Jesse Stanley

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An Admiral Speaks Out

An op-ed criticizing the president from the man responsible for the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden represents a startling intervention by a studiously nonpolitical figure.<p>This week, retired Admiral William H. McRaven published an unsparing open letter to President Donald Trump in <i>The Washington</i> …

National Security

How to Avoid Chafing in Any Season

Take a stand against chaffage.<p>There's a whole field of informal study about how to avoid chafing. It comes down to two principles: minimize friction and minimize moisture. If thigh chafing haunts you year round—when you work out, when it’s hot, when you wear jeans, when you don't wear jeans, when …

Skin Care

He read the news all day, oh boy: how Beatles ‘froze out’ George Martin on White Album

He was the producer often referred to as the fifth Beatle. But George Martin was “frozen out” by the band while they were making the <i>White Album</i> in 1968, a new biography claims.<p>Its author, Kenneth Womack, said that a “cold war” between Martin and the band led to him turning up to those recording …

Music

Children's Book Review: Go Hang a Salami! I'm a Lasagna Hog!: And Other Palindromes by Jon Agee, Author Farrar Straus Giroux $14.41 (1p) ISBN 978-0-374-33473-4

Go Hang a Salami! I'm a Lasagna Hog!: And Other Palindromes<p><b>Jon Agee, Author</b> Farrar Straus Giroux $14.41 (1p) ISBN 978-0-374-33473-4<p>More By and About …

Tamal Ray’s recipe for orange custard tart with roasted figs

A velvety dessert encased in crisp pastry and topped with caramelised fruit<p>Find the best figs you can for this tart: the fat, rounded ones with deep-purple skin and soft, sweet flesh. Roasting them with a little brown sugar, until their edges darken and caramelise, enhances their flavour and makes …

Recipes

Yotam Ottolenghi’s tomato recipes

Whether tinned or as paste, tomatoes add robust flavour to this delicious duo<p>Just look at all the pantry staples made with tomatoes – tinned, paste, passata, sun-dried and more – each a variation on the bright-red theme. It’s that desire to capture summer in a jar, tin or tube that provides cooks …

Tomatoes

Spinach and ricotta malfatti recipe

Steam the spinach for 3 minutes, place in a colander and thoroughly drain any excess water. Chop the spinach very roughly.<p>Mix the flour and ricotta in a large bowl until it resembles lumpy, moist breadcrumbs. With a wooden spoon, stir in the egg and 150g/5½oz of the Parmesan. Add a good pinch of …

Recipes

What to do with leftover chicken | Features

The joy of roasting a chicken is that the leftovers goes a long way! Check out these brilliant ideas for leftover cooked chicken and give Sunday’s …

Cooking

Cheese and onion risotto recipe

To make the risotto, heat a small saucepan until hot. Add the oil and onions and cook until softened. Pour in the vinegar, black peppercorns and salt. Reduce the heat and simmer for an hour.<p>When the onions have cooked, place a large saucepan over a medium heat. Tip in the rice and white wine and …

Let's clear up some misconceptions about cannabis addiction. First off: yes, it's real

I am not a propagandist. I am not a spokesperson for Reefer Madness. I have, however, been pilloried with such accusations for writing about the very …

Cannabis

Spiced apple chutney recipe

Put all the ingredients into a preserving pan. Slowly bring to the boil until the sugar has dissolved.<p>Simmer for 1½-2 hours, stirring from time to time to stop the chutney sticking to the pan.<p>When it is very thick and you can draw a wooden spoon across the base of the pan so that it leaves a …

Recipes

Potatoes

These spectacular potato recipes include creamy potato salad, crispy french fries, bacony mashed potatoes and more.<p>1 of 39<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 39<p>Patatas …

11 tips for shooting epic landscape photography

1. Put some time into researching your locations to determine the best places to visit for wideangle landscapes<p>A vital step when deciding what to …

Landscape Photography

Get Cooking: Odd cuts of meat are even better than you think

Los Angeles TimesLamb breast (sometimes called lamb belly) is so scrumptious, you will find it hard to forgive yourself for taking so long to get …

BBQ

The 10 Best Snorkeling Spots in the Florida Keys

1 of 10<p>Fort Zachary Taylor, Key West<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Fort Jefferson, Dry Tortugas<p>3 of 10<p>John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Key …

15 Terrifying Horror Movies On Netflix You Have To Watch Now

There has never been a better time to be a horror movie fan. The sheer number of films available on VoD, subscription, and streaming services means that the biggest challenge viewers have is deciding what to watch--we've all spent way too much time scrolling through page after page of movies in …

Horror

German Potato Pancakes Recipe

"These are a nice change from regular pancakes. They make a great dinner meal when served with bratwurst sausage. I spread mine with cranberry sauce …

Recipes

The Universe Is Disappearing, And There's Nothing We Can Do To Stop It

It’s been nearly a century since scientists first theorized that the Universe was expanding, and that the farther away a galaxy was from us, the faster it appears to recede. This isn’t because galaxies are physically moving away from us, but rather because the Universe is full of …

Galaxies

These 14 Easy Pastry Recipes Will Make Your Kitchen Smell Like a Boulangerie

If you have a sweet tooth, you probably don't like to choose favorites when it comes to dessert. Cupcakes, cakes, ice cream, gelato, cookies, you …

Baking

The Best Peaks in America

Sometimes, the best mountain is the closest one. We asked BACKPACKER readers for the top peaks* in their states to help you find a climb near you. …

Hiking

Master guitar solo position shifts in 20 minutes

<b>If you ever find yourself boxed in with standard scale patterns, our guide to better position shifts will have you shooting around the fretboard in</b> …

Electric Guitar

10 Corn Side Dishes You Need to Bookmark — Recipes from The Kitchn

Sweet corn season is so fleeting that it's extra important to take full advantage of it. I grew up doing this by eating my weight in corn on the cob …

Cooking

Delicious Dutch Oven Recipes

Stovetop success, every time.<p>Although Dutch ovens are useful all year long, we tend to use them more during the cooler months. Once fall and winter …

Cooking

Architect of bin Laden raid issues stunning rebuke of Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Retired Adm. William McRaven, the man who oversaw the 2011 Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden, issued a stunning rebuke of President Donald Trump's decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan on Thursday, defending the former spy chief as …

Donald Trump

Sheet Pan Greek Chicken Lemony Potatoes

Ingredients<p>8 bone-in skin-on chicken thighs (about 1.1 kg)<p>4 yellow-fleshed potatoes , scrubbed and cut in 1-inch thick rounds<p>3 cloves garlic , smashed<p>…

Food

Vichyssoise Is the Cold Soup You Need Right Now

You won’t believe there’s barely of dash of cream in this velvety smooth cold potato and leek soup! Pronounced “<i>vish</i>-ees-wahz” this French summer …

Nestle

5 Classic Recipes to Celebrate Julia Child's Birthday

No matter how many years go by, we'll always have Julia Child to thank for how her infectious spirit, willingness to learn and pure love of food …

Cooking

Spuds you’ll like: 20 delicious recipes to help save the humble potato

Rejected by millennials and the clean-living movement, potato sales are down 5% this year. Here, chefs, food writers and Guardian readers share their favourite dishes<p>Potatoes are in a slump. They don’t fit with the idea of clean eating. Their fame as an accompaniment means that it is hard to think …

Cooking

Chef John's Butter Puff Biscuit Dough Recipe

"This biscuit dough is similar to puff pastry but uses a much less fussy procedure. It works great for fruit tarts, ham and cheese turnovers, and …

Baking

Slow-Cooker Chicken Curry

Recipe courtesy of<p>From:<p>Total:25 minActive:25 min<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories690Total Fat39 gramsSaturated Fat19 …

Cooking