Tim Vasil

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“The Bone Season”: A dystopian thriller that delivers

A young author’s debut novel about a near-future penal colony for clairvoyants is the ideal late-summer treat<p>Laura Miller<p>August 25, 2013 9:30pm (UTC)<p>There's time for one last gulpable summer novel before the season ends, and the perfect candidate presents itself in Samantha Shannon's "The Bone …

Roasted Pistachio Ice Cream Recipe

Ingredients (7)<p>1 cup shelled, unsalted pistachios, toasted and cooled<br>• 1 cup granulated sugar<br>• 1/4 teaspoon fine salt<br>• 1 1/2 cups half-and-half<br>• 1 1/2 cups …

Roasted Apricot and Almond Ice Cream Recipe

The perfect thing to do with less than perfect apricots. The ice cream gets a double dose of almonds: some chopped up into the final scoop, but also some steeped into cream, which adds a deep, nutty flavor to the base.<p><b>Read more: Scooped: Roasted Apricot and Almond Ice Cream</b><p>Ingredients4 ounces …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Robin Thicke: Blurred Lines – review

Robin Thicke, an American R&B singer who's a vocal ringer for Justin Timberlake, had been making reasonably successful albums for years without …

Thundercat: Apocalypse – review

In the two years since his debut album as Thundercat, the virtuoso bass player Stephen Bruner has added ever more impressive names to his list of …

Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer – review

If the Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot put on an impromptu performance at St Paul's cathedral in London, the Anglicans present would probably …

Tropicália – review

The explicitly politicised, late-1960s countercultural Brazilian protest movement gets an airing through this affectionate, if somewhat genuflecting …

Sub Pop: 25 years of underground rock

There's a silver jubilee party in Seattle next week, and an unlikely one at that. Sub Pop – the grunge label! The Nirvana label! The label with all …

An Entire Scene Using Only The Grossest Words Ever (VIDEO)

Some words just sound gross and everyone hates them. CollegeHumor created a whole scene using only the grossest words in the English language. Heavy hitters like "moist" and "panties" make an appearance, but some of the worst words may surprise you.

10 Books That Sum Up The Contradictions of American Life

As we head towards the 237th birthday of the United States of America, last week’s news cycle and various political discussions have given us a whole …

Summer reading

The Guardian recently launched a new feature, the Summer Reads series. Every Monday until Labor Day, we'll recommend a different book to Guardian …

No, I Won't Use an e-Reader

Let me begin by saying I <i>love</i> books, whether electronic or paper. I'll read on my Kindle or a "regular" book. Frankly, I'll read on whatever's available. I just love reading and being transported to another world beyond my own. It's pleasurable to share the domain the writer has created. It's a …

Why writers should leave book-genre debates to the marketing department

A writer I know is shopping a fantasy novel to publishers. The first thing an editor wants to know is whether it's fantasy or speculative fiction. My friend doesn't have a good answer because she doesn't really understand the difference. Why should she? She just writes the things; she doesn't have …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Donuts for Dinner: Watch the Premiere of Donut Showdown

As proven by tonight’s premiere <b>airing at 10:00pm ET</b>, fried dough can take many forms, and every single one of them is delicious. <i>Donut Showdown</i> …

Upgrade Your Burger With Secret Sauce

Make a great burger even better with this topping<p>Every once in a while I’ll crave a Big Mac. It’s not the overcooked beef patties, the floppy buns, or the strands of warm lettuce that induce this urge. It’s the Big Mac’s special sauce. That creamy, tangy, pumped-up tarter sauce is so good it …

Emma Brooks – Design Studio

White Peach Maple Soda

In a medium saucepan over low heat, combine 1/2 cup maple syrup, 1/4 cup water and 2 cups of unpeeled white peaches that have been cut into 1/2-inch …

Blueberry Mojito

Jorge likes to joke that I am a “Southern Hemisphere Drinker”. I love Rum and Tequila, but I tolerate vodka, gin and scotch/bourbon. Sometimes vodka …

Two fun Mojito recipes!

Hi friends! I'm here to share a couple more drinks that Katie and I made especially for Emma's bachelorette party. They are both versions of a …

Dirty Pirate Popsicles

We have thing for getting sideways with classic cocktails and then turning them into poptails. This week the classic rum and coke has been flipped to …

Basil Bloody Mary

My husband loves bloody marys like you wouldn't believe. Lately I've been getting into experimenting with new flavors again. Last time we were …

Watermelon Soda Float

8 Servings<p>Prep Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>September 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Lime Frozen Yogurt<p>1 pint store-bought vanilla frozen yogurt, preferably Greek style<p>1 1/2 tablespoon finely grated lime zest<p>1 tablespoon fresh lime juice<p>Watermelon Soda<p>1/2 medium watermelon, chilled, plus ½ cantaloupe …

Ice Cream Sandwich Recipes (PHOTOS)

21 recipes you need to try.<p>The only thing better than a cookie is two cookies. And when you sandwich those two cookies with ice cream, that's when things start to get seriously good.<p>The ice cream sandwich really is a genius dessert. Not only does it get rid of the boring waffle cone (sorry cone …

Maple crunch ice cream

A super-simple ice cream which goes gorgeously with warm puddings and cake<p>Ingredients<p>1 tsp vanilla extract<br>• 200g light condensed milk<br>• 600ml pot double …