Deb Forbes

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Classic Italian Cacio e Pepe Recipe

<b>Author Notes:</b> Although cacio e pepe is merrily served all over Rome as a quick and easy dish, the technique for making it right is a little tricky. The key is to emulsify the cheese into a little bit of reserved starchy pasta cooking water so you get a creamy, luscious sauce that coats the pasta. …

Italian Food

Baby potatoes baked in parchment with thyme and black olive butter

SERVES<p>6 as a side dish<p>INGREDIENTS<p>35g butter, softened<br>• 35g pitted black olives, finely chopped<br>• 1 small clove garlic, crushed<br>• Squeeze of lemon juice<br>• 540g baby waxy potatoes (they should be really small, halve them if not)<br>• 6 sprigs of thyme<p>METHOD<p>Preheat the oven to 200C/gas mark 6.<p>Mash the butter and …

Marks & Spencer

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

The 50 Best Weight Loss Foods of All Time

Incorporating these healthy, slimming foods into your diet can help your body burn more calories, feel full for longer, and avoid weight gain.

A brain expert says these are the 6 habits you should be doing to boost your mental health

How does this mysterious three-pound organ called the brain hold such sway over the matters of life, death, consciousness, perception, sleep, and so much more? And, does this bran we were born with achieve its optimal state, then fail, little by little, and inevitably, as each year passes?<p>Sandra …

Strong Abs Start With This 7-Minute Workout

<i>Get the printable version of this seven-minute HIIT workout here!</i><p>When it comes to high-intensity interval training (HIIT), the pros definitely outweigh the cons. While it may feel unpleasant to push your body to go faster and harder for that short time period, the rewards are worth it: HIIT helps …

7 Things That Will Happen When You Start Doing Planks Every Day

Bodyweight exercises are gaining ground in the fitness world due to the practicality and simplicity of getting in shape using your own body weight. …

Exercise

10 Foods to Eat to Avoid a Winter Cold

'Tis the season to get sick.<p>The drop in temperatures brings with it a spike in sicknesses, but you can outsmart the common cold in the kitchen. Lisa Yarah, New York State Certified Nutritionist and Registered Dietitian, shares the 10 immunity-boosting items to stock your fridge and pantry with this …

Sian Williams: how to rewire your brain to avoid decline

The former BBC News presenter Sian Williams explores new research showing that simple lifestyle changes can help reverse mental decline<p>I’m at the University of Cambridge, having a panic attack. I can’t breathe, my head’s spinning, my heart’s going like the clappers and there’s a psychiatrist …

The Brain

This is how your kid learns: The amazing new neuroscience of “brain plasticity” — and how to make your child smarter

<b>(WIkimedia/Oren Jack Turner/Kuttelvaserova Stuchelova via Shutterstock)</b><p>New products suggest they can build a designer brain for your kid. How can parents take advantage of new science?<p>Stephen Camarata PhD<p>August 15, 2015 6:00pm (UTC)<p><b>What happens to our child’s brain when we parent?</b><p>The discovery of …

The Brain

The 10 Best Pieces of Cooking Advice From Julia Child

Julia Child was an inspiration to many, and not just because the lady could cook. She didn't enroll in culinary school until she was 37 years old; to …

Frugal Living

Sally Schneider's Slow

• 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 1 1/2 pounds thick salmon fillet, or other fish like striped bass or cod (1 large fillet or four 6-ounce fillets)<br>• 2 pinches kosher salt<br>• 1 small bunch of fresh thyme sprigs (optional)<br>• 3 tablespoons chopped fresh herbs, like chives (optional)<br>• 1/2 cup Greek yogurt, for …

Seafood

The 4 Most Common Mistakes People Make When Grilling Veggies

Grilled vegetables are so easy, you could make 'em with your eyes closed…right? Wrong. Here are the most common mistakes people make when grilling veggies.<p>Grilled vegetables are one of summer's simplest pleasures. From hearty mains to simple sides, a good batch of grilled veg is the answer to …

BBQ