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Sony Xperia Z1 Compact Review: A Small But Spectacular Android Smartphone

Sony debuted the Xperia Z1 Compact at CES, noting that the consumer who prefers to have a smaller device does not want fewer features. Could Sony take the experience in their flagship smartphone and pack it into a much smaller package without reducing the functionality?<p>In the marketplace, the …

2AM's Jo Kwon celebrates his birthday at JYPE for the 12th consecutive year http://www.allkpop.com/article/2013/08/jo-kwon-celebrates-his-birthday-at-jype-for-the-12th-consecutive-year

Imagine a sweet cream cheese filling sandwiched between two fluffy cakes. You won’t be able to resist—so don’t even try http://bit.ly/ZucchiniWhoopiePies

Three Ingredients, No Ice Cream Maker, Crazy Delicious Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches http://domesticfits.com/2013/08/26/easy-homemade-caramel-ice-cream-sandwiches/

Homemade Greek Yogurt Recipe

1. Place a fine-mesh strainer over a large glass bowl; set aside. Heat the milk over medium-low heat (do not stir while heating), until the milk …

Fresh berries, cultured cream, and a stack of pancakes—what's not to love? The recipe, by Josephine of A Tasty Love Story, on the blog tomorrow! Photo © Josephine Malene Kofod

The Art of Honest Fried Chicken (A Lifestyle Choice)

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

Cooking

Dinner Tonight: Dad's Favorite Seafood Stew + Grilled Corn with Basil Butter

Surreal as it may seem, it is officially the final week of summer. The season has flown and hopefully you were able to take advantage of all the lovely ingredients summer has to offer. And if not, you still have time. This week's Dinner Tonight takes advantage of summer's favorite offerings, …

Sicilian Stuffed Peppers on Grape Leaves

Makes 16 stuffed peppers, serving 4 generously as a main dish, or 8 as a first course.<br>30 minutes prep time; 10 minutes grill or stove time; 20 …

Clotilde Dusoulier's Green Pancakes

<i>All week long, Clotilde Dusoulier of Chocolate & Zucchini will be sharing recipes from her latest, The French Market Cookbook, answering our questions, and giving away copies of her book to a few lucky readers. With her as our guest editor, we're feeling slightly more French -- and significantly</i> …

The Mason Jar Collection

<i>We're all about collections over at Provisions -- so following that lead, we'll be making recipe collections to go alongside those that are in Provisions. Because recipes want to be together, too.</i><p><i>Today: Put your jars to good use with all the upgrades from The Mason Jar Collection.</i><p>It's no secret …

Babà Napoletano al Rum

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: Brioche-like cakes, drenched in a rum-and-citrus-syrup, from Napoli.</i><p>A beloved boozy treat that have found their way into pastry shops across the …

10 White Desserts for Labor Day

We've gone on and on and on, about berries, about plums, about cobblers and pandowdies and lattice pies and schlumpfs. We've stained our cheeks and our hands and our shirts with the glories, the jewels, of summer -- and we've savored our every moment with them.<p>But since this weekend is Labor Day -- …

Thick and Juicy Home-Ground Grilled Cheeseburgers Recipe

Fact: If there's one way to instantly up your burger game and join the big leagues, it's to grind your own meat. It offers superior texture with more loosely packed patties and a more open, juice-trapping structure.<p><b>Note:</b> For better flavor, use a combination of short rib, brisket, and sirloin in …

Corn? Blueberries? Tomatoes? Peaches? What summer produce will you miss most? http://bit.ly/CornTomatoPie

Octopus Salad (Ensalada de Pulpo) Recipe

Have you ever tried octopus? It tastes a lot like calamari, just meatier, which makes sense given that octopus is sort of like a giant squid.<p>One of …

Seafood

Eggplant with Spicy Tomato Sauce Recipe

<b>Note:</b> You're going to want to make a thicker sauce than your typical tomato sauce since it's more of a dressing for the eggplant, so don't be surprised if it takes a little longer than you're used to, especially if you're using fresh tomatoes.<p><b>About the Author</b>: Yasmin Fahr is a food lover, writer, …

Favorites List (8.27.13)

I'm <i>just</i> back from Mexico City, and thought I'd finally publish this favorites list while I unpack and regroup. There are some good A+ reads in this …

Wordless Wednesday: Recent Coffees

Eating Through the Minnesota State Fair

Eat this Now: Beef Tartare on Koji Toast at Bar Tartine in San Francisco

It's no secret that <b>Bar Tartine</b> creates some of San Francisco's best bread-based dishes. It's also no secret that Bar Tartine's gifted chef duo, <b>Nick Balla</b> and <b>Cortney Burns</b>, have a particularly unique passion for everything pickled and fermented. Some chefs live by the whole beast; Balla and Burns …

One-Pot Wonders: Eggplant with Spicy Tomato Sauce

I first made this dish with friend in the Poconos, and since we were at a real live house and not a tiny New York City apartment, we had a grill and put it to good use cooking up the eggplant. We seasoned them with the basics —salt, pepper, oil, and a pinch of dried red chili flakes, then topped …

A cortado from The Coffee Collective in Copenhagen.

Eel and scrambled eggs. Scandinavian perfection.

Strawberries in Copenhagen.

Loads of still warm za'atar bread at #MAD3 lunch today in Copenhagen.

Oh hey, @mattduckor found @momofuku Bo Ssam in Copenhagen. #MAD3

Warm Pasta Salad with Roasted Vegetables and Pesto Vinaigrette Recipe

I think we all make “clean out the fridge” dishes from time to time. Maybe you just got home from a long day at work without having had time to shop, …

Yellow Tomato Bloody Mary

I've learned a lot of things in the past year, working on QUITOKEETO. I've learned - it's preferable to be on the ground floor (and not on a third …

Fried Pita Bread with Fava Beans and Zucchini – Recipe

<i>Fried Pita Bread with Fava Beans and Zucchini</i>Good pita bread (usually from Basson Bakery) is a staple in our house, which sometimes means we end up …