Ana Chacon

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Germans protest against growing ‘Islamisation’

A new type of anti-immigration appears to be taking hold in Germany with protests against what’s been called the ‘growing Islamisation’ of the country.<p>In Dresden members of PEGIDA or ‘Patriotic Europeans against the Islamisation of the West’ held a rally against extremism and perceived abuses of …

TASTE | TASTE

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Meals for busy people

Today in the market is a great offer ready-made foods: <b>raw vegetables</b>, <b>fresh fruit</b>, a sandwich of <b>black bread</b>, cereal (Muesli) without sugar, freshly …

15 Thanksgiving Appetizers and Snacks for Maximum Overeating

When I was growing up, Thanksgiving was always a marathon day of food. Sure, dinner was an elaborate affair, but we actually started eating hours before sitting down at the table, and the appetizers were as important as the turkey and mashed potatoes. We blamed the snacking on the fact that dinner …

Pumpkin and Apple: The Best Pie and Cake for This Thanksgiving

You will want to save plenty of room for dessert this Thanksgiving if you want to indulge in delectable desserts created by the renowned pastry chef Francois Payard. I had the opportunity to sample some of Payard's extensive collection of Thanksgiving-themed creations. My top picks are the Pumpkin …

Dessert

60 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dishes

Let vegetables steal the show with these scrumptious, seasonal, and meat-free Thanksgiving dishes, from hearty sides like soy braised kabocha squash …

10 Brussels Sprouts Recipes for Your Thanksgiving Table (and Beyond)

Whether you're looking for a new brussels sprout recipe for your Thanksgiving spread or just a way to spruce up your sprouts during all of the cold months ahead, look no further. These 10 recipes will help you find something exciting to do with your sprouts.<p>Brussels Sprouts with Pine Nuts & Thyme …

Roquefort Crackers Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Could a buttery, tender, homemade cracker steal the dinner-party spotlight? Could Roquefort crackers be the Greatest Recipe of all Time?<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we're using this series as an opportunity</i> …

Baking

10 Last-Minute Snacks and Appetizers

We like to think of appetizers and snacks as the magic glue that holds us together. Snacks keep hungry, wandering guests out of the kitchen. They offer condolences to the picky eaters who aren’t looking forward to the brussels sprouts but love all things small and snack-like. Plus, they hit the …

Snacks

Spinach Salad with Oregano Vinaigrette

Place the chile flakes, garlic, anchovy, and a pinch of salt in a mortar and smash with the pestle until ingredients are finely ground. Add the lemon …

5 Low-Carb Holiday Side Dishes You'll Love

Holiday dinners can be heavy on the meat and bread, but there are loads of ways to get more veggies into this year's meal. Indulge in a variety of warm, flavorful fall vegetables—like crunchy brussels sprouts, sweet butternut squash, and aromatic fennel—and season with cozy flavors such as maple or …

4 classic wines that define regions around the world

Ray Isle, executive wine editor of Food & Wine magazine, lists four classic wines that define regions around the world. [<i>Ed. note: More from Isle on</i> …

Can the War on Terror ever be won? | Afghanistan

The US-led military coalition has officially ended combat operations in Afghanistan's volatile Helmand province.<p>US marines and British troops handed over their joint bases of Camp Leatherneck and Camp Bastion to Afghan security forces as the protracted mission winded down.<p>The operation began in …

Europe’s Loveliest Cemeteries

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>It’s often scripted into horror movies and primetime dramas like <i>CSI</i> that the dead communicate with the living. Cemeteries, too, have tales to tell—tales of art, history, architecture, sociology, nature—but suffer from a bit of an image problem.<p>I propose a new approach. …

Penguins offer U.S. a lesson in addressing climate change

It may seem unlikely, but penguins offer a crucial lesson for the United States' national security.<p>On the western Antarctic Peninsula, climate change is wreaking havoc on stocks of krill, tiny crustaceans that penguins eat. Adelie penguins are in decline in the region because they have not changed …

Prosecutors from across U.S. discuss correcting their own mistakes

A day after judges vacated wrongful murder convictions in Brooklyn and Dallas, top local prosecutors from across the country took part Wednesday in a Chicago conference on what role prosecutors should play in uncovering and correcting their own mistakes.<p>It would have been difficult a few years ago …

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Amazon's same-day grocery delivery service launches in New York

Beginning today in Park Slope<p>Amazon is beginning to launch its same-day grocery delivery service, Amazon Fresh, in New York, with service to one Brooklyn neighborhood starting today. <i>Recode</i> reports that the service will begin in Park Slope, a generally well-off neighborhood associated with city …

A Beginner's Guide to Portuguese Wine

More Wine Guides<p>Spanish Wine »<br>Italian Wine »<br>French Wine »<p>Walking into my local wine shop a few months ago, I noticed signs for Italy, France, and Spain hanging above the rows of wine, but I couldn't see one for Portugal. "Can you point me to the Portuguese wine section?" I inquired, ready to …

How To Talk About Money During The Hiring Process

You can’t keep going on interviews with no idea of what an employer is planning to pay you if you get the job. You have to bring up the topic of salary.<p>If you need inspiration to ask the salary question, just think about a plumber.<p>The plumber isn’t going to come over and walk around looking at the …

7 Ways to Make LinkedIn Help You Find A Job

Now that LinkedIn is 11 years old and has more than 300 million members, most professionals have figured out how to set up a profile and build connections. But with ever-increasing numbers of hiring managers and recruiters using the site to hunt for job candidates and potential employers routinely …

The Evolution Of The Employee

This concept and the visual was taken from my new book which came out today called, The Future of Work: Attract New Talent, Build Better Leaders, and Create a Competitive Organization.<p>One of the things I have been writing about and have tried to make clear over the past few months is that work as …

The Five Worst Mistakes Made By International Applicants To U.S. MBA Programs

Last year, the Stratus Prep MBA Admissions team and I helped hundreds of international applicants from 32 countries gain admissions to the top U.S. business schools, including Stanford, HBS, Wharton, Columbia, Kellogg, MIT and Booth. In the process we saw (and helped our applicants avoid) the five …

How to Answer Stupid Job Interview Questions

A job interview is a strange kind of business meeting. As a serious job seeker you’ll spend hours preparing for the interview. Despite your research, intelligence-gathering and thoughtful preparation, you’ll typically have little to no idea what you’re walking into.<p>One day you’re invited to an …

Do Rice Cookers Work On Brown Rice?

It's time we know once and for all.<p>There was a little rumor going around that brown rice couldn't be prepared properly in a rice cooker. Rice cookers are beloved for their simple settings, their multifunctions (you can bake a cake in there) and easy one-pot clean up. But killjoys say the countertop …

Always Trust Your Food Instincts

David Thompson is a chef who cooks Thai food. He’s worked in Sydney and London, and now has a Bangkok restaurant, Nahm, that’s in the top tier of …

Thai Food

McDonald's Doesn't Understand Chorizo

In yet another attempt to boost its bottom line and appeal to that elusive millennial category, <b>McDonald's</b> has been testing a product called Chorizo Burritos at select locations. The burritos could be a great addition to the menu — if McDonald's actually understood what went into chorizo. …

25 Creative Lentil Recipes That Go Way Beyond Soup

From soups to salads, here are 23 of our favorite recipes to cook with a pantry staple, lentils.<p><b>One of the most humble pantry items is also one of our favorites</b>: The lentil. From stews and soups to salads and side dishes, they're a real recipe workhorse. Grab a pot and some stock—here are our …

Cooking

Carrot Salad with Coriander Vinaigrette and Pistachios

4 Servings<p>Using your food processor’s shredding blade makes this simple bistro salad a very doable weeknight option.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup unsalted, shelled raw pistachios<p>¾ teaspoon coriander seeds<p>½ garlic clove, finely grated<p>3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes<p>…

Recipes