Jennifer West
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I realize that if you’re scouring the internet this week looking for something romantic to cook for that little Hallmark holiday this weekend, the words “pot roast” probably didn&…

oven-braised beef with tomato and garlic: 1 can whole tomatoes 1 to 3 pound) boneless beef chuck roast, tied with a string 1 head garlic, separated into cloves, left unpeeled

Apples at their simplest can be their very finest. Sure, I love an oozy, heavily spiced and lidded apple pie, but I also think there is something matchless about apples, butter and sugar, baked unt…

It's apple season! Simplest apple tart—an Alice Waters recipe on Smitten Kitchen.

Wild rice, deeply roasted sweet potatoes and broccoli and a miso-ginger-tahini dressing all piled into one bowl make this one of my favorite fall weeknight dinners — the kind you’d eat …

Miso Sweet Potato and Broccoli Bowl. Wild rice, deeply roasted sweet potatoes and broccoli and a miso-ginger-tahini dressing all piled into one bowl make this one of my favorite fall weeknight dinners — the kind you’d eat …

At last, I have a new recipe for you in the heavily neglected category of Russian food. How could this have happened, you ask? Are you not married to a Russian? Does your son not respond to the que…

Apple Sharlotka -- Russian dessert cake, mainly made of apples. Lighter than lots of other dessert options.

Autobiography of a Recovering Skinhead: Frank Meeink. "His debut is a boot-stamping march through desperation, hate, violence and salvation, covering his rise to skinhead stardom and his eventual recovery from his destructive vices."

Autobiography of a Recovering Skinhead: Frank Meeink. "His debut is a boot-stamping march through desperation, hate, violence and salvation, covering his rise to skinhead stardom and his eventual recovery from his destructive vices.

“Homegoing is an inspiration.” —Ta-Nehisi Coates A novel of breathtaking sweep and emotional power that traces three hundred years in Ghana and along the way also becomes...

Online Reading Homegoing: A novel by Yaa Gyasi ________ Two half sisters, Effia and Esi, unknown to each other, are born into different villages in eighteenth-century Ghana. Effia is.

For my historical fiction book I read 'The Book Thief'. I really enjoyed this book. I think there were many unique aspects all throughout this book. One of these aspects is the fact that the narrator is a mystery all throughout the book (I solved this mystery very quickly).

The Book Thief, Markus Zusak, is a historical fiction novel set in Nazi Germany. Told from the perspective of a personified version of Death, The Book Thief is a outstanding and unique story that shows what it's like to be alone and afraid.