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Caramelized Onion + Parsnip Soup with Chickpeas | Hello Glow

Is there anything more comforting at the end of a cold, wintry day than a steaming bowl of soup? Add some crusty bread and a glass of wine and I’m …

Goodbye Twitter fridges, hello 3D-printed food

At CES 2014, the smartest home appliances aren't smart at all<p>CES has long been the best place in the world to find a bunch of insane and impractical home appliances. Last year saw the category reach its drunk-on-tech nadir, best exemplified by Samsung's incongruous efforts to push Evernote onto …

How To Find Your Best Time To Tweet: The 4 Most Accurate Methods

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Finding the right time to post on social media can be tricky, especially when each different social network has its own audience to think about.<p>And we’ve written a few different articles here on the Buffer blog that touched on how to come up with the …

If You Can Eat This Giant Bowl of Curry, You'll Get $1,000

Contrary to popular belief, America isn't the only country on Earth that is obsessed with food. Other lands indulge in competitive eating, buffet …

Superfood Sunshine Smoothies Recipe

Happy almost new year! I don’t know about you, but I’m sure ready to start eating a little bit lighter and brighter. And of course, “healthy” in my …

7 Ways to Eat & Drink Turmeric

If you follow the wacky and wonderful world of wellness bloggers and Instagrammers — or even if you've been to Starbucks lately — you've probably …

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Ingredients<p>25 frozen ravioli- thawed<br>• 1 c. Italian breadcrumbs<br>• 2 eggs<br>• 1/2 c. fat-free evaporated milk (or milk/buttermilk)<br>• Canola oil as needed<br>• 1 jar …

Kale market salad recipe

A quick and satisfying kale salad by one of the world's favourite healthy food bloggers<p>Cavolo nero is my variety of choice here.<p><i>Serves two to four</i><p><b>For the spring-onion dressing:</b><br>2 spring onions, rinsed and chopped<br>2 tbsp fresh lemon juice<br>80ml (2¾fl oz) extra-virgin olive oil<br>2 tbsp ripe avocado flesh<br>1 …

Sweet Potato Oven Fries | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Nutrient-dense sweet potato fries are a healthy alternative to standard French fries, and chances are they will get devoured just as quickly. Serve these enticing oven fries as an after-school snack or a side dish — they go equally well with sandwiches and turkey burgers or roast chicken and fish. …

30 Ways to Eat All of the Quinoa!

Yes, it is entirely acceptable to eat quinoa for every meal—these recipes are proof (there are cookies).<p>This little seed is super versatile. Simmer it with coconut milk for breakfast or pack it into a veggie burger for dinner—with this collection of recipes, it's impossible to get bored of quinoa.

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Tortie Cat Becomes Surrogate Mom to Orphan Baby Goat

A tortie cat named Latte became the surrogate mother to an orphan baby goat and showered her with love, care and lots of snuggles.<p>"Mocha was orphaned …

Congress Is Now Mostly A Millionaires’ Club

Congress is loaded, if you weren’t already aware.<p>The Center for Responsive Politics analyzed the personal financial disclosure data from 2012 of the …

Meet the entrepreneur who has lifted 15,000 young people over the poverty line

<i>This story originally appeared in the Telegraph.</i><p>In rural Northern Uganda, a group of workers assemble each day in a shipping container, which is equipped with solar panels on the roof and high-speed Internet access. These workers are trained by an U.S.-based nonprofit organization called Samasource …

Apple CEO Docked His Own Pay By $4 Million

Apple CEO Tim Cook took a $4 million pay cut this year, after he urged the company’s board of directors to link half of his stock grants — which make …

The Secret to Delighting Customers

What motivates employees to go above and beyond the call of duty to provide a great customer experience? Disney tells a story about a little girl visiting a theme park who dropped her favorite doll over a fence. When staff retrieved the doll, she was covered in mud, so they made her a new outfit, …

Our man @rapo4 catches @andrewoknowlton with his signature snack: cucumbers and chili flakes. Simple.

Denver Eatery Preps Marijuana Pairing Menu

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Serious Entertaining: Cold Weather Comforts

I have a strict no-closed-shoes-from-March-to-November policy, and a closed-toe-shoe-optional policy for the rest of the year. There's usually at <i>least</i> a couple days in January when I'll go out of the house wearing flip flops or sandals. I thrive on cold weather. Perhaps my mother was a jotun …

This Glorious Italian Soup Is a Weeknight Cure-All

Italian Wedding Soup<p>Serves 6<p>12 ounces ground meat (chicken, turkey, pork, beef, veal, or a combination) <br>1/2 cup dry breadcrumbs or panko <br>3 large …

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The heartwarming way to get a homeless man home

Inspired by the recent rise in videos about people doing good for one another, the man behind the YouTube channel “Whatever” set out to New York to …

5 Layover-Worthy Airports

Could your next layover be the highlight of your trip? At more and more airports, a long layover can open a window into local culture–whether you choose to venture into the city or simply roam the terminals. When time is of the essence, we suggest a surgical-strike approach. While some airports …

Start the Year Right (But Not Too Right) with Apple-Oat Fritters

These Crispy Apple-Oat Fritters are gluten-free and packed with apples and oats, so they fulfill all your New Year's resolutions. (Also: They're fried!)<p><i>It's the freakin' weekend, which means you should not be awake early enough for breakfast. Sleep in. It's all about brunch.</i><p>It's the first weekend …

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10 Vodka Cocktail Recipes for Summer

It's one of the most cocktail-friendly spirits, and we have 10 awesome recipes you can't do without<p>Pineapple-Mint Vodka<p><b>(Credit: Pineapple-Mint Vodka)</b><p>Parkside Fizz<p><b>(Credit: Parkside Fizz)</b><p>The Sweet Pea<p><b>(Credit: The Sweet Pea)</b><p>Wake Country Cooler<p><b>(Credit: Wake Country Cooler)</b><p>Peach-Infused</b> …

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Green Curry Burger Wins $100,000 in the Sutter Home Build a Better Burger Contest

Congratulations to Erin Evenson from Brooklyn for winning the $100,000 grand prize awarded last weekend in Sutter Home's 2012 Build a Better Burger Contest. Her winning recipe for <b>7 Train Caramelized Green Curry Burgers</b> features beef patties mixed with pancetta fat and basted in green curry glaze, …

8 Ways to Make Fresh Herbs the Main Attraction

Eight ways to transform fresh herbs from mere garnishes into main attractions<p>The next time you're serving a salad, add some herbs. Think of them as you would any other green; toss handfuls of dill, mint, basil, and more into peppery leaves like arugula, mizuna, or mustard greens, all of which are …

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