Alicia Sullivan Vandgrift

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29 Traditional Indian Dishes The Whole World Should Know And Love

There's more to Indian cuisine than butter chicken.

Spices

27 Easy Pasta Recipes That Don't Use Sauce From A Jar, Because You Deserve Better

There's a time and a place for jarred tomato sauce. This is not it.<p>You want to make dinner with your eyes closed and both hands tied behind your back, right? It’s just a guess, based on the internet’s mass hysteria over sheet pan dinner recipes and 3-ingredient weeknight wonders.<p>There’s only one …

Cooking

South Beach Diet vs. Healthy Keto and Intermittent Fasting

King Leopold's Ghost

• <b>Author:</b> Adam Hochschild<p>In the 1880s, as the European powers were carving up Africa, King Leopold II of Belgium seized for himself the vast and mostly unexplored territory surrounding the Congo River. Carrying out a genocidal plundering of the Congo, he looted its rubber, brutalized its people, and …

Quick Cook: Tahini and Garlic Roasted Chicken Thighs

When I have last-minute guests coming, this dish is my go-to. Tahini and Garlic Roasted Chicken Thighs are quick, easy and delicious.<p>Chicken thighs …

12 Crispy, Juicy Chicken Thigh Recipes That'll Save You From Yourself

Back away from the whole chicken. Cut yourself some slack (and speed up dinner) by sticking to the thighs.<p>Weeknight fantasy: a beautifully bronzed whole roast chicken, on your table at 7. Weeknight reality: fire detectors, hot tears, dinner at 11.<p>While it might be <i>possible</i> to roast an entire bird on …

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Confessions of a Sociopath

• <b>Author:</b> M.E. Thomas<p><b>Confessions of a Sociopath is both the memoir of a high-functioning, law-abiding (well, mostly) sociopath and a roadmap -- right from the source -- for dealing with the sociopath in your life.</b><br>As M.E. Thomas says of her fellow sociopaths, “We are your neighbors, your coworkers, …

Boys in the Trees

• <b>Author:</b> Carly Simon<p>Carly Simon's <i>New York Times</i> bestselling memoir, <i>Boys in the Trees</i>, reveals her remarkable life, beginning with her storied childhood as the third daughter of Richard L. Simon, the co-founder of publishing giant Simon & Schuster, her musical debut as half of The Simon Sisters …

Egyptian Barley Salad To Citrus Slaw: 8 Flavor-Packed Fall Salads

Thanks to stunning seasonal produce, fall salads are the best! Fight off the urge to to reach for cold weather comfort food, and fill yourself up with one of these fresh, colorful salads instead.<p>1. Egyptian Barley Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette<p>Inspired by the flavors of Egypt, this barley salad …

Mulled Cider

Boil the cider to 175 degrees F.<p>Add the cloves, cinnamon sticks, star anise and orange zest. Remove from the heat and add the maple syrup. …

Cider

5 Ina Garten Recipes You Can Make in the Slow Cooker

When it comes to entertaining, the Barefoot Contessa is a bonafide queen. Between wowing a crowd and making lovey-dovey meals for her man, Jeffrey, …

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This Chicken Scarpariello Has a Sauce We Want to Lick Off the Plate

When you can't decide between chicken or sausage and peppers—so you have both.<p>Even after working in kitchens for years, I'm still a sucker for food porn. I was watching an old episode of <i>Lidia's Italy</i> recently and she was making one of her mom's chicken recipes. The close-ups of the golden, browned …

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Here Are the Best Jackets You Can Get Your Hands on This Fall — All Under $100

Fall is our favorite season for layering because during this transitional time, you can wear your favorite pieces on repeat while mixing and matching. If you love wearing the same comfy trousers and soft sweater every day, then all you need are a few cool jackets to spice up your look. By changing …

Recipes for Your Next Snack Dinner

Bring your crew together over eat-anywhere dishes that are meant to be shared—whether that's at the dining table, on the patio, or in the living room.<p>…

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Pork Lo Mein With Ramen Noodles

Skip the take out and make this quick and easy Chinese pork lo mein with ramen noodles and stir fry vegetables recipe,

Puerto Rican Shepherd Pie (Pastelon) Recipe

"A sweet and salty mix of Spanish flavors! Delicious!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 onion, cut into chunks<p>1 green bell pepper, cut into chunks<p>1 bunch fresh parsley<p>1 …

Buttermilk Biscuits

Preheat oven to 475 degrees F.<p>Slice butter and put on a plate in the freezer.<p>Sift the dry ingredients together into a bowl. Cut in the butter with a …

Baking

Baked eggs in spicy tomato sauce - delicious. magazine

INGREDIENTS<p>A glug of olive oil<br>• 2 sliced red onions<br>• 1 sliced courgette<br>• 2 crushed garlic cloves<br>• 1 tsp chilli flakes<br>• A pinch of sugar<br>• 2 x 400g tins cherry …

Orange Glazed Blueberry Scones

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.<p>In a large bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, salt and sugar; mix thoroughly. Cut in butter using 2 forks or a …

20+ Slow-Cooker Recipes Everyone Should Learn How to Make

If you're new to slow-cooking or need to refresh your routine, we have you covered. These recipes span from chicken fajitas to bolognese pasta sauce. Just throw the ingredients into your CrockPot and come home to dinner served.

Red Curry Paste Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> When I first met my husband, I was pretty green when it came to Thai food. Growing up in a small town in the South doesn't exactly foster culinary exploration. But when you marry someone with a fondness for curries, especially "Thai spicy" curries, you adapt.<br>We used to buy those …

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Five Uncommon Spices and How they Taste

<b>Lior Lev Sercarz</b> runs the <i>La Boîte</i> spice company in New York. He’s a master spice blender who has worked for some of the world’s best chefs and he’s …

17 Tomato Recipes That Taste Like Summer in Every Bite

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What actually unites Andrew Jackson and the Civil War? The invention of “poor white trash”

<i>When US president Donald Trump recently asked, “Why was there the Civil War?” and advanced the notion that his predecessor, Andrew Jackson, was angry about it, historians were quick to point out that Jackson died 15 years before the war began. But there is a thread that unifies Jackson’s era to</i> …

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These 15 Savory Galette Recipes Are Like Homemade *Hot Pockets*

More rustic than a pie or tart, galettes are the kind of no-fuss pastry that’s just *perf* for a newbie baker — or anyone who’s just not that keen on handling dough. Just roll, fold, and bake; in 20 minutes you’ll have yourself a dish that may or may not remind us of homemade Hot Pockets. Here are …

Fiesta! 18 Recipes For Your Cinco De Mayo Feast

Who doesn’t love Cinco de Mayo? It’s a day dedicated to all our favorite Mexican foods: guac, tacos, enchiladas, salsa, flan, <i>margaritas,</i> and more. Whether you prefer the classic dishes or want to try something new, everything you need for your south-of-the-border spread is on this list.<p>1. Chicken & …

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Science confirms the incredible story of Lithuania's Holocaust escape tunnel

Every year, the survivors gathered on the last night of Passover to tell the story of their own miraculous escape from bondage to freedom.<p>Their story doesn’t take place in the desert of Egypt but in the killing pits of Lithuania.<p>Shortly after the Nazis invaded Lithuania in June 1941, they started …

How to Clean and Care for a Wooden Cutting Board So You Can Use It Forever

Get your mineral oil ready. A wooden cutting board could potentially last your whole life.<p>“Whoever invented the glass or ceramic cutting board, I’d, uh, like to have have a little <i>conversation</i> with them,” <b>Brad Leone</b> said, fuming. Leone, our test kitchen manager, is all about the <i>wooden</i> cutting board. …

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