Carolyn M Gerhart

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Pentagon: US ground troops may join Iraqis in combat against Isis

The Pentagon leadership suggested to a Senate panel on Tuesday that US ground troops may directly join Iraqi forces in combat against the Islamic State (Isis), despite US president Barack Obama’s repeated public assurances against US ground combat in the latest Middle Eastern war.<p>A day after US …

Agent Storm: Inside al Qaeda for the CIA

<i>Watch "Double Agent: Inside al Qaeda for the CIA" Monday night at 9 p.m. ET.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> Two worlds. Two identities and the ever-present, very real risk of death.<p>That was the life of Morten Storm, a radical Islamist turned double agent, who's now lifting the lid on some of the world's best-kept …

Sesame Noodles

5<p>4<p>3<p>2<p>1<p>See Recipe Reviews<p>182<p>Source: Everyday Food, May/June 2003<p>4<p>Servings<p>The Food Newsletter<p>Great tips & recipes delivered to your inbox.<p>Sign Me Up<p>Ingredients<p>Coarse salt<p>1 pound spaghetti<p>8 ounces snow peas, thinly sliced lengthwise<p>1 red bell pepper, cut into long, thin strips<p>1/2 cup smooth peanut …

Our Original One-Pot Pasta

Ready for dinner in 20 minutes with one pan and 8 (mostly pantry staple) ingredients?<p>Yes, you won’t believe it till you try it: This pasta is streamlined in everything but taste, and the flavors are sublime.<p><b>Ingredients are minimal:</b> The sauce is just cherry or grape tomatoes, thinly sliced onion, …

School Lunch Ideas and Strategies

Add some variety to your kids' lunches with these packable recipes, strategies, and fun tips.<p>Don't get stuck in a rut! These tips will help you revamp your leftovers.

One-Pot Recipes: Make It in a Dutch Oven

Whether you're setting up a kitchen, upgrading your cookware, or looking for a practical yet beautiful gift, you’ve probably thought about a Dutch oven. Martha calls these pots “the workhorse of the kitchen” because they heat evenly and retain heat, move from stovetop to oven, and are essential for …

Create a Mood Board

We use digital pinboards constantly to curate beautiful images, categorized by themes. We also like to take this habit offline: Create an old-fashioned mood board with visually striking inspiration (think paint chips, fabric scraps, calendars, magazine tear-outs, and personal photos). Working in a …

Cornbread-and-Chili Pie

1.<p>Filling: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Heat oil in a large ovenproof saute pan over medium-high heat. Add onion, carrots, and garlic, and season with salt. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is translucent, about 5 minutes. Add chili powder and tomato paste; cook, stirring, 30 seconds.<p>2.<p>Stir …

The Trick to Perfectly Scrambled Eggs

After-School Snacks

Soothe after-school hunger with nutritious, easy, and delicious snacks your scholarly tykes are sure to savor.<p>Kids will love these sweet oat treats.

Pumpkin-Chocolate-Chip Squares

Your kids may not like pumpkin pie, but these moist pumpkin bars studded with chocolate chips are simply irresistible.

The Best Banana Bread

The batter for this easy-to-make banana bread is enriched with sour cream, which gives it a subtle tang and super moist texture.

Quick Potato Side Dish Recipes

Prepare a delicious potato side to round out your meal. We're offering generous servings of your favorites -- mashed, baked, oven-fried -- as well as several kinds of potato salad.

Quick and Easy Breakfast Recipes

Eating breakfast can help kids stay alert and do better in class. What better motivation to whip up a healthy and yummy meal in minutes? Our recipes won't slow you or your kids down during morning rush hour.<p>If you let them, your kids would eat ice cream sundaes for breakfast. Offer them the next …

9 Ways to FINALLY Lose That Stubborn Belly Fat

Peace out, pooch!<p><i>This article was written by Hallie Levine and provided by our partners at Prevention.</i><p>Belly fat can make your jeans feel extra snug, but really there's something way worse about the stuff: When white fat expands in your abdomen nestling deep among your organs, it sets you up for …