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Jancis Robinson, World's Coolest Wine Critic, on the Wonders of Boxed Wine

Before wine-tracking apps such as Vivino and Delectable, there was the legendary Oxford Companion to Wine edited by none other than Jancis Robinson, world's coolest wine critic. Today, Robinson joins our resident wine geeks, deputy editor Andrew Knowlton and assistant editor Belle Cushing, in the …

Apps

Tomato, Feta and Red Pepper Cazuela

This is the kind of dish you should learn to make by heart. By any other name, this is baked feta. Put it in a cazuela, or a small oven-to-table …

Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies

11 Books Strand's Booksellers Loved Most In 2014

With 87 years of bookselling experience, we think we know a thing or two about books. This year, for the first time in Strand's history, we asked our 150+ booksellers for their top picks. These are the 11 books Strand's booksellers loved most in 2014 (in no particular order).<p><b>10:04 - Ben Lerner</b><p>Main …

Almond Honey Squares

499<p>19<p>When I take visitors through those big glass doors of the La Grande Épicerie in Paris, the first stop may very well be the spectacular pastry …

Milk-Braised Pork with Fried-Herb Salsa

In December of 2008, I watched a seasoned cook at Chez Panisse make this dish, known in Italian circles as <i>maiale al latte</i>, and it blew me away.<p>At …

The Easiest Fall Cocktail Ever

Chef Tory Miller, of L’Etoile in Madison, Wisconsin, has come up with the ultimate fall cocktail.<p><i>After a night on the line, most chefs have a go-to</i> …

12 Cocktails for Father's Day

One day every spring, we pull out all the stops for our moms. We shower them in flowers, in cakes, in lovely, fizzy drinks -- all to show them just how much we care. But our dads? They get a pack of golf balls. Maybe a last-minute steak.<p>This year, let’s do better. Forget the cuff links and ties …

Father's Day

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>If you're not going the steak dinner route for Father's Day this year, may we suggest hosting a backyard brunch? Complete with charcuterie, …

David Lebovitz's Steak with Mustard Butter

<i>All week long David Lebovitz -- professional cook, baker, and blogger -- will be sharing recipes from his new book, My Paris Kitchen. Follow along to win one of six copies we're giving away -- and find out why Paris really is always a good idea.</i><p><i>Today: A trip to Paris is as easy as making this</i> …

Easy Boston Brown Bread Recipe

Moist and sweet with molasses, this steamed quick bread is easier than you think.<p><b>Notes:</b> The brand of molasses that I used was not labeled "blackstrap" but it so dark and contributed such a deep flavor that I'm assuming that it was. So, I'm going to say that blackstrap will work as well as regular …

8 Apps That Will Help You Accomplish Your Goals Quicker

What is one app every young entrepreneur should use to stay accountable to their goals this year?<p>The following answers are provided by the Young …

Five Mistakes Made by Startups

During my 40 years in business, working as a small business advisor, I’ve learned that it’s better to learn from other people’s mistakes than your …

Why Startups Fail: An Analysis of Post-Mortems

<i>The guys at ChubbyBrain have graciously allowed Founder’s Block to repost this analysis, originally published Jan 11th, of the top 20 reasons why</i> …

After These 39 Chicken Thighs Recipes, You Can't Turn Back

Using chicken thighs, the most flavorful parts of the chicken, these recipes will have you cooking soups and skewers to tacos and paella.<p><b>We'll admit it: Chicken thighs trump chicken breasts any day of the week</b>. Not only are they more succulent than white meat, chicken thighs even stand up to …

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19 Delicious Spaghetti Dinners

Because store-bought tomato sauce isn't actually very good.

This Is Irrefutable Evidence Of The Value Of A Humanities Education

“You shouldn’t enter college worried about what you will do when you exit,” David Rubenstein, co-founder of the Carlyle Group, said at a World Economic Forum panel discussion last week on the state of the humanities.<p>These words may be comforting to the thousands of humanities and social sciences …

Ikea Hack Attack! Making a Side Table

Why do Ikea Hacks always feel like cheating? There is almost a residual guilt that I feel when something so awesome comes from glorified trash. Not …

30 Renter-Friendly DIY Ideas!

Dear ABM Renters, we have heard your cries! Today we're here to share 30 projects that are great options in a rented space! Yes, it's true. Emma and …

DTI Logo

This is on my list of favourite living rooms of all time. Despite the fact that it could use a bit more seating, it’s fabulous. Bright and funky and …

Top 10 Kitchen Pins of 2013

Kitchens worth a repin.<p>The year's most coveted kitchens from us, <i>Veranda</i>, and <i>Elle Decor</i>, which garnered hundreds of your repins. Seeking fresh ideas for 2014? Peruse our Pinterest board devoted to inspiring spaces.<p>.

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10 Always-Entertaining Party Games

Party games are a great way to bring people together, break the ice or just provide old friends with new tricks. From easy, no-frills fun to …

23 Amazing Rock Records From 2013 That Everyone Should Hear

Guitars are still awesome. Here's why.

The Globe’s top 10 books of 2013

<b>It will be remembered as the year of Alice Munro, of course, but 2013 also brought a bounty of exceptional new books. Here, we present excerpts of the Top 10 of the year – the works that asked important questions, garnered prizes and nominations, surprised and inspired us and, most simply, were</b> …

John Grant's Pale Green Ghosts tops Rough Trade shops poll of the best albums of 2013

John Grant has scored a No 1 hit – not in the charts, but in the first of the major end-of-year ialbum polls. The US singer-songwriter has come top of the list assembled by Rough Trade shops for his record Pale Green Ghosts, released in March, beating releases by Savages, My Bloody Valentine and …

Six-figure deal for 900-page first novel

Fresh from selling film rights to Scott Rudin and signing a $2m publishing deal in the US, the novelist Garth Risk Hallberg has struck a "substantial" six-figure deal with Jonathan Cape in the UK for his 900-page debut novel, City on Fire.<p>As the scramble for rights continues around the world, …

NPR Bestsellers: Paperback Fiction, Week Of November 21, 2013 : NPR