Emily Agunod

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Beet Bliss Recipe

By: Emily<p>Sooo delicious. Roasted the beets in olive oil and herbs de Provence. Will be making this for years to come - especially love the …

Food

Green Curry Clams Recipe

IMAGE Lilen Uy<p>The subtle flavor of clams gets a boost from the bold Thai-inspired curry sauce. Go ahead and try this seafood curry recipe: Mix in …

4 Crazy Delicious Takes on the Classic Peanut Butter Cookie

From super-crunch to salty-sweet, these creative cookies will become new household favorites.

Dessert

How to read poetry like a professor

Thomas Foster, an ex-literature professor and author, explains how to get the most out of poems while avoiding intimidation<p>Since retiring from his professorship at the University of Michigan-Flint, where he taught literature and writing for nearly 30 years, Thomas Foster has made a fruitful career …

Literature

Many of You Are Homesick—For a Place You’ve Never Been

We asked which places gave you “fernweh,” and you gave us poetry!<p>A couple weeks back, we asked <i>Atlas Obscura</i> readers to tell us about the places that …

My Grandma’s Second Husband’s Favorite Pasta

I call it <i>kash varn</i>, short for <i>kasha varnishkes</i>, my grandma’s second husband’s favorite pasta. Kasha is buckwheat groats—roasted, not raw—a <i>Baywatch</i>-tan version of their sea-foamy former selves. Cook those, toss with bow-tie noodles and, the best part, lots of caramelized onions. At its most …

Onions

A Tender Walnut-y Torte with a Touch of Magic

<i>Every so often, we scour the site for outstanding recipes from our community that we then test, photograph, and feature—this sweet, tender Eastern European cake comes from julija.</i><p>One of the most valuable lessons my great-aunt, Teta Ole, taught us was the value of being occupied—even in small tasks …

Scotland Orange Cake

One summer, my family and I went on vacation to Scotland, where I ate haggis every day and enjoyed truly the best fish-and-chips in the world in the …

Burning Out: What Really Happens Inside a Crematorium

Four decades ago, less than 5 percent of Americans were cremated. Now that figure stands at nearly 50 percent. This is how cremation actually works, and the story of what happens to a culture when its attitudes about memorializing the dead undergo a revolution.<p>Rosehill Cemetery in Linden, New …

Drugstore

Why Heartbreak Hurts—and How to Fix It

It all comes down to your identity—or what you think your identity is.<p>Breaking up is hard. <i>Really</i> hard. After the boxes of Kleenex, morosely stalking …

How I discovered there are (at least) 14 different kinds of love by analysing the world's languages

No emotion, surely, is as cherished and sought after as love. Yet on occasions such as Valentine’s day, we can often be misled into thinking that it …

Relationships

Spice: Why some of us like it hot

Spicy food is about more than pleasurable pain. BBC Future investigates why we can’t say no to spice.<p>Human beings around the world delight in fiery foods. Thai, Mexican, Chinese, Indian, Ethiopian – the cuisines that can take the roof off your mouth are numerous and flavourful.<p>Ranking the world's …

Spices

47 documentaries on Netflix right now that will make you smarter

And with binge-worthy titles like Netflix original "Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond" and Oscar-nominated "Last Men in Aleppo" a click away, you can get a lot of great nonfiction viewing any night of the week.<p>You'll learn a lot more about the world, but don't worry — you'll also be entertained.<p><b>Here are</b> …

These Cloud-Like Meringue Cookies Will Melt in Your Mouth

<b>Preheat your oven to 215°F.</b> Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.<p><b>Begin whisking the egg whites with the whisk attachment on medium</b> …

Baking

5 Tips for Better Chocolate Truffles Every Time

Chocolate truffles are arguably one of the easiest candies to make at home. But with just two ingredients, any error can have a rippling effect. …

Dessert

60 Books We Can't Wait To Read In 2018

Bring on the new year, and a new TBR pile stacked with fresh reads.<p>As 2018 approaches, there’s a lot to look forward to: the end of a hellish 2017, the Winter Olympics, “The Bachelor: Winter Games,” 2017 being over, midterm elections, and 2017 finally drawing to a close.<p>More than anything, though, …

Books

14 Easy, Sweet Loaves to Ease You Back Into Baking

Reader, I’d be remiss if I didn’t fess up to spending holiday-induced down time consuming episode after episode of <i>The Great British Bake Off</i>. The saccharine episodes go down easier than a basket of well-baked scones and before I knew it, I found myself elbow deep in season 3. Somewhere between the …

Bread

Follow This One Easy Trick to Keep Cake Layers Even

Jill O'Connor, the well-known baking genius behind the cookbook Cake, I Love You, isn't immune to the age-old problem of leaning cake layers. You've …

Dessert

You've been charging your smartphone wrong

Do you know how to keep your smartphone's battery healthy?<p>Probably not. In fact, you may have been hastening the death of your phone's battery with your charging habits.<p>Charging to 100%, or overnight? Fully discharging before plugging in? These common practices can shorten the usable life of your …

These 12 Bookstores Are Worth Traveling for

As long as books have existed, so too has the concept that reading one is like traveling without leaving your seat. Let us make the argument, though, for being transported both mentally and physically. In the age of Amazon, it’s nothing short of inspiring to see some of the most distinctively …

Books

The 10 Most Overlooked Genius Recipes of 2017 (+ Why They Deserve More Love)

It's that time of year where I gather the 10 least-clicked Genius Recipes and try, one last time, to explain why they deserve more love.<p>This year, once again, the underdog recipes are dominated by healthier types—a new crop of salads, a feisty kale side, and a cake that's bright orange with …

Cooking

Melt Away Butter Cookies

These butter cookies are flavored with almond extract and vanilla extract and sprinkled with a little sugar. Shape them into cylinders or logs or …

21 Holiday Bread Recipes That Put Fruitcake to Shame

Serious question: Why does fruitcake still exist? Crammed with the rejects of the dried fruit world, roughly the weight of a small truck, and filled …

Chocolate Dipped Golden Honeycomb Candy Bar

A Crunchie Bar is the stuff of childhood in Britain–sweet, airy golden honeycomb dipped in milk chocolate. They are delicious but also very easy to …

The 28 Best Books on Writing

An Editor's Advice to Writers<p>For both established and prospective authors alike, the publishing house can seem like a jungle. Luckily, Betsy Lerner is here to lead a safari, citing her vast collection of experiences as an editor as her field guide. <i>The Forest for the Trees</i> motivates writers by …

Writing

Easy And Delicious Chocolate Mochi Brownies

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 350°F/175°C. Combine water, butter, oil, and cocoa powder in a pot over medium heat. Make sure to whisk the cocoa powder …

15 Chinese Recipes

Craving fried rice or potstickers? Our healthier versions of Chinese favorites preserve all the flavors you love with fewer calories, sugars, and …

Food & Dining

Our 17 Best Asian Soup Recipes To Make You Forget All About Chicken Noodle

For some, soup is reserved for a sick day cure or easy appetizer, but don't overlook soups as hearty breakfasts and main-course dinner stars. Asian …