January 05, 2018
BERLIN — Take 20 liters of honey and boil it together with 2 liters of water. Add in cinnamon and nutmeg, a healthy amount of ginger and pepper, plus some aniseed and coriander. Mix it all together with rye flour and water.
The result? A perfect batch of 17th-century Lebkuchen —…
December 29, 2017
CASPER, Wyo. — On a Sunday in September, morning light drifted through stained glass as churchgoers in Rock Springs raised their eyes to God.
In Basin, a congregation joined voices to sing an opening hymn. In Thermopolis, they bowed their heads, opened their hearts and asked for mercy.
December 22, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Within hours of the news that a gunman had killed 26 people in a Texas church, the Rev. Carolyn Winfrey Gillette began what has become a sad ritual.
In the Monday morning quiet of the sunroom in her Philadelphia home, she sat down with a stray piece of computer paper and penned…