accuracy<p>A new blood test for Alzheimer’s could detect the disease as many as 10 years before clinical diagnosis is possible - far sooner than other tests in …

Take Out Fake Out: Homemade Naan Bread

Have I ever told you about my love for bread? Probably not. Most people think I am all about the sweets since at the beginning of my blogging career, …

Bread

Rich and Creamy Tiramisu Recipe

Creamy, rich, and bursting with bold coffee flavors, tiramisu is one of my all-time favorite desserts (especially with homemade ladyfingers, though I'm not one to judge if you choose store-bought instead). My version is less eggy than typical recipes, putting the mellow flavor of mascarpone front …

How to Make Grilled Flatbread

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell -- alongside photographer Sarah Stone, who both blog at The Shutter Oven -- is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today:</i> …

Recipes

Blueberry Cake

<i>Merrill's daughter Clara has quite the appetite -- and it's all Merrill can do to keep up. Armed with her greenmarket bag, a wooden spoon and a minimal amount of fuss, she steps into the fray.</i><p><i>Today: A blueberry lemon cake for the last of summer's bounty.</i><p>As I may have mentioned before, I'm not much …

Recipes

Lemon-Vanilla Pound Cake

For a tantalizing tea-time treat, try this heavenly lemon pound cake.<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>1/4 cup(s) unsalted butter, melted1 cup(s) milk1/2 cup(s) unsalted butter, cut up2 cup(s) all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon(s) salt4 large eggs, at room temperature2 1/4 cup(s) sugar1 tablespoon(s) vanilla extract1/2 …

Dessert

Orange Dreamsicle Bread - Chef in Training

Calling all orange dreamsicle fans out there… this recipe is for you!<p>Since creating this recipe, this bread has been made a handful of additional …