Mary Jane Zimmerman

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Recipe: Tuscan Tortellini Skillet — Recipes from The Kitchn

If you need another reason to keep that cast iron skillet out on the stovetop, let this five-ingredient dinner be it. The cheese tortellini cooks …

Recipes

These 5 Chicken Bite Recipes Need Only 2 Ingredients and a Glance — Snapshot Cooking

<i>Welcome to Snapshot Cooking, the home of Kitchn's easiest recipes. These mini recipes are so simple you can practically cook from the</i> …

Recipes

10 Comfort Food Classics to Make in the Slow Cooker — Recipes from The Kitchn

Your slow cooker is king of many things: tackling huge hunks of meat, potluck favorites, and meals that practically cook themselves while you work …

Cooking

10 Black Authors Everyone Should Read | PBS

They are poets, playwrights, novelists and scholars, and together they helped capture the voice of a nation. They have fearlessly explored racism, …

Black History

12 Easy Fall Crockpot Recipes That Will Have You Begging for Seconds

It’s no secret that fall is the time of year when cooking becomes more of a welcome endeavor. Once summer’s temperatures have subsided and ovens are …

Cooking

Want to be a Great Writer? Then Don’t Focus on Writing. (Do This Instead)

Hemingway was an American journalist, novelist, and short story-ist whose brevity and inimitable style influenced an entire generation of fiction …

Writing

17 verbs that cut fat from your writing

Verbs are the powerhouse of your sentences; choose them wisely.<p>Another issue that I see frequently in the work that I edit is weak verbs coupled with …

Creative Writing

Our Most-Saved Recipes from June

Come June and the early days of summer, there is a clear shift in the recipes we all crave. The longer, warmer days have us filling meal plans with …

9 Mystery Books Out Now In Paperback To Take To The Beach This Week

Every Fourth of July, hoards of happy bookworms head to one of America's beautiful sandy beaches, new novel in hand. If you are one of the lucky ones …

Chicken Tortilla Soup in the Slow Cooker Recipe

"Delicious and easy to make. You can spice it up as much as you want with hot sauce. Serve with tortilla chips."<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>4 …

10 Brand-New Books to Add to Your TBR List This Month

July is here, which means we are officially in summer mode. July is a month of barbecues, fireworks, long weekends at the beach, and warm nights that …

Easy Authentic Spanish Rice Recipe

"My family loves a variety of ethnic foods, but this is one of their favorites. My niece, who is of Spanish descent, lives with us and has tweaked my …

The Adventurous Writer Who Brought Nancy Drew To Life

<i>Nancy Drew struggled this way and that. She twisted and squirmed. She kicked and clawed. But she was powerless in the grip of the man.</i><p><i>‘Little</i> …

3 Secret Tricks to Making Homemade Ice Cream

To put it simply, ice cream is a physics project. Housed in a single scoop is a network of thousands of carefully placed ice crystals, air molecules, …

28 Modern Thrillers You Should Add to Your Reading List ASAP

It all began with an early obsession with Nancy Drew, then I moved on to Sherlock Holmes and Agatha Christie, and before I knew it I was devouring any book that promised thrills, intrigue, and murder. Is there a detective in it? I'll read it. Bonus points if the protagonist is a woman. And the …

17 Healthy Ways to Cook With Potatoes

Thanks to things like French fries and chips, potatoes have gotten a saturated, sodium-filled, not-so-healthy reputation. But the truth is, taters …

20 new books to read in July

July's 20 must-reads

10 Books You Should Read this July

<b>Ashleigh Young, Can You Tolerate This?<br>(Riverhead)</b><p>In a book landscape of spectacle-driven nonfiction narratives, I am finding respite in Ashleigh …

Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe

"This is a very quick, easy, and tasty version of the national dish of the UK! Try it once and you'll make it time and again. Serve over basmati …

Prankster Calls the President, and the White House Puts Him Right Through

The president of the United States, one of the most protected people on the planet and among the least accessible to the public, would seem to be a long-shot target for a prank caller looking to have some fun.<p>But President Trump, who likes to field his own telephone calls and prefers spontaneity to …

Donald Trump

Mass shootings show why we must stop pandering to white male fragility | Laurie Penny

Apparently it’s important to be civil. Whatever pageantry of violent intolerance is playing out in the news, liberals and women and people of colour must moderate our language so that certain sensitive Caucasian gentlemen in the room aren’t made uncomfortable. We must remember that their feelings …

Mass Shootings

Link between autoimmune disorders and psychosis confirmed in new study

People with autoimmune disorders, a collection of diseases where the body’s immune system attacks its own cells, are more likely to have psychosis, …

The Next Plague Is Coming. Is America Ready?

The epidemics of the early 21st century revealed a world unprepared, even as the risks continue to multiply. Much worse is coming.<p>Image above: Workers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center's biocontainment unit practicing safe procedure on a mannequin<p>At 6 o’clock in the morning, shortly …

Disease

Trump’s Justice Department finally did something so lawless that even GOP leaders are recoiling

Can Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III make a legal argument so stupid that even Mitch McConnell won't embrace it?<p>Last Friday, one day after the …

This tiny town is the site of Disney's 'lost' park

<b>(CNN) —</b> You may have paid to see gussied-up variations of the quaint town of Marceline, Missouri. The community of about 2,500, two hours northeast of metro Kansas City, was the hometown and emotional lodestone of Walt Disney.<p>His boyhood remembrances of Marceline influenced such films as the 1949 …

Walt Disney Company

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

Frequent-flyer Programs

Trump’s war of attrition against Mueller bears fruit among Republicans

By Dan Balz<p>, Chief correspondent<p>President Trump is waging a war of attrition against special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation. If his goal is to poison the reception to whatever Mueller’s findings turn out to be, as seems evident from what he and his allies have done, he is making …

Donald Trump

27 tips, tricks and hacks for creating your very first vegetable garden

Oh, vegetable planting time! Tomatoes, cucumbers, pumpkin, basil and other delicious summer edibles can all be planted now.<p>If you are building your first vegetable garden, here are some tips for success:<p><b>1.</b> Put the garden near your kitchen door. That might not be the most attractive spot for it, but …

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

12 Best Books From the 2000s That We Still Love to Read Today

Kazuo Ishiguro<p>This novel from Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro is a devastating examination of love and the loss of innocence. It centers on a trio of friends – Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy – who first meet at an exclusive and secluded boarding school in the English countryside. When they come together …