Mary Brelsford

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The Untold Story of Robert Mueller's Time in Combat

One day in the summer of 1969, a young Marine lieutenant named Bob Mueller arrived in Hawaii for a rendezvous with his wife, Ann. She was flying in …

Military

An insider explains how rural Christian white America has a dark and terrifying underbelly

As the election of Donald Trump is being sorted out, a common theme keeps cropping up from all sides: “Democrats failed to understand white, …

Great Depression

Delayed flight turns into Newfoundland kitchen party at Pearson International Airport

Newfoundlanders and Labradorians kept up their reputation for making the best of a bad situation Monday night, when a group of them turned a delayed …

Airports

See Leonard Cohen's Life in Pictures

Leonard Cohen in 1967.<br>Jack Robinson—Condé Nast/Getty Images<p>1 of 15<p>Leonard Cohen was the consummate American poet. For starters, he wasn’t actually …

Songwriter Leonard Cohen Has Died: Here Are The Best "Hallelujah" Covers

Less than a month after releasing <i>You Want It Darker</i>, Leonard Cohen has died at 82. Cohen was famous as a poet, songwriter, and singer, but his legacy …

Leonard Cohen: 20 Essential Songs

The best from iconic singer-songwriter behind "Suzanne" and "Hallelujah"<p>By<p>"Bird on the Wire" (1969)<p>Recorded in Nashville, and bearing a strong …

Willie Nelson

'There is a crack in everything/ That's how the light gets in' – the best Leonard Cohen lyrics

News of the death of Leonard Cohen comes soon after it was announced that this year's Nobel Prize in Literature is to be awarded to Bob Dylan, the first time it has ever been given to a musician in recognition of lyrical talent.<p>But many music lovers were aghast at the Nobel committee’s choice, …

Nobel Prize

Leonard Cohen's third act

At 82, Leonard Cohen released a poignant album, ‘You Want It Darker.’ He thought that it could well be his last.<p><b>Update, Nov. 10, 2016:</b> <i>Leonard Cohen</i> …

23 Alton Brown Recipes You Have to Try ASAP

Alton Brown recipes are always a good idea, because the Food Network chef knows a thing or two (million) about food. The <b>Cutthroat Kitchen</b> host and longtime TV favorite is known for treating cooking like science (nitrus oxide cold brew, anyone?), and his vast culinary knowledge makes his recipes …

Corned Beef, Guinness And ... Blaa? The Irish Bread You Never Knew About

Want to mark this St. Patrick's Day with something beyond the usual corned beef and cabbage (which aren't so traditionally Irish anyway)? Why not mix up your menu with a tasty tray of blaas?<p>Not blaa as in boring. Blaa is actually the name of a treasured bread from the town of Waterford, Ireland, …

Baking

Holiday Windows in NYC: Pictures

21 tiny design features that show Apple's incredible attention to detail

Some of these features are incredibley useful and make its products more enjoyable, while others are purely cosmetic. Regardless of the value they add to the overall experience, it's fascinating to learn about the lengths Apple goes to when it comes to design and product development.<p>Here are 21 of …

16 Incredible Rib Recipes for On and Off the Grill

Sauced or rubbed, grilled or baked, baby back or spare--you know you love 'em! We've got 16 recipes here that'll have you licking your fingers in anticipation<p><b>(Credit: Tuukka Koski)</b><p><b>(Credit: Mark Thomas)</b><p><b>(Credit: Richard Eskite)</b><p><b>(Credit: Marcus Nilsson)</b><p><b>(Credit: Raymond Patrick)</b><p><b>(Credit: Mark</b> …

Cooking

15 Tasty Tomato Recipes for Summer

15 easy dishes to show off peak flavor.<p>Delicious and packed with healthy antioxidants, fresh tomatoes are at their peak in late summer. Whether they're stewed, grilled, or baked in a tart, here are 15 new ways to try them.

After These 39 Chicken Thighs Recipes, You Can't Turn Back

Using chicken thighs, the most flavorful parts of the chicken, these recipes will have you cooking soups and skewers to tacos and paella.<p><b>We'll admit it: Chicken thighs trump chicken breasts any day of the week</b>. Not only are they more succulent than white meat, chicken thighs even stand up to …

Cooking

5 Party Tips for Easy, Artful Entertaining

Maybe it’s because summer is here. Maybe it’s because I just moved to a new home. Maybe it’s because there’s been a lot to celebrate lately. The …

25 Ways to Grill Chicken Better

Behold our definitive guide to grilling the best chicken of your life! With these 25 tips, tricks, and recipes, your bird will never be boring<p>Like burgers and dogs or a rack of ribs, grilled chicken is a rite of summer. Whether skewered, flattened, brined, spiced, or upended on a beer can, there …

Cooking

Lemon Pesto Turkey Pasta Recipe

Leftover turkey anyone? Welcome to my new favorite way of putting turkey leftovers to good use.<p>This is a quick and easy “carbonara” style pasta dish, …

Hamburger and Macaroni Recipe

Rachael Ray has nothing on my mother. As far as this family is concerned, my mom invented healthful, delicious comfort food that one can cook in 30 …

Herb Roasted Chicken Thighs with Potatoes Recipe

Here’s an idea for an easy, one-dish meal—herb roasted chicken thighs baked on a bed of potatoes. Layer a casserole dish with thinly sliced potatoes, …

Glazed Baked Ham

A big baked ham is one of the easiest things to prepare for a holiday celebration. It’s economical, even a half-ham can feed a dozen people with …

Food

All About Pork Chops

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: What meat should you be eating this season? Pork chops.</i><p>There are …

BBQ

BBQ Chicken French Breads

BBQ Chicken French Breads.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 19, 2014 49<p>This is what I like to call “eating color.”<p>I mean there is a good bit of green here. In a …

The Best Way to Reheat Pizza at Home

<i>Reheating pizza is an important skill, especially since we're talking Italy all week long! So we're re-running this post. Thank us later.</i><p>So you've managed—by some divine grace—not to finish your entire pizza. That alone is accomplishment enough, and you should be proud of your noble restraint. You …

Cast Iron Skillet

How to Make the Most of Your Slow Cooker

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Your weeknights just got infinitely better.</i> <i>Stay tuned for our collection all about slow cooking on Provisions this Thursday!</i><p>Weeknights weren’t made for …

Cooking

Beer-Basted German Sausages With Quick-Pickled Peppers and Onions Recipe

Roasted in the oven and basted with beer, these German-style pork sausages turn out juicy, tender, and lightly browned all over. Quick-pickled peppers and onions, meanwhile, add a flavorful, bright counterpoint.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Sweet peppers and onions are bathed in an tart cider-vinegar …

French Toast Recipe

Is there nothing better than French toast for Sunday breakfast? Thick slices of bread, soaked in a mixture of beaten eggs with milk and cinnamon, …

Best Meatloaf Recipe

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p>My Favorite Meatloaf Recipe<p><b>Yield:</b> 6 to 8 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>15 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>1 hour<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour 45 minutes<p>After years of …

Honey Mustard Chicken Recipe

This is one of those lazy days, couldn’t be easier, don’t have to think about it and it still turns out great, dishes.<p>You just mix honey, Dijon …