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Eleven Days: When Agatha Christie went missing

In an exclusive short story for BBC Culture and BBC Britain, Kate Mosse writes a fictional account of the 11 mysterious days when the popular crime writer vanished.<p><b>Eleven Days</b><p>A sharp slip of cold air as she winds down the window. A laundered handkerchief to clean the inside of the windscreen. Black …

Happy New Year! From Sydney to NYC

Will Texas Stay Texan?

As the Lone Star state continues its economic rise, will it be able to maintain its distinctive identity, or will it become more like the communities …

Faith Durand's Dark Molasses Gingerbread Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is gingerbread how gingerbread should be. You don't have to rifle through your cabinet for a million spices and you don't have to run to the store to buy Guinness or stout. The incredible richness and complexity is thanks to blackstrap molasses, which is powerful enough to mellow …

Dessert

The ultimate sweet potato recipe roundup

Sweet potatoes aren’t just for Thanksgiving. Keep these seasonal root vegetables on the menu all winter.<p>Posted 1 day, 8 hours ago:<p>There's a place for …

Homemade Pumpkin Puree Recipe | Vintage Mixer

I’ll admit we have some time on our hands. Enough time to make homemade pumpkin puree and experiment with different blenders. Making your own pumpkin …

Farmers Market Friday: Winter Squash Guide

Why you should visit Ireland in the fall

Photo: kilgarron/Flickr<p>Summer is generally considered Ireland's peak season, and while the extra sunshine is pleasant, don't overlook the value of …

Mint Chip Ice Cream - Crumb: A Food Blog

Mint Chip Ice Cream<p>Prep time<p>6 hours<p>Cook time<p>15 mins<p>Total time<p>6 hours 15 mins<p>This homemade version of the ice cream shop classic will have you …

Guinness Ice Cream + 5 Things to Do with It

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich is going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: The black stuff pairs perfectly with a rich ice cream base to make a boozy treat.</i><p>What’s that old joke about wanting egg in your beer? Well, it’s no joke here -- a rich, eggy …

10 Secrets To Staying Happily Married For 50 Years

Not all marriages have a fairy tale ending, but last year my husband, Rob, and I proudly celebrated our Golden Wedding: 50 years of wedded bliss — …

Robin Williams: A Photo Gallery

A Single Thread Wrapped Around Thousands of Nails

Kumi Yamashita, whose mind-blowing shadow artworks have been featured before, uses a single, unbroken thread wrapped around thousands of nails to …

Big, Bad Supermoon Rising: A Photo Gallery

Military kit through the ages: from the Battle of Hastings to Helmand

Photographs by Thom Atkinson of military kit through the ages suggest that while technology evolves apace, the experience of soldiers in the face of war is unchanging<p>On a winter’s day in 1915 the family of one Capt Charles Sorley – athlete, soldier and poet – received a package. It was his kit bag, …

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WW1 women at work: In pictures