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Afghan forces battle Taliban in northern province

Afghan security forces and the Taliban are locked in a battle for control over a remote district in northeastern Afghanistan, officials said, a day after hundreds of Taliban fighters wrested control of the district.<p>Army forces tried to take back Badakhshan province's Yamgan district on Sunday after …

8 Healthy Additions to Chicken Soup

Good, basic chicken soup is already one of the healthiest foods around, so the ways to make it healthier actually involve adding ingredients rather …

A Super Fast, Super Fresh Middle Eastern Hot Sauce

Like many chefs, Eli Sussman of New York City’s Mile End Deli enjoys making his own hot sauce. This jalapeño-cilantro version can run from mild to …

11 Best Kale Salads

Kale is back.<p>Here, 11 perfect kale salads that even the most jaded greens connoisseur will agree are delicious.<p>Making this super-easy kale salad is a …

7 Sauces to Upgrade Roast Chicken

It’s tough to improve on a perfect, crispy-skinned roast chicken, but adding a sauce can be an excellent upgrade.<p>It’s tough to improve on a perfect, …

White Chili

6 Servings<p>This white chili recipe works well with ground chicken or turkey, too.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into 1” pieces<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>1 large onion, chopped<p>1 poblano chile, seeds removed, chopped<p>2 garlic cloves, finely chopped<p>1 …

Lentils and Chickpeas with Greens

2 Servings<p>A power lunch for grown-ups and kids alike.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup green lentils<p>3 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>½ bunch greens, such as spinach, kale, or Swiss chard, bottom stems trimmed<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>1 15-oz. can chickpeas, rinsed<p>4 cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered …

15 Recipes You Need to Make Before Summer Is Over

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>Made with black beans, fresh corn, crisp bell peppers, creamy avocado and a smoky-sweet chipotle vinaigrette, this is the ultimate crowd-pleasing summer salad. It's perfect for a potluck because you can make it ahead of time. <b>GET THE</b> …

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9 ways a well-designed site will boost SEO and engagement

While web design is traditionally thought of as an artistic way to show off a brand’s image, its benefits are really much more far-reaching than that. A well-designed website can lend a helping hand to SEO efforts, increase conversion rates, and improve interaction and engagement with site …

Southwestern Grilled Chicken with Lime Butter

Southwestern Grilled Chicken Recipe with Lime Butter<p><b>Yield:</b> 8<p><b>Prep Time:</b><p>20 minutes<p><b>Cook Time:</b><p>30 minutes<p><b>Total Time:</b><p>50 minutes<p>Grilled chicken doesn’t get …

Summer Chickpea Salad with Honey Garlic Lime Vinaigrette

The Simple Chickpea Salad I’m Losing My Mind Over.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 23, 2014 168<p>I feel ridiculous.<p>This is so easy. But it tastes SO FAB. I’m …

World Cup Images of Brazil - more stunning photos

<b>With less than 12 hours until the opening match, World Soccer brings you some more atmospheric images as Brazil prepares to host the world.</b>

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

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15 Pastas Absolutely Perfect for Spring

Our 15 favorite pasta recipes for spring, from gnocchi to lasagna to fettucine.<p>We're going to be eating a lot of seasonal ingredients around this time—we're firm believers that there's no such thing as too much asparagus. But you know what makes everything better? Pasta. Here are our favorite …

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Chermoula, Secret Weapon for Veggies and Fish

<i>The Cranks Bible</i> by Nadine Abensur introduced me to this superpunchy pestolike sauce from North Africa. It’s great on grilled fish and grilled or …

Miso Glazed Black Cod - Easy Broiled Fish Recipe