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15 Takeout Recipes to Try No Matter Your Diet

When you’re on a specific diet, takeout can sometimes seem like it’s totally out of the question. Even if you order something seemingly healthy, you never know what could be lurking in those stir fry recipes. The solution to this problem is to simply make your own takeout at home. This way, you …

The 16 best meat substitutes for vegetarians, ranked by protein content

When making the switch to vegetarianism, one of the biggest things you lose is an easy source of protein. Protein is a super-important macromolecule for the building blocks of your body’s bones, muscles, tissues, skin, and blood. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends a daily …

10 kitchen items every cooking beginner needs to buy

My cookbook came out earlier month. In the process of writing and illustrating <i>The Starving Artist Cookbook: Illustrated Recipes for First-Time Cooks,</i> …

Community Rallies Around Man with Down Syndrome After Customer Complains About His Restaurant Job: 'He's More Than Capable,' Says Mom

Although Andrew Ankar was born with Down syndrome, it hasn’t stopped him from successfully running his family’s Chattanooga, Tennessee, restaurant – …

Read President Obama's Declaration of a National Day of Prayer

President Obama called for “freedom to all people” in a letter accompanying his declaration of May 5 as the annual National Day of Prayer.<p>“Our …

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Revolutionary discovery: Scientists find gravitational waves Einstein predicted

Einstein has been proven right – again.<p>For the first time ever, scientists have directly detected gravitational waves, bizarre ripples in space-time foreseen by Einstein a century ago. The discovery was the final, acid test of Einstein’s celebrated general theory of relativity, and once again …

Watch David Kinch Detail His First Harrowing Experience With Turtle Soup

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This Donut Stuffed With A Cinnamon Roll Is The Dessert You've Been Waiting For

Somebody pinch us. 🙈<p>Imagine the gooey, melty ooziness of a fresh-baked cinnamon roll. Now, imagine that experience stuffed inside a glazed donut.<p>Behold, the cinnamon roll donut from New York City pastry chef Thiago Silva. Press play on this Instagram video for maximum drooliness:<p>This incredible …

47 Comfort Foods for Cold Nights, Broken Hearts, and Tuesdays

The coziest recipes for long underwear season.<p>When you're fending off subzero temps, the only thing that helps is long underwear. Okay, and lots and lots of comfort food. Heavy, cheesy, meat-y, bread-y: This is not the time to pretend like you want to eat a salad. You don't.

A Cheaper Lobster Alternative? Yes, Please. (VIDEO)

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Monkfish is often called the poor man's lobster because of its meaty texture but easier-on-the-wallet prices. Yet for a lot of home cooks they stay away because it is unfamiliar.<p>However cooking monkfish is just as easy as any other …

8 Skillet Desserts That Just Might Change Your Life

Let's hear it for the skillet: the easy, fast and non-dirty-dish-creating way to make an impressive dessert that will win you friends and lovers. Here, eight of our favorite recipes.<p><b>Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie</b><p>Go big or go home. Pass the milk. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Skillet Pear Ginger Pie</b><p>Premade piecrust …

12 Leisurely Sunday Brunch Recipes

Skip the lines and make brunch at home -- these recipes are all easy like Sunday morning.<p><b>1. Glazed Oatmeal-Maple Scones</b><p>These comforting breakfast treats are like a cross between scones and oatmeal cookies: buttery and tender on the inside, crisp and craggy on the outside, and chockfull of oats, …

How to Make a Custardy French Omelet

The key to a sumptuous, custardy omelet? Technique—and a lot of patience.<p>Here's the good news: You can absolutely make this sumptuous, custardy French omelet at home. Even better news: Though it may take a few tries to get it perfect, even your "failures" will be delicious. We put <b>Petit Trois</b> chef</b> …

Turn your baked potato into a meal: 7 simple yet irresistible ways to dress up spuds

It’s hard to imagine a simpler, more satisfying side dish than a classic baked potato, but there’s no reason that spuds should be limited to a supporting role at dinner. By adding a few ingredients and doing just a little extra prep, you can turn a standard baked potato into a filling and …

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Jackie Chan's son, freed from jail, apologizes to the public

BEIJING (Reuters) - Jaycee Chan, son of movie star Jackie Chan, began the process of rehabilitating his image on Saturday as he appeared in public for the first time following a six-month jail sentence on drug charges and apologized for his actions.<p>Hong Kong actor Jaycee Chan attends a news …

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How Silicon Valley is trying to cure ageing

Death has always been considered one of life's only real certainties, but now some of the world's top scientists are challenging the assumption<p>Humanity has long been in search of the mythical Fountain of Youth, from Alexander the Great to knights of the Crusades.<p>But now Silicon Valley scientists …

13 Animals Americans Should Be Eating, as Told by Andrew Zimmern

By: Andrew Zimmern<p><i>Credit: Shutterstock/AdrianNunez (edited)</i><p><i>EDITOR'S NOTE: It's so easy to go home after work and just microwave some chicken nuggets for dinner. But is it cool? Maybe so, but it would be cooler to completely buck tradition and go with something crazier, more exotic, and even more</i> …

Ten Strange Things Eaten in China

6 Hearty One-Pot Meals That Will Have You Winning at Winter

It seems like the overworked meteorologists at the Weather Channel have been busy predicting Nor'easters with a furious frequency. And what's better than a hearty pot of stew to right the wrongs of a wet, treacherous slog home from work? Aside from being filled with slow-cooked, nutritious and …

The Spiciest Eats at 15 Fast-Food Chains, Ranked

By: Dan Gentile<p>Fast-food joints aren't usually known for spicy food, but nearly every big chain has one heartburn-inducing diamond in the rough.<p>In our quest to explore the very best of the fast-food canon, we visited 15 different establishments and asked cashiers for their recommendation of the …

This Home-Grown Fungi Will Eat Your Plastic Trash (And Then You Can Eat The Fungi)

Mushroom roots eat through your recycling and turn it into a (possibly?) safe snack.<p>Here’s one way to get rid of plastic waste: Eat it. A new tabletop farm is designed to use mushrooms to break down plastic and turn it into a safe and even tasty snack.<p>“We wanted to work with material that has not …

Is there life on Mars? We are tantalisingly close to being able to say: ‘Yes’

Unusual clusters of methane on the Mars could be being produced by biological organisms, Nasa say<p>Since William Herschel spotted polar ice caps on Mars in the mid-17th century, astronomers have speculated that life could exist on a planet which seemed so similar to Earth.<p>But when probes began to …

Australia hails man who gave his life as hostages fled clutches of a gunman

Sydney siege victims remembered as heroes on Tuesday, as police investigations into the raid's violent end continue<p>The café manager who launched himself at the gunman holding 17 people hostage in Sydney was remembered as a hero on Tuesday, as full details emerged of how the drama came to a bloody …

Animals out in the cold - in pictures

Japanese Macaques have a ‘hot tub culture’ and Emperor penguins huddle

Hidden Cameras Reveal the Secret Life of the Serengeti

Picture Stories<p>Many hands, or in this case, many eyes, make light work. It’s a saying that scientists studying wildlife on the Serengeti recently put to the test.<p>Dr. Craig Packer, founder of the Serengeti Lion Project, and one of his graduate students, Ali Swanson, wanted to understand how so many …

Rare Black Sea Devil Caught on Film for the First Time

The anglerfish survived capture and is now being studied in a specially equipped laboratory.<p>With its gaping mouth, needle-sharp teeth, and slightly startled expression, the black sea devil anglerfish seems tailor-made for the spotlight.<p><b>And in fact, one particular female got her close-up on November</b> …

10 Crazy-Good Holiday Cocktail Party Recipes

<b>1. Cocktail Meatballs</b><p>Throw away those old kitschy cocktail meatball recipes that call for grape jelly and frozen meatballs -- these are easy-to-make and so much better. You'll love that the meatballs are baked, not fried, and the sweet and tangy sauce is ready in under 15 minutes. Just be sure to …

Al Roker shares his mom's sweet potato poon recipe

<i>To help get you ready for Thanksgiving, the TODAY's Take anchors are sharing some of their favorite dishes, along with the recipes, so you can make them for your guests. Willie Geist and Tamron Hall prepared their</i> scrumptious mashed potato recipes <i>and now Al Roker is sharing his mom's recipe</i> for</i> …

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Scorpion Candy

What's the deal with all those scorpion candies anyway? Does anyone actually eat the scorpion? We investigate.<p>Scorpion suckers aren't the sort of thing you typically find in the candy aisle of your local grocery store.<p>They're the sort of thing that you generally find at gift shops and tourist traps …