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Nation Aug 03WATCH: Why Ina Garten says this easy mustard roasted fish is the perfect weeknight meal
This recipe will get dinner on the table in less than 20 minutes.
Arts Jul 22WATCH: The one recipe Ina Garten says everyone should know how to make
Homemade salad dressing seems difficult to make, but it’s actually easy — and much tastier than anything you can buy at a store, Ina Garten says. The “Barefoot Contessa” says it’s the one recipe everyone should know how to…
Arts Jul 21What Ina Garten taught me about food, love, and life
A good dinner and a glass of wine soothe a tough day at work. And I credit Ina for helping me regain my footing after the end of my first serious long-term relationship.
Arts Jun 025 great reads to give to new graduates
Stumped on a gift? Try one of these recommendations from The Book Cellar in Chicago.
Arts May 31Here’s the scoop on the new Joe Biden ice cream flavor
This graduation was extra sweet for former Vice President Joe Biden.
Arts May 05WATCH: How to make a Kentucky Derby-worthy mint julep
Make the mint perfect julep with this recipe from Parker Girard, the beverage director at Barrel, a bourbon bar in Washington, D.C.
Arts Apr 275 ‘Southern Charm’ secrets for entertaining from Patricia Altschul
'Phone shaming,' budget cooking, recipes and other tricks from from Patricia Altschul's new book “The Art of the Southern Charm.”…
Nation Apr 07This Passover, make a flourless chocolate cake from Joan Nathan
It’s a rich, elegant cake, wonderfully delicate yet sturdy and a relatively simple finale to your Passover Seder -- or any other gathering.
Politics Nov 22Trump’s vow to repeal Obamacare spurs women’s rush to get birth control
Two days after Donald Trump won the presidential election, Mary Ellison, a single mother in Champaign, Ill., called her gynecologist’s office to explore her birth control options. "I know what you’re going to ask," Ellison’s gynecologist told her.
Politics Jul 28Which comic books does President Obama collect? Take our politics quiz
President Barack Obama collects which comic books? Which president was ambidextrous? Test your knowledge about these questions and more in our quiz.