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Curbing salt intake could add years to your life

<i>This is part one of a two-part feature. Part 2: How to detox from a sodium habit you may not know you have</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> Potato chips. Pretzels. Pizza. French fries.<p>Thoughts of these foods can make our tongues dance as we anticipate satisfying our salty cravings.<p>There's just one problem: The amount of …

Nutrition

A Cookbook to Make You Feel Like You Went to Culinary School

Here's a dream many of us have had: Quit that desk job, sign up for culinary school, run off to Paris (Rome is okay, too), and cook for a living …

Cooking

Dark and Delicious Vegan Chocolate Cake

Ingredients<p>Chocolate Cake:<p>1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour or gluten-free all-purpose flour<br>• 1 cup coconut sugar<br>• 1/2 cup cocoa powder sifted<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoon …

Dessert

10 Recipes to Master If You Want to Become a Next-Level Italian Cook

So you’ve mastered the basics—maybe you’ve developed a reputation for your cacio e pepe or your white bean crostini. But now it’s time to take your …

Cooking

Macron Disses Trump in Front of Congress

After a while during the French president’s speech to a joint session, the standing ovations started to look like calisthenics. But what happens if …

Donald Trump

Miso Polenta with Spring Vegetables and Tofu

4 servings<p>We used to think making polenta meant deciding between adding butter and milk or taking a flavor hit and just using water. But miso adds the umami and richness we crave without dairy.<p>April 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup polenta (not quick-cooking)<p>2 Tbsp. white miso<p>Kosher salt<p>1 bunch spring …

Onions

Whip Up a Batch of This Easy-Peasy Dinner, Feed Yourself All Week

Creamy, rich, slightly al dente risotto is so easy to eat. But standing over a stove, patiently coaxing as much starch as possible out of rice with lots and lots of stirring? Not so much. Risotto-making is a great way to warm up on gray winter weekends, but we’re in the bright, bold throes of …

Food

Argentine Empanadas Are the Ultimate Crowdpleasers

I lived in Argentina for a little under a year, and I probably ate enough empanadas to average one a day. Ubiquitous, really good, addicting—all understatements to describe the palm-size pockets that house melted Roquefort cheese, crumbled beef, pulled chicken with chopped olives. They are, in many …

Argentina

Beet Wellington—Or How to Wellington Anything

As I prepared to write this article, I’ll admit I wasn’t entirely surprised by the reactions I received when I used the word “Wellington.” It was usually met with sharp breaths, even shock, as well as a bit of appetite-inducing admiration. This is one of those dishes—old fashioned/classic, to be …

Baking

The Dish that Made My French Mother Fall In Love with Cream Cheese

<i>Every so often, we scour the site for cool recipes from our community that we then test, photograph, and feature. This one comes from longtime community member AlainB, who shares a recipe starring his mother's favorite ingredient: cream cheese.</i><p>My mom has French origins and always cooks in typical …

Breakfast

The Crazy Cabbage Hack That Will Make Prep 1000x Easier

<i>Are you a cabbage roll fan? Stumped as to how to make your own without tearing the individual leaves off of the head into uneven pieces? Anya Kassoff shares an easy trick to making them easy-breezy pliable from her latest cookbook, Simply Vibrant: All-Day Vegetarian Recipes for Colorful Plant-Based</i> …

Cabbage

You'll Never Guess What Makes This Dairy-Free Mac and Cheese Taste So Good

One serving of this irresistible vegan mac and cheese comes in at under 500 calories and provides 11 grams of protein.

Food

Five Places to Go in Louisville

A new spirit infuses a once-neglected Louisville neighborhood about five miles from Churchill Downs, home to the annual Kentucky Derby, this year on May 5. The New Louisville district (NuLu for short) is a five-block stretch of East Market Street, just past the Interstate 65 Overpass. Lined with …

Victorian Era

The Most Productive People Eat This for Breakfast

Here's a shocking piece of information: Your brain is made up of 60% fat. Now, before dashing for the nearest Krispy Kreme with the excuse that you …

Breakfast

This Might Be the Ultimate Vegetable Lasagna

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 400°F.<p>Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet over medium heat until shimmering. Add the …

Onions

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Main: Root Vegetable Pot Pie

Make the filling:<p>Heat the oil in a deep, wide 4-quart saucepan or pot over medium-high heat until shimmering. Add the onions and shallots, 1 teaspoon …

Onions

Sooo much light ✨✨✨ // image via @fastighetsbyran

Corn, Buttermilk and Chive Biscuits

Ingredients<p>1 corncob husked<br>• 2 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 1 tablespoon baking powder<br>• 1 tablespoon granulated sugar<br>• 1/2 teaspoon salt<br>• pinch pepper<br>• 1/4 cup cold …

Food

Quick Weeknight Cooking: Spicy Clams with Toasty Grilled Bread

Clams are a fabulous go-to ingredient when you’re in the mood for midweek luxury. They cook in minutes and are the perfect foil for pancetta, garlic …

Clams

Dijon Roasted Potatoes Recipe

"The Dijon mustard provides a slight tang that really kicks these potatoes to the next level! These are a family favorite at our house."<p>Ingredients<p>2 …

Dijon Mustard

11 Must-pack Items, According to Full-time Travel Writers

Courtesy of Nordstrom<p>Naot ‘Bounty’ Sandal<p>Last August, I set out on a yearlong trip around the world via Remote Year. Knowing I would only have one …

Shopping

I Tried Karlie Kloss's 3-Ingredient Pancakes and Now I'm Hooked

Step 1<p>First, mash a banana until it is smooth. Make sure no large chunks remain.<p>Step 2<p>Next, whisk in the egg.<p>Step 3<p>When the egg and banana are …

Breakfast

Sans [ceuticals]

METHOD<p>Pulse onions in a food processor until finely chopped. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.<p>Combine onions, garlic, egg and chickpea flour in a …

Onions

Former Henley Executive Chef RJ Cooper Lands in Brentwood

<i>BRENTWOOD</i> - <b>RJ Cooper</b>, who abruptly exited the kitchen at Midtown restaurant Henley back in January after leading it as opening executive chef, has landed as chef at Brentwood restaurant <b>Ludlow & Prime</b>. Located at 330 Franklin Rd. Suite 226 B, the restaurant opened last May in the former home of …

Hospitality

7 common food pairings you'll be surprised to learn you should totally avoid

Nutrition

The Toasty, All-in-One Answer to Your Brownie, Blondie & CC Cookie Cravings

Chocolate chip cookies, blondies, or brownies—I have a really hard time deciding which I like best. They all have their own (delicious) merits, and there are a dizzying number of good recipes out there for each one.<p>But what if there was a way to have all three rolled in one: the chewiness of a …

Dessert

6 Insider Secrets That Only Contractors Know (But Won't Tell You)

If you are a homeowner, odds are that you have tried DIY repairs to save money. If you are not aware of the secrets that the pros use, you are more …

Home Improvement

Hearty Chicken Soup with Orzo and Spring Vegetables

1<p>tablespoon vegetable oil<p>1<p>whole chicken (about 4 pounds), breast removed and split, remaining chicken cut into 2-inch pieces<p>1<p>medium onion, cut into …

Japanese couple apologise for ignoring work pregnancy timetable by conceiving ‘before their turn’

A Japanese worker has been reprimanded by her boss for “selfishly breaking the rules” after she became pregnant before it was her “turn”, according to media reports.<p>The woman was working at a private childcare centre in Aichi prefecture, north Japan, when she found out she was pregnant.<p>However, the …

Pregnancy

Perfect Madeleines Recipe

Prepare the batter the day before. In a large mixing bowl, whisk the eggs with the sugar and lemon zest, then whisk in the milk.<p>In a medium mixing …

Baking