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The $10bn question: what happened to the Marcos millions?

In the 21 years Ferdinand Marcos ran the Philippines, billions went missing. As his son stands for vice-president, will the stolen fortune ever be recovered?<p>In the early hours of a February morning in 1986, Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos flew into exile. After 21 years as president of the Philippines, …

Giada's ultimate party food: Buffalo shrimp and chicken salad in lettuce cups

It's summertime and the living is easy — and that means entertaining should be easy too. TODAY asked Giada De Laurentiis to share her ultimate party foods and she delivered two guaranteed crowd-pleasers that won't have you sweating it out in the kitchen: Buffalo Grilled Shrimp with Goat Cheese …

24 Ribs Recipes to Bring Out Your Inner Pitmaster (or Grillmaster)

There is nothing better than a rack of ribs. Except for two racks of ribs. These grilled, smoked, and slow-roasted ribs recipes are the best of the best.<p><b>Nothing says, "I'm a grilling boss,"</b> like a perfectly-cooked, fall-off-the-bone-tender rack of ribs. Every single one of these recipes will turn …

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12 Incredible All-American Recipes

Whether you're throwing a backyard bash or attending a patriotic potluck, these All-American recipes will take the cake.<p><b>1. Juicy Steakhouse Burgers</b><p>These burgers are tender, juicy and full of flavor -- just like the ones served at your favorite steakhouse. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Fresh Corn Salad with</b> …

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Take Advantage of Flipboard International Content Guides

Have you ever wondered about the news across the world? Flipboard’s international Content Guides allow you to follow magazines and sources from 24 other countries. You can see what’s trending in China, tech news in the UK and cooking ideas from Japan.<p>All of the guides have customized New & …

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What Would Taiwan Actually Gain from Reunification with China?

With a third transition of power in Taiwan in 2016 looking increasingly likely and attendant fears that a return of the Democratic Progressive Party …

29 Recipes Every Millennial Should Know

You’re in the real world now. That means it’s time to cook like the young professional you are. If you’re clueless and without any cookbooks, have no fear. Cooking is easier than you think, and you can whip up some gourmet meals in no time. Spoon University is here to help with easy recipes that’ll …

Shakshuka Up Your Morning Routine With Eggs in Tomato Sauce

Shakshuka only looks complicated—these eggs poached in tomato sauce are perfect for a weekday breakfast.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the</i> …

11 Cream Pies That Have Got It Going On

Ooey Gooey Buckeye Brownies

Buckeye brownies make any chocolate and peanut butter lover ecstatic. We know you're gonna love 'em.<p>I hear there’s a certain treat out there called ‘Buckeyes’ and it’s taking the interwebs by storm.<p>Unless you live in Ohio, where these treats originate, you probably have no idea what I’m talking …

Chocolate-Chip Cookie Tart Crust

You can never have too much of a good thing, especially if it involves cookies -- which is why we turned homemade chocolate-chip cookie dough into a tart crust, ready for any kind of filling your heart desires. (You could also use store-bought dough in a pinch.) We highly recommend our chocolate …

Dessert

10 Tested and Perfected Classic Southern Recipes

There's something deeply satisfying about Southern cooking. From red velvet cupcakes to buttermilk biscuits, these classic recipes won't disappoint!<p><b>1. Red Velvet Cupcakes</b><p>With their subtle chocolate flavor, deep mahogany color and lavish swirl of cream cheese frosting on top, who could possibly …

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6 Creamy Dreamy Desserts

Sweet, smooth and oh so delicious. Don't be intimidated: Anyone can make these creamy creations.<p><b>1. Ricotta Cheesecake with Fresh Raspberries</b><p>Pretty enough for an Italian pastry shop window, this light and creamy cheesecake is adapted from Gina DePalma's wonderful cookbook <i>Dolce Italiano, Desserts</i> …

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21 Ooey Gooey Ways to Devour Chocolate

The only thing better than dessert is chocolate dessert. Here are our all time favorite chocolate recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth.<p><b>Chocolate Dump Cake</b><p>This simple confection doesn't require frosting, but a drizzle of chocolate sauce is highly encouraged. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Cheesecake Bars with Melted</b> …

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Grilling: Spicy Cumin Lamb Skewers

It's been years since the first time I fell in love with the spicy cumin lamb at the ever-popular Xi'An Famous Foods, situated beneath flickering fluorescent lights in the subterranean Golden Mall in Flushing, Queens. Longtime readers of Serious Eats have already seen their fair share of love …

Asian Fried and Glazed Baby Back Ribs

One of Roy Choi’s favorite Honolulu spots is Side Street Inn. “The first time I went there, I was blown away by the dive bar scene—TVs everywhere, …

Spicy Ginger Beef and Bok Choy

When you want a quick, lean weeknight dinner that comes together in a flash, look no further than this recipe, which we like to serve over steamed brown rice. For even more flavor and color, throw in some sliced red onions or bell peppers along with the bok choy. <b>Spicy Ginger Beef and Bok Choy</b></b> …

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Vietnamese Flank Steak Salad | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Tender rice noodles and a trio of green herbs define this fresh Asian main. If you can find Thai basil, use it here for authentic flavor.<p><b>Vietnamese Flank Steak Salad</b><p>For the spicy marinade:<p>2 Tbs. peeled and grated fresh ginger<p>1/2 cup (4 fl. oz./125 ml) soy sauce<p>2 Tbs. Asian fish sauce<p>2 Tbs. toasted …

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Chocolate Pudding

Chocolate pudding has been my mother's cure-all since I was a child. Skinned your knee, have some pudding. Menstrual cramps, try some chocolate pudding. Going through a break-up, here, have some pudding. It was the confectionery version of penicillin. Though it may not have solved all my problems, …

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Does Christianity Have a Future?

A new study shows Christianity on the decline in the wealthy West, with Islam surging. What Would Jesus Say? It’s not what you think.<p>A study released …

7 Delectable Desserts That Inspire 'Oohs' and 'Aahs'

We eat first with our eyes, so these impressive-looking desserts will get people talking.<p><b>1. Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie</b><p>Just mention chocolate and peanut butter and people will swoon. This tart -- with a chocolate crust, creamy peanut butter filling and chocolate ganache topping -- lives up to the …

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7 German food myths that need to die

1. Germans don’t have their own cuisine.<p>Germans are sometimes a bit shy about their cuisine, which tends to be simple, rustic, and with regional …

8 Passover Desserts for a Sweet Seder

All of these desserts are perfect for Passover and most of them are gluten-free. But you don't need a holiday to enjoy these sweet treats: they are delicious any day, any time.<p><b>1. Double Chocolate Pavlova with Mascarpone Cream & Raspberries</b><p>A pavlova is a cake-shaped meringue with a marshmallowy …

Roast Chicken Recipes For The Easiest Dinner Ever

How Sweet It Is, Cafe Johnsonia, Feasting at Home, Adventures in Cooking, Foodie Crush<p>Nigella Lawson said it best: "You could probably get through life without knowing how to roast a chicken, but the question is, would you want to?"<p>If you don't wholeheartedly agree with Lawson's sentiment, we're …

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Make Your Own Healthy Beef Jerky

Strip House<b>Step 1: Prep the beef</b><b>Step 2: Make a marinade</b><b>Step 3: Cook it slowly</b>Check out Men’s Health’s new How To Do Everything Better section in print and online.

Why Snacktime Should Always Include Cookies

<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: An everything-but-the-kitchen sink pantry cookie that doubles as a perfect snack.</i><p>Snack is the land of infinite possibility. Snack is what …

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Do Not Be Scared of This Caramel Cake

<i>Would you like a piece of cake right now? For Goodness Cake is here for you. Every week, we'll be sharing recipes that prove why cake should be its own food group.</i><p><i>Today: This fancy-looking cake might make you nervous, but do not fear: It's more forgiving (and more delicious) than you know.</i><p>This is …

Brazilian Cheese Puffs in a Muffin Tin

Every couple of years or so we find ourselves at a Brazilian BBQ restaurant - sometimes called a churrascaria. If you're not familiar, gauchos come around with hot rotisserie meats cooked on skewers and carve pieces off at your table. There is also a huge buffet of hot and cold items (and this is …

Breakfast

Beef Meatballs (Vietnamese)

Put all the ingredients for the meatballs in a food processor and blend until everything is mixed and minced. Transfer to a bowl.<p>Put a little oil in …