Elise Bloustein

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Life After Cancer: How the iPhone Helped Me Achieve a Healthier Lifestyle – MacStories

I've been struggling to get back in shape after chemo.<p>Since being diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma (Stage IV) in late 2011, my life changed. Beyond the psychological and emotional consequences of how cancer affected me, my family, and my relationships, it is undeniable and abundantly clear that …

Apps

Double Fantasy: Rarely Seen Photos of Yoko Ono and John Lennon

Nearly 35 years ago, John Lennon and <b>Yoko Ono</b> posed for their <i>Double Fantasy</i> album cover. The resulting image, by photographer <b>Kishin Shinoyama</b>, was taken during one of the couple’s last photo shoots before John’s death in December 1980. “His music, her opinions, their whole creative relationship had …

Piselli alla romana (Roman-Style Peas)

Now <b>piselli alla romana</b> may be the shortest post I ever write, as this tasty and elegant side dish is about as simple as a recipe can get, short of …

Pollo arrosto ripeno (Angelina's Roasted Chicken with Sausage Stuffing)

Apart from lasagna, nothing says Sunday dinner to me like a <b>roasted chicken</b>, sitting on the dining room table golden brown, with crispy skin, tender, …

Scarola aglio e olio (Sauteed Escarole)

One of the oldest nicknames for the people of Campania was <i>mangiafoglie</i>, or ‘leaf eaters’, because they were known for their prodigious consumption of …

Spaghetti alle vongole (Spaghetti with Clam Sauce)

A Friday night favorite at our place—and traditional Christmas Eve <i>primo piatto</i>—is <b>spaghetti with clam sauce</b>, one of the signature dishes of Neapolitan …

Carabaccia (Tuscan Onion Soup)

<b>Carabaccia</b> is an ancient Tuscan onion soup, going back to the Renaissance. They say it was a favorite of Leonardo da Vinci—and that, as for so many …

Macedonia di frutta (Italian Fruit Salad)

Macedonia di frutta, or <b>Italian fruit salad</b>, is one of the most typical of summer desserts in Italy, often served with some lemon sorbet. But a …

Cavolfiore in salsa di acciughe (Cauliflower in Anchovy Sauce)

A quick note with a recipe for what is probably the most versatile of winter vegetables: cauliflower. It lends itself to practically every cooking …

Asparagi alla milanese (Milanese Asparagus)

<i>Asparagi alla milanese</i>, or <b>Milanese asparagus,</b> might just be the best known asparagus dish in the Italian repertoire. True to its Northern roots, it …

Pesche al vino rosso (Peaches in Red Wine)

Sometimes the simplest things are the best. And today we are featuring <b>peaches in red wine,</b> a dessert that takes practically no effort to make. The …

Zucchine «a scapece» (Piquant Fried Zucchini)

There are four quintessential Italian summer vegetables: tomatoes, peppers, eggplant and zucchini. Of these, zucchini seems to get the least respect, …

Pesce all'acqua pazza (Fish Poached in "Crazy Water")

<b>Acqua pazza</b>, or ‘crazy water’ is the humorous term for a really easy but very tasty Neapolitan method for poaching fish. Make a garlic and oil base, …

Fagiolini in fricassea (Green Beans with Egg and Lemon Sauce)

So far on this blog we have seen many of the most common techniques in Italian cuisine for cooking vegetables, including <i>in padella</i> (lightly boiled …

Funghi trifolati (Sautéed Mushrooms)

This is one of the easiest and most versatile vegetable dishes in the Italian repertoire: <b>funghi trifolati</b>, or ‘truffled’ mushooms, so called because …

Pane casereccio (Homemade Bread)

I am not a baker. Never have been. I have always found stove-top cooking fun and easy but baking is a very different art. Cooking lets you stir and …

Parmigiana di melanzane (Eggplant Parmesan)

Being a lover of good food, I find it almost impossible to answer the question ‘what’s your favorite dish?’ But if I had to, my answer would probably …

Heartbreaking Portraits Capture Two Identical Twin Farmers At The End Of Their Lives

Photographer Janos Stekovics met identical twins János and István Lukács in 1985. At the time, they were in their sixties. The two have since passed away, one in 2005 and the other in 2007. However, in the final phase of their lives, Stekovics chronicled the daily lives of these brothers and …

Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease,<p>type 2 …

Modern Bible is too dull, says Philip Pullman

Philip Pullman, the author, laments the demise of the 'grand, stately' language of the King James Bible, as children are left hearing 'flat and dull' texts<p>Philip Pullman, the author, has lamented the loss of “grand, stately” language as the use of the King James Bible and Book of Common Prayer …

6 Cheap Winter Superfoods To Buy Now

<i>By Laurel Leicht for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>This time of year, when holiday treats and comfort food are the standard fare, it almost starts to feel like fruits and vegetables are nonexistent. The produce section at your grocery store is still packed with fresh options, of course, but the best ones to …

Superfoods

This Hack For The Perfectly Shaped Fried Eggs Just Changed Breakfast Forever

This hack just changed breakfast forever.<p>Fried eggs should be easy, right? The perfectly cooked fried egg requires only a few basic necessities, like a non-stick pan and medium heat, and you're pretty much golden after that. You can follow some other techniques, like covering the pan halfway …

Eggs

What New Year's Resolution Can You Keep For Healthy Aging?

We’re notorious for making a lot of New Year’s resolutions we don’t keep, aren’t we? According to Health.com, e ach year, many Americans often fail to continue with these resolutions even a few months into the year. According to Health.com , 75% of resolution-makers keep their resolutions for at …

Proteins Found In The Brain Might Help Speed Up Flu Recovery While You Sleep

Research may back up the age-old advice to 'sleep it off'<p>To get over the flu, all it might take is a little extra brain protein and a lot more sleep.<p>Researchers at Washington State University at Spokane have been trying to come up with another way to treat influenza beyond yearly vaccinations. …