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After a week of Russian propaganda, I was questioning everything

One day this past fall on my morning commute from D.C. to Virginia, I tuned the radio to 105.5 FM, expecting to hear my usual bluegrass. But instead …

Russia

9x13 Chicken Recipes So Delicious You’ll Make Them Again and Again

Crowd-pleasing chicken recipes you can rely on—every time.<p>The best thing about a chicken casserole—other than its gloriously creamy and cheesy …

Cooking

Gwyneth Paltrow's Carbonara Will Become Your Favourite Weeknight Meal

Gwyneth Paltrow's <b>It's All Easy</b> cookbook is full of easy weeknight meals anyone can make, including this carbonara pasta recipe. The actress and …

Where fat goes when you lose weight

The world is obsessed with fad diets and weight loss, yet few of us know how a kilogram of fat actually vanishes off the scales.<p>Even the 150 doctors, dietitians and personal trainers we surveyed shared this surprising gap in their health literacy. The most common misconception by far, was that fat …

Nutrition

Want to Be Happy? Think Like an Old Person

Jonas Mekas turned 95 this year and won a lifetime achievement award in Frankfurt, Germany. Ping Wong, 92, learned new rules for playing mah-jongg. Helen Moses, who turned 93, mostly gave up talk of marrying Howie Zeimer, her steady companion of the last eight years. Ruth Willig, 94, broke a bone …

New Jersey

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list The 100 best novels written in …

Literature

Pressure Cooker Saffron and Artichoke Risotto Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Making risotto in a pressure cooker is not only fast, it is easy. There is no standing over a hot stove stirring slowly. Instead, almost everything goes in the pot up front and, after a few minutes of checking e-mail or typing on the blog, the risotto is ready.<p>This risotto would make …

Seafood

100 Lunch Ideas on What the Heck to Pack for Work

Are you in a lunch rut? We can help you out.<p>The familiar grumble of your stomach hits every day at 11:30 a.m. as you sink further down into your desk chair. You need some fresh lunch ideas. And oh, we've got 'em—a whopping <b>100 ideas on what to pack for office lunches</b>, to be exact. Some are recipes, …

Cooking

Pope Francis slams climate change deniers - CNN Video

Pope Francis sent a message to world leaders about climate change as well as President Trump's DACA decision while returning from a trip to Colombia.

Pope Francis

Gal Gadot's 'Wonder Woman' Bloopers Will Make You Love The Film Even More

So that's why Chris Pine nicknamed her "giggle Gadot."<p>Wonder Woman may have been all business, but on set, Gal Gadot was all laughs.<p>The star recently started sharing quick blooper reels on her Instagram account to preview all the behind-the-scenes action audiences can watch if they order the …

Wonder Woman

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The 100 Best Burgers in America, Ranked by Our National Burger Critic

<i>We sent our National Burger Critic Kevin Alexander on a year-long Burger Quest, which took him to 30 cities and saw him consuming 330 burgers. Read</i> …

Burgers

Potato and Blue Cheese Pizza

203<p>5<p>1<p>Shares 209<p>One of my biggest, deepest-darkest secrets is that a few times a year, I buy a frozen pizza. I used to do it on the sly, but lately …

Here's That Cauliflower Pizza Crust Everyone Keeps Talking About

Cauliflower Crust Pizza<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick spray<br>• 2 1/2 cups cauliflower, grated (about 1/2 a large head)<br>• 1 large egg, lightly beaten<br>• 1 1/4 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese<br>• 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese<br>• Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<br>• 1/4 cup tomato sauce<br>• 1 cup grape tomatoes, …

How Norwegians Eat Their Way To Being Among The World's Healthiest People

Take note!<p>Unesco recently released its Human Development Report, which makes Norway a model of health for the rest world. The report looks at many factors, including life expectancy and average number of years spent in school. Norway ranked number one in their data.<p>Since Norway is setting a good …

Breakfast

Flatbread Recipe: Norwegian Potato Lefse

Peel the potatoes and cut them into large, uniformly-shaped chunks. Place in a small saucepan and cover with cold water. Over medium-high heat, bring …

Bread

Sumptuous Duck Cholent - The Washington Post

Here, the cholent -- an overnight-simmered, traditional Jewish dish of meat and vegetables -- is treated to herbs and brighter flavors.<p>The recipe comes from Gidon van Emden, who has worked as a cook and kashrut (kosher) supervisor on three continents, and now works for KOLfoods.com in Silver Spring …

Slow Cookers

Keshk - The Washington Post

Place the rice in a mixing bowl. Cover with an inch or two of water; soak for several hours or up to overnight. Drain, discarding the water.<p>Transfer the rice to a food processor; pulse for 5 to 10 seconds or until most of the grains have been cut in half. Transfer to a bowl.<p>Working in batches as …

Audio Mixing

Jewish-Style Braised Brisket With Onions and Carrots Recipe

Jewish brisket can be tender or moist, but usually not both, since the long cooking required to tenderize the meat also dries it out. This recipe includes steps that help maximize juiciness while still delivering fork-tender meat.<p>Why It Works<p>Browning the brisket deepens its flavor.<br>• Braising the …

Best Easy Greek Sheet Pan Chicken Souvlaki and Potatoes.

Because Monday's require no thought...but NEED the best dinners. 😉The post Best Easy Greek Sheet Pan Chicken Souvlaki and Potatoes. appeared first …

Onions

Easy Brown Rice Risotto with Mushrooms

Easy Brown Rice Risotto with Mushrooms and Fresh Oregano<p>Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 20 mins<br>• Cook Time: 60 mins<br>• Total Time: 1 hour 20 …

18 Make-Ahead Meals And Snacks To Eat Healthy Without Even Trying

Cook once, eat for a week.

Healthy Eating

The 'messy' way a former Goldman Sachs employee grew a $150 million startup, then turned half his employees into millionaires

He realized quickly that Goldman wasn't for him, so he spent the next four years saving $18,000. He used the money and some help from those close to him to quit and bootstrap a startup called Behance. Belsky didn't take a paycheck for the next two years.<p>In the end, the hard work paid off. Adobe …

4 Blow-Your-Mind Brussels Sprouts Recipes

If you're not a Brussels sprouts fan, you will be soon. From Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Maple Syrup to a creamy, cheesy Brussels Sprouts Gratin, these recipes prove that this super-green can be addictively delicious.<p><b>1. Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Pecans & Maple Syrup</b><p>When you …

17 Italian Dishes, Messed Up a Little

Pumpkin in lasagna, a pesto sans basil (but plus mint!), and a panzanella with nary a tomato in sight: These are not your classic Italian dishes. Rather, they take <i>inspiration</i> from classics—and then run crazy with substitutions, spices, and add-ins.<p>Here are 17 not-so-classic twists on classics. …

Onions

Sausage, Greens, and Beans Pasta

4 Servings<p>The genius of this pasta recipe is in the contrast of the textures and flavors. If spicy isn’t your thing, sub in any fresh sausage you like.<p>October 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>⅓ cup olive oil<p>2 sprigs rosemary<p>8 ounces spicy Italian sausage, casings removed<p>1 15.5-ounce can chickpeas or cannellini …

Chickpeas

Pasta alla Gricia

2 Servings<p>Both guanciale and Pecorino are quite salty; Leonardo Vignoli, the chef at Da Cesare al Casaletto, recommends undersalting the pasta water to give you more control.<p>May 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil<p>6 ounces guanciale (salt-cured pork jowl), cut into ¾-inch pieces<p>8 …

Italy

Roasted Onion Arugula Summer Salad with Creamy Hummus Dressing (Vegan, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Soy-Free)

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Prepare two large rimmed baking sheets with parchment paper.<p>Place the onions on the prepared baking sheets. Drizzle …

Food

Photographer Mario Testino on Princess Diana, David Bowie and the Industry

Fashion photographer Mario Testino, 62, is thinking about the theme of arrival. In 1997, he had his own moment of arrival when he shot Princess Diana …

These are the science concepts you need to know to understand political life in 2017

It’s early days of 2017 still, but already it’s become apparent that this year science will play a larger role in public discourse than it has in the past, at least in the US. The scientific community has found itself at odds with the new White House administration in countless ways, and is gearing …

Trump Administration