Brian Mayne

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Obama Won’t Return Money From Tax Deals He Dislikes

President Barack Obama won’t return campaign donations to executives, advisers and directors who have profited from offshore mergers that reduce …

2016 Contenders Start Organizing Teams in Iowa

AMES, Iowa — Five Re­pub­lic­an pres­id­en­tial con­tenders paraded through Iowa this week­end, as much to see voters as to talk with po­ten­tial …

Hillary Clinton: 'Failure' to Help Syrian Rebels Led to the Rise of ISIS

The former secretary of state, and probable candidate for president, outlines her foreign-policy doctrine. She says this about President Obama's: "Great nations need organizing principles, and 'Don't do stupid stuff' is not an organizing principle."<p>President Obama has long ridiculed the idea that …

4 Ways to Upgrade a Shandy

Chef Ned Elliott of Austin's Foreign & Domestic makes a shandy with Reed's Extra Ginger Brew, lager and a salted lemon syrup. Here are 4 other ways …

The Truth About Tomatoes

As familiar as they are, tomatoes are surrounded by a host of cooking myths. So we're calling in the mythbusters: the Bon Appetit Test Kitchen<p>**When a recipe says to "peel and seed" a tomato, do you really have to do it? Do they ripen faster upside-down? Are smaller tomatoes more flavorful? So much …

Coming Soon to a Bar Near You: Smoked Sheep Dung Beer

It appears the Icelandic brewery Borg Brugghús has created a beer that gets its unique taste characteristics from, yes indeed, sheep dung.<p>A recent …

The 7 Most Common Ways to Screw Up Your Chocolate Chip Cookies

It might seem impossible to mess up chocolate chip cookies, but people do. Here are the 7 mistakes you should avoid when baking them.<p>Chocolate chip cookies might be the first thing you ever baked—scoops from a tub of cookie dough, dropped straight onto your baking sheet. Though those drop-and-bake …

Dessert

Marmite is the New Miso

Marmite is a sticky, goopy spread make from yeast extract that’s popular in England. And according to Minneapolis chef Landon Schoenefeld, it will be …

Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>The secret to making grilled cheese for a crowd? Turn on the oven (the standard skillet method is too labor-intensive). Encourage guests to customize their sandwiches with the cheeses, breads, and fixings you’ve set out. Then simply pop them on a …

Recipes

The Hilarious Truth About Coffee (INFOGRAPHIC)

For coffee drinkers, a morning cup of joe is non-negotiable. It might be a coffee to-go from the deli or a cold brew you've steeped for hours. Whatever it is, you don't question it, you don't fight it, you just get it. For coffee lovers, this morning ritual (which may also take place in the …

Booze & Brews

Attention budding brewmasters of America: <b>The Culinary Institute of America</b> has partnered with <b>Brooklyn Brewery</b> to bring a working brewery to campus, reports <i>Brooklyn Magazine</i>. "The donated brewery, which should be operable by summer 2015, will work in conjunction with the institute's on-site …

Russia Bans Food from the U.S, EU, and Canada

Russia has essentially <b>banned all food imports</b> from the West. According to the Associated Press, Prime Minister <b>Dmitry Medvedev</b> announced via a televised Cabinet meeting that "<b>all imports of meat, fish, fruit, vegetables, milk, and milk products</b>" from the U.S, as well as the European Union, …

5 Fruity Beers for People Who Don't Like Fruity Beers

IPA snobs and stout elitists often regard fruity beers with disdain -- with good reason. There are a lot of not-so-great, way-too-sweet, malt liquor-esque fruit beers in coolers and on tap across the country. But that doesn't mean the whole category should be marginalized. When used correctly, a …

Dominique Ansel Wire

Cronut king <b>Dominique Ansel</b> has unleashed a new creation: The <b>Pretzel "Lobster Tail."</b> It features a soft pretzel stuffed with buttercrunch brittle and homemade peanut butter that is rolled into a lobster tail shape so that "it can easily tear apart into perfect bite-sized segments." The whole deal is …

Truce With Hamas Splits Israel Along Familiar Political Lines

TEL AVIV, Israel -- While a clear majority of Israelis favor the 72-hour cease-fire with Hamas, frustration with another inconclusive war is dividing the country along familiar political lines. The right believes the army should have stayed in Gaza and finished off Hamas. The left is happy the …