Kyle Gillette

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These Are the Best Exercises for Anxiety and Depression

Your body plays a bigger role in your mental health than you might think.<p>If you suffer from depression or anxiety, your workout can play a key role …

What the Irish Ate Before Potatoes

No food is more associated with Ireland than the spud—which didn't appear there before the late 1600s. So what did people eat till then?<p>This coming Sunday marks the celebration of the life of St. Patrick, the bishop who brought Christianity to Ireland some time in the early 400s. And if you eat at …

How To Make Your Oatmeal Extra Creamy

This how-to breakdown of CREAMY oatmeal is super simple and you can play it up however you want as long as you stick to two of the basics: Milk and Vanilla Yogurt. These are essentials to make your oatmeal the dreamiest creamiest breakfast bowl.<p>It's no secret that oatmeal is the bees knees to …

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The Irish Novel That’s So Good People Were Scared to Translate It

In 1948, the Irish-language writer Máirtín Ó Cadhain received the kind of rejection letter a novelist might dream of getting. He had submitted his foul-mouthed first novel, “Cré na Cille” (“Churchyard Clay”), to his publisher, only to see it denied on the ground that it was too “Joycean.” This …

The rise of American authoritarianism - Vox

A niche group of political scientists may have uncovered what's driving Donald Trump's ascent. What they found has implications that go well beyond 2016.<p>The American media, over the past year, has been trying to work out something of a mystery: Why is the Republican electorate supporting a …

Vegan Peanut, Sweet Potato, and Kale Soup With Coconut Recipe

The version of West African groundnut soup I ate in my youth was a thick, peanut-packed broth made with chicken, spices, and tomatoes, but recipes for <i>maafe</i> (as it's called in Mali) vary hugely. I'm taking that as free license to stray as far from tradition as I'd like, so this recipe takes a quick …

Do these 3 workouts to avoid gaining weight while traveling

I don’t know about you, but when I’m traveling it can be a serious struggle at times to find a gym and the time to get in a sufficient workout.That’s …

Spaghetti alle Vongole in Bianco Recipe

Spaghetti <i>alle vongole</i>, an Italian classic, is a light yet flavorful pasta infused with garlic, briny clams, white wine, and chili flakes. This white version (<i>in bianco</i>), made without tomato, is a quick lunch or dinner that's as easy as it is delicious.<p>Why It Works<p>Purging the clams guarantees they …

Paris Review - Italo Calvino, The Art of Fiction No. 130

Interviewed by William Weaver, Damien Pettigrew<p>Issue 124, Fall 1992<p>Upon hearing of Italo Calvino’s death in September of 1985, John Updike commented, “Calvino was a genial as well as brilliant writer. He took fiction into new places where it had never been before, and back into the fabulous and …

This grilled cauliflower recipe will actually make you forget about steak

There's no shortage of cauliflower dishes on Los Angeles restaurant menus. Perhaps you've had the cauliflower and raisins at Otium, or the porridge of cauliflower and millet at Odys & Penelope on La Brea Avenue. Or maybe you've had the cauliflower tacos at Colonia Tacos in Whittier.<p>But do you have …

This Steak Dinner For Two Is Where It's At

The perfect thing to make for your friend on Facebook's #FriendsDay.<p>* 4 small- to medium-sized tomatoes, chopped<p>* ½ medium red onion, chopped<p>* ½ red bell pepper, chopped<p>* a handful of parsley, chopped<p>* 2 cloves of garlic, minced<p>* 1 tsp oregano<p>* 1 tsp sugar<p>* Filet sirloin (about 1 lb total for two)<p>* …

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Pappardelle with cavolo nero, orange, chilli and garlic

One of my favourite dishes is pasta tossed with garlic, chilli, parsley and orange. I’ve added cabbage and nuts to make it a bit healthier.<p>SERVES<p>4<p>TOTAL TIME<p>18 minutes<p>INGREDIENTS<p>400g pappardelle<br>• 700g cavolo nero<br>• 40g hazelnuts, halved<br>• 6 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 3 cloves garlic, finely sliced<br>• 2 red …

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English Flapjack Recipe

"An English recipe. Very easy to make, and very delicious. Good for lunch-boxes too."<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup butter or margarine<p>1/2 cup packed brown …

The Ultimate Minimalist Pasta

Looking for an amazing recipe to shake up your weeknight pasta repertoire? The best answer might just be the simplest.<p>Cacio e pepe is Italian for …

Garlic Chili Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower

Is pasta for breakfast a thing?If not, I vote it should be. When you taste how amazing this pasta is, you’re going to want it all hours of the …

Mushroom and Garlic Tacos [Vegan]

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Film | Film Features | Rigour And Play: Laurie Anderson's Favourite Films

On a recent visit to London the performance artist, director and musician took time out to talk about her 13 favourite films with Mat Colegate<p>The …

Recipe: Alice Waters' Chickpea and Broccoli Rabe Soup

Heat a heavy-bottomed pot over medium heat. Add the olive oil and pancetta; cook for 3 minutes; and then add the carrots, celery, onion, oregano, and …

Crispy Parmesan Roasted Broccoli Recipe

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Easy Spinach Gnocchi Recipe

Defrost the frozen spinach and squeeze out ALL excess liquid. Put the spinach, ricotta, parmesan, flour and egg in the food processor and pulse until …

Slow-Cooker Polenta with Spinach, Parmesan, and Pancetta

<b>Ingredients</b><p>2 cups uncooked polenta (coarse ground cornmeal)<br>• 9 cups water<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoons salt<br>• 8 ounces frozen chopped spinach (frozen or thawed)<br>• 1 1/2 cups grated Parmesan cheese, plus more for serving<br>• 4 ounces diced pancetta<p><b>Preparation</b><p>Coat a 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Add the polenta, …

Avocado, Spinach and Egg Breakfast Tacos

<b>Ingredients</b><p>2 6-inch corn tortillas<br>• 1/2 teaspoon coconut oil or olive oil, divided<br>• About 1/2 cup (1 large handful) frozen spinach leaves<br>• 1 large egg, beaten<br>• 1 pinch salt<br>• 1 pinch black pepper<br>• 1/2 avocado, diced<br>• Sriracha sauce or hot sauce (optional)<br>• Sliced scallions (optional)<p><b>Preparation</b><p>Toast the corn …

Perfect Paleo Dinner: Sweet Potato-Mushroom Pancakes With Spicy Skillet Spinach

<i>Quick, easy, and full of flavor, this Paleo-friendly recipe comes from the Paleo guru himself, Loren Cordain. A few simple and healthy ingredients</i> …

Hot Breakfast: Bananas Foster Peanut Butter Oatmeal

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I don't know if that's true or not, because I almost never eat it. Not because I don't like it, and not because I don't need it—most of the time, I'm …

Something Deeply Hidden Behind Things: Einstein on Wonderment and the Nature of the Human Mind

How a simple compass oriented one of humanity’s greatest minds toward the truth of things.<p><i>“Behind the cotton wool is hidden a pattern,”</i> Virginia Woolf wrote in her breathtaking recollection of the insight that made her an artist. <i>“The whole world is a work of art… there is no Shakespeare… no</i> …

This new Sony turntable is turnt

Analog technology meets Sony's digital hi-res audio<p>Sony is pursuing audiophiles, collectors, and connoisseurs with its new PS-HX500 turntable, a carefully crafted machine that hitches the company's "hi-res audio" wagon to comparatively ancient technology. There aren't many physical differences …

Like a Prayer

The poetry of Yehuda Amichai.<p>When we encounter a natural style, Pascal says, we are surprised and delighted, because we expected to find an author and instead found a man. Yehuda Amichai, who died in 2000, at the age of seventy-six, and is still Israel’s most celebrated poet, possesses that natural …