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The Best Garlic Shrimp Recipe You'll Ever Eat

Try this super-quick and delicious garlic shrimp recipe. Lots of olive oil and garlic add great flavor, especially when served with fresh sliced …

Recipes

Cuban Beef Empanadas

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>Empanadas are hand-held pies that have been popular in Latin America for centuries. Every country has their own renditions and fillings that span the range from savory, to spicy, to sweet. These are classic Cuban empanadas, filled with a minced meat filling called “picadillo.” There …

Recipes

Greek-Style Grilled Chicken With Oregano, Garlic, Lemon, and Olive Oil Recipe

A whole chicken gets the Greek treatment with a simple marinade of olive oil and lemon along with plenty of garlic and oregano. The key to the juiciest meat and crispest skin? Butterflying the chicken and cooking it low and slow before finishing with a sear to crisp up the skin.<p>Serious …

BBQ

28 Grilled Chicken Recipes to Make This Summer

From barbecued wings to beer-can chicken, here are all the grilled yard bird recipes you need.<p><b>Grilled chicken is a rite of summer.</b> Whether skewered, flattened, brined, spiced, or cooked on a beer can, there are lots (and lots) of ways to do it right. Here are our favorite recipes for the humble …

Cooking

One battle the Confederate flag is still winning

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you want to know what Southern heritage is all about, don't follow the debate over the Confederate flag.<p>Follow the money, says Michael Lind, a historian and native Southerner.<p>While the Confederate battle flag may be coming down in places like South Carolina, there is one part of the Old …

The Best Banana Dessert Only Has 3 Ingredients

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>We interrupt our regularly scheduled Back of the Box content to bring you the next in our "Meet Our</i> …

Flavors

Why Has America Stopped Winning Wars?

Since 1945, the United States has experienced little except military stalemate and loss—precisely because it’s a superpower in a more peaceful world.<p>At 9:44 p.m. on July 27, 1953, Harold Smith had just 16 more minutes of the Korean War to survive before a ceasefire came into effect at 10:00 p.m. …

Recipes: Let’s settle the argument about ribs

I'd like to settle the age-old argument about what is better: side ribs or back ribs. Our test kitchen did the research. We made both kinds of ribs by two separate methods and the winner was clear.<p>Everyone preferred the back ribs – they were meatier, with better texture and more flavour. As for …

BBQ

Deadly shootout in Waco can be traced to rise of the Bandidos — one of the world’s most feared biker gangs

The Bandidos motorcycle gang has a saying: “Cut one, we all bleed.”<p>It’s not clear who started the cutting, but there was plenty of bloodshed on …

Perk Up Any Meal with These 9 Plantain Recipes

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Plantains are similar to bananas but are larger, more angular, and are usually only eaten after being cooked. They have more starch …

Put Some Zing in Your Spring: 8 Spicy Chicken Dinners

Whether your spice of choice is cayenne, jalapeᅢᄆo or a squirt of Sriracha, these chicken dinners will bring the heat. You can easily adjust the heat to get the kick that you crave.<p>Whether your spice of choice is cayenne, jalapeᅢᄆo or a squirt of Sriracha, these chicken dinners will bring the heat. …

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A Visual Guide To How Long All Of Your Produce Lasts

Late spring is the time of year when it's really hard to pass by the farmers market without scooping up far more produce than you can actually fit in your tote bag. Between the rhubarb, ramps and radishes, it's easy to get carried away. Inevitably, vegetables end up going to waste. Spinach wilts, …

Farmers Market

The Ultimate Guide to Pulled Pork

Is there any food more versatile than pulled pork? Barbecue platters, sandwiches, and tacos around the world would answer with a strong no. Unlike …

America dumbs down: a rising tide of anti-intellectual thinking

The U.S. is being overrun by a wave of anti-science, anti-intellectual thinking. Has the most powerful nation on Earth lost its mind?<p>South Carolina’s …

The Bloomin' Onion Recipe That Rivals The Outback Classic

Bloomin' Onion fans, you might want to sit down for this one. The Outback Steakhouse classic can now be yours, in your home, whenever you want.<p>For the uninitiated, the Bloomin' Onion is a legendary appetizer at the chain restaurant. It's a massive, fried onion that's been cut into the shape of a …

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Greek Lemon Chicken & Potatoes Recipe - How to Make Greek Lemon, Garlic & Herb Chicken and Potatoes

Recipes

Common athlete's foot cream 'could reverse multiple sclerosis'

US researchers found that the drug miconazole instructs stem cells in the brain to repair the nerve damage of MS<p>A common athlete’s foot cream sold over the counter at most chemists could cure multiple sclerosis, scientists believe.<p>In what was described as a ‘paradigm shift’ in treating the …

What To Eat To Gain Muscle

When it comes to building muscle, nutrition is just as important as weight training! In order to gain muscle you must be in a caloric surplus, that …

The Top Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Eating more fresh vegetables is one of the simplest choices you can make to improve your health and ward off countless chronic …

Scientists Have Figured Out How to Significantly Reduce the Calories in Rice

Scientists have figured out a way for you to eat white rice without the guilt.<p>If you add coconut oil to the boiling water before cooking your rice, the starch will break down and you'll have a healthier meal.<p>Who doesn't love a big bowl of sticky white rice? Now you can munch to your heart's content …

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Hamilton police send mental health pros to the front lines with cops

Beginning Sunday, whenever a 9-1-1 call might involve a mental health situation, Hamilton police will be able to send a special cruiser with more …

Power naps and gum: New research offers memory-boosting tips

Why is it that so many of us can remember our childhood phone number or the name of our first crush, but we can’t remember where we left our keys …

The Brain

Nearly 9% of Americans are angry, impulsive - and have a gun, study says

Tread lightly, Americans: Nearly 9% of people in the United States have outbursts of anger, break or smash things, or get into physical fights -- and have access to a firearm, a new study says. What's more, 1.5% of people who have these anger issues carry their guns outside the home.<p>The findings, …

Statscan explains why private school students perform better

Canadian high school students who attend private schools perform better than those who go to public schools, Statistics Canada reports, but it isn't because of the schools' resources.<p>The Statscan report, released Tuesday, says the reason for the higher performance of private school students is …

How to Make the Best Egg Sandwich Without a Recipe

On face value, building an egg sandwich is simple. But when you start to think about each element, things get complicated.<p><i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more</i> …

Eggs

Cook Like a Pro 2017

The ripest fruit, the hottest grills, the chillest drinks. Summertime cooking requires different instincts. So we asked chefs for the techinques and tricks they use when they're making dinner in their own backyards.

Cooking

My travel guilty pleasure? Niagara Falls!

Niagara Falls, Ont., is tacky, brash and vulgar, as subtle as a punch in the nose, as un-Canadian as a drunken brawl at a PTA meeting. This is precisely why it is so magnificent.<p>It is a town full of casinos, cut-price cocktails, slightly mildewed carpets, haunted houses and dubious waxworks. There …

Watch: J.J. Watt's Standing Jump is an Athletic Freak-of-Nature Move

Watch Houston Texans’ defensive end J.J. Watt successfully makes this standing jump that sends him 59.5 inches high onto a stack of boxes.<p>Watt is …

Sam Brownback's 'Kansas experiment' putting the voodoo back in economics

As much as I'd have eagerly accepted, I've never had a boss offer to wash my feet.<p>Certainly not the pack of louts I worked for during my newspaper …

Defy The Cable Company With A DIY HDTV Antenna

Stick it to the man<p>Frustrated by years of expensive cable bills, Norm Sutaria ditched his set-top box and used online instructions to build a homemade HDTV antenna. Then the education specialist shared his newfound expertise with a class at Brooklyn Brainery, a crowd-sourced education space in New …