Natalia Bailey

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10 Chinese Herbs to Cure What Ails You

Can Chinese herbs cure what ails you? Western medicine, which has been slow to embrace the 5,000-year-old practice of traditional Chinese medicine, …

Caribbean states demand reparations from European powers for slave trade

Most of the Caribbean nations have adopted a single plan to solicit from former slaving nations an apology, more aid and damages for 300 years of slavery, which they say have hobbled their economies and public health<p>A coalition of Caribbean countries has unveiled its demands for reparations from …

Say bye bye to parmesan, muenster and feta: Europe wants its cheese back

Would parmesan by any other name be as tasty atop your pasta? A ripening trade battle might put that to the test.<p>As part of trade talks, the European Union wants to ban the use of European names like parmesan, feta and gruyere on cheese made in the United States.<p>The argument is that the …

One-Pot Wonders: Tortilla Soup With Chicken and Avocado

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>I first became obsessed with tortilla soup while living in LA. I loved the textural components of the dish—crunchy tortilla strips, creamy avocado, tangy cheese, the smooth silkiness of puréed chilies and tomato—and …

Shrimp Nachos With Tomatillo Salsa

More<p>Nacho Generator<p>Build the ultimate custom recipe.<p>Whether you're not a meat lover or you're just looking to shake things up, shrimp makes one heck of a tasty nacho. Though you might not expect the sweet and briny shellfish to be compatible with cheese, mild Monterey Jack makes an excellent match. …

Easy 30-Minute Pressure Cooker Chicken and Chickpea Masala

Writing for an online audience is a blessing and a curse. A blessing because I get near-<i>instant</i> real-time feedback on how much you, dear readers, enjoy reading a post. I know you like something when you share it on Facebook or Twitter. I know by how you leave your comments and how you spend more …

Chicken Dinners: Chicken in a Pot (Poule au Pot) With Potatoes and Squash

This classic French dish has all the makings of a carefree winter evening spent warming yourself up with a good, flavorful chicken and a bottle (or two) of full bodied wine. <i>Poule au Pot</i> (chicken in a pot) is all about keeping it rustic and making it easy on the cook. Tuck the bird, seasonings, and …

Grilling: Spicy Cumin Wings

I use January recipe testing as an excuse to eat all sorts of things that are bad for me. Aside from the quesos, meatballs, and stuffed peppers, the entire month is really just a chicken wing gorge-fest. I could think of endless ways to cook up my favorite of all party foods, and in the span of the …

Last-Minute Game Day Entertaining Ideas

Game day is just around the corner, and we hope you're as excited as us to have your friends over, hoover some wings, and destroy your vocal cords by screaming at the teevee for five hours straight. We have three menu ideas for your Super Bowl celebration right this way, but if you're looking for …

Good Times With Great Friends And Delicious Mrs. T's Pierogies

Spending time with your favorite people isn't complete without your favorite food. Mrs. T's Pierogies are the perfect food to enjoy with your friends for your next get-together, whether it's game day or time to watch your favorite show - we're talking to you Bachelor and Downton Abbey fans! Or even …

Video: Pillsbury Roasted Tomato Basil Crescent Quiche

Looking for a fast brunch recipe? This quiche has a buttery, flaky crust without any of the trouble of making pie dough from scratch. Watch Cooking Channel's Brigitte Nguyen combine Pillsbury Crescents, havarti cheese, sweet roasted tomatoes and fresh basil to make a sophisticated option for brunch …

The Food Lab: Hearty Vegan Mushroom Bolognese

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>I've got to admit it. As much as I love vegan food, there's one thing I do miss about winter: the smell of a slow-cooked bolognese sauce filling the apartment on a cold day. It's one of my favorite parts of the season. It's not that I love the …

22 Valentine's Day Dinners for Two

Gallery22 Valentine's Day Dinners for Two<p>Planning to seduce your significant other with a home-cooked Valentine's Day dinner? Good for you! But don't get <i>too</i> carried away: you'll want something that's bound to impress but doesn't require a ton of effort—don't forget about the slow jams and low …

How to Cook Crispy Tofu Worth Eating

More<p>The Vegan Experience<p>It's not just great vegan food, it's great food, period.<p>Tofu is my favorite food, which makes me an outlier. People don't like tofu. And I get it. There's a lot of bad tofu out there, and it's easy to dislike when it's soggy, mushy, or bland. But great tofu—tofu with a …

One-Pot Wonders: Warm Winter Vegetable Salad With Ricotta and Herbs

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Don't you love those moments when everything seems to click and it's a complete 'ah-ha!' moment? The beginnings of this dish were already in the works when I had a recent dinner at the newly opened All'onda and the …

The Best Sweet Potato and Bean Chili

More<p>The Vegan Experience<p>It's not just great vegan food, it's great food, period.<p>When I was a kid, we had a strict "30 minutes of screen time per day" rule,* which meant that every day was filled with an epic internal struggle. Should I try and beat World 5 in Super Mario Bros. 3, or should I put it …

Dinner Tonight: Farro With Sweet Red Bell Peppers, Kale, and Goat Cheese

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>This recipe is not what you think it is. I know it looks like a haphazard affair of roasted vegetables tossed on top of farro, but there's more going on here. Honestly, my initial idea was to just crank up the oven, …

The Food Lab: Vegan Cream of Mushroom Soup With Crispy Shiitake Chips

More<p>The Vegan Experience<p>It's not just great vegan food, it's great food, period.<p>I ended last month's adventures in soup with a discussion and recipe for Creamy Chanterelle Mushroom Soup, one of the first "fancy" dishes I ever learned to cook, and still one of my favorites to this day. It's like a …

Sunday Brunch: Curried Lentils With Savory Sweet Potato Fritters

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>This brunch is a wonderful way to start off a lazy Sunday. Lentils, …

The Food Lab: 9 Warming Soup Recipes

GalleryThe Food Lab: 9 Warming Soup Recipes<p>There's more to soup than throwing ingredients into boiling water or cracking open a can. A little technique can go a long way toward taking your soup to the next level. Last month, we tackled the essentials to bring you foolproof recipes to our favorites, …

Best Places to Party Around the World

Vacation is the time to kick back, relax…and have one hell of a party. A new book rounds up the best places to experience a new culture by getting …

The Fastest Supergrain Recipes for Busy Cooks

We never knew quinoa or farro—plus three more healthy grains—could taste so good (or cook in 30 minutes or less!).<p>An Italian Main Course That Isn't …

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Bookless Public Library Opens In Texas

An all-digital public library is opening today, as officials in Bexar County, Texas, celebrate the opening of the BiblioTech library. The facility offers about 10,000 free e-books for the 1.7 million residents of the county, which includes San Antonio.<p>On its website, the Bexar County BiblioTech …

Are the Suburbs Where the American Dream Goes to Die?

New research shows upward mobility is higher in denser cities<p>Wikimedia Commons<p>Rumors of the American Dream's demise have been greatly exaggerated -- at least in parts of America.<p>That's the message of a new study that looks at the connection between geography and social mobility in the United …

Oregon may have solved the student loan crisis

<b>(hxdbzxy via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>Debt-free higher education plan is like “an inverse of Social Security”<p>David Dayen<p>July 11, 2013 9:16pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Last week Congress allowed the interest rate on subsidized federal Stafford student loans to double from 3.4 …

How to Get Arrested on Moral Monday: A North Carolina Minister's Protest

Every Monday for weeks, crowds have descended on the state legislature in Raleigh to demonstrate against a raft of new conservative policies.<p>RALEIGH, N.C. -- For the past seven Mondays, protestors have entered the North Carolina State Legislative Building in downtown Raleigh to voice their concerns …

Russia 'does not understand' uproar over Syria arms sales

Russia was defiant in the face of criticism over arm supplies to Syria after reports that Moscow is supplying improved "ship-killing" missiles to the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.<p>Sergei Lavrov, <b>Russia's</b> foreign minister, accused Western media of "trying to create a sensation" and claimed that …