Margaret Waters

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Tips, links and suggestions: what are you reading this week?

Contribute with Guardian Witness<p>Welcome to this week’s blog. Here’s a roundup of your comments and photos from last week.<p>conedison asked an excellent question:<p>If you could erase from your memory just one, favourite book from any time in your life, then be handed it fresh and new, which book would …

Blood sample from woman on 'Ebola cruise' flown to US as ship prepares to dock in Texas

Coast Guard officials have taken a blood sample from a woman on-board the Carnival Magic cruise ship, after she quarantined herself over fears she may have caught Ebola<p>A woman who has locked herself in her room on a cruise ship as a quarantine measure for <b>Ebola</b> has given a blood sample, which is …

Media react to NBC News' Dr. Nancy Snyderman violating Ebola quarantine

Dr. Nancy Snyderman is taking the heat from the media after she and members of her NBC News crew violated a mandatory three-week quarantine after returning from West Africa.<p>Snyderman, who is NBC News' chief medical correspondent, recently returned from Africa after reporting on the devastating …

What “Gone Girl” Is Really About

According to Anthony Lane, there are approximately “twenty-one people” who haven’t read Gillian Flynn’s “Gone Girl.” I’m one of them. This past weekend, when I saw the movie, I liked it so much that I felt sad about missing out on the book when it was published, two years ago. At the same time, …

An Apple Expert on Overrated Apples, and Why We Love This Fruit so Much

We nerd out with apple expert Rowan Jacobsen to talk overrated varieties, bright-pink apples, and more<p>October is the Oscar season of cookbooks, and there are many beautiful ones strewn about the fetid patch of carpet I jokingly call my office. But the book I've spent the most time reading this …

20 Pasta Recipes to Make this Fall

So long, fresh tomatoes and super ripe zucchini. We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more<p><b>So long, fresh tomatoes and super-ripe zucchini.</b> We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more. …

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What You Should Always Keep In Your Pantry (and Fridge, and Freezer)

From quinoa to eggs, here's what you actually need in your pantry, fridge, and freezer at all times<p>It's the age-old, seven-word question that plagues nearly every home cook at some point, no matter how skilled he or she is: "What should I make for dinner tonight?"<p>Despite the neverending number of …

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