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More and More Black Women in Chicago Are Taking Their Safety Into Their Own Hands, Obtaining Concealed-Carry Gun Permits

It was Malcolm X who said, among other poignant notes, that “the most unprotected person in America is the black woman.” But black women have been …

Here are the files to 3D print every version of the USS Enterprise from Star Trek

We last featured maker Alexei Bruton when he created a 3D print of the USS Enterprise variant from Star Trek Online, and now he’s back with an entire …

GOP Lawmakers Want To Make Gun Silencers Cheaper, Easier To Buy

They say it's about protecting people's hearing.<p>House Republicans on Thursday introduced a bill that would eliminate a federal tax on gun silencers and would weaken licensing requirements that currently make the devices more difficult to buy than most firearms.<p>The Hearing Protection Act of 2015, …

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<i>Written by S. McMullen; Updated March 15, 2018</i><p>Graceful, sweet-smelling wisteria (<i>Wisteria sinensis</i>) adds color and subtle fragrance to gardens throughout USDA zones 5 through 8 with its trailing bunches of soft purple flowers. It produces an abundance of flat, disc-shaped seeds inside each of its …

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Many bonsai enthusiasts grow shrubs or vines with bonsai techniques to highlight the plant's flowers rather than the foliage or branch structure. American wisteria (Wisteria frutescens) grows in U.S. Department of Agriculture hardiness zones 6 through 9 and is a popular vine to grow as bonsai. It …

Leading Edge: 18 Best EDC Knife Designers

Though the craft of knife making dates back centuries – even before recorded time – there is still a stigma associating these items with violence. …

New Destiny Weapon Ornaments for Thorn, Red Death, & Bad Juju

<i>Destiny</i> players find new ornaments that were added to the game via its most recent update, allowing Guardians to customize some of the most iconic …

Indie developer re-creates the Serenity spacecraft from ‘Firefly’ in VR

Burn the land. Boil the sea. I don’t need any of that junk in virtual reality.<p>Fans of the cult-classic sci-fi television program <i>Firefly</i> can now explore the show’s Serenity vessel in virtual reality thanks to the work of indie developer Kaveh Tabar. He has spent the last several years piecing …

DIY CNC Machine: The Process of Building

If you’re the type of person who likes to build things on your own, you know that the equipment needed to complete larger projects is dauntingly …

Woodworking

100 Best Recipes Ever: Mexican

F&W's editors combed through the more than 10,000 recipes we've published in our 35 years of existence to find the very best. We only had room for …

Mexican Comfort Food Feast

Oh, Mexico<p>Invite friends (and stir up a big pitcher of margaritas) to enjoy a colorful, south-of-the-border-style feast.<p>Tortilla Soup<p>Instead of …

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Mexican Food (and Tex-Mex Favorites)

<i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>Antojitos and Appetizers<p>Quick and Easy Cheese-Free Sweet Potato "Quesadillas"Sweet potatoes star in these crisp-tender vegan quesadillas.<p>Mexican Summer Nachos With Tomatoes, Corn, Chicken, and CheeseBringing nachos out of the …

The Ultimate Summer Dip

When corn is its sweetest, Tasting Table's resident chef, Dave Kirschner, likes to give it the Mexican street-style treatment, charring the cobs on …

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27 Insanely Delicious Mexican Recipes You Should Know

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Best Taco Recipes

Here, our favorite taco recipes from both our own kitchen and chefs around the world. From fish tacos with creamy lime guacamole to crispy fried …

34 Taco Recipes for Cinco de Mayo (or Any Day)

These tacos are appropriate for any day of the year.<p>A warm, soft tortilla. A jumble of meat. Crumbled queso fresco, crunchy radish slices, tangy pickled onions, and chopped cilantro. A squeeze of fresh lime. If we can't convince you tacos are a perfect food, these 34 recipes will. Make them for …

Ole! 15 Mouthwatering Recipes For Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is the perfect excuse to throw a party and indulge in all your favorite Mexican foods. From Chicken Enchiladas with Tomatillo Sauce to Tres Leches Cake (and, of course, Margaritas), these South-of-the-Border recipes will make your fiesta unforgettable.<p><b>1. Chicken Enchiladas with</b> …

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100 Mexican Recipes

Tacos, burritos, enchiladas y mas!<p>1 of 104<p>Healthy Mexican Recipes<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 104<p>Steak Tacos<p>3 of 104<p>Mushroom and Charred Corn Tacos with …

Beyond the Taco: 30 Mexican, Mexican-Inspired, and Tex-Mex Recipes

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>Mexican food isn't exactly a well-kept secret in America, but we do tend to emphasize only a small portion of the country's diverse food landscape. While tacos and enchiladas are undoubtedly great (and don't worry, …

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Citrus-Braised Pork Tacos

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

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Homemade Refried Beans

Makes 2 quarts<p>Senior food editor Rick Martinez’s father contributed this recipe, which calls for both salt pork and bacon drippings. Yes, you can use lard, but now you have an excuse to eat more bacon. Be mindful of oversalting; both the salt pork and the bacon fat contain quite a bit, and there’s …

This Pico De Gallo Recipe Is The Perfect Use For All Those Summer Tomatoes (And Will Distract You From The Crushing Void)

It seems like every time I go to a summer barbecue, someone shows up with store-bought salsa. Really, people? The host is about to spend two hours smoking ribs and you’re going to show up with a suicide note in a plastic tub? A glass jar full of years-old tomatoes and citric acid? And you call that</i> …

Tequila Lime Chicken and Black Bean Burritos

Tequila Lime Chicken and Black Bean Burritos.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> April 15, 2013 87<p>I’m going to tell you about something that doesn’t include cheese.<p>And it …

Grilled Shark Tacos with Roasted Pineapple Salsa

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Whip Up Salsa Verde In Seconds

Break out the blender for superior salsa verde<p>Pre-made, packaged salsas have improved in flavor since the days when you could only buy varieties from the major brands. Smaller manufactures are now cranking out salsas that are fresher, spicier, and more vibrant. Still, nothing beats the power of …

Grilled Chicken Tacos

4 Servings<p>These chicken tacos are made with thighs, which are more flavorful than chicken breasts; plus, they're less expensive. Put them to work in any fast weeknight preparation, starting with these spiced tacos.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 medium onion, cut into wedges, keeping root intact<p>2 garlic …

A Mexican Feast

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, you can make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Gabriella shows you how to ditch the takeout menu and make Mexican food at …

Buffalo Grilled Corn Recipe

Grilled corn seasoned with buffalo-style hot sauce, blue cheese, and chives.<p><b>Read more: Corn Week: Buffalo Grilled Corn</b><p>Ingredients1/2 cup mayonnaise1/4 cup Frank's Red Hot hot sauce, plus more for drizzling1/2 cup finely crumbled blue cheese, plus more for serving3 tablespoons minced fresh chives8 …

Taco Seasoning + Charred Corn Tacos

I like to drink wine from rocks glasses, with two hands, sitting alone at a bar.<p>I like to eat avocados standing in the kitchen, staring at the wall, …