Jill Traskos

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N.C. Homeowners Wonder How Banks Could Disappear Charlotte’s NASCAR Debt While Taking Their Houses

The magical disappearance of debt sounds like a wonderful thing, doesn’t it? Unless of course, someone else is getting their debt canceled while …

Exclusive: Cuba has freed all 53 prisoners as agreed in U.S. deal - U.S. officials

WASHINGTON/HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba has completed the release of all 53 prisoners it had promised to free, the Obama administration said on Monday, a major step toward détente with Washington.<p>Recently released dissidents Aide Gallardo (L) and Sonia Garro hold the Cuban national flag during a march …

21 Savory Pies to Slice Into This Winter

Pies are a treat we all know and love. They’re an icon of festive cheer on the dessert table in the time of company and the holidays. As we approach that time of year to gather our friends and families around copious amounts food, we’ve compiled 21 savory pie recipes that allow you to continue the …

How to Make Vegetable Stock and 8 Ways to Use It

It's not unsual to buy a bunch of celery only to need two stalks of it. And let's not even get started on the seemingly endless amount of stems one accumulates while making kale salad. What's a person to do with all of these scraps?<p>Vegetable stock is a simple way to add layers of depth to your food …

Cookies, Cookies, Cookies: All the Christmas Cookie Recipes You'll Ever Need

There's always a reason to eat a cookie. So here are 71 of 'em, great for holiday baking or just because.<p><b>Sometimes, you just need a cookie</b>. Scratch that. There's always a reason to eat a cookie. So here are 71 of 'em, great for holiday baking or just because.

The Best Brunch Recipes in the History of Everything

Things you are good at: gathering friends and pouring mimosas. Things we can make you better at: your brunch spread. Here are the top 10 dishes you need to be the boss of breakfast. Fair warning, make a double batch of the candied bacon. It goes fast.<p><b>Eggs In A Basket</b><p>Egg in a hole, egg in a basket, …

Breakfast

What Massimo Bottura Learned about Life from Tortellini

Italian philosopher-chef Massimo Bottura bridges past and future, folklore and post-molecularism. Writer Anya von Bremzen traces it all back to his …

The Best Lessons From 40 Holiday Cookbooks

<i>This season’s list of exceptional cookbooks is long and varied. Here are cooking tips from 40 of them to help you find the perfect present.</i><p>Scramble eggs in a double boiler to keep them moist.<p><i>Inside the Test Kitchen</i>, Tyler Florence<p>To add flavor and texture to salad dressings, puree with spiced …

Recipes

The Easiest Dip You've Never Made

It’s smoky. It’s bacon-y. It’s insanely delicious.<p>Put down that container of premade dip. Yeah, that’s right I see you. I know you’re in a rush, and you hate dishes (I do too), but you can make your own dip in five minutes. Really.<p>And it won’t be your run-of-the-mill dip either. This recipe comes …

Freeze Your Cookie Dough To Get Ahead

<i>By Sheela Prakash, Epicurious</i><p>photo by Lara Ferroni<p>With the holidays approaching, your kitchen is probably heading straight into overdrive mode. There are cookies to bake, cheese balls to roll, cocktails to drink, and of course, actual dinner to cook. But there's no need to let that approaching …

Skinny Lasagna Roll-Ups

These lasagna roll-ups are so delicious! They're such a cinch to make since they start with a jarred sauce. The whole grain lasagna noodles taste great and add fiber. Each lasagna roll-up has 220 calories, 5 grams of fat and 6 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS. One is very satisfying and you'll just need …

Weight Watchers

Is There a Grain Better Than Wheat?

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Throwing out the everyday wheat in our diet has become a popular topic. Books about giving up wheat are on the bestseller lists and the gluten-free market for products is booming.<p>But is there a way for us to literally have our cake and …

Gluten-Free

Wonderland Twinkles With Holiday Advice and Inspiration

With Hanukkah starting next week, and Christmas close behind, it’s show time for this holiday season. Are you ready? Wonderland, our holiday …

Goal Setting

Prince William and Kate Middleton Say Farewell to New York City

Prince William and Kate Middleton may have jetted back to London last night to reunite with the adorable Prince George, but we're still reeling from …

This Electric Bike Folds Up To Fit Inside Your Backpack

The secret is a circular design: Tiny solid wheels fold up into a frame made of two circles instead of the usual triangle. A circular seat doubles as …