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Chocolate strawberry carrots and Easter eggs

CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal) – Easter is just around the corner and every bunny loves chocolate, so why not make some adorable chocolate treats? …


Microwave Flourless Chocolate Mug Cakes For Passover


1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 egg
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1/8 teaspoon …


‘Wolf Hall’ Review: Damian Lewis Rules As Henry VIII In PBS Drama

With the beginning of the end for AMC’s Mad Men, the debut of NBC’s Biblical A.D. and American Odyssey plus the premiere of The Lizzie Borden Chronicles

Damian Lewis

How to Make Chocolate Truffles for Easter

This little indulgence takes less than an hour to make and you can play around with different coatings, mixtures and toppings.


Makes: 30 to 40 …

Flourless Passover Desserts for a Delicious Seder

You've made it. You sauntered through Seder like a champ and got past the yeast-free dinner of questionable gefilte fish. While the brisket is always …


Martin Scorsese May Take On The Greatest Classic Of All Time

Macbeth is widely considered the darkest of William Shakespeare’s plays. Full of corruption, evil, unchecked ambition, and the consequences thereof, …

Martin Scorsese

PBS explores history behind Wolf Hall

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Wolf Hall

This Passover, Finish Strong With Five-Star Desserts

WHEN MY MOTHER was growing up, her family coined a term for Passover desserts: Pesadrek. It’s a play on the Yiddish “Pesadik”—meaning, roughly, “good for Passover”—incorporating “drek,” the slang for garbage. (Though some Yiddish speakers would provide a saltier translation for “drek.”)

Mom’s family …


Passover baking gets a gluten-free boost

In the traditional Passover seder meal, a symbolic piece of matzo called the afikoman is passed around the table to serve as the final course. So, the …

Elswick schoolchildren's lives transformed by classical music in BBC documentary

Deprived youngsters from the west end of Newcastle learn to play classical music and set their sights on a brighter future

The Arts

‘Downton Abbey’ Will End After Next Season

The servants’ bells at “Downton Abbey” will soon ring for their last time, the dowager countess will dispense her final piece of tart-tongued advice, and the story of the changing fortunes of the Crawley family will come to a conclusion.

On Thursday, the makers of “Downton Abbey,” the lavishly …

Downton Abbey

Classical music's 10 best moonlighters

To become a leader in any field, specialisation is obligatory. The risk of spreading oneself too thin is drilled into those with multiple interests. “You cannot hunt two hares at the same time,” the chemist Nikolay Zinin said to a young Alexander Borodin, one of classical music’s better known …

Music (UK)

Cookie butter chocolate chip cookies

I think I was in my cookie butter phase when I initially Pinned these. They had such tantalizing promise when I first saw them on Pinterest. It …


Highgate composer’s hit Wolf Hall soundtrack tops Classic FM charts

The success of a prolific composer’s chart-topping score for popular TV drama Wolf Hall seems to have taken everyone by surprise - not least the …

Wolf Hall

How to make waffles, with hot chocolate sauce

Although waffles might be more associated with France’s neighbours in Belgium, they are actually a popular snack all across Europe. I like to think …


next day

SXSW 2015 In 10 GIFs

While you catch up on our favorite discoveries from the SXSW Music Festival, watch late-night lullabies and sets from our showcase, you might want to keep another tab open. Run them jewels fast with El-P and Killer Mike, do the running man with Stromae, and catch a much-needed breeze with …

Music Blogs

Richard III burial: five centuries on, the last medieval king finally gains honour in death

Thousands gather in Leicester for reburial of Richard III, the last Plantaganet king, whose remains were discovered by archaeologists under a car park

“King Richard III route,” declared signs across Leicestershire on Sunday. “Expect delays.”

• In pictures: ceremony and reenactment for Richard III

It …

Middle Ages

The Royal Ballet's Swan Lake: high-flyer or ugly duckling?

As the Royal Ballet dance the final performances of their current version of Swan Lake, feelings are very mixed about its departure from the rep. Last week, hundreds tweeted their enthusiasm when the production was screened live in cinemas across Europe and America. But this Swan Lake has had its …

Swan Lake

Game Of Thrones Hug Buddy Is The Saddest Thing To Come Out Of This Show

Game of Thrones has killed off your favorite characters, tortured your darlings, and murdered your beloved dire wolves. But truly the "Hug Buddy" is …

Cool Stuff

EXCLUSIVE: Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau predicts how Jaime Lannister dies

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau isn’t expecting Jaime Lannister to be sticking around (Picture: Getty Images)EXCLUSIVE: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has revealed he’s …

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

EASTER RECIPES: Chocolate cornflake cakes - fun cooking with the kids

Do a spot of fun cooking with the kids this Easter half-term with this easy peasy, child friendly, chocolate cornflake cakes recipe.

Everyone loves a …


Macaroons for Passover With a Difference

Traditional almond macaroons for Passover were never my thing — too sweet and not chewy enough. Then I met Eileen Dangoor Khalastchy, a Jew who traces her roots to ancient Babylonia, and tried her macaroon recipe from Iraq.

Ms. Khalastchy, 86, left Baghdad for London in 1974, but the spices of her …


Well, Now There's This: Charoset-Flavored Passover Ice Cream, You Maniacs - Heeb

I can’t speak to how this stuff actually tastes, except to say that it’s a kosher-for-Passover ice cream, flavored like a traditional mix of nuts, …


World's Fare: Recipe for black cardamom-orange flourless chocolate cake

If delicate green cardamom pods are the queen of spices, black cardamom might be Maleficent.

Like the Disney character, the spice is shrouded in a …


Fresh Off The Farm: Carrot Chocolate Brioche

Most literature will tell you baking is a science. It can be, for it takes the right measurements and mixture of ingredients to make the perfect …


3-Ingredient Chocolate Dessert Recipes For Emergencies

When a chocolate emergency strikes, sometimes a simple candy bar just won't do. Sometimes you need a fudgy brownie, a moist piece of cake or a serious cookie. Decadent chocolate desserts of this nature aren't easy to make though, right? When you need a chocolate treat in a pinch, you have to either …


Game of Thrones Creators Confirm the Show Will Spoil the Books

“I kind of wish that there were some things we didn’t have to spoil, but we’re kind of stuck between a rock and a hard place.”

With all the character changes, non-book deaths, and plot alterations in the upcoming season of HBO’s Game of Thrones, you’d be forgiven if you thought the TV show would …


Drake collaborator Chilly Gonzales explains why people fear classical music

TORONTO -- It was a childhood visit to an art gallery, chaperoned by his father, that first ignited Chilly Gonzales's passion for rendering esoteric …

Canadian Music