Chuq Yang

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How to Make Foolproof Mashed Potatoes

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Ghee: What It is, How to Make It & Why You Should

<i>With expert help from Nik Sharma of A Brown Table, cooking Indian food at home is going to be less intimidating than you think.</i><p><i>Today: When you're cooking Indian food, is it worth it to take the extra step to make ghee? (The answer is yes.)</i><p>Ghee is perhaps one of the most commonly used cooking fats …

Who Owns Your Steps?

Millions of people are logging fitness workouts with wearables. Now a growing number of them are trying to free their data from their devices.<p>Kendra Albert has painstakingly logged a few million steps on wearable fitness trackers over the last four years. But the only proof of her hard-won progress …

6 Easy Weeknight Dinners the Whole Family Will Love

Is your dinner rotation getting a little <i>too</i> routine? These easy weeknight meals will become fast family favorites.<p><b>1. Easy Thai Shrimp Curry</b><p>With just a few essentials in your pantry -- like Thai green curry paste and coconut milk -- you're never more than 25 minutes away from this delicious meal, …

How Ful Mudammas Made Me Forget All About Hummus

The zeitgeisty chokehold hummus has on the American public has always bugged me. Not because hummus isn't good. But because it's unfairly eclipsed so much other good stuff from the Middle East.<p>Take the North African and Levantine classic of stewed fava beans, <i>ful mudammas</i>. You've heard of it, right? …

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Community Picks -- Your Best Family Recipe, Part 2

<i>For our latest contest, we've partnered with The Global Family Reunion -- a worldwide event taking place on June 6, 2015 to benefit Alzheimer's reasearch -- to find your best family recipes.</i><p><i>Today: The results are in -- here are the recipes our community loved from the Your Best Family Recipe, Part</i> …

15 Slow Cooker Oatmeals And Healthy Breakfasts To Prep Overnight

A daily ritual of breakfast in bed is a long-shot wish: You might be able to swing it if you've got buckets of money and a crumb catcher built into your sheets.<p>The next-best thing? A healthy breakfast, more elaborate than a bowl of cereal or a sad granola bar, all ready for you as you groggily …

Android Studio Hits 1.0, Makes It Easier to Build Android Apps

Google announced Android Studio at Google I/O 2013 as a new IDE built for Android developers to make it easier to build apps.<p>Today, the company released version 1.0 of Android studio, marking the development environment leaving preview.<p>Android Studio 1.0 includes a number of new features like …

How to Engineer the Optimally Delicious Thanksgiving Plate

You'll need a clear-eyed plan of attack, an open mind, and a mound of mashed potatoes.<p>There may be an art to preparing Thanksgiving dinner, but there is an art, as well, to putting that dinner on a plate. The stakes are high: Get a little pour-happy at the moment of truth, and your turkey-to-gravy …

12 Brussels Sprout Recipes for Thanksgiving

Few foods have experienced as dramatic a transformation as Brussels sprouts—for years they were maligned as being mushy and smelly, but these days you can barely find a hip restaurant that <i>doesn't</i> serve them. It's easy to see why: when cooked correctly, these little brassicas have a wonderfully …

Amazon Details Its First Pilot Season of 2015

Amazon today unveiled the seven original shows that will be part of its lineup for its first pilot season of 2015 on Amazon Instant Video.<p>The list consists of four hour-ong shows – Cocked, Mad Dogs, The Man in the High Castle and Point of Honor – as well as three half-hour shows – Down Dog, Salem …

Xplenty sets up its simplified Hadoop software on the Google cloud

Xplenty, a startup that sells an easy-to-use cloud-based version of the Hadoop open-source big data software, has brought its service to the burgeoning Google Cloud Platform.<p>Xplenty charges as little as $99 per month for the software when it runs on the Google public cloud. The software comes with …

How to Make the Ultimate Thanksgiving Cheese Plate

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Every Thanksgiving, my enthusiastic offers to bring (fill in the blank: a lovely lard-crust pie; creamy mashed potatoes; a light, vitamin-rich vegetable thing) are quickly dismissed by my host or hostess. All they …

9 Pro Tips on How to Buy and Use Good Olive Oil

Choosing an olive oil from a shelf of bottles at wildly varied price points can be challenging. Here are some easy things to remember from olive oil …