Michele Zimmerman

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The 12 Best Gingerbread Houses of 2013

Buckle up, Sweets fans, 'cuz I'm about to show you the best gingerbread house creations in all of the interwebz - and you're going to want <i>all of them</i>.<p>…

'Calvin and Hobbes' ebooks now available for the first time

Almost 30 years after Bill Watterson introduced the world to <i>Calvin and Hobbes</i>, one of the most beloved daily comic strips is finally available as a collection of ebooks. It's not quite the full series, which is available as a giant multi-volume book, but the ebooks on offer cover a fairly large …

2 Healthy No-Cook Recipes to Make This Weekend, From Katie Lee and Sunny Anderson

In honor of National Food Day yesterday, Katie Lee (author of <i>The Comfort Table: Recipes for Everyday Occasions</i>) and Sunny Anderson (author of <i>Sunny's Kitchen: Easy Food for Real Life</i>) teamed up with The New York Foundling—a social-service provider for kids and families catering to those in the …

Got the Munchies? Sate Your Hunger with These 20 Recipes

A majority of Americans favor legalizing marijuana—so we've collected 20 recipes to help pot smokers deal with the munchies<p>For the first time ever, a national poll has shown that a majority of Americans—58 percent, in fact—favor the legalization of marijuana. Which means that, if the rest of the …

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The Great Sriracha Mystery; Japan's Robo-Restaurant

A roundup of food news from around the internet on October 21, 2013<p><i>It's the afternoon, and you deserve a break. Sit back, pour yourself a glass, and enjoy these food stories from around the Internet.</i><p>**<b>The Links</b><p>You've probably heard the story of the elderly woman who burned herself on a cup of …

Two Layer Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake

I am a huge pumpkin pie fan and they make regular appearances in my kitchen from at least October through December. I am always looking for ways to …

21 Food Superstitions You Should Really Know About

From spilling salt to cutting bananas, here are 21 kitchen-related superstitions you should be aware of.<p>Everyone knows that garlic wards off vampires and that spilling salt is terrible luck. But did you know that you should never cut a banana with a knife? And speaking of knives, did you know that …

Downton Abbey College Courses Now Available

Considering that<i>Downton Abbey</i>has plans to infiltrate our closets, kitchens, and sitting rooms—courtesy of official <i>Downton Abbey</i>merchandise—it seems only fitting that the Julian Fellowes–created period drama infiltrate classrooms as well. According to Philly.com, Camden County College in New Jersey …

Chelsea Clinton Will Have Children, O.K., Dad? So Enough with the Mortality Schtick, Please!

Well, well, well: look who decided to take her ears out of her damned iPod and listen to her father for once in her life? Chelsea Clinton, who was recently publicly guilted by her father for possibly waiting until he was dead and buried in the ground before deigning to bring life into this world, …

Downton Abbey’s Mary and Edith Will Maintain Their Mutual Hatred for Each Other in Season Four, Assures Laura Carmichael

We’ve already established that Lady Mary will spend the first part of <i>Downton Abbey</i>’s forthcoming season mourning in some kind of Victorian tragedy chamber, while Lady Edith does her best to approximate Carrie Bradshaw on the swinging, 20s London scene. In a new interview, the actress who plays …

Exclusive: Mia Farrow and Eight of Her Children Speak Out on Their Lives, Frank Sinatra, and the Scandals They’ve Endured

See a slide show of Mia’s children and quotes from Orth’s piece.<p>Twenty years after <i>Vanity Fair</i> special correspondent Maureen Orth reported on the sexual-abuse case involving Woody Allen and Mia Farrow’s adopted daughter Dylan, Orth reconnects with Farrow to discuss her human-rights work, her …

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Swiss Hash Browns (Rösti)

Place potatoes in a large saucepan, cover with cold water, and bring to a boil over medium-high heat; cook until tender, about 30 minutes. Drain …

Recipes

Behold a Burger With a Deep-Fried Mac and Cheese Bun

Here's the latest in hybrid burger creations: the <b>Mac Attack</b> from Chicago's <b>Rockit Burger Bar</b>. The restaurant tweeted the above photo of the burger, which features a beef patty, sriracha ketchup, scallions, lettuce, and tomato sandwiched between <b>deep-fried mac and cheese buns</b>. Chicago folks, take …

The Best in Airport Food; Curating an All-Pizza Art Show

· The Best in Airport Food and Drink [CNN]<br>· One Curator Has Devoted a Whole Show to Pizza Art [Food & Think]<br>· An Evolution of Starbucks Food [WSJ]<br>· Why Menus Suck — and Five Ideas to Improve Them [Grub Street]<br>· An Excerpt from Daniel Patterson's <i>Coi: Stories and Recipes</i> [Medium]<br>· 30 Places to Dine …

Tomato Bisque - Creamy Tomato Soup Recipe

Give It a Rest, Pumpkin Spice Lattes: It's Hot Toddy Season Too!

Think hot toddies are reserved for only the coldest of cold days of winter? Think again! Call me antsy, but the the minute it's the least bit chilly, …