Kadri Jessop

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5 kettlebell moves for a seriously strong core

You <i>might</i> be sick of trainers telling you how important core strength is…but they can’t stop because it really is incredibly crucial, says Kettlebell …

Workouts

Anthony Bourdain: 1956-2018

Forget about four-star hotels or luxury spa treatments: Bourdain is on a mission to illuminate underappreciated and misunderstood cultures, whether …

Sous

Queens of Infamy: Eleanor of Aquitaine

<i>Anne Thériault | Longreads | April 2018 | 16 minutes (4,246 words)</i> <i>From the notorious to the half-forgotten,</i> Queens of Infamy<i>, a Longreads series by</i> …

Robin Hood

Queens of Infamy: Anne Boleyn

<i>Anne Thériault | Longreads | May 2018 | 23 minutes (5,949 words)</i><i>From the notorious to the half-forgotten,</i> Queens of Infamy<i>, a</i> Longreads<i> series by</i> …

Henry Viii

The Best Podcasts of 2018 (So Far)

Four months into the year, the fight for the Podcast Throne of 2018 remains very much up for grabs. We were spoiled last year with the early …

My 2018 Summer Reading List.

What a way to kick off Memorial Day weekend!I kind of can’t stop singing “it’s the most wonderful time of the year” in my brain because there is …

Books

Chasing Drinks with Lies, and Lies with Drinks

<i>Katie MacBride | Longreads | April 2018 | 11 minutes (2,641 words)</i> They found me outside my cubicle, flat on the ground, wearing my winter coat, with …

Mind

Life on the Oil Frontier

<i>Maya Rao |</i>The Great American Outpost<i>| Public Affairs | April 2018 | 9 minutes (2,428 words)</i>The house is squat and tan, near a 24-hour Walmart and a …

North Dakota

The 10 Best TV Shows to Watch This Summer

Meghan and Harry, Benedict Cumberbatch, your favorite books-turned-shows, and more.<p>Summer is for ignoring your friends, sitting on the couch with a rosé/LaCroix spritzer (I call it the Cooler Than Cool Cooler!), ice cream from the pint, and television marathons! Right? No? Oh well. Should you …

The Best Roast Potatoes Ever Recipe

This year, I decided to reexamine my potato-roasting method from the ground up with the idea of completely maximizing that crisp-to-creamy contrast in each chunk of potato, testing and retesting every variable, from cut size to potato type to boiling and roasting methods. The result is this recipe, …

Recipes

We Tried Every Product From The Ordinary — Here's What We Thought

You’ve spotted it all over Instagram. You’ve admired its endless array of cute dropper bottles and minimalist, expensive-looking packaging. You’ve …

Skin Care

10 Podcasts We Can’t Wait to Listen to This Spring

Podcast-land is heating up, and it isn’t just because winter is almost — ALMOST — over. From the wizarding world to <i>New America</i>, this selection of …

Special Sauce: The Knife Skills Team and Life After the Oscars

It's been five days since the Oscars, and I'll admit it: I was keenly disappointed when <i>Knife Skills</i> didn't win for Best Documentary Short. But now that I've had a few days to reflect on the Oscars as a whole (go, Frances McDormand, go!), and now that I've listened to part two of my interview with</i> …

Turn French Onion Soup Into a Strata for an Easy Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>We're big fans of bread pudding of almost every stripe. With one basic method and either a savory or a sweet set of flavorings, you can throw together a wide variety of dishes with a basic framework of bread, eggs, and milk. …

Breakfast

Transform the Shape of Your Arms With These 16 Push-Up Variations

Along with lifting weights, push-ups are one of the best exercises you can do to sculpt and strengthen your upper body. These 16 variations range from easy to challenging, so choose the ones that suit your ability. You'll not only feel super sore after doing these, but you'll look and feel stronger …

Workouts

This Is the Worst Roommate Story You’ll Ever Read

<b>Alex Miller’s spare room</b> had been on Craigslist for two weeks when, last March, she got the call she’d been waiting for. The man at the other end …

Crime

Mueller and Trump: Born to wealth, raised to lead. Then, sharply different choices.

They are the sons of wealth, brought up in families accustomed to power. They were raised to show and demand respect, and they were raised to lead.<p>They rose to positions of enormous authority, the president of the United States and the special counsel chosen to investigate him. They dress more …

Donald Trump

Funfetti Chip Scones

I baked and photographed these funfetti chip scones back in November. If I remember correctly, this was the first recipe I photographed after my …

Afternoon Tea

From One Friendship, Lessons on Life, Death, AIDS, and Childlessness

<i>S. Kirk Walsh | Longreads | January 2018 | 27 minutes (6,711 words)</i> I first met Dan Cronin on an early spring evening in 1993. Michael, my new …

Lacy, Crisp, and Chewy Ricotta Cookies Are the Mistake of a Lifetime

Two days after Christmas, while playing around with some leftover ricotta, I made a delicious mistake. The goal had been to make a batch of Italian ricotta cookies with a brown butter twist, but, thanks to some miscalculation, the experiment fell flat...literally. The cookie dough started out nice …

Dessert

How to Make Bakery-Style Chocolate Scones

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Whether February 14 represents a special occasion or just another Tuesday, I don't see any reason why the day shouldn't start off with a warm chocolate scone. It's a fast and simple way to make any morning …

Dessert

How a Medical Catastrophe Can Bankrupt a Life

It started with a Lean Cuisine. After a night out catching up with a friend, I just made one of the last NJ Transit trains leaving Penn Station that …

How to Make Old-School Sticky Buns With a Caramel Twist

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Having company for breakfast can be nerve-wracking. It usually takes some finagling to get the timing right, and there's no room for do-overs at the crack of dawn. And when you're a baker by trade, especially one …

15 New Comedies You Need to See in 2018

Because we could all use a good laugh right about now.<p>Be it slapstick, cheap jokes, or dry wit, we just wanna have fun. Herewith, the funniest movies on the horizon—not including sequels and superhero tentpoles.

Rachel McAdams

Unpacking Forty Years of Fandom For a Losing Team

<i>Kevin Sampsell | Longreads | February 2018 | 18 minutes (4,605 words)</i>The last time I cried about a football game was in 2009.When I was a kid, though …

Easy sugar cookies for Valentines Day

The easiest sugar cookie recipe -perfect for Valentine’s Day! These sprinkle sugar cookies are super soft, tender on the inside and deliciously …

Dessert

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

One of the biggest let downs in life might be the moment when you grab an oatmeal cookie–thinking it’s chocolate chip–to only realize it’s actually …

How to Make the Quickest Biscuit-Egg Breakfast Sandwiches Imaginable

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>I don't do much baking at home. With a small kitchen and limited counter space, I'm not typically inclined to make any recipe that requires rolling out dough on a flour-dusted work surface. Which is why I was inspired to whip …

Browned Butter Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats

I still lose my way sometimes. Big time. I’ve been in New Orleans for, what is it… four years now? It just takes one unexpectedly closed road (and it …

Claire Danes and Jim Parsons Are Stunningly Good in the Graceful A Kid Like Jake

The Sundance Film Festival is an eavesdropper’s dream for two main subjects: industry gossip and the private-school admissions scene in New York and …