Recipes

Fire Island Cookbook Recipe: Blue Cheese, Bacon, and Fried Onion Sliders

0 Comments 29 August 2014

If you were lucky (or unfortunate) enough to grow up near one of those hamburger stands that look like a miniature castle, you know the appeal of small burgers. These are from The Fire Island Cookbook.

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Recipes

Fire Island Cookbook Recipe: Salted Chocolate Caramel Brownies

0 Comments 28 August 2014

Chocolate, salt, and caramel represent three of our favorite food groups. Try this summer dessert stunner from The Fire Island Cookbook.

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Parenting

How Comic Books Can Make Your Kid a Better Reader (Really!)

0 Comments 20 August 2014

Are comics the “gateway drug to literacy?” Here's how they can boost your child's literacy skills, and how their cartoony fonts and illustrations helped my young daughter, Olive, learn to read. From Born Reading: Bringing Up Bookworms in a Digital Age–From Picture Books to eBooks and Everything in Between.

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Holidays

The JFK Assassination: Half a Century after Dallas, Why Are We Still So Obsessed with It?

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"Mr. President, you can't say Dallas doesn't love you." Those fateful words were uttered by the wife of Texas Governor John Connelly just before gunfire rang out in Dealey Plaza and cut down President John F. Kennedy as he rode in an open motorcade through crowds of cheering Texans on Nov. 22, 1963.

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