Lois Hawkins

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What is the Mediterranean diet? – Jamie Oliver | Features

We often hear that the secret to a long and healthy life could lie in ‘the Mediterranean diet’, but what does that actually mean? And how can we …

A Letter To Evangelicals in America, From Jesus

Dear Evangelicals in America, I’ve seen what’s been going on there lately. Actually, I’ve been watching you all along, and I felt I needed to reach …

United States

And all the world wondered after the beast

Sydney Muslims feel at home despite very high racism exposure, survey finds

Survey of 600 Muslims finds they are three to five times more likely to experience extreme levels of bigotry compared with other Australians<p>Muslims in Sydney are three to five times more likely to experience “very high rates of exposure to racism” compared with Australians in general, a study shows.<p>…

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Couple charged with kidnapping two Amish sisters may have planned other abductions

A couple accused of kidnapping two young Amish sisters were prowling for easy targets and may have also planned to abduct other children, a sheriff said Saturday.<p>Stephen Howells Jr. and Nicole Vaisey, both of Hermon, were arrested Friday on charges they snatched the 7-year-old and 12-year-old girls …

How to House-Sit Your Way Around the World

Photo Courtesy of Bart Speelman/Flickr. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.<p>You've heard about pet-sitting, but what about house-sitting to save money while traveling? Dalene and Peter Heck are one Canadian couple who did just that: four years ago, they sold everything for the sake of …

40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.

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Roast potatoes with poppy seeds recipe

Add poppy seeds to your roast potatoes for a delicious crunch.<p><i>Serves 4</i><p>Poppy seeds give the first properly floury potatoes of the season an extra earthy crunch. Serve with roast partridge and buttered carrots, or alone with thick and creamy yogurt.<p>1kg large red-skinned or white floury potatoes, cut …

Recipes

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Heavenly Apple Cake

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: The cake you should make this fall, again and again.</i><p>Every Rosh Hashanah, I go on the hunt for the best the apple cake. I must have baked half a dozen cakes on this site …

Dessert

Raspberry Custard Tart

This Raspberry Custard Tart is a simple tart that showcases fresh raspberries in an easy to make, yet elegant, dessert. The tart is filled with a …

Dessert

Mac + Cheese Stuffed Brown Sugar Balsamic Portobellos

Mac + Cheese Stuffed Brown Sugar Balsamic Portobellos.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 16, 2013 87<p>With garlic brown butter breadcrumbs. Yes. That was just way …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

Barbara Kafka's Marinated Eggplant

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: The best, fastest, lightest eggplant technique you haven't tried yet. (It's in the microwave. Don't be mad.)</i><p>I'd like to make an announcement: You can cook …

Recipes

Recipe Of The Day: Apple Tart

We know how strongly people feel about apple pie. They love it above pecan pie, and even more than pumpkin. And while we have nothing against apple pie, sometimes we want to showcase our fall apples in another type of dessert -- like in an apple tart recipe flavored with brandied caramel.<p>Apple tart …

Top 10 US travel destinations for 2013

Every year our US-based editors team up with Lonely Planet’s expert authors to compile a list of US destinations that are prime for the next year. <i>Best in Travel 2013</i> already covered two places we think the world should be looking at – San Francisco and the Gulf Coast – but here we wanted to dig …

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Where to Eat in San Diego Now

If the imaginative, farm-sourced fare at this eclectic collection of San Diego restaurants gives any indication of what's on offer state-wide, then …

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