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How to Deal with Leftover Frying Oil

Yes, you can reuse fry oil. Here's our guide to doing it right.<p>In the <i>Bon Appétit</i> test kitchen, we’ve been up to our elbows in tasty fried food lately. And while we’ve got no complaints about having beignets and buffalo wings hanging around, we have been going through quite a bit of oil. Like a lot …

Free Radicals

Your TV may be watching you

<b>(CNN) —</b> Earlier this week, we learned that Samsung televisions are eavesdropping on their owners. If you have one of their Internet-connected smart TVs, you can turn on a voice command feature that saves you the trouble of finding the remote, pushing buttons and scrolling through menus. But making …

Privacy

Worried about smart TVs listening in? Welcome to the smart home

The last weekend saw a fair amount of freaking out over the privacy policy associated with Samsung’s smart TVs, which warns customers that “if your …

Privacy

Spy Drones Expose Smithfield Foods Factory Farms

Elon Musk Uses This Ancient Critical-Thinking Strategy To Outsmart Everybody Else

But while he dropped out of the program after only a few days, the field left an impression on the billionaire-to-be.<p>Perhaps most crucially, it trained him in <b>"first principles thinking,"</b> a mode of inquiry that relentlessly pursues the foundations of a problem.<p>"I think it's important to reason from …

The Scary Truth About Chicken

Monster chickens are taking over the supermarket. Be very, very afraid …<p>Drive down Byrd Road off Route 113 in Pocomoke City, Maryland, past the transfer station and into the driveway of Carole and Frank Morison's poultry farm, and you'll find two long yellow chicken houses. From 1985 to 2008, those …

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

Challah + Babka: We Give You… The Babkallah

The BA Test Kitchen has created the cronut's successor: the babkallah, a mashup of chocolate babka and fluffy challah bread, perfect for the holidays.<p><b>Franken-pastries have been the rage of the baking world for a while.</b> The most famous mashup, Dominique Ansel’s Cronut, launched a craze that has …