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First lady introduces new class of student poets

First lady introduces new class of student poets

Mrs. Obama says the program was created to nurture the passion and creativity of young people while sharing the “gifts and wonders” of poetry.

Peter Reinhart rethinks baking with sprouted grain

Peter Reinhart rethinks baking with sprouted grain

In his latest book, “Bread Revolution,” Reinhart — a faculty member at Johnson and Wales University in Charlotte, North Carolina, and recipient of four James Beard awards — has taken a deep dive into sprouted and heirloom grains, walking readers through the challenges and rewards of working with these increasingly popular flours and grains.

One simple slicing trick to bake a beautiful tart

One simple slicing trick to bake a beautiful tart

The ingredients of a tart are simple: apples, pie dough, sugar, butter and apricot jam.

Drag queens dress down Facebook over names

Drag queens dress down Facebook over names

“This policy is wrong and misguided,” said Supervisor David Campos, who was flanked by seven drag queens during a press conference at San Francisco City Hall.

Getting animals to dazzle on screen is a wild job

Getting animals to dazzle on screen is a wild job

“A behaviorist would be very helpful, and somebody who can enforce the law should be there, too,” she said about film sets.

Pizza Hut testing ‘skinny slice’

The tests of the “Skinny Slice” pies began this week at several dozen restaurants in Toledo, Ohio, and West Palm Beach, Florida.

Savory turnovers that can save you time for dinner

Savory turnovers that can save you time for dinner

These turnovers also are easily prepped ahead of time.

REVIEW: 'M. Butterfly' flutters with showy, complicated life at the Aurora Fox

REVIEW: ‘M. Butterfly’ flutters with showy, complicated life at the Aurora Fox

To be fair, it’s pretty damn hard to nail the middle ground between The Rocky Horror Picture Show and The Man With The Golden Gun that the show sadistically requires.

Dorie Greenspan: Here's what you should bake next

Dorie Greenspan: Here’s what you should bake next

It’s OK to hate her just a little bit for it.

Compost Happens: tips for making it happen right

Compost Happens: tips for making it happen right

Compost piles work most quickly if the two most important foodstuffs — carbon and nitrogen — are in balance.