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31 Clam Recipes for All Your Steaming and Grilling Needs

Here are 31 recipes for preparing clams, from serving them in paella to steaming them with beer. And, clam chowder, of course.<p>We love clams for their versatility— they go well with so many different herbs, spices, and sauces. Plus, we always get a small thrill from removing them from their shells …

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A Lot of Americans Think the Spirit World Exists

A new study shows that 57 percent of Hispanics believe in otherworldly beings—and the percentage is even higher among evangelical Protestants.<p>Modernity be damned: It's 2014, and the spirit world is alive and well. Even in secular life, mild superstitions loom; just look at the popularity of</i> …

How to Boil an Egg: It's Simple—and Complicated!

The ultimate guide to boiling an egg, whether you want it soft and runny or hard-cooked and ready to be deviled<p>It used to be so simple. How do you boil an egg? Easy. Place large eggs (older eggs will be easier to peel) in a medium heavy saucepan. Add water to cover by 1 1/2 inches. Bring to a boil; …

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American WWII Bomb Unearthed, Defused In Central Hong Kong

A 2,000-pound bomb dropped on Japanese-occupied Hong Kong by an American bomber during World War II has been defused after it was unearthed at a construction site in the city's central Happy Valley district.<p>Some 2,200 Hong Kong residents were evacuated from apartment buildings around the site where …

'Minecraft Pocket' 0.8 Promises Vegetables, Minecarts, Carpets And Redstone For Christmas

<i>Details of Minecraft 0.8.0 mount in all things apart from a firm release date. With the November date now passed fans are hoping for a pre-Christmas release of the popular block based expandable world.</i><p>Enthusiasm about a particular video-game is a gateway to full blown obsession. Whether Skylanders, …

This Week in Recipes

Breakfast<p>Apple and Pear Hand Pies<br>• Cranberry Orange Biscuits<br>• Sous-Vide Soft Boiled Eggs<p>Appetizers, Sides and Condiments<p>Easy Grape Jam<br>• South Indian Lime Rice<br>• Japanese-Style (Kewpie) Mayo<br>• Poached Eggs With Corn, Chorizo, Basil, and Brioche Croutons<p>Mains<p>Za'atar-Rubbed Cod With Spicy Chickpea Puree and …

Friday 13th travellers take chance on flight 666 to HEL

Would you board flight 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th? For superstitious travellers, that might be tempting fate. But Finnair passengers on AY666 to Helsinki apparently were not too bothered. Friday's flight was almost full.<p>"It has been quite a joke among the pilots," said pilot Juha-Pekka Keidasto …

America's Most Frequently Dyed Foods

Recently a friend and I stopped in to try out a new sushi bar setup inside our neighborhood Whole Foods. We started with a mandatory carafe of sake …

Soup Recipes Simmering With Chicken, Potato, Veggies And More

It doesn't matter how many bowls of chicken noodle soup you've eaten ... the next time you come down with a cold it's going to be exactly what you need. And the number of times you've had tomato soup and grilled cheese for dinner will not stop you from craving it on that next rainy, autumn evening. …

6 DIY Versions Of Your Favorite Chinese Takeout Foods

Go ahead, take Panda Express off speed dial. You don't NEED them anymore.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2 tablespoons canola oil<p>1 1/2 cup yellow onion, julienned<p>3 tablespoons fresh garlic, minced<p>1 cup green onion, sliced thinly<p>3 cups Chinese celery, stem and leaves, finely chopped<p>2 cups cooked, shredded fatty pork or …

Pizza Night, Every Night

Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, you can make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.<p>Today: Gabriella explains how to make pizza night last all week long.<p>Here's the thing: …

Easy Sweet Potato and Pepper Hash with Eggs

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>It was the morning after the first leg of my recent cross-country road trip and I woke up to aroma of cinnamon and butter wafting through the air. We'd arrived at the home of Stella Parks (aka BraveTart) in …