Kim Dryden

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The historian and presenter on travels, mud-stained notebooks and the most expensive bottle of wine she ever bought<p>My father, who is now 94, was an actor. The prime thing he taught us as children was to walk through the world with our eyes open. I don’t remember him telling me, I just remember …

Books

21+ Korean-Inspired Recipes to Try This Year

These Korean recipes will convince you to skip the takeout menu and make your favorites at home. From slow-cooker Korean beef to easy bibimbap and plenty of recipes with gochujang — an unbeatable Korean chili paste — there's a recipe here that's sure to give you a serious craving for Korean food. …

Cooking

Let Emma Watson's Year In Books Inspire Your 2017 Reading List

She's lit.<p>When you consider the series that made her a household name, it’s not that shocking to note that Emma Watson is quite literary.<p>This year, the British actress released her 2016 reading list on Goodreads for all of us to enjoy. Over the course of the past 366 days, the former “Harry Potter” …

Pressure Cooker Sweet Potato Leek Turkey Chili (Whole30, Paleo)

Ingredients<p><b>For Soup Base:</b><br>• 2 cups chopped leek whites<br>• 3 medium white sweet potatoes or caulfolwer florets (4 cups diced)<br>• 1 tbsp. bacon fat<br>• 1 tsp salt<br>• 1 tsp …

32 Mindblowing Documentaries On Netflix To Binge-Watch On Your Day Off

Just in time for the holidays.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

10 Useful TED Talks Every Designer Must Watch

Design, in general, is one of the jobs that receive the biggest flow of daily inspiration. Each day you encounter advertisements on the street, modern architecture, and commercials with stunning graphics. It’s easy to get lost and overwhelmed.<p>If you’re seeking for professional inspiration, provided …

TED Talks

Traditional escarole pizza pie, fragrant slow-roast duck and boozy coffee sorbet: Italian flavours in a festive setting, from the River Café’s Joe Trivelli<p>There is in my family a deep appreciation for Christmas. We begin with a trip across town to buy a tree and, from then on, all surfaces are …

Recipes

9 Harry Potter Bombshells J.K. Rowling Has Dropped on Twitter

WHY THE DURSLEYS HAD IT OUT FOR THE POTTERS<p>You don’t have to be a Potter super-fan to know that the Dursleys weren’t big fans of the wizarding world. …

Emily Witt On Her Fascinating New Book ‘Future Sex’ And How Writing It Changed Her Life

Exploring sexuality in the post-internet world<p>It was five years ago, when Emily Witt was 30 years old and single, that she began to feel the nagging pressure to settle into a monogamous relationship that would eventually lead to marriage. But instead of logging more swipes per minute in a quest for …

Subculture

How We Can Build Strong, Diverse Female Characters In Our Stories

Books were always my haven. My place of escape. I don't remember my first, but I certainly remember all of the ones that followed. All the worlds …

Writing

What I learned about dating from my badass great-great grandmother’s diary

You would probably think that dating was simpler in the nineteenth century than it is in 2016. But then I found my great-great grandmother Anita’s …

Relationships

Use These 100 Design Websites To Jumpstart Your Creativity

The web is an incredible place. In less than 30 years it completely changed the world connecting and empowering people. One of the biggest benefits it brings is an endless inspiration for any field you can imagine.<p>As a creative entrepreneur, I am constantly looking for inspiration. I love reading …

Graphic Design

16 Books Every Millennial Should Read

Finding yourself as a millennial in a world of millions of other millennials isn’t a simple feat – there are barely any Snapchat usernames or CrossFit memberships left. Though, there is always one place you can find yourself without fail: in the pages of a book. Millennials are undoubtedly the 21st …

Books

7 Larger-Than-Life Art DIY Ideas (On a Little Budget)

Believe it or not, this may be the year we say goodbye to the gallery wall, and hello to oversized statement-making wall art. The trick to …

Would You Be Better Off Spending More Time Alone?

<i>By: Lodro Rinzler</i><p>A meditation teacher unpacks an ancient Buddhist text that reveals the answer. It might surprise you.<p>Maybe you're like me and you live in a packed city, in a cramped apartment, with a partner and/or roommates, and spend your morning commute cramped amongst people to get to a job …

How Meditation Can Help You Be Alone

Being alone is awesome. Yet hanging out by oneself is by no means a cultural norm. These days I feel like I can’t get on an elevator without everyone …

Meditation

#Recipe : Creamy Tuscan Garlic Chicken

Recipes<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>1½ pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, thinly sliced<br>2 Tablespoons olive oil<br>1 cup heavy cream<br>½ cup chicken broth<br>1 teaspoon …

Seared Salt Cod with Bean Purée and Chorizo

<i>This recipe originally appeared in Tablecrafter, the world’s easiest way to learn food photography and styling.</i>Cold fish, notorious for falling apart …

Notes for Young Writers

<i>The following advice was sent to the creative writing students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, following a series of talks Ms.</i> …

Writing

• Roast cauliflower with chorizo and green olives<br>• Shallow-fried new potatoes with rosemary and sumac<br>• Carrot and pomelo salad<br>• Rainbow chard with orange, garlic and caraway<br>• Spring greens soup with wild garlic pesto<br>• Roast sweet potatoes with miso glaze<br>• Fried broccoli and kale with garlic, cumin …

Recipes

Delicious Herbed Spinach and Kale Balls Recipe

"An old Weight Watchers® recipe with many modifications through the years. Delicious and nutritious. Kids love them!"<p>Ingredients<p>olive oil cooking …

5 Cheeses You Would Never Think to Put in Pasta (But Should)

Take a break from big Parm.<p>When you want to cheese-up pasta, what do you reach for? We’re guessing its probably grated Parmesan or fresh …

Dinner Tonight: Seared Sea Scallops with Gingered Pea Purée and Cilantro Gremolata

When was the last time your Tuesday night dinner had a title with 18 syllables? Don't be intimidated by the name: This springy dish can be on the table in well under an hour (and with a minimal shopping list, to boot). But just because it <i>can</i> be prepared in a home kitchen doesn't mean it <i>couldn't</i> be …

Italian

<b>Author Notes:</b> Growing up, I loved it when my mom made a big pot of navy beans cooked in salt pork. The beans would get sort of mushy, and we would crumble our cornbread into the salty, stick-to-your-ribs, bowl of comfort.<p>I wanted a fresher take on that satisfying pot o’ beans, and I turned to the …

Recipes

The Silver Palate's Green Sauce Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> A sauce in spring green that goes with everything from asparagus to salmon to Easter hams and lambs (and the perfect place to put those leftover hard-boiled eggs). Adapted slightly from <b>The Silver Palate Good Times Cookbook</b> (Workman, 1985). —Genius Recipes<p><b>Makes: 1 1/2 cups</b><p>2 cups fresh …

Recipes

Chard Salad with Garlic Breadcrumbs and Parmesan Recipe on Food52

• 1 bunch Swiss chard<br>• 1 lemon<br>• 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil<br>• Salt<br>• 1 1/2 cups fresh breadcrumbs<br>• 1 clove garlic, minced<br>• 3/4 cup grated Parmesan<p>Wash and dry the chard and remove the stems from the leaves. Set aside. Zest and juice the lemon.<br>• Combine the lemon juice (you should have about 2 1/2 tablespoons), 1 …

Recipes

Crock-Pot, Hearty Minestrone Soup

Look on the menu of most Italian restaurants and you'll see this classic Italian soup. My recipe is so hearty and satisfying, it makes for a wonderful, soup meal. <b>Each huge, 2 cup serving has only 223 calories, 2 grams of fat and 7 Weight Watchers SmartPoints. So fiber rich, each serving has 10</b> …