Lindi Strauss

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Outlet Schmoutlet: Ford’s Electric Hybrid Concept Car Recharges via Built-in Solar Panels

Finally, a use for the sun that doesn’t involve making you squint or turning your pale, pale skin all splotchy and red.<p>Here at the 2014 CES gadget …

Spray-On Solar Cells Cheaper to Manufacture

A team of researchers from the University of Alberta developed a cost-effective solar cell — made with spray-paint like synthetics.<p>Jillian Buriak, a …

There Are An Increasing Number Of Ways To Invest In Solar Power's Rise

SolarCity—Wall Street's newest renewable energy darling—last week announced that it will offer debt investments backed by pools of solar assets this year. Last year, SolarCity, which is backed by Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk, issued about $54.4 million in the first-ever solar bonds. They secured …

Make Your Own DIY Solar Charger

Keep your gadgets powered even when you’re off the grid.<p><b>MATERIALS</b><br>Plywood<br>Jigsaw<br>Drill<br>Nails<br>Hammer<br>Two 1-inch (2.5 cm) wood slats<br>5-watt, 12-volt solar panel<br>Hinge<br>Soldering iron and solder ¼-inch (6.35-mm) plastic mono plug<br>Cigarette-lighter Y adapter<br>12-volt 12AH rechargeable battery<br>Solar DC charger …

Nature-Inspired Resort Offers Treehouse Accommodations

It may not be a replacement for never having a treehouse as a child, but this unique resort is still pretty fun. Located just 30 minutes outside of Seattle, Washington, Treehouse Point is a sustainable bed and breakfast that offers a unique opportunity for adults to vacation in rooms built amongst …

How to Roast the Perfect Chicken

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: White meat or dark meat, you just can't lose. Here are your strategies for a</i> …

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For this week's happy hour, a simple combination of two delicious ingredients will have you pouring the perfect nightcap in no time: http://thekitc.hn/1o1n5OK What are you drinking this weekend?

This Week in Recipes

Breakfast<p>Baked Eggs With Mushrooms, Cheddar, and Ham<br>• Curried Lentil Soup With Savory Sweet Potato Fritters<p>Appetizers and Sides<p>Fried Green Plantains (Patacones) With Guacamole<br>• Raspberry Lime Chia Jam<br>• Vegan Cream of Mushroom Soup With Crispy Shiitake Chips<p>Mains<p>Slow Cooker Italian Sausage Meatballs With …

9 Super Romantic Dinners For Two

Because the quickest way into that someone's heart is through your kitchen.

25 Takeout Recipes You Should Know How to Make at Home

From shrimp fried rice to spicy tuna rolls, 16 classic take-out dishes you can make at home<p><b>Nothing beats vegging out on the couch</b> with a carton of fried rice from your local Chinese joint, but you don't have to order in to eat takeout classics. Check out our greatest "takeout" hits, and delete the …

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Anthony Myint's French Toast Crunch

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: What happens when the minds behind Mission Chinese cross creme brûlée, French toast, and tres leches cake? An indulgent, 5-ingredient treat -- maybe the best</i> …

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Chicken Potstickers

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Molly Yeh from my name is yeh shares a dumpling recipe that pleases year after year.</i><p><i></i><p>There was a time when approximately half of my diet consisted of potsticker wrappers. …

How to Make Gravy Without a Recipe

<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: Gravy is spectacularly easy, and -- spoiler alert! -- even make-ahead friendly. Here's how to make it happen.</i><p>…

11 New Ways to Use Leftovers

You're probably a little full right now. You convinced yourself the annual post-meal nap was due to tryptohphan (it's not!), and you gave plenty of thanks. But it's not time write off Thanksgiving just yet -- your Tupperware is stuffed to the brim. Why not transform your leftovers into dishes that …

Easy Homemade Eggnog (FAK Friday)

I’m going to come right out and say it… I never used to be a big fan of eggnog. Even as a kid, I found it to be cloyingly sweet. Just one sip and I …

How to Make a French Omelette

<i>Once you've perfected basic techniques like frying an egg and cooking rice, it's time to move on to those things that may have initially scared you off. Every other Monday, chef and stylist</i> <i>Camille Becerra</i> <i>is going beyond the basics to help us tackle even the scariest cooking techniques.</i><p><i>Today</i>: <i>Camille</i> …

Sit back and watch the snow with this spiked chocolate truffle hot cocoa: http://thekitc.hn/1i7sX7G

Chicken Soup for the Chilly Soul: 20 Comforting, Warm Recipes

Try one of these comforting chicken soups, from classic chicken noodle to khao soi.<p><b>Like sweaters, chicken soup is a warm, wintry comfort.</b> Chicken soup, however, is infinitely tastier. Check out our wildly different takes on chicken soup in the slideshow, and decide which style you're going for …

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16 Slow-Cooking Recipes for a Slow Weekend

There are the nights when dinner can't come fast enough—when we need a hot meal on the table in less time than it takes to watch an episode of TV in our pajamas (and when we proceed to watch 5 episodes after that). On such nights, we pat ourselves on the back for the fact that we cooked at all.<p>And …

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5 Warming Stew Recipes from Around the World

Wintry stews packed with flavors from around the world will heat up the coldest of nights.<p>There’s a lot to love about stew. You do work on the front and back ends, but mostly the pot just simmers on the stove, making your house smell good. The result is a warm, comforting dinner—the perfect winter …

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ICYMI this week's recipes include Chorizo Nachos with White Queso sauce and French Onion Dip with Greek Yogurt: http://thekitc.hn/1gxD6v3

14 Chocolate Cakes

Forget the jewelry. Forget the flowers. Forget the fancy dinners, the oysters, the caviar, the steak. Let's be real here: chocolate cake is the best part of Valentine's Day.<p>Chocolate cakes aren't moody, aren't choosy. They're gorgeous. They can be consumed wherever you desire: at a candlelit table, …

Ginger and How to Enjoy it at Every Meal

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: We're escaping winter and taking a tropical staycation in our kitchen. Join us and get to know ginger.</i><p>The next time someone mentions ginger root, casually mention that ginger is …

Transgender Barneys Models Discuss Race In The Fashion Industry (VIDEO)

The new Barneys New York campaign, "Brothers, Sisters, Sons and Daughters," is worth a look, as it sets a precedent in the fashion world by featuring 17 transgender models, all from different backgrounds, races and ethnicities.<p>On Friday, HuffPost Live hosted a group of the models after the …

How to Photograph Sunsets: 10 Tips for the Perfect Shot

We all love capturing sunsets. Not surprisingly, photographs of sunsets (including sunrise, for that matter) constitute a big portion of the …

New York Fashion Week Fall 2014 Beauty Street Style: Banging Bobs From Day 2 (PHOTOS)

On Day 2 of New York Fashion Week, we saw more colors and smarter coats. But as for beauty street style, we still had our eyes on the hair. This time around, bob hairstyles were BIG.<p>From wavy to bone-straight to asymmetrical, these mid-length looks added to already fierce outfits. Darker hair …