Saul Lerena

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8 Foods That Lower Your Blood Sugar and Can Save Your Life

It sounds dramatic, but it is no exaggeration: Balancing your blood sugar could be a matter of life and death. Chronic high blood sugar levels can …

Nutrition

Peanut Butter Powder Sounds Weird But Is Secretly Great for Cooking

Stay with me.<p>I credit a fitfluencer for first introducing me to the good stuff. It was an extra-warm August day, and she was making a sweet potato peanut butter smoothie on camera. Except she wasn’t using regular peanut butter. She was spooning in what looked like tiny ant hills of fawn-colored …

Recipes

5 Leadership Mistakes to Avoid Right Now, if You Want Your People to Stay

Don't fall victim to these common pitfalls.<p>What creates great leadership is something that is fluid. It changes with how our society evolves. While there are some characteristics that are timeless, such as kindness and charisma, there are many other new ways of being that emerge all of the time. …

Leadership

19 Delicious Ways to Cook With Mango This Summer

There aren't many things in the world better than perfectly ripe mangoes. Sweet, fruity, and creamy, they taste like full-fledged desserts even …

Healthy Eating

The One Carb You Can Eat Every Morning Without Gaining Weight

Many of us have been conditioned to reject carbs now, ask questions later. But all carbs are not bad carbs, and a few truly great ones provide a …

Nutrition

Yearly task: 1 smart Social Security move for Americans of all ages

Here’s one thing you should be doing every year, even if you’re young.<p>Every year, the Social Security Administration issues a statement to each American worker. These used to come in the mail, but these days they are generally accessed online at www.ssa.gov by creating a "my Social Security" …

Retirement

What to eat before and after exercise

Did you ever notice that food is no less than magic? How certain foods when coupled with each other and consumed at right time, create great …

11 International Breakfasts That Go Way Beyond Bacon and Eggs

Breakfast

The 5 Most Durable Men’s Shoes Out Now

When it comes to buying new shoes, there are few things more deflating than splurging on a pricey pair only to ultimately find out they aren’t built …

3 Sauces Every Home Cook Should Know How to Make

Forget store-bought. These essential seafood sauces are not only whipped up with everyday pantry staples, they enhance the flavor of some of our …

How To Make Hard Boiled Eggs Easier To Peel

I have a love-hate relationship with boiled eggs. They make an appearance in a few of my favorite Southern cuisines, like chicken pot pie, deviled …

Slow Cooker Stuffed Cabbage Cooked in a Sweet & Sour Sauce

Slow Cooker Stuffed Cabbage Rolls<p>Serves 4<p><i>For the cabbage and sauce:</i> <br>1 large head regular or Savoy cabbage (about 2 1/4 pounds), including outer …

Here’s How To Make a Gross Cookie Sheet Look Brand New

Holiday baking shifts our cookie sheets into overdrive. Over the past few months, these trusted kitchen tools have seen it all—from spicy-sweet …

Study reveals how alcohol permanently damages DNA and raises risk of cancer

For several decades we have known that alcohol consumption increases a person's risk of developing several types of cancer, but how this actually …

7 questions to ask to help make sense of your life

My husband just so happens to be a giant nerd, which is precisely why I married him. By day, he geeks out as an IT systems architect at an engineering firm, and by night, among other things, he geeks out about astronomy.<p>One weekend, we were up at our cabin in the Colorado mountains. It was a crisp, …

Penguin Random House

Make This Transformative Ingredient, Add It to Everything

The dish that introduced me to the wonder of brown butter years ago was Suzanne Goin’s Sweet Potatoes with Bacon and Spinach from <i>Sunday Suppers at Lucques</i>. Those sweet potatoes, tossed in brown butter, brown sugar, and herbs and then roasted, are otherworldly in their deliciousness. Every time I …

Recipes

Sync your calendar with the solar system

Never miss an eclipse, a meteor shower, a rocket launch or any other astronomical and space event that's out of this world.

Meteor Showers

Lemonade Fried Chicken

Adapted from <i>Blue Plate Specials and Blue Ribbon Chefs</i> by Jane and Michael Stern (Lebhar-Friedman Books, 2001). Copyright 2001 by Jane and Michael …

10 Key Habits of World-Class Money Savers

Americans, in general, not only aren't good about saving money, but they're also actually fairly indifferent about being financially frugal. …

Personal Finance

Taste Beyond The Tongue

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

20 Quick and Easy Chicken Thigh Recipes

Quick and easy weeknight dinners are an absolute must in my meal plan. And on nights when chicken is on the menu, I turn to a pack of meaty chicken …

Rice, in a Starring Role

I’m always in the mood for rice. Any kind will do: Carolina rice, boiled and buttered; steamed jasmine rice; basmati rice in any guise; nutty brown, red or black rice; short-grained sticky rice. You can tempt me with a plate of Louisiana dirty rice, risotto, paella or biryani. I’ll travel miles for …

Nothing spells autumn quite like mushrooms<p>Talk of “earthy flavours” is pretty common at this time of the year, but it really bears repeating in the case of mushrooms, because they taste so very much of the soil from which they grow. Mushrooms don’t have any chlorophyll, so are unable to harvest …

Recipes

Smoky, Spicy Vegetarian Pasta with Eggs and Mushrooms Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Of all the pork dishes I imagine my vegetarian self eating in some alternative universe, I dream not of porchetta or ragu, carnitas or banh mi—but of spaghetti carbonara, where the meat is more like the punctuation marks of a sentence than the letters themselves.<p>A salty, yolk-rich …

Italian Food

10 Things You Should Not Refrigerate

Certain items are at their prime when stored at room temperature.<p>Hot Sauce<p>It can live happily in the pantry for up to three …

Magic Custard Cake

Total time : 60 min<p>Servings : 6<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>2 eggs (room temperature)<br>3/8 cup caster sugar<br>1/4 cup melted butter<br>1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract<br>3/8 cup plain …

The 7 Best Men’s Shoes That Will Last Through the Winter

Winter weather can do a number on your favorite shoes, turning your hard-earned footwear investments into ragged relics. But with a discerning eye, …

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breast cutlets<br>• 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided<br>• ½ teaspoon black pepper, divided<br>• 1½ tablespoons extra-virgin 
olive oil<br>• 2 …