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The Best Thing You're Not Doing With Your Sheet Pans

5 things to sandwich between two baking sheets.<p>Sandwiching food between two baking sheets in the oven gives you twice as much heated surface area for quicker and more even browning, not to mention a tidier shape. We use this technique to make:<p>Grilled Cheese or Pressed Sandwiches<p>Butter both sides of …

President Barack Obama's favourite books

President Barack Obama is a voracious reader so when he recommends a book it tends to get noticed.<p>In an interview with People magazine in December 2015, he said that his favourite book of the year was the novel Fates and Furies by Lauren Goff. Fates and Furies, a portrait of a dishonest marriage …

A Novel With No Easy Answers Probes Complex, Emotional Questions

By Meredith Vilarello | Off the Shelf<p>I was so struck when I heard about Ahmed Mohamed, the fourteen-year-old boy in Texas who made headlines when his teacher mistook the clock he built for a bomb. I cheered as #istandwithahmed trended on Twitter and Ahmed visited the White House to show off his …

5 Hot Books: Steven King, "Gray's Anatomy" Creator Shonda Rhimes, and Ted Koppel on Looming Disaster

<i>The following article first appeared in The National Book Review.</i><p>Five books everyone is talking about this week -- or should be:<p>1. <i>Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun and Be Your Own Person</i> by Shonda Rhimes (Simon & Schuster)<p>From the woman who owns Thursday night television ("Grey's …

The lake at the end of the world

Barely one hour from Slovenia’s capital, Ljubljana, Lake Bohinj is in the middle of nowhere – out of season and time – and it’s wonderful.<p>“We have a saying here in Slovenia,” said Grega Silc, a Hike & Bike Slovenia tour guide, as we cycled around the riotous green of the ridge. “In Bohinj, we're a …

Ultimate Nature Adventure: New Zealand

New Zealand is a different type of place. That is not to say that this island country in the southwestern Pacific doesn't have an interesting history, a unique culture or modern-day challenges. But they are not the main experience of your visit.<p>There are destinations that challenge your intellect: …

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John Irving Always Knows Where He's Going

Writer John Irving doesn't believe in miracles — but he is fascinated by them. And there is much that is both miraculous and mysterious in his new book, <i>Avenue of Mysteries</i>. Irving has written 14 novels, including <i>A Prayer for Owen Meany</i>, <i>The World According to Garp</i> and <i>The Cider House Rules</i>. Circuses, …

London's Hippest Baker Shares Her Tips for Making Better Baked Goods at Home

Claire Ptak of London's Violet Bakery gives us a crash-course in just-sweet-enough desserts that won't leave you sugar crashing.<p><b>Claire Ptak</b> may bake for a living, but she's anything but a sugar fanatic. In fact, the California native and owner of London's very popular Violet Bakery makes it a point …

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Writing 'Career Of Evil' Gave Robert Galbraith (aka J.K. Rowling) Nightmares

The arrival of a new mystery in a beloved series is always a much anticipated occasion — what's been happening with our favorite private eye? Has an admired police captain been promoted? Has a young lady hacker survived the vicissitudes of the last volume?<p>The third volume of the Cormoran Strike …

No, All Romance Novels Are Not the Same

"But a romance novel isn't exactly ' Infinite Jest.' though some bodice-rippers are dirtier than others, there is a formula -- at some point, the wealthy heiress or the lady-in-waiting hooks up with the horse wrangler or the errant knight, and jeans come off or, well, bodices get ripped." --Justin …

10 Soulmate Quotes You Haven't Heard A Million Times Before

Calling all the hopeless romantics💞<p>There are the tried-and-true quotes about soulmates that you've pinned on Pinterest, heard during wedding ceremonies and read in greeting cards again and again and again.<p>So we thought it was high time to freshen things up a bit. Below we've rounded up 10 …

It's Coming From Inside The House ... 'Slade House,' That Is

At a table at a skuzzy pub just up the street from the haunted house, a journalist sits, listening to her source ramble on and on about mysterious disappearances, ancient secrets, strange conspiracies and immortality.<p>She's being good. Has promised that she will listen, and she's trying her best. …