Rick Wagner

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Bacon, Eggs, Cheese — And Spaghetti? The Italian Twist On A Hangover Cure

On New Year's Day, Portland restaurant Ava Gene's will be serving brunch to the hungry and hung-over masses. And amidst the frittatas, French toast, and grits, there will be Chef Josh McFadden's own favorite: pasta carbonara.<p>McFadden, who has cooked carbonara at New York Italian restaurants, fell …

21 Easy, Healthy Cooking Tips For Lazy People

Lazy chefs, rejoice.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Healthy Eating

How to Make Tomato Sauce in the Crockpot

Enjoy homemade tomato sauce without all the work. This crockpot recipe requires no peeling, seeding or coring, and tastes better than anything you …

Beef Wellington For Two

For a fancy date night dinner!

Recipes

2016 in review: World events that changed history

As a tumultuous year draws to a close, the Telegraph Foreign Desk looks back at some of the main events that have made headlines in the past 365 days.<p>From the seemingly unstoppable lone-wolf terror attacks by Islamic State extremists in France, Belgium and Germany, to the ongoing challenges of the …

Our Best New Desserts of 2016

Our favorite (and your favorite) desserts from 2016 have a bit of a nostalgic bent. We shared our favorite oatmeal cookie and "magic" cake, as well …

Whip up Your Own Ranch Dressing

When you try this cheap and easy recipe for ranch dressing, you'll wonder why you ever bought the bottled kind in the first place. It requires basic …

Report: Officers fired for joke about target practice in black neighborhoods

MIAMI (AP) — Three new police officers were fired for making comments on a group chat about using Miami's primarily black neighborhoods for target practice, a newspaper reported Friday.<p>Officers Kevin Bergnes, Miguel Valdes and Bruce Alcin were let go on Dec. 23, after an internal affairs …

Frank Sinatra's Fettuccine Recipe Is the Perfect Dinner Dish

We'd expect nothing less from the Italian-American crooner.<p>Before you commit to the latest diet trend and swear off carbs entirely in 2017, you'll want to give Frank Sinatra's famous fettuccine recipe a try. Originally published in <i>The Sinatra Celebrity Cookbook: Barbara, Frank, and Friends</i> …

Trump's assault on civil liberties is serious and extraordinarily dangerous

It's tempting to overlook President-elect Donald Trump's recent twitter tirades about flag-burning as Trump being Trump. So much about his ascent to …

Carrie Fisher's most feminist act was her frankness about being bipolar in a world where women are called "crazy"

Carrie Fisher could have made things easy on herself. As the obituaries roll in this week, and slave-bikini photos and “Goodbye, Princess Leia” headlines fill social-media feeds, it’s important to remember: Her role as the young, beautiful heroine in a hit film could have been her only legacy. She …

Shrubs and trees a fresh idea for container gardens

There are many more possibilities for container gardening than your grandmother's red geraniums and dracaena spikes. Today, gardeners often fill pots not only with annuals but with perennials, herbs and vegetables, in a variety of combinations.<p>At The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, mixed containers have …

Volunteers feed Chicago's homeless and hungry during Muslim fast

They call it feeding it forward.<p>Every Sunday morning, dozens of volunteers gather in the basement of the Downtown Islamic Center on South State Street to fill brown bags with peanut butter-and-banana sandwiches, fresh fruit and water. Children decorate each package with stickers and crayon hearts …

Trump on Russia Sanctions: 'We Ought to Get on With Our Lives'

U.S. news<p>President-elect Donald Trump, asked about possible sanctions against Russia in the wake of alleged cyber-attacks during the presidential campaign, replied "I think we ought to get on with our lives."<p>"I think that computers have complicated lives very greatly, the whole you know age of …

Donald Trump

Barack Obama Names Two New National Monuments Important To Native Americans Before His Term Ends

"The place of my ancestors will now be preserved for all future generations," the president of the Navajo Nation said.<p>The White House designated two new national monuments on Wednesday, one in Utah and the other in Nevada, that will protect important Native American cultural sites and continue the …

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