December 10, 2014 2014 was a year for faraway cuisines to take up residence in U.S. kitchens — cookbook authors cast their nets for flavors from Paris, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and points in between.
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April 16, 2012 To some, spending April in Paris would be divine. But author Amy Thomas knows that living there full-time isn't always fun. She recommends three books that show how frustrating, judgmental and maddening Paris can be. Have you ever lived abroad? Tell us about your experience in the comments.
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