Maria Zaman

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8 Fast, Easy and Crazy-Good Sausage Pasta Recipes

Pre-seasoned and easy to prepare, sausage is the key to many quick and delicious weeknight dinners. One of our favorite ways to use it? In pasta. …

The world's top 10 ghost tours will get you into the Halloween spirit

For many Americans, October means sweater weather, changing leaves, pumpkin everything — and of course, Halloween. Along with costumes and candy, ghosts have become an integral part of the spooky festivities.<p>And while many of us have never witnessed supernatural phenomena, or simply don't believe …

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The 20 funniest expressions in Brazil (and how to use them)

1. A Brazilian man does not ‘have sex’, he ‘dips the cookie’ (<i>Molhar o biscoito</i>). Or, he ‘drowns the goose’ (<i>Afogar o ganso</i>).<p>2. A Brazilian does not …

25 things everyone should do in Australia

It would be impossible to see the country and experience all it has to offer on a single trip.<p>But these 25 places and activities should be at the top of any traveler's bucket list, whether she's a foreign tourist flying in from afar or a native Australian looking to explore his own country.<p>Did we …

Alex Stupak Told Me to Make My Own Tortillas, So I Did

Forget what your kindergarten teacher told: It's <i>not</i> what's inside that counts. At least not when it comes to tacos.<p>According to Alex Stupak, who just wrote a book on the subject, <b>the difference between a great taco and a crappy one comes down to the tortilla.</b><p>Stupak defines a taco as "a tortilla with …

Mexico

How to Make (Deep-Fried) French Toast Sticks

My school cafeteria served the predecessor to sad desk lunch.<p>Kids would take the rubbery cheese out of the stuff crust pizza and see if they could bounce it; "turkey and gravy on a biscuit" contained "real meat"; and the salad bar’s lettuce was limp enough to make a gas station salad seem appealing.<p>…

Why Botswana Is the Most Eco-Friendly Country in Africa

If there's one African country that stands out as eco-friendly, it's Botswana. Hunting has been temporarily banned throughout the country, there are no fences, with wildlife free to roam at will, and the lodges of Botswana are all designed to have as little impact on the environment as possible. …

4 Creepy Spots for AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW

8 Super-Garlicky Shrimp Dishes

Shrimp goes with garlic like peanut butter goes with jelly. Don’t believe us? Try the duo for yourself with these delicious recipes—all of which are …

Proof That Taco Bell Can Turn Any Trendy Food Into a Taco

<b>Taco Bell</b>'s new breakfast tacos come as biscuits — <i>in taco form</i>. You can even top it with jalapeño-honey sauce!

Sambal Chicken Skewers

4 Servings<p>Kebabs get a bad rap. (Decades of alternating zucchini coins and cherry tomatoes can do that.) But this Asian take, with a spicy, sticky glaze, makes for a very convincing comeback.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/3 cup hot chili …

Pie dream: A star pizza chef's tips for making awesome cheese pizza at home

Is there a more irresistible snack — or lunch, or dinner — than a piping-hot cheese pizza? Luckily it doesn’t take a boatload of inventive ingredients to make an excellent cheese pie — especially when it's made with perfect (and perfectly simple) ingredients.<p>For tips on how to make the best-ever …

Android Malware Holds Your Photos, Videos for Ransom

A new type of malware found on Android devices can take your mobile photos, videos and documents hostage and hold them for ransom.<p>According to <i>Ars</i> …

40 Spinach Recipes to Make You Stronger than Popeye

40 spinach recipes that we love, from a sauté to green juice<p><b>Run through a juicer, folded into party dip</b>, or served in an updated salad, the original “leafy green” shows us its muscles (and its versatility). Here are 40 great spinach recipes.

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