On ‘Bureka Tuesdays,’ They Make Pastries the Way Their Grandmothers Did

ATLANTA — Every Tuesday, the volunteers arrive at Congregation Or VeShalom, carrying aprons, pushing strollers or walking arm in arm. They find seats at tables arranged in an assembly line in the synagogue’s great hall and begin preparing the burekas, either making balls of dough for the traditional pocket pastries, rolling them out, or stuffing and…

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Second trimester pains: What to expect

Although all pregnancies are different, certain symptoms tend to occur in each trimester. For some women, the second trimester means the end of morning sickness and fatigue, but it also means the onset of specific types of pain. Pregnancy consists of three trimesters. The second trimester lasts from weeks 13 to 28. In this article,…

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The Secret to That Bright-Red Drink? Little Bugs

There has been something of a boom in American aperitivos in the last few years, with new products coming out of Colorado, California and Washington, D.C. They all have a few things in common: a slight bitterness and a bright-red color. And bugs. Yes, bugs. Many of these drinks use the natural dye carmine, which…

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The LOFT Trousers I Cannot Stop Getting Compliments About

LOFT Skinny Ankle Pants in Julie Fit LOFT loft.com $69.50 To know me is to understand that the way I shop is about statement buys. I love bags in bold colors, long skirts that sweep the ground, and have a small collection of crowns headbands. So shopping for basics—black pants, white t-shirts, simple sweaters—really brings…

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Meghan Markle’s Cute Black Pumps Are on Super Sale for Cyber Monday

Getty ImagesJonathan Brady — PA Images Hi, hello—just thought I’d share some important news with you: A pair of very polished and sophisicated pumps that Meghan Markle wears all the time are on a MAJOR SALE for Cyber Monday at Saks RIGHT. NOW. Aquazzura Casablanca Suede Stilettos On Sale for $450 saksfifthavenue.com $750.00 Advertisement —…

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City Kitchen: A Chicken That Finds Its Flavor in the Wild

Roasted chicken is a simple pleasure, fried chicken is a delight and chicken grilled over fire is lip-smackingly good. However (though I don’t like to play favorites), a braised chicken dish is always more interesting. I seem to be constantly proselytizing for this kind of moist, saucy slow-cooked dish. You can’t really rush it, and…

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