Amy Feldman

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4 Exercises to Help Relieve Lower Back Pain

Deadbug<p>1 of 8<p>Before you perform the full deadbug exercise, practice it in three separate progressions.<p>In the first progression, start by lying flat …

Is Inflammation Making You Gain Weight?

Lori Shemek, Ph.DDid you know the average person is unknowingly walking around with inflammation?<br>In fact, a majority of people experience …

Nutrition

Author Explains Why Mysterious Archeological Find Blew Him Away and Sent an ‘Earthquake’ Through the Biblical Studies World

An author and Bible expert who has spent a great deal of time analyzing recent archaeological discoveries said that he has been “blown away” by an ancient tablet that was discovered back in 2000 — one that has caused an “earthquake” in the biblical studies field.<p>“The one [find] that really blew me …

Archaeology

Preventing weight gain for women after 40: what to eat during midlife

<b>What to eat during mid-life</b><p>In our nutrition counselling practice we see a distinct spike in women struggling with their weight for women after 40 …

Holistic Medicine

Object Lessons: Italy’s Best Knives from Coltellerie Berti

For four generations the Berti family of Tuscany has been in the specialty knife business–they offer seven designs devoted to the correct slicing of …

Best of the Bunch: What to Look for When Buying Fresh Radishes

<i>One of the best parts about our test kitchen manager, Brad Leone's, job is his weekly trip to the farmers' market. It's his responsibility to supply the kitchen with ripe produce, protein, and pantry staples year-round. In the summer, when the farms are cranking out the good stuff, Brad is like a</i> …

Food

Blades of Glory: How to Make Your Knives the Sharpest in the Drawer

The most important tool in your kitchen requires a little TLC for top-notch cuts.<p>If you've never sliced something with a truly sharp knife, it's a revelation, turning an arduous task into a pleasure. We called upon the nation's expert knife makers, knife-store owners, and the ultimate knife …

Knives

Never Overcook Salmon Again

Forget dry salmon. Nobody needs that.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Leslie Grau confesses to overcooking salmon to associate food editor Rick Martinez. Here’s Martinez's advice for</i> …

Seafood

Hone Your Knife Know-How–Avoid These Sharpening and Use Common Mistakes

Take care of your kitchen's most important tools, and they'll serve you well. Now's the time to brush up on knife care and safety, by avoiding these common mistakes.<p>You know that choosing a quality knife and taking good care of it are two of the most important (and efficient!) ways to become a …

Knives

The One Tool You're Not (Yet) Using for Perfect Falafel

The one tool you need to make perfect falafel is the one you're probably not using (yet).<p>We're going to let you in on a secret: The one tool you need to make great falafel is the one you're probably not using—yet. <b>Yes, we're talking about a meat grinder.</b><p>Meat grinders are designed to quickly grind …

Food

41 Salmon Recipes for All Your Roasting, Grilling, and Pan-Searing Needs

Salmon just never seems to get old. Here are our best easy salmon recipes to make with our favorite weeknight dinner protein.<p>We love salmon for a million reasons, but #1 is definitely salmon's versatility. Whether grilled, roasted, pan-seared, or smoked, this weeknight dinner all-star never gets …

Seafood

How to Make Chana Masala

Chana Masala is an amazing dish that was created in Punjab, a location in Northern India.<p>This delicious, healthy and easy to make recipe only takes twelve minutes to make.<p><b>Chana Masala Serves: 3</b><p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>1 chopped red onion<p>1 tablespoon Ginger<p>1 tablespoon Garlic<p>2 Cans Garbanzo Beans<p>1/2 Can unsalted …

Alberta oil spill cleanup begins, but cause still uncertain

The clean-up of a pipeline spill south of Fort McMurray is underway, but the cause of the contamination has yet to be confirmed.<p>Vacuum trucks were on site Saturday and fencing went up to keep wildlife away near Nexen Energy's Long Lake oilsands facility, said Kim Blanchette, a spokesperson for the …

Getting Judaism, and Jesus, Wrong

Once again, in the attempt to make Jesus relevant to the twenty-first century, another of his followers winds up mischaracterizing first-century Judaism. These seekers after relevance make Jesus' Jewish context represent everything we don't like -- sexism, elitism, militarism, you name it -- and …

A darker, grittier 'Phantom of the Opera' haunting Pantages

Gone is Maria Bjornson's lush set design that featured a massive staircase and a candelabra-filled lair, as well as director Hal Prince's romantic interpretation of the story of a beautiful soprano named Christine who is the object of the unrequited affections of a mysterious, deformed genius who …

Phantom of the Opera

Za’atar Roast Chicken with Green Tahini Sauce

6 Servings<p>Because of the brothy marinade, the skin won’t get as crisp as with other roast chickens, but the flesh will be so tender, you’ll want to eat it with your hands.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Green tahini sauce<p>2 cloves garlic, smashed<p>1 cup (lightly packed) flat-leaf parsley leaves with tender …

Onions

The Not-Too-Boring, Not-Too-Rich Chocolate Cake

<i>Would you like a piece of cake right now? For Goodness Cake is here for you. Every week, we'll be sharing recipes that prove why cake should be its own food group.</i><p><i>Today: What makes one chocolate cake better than another? Chocolate chips and chocolate frosting.</i><p>I’m a sigher. I sigh a lot, and I sigh …

Dessert

Easy (after) dinner recipes: It's Friday. Celebrate with dessert.

It's Friday. You've made it through the week. Now you can have a little fun. Celebrate with brownies. Or bread pudding. Or graham cracker chewy bars. Or have all three -- I won't tell.<p><b>Midnight chocolate brownie bites:</b> These rich brownies combine no less than three types of chocolate, along with a …

Dessert

Attorney Vincent Fazzone Drops 2-Ounce Bag Of Pot In Courtroom

A defense lawyer who left a baggie containing two ounces of marijuana on a courtroom bench has agreed to pay a $150 fine to resolve the infraction.<p>Vincent J. Fazzone, 46, was in a courtroom in New London, Connecticut, Tuesday morning when the pot allegedly fell out of his back pocket in front of …

How to Make the Best Brisket (and Why It Makes Excellent Leftovers)

Red wine-braised brisket has all the makings of a family classic.<p>We’ve been on a bit of a bender lately. A meat bender, that is. Last week we were all about the meatloaf. And now we're diving directly into a pot of big, beautiful, beefy, braised brisket. Whether you make this for a crowd, for a …

Cooking

Free Knitting Pattern Seed Stitch Scarf

Looking for an elegant scarf that is suitable for anyone of any age? Look no further! This gorgeous seed stitch scarf knitting pattern is perfect for …

Yarn

One Cup Cookies

One Cup Cookies<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Cook time<p>12 mins<p>Total time<p>22 mins<p>One Cup Cookies call for 1 cup of most ingredients. This version includes wheat bran, …

An Eggplant-Based Problem (& Solution)

<i>For those nights when you get home hungry, stressed, and impatient, Hangry is here to help. Each Monday, Kendra Vaculin will share quick, exciting meals to rescue anyone who might be anxiously eyeing a box of minute rice.</i><p><i>Today: We know the smells coming from the Indian restaurant are really,</i> …

Spices

Is the Bar Mitzvah Arms Race Going Too Far?

Brody Criz’s bar mitzvah invite video went viral—but is that a good thing?<p>Though he’s not yet a man, Brody Criz is a household name—at least for …

Crockpot Italian Meatballs and Marinara

<b>MAKES 36 (1 tablespoon) meatballs | ACTIVE TIME 25 Min | TOTAL TIME 4 Hours 25 Min</b><p>2 (14.5 ounce) cans fire roasted diced tomatoes with garlic<br>1 (15 …

52 Recipes to Get Your Braise On

Our best braised recipes from short ribs to chicken.<p><b>There are few things that make us happier than a good braise.</b> After a few hands-off hours on the stove or in the oven, your final dish will be full of incredible (mostly) meat flavor. Seriously, what could be better?

Cooking

You Should Make This Meatloaf, Even if You Haven't Made Meatloaf in Years

We developed the ultimate meatloaf recipe and can't wait for you to try it.<p>Over the course of the last two weeks, Test Kitchen contributor Jessie Damuck and I ate meatloaf every single day, sometimes twice a day. And while meatloaf is not typically part of our regular diet, Jessie had taken on the …

Cooking

Perfect Pound Cake Recipes to Bake for Dessert Tonight

Pound cake first originated in Europe in the first half of the 18th century, according to PopSugar, and was given its name because the original …

Sexually Promiscuous Cupcakes

Slutty brownies are so non-PC. It's time to have a rethink, and what better way to do it than by turning them into cupcakes?<p>With a decadent, chewy …

31 Decadent Cookies You Won't Be Able To Stop Eating

That dough, tho.<p>For more food porn, <b>like Spoon University on Facebook</b> or <b>get at them on Pinterest</b>.

Dessert