20121108-192039-pic-116396302.jpg - Washington Times
Skip to content

Dinner guests could well mistake pureed parsnips for mashed potatoes. The trick is to save the liquid in which the parsnips are cooked, boiling it down until it becomes syrupy, then adding it back to the puree. (Associated Press)

Dinner guests could well mistake pureed parsnips for mashed potatoes. The trick is to save the liquid in which the parsnips are cooked, boiling it down until it becomes syrupy, then adding it back to the puree. (Associated Press)

Featured Photo Galleries

Mahan 3.jpg

Say hello, Assad: See the Navy warships off the coast of Syria

The Navy has sent four warships — USS Ramage, USS Mahan, USS Gravely and USS Barry — armed with ballistic missiles into the eastern Mediterranean Sea amid violence in Syria. Navy ships are capable of a variety of military actions, including launching Tomahawk cruise missiles as they did against Libya in 2011.