Jennifer Checkis

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5 Perfect Pumpkin Recipes Just in Time For the Holidays

<b>1. Perfect Pumpkin Bread</b><p>I've tried many pumpkin bread recipes over the years, but none as good as this one. It's easy -- just a bit of mixing and stirring, pop it in the oven, and, in about an hour, you'll have a house smelling of sweet autumn spices and two scrumptious, pumpkiny loaves. <b>GET THE</b> …

Mixed Berry Cobbler

8 Servings<p>This berry cobbler recipe is stabilized with cornstarch—it helps the fruit juices thicken as it bakes.<p>July 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Filling<p>1/2 cup sugar<p>1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch<p>7 cups (1 3/4-2 pounds) mixed fresh berries (use no more than 1 1/2 cups strawberries; halved if large)<p>Dough<p>1 1/2 …

Baking

10 Entertaining Recipes You Loved This Month

Pull out your sweaters and scarves -- November is finally here. You’re officially looking for any excuse to crack open your oven and invite warmth into the kitchen for the oncoming festivities and Thanksgiving feasts. This month you loved herby root vegetables, cooked any which way, and craved …

Cannabis can be highly addictive, major study finds

Research conducted over 20 years links long-term cannabis use with mental illness, lower academic attainment and lower birth-weight of children<p>Cannabis can be highly addictive, cause mental health problems and lead to hard drug use, according to a major study led by a leading British expert on …

33 Genius Three-Ingredient Recipes

Yep, it really can be this easy.

Returning to the Burger's Essence at Grain & Gristle in Portland, OR

<b>Editor's note:</b> Please welcome Nathan Tucker to AHT! A Serious Eats reader since 2009, he's helping us fill in our major gaps of Portland food coverage, starting with burgers. You can read more from Nathan at Portland Monthly.<p>Grain and Gristle<p>1473 NE Prescott St, Portland OR 97211 (map); …

These Wine Stoppers Are So Ridiculous They Drive Us To Drink (PHOTOS)

When it comes to drinking wine, we're all for getting the proper accessories. We're happy to buy the right wine glasses (which are not these). And we don't mind splurging on a fancy decanter. Any excuse we can get to open another bottle of wine, we'll take. Except when it comes to these wine bottle …

Obama's deception on health care 'hurting the economy,' Romney says

Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Sunday that President Obama’s deception in telling Americans that they could keep their existing health plans under ObamaCare goes beyond hurting families -- “It’s hurting the economy.”<p>In a wide-ranging interview on “Fox News Sunday,” Romney …

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Doctors, hospitals expect some confusion as Obamacare plans start

(Reuters) - Hospitals and medical practices across the United States braced for confusion and administrative hassles as new insurance plans under President Barack Obama’s healthcare law took effect on Wednesday.<p>A woman fills out her thoughts on the Affordable Care Act at the White House Youth …

Despite Health Law, Many People May Be Left Underinsured

People with chronic conditions will be better protected from crippling medical bills starting in January, as the health law's coverage requirements and spending limits take effect.<p>But a recent analysis by Avalere Health found that many people may still find themselves underinsured, spending more …

How Ambitious Oregon Completely Botched Its Health Insurance Exchange

Rocky King, Executive Director of Cover Oregon, announces opening day of the health exchange in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013.<p>AP<p>PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — With independent consultants warning Oregon's health insurance exchange faced serious risks, the state official in charge of delivering the …