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To make Christina Tosi's Bird in a Bag, you'll need a chicken breast or boneless thigh, seasoning, buttermilk (or even bottled ranch dressing), a heavy-duty zip-top freezer bag and a straw. Photo Illustration by Ryan Kellman and Emily Bogle/NPR hide caption

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Do Try This At Home: Hacking Chicken Sous Vide

Sous-vide makes meat moist and flavorful, but can take up to 96 hours, not to mention a $500 machine. Chef Christina Tosi shares a technique she uses to cheat in her home kitchen: the "Bird in a Bag."

Seen here in an undated photograph, Macer Gifford — an alias he uses to protect his family — left his job as a financial trader in London to fight ISIS in Syria. Courtesy of Macer Gifford hide caption

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For A British Man, Fighting ISIS Was Simply The Right Thing To Do

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To make Christina Tosi's Bird in a Bag, you'll need a chicken breast or boneless thigh, seasoning, buttermilk (or even bottled ranch dressing), a heavy-duty zip-top freezer bag and a straw. Photo Illustration by Ryan Kellman and Emily Bogle/NPR hide caption

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Do Try This At Home: Hacking Chicken Sous Vide

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Rosie Mami (center) and her sister Ayleana Mami, 19, of Cullman, Ala., (right), sit on their friends' shoulders as they lead a chant about loving babies, with other members of St. Bernard Prep, as anti-abortion demonstrators rallied at the annual March for Life, Jan. 22, 2015, on the National Mall in Washington. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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In The Abortion Debate, Rigorous Empathy And Common Ground

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi performs yoga along with thousands of Indians on Rajpath, the mall of central New Delhi, for International Yoga Day. Saurabh Das/AP hide caption

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35,000 Bend It With Modi As India Launches World Yoga Day

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Farmer Efi Cohen inspects almond trees on a kibbutz south of Jerusalem. The Israeli government says it's safe to use treated sewage water to irrigate tree fruit, but not all crops. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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Israel Bets On Recycled Water To Meet Its Growing Thirst

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Jon Kalish with his daughter Meleia, at around 6 months old, in Oakland, Calif. Kalish lived in New York, and had to travel across the country to visit his young daughter. Courtesy Jon Kalish hide caption

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A Father, A Daughter And A Continent Between Them

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