Jan Beadles

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Recipe: Chilled Black Bean, Feta & Cucumber Salad

3<p>(15-ounce) cans black beans, drained and rinsed<p>1<p>(15-ounce) can whole-kernel corn (or about 1 1/2 cups fresh corn)<p>1/2<p>medium cucumber, finely diced<p>1 …

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Countertops

How To Hang A Mirror

The right mirror can make a room brighter, more beautiful, or simply more utilitarian. Either way, it starts with the right installation. Here's how to hang a mirror and get it just right<p>What piece of furniture or decor can do as much as a mirror? It makes small rooms bigger, dark rooms lighter, …

Los Angeles

The Only Two Ingredients You Need to Make a Refrigerator Smell Fresh

When I was 20, I lived for five months with a woman named Fabienne and her two young daughters in the city of Toulouse, in southern France. Beyond my …

Recipe Roundup: 5 Favorite Summer Salads

Summer is a season of contradictions: so much delicious fresh food, so little desire to cook. For me, the perfect summer kitchen is one I barely see. …

The 2015 Color Trends You NEED to Know Now

Design color trends<p>We asked 11 top designers to predict the design color trends of the upcoming year. From olive greens and bright patterns, to "Monet meets Molly Ringwald," these chic combinations may be the next big thing.

Interior Design

The Biggest Mistakes You're Making With Your Dishwasher

Major don't: Mixing stainless steel and silver flatware.<p>1. Overloading<p>If you try to pile in too many dishes, you'll end up having to do twice the work. If dishes are blocked and water can't reach them, then they won't get clean.<p>2. Arranging dishes incorrectly<p>You'll want to be strategic when loading …

15 Things You Should NEVER Have in Your Home After 30

Our favorite designers told us these are things that must go. Stat!<p>1. A Futon<p>"Futons are le worst! The older you get the squishier your bed should be," says designer, potter and author, Jonathan Adler.<p>2. Temporary furniture<p>"Often I see people waiting to move into the 'forever home' before they …

13 Dangerous Household Items You Should Quit Using Immediately

Common items in your home that are putting you at risk.<p>There are many unknown dangers around our home, most of which we have no control over. In a world of "going green" it's hard to tell which products produce a threat to your health and which are simply natural alternatives. Here's a list of …

Easy Salad Recipes

Nothing beats the bright, refreshing ease of a raw salad<p>While grilled, roasted, and boiled components can make for a lovely salad experience, when it …

How to Make Skewers for Pork, Chicken, Steak, and More

Skewers are quick, use few ingredients, and are so versatile you'll never get bored. Here's how to make skewers right every time<p>Kebabs are quick, use few ingredients, and are so versatile you'll never get bored. Here's how to make skewers right every time.<p><b>1. Give 'em a soak.</b><p>If you’re using bamboo …

Recipes

Nashville-Style Hot Chicken

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 4 min<p>No doubt about it, six tablespoons of cayenne is a lot, but that’s what Hattie B’s considers “medium.” For a milder heat, decrease to two tablespoons.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 3½–4-lb. chickens, each cut into 10 pieces (breasts halved)<p>1 tablespoon …

Recipes

5 Tricks to Making a Mind-Blowing Burger

Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.<p><i>Each week this summer on Food52, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest</i> …

Burgers

Burying the Agave-as-Healthy-Sweetener Myth

The few studies that focus specifically on agave don't make this sweetener look good. One with 12 rats found compared with sucrose (a glucose/ fructose combo), agave nectar contributed to weight gain.<p>Among the numerous refuse-to-die nutrition urban legends, agave reigns supreme.<p>"Just the name …

Fructose

Could Ebola come to the United States? - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- A man boards a plane in Liberia with a slight fever. As the jet nears an airport in New York, his temperature rises; his throat grows sore.<p>It's the flu, he thinks after he lands, but he's wrong. He's caught the deadly Ebola virus.<p>He soon dies of hemorrhagic fever while surrounded by …

8 Foods High In Probiotics—Other Than Yogurt

You can only eat so much Siggi's.<p>There's a lot to love about probiotics: better digestion, more energy, clearer skin, and even a stronger immune system. Not bad, eh?<p>But for a long time, it felt like you could only get probiotics (gut-boosting bacteria, ICYMI) by eating your weight in yogurt or …

Immune System

Hospitals Fight Proposed Changes In The Training Of Doctors

An influential report that urges sweeping changes in how the federal government subsidizes the training of doctors has brought out the sharp scalpels of those who would be most immediately affected.<p>The reaction also raises questions about the sensitive politics involved in redistributing a large …

Next Obamacare enrollment period faces bumps: U.S. official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumers who purchase private health coverage through the federal Obamacare website HealthCare.gov are likely to find only modestly higher premiums but may still have technical problems signing up, a top health official said on Thursday.<p>“It won’t be perfect,” Andrew …

Is It the Flu or Meningococcal Meningitis? Don't Wait to Find Out

This disease is rare, but it can potentially take an otherwise-healthy child's life within 24 hours. It is important to know that this disease can be prevented. So I am sure you are reading this and wondering why isn't it prevented?<p><i>"Your child has meningococcal meningitis."</i><p>As a mom, these are words …

Public Health

11 Foods That Make You Hungrier

Feeling hungry? You should eat. But what if the foods you’re eating actually make you hungrier than you were before you dug in? It’s a more common …

What The Government Got Wrong About Nutrition -- And How It Can Fix It

<i>Americans have been gorging themselves on unhealthy junk food, leading to high rates of diabetes, obesity and heart disease. New dietary guidelines could help combat these illnesses. (Photo: Getty Images)</i><p>For decades, the U.S. government had a simple message on diet: To avoid chronic illnesses like …

How to Defrost Meat in Just 5 Minutes

No special equipment necessary!<p>Let's say you have a frozen chunk of meat you want to defrost before dinner, but (whoops!) you forgot to transfer it from the freezer to the fridge last night. Who hasn't been there?<p>Now, you don't have to risk overcooking the meat in your microwave if you want to have …

8 Brain-Boosting Snacks You Can Stash At The Office

For those times when your thinking cap is MIA

The Surprising Benefit of Eating Probiotics

Now there's yet another reason to grab a container of yogurt.<p>Probiotics already have a laundry list of health benefits, from helping to regulate the G.I. tract to boosting weight-loss efforts—and new research suggests that there may be another plus-side to loading up on the microorganisms: …

Holistic Medicine

Shopping for Your Health Care: Can You Tell if the Price Is Right?

I believe in a tomorrow with more transparency and greater consumer awareness; one with troves of information at our fingertips; one where we can make health decisions with our eyes open. So for all of their limitations, the most recent Medicare releases are steps in the right direction.<p>By now, …

Health Care

Not All Nurses Are Created Equal

I've decided that there are two kinds of nurses -- those who are just punching a time clock and getting a paycheck, and those who are nursing from the heart -- helping improve not just your mood, but your health, as well. What's the difference?<p>Most nurses are great! But I've decided that there are …

Open Heart Surgery

What It's Like When You Weigh 380 Pounds and Order a Salad

I ordered a salad. It was only 410 calories. The people behind me giggled when I placed my order. Maybe they were laughing about something else. I always heard laughter when I went places. I believe a lot of it was because of me.<p>"Really? Is that all you want to eat?"<p>That is what the cashier at …

Experts: U.S. health care system well-prepared for Ebola

It's not the type of plane either Kent Brantly or Nancy Writebol likely planned to take home.<p>But when health officials evacuate the two American aid workers infected with Ebola in west Africa, it will be the plane they take.<p>The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has outfitted a Gulfstream …