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Portuguese Baked Eggs

Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, cut into wedges<p>8 garlic …

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7 Foods Science Proves Will Help You Live Longer

If you're looking for the fountain of youth, stop looking in your medicine cabinet and take a closer look into your pantry. What we put in our bodies affects everything from the size of our waistlines, the condition of our hearts, and yes-even how long we live.<p>Researchers have been fascinated by …

10 Easy Ways To Detox Your Body Today

Our bodies can become overwhelmed due to the volume of toxins exposed in its environment by way of water (fluoride and other chemicals), air …

Alternative Medicine

Start Running: The Beginner Running Plan

New to running? Or starting to run again after a long layoff? This is the beginner running plan for you.<p>You can become a runner (really)—or pick up running again.<p>This running program, designed by coach Jenny Hadfield, co-author of <i>Running for Mortals</i>, will take you from running newbie to 30 minutes …

5 Tips for Choosing the Perfect White Paint

Interior designer Thomas Pheasant shares his secrets on how to choose the just-right white.<p>Photo: Durston Saylor<p><b>1. Decide on a mood</b><p>Every shade of white can be linked to an emotional response, so it's important to consider the mood you want before painting. Pheasant's trick is to imagine the effects …

So Apparently, We've Been Peeling Bananas All Wrong (VIDEO)

Next to apples, bananas have been a staple in my fruit consumption since as early as I could remember.<p>The way I peeled them never crossed my mind, often snapping the stem part off, digging my fingers just below stem, or cutting it in half (yeah, my mom failed me again).<p>Much like my my misadventures …

How to Make Your Own Nut Flours (Without Making Nut Butter)

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: The secrets to fine, evenly ground DIY nut flours that won't turn to butter on you.</i><p>To pulverize nuts in a food processor without turning them to paste, be sure that the …

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Your 4-Day Detox Plan

Weekends are meant for relaxing—and, for many, relaxing their diets, especially on holiday weekends. With happy hour Friday, a party Saturday, brunch …

Healthy Eating

HugeDomains.com - AllFunTalk.com is for sale (All Fun Talk)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

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61 Easy Pasta Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Lose the jarred sauce—we're confident you won't need it with these easy pastas in your weeknight dinner arsenal.

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Passion Fruit Recipes (PHOTOS)

If you wish you were somewhere tropical right now, but you can't be for any number of reasons, the next best thing would be passion fruit. We know the suggestion of substituting fruit for a vacation to somewhere warm and sandy seems laughable, but if you've ever tasted passion fruit, you know that …

Homemade Ricotta - With Cow's Milk or Goat Milk

Once you've tasted freshly made ricotta, you can't help but be hooked!<p>The first time I did was in Tuscany. The cheese was so fresh, it was still warm! I'll never forget the experience. How could something so simple be so delicious?<p>Ever since that first bite, I've been seeking out freshly made …

How to Make Mozzarella at Home

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Pasta alla Carbonara Recipe

To ensure your eggs don't separate, warm them to room temperature before you use them. I also take a further step by warming a large bowl that I use to whisk the eggs, cheese, and pepper together. To warm the empty bowl, simply set it over your pasta pot as the water is boiling. You want the bowl …

Carb Buster Breakfast

When I was in New York City last weekend, I stayed in this hotel and ordered room service for breakfast from Fireside, the hotel’s restaurant, …

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24 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

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