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K-Cup Recycling Creates Jobs; Costco Shoppers Fight Over Nutella Waffles

— Keurig K-Cups make for a controversial product in the coffee-drinking community. Sure, they provide a solid cup of joe with great convenience, but they also create an unseemly amount of waste. To combat that waste, a furniture store in Canada has started a K-Cup recycling program, which has the …

This Is Why Food Always Tastes Better When You Brown It

It's the Maillard Reaction.<p>Most good recipes will ask you to brown your food. Whether it's meat or veggies, if it's destined to go straight to a plate or slow cook in the oven, browning is often part of the process. While this certainly gives food an appetizing appearance, it's the exceptional …

Flavors

Starbucks' new toasted graham latte is hitting stores — but is it good?

The pumpkin spice latte better watch its back.<p>For the first time in four years, Starbucks has launched a new fall drink: a toasted graham latte that officially hit stores today.<p>The latest addition to the growing Starbucks menu starts with graham cracker–steeped milk that's reminiscent of the cereal …

frozen hot chocolate

At the outset of this summer, I had only a few things on my agenda: a baby (check!), a garden (check!, but oof*) and as many frozen desserts that do …

Dessert

Your Shot: It’s September … Bring on the Gourds!

The Plate<p>Once corn season is in full swing, gourds aren’t far behind—at least in much of North America, where pumpkins and their many cousins are typically harvested starting in September.<p>But even if Mother Nature thinks it’s time for pumpkins, acorn squash, and those warty-and-whimsical decorative …

How to Order Oysters at Restaurants (and Actually Know What You're Doing)

Eating great oysters is easy; figuring out how to order them from a menu with dozens of different kinds of oysters is really intimidating. These simple tips will get you ordering like an expert.<p>Nobody needs an excuse to order a dozen oysters. But that moment when you get the menu at an oyster bar …

Apple 'sets shipping date for electric car'

iPhone giant codenames vehicle project 'Titan', and 600-person team could be tripled<p>Apple has designated building an electric car as a "committed project" and has set a target shipping date for 2019, according to reports.<p>The project has been codenamed Titan and its leaders have been given …

Russian buildup in Syria no threat to Israel, Putin tells Netanyahu

Russian President Vladimir Putin tried Monday to calm Israeli fears that the Kremlin's military buildup in Syria could expose Israel to more hostility, assuring visiting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the Syrian government has its hands full fighting its civil war.<p>"We know that the Syrian …

Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Is Meddling and Altering Wedding Licenses, ACLU Says

U.S. news<p>Kim Davis went back to work as a Kentucky county clerk last week after a stint in jail and a pledge that she wouldn't interfere with deputies who were issuing wedding licenses to same-sex couples.<p>But in a court motion filed Monday, the American Civil Liberties Union said that she was doing …

Green Day American Idiot documentary trailer

To celebrate the 11th anniversary of the release of their Grammy-winning <i>American Idiot,</i> Green Day have shared the first trailer for <i>Heart Like a Hand</i> …