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The Valentine's Day Showstopper

<i>Every so often, we get the chance to reshoot one of our favorite recipes from the Food52 archives.</i><p><i>Today: A cake to launch a thousand ships.</i><p><i>This post is brought to you by our friends at Noritake. Noritake’s Cher Blanc is featured below.</i><p>There's a reason there's no such thing as a wedding pie. Don't …

If Food Waste Were a Country, It Would Rank No. 3 For Greenhouse Gas Emissions

<i>There’s a consensus among leading scientists that global warming is caused by human activity. What–if anything–should we do about it?</i><p>DARYL HANNAH: There’s also a consensus that we must act urgently, if we are to avoid a 4-degree Celsius raise and total systems collapse.

Farmivore: Going Grass-Fed, Profits Be Damned

Grass-fed beef is environmentally friendly, fairly rare and neither the price nor the taste appeal to many Americans, raised on marbled, corn-fed …

Countdown to a US government shutdown: what to look out for

As the hours tick down to the Monday night deadline ahead of the first US government shutdown in 17 years, here's a timeline of what to watch for:<p>Saturday<p>House of Representatives are expected to vote on a new, continuing resolution that includes postponing Obamacare for a year and repealing a …

Walter White’s sickness mirrors America

<b>Bryan Cranston as Walter White in "Breaking Bad" (AMC/Frank Ockenfels 3)</b><p>“Breaking Bad” strikes such a nerve because Walt’s ills of body and soul are also those of our country<p>David Sirota<p>September 28, 2013 4:00pm (UTC)<p>It is safe to say that as "Breaking Bad" comes to a close, Vince Gilligan's series …

The True Story Of The Great Marijuana Crash Of 2011

Buying marijuana in Denver is a downright pleasant experience.<p>Customers wait in a well-appointed waiting room. There's a variety of reading material — feel free to choose between the gardening magazine and the Cannabible on the coffee table — and plenty of information about the product.<p>When their …

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40 Recipes for the Fall Harvest Season

40 recipes for fall produce, from butternut squash and brussels sprouts to apples and pomegranate.<p>The mercury's dropping, the leaves are turning orange, and the nights are growing longer.<p>And you know what that means.<p>Your dad's going to pull out that pumpkin-colored wool sweater with the "falling …

Diane Ravitch: School privatization is a hoax, “reformers” aim to destroy public schools

<b>(Lightspring via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>Our public schools aren’t in decline. And “reformers” with wild promises don’t care about education — just profits<p>Diane Ravitch<p>September 15, 2013 11:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s …

The Tea Party’s inspiration: A tax revolt that destroyed California

<b>Ronald Reagan (AP)</b><p>An anti-tax referendum in California started the “mad as hell” brigade — and led to the current faux-populists<p>Michael Stewart Foley<p>September 15, 2013 1:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from Front Porch Politics<p>In California, as in most of the country, tax policy rarely showed up as a political …

How Obama is Setting the Stage for Hillary in 2016

Liberals disappointed with Obama's concessions to the GOP will flock to a warrior candidate.<p>Peter Beinart says the Democratic party is shifting to …