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12 Ways to Make Cabbage Sexy

Since we have a soft spot for cabbage, the ugly duckling of vegetables, here is an updated repost. <br>This winter, cabbage is shrugging off that sheepskin coat and stepping out of those muddy boots: It is peasant food no more. It's sexy. It's seductive. It's suspiciously delicious (or, really, …

Slow Cookers

4 Wholesome and Hearty Bean Soups to Get You Through Winter

<b>1. Pasta e Fagioli</b><p>Pasta e fagioli -- literally "pasta and beans" -- is a hearty and heartwarming Italian soup, perfect for a chilly night. There are countless recipes but this one, adapted from Chef Joe Cicala's recipe in the <i>The Washington Post</i>, is the best I've tried. The base of the soup is made …

33 Braised Meat Recipes to Turn a House Into a Home

Nothing beats a tender braise on a cold day<p>Updated:<p>When the temperatures drop and snow starts to fall, we're in full-on braise mode. We'll braise …

Cooking

Why we've all fallen head-over-heels for the 36 questions that promise true love

A simple questionnaire, which claims it can make two strangers fall in love, has taken the world by storm. Claire Cohen explains why we're so drawn to the idea of eliminating risk where our fragile hearts are concerned<p>When <b>Mandy Len Catron</b> fell in love, she probably hoped for a few well wishers – …

Poor sleep in adolescence predicts future problems, study says

A poor night's sleep can carry far greater consequences for teens than just nodding off in class the next morning.<p>Routine failure to get adequate sleep -- either because of issues like insomnia or just staying up late surfing the Internet -- can predict future alcohol-related problems, such as …

'Pop-Up' 3D Structures Can Mimic Brain Circuits

By mimicking children's pop-up books, scientists can now make complex microscopic 3D shapes that model brain circuitry and blood vessels, researchers …

Daniel J Levitin Q&A: ‘We’ve created more information in the past few years than in all of human history before us’

The author of The Organized Mind explains how naps, calendars and periods away from the internet can all help focus our mind<p><b>What inspired you to write The Organized Mind?</b><br>My first two books, <i>This Is Your Brain on Music</i> and <i>The World in Six Songs</i>, aimed to explain neuroscience to the general public. …

Productivity

Costa Rica Eyes National Parks’ Volcanoes for Energy

The volcanoes of Costa Rica’s lauded national park system have helped make it a tourism favorite for generations. But three bills before the national legislature offer a reminder that volcanoes also make the parks attractive for another use: drilling for geothermal power.<p>Demand for electricity has …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day

Gallery15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day<p>We adore a freshly squeezed glass of OJ—especially in winter, when citrus is at its peak—but sometimes you want something a little more unusual. Ever tried to juice a kumquat? Or a sweet potato? Curious about how to make good-tasting green juice? <b>Here</b> …

7 of the Best Cauliflower Recipes Ever

Back in the day, we used to breeze past cauliflower in the grocery aisle. Fast-forward to 2015, and our love for the versatile veggie couldn't be stronger. From spicy and roasted whole to whipped into a velvety soup, here are seven of the best cauliflower recipes guaranteed to make you fall in …

Cooking

13 Sauces and Condiments to Help You Get Through January

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: We’re taking our holiday cookies off the kitchen counter and replacing them with 13 savory favorites to reboot our post-holiday taste buds.</i><p>The …

15 Vegan Recipes for a Very Green 2015

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: If you're looking to add more vegan dishes to your diet in 2015, start here.</i><p>I don’t love New Year’s resolutions, especially those that involve the words “diet,” …

The 10 Best Healthy Recipes of 2014

Food & Wine's Deputy Food Editor Kate Heddings picks her favorite healthy recipes from 2014.<p>We’ve made some darn good healthy recipes in 2014. Here …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Happy New Year! It's officially 2015, which means some of you might have healthy-eating resolutions to stick to. But just because you're trading butter …

10 Healthy New Ingredients Everybody Should Know

Hemp seeds? No, they won’t get you high. And mesquite? No, in this case it's not firewood. They’re part of the new juice bar vernacular, promising health-promoting properties and appearing in drinks and eats from coast to coast. Here now, a cheat sheet to navigating ingredients at your local juice …

4 Healthy Chicken Recipes for Winter

Here are four easy and healthy chicken recipes by F&W's Justin Chapple.<p><i>Here are four easy and healthy chicken recipes by F&W's Justin Chapple.</i><p><b>1.</b> …

15 Clean-Eating No-Bake Snacks

Why is it that we hear the word "snack" and immediately think of things we totally <i>shouldn't</i> be snacking on? I'm talking greasy tater chips, salty pretzels, and loaded chocolate chip cookies. News alert -- it doesn't have to be crunchy, greasy, salty, or sickly sweet to be deemed an acceptable snack!<p>…

Dessert

20 Simple Vegetable Soups

All the best tools, techniques, and recipes you need for flame-kissed glory this …

Food Preservation

Beyond Salad: 11 More Creative Ways to Eat Kale

Kale is a superfood that is not going away anytime soon. Popular because of its super nutrition -- more than 1,000 percent of your daily vitamin K, more vitamin C than in an orange, and more calcium than a glass of milk, kale is a great veggie to incorporate into your weekly meals. But it doesn't …

Food

10 Ways to Use Braised Kale

So, you’ve braised some kale. And you need a meal to go around it. Or you have some leftovers. Here are ways to use braised kale in dishes.<p>So, you’ve …

9 Ways to Flavor Braised Kale

Kale salads are great—if you don’t mind a little chewing. For a wintery alternative, braise kale slowly until it becomes soft and silky.<p>Kale salads …

Start the New Year Off Right: 7 Healthy, Fast Weeknight Dinners

<b>1. Blackened Tilapia</b><p>This is one of my favorite fish recipes, and it's super quick and easy. Mild tilapia fillets are dusted with a bold Cajun spice rub, then sautéed in olive oil until crisp and flavorful on the exterior and tender and flaky within. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. White Chicken Chili</b><p>Made with …

Cooking

All About Food Lover's Cleanse Lunches + Day 3 Menu

A little repetition isn’t a bad thing when you are trying to build new habits, and salad for lunch a great place to start.<p>I’m thrilled to see you all posting, commenting, and reaching out about the #BAcleanse. I hope by now you’ve gotten most of your groceries and are enjoying the fun part of the …

Sweet Potato Lentil Soup with Curry and Lime

<i>We all harbor secret fantasies of moving away, starting a café, and feeding people. Every month, Sarah Kieffer from the Vanilla Bean Blog will be indulging us with stories and recipes from the Wolners, who own the Blue Heron Coffeehouse in Winona, Minnesota.</i><p><i>Today: A lentil soup to cure anything</i> …

7-year-old plane crash survivor may help probe

EDDYVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Sailor Gutzler, the 7-year-old girl who survived a plane crash, walked a mile through the cold, dark woods to safety and then …

Florida

Isil hostage John Cantlie releases new propaganda video

British hostage, held by Jihadists, publishes 'travelogue' of life in in Mosul produced in the the style of a television programme<p>John Cantlie, the British journalist held by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, has produced another propaganda video.<p>Intended to show that life is carrying on as …

The Surprising Link Between Gut Bacteria And Anxiety

In recent years, neuroscientists have become increasingly interested in the idea that there may be a powerful link between the human brain and gut bacteria. And while a growing body of research has provided evidence of the brain-gut connection, most of these studies so far have been conducted on …

Mental Disorders

Pets May Help Improve Social Skills Of Children With Autism

Having a family pet can be beneficial for child development in a number of ways, including keeping kids active and promoting empathy, self-esteem and a sense of responsibility. But dogs may be particularly beneficial for kids with autism, acting as a "social lubricant" that helps them build …

Autism