Sharon Brun

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Vintage Photos Celebrate Mothers Around the World

For Mother's Day, see how moms have cared for their children for the last 100 years.<p>Balancing an infant on her hip. Cradling one child while holding the hand of another. Caring for a baby while finishing her work.<p>The mothers in these vintage images strike familiar poses that span the globe and …

Travel Photography

Finnish Cardamom

• 2 packets yeast<br>• 1 1/4 cups lukewarm milk<br>• 15-18 cardamom pods<br>• 4 eggs, beaten<br>• 1/2 teaspoon salt<br>• 1 1/4 cups sugar, plus more for sprinkling<br>• 1/4 pound butter, plus more for greasing<br>• 6-8 cups white flour<br>• strong black coffee<p>Dissolve two yeast packets in the warm milk.<br>• Open 15-18 cardamom pods and grind the seeds …

Dessert

Designer Spends a Year Creating Logos That Subtly Reveal the Meaning of Words

Art director Daniel Carlmatz looks at language as more than just words on a page. For one year (November 2016 to November 2017), the Swedish creative challenged himself to visual wordplay by turning otherwise ordinary terms into playful logos. He did so by manipulating letterforms and incorporating …

A Chef With Over 350,000 Instagram Followers Says Her Favorite Cheap Recipe Is a 50-Cent Pasta Dish

She also offers up a $20 dinner party plan.<p>Long before avocado toast became a millennial joke about frivolous spending, it was just a go-to breakfast …

Salted butter makes these tiny French cakes irresistible

Overview Ingredients Steps<p>Overview<p>Classic tiny French cakes made with browned butter and finely ground nuts, financiers are named for their shape; they’re intended to look like bars of gold and, accordingly, baked in small rectangular molds. If you don’t have such a mold, you can use a mini muffin …

Dessert

What a psychic taught me that my religion couldn’t

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>In my religious upbringing, visiting a psychic was the equivalent of putting out the welcome mat for Satan<p>Linda A. Curtis<p>April 14, 2018 11:30pm (UTC)<p>“Please come in,” the woman said, smiling as she held open the front door. <i>I’m about to enter the Devil’s lair</i>, I said to myself. Despite …

Nigella Lawson’s Genius Sheet-Pan Chicken Is As Unfussy (and Delicious) As Promised

Nigella Lawson—domestic goddess and champion of home cooks—has for years been a supporter of the laziest form of sheet pan dinner, or <i>traybake</i>, a British term that used to be reserved for sweets, till the quick-dinner revolution got ahold of it. “When I'm frazzled,” she once wrote. “I firmly believe …

Recipes

The four days in 1968 that reshaped D.C.

Disable animations<p>The day had been warm and breezy, with a high near 70. But the teeming intersection of 14th and U streets was tense. There had been an ugly fight there two days before. Objects had been thrown at police, and two arrests had been made. As the sun set, this cultural and financial …

The Amazing Power of Lemons and Limes

There are so many awesome flavors which are fresh and exciting but the ones which truly stands out to me are the flavors of lemons and limes. I …

Mini Mango Galettes

Today, we’re talking about Mini Mango Galettes. Every season ushers in its own particular fruits and vegetables. Summer in India sees a mind-boggling …

15 Books About The Immigrant Experience We Think You’ll Love

From The Joy Luck Club to Americanah, here are the books our readers couldn't put down.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Have We Been Poaching Eggs All Wrong?

I’ve been poaching eggs at least once, if not four or five times, a week for decades. That’s how I know there’s way too much overthinking, and just plain silly thinking, around poaching eggs. They are the easiest (and best) eggs you can make!<p>An old boyfriend taught me to make poached eggs. Rather, …

Korean Braised Short Ribs Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Associate editor Christina Chaey finally learns the secret to the braised short ribs her grandma only makes her once a year.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

Recipes

14 Kitchen Tips Worth Memorizing

All the little things that keep our test kitchen running smoothly.<p>Everyone has their own groove in the kitchen—the ingredients they reach for constantly, their methods for prepping dinner, the tools that get more use than their televisions (okay, maybe not that but, you get the idea). Having your …

Why You Should Never, Ever Drain Your Pasta In The Sink

Don't let that liquid gold circle the drain again.<p>If you drain your pasta water through a colander and down the sink, you’re throwing away an invaluable asset that cooks call “liquid gold.”<p>(The term “liquid gold” has also been used to refer to wood cleaner, hair products and of course, urine. For …

Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Pain

Michael Brun's New Music Will Make You Forget The Negative Things You've Heard About Haiti

“Bayo” is what Haitian born artist Michael Brun’s new music is all about. In Haitian Creole, the term is associated with generosity and a responsibility the country’s contemporary musicians have to give back and represent their culture on a global level.<p>With his latest music video drop last Friday …

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

Haiti's Michael Brun Responds to Trump's 'Shithole' Comments

Today's United States is a land rife with cultural divide, but Haitian DJ/producer Michael Brun comes bearing a message of love and unity.<p>Hailing …

Do You Really Know What Bitcoin Is?

<i>What to know about the crypto-craze before it implodes.</i><p>Maybe it was those stories you heard — Lamborghinis and second mortgages, fortunes made and …

The Meaning of Buddhism

Fundamental principles of the Theravada doctrine<p>The teaching founded by the Buddha is known, in English, as Buddhism. It may be asked, who is the Buddha? A Buddha is one who has attained Bodhi; and by Bodhi is meant wisdom, an ideal state of intellectual and ethical perfection which can be achieved …

Spirituality

Face of Ancient Queen Revealed for First Time

Centuries after a noblewoman lived and died in Peru, scientists have reconstructed her face in stunning 3-D.<p>Some 1,200 years ago, a wealthy noblewoman, at least 60 years old, was laid to rest in Peru—richly provisioned for eternity with jewelry, flasks, and weaving tools made of gold.<p>Now, more than …

Archaeology

Little-Known Facts About Symbolist Master Gustav Klimt

To coincide with a new exhibition of his beguiling paintings in San Francisco, we present our guide to the notoriously secretive artist<p>Austrian …

The Best Belgian Waffles

Breakfast is one of my absolute favorite meals. During the week however, the morning rush in my house does not allow for leisurely breakfasts. I have …

This is the Secret to Nailing Perfectly Crispy Chicken Skin Every Time

Golden brown and ultra crackly—what more could you ask for?<p>Life is too short to rely solely on boneless, skinless chicken breast for a protein fix, …

21 photos that show what commuting looks like around the world

1/<p>In Thailand, commuters ride in boats along canals.<p>Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters<p>2/<p>Bicycles are popular in Vietnam.<p>Kham/Reuters<p>3/<p>A ferry is the way to …

We know where the next big earthquakes will happen — but not when

A massive quake off Alaska’s coast triggered a tsunami warning. Here are eight things to know about these seismic events.<p>A magnitude 7.9 earthquake struck 170 miles southeast off the coast of Kodiak, Alaska, around 4:30 am Tuesday, triggering tsunami warnings and advisories all the way down the …

Pineapple and Melon Carpaccio

<i>Pineapple (and melon) goes a bit savoury in this simple lime-scented salad. The key is to slice thinly, scatter with torn herbs and, just before</i> …

French Coconut Pie Recipe

"This is very rich and custard-like with coconut and pecans"<p>Ingredients<p>2 1/4 cups white sugar<p>2 tablespoons all-purpose flour<p>6 eggs<p>1 cup buttermilk<p>1/2 …