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Vintage Coffee Cocktail

Makes 1 Servings<p>The Guinness cream lends a malty, slightly bitter richness to this Irish classic.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 14.9-oz. can Guinness<p>1 tablespoon malt extract (optional)<p>1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>1/2 cup heavy cream<p>4 ounces hot freshly drawn espresso<p>1 1/2 ounces Paddy old Irish whiskey<p>1 …

Coffee

‘Stay With Me’: Afghan Government Begs Citizens Not to Flee

Afghanistan has contributed the second-largest group to Europe’s migrant influx, and its leaders fear no one will be left to rebuild the country.<p>“Don’t go. Stay with me. There might be no return!”<p>That’s the message Kabul is sending to Afghans thinking of abandoning their home country for a new life …

BA’s Best Beef-and-Bacon Meatloaf

8 Servings<p>Seasoned stock keeps this meatloaf juicy and flavorful. A doctored ketchup delivers just the right amount of tang, spice, and sweetness. And the bacon? We think it speaks for itself. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>1 …

Cooking

BA's Best Baked Ziti

6 Servings<p>We know ricotta is a traditional addition to baked ziti, but it has a tendency to get dry and grainy when baked. Our update uses a creamy Parmesan béchamel, in addition to a tangy tomato sauce, which together make for a super flavorful finished dish—that won’t dry out in the oven. This is …

Italian Food

Chorizo and White Bean Stew

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 45 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>If you can't find fresh chorizo, use any fresh sausage. For less heat, choose a sweet (mild) Italian sausage.<p>February 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil, divided, plus more for drizzling<p>1 pound fresh Mexican chorizo or Italian sausage links<p>1 …

Chorizo

Pan-Seared Sausage with Lady Apples and Watercress

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 25 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>A simple white wine pan sauce brings this one-skillet dinner together.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>1 pound lady apples, halved through stem ends<p>1½ pound sweet Italian sausages<p>¼ cup dry white wine<p>2 tablespoons white wine vinegar<p>1 …

Seafood

Zucchini-Herb Fritters with Garlic Yogurt

Makes about 12 Servings<p>Squeezing the liquid out of the zucchini is the secret to crisp fritters. (The potato helps, too.)<p>May 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Garlic Yogurt<p>½ cup plain yogurt (not Greek)<p>2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint<p>2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>1 teaspoon honey<p>1 …

Zucchini

We Can't Stop Eating These Doughnuts. Here's How to Make 'Em

A good cake doughnut is chewy, tender, crackly—and entirely possible to make at home.<p>A really great cake doughnut is a thing of beauty: tender, chewy (but never tough), with a puffy, cracked top that's slightly crunchy in spots. These Matcha Doughnuts were such a big hit with our staff during the …

Dessert

Meet The Children Of Canada's Murdered And Missing Aboriginal Women

In April 1998, Sarah Jean de Vries' mother went missing from Vancouver's downtown east side. To cope, seven-year-old Sarah imagined her mom had gone …

Vancouver

Bundt Cake Recipes No One Should Live Without

Photo credit: The Clever Carrot, Handle The Heat, Completely Delicious, Bright-Eyed Baker, Love & Olive Oil<p>Cupcakes have been in the spotlight for a long time now. And while we have nothing against them -- they're cakes, after all -- we think it's time to give another type of fluffy, soft dessert a …

Richard Beck revisits America's forgotten moral panics: could it happen again?

We Believe the Children explores the moral panic over so-called ‘ritual sex abuse’ in the 1980s and why, by and large, America doesn’t discuss it<p>Richard Beck did not set out to write a book about ritual child abuse and moral panics. The way he tells it, it just sort of happened. About four years …

Sociology

Life's Stories

How you arrange the plot points of your life into a narrative can shape who you are—and is a fundamental part of being human.<p>In Paul Murray's novel <i>Skippy Dies,</i> there’s a point where the main character, Howard, has an existential crisis.“‘It’s just not how I expected my life would be,'" he …

Artist Turns Historical Photos into Colorfully Whimsical Composites

In a continuation of her <i>Dancing with Costica</i> series, Australian artist Jane Long has created more imaginatively surreal compositions by digitally restoring, colorizing, and manipulating black-and-white photos captured over 50 years ago. The series came about when Long was looking for a way to brush …

Art

Could the Third Reich Happen Here?

The Nazis ruled by fear. Sir Richard Evans, probably our foremost authority on the Third Reich, explains how they did it and why that matters …

World History

Tinder and the Dawn of the “Dating Apocalypse”

As romance gets swiped from the screen, some twentysomethings aren’t liking what they see.<p>It’s a balmy night in Manhattan’s financial district, and at a sports bar called Stout, everyone is Tindering. The tables are filled with young women and men who’ve been chasing money and deals on Wall Street …

Relationships

Are GMOs safe? Yes. The case against them is full of fraud, lies, and errors.

1 They Want You to Be Overwhelmed<p>Is genetically engineered food dangerous? Many people seem to think it is. In the past five years, companies have …

The Women in a Morgue in Baghdad

Early on the morning of July 13th, the shot-up bodies of twenty-eight women and five men were retrieved from two apartments in a building complex in Zayouna, a neighborhood in eastern Baghdad. Both apartments were said to be sites of prostitution. By 10 <i>A.M.</i>, the police had delivered the bodies to a …

Islam

Ta-Nehisi Coates: 'Racism is a physical experience for black people'

Against the backdrop of deeply rooted racial tensions in the United States — flaring up once again with the deaths of Philando Castile and Alton …

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Photo Camp Sarajevo Inspires a Generation That’s Moving Past War

“There were many conquerors that came to this country. And after each war or conquest, our country had to rise again. I think that the future is bright, because everything is possible if you work hard for it.”—<i>Photo Camp Sarajevo student</i><p>A palpable energy filled the classroom when the cameras were …

Jim Webb

The world eats cheap bacon at the expense of North Carolina’s rural poor

Duplin County, North Carolina<p>The first thing Violet Branch does when she wakes up is to inhale through her nose to see whether the smell of hog excrement from across the street has seeped into her home again.<p>“Sometimes when I wake up the odor is in the house. Sometimes before I go to bed, the odor …

Agriculture

Making wine in a war zone: Syria's 'dream' vineyard

<b>Domaine de Bargylus is Syria's only commercial winery, producing quality wine despite the country's bitter civil war. It is run by brothers Karim and Sandro Saade, whose father dreamt of owning a vineyard in Syria.</b><p>In August, every three days a taxi leaves Latakia in the north-west, carrying a …

Wine & Spirits

Don’t mess with Grace Mugabe – she could be the next president of Zimbabwe

For two decades, she was a demure companion at her husband’s side. Now she has taken the stage as a fearsome political figure in her own right. Can Grace Mugabe seize power before it’s too late?<p>During a state banquet in Pretoria, South Africa, in April 2015, I had a brief encounter with Grace …

Africa

'Yoga Pants are Ruining Women' and Other Style Advice From Fran Lebowitz

Sartorial tirades from one of the most tailored and opinionated dressers in all of New York City.<p>"You are calling me from a cell phone," Fran Lebowitz , the cultural critic, writer, and sometimes actress announces, mere seconds after I say hello. She says it's the worst connection in the history of …

22 Contemporary Authors You Absolutely Should Be Reading

These writers are not to be missed.

Books