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Study: People With Extreme Obesity Die 14 Years Earlier Than Normal

Adults who suffer from extreme obesity tend to suffer a range of ailments, from organ failure to cancer, that on average shave 14 years off of the …

YALSA's Public Library Evaluation Tool

In 2011, YALSA developed a tool for evaluating a public library’s overall level of success in providing services to teens, aged 12-18, with areas for …

THE PECAN TREE

Outlined against the illuminating midwinter sky, delicate black branches of the pecan tree gently wave like arthritic hands toward heaven in prayer. …

11 Books You Need To Read If You Love Southern Food

From cookbooks to food essays to documentary reportage.<p>Southern food has been in the spotlight for quite some time now. The country is in love. Between the fried chicken, biscuits, barbecue and pickles, it's easy to see why. The cuisine is so comforting, so heart-warming, it has made many rational …

22 Recipes You Should Be Making This April

Take advantage of the fresh spring produce.<p>April might be one of the hardest months of the year -- because, taxes -- but when it comes to food it's easily one of the best. April means that root vegetables are no longer the spotlight of the produce section since fresh green vegetables have finally …

Companion Planting 101: Putting Your Garden to Work for You

Creating microclimates within my yard, I tend to plant more in groupings than I do in rows.<p>(Image credit: Steve Steese)<p>Maybe you are already familiar …

10 Satisfying Low-Carb Breakfast Recipes

For a meal that's usually inundated with pastries, bagels, and lots of fruit, trying to find totally delicious low-carb breakfast options can be …

Chipotle and Rosemary Roasted Nuts

How To Make Limoncello

<b>Peel the lemons:</b> Use a vegetable peeler to remove the peels from all the lemons. Try to remove only the outer yellow skin and as little of the pith …

Garnet Yams with Maple Syrup, Walnuts, and Brandied Raisins

12 Servings<p>These yams definitely aren't afraid of a little sweetness: There's maple syrup, two kinds of raisins, and some sugar for good measure.<p>November 2009Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup brown raisins<p>1/2 cup golden raisins<p>1/4 cup brandy<p>5 pounds garnet yams or other yams (red-skinned sweet potatoes), …

Stuffing Buns Recipe

Every family's stuffing recipe is different, and some are very, very different. But this one hits all the typical flavor notes.<p><b>Note:</b> If you want to gild the lily a little bit, you could add some dried cranberries to the dough. Mix them in during the last step. About 1/4 cup will be just …

The Food Lab: How to Make a Turkey Porchetta

GalleryThe Food Lab: How to Make a Turkey Porchetta<p>Behold! The Mighty <b>Turchetta!</b>, King of the Thanksgiving roasts. Gentle and benevolent ruler of the holiday table, fair in his judgment and ample in his juiciness. If ever you sat down on the third Thursday after the first Monday in November and …

12 Brussels Sprout Recipes for Thanksgiving

Few foods have experienced as dramatic a transformation as Brussels sprouts—for years they were maligned as being mushy and smelly, but these days you can barely find a hip restaurant that <i>doesn't</i> serve them. It's easy to see why: when cooked correctly, these little brassicas have a wonderfully …

16 Easy Fall Soups

Gallery16 Easy Fall Soups<p>Fall is the perfect time of year to enjoy a nice, warm bowl of soup, given the wide availability of seasonal vegetables and the end-of-summer heat. Unfortunately, making a really good soup often requires a lot of time and effort, while pre-made soups tend to lack flavor, …

19 Fall Pumpkin Recipes

Pumpkin Ice Cream Gingersnap Pie<p>Making this crowd-pleaser couldn’t be easier—just stir together seasoned pumpkin pie filling and ice cream and spoon …

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Dash is a free coding course that'll teach you how to make CSS robots

General Assembly has launched a new online service that teaches basic web development for free, in your browser. It's called Dash, and it lets users learn how to use HTML, Javascript, and CSS by working through four projects of increasing difficulty.<p>As you progress through the projects — starting …

Easy Oven-Baked Pulled Pork Sandwiches With Pickled Peppers

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>Oven-roasted pulled pork is just about the easiest and most inexpensive way to feed a crowd of meat lovers. At my local supermarket, fresh pork shoulder (sold as pork butt or Boston butt in some markets, despite being anatomically …

Easy Oven-Baked Pulled Pork Sandwiches Recipe

<b>Note:</b> I like my pork vinegary and mildly sweet. If preferred, you can season your pulled pork with your favorite barbecue sauce. Check out our taste test of bottled sauces here or 12 of our favorite recipes here.<p><b>Read more: Easy Oven-Baked Pulled Pork Sandwiches With Pickled Peppers</b><p>Ingredients2 …

Canada: Vancouver Public Library Will Waive Fines For Long Overdue Items During “Welcome Back Week” Later This Month

Vancouver Public Library today announced its Welcome Back Week to re-engage patrons who may be reluctant to return to the library owing to …

The Great Library at Alexandria was destroyed by budget cuts, not fire

One of the great tragedies of ancient history, memorialized in myths and Hollywood film, is the burning of the great library at Alexandria. But the …

Recipe: Chicken Tikka Masala

Trim the chicken thighs of any large pieces of fat and lay them in a shallow dish. Whisk together the yogurt, lemon juice, cumin, and coriander. Pour …

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Apple Sage Sauce

Time: 30 minutes. If you have time, marinate the pork up to a few hours for a richer, more complex flavor. Serve with sautéed brussels sprouts and …

Pasta With Figs and Prosciutto Recipe

<b>Note:</b> I prefer a long stranded, dried pasta such as spaghetti, stringozzi, or ciriole (traditional Umbrian pasta varieties) for this dish. You can also use a short pasta such as fusilli or penne if you prefer.<p>To toast the pine nuts, you can either use the oven or skillet method. For the oven, …

29 Recipes für Oktoberfest

Gallery29 Recipes für Oktoberfest<p>The 180th annual Oktoberfest is currently underway in Munich, in all its heavy, beery glory. But if you're not able to make the flight over this year, here are 29 recipes that will help you recreate the bites from Bavaria's most famous beer festival in the comfort …

Tim Rice: why do we all adore a musical?

A new version of From Here to Eternity is about to open, proving you can’t beat a good showtune.<p>Last week, I broke off from rehearsals for my new theatrical venture, From Here To Eternity – an epic musical inspired by James Jones’ magnificent 1951 novel – to see a touring version of Evita.<p>As I …

Gratinée des Halles

Andrew Zimmern’s take on French onion soup—bright with sherry vinegar and thick with onions—is a perfect, buttery version of the classic. <b>Plus:</b> Andrew …

Fresh Tomato and Caramelized Onion Jam Recipe

Caramelized onion method by J. Kenji López-Alt<p><b>Read more: Sauced: Fresh Tomato and Caramelized Onion Jam</b><p>Ingredients3/4 pounds yellow onions (about 2 medium), finely sliced1 tablespoon butter1 1/2 pounds roma tomatoes (about 6 medium), peeled, cored, seeded, and finely chopped1/2 cup white sugar1/4 …

Guide to Reading Levels

By now, we’ve gotten used to the idea that many children’s books identify a Reading Level (RL) somewhere on the jacket or back cover. This number is …

Sunset on Twitter: "#Recipe we love today: Pumpkin-Ginger Pancakes with Ginger Butter: custardy and spicy, these make for the perfect fall breakfast...."