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Things autistic people wish you knew about autism

ad feature<p>700,000 people in the UK are autistic.<p>That’s why two years ago the National Autistic Society created Too Much Information – a campaign …

Autism

14 Side Dishes to Serve with Roast Chicken — Recipes from The Kitchn

Roast chicken is a timeless classic that never ceases to leave us feeling comforted and totally satisfied. And hey, you don't even need to roast it …

Cooking

12 Sheet Pan Dinners You’ve Got to Try ASAP

These sheet pan recipes are our go-to supper solutions for busy weeknights. They’re simple to prepare, flavorful, and clean-up is a breeze (just one …

You'll be Craving a Bowl of Pho Every Day After Trying These Healthy Recipes

Pho is a light, slow-cooked, Vietnamese noodle broth that's packed with flavour, light, and easy to customise to your tastes. Although the real thing …

11 Easy Mashed Potato Recipes That Are Better Than Grandma's

Kick your side dish up a notch.<p>March 05, 2018<p>Mashed potatoes are the greatest side dish ever invented. I know that's a strong statement, but I will …

Our Favorite Rib Recipes of All-Time

We’re not saying these ribs are required at your summer party, but they’re highly recommended for happy guests.<p>These rib recipes cover all areas of …

The history behind Christmas traditions: Saint Nicholas, mistletoe and crackers

A tree in the living room, mince pies with our tea and Santa coming down the chimney: all are staples of the Christmas experience, yet we seldom stop to ask why.<p>Discussion of the origins of such festive customs tend to stall with: “Wasn’t it all invented by the Victorians? Or the Germans? Or was it …

'Horrific' Suicide Rate Among Autism Community Must Be Tackled, MPs Demand

The suicide rate among the autism community is higher than in the wider population.<p>Tharakorn via Getty Images<p>The “horrific” level of suicides in the …

One-off, 10-minute treatment 'cures' most lower back pain

A new 'minimally invasive' treatment provides long-term relief from crippling back pain, according to new research.<p>The majority of patients in a trial were pain-free after receiving a new image-guided pulsed radiofrequency treatment for lower back pain and sciatica for just 10 minutes.<p>Lower back …

How to help people with autism? Just be nice

When you have a child on the spectrum, you get used to disapproving looks from strangers. But if people learned to be kinder and more understanding, it would benefit everyone<p>One of the most difficult things about autism is the judgment of other people. That has been my experience of having a son on …

Cats Will Offer an Autism-Friendly Performance on Broadway

The performance is presented by Theatre Development Fund’s Autism Theatre Initiative.<p>TDF’s Autism Theatre Initiative will launch its seventh season …

Autism

Stress, not diet, likely source of GI problems in children with autism

Stress, not dietary intake, contributes to gastrointestinal issues in children with autism spectrum disorder, according to a presentation from the …

Infections during pregnancy may help autism develop—and scientists are finally figuring out why

Our immune systems aren’t perfect.<p>The immune system is a complex beast. It often does a fantastic job of fighting dangerous pathogens, preventing microbes from infecting and harming you. But it’s not infallible. Cancer cells can squeeze past undetected, for example. And sometimes the immune system …

Herbed Potato Stacks Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat a 12-cup muffin pan with cooking spray. Cut potatoes into 1⁄16-inch-thick slices using a mandoline or …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipes for winter vegetables as standalone meals

There’s no reason cauliflower cheese, roast celeriac or braised carrots and leeks can’t be the stars of the show, rather than just the support acts<p>Every weekend, the glossy supplements of all the newspapers (this one included) are filled with recipes, and for the past seven years food writer Ed …

Side Dishes

10 Vegetarian Soup Recipes So Good Even Staunch Carnivores Will Want Seconds

We've already professed our love of soup on multiple occasions this season (see decadent cauliflower soup recipes and low-carb soup recipes for …

Brunch crunch: French toast recipes that will change lives

6 PHOTOS<p>7 out of this world french toast recipes<p>See Gallery<p>7 out of this world french toast recipes<p>Up Next<p>See Gallery<p>Discover More Like This<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>SHOW CAPTION<p>of<p>SEE ALL<p>BACK TO SLIDE<p>I am pretty sure that it is quite apparent that the bloggers at Lifestyle Collective are pretty obsessed with …

Breakfast

The 16 best places to eat pizza in London, according to a food critic who has eaten at 600 pizzerias around the world

The London-based New Yorker behind the pizza-centric blog Young and Foodish was the pizza expert for the New York Daily News, leads pizza tours in Naples, and told Business Insider he has dined at perhaps 600 pizza joints around the world.<p>Young is also the curator of the book "Where to Eat Pizza," …

Italian Food

The Food Lab: How to Make New York's Finest Sicilian Pizza at Home

You want to show your friends and family that you really love them (or, at the very least, are willing to buy their affection and admiration with pizza)? This is the recipe for you. It's easy, it's insanely delicious, and it feeds a crowd.<p>Take a look at where you're living, and think about what …

Italian Food

Authentic Italian Pizza at Home

"While I love all types of pizzas, from the corner slice to Chicago deep dish, my favorite is the Neapolitan pizza," says Ron Brown, the chef and …

Stephen Harris: Neapolitan-style pizza base

MAKES<p>4<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the dough</b><p>50g fresh yeast<br>• 350ml warm water<br>• 600g strong bread flour, plus extra for dusting<br>• 6g salt<p><b>To assemble</b><p>About 12 unglazed quarry tiles, a pizza stone or tray<br>• 3 whole buffalo mozzarella balls<br>• Fine polenta, for dusting<br>• 500ml passata<br>• Fresh oregano toppings of your choice, such as …

How to Make Authentic Italian Pizza at Home

Photo by Audrey Hall<p>The only way to get the smoky essence and crisp crust of a Neapolitan pie? Install a wood-fire oven at home.<p>It’s the cold truth …

To Make a Foolproof Pizza, Cook It Upside Down

Roman-style pizzas, dappled with mozzarella and squash blossoms, or onion and anchovies, are beautifully thin and crisp. You can buy them by the …

16 Best Scandinavian Bedrooms For Kids

When it comes to family values, Swedes have it right. Less stuff, more meaning. Less clutter, more consideration. The epitome of less is more. …

The Food Lab: The Secrets to the Best Easy Homemade Falafel

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>My good friend and colleague Daniel has gone on record stating that he doesn't like falafel. This is a tragic yet understandable stance to take, and I don't hold it against him (much). In fact, I used to be in the same boat.<p>The …

Chickpeas

Better Than Falafel? Israel's Sabich Sandwich Has My Vote

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>I'm convinced that one of the world's greatest sandwiches comes from the Middle East. And I am most certainly <i>not</i> talking about falafel. My obsession is the <i>sabich</i>, a pita sandwich stuffed with fried eggplant, hard-boiled egg, …

A new oven has been designed to cook wood fired pizza anywhere

In 2012, Tom Gozney wanted to create an oven that would make it easier to cook wood fired food at home or on the road.<p>Since then, Tom has worked with …

Prototypes

Baskin-Robbins' newest addition to their ice cream menu is a game changer

Baskin-Robbins just added something to their menu that we had no idea we needed so badly. The world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops just …

9 Genius Shortcuts for Speedier Weeknight Dinners

Genius Recipes aren't <i>always</i> about quick and easy, lightweight, 2-ingredient cooking hacks. Sometimes, when it's worth it, they take the slow boat (see: oven-roasted vodka sauce, no-knead pizza, broccoli cooked forever). I'd also like to point out that there are 25 ingredients in this hamburger, and …

Vietnamese tour guide says three dead backpackers 'ignored' his warnings

Izzy Squire, 19, Beth Anderson, 24, and Christian Sloan, 25, were killed after being dragged into a whirlpool and swept to their deaths<p>A Vietnamese tour guide says three young British holidaymakers were swept to their deaths at a scenic waterfall after jumping into a fast-flowing stretch of …

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