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    • The Difference Between Biscuits and Scones, Plus 6 Healthy Recipes

      Growing up in the South, I was served biscuits at breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Each family and restaurant has their own specific way of making them. Some are skinny and tall, others flat and wide, and some come nestled together like Parker Hou… Continue reading Continue reading


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    • “Spiralized” Vegetable Noodles: Recipes to Up Your Pasta Game
      “Spiralized” Vegetable Noodles: Recipes to Up Your Pasta Game  Blog Post

      When I was tasked with testing vegetable noodle makers—aka “spiralizers”—I was hesitant. Growing up with a Chinese father, I primarily ate an Asian-inspired diet that included a lot of rice. But on special occasions, I had another option: noodles. And like most kids, when given the choice between rice and noodles, I’d always pick noodles. Noodles, in this case, meant ramen, lo mein, soba or egg and I loved them all—and still do. I was afraid that vegetable versions of my beloved noodles couldn’t come close to my enjoyment of the starchy originals.


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    • 6 Ways to Use Nutritional Yeast
      6 Ways to Use Nutritional Yeast Blog Post

      Nutritional yeast has long been used by vegans as a naturally dairy-free cheese substitute because of its nutty, earthy, umami qualities. But this mustard-yellow powder is now attracting even more fans because of its stellar nutrition profile.

      Nicknamed nooch, yeshi and hippie dust, nutritional yeast is not the same as yeast used to make bread—it’s heated and dried so it doesn’t rise.

      Two tablespoons of the flakes provides about 3 grams of protein and 2 grams of fiber. Plus, it’s a good source of minerals and B vitamins.


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    • Stretching Tips

      Stretching is part of every good training program. The problem is that most people don’t know much about the science and methodologies of stretching. This blog is to inform you a little more about the types of stretching, when each type should be used… Continue reading Continue reading


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    • How to Buy Thai Curry Paste, Plus Easy Recipes to Make with It
      How to Buy Thai Curry Paste, Plus Easy Recipes to Make with It  Blog Post

      We love a good Thai curry. And if you frequent Thai restaurants, you probably do too! You can put just about anything in a Thai curry, so we Test Kitchen cooks always keep curry paste on hand so we can whip up a curry with whatever we have hanging out in the fridge.

      When we decided to use Thai curry paste in the March/April 2015 issue for our Market Pick column (that’s where we do four different takes on one ingredient), we in the Test Kitchen thought it would only be prudent to try as many curry pastes as we could get our hands on.


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    • Reader Roundup: 5 Favorite Natural Pain Relievers

      Whether your back pain is something new or something you’ve been living with for a while, it’s important to find effective pain relief.

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    • How Cervical Laminectomy Surgery Helps Relieve the Pressure

      Cervical stenosis can cause spinal cord compression in the neck, which can lead to radiculopathy, slow gait, and other symptoms. A cervical laminectomy can relieve spinal cord pressure and reduce symptoms. Continue reading Continue reading


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