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Immigrants' Son Is 1 Of 12 Students Worldwide To Ace AP Calculus Exam

What's 12 divided by 302, 532?<p>It comes out to 0.00003967 or 0.003967 percent. That's the percentage of students in the entire world who took the test and earned a perfect score on the infamously difficult college-level Advanced Placement calculus exam last year.<p>Cedrick Argueta, the son of a …

Cameron's 'bunch of migrants' jibe is callous and dehumanising, say MPs

Prime minister’s PMQs attempt to criticise Jeremy Corbyn sparks accusations of inflammatory language<p>David Cameron has been accused of using inflammatory language about refugees after referring to people in camps at Calais as a “bunch of migrants”.<p>The prime minister made the comments in the House of …

One shot dead as FBI arrests Oregon occupation leader, others

(Reuters) - One protester was shot dead and eight others were arrested on Tuesday after authorities confronted members of an armed group that has staged a month-long occupation of a federal wildlife reserve in Oregon, activists and officials said.<p>The FBI said gunshots rang out after officers …

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Clinton, Sanders woo undecided Iowa voters as caucus nears

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Wooing undecided Iowa voters, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders on Monday night each cast themselves as life-long champions …

Tempting Turtle Cookie Balls

<i>Turtle Cookie Balls couldn't be cuter as a make-ahead holiday treat. Homemade gifts are the best, and these babies prove it!</i><p>Now that Thanksgiving is over, it's time to think about the gift-giving season! I'm trying my very best to make sure I am ready this year by having lots of homemade treats on …

8 Warm and Comforting Breakfast Breads

On a chilly morning, sometimes cold cereal just won't cut it. Good news: homemade bread doesn't need to be a special occasion breakfast. From tender cream scones to marbled chocolate banana bread, all of these recipes are easy to make and guaranteed to start your day off with a smile.<p><b>1. Light and</b> …

10 Easy Brunch Recipes To Impress Your Guests

The Thanksgiving feast may be over, but your houseguests will still be hungry. Don't stress yourself out by being a short order cook. Most of these brunch recipes can be made in advance, and <i>all</i> of them have some serious "wow-factor."<p><b>1. Drunken Caramel French Toast</b><p>Golden caramel, buttery challah and …

5 Meaty Mac and Cheese Upgrades Better Than Sliced-Up Hot Dogs

Want to amp up your mac and cheese? If you're a 10-year-old, go ahead and slice up some hot dogs. But if you're an adult (or a discerning …

How to Keep (Most) of Your Herb Garden Going When It's Cold

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline—it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge—and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Herbs all winter long—and next spring too.</i><p>When you live north of the Mason Dixon line, …

Gardening

9 Thanksgiving Recipes You Can Make Now and Stash in Your Freezer

You never thought hosting Thanksgiving dinner would be easy. But how the heck are you supposed to referee the drama and refill the wine glasses when you've got turkey timers to check and mashed potatoes to stir?<p>This year, go easy on yourself and whip up these nine (freezable) Thanksgiving recipes …

13 Amazing Recipes for Fall Produce

From carrots and cauliflower to sweet potatoes and squash, there are so many tasty fruits and vegetables this time of year -- and endless ways to prepare them.<p><b>1. Cauliflower Purée with Thyme</b><p>This cauliflower purée is creamy and comforting, and it just happens to taste remarkably like mashed …

6 Brilliant Ways to Use Hummus

Hummus is more than a dip: Believe it or not, you can actually cook with it and often sub it in for less healthy ingredients. Here, six ways to use …

12 Chic Winter Boots to Buy Now and Wear Later

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Clothing

12 Marshmallow Recipes That Keep Us Wanting S'more

Whether melted down for a thick sauce or built up into a billowy frosting atop a sublime pie, we can't get enough of these 12 marshmallow recipes. And, yes, there will be s'mores.<p><b>Some people say "sweet as pie," but we say sweet as marshmallow.</b> Soft, fluffy, and gooey all at the same time, no …

6 Secrets to a Better Hummus

Want to know how to make a creamy, dreamy hummus? Just follow these steps.<p>Want to know how to make a creamy, dreamy hummus? Just follow these</b> …

Recipes

Say Cheese: 24 Melty, Gooey, Cheesy Recipes That'll Make You Smile

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>I'm always incredibly impressed by the Serious Eats staffers (and readers) who participate in Vegan Month each year, but personally, I just don't know if I could do it. It's not that I'd pine away over the meat, or …

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9 Desserts Better Than Apple Pie

There will always be something satisfying about putting your blood, sweat, and tears into making a beautiful apple pie with its filling oozing ever …

Sparkling green apple sangria is the perfect fall cocktail

Sangrias and pitcher drinks are perfect for entertaining a crowd. This one is ideal for fall. Throw an apple- themed party complete with appetizers and pie and serve this delicious sangria alongside, or simply serve alone for today’s happy hour. Notice this sangria recipe is sans the sugar, like …

Cocktails

9 Best Fall Polenta Recipes

Creamy, cheesy polenta is easy to make and fantastic blank canvas for roasted fall vegetables. Here, nine best polenta recipes to make this …

8 Skillet Desserts That Just Might Change Your Life

Let's hear it for the skillet: the easy, fast and non-dirty-dish-creating way to make an impressive dessert that will win you friends and lovers. Here, eight of our favorite recipes.<p><b>Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie</b><p>Go big or go home. Pass the milk. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Skillet Pear Ginger Pie</b><p>Premade piecrust …

6 Simple Soups Perfect for Autumn

The fall days are getting shorter and cooler. Warm up with these simple and delicious soups, all ready in 50 minutes -- or less!<p><b>1. Indian Spiced Red Lentil & Chicken Soup</b><p>Made with a rotisserie chicken and canned coconut milk, this easy version of Mulligatawny soup is a one-pot supper that you can …

10 Stress-Free Suppers for the Entire Family

Planning family meals shouldn't make you want to pull your hair out. Here are ten easy recipes that don't require any hard-to-find ingredients or too much advance planning. And the best part about these stress-free suppers: even picky eaters will polish off their plates.<p><b>1. Grilled Moroccan …

4 Cozy Recipes Perfect for October

These 4 cozy fall recipes will make the transition from summer to fall so easy, so fast, and so fresh.<p>It's officially fall, and this October we've got cozy on the mind. So hurry up and make these dishes already—it's nice over here. Come join us.<p>Magic Mushrooms<p>Our idea of magic mushrooms is crisp, …

The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Carne Asada

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>To say "I'm going to develop a recipe for carne asada" is akin to saying "Bartender, get me a beer, please." The immediate follow-up is likely to be "I'm afraid you're going to have to be a bit more specific than …

10 Oktoberfest Recipes to Wash Down with Beer

Starting tomorrow, the world will get a little bit crazier: It's the beginning of Oktoberfest, that three-week-long celebration of, well, beer! (Why it starts in September, we don't know, but we're happy to start drinking beer and eating pretzels now.) Though you may not be in a raucous tent, …

12 Easy Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes for the Week - Chowhound

Cooking anything on a weeknight can be a hassle, let alone a complete meal. But luckily, a crockpot can be your saving grace. Just set it in the …

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10 Bahn Mi-Inspired Recipes That Go Beyond the Bun

<i>Header image: Rice Paper Banh Mi with 5 Spice Chicken from CHOW</i>The best bahn mi where I live is at a tiny shop (literally 4 stools) in a crap …

8 Impossible-to-Resist Veggie Dishes

Every now and again, I come across a vegetable dish that makes me think I could be a very happy vegetarian. From a hearty summer white bean ragout to balsamic-glazed roasted beets, here are a few of my favorites.<p><b>1. Summer White Bean Ragout</b><p>This quick ragout of white beans and sweet summer tomatoes …

7 Ways to Dress Up Grilled Salmon

Richly flavored salmon can stand up to bold flavors, especially when it’s grilled. Here are seven sauces to try.<p>Richly flavored salmon can stand up …

Our Recent Favorite Recipes from the Test Kitchen

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we announce a new Wildcard Winner. It's a recipe that may not have won—or even been entered in—a contest, but that we know, love, and can't keep to ourselves. Here are our recent favorites.</i><p>Grilled Eggplant Agrodolce with Mint and Fresno Pepper by Sarah | …