Speck is a delicious smoky salt-cured pork meat that is said to be “a little salt, a little smoke, and a lot of fresh air.” It has a long history, dating back hundreds of years, and is made in the beautiful mountains of Northern Italy. What is speck? Speck is a type of charcuterie from…

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Any aspiring cook knows that being skilled in the kitchen comes with some organizational challenges. You have to find a place for all the tools you accumulate over time, and figure out how to use all those highly specific ingredients that are now overflowing your cupboards. And then there are the recipes. My mother, for…

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One of the simplest, fastest, and yet most delicious pasta recipes has to be this pasta with breadcrumbs and anchovies. This southern Italian classic can be on the table in 20-30 minutes and is so easy to make! Leave out the anchovies for a vegan/vegetarian version and add parsley, peperoncino, or grated cheese if desired.…

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January 23, 2023 We always have bananas in our house because I love to freeze them for my morning smoothies, and my husband who is an avid cyclist eats one every morning because bananas contain potassium which helps to replenish the electrolytes lost through sweating, plus carbs for topping up energy levels. As soon as…

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What if, this January, you ignored all the voices telling you what you “should be” and instead focused on finding the healthful habits that feel right for *you*? With ReNew Year, the only thing we’re detoxing from is a restrictive mindset. Pick a goal—movement, food, self-care, or all three—and hit refresh. Get the Program It’s…

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Posted on 23 January 2023 Dreaming of a European holiday? From the south of France to the beaches of Sicily, it feels like our Instagram feeds are full of lucky people on fun-filled European adventures. But don’t worry (or be jealous), if booking a trip this year is looking out of your budget, we have…

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Yelp revealed the top 10 restaurants in each city to get ahead of reservations for the upcoming celebration of love. SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Restaurants around the country are preparing reservations and waitlists ahead of one of the most intimate, and typically, one of the busiest days of the year. Valentine’s Day, also known as the…

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Garlicky Spinach and Chickpea Soup Active time:20 min Total time:50 min Servings:4 to 6 Active time:20 min Total time:50 min Servings:4 to 6 Comment I have a theory about soup recipes. They’re superfluous. That’s because soup is really just a formula. You fill in a few variables in different ways to end up with wildly…

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India being a diverse country with a rich cultural heritage has no dearth of regional cuisines that offer unique tastes and flavours. South Indian food has been gaining popularity in recent decades across the country and even abroad due to not just its irresistible flavour but also its healthy ingredients. South Indian food includes cuisines…

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What is it about cabbage that so many people are sniffy about? Even in winter when it’s at its very best, it seems to rank even lower than potatoes on the popularity scales. I ADORE cabbage in all its forms, despite the best efforts of my boarding school to put me off cabbage for life.…

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