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Galleries to gelato: Best of Florence

Jul 24 2016 - 12:06am || Comments

FLORENCE, Italy — The skies were clouding over as I strode briskly across that famous bridge, the Ponte Vecchio, ready for a productive day checking off Florentine must-sees.

  • | Posted: Apr 5 2016 - 1:30am

    I have wanted to make this soup forever, and I have no idea what’s been stopping me.

  • | Posted: Apr 5 2016 - 1:30am

    Fresh lemon — including the juice and the peel — is one of my all-time favorite ingredients, in part because it’s just so versatile. It can be the star of the show (as in this recipe) or a brilliant supporting actor (as in so many of my everyday dishes). It’s indispensable in fish dishes and pairs beautifully with all sorts of vegetables, raw and cooked. I also reach for it regularly to brighten up soups, stews and sautes.

  • | Posted: Apr 5 2016 - 1:30am

    Type “chicken recipe” into Google and watch as millions of suggestions line up, page after page, at your beck and call. There is no shortage of ways to cook our favorite bird. But often what I really want when I crave chicken is something that will comfort and soothe: a meal that is the equivalent of a good blanket, cup of tea, or a bath of the perfect temperature. For me, this buttermilk chicken kadhi is that dish.

  • | Posted: Apr 3 2016 - 1:30am

    GOREME, Turkey — A few whooshing breaths of fire and up we went, a yellow orb rising in a sea of hot-air balloons like the sun brightening the morning sky.

  • | Posted: Apr 3 2016 - 1:30am

    Airlines take shots at rivals competing for Cuba flights

  • Posted: Apr 3 2016 - 1:30am

    Senior trainer Cristina Mendonca looks on as Diego, a rescued California sea lion, balances a basketball during a rehearsal for a new exhibit opening at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta. The Georgia Aquarium opened the new exhibit Thursday. As part of the aquarium’s 10th anniversary celebration, it’s introducing 14 rescued California sea lions. The sea lions come from California’s Marine Mammal Center, which put out a call for aid during a mass stranding of sea lions on beaches. Four young sea lions are among the aquarium’s new residents, and the exhibit includes mature animals rescued years ago as well.

  • | Posted: Apr 1 2016 - 1:30am

    Sarah Kesinger met her first husband in the youth group at her Methodist church. When they married, his father, a minister, presided over the ceremony. Going to church was always important to her, and she assumed it was important to him, too.

  • | Posted: Mar 30 2016 - 3:17pm

    I always have buttermilk in my refrigerator, as I never know when I will need it to make buttermilk fried chicken, a yellow cake, waffles, pancakes, scone, biscuits, mashed potatoes or salad dressing.

  • | Posted: Mar 30 2016 - 1:30am

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. — With roughly 72,000 centenarians in the United States, it’s not all that unusual to find several clustered in the same city. But to have several living under the same roof in the same city?

  • | Posted: Mar 28 2016 - 1:30am

    BRUSSELS — At the aptly named Planete Chocolat, the shelves are laden with enticing Easter treasures for shoppers: bunnies with bows, pastel-wrapped eggs and elegant boxes of pralines.

  • | Posted: Mar 27 2016 - 1:31am

    SIQ AL-BARID, Jordan — Recent heavy rains caused flash floods across the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, forcing authorities to close the gates of the famed Petra ruins to tourists who were soggy and surly from the downpour.

  • | Posted: Mar 27 2016 - 1:30am

    New Mexico events

  • | Posted: Mar 27 2016 - 1:30am

    SECAUCUS, N.J. — When the lights come on, the scene in front of you isn’t pretty: There’s a gagged woman handcuffed to a wall, a TV on at full volume and a guy lying on a couch with a gaping belly wound.

  • Posted: Mar 25 2016 - 1:30am

    Associated Press photo.

  • Posted: Mar 25 2016 - 1:30am

    Berean Bible Church invites the public to “Resurrection Sunday” services beginning at 7:30 a.m. Sunday (March 27).