Issa Abueg

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China Is Headed for a Debt Meltdown Like the U.S. in 2008 -- But Worse

World attention has focused in recent months on an acute refugee crisis occasioned by the mass migration to Europe of hundreds of thousands now fleeing the Syrian civil war. Less noticed has been another refugee crisis at least as ominous as that underway in the Middle East and Europe -- the …

Economics

Best Scrambled Eggs Recipes

Make your best scramble ever with recipes like smoked-salmon scramble with dill griddle biscuits and poached scrambled eggs with goat cheese sauce.

Zuppa inglese (Italian Trifle)

<b>Zuppa inglese,</b> literally “English soup”, is actually neither English nor a soup. It is a classic Italian dessert, but the name is apt nevertheless. …

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 …

Carbonara vegetariana (Vegetarian Carbonara)

As a longtime resident of Rome, carbonara is one of my very favorite pastas, but in the warmer weather it can be a bit heavy. One way to lighten …

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 …

Homemade Potato Gnocchi

<b>Potato gnocchi</b> are one of the easier types of ‘pasta’ to make at home and are <b></b>most definitely worth the effort. The mini-hockey pucks that are sold …

Tomato Tonnato

<i>Vitello tonnato</i> (Tunnied Veal) is one of my favorite summer dishes, but I had never thought about other uses for tonnato sauce until I saw a Facebook …

Recipes

Cannelloni ricotta e spinaci (Spinach and Ricotta Cannelloni)

Incredible as it may seem, after nearly six years of blogging on Italian cooking—my blogiversary is coming up later this month—I realize I’ve never …

Fritto misto di mare

There’s a saying in Italian: <i>fritte</i> <i>son</i> <i>bone anche le scarpe,</i> meaning “even a shoe tastes good when it’s fried”. Well, I’ve never actually tried fried …

Seafood

Patate al forno (Italian Oven Roasted Potatoes)

It’s often the most obvious things that we overlook. And so I just realized that I’ve never blogged about <i>patate al forno</i>, <b>Italian Oven Roasted …

Italian Food

Spaghetti alla carbonara

There are a number of stories about the <i>origins</i> of this dish. The word <i>carbonara</i> refers to a carbonaio, meaning coal miner or charcoal worker. (Both …

A Beginner's Guide to Authentic Italian Food

This post walks you through the principal types of Italian cooking you are likely to encounter from true Italian food, the kind they make in Italy, …

A Guide To The Different Kinds Of Miso, And How To Use Them

If you aren't already cooking with miso, it's time to fix the error of your ways. Miso can bring awesome umami qualities to everything from salad dressing to roasted vegetables. It's good for a lot more than just miso soup. Once you're ready to start using miso in just about everything, you have to …

Soybeans

35 Places To Visit While The Euro Is At An 11-Year Low

But the currency has just fallen to its lowest level in more than a decade , meaning a European vacation is suddenly within reach for more thrifty travelers.<p>We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in countries that are on the euro.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam …

European Travel

Here's how much to tip everyone when you travel in the US

When you travel, tipping is an added cost that many people don't take into account.<p>Fodor's created an infographic that shows just how much to tip everyone from the skycap to the hotel doorman when you travel within the US.<p>While most people know to tip the bellhop who carries your bag, not everyone …

The Search for a Better Sriracha

You like <b>Sriracha</b>. We get it. Even massive fast-food conglomerates get it, tabbing Sriracha as one of 11 surefire ways to lure in millennials. The fervor for the hot sauce is why Sriracha-doused pizza can be found at Pizza Hut and Sriracha "Quesaritos" are available at Taco Bell. Subway uses …

You'll Never Believe How Pregnant This Lingerie Model With Abs Is

Sarah Stage is so pregnant and so hot right now.<p>Sarah Stage, a 30-year-old Los Angeles-based lingerie model, announced that she was seven months pregnant to her 1.2 million Instagram followers with the above photo last month. Since then, she's been chronicling her pregnancy with #selfies.<p>Judging …

What To Do If You've Been Diagnosed With PCOS

<b>Q: I was recently diagnosed with PCOS and heard that some people manage it through a low-carb diet. Is that true, and should I try it?</b><p><b>A:</b> The short answer: not necessarily. But first, let’s take a step back.<p>Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, or PCOS, is a hormone disorder that’s estimated to affect …

How to Lose Those Last 5 Pounds Forever

You're THIS CLOSE to finally reaching your weight-loss goal!<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness</i>.<p>In the beginning of a weight-loss journey, pounds melt away like ice cream on a hot summer day. But as you get closer to your goal, it's not …

21 Healthy Breakfast Ideas for the Morning After T-Day

Leftover pie does not a breakfast make. (As good as that sounds… just, no.) Whether you’re planning on waking up at the crack of dawn and putting on your fiercest Black Friday outfit to rub elbows with fellow frugalistas or snoozing for a few hours and staying in your loungewear all day (no …

Everything You Need to Know About Balsamic Vinegar

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Don't get sour about balsamic vinegar. Learn to navigate the labels!</i><p>Ever find yourself at the grocery store hoping to buy balsamic vinegar but have no …

The Origins Of 10 Everyday Expressions From World Languages

We use idioms to pepper our speech and writing, often without even realising we're doing it. These odd little phrases are used to express a sentiment other than their literal meaning. It doesn't really rain cats and dogs, as the world and his wife knows.<p>I've always been fascinated by foreign …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Washington University in St. Louis

May I Down Dog on Your Dance Floor?

Photo: Morning Gloryville<p>At my relatively advanced age, yoga any time after 7 p.m. is basically an entire night's activity. So sometimes I want my yoga to have intimations of a night on the town. Which is to say, I want low light, good-looking people, sweat, inspiring outfits, and good music.<p>My …

18 Signs You're With The One You Should Marry

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, how to know if he's the one.<p><b>1) He always brags about you.</b> If you get a promotion at work or even just win concert tickets, he can't resist telling everyone you hang out with before you even think to mention it. Because he's your biggest fan (arguably next to …

Relationships