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Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Ten amazing off-the-radar experiences in France

No Francophile worth their salt would skip the Eiffel Tower or the lavender fields of Provence. But while France’s tourist trail is well trodden for a reason, there are plenty of wonders that might have escaped your radar. Here’s an alternative bucket list for your trip to France.<p>See flocking …


Beauty in the Breakdown: The Artistic Process of Chuck Close

Photo: Courtesy of Pace Gallery<p>For over 40 years Chuck Close has been painting abstract interpretations of the human face with the precision of a still life. His work is a decomposition—breaking each finite detail of a photograph down into pixel-like boxes of light, color, and texture—and then …


Candace Bushnell on How Carrie Bradshaw Was Born

Photo: Getty Images<p><i>Sex and the City</i> fans were excited to hear last week that <i>The Carrie Diaries</i> will introduce the first of Carrie Bradshaw's <i>SATC</i> friends next season, according to executive producer Amy Harris. We thought it was the perfect time to chat with co-executive producer Candace Bushnell …

Saks Fifth Avenue

What an hairy spider!!!

egg salad with pickled celery and coarse dijon

Someone pointed out to me a few weeks ago that this site has not a single recipe in the archives for egg salad. However, unlike the time I realized …

italian stuffed cabbage

Prior to November, what I knew of stuffed cabbage rolls were limited to the Jewish/Eastern European variety, which I make the way my mother-in-law …

french onion tart + uk cookbook release

Hello from 30,000 feet! I wrote this on my 23rd airplane flight since November 2012, but here’s the part where you can be certain at last that I’m as …

Meeting Florida's Seminoles Through Rediscovered Photos

The Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Seminole Indian Museum on the Big Cypress Seminole Reservation in Florida has a new exhibit that gives patrons a rare glimpse into the past.<p>Taken by photographer Julian Dimock during a 1910 expedition across the undrained and untamed landscape of tropical wetlands and cypress …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

“Birds in the Art of Japan” presents approximately 150 works in various media from medieval times to the present. Displays of paintings are juxtaposed with examples of modern and contemporary textiles, ceramics, lacquerware, and bamboo art. http://met.org/Xb0pux After Shen Nanpin (Japanese: Shin Nanpin) (Chinese, 1682–after 1762) | Cranes, Peach Tree, and Chinese Roses | early 18th century

Did the Real T. Rex Resemble the One in Jurassic Park?

Scientists know much more about Tyrannosaurus rex than they did 20 years ago.<p><i>Part of our weekly "In Focus" series-stepping back, looking closer.</i><p><b>No dinosaur is more cherished than Tyrannosaurus rex. The Cretaceous king of the tyrants epitomizes the size, ferocity, and bizarre nature of dinosaurs</b> …

Documenting West Texas And Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park lies in West Texas, surrounded by mountains and the Chihuahuan Desert. It's one of the least-visited national parks in the country, according to the National Parks Service.<p>For those simply passing through, it can be hard to capture the spirit of the place — which is why …

Donna De Cesare's Lens On Central America, Children And Civil War

"Be a human first and a journalist second," Donna De Cesare once told me.<p>Even before she became my professor at the University of Texas, Austin, I had been well aware of De Cesare's work and the recognition it had earned her — like a Fulbright fellowship and the Dorothea Lange prize from Duke …

Featured Artwork of the Day: The Goddess Durga Killing the Buffalo Demon (Mahishasura Mardini) | 12th century | Pala period http://met.org/ZUzMfb

One day in Brooklyn: the perfect itinerary

For many first-time visitors to New York, New York equals Manhattan. But just a couple of subway stops across the river lies a whole other delicious world that deserves your exploration. So set aside a day to take a tour of Brooklyn, with these hand-picked highlights from Brooklyn local, Brian …


Pictures: Auroras of February and March

Starbursts, alien landscapes, and magenta bands of light: Take a look at some of the best aurora photos from February and March.



Obama Declares Monuments to Preserve Pieces of U.S. Heritage

President Obama has declared five new national monuments across the country, from Washington State to Maryland.<p><b>The nation's list of national monuments—places of "historic or scientific" interest—has grown by five. On Monday, President Obama added five sites to the 103 previously enshrined.</b><p>The …

Trilobites Found With Mysterious Markings

Spots running down the length of the animals could have been used to confuse predators.<p><b>Perhaps the best-known group of ancient animals after dinosaurs, trilobites spent hundreds of millions of years coming up with crazy body plans and cruising the ocean before dying out some 250 million years ago.</b> …

'Game of Thrones' Cheat Sheet: What You Need to Know for Season Three

Get up to speed on the series before the battle for the Iron Throne begins again<p>If the plot of <i>Game of Thrones</i> were a Facebook relationship status, …

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