Wendy Galgan

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9 food parts you should never throw away

If you're immediately tossing those leftover parts of fresh produce in the trash, you could be missing out on some powerful nutrients—and losing money in the process.

Nutrition

The 3-Ingredient Pizza Crust That Rocks Our World

If you've ever made your own pizza crust, it was probably either for a special occasion or during a cooking class. It just feels so... gourmet. Which …

Sweet, Flaky, Jam-Swirled Rolls You Can Make (& Eat) in 1 Hour

I have three sisters, and we are all lucky to have a mother who regularly cooked and baked for us as kids. We came together for family dinners every night, regardless of soccer practices or homework or bad moods. Sometimes dinner was simple: brown rice and sliced green beans, sautéed chicken and …

Dessert

Tips and Tricks: Using Split-View in Safari on the iPad

After the introduction of true iPad multi-tasking in iOS 9, one of the biggest missing features was the ability to use this split view in Safari. Other browsers and apps rushed in to fill the void, but they often had their limitations. Thankfully, Apple remedied this omission in iOS 10, adding …

Lemon Cream Cheese Scones

<i>Lemon Cream Cheese Scones are made with butter and cream cheese. These soft, tender scones are finished with a sweet lemon glaze and are perfect for</i> …

Breakfast

Chart Every Country's Favorite Book on This Map

Navigate the world of literature through the books that impacted a country’s population the most.<p>A well-intentioned illustrated map colors the globe with book covers representative of popularitywithin their country of origin. Reddit user Backforward24 respectfully pulls beloved literature and …

Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Brownies

<i>These Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Brownies are raw, vegan and made in the food processor, meaning they couldn’t be simpler to whip up and …

Dessert

Carla Hall Calls This Chicken Pot Pie a Lifelong Friend

Before chicken pot pie defined Carla Hall's time on <i>Top Chef</i> (and won her an appearance with Jimmy Fallon, and launched her career in television), it was a dish she grew up loving to make.<p><b>The recipe, as Carla describes it, is "a friend—a longtime friend"</b> that's stuck with her from her childhood in …

Baking

The Radical Feminist Aesthetic Of "The Handmaid’s Tale"

Hulu's adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale is both a beauty to behold and a slap in the face. (No spoilers, but the piece does describe the book's basic premise.)

Feminism

10 Bits of Cooking Savvy We Picked Up Hanging Out in the Kitchen

In the same way that I'm in awe of friends who have learned new languages by "immersion"—but how do you <i>start</i>, I've wondered? And what keeps you from just, you know, staying silent for all of eternity?—I am also confounded by older, wiser, better cooks who tell me that I'll learn to cook by, well,</i> …

Cooking

The fallen woman: prostitution in literature

The commodification of sex has fascinated writers, playwrights and painters for centuries – but for all the supposed liberation of our times, have attitudes really changed that much?<p>In the past, women whose lives included selling sex were rarely the subjects of their own histories, but were …

Literature

23 Photos of Adorable Animal Brothers & Sisters

Babies and animals can be tricky subjects to photograph, so imagine the challenge of photographing baby animals. We have to hand it to the wildlife …

Cute

15 Corn Tortilla Dinner Recipes That Will Make You Forget Flour

Whether it’s a garnish of fresh flowers, a final sprinkling of chopped herbs, or using homemade gluten-free pasta instead of dried, it’s the little details that make a meal great. So why not try swapping out your usual flour tortillas for some made with corn?! They add a new dimension of flavor and …

The best SD cards you can buy for your DSLR camera

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>SHutterstock/Business Insider<p>The Insider Pick:<p>Unless you're an avid photographer, buying the right SD card can be mystifying. You have to …

Filmmaking

Create Cloze Reading Activities with Google Sheets and Other Tools

A "<b>Cloze Test</b>" is a <b>reading activity</b> where a student is given a <b>reading passage with certain words removed</b>. Sometimes the student is also provided with …

Education Technology

Poppy Sculpture ‘Wave’ in England: Pictures

Tortas de Aceite de Oliva: Olive Oil Cakes [Vegan] - One Green Planet

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Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

SAVEUR's 13 Hardest Recipes Because We Know You Like a Challenge

These recipes aren't for the faint of heart<p>Don't like getting your hands dirty? We've got simple weeknight recipes that come together in minutes and …

This Unexpected Ingredient Makes the Prettiest Easter Eggs

We can't get enough marble. Marble countertops? Yes! Marble cheese boards? Gimme! Marble canisters! We'll take three. Heck, we even swoon over colors …

Dessert

Crack Open an Ice Cold Animation of Charles Bukowski’s Ode to Beer

Creative production studio, Nerdo, produced a short animation visualizing Bukowski's poem, "Beer."<p>Thanks to 20th century writers like Jack Kerouac, William Faulkner, and Ernest Hemingway, the literary drunk has become something of a romantic archetype, despite its obvious failings. This idealized …

Best Book Writing Software: The 6 Documents You Always Need Open as a Writer

If you’ve been around The Write Practice long, you’ll have noticed we’ve recently talked a lot about which book writing software you should use. …

Productivity

Lose yourself in this beautiful literary map of London

This stunning map of London is made up of the names of characters from novels, plotted on to the areas of the city they're most associated with.<p>It was created by Dex, a London-based artist and graphic designer, and interior designer Anna Burles<b>.</b> They describe it as "an intricate type map of the …

England

Top 10 books about fathers

From Shakespeare to Seamus Heaney, the author selects his favourites from a tradition where the most interesting characters are very often absent<p>Until recently, I did not seek out books about fathers. Perhaps because, until two-and-a-half years ago, I had a father of my own who seemed as good a …

Books

Celebrate Poetry Month: 28 Breathtaking Poetry Books to Read Now

When Itzhak Rabin, Yasser Arafat, and Shimon Peres were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1994, as part of his acceptance lecture, Rabin read from Amichai’s poem, “God Takes Pity on Kindergarten Children.” In addition to the effects of war on children, Amichai’s poetry also explored …

Literature

Watch How to Make Your Own Sprinkles

<i>To gear up for the release of our new cookbook, Ice Cream & Friends, we're re-running a tutorial on how to make sprinkles—one of ice cream's best friends—with a bonus video!</i><p>When I was a little kid, I adored sprinkles. I would add them to absolutely every ice cream cone I ordered.<p>In the past few …

Dessert

13 Pretty Easter Cookie Recipes That Are Almost Better Than Candy

Hardboiled eggs and jelly beans — it must be Easter! Sure, you can obsess over the Easter meal (which one of these gluten-free and Paleo-friendly brunch recipes to choose from?), but for our money, Easter sweets are where the party’s at. You can decorate elaborate Easter eggs, sure, even the <i>galaxy</i> …

Self-Deprecating Poets Unite! 16 Unfairly Critical Author Quotes

As we careen into National Poetry Month, prepare to be bombarded with inspirational messages about the glory and significance of forging your wildest creative inspiration into words — with none of the disclaimers about the perils associated with being a wordsmith, or the unforgivable liabilities …

Literature

11 Vibrant Recipes To Ring In Spring

At last, spring has sprung! Birds, buds, butterflies — and, most importantly, a new slew of fresh seasonal produce: crisp asparagus, bright berries, sweet peas, fresh mint, and more. From Strawberries & Oranges in Citrus Syrup to Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting, these recipes are a delicious …