Leandra Dorothy Smith

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Cod baked in a bag with orange, thyme and asparagus recipe

Orange, thyme and asparagus liven up this juicy cod recipe.<p>This is one of the easiest ways of cooking fish and, as long as you don’t overcook it, will produce a juicy, steaming plateful. The combination of orange, thyme and asparagus is sensational.<p><i>Serves 4</i><p>600g/1lb 6oz skinless cod fillet, cut into …

Warm Artichoke-Olive Dip

10 Servings<p>November 2010Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 8-ounce package frozen artichoke hearts, thawed<p>3/4 cup (packed) fresh basil leaves plus additional (for garnish)<p>1 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese<p>3/4 cup green-olive tapenade<p>1 5.2-ounce garlic-and-herb cheese (such as Boursin)<p>Assorted sliced crusty …

Recipes

How Does a Baby Giraffe Sleep?

Duh! With its eyes closed, of course! Take a look at these cute photos of baby giraffes sleeping, using their own bodies as pillows for their heads, …

47 Pie Recipes for Every Season

From classic apple to blueberry—we've got a pie for every season.<p>No matter what the season, pie is one of our favorite desserts. There's not much you can't put into a flaky, buttery crust. From fruity fillings piled high (high pie!) with meringue to rich, velvety chocolate delights, here are our …

Baking

How to Handle That Super-Expensive Truffle You Bought

When you spend a buck or two on a white truffle, it's best to come prepared with how to take care of it.<p>Has this ever happened to you? You wander into your local specialty-foods shop, glance around at the raw-milk cheeses and cured haunches of ham, and figure, <i>What the heck, I'll just drop several</i> …

29 Ways To Eat More Veggies For Breakfast

You should eat about 3 cups of vegetables every day. Better start early!

Healthy Eating

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The 9 Best Weight-Loss Tips Ever!

Those extra pounds will vanish in no time<p>We rounded up the best weight-loss tips we’ve ever published and put them all in one convenient spot. Click through to jumpstart your weight-loss goals now!<p>Don’t Forget to Eat Right<p>Hit the gym all you want, but you’ll still gain weight if you eat more …

Fitness

11 Weight Loss Tricks for Newbies

Beginners, here's your guide to shedding pounds<p><i>By Jenny Sugar for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>The jeans don't lie. You knew you let yourself go a little bit, and after throwing the stupid bathroom scale away because it said you were (insert red-flag number here), you went for the true test — slipping on last …

Fitness

9 Pilates Moves For A Flatter Stomach

Hit the mat and try these exercises for a sculpted waistline<p>Pretty much every move in Pilates targets your core, but if flat abs are your goal then there’s definitely a way to step things up. Case in point: These 9 belly-sculpting exercises from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Pilates</i>. Learn the …

Workouts

Chocolate-Caramel Cake with Sea Salt

10 Servings<p>Mayonnaise in the batter isn’t as weird as it sounds—it’s just eggs and oil, after all. It’s also why this cake is so moist.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>¾ cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1¾ teaspoons baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon …

Dessert

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<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: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

Eggs

Wildlife photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The results of the wildlife photographer of the year 2013 competition have been announced at London's Natural History Museum. The overall winner is South African photographer Greg du Toit for his picture Essence of Elephants, a portrait of elephants in Botswana. Here is a selection of some of the …

11 Incredibly Important Photos Of A Baby Covered In French Bulldog Puppies

YOU NEED TO SEE THESE PICTURES THEY ARE VERY IMPORTANT.

Don't Be Sad, Look At These Baby Ducks

The cure to all of your problems.<p>CHECK-IN: After looking at that first series of pictures, you should feel a stirring in your heart. You may be overcome with emotion, but don't worry, that's totally normal. Baby ducks will do that to you.<p>Continue on...<p>CHECK-IN: You are joyful. You are not sad. You …

Cute Animals

Teddy bear helps Breeze the orphaned foal to sleep, heal

In stressful chapters of life, it can be hard to get a good night’s sleep — whether you’re a human, or a newborn foal.<p>The horse lovers at The Mare and Foal Sanctuary in southwest England know this. That’s why they appealed to nearby residents for donations of extra-large stuffed animals to help an …

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What's cuter than a baby meerkat? Six baby meerkats!

Visitors often fawn over this meerkat family that resides at the Schöenbrunn Zoo in Vienna — and now there’s more of them to love. Six little ones were born at the zoo on June 2.<p>“We are of course thrilled that all six are doing great at the moment,” the zoo’s director Dagmar Schratter said in a …

Dog Finds A Tiny Kitten, Risks Everything To Save Her

Animal control officers in Anderson, S.C., thought that a barking shih tzu was stuck in a ravine. Turns out, she was there nursing and protecting a tiny abandoned kitten she had found.

Cute Animals

Cute Little Monkey Is Adamant About Sharing Food With His Caretaker

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Heart-Melting Photos of Baby Lions and Leopard Cats

<b>Roaring Practice</b> <br>While photographer Ashley Vincent might best be known for his amazing, award-winning shot of a tigress shaking off water in a Thailand zoo, it's his adorable photos of baby animals that are melting our hearts today.<p>The shot above, called “Roaring Practice,” features one of three …

Our most read today - brain scans of porn addicts: what's wrong with this picture? Scan images show that watching online 'adult' sites can alter our grey matter, which may lead to a change in sexual tastes: http://gu.com/p/3j4dg/tw Don McPhee for the Guardian

The Best Time to Exercise (and When to Schedule 4 Other Healthy Habits)

Just as it's better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all, it's better to have squeezed in a quick evening workout than—well, you …

Deep Breathing For Optimum Health

As explained in my recent article, The Most Important Thing in Your Life, there is literally nothing whatsoever more crucial to your health, …

The Best Superfoods, from A to Z

Fruits, and veggies, and whole grains, oh my! Beyond the grocery store shelves lined with less-than-healthy processed foods in brightly-colored …

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism

Beat these culprits to burn more calories<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of turning the food you eat into energy that keeps your heart beating, …

Nutrition

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Whole grain oats provide a healthy start to your day. Steel-cut oats, also known as Irish oats, are a type of whole grain oat cut from the center portion, or kernel of the oat, called the groat. Although steel-cut oats undergo less processing than rolled oats or instant oatmeal, all whole-grain …

Steel-Cut Oats

6 Healthy Foods That Relax, Calm, and De-Stress

Studies have found that these options can help contribute to a healthy mental state, buffer against the harmful physical effects of stress, and dial up your serenity level. Eat your way to Zen.

Nutrition