Phiona Mutesi came from a home in Uganda without any running water and electricity, let alone chess resources. But that changed when a chess program planted itself in the community. Now Phiona is in the US, spreading her story and playing chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov.
The dish that set Julia Child on her culinary path was a sole meunière tasted in Rouen, France. Its perfection lies in its simplicity and should be a staple in every home cook's repertoire.
The newest episode of 'Glee,' which included what was believed to be a school shooting, unsettled many, and one Newtown resident questioned why those in the town weren't warned ahead of time about the content of the episode.
Making your own breadcrumbs is both easy and thrifty, and doesn't have the added preservatives found in store-bought breadcrumbs.
Jennifer Gilmore's 'The Mothers' is a refreshingly frank portrayal of adoptive parents. Bypassing an adoption memoir of her own, she's able to treat a fictional couple much harder, and with more honesty, than she'd show herself.
Madeleine likes toys that confound her parents, like a scraggly drawing on pink paper. Maybe it's creativity or an instinct formed in the orphanage prior to her adoption. Maybe she's just being an 8-year-old.
Super simple, and doable even without a food processor, this pesto comes together with ingredients you're likely to have on-hand. Pair it with a quick chicken dish or tiny meatballs.