Shamin Assimi

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The best way to boil an egg, according to science

Boiling an egg seems like it should be one of the easiest culinary feats to master. But as anyone who has tried knows, it isn’t. You can end up with rubbery whites, chalky yolks or half the white taken off with the shell.<p>Here’s why: An egg isn’t one thing, it’s two. The yolk and white have two …

Recipes

25 Healthy Vegetarian Recipes | Cooking Chat

<i>Originally published for Food Day 2015, this roundup of 25 Healthy Vegetarian Recipes provides all kinds of tasty ideas for vegetarians as well as</i> …

9 Killer Pumpkin Desserts for Halloween

Don’t just carve jack-o’-lanterns this Halloween; go pumpkin-crazy!<p>From hand pies to parfaits, here are the best pumpkin-packed desserts to make for …

Cook These Dishes On Sunday, And Eat Healthy Meals All Week Long

This week is going to be better.<p>Resolving to eat healthy, home-cooked meals for a whole week is easy to do on Saturday or Sunday when you’re rested and energy is high. But come Tuesday or Wednesday, once you’ve worked a couple of long days and fought to get home during rush hour, that resolve …

Cake & stuff

5 Foods That Taste Better in November Than They Will All Year

<i>Never know what’s growing now? Let’s take it one season at a time, with the</i> Foods That Taste Better Now Than They Will All Year.<p>It’s November, which …

Why Interrupted Sleep Is Worse Than Short Sleep

Illustration by Peter Oumanski for TIME<p>Illustration by Peter Oumanski for TIME<p>Illustration by Peter Oumanski for TIME<p>Illustration by Peter Oumanski …

20 Little-Known Facts About Being Left-Handed

With just 10% of the population being left-handed, it can be easy for everyone else to forget we’re living in a right-handed world. But aside from …

The Week in Review: Chocolate, Bacon & Other Sinful Foods

For the purposes of this post, “sinful foods” are foods that taste wonderful but are also full of calories and/or have negative health implications. With that said, this week was a good and bad week for this kind of sustenance.<p><b>The Good:</b> <br>Wednesday was #NationalChocolateDay, in honor of the usually …