Amy S

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What happened to Jewish survivors who stayed in the former East Germany after the Holocaust?

When Marianna Salzmann decided to write a play about the Jewish experience in the former East Germany – or the GDR, as it was known – she wanted to work out some issues that she herself was grappling with.<p>“I was just looking for my roots,” says Salzmann. “And the play was a way to find out about …

Cranberry Spice Cake

8 Servings<p>If you manage to have any leftovers, this moist spice cake makes a nice afternoon treat with a cup of tea. For an extra-tart garnish, serve with Citrus-Cranberry Compote (click for recipe).<p>November 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour<p>3/4 …


New DIY Craft Project: How to Make the Cutest Boy's Bowtie (in time for Easter) - Paper and Stitch

<b>A guest post tutorial from Jessica of</b> <b>Living the Swell Life</b><b>.</b><p>Last weekend I made a little bow tie for our son’s Easter outfit, and since then I can’t …

How to Taste Chocolate

First, you smell the chocolate. Then, you break it in half, paying attention to the "snap" and smelling it again. After that, you let it melt against the top of your mouth.<p>Now that the Accidental Locavore has her tasting partner, Julie Flanders, we've moved on from croissants to everyone's favorite …

37 Delicious Vegetarian Recipes For Thanksgiving

Your oven can do some pretty great things when it doesn't have to spend four hours roasting a giant bird. Great, vegetable-y, cheesy things.


How the Towie look took over Britain

When The Only Way Is Essex finally reaches the end of its run – the show is now in its 10th series, so that moment may come soon – its most lasting gift to society will be the legacy of its stars' grooming habits. Not the vajazzles, nor the male cleavage. The female Towie aesthetic has seeped into …

The Green Machine

Makes 2 Servings<p>One sip, and you'll understand why this juice recipe is called "green machine."<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 Granny Smith apples, halved, cored, finely chopped<p>1 3'-piece-English hothouse cucumber, finely chopped<p>1 cup (packed) fresh spinach<p>3/4 cup brewed green tea, room temperature<p>1/4 cup fresh …

Bo Diddley’s Guide To Survival: ‘If you don’t have no money, just smell right’

From @chunklet on Twitter comes this wonderful but unsourced (and possibly unsourceable?) news clipping detailing pioneering rock guitarist Bo …

12 Gorgeous Color Photos Of Geisha In The Late 1800s

A glimpse at what is known as the geisha golden age — and the kimonos are absolutely striking.<p>These photos would have been taken during what is generally known as the golden age of geisha.<p>(via)

Michael Peto's archive - in pictures

Michael Peto was one of Britain's greatest photojournalists, photographing the greats of the 1950s and 60s and documenting everyday life<p>Michael Peto Photographs: Mandela to McCartney <i>is on from 17 September 2013 to 31 May 2014 at the National Portrait Gallery, London (</i> <i></i> <i>). For more</i> …

25 Tasty Hamburger Alternatives That Are Actually Good For You

Obviously, fatty beef hamburgers rule. But red meat should be a special treat because it isn't that great for us.


The 10 Best New Songs We Heard This Week: Oneohtrix Point Never, of Montreal

It’s Friday, which means that it’s nearly the weekend, and also that it’s time to look back at the best new music we’ve heard over the last few days. …

Listen to Diplo’s earth-shattering new song, “Revolution”

Even though his Major Lazer project just released <i>Free The Universe</i>, superstar producer Diplo is back with his own solo material. Due out October 8th …

18 Foods You Could Be Eating Out Of A Cone

Don't ask questions.


Clotilde Dusoulier's Strawberry Tartlets with Breton Butter Crust

<i>All week long, Clotilde Dusoulier of Chocolate & Zucchini will be sharing recipes from her latest, The French Market Cookbook, answering our questions, and giving away copies of her book to a few lucky readers. With her as our guest editor, we're feeling slightly more French -- and significantly</i> …