Wagashi:  Japanese sweets

Wagashi: Japanese sweets

The Japanese truly know how to make incredible desserts. I had the opportunity to try traditional Japanese desserts known as wagashi. Wagashi were originially made with simple fruits and nuts, known as “kashi,” in Japan between 300 B.C. and 300 A.D. during the Yayoi period. Because sugar was rare and...

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Hostage hindrance

Hostage hindrance

The world waited with bated breath as a new crisis evolved in the war against ISIS. You might be tired of the group already, but even as American troops continue to engage in war with the Islamic State, the militant organization continues to post videos of brutal beheadings and hostages....

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