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Basting is a practice so ingrained in the fabric of cooking poultry that most of us do it without question. We assume all that basting will make the bird juicier and more flavourful. However, according to Cook's Illustrated, you could probably just skip it.


In trying times is more important than ever to consider the feelings of those around you. We are all in our own bubble, with our own unique perspective on the world, and it is crucial for our personal development to understand how other people experience the world.


In what I'm calling "very good news," the kind souls over at The Kitchn have devised a formula for turning almost any vegetable into a crispy, cheesy fritter. Given the fact that the easiest ways to get me to eat my veggies are to crisp them up and add cheese, I'm pretty delighted.


So-called superfoods receive lots of coverage, but their health benefits are often overstated. Deakin University academic Michael Vagg explains why.


First one, then another. Bite! Slap! Bite! Before you know it, mosquitoes are descending from the skies to disrupt your backyard summer soiree. How can such a tiny, fragile insect cause so much pain, suffering and annoyance?