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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 …Seafood
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 …Bread
The 9 Best Weight-Loss Tips Ever!<p>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>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>Don’t Forget to Eat Right<p>Hit the gym all you …Fitness
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
Why? Researchers suspect coffee’s high caffeine content has something to do with it (they didn’t see the same effect in decaf drinkers). Since caffeine has an anti-depressive quality, it may increase the effects of the neurotransmitters dopamine and serotonin in your brain, helping to ward off …Coffee
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, …
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> …Snorkeling
You should eat about 3 cups of vegetables every day. Better start early!
• <b>Calories per day:</b> Losing weight is all about creating a calorie deficit. One pound equals 3,500 calories, which breaks down to 500 calories a day. Do a combo of exercise and cutting calories to reach 500, and you'll lose a pound a week. You can meet with a nutritionist or your doctor to find a more …Fitness
<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, …
9 Pilates Moves For A Flatter Stomach<p>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</i> …Yoga
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
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 …
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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
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 …Cute Animals
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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 …Cute Animals
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.
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<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 …Wildlife
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 …
Mauritius is an island nation officially called the Republic of Mauritius, or in French, <i>République de Maurice</i>, located in the Indian Ocean about …Indian Ocean
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 books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …
Fruits, and veggies, and whole grains, oh my! Beyond the grocery store shelves lined with less-than-healthy processed foods in brightly-colored …Nutrition
10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism<p>Stop these habits now to boost your calorie-burning potential<p>Shutterstock.com<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 …Nutrition
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 …