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Dandelion Benefits - Greens, Roots, and Dandelion Tea

I know, most people are looking for ways to get rid of dandelions. Sure, they are unsightly, making big yellow heads and then annoying seed heads …

Elephant Seals May Survive Deep Dives Because Of Their 'Smoker's Blood'

Elephant seals have surprisingly high levels of naturally produced carbon monoxide — a noxious gas that is deadly at high concentrations — in their blood, a new study finds. In fact, the amount of carbon monoxide found in the blood of these large mammals is roughly the same as that in people who …

Beer Battered Fish Tacos with Mango Margarita Salsa and Jalapeño Crema

Beer Battered Fish Tacos with Margarita Mango Salsa and Jalapeño Crema.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> March 24, 2014 99<p>Let me tell you a little secret.<p>We have still …

Creamy Caramelized Leek Soup with Maple Glazed Bacon

Creamy Caramelized Leek Soup with Maple Glazed Bacon.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> March 27, 2014 90<p>I don’t even want to tell you about soup right now.<p>I mean, it’s …

10 Homemade Candy Recipes for Easter

We love our bright, springtime vegetables. We really do. Come Sunday, however, you’ll find us digging into a sweeter harvest -- because this Easter, we’re planning a sugar high for the ages. It’s a Peeps-for-breakfast, Cadbury-for-dinner kind of menu, with a few midnight marshmallows thrown in for …

David Lebovitz's Steak with Mustard Butter

<i>All week long David Lebovitz -- professional cook, baker, and blogger -- will be sharing recipes from his new book, My Paris Kitchen. Follow along to win one of six copies we're giving away -- and find out why Paris really is always a good idea.</i><p><i>Today: A trip to Paris is as easy as making this</i> …

How to Make Perfectly Flaky Biscuits

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: It's brunch season, which means only one thing -- it's time to perfect your</i> …

Portable Pies are the Best Pies

Ever been tempted to eat an entire pie by yourself? Now you can! Enter the blueberry hand pie.<p>There is no greater joy than holding an entire pie in your hands and then eating the entire thing. Of course, this sort of irresponsible behavior is also rather conducive to bellyaches. So how is one …

How to Make Chinese Steamed Buns from Scratch

<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: Whether you like your Chinese buns plain or filled, steamed or pan-fried, sweet or savory,</i> <i>Cynthia of Two Red Bowls</i> <i>is here to show you how to make</i> …

Slow Cooker Red Pepper Butternut Squash Soup

<i>Welcome to Slow Cooker Sunday! Plug in and chill out on what’s supposed to be the laziest day of the week.</i><p>This week I was going to attempt a …

75 Healthy, Energy-Packed Breakfast Recipes

Think way, way beyond avocado toast.<p><b>We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day</b> (or at least the first meal, anyway), so it can’t hurt to start things out with a tasty little bundle of healthy energy. From next-level toasts (think beyond avocado) to savory porridges, ingenious …

7 Menus for Memorial Day

All the best tools, techniques, and recipes you need for flame-kissed glory this summer<p>From a classic backyard barbecue featuring juicy hamburgers, …

Americans, You Need This Cookbook

“If Americans want to know what America is, they need to know this book,” chef José Andrés says.<p><b>The Chef:</b> José Andrés<p><b>The Book:</b> <i>The Virginia Housewife</i>, …

Cook the Best Meat for Tacos

Ground beef has nothing on slow-cooked carnitas<p>Tacos are the world’s greatest flavor delivery system. From black beans to goat tongue, you can slide pretty much any ingredient inside a warmed tortilla and create a satisfying meal.<p>That said, within the realm of taco-fillers, there stands a stratum …

New study identifies heart-specific protein that protects against arrhythmia

Researchers at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute have identified a heart-specific form of a protein, BIN1, responsible for sculpting tiny folds in …

'War on Boko Haram': African, Western nations unify in hunt for Nigerian girls

Nigeria and four neighboring countries will share intelligence and border surveillance in the hunt for more than 200 Nigerian girls still held by Boko Haram, and Western nations will provide technical expertise and training to the new regional African effort against the extreme Islamists.<p>The plan …