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Double Chocolate Pancakes and More

July 28, 2014<p>How about a little chocolate to go with your chocolate?<p>That’s right! Double Chocolate Chip Pancakes to start the day.<p>Now, this is …

'Heroic' mission rescues desperate Yazidis from ISIS - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- The face of 15-year-old Aziza says it all.<p>Her mouth slightly agape, tears stream down her face as she glances around the inside of a helicopter with confusion in her eyes.<p>She looks completely exhausted, overcome with emotion. She cries the whole flight to safety.<p>The Iraqi air force and …

Iran bans permanent birth control to make people have babies

<b>(Patricia Chumillas via Shutterstock)</b><p>Critics have called the measure a plan to force women back into traditional domestic roles<p>Jenny Kutner<p>August 11, 2014 8:20pm (UTC)<p>In an effort to combat the country's declining fertility rate, Iran's parliament has voted to ban certain forms of birth control, as …

40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.<p><b>Chicken breast may be everyone's go-to lean protein</b>—but, man, can it be <i>boring</i>. Too often it's an overcooked afterthought, sautéed and tossed into pasta or tumbled over some greens. Nobody likes …

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19 School Lunch Ideas That Are Healthy (Mostly)

These new school lunch ideas, from sandwiches to snacks to hot meals, will reinvigorate your daily routine—and your kids will actually like them<p><b>It is a parent's eternal dilemma: What do I make the kids for lunch today?</b> And tomorrow? And next week? We fall into ruts, succumb to the tried-and-true, …

Grilled Cheese and Fried Egg Sandwiches

Makes 4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>When is an egg sandwich recipe a masterpiece? When it meets a grilled cheese recipe.<p>April 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>12 slices of pancetta (Italian bacon)<p>2 tablespoons butter<p>4 slices sourdough bread<p>8 thin slices provolone cheese<p>4 large eggs<p>1 small green …

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The Trick to Making Perfect Poached Eggs

Using a sieve will help you get smooth, compact poached eggs.<p>Ever crack an egg into simmering water only to watch the white spread out and form wispy tentacles? It happened to me until I came across this game-changing fix: Break the egg into a sieve set over a bowl. The watery outer edge of the …

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Bacon and Egg Sandwiches with Pickled Spring Onions

4 Servings<p>This version of an egg sandwich, from Austin's Noble Sandwich Co., uses quick-pickled onions (proof that pickles make everything taste better), Sriracha mayonnaise to bring the heat (a dash of hot sauce would also do the drink), and arugula for brightness and bite.<p>April …

Recipes

Steak and Eggs Korean Style

4 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>STEAKS<p>1/4 cup mirin* (sweet Japanese rice wine)<p>2 tablespoons finely grated cored peeled Granny Smith apple<p>2 tablespoons soy sauce<p>2 tablespoons light corn syrup<p>1 1/2 tablespoons finely chopped green onion (white and pale green parts)<p>1 tablespoon (scant) Korean hot pepper …

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Laser-Cut Wooden Landscape Rings

Etsy user CliveRoddy creates imaginative sets of laser-cut rings made from birch that make a landscape when worn together.<p>[via Whimsebox]

The Future of Iced Coffee

At its cafes, Blue Bottle might make one of the best iced-coffee drinks in America. But are artisan businesses doomed to fail when they try going mainstream?<p>I have seen the future of iced coffee.<p>There I was, wandering the grocery-store aisles—when suddenly, next to the kombucha, opposite the …

Chop-Chop Salad with Gingered Shrimp and Calamari Recipe

From Crowd-Pleasing Summer Dishes<p>Gingered Shrimp and Calamari<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>• ½ lb. raw shrimp, deveined• ½ lb. raw squid, cleaned and rinsed (body cut into thin rings)• 1 tsp. chili flakes• 2 tsp. fresh ginger, finely grated• 2 sprigs fresh thyme, leaves only• 1 tsp. garlic, chopped• ½ cup olive oil• …

Iraq crisis: 'It is death valley. Up to 70 per cent of them are dead'

On board Iraqi army helicopter delivering aid to the trapped Yazidis, Jonathan Krohn sees a hellish sight<p><b>Iraq crisis: live</b><p>Mount Sinjar stinks of death. The few Yazidis who have managed to escape its clutches can tell you why. “Dogs were eating the bodies of the dead,” said Haji Khedev Haydev, 65, …

How to Brew Coffee: 8 Step-by-Step Videos from Stumptown Coffee & Bon Appétit

We got a major lesson on how to brew coffee—eight different ways—with these videos from java experts Stumptown Coffee Roasters<p>Coffee. Any way you look at it, it's become way easier to get a decent cup in the past decade or so. The rise of good coffee (and the attendant coffee nerdery) has made us …

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