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Cook Spicy Drunken Noodles

They’re fast. They’re fiery. They’re fantastic.<p>When a restaurant breaks up with you, it hurts. You know the feeling. Your favorite taco truck tweets that it’s wheeling to another town. Your go-to pizza joint changes ownership and the pies miss that certain something.<p>What did you do wrong? Was it …

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How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

Elon Musk will soon unveil design for the Hyperloop, which promises travel from SF to LA in 30 minutes

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>For a year now, Tesla CEO and SpaceX founder Elon Musk has been dropping hints about a new mode of transit that could take a …

Viscera Cleanup Detail scrubs up the gaming gore

Be part of the exciting world of first-person shooter janitorial duties by cleaning up all the blood and guts left behind.<p>When you hack, shoot, and fistfight your way through a game like Dead Space, you leave behind quite a bit of carnage. Somebody has to clean that mess up. Might as well be you. …

Rao's Meatballs

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: Just in time for Father's Day, ultra-tender meatballs with a surprising magic ingredient: water, and lots of it.</i><p>I don't care what your grandma says. Spaghetti …

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Pasta alla Carbonara Recipe

To ensure your eggs don't separate, warm them to room temperature before you use them. I also take a further step by warming a large bowl that I use to whisk the eggs, cheese, and pepper together. To warm the empty bowl, simply set it over your pasta pot as the water is boiling. You want the bowl …

Roasted Pepper and Spicy Sausage Grilled Pizza Recipe

1<p>Heat half of a gas or charcoal grill to high (about 400°F) and the other half to low (about 300°F). Divide dough in 1/2 and roll into 2 rounds about …

Homemade Fajita Seasoning

June 14, 2013 by Laurie McNamara<p><i>Goodbye store-bought and hello, Homemade Fajita Seasoning! Save your money and use those jars of spices to whip up</i> …

Joojeh Kabab, Persian Grilled Saffron Chicken

جوجه کباب Joojeh kabab is a simple, easy to make and popular dish in Iran and is most delicious when made with fresh and tender young chicken. Joojeh …

Penne Pasta with Meat Sauce Recipe

My mother made a pasta dish the other night that took everyone by surprise. My skinny-as-a-spatula 10-year old nephew who won’t eat anything, ate his …

Easy Beer Mac and Cheese

Easy Beer Mac and Cheese.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 17, 2011 369<p>I have a very important, life-altering question.<p>Is there anything better than macaroni and …

Andouille, Jalapeño, and Habanero Mac and Cheese Recipe

<b>Note</b>: A word to the wise: add additional milk if necessary to achieve a creamy, slightly loose consistency, since the noodles have a tendency to suck up the sauce.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1 tablespoon olive oil1 medium onion, minced (about 1 cup)2 jalapeños, minced (about 2 tablespoons)1 …

Spicy Sambal Chicken and Shrimp Recipe

<b>Notes:</b> Belachan is fermented shrimp paste, a common ingredient in Southeast asian cooking. It can be found in stores that specialize in Southeast Asian ingredients. The small amount of this potent stuff is not overpowering in this dish and adds a layer of pungency, but it can be omitted if you'd …

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Mexican Chicken Lasagna With Chorizo Beans Recipe

Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients<b>For the Sauce:</b>1 tablespoon olive oil1 pound ground chicken or turkey1 small white or yellow onion, minced2 cloves garlic, minced14.5-ounce can fire-roasted tomatoes2 cups of homemade or store-bought red salsa, preferably fire-roasted1/2 teaspoon cumin1 teaspoon onion …

The Hardest Thing To Find In The Universe?

What is rarer than a shooting star?<p>Rarer than a diamond?<p>Rarer than any metal, any mineral, so rare that if you scan the entire earth, all six million billion billion kilos or 13,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 pounds of our planet, you would find only one ounce of it?<p>What is so rare it has never …

Can Mammal Mothers Choose The Sex Of Their Offspring?

"Hmm, it seems to be a tough year for food. I believe I will have a litter of...females."<p>There's been speculation for decades about whether gender splits among offspring are truly random. Is it really just complete chance whether you'll end up with a male or female? A new study led by a Stanford …

‘Genetic portraits’ offer view of family resemblances

By splicing together images from siblings, parents and children, one photographer is exploring the way in which we inherit our appearances.<p>“Family faces are magic mirrors looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present, and future,” wrote US journalist and author Gail Lumet Buckley. …

FYI: Why Does Some Food Taste Bad To Some People And Good To Others?

People who have a lot of papillae—the bumps on our tongue, most of which house our taste buds—often find flavors overwhelming. They're "supertasters," and as such they add cream to their coffee and order food mild instead of spicy. Subtasters, on the other hand, have low papillae density and prefer …

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US visa bureau says 'League of Legends' is a professional sport

High-level <i>League of Legends</i> players can now be awarded the same visas as more traditional pro athletes, says publisher Riot Games. On July 11th, Riot e-sports manager Nick Allen told GameSpot that the company had convinced US immigration services to recognize <i>League of Legends</i> as a professional …

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Randy Travis suffers stroke, undergoes surgery - TODAY.com

Grammy-winning country singer Randy Travis, who has been hospitalized in Dallas since Sunday, suffered a stroke Wednesday and underwent surgery to relieve pressure on his brain, his publicist said in a statement.<p>Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Randy Travis suffers stroke, has …

The Sunblock Lowdown

<b>SPF (Sun Protection Factor)</b><br>The higher the SPF, the more protection from UVB rays, which are the ones that burn your skin. But what most people don’t know is that UVB protection doesn’t increase proportionately as SPF goes up, and once you get above 50 there’s practically no difference. The biggest …

How to Start a Fire

While it isn't the sexiest fire, the one you are going to build the most exists somewhere between Tom Hanks' victorious first spark in <i>Castaway</i> and a lighter fuel-soaked stack of pallets. Learning how to start a fire without a match is a valuable survival skill, but it's not one that can be taught …

Place Training: How to Get Your Dog to Want to Stop Roaming

Time for our young Cooper to learn the fundamentals of steadiness and stillness, patience and quietness. Place is a concept we teach early at Wildrose. This is where we teach a dog to tie out* quietly and stay calmly in a specific spot. These skills are the foundation for a dog that’s civil at …

France Battles Scourge Of Ready-To-Eat Meals In Restaurants

France's vaunted culinary culture has been taking it on the chin lately.<p>First came the news, which we told you about in April, that the majority of France's restaurants are now fast-food joints.<p>And now, another blow. In a recent survey of French restaurants, more than a third fessed up that they …

Iran will provide state-run email addresses to all citizens

Iran is creating the building blocks of a state-controlled internet, and its next major effort appears to be email. Reuters reports that Iran is planning to dole out a government-run email address to each of its citizens and to use the addresses as a way to communicate with them. While that would …