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10 of Our Favorite Meatless Menus

Let's do some simple math: There are approximately an infinite number of vegetarian mains, approximately an infinite number of vegetarian sides, and approximately an infinite number of vegetarian desserts and cocktails. By our calcuations, that means that there are approximately an infinite number …

Cooking

Make The French Toast of Breakfast Sandwiches

It's called a Monte Cristo, and it's arguably the best hangover remedy ever created<p>God I love hangovers. Not weekday, rush-off-to-work hangovers, but the weekenders. The ones where you wake up; roll over; doze for another half hour; and then finally, slowly, carefully lift your swollen face from …

Breakfast

Plantain Gnocchi with Short Rib Ragù

Make the sauce: Combine salt, paprika, garlic powder, pepper, oregano, and cayenne in a bowl; rub spice mixture over ribs to coat completely. Heat …

Android customization - how to connect a USB flash drive to your Android device

Last week on our Android customization series, we rounded out a string of Tasker and Zooper Widget tutorials that made it possible to rock your Homescreen with custom widgets. With the software customizations we’ve been working with, perhaps it is time to look at something a little more physical, …

Massimo Bottura's Revolutionary Risotto

An inventive risotto technique from the chef of Italy's Osteria Francescana<p>When the beguiling and brilliant Italian chef Massimo Bottura stopped by …

Officials: 3 Denver girls played hooky from school and tried to join ISIS

<b>(CNN) —</b> The first indication that something was wrong was a phone call from his daughter's Denver area school to let Assad Ibrahim know that she had not come to class.<p>He dialed her cell. And she answered. But, officials say, she didn't tell him that she was on her way to Syria to join ISIS.<p>She was …

New viruses 'killing amphibians' in Spain

<b>A deadly new disease has emerged that is wiping out amphibians, scientists report.</b><p>A number of viruses have been found in northern Spain that are killing frog, toad and newt species. Infected animals can suffer from ulcers on their skin and die from internal bleeding.<p>Researchers fear the strains, …

Australian Chef Murdered and Cooked Girlfriend Before Killing Himself

True, but horrifying story: A 27-year-old Australian chef killed his girlfriend, dismembered her, and cooked parts of her body before killing himself. According to the <i>Brisbane Times</i>, police stopped by the Brisbane apartment of <b>Marcus Volke</b> — who had just retuned from cooking on a cruise ship — to …

Japan Volcano Victims Leave Haunting Photos of Last Moments

Photographs taken by hikers in the moments before Mount Ontake volcano erupted in Japan last month have been made public by the victims’ families. More than 50 people died in the unexpected eruption on Sept. 27 in the country's deadliest volcanic eruption since World War II.<p>The victims included …

Five diseases far deadlier than Ebola found in the US

Ebola is far from the deadliest disease to ever reach US shores - we look at five others currently or recently observed in the US with higher fatality rates<p>More than 100 Americans in Dallas could have been exposed to the deadly strain of <b>Ebola</b> currently sweeping West Africa, after the first case on …

Weird Crystal Can Absorb All The Oxygen In A Room -- And Then Release It Later

This could potentially make fuel cells, space travel, and scuba diving a lot more efficient.<p>Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark say they’ve invented a crystal that pulls oxygen out of the air and even water. Apparently, just a spoonful of the stuff can suck up all the oxygen in a …

First Ebola case diagnosed in U.S.: Here's why you don't need to panic

With officials confirming the first Ebola case diagnosed in the United States, and the first case diagnosed outside of Africa during this outbreak, some Americans continue to express fear that the deadly disease -- which is believed to have killed at least 3,091 people in West Africa -- could …

Teenagers Captured by ISIS Militants Reveal Horrific Ordeals

<i>The names of the Yazidi girls and women in this story have been changed to protect their identities.</i><p>DUHOK, Iraq — Fifteen-year-old Sara had considered suicide many times during her month-long ordeal. The old man she had been given to as a “gift” beat her frequently. He taunted her with videos of …

Human Rights

CNN exclusive: From Glasgow girl to 'bedroom radical' and ISIS bride

In November of last year, 19-year-old Aqsa Mahmood gave her father, Muzaffar, a long hug goodbye. He remembers, he says, because she looked especially beautiful. He remarked upon it to his wife, saying there was something different about his daughter.<p>The night before, she had asked her sisters to …

Celery Soup

4 Servings<p>"I love this creamy soup so much, I'd bathe in it." –Brad Leone, test kitchen manager<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 head celery, stalks chopped, leaves reserved<p>1 large waxy potato, chopped<p>1 medium onion, chopped<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<p>Kosher salt<p>3 cups low-sodium chicken broth<p>¼ …

Recipes

Nutmeg and Black Pepper Popovers

Makes 12 Servings<p>This unconventional popovers recipe stars nutmeg and black pepper, making it the perfect savory dinner roll (or salty snack).<p>December 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt<p>1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper<p>1 …

Recipes

Coffee "S'mores" Pie

8 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Graham Cracker Crust<p>9 whole graham crackers, ground finely in a food processor<p>2 tablespoons heavy cream<p>2 tablespoons Nutella<p>1 ounce semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, melted<p>1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted<p>Coffee Ganache<p>12 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate (do …

Dessert

Cramming 101: How to avoid hidden charges on your cellphone bill

Your cellphone bill may be stuffed with hidden charges you’ve never authorized or noticed.<p>The practice, called “cramming,” is so rampant that a Senate committee report argued earlier this week that it is costing consumers some serious money.<p>“Wireless cramming has been widespread and has likely cost …

30 Ways to Eat All of the Quinoa!

Yes, it is entirely acceptable to eat quinoa for every meal—these recipes are proof (there are cookies).<p>This little seed is super versatile. Simmer it with coconut milk for breakfast or pack it into a veggie burger for dinner—with this collection of recipes, it's impossible to get bored of quinoa.

Healthy Eating

Gougères

Makes about 50 Servings<p>These delicate cheese puffs always impress. Once you get the hang of the dough, you’ll serve them at every opportunity.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 tablespoons (¾ stick) unsalted butter, cut into pieces<p>¾ teaspoon kosher salt<p>Pinch of nutmeg<p>1¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>4 large eggs<p>…

Recipes

German Potato Salad with Dill

6 Servings<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds small waxy potatoes, halved and scrubbed<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>½ onion, chopped<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>¼ cup apple cider vinegar<p>4 scallions, sliced<p>2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped<p>1 teaspoon caraway seeds, toasted<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Cover …

Recipes