Carol Emory

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<b>Author Notes:</b> One of my favorite pizza-dough recipes is Jim Lahey’s no-knead dough, on which this recipe is based. It’s simple, doesn’t require any equipment, and doesn’t make a big mess. (My wife disagrees about the mess; I have a talent for covering the kitchen in flour.) I make this dough at …

Recipes

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

The diabolical genius of the baby advice industry

Human beings are born too soon. Within hours of arriving in the world, a baby antelope can clamber up to a wobbly standing position; a day-old zebra foal can run from hyenas; a sea-turtle, newly hatched in the sand, knows how to find its way to the ocean. Newborn humans, on the other hand, can’t …

Parenting

The Guide to Baking Bread at Home

Bread is making a comeback. Long reviled for carbs and gluten, good bread (made with care, quality flour, and wild-fermented yeasts) is popping up …

We’re heading into dark times. This is how to be your own light in the Age of Trump

My fellow Americans, I have a favor to ask you.<p>Today is November 18, 2016. I want you to write about who you are, what you have experienced, and what …

The White House’s latest attack on democracy is unprecedented.

Last week, President Trump’s White House took a significant but little noticed action. “At meetings with top officials for various government …

9 Rules for the Best Homemade Pizza OF YOUR LIFE

The mastermind behind Pizzeria Beddia lets us in on his homemade pizza guidelines.<p>I didn’t start out as some formally trained chef guy. I brewed beer for a living until I was almost 30. Sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? While I was working at a brewery outside Mito in Japan, I happened to eat the …

Recipes

How to Learn New Things as an Adult

A new book explores the psychology of mastering skills and absorbing information.<p>Quick, what’s the capital of Australia? No Googling! (And no points if you’re Australian—that means the information is more meaningful to you, which means you’re more likely to know it.) Did you get it? Or are you sure …

Learning

10 Necessary Tips for Baking Simple Bread at Home

Master baker Uri Scheft explains what breads to start with, his yeast preference, and why you might want to start meditating.<p>No disrespect to that loaf you just bought at the supermarket, but once you learn to make bread at home, your life will change. It's a task that may seem daunting. Kneading. …

Baking

30 Questions to Ask Your Kid Instead of "How Was Your Day?"

<i>Sometimes it can be tough getting your child to talk about their day. Instead of asking the mundane question "How was your day?," try using one of these creative queries from our friends at Parent Co.!</i><p>When I picked my son up from his first day of 4th grade, my usual (enthusiastically delivered) …

Teaching

3 Ways The Natural Parenting Movement Dehumanizes Women

The commander in the parenting wars is one big mother—Nature. Nothing synthetic is gentle enough for our precious bundles, the way our ancestors did everything is romanticized, and the earth mother reigns supreme.<p>“If you were on an island and you had no mother-in-laws, no psychologists, no doctors …

Pregnancy

Attachment parenting: the best way to raise a child – or maternal masochism?

In a family home in picture-pretty Oxfordshire, four women and seven toddlers are, respectively, drinking tea and causing chaos. The children, aged between 13 months and four years, are doing what children of those ages do: quarrelling over toys and bellowing for their mothers. The women are …

Parenting

Can Attachment Theory Explain All Our Relationships?

The stage is set: a room with two chairs and some toys on the floor. A mother and her 1-year-old baby enter and begin the Strange Situation, a …

21 Parenting Books About Raising Mighty Girls

A Mighty Girl's top picks of books for parents on raising a Mighty Girl from the toddler through the teen years.Parenting is always an adventure, but …

Peru rejected Keiko Fujimori, but most new democracies vote authoritarian parties back into office. Here’s why.

Why did so many Peruvians vote for Keiko Fujimori, the candidate of a party rooted in the former authoritarian regime of her father, Alberto Fujimori? She lost the June presidential election by a mere 0.2 percent, while her Fuerza Popular (Popular Force) party won over 50 percent of congressional …

25 Places To Shop When You Break Up With Forever 21

Because you're already feeling Forever 22.

“There is no recipe to create the perfect child”: Controversial child-rearing expert Amy Tuteur has fascinating chat with Reddit users about “skeptical parenting”

“Natural parenting treats children as products, not people,” Tuteur wrote<p>How many times have you sat across from your friends, and started a playful rhetoric on parenting, which turned into a heated debate on raising superior beings? Perhaps you're on the side of natural parenting, which …

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Making Bacon, the World's Most Perfect Food

There are some people out there committing truly heinous crimes against bacon. Don't be one of them. Avoid these common mistakes and enjoy the world's most perfect food.<p>Bacon is amazing. You know that. We know that. But just because it's already the world's most perfect food doesn't mean it's …

Cooking

Leonard Sax is wrong, authoritarian parenting can be bad for kids.

Did you know that some of America’s most pressing ills—obesity, psychiatric illness, and our eroding educational system among them—have a single …

Bossy, easygoing, tiger: what sort of a parent should you try to be?

Samantha Cameron said last year that her eldest child, Nancy, then 11, was keeping a diary of growing up as the prime minister’s daughter. She said of Nancy: “She’s always, like, ‘I’m on chapter five, Daddy. How Your Life as Prime Minister Has Affected Me. Chapter two is when you left me in the …

Parenting

The collapse of parenting: Why it’s time for parents to grow up

If anyone can be called the boss in modern, anti-hierarchical parenthood, it’s the children<p>For modern families, the adage “food is love” might well …

24 Meaty Pasta Dishes to Get You Through Winter

They're practically begging to kick it with you by the fire.<p>Sometimes you just want the works: A hefty bowl of pasta with the heartiest meat sauce you can dream up. That's what these 24 pastas, from ragù and bolognese to stroganoff and lasagna, are here for. Let them kick it with you by the fire …

Cooking

Are Cats Domesticated?

"The cat does not offer services," William Burroughs wrote. "The cat offers itself." But it does so with unapologetic ambivalence. Greet a cat enthusiastically and it might respond with nothing more than a few unhurried blinks. Later, as you're trying to work, it will commandeer your lap, keyboard, …

The Truth About Cast Iron Pans: 7 Myths That Need To Go Away

If you haven't noticed, I'm a big fan of the cast iron. When I packed up my apartment last spring and had to live for a full month with only two pans in my kitchen, you can bet your butt that the first one I grabbed was my trusty cast iron skillet. I use it for the crispest potato hash and for …

Who Built Stonehenge? Big-Time Meat-Eaters

Stonehenge’s construction crew came together from across Britain for some epic barbecues, a feat of social organization millennia before mobile phones made it easy for people to connect.<p>Now, new analysis of the fat-coated pottery left behind at the Durrington Walls settlement near Stonehenge is …

Archaeology

The Machiavelli of Maryland

People contact Edward Luttwak with unusual requests. The prime minister of Kazakhstan wants to find a way to remove ethnic Russians from a city on his northern border; a major Asian government wants a plan to train its new intelligence services; an Italian chemical company wants help settling an …

Washington D.C.