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Get Your Summer Baking on with this Instagram Inspo

Summer baking means using up the juiciest, sweetest fruit you see. The key to the stunning olive oil cake from @thebrokenbread? Those pretty slices of nectarine and the flurry of berries on its surface. You can use any 9-inch cake pan to make this sweet-savory beauty, and we have plenty …

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Utah First US State to Win Three Stars in Michelin Guide

We’re used to seeing the Michelin Guide award its coveted three star rating to the world’s best restaurants, but in a first for the French tire company, they’ve decided to give an entire US state the honour. The Michelin Green Guide, which is focused on destinations, has a similar ratings …

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How To Write Bad Characters 

image by neskita_flickr How many ways are there for your characters to fall short of the compelling, three-dimensional ideal? A nearly infinite variety. Flat. Two-dimensional. Thin. Stereotype. Underdeveloped. Implausible. Placeholder. Caricature. Insufficiently complex. Not fully fledged. Mere outlines. Sketches. Functions, not people. Poorly thought out. For our purposes today, let’s …

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A Look At the Ice Cream Exhibition by Bompass and Parr

If you are an ice cream lover, London is the place to be this summer. Bompas & Parr, the English food design specialists famous for their experimental edible experiences, this time exploring the past, present and future of ice cream. The summer treat is the subject of the first major …

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The Return of the Ripper

Longtime WU contributor Anna Elliott has written a new book —The Return of the Ripper: A Sherlock Holmes and Lucy James Mystery — with her father! How cool is that? Anna’s first series, the Twilight of Avalon trilogy, is a retelling of the Trystan & Isolde legend. She wrote The Pride & …

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Remoulade Sauce Recipe

We have already shown you how to make a bechamel, pesto, cranberry sauce, and aoili…what’s next on our list? A tasty remoulade that you can use to enhance your favorite seafood dishes. If you, like us, enjoy homemade sauces then join Fine Dining Lovers as we guide you through making remoulade sauce …

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