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Wellness

The Old-Fashioned Hot Water Bottle

October 24, 2013

It’s the simple things in life that bring comfort, a sense of joy and well-being. Behold, the old-fashioned hot water bottle. Cuddling up with a “hottie” is like sipping a big mug of hot cocoa, snuggling by a toasty fire, or eating a bowl of Bubbie’s matzah ball soup. It means someone is taking good care of you—even if that person is you. Economical and eco-friendly, the hot water bottle will keep warm all night making it easier to turn down the…

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Food + Recipes

Spiced Chickpea & White Bean Smothered Sweet Potato

February 16, 2013

A slightly spicy chickpea and tomato stew plays off of a bright orange sweet potato in this flavorful recipe. This hearty dish is simple to throw together, packed full of goodness, and is perfect for keeping warm on a chilly night. Gather 2 medium sweet potatoes, preferably rounder 1 tablespoons olive oil 2 medium shallots 1 tablespoon cumin seeds* 2 teaspoons coriander seeds* 2 whole cloves* 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes** 1 tablespoons smoked paprika 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 cup…

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