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Obama challenges India on women's rights and religious tolerance

Barack Obama challenged India’s record on religious tolerance and women’s rights on Tuesday in a parting speech to students in Delhi that contrasted with the at-times saccharin feel of a state visit designed to highlight the closeness of the two countries.<p>Though careful to acknowledge inequality in …

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13 Seasonal Chicken Recipes for Spring

Give your weeknight staple a seasonal (and seriously tasty) update with these seasonal, veggie-heavy recipes<p>Nothing wears spring produce quite like chicken, from rhubarb salsa to a sprinkling of peas. Give your weeknight staple a seasonal (and seriously tasty) update with these 13 recipes.

How to Throw a Chinese New Year Dumpling Party

From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen<p>Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball drops this Saturday night, families across China (and around the world) will already be stuffed …

Thanksgiving Turkeys Slideshow

Salted, brined, stuffed, or simply roasted, any of these turkeys will make a perfect centerpiece for your Thanksgiving meal.<p>Salted, brined, stuffed, or simply roasted, any of these turkeys will make a perfect centerpiece for your Thanksgiving meal.

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Flat Roast Chicken

How many times have I made roast chicken over the years? Thousands. How many ways? Too many to count, but every couple of years, I change my …

Homemade Hot Dog Buns

We are officially in ‘Last Meal’ territory.<p>You know that weird question people ask you… ‘What would you choose to eat as your last meal?’. Geeeez …

Hot. Sticky. Sweet.

July 1, 2013<p>It’s July and it feels like 100 degrees outside so naturally I made something light and refreshing to cope with the heat.<p>Sticky Toffee …

Dessert

Roasted-Tomato Salsa Recipe

Roasting a set of standard salsa ingredients first may add some time to an otherwise quick process, but it's all for good: the resulting dip retains a freshness while gaining a tomato intensity, some sweetness, and a more mild heat the melds seamlessly throughout.<p><b>Read more: How to Make Tomato Salsa</b> …

Charred Tomatillo and Yellow Pepper Salsa Recipe

My favorite way to incorporate dried chili into salsa is to let it soften in flavored liquid—here, boiling vegetable stock, but you could experiment with alcohol or juice as well. Dried, toasted pasilla chilies are blended with tomatillos and yellow peppers, blistered under a broiler to create a …

Homemade Spicy Ketchup

Whaaaat!? Look at us just living summer like it ain’t no thing. First we make <b>our own buns</b> and now we make our own condiments!?<p>Our summer selves are …

Sticky Asian Chicken Wings • Steamy Kitchen Recipes

posted by<p>Eating wings is an 8-finger affair (my pointed-up pinkies tend to stay clean as they are too short to get in the way), especially if you …

No-Bake S'mores Pie Recipe

4<p>4 / 5 ()<p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 8 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>20 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour 30 minutes<p>An easy no-bake recipe for a fabulous s’mores pie – graham …

Luscious Lemon Ricotta Pancakes Recipe (for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner!)

<b>Written by Kristi Arnold</b><p>Pancakes for breakfast (and even often for dinner) are a family-favorite at our house. But we love to mix it up with different varieties. This luscious lemon ricotta pancakes recipe is filled with rich ingredients and it's absolutely packed with healthy nutrients.<p>With 1 1/2 …

Curried Cauliflower & Potato Crackers

If you love the Indian curried dish of cauliflower and potatoes, a.k.a Aloo Gobi, as much as I do, then you have stumbled upon the right recipe.<p>Fragrant and flavorful, I can never say no when a bowl of this presents itself in front of me. Such is my obsession that in the anticipation and excitement …

Heirloom Tomato Recipe: The Only One You'll Ever Need (PHOTO)

When you have your hands on some of summer's best heirloom tomatoes, you had better be sure you know what to do with them. It's not everyday that you'll get these beauties in your kitchen. When it comes to heirloom tomatoes, you don't have to do much to get the most out of their flavor. Actually, …

Pasta Bake Cheese & Meaty Tomato Sauce How to make Delicious Recipe

Healthy Beauty | My Top 5 Hair Butters

I should probably title this post, “My Top 5 Hair Butters…of 2012” because lord knows I have a new rotation every few weeks years. I’ve actually …

Oil Rinsing for Smooth, Shiny Soft Natural Hair

<b>Oil Rinsing... The Answer to Frizz</b><p>by Petra Lomax of <b>EmilyCottonTop</b><p>I have to start out by saying, frizz was never an issue for me, I figure it comes …

Coconut Oil Penetrates Hair!- Natural Hair Care

Via the <b>Beauty Brains</b>-<p>We’ve blogged before about how coconut oil is one of the few natural oils that has been proven to penetrate deep inside the hair …

Maintaining Your Natural Hair While Exercising

by Alicia James of <b>MsAliciaJames.com</b><p>Summer is in full swing, and we all want to walk around the beach in our sexy swimsuits! I love working out, and …

So you always knew Olive oil was a healthier option for cooking your food. But did you know that it can also enhance your beauty? Femina shows you how! Click here to find out : http://bit.ly/11xw9Da

6 Natural Cures for Dry Skin

Parched lips, flaky skin and flyaway, staticky hair -- we can thank winter's lower humidity, and the central heating, space heaters and fireplaces we …

Skincare Myths, Busted

You haven't had a sunburn since high school, are an expert at layering antioxidants, and ditched the cigarettes. But when it comes to antiaging, the following skincare misconceptions might be stealthily leading you to wrinkling, sagging, and spots.<p>You haven't had a sunburn since high school, are an …

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An American Honor Killing

In a quiet suburban parking lot outside of Phoenix, a father floors the gas on his Jeep Grand Cherokee and heads straight for his 20-year-old daughter. His goal: to protect his family's "honor." Yes, honor crimes have washed up on our shores.<p>Around the sprawling, sunbaked campus of Dysart High …

Artichoke salad recipe

A fresh and punchy artichoke salad.<p><i>Serves 4</i><p>9 baby violet artichokes<p>2 heads new season garlic<p>Fleur de sel<p>2-3 tbsp Lautrec garlic extra-virgin olive oil (or olive oil infused with a crushed clove of garlic)<p>A handful of young flat-leaf parsley<p>First prepare the artichokes and garlic. Peel away the …

100 Headscarves, 1 Woman – Portraits by Sander Stoepker

Het Hoofdboek is a collection of 100 portraits by Dutch photographer Sander Stoepker in collaboration with A Cup of Culture, a charity that promotes …