Carole Miller

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Why Being an Introvert May Be Better for Your Mental Health

We value extroversion in education and work, but a recent study shows alone time may have earned an unnecessarily bad rep.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>It's official: we're worn out. Scientifically knackered. Two-thirds of adults told researchers at Durham University that they need …

Mental Health

No diet, no detox: how to relearn the art of eating

Our relationship with food has become disordered and obsessive. As the new year brings diet madness, it needn’t be such a struggle to learn good eating habits<p>So many of our anxieties around diet take the form of a search for the perfect food, the one that will cure all our ills. Eat this! Don’t eat …

Ice Cream

Blood Pressure Should Be Much Lower, According To Landmark Study

A landmark study on blood pressure management set to conclude in 2017 has shown such significant results that the National Institutes of Health is announcing its findings today, reported the New York Times.<p>The study found that reducing systolic blood pressure down to 120 mm Hg, as opposed to the …

Diabetes

29 Movie Snacks You'll Want to Sneak In

We're all about strategizing snacks when we go to the movies, because sometimes candy and popcorn just don't cut it.<p><b>We're all about strategizing snacks when we go to the movies</b>, because sometimes candy and popcorn just don't cut it. Ideal movie snacks are bottomless and keep you snacking happy long …

Healthy Eating

35 Weeknight Vegetarian Recipes to Embrace #MeatlessMonday

These hearty vegetarian mains prove going meatless isn't all salads.<p><b>With so many tasty, hearty vegetarian</b> options, it's never been easier to skip the meat for a day or two. These vegetarian mains are filling and fast enough to get on the table tonight.

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How to Make Rice Pilaf Fluffy, Fragrant, and Perfect Every Time

By Claire Saffitz<p>The ingredients might change, but the fundamentals of how to make rice pilaf stay the same. Here's how to nail one of our favorite sides every single time.<p>Rice pilaf can seem sad. Plain. Boring. But if you know how to make rice pilaf, yours will be quite the opposite. You just need …

Spices

Roquefort Crackers Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Could a buttery, tender, homemade cracker steal the dinner-party spotlight? Could Roquefort crackers be the Greatest Recipe of all Time?<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we're using this series as an opportunity</i> …

Thanksgiving Dinner

Lemon-Anchovy Vinaigrette

Makes about ⅔ cup Servings<p>Active Time: 5 min<p>Total Time: 5 min<p>A lighter, brighter option for all you Caesar salad lovers.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 lemons<p>4 anchovy fillets packed in oil, drained, finely chopped<p>½ cup olive oil<p>¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black …

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Homemade Marinara Sauce Is Easy to Make—If You Avoid These Common Mistakes

Jarred marinara sauce can't hold a candle to the homemade version. Avoid these common mistakes and whip up a batch tonight.<p>Is there any dinner that's easier to make and more satisfying than pasta and marinara sauce covered in a flurry of shredded Parmesan? We think not. But before you reach for a …

Italian Food

I Heart My City: Adina’s Seattle

Seattle local <b>Adina Marguerite Pease</b> is a creative type who lives to wander. While she’ll always be a California girl at heart, she moved to the Emerald City seeking greener pastures, and found them. When she’s not exploring the Pacific Northwest, Adina sets out on road trip adventures around the …

Braised lamb and squash with harissa recipe

A rich spiced lamb stew with chickpeas and squash, and a chilli-sauce kick<p>One of the most comforting dishes I’ve cooked in ages. It’s a kind of rocket-fuelled Irish stew<p><b>SERVES</b><br>6-8<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>4 tbsp olive oil<br>1kg (2lb 4oz) cubed braising lamb<br>1 large onion, roughly chopped<br>3 garlic cloves, finely …

Gluten Free Lemon Ginger Scone Recipe

Total Time<p>15 minutes<p>Serves<p>6-8<p>Meal Type<p>Gluten-Free,<br>Paleo,<br>Snacks<p>Diet Type<p>Gluten-Free,<br>Paleo,<br>Vegetarian<p>Ingredients:<p>2 cups almond flour<br>• 1 teaspoon baking …

Gluten-Free

Better Than Nutella (Chocolate-Hazelnut Spread)

Makes about 4 cups<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups (heaping) hazelnuts, preferably skinned (about 10 ounces)<p>1/4 cup sugar<p>1 pound semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped<p>1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into 1-inch pieces, room temperature<p>1 cup heavy cream<p>3/4 teaspoon kosher salt<p>Special …

Dessert

How to Buy, Store, and Cook Butternut Squash, in Season in Autumn

From soups and sides to bread pudding and cakes, here are 24 butternut squash you should be making all fall and winter long.<p>Is your sweater on? Check. Have a scarf around your neck? Check. Are your feet bundled up in boots and warm woolen socks? Affirmative. Then allow us to state the obvious: It's …

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What It Takes to Pedal the World in 365 Days

On June 22, 2013, Felix Starck set out on the journey of a lifetime. His goal was quite simple really: to pedal his bike around the globe. Over the next 365 days Felix would ride nearly 11,200 miles through 22 countries and live on to tell the tale. His new film <i>Pedal the World</i>, an entirely …

Salty Chocolate Chunk Cookies

24 Servings<p>Finishing your chocolate chunk cookies cookies with a flaky salt like Maldon brings out the chocolate flavor and tempers the sweetness, creating the ultimate sweet and salty snack. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>January 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups …

Dessert

Three-Bean Salad

6 Servings<p>You've got plenty of options for this salad: butter beans, lima beans, black-eyed peas, or navy beans. Just be sure to use green beans for some color.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 shallot, finely chopped<p>1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest<p>1/4 cup fresh lemon juice<p>1 15-ounce can butter beans or lima …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

5 Common Mistakes People Make when Cooking Lentils

Lentils can be taken to new levels if done well. Here's what most people screw up when cooking lentils.<p>Lentils: They're healthy and hard to screw up. You should be cooking them all the time! But you can bring these humble legumes to new heights by avoiding a few minor mistakes people sometimes make …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Apple and raisin soda bread recipe

A spin on the easiest buttermilk bread. This is perfect with good mature cheddar, or eaten warm with butter.<p><i>Makes one medium-sized loaf</i><p>250g (9oz) wholemeal flour (ideally malted wholemeal flour, such as Marriage’s)<br>115g (4oz) plain white flour<br>1 tsp bicarbonate of soda<br>25g (1oz) soft light-brown …

Roast chicken leg with braised lettuce and peas recipe

I Iearnt how well cooked lettuce and peas go together while working at the River Café<p>The chicken roasting juices are used to add flavour to the peas.<p>Serves 4<p>1 onion, thickly sliced into rings<p>4 chicken legs<p>200ml/7fl oz white wine or water<p>40g/1 ½ oz butter<p>6 spring onions, thickly sliced on the …

Savory Scones

Variations<p><b>Gruyere Scones With Mushrooms and Caramelized Onions</b><br>Stir in 6 oz. grated gruyere cheese, ½ cup finely chopped caramelized onions and ½ cup …

Creamed Swiss Chard with Lemony Breadcrumbs

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 40 min<p>Total Time: 40 min<p>Unlike a heavy béchamel, this streamlined cream sauce won’t mask the earthy-sweet flavor of the greens.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup torn fresh breadcrumbs<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest<p>Kosher salt<p>2 large bunches Swiss …

Sick of Sydney? Visit These Islands on the Great Barrier Reef (Photos)

The big cities of Australia’s Gold Coast may be tempting, but they’re also crowded. Avoid the same old tourist destinations and try the islands on …

9 Reasons to Visit Australia’s Northern Territory

Why should you make the effort to visit the Northern Territory? The Australian Outback endures as a symbol of the rugged, remote reaches of the …

Australia

The paradise of Rottnest Island is located a mere 19 kilometres off the coast of Fremantle. Photo: @paulmp (via IG) http://t.co/ToT3m7JjI5

Amazing #sunrise over the #YarraRiver in #Melbourne captured by @jennidel8! (via IG) http://t.co/bzT16ELwnt

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Top 10 budget restaurants in Perth

Perth's cafes and restaurants offer much to savour if you're looking to eat well for less: whether it's deli sandwiches, small plates, Asian classics or street food, there's a spot for you<p>Five Bar<p>A top-notch craft beer selection and a menu stretching from light bites to hefty plates is a dangerous …

It's Winter, So It's Time to Cook with Carrots—Here's How

Why you should stock up on carrots at the farmers' market, and 22 recipes for using them<p>Right now, your local farmers' market might be looking a little...thin. All you can find are carrots and potatoes. But that's not a bad thing! Carrots are an incredibly flexible staple, lending sweetness to …

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