Susan Ardito

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9 R.D.-Approved Veggie Burgers That Actually Taste Great

With veggie burgers, it’s hard not to have low expectations. I’m not even a vegetarian, but I’ve been burned by dry, crumbly, stale-tasting patties …

Healthy Eating

Best Steak Marinade Ever

<b>You’ll Need:</b><p>⅓ cup of soy sauce.<br>½ cup of olive oil.<br>⅓ cup of fresh lemon juice.<br>¼ cup of worcestershire sauce.<br>1 ½ tbsps of garlic powder.<br>3 tbsps of …

Oil

25 Emergency Freezer Meals for the Holidays

No fast-food runs necessary when plans change this holiday season.<p>The holiday season is here, and as you know, it’s about to get B-U-S-Y. With school …

Cooking

Italian Main Dishes

Get inspired by the flavors of Italy with these delicious main dishes, from light and creamy spinach and ricotta gnudi to osso buco with citrus …

Italian Food

Easy Tricks to Add Flavor to Your Sauces

Clinging to strands of perfectly al dente angel hair pasta or spooned over slices of a hearty roast, sauce can make or break a meal. But coaxing out maximum flavor from your marinara or bordelaise isn’t always easy. At the end of the day, you’ll probably have to tweak your concoction a bit before …

Food Preservation

Angel Biscuits Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together warm water, yeast, and 1 teaspoon of the sugar in a small bowl. Let stand 5 minutes.<p>Step 2<p>Stir together flour, …

Baking
Agriculture

47 Incredible Movies You Need To Watch If You Want To Be A Film Buff

You'll never be bored again.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

The Five Apps You Need With Only 24 Hours In A New City

Travel is more integral to culture than ever. Going somewhere new, whether for work or for a brief moment of leisure, has become cheap, quick, and easy. But what do you do when you get there? Lean on these five apps to guide you around a new city when you’re on the clock.<p>Guides<p>Sometimes you don’t …

Apps

The Beautiful Italian Lakes Americans Don't Visit Enough

Admittedly, I’m a saltwater kind of person, and a good vacation has always required an ocean beach. The appeal of lakes never truly hit me until I …

Italy

French Apple Cake

This simple dessert is less cake than sautéed apples set in a thick, buttery custard encased in a golden crust. We liked using two varieties of …

Dessert

Kate Millett, pioneering second-wave feminist, dies aged 82

Kate Millett, the wayward artist, thinker and activist whose 1970 book Sexual Politics became a keystone of second-wave feminism, has died at the age of 82.<p>Kate Millett obituary<p>Read more<p>Perhaps aptly for someone who wrote widely and fervently of her pursuit of love, she succumbed to a heart attack …

Feminism

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever

Crispy on the outside, soft and gooey in the middle--the way a good chocolate chip cookie should be.<p>Makes about 12<p>Prep: 10 minutes<p>Total: 1 hour 30 minutes<p>Ingredients<p>4 1/4 cups|685 grams all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons baking soda<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 1/2 cups|340 grams unsalted butter, softened, …

Dessert

Rolfing: The technique that may help treat injuries, pain, bad posture or muscle tension

It's the treatment everyone's talking about, but what actually is Rolfing and should you try it?<p>Every now and then a treatment comes around that gets</i> …

Massage Therapy

5 Ways to Build an Audience for Your Blog and 10 Ways to Make Money Once You Have

To succeed as a blogger you must be diligent, methodical and have something to say people are interested in hearing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're looking to start a blog, or you're already knee-deep in blogging, you've likely scoured the ends of the earth …

Marketing

How Gaslighting Affects Your Mental Health

Once in a while, it’s normal to have a fleeting moment where you question your own sanity, like when you’re severely sleep deprived or stressed out. …

Mental Health

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The ayahuasca ceremony is going under the scientific-method microscope

Before neuroscientist Leanna Standish drank the hallucinogenic brew ayahuasca for the first time, she was a steadfast scientific materialist. She was trained to believe—and she did—that everything could be explained by science. Then, much like the pioneering psychedelic researchers who came before …

Clinical Trials

Love cocktails? Here are five bottles your liquor cabinet can't do without

Every working bartender will be familiar with this scenario: you go to visit friends or family on one of your nights off, and someone suggests that you whip up a round of mixed drinks for everyone. “What can you make with this?” they ask, gesturing to a liquor cabinet that contains a bottle of gin, …

Kylie Minogue

Blue Apron just partnered with the godfather of sustainable meat — and the move will transform its meal kits

In 1969, Bill Niman bought his first ranch, an 11-acre plot with pigs and chickens that roamed freely, for $18,000. Over the next four decades, that ranch grew to several hundred acres, and he built up his own sustainable meat supply company, Niman Ranch.<p>At the time, there weren't many farms who …

Agriculture

All About Shiso, a Minty, Spicy Asian Herb You Can Grow In Your Backyard - One Green Planet

If you’ve gone out to get sushi, you might have noticed a little green leaf on your plate. In the Western culinary world, most of us just assume that …

Gardening

The “No-Knead Bread” Chef Now Has the Secret to Sourdough

How do you explain America’s ever increasing obsession with bread, even as the ranks of gluten-free adherents continue to expand?<p>Credit one pioneer …

Bread

How to Break the Bad Habits That Hold You Back in Life

<b>“You'll never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success if found in your daily routine.” ~John C. …

Time I

10 Vegetarian Food Hacks that will Change the Way you Eat

Looking to take your cooking game to the next level? Look no further than the following vegetarian food hacks that will keep your food delicious and …

10 Yoga, Meditative And Restorative Techniques Infographic To Improve Your Sleep Quality

Time flies. It seems as if it's only yesterday when our parents had to drag us, kicking and screaming, to our beds at 9 and make sure we fall asleep.

Will meal kits disrupt the food supply chain like e-commerce did for retail?

Dive Brief:<p>Long time food purveyors Tyson Foods, Campbell Soup, and Hershey are making their way into the $177 million-plus meal in a box market, The …

Gochujang Gumbo

Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon canola oil<br>• 6 ounces chopped andouille sausage<br>• 2 cups chopped yellow onion (about 1 large)<br>• 1½ cups chopped celery (about 2 large …

Cooking

During Mardi Gras season, tradition takes the (king) cake

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans is a city strong on traditions, and few inspire as much passion as the king cakes of Mardi Gras season. Do you eat Haydel's, Gambino's or Randazzo's? Fillings and toppings or old-school simplicity? Do you nibble before the Jan. 6 start to the season, or is that …

Dessert