Rick Giordano

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Judge blocks Trump’s order on sanctuary cities

A federal judge has blocked a directive from President Donald Trump seeking to deny federal funding to so-called "sanctuary cities" and other localities that decline to cooperate in enforcement of federal immigration laws.<p>San Francisco-based U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick issued a …

Immigration

The Human Element: How Strong Relationships Lead to Business Success | Inc.com

<i>Ajay Pattani is an Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) member from Chicago and founder (and reigning ping pong champion) of Perfect Search Media, a digital marketing agency. An entrepreneur who understands both the importance of digital communication and interpersonal interactions, Ajay shares the</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Lamborghini injects a little aero magic into the Huracan Performante

Although the cars it builds are fast and dramatic, Lamborghini has never been known for making cars for keen drivers. That has changed with the …

Charli XCX Unveils Three Bombastic Songs From New Mixtape

Charli XCX shared three songs from her new mixtape, <i>Number 1 Angel</i>, out March 10th<i>.</i> The British pop star discussed the project on MistaJam's BBC Radio …

Global Fisheries Are Collapsing -- What Happens When There Are No Fish Left?

(Photo: Paul Symes)<p>"Commercial overexploitation of the world's fish stocks is severe," UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said back in 2012. "Many …

Ridiculous Tax Breaks of the 1%

Image source: D. Ramey Logan.<p>There are many tax breaks in the U.S. that favor the wealthy. For example, the ability to pay lower tax rates on long-term capital gains disproportionately benefits the rich -- in fact, 70% of the tax savings provided by this went to households with incomes above $1 …

Clock is ticking for Aaron Rodgers and the Packers

Groundhog Day arrived late Saturday night for Aaron Rodgers. The Green Bay Packers quarterback trudged into an interview room below University of …

David Bowie breaks Vevo music video record

Views increased 5,198 percent compared to the previous seven days<p>After news of David Bowie's death was announced earlier this week, fans flocked to various sites and services to listen to his music and pay tribute. On Vevo, they even set a new record. The music video provider says that Bowie's back …

Giancarlo Magalli: "Ho avuto un computer ben prima di Steve Jobs"

Philosopher Martha Nussbaum on How to Live with Our Human Fragility

In 1988, Bill Moyers produced a series of intelligent, inspiring, provocative conversations with a diverse set of cultural icons, ranging from Isaac Asimov to Noam Chomsky to Chinua Achebe. It was unlike any public discourse to have ever graced the national television airwaves before. The following …

5 Ways to Make a Manhattan

In which we acknowledge the recent surge in popularity of the 130-year-old drink, establish guidelines for making it, and offer a few ways to mess with the formula.<p><i>Published in the February 2013 issue</i><p><b>We don't have any hard numbers</b> for you, but countless hours of observation lead us to believe that …

Saltimbocca alla romana (Roman-Style Veal Scallops)

One of the most famous of all meat dishes in the Roman culinary repertoire, these veal scaloppini known as <b>saltimbocca</b> typify Roman cooking in their …

Crocchette di patate (Potato Croquettes)

<i>Crocchette di</i> <i>palate</i>, or <b>potato croquettes</b>, are wonderfully versatile. They are probably most often served as an antipasto, but they can also do fine …

Gattò di patate (Neapolitan Potato "Cake")

Another example of the French Bourbon legacy in Neapolitan cooking, this <i>gattò</i>—from the French <i>gateau</i>—is a savory <b>potato ‘cake’</b> made of mashed potatoes …

Spinaci alla romana (Roman-Style Spinach)

We all know that spinach is full of iron and other good stuff, but it has an undeserved reputation for being … <i>blech</i>. I’m not entirely sure why, but I …

Zuppa inglese (Italian Trifle)

<b>Zuppa inglese,</b> literally “English soup”, is actually neither English nor a soup. It is a classic Italian dessert, but the name is apt nevertheless. …

Gnocchi alla sorrentina (Potato Gnocchi with Tomato Sauce and Mozzarella)

Potato gnocchi are pretty filling, the kind of food you may associate with the cooler weather. But, in fact, you can enjoy gnocchi all year ’round. …

Parmigiana di melanzane (Eggplant Parmesan)

Being a lover of good food, I find it almost impossible to answer the question ‘what’s your favorite dish?’ But if I had to, my answer would probably …

Scarola aglio e olio (Sauteed Escarole)

One of the oldest nicknames for the people of Campania was <i>mangiafoglie</i>, or ‘leaf eaters’, because they were known for their prodigious consumption of …

Pasta e fagioli: The Authentic Recipe

<b>Pasta e fagioli</b>, or pasta and beans, which goes by the amusing nickname ‘pasta fazool‘ in Italian-American slang, is one of the most internationally …

Polpette di melanzane (Eggplant Meatballs)

The cooking of Puglia, the region that encompasses the ‘heel’ of the Italian peninsula on the Adriatic Sea, deserves to be much better known. It …

How to make fresh egg pasta

When making fresh home-made egg pasta, variously known in Italian as <i>pasta fresca</i> or <i>pasta fatta in casa</i> or <i>pasta all’uovo</i>, I usually make life easy for …

Sartù di riso (Neapolitan Rice Timbale)

When we think of Neapolitan cooking—and southern Italian cooking in general—we think of pasta and pizza. So it may come as a surprise that one of the …

Spaghetti alle vongole (Spaghetti with Clam Sauce)

A Friday night favorite at our place—and traditional Christmas Eve <i>primo piatto</i>—is <b>spaghetti with clam sauce</b>, one of the signature dishes of Neapolitan …

The Italian Pantry

Every cuisine has a collection of dry, canned, preserved and fresh staple ingredients that form the backbone of its repertoire. These staples show up …

Ossobuco alla milanese

Perhaps the most emblematic dish of the cuisine of Lombardy, the northern Italian region of which Milan is the capital, <i>ossobuco</i> (or <i>oss bus</i> in …

Bucatini all'amatriciana

It could be said that <b>bucatini all’amatriciana</b> and <i>spaghetti alla carbonara</i> are the ‘Romulus and Remus‘ of Roman cooking. No two dishes typify the …