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Brown Sugar Bacon-wrapped Asparagus

Calling all bacon lovers! You know who you are. Here is a vegetable you'll have a hard time turning down because, you guessed it, it's covered in crispy delicious bacon. Asparagus and bacon make a perfect couple. And if you're not a fan of asparagus, that's an even better reason to try this recipe. …


Lee Campbell Loves Natural Wines—and the People Who Make (and Drink) Them

Lee Campbell, the wine director for Andrew Tarlow's restaurants, is a woman who knows what she likes—and is entirely sure you will, too.<p><i>Welcome to Out of the Kitchen, our ongoing exploration of the people and relationships that built and sustain Andrew Tarlow's Brooklyn restaurant mini-empire.</i><p>Of …

Dining Rooms

Notes from San Francisco: Atelier Crenn

I didn’t know what to expect.<p>This is what I knew: Dominique Crenn was a San Francisco chef who is always mentioned when the subject of “women chefs” …

Culinary diplomacy: The nexus of food and diplomacy

"The destiny of nations depends on how they nourish themselves," said Jean Brillat-Savarin, the 18th-century epicure.<p>The idea is still alive and well …

West Bank

Styling food for Downton Abbey is like catering, except one meal has to last all day

Nobody does classy soap operas like the British, and Downton Abbey is up there with the best of them. You have characters you love to love or love to …

Here Are the 10 Best Selling Cookbooks of 2013

Here are the best selling of 2013, only four of which were actually written in 2013. The top selling cookbook was from blogger/Food Network person <b>Ree Drummond</b>, whose <i>The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays</i> sold an astonishing 367,000 copies since it was released in October. Two other Drummond …

20 Essential Dishes Every Cook Should Know

If you were going to ever commit any sort of recipes to your memory -- if you were going to ever cook things so often that they become second nature -- you should look to these twenty. (Or, if they won't all fit in your brain, at least have them at the ready). Because while we're all into big …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Allow us to state the obvious: It's cold out there. So cold, in fact, that you're probably having trouble mustering the will to pull out your …

Rene Redzepi on fun

549: No Props

Savory Pumpkin Soup

Once, a long time ago, on the Carribean Island of St. John, on the far side of the island in a little shack of a restaurant surrounded by goats and lapping waves, we had pumpkin soup that tasted like heaven. I've had many kinds of pumpkin soup since then, all competing for "as good as" because it …

Food Preservation

Canada's Knockoff Cronut Burger Made a Bunch of People Horribly Sick

Associated Press News

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Royal baby: Armed Forces send royal couple messages of goodwill

The Armed Forces are celebrating the birth of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s child, with RAF Valley Station where Prince William serves as a Search and Rescue pilot among the first to offer official congratulations.<p><b>Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to the future king</b><p><b>Prince William's</b> wife <b>Kate</b> …

Armed Forces

Old customs, new media: How Will and Kate will raise a modern prince

As tradition requires, the birth announcement of Great Britain’s newborn prince was posted Monday to an easel in front of Buckingham Palace. That may be the most traditional aspect of the prince’s introduction to the world.<p>The Clarence House, which is the official London residence of Prince …

Buckingham Palace

Royal baby takes digital world by storm with over 2m Twitter mentions

Well-wishers took to social media in their droves to celebrate the arrival of the newborn Prince of Cambridge yesterday evening<p>Clarence House (@ClarenceHouse) informed the world that the Duchess of Cambridge had been admitted to St Mary's Hospital, Paddington at 7:37am yesterday morning in …

Social Media

Birth of future monarch has animated the unique lunacy of royal watching

It's … it's a baby! A boy baby, so no chance to test the new rules on female succession, unfortunately. But rejoice nonetheless! It would be churlish …


Letters to the Editor<p>On this day

‘A Skillful Horsewoman’: A Brief History of Royal Childhoods

What it's like to be a modern-day heir to the British throne<p>It might be good to be the king, in the words of Mel Brooks, but for a long time, it wasn't so good to be the king's preteen. For much of history, the young children of British monarchs were primarily raised by nannies, almost never mixed …