Kim Burke

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6 Cakes, Pancakes and Donuts for Celebrating Mardi Gras

Shrove Tuesday is the day before Lent, the period of fasting and prayer that preceeds Easter in many Christian traditions. It is also known as Fat …

What is King Cake?

A King Cake is a large yeasted cake that is similar to a coffee cake or a kringle. It is typically made with a Danish dough that is filled with cream …

Winnie Abramson on Eating Well

<i>We're sitting down with our favorite writers and cooks to talk about their upcoming cookbooks, their best food memories, and just about anything else.</i><p><i>Today: Winnie Abramson talks to us about eating well, in every sense of the word.</i><p>It's tempting, in conversations about health, to err on the side of …

Tuesday Things.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> March 4, 2014 61<p>1. Someone please bring me this brooklyn blackout cake. whaaaaaat.<p>2. I totally loved the Oscars but I’m also obsessed …

The 10 Stages of the Creative Process

The question of what creativity is and how it works will perhaps remain humanity’s most unanswerable — but that hasn’t stopped us from trying. On the heels of Neil Gaiman’s recent reflection on the subject comes one from filmmaker Tiffany Shlain, founder of the Webby Awards and daughter of the …

The “I” of the Beholder: What Is the Self?

<i>“I change every day, change my patterns, my concepts, my interpretations,”</i> Anaïs Nin wrote to <i>Harper’s Bazaar</i> editor Leo Lerman in history’s most gracious turn-down of a major magazine profile, <i>“I am a series of moods and sensations. I play a thousand roles.”</i> And yet despite how much science may …

Alice Walker on Creativity

To wonder what creativity is is among the chronic perplexities of the human condition. We’ve dissected its four essential stages, outlined its five steps of idea-production, and expounded theories about how it works. And yet the nature of creativity eludes us, perhaps because somewhere between the …

The Nature of the Self: Experimental Philosopher Joshua Knobe on How We Know Who We Are

<i>“The fate of the world depends on the Selves of human beings,”</i> pioneering educator Annemarie Roeper wrote in her meditation on how poorly we understand the self. Indeed, while philosophers may argue that the self is a toxic illusion and psychologists may insist that it’s forever changing, we tend …

Shackleton’s Journey: A Lovely Illustrated Chronicle of History’s Most Heroic Polar Expedition

In August of 1914, legendary British explorer Ernest Shackleton led his brave crew of men and dogs on a journey to the end of the world — the enigmatic continent of Antarctica. That voyage — monumental both historically and scientifically — would become the last expedition of the Heroic Age of …

Cate Blanchett and Amy Adams Got Post-Oscars Tattoos Together

Well, this is a delight! Amy Adams and Cate Blanchett spent the day after the Oscars at the tattoo parlor, meeting up with their male companions in West Hollywood to get some ink. Blanchett was seen leaving the parlor with a black bandage on her wrist; and Adams’s husband, Darren Le Gallo, appears …

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Fancy Upholstered Headboards to Do Yourself

Most people spend a lot of time in their bedrooms. From laying your head down at night to getting dressed in the morning, your bedroom sees a lot of …

Irresistible Interior Decorated by Pepe Calderin Design Inspiring Comfort and Sophistication

<b>The Picot Residence</b> is an outstanding penthouse apartment with gorgeous decorations and precious furniture items designed by Pepe Calderin Design, in …