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Illnesses mount in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

The nationwide outbreak of illnesses from eating romaine lettuce tainted with E. coli bacteria rose again, with 23 more cases reported in 13 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday.<p>The 172 reported illnesses, which resulted in one death and 75 hosptializations, have …

Environmental Health

This Slow Cooker Garlic Mushrooms Recipe Is an Easy Win

I am a strong believer in the power of mushrooms. It's one of those things, I think, that goes with just about any meal. Making chicken tonight? …

Cooking

Xi’an Street Foods Opens in Allston Today

Xi’an Street Foods (<i>182 Brighton Ave., Allston</i>) opened in Allston today, January 26, adding to a growing list of Chinese restaurants in the neighborhood. The restaurant features foods from Xi’an, the capital city of China’s Shaanxi province.<p>Though the names are similar, Xi’an Street Foods is not …

Food

How To Grow Cucumbers Vertically to Maximize Space

How to grow cucumbers vertically? Well, we all are familiar with the traditional way of growing them. But vertically…how? <b>Vertical gardening</b> offers …

Swiss potato pancakes are all about that flip

Potato pancakes can fry the cook to a frazzle. Too floppy, too flat, too forlorn. These frustrations can be fixed with proper technique — from correct temperature to correct temperament. Or the cook can book a vacation.<p>Rosti, national pancake of Switzerland, packs up such troubles. It’s one big fat …

How to Make Pho

The beauty of Vietnamese pho, a vermicelli noodle soup, is that it's a choose-your-own-adventure of layered, contrasting flavors. This particular …

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years | Inc.com

The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on science-backed leadership books that teach us where the future of motivation …

Self-improvement

The 8 Coolest TED Talks on Psychology | Inc.com

Humans, we all know, are strange, irrational, beautiful creatures who often act in weird and wonderful ways. That makes us hard to deal with sometimes, but it also makes us totally fascinating.<p>All our quirks are fuel for psychologists, who spend their professional lives trying to dig into our …

Self-improvement

This Crispy, Juicy Fried Chicken Is Worth the Mess

<b>Pro tip:</b> You can also cover your stovetop around the pot with aluminum foil before frying for an even easier cleanup.<p><b>Salt the chicken:</b> Place the …

Cooking

11 Bacon Recipes You Should Try At Least Once

Because ramen is better with bacon.<p>Our recent article on vegan eggplant bacon made us realize something: when people love <i>real</i> bacon, they love it something fierce. Bacon fans were none too pleased with this vegan alternative. To make it up to all bacon lovers, we set out to find some truly special …

Cooking

Subway Uses Lab Tests To Try To Show Its Chicken Isn't Soy

And the chicken fight continues. During the first round, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) claimed that DNA testing found Subway’s chicken to be only about 50% real chicken, a claim that Subway denied. Now Subway is punching back with lab test results from two external commercial labs. …

FDA

How to make your kid good at anything, according to a world expert on peak performance

K. Anders Ericsson has spent 30 years studying people who are exceptional at what they do, and trying to figure out how they got to be so good. His conclusion: in most cases, talent doesn’t matter—practice does.<p>The practice he advocates is not hitting 100,000 golf balls or spending 10,000 hours …

University of Pennsylvania

The Best Places to Take Amazing Photos in Amsterdam

<b>Authored by Phoenix Hutton</b><p>The capital of the Netherlands, Amsterdam is a beautiful city with an amazing variety of things to see and do. And if you …

European Travel

Thrice-Cooked Fries

<b>The Breslin • Manhattan</b> These fries have a cult following at The Breslin. Boiling makes the potatoes tender; double-frying makes them insanely …

It's Not Delivery, It's 22 Homemade Pizza Recipes

I miss a lot of things about living in New York: bustling streets, reliable public transportation, and, of course, pizza. Since moving to California my pizza consumption has dropped precipitously. That's probably good for my cholesterol, but I miss never being more than a few blocks from a slice. …

Weekend Recipe: Koji Fried Chicken

Photo: Courtesy of Cook's Science<p>This recipe from Tim Chin at Cook's Science yields juicy, crunchy, golden-brown chicken that is sure to be a …

Extreme Sports

We Tested Some of the Best Weed Vapes on the Market

Because if you're going to spend $200 on one, you should know what you're buying.<p><i>Photos by Jake Lewis</i><p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p><b>Reminder:</b> <i>Unless you live in any of the places where cannabis is legal for medical or recreational use, remember: It's still illegal to smoke it or vape it or</i> …

The Brownie Recipe to Make When You're Desperate

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 325°F. Coat a 9-inch square baking pan with cooking spray, dust with flour, tapping out the …

Dessert

Chipotle tries hard to rebound from food safety debacle, but Trump’s tariff on Mexican goods could halt recovery

Chipotle’s management says 2017 could be a turnaround year but Trump’s tariffs on Mexican imports doesn’t bode well<p>If you haven’t noticed, there’s been a lot of press coverage in recent days about guacamole, and it’s not just because of the many Super Bowl parties that will be taking place across …

Nurturing Positive Mental Health In Teens And Children

I am regularly talking to a widening circle of people about the importance of instilling positive mental health habits in children from a young age. …

Artichoke Spinach Dip

This classic and convenient dip calls for canned artichokes, which blend smoothly. Using frozen spinach helps for assembling the ingredients in no …

Artichokes

Report finds chemicals in one-third of fast food packaging

<b>(CNN) —</b> Most of the time, when you order fast food, you know exactly what you're getting: an inexpensive meal that tastes great but is probably loaded with fat, cholesterol and sodium.<p>But it turns out that the packaging your food comes in could also have a negative impact on your health, according …

Pollution

15 Profound Zen Sayings That Will Make You Question Everything About Life

<b>“This is the real secret of life — to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it</b> …

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Preheat the oven to 425°F. Oil a large roasting pan and set aside. In a small bowl, combine paprika, cumin, salt, pepper, garlic, vinegar and oil to …

Cooking

Great Teams Are About Personalities, Not Just Skills

At the start of 2016 Google announced that it had discovered the secret ingredients for the perfect team. After years of analyzing interviews and data from more than 100 teams, it found that the drivers of effective team performance are the group’s average level of emotional intelligence and a high …

6 Hot and Healthy Stir-Fry Recipes

Warm up from the Winter chill with a kick of spice and a hot-off-the-wok (or pan!) stir-fry — the healthy way! When you're using cauliflower rice or broccoli slaw to up your nutrient-dense veggie intake, using leaner meats or tofu, and cutting out any processed or artificial ingredients, you're …

Cheesy Pizza Roll-Up

Roll-ups just aren't for kids.<p>Servings: 6-8<p><b>Stromboli</b><p>1 package of pizza dough<p>1 package of pepperoni (roughly 30 small slices)<p>1 package of salami (roughly 30 small slices)<p>8 mozzarella cheese slices, cut in half<p>1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese<p>1 jar of pizza sauce<p>½ cup roasted red pepper<p>1 teaspoon red …

red pepper

Try this spicy Moroccan carrot salad recipe for Meatless Monday

This salad may look rather simple, but Yotam Ottolenghi's spicy Moroccan carrot salad is packed with bright and robust flavors. Tender but crunchy carrots are combined with caramelized onion, garlic, chile, cloves, coriander, cinnamon, paprika, cumin, preserved lemon and fresh cilantro leaves. …

Vegetarian

Want To Be A Better Photographer? Harvard Just Uploaded A Free Photography Course Online

No filter needed.<p>Thanks to the arrival of the smartphone, we’ve become a generation of amateur photographers, sharing our best #nofilter efforts with …

Recipe: Salmon on a Plank

Everyone has heard of cedar-planked salmon, but loimulohi, a traditional Finnish technique, takes the popular grilling method to a whole new level. …