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17 Make-at-Home Holiday Treats to Bring to Work

As soon as the word <i>holiday</i> starts to be whispered in the halls at work, it’s like suddenly everyone gets an overwhelming urge to bake. One day it’s pumpkin muffins, then over-the-top brownies and, of course, all the chocolate and peanut butter recipe combos you can handle. It’s about time you break …

Dessert

5 TED Talks Every Business Owner Needs to Watch

When you’re running a small business, the last thing you need is to waste time watching videos online. That is, unless those videos might help your …

Las Vegas' New 'Kinetic Tiles' Power Streetlights With Foot Power

The tiles will be used to power streetlights, as well as wifi hotspots and surveillance cameras.<p>Las Vegas is getting some new streetlights, and they will be powered by your feet.<p>A New York-based startup, called EnGoPlanet, has built four streetlights at a Vegas intersection that will be powered …

Clean Energy

Michelin's guide to the best restaurants in New York City is out — here's who earned a spot on the list

Earning a spot in the Michelin Guide is a sure sign you've made it as a chef.<p>For the second year in a row, the New York edition of the world-famous Michelin Guide is out a few days earlier than expected.<p>According to Eater, which obtained the 2017 edition after spotting a copy of the guide on sale …

Chinese Scientists Become First to Use CRISPR Gene-Editing on Humans

Chinese scientists are attempting to use CRISPR to develop a new treatment for cancer patients, and the U.S. will soon follow their lead.<p>A team of Chinese scientists from Sichuan University in Chengdu have become the first to inject a person with cells modified with the gene-editing tool …

Genetics

Lowering Cholesterol More With New Drugs Clears Arteries a Bit

For the first time, a new drug given along with a cholesterol-lowering statin medicine has proved able to shrink plaque that is clogging arteries, potentially giving a way to undo some of the damage of heart disease.<p>The difference was very small but doctors hope it will grow with longer treatment, …

Beer and a Shot: You’re Doing it Wrong

There was a time when high-quality beers and whiskeys were enjoyed side by side in slow-sipping harmony. Likely first popularized by steam locomotive …

Flavors

A Chocolate Lover's Dream: Gluten Free Chocolate Meringue Cookies | shopswell

These are by far the most requested cookie I bake. A must-cook for Valentines Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. A chocolate lover's dream, for …

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Can hipsters stomach the unpalatable truth about avocado toast?

Avocados are bountiful in our food culture and all over Instagram. But communities in Mexico are suffering because of our fetishisation<p>Are avocados now toast, at least for the thoughtful eater? There was only ever one way for avocado adulation to go, and that was down. Just have a look at …

Agriculture

Roux Boy

“I remember my granny making gumbo when I was a kid,” Donald Link, executive chef and owner of Cochon in New Orleans, says. “The aromas of the roux …

Cooking

How To: Inject Tons of Flavor into Boring Dried Pasta by Toasting It

One of the common complaints about dry pasta is that it lacks depth of flavor. This is why, once cooked, it often pairs best with bold and complexly …

A Guide to Easy Japanese Home-Cooking

These six classic Japanese recipes are full of flavor, light on ingredients, good for you, and surprisingly quick to make.<p>Leave the pristine sushi to the restaurants. Japanese home cooking is full of flavor, light on ingredients, good for you, and surprisingly quick to make. In other words, <b>the holy</b> …

Spices

12 Mug Recipes Every Incoming College Freshman Should Know

Learning some tasty microwave tricks is one way to make your freshman year of college easier! Discover Student Loans is also there to help, offering coverage of up to 100% of school-certified college costs.

China’s best-kept food secret, revealed by Fuchsia Dunlop

In the fourth century, a Chinese official, Zhang Han, is said to have abandoned his post in the north of the country, unable any longer to endure his craving for the water shield soup and sliced perch of his hometown in Jiangnan, a region to the south; ever since, “thinking of perch and water …

Food & Dining

27 Healthy Desserts You Can Make in a Blender

Soups, sauces, and smoothies are pretty standard fare for a blender. Now, expand the handy kitchen appliance's repertoire to include dessert! Yep--you can make anything from raw pies to cookie batter using this multifunctional machine, and we've found 27 healthier sweet treat recipes that use it …