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Recipe: How to Make Portuguese Custard Tarts

Lisbon is a city with a sweet tooth, and its most iconic pastry is the palm-size <i>pastel de nata,</i> or egg tart, a creamy custard tart available in <i>pastelarias</i> across the city. The recipe dates back to the 16th century, when the confections, like many other Portuguese sweets, were made by nuns in …

Trump used to be more articulate

It was the kind of utterance that makes professional transcribers question their career choice:<p>" … there is no collusion between certainly myself and my campaign, but I can always speak for myself — and the Russians, zero."<p>When President Trump offered that response to a question at a press …

David Letterman

White House blame game intensifies as Trump agenda stalls

With the president closing in on the 100-day mark, frustration is mounting throughout the administration.<p>With President Donald Trump’s sweeping agenda hitting the rocks as he edges toward the 100-day mark, top aides, political allies and donors are embroiled in a furious round of finger-pointing …

The Best Food Instagram Accounts

Everything in moderation, you know?<p>When we set out to find the best Instagram accounts for healthy eating, we first had to answer the question, “What does it mean to ‘eat healthy’?”<p>It’s a fair question that even our government is trying to tackle. And almost everyone has an opinion. It’s high-fat, …

Healthy Eating

8 nutritionists reveal what they eat when they're craving something sweet

<b>Peanut butter and jelly</b><p>"One of my favorite treats is a good old-fashioned PBJ. The sweetness of a spoonful of jam atop that earthy, nutty peanut butter on a crispy, toasted slice of bread or bagel half makes me feel that I've had a real treat—even though it's actually healthy. I like BFree Brown …

I Was a Muslim in Trump's White House

When President Obama left, I stayed on at the National Security Council in order to serve my country. I lasted eight days.<p>In 2011, I was hired, straight out of college, to work at the White House and eventually the National Security Council. My job there was to promote and protect the best of what …

The White House

These historical menus show how drastically the way we eat has changed

Perusing the New York Public Library’s archive of historical menus is an eye-opening jaunt through the unfamiliar food cultures of yore. What’s …

5 Crazy-Easy Healthy Vegan Recipes Even Carnivores Will Devour

>Chances are you’ve made a New Year’s resolution to be healthier in some way, shape, or form (props to you). Whether it’s all about eating breakfast …

Trump’s Jekyll and Hyde Administration Has Europe Spooked

While the reasonable-sounding Jekylls try to reassure the Europeans that Trump doesn’t mean what he says, the Hydes push an agenda that will destroy …

McCain: Trump’s attacks on press are 'how dictators get started'

The Arizona senator said the nation needs a free and at times adversarial press.<p>President Donald Trump’s attacks on the press echo the language of dictators, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” warning the nation to heed lessons of history.<p>Attacks on the press, McCain said, …

Trump Has No Foreign Policy

There's no such thing as a Trump Doctrine, folks—just an incoherent mess.<p>Whenever a new American president takes office, or even well beforehand, analysts and academics rush to discern their foreign policy “doctrine”—a grand theory that connects what might otherwise appear to be a Pollock-like …

Foreign Policy

My dad predicted Trump in 1985 – it's not Orwell, he warned, it's Brave New World

The ascent of Donald Trump has proved Neil Postman’s argument in Amusing Ourselves to Death was right. Here’s what we can do about it<p>Over the last year, as the presidential campaign grew increasingly bizarre and Donald Trump took us places we had never been before, I saw a spike in media references …

Donald Trump

James Baldwin, We Still Need You Now

It’s not difficult to understand why the words of James Baldwin initially spoke to director Raoul Peck. After all, his unfortunately prescient writing was ahead of its time. Peck’s emotionally powerful new documentary, “I Am Not Your Negro,” is based on Baldwin’s final, unfinished manuscript – a …

The uproar over Trump’s immigration order is weakening his standing in Congress

Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran is one of 204 Republicans in the US Congress who have neither defended nor opposed Donald Trump’s ban on refugees.<p>On Monday at the Capitol, a reporter asked him why he hadn’t weighed in. Cochran — who was first elected in 1978, and is serving his seventh term — said he …

Why Trump Had to Fire Sally Yates

The acting attorney general should have given the president her best advice, then resigned if he didn’t listen.<p>Democrats are calling it the Monday Night Massacre. On Monday evening, Acting Attorney General Sally Yates announced that under her leadership, the Justice Department would not defend …

Which High-Protein Diet Is Best: Atkins, Dukan, or Ketogenic?

We ranked them for you.<p>If you've been on the lookout for a new way to lose weight, you've probably noticed that low-carb, high-protein diets—like Atkins, the ketogenic diet, and the Dukan diet—have become kind of a big deal.<p>Not only did all three make the cut on Google's annual list of most …

Top 21 Superfoods to Jumpstart Your 2017 Weight Loss

Put down the chips and beer. Pick up some bone broth and pickled veggies. Your gut and physique will thank you for it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You've already coasted through the first weeks of 2017 and if you’re like many, your new year’s resolutions may be …

Nutrition

Rowling talks about 'Fantastic Beasts' at New York screening

NEW YORK (AP) — J.K. Rowling came to town for a movie and a cause.The British author was onstage at Carnegie Hall on Saturday night to introduce an …

Fantastic Beasts

Trump Isn’t Tweeting About The Polls Anymore

In the runup to the Republican presidential primary, Donald Trump tweeted about polls. Like … a lot. It made sense: Trump was winning in the polls, …

If War Is Hell, Then Coffee Has Offered U.S. Soldiers Some Salvation

In April 1865, at the bloody, bitter end of the Civil War, Ebenezer Nelson Gilpin, a Union cavalryman, wrote in his diary, "Everything is chaos here. The suspense is almost unbearable."<p>"We are reduced to quarter rations and no coffee," he continued. "And nobody can soldier without coffee."<p>If war is …

Two teenagers killed, more than a dozen people injured in shooting at Fort Myers, Fla., club

By Mark Berman<p>, Reporter<p>Katie Mettler<p>, Reporter<p>A shooting early Monday morning outside a nightclub in Fort Myers, Fla., killed at least two teenagers and injured more than a dozen other people, with a 12-year-old reported to be among the wounded, according to authorities.<p>At least one person was …

Fort Myers

On their convention's eve, Democrats bedeviled anew by email

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — On the heels of a tumultuous Republican convention, Hillary Clinton arrives in Philadelphia eager to show off a forward-looking …

Government

GOP Rep. Steve King asks how minorities gave to civilization

CLEVELAND (AP) — Iowa Republican U.S. Rep. Steve King, one of the most conservative members of Congress and a harsh critic of immigration, has …

Steve King

4 Ways the Most Productive Parents on Earth Get Sh*t Done

For those who want to pass a billion-dollar startup down.<p>You may know Charles Duhigg as a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer for <i>The New York Times.</i> Or as the guy who taught you to actually change your habits with <i>The Power of Habit</i>. But in his new book, <i>Smarter, Faster, Better</i>, Duhigg spoke with everyone …

Never Forget: Russell Frederick’s Photographs of Proud Black Brooklyn

Russell Frederick’s pictures of Bedford-Stuyvesant show the Brooklyn neighborhood’s thrumming black culture, before the effects of gentrification …

No Carbs After Lunch: Why Athletes Should Rethink Dinner

Do carbohydrates really supply the best fuel for athletic performance? Or will you race faster if you restrict carbs, thereby forcing your body to …

26 Spicy Recipes to Make You Cry in a Good Way

Is it hot in here, or is it just these 26 spicy recipes?<p>Pour yourself a big glass of milk. These spicy recipes are ready to party.

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15 Recipes that Prove Cardamom Makes Everything Taste Better

Cardamom may be expensive, so put the spice to good use in these 15 recipes.<p>Cardamom is wonderfully strong and fragrant, and using fresh pods makes a world of difference in flavor. Just keep in mind that 10 pods equals 1½ teaspoons ground cardamom when you're out shopping, because you'll soon be …

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