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5 tomato bruschetta recipes | Features

The classic Italian bruschetta is a doddle to put together and makes a delicious starter or light lunch.<p>Tomato bruschetta is one of those joyful …

Jamie Oliver

Dear Parents, It's Not Always the Teacher's Fault — It's Your Child

I love teaching. To me, there's nothing quite as satisfying as helping my students understand the material and enjoy learning. However, that job will continue to get harder and harder if we all don't accept the fact that children are capable of making mistakes. Lots of them. And what's so bad about …

Teaching

The Myth of Irish Slavery: A History of One of the Alt-Right's Oldest Memes

The alt-right has always painted white people as victims of a system they rule.<p>On July 15, comedian Josh Androsky tweeted a video of a Proud Boy, a …

Alt-Right

Alabama 12-year-old's lynching documentary acclaimed

Lily Hoyle is 12. She's a sweet, smart little girl from Mobile, with blonde hair and braces.<p>She's also the director, producer and star of a powerful …

Black History

21 Healthy Ways to Put Your Slow Cooker to Work Every Day This Summer

If you actually want to take advantage of all those Summer relaxation vibes, don't put your slow cooker away. You can use it to get healthier by cooking meals without spending hot and humid days over a stove or grill.<p>Slow cookers aren't just great for Winter comfort foods like stews and soups. They …

Recipe: Cilantro Lime Pork Chops — Recipes from The Kitchn

When cilantro and lime are paired together in a recipe, I expect my tastebuds to tingle with vibrant, bright flavors that make every bite feel like …

26 Zero-Prep Slow Cooker Dinners

There's something about slow cooker recipes that call for cooking before you even get to the slow cooker that's just... frustrating. Sometimes, when …

Here are the best books of 2018 so far, according to Amazon

Good thing summer vacation is here because your reading list is about to get a whole lot longer.<p>On Tuesday, Amazon Books announced its selections for …

Infographic: Timeless tips to make you a better writer

Writing is darn near impossible to master, but there are methods to ease our editorial madness.<p>An infographic posted by GrammarCheck serves up eight …

25 Traditional Irish Foods to Try Before You Die

Creamy potatoes? Check. Hearty Irish stew? Check. Guinness? Checkmate.<p>Irish food is known for being hearty, delicious, and full of flavor. I spent …

11 unforgettable books about fatherhood that totally get it right

In pop culture, fathers are too frequently portrayed as the bumbling parent who ruins things that moms then have to come fix. But being a dad is far …

You'll Never Believe These Decadent Cookie Balls Are Paleo AND Vegan

<i>Re-create your favorite childhood candy bars (sans the sugar crash) with these no-bake Snicker Bliss Balls in just 25 minutes, via PaleoHacks.</i><p>It's about time this classic treat gets a Paleo makeover! Combining pure cacao and raw dates, this no-bake copycat recipe is a great candy alternative for …

15 Simple Balsamic Vinegar Recipes That Look Super Classy

Because bougie food doesn't have to be difficult.<p>June 12, 2018<p>We all have those mysterious ingredients that appear in our pantry after group dinners …

A 2-Week Keto Meal Plan For Weight Loss

Interested in starting the keto diet, but have no idea what you should and should not be eating? We've got you covered. The following recipes meet the low-carb, high-fat requirement, and combined with a consistent workout routine, you're going to drop the pounds in no time. Bon appétit!

This Chicken Enchilada Skillet Feeds a Hungry Crowd — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Fantastic Flourless Chocolate Cake

This flourless chocolate cake is so simple and easy to make, and you will get a delicious chocolate cake without flour. Isn’t that fantastic? If you …

3 totally healthy desserts you should be eating tonight

Ella Woodward—AKA Deliciously Ella—is a name you might know from Instagram. The healthy London food phenom makes blending smoothies and whipping up …

Summer non-fiction: the best new biographies, history, science and politics books

Stuck for holiday reading? Whether you’re looking for memoirs, historical biographies or cutting-edge science, our critics have the answer<p>History<p>Arnhem by Antony Beevor<p>Beevor’s account of the Arnhem campaign, that ill-judged and deeply unlucky northward leap by the Allies into occupied Holland in …

Books

Guns Haven’t Changed in America. People Have.

Having enjoyed my 82nd birthday, I am part of a group of about 50 million Americans who are 65 years of age or older. Those who are 90 or older were …

88 books to enjoy this summer: the TED reading list

<i>Maya Sariahmed</i><p>Whether your weeks ahead contain travel, vacations or just longer and lazier days than usual, our list of recommendations from TED …

Books

The Ultimate Slow Cooker Recipe for Beach Days

Make vacations easier, and give yourself a break from the hassle of a kitchen with this do-it-all slow cooker recipe.<p>The best slow cooker dish for …

It’s Not About Roseanne, Conservatives Are Just Sick Of The Damn Double Standard In Our Culture

7:11 PM 06/02/2018<p>It was never about “Roseanne” for conservatives. Most conservatives did not even think Roseanne was a conservative.<p>It was about a …

11 delicious avocado recipes that don't involve avocado toast

Move over avocado toast, these nutritionist-approved recipes are delicious, healthy and deserving of an Instagram post.<p>Avocados quickly went from occasional treat at your local Mexican joint to a prized grocery store staple in a matter of a decade. Today, a quick look on Instagram and Pinterest …

Healthy Eating

The Best Water Shoes of 2018

Slip-ons and lace-ups for your soggiest adventures.<p>Hari Mari Dune ($45)<p>Softer and more flexible than many of its rivals, the Dune babies your feet with cushy rubber and a memory-foam post that won’t dig between toes. But don’t let the creature comforts fool you: thanks to a heavily siped outsole, …

15 Grooming Products Your Dad Never Knew He Needed for Father's Day

When it comes to planning the perfect Father's Day gift for my dad, I tend to think about the things that he <i>really</i> needs. Usually, that list includes …

The Best Lights of 2018

When weather rolls in, grab one of these. (Courtesy Outdoor Research) Outdoor Research Interstellar ($299) At long last, the holy grail of waterproof jackets. The Interstellar blew our crew away with an uncanny mix of weatherproofing, breathability, and stretch. “It feels softer than a soft shell …

How to Clean a Grill

Last weekend’s seared-on bits don’t stand a chance against this fast, easy method.<p>The secret to banishing stubborn grate grease from your gas or …

Every story in the world has one of these six basic plots

Researchers analysed over 1700 novels to reveal six story types – but can they be applied to our most-loved tales? Miriam Quick takes a look.<p>“My prettiest contribution to the culture” was how the novelist Kurt Vonnegut described his old master’s thesis in anthropology, “which was rejected because …

Literature

Show What You Know: The Shift To Competency

“GPAs are worthless as a criteria for hiring, and test scores are worthless,” said Laszlo Bock, former head of HR at Google. “Google famously used to ask everyone for a transcript and GPAs and test scores, but we don’t anymore, unless you’re just a few years out of school. We found that they don’t …

Pedagogy

New Jersey high school principal apologizes for 'insensitive' prom tickets

CHERRY HILL – The principal of Cherry Hill High School East has apologized for “insensitive” language on tickets for the upcoming senior prom.<p>The tickets urged students to “party like it’s 1776” during the event at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.<p>But that prompted complaints from …