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Malala Yousafzai Is The Youngest Nobel Laureate Ever

She doesn’t let danger deter her from fighting for a girl’s right to an education Nelson Mandala once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.” For many girls in Afghanistan, Malala’s name stands for their right to an education. She stands for their ability to change the world, […]

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Equality Feminism Women's History Women's History Month

Only One Woman Has Ever Received the Medal of Honor

Mary Edwards Walker, army surgeon and suffragist, is the only woman to ever receive the Medal of Honor. She caused quite a stir in her time.

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Equality Feminism Parenting Politics

Do Husbands Really Think Sexual Harassment Is Funny?

A recent survey suggests 81% of women have experienced sexual harassment in public, the workplace and home. Here’s how we can end it.

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Lifestyle Recipe

Make a Poolish Mixture For Perfectly Easy Sourdough Bread

If you struggle with getting your sourdough bread to rise, my not-so-secret weapon will help you make the perfect loaf every time.

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Family National Pizza Day Recipe

Pizza With Tasty Sourdough Makes an Easy Artisan Crust

This pizza dough recipe is delicious and just in time for National Pizza Day.

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These Tempting Pralines Are Better Than Any Restaurant Serves

Once you’ve had these, you’ll never buy them again. My mother had several recipes that she only made at the holidays. She made divinity, a date log, gingerbread houses and pralines. We rarely ate out, but when we did, it was often Mexican food. At the checkout counter, these restaurants always sold pralines that disappointed […]

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Easy Sourdough Kolaches with Your Favorite Fillings

This sourdough adaptation is delicious. I love kolaches. Anytime we drive by The Czech Stop in West, Texas on a road trip to Austin or San Antonio, we must stop to get them. We buy a box to snack on in the car and one to eat later. On the return trip home, we have […]

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Family Recipe

Delicious Mini-Apple Pie in a Sourdough Crust

Apples, not spices or sugar, are the star in this pie! My grandma lived with my family as I grew up. She taught me to bake apple pies and other lovely desserts. I still cherish those times working in the garden and kitchen with her, taking walks through the woods and wandering down long country […]

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Quick and Easy Lemon Jell-O® Sourdough Cake

When life gives you lemons, make this moist, tangy cake. When I was a little girl, I loved lemons. I’d eat them by themselves, in hot tea, in iced tea, and in pie. I couldn’t wait until summertime to wow the neighbor kids with my ability to not make a sour face when I sucked […]

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Easy Sourdough Chocolate-Chip Cookies and Happy Kids

A recipe for making joy filled memories. When I was a kid, my mother handed me her giant cookbook ‘bible’ opened to a page where she had written down a “Thumbprint Cookie” recipe. I made this recipe many times because I enjoyed my success in measuring, mixing, and baking these cookies. As a teen, I […]