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Synonyms For 95 Commonly Used Words - A Mini-Thesaurus For Writers

• <b>Amazing</b> — incredible, unbelievable, improbable, fabulous, wonderful, fantastic, astonishing, astounding, extraordinary• <b><br>Anger</b> — enrage, infuriate, …

45 Ways To Avoid Using The Word 'Very'

<b>Three Telling Quotes About ‘Very’</b><p>Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very;’ your editor will delete it and the writing will be …

How to Edit Your Own Writing

Like most newspaper reporters, I got into the biz because a) I love writing and b) I'm pretty good at it. But it's a sobering profession. You file …

Creative Writing

Stylebook

Generalized Stylebook<p>The Tameri Guide for Writers stylebook offers a basic style guide to writing for general audiences. Whether you are writing …

In Ottolenghi’s Sweet, Here's the Recipe You’ll Bake the Most

<i>This article is brought to you by Ten Speed Press. Head here to learn more about the wonderful new cookbook Sweet by Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh—or here to enter to win a trip to London, Ottolenghi-style: that's two tickets to London, luxe accommodations, dinner for two at Ottolenghi, and signed</i> …

A Cake You Can Take With You Anywhere

Over the years, and almost without meaning to, I have become an obsessive collector — not of objects but of recipes. I have accumulated boxes’ and files’ worth. I search for them casually in print and online, and relentlessly, determinedly and often shamelessly when I’m out, whether close to home …

Dessert

Kale Minestrone with Pistou

8 Servings<p>For rave-worthy soups, skip the store-bought stock. You can extract a cleaner, stronger broth from a combination of water and several pantry ingredients. It’s all about layering powerful flavor-enhancers that you probably already have on hand—bacon, tomato paste, herbs, peppercorns, a …

How to Make a Super Easy Oven-Roasted Fish Without a Recipe

This baked fish could not be easier to make. So make it already!<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, in effort for you to create your own spin. Today…oven-roasted fish with</i> …

Recipes

Slow-Cooker Indian Spiced Chicken with Tomato and Cream

Servings<p>This fragrant sauce calls for a mix of dried spices. If the ones you’ve got in the pantry smell musty or you can’t remember when you bought them, restock.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons ghee (clarified butter) or vegetable oil<p>6 chicken legs (drumsticks with thighs; about 3 pounds)<p>Kosher salt, …

Slow Cookers

The Introvert’s Guide to Thriving at B-School

I finally got around to a book that’s been on my reading list for a while: <i>Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking</i> by Susan …

Mushroom-Barley Soup

Place dried porcinis in a bowl and cover with 1 cup boiling water; let sit until soft, about 30 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer mushrooms to …