Karen Cantor

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Grandmother's Oatmeal Coconut Cookies Recipe

"My grandmother used to always have these cookies when we went to visit. They are the best oatmeal cookie you'll ever eat."<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups …

Best books to read this June

Planning which book to take on holiday this month? From communists, to murderous hippies and agony aunts turned detectives, Sarra Manning picks the …

The Best Fiction of 2015

From a juicy examination of Washington, D.C. society to a harrowing tale of the Vietnam War, the best in this year’s fiction.<p><b>Finale</b>—Thomas Mallon<p>In …

The 10 best books of 2015

Between the World and Me<p>By Ta-Nehisi Coates<p>Between the World and Me” is a riveting meditation on the state of race in America that has arrived at a tumultuous moment in America’s history of racial strife. What it does better than any other recent book is relentlessly drive home the point that …

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The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

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9 Novels You Shouldn't Miss Before Summer's Over

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>9 Novels You Shouldn't Miss Before Summer's Over<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter: www.twitter.com/KirkusReviews

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

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Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2015 Book Preview

If you like to read, we’ve got some news for you. The second-half of 2015 is straight-up, stunningly chock-full of amazing books. If someone told …

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Recover From Your Food Hangover With These 36 Light and Healthy Recipes

Recovering from a cookout coma? Let these lighter, brighter recipes set you straight.<p><b>Maybe you're in the throes of a</b> ribs-and-burgers hangover, or you're beach-bound, or you just think it's too damn hot to cook right now. Whatever the reason, these light and bright no-cook (or barely-cook) recipes …

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Greek Quinoa Salad

This salad will be my “go to” summer salad for sure! It is absolutely delicious, so easy to make, and packed with lots of wholesome goodness. It’s …

53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

What happens next? There's only one way to find out.<p><i>Some entries have been lightly edited for clarity and length.</i>

The Domestic Curator

HOW TO COOK THE PERFECT STEAK IN TWO & A HALF MINUTES...... SERIOUSLY! ENJOY!

6 Easy Weeknight Dinners the Whole Family Will Love

Is your dinner rotation getting a little <i>too</i> routine? These easy weeknight meals will become fast family favorites.<p><b>1. Easy Thai Shrimp Curry</b><p>With just a few essentials in your pantry -- like Thai green curry paste and coconut milk -- you're never more than 25 minutes away from this delicious meal, …

What We’re Reading This Summer

I abandon New York for the West Coast every summer, and I like to pull at least some of my summer reading from west of the Mississippi, too. There’s a lot of really wonderful Western and so-called regional writing out there, much of it undersung—like my best find from last summer, James Galvin’s …

9 Books That Are So Much More Than the Next 'Gone Girl'

These thrillers are constantly being compared to 'Gone Girl' — but we think they can stand on their own.

Raisin Lard Cookies Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Are raisin lard cookies the greatest recipe of all time?<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to wax poetic about them. Recipe editor Liesel's Davis's raisin lard cookies, to</i> …

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5 Fun Books to Read This Summer

<i>Summer is a great time to kick back, relax, and read something fun. Seriously. If you’re reading a large book that’s about very serious things, put</i> …

Harper Lee, Judy Blume, EL James and 22 Books to Read for Summer 2015

<i>(@NanaMeriwether with Amanda Brook's new book 'Always Pack A Party Dress'. Photo courtesy of www.CityLately.com)</i><p>The books we read are a telling of who we are; "I think you learn a lot about someone through their library", says Peter Copping, the new Creative Director of Oscar de la Renta in the …

These Asian Noodle Salad Recipes Will Save Your Summer

Photo credit: The Kitchy Kitchen, What's Cooking Good Looking, Cookie + Kate, This Gal Cooks, Use Real Butter, A House in the Hills<p>You can never have enough go-to quick, easy meal ideas -- especially during the summer when time is better spent outside. Salads are great for that, but often leave you …

12 Books to Read This Summer Before They Hit Theaters Later This Year

50 Summer Reading Suggestions | Joe Carter

The following is a list of favorite works of imaginative literature compiled by a literary snob. Unlike similar lists you won’t find anything as …

The best summer reading books of 2015

Lazy days in the shade spent with a good book are one of summer’s great luxuries, but in order to indulge, you have to decide what to read first. …

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Retired CIA operative becomes breakout spy novelist

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Jason Matthews retired after more than three decades as a CIA operative, writing fiction proved a form of therapy.<p>Living in …

Homemade Fresh Summer Rolls with Easy Peanut Dipping Sauce.

<i>Homemade Fresh Summer Rolls with Easy Peanut Dipping Sauce are healthy, adaptable, and make a wonderful light dinner, lunch, or appetizer. Here’s</i> …

Tres Leches Cake

16 Servings<p>Hailing from Latin America, this tres leches cake gets its name from incorporating three kinds of milk: evaporated, condensed, and regular whole milk.<p>July 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Unsalted butter (for pan)<p>1½ cups all-purpose flour plus more<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>6 …

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Baked Rosemary Parmesan Chickpeas

I hated chickpeas as a child. Of course, I hadn’t actually tasted them, but I remember that my dad loved to put them on top of his salads and I just …

Chickpeas

Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli

5 stars based on 104 votes<p>Sometimes it seems impossible to make a meal the whole family loves: what one child happily eats, the other one is “not in …