Esther Chung

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Healthy eating without following a diet plan

When I was 10 years old and decided to not eat meat anymore, my choice to become plant strong was not for a body image, to get healthy or to follow …

7 Weird Things That Promote Weight Loss

And get this: One of ‘em is chocolate!

The Best Kitchen Gear Of 2014

Presenting 16 gifts for the design-minded foodie, from convertible bowl-colanders to Yves Béhar-designed seltzer makers.<p>Kitchens get hectic during the holidays, what with all the figgy puddings and latkes being cooked. And good design can help make a kitchen run more smoothly, whether it’s a …

You Asked: Should I Go Paleo?

The Paleo premise seems tantalizingly sensical: For hundreds of thousands of years, human beings ate and lived in ways that bear little resemblance …

7 Wintry Dinner Recipes Great for December

These simple dinner recipes incorporate winter flavors into your weeknight favorites: chili, salads, and chicken.<p><b>We know you're always looking for inspiration when it comes to dinner recipes.</b> This month we feature a bracing chili that will leave you with lunch leftovers, a versatile parm broth, and …

Nothing Truly Beautiful Ever Asks For Attention (Why You Shouldn’t Chase Love)

By Bianca Sparacino,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1pPOJCs<p>Nothing truly beautiful ever asks for attention. This quote has stuck with me ever since …

10 Reasons Our Universe Might Actually Be Virtual Reality

Physical realism is the view that the physical world we see is real and exists by itself, alone. Most people think this is self-evident, but physical …

Explainer: how are learning languages and music linked?

Music is what penetrates most deeply into the recesses of the soul, according to Plato. Language has been held by thinkers from Locke to Leibniz and …

The Real Reason You're Procrastinating, and How to Fix It

Everyone procrastinates sometimes, but these 4 steps can help you cut down on it dramatically.<p>We all procrastinate every now and then. Whether it's putting off a simple task like organizing files or a bigger project like writing a business plan, it's something we are all guilty of. The excuses vary …

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What's Your Favorite Word?

According to James Joyce, it was <i>cuspidor</i>. Arnold Bennett liked <i>pavement</i>. The great Neil Gaiman prefers <i>ineffable</i>. <i>War Horse</i> author Michael Morpurgo likes <i>supreme</i>. And JRR Tolkien thought that cellar door was "beautiful... especially if dissociated from its sense and from its spelling." You might never …

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Preheat the oven to 375°F. Wrap beets individually in aluminum foil and place on a rimmed baking sheet. Roast until beets are tender when pressed …

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Preheat the oven to 400°F. In a medium bowl, toss together sweet potatoes, onion, pepper and 1/4 teaspoon of the cinnamon. Transfer to a …

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Know Your Seafood

All the best tools, techniques, and recipes you need for flame-kissed glory this …

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To thaw scallops, arrange on a paper towel-lined plate, cover and refrigerate overnight. Alternately, place scallops in a resealable plastic bag and …

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In a large saucepan or high-sided skillet, combine 5 cups water, vinegar, 3 sprigs rosemary and 1/2 teaspoon salt and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to …

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Line an 8-inch square pan with 2 pieces of parchment paper, allowing it to hang generously over all sides. Place the pan on a flat, heatproof surface.<p>…

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I’ve been waking up early for a year. Here’s how my life has changed.

The habit of getting up early has been the most life changing thing I have ever done. A little over a year ago, I wrote this post about how to build …

“He would resent the way he is used”: How Martin Luther King would feel about his legacy

<b>State troopers stand shoulder to shoulder on the steps of Alabama's State Capitol on March 25, 1965, barring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. from entering. (AP)</b><p>Stanford historian and King expert Clayborne Carson tells Salon why MLK remains so deeply misunderstood today<p>Elias Isquith<p>December 3, 2014 …