Christina Pickard

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Our Best Honey Recipes for Drinks, Sides, Meats, and—of Course—Dessert

These recipes are the perfect excuse to get your fingers a little sticky.<p><b>Honey isn't just for afternoon tea.</b> From a glazed ham to a caramelized pudding, these recipes are the perfect excuse to get your fingers a little sticky.

Portland Chef Jenn Louis Defines the Italian Dumpling in 'Pasta By Hand'

Oregon chef <b>Jenn Louis</b> — who was named a <i>Food & Wine</i> Best New Chef in 2012 — combines global and Pacific Northwest influences at her Portland restaurant Lincoln. But for her first cookbook, Louis narrows her focus down to a single dish: Italian dumplings constructed sans extruder. <i>Pasta By Hand</i>, out …

How to Make an Açaí Bowl

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Liren of Kitchen Confidante treats herself (and you) to a refreshing snack with her Hawai'i-inspired açaí bowl.</i><p>Like clockwork, when 3 o’clock …

7 Healthy Pancakes to Make for National Pancake Day

From delicious, fruit-packed pancakes to savory mini-pancakes, here are seven healthy recipes to make in celebration of National Pancake Day.<p>From …

Azerbaijani artist Faig Ahmed transforms traditional techniques into lush 3D forms – interview

<b>Azerbaijan’s Faig Ahmed merges fresh, modern textiles with traditional techniques.</b><p>Faig Ahmed, one of Azerbaijan’s most internationally recognised …

Art

The Best Way to Collect Contemporary Art: Patiently and Passionately

When art and commerce mix, a certain level of mania is inevitable: it’s what you get when passion and pragmatism collide. In some ways, the situation …

LOOK The Weird's Chronicles: Part 4

March 2, 2015<p>I’ve been back in Berlin now for three weeks, sitting by the fireplace and thinking about my recent trip to the heart of the Tiger, …

Streetwear

iPhone Apps for Camping and the Great Outdoors.

01 of 08<p>This campground app helps you locate and reserve public campgrounds in the United States and Canada. With detailed listings and information …

A Tiny Modular Housing System For Cities Where Real Housing Is Too Expensive To Afford

Will San Francisco become a city only for the rich? The goal of these parking space-sized units is to stop that from happening.<p>Many cities face a real challenge to remain affordable in the future. They’ve become so attractive as places to live and invest that they no longer offer basic, decent …

You Can Rent Chicago's 'L'-Train for Parties

Fun fact: the Chicago Transit Authority lets people charter the city's trains for private events—just not during weekday rush hours.<p>Party buses are out. You know what's in? THE PARTY TRAIN.<p>Fun fact: If you want a really unique venue to celebrate your birthday, wedding, Bar/Bat mitzvah, or you know, …

A Funny Family Christmas: 26 Ho Ho Holarious Pics

‘Tis the Season to Be Creepy & Weird<p>Fa la la la la<p>Merry Awkward Christmas<p>Their joy was overwhelming.<p>All aboard mom’s sweater train!<p>For Carol, nothing …

The Possible Project: A Makerspace for Teen Entrepreneurs

In a world where even a college degree seems to be barely enough to start a successful career path of any kind, entry into the workforce now demands a worthy skill set and competitive edge in a global economy. Anticipating this, lifelong entrepreneurs Mark and Becky Levin founded The Possible …

Studio Visit: Milan Pekař

Czech designer Milan Pekař has created beautiful objects for many years, working with a humorist style, designing porcelain ship-shaped lamps and vases that look like mini factories. Three years ago, he became an assistant of the porcelain studio at Prague Academy of Arts and Design, led by fellow …

To fight peanut allergy, it's better to eat peanuts than avoid them

It seemed like a good idea at the time: With the incidence of peanut allergy climbing among children, the American Academy of Pediatrics advised parents in 2000 to keep peanuts far away from infants and toddlers who might have a life-threatening reaction to them.<p>But a new study suggests that advice …

Why Teachers Make The Best Entrepreneurs

The best innovators, fundraisers, and problem solvers are often found at the front of a classroom.<p>These days more teachers are launching their own startups and developing products that may transform the educational landscape for good.<p>Great educators, unhappy with outdated books and off-the-shelf …

Entrepreneurship

Why Are Developers Still Building Sprawl?

Boomers and Millennials say they want to live in compact, walkable developments, but builders are putting their money into suburban McMansions.<p>LAS VEGAS—A decade ago, home builders put up thousands of new spacious stucco homes in the desert here, with marble countertops, ample square footage, and …

Netflix Picks Up Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday, Dives Even Deeper into the Nostalgia Business

They’re reviving a lot of great pop-culture icons. But will there still be room for anything genuinely new?<p>“OMG, ______ is coming back and will be on Netflix!”<p>Odds are you’ve gchatted that to a friend at some point in the past two years. The online streaming giant, while also home to original …