Wednesday, September 2, 2015 Elul 18, 5775

Summertime is its season, and it's best to get it ripe
By:
Ethel Hofman
THE JEWISH KITCHEN Bathed in the warm sunshine of summer, fruits ripen quickly, which means flavors are at their ultimate sweetness. At a farmer's market, there's always an enormous variety of locally grown fruits and veggies to choose from. In fact, the produce you see at farmer's markets is often picked the day, if not hours, before the market opens...
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A researcher looks at how technology is transforming our sense of self
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SPEAKING VOLUMES Thirty years ago, author Sherry Turkle joined the MIT faculty to study computer culture. A psychoanalytically trained psychologist, she wanted to explore how machines were affecting our sense of self. Back then, she explains in her new book, Alone Together , the world still retained "a certain innocence" in the realm of computing and interactivity. Children's electronic toys...
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Where the red and white are wines that make sangria, so you're no longer blue
By:
Eileen Goltz
SLICE OF LIFE Every year for the past 10 years, our friends have come to our house for a 4th of July barbecue and fireworks. I do the grilling, they bring the fixings, and we chow down on ribs and chicken and all pitch in a couple of million dollars and buy fireworks. We're a friendly bunch so once it...
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Whether you're an experienced chef or a cooking newbie, grilling or barbecuing cooked meat takes knowledge and practice.
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A professor passes sentence on syntax and other tricks of the trade
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SPEAKING VOLUMES Aside from Strunk and White's Elements of Style , I've never been much of a fan of books that say they can teach you to write. Elements , a modern classic, is, in reality, a superior and accessible book of grammar that can assist the already proficient to be that much better; but it could never on its...
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