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Skillet Focaccia

<b>Quick, easy, no fuss and only one dish. Skillet focaccia is a blank slate dish that can take on any components you can think of, with barely any</b> …

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Carb Conundrum: Can Bialys Survive in a Bagel World?

The Plate<p>On a recent trip to Sadelle’s, a modern Jewish deli in the SoHo neighborhood of Manhattan, I got a sudden craving for a bialy. As I ogled bagels, stacked and Instagram-ready on wooden dowels, I asked the hostess with gleeful anticipation if they had my favorite Jewish bread. My question …

Tesla reveals its $35,000 car for the masses

Even before Tesla unveiled its new Model 3 on Thursday night, more than 115,000 people had already paid $1,000 to reserve one of the highly-anticipated electric cars.<p>These early buyers didn't know what the car would look like -- a lot like a smaller Model S with an up-turned nose -- or that it …

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‘60 Days In’: Everyday People Are Sent to a Violent Prison in the Most Insane Reality TV Show Yet

The television series documents seven volunteers who agree to serve as undercover agents in a corrupt county jail. It debuts March 10 on A&E.<p>It’s …

Chicken Pineapple Stir-Fry

Chicken stir-fry gets a perfect hint of sweetness with the addition of pineapple. <b>Slideshow:</b> More Stir Fry Recipes

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Charred Salsa Verde Recipe

This is my favorite salsa, hands down, and that's coming from someone who <i>loves</i> salsa. Smoky, spicy, sweet, bright, and complex, this is the one salsa to rule them all. The fact that it only has four real ingredients, you can make it in 20 minutes, and it requires pretty much no knife work or clean …

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Donald Trump is spreading dangerous lies about Syrian refugees

"Think of it, 250,000 people. And we all have heart, and we all want people taken care of and all of that, but with the problems our country has, to take in 250,000 people — some of whom are going to have problems, big problems — is just insane."<p>It is not insane. It is a lie. It is a lie that Mr. …

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How to make my family's famous Booby Rolls for Thanksgiving.

<b>Author Notes:</b> We spent every one of my childhood Thanksgivings trekking to my aunt Sarah B.'s house in Cambridge from Stockbridge, Massachusetts. The dinner was an all day, thirty-person affair, with my aunt at the helm of the ship in her tiny Boston kitchen. Sarah B. idolized (and looked just …

Mom’s Buttermilk Biscuits

Tender and buttery, Mom’s Buttermilk Biscuits have a slightly crisp outer layer and are fluffy, hot and steamy on the inside. They have always been …

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The Nuclear Deal: Bibi and the Consequences

The Iran Accord is arguably the most significant strategic setback to Israeli diplomacy since the founding of the Jewish State.<p>Friends of Israel, especially dovish ones on the left like me, need to bracket, at least for a moment, the debate over the deal's pros and cons and raise some disquieting …

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Shakshuka Up Your Morning Routine With Eggs in Tomato Sauce

Shakshuka only looks complicated—these eggs poached in tomato sauce are perfect for a weekday breakfast.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the</i> …

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

The 35 Best Shades of Gray Paint You'll Ever Use

November Rain is the neutral you've been looking for.<p>There are thousands of grays in the paint store, but some of the nation's top designers narrowed down the options to their absolute favorites. With blue-, green- and taupe-based hues, these pro picks will look good just about everywhere.