Denise Purcell

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How to Make any Galette (or Crostata) in 7 Steps

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: With these 7 steps, you won't need a recipe to make rustic, free-form fruit tarts -- through summer and</i> …

Drinking Downton Abbey: The Drinks in Britain's Most Popular Drama

You could probably design a pretty good drinking game around Downton Abbey. Just take a drink every time Lady Grantham says, "Poor Edith," Bates falls on his sword, or Thomas reminds you of a vampire.<p>But what do you drink while watching? During the first two seasons, the answer was clearly Scotch. …

Cheese Confessionals: I Ate Casu Marzu, aka 'Maggot Cheese'

<b>Editor's note:</b> When we met Anna (at Murray's Cheese, how fitting) and heard her brave story, we had to let her share it with you. You can read more of Anna's cheese writing on her blog worldaccordingtocheese.com. So, take it away, Anna!<p>More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating …

Is Walmart Actually Benefiting Local Farmers?

Since 2010, Walmart has worked to buy more produce from local farms. The company currently reports that 11% of its produce comes from local producers. But it seems that most of the local farms partnering with Walmart are classified by the USDA as "very large", with millions of dollars in annual …

So This Exists: Chocolate Cheese

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Leave it to cheese superstore Murray's Cheese to help all the people out there who have simultaneous chocolate and cheese cravings.<p>Dubbed the "Love at Mast" Valentine's Day Collection ($39.99), this special V-day …

This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

GalleryThis Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters<p>This week we ate too many tortilla chips, tried some tasty vegan desserts, got a peek at Kenji's upcoming book, and more! (But no dogs. Sorry!)

Keep Austin Weird: 12 Unique Foods Found in Austin

GalleryKeep Austin Weird: 12 Unique Foods Found in Austin<p>There's a reason why you'll see "Keep Austin Weird" bumper stickers and tie-dyed tees all over the city. Austin is all about preserving its quirkiness, whether it takes the form of a live band playing in some bar's backyard, public art shaped …

Serious Reads: 5 Food Books We're Loving

1. It's Not You, It's Brie: Unwrapping America's Unique Culture of Cheese<p>I know you're not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but Kirstin Jackson's new book drew me in with its adorable cartoon-cheese illustrations. Each chapter focuses on a different style of cheese, from crumbly to chewy to …

10 Delicious Irish Products You Should Get to Know

Gallery10 Delicious Irish Products You Should Get to Know<p>Whenever St. Paddy's time rolls around, corned beef and potatoes seem to be the only "Irish food" people can jabber on about. Well, as many Irish people will tell you, they hardly even eat corned beef (potatoes, on the other hand, they can't …

Serious Reads: 5 Food Books We're Loving

1. Behind the Kitchen Door<p>Saru Jayaraman is an incredible force. As co-founder and co-director of the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC-United), she has fought for the rights of food service workers for over ten years. In her first book, she tells the harrowing stories of dozens of …

Video: A Lovely Tale of a Tea Farming Couple in Sri Lanka

We visited Sri Lanka (watch this video for a taste of our journey) with every intention of filming a story about an organic, fair-trade tea farmer. That's exactly what we were planning when setting foot upon the small tea farm of Piyasena and his wife Ariyawatha. What we didn't expect was to be so …

Dan Gillmor says journalists are uninformed about who controls the platforms they publish on

The Arizona State professor is working on a book project that also looks at journalists’ poor understanding of online security.<p>Dan Gillmor is writing a book (maybe), and he has a lot of questions. The project, which will <i>probably</i> be self published, will <i>probably</i> be called <i>Permission Taken</i>. Gillmor …

Steamrolled by Big Data

Five years ago, few people had heard the phrase “Big Data.” Now, it’s hard to go an hour without seeing it. In the past several months, the industry has been mentioned in dozens of New York <i>Times</i> stories, in every section from metro to business. (<i>Wired</i> has even already declared it passé: “<i>STOP</i> …

Why manners make a difference when reporting from social media

Social media has transformed the reporter’s ability to find out what is happening in real-time – but it’s also an information source which is prone …

10 YouTube Channels That Will Make You Smarter

1. Veritasium<p>2. Vsauce<p>3. C.G.P. Grey<p>4. MinutePhysics<p>5. Smarter Every Day<p>6. SciShow<p>7. Crash Course<p>8. Numberphile<p>9. ASAP Science<p>10. Bad Astronomy<p>"This …

Content, Content Everywhere in Facebook’s Ideal Mobile World

Apps are so last year. The future, according to Facebook, is people, photos, messages and sweet, sweet content.<p>The company pulled back the cover on …

Facebook Home FAQ: Everything You Need to Know

We’ve been waiting for some time to find out just what Facebook was going to reveal at today’s press conference. Would it be a new phone? Would it be …

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Why Facebook Home bothers me: It destroys any notion of privacy

Advertisement<p>158 Comments<p>Credit: Om Malik<p>One of the great things about attending Facebook’s events is that one gets to see Mark Zuckerberg mature as …

10 Innovative Uses of Pinterest

10 Creative Uses of Pinterest<p>1. UNICEF's 'Ami Musa'<p>2. C.J. Chivers' War Photojournalism<p>3. Liz Gray's 'The House That Liz Built'<p>4. <i>GIRLS</i>' 'fanGIRLS'<p>5. …

Gigaom | Why is it so hard for us to imagine that a site like BuzzFeed could do serious journalism?

Advertisement<p>BuzzFeed may be known to most for its “viral” posts about dogs who look like Richard Nixon and other ephemera, but the site has been …