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Chef John's Chicken French Recipe

"Chicken French has everything I love in a recipe. It's delicious and easy, frugal, yet fancy, and everyone loves it. Better yet, it has a vague, …

How to Make Pizza, the New York (a.k.a. Right) Way

What defines a New York slice? We school two Brits in the right way to make pizza.<p>Let’s say several charming lads from the UK (specifically, the gentlemen from the oh-so-popular SORTED Food) were going to pay you a visit to learn about the most New York thing you could eat. If you, like me, …

Abstract Macro Photos of Menstrual Blood Capture the Beauty of Life

“Beauty in Blood” is an ongoing project by Denver-based artist Jen Lewis that consists of abstract macro photographs of Lewis’ own menstrual …

Best Friends Build Tiny Homes on a Ranch to Celebrate Their Lifelong Friendship

Four families inspired best friends everywhere when they decided to solidify their long-time friendship in an extremely unique way. After asking architect Matt Garcia for help, the friends collaboratively designed a personalized ranch right outside of Austin, Texas, so that each family would have …

Vegetable Gardens

The Belly Fat Diet Cookbook

• <b>Author:</b> John Chatham<p>Getting rid of belly fat is not about doing hundreds of crunches; it's about what you eat.<p>In THE BELLY FAT DIET COOKBOOK, best-selling health and nutrition author John Chatham blasts the myths surrounding belly fat, and shows you how to finally get a flat stomach. The …

17 Summer Beauty Hacks You Need to Know

Summer is all about pretty sundresses, messy beach hair and a pair of sunglasses for every mood. And while it’s the best season for those beachside Insta snaps, there are some things about those hot summer days that can be a real drag when it comes to beauty and makeup. Whether it’s protecting your …

20 Must-Have Beauty Products for Your Next Vacation

Most of us may not be lucky enough to have scheduled summer breaks anymore, but that doesn’t stop us from getting a serious case of wanderlust as summer approaches. But before you can chill on a beach with a margarita in hand, there’s a lot of work that goes into planning a vacation… like picking a …

13 Eggs Benedict Recipes Bound to Cure Boring Breakfasts

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Eggs Benedict. One of those dishes that we all love but are a little too intimidated to make at home. Poaching the perfect eggs and …

The Secret Trick to Making the Puffiest Pancakes

<i>Would you like a piece of cake right now? For Goodness Cake is here for you. Every week, we'll be sharing recipes that prove why cake should be its own food group.</i><p><i>Today: A way to put the "cake" back in pancake, along with a very good reason to invest in egg rings.</i><p>French toast is not toast, tuna …

17 Gorgeous Marble Looks for Your Dream Kitchen

Move aside, granite. There’s a new stone in town. With its crisp white hue, marble offers a bright and welcoming look that’s both chic and modern. Whether you dream of a simple update to a traditional space with marble backsplash or the ultimate sophisticated kitchen with marble and copper …

Interior Design

This Homemade Ice Cream Snickers Recipe Is Super Easy (And Healthy ... ish)

Of all the summer ice cream treats in the land, none compare to the completely unassuming Snickers ice cream bar. It's the perfect marriage of candy bar and ice cream (because you really shouldn't have to decide between the two).<p>The Snickers ice cream bar is small enough to eat on the go, yet big …

Dessert

The 50 All-Time Best Cake Recipes

Cake goes hand in hand with celebrations. Birthday cakes. Wedding cakes. Graduation cakes. From the sweet end to anniversaries, to the treat on holidays, there's something that feels truly special, in comparison to other desserts, about cake. It might be the amount of work that goes into some of …

Dessert

How to Make the Ultimate Omelet, Plus 8 Great Omelet Recipes

There’s quite possibly no basic food more difficult to nail than the omelet. Turn away from the stove for too long, and you could come back to a …

Food

6 Creamy Dreamy Desserts

Sweet, smooth and oh so delicious. Don't be intimidated: Anyone can make these creamy creations.<p><b>1. Ricotta Cheesecake with Fresh Raspberries</b><p>Pretty enough for an Italian pastry shop window, this light and creamy cheesecake is adapted from Gina DePalma's wonderful cookbook <i>Dolce Italiano, Desserts</i> …

Dessert

Visiting b. patisserie, a French Pastry Shop in San Francisco

Walking into b. patisserie feels like pleasing fate. I've heard about this place so many times. My first visit was last year, with a friend who lives in the city. We sat inside for two hours over croissants and green tea, spring poppies at our table. We left at dusk, smiling at the satisfaction of …

San Francisco

15 Recipes for Brownies, Bars, and Blondies (It's Okay, Have Seconds)

Here are 15 recipes for all those second-helping needs.<p><b>It's so easy to grab a second brownie.</b> It's sitting right there, pre-portioned, practically asking you to nab it. So do it. That's what it's there for. Here are 15 brownies, bars, and blondies that are basically begging you to snag seconds.

Dessert

BioShock creator Irrational Games continues to hire for its mystery project

Irrational Games wants to hire a a senior programmer to focus on artificial intelligence and gameplay, perhaps offering a bit of insight into the revamped BioShock developer's next game.<p>According to a job posting published on Gamasutra this week, interested candidates with knowledge of Unreal …

Artificial Intelligence

How Avengers: Age of Ultron Secretly Prepped Us for Future Marvel Movies

Here’s how to understand all the references that might not have made any sense at the time.<p><i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i>, for better or for worse, had to serve many purposes: a sequel to <i>The Avengers</i>; a setup for films like <i>Captain America: Civil War, Black Panther,</i> and the two-part <i>Infinity War</i>; and a …

7 Egg Recipes That'll Make Your Breakfast Great

We're not sure which came first - the chicken or the egg - but we don't really care. Whether you're hungover, tired, or just plain old hungry, there's nothing a hearty egg breakfast can't solve. Here are a few of Spoon University's favorite egg recipes.<p>1. <b>Pesto Eggs</b><p>An unlikely combo, but damn …

Breakfast

A Cheesecake Fit for a NY Deli Case

We developed the perfect cheesecake recipe.<p>I was just flipping through a little slideshow on our site: 15 Cheesecake recipes, from Chocolate to Pumpkin to Greek Yogurt. They are...enticing to say the least. There's certainly nothing wrong with chocolate or pumpkin or Greek yogurt, and I definitely …

The Oreo Upside-Down Cake That's Making Us Reconsider Everything In Our Lives

Sometimes we come across a recipe so simple and brilliant that it makes us ask ourselves what we've been doing our whole lives. Oreo upside-down cake is one of those recipes.<p>Food blog Sally's Baking Addiction shared a recipe last spring for an Oreo Cake in which the cookies are set in the bottom of …

Dessert

The Beautiful Gene - Photographs and text by Marina Rosso | LensCulture

In September 2011, the world’s largest sperm bank stopped accepting red-haired donors for a period of time. Why? Because the demand for their sperm had dropped to such a low level that the bank’s existing supply was easily sufficient to cover the (diminished) interest.<p>Single women, who currently …

Articles about 5 stunning gabled glass facades on Dwell.com - Dwell

Durable, low maintenance, and always beautiful, Western Red Cedar is showing up in exciting ways, proving it can enhance the...<p>Though it's usually thought that bright colors make the boldest statement, these homes prove that black, white, and gray tones...<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>Seeking a …

Architecture

This Interchangeable Weekend Bag Is The Only Bag You Need This Summer

Packing your bags has never looked this good.<p>Miscere, an apparel and accessories brand, recently debuted its new line of weekender bags in two colors: white and navy. At first glance, these bags just look like regular old duffles. What sets them apart, however, are eight available limited-edition, …