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Corn Maze F.A.Q.

<i>Is it difficult to get out of the maze?</i><br>Stretching over twenty-two acres, the Honeypot Farms Corn Maze is the largest in New England! It can certainly be challenging, but that’s the fun!<p><i>What’s the average time it takes to exit the maze?</i><br>It ranges. We’ve had folks find their way out in under an hour; …

New England

Find Your Style: 20 Classic to Contemporary Kitchens to Add to Your Inspiration Board

It's probably a good thing that I'm a renter. Because if I wasn't, I'd actually have to decide on a kitchen design. And with all of the options out …

Interior Design

How to Make No-Bake Fruit and Nut Bars at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Jennifer Farley of Savory Simple makes a homemade version of store-bought fruit and nut bars that are filling, flavorful, and just as sweet as</i> …

Teaching “The Odyssey” at San Quentin

I worried the inmates would dismiss the ancient story. Instead, they saw themselves — and the power of literature<p>The opening of “The Odyssey” describes Odysseus as <i>polytropos</i>, a man “much turned” and “much turning.” He makes much happen, and much happens to him. When I selected “The Odyssey” as the …

Note to Fellow Residents of 703 West End Avenue

Dear Neighbors,<p>It is clear to me that very few residents of the building have read the minutes from last year’s co-op meeting. I hate to repeat myself, but I will. (Actually, I don’t hate to repeat myself at all. I love it. #Transparency!)<p>I need not remind you that 703 is a co-op. As in coöperate. …

What is the Value of a Newspaper?

<i>The Washington Post announced Monday afternoon that Jeff Bezos, the C.E.O. of Amazon.com, is buying the newspaper.</i><p>In October, 2011, the Boston <i>Globe</i> published an article on the dysfunction that had plagued the Boston Red Sox during their historic late-season collapse: among the memorable details, …

Grilled Avocado with Cherry Tomatoes and Herbs Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> I'm an avocado fiend, always on the lookout for more ways to incorporate them into …

Dinner Tonight: Grill-Roasted Meatloaf + Horseradish Dill Potato Salad

This is the meat and potatoes dinner that you'll tell your friends about. Grilled, wrapped in bacon, and glazed with a Dr. Pepper-laced sauce (yes, we went there), this meatloaf delivers. Pair with a kicked-up horseradish potato salad; the combination is new and exciting, but brings back memories …

Where Essential Questions Come From

<b>Where Essential Questions Come From</b><p>by <b>Grant Wiggins</b>, Ph.D, Authentic Education<p>“I didn’t know they could think!” an excited high school principal …

The Curse of Reading and Forgetting

Recently, a colleague mentioned that she had been rereading Richard Hughes’s “A High Wind in Jamaica,” which was first published in 1929 and is about a group of creepy little kids who become the unwanted wards of sad, listless pirates. She praised it, and her recommendation sent me to Amazon. The …

Micheladas

<i>Bon Appetit's Editor in Chief Adam Rapoport is sharing recipes and tips from his latest, The Grilling Book, all week long. We'll be rolling out his ideal Memorial Day feast -- one dish each day -- from his go-to steak to the drink in his hand.</i><p>When you're grilling, you have to <b>keep the drinks simple;</b> …

Steal This Look: Food 52 Office Kitchen

When Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, the founders of cooking site Food52, moved into a new midtown Manhattan office space, they built a test …

Creativity in Schools: What Countries Do (Or Could Do)

<i>Today we share the latest report from the OECD on Asian educational initiatives aiming to foster pupils' creativity and critical thinking. This piece</i> …

NYC Food Book Fair

The 2013 NYC Food Book Fair is coming to Brookyn!<p>This May, the event will feature cooking demonstrations, panel discusssions, a tasting event, and much more -- stop by, hang out, even go on a coffee crawl or two. Looking for fellow Food52ers? We'll be listening to Merrill's pearls of wisdom about …