Michael Thompson

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How the Best Chefs in the Country Cook Their Thanksgiving Turkey

Need some turkey day inspiration? Here's how the #BAhot10 chefs cook their Thanksgiving birds.<p>This Thanksgiving, you could pull out the same old turkey recipe your family has been making for years (decades! millennia!). Or you could take cues from some of the best chefs in the country and treat the …

Cooking

Coil: Magic Iced Coffee Maker Chills Your Brew in Seconds

If you’re a coffee connoisseur, chances are you’ve carefully chosen just the right beans, likely grinding them yourself. Maybe they’re fair trade, …

Coffee

Arepas

Chef Ryan Pera, Coltivare Pizza & Garden, Houston, learned the art of arepas from his sister-in-law. Now, this recipe is his easy Sunday meal of choice, packed with leftovers or farm-fresh produce.<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups arepa flour (precooked cornmeal)<p>2 teaspoons kosher salt<p>2 tablespoons vegetable …

Kosher

The Milkshake That's Actually Good for You

We all know that turmeric is healthy and full of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, but it's not as easy to add in to everyday recipes as other superfoods like chia seeds or flax.<p>Well, fear not, I have the perfect way for you to get your turmeric in a delicious, painless way:<p>Behold the …

Features

7 Avocado Dishes You Should Definitely Eat While Watching the First US World Cup Match

Here, seven avocado dishes to makes for game time.<p>The United States will step onto the field tonight in its first World Cup match against Ghana. To …

The World Cup of Sausage: A Guide to Cased Meats by Country

In anticipation of this year's World Cup, we're celebrating our favorite sausages from the competing countries<p>Just because we spent the soccer games of our youth making daisy chains at the outermost corner of the field and periodically getting lobbed in the head with a ball*, doesn't mean we're not …

Cooking

Best-Ever Solar Food Dehydrator Plans - DIY

For nearly 20 years, I’ve led research teams as founder and coordinator of the Appropriate Technology Program at Appalachian State University. We’ve …

Woodworking

Knife Skills: How to Cut a Pineapple Like a Badass

I remember the first time I saw one of the Salvadoran prep cooks at a restaurant where I worked slice up a pineapple for us to eat as a cool snack on a particularly hot night. The pineapple was great, but the truly awesome part was the way in which she prepared it. Up until then, I was of the <i>just</i> …

Where to Eat Near Golden Gate Park in San Francisco

I've lived in San Francisco for a while, but am still blown away by Golden Gate Park. Lush with greenery, peppered with killer museums and gardens, and completely gorgeous, the park stretches several miles from the top of the Haight all the way out to the ocean. And no matter how many times you may …

10 Pancake Common Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

How to make pancakes like a short order cook. Just avoid these common mistakes!<p>For many Americans, pancakes evoke a certain kind of nostalgia. People make pancakes because they're delicious, crowd-pleasing, and easy. Well, sort of easy. There are a few crucial mistakes that home chefs commonly make …

Breakfast