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California Police May Have Finally Arrested The Golden State Killer

<i>Please see our continuing updates at the bottom of this post.</i><br>—–<br>Excitement is running high after reports that the Golden State Killer/East Area Rapist case — the subject of an in-the-works HBO documentary adaptation of the late Michelle McNamara’s book, <i>I’ll Be Gone in the Dark</i> — may have seen an …

Crime

911: Man kills daughter who was also his wife after breakup

NEW MILFORD, Conn. (AP) — A man killed his wife — who was also his daughter — and their 7-month-old son and then took his own life after she broke up with him, according to a 911 call.<p>Steven Pladl's mother called police in North Carolina to say she'd had a disturbing call from him and to ask …

Crime

A suspect tried to blend in with 60,000 concertgoers. China’s facial-recognition cameras caught him.

The 31-year-old man, wanted by police, had thought playing a numbers game would be enough to allow him to fade into anonymity.<p>The population of China is a staggering 1.4 billion people, give or take a few million.<p>More than 45 million of them live in Jiangxi province in southeast China, and 5 …

China

I Love Labneh—Here’s Why You Should Too

Keep this Middle Eastern yogurt cheese in your fridge for instant snacks and meals.<p>If you haven’t seen the word labneh popping up on restaurant menus …

Food

13 recipes for National Pizza Day to help you make amazing pizza at home

Sure, you could go out or order in for National Pizza Day — and there are a ton of Pizza Day freebies and deals — but if you're more of a DIY-er, why not make your own delicious pie at home?<p>Learn to make a classic Margherita pie or get creative with a cauliflower crust. Whatever your pizza fancy, …

Cooking

This Is the Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipe on Pinterest

I don't care what season it is: winter, summer, spring, or fall — there's always a good reason to bust out your slow cooker. There is nothing better …

Cooking

8 Things You Probably Cook Too Fast

Stop scorching your steak and burning toasted nuts. Sometimes you need to take things nice and slow.<p>Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and lower the heat on your stove once in a while, you might have burnt food. That's what Ferris Bueller said, right? If he was cooking an expensive steak, …

Cooking

Man Planted Ramsey Pipe Bomb To ‘Send Message’ To Juveniles Partying

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)</b> – Two people are accused of setting off a pipe bomb and other devices in a Ramsey neighborhood earlier this week in an effort to …

Crime

Why Harvey Weinstein is disgraced but Donald Trump is president

The allegations against Weinstein and Trump are strikingly similar. Why have the outcomes been so different?<p>The story, by now, reads as familiar. Summer Zervos got her big break appearing on a network television show. This was 2007, and Zervos was a young woman from Orange County, California, eager …

Cushaw Pie with Vanilla Bean Custard Sauce Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Vanilla Bean Custard Sauce: Whisk together egg yolks, granulated sugar, and kosher salt in a medium bowl until very …

Baking

Delicious pumpkin banana zucchini loaf a healthy afternoon delight

A new cook book hit bookstores only last Wednesday, and after a week of sales, it has knocked out Dan Brown's new novel, <i>Origin</i>, to become Costco's …

Food

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Wonder Wings

<b>Recipe: Wonder Wings</b><p>We all love gathering around the tailgate to celebrate our teams, but arguably the best part of tailgating is the food. …

This Vibrant, Zippy Sauce Gives Eggs and Toast a Boost

At Haven’s Kitchen, we’ve been offering good-for-you versions of sweet breakfast staples since we opened: pastries made with whole grains, maple-sweetened granola, luscious whole milk Persian yogurts. But at our most recent menu planning meeting, we decided that we’d shift our focus to new savory …

How to Make Moutabel (Spicy Eggplant Dip)

Moutabel is a spicier version of baba ghannouj. Not only is it easy to make, it is even better the next day.<p><b>What is Baba ghannouj?</b><p>Baba ghannouj is a …

Cooking

Our favourite Italian baking recipes

Release your inner <i>nonna</i>, dust your countertop with flour and get ready to create a pastry and dough-filled feast that transports you to the sunny …

Great British Bake Off

Why make chili in a sheet pan? Flavor.

I love my sheet pans, I do. Just about every Sunday, as I'm sure I've said before, I spend most of the afternoon rotating them in and out of my oven, as I roast vegetable after vegetable. I use those vegetables in various combinations and with various sauces and toppings in grain bowls, salads, …

Sheet Pan

This Adaptable Method Makes Fish Weeknight (and Entertaining) Friendly

<i>Whether we're cooking for a tailgate or the tail end of the day, we want our meals to be easy and delicious. We've partnered with the folks at Regal Springs Tilapia—purveyors of sustainable, hormone- and antibiotic-free tilapia—to bring you recipes and inspiration all season long.</i><p>I love the rhythm …

White Cake with Cranberry Filling and Orange Buttercream Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare Filling: Bring first 3 ingredients and 3 cups cranberries to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Boil, …

Dessert

Black-Eyed Pea Fritter Sandwiches with Slaw Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Roughly mash black-eyed peas using a potato masher in a large bowl. Thinly slice half of the red bell pepper, and set aside. …

Country Lifestyle

Fall colors enliven salads, plus savory pull-apart bread you need to make now

I already miss the vine-ripened tomato and basil salads of the warmer months. Turning out fall salads proves more challenging, but not at all impossible.<p>Think fall colors. Reds from radicchio and red grapes. Greens from spinach and peppery arugula. Golds from corn and sauteed onions. Fry those last …

Tomatoes

Burrito Bowls Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine beans, water, chili powder, cumin, and 1/4 teaspoon of the salt in a small saucepan, and cook over medium until beans are …

Country Lifestyle
Sheet Pan

Praline-Pumpkin Torte Is The Perfect Thanksgiving Dessert

This sweet treat is an oh-so-decadent choice for your Thanksgiving dessert table. Praline and pumpkin are the epitome of fall flavor, and this …

In 15 Minutes, Genius One-Pot Mac & Cheese Can Be All Yours

Let’s say that—in, oh, about 15 minutes—you could be staring at a big pot full of mac & cheese, with all the ease of cracking open a box and shaking out the foil packet. But instead of noodles in a slurry of cheese-ish dressing, these would be hugged by a truly gooey, molten cheddar sauce that …

Batali's Meatballs Will Blow Your Mind

It’s a meat dish with a little bit of veggies thrown in there, too—which is, you know, the preferred ratio.<p>When Batali stopped by our kitchen to make lunch for Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang, he kept it real simple—simple enough to make at home.<p>The centerpiece of his rustic Italian lunch was a chard …

Food

Apple Pie In An Apple Is A Simple, Sweet Treat

Welcome back to Sunday Sustenance! It is 57 degrees at the time of my writing this, which means Fall is <i>finally here.</i> In New England, that means our …

10 Instant Pot Recipes Ready in 30 Minutes

There are a lot of features to love about the Instant Pot, but when you need to get dinner on the table fast nothing beats its pressure-cooker …

Cooking

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

Recipe: Homemade chicken nugget and chips

They are the guilty pleasure for many of us and here chef Jak O’Donnell tells us how to best make our humble chips.<p>As the weather turns a bit cooler …

Homemade