11/01/2013 7:49amMuch as I love butternut squash _ and firmly believe it belongs on the Thanksgiving table _ I've grown bored with the ways it typically shows up.
11/01/2013 7:57amLike onions, leeks develop a rich, savory flavor when cooked slowly. And when cooked this way, they make an excellent addition to a creamy mound of mashed potatoes.
11/01/2013 8:08amThe secretive British street artist Banksy ended his self-announced monthlong residency in New York City with a final piece of graffiti, a $615,000 painting donated to charity and a debate: Is he a jerk or a genius?
11/01/2013 8:28amFormer News of the World editor Andy Coulson sent an email telling a news editor to "do his phone" in relation to an alleged target of phone hacking, a British prosecutor said Friday.
11/01/2013 8:59amA memoir by Saroo Brierley, the India-born businessman who tracked down his family after being separated for 25 years, will be released in the U.S. next summer.
11/01/2013 10:35amThe Queens Museum of Art for decades had to work within the confines of a building that originally was constructed as a pavilion for the 1939 World's Fair.
11/01/2013 10:42amFrench film director Luc Besson on Friday slammed paparazzi in Taiwan for interfering with the shooting of his latest film starring Scarlett Johansson, but denied reports that he considered leaving the island early to underscore his disgust over their actions.
11/01/2013 10:43amHistory for Doris Kearns Goodwin begins at home, in this timeless New England town where Emerson and Thoreau once lived and wrote and in the century-old house that she shares with her husband, former presidential speech writer Richard Goodwin.
11/01/2013 10:56amLaurie Anderson says her late husband Lou Reed was a "prince and a fighter" whose music reflected his love of life.
11/01/2013 12:37pmAuthorities say a man who entered the Maine home of horror writer Stephen King is facing charges.
11/01/2013 12:53pmActor and comedian Kevin Hart donated 500 computers to schools and recreation centers in his hometown of Philadelphia, a move that he hopes will inspire others to follow his lead.
11/01/2013 1:46pmIs a meal without Sriracha worth eating? It's a quandary that recently took on real and scary proportions for fans of the wildly _ perhaps even weirdly _ popular tangy Thai hot sauce.
11/01/2013 2:49pmOne Hollywood film studio has commanded only A-list talent since its inception _ Elizabeth Taylor, Morgan Freeman, Sandra Bullock, Michael Douglas, Nicole Kidman _ and they all worked for free. What kind of studio head has such pull? It's Rabbi Marvin Hier, the mini-mogul of Moriah Films, the movie division of the Simon Wiesenthal Center.
11/01/2013 4:17pmThis summer, out of the blue, playwright Glen Berger got a call from director Julie Taymor.
11/01/2013 4:20pmVeteran BBC TV and radio presenter Paul Gambaccini was arrested on suspicion of sexual offenses, the broadcaster said Friday.
11/01/2013 8:23pmFiction writer and poet Mia Cuoto (CUE'-toe) of Mozambique has won a $50,000 prize for lifetime achievement.