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Phree Stylus Makes the World Your Paper, and Your Phone a Notepad

It's nice that we have our phones and tablets everywhere we go but trying to draw on the screen or write notes on a document is a pain, since your finger is too big and the screens weren't really designed to be written on. Phree is a new gadget that takes a different approach, somewhere between a …

Cool new ways to order your coffee this summer

Ah, the first cup of ice-cold coffee of the summer. It’s funny how those dripping plastic cups have come to signify the change of seasons, just as pumpkin or gingerbread lattes do come fall.<p>But if you’re getting a little bored with your standard-issue, plain-old coffee on ice, you’re not alone. …

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Best French Toast Recipes

French toast is known in France as pain perdu, which translates to "lost bread," because it makes delicious use of stale or leftover bread. Once you've mastered the basic French toast recipe, a range of possibilities opens up. Try one of these French toast recipes, from apricot-stuffed French toast …

Mother's Day Brunch Recipes for Breakfast in Bed or a Feast at the Table

Show Mom your love with a delicious stack of our test kitchen's tried-and-true pancakes. Follow our step-by-step guide, then serve with whipped cream, strawberries, and maple syrup—it's like having strawberry shortcake for brunch!

Brown Butter Nutella Skillet Cookie

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: The only way to make a skillet cookie even better, and why the next bite is all that matters.</i><p>You …

Fat Burning Soup Diet - Lose More Than 17 Pounds of Unwanted Fat in Just 7 Days

Once you have made the decision that you want to lose weight the next step is to find an effective diet that will work for you. If you choose fat …

What Superhero Diet Builds You Up Faster?

Jackman's Wolverine diet or Pratt's Paleo?<p>We can almost set our watches by it, that time of the month when yet another movie star brags about his bonkers, 9,000-calorie superhero diet, whereby he further depletes the world's resources of chicken, almonds, and berries. It's getting so that a person …

Craft Breweries Troll Budweiser With Pumpkin Peach Beers

A group of craft brewers has discovered that revenge is both sweet <i>and</i> a dish best served cold.<p>More specifically, for a nationwide group of breweries led by the acclaimed Bell's Brewery of Kalamazoo, Michigan, revenge is an icy glass of pumpkin-peach beer. The idea for the strange-sounding beer came …

23 Skillet Cakes That Anyone Can Make

So effortlessly classy, it feels like cheating.

The 10 most alcoholic cocktails in the world revealed

Ernest Hemingway's Death In The Afternoon, a Bone Dry Martini and The Zombie: The 10 most alcoholic cocktails in the world revealed<p><b>Ernest Hemingway</b> …

Dessert Recipes for Extreme Chocolate Lovers

Are you a chocolate or a vanilla lover? If chocolate is your flavor of choice, these recipes are for you. Double and triple chocolate desserts might …

18 Stuffed Desserts With a Secret Inside

Do you ever struggle with selecting just one confection? With these 18 stuffed dessert recipes you no longer need to make the tough choice between candy, cake, cookies and brownies. Combining several (or all) of these delicious goodies into one sweet mashup is totally the way to go. Scroll through …

The New Wave of Wine: 6 Sommeliers to Watch in 2015

The new wave of young women and men helming the beverage program is just as smart about wine—and won’t make you feel clueless for not knowing a Verdicchio from a Vermentino<p>There's a new wave of young men and women helming the beverage programs at restaurants across the U.S. It's good-bye to the …

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New Booze To Help You Survive The Holiday Season (They Make Good Gifts, Too)

My neighborhood's resident crazy guy, during a break from screaming obscenities at passers-by, once spent an afternoon singing, to the tune of the Christmas song, "It's the most... ri-di-cu-lous time... of the year!" while softly chuckling to himself. And you know, he's right. Never mind that he …

Turkey Torta

Makes 1 Servings<p>This Mexican-inspired turkey torta recipe is stuffed with turkey, lime, cilantro, and pickled red onion. Great for leftovers!<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Thinly sliced red onion<p>White wine vinegar<p>Fresh lime juice<p>Sour cream<p>1 Kaiser roll, toasted<p>Sliced turkey<p>Sliced avocado<p>Shredded …

Forager Sandwich

Makes 4 Servings<p>“Acid and texture are the most important things,” says chef Eli Kulp, High Street on Market, Philadelphia. His hearty vegetarian breakfast sandwich—with its mix of marinated mushrooms, soft eggs, melted cheese, and a buttery toasted roll—proves his point.<p>September …

Banana Cream Pie with Salty Bourbon Caramel

8 Servings<p>February 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Peanut Shortbread Crust<p>1 1/4 cups cups unsalted, dry-roasted peanuts<p>1/2 cup all-purpose flour<p>1/2 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1/4 teaspoon baking soda<p>1/4 cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>1/4 cup sugar<p>2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>1 large egg …

Bacon and Egg Sandwiches with Pickled Spring Onions

4 Servings<p>This version of an egg sandwich, from Austin's Noble Sandwich Co., uses quick-pickled onions (proof that pickles make everything taste better), Sriracha mayonnaise to bring the heat (a dash of hot sauce would also do the drink), and arugula for brightness and bite.<p>April …

The Four High End Steaks You Should Know

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>We do quite a bit of steak talk around here, but we've never covered the true basics: how to pick the one you want.<p>First, a definition. <b>Steaks are basically any piece of meat that falls under the category</b> …

13 Terrifying & Ugly Foods We Happily Eat

Inspired by news of a recent goblin shark capture, we rounded up the ugliest, gnarliest foods we happily eat (shark not included).<p>If you haven't yet heard about the <b>goblin shark</b>—yep, we said "goblin"—let us introduce you to the most terrifying thing we've seen this year…and we lived through the …

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Deep-Fried, Sous Vide, 36-Hour, All-Belly Porchetta Recipe

<b>Note:</b> Herbs and aromatics can be substituted or altered according to taste. I find it easiest to work with a whole belly at a time and if a smaller roast is desired, to split it in half and freeze half while still raw. Wrapped tightly in foil and plastic wrap, it should last for several months in …

Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Brown Butter and Sage

Makes 10 to 12 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 1-pound red-skinned sweet potatoes (yams), rinsed, patted dry, pierced all over with fork<p>1 12-ounce container fresh ricotta cheese, drained in sieve 2 hours<p>1 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese (about 3 ounces)<p>2 tablespoons (packed) golden brown sugar<p>2 …

9 Things That Prove We're Obsessed with the Bloody Mary

Nothing says Saturday morning like sunlight waking you up around 10 a.m., your favorite guilty-pleasure show on the DVR, and—of course—a Bloody Mary. …

Cooking

Coffee-Braised Lamb Shanks

401<p>10<p>When I moved to France, I was surprised that lamb shanks were somewhat hard to find. Many butchers sold all sorts of cuts of lamb, including …