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You've Probably Been Overlooking This Secret Oven Feature

Here’s a kitchen tip that’s guaranteed to blow your mind.<p><i>Food52</i> recently highlighted a bold technique offered by Carolynn Carreño in her book <i>Bowls of</i> …

Vegetables

Berried treasure: Strawberry & lime cheesecake

Make the most of our beautifully fragrant strawberries while they're in season.<p>Serves 12<p>You will need to make this a day ahead. Lightly oil a 20cm …

Recipes

Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls Recipe

"These spring rolls are a refreshing change from the usual fried variety, and have become a family favorite. They are great as a cool summertime …

This Japanese Carrot Cake Is The Perfect Not-Too-Sweet Treat

You're gonna want to bookmark this one.<p>Makes 2 (2 x 4-inch/5 x 10 cm) loaves<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>Butter, for greasing the pan<p>3⁄4 cup plus 1 rounded tablespoon (41⁄2 oz/130 g) unbleached cake our, plus more as needed<p>5 tablespoons organic granulated sugar<p>2 eggs, at room temperature, separated<p>6 tablespoons …

Fruit Dessert Recipes To Make All Summer Long

Fresh and delicious.<p>It’s finally summer, which means the farmers’ market is packed with gorgeous fresh fruit. We like to take advantage of in-season …

This Was the Most Popular Southern Living Recipe Last Month-Here's Why

Sun-ripened, straight from the patch strawberries were made for springtime desserts. And, when paired with another fruit, they get even better. …

Lemon Chewy Crisps Recipe

"Great fresh lemon taste in a chewy little cookie with a nice crisp brown edge. If you don't have the almonds, you can substitute 1/4 cup additional …

Bakery-Style Blueberry-Lemon Scones for Easter Brunch

Make the scones:<p>Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.<p>Place the flour, sugar, baking powder, lemon zest, and salt in a large …

Tamal Ray's recipe for honey and almond brittle biscuits

These teatime cookies are absurdly easy, needing just a stir and a short stint in the oven<p>The act of caramelising sugar, with its blowtorches and crystallisation points, can seem intimidating to the novice baker. Although the chemical reaction itself is complex, transforming a homogenous jumble of …

Dessert

Cranberry

<b>Author Notes:</b> I have a weakness when it comes to cranberries. In part it’s because there’s such a short window to buy fresh ones – and pretty much every time I go grocery shopping, I convince myself that I better buy a few bags lest they disappear. I love throwing them into scones and muffins, …

RBC: Nvidia's crypto boom isn't dead, it's just getting started (NVDA)

• <b>Some have argued that the boost Nvidia has seen from cryptocurrency mining is over, but one analyst thinks differently.</b>• <b><br>Alt-coins have been exploding in value and could provide another big boost to Nvidia's bottom line.</b>• <b><br>Watch Nvidia's stock price move in real time here.</b><p>Some analysts have already …

Sour Cream Pound Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat the oven to 350°. Butter and lightly flour a 10-by-5-inch loaf pan, tapping out any excess flour.<p>Step 2<p>In a medium bowl, …

Bitcoin Exchange Coinbase adds 100,000 users in 24 hrs, Shows Surging Interest in Crypto

The announcement by CME that it plans to launch Bitcoin futures has resulted in a spike in interest across the world. Coinbase, the world's largest …

14 Foods That Fight Inflammation

Is there an anti-inflammatory diet?<p>Inflammation is part of the body’s immune response; without it, we can't heal. But when it's out of control—as in …

Nutrition

Community Picks: Your Best Holiday Cookie from Anywhere in the World

The results are in! Here are the recipes our community loved from Your Best Holiday Cookie from Anywhere in the World.<p>Once again, we want to give a big, big thanks to all of our volunteer recipe testers for your thoughtful comments and for helping us continue to strengthen our recipe …

18 Delicious Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes for Your Sweet Spread

Be honest — if you have to choose your favorite thing about a Thanksgiving table, it might have more to do with the dishes sitting <i>around</i> the turkey than with the esteemed bird itself. Sure, we love a perfect roasted turkey and all the resulting leftovers, but nothing comes close to your family’s …

Pastrami Tacos With Mustard Seed Salsa Recipe

<i>Recipe reprinted from TACOS: RECIPES AND PROVOCATIONS by Alex Stupak and Jordana Rothman. Copyright ©2015 by Empellon Holdings LLC. Photos by Evan Sung. Published by Clarkson Potter/Publishers, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC.</i><p><b>MAKES 12 TACOS</b><p><b>FOR THE PASTRAMI BRINE</b><p>2/3 cup kosher salt<p>2/3 cup …

How to Plant Garlic this Fall for Summer Harvest

I was just a gardener, growing garden-variety softneck garlic, when I headed to Iowa for my first Seed Savers Exchange Conference in 2002. I returned …

Gardening

50 is the new 42: technology is making brains of middle-aged younger

The increasing mental demands of technology is making older people sharper than previous generations, scientists have shown<p>50 is the new 42, scientists have concluded, after discovering that the brains of middle-aged people are getting sharper and younger to keep up with the demands of modern …

12 Leisurely Sunday Brunch Recipes

Skip the lines and make brunch at home -- these recipes are all easy like Sunday morning.<p><b>1. Glazed Oatmeal-Maple Scones</b><p>These comforting breakfast treats are like a cross between scones and oatmeal cookies: buttery and tender on the inside, crisp and craggy on the outside, and chockfull of oats, …

“The bees are trying to tell us something”: We may want to listen to the animal our survival depends on

<b>(StudioSmart via Shutterstock)</b><p>Scientific evidence points to one of the causes of bee deaths–as corporate interests work to discredit the science<p>Reynard Loki<p>October 6, 2015 10:57pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p><i>There is one masterpiece, the hexagonal cell, that touches</i> …

Ecology

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve success can be found in a few simple, smart words.<p>What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows …

Inhabitat's Week in Green: Off-grid homes and fold-up planes

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>What does it take for a house to go completely off-grid? A diverse range of energy sources is key -- and this new 3D-printed house can be powered by built-in …

Off-grid

10 Ways to Put Your Za'atar Stash to Good Use

After <i>Jerusalem</i> came out, did you go out and buy za’atar, only to find it in very, very large quantities? Us, too. That said, we like having it around: The blend of sesame seeds, dried thyme, dried marjoram, and sumac sits nicely atop hummus or Greek yogurt dip. We also like to sprinkle the slightly …

11 Highly Medicinal Plants You Can Grow At Home

<b>1. Great yellow gentian (Gentiana lutea)</b><p>Many chronic diseases cannot be overcome with ineffective and expensive treatment with pharmaceutical …

Medicinal benefits of miracle herb; Aloe Vera - Ayurveda and Yoga

Aloe Vera is a stemless plant which bears thick leaves directly from the roots. It has numerous health and medicinal benefits.

Classic falafel recipe

These delicious, deep-fried chickpea patties are perfect stuffed in a pitta bread and eaten with hummus, yogurt or tahini sauce<p>One of Egypt's national dishes, where they are made with dried, white broad beans and chickpeas. I make falafel with chickpeas alone.<p>SERVES<p>Makes about 30 …