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The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

Soul Food: Chris Galvin on discovering blanquette of veal

His father's chance win on the horses and a trip to France changed chef Chris Galvin's life<p>My family lived on a council estate in Brentwood, Essex. One day when I was about seven my dad won £300 on the horses. He bought a second-hand Vauxhall Viva and drove Mum and me all through France. I have to …

Sufganiyot: The Best Thing About Hanukkah

The best thing about Hanukkah isn’t eight nights of gifts, it’s traditional sufganiyot—pillowy, deep-fried, jelly-filled doughnuts. Uri Scheft of Breads Bakery schools us<p>Latkes get the attention. But there's another fried favorite worthy of the Hanukkah table: <i>sufganiyot</i>. (If you haven't gotten the …

Baking

Duck with sultanas and jasmine tea

This is my version of a Raymond Blanc classic dish<p><i>Serves four</i><p><b>for the duck</b><br>2 jasmine tea bags<br>100g (3½oz) sultanas<br>2 x 1.8kg (4lb) Gressingham ducks<p><b>for the sauce</b><br>700ml (1¼ pints) duck or chicken stock<br>10g (¼oz) unsalted butter<br>10g (¼oz) caster sugar<br>150ml (5fl oz) orange juice (about 3 large oranges)<br>1 tsp …

René Redzepi's Christmas goose recipe

Goose is one of the most delicious birds. But goose is tricky. It doesn't cook like a duck, nor a chicken. You can't cook it too little, because rare won't do it any good. If it's not cooked enough, it can be tough as leather. And you can't cook it too much, because it must have a little pink to …

Cumin lamb with carrots three ways

A delicious and fragrant meat dish to warm up winter days<p><i>Serves four</i><p><b>for the pickled carrots</b><br>175g (6oz) medium-sized carrots, peeled~<br>3½ tbsp caster sugar<br>100ml (3½fl oz) rice vinegar<br>¼ tsp fennel seeds, bruised<br>½ tsp coriander seeds, bruised<p><b>for the carrot puree</b><br>335g (11½oz) carrots, peeled and …

How to Take Great Pictures of Food in Restaurants—and Not Look Like a Jerk

The New York Times may disagree, but you can take good photos of food in restaurants--without annoying everyone. Matt Duckor explains how<p><i>Welcome to Consumed, in which Matt Duckor devours the food world, documenting the people, places, and plates that keep him hungry.</i> <i>Today, a reaction to something</i> …

Waterfield Designs Staad Backpack review

The flap is held in place using a clever design Waterfield says is lifted from ammo pouches - it's easy to latch and unlatch with one hand, but stays …

Ammunition

GadgetellSolutions Media

04Apr/18<p>Total Retail is excited to present to you its second annual Top 100 Omnichannel Retailers . The report, produced in conjunction with Radial , …

'South Park: The Stick of Truth' Delayed To 2014, Gets Seven Minute Demo

Game delays are never fun, but they’re practically as commonplace as breathing in today’s market. And since South Park: The Stick of Truth being pushed back from December to March 2014 isn’t going to upset any next-gen console launches, I think most fans probably won’t mind.<p>In an Ubisoft blog, Matt …

Coi Chef Daniel Patterson's Favorite Cookbooks

For Coi chef Daniel Patterson, recipes and cookbooks take a backseat to ingredients—and friends<p><i>Just like quince, cookbooks have a season, and we are currently experiencing its peak. To that end, we asked the authors of some of this year's most enticing cookbooks to give us a look at their</i> …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Style<p>Sporty pants worn the least sporty way.<p>By Megan Gustashaw1 day agoView More<p>Style<p>Ronnie Fieg talks about his label's new multi-brand, …

Top 10 winter destinations in Europe

Winter comes in many guises in Europe – in the polar north there’s serious snow and sunless weeks, while you’ll find lingering sunshine in the mild Mediterranean, and cosy cafe culture and Christmas spirit in the centre.<p>It's an inspiring time to visit grand metropolises and charming villages: with …

European Travel

How Not to Make Your Parents' Money Mistakes | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Jeff Rose.</i><p>I work as a financial planner, a money blogger, and a personal finance writer.<p>But by all rights, I …

What game soundtrack do you think is underrated?

You spent all morning playing a game. Now, it's time to get off your couch and run errands. You're walking the halls of the grocery store unbeknownst …

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Getting Ready for iOS 7: How to backup your device and set up iOS 7

Apple has announced that iOS 7 will be available tomorrow, September 18th. Before installing the update, it is recommended that you have a backup of your data. This how-to is going to walk you through backing up your iOS 6 device and transitioning it over to iOS 7:<p>First things first, let’s discuss …

'Fez' and 'Mark of the Ninja' make Mac debuts in latest Humble Bundle

The newest pay-what-you-want Humble Bundle is upon us; it's the ninth instalment focused on indie games, and it represents a Mac and Linux debut for some hugely acclaimed titles. You can name your price for acclaimed stealth-action game <i>Mark of the Ninja</i>, which was previously confined to the PC and …

16 Video Game Characters Posing With The Old Versions Of Themselves

Beloved pixels pals posing with their next gen selves. Much love - Virgin Mobile<p>#BreakFree - Virgin Mobile

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Ubisoft Announces New Next-Gen JRPG 'Child Of Light'

<i>Simply gorgeous.</i><p><i>Child of Light</i> has quickly become one of my most anticipated next-gen video games.<p>Ubisoft continues to surprise and intrigue. Western developers haven’t traditionally focused on JRPGs and I think it’s enormously cool to see a game like this come from the same team that made <i>Far Cry 3</i>.<p>…

Deep Down is set in 2094 New York

Capcom producer Yoshinori Ono took to the stage at Sony Computer Entertainment Japan's press conference this morning to unveil a new Deep Down …

The week in travel: September 1-6, 2013

Top 5 unmissable journeys by rail

There are few more memorable ways to travel than by train. Here are <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine’s top five ways to get on board.<p>1. The Ghan, Australia: the luxury rail ride<p>The Australian outback is a place that’s hard to grasp: a vast, ill-defined area mapped by Aboriginal people not on paper …

Call of Duty: Strike Team Review: Activision Redefines The iOS Shooter in Great Mobile-only Release - App Saga

Usually when we’re pleasantly surprised by a game that hits the App Store out of nowhere, it comes from an unknown developer who’s out to make a name …

Dice+ brings the traditional board game dice to board games on your iPad

Digital versions of board games are more and more so becoming a thing, and Dice+ looks to combine that experience with an element of the traditional. …

Board Games

The Big Picture photography competition: round 270

New London restaurant and bar openings, September 2013

In terms of new restaurant openings in London, August was undoubtedly the quietest month of 2013. September makes up for it, heralding the launch of a number of major new venues that should have no problem packing punters in from now until the Christmas party season and, if they're as good as the …

The Biggest Kitchen Design Mistakes

Here's what not to do.<p>These kitchen designers have seen it all, from stainless-steel overload to poor-quality cabinetry. Here they share the dos and don'ts of kitchen design.

Kitchens

Restaurant Critic Finds Meaning At The Olive Garden In 'Grand Forks'

"Can a cholesterol-conscious matron from the west side find happiness at the East Side Dairy Queen?" So begins Marilyn Hagerty's review of the national creamery franchise for her local paper, <i>The Grand Forks Herald</i>, in Grand Forks, N.D.<p>The 87-year-old Hagerty has reported on food, events, and local …