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​How (and Why) Your Brain Makes Its Own Cannabinoids

A crash course on the endocannabinoid system in preparation of the premier of 'Weediquette.'<p>As you probably already know, unlike water, potatoes, and many top-selling pharmaceutical drugs, it's virtually impossible to fatally overdose on marijuana.<p>What you might not realize, however, is that this …

Cannabis

3 Savory Yogurt Recipes You've Never Tried Before

After all the indulgences of the holiday season, I crave something healthy this time of year. But instead of resigning myself to sad and spartan …

Healthy Eating

25 roads that everyone should drive in their lifetime

Some provide incredible views and others are works of art in their own right.<p>From an oceanside cruise in Hawaii to treacherous hairpin turns in the Swiss Alps, these roads prove that sometimes the journey is much more captivating than the destination.<p><i>An earlier version of this post was written by</i> …

Hiking

Vietnamese Coffee Flan Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Adapted slightly from Gourmet Magazine —Hillary Pollak<p><b>Serves 6 to 8</b><p>3/4 cup …

Deliciously Ella spiced turmeric hummus recipe

A healthy snack with a spicy twist<p><b>Serves</b><p>Makes one large bowl<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>2 400g/14oz tins of chickpeas<p>2 lemons<p>1 tsp paprika<p>1 tsp turmeric<p>2 tsp ground cumin<p>½ tsp ground chilli<p>3 cloves of peeled garlic<p>10 tbsp olive oil<p>4 tbsp water<p>3 tbsp tahini<p>Salt<p><b>Method</b><p>Drain and rinse the chickpeas.<p>Squeeze the lemons …

How a New York Couple Lives in 242 Square Feet

Think your home is cramped? This New York couple, featured on Curbed, lives together in an apartment that measures a mere 242 square feet. Here's how …

Small Spaces

These 30 Vegetarian Recipes Are So Good, You Might Rethink Meat

Vegetarians just like everyone else, can have problems coming up with a variety of meals to eat. Whether you’re meat-free or just looking to eat less …

Cooking

5 Fall Salads You're About to Fall in Love With

<b>1. Kale, Apple & Pancetta Salad</b><p>Made with shredded kale, crisp pancetta, tart apples and pecans in a zingy maple vinaigrette, this salad just screams fall. It's wildly addictive -- even my husband, who is not much of a salad guy, cannot get enough of it. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. French Lentil Salad with Goat</b> …

Healthy Eating

How to Make Rich and Creamy Fettuccine Alfredo That Won't Weigh You Down

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>I'd always figured fettuccine Alfredo was about as authentically Italian as an Ellio's frozen pizza; something concocted by the Olive Garden's chefs at their Tuscan cooking academy, perhaps. But it turns out that the dish has quite a lengthy history …

Roasted Red Pepper Labneh

Servings<p>Chef Einat Admony’s keys to getting kids to eat yogurt: Make it bright red and thicker than ice cream.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 whole roasted red pepper from a jar<p>1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice<p>½ teaspoon honey<p>2 cups labneh (Lebanese strained yogurt; click for recipe)<p>Kosher salt<p>Recipe …

Ice Cream

no cook mango kulfi recipe, quick and easy mango kulfi recipe

<b>no cook mango kulfi recipe</b> – this is an easy kulfi recipe. kulfi and ice creams are in demand during indian summers. the summer season is over, but …

The Best Meditation Retreats in the U.S.

You don’t have to journey to an exotic ashram in India a la <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i> for an exclusive, life-changing meditation retreat. Whether you’re traveling solo, want to reconnect as a couple, or take an unforgettable trip with friends, some incredible resorts and getaways in the States are geared to …

Meditation

36 Tahini Recipes for Hummus, Cookies, Noodles, Meat, and More

We love tahini—from thickening spreads to adding heft to sauces, is there anything this ground sesame paste can't do?<p><b>We love tahini.</b> This creamy sesame seed paste is genius in just about everything, from classic hummus to chicken salad. Make one of these recipes tonight, and get to know this …

Food

How to Make Spicy Indian Mango Pickles

<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: Nik from A Brown Table puts unripe mangoes to use in a spicy condiment that's easy to make and even easier to enjoy.</i><p>Summer's arrival brings much …

The Healthiest Summer Sangria EVER

Sure, it still has alcohol and should be enjoyed in moderation, but it's a way healthier version clocking in at just about 150 calories and 10 g of sugar per glass. Cheers to that!<p><b>The Healthiest Summer Sangria EVER</b> <i><br>Serves 10</i><p>1.5 bottles red wine<br>1/4 cup triple sec<br>2 cups sparkling …

A Guide to Identifying Your Home Décor Style

Many of us peruse home décor books, magazines, websites, and blogs and like much of what we see there…but when it comes to decorating our own homes, …

Interior Design

Shake it up! Refreshing smoothie recipes for summer

Smoothies are a quick, easy way to pack lots of fruit and vegetables into one nutritious glass. They make a great snack or meal replacement whenever you want to get outside and enjoy the sun. An energizing way to start the day, smoothies are also satisfying as a light lunch, as a nutrient-dense …

Flavors

Decorating Ideas, Home Improvement, Cleaning & Organization Tips

Junk Gypsy sister duo Amie and Jolie Sikes gave Miranda Lambert's 1952 Airstream named Wanda...<p>Ready for spring cleaning? Here's how to clean …

Kathie Lee Gifford

The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's …

Home Decorating

How to Eat Cheese Fondue the Proper Swiss/French Way

Like most things Swiss and/or French, the classic cold-weather dish operates under its own code of politesse<p>Like all reasonable human beings, we interpret snowy weather as Mother Nature's subliminal message to do one simple thing: <b>eat cheese fondue</b>. But before you dive into a big gooey pot of, say, …

Weather

In the Mix: 20 Kitchens with a Combination of Cabinets and Open Shelving

(Image credit: Smitten Studio)<p>Open shelving: love it or hate it? We asked, and you answered — and a lot of you really hate open shelving. Others …

Kitchens

Retro Living Room Ideas And Decor Inspirations For The Modern Home

Retro-inspired interiors and living spaces have made a bit of comeback in the last year or so. With bold colors like purple and violet being touted …

Paint Pizzazz: Decorative Painting Techniques

From dull to dramatic in one weekend<p>For less than $100, you can transform a room in a single weekend. All it takes is some paint, glaze and masking …

Home Improvement

Creative Eye Makeup Illustrations by Tal Peleg

Israeli makeup artist Tal Peleg, aka Scarlet Moon, uses eyeshadow and eyeliner to do more than simply shade in her eyelids. Instead, the creative makeup genius turns eyelids into her own personal canvas for clever mini paintings. She takes the small patch of skin that surrounds the eye and …

Eye Makeup

7 Meatball Recipes

There are few foods as friendly as the meatball.<p>The meatball wants to join you for cozy, weeknight dinners. It wants to be the star of your next cocktail party. It's happy on its own, or on a dainty toothpick; it's as comfortable naked as it is dressed up. Here are 7 recipes -- plus a ratio to make …