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best cookbooks for international cuisine from home kitchen

The Best Cookbooks for International Cuisine Right Now

Almost none of us can travel internationally right now, and we’re really missing the flavors and aroma of the food of our most beloved travel destinations. If you’re feeling the same way, why not cook your way to your favorite international destination? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a list of the books that can guide your kitchen journey. Taste the world with home cooking from the best cookbooks and subscription boxes of snacks with the authentic cuisine of these top international travel destinations.

the best movies to watch with mom for mother's day

What are the Best Movies to Watch for Mother’s Day?

Mother’s Day is approaching, and this year in particular we all have lots of time to hang out and watch movies that remind us of the deep (and often complex) relationships we have or had with our moms.  Our resident cinema expert and ace correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the 12 best movies to watch on Mother’s Day if you want to host an impromptu film festival. Grab the tissues, and let’s go!

creative new off-line activities best for little kids, including games, crafts, imaginative play and outdoor toys

The Creative Off-line Activities Best for Little Kids

Even in this digital world, there are still ample opportunities to get off all the video screens and spend some some old-fashioned play time with your kids. What to do to keep your kids entertained without a screen, though? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen – herself a working mother of three little ones – has a curated a list of the creative new off-line analog activities best for little kids, including board games, toys, arts and crafts, imaginative play and outdoor structures.

what's the best way to watch television right now?

What is the Best Way to Watch Television Right Now?

Lots of people are spending a lot more time at home than usual, and watching a lot more television than they ever have. Which caused us to wonder: what is the best way to watch television right now?  Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has answers. Here’s what you need to know now about Smart TVs, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast and Roku. And also what to know about cable TV replacement services like Sling TV, YouTube TV, Fubo TV and Hulu with Live TV. Put the remote down for a minute, and read on.