Pamela J.B. Agaloos

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20 Pasta Recipes to Make this Fall

So long, fresh tomatoes and super ripe zucchini. We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more<p><b>So long, fresh tomatoes and super-ripe zucchini.</b> We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more. …

Cooking

9 Mexican Recipes Perfect for the Slow Cooker

Between the quick hustle of the food truck and the casual fun of make-your-own taco get togethers, it’s easy to forget that the process behind making …

Will Forte Sings an Ode to His Beard

In Defense of Pastor Rob Bell -- Anti-Gay Christians Cause Their Own Irrelevance

Megachurch Pastor Rob Bell certainly caused a stir with his statement on Oprah Winfrey's "Super Soul Sunday." His statements however need some qualification. Fact is, even though the majority of (and growing) number of people in the Western world do support equal rights for LGBT people, including …

We Were Awful to Monica Lewinsky But We’d Like to Think We’d Act Differently Today

Ms. Lewinsky was quickly cast by the media as a “little tart,” as The Wall Street Journal put it. The New York Post nicknamed her the “Portly …

Feminism

Litotes: the most common rhetorical device you've never heard of

It’s the rhetorical equivalent of having your cake and eating it. No wonder politicians love it<p>Sometimes an unfamiliar ancient Greek word can mask a rhetorical device that’s as commonplace as salt. One such device goes by the name of litotes – and you’ve been using it all your life, probably …

Kathmandu graffiti: Street art has made the walls come to life

When the BBC Soup team visited Kathmandu in February 2015 to attend Nepal's first Ideas Fest they were struck by the graffiti. Photographs by Richard Fenton-Smith, with thanks to Nepalese art director Sworup Nhasiju for his insights. Find out more at bbc.com/soup

The eight best young adult books – and why grownups should read them, too

What do my chosen books have in common? Well, in each case, some­body at some point has decided they are “young adult” books. As often as not, this person isn’t the writer. The category does have some meaning and some usefulness, of course; books that teenagers enjoy do often have certain …

Books

Kanye West vs. white mediocrity: The real story behind Beck, Beyonce and “SNL” 40

Kanye takes more heat than anyone. Post-Grammys and “SNL” 40, we’re finally seeing his critics for what they are<p>There was a lot to criticize about the "Saturday Night Live" 40th anniversary celebration--Jerry Seinfeld’s #SorryNotSorry joshing around about "SNL’s" 40-year history of whiteness, …

For Lent

Old Loves

20/20

I used to be able to look down the bottom of my glass as I am drinking from it. The same goes for any tea cup I sip from. But lately, I’ve been feeling a bit of a strain. This didn’t happen even a year ago.<p>Oh no. I am ageing.<p>The first time I said this to someone, he waved two fingers right at my face and asked “how many do you see?”<p>“Oh my God. I actually see four.”<p>The last time I went to an eye doctor, it was roughly four years ago. I’m the only person not wearing glasses in the family except …

Becoming that kind of New Yorker, or, A very entitling New York blog entry because I can.

New Yorkers are always complaining. New Yorkers are never satisfied. Even the Juno nor'easter annoyed the crap out of everyone simply because it was underwhelming. To this I say:<p>“Well at least that Juno bitch liked us enough to spare us from the shit she pulled in Boston you ungrateful pieces of shit.”<p>There are non-native New Yorkers who wear their New Yorker attitudes like tattooes partially hidden under rolled up sleeves. They hate Times Square as if it’s a constitutional state of mind, and …

Got a valid passport? Have it transformed into an intricately inked work of art

Léonard Combier wants to doodle all over your passport.<p>He calls his ink drawings “tattoos”: Using the living document of the passport, that universal certificate of personal identity, as his “skin,” the 24-year-old French illustrator etches bustling worlds full of aliens, goofy ghouls and eyeballs …

Inked

27 Beautiful Infographics that teach you how to cook

John Lennon's "Imagine," Made Into a Comic Strip

440 min Plutocracy is the first documentary to comprehensively examine early American history through the lens of class. A multi-part series by …

mushroom marsala pasta bake

Over the last couple years — a dark time in which I’ve slowly had to accept that my once-tiny baby with fairly simple needs now required real square …

Recipes

SL Letter of the Day: Basic Bastards

Hey, Dan. 32-ish Canuck female here. Starting to wonder if the series of things I'm "looking for" in a partner is starting to veer into "too many …

How to suck at your religion

Exploding Kittens

The Most Important Things to Do to Start Paying Off Your Debt

5 steps toward beginning to get debt-free this year.<i>"Unless a particular man made New Year resolutions, he would make no resolutions. Unless a man</i> …

The 20 Best Memoirs Written By Musicians

Musicians’ memoirs make for an uneven genre. Their authors often struggle to enliven the music business refrains of success, excess and addiction …

Music

How Did Toast Become the Latest Artisanal Food Craze?

995<p>SHARES<p>All the guy was doing was slicing inch-thick pieces of bread, putting them in a toaster, and spreading stuff on them. But what made me …

classic cobb salad

When I am considering recipes I might share with you all, there are a lot of foods that I arbitrarily rule out. Sandwiches? Nope! With rare …

After 200 Years, A Schubert Song Still Resonates

Two hundred years ago today, a 17-year-old kid from Vienna wrote a song that would change the way composers thought about songwriting. That kid was Franz Schubert, and his song "Gretchen am Spinnrade" (Gretchen at the Spinning Wheel) put German art song — or lieder as it's called — on the map. The …

Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Whipped Goat Cheese

6 Servings<p>This dish has become a signature of Domenica chef Alon Shaya. Precooking the cauliflower in seasoned poaching liquid infuses it with flavor; roasting makes it crisp.<p>May 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Roasted Cauliflower<p>2 1/2 cups dry white wine<p>1/3 cup olive oil<p>1/4 cup kosher salt<p>3 tablespoons fresh …

What the Bleep Does the Bible Say About Profanity?

One of my favorite and most uncomfortable memories as a Bible professor was when I had Old Testament scholar, Tremper Longman, give a guest lecture …

9 Social Justice Books to Read This Fall

When we think of social justice, we typically think of action, and action is certainly vital, but we also need study and reflection to help us …

Heart of Whiteness

A writer of a certain age might be tempted, even encouraged, to regard the detritus of his life—school diplomas, spelling-bee honorable mentions, expired passports, maybe the odd award—as his “papers.” I have treated my own with sullen neglect. Never sure what I have or what is where, when I …

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