Alan B. Huynh

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43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the most educated people often unknowingly make these common flubs.<p>When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, …

Language

Vietnamese Grilled Pork and Cold Rice Noodles: A Perfect Summer Dish

<i>Thit heo nuong xa</i>—grilled pork chops—are a staple in Vietnamese restaurants. But they're so easy to make that there's no reason they shouldn't be a staple at home, too, especially during grilling season. Kenji has written about this type of pork chop before, but whereas he serves his over hot rice, …

The best steakhouse in every state

The US is definitely not short on steakhouses, and this can make it tricky to know where to go.<p>Luckily, we teamed up with Foursquare City Guide to create a list of the top-rated steakhouses in every state and Washington, DC, so you don't need to worry about missing out next time you're on the …

BBQ

How to Make Real-Deal Italian Gelato at Home

Gelato tastes magical, but making it right is a simple act of science<p>Gelato is a totem.<p>Yes, it's a dessert, but at this point in the collective …

How to make tramezzini, the Italian sandwiches you can't get here

A midmorning snack along the street, off the Rialto Bridge in Venice. Soft slices of crust-less white bread stuffed with a mountain of chopped seafood — shrimp, squid, other lovelies of the sea, probably pulled from the giant market just up the <i>calle</i> — in a dressing, probably maionese, generous with …

WATCH: Every Cut of Steak, Explained

From filet to brisket to Denver steak, this is how to butcher a cow to get to the cuts you love.<p>Have you ever broken down a cow? Right. Probably not. After all, we're not all butchers. But that beef we love throwing on the grill, griddle, or cast iron doesn't just fall off the bone as a beautifully …

The One-Skillet Steak Dinner That Readers Are Obsessed With

One dish. Under 30 minutes. Bright green colors. What's not to love?<p>When you think of "steak dinner" you probably don't think "weeknight meal," but this one-skillet steak and spring veg with spicy mustard may change your mind. This easy, super-springy dish <b>comes together in less than 30 minutes</b>, and …

Cooking

12 Refrigerator Pickle Recipes to Get the Most Out of Your Vegetables

I've never gotten into canning—I don't grow my own produce, I'm worried about botulism, and, most of all, I'm lazy and bad with delayed gratification. Quick pickles don't have the long lifespans of canned foods, but they can be just as tasty. As the name implies, they're also fast—some can be ready …

The case for being grumpy at work

On my birthday this year, my coworkers planned an elaborate surprise. When I came into work, several dozen colleagues had dressed up as me, donning my trademark accessories: a flannel shirt, a baseball cap—and a scowl.<p>There are two takeaways from this anecdote. The first is that I have truly …

10 Bits of Cooking Savvy We Picked Up Hanging Out in the Kitchen

In the same way that I'm in awe of friends who have learned new languages by "immersion"—but how do you <i>start</i>, I've wondered? And what keeps you from just, you know, staying silent for all of eternity?—I am also confounded by older, wiser, better cooks who tell me that I'll learn to cook by, well,</i> …

The Best Spring Cookbooks We're Reading Right Now

Our editors on their favorite fresh reads for a new season<p>New cookbooks are always a bright spot after a long, sludgy winter. And around the SAVEUR …

The Home of the Future

For feeling good while getting around, it's pretty hard to beat the mild glide of a golf cart.<p>But the residents of Sleepy Hollow Mobile Estates wake …

The Secret Disney World You Didn't Know Existed

Roughly six years ago, Richard Schaefer decided to experiment. With the help of some makeup, brushes and a bright red wig, he slowly turned himself …

Trump's Supreme Court nominee's hearing is Monday — his rulings say a lot about his judicial style

As Democrats intensify their criticisms of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, whose confirmation hearing is scheduled for Monday, his track record on criminal cases has become a focus.<p>Despite Gorsuch's staunch conservative credentials, his history on criminal law is more difficult to pigeonhole. …

U.S. Supreme Court

You May Want to Marry My Husband

I have been trying to write this for a while, but the morphine and lack of juicy cheeseburgers (what has it been now, five weeks without real food?) have drained my energy and interfered with whatever prose prowess remains. Additionally, the intermittent micronaps that keep whisking me away …

Relationships

13 Cocktails That Start With a Can of LaCroix

Cracking open a can of LaCroix is a good idea any time of day, but especially during happy hour. If you've never thought about making quick cocktails with LaCroix, you're about to have a satisfying moment of realization as you see these 13 creative cocktail recipes anyone can re-create, plus a …

I Work from Home

911 OPERATOR: 911—what’s your emergency?<p>ROBERT: Hi, I . . . uh . . . I work from home.<p>OPERATOR: O.K., is anyone else there with you, sir?<p>ROBERT: No, I’m alone.<p>OPERATOR: And when’s the last time you saw someone else? Was that today?<p>ROBERT: Uh, my wife . . . this morning, I guess.<p>OPERATOR: Anyone …

The Most Important Aspect of Emotional Intelligence That No One Talks About

Emotional intelligence is a known predictor of success and happiness, but what we know and what we do sometimes don't align.<p>I recently facilitated one of my monthly CEO Roundtable groups, and a member raised the topic of Emotional Intelligence (EI). My members all run multimillion-dollar …

Product Design: Portable Wireless Keyboard by Orée Artisans

We would like to share this cool product design made by Orée Artisans, what they built is a range of lasting technology like accessories for your …

The 1 Thing You Should Add to Your Fried Rice, According to Benihana

If you've ever had Benihana's chicken fried rice, you've truly tasted the nectar of the gods. The flavor is incomparable, and it's so addictive that if you don't stop yourself, you'd easily eat an entire flat-top-filled serving (no shame). After making Benihana's fried rice recipe for ourselves, we …

Art of the one-liner: wit and grit for a deadly hit

And why the late, great Carrie Fisher deserves to join Oscar Wilde, Groucho Marx and Dorothy Parker as one of the genre’s most brilliant exponents<p>For a while, I had the perfect tagline on my dating profile, and it was all thanks to the wit of Carrie Fisher: “Instant gratification takes too long.”<p>It …

Carrie Fisher

There's a psychological term for feeling like what you're seeing isn't real

The philosopher Jean Baudrillard posited in the 1970s that modernity ended when we became obsessed with life simulations, like television. He called the new period “postmodernity,” a time of the hyper-real—when imitations seem more real than reality—and predicted the distinction between fact and …

Joe Trivelli’s Italian Christmas recipes

Traditional escarole pizza pie, fragrant slow-roast duck and boozy coffee sorbet: Italian flavours in a festive setting, from the River Café’s Joe Trivelli<p>There is in my family a deep appreciation for Christmas. We begin with a trip across town to buy a tree and, from then on, all surfaces are …

30 Books You Need to Read to Earn 'Well-Read' Status

With this list, you'll feel like you can dominate the Trivial Pursuit literature section.<p><i>What books should one read to feel well-read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Cristina Hartmann,</b> …

Indie beer brand pens open letter accusing multinationals of masquerading as craft beer brewers

Even if you’re not a massive beer fan, you’ve probably noticed the shifts taking place in the industry recently through the changing selection of …

A practical guide for learning meditation through the art of gaming

Gaming and meditation have more in common than you think. These seemingly unrelated pursuits both offer important self-development lessons that use similar parts of our brains to mold us into better humans.<p>Both also suffer from public perception problems: Gaming is often seen as a potentially …

Meditation

24 Tumblr Posts That Sum Up Your Complicated Relationship With Sleep

*tries to get eight hours of sleep in three hours*

11 Nonalcoholic Thanksgiving Drink Recipes

If the past is any indication, I am going to drink way too much this Thanksgiving. During a long day of cooking, eating, and hanging out with relatives, it's easy to lose track of what glass of wine you're on. Every year I tell myself I'll be more responsible, but this year I'm going to made it …

Hand Lettering: The Beginner’s Guide

A hand lettering guide that's perfect for beginners. We review how to draw a letter, lettering styles, common mistakes, and top classes.

Calligraphy