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10 Super-Quick Shrimp Recipes for Lazy Weeknights

When it comes to whipping up a quick dinner, shrimp is your best friend forever

Country Lifestyle

The Surprising Origin of Chicken as a Dietary Staple

Before 1948, chicken wasn’t a mainstay of the dinner table. A contest to breed a bigger, better bird changed that.<p>In this excerpt of <i>Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats</i>, author Maryn McKenna chronicles the rise of the …

Agriculture

The Definitive Guide to Cooking Every Vegetable

<b>Broccoli and Cauliflower</b><p>For tough, cruciferous veggies like broccoli or cauliflower, roasting is really best. Our editors love to roast <i>just a little</i> …

The Best Steak Tips from the Pros

When it comes to cooking meat, give me a pot roast or pork shoulder and I’m golden: I’m plenty comfortable with a lovely long, slow braise. But when …

Moist Apple Teacake (35-Minute Recipe)

This moist apple teacake can be an ideal addition to your morning or afternoon tea. You will need around 5 minutes to prepare it, plus 30 minutes to …

Winter isn’t coming in Alaska, and people are dying

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Winter is off to a late start in parts of the nation’s largest — and usually coldest — state.<p>Months of higher-than-normal …

18 Roast Chicken Recipes You'll Actually Want To Eat

Drum(stick) roll please....

The ‘Gold Standard’ Meat Sauce

When Marcella Hazan, the cookbook author who revolutionized the way Americans cook Italian food, died in September 2013, The Times asked readers to submit their favorites of her recipes. Many wrote in to sing the praises of her famous (and contentious) red sauce made with just four ingredients — …

Italian Food

It took the kidnapping, rape, and death of a white woman to bring down the KKK

How power, sexism, and male impunity toppled a grand wizard<p>On the night of March 15, 1925, Madge Oberholtzer received an urgent telephone call. It …

88 very British phrases that will confuse anybody who didn't grow up in the UK

Every language has a few phrases that don't always translate well -- and the British English has some absolute corkers.<p>The team at the Business …

Language

18 science fiction and fantasy books to read this January

Start off your year with a good book (or two)<p>It’s a brand new year, and that means that it’s time to dust off the reading list and take a look at what’s coming ahead.<p>In the last days of 2017, I finally found some time to catch up on Brian K. Vaughn and FIonna Staples’s brilliant comic <i>Saga</i>. I’ve …

Old-Fashioned Apple Pie

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat oven to 425°F. In a large bowl, combine the apples, flour, sugar, vinegar, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg, ginger, and allspice and …

The Explosive Legacy of Guy Fawkes, the Man Behind the Mask

A popular symbol of protest today, Guy Fawkes was first the face of treason because of his role in the murderous Gunpowder Plot of 1605.<p>Tensions were high in England in late October 1605, when an English nobleman, Lord Monteagle, received a mysterious letter. Along with the rest of England’s peers …

Humanities

Best Ever Honey Lime Chicken Thighs

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>In a small bowl combine lime juice, honey, soy sauce.<p>2<p>Done<p>Salt the chicken thighs with 1/2 teaspoon of salt (or more) thoroughly, all over, …

Best Ever Baked Brownies

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Butter the sides and bottom of a 9×13-inch baking pan. Line the pan with parchment paper.<p>2<p>Done<p>In a …

Thick & Chewy Better Than The Boxed Brownies

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line a 8x8 inch pan with parchment or foil, set aside.<p>2<p>Done<p>In a microwave safe bowl, add the butter and sugar. …

Dunkirk Represents a Big Disgrace and a Great Moment in British History

By <b>Allen Barra</b> <b>By Allen Barra</b>Winston Churchill called the World War II battle “a colossal military disaster” and the evacuation “a miracle of …

Scotch pancakes and raisin bun recipes your kids can make

If my memory is not playing tricks, my first foray into baking in my mother’s kitchen was armed with an old, oft-plundered copy of Good Housekeeping, stuffed to the gunnels with notes and recipes torn from newspapers. I was very young and liked books. I enjoyed sitting in the kitchen, flicking …

Dessert

Supreme Chocolate Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>To make the cake, preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease two 9-inch round cake pans.<p>2<p>Done<p>In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, …

My Favourite Chocolate Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and butter two 8-inch round cake pans. Grab some parchment paper and trace two outlines of the cake pan. …

Deep South Barbecue Ribs Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Pat both sides of slabs dry with paper towels. Using a sharp knife, remove thin membrane from back of each …

BBQ

Enemies of God - the Witch-hunt in Scotland

A good book on the Scottish Witch-hunt, or rather the witch-hunts in Scotland has been long in coming. The subject is a difficult one, bedevilled, if …

8 Healthy Sides You Need For Every Summer Cookout

Make your grilling game even stronger with these tasty sides.<p>With Memorial Day on the horizon, it's officially the start to summer—and that means the beginning of cookout season. And while we're all about that grilling life all summer long, oftentimes the sides at a barbecue can be majorly …

Cooking

12 Easy, Delicious Potato Salad Recipes You'll Want to Eat All Summer Long

Yum!<p>1 of 12<p>Iain Bagwell<p>Chimichurri Potato Salad<p>Kick up your potato salad up a notch with spicy red chili.<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>2 of 12<p>…

Futuristic floating skyscraper 'heals' the effects of climate change

Climate change is rapidly affecting every corner of the earth – but could an innovative new skyscraper help turn the tide? Heal-Berg is a proposal …

Remains of a new pyramid discovered in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — A top antiquities official says an Egyptian excavation team has discovered the remains of a new pyramid that dates back to the 13th …