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White House says it will veto bill to approve oil pipeline

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Tuesday threatened to veto the first piece of legislation introduced in the Republican-controlled Senate, a bill …

The White House

5 Ways IBM's Smart Chip Will Revolutionize Technology

It's tiny, it's mighty, and it mimics the brain. Here's how IBM's new smart chip will bring about big tech advances.<p>To most people, a computer is nothing more than a functional box. You can use it to surf the Web, stream a movie, and maybe crunch some numbers at work, but the thing doesn't have a …

Artificial Intelligence

Hacking Team is spreading government malware through YouTube and Microsoft Live

You don't have to click on a sketchy link to end up downloading malware. A new report from Citizen Lab's Morgan Marquis-Boire shows how companies can spread targeted malware by intercepting web traffic en route, sending malicious traffic from an otherwise friendly link. A company called Hacking …

9 Ways To Use Vanilla Beans

Gallery9 Ways To Use Vanilla Beans<p>Clocking in at five dollars a pop or more, vanilla beans are undoubtedly expensive. But they add a complexity of flavor, a mix of sweet, floral, earthy, and spicy, that blows vanilla extract away.<p>So if you are going to drop the cash for the good stuff, how should …

Ask Eat Like a Man: The 5 Essential Spices

<i>Josh Ozersky is a James Beard Award-winning food writer, B-list food personality, and noted polymath and deviant. The founder of Meatopia, he will answer all your questions on meat, food, food writing, relationships, restaurants, or cooking. He is also available for private tutorials.</i><p><b>If you had to</b> …

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Why Turmeric Might Just Be The Healthiest Spice Of All Time

<i>Dr. Frank Lipman is an integrative and functional medicine physician, founder of Eleven Eleven Wellness in NYC, and the creator of Be Well By Dr.</i> …

The 10 best herb recipes

Lemon verbena, lemon balm and lavender tea<p>Soothing, refreshing and full of flavour, this is the all-round feel-good tea.<p>Serves 2<b><br>500ml boiling water</b><b><br>2 sprigs of lemon verbena</b><b><br>2 sprigs of lemon balm</b><b><br>4 young heads of lavender flowers</b><p><b>1</b> Pour the boiling water over the fresh herbs.<p><b>2</b> Cover and leave to …

Demystifying Saffron: Mark Bittman Explains The Pricey Spice

In the latest installment of NPR's Cook Your Cupboard, <i>New York Times</i> columnist and cookbook author Mark Bittman sheds a little light on saffron — a spice that has been stumping Lennet Radke in Wisconsin. Radke, who received a little jar in a contest, says she's never really used it. The stuff isn't …

Rack of Lamb With Yogurt and Persian Spices - The Accidental Locavore

Rack of lamb is always easy and tastes great!<p>The Accidental Locavore was dying to try a new spice mix from Food 52’s new Provisions site, I …

Vegan, Gluten-Free Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream

Did you know there was once a molasses flood in Boston? A five-story high molasses tank exploded on an unusually hot day in 1919 and surged through the North End, destroying a fire station and leaving a path of sticky destruction in its wake. Some say that when the weather is really warm, you can …

Dessert

How Restaurant Chefs Are Using Turmeric Across the U.S.

From New York to California, restaurant chefs are turning to this vibrant rhizome and using it in ways that put curry powder to shame<p>It looks like a knob of ginger. A segmented bulb with papery brown skin, quietly unassuming until it is snapped open and a shock of orange detonates, a hue brighter …

A-Z of unusual ingredients: juniper

Rachel Smith continues her world tour of exotic ingredients. This week: J is for juniper, a bitter, bold spice that will liven up autumn dishes.<p>Now is the time of year to bid farewell to summery green herbs. Goodbye to the mint which lifted a Mediterranean salad, to the basil leaves nestled amongst …

Better Than Big Pharma: 5 Herbs You Can't Do Without

Can’t sleep? Try lemon balm. Suffer from anxiety? Lemon balm. Want to boost your immune system? Lemon balm. Cold sore? Lemon balm. And this …

11 Super Herbs and Spices for Your Health

There’s a reason explorers traveled thousands of miles and crossed oceans for herbs and spices. Besides making cuisine more delectable, they’ve been long used to promote health and cure disease.<p>We’ve already covered the super foods you should consider, so this time we’ll take a look at the herbs …

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A Spice Buyer On Why Pepper Is Dirty, And How It Gets Clean

This week's news that the Food and Drug Administration found that 12 percent of spices imported to the U.S. are contaminated was a little disheartening.<p>As the FDA reported, all kinds of nasty stuff hitch a ride with spices into the country — from insects to animal excrement to pathogens. The agency …

Cooking App Picks the Perfect Spices for Your Meal

Do you have a cupboard full of spices but no clue what to use them for? Hold the salt and pepper. A cooking app inspired by a Cincinnati grandmother …

Spiced Red Wine Cranberry Sauce Recipe

<b>Read more: Sauced: Five Cranberry Sauce Variations for Thanksgiving</b><p>Ingredients12 ounces fresh or frozen cranberries2/3 cup white sugar2/3 cup dry red wine3 tablespoons maple syrup1 tablespoon molasses1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger1 teaspoon orange zest1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/2 teaspoon …

The 5 Spices Of Christmas

We'd be kidding ourselves if we said our holiday diets were healthy. But amidst the excessive portions, festive sugar intake and, let's be honest, a couple of extra glasses of wine here and there, there is one holiday food group that is pretty unimpeachable in the nutrition department: Spices.<p>That …

About Herbs app review: 200 plus monographs to help you heal

Introduction<p>About Herbs is an iPhone and iPod touch app that helps you learn how to properly use various easily found herbs. It also includes several …

Apps

The sound of taste: a video of colourful spices exploding to the sound of music

‘The Sound of Taste’ is an audio visual installation created by advertising agency Grey London for Schwartz Flavour Shots. The beautiful and …

These 10 Spices Will Instantly Make You A Better Cook

For all of you out there who think you just can't cook, we have something to tell you: yes, you can. Julia Child wasn't lying when she said anyone can cook. She may have been talking about French cooking, but it's true for all types of cuisine.<p>There's no magic to cooking. People aren't born with a …

10 Chinese Herbs to Cure What Ails You

Can Chinese herbs cure what ails you? Western medicine, which has been slow to embrace the 5,000-year-old practice of traditional Chinese medicine, …

Spice-Crusted Carrots with Harissa Yogurt

4 Servings<p>The sugar in the spice rub can burn if cooked too long, so watch these closely.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds small carrots with tops, scrubbed, tops trimmed to ½”<p>Kosher salt<p>1 tablespoon sugar<p>1 teaspoon English mustard powder<p>1 teaspoon hot smoked Spanish paprika<p>1 teaspoon ground …

Moroccan-Spiced Roast Chicken With Creamy Cilantro Sauce From 'Kitchen Confidence'

As <b>Kelsey Nixon</b> writes in her new cookbook, <i>Kitchen Confidence</i>, roast chicken was one of the first meals she learned how to make. Her mother gave her the basics, and she has tweaked the seasoning over time. This Moroccan-inspired version is infused with a plethora of warm spices. Nixon whips up a …

Grilling: Moroccan-Spiced Rack of Lamb

Holidays call for a little splurging. And when it comes to Easter, lamb is an obvious, splurge-worthy choice. I usually end up going with the leg, but after years of holiday leg of lamb recipes, I decided I owed myself a treat and picked up a rack of lamb instead. The question was, what flavors …

Grapefruit with Chile and Rosemary

2 Servings<p>“My elementary school grapefruit, all grown up. I like the low notes of the red pepper flakes and rosemary against the sweet-tart citrus.” —Dawn Perry, senior food editor<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 red or pink grapefruit<p>2 teaspoons raw sugar<p>¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes<p>¼ teaspoon …