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The Hack’s Guide to Dealing with Book Reviews

Warning: Hacks for Hacks tips may have harmful side effects on your writing career, and should not be used by minors, adults, writers, poets, scribes, scriveners, journalists, or anybody. The whole point of publishing a book is so that others will read it. The problem with people reading your books …

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These Mirror Cakes by Ksenia Penkina Will Blow Your Mind

Ksenia Penkina has a knack for turning cakes into beautiful works of art. The world renown patissier creates mirror cakes that are glossy, colorful and mighty tempting. The mesmerizing mirror glaze conceals layered mousse cakes carefully crafted with ingredients such as sponge cake, fruit fillings, cream and chocolate. The process takes three days and …

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Home of notable architect goes on the market

A superb example of contemporary architecture is on the market in Monkton for $1.175 million. This home at 3304 Hess Road was designed and lived in by a notable Baltimore architect, Leo D’Aleo, who is known for his work designing the Scarlett Place condominiums in Harbor East and other buildings …

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an Interview with Chef Scott Conant About Celebrity Chefdom

The old-school chefs of today certainly have some sound words of advice to pass on to the new-schoolers and that’s exactly what Scott Conant does in the video below. Speaking to Food Republic for their Strong Opinions series, Conant has a lot to say about the rise of grad school …

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