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For A Year, Shonda Rhimes Said 'Yes' To All The Things That Scared Her

Shonda Rhimes will be the first to admit she didn't expect to be famous. Hollywood is notoriously uncharitable to writers, but the success of her company ShondaLand — the force behind the ABC top-rated dramas <i>Grey's Anatomy, Scandal</i> and <i>How to Get Away with Murder</i> — has made her a household name.<p>In …

The last 58 days at the University of Missouri

<b>Someone called the student body president the N-word.</b><p>As the Missourian notes, the outcry at Mizzou can be traced back to Sept. 12, when Missouri Students Assn. President Payton Head posted a note on his Facebook page about how a man on a pickup truck repeatedly called him a racial epithet while he …

Mini Pineapple Lime Upside Down Cakes

Pineapple upside down cakes are fun to make and fun to eat. They’re assembled in a pan upside down, with a layer of sugar and pineapple on the bottom …

How to Make a Popsicle Ice Cream Cake! By Cupcake Addiction

Mythical ‘Sea Serpent’ Comes into the Light

Wildlife<p>Artist’s view of an oarfish, alive in the ocean depths. (Illustration by E. Paul Oberlander ©Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)<p><b>Davy Jones’ Locker, it might be called, this final resting place of a sea serpent. In a darkened back room at the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum Support Center</b> …

Banana Muffins

We love banana muffins, banana bread, smoothies with bananas, banana pancakes, updated banana pudding (and this traditional version), banana ice …

Turkish Borekitas

Jump to the recipe<p>Adapted from Orly Ziv | Cook in Israel | Orly Ziv Publishing, 2013<p>These small <i>borekas,</i> or <i>borekitas,</i> are made in the Sephardic-Greek …

Lime Possets With Mint and Mango Fruit Salad Recipe

Made with cream and sugar, flavored with lime zest, and thickened with lime juice into a pudding-like consistency, these possets are an easy, elegant chilled dessert. A simple mango-and-mint fruit salad adds refreshing and tropical touch.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Adding acidic lime juice to the cream …

Pasta with Tomatoes, Corn, Squash and Ricotta

<i>Merrill's daughter Clara has quite the appetite -- and it's all Merrill can do to keep up. Armed with her greenmarket bag, a wooden spoon and a minimal amount of fuss, she steps into the fray.</i><p><i>Today: A summer dinner that comes together in the time it takes to boil pasta.</i><p>At the beginning of every …

Tomatoes

Easy Coconut Sheet Cake with Whipped Coconut Icing

<i>Thanks, PAM, for sponsoring this post!</i><p>I’ve shared my social media confessions. Now it’s time for some cleaning confessions. I am a really, really …

76 of Our Best Steak Recipes, from Rib Eye to Skirt Steak, Fajitas to Skewers

Our biggest, baddest, and best steak recipes—all in one place.<p><b>There are some days when you just really need a big steak.</b> Whether you're in the mood for a seared rib eye or a skewer wrapped in pita, we're here for you.

Ribeye

10 Healthy Office Snacks: The Anti-Vending Machine Guide

These healthy office snacks beat whatever junk is in the vending machine any day.<p>We've perfected the art of the office lunch—but even the most protein-packed lunch bowls can't prevent the inevitable 3 p.m. rumbly belly. Before you give up your quarters to the vending machine, hear us out! There are …

Healthy Eating

Crispy Potato Cheese Logs - with yoyomax12

Lemon Zucchini Bread Recipe

<i>Classic zucchini bread is made a little more delicious with a pop of citrus flavor.</i><p>If you guys follow the national news at all, you may have seen …

Sweet and Spicy Chicken Drumsticks

4 to 6 Servings<p>March 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup Sriracha<p>1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/4 cup mirin (sweet Japanese rice wine)<p>1/4 cup red currant or strawberry jelly<p>12 large chicken drumsticks<p>Kosher salt<p>1 cup rice flour<p>1 tablespoon cornstarch<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Bring Sriracha, rice vinegar, mirin, …

Eating Soup Dumplings in Shanghai? Xiao Long Bao Are Only Half the Story

Editor's Note: Kenji, our Managing Culinary Director, is traveling through Asia this summer, seeking out the best bites everywhere he goes. Here's a recent dispatch.<p>This is the meal I've been waiting for—the main reason I felt compelled to make my wife re-visit Shanghai, in fact. Ever since having …