Trista L Smith

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Fried Almond Pastries (Samsa Feuille de Brick )

Make the filling: Heat oven to 350°. Place almonds on a rimmed baking sheet, and place in oven; bake, stirring once, until lightly toasted, about 8 …

The Designer Behind the Dishware: Meet the Creator of Eleven Madison Park and NoMad's Plates

On page 268 of the cookbook <i>I Love New York</i> by Daniel Humm and Will Guidara, a visually arresting photograph features The NoMad's Milk and Honey dish: a scoop of milk ice football-shaped, laced with honey, and sitting on a bed of brittle, crumble, and dehydrated milk foam. The shot is an overhead. …

The Ted Cruz Armageddon Is Coming

A new Pew poll shows Tea Partiers’ devotion to the otherwise divisive senator. Can the Republican establishment stop him before it’s 2016? By Michael …

Troubled Obamacare website wasn't tested until a week before launch

Federal officials did not permit testing of the Obamacare healthcare.gov website or issue final system requirements until four to six days before its …

Obamacare ‘navigator’ stormed GOP official’s property

1:36 AM 10/18/2013<p>A Kansas Obamacare “navigator” stormed the property of the Republican secretary of state earlier this year, The Daily Caller News …

Cruz: I didn't come to the Senate to get 99 new friends

An old adage (misattributed to Harry Truman by Maureen Dowd) advises newcomers to Washington that if they want to make a friend, they should buy a …

There's a super moon at the end of the road

5 Fascinating Questions on Quora

Here's a round up of some interesting (and maybe odd) questions and answers on Quora.<p>Since its 2010 launch, Q&A site Quora has used its $61 million in VC funding to probe doozies like "What should everyone know about prison?" (It's "overcrowded...yet it feels like the loneliest place," writes an …

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20 Majestic Pictures of Tigers

The Tiger is the largest of the cat species, and clearly not your typical house pet. These majestic mammals reach a total body length of up 11 ft and …

Wildlife

America the Beautiful: 50 States in 50 Photos

At 3.79 million square miles (9.83 million km2) and approximately 315 million people, the United States is the third largest country by land area and …

Water Landscapes Around the World Showcase Nature's Beauty

<b>This post is brought to you by Poland Spring Brand 100% Natural Spring Water.</b><p>When you first hear the word landscape, what comes to mind? Do you think of mountains, hills or the general countryside? In fact, landscape is more broadly defined as “all the visible features of an area of land” which …

Spectacular Moleskine Doodles Explode with Energy

Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes proves that doodling can be so much more than scratching unintelligible scribbles on paper. Through his Sketchy Stories blog, Rosanes shares his wonderful world of doodling in a simple Moleskine sketchbook. Equipped with an ordinary Moleskine, a few Uni …