Karen Meyer

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Jeff Sessions' 'religious liberty task force' part of a dangerous Christian nationalist campaign of discrimination

In the Trump administration’s latest effort to deliver on promises to its base, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a new “religious liberty task force” at the Department of Justice. Sessions made the announcement at a Religious Liberty Summit, which was backed by Alliance Defending Freedom …

Religion

This Is the Only Birthday Cake Recipe You Need

A favorite birthday cake recipe is a very personal thing. We all have our specific birthday cake needs and desires and if they’re not met? Well, …

Dessert

Zora Neale Hurston’s Lost Interview With One of America’s Last Living Slaves

<i>Their Eyes Were Watching God</i> is required reading in high schools and colleges and cited as a formative influence by Toni Morrison and Maya Angelou. …

Black History

Here’s a Collection of Excellent Anthony Bourdain Stories for You to Read

On Friday, the news of Anthony Bourdain’s death at the age of 61 provoked not just an outpouring of love from grateful fans, but a flood of stories …

Emeril Lagasse

Recipe: Sour Cream and Dill Cucumber Salad — Recipes from The Kitchn

Everyone needs a go-to recipe for summer cookouts and potlucks, and this fresh cucumber salad is absolutely the answer. Crunchy cucumber slices, …

Recipes

The sinister history underlying Neil Gorsuch’s decision lashing out at American workers

It's springtime for robber barons again!<p>The ink was barely dry on Neil Gorsuch’s opinion in <i>Epic Systems v. Morris</i> before Ogletree Deakins — a …

So you're late to the A Discovery of Witches fandom

If you’d never heard of <i>A Discovery of Witches</i> until recently, or you’ve heard a bit about the books but haven’t read them, you’ve come to the right …

Paloma: The National Drink of Mexico

Make this drink whenever it’s hot outside!<p>We up here in <i>el Norte</i> spend a lot of time these days talking about the impact Mexico has on the culture of …

The Quakers are right. We don’t need God | Simon Jenkins

The group is considering dropping God from its meetings guidance as it makes some feel uncomfortable. This is the new religiosity<p>The Quakers are clearly on to something. At their annual get-together this weekend they are reportedly thinking of dropping God from their “guidance to meetings”. The …

Same-sex Marriage

This Creamy White Bean Soup Is So Satisfying

Looking for something healthful, comforting, and extremely satisfying? It's really hard to beat a good bean and vegetable soup. Yes, it is the middle …

Food Preservation

Buttery German Apple Cake

8 servings<p>This gorgeous cake was unanimously crowned the best of the best from this year’s Readers’ Choice Week recipe submissions. We love the simple method to get that professional shingled look without having to layer each individual apple slice. Make sure the butter is truly room temperature, …

Lemon Meringue Pie is the Perfect Dessert for Spring - Real Food

Lemon meringue pie is the quintessential spring dessert. The sweet tart lemon filling tastes like sunshine, and there's no better use for the eggs …

Baking

Puff pastry enhances seafood dish

After years of sampling, I’ve discovered that you can bake just about anything in puff pastry and it will taste good. But when seafood is stuffed …

Baking

5 Useful Tips for Stretching Out Pizza Dough Like a Pro

Some people — yours truly included! — are always claiming that pizza is super easy to make at home. And in many ways it is. Pizza dough is simple to …

Baking

Easter Dessert, Italian-Style

Celebrate the holiday by making this traditional Sicilian cheese tart.<p>This weekend’s back-to-back holiday celebrations of Passover and Easter summon …

Old Fashion Molasses Bread Recipe

"Old fashioned New England flavor using a bread machine! You can mix the bread in the machine then bake it in the regular oven using your favorite …

Easter Meat Pie Recipe

"This meat pie is a winner every Easter. Stuffed full of ham, salami, and prosciutto, as well as ricotta, Parmesan, and mozzarella cheeses, this pie …

Giant Cinnamon Roll

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease a 9-inch oven-safe skillet with the softened butter.<p>2. In a medium bowl, mix together the melted butter, light …

Scrambled-Egg and Sausage Pocket Pastries

Everyone will love biting into the flaky whole-wheat crust of these homemade savory pop tarts. They're stuffed with scrambled eggs, sausage, and cheddar. See the step-by-step on how to make these pastries.

16 travel destinations for people who want to get away from the crowds

If uncrowded areas and secluded escapes sound like bliss to you, then you might want to put one of these introverted vacation destinations on your list.<p>Forget the crowds and hype of places like Vegas, L.A., and Cancun, because these hidden gems are much more your style. Some actually cater to …

Finger Lakes

Meyer Lemon Buttermilk Bundt Cake - The Washington Post

For the filling: Whisk together the Meyer Lemon Curd and cream cheese until smooth, with no white streaks.<p>For the cake: Combine the shortening and 1 tablespoon of flour in a small bowl, to create a paste. Use your fingers or a paper towel to generously coat the inside of the Bundt pan with the …

Dessert

Recipe: The shortbread cookie that broke the internet

If you have a pulse and an Instagram account, or engage with food media in any capacity, you’re probably already well-aware of the internet craze …

These Post-Apocalyptic Books Will Freak You Out

Armageddon. The apocalypse. Judgement Day. For every word there is to describe the end of days, there are five different ways authors have envisioned …

Books

23 Delicious Breads

<i>Sunset</i> Centennial Sourdough<p>Make the West's iconic bread from scratch using our easy, no-fail starter recipe.<p><b>Recipe:</b> <i>Sunset</i> Centennial Sourdough<p>True …

10 Clever Baking Hacks You Need To Know This Holiday Season

With all the shopping for gifts and toys, decking up the Christmas tree, planning the festive dinner and entertaining guests, the holiday season can be pretty nerve-wracking. Add to that the stress of holiday baking prep and things can get out of hand too fast, too soon.<p>If the mere thought of …

Fascism Runs in My American Family

The diehard Trump supporters aren't being fooled. The Moore voters aren't pinching their noses. A large portion of Americans actually agree with the …

Citrus Pull-Apart Bread

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine first 3 ingredients in a 1-cup glass measuring cup, and let stand 5 minutes.<p>Step 2<p>Beat 1/2 cup butter at medium speed …

Christmas Cake Recipes

Beatty's Chocolate Cake<p>Ina Garten's chocolate cake has a subtle mocha flavor thanks to the cup of freshly brewed coffee in the batter, but our …