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Here's why Uncle Benjen's reunion with Jon Snow was so important in 'Game of Thrones' episode 6

Jon Snow just won't die on <i>Game of Thrones</i>. And the latest episode, "Beyond the Wall," provided us with the most convenient plot twist of all to save …

Tom Kerridge's slow-cooked meat feasts for a crowd

I’m a huge fan of slow-cooked meats for the simple reason that you can roast or braise them with very little fuss, yet still pack in loads of flavour. In this week’s recipes I have drawn on influences from around the world, weaving in the spices and herbs I love via marinades, rubs and glazes.<p>The …

Diana Henry's easy crab and prawn dishes for lunch and dinner

It’s hard to shift notions about food that you acquire as a child. Despite living on the coast, my family regarded prawns and crab as a big treat. My mum would queue – even in the bitterest cold – for prawns at the market every Friday. We would either boil them to eat cold later or remove the …

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The Best Products at Trader Joe's (According to the Employees Who Know Them Best) - Chowhound

Before I had witnessed its majesty firsthand, I couldn’t understand the intense enthusiasm surrounding Trader Joe’s. What was it that made people …

What are the seven houses in Game of Thrones and who rules them?

In the world of HBO's Game of Thrones, the continent of Westeros is historically split into several different regions, each of them ruled over by a different family.<p>While the term "The Seven Kingdoms" is used in both the show and in creator George RR Martin's books, at the time the series is set …

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The major detail you missed at the end of 13 Reasons Why

It will make you rethink the whole show<p>By now, you've probably finished watching Netflix's new hit series <i>13 Reasons Why</i> and have a <i>lot</i> of unresolved feelings about it. The series follows a group of high school students whose lives are rocked when their classmate, Hannah Baker, commits suicide, …

How to keep your Android contacts current and duplicate-free

Although smartphones have progressed exponentially through the last decade, I'm still finding myself bumping up against remnants of the past.<p>Take my …

'An outrage to Italian cuisine': Nigella Lawson angers Italians with her controversial carbonara recipe

Beloved chef Nigella Lawson is known for her sumptuous, indulgent yet easy recipes and never shies away from luxuriantly pouring in cream.<p>This is a fact well-known about our national treasure - but Italians appear to be unimpressed by her excess.<p>The cook has upset Italians to the point of outrage …

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If You’re Looking For A Holiday Amidst Nature, Here’s Your Ultimate Wander-List

A lot of us are looking to get away for the weekend to escape city's humidity and to get a quick breather from work. For some, a holiday means going …

Vegan Creamy Mushroom Pasta Recipe

Creamy and vegan don't seem to go together, but this recipe makes it possible. Pasta dishes are a staple for most American families and this one adds …

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Bobby's Best Grilled Chicken

Tangerine-Maple Glazed Chicken 05:47<p>Bobby Flay grills chicken thighs and drumsticks with tangerine-maple glaze.<p>From: with<p>Chicken With Watermelon …

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Greek Meatballs with Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce and Rice Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat broiler with oven rack 6 inches from heat. Place ground chuck, feta cheese, oregano, parsley, crushed red pepper, egg, 1 …

What the Hell Happened on Game of Thrones Season 6?

Everything you need to remember from each episode in two sentences or less.<p>The sixth season of <i>Game of Thrones</i> debuted more than a year ago. Who could remember back that far when every news week since November 2016 has felt like a lifetime? I wouldn't blame you for a second if you don't remember …

Top Stories of the Week: Lobster Rolls; Macarons; More

• Mastro’s Ocean Club Opens Thursday in Boston’s Seaport District: Towers of seafood and prime cuts of steak.<br>• The Blue Room and Belly Wine Bar Will Close on July 1: “Everything ends, you know. Nothing lasts forever.”<br>• Local Chefs Weigh in on the Great Lobster Roll Debate: Hot vs. Cold: Plus, they share …

‘Real Time’: Bill Maher Decries Trump-esque ‘Julius Caesar’, Defends Megyn Kelly & Referees An Angry ‘Overtime’

<b>Update With New Video</b> In some odd conversational and attitudinal twists, Bill Maher sided with Megyn Kelly in the same hour he criticized New York’s …

Quick and Easy Peach Dessert Sauce

Serve this heavenly sauce over pound cake, shortcakes, or peach or this buttermilk ice cream. As you can see in the photo, I added a few sliced …

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The moon's gravity does not fully explain how ocean tides work

This, they often say, leads to a gravitational imbalance, which stretches the ocean into two opposing bulges: One that's closest to the moon (where the moon's gravity is strongest), and one on the opposite side from the moon (where its gravity is weakest).<p>But this differential in gravity doesn't …

You'll Want to Pour This Avocado Dressing Over Every Salad You Eat — and You Should!

[1]<p>Creamy Avocado Dressing<p>Sprinkle of Green [2]<p>Notes<p>This sauce is also great to use as a dip. Sweet potato chips go perfectly with this, and it's a nice variation from the usual guacamole.<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 ripe avocado<br>• 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard<br>• 1 cup water<br>• Handful of coriander (cilantro) leaves<br>• 1 …

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29 Summer Dinners You Can Make In The Crock Pot

Just set it and forget it.

Want pork that packs a punch? These 8 recipes will do the trick.

Americans are eating more pork these days. From the Recipe Finder, here are eight ways to prepare it. We’ve got quick weeknight options plus a few slower preparations ideal for a leisurely weekend.<p><i>[One of these 10 quick sauces can rescue a boring plate]</i><p>Cast-Iron Pork Tenderloin With Blackberry …

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You Have To Make This Invisible Apple Cake To Wow All Your Friends

It's MAGIC in a dessert.<p>Gâteau Invisible:<p>1 pound apples, such as fuji or pink lady<p>2 eggs<p>½ cup sugar<p>½ cup milk<p>1 tablespoons melted butter<p>¾ cup flour<p>Sliced almonds to taste<p>Butter Caramel Sauce:<p>½ cup sugar<p>1 tablespoon butter<p>½ cup heavy cream<p>1. Preheat oven to 350˚F/170˚C.<p>2. Make gâteau invisible. Peel …

Spaghetti Alla Carbonara Tradizionali Recipe

"Unlike a lot of recipes out there for spaghetti carbonara, this is the true Italian recipe from an Italian! You can't get more authentic than this …

5 things to binge-watch if you’re going to the beach for Memorial Day

What’s better than going to the beach? Well, not much, but great movies that take place at the beach are pretty fun, too.<p>It’s Memorial Day weekend, which means you might be taking in rays at the beach, or you’re wishing you were. Either way, it’s the perfect time to celebrate the arrival of summer …

17 movies on Netflix that might sound bad but are actually amazing

One of the great but equally frustrating qualities of Netflix's design is that all movies are presented fairly equally. There is a loose organization based on, I am assuming, algorithms and the weather, but for the most part, you'll find Oscar-winning, critically acclaimed smash hit films nestled …

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Mesmerizing maps show the global flow of refugees over the last 15 years

But what does that flow actually look like compared to the rest of the world?<p>Global security expert and research director at the think tank Igarapé Institute Robert Muggah knows. Earth TimeLapse, an interactive platform created by Muggah and Carnegie Mellon University, details over a 16-year span …

Robert's Brisket Rub Recipe

"This is a basic brisket rub recipe which leaves a tangy and flavorful crust on the brisket. It has been a big hit with my family and friends. This …

Slow Cooker Chicken Piccata from The Recipe Critic

Our love for the slow cooker here at Kitchn will never die. You really can't beat the convenience of throwing a bunch of ingredients in, walking away …