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Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes with Dukka

This “quirky” (Swanson’s own description) recipe pulls together flavors from several destinations—white sweet potatoes from Japan; olives, …

Stir-Fried Broccoli with Bell Peppers and Cashews

This colorful vegetable medley is a feast for the eyes. Serve over rice, rice noodles, or egg noodles.<p>4Servings<p>Ingredients<p>2 Tbs. low-sodium tamari or …

Recipes

Curried Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

1. Preheat oven to 375°F.<p>2. Pierce squash in several places with knife. Microwave 3 minutes on high power to soften. Slice off ends, and stand squash …

Ricky Nolasco Rumors: Wednesday

• The <b>Yankees</b> are scouting the start as well, Knobler tweets.<br>• Knobler also tweets that the <b>Rangers</b> have a scout in attendance. The <b>Dodgers</b> don't have a …

Dodgers Sign Lucas Tirado

The Dodgers have signed Dominican shortstop <b>Lucas Tirado</b> for an even $1MM bonus, according to Dionisio Soldevila of ESPNDeportes.com (on Twitter). The …

Sherman On Utley, Cano, Dodgers, Marlins

• The <b>Dodgers</b> reportedly have interest in acquiring the <b>Phillies</b>' <b>Chase Utley</b> and one NL executive sees it happening, just not necessarily this month. “<i>I</i> …

Dodgers President Kasten Talks Trades, Long-Term Contracts

<i>"We feel comfortable at 36,"</i> Dodgers president Stan Kasten told Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times yesterday in explaining the team's philosophy …

Dodgers, Cubs Swap Guerrier, Marmol

In a swap of relievers who had been designated for assignment, the Cubs announced they have acquired <b>Matt Guerrier</b> from the Dodgers for <b>Carlos Marmol</b> …

The Importance of Teaching Mindfulness

A torrent of stimulation is just a click or touchscreen away, ensuring that even the slightest trace of boredom can be mitigated through constant …

NL Notes: Dodgers, Phillies, Zambrano, Marmol

• <b>Dodgers</b> fans are probably still reeling from last night's beating, the team's worst home loss (Twitter link) since the franchise played in Brooklyn. …

Source: Dodgers eye Ricky Nolasco

LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers are deep into trade talks with the Miami Marlins about pitcher Ricky Nolasco.<p>One source with knowledge of the negotiations …

NL West Notes: Giants, Dodgers, Gonzalez, Rockies

• The <b>Dodgers</b> are determined to find an upgrade at third base and their pitching over the next five weeks, tweets JIm Bowden of ESPN.com. The Dodgers …

Will Yasiel Puig be a Superstar?

Yasiel Puig has caught the baseball world by storm, after signing a large contract with the Dodgers out of Cuba, much of the baseball world scoffed …

Dodgers' draft strategy isn't as high school-oriented as it's perceived

Since Logan White took over as scouting director (now vice president of amateur scouting and assistant general manager), the Dodgers have been known …

Dodgers Claim John Baker

The <b>Dodgers</b> have claimed <b>John Baker</b> off waivers from the <b>Padres</b>, as first tweeted by Peter Gammons of MLB Network. The catcher was designated for …

Dodgers Notes: Kershaw, Puig, Crawford

• The Dodgers have been waiting for the resolution of their TV contract situation wtih Major League Baseball before picking up talks with Kershaw in …

NL West Notes: Gonzalez, Dodgers, Padres

• Cuban right-hander <b>Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez</b>, who has drawn the attention of the <b>Dodgers</b>, has been declared a free agent and will have a showcase in …

Dodgers Sign First-Rounder Chris Anderson

The Dodgers have signed first-rounder <b>Chris Anderson</b> for a signing bonus of $2,109,900, according to Jim Callis of Baseball America (on Twitter). The …

'Dhimmitude' on page 107 of the health care law exempts Muslims, claims chain email

Have you ever heard of "Dhimmitude"? A chain email claims "dhimmitude" is on page 107 of the health care law, and it means Muslims will be exempt …

Is Optimism Hard-Wired? 6 Ways to See the Glass as Half Full

<b>“If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.” ~Mary Engelbreit</b><p>My best friend called me on the …

Eric Stephen on Twitter: "The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan released 50 years ago today (h/t @jaffechris). Who had a better 1963-1966: Bob Dylan or Sandy Koufax?"

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Redefining Success: How a Friend of Mine Found True Happiness

A friend of mine, an attorney named Jocelyn, was highly successful and extremely well compensated, specializing in trusts and estates. She didn't mind helping people with the disposition of their funds, was not facing a moral quandary in terms of her deeper values and did not dislike the people she …

NL Notes: Ethier, Mattingly, Wacha, Pagan

• ESPN.com's Buster Olney writes the <b>Mets</b> make the most sense of the possible trade suitors for <b>Andre Ethier</b> (subscription required). According to Olney, …

Rosenthal On Rizzo, Altuve, Mattingly

• Rosenthal notes that <b>Jose Altuve</b>'s recent decision to leave Scott Boras for his old agency, Octagon, is not necessarily an indication that Altuve will …