February is Black History Month, and we thought it was the perfect time to reflect on the impact that African American lawyers have had on the nation's legal...
How Italian Food Conquered the World: 5 Fun Facts
Italian food as it should be: fresh, simple, and in-season I just finished a must-read for any lover of Italian, or Italian-American, food: How Italian Food Conquered the World, by John Mariani. A thoughtful gift from my mother, the book explores how Italian food went from being completely unremarked-on by 19th-century travelers... to a global phenomenon Here were five of the most interesting facts I found. For most of the 20th century, Italians had terrible wine Vineyard at the Valle d'Aosta, Italy Thanks to sharecropping, a farmer gave most of what he grew to the landowner. Hardly any of his land was left for grapes—plus, the vines had to compete with other crops for nutrients. "There simply was very little demand for fine wine in Italy for most of the 20th century, and…
The 10 Best Charcoal Grills to Buy in 2018
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Blue Cheese Dip with Caramelized Shallots
Blue cheese dip and caramelized shallots combine to create a delicious easy appetizer dip. A simple dip recipe perfect for any party.
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While some seafood places are happy enough with the generic, we at Joe's Crab Shack pride ourselves in serving up a variety of crab.
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How to Make Capirotada (Mexican Bread Pudding)
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How to Cook Lobster
If you're intimidated by live lobsters, relax; they're really easy to fix. Think about lobster prep like cooking corn on the cob -- just plunge them into boiling water. The whole process takes about 30 minutes, using these step-by-step directions.
How the Vegas Golden Knights were named
Owner Bill Foley wanted his team to be called the Black Knights, but the Army said no. So we take you behind the scenes to tell you how he got to Vegas Golden Knights.