Rita Saad

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The Easiest, Cheesiest Pasta of All Time

This quick riff on cacio e pepe is a weeknight savior.<p>The best pasta you'll ever make doesn't require hours of preparation or a shopping list worth of ingredients. As long as you've got some Parmesan cheese and garlic in your kitchen, you're good to go. The rest is all about technique—one that you …

The 11 best cupcakes in NYC

Over the past decade, the popularity of cupcakes has waxed and waned, flaring up a bit when a new bakery opens and dipping when über trendy desserts …

4 Little Ways to Help Your Body Detox

What do the healthiest people have in common? For starters, they limit the junk that enters their body. This means cutting back on irritants to the …

10 best bars in Beirut

The cosmopolitan city knows how to throw 'em back. After this tour of top watering holes, you'll know why<p>As partners go, "bar-hopping" and "Middle East" might sounds like dogs and cats, but a night out in Beirut is an exception.<p>The city has long been the party capital of the region, from its …

There May Be More Muslims Than Christians In The World By 2070, Pew Study Suggests

(RNS) Muslims will overtake Christians by the end of this century.<p>India, now mostly Hindu, will become the world’s largest Muslim country.<p>The numbers of people with no religious identity will soar in the United States and Europe, but the unaffiliated will lose worldwide market share as Christians …

The Coconut Bar of Your Dreams

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and each week we'll share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: A coconut-topped shortbread bar that's dreamier than George Clooney, circa 1990.</i><p>You go to the grocery store for ingredients to <i>make</i> …

Slow Cooker Chicken Adobo Recipe

Tip<p>How to Store Chicken<p>Raw or cooked chicken can be stored in a refrigerator for a few days, though it’s important to prevent raw chicken juices from …

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Dark Chocolate Pudding with Pretzels

6 Servings<p>More proof that salt makes any dessert taste better—we’d even top these puddings with crushed potato chips.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup sugar<p>2 tablespoons cornstarch<p>2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder, preferably Dutch-process<p>¼ teaspoon kosher salt<p>4 large egg yolks<p>2 cups whole milk<p>…

The murder that obsessed Italy | Tobias Jones

On 26 November 2010, Yara Gambirasio, 13, went missing. Three months later her body was discovered in scrubland nearby. So began one of the most complex murder investigations in Italian history, which will reach its climax later this year<p>Yara Gambirasio should only have been gone a short while. On …

6 Warm, Fresh-Baked Breads That Steal The Spotlight

These warm, fresh-baked breads and biscuits make a delicious addition to any meal -- don't be surprised if they upstage everything else on the table!<p><b>1. Rosemary Focaccia</b><p>Expecting company? Focaccia is a flavorful and easy-to-make Italian flat bread that feeds a crowd. This classic version is topped …

Melomakarona: Greek Christmas Cookies With Olive Oil

This is a fantastic traditional recipe for Greek Christmas cookies with olive oil, honey, walnuts and cinnamon.<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>500 grams of flour for all purpose<p>250 grams of olive oil<p>½ cup sugar<p>½ glass orange juice<p>2 tablespoons of cognac (brandy)<p>½ teaspoon baking soda<p>1 teaspoon baking powder<p>1 teaspoon …

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Flip Down Memory Lane: The Year in Review

In 2014, we saw countries unite to fight mass disease and terror. Ebola ravaged African countries and spread to the United States. ISIS attacked …

Enjoy Argentina’s Lionel Messi While You Can

Argentina’s tiny, drooping maestro is distinctly unnatural—the greatest player in an equally freakish era of genius football which is about to …

Simple-To-Make Cookies That'll Be A Hit At Your Next Party

Photo: Courtesy of Lauren Conrad.<p>If you’ve ever had a Mexican wedding cookie, then you probably know how melt-in-your-mouth delicious they are. …

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1 Recipe, 4 Types Of Christmas Cookies

Whether we're talking about our wardrobes or our beauty routines, we love it when something can be simplified. And, our appreciation for paring …

Love Dessert? 7 Guilt-Free Holiday Options

Remember when you could eat ice-cream cake and entire packages of Oreos with abandon? You were, what, eight? Well, you're no longer a kid anymore …

The Best Chocolate-Chip Cookies Ever. Welcome To The R29 Bake-Off!

It started with banana-bread smack talk. Jessica Teves, our managing editor, was pondering making a loaf one weekend, and I pointed her toward last …