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Even More to Know About Cucumbers

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: Think you know cucumbers? Brush up on additional cucumber knowledge to improve your cucurbit cred.</i><p>Historically, late summer is considered an off-season for news. In the U.S., …

Cucumber

8 Easy Thai-Style Dishes You Can Make at Home

Believe it or not, you don't need a kitchen full of exotic, hard-to-find ingredients to make delicious Thai food at home. Most large supermarkets carry all of the Thai pantry staples -- like fish sauce, coconut milk, sweet red chili sauce and curry paste -- in the Asian foods aisle. Fresh …

Citrus-Brined Pork Loin with Peach Mustard

8 Servings<p>The spice rub builds a nice flavorful crust around the pork as it cooks, but the sugar can cause the meat to brown quickly. Keep a close watch.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Citrus-thyme brine<p>½ medium onion, chopped<p>2 garlic cloves, peeled, crushed<p>1 bay leaf<p>½ cup kosher salt<p>¼ cup (packed) light …

BBQ

7 Terrific Dishes to Make with Leftover Chicken

Looking for the perfect way to use chicken all week long? Here, seven fantastic recipes to make with leftovers from Grilled Smoked Whole Chicken or …

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, …

Sriracha Sauce

25 Ways to Use Sriracha

Sriracha Sauce

7 Tricks to Get Kids to Eat Sriracha—and Love Spicy Food

Getting kids to eat is tough. Getting them to eat spicy food can be impossible—but it can be done! Here's how to turn children into chile heads<p><i>Welcome to Sriracha Week, our annual celebration of all things spicy. Today Kim Foster, author of</i> Sharp Knives, Boiling Oil: My Year of Dangerous Cooking …

Cooking

When to Use Dried Chiles vs. Fresh vs. Powder vs. Flakes

Our guide to using different types of chiles, from dried and flaked to fresh and powder.<p>The world of chiles is a vast one. Just the sheer number of different types is mind-boggling—I mean, off the top of your head, do you know the difference between a Chilaca and a Cubanelle? (Yeah, us neither.) …

Spices

Master the Art of the Summery Sunday Supper With These Light & Bright Recipes

A classic Sunday supper doesn't have to mean heavy, hearty braised meat—try these lighter, fresher projects for dinner this weekend.<p><b>We love hunkering down to tackle a big recipe on winter weekends</b>. But just because the weather's hot and steamy up doesn't mean you can't tackle a stellar dinner …

Cooking

Wickr 2.0 makes self-destructing SMS more fun

Like a Snapchat-for-adults, Wickr 2.0 throws some fun usability features and a new interface over its unusually high encryption and deletion standards.<p>When it comes to secure text messaging, you're often entirely dependent on the whims of the message server. Wickr goes to great lengths to flip that …

Privacy

Truck Carrying ‘Extremely Dangerous’ Radioactive Substance Stolen in Mexico

A truck carrying an “extremely dangerous” radioactive substance has been stolen in Mexico, the Associated Press reports citing the U.N. nuclear agency.<p>Source: DOE<p>“Mexico’s ‘Comisión Nacional de Seguridad Nuclear y Salvaguardias (CNSNS)’ said the truck, which was transporting the cobalt-60 …

World Wonders

Travel

The Week In Numbers: The Rise Of Bed Bugs, A Portable X-Ray Machine, And More

<b>2,500 mph</b>: the speed attained this year by the six-passenger Virgin Galactic/Scaled Composites Spaceship Two, the first commercial spacecraft to exceed Mach 1<p><b>99 percent</b>: the portion of American exterminators that have encountered bed bug infestations in the past year, up from only 11 percent more …

Week in Photos: December 7, 2013

From anti-government protests in Kiev and Bangkok to second dog Sunny knocking over a toddler at the White House, a look at the most striking images …

Al-Qaeda’s Most Ambitious Franchise: What You Need to Know About AQAP

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) is a Sunni militant Islamist organization based in Yemen behind numerous high-profile terrorist attacks. …

US intelligence adviser resigns after work with Chinese firm revealed

A longtime adviser to the U.S. Director of National Intelligence has resigned after the government learned he has worked since 2010 as a paid consultant for Huawei Technologies Ltd., the Chinese technology company the U.S. has condemned as an espionage threat, The Associated Press has …

Wikileaks reveals failed plans to suppress anti-Keystone activists

A 2010 presentation laid out strategies for dealing with environmentalists<p>The oil industry never wanted people to get worked up about the tapping of Canada's tar sands. That much already went without saying. But a 2010 presentation released by Wikileaks shows just how desperate it was to keep to …