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Which Is Worse For Your Health, Weed or Alcohol? Science Weighs In

There's a winner, but we need more research.<p>Which is worse for you: weed or whiskey?<p>It's a tough call, but based on the science, there appears to be …

Vince Gill Loves All Kinds of Guitars (and Mountains)

“I’m just an overgrown cheerleader for cool, old guitars,” said Vince Gill, the Grammy-winning country star and songwriter. “They shaped my life. They’re my DNA. They’re my whole reason for making me want to be musical.”<p>That passion led Mr. Gill to join the new Songbird Guitar Museum as ambassador, …

Fast and easy to grow, these mini vegetables offer a wide range of amazing flavours<p>Even as the outdoor veg garden starts to wind down, there are still plenty of crops you can start sowing right through the winter if you turn your food-growing ambitions indoors.<p>I love the taste of Thai basil, whose …

Gardening

10 Vegetarian Soup Recipes So Good Even Staunch Carnivores Will Want Seconds

We've already professed our love of soup on multiple occasions this season (see decadent cauliflower soup recipes and low-carb soup recipes for …

Pizza Biscuits! | MyRecipes

When it comes to savory breakfast pastries, most bakeries have fairly limited offerings: Typically a cheddar-scallion scone or a spinach and cheese …

This Is How You Cook Crispy, Juicy Chicken Thighs Every Time

Bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs are a wallet-friendly cut that won't kill your weekly food budget, plus they're wildly versatile and easy to make. …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Molly Wizenberg's Slow

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is the single most genius thing you can do to a tomato. They’re best and most outrageous when made with ripe Romas or other meaty types, but as Wizenberg points out, slow-roasting will bring out the tomato in even the pale and off-season, if you feel the need. Make a lot. They …

Recipes

Macerated Berries With White Chocolate

Step 1<p>Macerate The Berries<p>Tip the frozen berries into a bowl and scatter over the sugar, lemon zest, vinegar, cardamom powder and pepper. Toss and …

Make This Simple Miso Marinade for All of Your Meaty Needs

The more I use miso, the more I become convinced that other flavoring agents are simply not needed. Not only does it render soups, dips, and desserts …

Seven-day diabetes meal plan

Managing blood sugar levels is the key to living well with diabetes and avoiding some of the more severe health problems it can cause. This means …

Healthy Eating

Vietnamese Coconut Chicken Recipe - Great British Chefs

Thuy Pham's spectacular Vietnamese coconut chicken recipe is a feast for the senses, with sweet and aromatic chicken served with a crispy egg for …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

18 Salads to Make All Summer Long

Salad falls into the category of foods that I can make again and again, particularly during the height of summer. It's a chance to turn my farmers …

Why we should plant food forests instead of gardens

In Tel Aviv, locals are turning edible plants into self-regulating ecological forests that require less upkeep than gardens.<p>A food forest is exactly …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Tip: How to Supercharge Your Coffee

This common ingredient improves coffee's brain-sharpening properties while reducing its anxiety-producing effects.<p>Coffee Is a Health Food<p>The more …

One-month sugar detox: A nutritionist explains how and why

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you've read about the latest wellness trends, you may have entertained the idea of a diet detox.<p>But whether you've considered juicing, fasting or cleansing in an effort to lose weight or improve your well-being, you're probably aware that drastically cutting out foods is not effective as …

Nutrition

Welp, Even Occasional Happy Hour Drinks Muck Your Brain

Moderate alcohol consumption causes long-term brain changes.<p>There’s no harm in going to happy hour each day, or enjoying a cold, crisp beer, maybe …

Alcohol

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Take Key Lime Pie to the Next Level With Cinnamon Toast Crunch

If you're looking for a smooth, creamy Key lime pie with a little twist, then look no further than this recipe by Ayesha Curry. Her secret? A Cinnamon Toast Crunch crust that takes the classic dessert to a whole other level. Created for her Key-lime-loving husband Stephen Curry, this pie is sure to …

Baking

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Slow Cooker French Toast Is the Laid Back Way to Feed Your Friends a Fancy Brunch | MyRecipes

Just as wide leg pants and hair parted down the middle have made a comeback in the last few years, so has another 1970s gem: the slow cooker. In the …

The Secret That Brings These Pancakes to Life

A sourdough starter is not a metaphor, I tell myself when one dies on my watch. It’s a bit of fermented flour, a microbial jumble of bacteria and yeast, used by cooks to raise doughs and give baked things a delicious, complicated tang. It is not a plant, or a low-maintenance pet in a romantic …

Recipes

The U.S. National Parks Will Have 10 Days of Free Admission in 2017

Here are the 137 national parks, monuments, and recreation areas that will waive entrance fees.<p>The U.S. National Park Service has announced the dates …

New metamaterial is proved to be the world's first to achieve the performance predicted by theoretical bounds

In 2015 UC Santa Barbara mechanical engineer and materials scientist Jonathan Berger developed an idea that could change the way people think about …

The common health condition men don't know about—until they have a heart attack

Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death in men and nearly 20 percent of men between age 60 and 79 have it, according to the American Heart Association.<p>What many of these men don’t realize is that insulin resistance—an often misdiagnosed, under-recognized syndrome—is the leading cause …