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Pretzel Making at Home

Soft pretzels are a favorite American snack, sold at both malls and at sports games, and enjoyed for their salty taste and chewy texture. But …

Fiddlehead Fern: A Controversial Coil

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: we're talking about fiddlehead ferns -- learn what to look for, how to prep them, and get ideas for safely enjoying them in meals all week long.</i><p>Did your mom ever tell you to eat …

Flavors

Katharine Hepburn Brownies

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 9 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>20 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>40 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour<p>The famous recipe for Katharine Hepburn’s brownies.<p>Ingredients:<p>½ …

Local 92 Does Great Hummus if You Don't Sweat the Small Stuff

GalleryLocal 92 Does Great Hummus if You Don't Sweat the Small Stuff<p>Local 92<p>92 2nd Avenue (b/n 5th and 6th), New York 10003 (map); 212-529-2563; pbertiny.wix.com/local92nyc<b><br>Service:</b> Awkward but well-meaning<b><br>Setting:</b> Casually pretty, roomy, with nice outdoor seating<b><br>Must-Haves:</b> You're here for hummus …

20 Dreamy Trailers for Summer Getaways

Dreaming of summer vacations and getaways in the great outdoors? Us too! And we’ve got our sights set on all sorts of innovative, beautifully designed, and vintage trailers that are just ready to whisk us away. Whether you love car camping every weekend in Northern Cali or are planning a …

New Orleans Mother's Day parade hit by shooting

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/977000/977942_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524719673_ed08f7172ca6295336ab0cd6b2b375ef<p><b>Nineteen people have been wounded in a shooting at a Mother's Day parade in the US city of New Orleans, police say.</b><p>The victims included two children who …

Three dead, three safe after 36-hour Trenton hostage drama

Three children are safe after a 36-hour standoff with an armed man in Trenton, N.J., ended early Sunday, state law enforcement officials said.<p>But the bodies of a woman, presumed to be home owner Carmelita Stevens, 44 -- the mother of the children -- and a young boy, presumed to be her 13-year-old …

Why fear of 3D-printed guns is overblown

Despite worries about the dangers of 3D printed firearms, there's little chance of anyone with a MakerBot device gunning people down. Even gun-control advocates think the hype is too much.<p>Despite politicians lining up to regulate 3D printed guns, and a new directive from the U.S. State Department …

Guns

3D-Printed Gun's Blueprints Downloaded 100,000 Times In Two Days (With Some Help From Kim Dotcom)

If gun control advocates hoped to prevent blueprints for the world’s first fully 3D-printable gun from spreading online, that horse has now left the barn about a hundred thousand times.<p>That’s the number of downloads of the 3D-printable file for the so-called “Liberator” gun that the high-tech …

Amid many trials, a frenzy over Jodi Arias

Sex, violence and intrigue were the recipe for the nation's story of the moment.<p>PHOENIX -- It was a first-degree murder case. Maricopa County prosecutors were seeking the death penalty, the harshest punishment, reserved for the worst crimes, the ones with details that shock the conscience of the …

Offshore 3D Printed Gun Blueprint Protector Kim Dotcom Reportedly Deleting Files [Updated]

3D printed guns are reportedly even too scary for the infamous free-information hacker, Kim Dotcom. After the U.S. State Department demanded that the designer of the world’s first fully printable gun remove the files from his network, New Zealand-based Dotcom committed to keeping them safely online …

Anchovies: The New Salt

<i>Every other Thursday, we bring you Nicholas Day -- on cooking for children, and with children, and despite children. Also, occasionally, on top of.</i><p><i>Today: Why anchovies make everything better, even for kids.</i><p>Time flies like a banana: it has been a year since I hectored you about feeding your child …

Time I

perfect blueberry muffins

When blueberries first show up at the market, it feels like sacrilege to bake with them — ditto with raspberries, blackberries and strawberries. …

peach shortbread

Is there an unsaid rule that bar cookies have to be heavy and gooey? Two weeks ago, we picked up a cup of coffee on our way to the park so that the …

the best baked spinach

On a beach vacation that already feels like it was too long ago, I tucked into the collection of letters between Julia Child and Avis DeVoto and …

ribboned asparagus salad with lemon

Spring arrived while I totally wasn’t paying attention. I spend a lot of time in the kitchen these days. Over the winter, this was hardly a …

cumin seed roasted cauliflower with yogurt

I do this dreary thing every October where I decide on the first day that requires a scarf and a hustle in your step to keep warm that the long, …

caesar salad deviled eggs

I know I told you my days of late have been a blur of butter and a plume of winter spice but I didn’t forget that December is as much about cocktail …

chocolate buckwheat cake

There are rainy, dreary, energy depleted days when the best thing you can do at 3 p.m. is to stop pretending that anything short of chocolate cake is …

asparagus with almonds and yogurt dressing

One of the things I love about my city is the way we jump at the chance celebrate local events as unofficial, illogical holidays, just because. I get …

chocolate swirl buns

A few years ago, I conquered one of what has to be one of the seven wonders of my culinary world, chocolate babka. Babka, if you’re new to it, poor …

cold rice noodles with peanut-lime chicken

If you told me a week ago that I would willingly adding cold chicken to cold noodles and call it a meal, a meal I’d eat enthusiastically, I’d think …

Jalapeño Popper Grilled Cheese Recipe

All the flavor of a bacon-wrapped jalapeño popper in a grilled cheese sandwich.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients2 jalapeño peppers2 slices bacon, sliced in half crosswise2 slices hearty white bread, such as Pepperidge Farm or Arnold2 teaspoons butter2 ounces cream cheese, softened2 slices American or …