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The 15 Most Important Graphic Designs You’ve Never Seen

Jens Müller, author of History of Graphic Design. Vol. 1, 1890–1959, offers up a selection of hidden gems in his remarkable new book.<p>The publishing house Taschen has released a tremendous new book on early 20th-century graphic design. <i>History of Graphic Design. Vol. 1, 1890–1959</i> packs more than …

8 Elements That Make Great Photography

Have you ever wondered why taking a transcendental photograph is so difficult?<p>Have you ever analyzed the elements that iconic photographs share in …

What's the Difference Between Bread Flour, All-Purpose Flour, Cake Flour, and Pastry Flour? (Phew!)

By Claire Saffitz<p>Yeah, it's kind of a lot. Wondering which of the gazillion flours out there you're supposed to use for what? Let's break it down.<p><i>It's OK: We all make mistakes. But you know what's less OK? Not learning from them. Welcome to Effed It Up, a semi-regular column where you, the</i> …

Here's 7 Pancakes From Around The World That Will Change The Way You Think About Pancakes

Which one would you eat?

We Asked a Sword Instructor to Judge Lupe Fiasco’s Use of a Blade

In a move we didn't see coming, we found ourselves along the way.<p>The 2010 anime <i>Katanagatari</i> follows the adventures of the military strategist Togame and her companion Yasuri Shichika, the last surviving member of a warrior clan whose bodies are so highly trained that they are swords in and of …

Martial Arts

Essential Skills: How to Cook the Best Steak of Your Life

Here's the thing about beef: it's expensive. And it should be; it's a part of a huge, expensive-to-raise animal. So, when you've invested in a …

Food

10 Necessary Tips for Baking Simple Bread at Home

Master baker Uri Scheft explains what breads to start with, his yeast preference, and why you might want to start meditating.<p>No disrespect to that loaf you just bought at the supermarket, but once you learn to make bread at home, your life will change. It's a task that may seem daunting. Kneading. …

Baking

You’ve Never Seen an Omelet Like This

Step 1<p>Separate the egg whites and yolks and place in two medium-sized bowls. Whisk egg whites until soft peaks form (when you hold up the whisk, the …

Banana Bread

624<p>1K<p>I’ve been thinking about Banana Bread lately, mostly due to an assortment of bananas that are taking up valuable real estate in my freezer. …

Dessert

How to make simple Italian gnocchi that just happen to be gluten-free

By Joe Yonan<p>, Food and dining editor<p>I’ve long thought more people needed to know about Roman-style gnocchi. The dish is quite different from the lightly boiled potato dumplings that most of us think of when we consider gnocchi. As much as I love the typical iteration, the Roman version — squares of …

Recipes

6 Things Restaurant Chefs Say You Should Never Order

Beware the Kobe beef burger.<p>1. Never order fish on Monday.<p>According to Anthony Bourdain, every week most restaurants order fresh fish on Thursday or Friday to stock up for the busy weekend. By the time Monday rolls around, it may not be so nice—fresh fish only keeps for three days. On Tuesday the …

7 Recipes for the Avocado-Egg Obsessed

Avocado-egg is the unofficial power couple of ingredients, so when we hear about a meal that includes both of them, our taste buds start tingling. …

21 Bread Recipes To Make For National Homemade Bread Day On Nov. 17

From breadsticks to dinner rolls, bread has a special place in many people’s hearts. This Thursday, Nov. 17, consider making a homemade bread recipe …

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18 Ingenious Food Storage Hacks to Save Your Food *and* Your Money

You grocery shop with all the best intentions to stock up for a week of healthy meals *and* make the most of your food budget… only to find yourself tossing a whole lot at the end of the week. What gives? Getting the most for your money can totally depend on how well you store food — both fresh …

9 ways you're cooking your steak wrong, according to the chef of Wall Street's oldest steakhouse

Few dishes compare to a hunk of juicy steak.<p>And even fewer home-cooked steaks compare to those of your favorite local steakhouse.<p>From fridge to …

Pour hard cider for dinner, in a glass and into the stew pot

Nowadays, hard cider, an alcoholic beverage, shows up on menus everywhere. Made from the fermented juice of tart apples (and/or other fruit), this pleasingly acidic, slightly bubbly beverage pairs beautifully with food and proves easy sipping. This fall, I'm incorporating hard cider into my …

The 3 Top Issues People Bring to Therapists

When it comes to mental health, we all have a daily choice: Practice peace or practice stress. As a psychotherapist, I am commonly asked for …

9 Signs You've Developed A Food Allergy As An Adult

Most people assume that a food allergy or intolerance is something you develop as a kid that may or may not stick with you throughout your life. But …

25 Mind-Blowing Recipes That Will Make Meat Eaters Drool Over Vegan Food

If there’s one thing we love celebrating here at One Green Planet, it’s vegetables! On October 1st, the whole world joins us in the celebration …

Lenny Russo’s Recipe for Creamy Heirloom Tomato Soup

From Heartland Restaurant in St. Paul comes a delicious way to use up all those late-season tomatoes: this classic and supremely simple soup laced with cream and scattered with herbs<p>Late-season tomatoes are summer’s last hurrah, a final burst of sunshine and sweetness before we hunker down for the …

Tomatoes

7 Mistakes You're Making With Your Scrambled Eggs

Adding extra liquid<p>IAKOV FILIMONOV VIA SHUTTERSTOCK<p>Pouring in a splash of milk, cream, or even water while you beat your eggs helps make them fluffier, right? Sorry, nope. But what it will do is make your eggs tougher. Plus, any liquid you pour in will end up separating from the eggs once the …

8 Genius Ways to Cook Like a Diner

<i>Welcome to Epicurious' "Cook Like a Diner" series, where we obsess about the simple, iconic, super-crunchy pleasures of diner food—and figure out how</i> …

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Brazilian Desserts

From easy brigadeiros to acai bowls with coconut-cashew granola, here are delicious Brazilian desserts.

Guanciale, shiso: Confusing menu terms you've always wondered about, defined

Amuse bouche, en papillote: Diners often encounter words on a menu that they just don't recall seeing before and can't figure out.<p>Those words and terms that diners don't know impact how they order at restaurants. OpenTable commissioned a Harris Poll survey to find out which menu terms are confusing …

San Antonio

18 Foods You Should Eat More Of If You Need To Poop

Your gut will thank us.