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13 Microwave Mug Cakes for the Next Time You Need Dessert Fast

If I’m being honest, I used to be a real food snob. I went to culinary school and cooked in a restaurant for a while, and even before that, I was …

Prisca Amour

Academics uncover secrets of Breughel paintings

The Old Masters are the father and son Pieter Breugel and his son, coincidentally named Pieter, hence known as the Elder and the Younger.<p>The first …

Painting

3 Secrets to Perfect Tomato Sauce, from a Naples Pasta Master

The main thing you need to know is this: The more acidic the tomatoes, the thicker the spaghetti should be.<p>It’s a particularly warm day in mid-June …

Tomatoes

This Is the Tastiest Fly Fishing Trip

In this installment of the <i>Hungry Life</i> series from Yeti, chef Eduardo Garcia travels to Mexico with fellow anglers Oliver White and Hilary Hutcheson. The trio pursue saltwater’s four key sport fishing species—bonefish, permit, tarpon, and snook—and prepare a small feast for themselves and their …

Sport Fishing

The Top 10 Healthiest Foods for Breakfast Ever

The whole “breakfast is the most important meal of the day” saying is cliché for a reason: because it’s true. But those breakfast bars are just not …

Top 10

10 Top Places to Eat on Martha’s Vineyard

Martha’s Vineyard, just seven miles off Cape Cod, feels like a world away, rather than a 45-minute ferry crossing. Those who escape for a summer …

Top Travel Gear for Fly Fishing Destinations

When you traverse the globe in search of exotic fish species — and burn up all your PTO days to get there — gear should be the last worry on your …

Fly Fishing

Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread with Espresso Mascarpone

Heat the oven to 180°C. Line a standard-sized (23 x 13cm) loaf tin with baking paper.<p>In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar together until light …

Everything you need to know about the Amazon Echo

<b>Editors' note, Sept. 21, 2018:</b> <i>Amazon revamped its Echo lineup in a surprise event in Seattle on Thursday, Sept. 20. A summary of the event has been added to the top of the story. We will continue to update it as Amazon's new products become available for review throughout the rest of this …

Smart Homes

Why Did Benedict Arnold Betray America?

Historians offer up many explanations, including that the Revolutionary War general may have had some self-esteem issues as a child and young …

American Revolution

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Pro Tips: How to Catch the Last of a Hatch by "Scumlining"

When the hatch is over and you’re no longer seeing bugs on the water, one way to prolong dry-fly fishing is to find those places where crippled and …

Fishing

Apricot Jam

302<p>43<p>Americans who visit France are often surprised to wake up in the morning and find themselves with a few pieces of baguette or a single croissant …

Strawberry Jam

270<p>4<p>I was bequeathed an overload of strawberries from the Périgord – short answer: I bought four baskets and the vendor, whose booth I shop at often, …

Strawberries

The Best Apple Tart in Paris

2K<p>2K<p>I take a tough line at calling something “the best.” As anyone who’s tried to get the best chocolate shop, the best bakery, the best bistro, …

French Apple Cake

1K<p>599<p>It’s interesting that there are so many views of Paris, which you notice if you follow the variety of voices that write about life in the city. …

Creme Brulee

534<p>1K<p>When it was on the cusp of popularity in the U.S., I sort of introduced crème brûlée to a restaurant where I was working at the time, and, …

Baking

A Dutch Classic

Hungry Hummers

Voracious hummingbirds may be among the first to feel the heat of climate change<p>Tim Vanderpool<br>• Animals<br>• Jun 01, 2018<p>A male rufous hummingbird zooms in …

Wildlife

Our Favorite Fishing Gear of Fall 2018

<b>Umpqua UPG HD Weekender Fly Box (</b>$40)<p>This improbably small box (just 1.8 inches thick) still opens wide enough to accommodate a mind-boggling quantity of flies.<p><b>Gerber Magniplier Tool (</b>$74)<p>An angled nose enables the easy release of bass or pike (your hand doesn’t block your view of the hook), and an …

Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing With Henry Winkler In Montana: The Emmy Winning Actor On His Love For The Sport

Coming off a well deserved Emmy Award win this week for his performance in the HBO series “Barry,” you would think Henry Winkler would be hitting up Hollywood parties in style, but the iconic actor is actually dreaming of his upcoming fly-fishing adventure to Montana and a recent family expedition …

Fly Fishing

Roasted Broccoli

Roasting, as opposed to steaming, deepens the flavor and color of broccoli, and makes it a nice change from familiar steamed broccoli.

Broccoli

For Love of the Footnote - Journal of the American Revolution

I love footnotes. I won’t read a historical article if it does not have proper footnotes; why waste my time? When thumbing a book and contemplating a …

The Seed from which the Sons of Liberty Grew - Journal of the American Revolution

On March 9, 1764, George Grenville proposed a stamp tax in a speech to Parliament; its purpose was to reduce the cost of maintaining 10,000 …

The Stamp Act

A tax on Britain's American colonies was introduced on 22 March 1765.<p>The act never went properly into effect, but it had greater consequences than …

Articles of Capitulation, Fort Necessity

Having been surrounded by French and Indian forces, Lieutenant Colonel George Washington and his Virginia militia were forced to surrender on July 3, …

George Washington