Brown Butter and Pecan Shortbread

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When I was first diagnosed as Celiac in 2004, life as a 10 year old seemed immeasurably miserable: no more Oreos, sourdough toast, mac and cheese, Costco croissants, or hotel danishes. No more peanut butter and jelly sandwiches! (my staple for packed lunches). It was a rough few months, to say the least, and those few months getting used to the new diet and figuring out what few items in the pantry I could still eat felt like a LIFETIME. Bowls of hot rice with butter felt like the best I could ever do, simply because the few brands in the US that were producing anything gluten free were woefully lacking. The sliced tapioca bread was a testament to bad taste and everything else was as dry and as flavorful as a piece of styrofoam in the desert. So you can imagine my immense gratitude when, one day in Food…

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Roasted Hazelnut and Chocolate Snow Cookies — Sisters Sans Gluten

One of my dearest friends now lives a million miles away in the fairy-tale land of Vienna, Austria. Her moving was terrible news, until I considered the fact that this undisputedly meant that I had to travel to said fairy-tale land to visit her at least once a year. Not a bad deal. The first […]

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Chhapaak (2020) Review!! — Welcome to Moviz Ark!

Synopsis – The trials and triumphs of Malti, an acid attack survivor. From the investigation of the attack to the court proceedings, the medical treatment to the emotional healing. My Take – There are some crimes which take place so frequently that it makes you question about your faith in humans as a race. As […]

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‘American Dad’ Renewed for Two More Seasons at TBS — Variety

“American Dad!” is sticking around for at least two more years. TBS has renewed the adult animated comedy for two more seasons. The series will hit the rare 300 episode mark in 2020, becoming one of the few scripted television shows to reach that milestone. The series was created by Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker and…

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‘Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal’ to Air Weekly, Syndicate Nationally (EXCLUSIVE) — Variety

“Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal” will become the nationally syndicated, marking a first for a program about the Great White Way. Beginning in Fall 2020, the monthly show will increase frequency to air weekly. The show is hosted and executive-produced by 12-time Emmy Award winner Tamsen Fadal, a news anchor at WPIX, the channel that…

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Should Apple help the FBI crack shooter iPhones? — Archynetys

Why Apple will not give the police the virtual keys to unlock two iPhones used in the terrorist act last month in Florida? That question is at the center of a debate between the company and the FBI. Attorney General William Barr said Monday that the firing at a Navy base in Pensacola was an…

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Meghan’s father Thomas Markle ‘would testify in Mail on Sunday case’ — Assumptablog

The Duchess of Sussex’s father, Thomas Markle, will testify if asked to in the court case against Meghan, the duchess’ half sister has said. Samantha Markle – Mr Markle’s daughter from his first marriage – told the BBC: “If he is called, he will come.” New court documents in the case between Meghan and the […]

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Jay-Z sues on behalf of Mississippi prisoners ‘in peril’ — Assumptablog

Rapper Jay-Z has instructed his lawyers to take legal action against US prison officials on behalf of 29 inmates whose lives he says are at risk. The action claims the men’s lives “are in peril” due to “understaffing and neglect” in Mississippi’s prisons. Jay-Z launched the action through Team Roc, the philanthropic division of his […]

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Impressions from last night’s Democratic debate — Pied Type

With an almost-reasonable number of Democratic candidates taking the stage last night, I decided I’d force myself to watch the “debate.” I’ve been ignoring the race for quite a while, only catching a few headlines, and decided I should finally take a first-hand look. After all, I’ll be voting for one of these candidates. Tom […]

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