Brian Parsons

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5 Mexican Crockpot Recipes That Are Half the Work With Twice the Flavor

When preparing meals for the week ahead, it can be easy to get into a recipe rut. We all have our fallbacks, and when energy is low and time is …

Lewis and Clark

• <b>Author:</b> Ralph K. Andrist<p>On May 14, 1804, a party of explorers dispatched by President Thomas Jefferson set off up the Missouri River into America's newly acquired Louisiana Territory. Under the leadership of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, the men of the Corps of Discovery would cross the …

Books

Down

In a pinch and in need of a quick meal that will please everyone? A one-pan, assemble-and-bake Tex-Mex casserole just might be the answer. It takes …

The Taking of K-129

• <b>Author:</b> Josh Dean<p><b>An incredible true tale of espionage and engineering set at the height of the Cold War—a mix between The Hunt for Red October and Argo—about how the CIA, the U.S. Navy, and America’s most eccentric mogul spent six years and nearly a billion dollars to steal the nuclear-armed Soviet</b> …

Military Aircraft

The Easiest, Dreamiest Banana Pudding

Hello friends, and welcome back to <i>Will It Sous Vide?</i>, the column where I usually make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator. Given …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The Completely Addictive Method of Making Pasta Sauce

The idea of making homemade pasta sauce might sound intimidating, but it's a lot less complicated than you'd think. And I'm not talking about a more involved project like a beef bolognese. My go-to way to prepare pasta is with a lemony, garlicky, buttery sauce that comes together in minutes — and …

The Essential Guide to San Diego Hot Dogs

San Diego is no stranger to hot dogs: the city boasts several joints serving sausage and frankfurters from carts, stalls, brick-and-mortar storefronts and inside food halls. From Tijuana to Chicago-style with plenty of artisanal sausages to boot, there’s something for every kind of meat lover—and a …

Johnstown Flood

• <b>Author:</b> David McCullough<p>The stunning story of one of America’s great disasters, a preventable tragedy of Gilded Age America, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough.<p>At the end of the nineteenth century, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, was a booming coal-and-steel town filled with hardworking …

Gazpacho Verde with Burrata Cheese Recipe

Recipe by: Chef John<p>"This ice-cold, cucumber and herb-based gazpacho sets the stage for a scoop of creamy, gooey burrata cheese in this refreshing …

Recipes

Shrimp Recipes from the Thai Kitchen

All these shrimp recipes have been chosen for their wonderful taste and ease of preparation. Few cuisines can make shrimp as succulent and …

Salt

• <b>Author:</b> Mark Kurlansky<p>In his fifth work of nonfiction, Mark Kurlansky turns his attention to a common household item with a long and intriguing history: salt. The only rock we eat, salt has shaped civilization from the very beginning, and its story is a glittering, often surprising part of the …

Books

Taste Beyond The Tongue