What do you say when former Iron Chef Mario Batali says he's a fan of your food blog? How about when he casually invites you to breakfast? If you're food journalists Katie Parla and Kristina Gill, you
Slightly northwest of Los Angeles proper is the city of Pasadena, California, a suburban enclave where Julia Child was born. It is also where confectioners and bakers Christine Moore and Cecilia Leung
We invited eight female literary powerhouses, from Michiko Kakutani to Anna Holmes to Roxane Gay, to help us create an updated list of books everyone should read. Each participant made 10 picks. It's new
A roundup of food news from around the Internet on October 17, 2014. It’s the afternoon, and you deserve a break. Sit back, pour yourself a glass, and enjoy these food stories from around the Internet.
Love "Shake It Off" so much you wish you could wake up to it every morning? Don't waste money buying a ringtone from the iTunes store. Any song in your iTunes library can be made into a ringtone. Just
Makes 2 quarts Prep Time: 20 min Total Time: 12 min For this recipe from chef Hugh Acheson, Empire State South, Atlanta, letting the carrots sit past the initial 5-day pickling will make the flavor more
We still lie about slavery: Here's the truth about how the American economy and power were built on forced migration and
The Shores family, near Westerville, Neb., in 1887. Jerry Shores was one of a number of former slaves to settle in Custer County. (AP/Solomon D. Butcher) September 7, 2014 7:30PM (UTC) Excerpted from Half
Here, eight ways to dress up and remake one of the world’s greatest drinks. There’s nothing simpler than a classic gin and tonic. But the old-school cocktail can be made fizzier, boozier and more intense.
Back to school means back to school lunches: Don't make these common mistakes when packing your kid's midday meal. Packing a school lunch doesn't have to be complicated. But the pressure of making a nutritious,
What if you could live inside your favorite songs, from “Bohemian Rhapsody” to “Space Oddity?” A beloved album can turn into a sonic home of sorts, and provide a measure of comfort that trumps an actual
No one denies that Donna Tartt has written the “It novel” of the year, a runaway best-seller that won her the Pulitzer Prize. But some of the self-appointed high priests of literary criticism—at The New
Gabriel García Márquez was interviewed in his studio/office located just behind his house in San Angel Inn, an old and lovely section, full of the spectacularly colorful flowers of Mexico City. The studio
Here's where our bodies still mess up As humans, it’s tempting to think of ourselves as the pinnacle of evolutionary progress. But evolution can only work with what’s available, resulting in a body that’s
A secret package arrived at CIA headquarters in January 1958. Inside were two rolls of film from British intelligence — pictures of the pages of a Russian-language novel titled “Doctor Zhivago.” The book,
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