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The Surreal Reasons Girls Are Disappearing In El Salvador: #15Girls

<i>In many countries, the decisions teens make at 15 can determine the rest of their lives. But, often, girls don't have much say — parents, culture and tradition decide for them. In a new series, #15Girls, NPR explores the lives of 15-year-old girls who are seeking to take control and change their</i> …

Latin America

See Breathtaking Photos of the Galapagos Islands on the Anniversary of Darwin's Voyage

Caption from LIFE. A giant tortoise, sensing danger, draws in its head with a hiss of alarm. It weighs 500 pounds, measu<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Alfred …

Nature

Ideas in Food's Best Japanese-Style Fried Chicken Just Happens to Be Gluten-Free

<i>Editor's Note:</i> I've been a huge fan of Aki and Alex of the blog Ideas in Food ever since I was a little chef-ling burning meat as a line cook in Boston. With their newest book, <i>Gluten-Free Flour Power</i>, they turn their considerable intellect to gluten-free recipes, developing unique solutions for …

Gluten-Free

20 Labor Day Dessert Recipes to Control the Means of Production

As much as I want to deny it, summer is coming to an end. In Southern California that doesn't really mean putting away the grill, but even here folks like to get one last cookout in before fall hits. We'll be giving you tips throughout the next week on throwing the perfect Labor Day barbecue, but …

Dessert

Love the Crispy Bits? You Should Be Scoring Your Fish

Learn to score your fish properly and cash in on even more crispy bits.<p>Scoring the surface of a protein in a shallow crosshatch pattern allows the seasoning to penetrate, prevents the skin from curling, encourages fat to render, and creates more crispy bits. Here's how to do it:<p>Dry fillet well and …

Seafood

Lululemon’s Massive Leggings Redesign, Explained

Lululemon, the Canadian activewear retailer nearly synonymous with top-of-the-line leggings, has given its bottoms a complete overhaul. In addition to length, color, and silhouette, beginning today you can now shop by "engineered sensation" — that is, how do you want to <i>feel</i> in your stretchy …

13 Over-the-Top Ways to Eat Ice Cream

<i>Header image: Brownie Ice Cream Parfait from CHOW</i>Forget fancy scoop shops – with a few creative add-ins, you can replicate the craziest, most …

An End-of-Summer Italian Al Fresco Dinner

Late August is my favorite time of year: just cool enough to eat outside without dripping sweat into your food, but still the season for excellent produce. It's like all those tender stalks of asparagus, juicy tomatoes, and bunches of fresh herbs are just begging you to make a totally killer …

Asparagus

13 experiences you can only have in Nevada

1. Exploring a car forest<p>What, you ask, is a car forest? It’s the whimsical dream of a few artists who looked at a bunch of broken-down vehicles and …

Cooking Off the Cuff: For Great Summer Tomato Sauce, Grate Great Summer Tomatoes

For last week's Swiss chard and tomato risotto, I employed a snappy technique to make a chunky near-puree of tomatoes: Using palm and fingers to rub halved (raw) tomatoes through the coarse or medium holes of a box grater, leaving the skin (mine and the tomatoes') behind on the surface of the …

Tomatoes

These Asian Noodle Salad Recipes Will Save Your Summer

Photo credit: The Kitchy Kitchen, What's Cooking Good Looking, Cookie + Kate, This Gal Cooks, Use Real Butter, A House in the Hills<p>You can never have enough go-to quick, easy meal ideas -- especially during the summer when time is better spent outside. Salads are great for that, but often leave you …

Healthy Eating

Move Over Burgers, These Spicy Chicken Wings Need Some Space on the Grill

If you're like most of the grillers I know, you turn to that one tried-and-true recipe every time you fire up the coals. For some, it's their signature juicy burger, for others it's the perfect ribs. For me, it's chicken wings. Tender and juicy, with the perfect ratio of skin to meat, I can't …

Cooking

A Step-By-Step Guide to the Flakiest, Butteriest Pie Crust You'll Ever Make

No machines required for the best damn all-butter pie crust you've ever made. Ready?<p><b>We're doing this old-school,</b> with a hands-only, machine-free, blow-your-mind technique for the best damn all-butter pie crust. It's got flakiness to rival a croissant's, a texture so tender it shatters under the …

Baking

This Simple, Homemade Spice Blend Is the Only Seasoning You Need in Your Pantry

When chefs need a shortcut to deep flavor, they go to spice master Atef Boulaabi. The expert shows how to make your own custom blend at home.<p>Learn their names: togarashi, vadouvan, za’atar, ras-el-hanout. These are some of the intense, complex spice blends that you’ll find in the kitchens of the …

Spices

Meet Monemvasia, A Hidden 'Fortress Town' Perched On An Island In Greece

Discovering a secret town? Well that's one way to get off the beaten path.<p>We've seen a few hidden towns in our day (mostly in America), but never one quite as beautiful as the town of Monemvasia, Greece.<p>Perched on an island off the east coast of the Peloponnese, Monemvasia's name means "single …

European Travel

This Is What Eating 8,000 Calories A Day Actually Looks Like

A surprising visual of Bradley Cooper's American Sniper bulk-up plan.<p><b>Bradley Cooper had to pack on 40 pounds</b> for his role as Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in <i>American Sniper</i>—and to do so, he reportedly ate a whopping 8,000 calories a day. It's an amount that seems so immense, we couldn't help but wonder what …

Healthy Eating

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Aquatic Sports

This ‘True Love Tester’ Bra Misses What Women Really Want—Then Insults Them

A new smart bra from a Japanese company claims to only unhook when it detects a woman is in love. It’s also full of garbage and assumptions.<p>Bras …

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Apparently Dolphins Like To Get High Off Puffer Fish Toxins

BBC One's new show Dolphins: Spy in the Pod reveals the animal's dark secret.

mulled wine crumble bars + The Curated Cookie Platter

Hello dearest friends. I have a few super exciting announcements. The first is that the extra special holiday project I’ve been working on is finally …

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Christmas Sugar Cookies

Dessert

Peppermint White Chocolate Cupcakes

Peppermint usually finds its way into recipes that call for dark chocolate. The strong, bittersweet taste of cocoa is a good match for the bright, …

Gourmet

Raspberry Lemonade Champagne Smash

I have a new respect for bartenders. It seemed like a simple job: put delicious stuff into other delicious stuff, add some alcohol for a little edge, …

The 10 Most Popular Recipes

Home > Recipe Roundups > The Best of Brown Eyed Baker in 2013: The 10 Most Popular Recipes<p>December 30, 2013 // 35 <i>Comments »</i><p>As 2013 winds to a close, …