Alexandra Strhanova

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Chocoholic: Gooey Caramel Twix Bars

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>I couldn't resist the craving any longer. I was dying for a bar cookie that was unreasonably rich, chocolaty and caramel-gooey, and these bars hit the spot: oozy homemade caramel, crunchy pecans, bittersweet chocolate chunks, and …

Christian Bale 'could get $50m' to reprise Batman role in Man of Steel 2

Christian Bale could receive $50m to reprise his role as Batman in the upcoming Man of Steel 2, reports the UK Press Association.<p>Bale has made it clear that last year's The Dark Knight Rises was his final turn as the caped crusader, but studio Warner Bros reportedly remain keen on luring him back …

Associated Press News

DNA tests do not link 'In Cold Blood' killers to Florida murders

DNA testing on the two killers profiled in the Truman Capote book "In Cold Blood" does not link them to a quadruple homicide Florida more than 50 years ago, ending perhaps the best chance police and the victims' family had at solving the cold case.<p>Capt. Jeff Bell of the Sarasota Sheriff's Office …

Thousands Are Making the Pilgrimage to See the 'Monkey Christ' Fresco

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Cecilia Gimenez, of Borja, Spain, has worked a miracle — sort of. Recall that the octogenarian …

Vitali Klitschko 'to run for Ukraine president'

A leading sports association says world boxing champion and key Ukrainian opposition leader Vitali Klitschko plans to run for his country's presidency in 2015.<p>Klitschko was elected to parliament last autumn as part of the pro-Western party Udar (whose English translation is "Punch").<p>Since then, …

US charges two men with fraud in 'London Whale' scandal

Two former JPMorgan employees have been charged by US prosecutors with attempting to conceal losses and falsify records in criminal charges related to the bank’s $6.2bn (£4bn) trading loss last year.<p>Javier Martin-Artajo, 49, who oversaw the trading strategy at the bank’s London investment office, …

Pilot, co-pilot killed in fiery UPS cargo plane crash at Alabama airport

A large UPS cargo plane crashed early Wednesday morning near the airport in Birmingham, Ala., killing the pilot and co-pilot.<p>Investigators on the scene are now assessing the conditions of the aircraft, officials said.<p>“We are just at the very, very beginning stages of our investigation,” Robert …

Turkey advises citizens to leave Lebanon

Turkey has called on its citizens to leave Lebanon following abduction of two Turkish Airlines pilots by armed men in Beirut.<p>Separately, it has decided to remove its troops from the UNIFIL peacekeeping forces operating in southern Lebanon, according to Lebanese media.<p>Two Turkish pilots working for …

British people will be branded EU citizens from "cradle to grave", ministers warn

British people will be branded EU citizens from "cradle to grave" as the European Union introduces its own birth, marriage and death certificates, ministers have warned.<p>Eric Pickles, the local government secretary, fears that the European Union flag could replace the royal crest on all the official …

Why Didn't The Store Just Let Oprah Buy The $38,000 Handbag?

On the list of things to be outraged about at the moment, I'll admit this isn't at the top: The Swiss tourism office apologized to Oprah on Friday because she wasn't allowed to buy a $38,000 designer handbag while recently shopping in Switzerland. Poor lil' Oprah. *sad face*<p>It does make me wonder, …

Fed bond tapering is a time for investors to rejoice

<i>Don Coxe is chairman of Coxe Adivsors LLP and is an advisor to several commodity funds. He has been consistently ranked as a top portfolio strategist and received a lifetime achievement award from Brendan Wood in 2011. He will be sharing more insight with Inside the Market readers next month.</i><p>It was …

David Cameron rejects Stephen Fry's call for Russian Winter Olympics boycott

David Cameron has rejected a call by comedian and actor Stephen Fry for Britain to boycott the Sochi Winter Olympics over the abuse of gay people in Russia.<p>The Prime Minister said that he shared the "deep concern" that Fry has expressed over anti-gay laws passed in Russia, but insisted a boycott of …

Winter Olympics

Police chief condemns Belfast loyalists after violence leaves 56 officers injured

Northern Ireland's chief constable has called violent loyalist protests against a republican dissident rally in Belfast "mindless anarchy and sheer thuggery".<p>Fifty-six police officers were injured and parts of central Belfast were wrecked overnight as thousands of loyalists sought to prevent a …

Researchers Finally Ask Henrietta Lacks's Family If They Can Study Her Cells

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>It's taken 62 years, but researchers finally asked Henrietta Lacks's family for consent to use her …

Obama's Russia reset unravels

National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden extended his 15 minutes of fame Wednesday, as headlines tied his saga to President Barack Obama’s decision to cancel a planned summit meeting in Moscow next month with Russian President Vladimir Putin.<p>But analysts said the talk of Snowden’s role in the …

Sesame Crusted Tofu

• 1 (16oz) package extra-firm tofu<br>• 1 egg<br>• 3 tablespoons panko bread crumbs<br>• 2 tablespoons white sesame seeds<br>• 1 tablespoon black sesame seeds<br>• canola oil for …

How To Make Baklava

<b>Prep the filling.</b> Preheat the oven to 350°F. Measure out 8 ounces of walnuts and 8 ounces of pistachios using a kitchen scale and place in the bowl …

Dessert

How to Make Italian Grissini Breadsticks

<b>Proof the yeast.</b> In the bowl of a stand mixer, combine the whole wheat flour, water, honey and yeast. Stir with a wooden spoon to combine and let sit …

Baking

Lemony Blackberry-Vodka Gelées

The good news is that making gelées is easy and low-effort. The bad news is that creating gelées as beautiful as these Lemony Blackberry ones …

Recipe: Garlicky Grilled Kale Salad with Grilled Bread

Cut out and discard the stem and central rib from each kale leaf. In a large bowl, toss the kale leaves with 2 tablespoons grapeseed oil and 1/4 …

Recipes

The Best Chewy Brownies Recipe by Faith Gorsky

<b>These brownies have to come with a disclaimer though; they are full-fat, full-sugar, and not “light” in any way.</b><br>By Faith Gorsky<p>I think you’ll find …

Wonton Crackers Recipe

<i>by</i> Haley <i>on</i> July 3, 2013<p>You know what I love? Discovering a recipe that uses an everyday ingredient in a totally new way.<p>For example, I use wonton …

Eggplant Chutney Recipe by Nandita Nataraj

<b>This chutney is extremely easy to put together. Roasting the eggplant on an open flame is the only time consuming part. But otherwise, it hardly</b> …

Party Cheese Sticks Are My Lazy Sunday Afternoon Tea Time Snack

<b>Ingredients</b>:<p>Pastry puff: 2 sheets, 375g each<br>• Egg: 1, beaten with 2 tbsp milk<br>• Grated parmesan cheese: 25g<br>• Grated cheddar cheese: 50g<br>• Poppy seed: 1 …

Chilled Cucumber and Kefir Soup Recipe by Debra Smith

<b>Enjoy a chilled cucumber and kefir soup. Perfect for these hot summer days when you just want something simple and cooling.</b><br>By Debra Smith<p>I used the …

Triple Alps Cheese Gougeres

SPONSORED STORY – BROUGHT TO YOU BY CASTELLO ALPS SELECTION <b><br>Three cheeses of varying strength and smoothness combine in these customizable bite-sized</b> …