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Instagram Fans, Watch Out for Fake Flight Offer Scams

Instagram has become a leading social network to allow users to upload and edit photos, and follow and view other accounts and their Instagram photos. But when popularity comes, scammers often follow. Picture this: When browsing popular Instagram accounts, you stumble upon a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity from a trusted airline. It’s almost as if fate wants you take that all-expenses paid trip to visit old connections. The airline’s Instagram account is offering a free flight to your next vacation destination. All …

Pumpkin and Roasted Red Pepper Soup

Excerpted from Jackie Mills, RD QUICK HIGH FIBER Makes 6 servings This is a delicious-and much easier-alternative to butternut squash soup. The canned pumpkin makes it a breeze to make. It’s perfect for an autumn picnic, a Halloween get-together, or the Thanksgiving table. If you want to dress it up a little, swirl a tablespoon of plain low-fat yogurt into each bowl just before serving. 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil 3 large carrots, peeled and chopped 1 large onion, …

Fettuccine with Gorgonzola Cream

Excerpted from Michele Scicolone MAKES 4 TO 6 SERVINGS Of all the blue cheeses produced around the world, gorgonzola is my favorite. To make it, cow’s milk is innoculated with penicillin spores, which gives the cheese its color and distinct flavor. It is not too sharp and melts beautifully, so it is ideal for sauces. Use a mild type of gorgonzola for this recipe. 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 8 ounces gorgonzola dolce, rind removed 1 cup heavy or whipping cream …