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15 Italian Cooking Secrets That Will Change Your Life

The beauty of learning how to cook Italian food the right way is that you don't have to go to a restaurant every time the craving strikes. From making the perfect pasta to having the essential pantry staples on hand, there are a few secrets Italian cooks always have up their sleeves that come in …

Moroccan Chicken Brochettes

8 Servings<p>Dark-meat chicken is the best for grilling: Unlike lean breasts, thighs have plenty of fat, so they won’t dry out.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Garlic Sauce<p>4 garlic cloves, finely chopped<p>Kosher salt<p>⅓ cup olive oil<p>3 tablespoons plain yogurt<p>Chicken<p>2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut …

Tomatoes

pasta and fried zucchini salad

Every time I make an Ottolenghi recipe, I become convinced that he has finally lost his mind. <i>Really, turmeric, black sesame seeds and parmesan</i> …

Spaghetti with Oven-Roasted Tomatoes and Caramelized Fennel

Heat oven to 250˚. Core and halve tomatoes lengthwise; scoop out seeds. In a bowl, combine tomatoes, 1 tbsp. oil, sugar, salt, and pepper; toss. …

85 Homemade Pasta Sauce Recipes That Aren't Marinara

These non-marinara, creative pasta recipes will come in handy when you want to give red sauce a rest.<p>We'll always love marinara, but it's time we started seeing other sauces. From vibrantly green pesto to fiery chili oil, these pasta toppers are perfect for when you need a break from the red sauce.

Cooking

How I Transferred 12,000 Photos From Mac -> iPad Without The Photos App

I want iCloud Photo Library to work across all my devices right now. I love the premise behind the service: all of my photos and videos in sync across all of my devices, with full backups in the cloud. iCloud Photo Library is the reason I went for Apple’s $4/month for 200 GB iCloud …

MacBook Pro

Travel Well for Less: How to Save on Accommodations

Ever wonder why someone else always seems to get a better deal for their hotel or travel accommodation than you do? Well, there are lots of ways to score discounted (or even free) accommodations these days. We've done it ourselves in both our personal travel and for our work for International …

Tourism

'A' Is For Apps: Teachers Share Top Digital Tools Of The Trade

Nestled between Julia Auster's fantasy football app and Facebook Messenger is a relatively new bucket of apps: the education tools she uses in the French classes she teaches at Robert Adams Middle School in Holliston, Mass.<p>Auster isn't alone.<p>With more students bringing their own tech into the …

Apple Canada Fined $2,514 for Violating Consumer Protection Act in Quebec

Apple Canada has agreed to pay a fine of $2,514 for violating Quebec’s consumer protection act policy.<p>Consumers in Quebec have <i>Loi sur la protection</i> …

Bumped Due to Overbooking? Airlines Owe You Money, not Vouchers

<i>By Eric Jordan, CNTraveler.com</i><p><b>Photo: Jeff Greenberg/Alamy</b><p>News and advice about overbooking appears with some regularity, but the correspondence we receive indicates many passengers are not aware of what airlines must provide when they're involuntarily bumped. Please note that I'm not talking about …

Flying

Weight control, fitness have no effect on heart attack, stroke for diabetics - Pittsburgh Business Times

By Kris B. Mamula <br>– Reporter, Pittsburgh Business Times<p>Jun 26, 2013, 12:47pm EDT<p>Controlling weight and staying fit did nothing to avert heart attacks …

They Said WHAT About Diabetes Meter Accuracy?

There's a lot of renewed chatter about glucose meter accuracy in diabetes tech and regulatory circles right now -- and not just the usual complaints …

Type 2 diabetes and the diet that cured me

After receiving a shock diagnosis of type 2 diabetes, I followed an extremely low-calorie eating plan and saw my blood sugar levels rapidly return to normal<p>Why me? At 59 I was 10st 7lb, 5ft 7in, and had never been overweight. I ran and played cricket regularly and didn't drink alcohol excessively. …

Curing Diabetes: How Type 2 Became an Accepted Lifestyle

<i>Diabetes is big business, and many have been convinced that managing it forever is their only option. But it is possible to cure the disease.</i><p>Chuck Lynch figured that after being diagnosed with type 2 (adult onset) diabetes, he was destined for a life of daily finger sticks and medication to keep …

What Actually Happens in the Body When T2 Diabetes Develops?

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have developed a new mouse model that answers the question of what actually happens in the body when type 2 …

Diabetes

American Diabetes Association

What is Metabolic Syndrome?

Metabolic syndrome is a relatively new-found condition, discovered less than twenty years ago. Most people have heard of it by now, but what exactly …

Blood Glucose Monitoring: An overview of techniques and technology

As of 2012, an estimated 371 million people worldwide are affected by diabetes. This number is expected to rise to 552 million (or one in 10 adults) …

How Restaurants Sabotage Your Diet With Healthy Foods

Want to cut the calories in that tempting piece of chocolate cake? It’s easy… just spoon some <b>fresh fruit</b> on top of it! Of course, the real calorie total increases, but new research shows <b>adding a healthy topping to a food item fools us into estimating a lower calorie count</b> for the combination.<p>A …

The Price To Pay For Eating Highly Processed Carbohydrates

The next time you are in a restaurant scanning choices—french fries, a slice of pizza, cheesecake or a milkshake– and feel that you are “addicted” to these types of foods—there is now more evidence to validate these types of cravings, but further supported by biochemical evidence and specific …

Depression, Diabetes, and You

Most people already know that psychiatric medications often bring risks of sexual side effects and/or weight gain, but it turns out there's another, …

Diabetes

Weight Loss Fails To Prevent Heart Attacks For Diabetics In Study

How well does losing weight prevent heart attacks? A large clinical trial released yesterday raised doubts for the potency of weight loss compared to other strategies, like taking medicines, in people with type II diabetes.<p>The study followed 5,200 patients and lasted 11 years. It was funded by the …

Get New Diabetes Friendly Recipes and Meal Plans Every Month

Get New Diabetes-Friendly Recipes and Meal Plans<p>Announcing Recipes for Healthy Living, brought to you by the American Diabetes Association<p>Diet plan, …