Rita Giordano

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Web editor @worldmatt continues his journey through Istanbul. Here, bread making!

Standing Rib Roast with Aioli

8 Servings<p>If you like, after carving this standing rib roast, separate the bones into individual ribs and pop them back in the oven to crisp up. Serve it with Aioli, then fight over them with your guests. Learn how to make this recipe and more in our online cooking class with Sur la Table.<p>December …

The 7 Most Common French Toast Cooking Mistakes

This classic brunch recipe might seem simple, but it's a weekend dish for a reason.<p>French toast is the champion of brunch. Nothing says "weekend" like tucking into what should be a dessert (it's basically fried bread pudding) and washing it down with something bubbly that you can cloak in orange …

Kids Bored on Christmas Vacation? Get Them Into the Kitchen!

Fill your kids' long, empty hours of Christmas vacation by getting them into the kitchen. Here's 7 ways to do it<p>My daughters love Christmas so much that they practically dread its arrival. In other words, they’re now at the age when they realize that December 25 is just like the other 364 days of …

60 Quick, Last-Minute New Year's Eve Appetizers

These are some quick and easy last-minute appetizers for your New Year's Eve party.<p>After all the shopping, cooking, and entertaining for Christmas, New Year's Eve sneaks up on you like a lion stalking a zebra. Whether you're hosting a party or attending one, you need to be armed with a bottle of …

Cooking

Bangladesh strike called after hanging

Opposition groups in Bangladesh have called for a countrywide strike on Sunday, following the execution of an opposition politician.<p>Abdul Quader Mollah, 65, was the first person to be put to death for massacres committed during the bloody 1971 war of independence.<p>The execution was expected to …

Associated Press News

Chemical Weapons Were Used At Least Four Other Times in Syria, UN Says

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The United Nations has finally issued its report on whether or not chemical weapons were used in …

Biggest winter storm of season takes aim at Northeast, threatening foot of snow

The Northeast braced Saturday for a storm stretching over 1,000 miles that could dump at least a foot of snow on parts of New England.<p>Utilities and airports were on high alert as the system moved from Ohio into the Northeast, threatening to affect travel and shoppers heading to stores in the …

Associated Press News

South Africans Reflect On Mandela's 'Rainbow Nation'

At the 1964 trial that convicted Nelson Mandela and his co-accused, and sent them to prison for life, he made a statement to the packed courthouse, which he repeated on his release in 1990, after 27 years in detention.<p>"I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black …

ANC accused of pettiness for excluding Desmond Tutu from Mandela funeral

Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu, one of the most prominent figures in the struggle against apartheid in South Africa, has been excluded from the funeral of Nelson Mandela on Sunday in what has been described as a politically motivated snub.<p>Critics accused the governing African National Congress …

Gramercy Tavern's Amazing Ice Cream Sandwich Doesn't Have Any Ice Cream

If you want to visit <b>Gramercy Tavern</b> during the holidays, there are two ways to go about it: 1) You can plan ahead and be prepared to drop some serious coin or 2) Visit Gramercy's really nice-but-more casual front room called the "Tavern" (isn't it all a Tavern?). It has its own menu of small …

7 Things You Need to Know About Made-From-Scratch Barbecue Rubs

Stumped on what to buy that barbecue fanatic on your holiday list? Why not skip the shopping madness entirely and make the gift yourself? You get to show off your creativity (and generous spirit), and you don't have to fight the mall crowds. The gift I have in mind is a made-from-scratch barbecue …

BBQ

In Meat We Trust

• <b>Author:</b> Maureen Ogle<p><b>The untold story of how meat made America: a tale of the self-made magnates, pragmatic farmers, and impassioned activists who shaped us into the greatest eaters and providers of meat in history</b><br>"Ogle is a terrific writer, and she takes us on a brisk romp through two centuries of …

Basic Potato Salad Recipe

Tip<p>How to Store Eggs<p>Eggs should keep a consistent and low temperature. This is best achieved by placing their carton in the center of your fridge. …

Breakfast

Grilled Eggplant Parmesan Salad Recipe

1<p>Heat a grill pan or outdoor grill to medium high (about 375°F to 425°F).<p>2<p>Meanwhile, arrange the bread slices in a single layer on a baking sheet. …

Recipes

Recipe: Potato Salad with Yogurt, Arugula, and Dill

Fill a four quart (or larger) pot 3/4 full of water. Salt generously with at least 1 tablespoon of salt. Bring to a boil over high heat and add the …

Potatoes

Fennel Slaw Salad with Mint Vinaigrette

If you are firing up the grill this summer with fish or seafood, consider this fennel slaw as a fresh alternative to regular cabbage coleslaw to …

BLT Salad with Buttermilk Dressing • Steamy Kitchen Recipes

posted by<p>If you know me, and I hope by now you do, I’m never one to even waste precious chewing energy on a boring salad. I have friends who will …

Recipes

Octopus Salad (Insalata di Polpo)

4 lb. cleaned frozen octopus, thawed and rinsed<p>1 1⁄4 cups olive oil<p>1⁄3 cup kosher salt, plus more<p>6 tbsp. crushed red chile flakes<p>1⁄2 cup finely …

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salads Recipe on Food52

• small French baguette, cut into 1-inch slices<br>• 3 garlic cloves, 1 whole and 2 pressed<br>• salt and pepper to taste<br>• 3 skinless and boneless chicken thighs, pounded thin<br>• olive oil<br>• juice from 1 lemon<br>• 5 tablespoons mayonnaise<br>• 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard<br>• 1/2 to 1 cups Parmesan cheese, grated<br>• 10 ounces Romaine lettuce, …

Grilled Ratatouille Salad

Servings<p>Active Time: 35 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Kosher salt<p>2 medium eggplants (about 1 pound), halved lengthwise<p>1 1/2 pounds tomatoes<p>1 pound mixed summer squash, halved lengthwise<p>1 red bell pepper<p>8 scallions, trimmed<p>3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided<p>Freshly ground black …

Obama and Rouhani make history with phone call, thawing three decade freeze between US and Iran

President Barack Obama revealed Friday that he talked with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, marking the first time leaders from the U.S. and Iran have directly communicated since the 1979 Iranian revolution.<p>"Just now I spoke on the phone with President Rouhani of the Islamic Republic of Iran," he …

Hill prediction: Headed for shutdown

House and Senate leadership aides in both parties are increasingly convinced the federal government will close for the first time in more than 17 years on Tuesday morning.<p>There is still time to avoid such a climactic stalemate, the aides acknowledged. But unless there is a dramatic change in …