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8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Romantic candlelit dinners are nice and all, but the best part of any Valentine's Day celebration is dessert. After all, isn't the holiday just an …

20 Essential Dishes to Get You Through the Winter

We see you there, huddled under your blanket on your couch, with fuzzy socks on and a gigantic sweater. We know it feels too cold to move, to even sneak your arm out from underneath the covers and grab the television remote. But we've got twenty new blankets for you right here: twenty dishes to …

5 Warming Stew Recipes from Around the World

Wintry stews packed with flavors from around the world will heat up the coldest of nights.<p>There’s a lot to love about stew. You do work on the front and back ends, but mostly the pot just simmers on the stove, making your house smell good. The result is a warm, comforting dinner—the perfect winter …

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Spicy Spiked Hot Chocolate

4 Servings<p>The addition of an anise-flavored liqueur turns this hot cocoa into the liquid version of chocolate-covered licorice.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups whole milk<p>1 cup heavy cream<p>⅓ cup sugar<p>½ ancho chile, lightly crushed<p>1 cinnamon stick<p>½ vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>3 oz. bittersweet …

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Tour Companies That Give Both An Israeli And Palestinian Perspective

To provide tourists with a diverse perspective of the region, some tour companies are starting to include both Israeli and Palestinian guides, who …

11 Ways Video Games Make You Smarter And Healthier

But that's only part of the story.<p>Computer gaming is a $20 billion industry. In 2012, 58% of Americans played video games, according to the Entertainment Software Association.<p>Most virtual games can be designed to have educational and physical benefits for players. Games that use repetitive actions, …

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Healthy Bangers and Mash

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>A classic twist on your basic meat-and-potatoes meal, chicken sausages and squash keep things healthy.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 3-pound butternut or buttercup squash, peeled, cut into 1-inch dice<p>4 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground …

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This Awesome Map Helps You Find The US Cities With The Best Weather

Bad weather have you bummed? Kelly Norton, a designer and software engineer living in Atlanta, Ga., has created an interactive map that makes it possible to find U.S. cities with the most "pleasant" days in a year.<p>We first saw Norton's map posted at The Atlantic Cities by John Metcalfe.<p>Pleasant …

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Monastic Life At The Top Of The Charts

When the sisters of Benedictines of Mary, Queen of the Apostles aren't hard at work on the monastery grounds, they're topping the charts with albums of sacred music. The group's <i>Angels and Saints at Ephesus</i> topped the <i>Billboard</i> classical charts, and now it's releasing its latest, <i>Lent at Ephesus.</i> …

Classical Couples: Sweethearts Sharing The Stage

Cupid's arrow has often inspired love between classical musicians. There's J.S. Bach and his second wife, Anna Magdalena, the soprano for whom he created the <i>Anna Magdalena Notebook</i>. There's Rossini, who wrote operas for his wife, powerful Spanish diva Isabella Colbran. Pianists and composers Robert …

Singing To The Strength Of New Orleans

Beneath the benevolent gaze of a statue of Saint Roch, the patron saint of dogs, invalids and bachelors, Alynda Lee Segarra sings: "People are dying. No one understands."<p>Segarra is the lead singer of the band Hurray for the Riff Raff. She's singing one of several songs off the group's new album</i> …

Cradle Of Black Pride: Haiti, Dominican Republic And The Music In Between

Throughout Black History Month, <i>Alt.Latino</i> has been bringing you episodes that focus on different aspects of being black and Latino. This week's show is about one island and two countries: Haiti and the Dominican Republic.<p>Race has played an enormous role in the island's history. Haiti is often …

Sex, Drugs And Wandering Batons: Classical Musicians (Finally) Get Some Screen Time

Among the eight TV pilots Amazon has just put up online — which they will whittle down to two series based on viewer feedback — is a pop-culture oddball called <i>Mozart in the Jungle</i>. Created by Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman and Alex Timbers and with a cast including Gael Garcia Bernal, Malcolm …

St. Paul And The Broken Bones On World Cafe

The Birmingham, Ala., soul band St. Paul and the Broken Bones is led by Paul Janeway, who grew up singing gospel, and was even groomed to be a preacher. But the soul music he loved kept calling. For years, it didn't entirely click, until he got in the studio with bassist Jesse Phillips.<p>St. Paul and …

In The Digital Era, Hit Songs Aren't Everything

Last year, <i>American Idol</i> winner Phillip Phillips released the song "Gone, Gone, Gone" from his debut album <i>The World from the Side of the Moon</i>. The song went to #1 on the Adult Alternative and Adult Contemporary charts and peaked at #24 on <i>Billboard</i>'s pop song chart, the Hot 100. For Gregg Wattenberg, …

Rachel Ries' Album Reflects Her Urban-Rural Split

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to singer Rachel Ries about her new album, <i>Ghost of a Gardener</i>, which she produced after taking a couple years off from music.<p>Transcript<p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>The lilting voice of Rachel Ries comes to us courtesy of many different landscapes: the wide open spaces of South …

Care and Cultivation of Permanent Garden Beds - Organic Gardening

One of the basic tenets of organic gardening is to put as much effort into improving soil fertility as you put into growing your crops. When you use …

Your Songs: A Listener-Generated Valentine's Day Playlist

Earlier this week we asked listeners to tell us about the songs that marked milestones in their lives, particularly the songs they came to while falling in love. These are the tracks couples inevitably call "their song" and forever embody a specific time or place or feeling. We got some great …

3D Printering: Making A Thing In FreeCAD, Part II

It’s time once again for another installment of a Making A Thing tutorial, where I design the same part, over and over again, in multiple 3D design …

Monkey Banana Cake Recipe

Here's a quick meal idea from @alisoneroman's: olive oil chickpeas, greens, chili, and a fried egg.