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Environmental group tracking noise levels in Bay of Fundy

Five hydrophones mounted in crab traps have been dropped onto the ocean floor in southwestern New Brunswick to measure what it sounds like at the …

Make Healthy Pancakes for Breakfast; Win at Everything for the Rest of the Day

Pancakes don't have to be weekend-only fare. They also don't have to be indulgent. Here's how to make healthy, weekday-friendly flapjacks.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an</i> …

Riding the waves on a futuristic trampoline | News Home | Reuters

COWES, England, (Reuters) - The initial fear of being on a huge trampoline net the size of a tennis court as it tilts at 45 degrees is quickly replaced by the sheer exhilaration of flying across the water at more than 30 knots (55.56 km per hour) in one of the world’s fastest boats, the 70-foot …

What It's Like to Get Stung by the World's Most Painful Insect

An entomologist explains why getting bitten by a bullet ant is something you never want to experience.<p><i>Dr. Justin Schmidt, an entomologist and research director of the Southwest Biological Institute, knows pain. In fact, he invented the Schmidt Sting Pain Index, which categorizes the level of pain</i> …

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13 Kinds Of Fries That Aren't Potatoes, But Are Just As Delicious

Life's too short to only fry potatoes.<p>We've got nothing against a classic potato fry here. If anything, we adore french fries, and for countless reasons. They're the perfect ketchup vessel. They taste just as good at 4 a.m. and the next day, too, when you realize you left them on the kitchen …

Detox Broccoli Soup

As tasty as it is easy, this simple broccoli soup requires no cooking skills, little time and hardly any ingredients. It came about on a weekday evening when I didn't want to cook but wanted something healthy and light before heading to the gym. I couldn't think of what to pick up on my way and …

Pumpkin spice latte remakes: Starbucks & Panera add pumpkin, ditch caramel color

The battle for your autumnal latte dollars is on, as this week, both Panera Bread and Starbucks announced new recipes — both now including real pumpkin — for their pumpkin spice lattes. This morning near Pike Place Market in Seattle, the St. Louis-based Panera set up a sleek latte cart on …

Loaded Mashed Potato Bake Recipe on Food52

• Nonstick cooking spray<br>• 1/4 cup coarsely crushed cheese crackers<br>• 1 tablespoon unsalted butter<br>• 2 cups mashed potatoes (leftover or fresh)<br>• 1/3 cup sour cream<br>• 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder<br>• 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper<br>• 4 ounces shredded sharp cheddar cheese<br>• 4 pieces cooked bacon, crumbled<br>• 1 green onion, thinly …

xoFOOD: I Baked, Tasted, and Rated the Most Popular "Copycat" Bread Recipes on Pinterest

I'm a slut for a good bread basket. Start me off right with some pillowy, chewy, fresh-baked carbs and a side of whipped butter, and I will overlook an unfilled water glass or mediocre entree. Conversely, a good bread basket can overshadow an outstanding meal. I would like to tell you that my pasta …

Key Lime Meringue Pie Recipe on Food52

• 12 graham cracker sheets<br>• 4 tablespoons melted butter<br>• 3 eggs, separated<br>• 14 ounces sweetened condensed milk<br>• 1/2 cup Key lime juice<br>• 2/3 cup sugar<p>Preheat your oven to 350° F. In a food processor, pulse the graham crackers until they are fine crumbs. Add the melted butter and pulse to combine.<br>• Press the …

Baking

Chickpea and Lentil Salad with Shallot White Wine Vinaigrette Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I absolutely love this salad because it's full of texture and incredibly satiating. It's light on greens and filled with chickpeas, lentils, feta, olives, and avocado, then tossed with a simple white wine vinaigrette. Serve it as an appetizer or split it in half for two entrées. This …

Recipes

Sesame Chicken Recipe - Easy Chinese Food Recipe

Do you like sesame chicken? Try the easy Chinese food recipe below.<p>Due to job requirements, we have moved a lot over the years.<p>Whenever we moved into …

Soft Pretzels with Beer Cheese Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Growing up, soft pretzels were one of the few junk foods my siblings and I were allowed to eat. This homemade variation is a variation of my mother's recipe, paired with the Kentuckian classic, beer cheese. I recommend letting the cheese warm to room temperature and spreading it over …

Baking

10 Fruits to Add to Your Water That Will Totally Benefit Your Body

<i>Photo Credit: Shutterstock / Bolarkina Marina</i><p>Just add some fruit and you're on your way to fresh flavors and better health.<p>The list of health benefits that come from staying hydrated is endless. Hydration is important, but people drink a wide range of liquids to help with other day-to-day issues, …

10 Min Abs Workout -- At Home Abdominal and Oblique Exercises

Workouts

15 Ways to Make Magic with Your Food Processor

If you, as a child or as an adult, read Calvin and Hobbes, you'll remember Calvin's transmogrifier. Ostensibly, the transmogrifier was a cardboard box—but we know that it was magic, capable of transforming one thing into another thing almost instantaneously (though only Calvin and Hobbes could see …

Peaches And Sour Cream Ice Cream Recipe on Food52

• 2 or 3 medium to large very flavorful ripe peaches<br>• 2 tablespoons lemon juice<br>• 1 cup sugar<br>• 2 cups sour cream<p>Peel and remove the pits from the peaches. Either weigh out 400 grams (14 ounces) of peach flesh or cut the peach into small cubes, until you have two lightly packed cups.<br>• In a food processor or …

Ice Cream

Maple Mulberry Quinoa Oatmeal Bowl Recipe on Food52

• 1/4 cup oats<br>• 1/4 cup quinoa<br>• 1 pinch salt<br>• 1 1/2 cups liquid (milk of choice/water)<br>• 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract<br>• 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon<br>• 2 tablespoons maple syrup (or to taste)<br>• 1 bunch berries of choice<br>• 1/8 teaspoon orange zest<br>• splashes milk of choice (optional)<p>In a pot on the stove, combine the oats, quinoa, …

Breakfast

Creamy Cashew Hemp Latte Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Non-dairy folks, rejoice. This is a rich, creamy latte, which features a sweet and easy-to-make homemade cashew hemp milk. It's a perfect afternoon treat, and it even has that gorgeous, characteristic latte color. If you like your lattes a little sweet, try adding an extra tablespoon …

Food

Whipped Berry Porridge Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Sooo....you didn't know you can actually whip porridge? Well, here's the good news: yes you can. We people of the North do it all the time. It keeps us warm. Okay, just kidding. The reason we do it is because it gives you a bowl of fluffy goodness. Fluffy, pink porridge! That's what …

Winter Panzanella with Orange, Roasted Beets, and Pomegranate Seeds Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> To our minds the most masterful use of stale bread occurs in Italian cuisine, where a few leftover slices are the basis for a most heavenly salad with fresh summer tomatoes, cucumbers, and basil. We turn to panzanella when our garden overflows with tomatoes -- and are heartbroken once …

Recipes

Vegan Fried Rice with Ginger, Bok Choy, and Peas Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> A quick, easy, and endlessly versatile weeknight supper, and the best reason ever to keep some leftover rice around at all times. —Gena Hamshaw<p><b>Serves: 4</b><p>1 cup short- or medium-grain brown rice<br>• 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons coconut or peanut oil, divided<br>• 2 cups water<br>• salt<br>• 1 cup chopped …

Recipes

Best Antioxidant Foods + Recipes

Antioxidants help slow down the signs of aging and protect our bodies from disease. Check out this list of the best antioxidant foods, plus recipe …

Almond Brown Sugar Pound Cake Recipe on Food52

• 1 stick unsalted butter, at room temperature<br>• 1 cup packed brown sugar<br>• 2 large eggs<br>• 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt<br>• 1/4 teaspoon baking powder<br>• 1/4 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 1/4 cup sour cream<br>• 1/4 cup whole milk<br>• 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract<br>• 1/4 teaspoon almond extract<br>• 1/4 cup sliced almonds<p>…

Recipes with Rotisserie Chicken

The surprising shortcut in each of these delicious recipes is store-bought rotisserie chicken.

Vanilla Bean Lemonade Recipe on Food52

• Cut the vanilla beans down the center and scrape out the seeds using the back of a knife. Add the seeds and the pods themselves to a large saucepan.<br>• To the saucepan, add the sugar and 2 cups water. Bring the mixture to a boil and let simmer for 5 minutes. Give the mixture a stir every now and again …

Blueberry Ice Cream Recipe on Food52

• 4 cups blueberries, washed<br>• 1 1/4 cups sugar<br>• 1 vanilla bean, halved and scraped<br>• 2 cups milk<br>• 3 cups heavy cream<p>In a medium pot, bring the blueberries, sugar, and vanilla bean to a simmer. Cook until the blueberries are soft and have released their juice, about 10 minutes.<br>• With an immersion blender or in a …

Rhubarb Swirl Gelato Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> The gelato is a lovely mix of sweet and tart, using double the amount of rhubarb to milk. I chose ever-so-creamy coconut milk, partly because I never seem to have enough eggs in the house for ice cream, and because I think it's easier and more accessible this way. You only need pantry …

Dessert

Bittersweet Chocolate Semifreddo Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> The word “semifreddo” is Italian for half frozen—which I suppose most dessert fans know by now. The dessert so named falls between ice cream and mousse: It starts with custard (crème anglaise) as for ice cream but has whipped cream folded in, like a mousse. Instead of churning, the …

Dessert

Charred Corn Salad with Quick Pickles and Lime Dressing Recipe on Food52

• 2 cups apple cider vinegar<br>• 1 tablespoon sugar<br>• 3/4 teaspoon sea salt, plus more to taste, divided<br>• 6 allspice berries<br>• 10 peppercorns<br>• 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes<br>• 1 large red onion, ends trimmed and cut into 1/2 inch-thick slices<br>• 2 ears sweet corn<br>• 2 limes, peel and pith cut off and discarded, quartered<br>• 1 …