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England’s Greatest Knight Puts ‘Game of Thrones’ to Shame

Patricide, adultery, catapults and captives, the Magna Carta—just another day in the life of William Marshal, England’s most loyal and successful …

Tudor dining: a guide to food and status in the 16th century

What, how and where people ate in Tudor times depended greatly on who they were: the rich nobility enjoyed lavish feasts of meat, seafood and sugary …

20 Most Overlooked Movies of 2014

From The Immigrant, boasting an Oscar-worthy turn by Marion Cotillard, to a post-apocalyptic take on class warfare in Snowpiercer, all the movies you …

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

From the editors of Esquire.com, catch up on the year's best movies that you most likely missed out on.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but …

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2014’s Best Books on Psychology, Philosophy, and How to Live Meaningfully

After the year’s most intelligent and imaginative children’s books and best science books, here are my favorite books on psychology and philosophy published this year, along with the occasional letter and personal essay — genres that, at their most excellent, offer hearty helpings of both …

Sweet and Spicy Chicken Drumsticks

4 to 6 Servings<p>March 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup Sriracha<p>1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/4 cup mirin (sweet Japanese rice wine)<p>1/4 cup red currant or strawberry jelly<p>12 large chicken drumsticks<p>Kosher salt<p>1 cup rice flour<p>1 tablespoon cornstarch<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Bring Sriracha, rice vinegar, mirin, …

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Die Mauer

The early days of the Berlin Wall.<p>The wall that divides Berlin is hard to visualize, because it defies comparison. Other things in the city are easy enough to imagine, because they can be Iikened to something familiar—the Kurfürstendamm to Fifth Avenue, Potsdamer Platz (in an earlier period) to …

50 Recipe Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Epic moussaka, layers of lasagna, tamales, soup dumplings, and more recipes that are worth the work.<p>Are you counting down to the weekend and/or a nice long break from work? You're probably planning on going to a museum, cleaning your house, or catching up on your favorite TV shows. But why not …

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Make Every Day Taco Tuesday with Our 30 Best Taco Recipes

<b>Is is Tuesday yet? Our favorite taco recipes are too delicious to have just one night of the week. Set up a taco bar for a DIY party or serve up shells with any filling you please for a quick weeknight dinner.</b><p>Chipotle Chicken Tacos with Radish Salad<p>Take grilled chicken tacos to new heights by …

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21 Melty, Gooey, Ultra-Cheesy Quesadillas

It doesn’t get simpler or better than a warm, deliciously cheesy quesadilla. Here, 21 of the all-time greatest quesadilla recipes F&W has to offer.<p>It …

Sandwich Week: the best sandwich recipes from around the world

To mark National Sandwich Week, Helen Graves, author of the book '101 Sandwiches', shares six sensational recipes from across the globe<p><b>VIETNAM: Caramel pork bánh mì</b><p>The bánh mì is arguably one of the world's greatest sandwiches. A light baguette is stuffed with various fillings, which may include …

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Hate beetroot? 10 delicious recipes to convert you

Sales of beetroot are reported to be soaring, partially due to its (many) health benefits. Xanthe Clay shares her top 10 favourite ways with the vegetable<p>Beetroot sales are soaring – up 20per cent in four years, according to figures by market research specialists Kantar. It’s great news for our …

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Shirazi Salad

2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil<p>2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste<p>4 tbsp. finely chopped fresh flat-leaf …

Olive Oil Quatre Quarts with Chopped Fruit

Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Butter and flour a 9-inch cake pan, preferably one with a removable bottom.<p>Make the batter: First, weigh your eggs in …

Poom's Summer playlist

Young, French and living in Paris, Poom's Camille and Siegfried have sent a wave of fresh air through the French capital with Les Voiles, their …