| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:42 PM
This is the year of quinoa, by decree of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. The ancient grain is prominent in the cookery of many Central and South American countries.
Every time a new ethnic-cooking ingredient comes on the...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 10:39 AM
Ali carefully wrings water from the spinach, twisting the strips slowly, holding tightly and bobbing his hands to shake the final beads of water before moving them to the Dutch oven. He turns the heat down and pulls a bucket of couscous from a cabinet. He...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 6:20 PM
When Wall Street finally stopped living in fear of another bust, the opposite happened: a market boom that propelled U.S. stocks to their biggest rally in at least 16 years.
Share prices ended Tuesday with more gains, capping a stunning advance that...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 4:00 AM
It was the summer of 2012 and the young Jordanian was working long hours as a teacher at a vocational high school. He had just bought an apartment and a car. He was interested in getting married.
But just a few months later, he was making a long and...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 8:30 AM
I've never been big on turkey burgers. That is, until I worked out this recipe that offers a delectable flavor and a moist texture. I've tried ones that use pureed fruit and chutneys to jazz them up, but they mostly fall apart. I've tried just using the...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Turkish police raided offices of a government-backed Islamic charity in six provinces on Tuesday and detained at least 23 people accused of having links with Al Qaeda, local media reported.
The coordinated operation against the Humanitarian Relief...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 10:20 AM
The United States is developing its second Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR) — a broad assessment of the State Department and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and their effectiveness in furthering the...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 3:20 PM
A power struggle between Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and an exiled Muslim cleric sharpened Tuesday with the government purging 350 police officers involved in the anti-corruption sweeps that have netted figures close to Erdogan.
| Dec 13, 2013
| 11:34 AM
For those who missed it, Fox News host Megyn Kelly hosted a segment on her show on Wednesday discussing a Slate article in which the author suggested that Santa Claus be depicted as a penguin -- a more inclusive figure than a pink-skinned white guy. Kelly...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 6:30 PM
New Years Day at my house is a place of cozy friends and family -- and chili and cornbread. After late night partying the night before, friends stop by in the afternoon and early evening for a casual bowl of chili and cornbread. Through the years, this...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 1:33 PM
A record 38 teams, including nine first-time entrants, are expected to play in the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse Men’s World Championship, which will be held in Commerce City, Colo., from July 10-19, 2014.
The 38 teams will surpass...