May 2, 2013
Makes 6 to 8 servings 3 onions, chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 pound ground turkey 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 red or orange bell peppers, cored, seeded, and diced 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes, or to taste 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste 2 teaspoons kosher salt 2 (28-ounce) cans whole peeled plum tomatoes in puree, undrained 1 15.5 ounce can kidney beans 2 tablespoons dried basil Fresh ground black pepper For serving: grated cheddar, sour cream (or Greek yogurt)
May 2, 2013
Makes 6 servings 2 pounds beef chuck, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1 tablespoon cumin 1 tablespoon coriander 2 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 large yellow onion, diced 2 carrots, large dice ...
April 25, 2013
Makes 6 servings 8 medium to large russet potatoes, peeled 2 tablespoons butter ¼ cup milk Salt to taste 1. Peel the potatoes and cut them into 1-inch chunks. Place in a large pot. Cover with cold water. 2. Bring to a boil and then turn down the heat to medium, letting the potatoes continue to cook for 15 to 20 minutes, or until they can be easily pierced with a fork. 3. Drain all but about 2 tablespoons of water. 4. Add butter, and with a mixer, begin to whip the potatoes, slowly drizzling in the milk a little at a time.
April 11, 2013
Makes about 18 cookies 3/4 cup schmaltz, well chilled or frozen 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1 large egg 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1½ teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon kosher salt 11/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 cups old-fashioned oats (not quick-cooking) 2/3 cup dried cherries 1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. 2. Cut the schmaltz into chunks and put it, along with both sugars, into the bowl of a standing mixer fitted with a paddle.
April 11, 2013
Makes 4 servings 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon caraway seeds 1 teaspoon mustard seeds Four 4-ounce portions wild king salmon, skin-on 2 cups rendered chicken fat (schmaltz), melted For horseradish sour cream: 1 cup sour cream 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish Juice of 1/2 lemon Salt and pepper Chopped dill 1. Combine salt, pepper, caraway, and mustard.
April 4, 2013
Makes 4 servings 1 romaine lettuce heart, core removed, cut in 1/2-inch pieces 2 large celery ribs, leaves trimmed, cut in 1/2-inch pieces 2 ripe avocados, peeled,pitted, cut in 1/2-inch pieces 1 can (14 oz.) hearts of palm, drained, cut in 1/2-inch pieces 2 ripe tomatoes, cored, cut in 1/2-inch pieces 1 cup canned chickpeas, drained 1 teaspoon fine sea salt, plus more to taste 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Juice of 1 lemon 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
March 15, 2013
Company description: "Smooth and creamy mint-flavored shake topped with whipped cream and a cherry. " Chain: McDonald's. Location: 942 Market St. Calories: 530 (in a 12-ounce serving), 11 grams protein, 15 grams fat, 86 grams carbs, 160 milligrams sodium. Order time: About a minute. Price: $2.37, including tax. Review: Three times we stood in line at the McDonald's in the Gallery, and three times we were told that the Shamrock Shake was unavailable because the machine they use to make it was broken.
November 18, 2012 |
Karen Luther first heard about becoming a "mystery shopper" from a friend and couldn't help being intrigued. In her 50s and disabled by spinal injuries, she had no prospects of returning to work as a nurse's aide. If she could earn a few extra dollars shopping for life's necessities, it sounded like a gift. Instead, her shopping foray turned into a nightmare - and federal authorities believe hundreds of thousands of victims suffered with her. They were targeted by a network of scammers running sophisticated cons, some so notorious they became known by shorthand - such as "grandparent fraud," in which a supposedly stranded grandchild begs from overseas for emergency money.
November 11, 2012 |
MoneyGram International Inc. said Friday it had agreed to set up a $100 million compensation fund as part of a settlement of government allegations of fraud through money-transfer scams from 2003 to 2009. Under terms of the deal with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and the Department of Justice, MoneyGram said it had also taken other steps to prevent more scams. These include adding more investigators and beefing up technology to detect fraud, which has often involved international mailings and money transfers that drew attention from the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.
July 12, 2012
Salt 2 to 3 ounces linguine 1 teaspoon butter 2 scallions, sliced fairly thin A splash of vodka 2 or 3 slices smoked salmon 3 to 4 tablespoons heavy cream Freshly ground pepper 1 teaspoon capers, rinsed Parsley 1. Cook linguine according to package directions, adding salt to water. While linguine is boiling, melt the butter in a small wok or medium skillet. Toss in the scallions and saute gently for one minute, stirring.