Heather Dorsey

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Give Your Joints a Break and Try This Muscle-Burning, Low-Impact Workout

Need a breather from plyo or running? Maybe you're injured or just need a little break for your joints. You can still get a great workout in! And while we love low-impact workouts like Pilates and yoga in the studio, sometimes you need a great at-home (read: free) low-impact workout, too.<p>Try this …

Workouts

Pesto Cheese Stuffed Shells.

Pesto Cheese Stuffed Shells. Dinner = planned.The post Pesto Cheese Stuffed Shells. appeared first on Half Baked Harvest.

Tea Tailored to You

Brewing at the right temperature and for the right amount of time is crucial for making a proper cup of tea. Too hot and it will taint the …

Tea

What the Least Fun Founding Father Can Teach Us Now

James Madison, who wrote the first drafts of the U.S. Constitution, sponsored the Bill of Rights, and served as the fifth Secretary of State and the fourth President, was America’s least fun Founding Father. He was also the shortest, standing roughly eye-to-eye with George Washington’s collarbone, …

James Madison

‘Little House on the Prairie’ and the Truth About the American West

<b>PRAIRIE FIRES</b> <b><br>The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder</b><br>By Caroline Fraser<br>Illustrated. 625 pp. Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt. $35.<p>Stretched past its capacity by the tumultuous migrations and movements of the 19th century, that orderly term “westward expansion” is ready for a break. Rather than …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Indonesia's Orang Rimba: Forced to renounce their faith

<b>The Sumatran rainforests of Indonesia are home to the Orang Rimba - the people of the jungle. Their faith and nomadic way of life are not recognised by the state and, as their forests are destroyed to make way for palm oil plantations, many are being forced to convert to Islam to survive.</b><p>In a …

Health benefits of Indonesia's herbs and spices

Syarif Hidayatullah Islamic State University medical anthropology professor Rusmin Tumanggor said Indonesian spices possessed healing properties, …

Food

Why are children’s authors eccentric?

The writers of Eloise, Goodnight Moon and more pushed boundaries of behaviour. Dark episodes in their pasts may have proved fruitful, writes Hephzibah Anderson.<p>As new parents and anyone who’s ever gone rummaging through their old childhood libraries quickly realises, much of the best literature for …

Herbed Potato Stacks Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat a 12-cup muffin pan with cooking spray. Cut potatoes into 1⁄16-inch-thick slices using a mandoline or …

Garden Visit: The Glow of Anglesey Abbey

For impact, a few winter trees and shrubs are the equivalent of a double border in summer. Off-season gardens require more imagination than effort. A …

Wales

Schedule of Upcoming Live Opera and Ballet Broadcasts

The opera and ballet fans' guide to where they can view live broadcasts.<p>The following is a list of live opera and ballet productions announced to be …

10 Green Salads Worthy of Your Holiday Table

When planning a holiday meal, we tend to spend all our attention on fancy apps, an impressive main, or a showstopping dessert. If there’s time, we might pull out a few more stops for a signature cocktail. But all of that prep doesn’t leave much energy for the equally important sides. Enter the good …

Seasonal Food

Apple Harvest Pound Cake with Caramel Glaze – Book of Taste

<b>You’ll Need:</b><p>2 cups of white sugar.<br>1 ½ cups of vegetable oil.<br>2 tsps of vanilla extract.<br>3 eggs.<br>3 cups of all purpose flour.<br>1 tsp of baking soda.<br>½ tsp …

What the United States Did in Indonesia

A trove of recently released documents confirms that Washington’s role in the country’s 1965 massacre was part of a bigger Cold War strategy.<p>A trove of newly declassified diplomatic cables reveals a surprising degree of American involvement in a brutal anti-communist purge in Indonesia …

National Security

Pumpkin Muffins

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly coat a standard 12-cup muffin tin with nonstick spray or line with paper liners.<p>Step 2<p>Whisk flour, …

Recipes

These 6 Yoga Poses Will Seriously Help Your Digestion

When it comes to scoring better digestion, everyone sings the praises of probiotics. And while those people definitely aren't wrong, yogurt and …

One-Pot Potato and Edamame Salad

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes; boil 20 minutes. Carefully add eggs and boil 5 minutes more. Add edamame and boil 4 …

White Cake with Cranberry Filling and Orange Buttercream Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare Filling: Bring first 3 ingredients and 3 cups cranberries to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Boil, …

15 Outstanding Podcasts for Book Lovers

Looking for something to listen to on your commute? Check out these literary podcasts!<p><i>The Brit Lit Podcast</i><p>This is a bi-monthly show that covers news …

5 Liberating Stretches To Try If You Hold All Of Your Stress In Your Neck

You know when you wake up, realized you slept weirdly, and literally feel like you need to purchase a neck brace for the day? Or maybe you're a …

Jasmine tea's many secrets

Jasmine plantation in Huatan, Changhua county, Taiwan<p>Jasmine tea and flower scented teas in general have a long history in Taiwan dating back to the …

The 2 most common green tea brewing mistakes

Last week, I gave a new tea class to my Spanish student Antonio. The weather was so hot that temperatures reached 38.6 degrees Celcius in Taipei, a …

Fastest way to lose weight in 3 days

Fastest way to lose weight in 3 days<p>When it comes to weight loss, we’re sure you’ve got ample motivation and dedication to do it. But if lack of time …

5 Healthy Muffin Recipes That Are Packed With All the Right Things

When you've committed to a healthy eating plan, it can be difficult to satisfy all your cravings. Instead of derailing your diet for the sake of your …

Vegetarian White Bean Chili Recipe - Health

Step 1<p>Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion, carrot, and celery; cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender, about 8 …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

A Curious Little Calico Cat Gently Pets a Teeny Tiny Frog Who Keeps Trying to Hop Away

A curious but confused calico cat gently petted a teeny tiny frog with her paw over and again. the little amphibian was none too pleased with the …

Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: ‘Affluence Without Abundance’

The mantra of the 21st century might be that the world is interconnected everywhere, but the anthropologist James Suzman knows better. For more than two decades, Suzman has researched and gotten to know various groups of Bushmen throughout southern Africa. In “Affluence Without Abundance,” he …

‘Hillbilly Elegy’ Author Outlines Ways to Increase Opportunity

On Thursday, Genevieve Wood interviewed J.D. Vance, author of “Hillbilly Elegy.” Vance, who also wrote the introductory essay to The Heritage …