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9 reusable water bottles you never knew you needed

Chances are you’ve heard about the boundless benefits of water for your health, including increased energy, better digestion, and even clearer skin. But although you know you should drink more H2O, it’s easier said than done. After all, no one wants to buy bottle after disposable bottle — for the …

Hemy's Israeli Eggplant Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I met Hemy when I lived in Israel 45 years ago, and she and I became lifelong friends. She taught me to cook some of the dishes that her mother taught her. Like most cooks in that part of the world, she could make eggplant dozens of different ways. Recently, an old, dear friend who …

Italian Food

A Toasty, Summer-Ready Vegetable Burger That's Ready in a Jiffy

A year and a half ago, I ripped out a quinoa burger recipe from <i>Bon Appetit</i>. It sounded tasty, calling for grated zucchini and meaty mushrooms for depth of flavor, and smart, too: roasted and mashed sweet potato would act as a binder, precluding the need for eggs.<p>I’ve intended to make these burgers …

Cooking

Freekeh Salad with Fennel and Mint Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I love freekeh, the supergrain made from green wheat. It has a slightly smoky flavor and a chewy texture that’s comparable to wheatberries. In the summer, I love to make salad with it. This salad is inspired by tabouli--it’s loaded with parsley and mint. Fennel adds crunch and its own …

Food

A Gluten-Free Cracker With a Few Tricks (and a Banana) Up Its Sleeve

The idea for these crackers came from working on a completely unrelated project with very strict guidelines (dairy-free, gluten-free, grain-free, and the list goes on)—one that took me several months to complete, instead of the one month that I had predicted. Ouch, right? But, there was a bonus for …

Gluten-Free

The 4 Best Homemade Snacks to Eat Before Your Workout​ | Men’s Health

These energy balls provide an easy, grab-and-go form of energy on the run. I love making them in bulk for the week and freezing.This recipe makes 24 energy balls.<p><b>What you’ll need:</b><p>1 1/2 cups rolled oats<p>1/2 cup whey protein powder (about 2 scoops)<p>1/2 tsp. cinnamon<p>1 Tbsp. chia seeds<p>1/2 cup smooth, …

3D printed from titanium, Stealth Keys are nearly impossible to duplicate

The idea that you might surreptitiously snap a photo of someone’s house key and build a duplicate from it to break into their home sounds like a …

James Bond

My Escape From Anxiety

As rates for anxiety disorders rise, researchers are working to find more effective treatments. In the meantime, what can sufferers do? One woman’s experience.<p>Fear ambushed me.<p>It was early on a December morning in 1989. I was a sophomore at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, staring at a wall …

Depression

The Genius Guide to London

Aleksandra Crapanzano was on one of her typical rambles through London—from Books for Cooks to her favorite location of Ottolenghi (on Ledbury Road) for a tahini cookie—when she decided to write a cookbook.<p>She realized that London's culinary boom (now decades-old and showing no signs of flagging) …

England

How to spot a psychopath

We think of psychopaths as killers, alien, outside society. But, says the scientist who has spent his life studying them, you could have one for a colleague, a friend – or a spouse<p>There are a few things we take for granted in social interactions with people. We presume that we see the world in …

Psychology

Neuroscience reveals 4 rituals that will make you stress-free

The modern world seems to be designed to increase stress, and I'm starting to wonder if worrying will soon be an Olympic sport.<p>You may have your own …

10 lunches to make for work without actually cooking ANYTHING

You know the scene: You <i>tried</i> to get up early enough to make a filling, healthy lunch for work, but then your dog got sick, or your kid had a …

A Smarter Way to Make Almond Milk (No Soaking, No Straining)

Almond milk is sort of a pain to make and the stuff that comes from the store, no matter how pricey, sort of tastes like mucky water.<p><i>Phewf!</i> Felt good to get that off my chest.<p>But in <i>The First Mess Cookbook</i>, the new book from the wildly popular plant-based blog by the same name, Laura Wright reveals <b>a</b> …

Breakfast

Let These Spicy Chickpeas Feed You Dinner for the Whole Week

A can of chickpeas in the pantry is, with just a wee bit of magic, nearly as good as dinner on the table.<p><i>But</i> take those chickpeas and simmer them in a mixture of tomatoes, garlic, cumin, and chili powder, and you're not only making a plusher pot of beans, <b>you're also establishing a flavor profile</b> …

Food