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(Cabbage) Heads Will Roll: How To Make A Food Network 'From Scratch'

Salkin tells NPR's Rachel Martinthat while the network was intended for cooks, it wasn't run by them.<p>"They were not trying to spread the gospel of …

Napa vineyards offer detailed look at winemaking

Image 1of/6<p>Caption<p>Close<p>There are plenty of opportunities to swirl and sip in Napa Valley, but if you're looking for more of an intimate and …

Soup preserves the last of the year's tomatoes

Summer is gone but tomatoes aren't. Yet.<p>As the gardeners of what we thought was a small raised bed of heirloom tomato plants, we have battled royally …

Food Preservation

Bread pudding goes upscale

Image 1of/10<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Savvy chefs have long known that bread pudding can be a plus for their bottom line. The comfy dish uses up stale odds and …

Baking

Photos: Partying like the Playa at Burning Man's Decompression Faire in SF. http://bit.ly/1cOYZD4 #BurningMan

Bitters, Bock & Rye, BBQ and Beer on Polk

Grid View<p>Bitters, Bock, & Rye in San Francisco<p><b>Bitters, Bock & Rye</b> has been a bar with bites since March, but as of Saturday, it's now a full-fledged and full-sized restaurant, with a nearly 300-person capacity spread across a front bar room, dining room, and lounge/private event room. As previously …

Forget pumpkins, in November Mendocino, California is prime turf for some 3,000 mushroom varieties. Here's a list of activities celebrating their mushroom love affair: http://bit.ly/1aFIqES

Night over the San Francisco Bay Area.

Nine Jaw-Dropping Hotel-Room Views Around the World (Photos)

The sightseeing doesn’t have to stop when you get back to your hotel room. Check out these fabulous hotels that are even better looking out than in.

10 Extraordinary Islands

What is it about islands that makes them so intriguing? Whether it's a tropical speck in the midst of a vast ocean, or a tree-shrouded hummock in the …

Pictures: 5 New World Heritage Sites

Active volcanoes, shifting sand dunes, and fields of glaciers are included in the five newest World Heritage sites.

Shutdown 2013: Statue of Liberty Reopens, Welcomes Huddled Masses and Tourists

Lady Liberty was once again welcoming visitors to her shores Sunday after the state agreed to shoulder the costs of running the famed statue during …

First Read Sunday: New Jersey Senate race, Cruz's stance in GOP - Video on NBCNews.com

>>> we're back once again with chuck todd for his first read sunday, a look ahead on politics and first the new jersey senate race.>> if it's tuesday, somebody will be voting again this tuesday. harry reid will get one democratic cory booker is going to win. he sort of limped along, steve lonegan . …

Republicans

Lagarde: Crisis 'very, very concerning' - Video on NBCNews.com

>>> there is no deal. the american government is barelying toward inin inin inin ining -- barrelling toward default. how concerning is this to you?>> it's very concerning. i spent the last three days with 300 finance ministers and banks from across the world, and the world was doing better. there …

Economics

Senators return to work on fiscal crisis, but uncertain about how, when it will end

Two top senators gave bleak assessments Sunday of the likelihood of Congress swiftly reaching deals to end one fiscal crisis and avert another, with the Republican lawmaker saying Democrats are now overreaching in their demands.<p>“We will see our way through this, but the last 24 hours have not been …