Denise Rinard

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26 Insanely Useful Products That Every Baker Needs

Every baker should consider having these products in their arsenal. Get a digital scale, French rolling pin, silicone everything, and soon you'll be baking like a bona fide boss.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links</i> …

To Teach Kids To Read And Write, Sometimes You Have To Get Creative

Take a look at your hand, right or left, it doesn't matter. Now imagine every finger represents a word. How many sentences can you come up with?<p><i>I think therefore I am.</i><p><i>Don't sweat the small stuff.</i><p><i>All you need is love.</i><p>Ximena Martinez, from Texas, thought this one was good: "Las naranjas son muy …


5 new books not to be missed

Five new books people are talking about, from the editors of the National Book Review.<p>1."The Bridge Ladies: A Memoir" by Betsy Lerner (Harper Wave: 320 pp., $25.99) Bridge, the card game, proves to be an apt metaphor for connection in this memoir about five Jewish ladies who have been playing …


Paper Books Vs. eBooks: The State of the Art of Reading

When I was twelve years old and immersed in Alister MacLean, my father bemoaned the decline of reading ethics. "At your age, I could recite Hamlet backwards, you youngsters have no patience for deep reading" being the refrain. A few decades later, I have to stop myself from saying, lest I sound …

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.


10 New Bestsellers We Love

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Ten books to read in May

From a novel that imagines a lost manuscript by JS Bach to a collection of essays by David Foster Wallace on tennis, Jane Ciabattari selects must-read titles for the month ahead.


21 Cast Iron Skillet Recipes You Should Try

Time to use one of the most versatile tools in your kitchen.

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

*GASP*<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>


15 Tasty And Delicious Recipes You Must Try

From Proper Tasty to your belly.

50 Pieces Of Advice For Aspiring Authors

One of the questions I'm asked on a daily basis is some form of, "I want to become an author. Can you help?" There are certainly better people to ask than me. But after writing hundreds of articles and nine books in 15 years -- both traditionally published and self-published, both non-fiction and …

10 Italian Cookies You Can Make Without a Nonna to Teach You How

I’m not Italian, nor have I ever been to Italy. I can’t share my favorite Italian wine bar to tuck away in or make you feel like you’re standing in an Italian market. I wouldn’t know the first thing about navigating the country and I don’t know how to cook a steak half as good as the ones that are …


This double-chocolate espresso cookie recipe is a must-make for any chocolate lover

When you're craving a little — or a lot — of chocolate, it's hard to turn down a double-chocolate espresso walnut cookie from Julienne in San Marino. The cookie recipe, which combines melted semisweet chocolate with chunks of bittersweet chocolate folded in at the last minute, makes for a cookie …

How to inspire your teen to read

Parents know how to inspire a love of books in babies and toddlers: Just put 'em on your lap, and start reading. But as kids get older and go to school, reading can be seen as work rather than fun -- and kids, especially teens, may stop reading for pleasure. Here are nine ways to get teens reading, …


16 Cold Noodle Recipes to Eat on Warm Days

Rising temperatures directly correlate to your rising lack of patience in the kitchen. It’s science (maybe)! But before you know it, those long summer months when it’s too hot to even think about stirring up a one-pot vegan sriracha chili will be here — and then what will you eat? Don’t let …

Beverly Cleary on turning 100: Kids today ‘don’t have the freedom’ I had

Beverly Cleary doesn’t really want to talk about turning 100. “Go ahead and fuss,” she says of the big day, April 12. “Everyone else is.”<p>Across the country, people are delving into Cleary nostalgia, with celebrations and new editions of her books with introductions by the likes of Amy Poehler and …


30 Things You Need To Eat This Month

Hang in there.


Reading Books Has Become a Competitive Edge

Twenty-eight percent of American adults say they have not read a book in the past year - book as in words... be it digital, print, whatever. And while I don't know the matching statistics globally - help me if you can by checking your country's stats - I imagine most of us are facing the same sad …

Don't mourn the loss of libraries – the internet has made them obsolete 

When I was in primary school in Edinburgh I loved Morningside Public Library. I was such an avid reader that I went through all the books in the Childrens’ Library and started to borrow from the Adults’ Section. I started with <i>Lord of the Rings</i> and James Bond but soon ranged more widely. Except when …

Feed-a-Crowd Perfect Chocolate Cake

by AimeeWe’ve just come through our birthday season, celebrating both Clara and Mateo with two different events and enough cake from both parties to …


These coffee doughnut muffins are everything you want for breakfast, and more

Think of these coffee doughnut muffins as your favorite breakfast hits all rolled into one. First, there's the cake, rich with butter, a hint of freshly brewed coffee and the subtle tang of buttermilk. The muffins are basted with more butter while they're still warm, then rolled in a mixture of …


11 TED Talks to watch when you're feeling totally burned out

If this sounds like you, odds are you're burned out.<p>Burnout isn't just the greatest challenge to the global health system or a drain on the American workplace — it's wreaking havoc on your well-being.<p>But with the help of TED's expansive online library of presentations, you can quickly learn what …

TED Talks

Illustrator Offers Shortcut to Classic Literature with Hilariously Brief Summaries

Cartoonist John Atkinson (of Wrong Hands) took some of the world's most beloved literary classics and offers us all humorous spoilers. For his <i>Abridged Classics</i> and <i>(More) Abridged Classics</i> series, the artist selected a total of 12 books, which includes <i>War and Peace</i>, <i>Moby Dick</i>, <i>Wuthering Heights</i>, and</i> …


19 Incredible New Books You Need To Read This Spring

~Spring~ into reading a new book!


Best new crime and thriller novels

This is our repository of crime and thriller novel reviews<p>THE FORCE by Don Winslow<p>490pp, HarperCollins, £18.99, ebook £9.9<p><b>There's a glut of novels about New York cops</b>– <b>but this stands out by a mile, says Jake Kerridge​</b><p>Perhaps none of us felt we were in desperate need of another novel about what it …


17 Tumblr Posts All Book Lovers Will Feel In Their Soul

"If I lay here, if I just lay here, will you just leave me alone and let me read my book?"


Your Kindle Will Soon Stop Working Unless You Do This

Amazon has issued an emergency. You have until March 22 to save your Kindle.<p>If you are addicted to your Kindle and can't imagine a journey on public transport without it, then you better listen up.<p>Amazon has announced an emergency update for its Kindles after a "critical" software situation has the …

18 Easy Desserts That Only Look Impossible

13 Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes to Make Right Now (+ Eat All Week)

Start your morning off right by eating a delicious breakfast, and you’ll set the tone for the rest of your day. No matter what the excuse — traffic, time, energy, etc. — skipping breakfast should never be an option, especially when there are so many terrific make-ahead breakfast recipes to choose …

Three Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes

As warm weather approaches, I am eagerly anticipating time outside working in the yard and garden, playing with the kids and cooking meals on the …