Review- Justice Ascending

    “Thrilling post-apocalyptic romance at its dark, sizzling best!” —Lara Adrian Before surviving the Scorpius bacterium, Tace Justice was a good ole Texas cowboy who served his country and loved his mama. After Scorpius, the world became dark, dangerous, and deadly—and so did he. The Vanguard medic is stronger, faster, and smarter than before, [...]

A Raina SunMystry

Raining Men & Corpses-A Chinese Cozy Mystery When it rains, it pours … and this amateur sleuth may be in over her head. Graduate student Raina Sun is trying to keep her head above water as the bills roll in when her dashing college adviser cons her out of several months of rent. Her quest [...]

Sweet and Sour Chicken

  Ingredients 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 boneless chicken breasts, sliced into strips Salt and pepper 1/2 cup chopped red pepper 4 teaspoons cornstarch, mixed with 4 teaspoons water 1 cup canned pineapple chunks, drained with 1/2 cup reserved juice 3 tablespoons light brown sugar 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar 1/4 cup chicken stock 1/2 [...]

The Box

The Chinese-takeout container, with its Japanese-influenced origami folds, is a uniquely American invention. On Nov. 13, 1894, in Chicago, the inventor Frederick Weeks Wilcox patented a version of what he called a “paper pail,” which was a single piece of paper, creased into segments and folded into a (more or less) leakproof container secured with [...]