Kim Lagana

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Healthy Vegetarian Meal Plan 11.20.2016

This week’s healthy meal plan includes a veggie-packed omelette, stuffed shells, butternut squash chili, sweet potato soup, and a goat cheese strata. …

Some Interesting Facts about Life (100 Facts)

Here are some of the most interesting Facts about Life<p>1. If you are right handed, you will tend to chew your food on your right side. Awesome! If you …

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17 Historical Fiction Books About World War I

If you’re a fan of historical fiction, check out this list of World War I books that portray an unflinching narrative of life during the Great War. …

How Does The Electoral College Work, And Is It Fair?

Here's a little information that Americans have usually been able to ignore.<p>It's about the Electoral College, a uniquely American institution that's been with us from the beginning and that's occasionally given us fits.<p>Typically, the Electoral College meets and does its thing a month or so after …

Government

Homemade Vanilla Extract

<i>Updated on</i> <i>by</i> Averie Sunshine<p>I love the scent of vanilla in anything from candles to soap and the flavor of vanilla in baked goods and desserts is …

Recipe: Quick & Easy Tomato and Herb Gigantes Beans

Brrrr… we’ve put the heating on this week and my winter coat has surfaced from the back of the wardrobe. The clocks have gone back, and it’s …

Discovering The Science Secrets Of Sourdough (You Can Help)

Those first bubbles were almost a revelation. A couple of days before, I had mixed together flour and water into a paste. But now pockets of gas …

Secret Marriage: Mary Tudor and Charles Brandon

When Mary Tudor arrived in France she experience a French court that was reasonably well ordered and steadily developing as the trend-setter in …

Weep, Ingeborg, weep

In 1237, Ingeborg, Dowager Queen of France, died. At the time of her death, she was approximately sixty years old, and had lived more than forty …

20 Incredible Recipes That Show Why Potatoes Are the Perfect Comfort Food

If there’s one vegetable you never have to convince anyone to eat, even kids, it’s potatoes. Everyone loves potatoes and on October 27th, we …

Recipes

I Shall Faint: 'Unmentionable' Unpacks Victorian Womanhood

Victorian manners occupy a space both sublimely funny and quietly horrific. With deeply specific and often counter-intuitive advice, Victorian pundits attempted to establish class markers and prescribe "acceptable" behavior that tended to come down harder on women than on men.<p>How specific and …

Layered Veggie Burger Pies

I've made these pies before and they were so good I couldn't resist making them again and sharing them with you this time. Believe me you are going …

Unlock The Library - History Extra

The official website for BBC History Magazine and BBC World Histories Magazine

BBC

Wilder Women

The mother and daughter behind the Little House stories.<p>In April of 1932, an unlikely literary débutante published her first book. Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder was a matron of sixty-five, neat and tiny—about four feet eleven—who was known as Bessie to her husband, Almanzo, and as Mama Bess to her …

Marrying Down: Cecily of York

When I began writing the story of Elizabeth of York, I had not given much thought to her sister, Cecily. I knew that she would be included to some …

The Royal Mistress Series: Agnès Sorel - The first official mistress

These Easy Soup Recipes Are Just As Good As Takeout — & So Much Cheaper

Even if it's still unseasonably warm in our corner of the country, the Refinery29 offices are ready for fall — and its not just because a few of us …

Cooking

The Ruin of a Princess - Marie-Thérèse of France

Queens Regnant: Ælfwynn, Lady of the Mercians

Ada of Holland - Heiress of Holland

9 WWII Novels Beyond Europe's Shores

By Erin Flaaen | Off the Shelf<p>With readers around the world embracing novels like <i>Gone to Soldiers</i>, <i>The Nightingale</i>, and <i>Everyone Brave Is Forgiven</i>, it's clear that I'm not the only one who loves stunning and beautiful World War II fiction. Several months ago, I read <i>All the Light We Cannot See</i> by …

Mary de Bohun - An abducted heiress

Jamaican Stew Peas with Dumplings Spinners (Vegan)

Jamaican stew peas with dumplings (spinners), is a popular hearty Jamaican dish. It is made with kidney beans, also called red peas in …

Recipes

Queens Regnant: Petronilla of Aragon - The Bishop's Daughter

These 17 Foods Will Kill You, You Should Seriously Steer Clear From Them.

Hard-and-fast food rules royally suck. But some foods can seriously mess with your health.<p>"It doesn't mean you'll get sick, get cancer, or die if you …

Alys of France, Countess of Ponthieu

The story of the life of Alys of France is sad and more than a little bizarre. At a young age she was contracted to marry Richard the Lionheart and …

Tomato Herb Rice with White Beans and Spinach

I love taking concepts from old recipes and reinventing them into something new. For this Tomato Herb Rice with White Beans and Spinach I’ve taken my …

"She gave her spirit back to God" - Beatrice d'Este