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Crockpot Roast Beef Dinner

This classic crockpot roast beef dinner recipe is a fabulous and easy meal in one dish. Be sure to read How to Cook Pot Roast before you begin for …

Marinated Rotisserie Roast Beef

This is a great way to prepare this particular cut of meat. Since it is generally tougher, rotisserie cooking over low heat helps to keep the roast …

5 Weeknight Dinners Anyone Can Make in Under 30 Minutes

Quick and easy dinners are the bread and butter of my meal plan, week in and week out. From Monday through Friday you won't find recipes with a …

Cooking

Gluten-Free Side Dishes

No meal is complete without a side dish or two—especially when they're gluten-free.<p>1 of 24<p>Healthy Gluten-Free Sides<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 24<p>Bacon and …

Cooking

Learn to Make Sushi from an Executive Chef

I Made Sushi with an Executive Chef and This is What I Learned<p>Learn to make one of America's favorite foods the authentic way and discover the true …

How to Make a Perfect Omelet

Learn how to make picture-perfect omelets in your own kitchen with these easy step-by-step instructions.<p>Relax, It's Just an Omelet<p>Making an omelet at …

Breakfast

Vietnamese Egg Coffee Is the Best Thing You'll Try All Year

You might think that a macchiato made with turmeric is a wacky by-product of our Instagram-obsessed U.S. food culture, but over in Hanoi, the capital …

Coffee

Oklahoma cops shoot, kill deaf man despite pleas from neighbors

<b>(Getty/carlballou)</b><p>Neighbors screamed that Magdiel Sanchez couldn’t hear their commands. But cops shot the 35-year-old anyway<p>Charlie May<p>September 21, 2017 3:46pm (UTC)<p>A deaf man was fatally shot by Oklahoma City police, even after cries from numerous neighbors who told the officers about the man's …

Law Enforcement

Gallery of How a Le Corbusier Design Helped Define the Architecture of Southern California - 1

Image 1 of 4 from gallery of How a Le Corbusier Design Helped Define the Architecture of Southern California. Photograph by Elizabeth Daniels

How do you like your wine – with a cork or screw-cap?

<b>If you are a regular wine drinker it is almost certain that you have opened a corked bottle or two in your time.</b><p>As a result of a tainted cork, the wine smells and tastes unpleasant - all musky and mouldy.<p>After the initial disappointment, you then have the worry of trying to get your money back from …

Napa Valley

Apple Galette with Tahini Frangipane & Honey

<b>Author Notes:</b> This recipe is adapted from Bronwen Wyatt, pastry chef at Shaya in New Orleans.<p>As beautiful as the galette is (by quartering the apples, slicing them thinly, and leaving the slivers huddled up as neat bundles, you can fan them out easily), it's more than just looks. The real …

Baking

The Insidious Ideology of Ken Burns’s The Vietnam War

<i>The Vietnam War</i>, Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s latest historical opus, opens with Karl Marlantes discussing the code of silence many Americans upheld …

Vietnam War

Why you should avoid cooking these foods in a pressure cooker

When it’s 5 o’clock and you have nothing thawed for dinner, a pressure cooker can be your best friend. Just toss a few frozen chicken pieces in the …

‘Nail house’ is finally demolished

A house that had stood in the middle of a road in Songjiang District for more than a decade was finally demolished throughout the night yesterday. …

Traffic

26 films Rotten Tomatoes got 100 percent wrong

The Tomatometer is beloved and useful, but far from perfect — here are 26 films that the aggregator got wrong<p>Rotten Tomatoes has been catching a lot of heat lately. As Hollywood tries to make sense of its current box office slump, producers, actors and directors have been pointing at the critical …

The 25 Greatest Kitchen Hacks Every Cook Should Know

Genius ideas from the Cooking Light brain trust show you how to save time, minimize effort, make do deliciously, and not let anything get in your way …

Cooking

Federal agents can search your phone at the US border — here's how to protect your personal information

When you're entering the United States, federal agents have broad authority to search citizens and visitors alike — but a new lawsuit filed Wednesday is trying to change that.<p>The lawsuit, filed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the American Civil Liberties Union, seeks to prevent agents …

We Want Everything on the Menu at This New Cali-Filipino Restaurant

Two brothers left Sqirl to do their own thing—and it's awesome.<p>When <b>Chad and Chase Valencia</b> first started talking about opening a restaurant, they knew that they wanted to serve their take on Filipino food—they just weren’t exactly sure what “their take on Filipino” would mean. The brothers had …

Orange County

8 Mistakes You’re Making With Your Instant Pot

Experts dish on the most common goofs Instant Pot newbies make—and how to avoid them.<p>Fall is almost here, and after months of salads and smoothies, …

Valerie's Kitchen

The classic party appetizer with a Southwest twist! Just the thing for this weekend's festivities!<p>Recipe --> …

Beef Brisket Slow Cooker Recipe

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>Let's talk about falling back in love with a classic dish. When is the last time you made a classic beef brisket? You …

Cooking

Have You Tried the World's Most Popular Liquor?

Baijiu, the world’s most consumed liquor, is a social, dinner, and banquet staple in China. Although essentially unavoidable there, few people …

Alcohol

Get Your Glamping On with These Portable Foods - Chowhound

Packing up and heading for the wilderness doesn’t have to mean eating jerky and trail mix for every meal. With a little planning, you can bring the …

Cooking

Be prepared to hand over your device passwords or face indefinite detention at the US border

<i>By Asheeta Regidi</i><p>Recently, reports of the US Department of Homeland Security demanding the <b>social media passwords</b> of persons seeking entry into the US …

Privacy

Apple strudel: A favorite thing, for centuries

Apple strudel has a way of evoking nostalgia. (This is almost certainly aided by its immortalization in the lyrics of a certain earworm by Rodgers and Hammerstein.) For Helene Gallent, owner of Little Austria, a small Leesburg, Va., company specializing in Austrian sweets, apple strudel is the …

Baking

Homemade Fig Newtons

Makes about 25<p>If you’re going to make your own Fig Newtons, you might as well make the jam, too. So there’s a recipe within the recipe for that here. If you’d rather use a store-bought jam, choose one that’s very thick or cook it down; otherwise, it will seep out the cut sides.<p>September …

Dessert

Recipes of Ancient Greece

The foods of ancient Greece were varied, with a concentration on vegetables, legumes, fruits, and fish - although meat was also eaten. Meats were …