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9 Tax Deductions and Credits Homeowners Don't Want to Miss

Source: BIGSTOCK.<p>Tax time is both the plight and the pleasure of the American public. No one enjoys poring over their financial records from the previous year; however, the rewards can be enormous. Based on statistics from the IRS, roughly four in five taxpayers will receive refunds from the …

Lessons Learned From Tallywackers, Dallas's Male Version of Hooters

When news broke last spring that Dallas was getting a testosterone-fueled "Hooters for women," the resulting media firestorm was swift and widespread (and full of dick jokes). One year later, Tallywackers is still going strong, despite online reviews that indicate the food is mediocre at best. Face …

This Jambalaya Is a Spicy-Food Lover's Dream

Meet Carrie Pacini, our Readers' Choice Week winner for your best spicy recipe.<p><i>For this year's Readers' Choice Week, we asked our readers to prove their cooking prowess by sharing their best recipes with us—and boy, did they deliver. Our Test Kitchen selected their favorite submissions in the</i> …

26 Spicy Recipes to Make You Cry in a Good Way

Is it hot in here, or is it just these 26 spicy recipes?<p>Pour yourself a big glass of milk. These spicy recipes are ready to party.

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7 Yakitori Recipes to Make at Home

Get ready for some of the best chicken of your life.<p>In Japan, yakitori restaurants are casual, beer-soaked houses of worship for grilled, skewered …

Nachos for One? The Microwave Is Your Best Friend

More<p>Nacho Generator<p>Build the ultimate custom recipe.<p>I've had a bit of a nacho obsession recently. Okay, a huge nacho obsession.<p>The little Mexican restaurant around the corner from my home makes a mean plate of nachos. They spread thick-cut, freshly fried corn chips in a single layer on a wide …

The 11 Most Sought-After Super Bowl Recipes, According To Google

This Sunday, these are the recipes you need.<p>There are a lot of great recipes geared just for the Super Bowl. From poppers to wings to sliders, the options are limitless. You could get decadent with mac and cheese jalapeño poppers or you could get spicy with Chili Garlic Sticky Wings. But this might …

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30 Slow Cooker Recipes That Are Made Totally From Scratch

All of them deliciously easy, too.<p>The slow cooker has saved so many of our lives. We’re eternally grateful to know that dinner is waiting for us, ready to eat, when we get home from work thanks to this magical appliance. But often times making a slow cooker meal feels a lot more like a science …

A Cassoulet Worth the Effort

Cooking is not always about simplicity and ease. Sometimes, particularly when it’s cold outside and the dark comes early, what you want in the kitchen is a project, a culinary jigsaw puzzle to solve. There is no greater one than cassoulet.<p>The dish, a rich stew of white beans and meats, originated …

Upgrade: The Easy Trick Your Fried Eggs Are Missing

How to get firm egg whites without overcooking the yolk. Basically, a magic trick.<p>We’ve already covered the superiority of an olive-oil fried egg: its lacy edges, its golden-brown underside, its still-runny yolks. We eat it for breakfast, for lunch, for dinner, for a late-night snack after one too …

Breakfast

Yogurt Wars: Sniping Over Chobani Ads Criticizing Rivals Heads to Court

A fermenting battle between yogurt makers has landed in court, with Chobani and rivals Dannon and Yoplait trading accusations over the former's ads that criticized its rivals’ product for the use of FDA-approved sweeteners.<p>The dairy donnybrook, which also involves Yoplait, began when Chobani aired …

Christmas Brunch Recipes You Can Make Ahead Of Time

The secret to an awesome Christmas morning.<p>Christmas is almost upon us and that means there is a lot that has to be done. No matter how joyful the holidays are, there is always a certain amount of stress that goes into hosting Christmas. The presents have to be bought, wrapped and quietly placed …

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First women graduate US Army's Ranger School

On Friday, the first women to complete Ranger School graduated, to the delight of female peers hoping to see more frontline roles open up for women combat leaders.<p>Lieutenant Shaye Haver and Captain Kristen Griest faced all the same combat, survival and stamina challenges as the 94 men also pinning …

Military

Officer Critically Wounded, Homeowner Shot and Dog Killed After Cops Show up to the Wrong House

An Atlanta-area police officer was critically injured and a homeowner and his dog shot on Monday night after cops responded to the wrong house …

Crime

An American Art Teacher Who Went to Help Quake Victims in Nepal Has Been Murdered

A young American art teacher has been murdered on a trip to Nepal, CNN reports.<p>Dahlia Yehia, 25, had traveled to the Himalayan nation to assist those …

Syed Farook Plotted 2012 Attack — But Got Cold Feet: Sources

Syed Rizwan Farook, one of the shooters who killed 14 people last week at a social services agency in California, was discussing staging a terrorist attack in the Los Angeles area with a neighbor as early as 2012 — but got cold feet, investigators said Wednesday.<p>The neighbor, identified as Enrique …

One-Skillet Dinner: Chicken Spanakopita Pot Pie

The first time I tasted spanakopita, I was 10 years old and eating at a buffet lined with trays of leathery mystery meats, swamped in gloppy, gray-brown sauces. I remember finally coming upon one dish that looked different, in a good way. The top, not yet cracked, was a sheet of flaky golden …

LGBT group blasts Michelle Rodriguez 'gender reassignment thriller' Tomboy

Glaad criticism of film, which centres on a hitman transformed into a woman by a rogue surgeon, comes as Hollywood faces accusations of falling behind trailblazing television shows such as Orange is the New Black and Transparent<p>A leading US LGBT group has blasted the makers of a new Hollywood …

Bake to the Future Part II: What We Think We'll Be Eating in 2045 (and What We Got Wrong About 2015)

According to the movie "Back to the Future Part II," today is the future! We gathered predictions from today about how we’ll be eating 30 years in the future, and found how experts in the past thought we’d be eating around 2015. Turns out, it isn't easy to predict the future.<p>Predicting the future …

The Brownie Chocolate Chip Cookie Hybrid Is All That's Right

Life is good.<p>This world is made up of two kinds of people: those who choose chocolate chip cookies and those who opt for brownies (everyone else can go home). When you pledge allegiance to one of the two great and simple desserts, it's hard to go astray. No matter how good a chocolate chip cookie …

Dessert

Hell freezes over: Microsoft makes surprise appearance at Apple event

Hell just froze over.<p>Microsoft — Microsoft! — made a surprise appearance at Apple's big iPhone media event on Wednesday with execs showing off how to …

Jared Fogle, onetime face of Subway, faces years in prison for child sex charges

Jared Fogle, who was the face of the Subway restaurant chain for 15 years, will plead guilty to distributing and receiving child pornography and engaging in sex acts with minors, his attorney and federal prosecutors said Wednesday.<p>Federal charging documents released Wednesday morning accused the …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

MH370: Experts investigate Indian ocean plane debris

Sixteen months after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished, a piece of an aircraft has been found on Reunion in the Indian Ocean.<p>French officials are examining it, and the airline itself says it is too early to speculate on its origin.<p>Andy Moore reports.

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NY Gov. Cuomo: Captured convict 'critical but stable'

MALONE, N.Y. (AP) — The escaped murderer who was shot by a state trooper near the Canadian border is in "critical but stable" condition at an Albany …

Government Urges Eating Some Foods Way, Way Past Their Expiration Dates

How's that milk in the back of the fridge doing? And how long have those eggs been sitting there on that little side shelf? According to the Washington Examiner, the United States Department of Agriculture is now encouraging consumers to eat certain foods past their expiration dates — in some …