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Shannon Miller Urges Women to Learn the Signs of Ovarian Cancer – 5 Years After Beating It Herself

As she celebrates five years of being cancer-free, Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Shannon Miller, an ovarian cancer survivor, is determined to …

Cancer

Coral Bleaching Linked to Climate Change, Other Factors

Changing Planet<p>The Great Barrier Reef, which last year narrowly avoided being put on the World Heritage endangered list, is experiencing its worst bleaching in recorded history. According to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, overall mortality of the reef is 22 percent, but along Lizard …

Climate

thick, chewy oatmeal raisin cookies

The last trick to getting a really thick, chewy cookie is to chill the dough before you bake it. You can scoop it and then chill it, or, if you’re …

Why moms get NOTHING DONE

Spoon Fork Bacon -

I love today’s recipe, our Floral Laced Ravioli with Cheesy Herb-Ricotta Filling. It’s both simple and satisfying in flavor, but still a gorgeously …

Teacup Gift Card Holder - A Golden Afternoon: Simplified Home Living

Christmas Lists…<p>They excite us and they stress us out. Gift giving has become expected instead of spontaneous. How do we simplify our gift giving at …

Color Washing Paint Technique for Keeping Wood Grain Visible!

Shares 2K<p>One of my favorite projects to date has been our Dutch barn door. Anyone who sees it loves it (and I am not just saying that cuz I love it)! …

7 Ways to Age and Distress Furniture

Shares 108K<p>There a million different ways to age a piece a furniture. I have used probably a dozen different techniques and products to achieve my …

Veggie Noodle Stir-Fry

Instructions<p>Set the EGG for direct cooking at 400ºF.<p>Set the Dutch Oven on the grid and preheat for 10 minutes.<p>To make the sauce (ingredient list …

Fuzzy's Kitchen - Orange Teriyaki Glazed Chicken Breast

Garlic-Lemon Chicken Breasts Grilled on the Big Green Egg

My husband has been the grill master for years. I have shied away from his hulking Weber Genesis grill, flexing its stainless steel muscles out on …

Waking the Nine Dragons!

So a few nights ago I embarked on a proof of concept with a small rack of pork prime riblets. I’ve been sworn to secrecy by my butcher Pete NOT to …

You Can Almost Always Cancel Your Flight FOR FREE Within 24 Hours... After They Get Cheaper

Everyone knows you can cancel your flight within 24 hours of booking... right?<p>Wrong. We didn't <i>really</i> realize this was possible until recently, when we learned it's a federal rule for airlines to give passengers a full refund if they choose to cancel their flights within 24 hours of booking, …

Discover the Best Ever Vegetarian Recipes

<b>Ricotta and Spinach Gnocchi (pictured above)</b><p>Best Ever Vegetarian Recipes. Quick and easy to make, these ricotta and spinach gnocchi are a gorgeous …

These 30 Vegetarian Recipes Are So Good, You Might Rethink Meat

Vegetarians just like everyone else, can have problems coming up with a variety of meals to eat. Whether you’re meat-free or just looking to eat less …

Beet and Feta Burgers Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Being vegetarians of course means that we have tried our fair share of veggie burgers. There are a gazillion meat substitute products out there, but we prefer a straight up delicious veggie burger. The flavor and texture of the beetroot is essential and affects everything in the …

Burgers

Marcella Hazan's Tomato Sauce with Onion and Butter Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> The most famous tomato sauce on the internet, from Marcella Hazan's <b>Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking</b>. Editor's note: Marcella called for 2 cups of tomatoes when using canned, but feel free to use a whole 28-ounce can (closer to 3 cups), if you like. You can scale up the butter and …

Italian Food

How to Make Parmesan Broth + 6 Ways to Use It

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Turn your Parmesan rinds into a flavorful base for soups, stews, and risottos.</i><p>A number of clever soup recipes -- like minestrone, for one -- ask you to …

Food Preservation

Nigel Slater's Really Good Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> A bolognese that works around your schedule—and might even be better than Nonna's, thanks to a secret ingredient or four. Adapted slightly from <b>The Kitchen Diaries</b> (Gotham Books, 2006). —Genius Recipes<p><b>Serves: 4</b><p><b>For the bolognese</b><p>4 tablespoons butter<br>• 3 ounces cubed pancetta<br>• 1 medium onion<br>• 2 …

Spices

Joanne Chang's Hot and Sour Soup Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Restaurants and recipes for hot & sour soup invariably use cornstarch as a thickener, but it doesn't have to be that way. Yes, cornstarch plumps up the broth, but in doing so puts a hazy, viscous layer between us and the sour, spicy sting we crave. Chang's version is thickened with …

Soup

Your Hands Need These 3 Skin-Care Ingredients

No matter how diligent I am about slathering the rest of my body with moisturizer, I always seem to neglect my hands. This winter, I've made a promise to my little paws that I will keep them as moist and hydrated as I keep my face, which is a big promise for someone who has a seven-step skin-care …

Easy Bourbon Caramel Apples with Pecans

Easy Bourbon Caramel Apples with Pecans are a fun and tongue-tingling fall treat with just 4 ingredients!<p>Who says trick-or-treating ghosts, ghouls, …

We Tested 9 Ways Of Brewing Coffee To Find The Very Best Method

With high-end coffee shops on the rise, our coffee options have expanded. Enter one of these establishments, such as WTF Coffee in Brooklyn, and it becomes clear. The question is no longer what kind of coffee you want -- dark roast, breakfast blend, etc. -- but <i>how</i> you want that coffee made. Between …

Chocolate, Peanut Butter and Pretzel Cupcakes

337<p>4<p>2<p>Shares 343<p>Well, this is quite a baking book. Starting off with the first thirty-one pages, which contain some of the most profanity laced – and …

Carrot Pudding with a Brown Sugar Sauce

Comfort Foods Desserts Puddings Sauces simple desserts<p>April 16, 2013<p>to Read (<p>Words)<p>This is a very old recipe which I have had in my files for a very …

Beat the Chill: 10 Tips For Cozy Winter Interiors

Winter is knocking at the door, and pretty soon it will be time to make a complete wardrobe switch from the cool cottons to the warm woolen textures. …

Wear a Fake Wedding Ring, Pack a Map, and Other Tips for Traveling Alone as a Woman

Travel safety advice for women travelers, including how to pack, dress, and get around. Plus, the results of a Condé Nast Traveler readers' poll on how concerns about safety affect travel plans.<p>Traveling alone as a woman is tricky: It can be dangerous, yes, but the payoffs are often huge. To figure …