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Pesto, preserved – so it goes

Pesto preservation – how to: Pesto is regarded as a classic of the Italian cuisine. In this country many kitchens is the Pesto – only is not required for a meal is usually a whole jar of Pesto, and the delicious side dish remains. FOCUS Online gives you tips on how to make leftover Pesto

Pride Parades Canceled? Make Your Own at Home

What a long, long time ago June 2019 seems like right now. It was the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, and more than 100,000 people watched or participated in the New York City Pride Parade. We’re in a different world now, with Pride events all over the world canceled. But that most certainly does

7 Changes To Make If You Want To Lose 20 Pounds Or More

Setting a bigger weight-loss goal, like losing 20 pounds, may feel overwhelming at times. You may get impatient and feel desperate to finallyhit the finish line. But sustainable weight loss requires creating healthy habits, like making gradual dietary changes and incorporating consistent fitness into your weekly schedule. Weight loss ultimately requires the same approaches whether

What are viruses anyway, and why do they make us so sick?

You may sometimes have felt like you “have come down with a virus,” meaning that you became sick from being exposed to something that could have been a virus. In fact, you have a virus—actually, many—all the time. Some viruses cause the common cold, and some are crucial to human survival. New viruses can also

18 Gifts Will Make Your Surly Teen Smile

Teens: Too old for toys, too young to be delighted by a really nice set of towels. So what do you get the almost-adult in your life? If you’ve asked them and simply received a shrug (or been told “Cash is always nice”), you’re not alone. And, yes, cash is nice, but sometimes it’s also

The Deep Fryers That Make Restaurant-Quality Snacks & Meals

They say balance is the key to a happy life. Whoever “they” are obviously never owned a deep fryer. There’s just something so satisfying about moseying into the kitchen and knowing you have the tools to whip up gooey mozzarella sticks, ballpark-style onion rings and restaurant-quality pizza crust at your disposal. Sure, moms have a

3-Ingredient Holiday Appetizers You Can Make With Your Kids

Holiday parties are coming up, which means you’ll soon be in need of a few easy, trustworthy appetizer recipes to serve to guests. See, appetizers are fun, but they’re also a great way to keep people from hovering in the kitchen and asking when dinner is ready. What’s more, there are plenty of easy-to-make options

The Dutch Ovens That'll Make Your Pinterest Dreams a Reality

Some kitchen items you buy out of necessity, others you buy out of pure want. Dutch ovens are (arguably) the latter: They’re the kind of luxurious pieces Pinterest dream kitchen boards are made of. However, gorgeous as they are, Dutch ovens also serve a purpose beyond the purely aesthetic — they’re multifaceted and can be

Does aging make our brains less efficient?

We are an aging population. Demographic projections predict the largest population growth will be in the oldest age group—one study predicted a doubling of people age 65 and over between 2012 and 2050. Understanding aging and prolonging healthy years is thus becoming increasingly important. For Michele Diaz, Ph.D., of Pennsylvania State University, understanding aging is

New contrast agent could make MRIs safer

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have taken a key step forward in developing a new, possibly safer contrast agent for use in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exams. Contrast enhanced MRI is a widely used diagnostic tool with over 30 million procedures performed annually. Currently, gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) are used for this purpose, but